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Have you ever been surfing and wondered what kind of board would be best and why? This video from DNews explains the science and history of surfboards.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains the counterintuitive physics behind turning a bike.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains the physics behind why bikes stay upright.

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This video from RiAus explains the science behind why speeding, even just a little bit, greatly increase the risk of a traffic collision.

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This video describes an innovative water-driven energy conversion process that uses bacterial spores and humidity to capture energy from evaporating water

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An animation of a classic Flanders and Swann song to explain the first two laws of thermodynamics in closed systems.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at how spent nuclear fuel can be recycled for reuse in nuclear reactors.

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This video from the Canada Science and Technology Museum and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories looks at the safety systems that are built into nuclear reactors.

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Michio Kaku and Morgan Freeman Explain The Second Law of Thermodynamics: That in any closed system, the disorder of particles, or Entropy, always increases and why no organism lives forever. A great STSE introduction to the concept of entropy.

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Drop Tower rides use an ingenious system based on electromagnetic induction, a system that can be explained using Lenz’s law.

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