Brain 101 | National Geographic

The brain constitutes only about 2 percent of the human body, yet it is responsible for all of the body’s functions. Learn about the parts of the human brain, as well as its unique defenses, like the blood brain barrier. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

Does Earth Have a Twin? These People Want to Find Out | Short Film Showcase

In this short film by Brett Marty and Josh Izenberg, follow a group of scientists whose mission is to hunt for an Earth-like planet around our closest neighbor: Alpha Centauri. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/Shortfilmshowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors.

She Biked 1,200 Miles to Find Her Father’s Final Resting Place | National Geographic

Rebecca Rusch is an professional ultra-endurance mountain biker. In 2015, she retraced the entire 1,200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail to find the crash site of her father’s Vietnam War plane. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

To Get To School, These Kids Must Cross a Deadly River | National Geographic

Flooding in northern India forced children to dangerously cross rushing water on their way to school. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

This Guy Explains Why the Solar Eclipse Will Blow Your Mind | Short Film Showcase

On August 21st, 2017, millions of people in the United States will watch as the sun, moon, and earth align for a rare and extraordinary event—a total solar eclipse. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/Shortfilmshowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors.

Solar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic

A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the sun safely if you’re within the path of totality. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

This 62-Year-Old Snowboarder Is Living Life to the Fullest | Short Film Showcase

For Slovakian retiree Milos Kmetko, age is just a number. Unlike other people his age, the 62-year-old prefers to spend his time shredding the slopes or learning something new at the skatepark. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/Shortfilmshowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors.

Could You Walk Across the World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge? | National Geographic

The world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge just opened in Switzerland. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.

Hear How Diana Confronted Camilla | Diana: In Her Own Words

In archival recordings, Princess Diana recounts an uncomfortable conversation with her husband’s mistress. Diana: In Her Own Words premieres Monday, August 14 on National Geographic. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure.