Ocean Researcher Debunks Ocean Myths | WIRED

From Wired. OCEARCH founder and ocean explorer Chris Fischer has been working to protect our oceans and the wildlife that inhabits them. He sits down with WIRED to talk over some common myths associated with the ocean. Is the Bermuda Triangle real? Can sharks smell blood from a mile away? Can the ocean absorb anything?…

11 Levels of Self-Portraiture: Easy to Complex | WIRED

From Wired. Artist TM Davy explains how to draw a self-portrait in 11 levels of increasing complexity. Starting off with the ubiquitous "solar head" and moving on to portraits that implement light, shadow and color, TM Davy deftly describes how a drawing evolves through materials and techniques. TM Davy is an New York-based artist and…

How This Guy Makes Amazing Sand Art | Obsessed | WIRED

From Wired. Artist Andres Amador takes "playing with sand" to a whole new level. His free-flowing and fractal-inspired works of art exist for only a short amount of time, eventually getting swallowed up by the ocean’s tides. But, in that timeframe, Andres is able to create unique pieces that are indelible and impactful. Still haven’t…

Dr. Carl Hart Debunks Drug Myths | WIRED

From Wired. Scientist Dr. Carl Hart, author of the forthcoming book "Drug Use for Grown-ups," helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about drugs.. Dr. Hart has spent his career researching the effects of drugs on the body and is here to help us understand some common misunderstandings. Is marijuana really a gateway drug? Is…

Mayim Bialik Answers Neuroscience Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

From Wired. Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik uses the power of Twitter to answer the internet’s burning questions about neuroscience. Does social media cause sleep disorders? Should we use drugs to boost brain power? Does TikTok stimulate Alice in Wonderland syndrome? Mayim’s podcast, “Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown,” premieres this fall. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on…

Mayim Bialik Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

From Wired. Mayim Bialik takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s burning questions about herself! Does Mayim Bialik have an Instagram? Is Mayim a real scientist? Is Mayim vegan? Who is she married to? How do you pronounce her name? Mayim answers all these questions and much more! Mayim’s podcast, “Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown,”…

Every Style of Beer Explained | WIRED

From Wired. Master Cicerone Pat Fahey is a certified expert in beer. So, who better than he to talk us through the history of all the different variations of beer that exist. Where did American lagers originate? Why are Belgian pale ales so hard to come by nowadays? 1:26 – Malty Lagers 13:57 – Hoppy…