Imagine you could generate electricity from your hands. You’d be able to power anything you want, with a single touch. Now what about generating electricity with your feet? Or even your blood? Actually, our bodies constantly conduct electricity, and it all has to do with our atoms. When we send… Continue Reading What If We Generated Electricity With Our Bodies?
(soft music) (clicking) – [Narrator] Contrary to popular belief, lightning strikes aren’t always a death sentence. In fact, about 90% of people in the U.S. who are struck actually survive. Still, victims rarely walk away unscathed and the damage can be permanent. (electricity buzzing) Lightning triggers 75 thousand forest fires… Continue Reading What Happens When You’re Struck By Lightning? | The Human Body
Hi. One of the common questions is that: what kind of electricity hurts more? AC (alternating current) or DC (direct current)? So, I’m going to measure the electricity pain level on a human’s body, which is myself. But first, let’s measure the resistance of the skin on tongue and fingers… Continue Reading The Pain of Electricity (AC versus DC)
Electricity is all around us all the time.Electricity is all around us all the time.It makes our lives easier, safer, more fun,It makes our lives easier, safer, more fun,and most of us never think about it.and most of us never think about it.But is there such a thing as too… Continue Reading Could Your Phone Hurt You? Electromagnetic Pollution
Say you show up at your doctor’s office with some sniffles and a really sore throat. You’d probably expect them to prescribe you some medicine, or tell you to rest. But what if the doctor handed you some metal rods, hooked them up to a generator, and sent an electric… Continue Reading Victorian Pseudosciences: Shocking People Back to Health