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Astronomers find 'spider stars' that devour their companions

Astronomers have discovered a new type of "spider star" violent pulsars that shred material from companion stars, LiveScience reports.

Astronomers have discovered a new type of "spider star" violent pulsars that shred material from companion stars, LiveScience reports.

Why did America want to nuke the moon? | Project A119

In this video, Unveiled uncovers Project A119... one of the most controversial space missions in American history!

In this video, Unveiled uncovers Project A119... one of the most controversial space missions in American history!

Why the moon is still unexplored

In this video, Unveiled asks; why is there STILL so much mystery surrounding the moon??

In this video, Unveiled asks; why is there STILL so much mystery surrounding the moon??

If aliens were watching... How would they control us?

In this video, Unveiled explores how aliens could control the human race... Join us!

In this video, Unveiled explores how aliens could control the human race... Join us!

What if a spider entered your body?

How would you feel if a spider entered your body?

How would you feel if a spider entered your body?

Your comments on... 4 Reasons we probably live in the multiverse

What did YOU think about our multiverse video? Join us... and find out!

What did YOU think about our multiverse video? Join us... and find out!

'Heat blob' contributing to sea ice loss in Arctic

An underwater "heat blob" from the Atlantic is exacerbating the warming of the Arctic Ocean and contributing to the rapid disappearance of Arctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

An underwater "heat blob" from the Atlantic is exacerbating the warming of the Arctic Ocean and contributing to the rapid disappearance of Arctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.

What we know about the redesigned Air Force One

The presidential fleet is getting an upgrade with two modern Boeing 747s to serve as Air Force One.Though former U.S. president Donald Trump changed the plane's color scheme and claims he shaved US$1.

The presidential fleet is getting an upgrade with two modern Boeing 747s to serve as Air Force One.Though former U.S. president Donald Trump changed the plane's color scheme and claims he shaved US$1.

Saildrone: Solar and wind-powered vessel sets sail to map the ocean floor

A Bay Area startup that builds autonomous ocean data collecting vessels launches its largest ship this week, the Saildrone Surveyor.

A Bay Area startup that builds autonomous ocean data collecting vessels launches its largest ship this week, the Saildrone Surveyor.

What if we killed all spiders?

Could humanity survive without spiders?

Could humanity survive without spiders?

Paris plans to make itself even more beautiful

The city of Paris is famous for its beautiful architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture. This attention to intelligent design has made the city one of the top destinations for the world's richest tourists and their holiday spending.

The city of Paris is famous for its beautiful architecture, urban design, and landscape architecture. This attention to intelligent design has made the city one of the top destinations for the world's richest tourists and their holiday spending.

NASA extends Juno's mission through 2025 to explore Jupiter's moons and rings

NASA has extended the mission of its Juno spacecraft exploring Jupiter to 2025, the space agency announced in a press release on Jan. 13.

NASA has extended the mission of its Juno spacecraft exploring Jupiter to 2025, the space agency announced in a press release on Jan. 13.

What if humans lived on an Alderson Disk?

In this video, Unveiled begins life on an Alderson Disk! Why don't you come along??

In this video, Unveiled begins life on an Alderson Disk! Why don't you come along??

Does your brain know when you're dead?

In this video, we move between life and death... and ask; what role does the brain play in our final moments?

In this video, we move between life and death... and ask; what role does the brain play in our final moments?

What if humanity could leave the Universe?

In this video, Unveiled unpicks the Transcension Hypothesis. It's a theory about the true nature of reality... It's one possible answer to the Fermi Paradox... and it could change the way you look at EVERYTHING!

In this video, Unveiled unpicks the Transcension Hypothesis. It's a theory about the true nature of reality... It's one possible answer to the Fermi Paradox... and it could change the way you look at EVERYTHING!

4 reasons why moving to Mars makes sense

The Perseverance Rover is ready to land! Join us... for more on Mars!

The Perseverance Rover is ready to land! Join us... for more on Mars!

What if we could change the laws of physics?

What would happen if we changed the laws of physics? Join us... and find out!

What would happen if we changed the laws of physics? Join us... and find out!

Giant prehistoric 'prawns' developed night-vision eyes

The many species of radiodonta share a similar body layout resembling elongated prawns with cone-shaped teeth arranged in a circle around the mouth.

The many species of radiodonta share a similar body layout resembling elongated prawns with cone-shaped teeth arranged in a circle around the mouth.

What if we built cities on the moon?

What would happen if we had cities on the Moon?

What would happen if we had cities on the Moon?

What if you had to live through 2020 all over again?

Would you be able to prevent any events from happening?

Would you be able to prevent any events from happening?

What happened to this man 2,000 years ago?

What happened to this man 2,000 years ago?

What happened to this man 2,000 years ago?

Coronavirus variants: what you need to know

Last year, Covid-19 spread around the world, sending millions of people into lockdown as health services struggled to cope. The surge in new variants of the virus has prompted fresh questions and concerns.

Last year, Covid-19 spread around the world, sending millions of people into lockdown as health services struggled to cope. The surge in new variants of the virus has prompted fresh questions and concerns.

10 Mardi Gras facts

The official colors of Mardi Gras are purple (justice), gold (power) and green (faith)

The official colors of Mardi Gras are purple (justice), gold (power) and green (faith)

How to understand your Chinese zodiac element

In addition to the 12 zodiac animal signs, Chinese astrology incorporates five elements.

In addition to the 12 zodiac animal signs, Chinese astrology incorporates five elements.

Engineers fix ice station amid risk of ice calving

Amid fears that the structure might meet a catastrophic end when the ice it stands on breaks off into the ocean, a small party of engineers has reopened the UK's Halley research station in the Antarctic.

Amid fears that the structure might meet a catastrophic end when the ice it stands on breaks off into the ocean, a small party of engineers has reopened the UK's Halley research station in the Antarctic.

What would happen if the sun stopped spinning?

In this video, Unveiled imagines what would happen if the sun stopped moving through space... Join us!

In this video, Unveiled imagines what would happen if the sun stopped moving through space... Join us!

Top 10 trends that are making the world a better place

For better or worse, these trends are helping shape our future. For this list, we’ll be looking at any product, company, or tech that could help us in the future or is already changing the present.

For better or worse, these trends are helping shape our future. For this list, we’ll be looking at any product, company, or tech that could help us in the future or is already changing the present.

What if you didn't wash your hair for a year?

Why could avoiding shampoo in the short term be healthy?

Why could avoiding shampoo in the short term be healthy?

What if we built an O'Neill Cylinder?

What would it take to build this state-of-the-art space habitat?

What would it take to build this state-of-the-art space habitat?

What if we planted Dyson Trees?

What would the future look like if we planted Dyson Trees? Join us... and find out!

What would the future look like if we planted Dyson Trees? Join us... and find out!

'Super-Earth' discovered orbiting one of the galaxy's oldest stars

Scientists have discovered a unique rocky "super-Earth" near one of the oldest stars in the galaxy, according to a statement from the University of California, Riverside.

Scientists have discovered a unique rocky "super-Earth" near one of the oldest stars in the galaxy, according to a statement from the University of California, Riverside.

Conservatives turning to these social media platforms

Reuters reports that social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have started to ban conservative commentators and the American president from their platforms.

Reuters reports that social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have started to ban conservative commentators and the American president from their platforms.

What if you held in all your farts?

How could you die from holding in your farts?

How could you die from holding in your farts?

What if two hurricanes collided?

What if two hurricanes collided?

What if two hurricanes collided?

8 Ways the world could end in the next ten years

In this video, Unveiled asks; how and when is the world REALLY going to end?? Join us!

In this video, Unveiled asks; how and when is the world REALLY going to end?? Join us!

The Universe 500,000,000 years from now

In this video, we take a trip 500,000,000 years into the future! Why don't you come along!?

In this video, we take a trip 500,000,000 years into the future! Why don't you come along!?

Making money with fake news

It's easy to spread fake news and it's easy to make money with it. But the damage it does is considerable - it can make share prices fall and destroy reputations. How does it work and how much does it cost the global economy?

It's easy to spread fake news and it's easy to make money with it. But the damage it does is considerable - it can make share prices fall and destroy reputations. How does it work and how much does it cost the global economy?

What if humans built a reality sim?

What would you do if you had control over a reality sim? Join us... and explore!

What would you do if you had control over a reality sim? Join us... and explore!

What if Earth were sucked into strange matter?

Could we get sucked into strange matter?

Could we get sucked into strange matter?

What if you didn't cut your nails for a year?

What would happen if you didn't clean them?

What would happen if you didn't clean them?

How sustainable is hydrogen production?

Hydrogen could play a major role in slowing global warming. But currently its production emits large amounts of climate-harming CO2. Are there more sustainable ways of producing this energy source?

Hydrogen could play a major role in slowing global warming. But currently its production emits large amounts of climate-harming CO2. Are there more sustainable ways of producing this energy source?

US Capitol stormed by angry Americans — timeline

Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered outside the US Capitol building and hundreds of people stormed the building itself. One woman was shot dead by a guard and three people died in medical emergencies.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered outside the US Capitol building and hundreds of people stormed the building itself. One woman was shot dead by a guard and three people died in medical emergencies.

3 signs we're becoming a Type I Civilisation

How close are humans to becoming a Type I Civilisation? Join us... and find out!

How close are humans to becoming a Type I Civilisation? Join us... and find out!

Venezuela to make its economy 100% digital — no notes

Venezuela's government says it's planning to move to a fully digital economy, as hyperinflation has made its worthless bolivar notes practically disappear.

Venezuela's government says it's planning to move to a fully digital economy, as hyperinflation has made its worthless bolivar notes practically disappear.

Architect's floating igloos would protect penguins and cool sea ice

An Iranian architect has shared a design that aims to protect penguins and control the melting of polar ice in Antarctica.

An Iranian architect has shared a design that aims to protect penguins and control the melting of polar ice in Antarctica.

5 Incredible black history facts

5 incredible, black history facts.

5 incredible, black history facts.

What if you fell through the Gates of Hell?

In this video, we open up the real life Gates of Hell... Why don't you come along?!

In this video, we open up the real life Gates of Hell... Why don't you come along?!

How long would it take to travel the universe?

In this video, Unveiled takes an incredible journey through all the stars, planets and galaxies in the universe... Join us!

In this video, Unveiled takes an incredible journey through all the stars, planets and galaxies in the universe... Join us!

9 Cybernetic upgrades everyone will want

In this video, Unveiled uncovers the future of cybernetics! Why don't you come along??

In this video, Unveiled uncovers the future of cybernetics! Why don't you come along??

What if Google went offline for a week?

What if Google stopped working for a week?

What if Google stopped working for a week?

UK's largest warship ever is ready for war

The 65,000-ton carrier, with its air assets and support units, is now ready to deploy within five days of receiving orders to do so.

The 65,000-ton carrier, with its air assets and support units, is now ready to deploy within five days of receiving orders to do so.

What If We Could Grow Babies in Artificial Wombs?

Artificial wombs would give many the chance to have children, but the moral and health implications are unclear.

Artificial wombs would give many the chance to have children, but the moral and health implications are unclear.

What If You Rode a Balloon to Space?

How high into the atmosphere would you get?

How high into the atmosphere would you get?

The origins of Black History Month in the U.S.

In 1915, Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH)

In 1915, Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH)

Human sewage, rotting food to power new trains

Trains powered by human sewage and discarded food will be introduced to Britain's railway for the first time under plans to phase out dirty diesel engines.

Trains powered by human sewage and discarded food will be introduced to Britain's railway for the first time under plans to phase out dirty diesel engines.

SpaceX wants to catch returning boosters before they land

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try a very different approach to landing its future reusable rocket boosters, according to tech website Techcrunch.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try a very different approach to landing its future reusable rocket boosters, according to tech website Techcrunch.

What if we cooled the Earth with solar power?

Could we use the panels to reflect the Sun's heat into space?

Could we use the panels to reflect the Sun's heat into space?

Japanese researchers developing wooden satellites

Researchers from Kyoto University and Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry will test the potential of using wood as a component in satellite construction, according to a report by the BBC and an article on Sumitomo Forestry's website.

Researchers from Kyoto University and Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry will test the potential of using wood as a component in satellite construction, according to a report by the BBC and an article on Sumitomo Forestry's website.

The Traditions of Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, marks the start of the year in many Asian cultures

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, marks the start of the year in many Asian cultures

7 Little-known black history facts

7 Little-known black history facts.

7 Little-known black history facts.

Korea's tokamak artificial sun sets new plasma record

On November 24, Korea's KSTAR, a superconducting fusion device called a tokamak, set a new world record when it managed to keep plasma sizzling at over 100 million degrees Celsius for a full 20 seconds.

On November 24, Korea's KSTAR, a superconducting fusion device called a tokamak, set a new world record when it managed to keep plasma sizzling at over 100 million degrees Celsius for a full 20 seconds.

What if the Earth was actually flat?

Could the flatearthers be right?

Could the flatearthers be right?

What if all life on earth lived in the oceans?

Would we have to evolve to pull this off?

Would we have to evolve to pull this off?

Detachable hydrogen pods would also contain plane engines

Airbus recently announced a breakthrough concept to sidestep a lot of the challenges associated with hydrogen-powered flight.

Airbus recently announced a breakthrough concept to sidestep a lot of the challenges associated with hydrogen-powered flight.

World's largest iceberg breaks into smaller chunks near South Georgia

A massive iceberg that threatened the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia has broken up into four pieces, Live Science reported, citing the U.S. National Ice Center and the European Space Agency.

A massive iceberg that threatened the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia has broken up into four pieces, Live Science reported, citing the U.S. National Ice Center and the European Space Agency.

Floating 'mini-nukes' could power countries by 2025

The barges will field Compact Molten Salt Reactors, or CMSR in short.

The barges will field Compact Molten Salt Reactors, or CMSR in short.

What if a tornado hit an active volcano?

If a volcano and a tornado combined, what could it throw at you?

If a volcano and a tornado combined, what could it throw at you?

What if a supernova exploded close to Earth?

How far away from a supernova are we considered safe?

How far away from a supernova are we considered safe?

Newly discovered fungi turn flies into parasite-spewing zombies

Two new species of fungi have been discovered in Denmark that turn flies into zombies and eat them from the inside out, according to researchers from the Natural History Museum of Denmark and the University of Copenhagen.

Two new species of fungi have been discovered in Denmark that turn flies into zombies and eat them from the inside out, according to researchers from the Natural History Museum of Denmark and the University of Copenhagen.

Russian agent 'tricked into detailing Navalny assassination bid'

Investigative group Bellingcat reports that Navalny duped a Russian FSB agent into revealing details of the attack. Navalny reportedly impersonated a security official when he called the agent.

Investigative group Bellingcat reports that Navalny duped a Russian FSB agent into revealing details of the attack. Navalny reportedly impersonated a security official when he called the agent.

What if no one ever died?

Would our planet become crowded with people?

Would our planet become crowded with people?

What we know about the new coronavirus strain

Concerns are growing over a new variant of the coronavirus blamed for a sharp rise in cases in the UK.The new strain, referred to as B.1.1.7 or VUI-202012/01, contains 23 mutations and other changes to its genome, according to a Reuters report.

Concerns are growing over a new variant of the coronavirus blamed for a sharp rise in cases in the UK.The new strain, referred to as B.1.1.7 or VUI-202012/01, contains 23 mutations and other changes to its genome, according to a Reuters report.

How spies hacked US secrets via Solarwinds' Orion software

The highly sophisticated hack was first discovered by a cyber security firm called FireEye. The company found that it had itself been hacked, meaning that the hackers probably hacked the powerful tools FireEye used to access top-secret systems.

The highly sophisticated hack was first discovered by a cyber security firm called FireEye. The company found that it had itself been hacked, meaning that the hackers probably hacked the powerful tools FireEye used to access top-secret systems.

What if we detonated an antimatter bomb on Earth?

How much damage would an antimatter bomb do to the planet?

How much damage would an antimatter bomb do to the planet?

8 Powerful Martin Luther King Jr. quotes

8 powerful Martin Luther King Jr. quotes.

8 powerful Martin Luther King Jr. quotes.

What if tardigrades were the size of humans?

Would we live in harmony with giant tardigrades?

Would we live in harmony with giant tardigrades?

A timeline of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 15, 1929 , Martin Luther King Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia...

January 15, 1929 , Martin Luther King Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia...

New section of Aztec skull tower unearthed in Mexico City

Mexican archaeologists have excavated more sections of the Aztec "tower of skulls" in the heart of Mexico City and unearthed an additional 119 skulls, authorities announced on Dec. 11.

Mexican archaeologists have excavated more sections of the Aztec "tower of skulls" in the heart of Mexico City and unearthed an additional 119 skulls, authorities announced on Dec. 11.

World's largest iceberg on collision course with South Atlantic island

The world's biggest iceberg is headed straight toward an island in the South Atlantic and has the potential to cause significant damage to wildlife should it become grounded nearby.

The world's biggest iceberg is headed straight toward an island in the South Atlantic and has the potential to cause significant damage to wildlife should it become grounded nearby.

How Navalny was poisoned by secret agents

CNN says it obtained Russian phone, airline, and hotel records that showed the movements and communications of members of Russia's FSB who shadowed opposition politician Alexey Navalny before his poisoning in August.

CNN says it obtained Russian phone, airline, and hotel records that showed the movements and communications of members of Russia's FSB who shadowed opposition politician Alexey Navalny before his poisoning in August.

China is 'spying on Americans via Carribean networks'

The security specialist has been analyzing sensitive signals data for years and says China appears to have used mobile phone networks in the Caribbean to surveil US mobile phone subscribers as part of its espionage campaign against Americans.

The security specialist has been analyzing sensitive signals data for years and says China appears to have used mobile phone networks in the Caribbean to surveil US mobile phone subscribers as part of its espionage campaign against Americans.

What if you skydived from the International Space Station?

How fast would you travel from 410km above the earth?

How fast would you travel from 410km above the earth?

5 Facts about Martin Luther King Jr.

Every January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday

Every January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday

Researchers fire lasers, discover ancient Amazonian villages laid out like clocks

Billions of laser pulses fired from a helicopter flying over the Brazilian part of the Amazon rainforest have exposed a vast network of long-abandoned circular and rectangular-shaped villages, a new study found.

Billions of laser pulses fired from a helicopter flying over the Brazilian part of the Amazon rainforest have exposed a vast network of long-abandoned circular and rectangular-shaped villages, a new study found.

The Ocean Cleanup to step up production of floating plastic collector for rivers

The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the world's oceans of plastic, is ramping up production of its Interceptor, an autonomous system that removes plastic waste from rivers.On Thursday, Dec.

The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the world's oceans of plastic, is ramping up production of its Interceptor, an autonomous system that removes plastic waste from rivers.On Thursday, Dec.

Neanderthals buried their dead, new study suggests

According to the research paper, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the child's skeleton was first unearthed in 1973 from a rock shelter at the La Ferrassie dig site in southwest France.

According to the research paper, published in the journal Scientific Reports, the child's skeleton was first unearthed in 1973 from a rock shelter at the La Ferrassie dig site in southwest France.

'Fossil galaxy' found hidden deep inside the Milky Way: study

Scientists have discovered the remnants of what they call a "fossil" galaxy buried in the inner depths of the Milky Way, according to a study published last week in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Scientists have discovered the remnants of what they call a "fossil" galaxy buried in the inner depths of the Milky Way, according to a study published last week in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Explainer: How the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID vaccine works

The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine was 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 In studies of more than 22,000 people in the UK and Brazil, AstraZeneca said in a November 23 press release.

The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine was 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 In studies of more than 22,000 people in the UK and Brazil, AstraZeneca said in a November 23 press release.

China reaches Earth's deepest ocean trench

The "Fendouzhe", meaning "Striver", submersible descended more than 10 kilometers into the submarine trench in the western Pacific Ocean with three researchers on board, state broadcaster CCTV said.

The "Fendouzhe", meaning "Striver", submersible descended more than 10 kilometers into the submarine trench in the western Pacific Ocean with three researchers on board, state broadcaster CCTV said.

Google plans to sidestep Egypt by running new cable over Israel

Google, which is competing with Facebook to build high-speed cable networks worldwide, wants to change this dependence on Egypt by running its planned Europe-to-India cable over Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Google, which is competing with Facebook to build high-speed cable networks worldwide, wants to change this dependence on Egypt by running its planned Europe-to-India cable over Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Fun New Year facts & traditions

From how Julius Ceasar created New Year's day to the strangest traditions people follow now. Check out the strangest facts about NYE from around the world.

From how Julius Ceasar created New Year's day to the strangest traditions people follow now. Check out the strangest facts about NYE from around the world.

World's largest wind turbines to power America's first large-scale offshore wind farm

The first "commercial scale" offshore wind farm is coming to the U.S.The developers of the Vineyard Wind 1 project off Massachusetts announced on Dec.

The first "commercial scale" offshore wind farm is coming to the U.S.The developers of the Vineyard Wind 1 project off Massachusetts announced on Dec.

Microwave weapons 'were probably used' against US diplomats

A newly released scientific report casts more light on the case of US diplomats who believed they had suffered physical damage from microwave weapons used by enemy agents.

A newly released scientific report casts more light on the case of US diplomats who believed they had suffered physical damage from microwave weapons used by enemy agents.

China upping its intimidation game in the South China Sea

The US-based Center for Strategic and International Studies released tracking data showing that Chinese patrol ships have been increasing their aggressive patrolling in the region.

The US-based Center for Strategic and International Studies released tracking data showing that Chinese patrol ships have been increasing their aggressive patrolling in the region.

Are we living in the Dark Forest?

In this video, Unveiled takes a terrifying journey into the Dark Forest! Why don't you come along??

In this video, Unveiled takes a terrifying journey into the Dark Forest! Why don't you come along??

What if spiders were the size of humans?

Don't watch this if you're afraid of spiders.

Don't watch this if you're afraid of spiders.

What if the Bible was never written?

Join Unveiled, as we explore an alternate world where this iconic text was never written...

Join Unveiled, as we explore an alternate world where this iconic text was never written...

What happens at the edge of the solar system?

If you launched off of Earth in a rocket, set course away from the sun, you would eventually reach Neptune. But... what’s next? In this video, join Unveiled to travel to the edge of the solar system and find out!

If you launched off of Earth in a rocket, set course away from the sun, you would eventually reach Neptune. But... what’s next? In this video, join Unveiled to travel to the edge of the solar system and find out!

Top 10 places on Earth where gravity is broken

In these places, what goes up, doesn't always come down. For this list, we’ll feature locales all over the globe where gravity either appears to or actually does function differently than is usual.

In these places, what goes up, doesn't always come down. For this list, we’ll feature locales all over the globe where gravity either appears to or actually does function differently than is usual.

DC vs. Marvel Part II: how geek culture became pop culture

There was a time when “geek” was a mortal insult! And the comic book fans of yore heard this word a LOT. Yet today, comic book stories have taken over our screens and become just another part of our lives! Join us for the seventh episode of our se...

There was a time when “geek” was a mortal insult! And the comic book fans of yore heard this word a LOT. Yet today, comic book stories have taken over our screens and become just another part of our lives! Join us for the seventh episode of our se...

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