How To Live To 100, According To Science

How To Live To 100, According To Science

By 2050, the UN estimates that as many as 3.2 million people will live to 100 compared to 316,000 in 2011. Also, a 2013 study from the University of Massachusetts found that 25 year olds today can look forward to "2.4 more years of a healthy life" while a 65-year-old today can expect to live 1.7 extra years - than people who lived 20 years ago.

fish riddle

Can You Solve This Fish Riddle?

See if you can answer this fish riddle. Imagine you’re a cargo driver who has agreed to transport several tanks of a critically endangered fish species to a new aquarium. Unfortunately, as you’re passing through shark-infested waters, the boat is battered by a fierce storm, tossing your cargo overboard. There’s one rescue sub at your disposal, but you only have enough fuel for one trip to the ocean floor. Before deciding to rescue them, you need to know where the tanks are so you can gather them all in one quick pass. Not a single fish can be lost.

5 Undervalued Scientists Great Minds Compilation

5 Great Scientists Whose Achievements Were Undervalued And Overlooked

There were many great scientists whose achievements were undervalued during their lifetimes, or who are nearly forgotten and often totally overlooked today. Here, Hank Green talks about five of those scientists – (Alfred Wegener, Rosalind Franklin, James Clerk Maxwell, Henrietta Swan Leavitt and Ada Lovelace) - who didn’t get the sort of appreciation they deserved in the episode of SciShow's “Great Minds Compilation” series.

Universe Accelerating

How Do We Know The Universe Is Accelerating?

Our Universe is expanding. No matter what galaxy you’re in, all the other galaxies are moving away from you. Well, if you’re curious, point your telescope far enough away; you’ll find that everywhere in the universe is moving away from everywhere else.

Space start at the Karman Line (100 km altitude)

Where Does Space Actually Start?

The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale has demarcated the Karman Line - which lies at an altitude of 100 kilometers (330,000 feet; 62 miles) above the Earth's sea level - as the boundary where space begins. But, NASA spokesperson Dan Huot explains from a physical science’s perspective that “there is no hard-definable point where space begins; the atmosphere just gradually decreases the higher you get.”

How Does Asthma Work

How Does Asthma Work?

As many as 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 die from it each year. Also, with its rates surging around the globe over the past few decades, there is currently no cure for asthma.