NASA’s $1 Billion Mission To Search For Life On Titan, Explained

NASA’s got a new mission on the horizon. Land an unmanned spacecraft on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and explore the surface for evidence of potential alien life. The billion-dollar mission will test NASA engineers like never before, because if you’re going to explore Titan, there’s something you need to know. Just like our own moon,…

Why Caviar Is So Expensive | So Expensive

– [Narrator] Caviar is one of the most expensive foods in the world, selling for up to $35,000 per kilo, it’s revered and relished by aristocrats around the globe. But it’s an acquired taste. (coughing) – [Male] Gesundheit. – [Narrator] Turns out caviar wasn’t always so valuable. In the 19th century, sturgeon species in the…

What It Takes To Become An Astronaut

Douglas Hurley: Coming from the military, at that time I’d been in the military about 12 or 13 years when I was selected, so you know, coming to NASA from the military as far as going into another training program is fairly similar. I think NASA took some lessons learned from military training, especially Flight…

Everything Wrong With USB-C Cables | Untangled

-You might have seen this type of charger on some of your newer devices. It’s a USB-C cable. USB-C is great. It can transfer data, power, video, audio, and it’s not limited to one manufacturer, like Apple’s Lightning cables. Finally, a universal connector has arrived. But, wait a minute. How come this USB-C cable costs…

Why Harvard Scientists Think This Object Is An Alien Spacecraft

Narrator: We have a mysterious new kid on the block. Astronomers call it Oumuamua. Which in Hawaiian, roughly translates to “first time visitor from far away.” Oumuamua is the first interstellar object ever detected in our solar system. Astronomers discovered it in 2017 with the Pan-STARRS1 telescope. And like all grand discoveries, it has raised…

What Would Happen If Humans Tried To Land On Jupiter

– The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That’s why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn’s moon Titan, and more. But there are a few places in the solar system we will never understand as well as we’d like. One of them is Jupiter. Jupiter…

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

– Fast food is cheap and convenient. But hidden in between the burgers and tacos are some “healthy” options: salads, grilled chicken, yogurts, oatmeal, power burritos. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? I spent a week eating nothing but these “healthy” fast foods and I lost six-and-a-half pounds. But even though I lost about a pound…

We Tried Louis Vuitton’s $995 Headphones

Louis Vuitton is getting in on the wireless headphone game. These Horizon earbuds will cost you $1,000. You could get six sets of AirPods for that. So, are they worth the price? Louis Vuitton is a French fashion house known for its high-end bags, luggage, clothes, and accessories. And everything it makes has the ubiquitous…

A Diehard Android User Switches To The iPhone XS

– My name is Manny and I’ve been an Android user for my whole life. I have never used an iPhone. I just have never really spent more than like 10 seconds on someone’s iPhone. Right now, I have the Samsung Galaxy S7 and I’ve had that for about two years. You know, it’s just…

Exploring Mars Every Day For 15 Years Reveals What It Would Be Like To Go There

Imagine you could vacation on Mars. At first glance, Mars appears very different from Earth, but if you take a closer look, you’ll discover that the red planet isn’t all that different from our own. Our first stop: the North Pole. This ice cap is bigger than Texas and is mostly covered in water ice…