How Genetically Similar Are You To A Stranger?

How related are you to a random stranger, and how would we go about figuring that out? Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: Meiosis and Formation of Eggs and Sperm App to prevent ‘accidental incest’ proves a hit with Icelanders “The risk of Icelanders accidentally sleeping with a relative is apparently high enough to justify …

The One Weird Fear All Humans Share

A new study coming out of the University of Chicago found that all humans have innate fear of things that are moving closer to them! Why is this? Tara explains how evolution led to this fear that we all share. Follow DNews on Twitter: Follow Tara on Twitter: Read More: Approach Aversion: Negative Hedonic Reactions …

What Happens When A Fly Lands On Your Food?

Have you ever wondered what a fly is doing when it lands on your food? Laci did some research to figure out just what happens. Read More: Study: Flies on food should make you drop your fork “Answer this question while you are not eating: Which of the following would make you stop chowing down …

Are Healthy Foods REALLY More Expensive?

Healthy foods: Are they more expensive than foods that are bad for you? Tara takes a look at some recent research that might confirm this theory. Enter our 1 million subscriber contest by tweeting your favorite DNews video with the hashtag #DNewsTo1M for your chance to win 1 of 50 Amazon Gift Cards! Read More: …

What Happens When You Die?

Immediately after you die, your body begins to decompose. Trace thought it would be interesting to take a look at everything that happens after your heart stops beating. Read More: The 5 Stages of Human Decomposition “When people die, their body starts to decay immediately.” 5 weird things that happen after you die “Nature isn’t …

How To Blow Up A Pie!

In this special Thanksgiving episode of DNews, Trace and Amy decided to the explore the world of pyrotechnics with the exploding pie experiment! Follow Amy on Twitter: ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won’t find anywhere else! New videos twice daily. Watch More DNews …

Infuse Cocktails In Under 1 Minute

Like Trace’s shirt? Check out some of the new DNews merch: Many people enjoy alcohol infusions, and using science, you can create delicious treats in less than a minute! Here’s how. ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won’t find anywhere else! New videos twice …

What Is The Jet Stream & How Fast Does It Go?

How fast can airplanes travel? Julian explains how jet streams can get you traveling close to the speed of sound! Try the new Squarespace, at and enter offer code “DNews” at checkout to get 10% off! Follow Julian on Twitter: Read More: British Airways flight reaches close to supersonic speeds due to strong jet stream …

How Lasers Make Metal Waterproof!

What could we gain from making metal completely water resistant? Is it even possible? Follow Amy on Twitter: Full Description: Read More: Laser-generated surface structures create extremely water-repellent metals “Scientists at the University of Rochester have used lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings.” Why …