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Things You Should Probably Know: What If The Election Is A Tie and more knowledgeable dumps


Since I have now received my ballot in the mail, it seems an apt time for learning what would happen if there was a tie with the presidential election. Our good friend CGP Grey has the answer.
More brain busters after the bumpity jump. 
Lucid dreaming is when you are aware of the fact that your are dreaming, while you are dreaming. Why does it happen? How does it happen? ASAPScience gives us a good, short breakdown of how it goes. (Let's get W.I.L.D. everybody!)

The Science of Lucid Dreaming

This how-to video from 2009 tackles a problem never out-of-date: shaken soda cans and how to defuse their carbonation bombs. 

Non-Exploding Soda Can - Cool Science Experiment

When it comes to quick lessons on physics, MinutePhysics is really one of the best channels. This episode, featuring Neil Turok, covers the beginnings of the great science known as Quantum Mechanics.

The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)

Damn it PBS, stop being so relevant to everything. The PBS OffBook series has been killing it recently, and their treatise on how we treat color and how it effects us is no exception. 

The Effect of Color | Off Book | PBS