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Hey Vegans: Should We All Be Eating Insects?

Could these creepy crawlers be the future of food? Why don’t we eat bugs? Check out these amazing facts about insects and why they may be the future of food.

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Science: How Do Animals Re-Grow Limbs (And Why Can’t We?)

Starfish can regrow lost arms, and salamanders can sprout new limbs. So why can’t we? Sci Show explains the science of regeneration, and explores the limitations the humans face — and are trying to go beyond.

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Why the Dvorak Keyboard Didn’t Take Over the World [Stories of Technological Failure - Part 2]

Perhaps no technological failure is better known than that of the Dvorak keyboard.

Since the early 1870s nearly every typewriter used a keyboard with a QWERTY layout, yet most studies show the Dvorak arrangement of keys to be faster.

This video probes the underlying reasons that this arrangement failed to make headway in the marketplace. This video tells the story of why the Dvorak keyboard failed.

This is one of three videos in a series on marketplace failures of technological objects.

Space Video: Around Saturn

(WARNING: this video may not be suitable for people with photosensitive epilepsy)

This video shows a selection from more than 200.000 pictures taken by the Cassini Spacecraft around Saturn’s Rings in a period between 2004 and 2012, published through the Planetary Data System between June 2005 and June 2013

For more info: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov

'Optimus Prime' Describes Hubble Telescope Successor's Transformation [NASA]

The James Webb Space Telescope will be folded up for its launch to an orbit nearly a million miles from Earth.

Voice actor Peter Cullen (Transformer’s Optimus Prime) describes how its ‘transformed’ to a working telescope and the science it will perform.

The Rebuttal of Schrödinger’s Cat

Watch as singer/songwriter Sarah Donner impersonates a cat to sing a fun rebuttal to the Schrödinger’s Cat Theory.

Filmed at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.

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