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Video Of The Day: An Animated Explanation Of The Structure Of The Roman Army

In case you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a legionary and an auxiliary, this video is for you.

Originally created as a video installation for the Vindolanda Museum–located at a former Roman auxiliary fort in Northern England–this enlightening three-minute video illustrates the fascinating structure of the Roman Army through animation and infographics. Enjoy!


If you’d like to learn more about Ancient Rome, check out this fascinating infographic.

Video Of The Day: What Would Happen To Your Body If You Stopped Eating?

Food is, of course, vital for anyone to thrive and live a healthy, balanced life. But, what would happen to you if you completely stopped eating? AsapSCIENCE provides us with some interesting, sometimes unexpected insight on the biochemical processes that would occur in our bodies.

Researchers Are One Step Closer To “Curing” Color Blindness

Over ten million Americans live with colorblindness, but if Drs. Maureen and Jay Neitz have their way, that number will fall dramatically — and soon.

In 1999, the University of Washington researchers decided to look for a solution to the problem of color blindness, and spent over a decade researching the genetic condition before they proved in 2009 that they could use gene therapy to correct color blindness in male squirrel monkeys, which are born unable to distinguish between red and green, according to The Seattle Times.

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Video Of The Day: The Case For the 32-Hour Workweek

“No matter how much money I make or how powerful I get, I can’t buy time. I don’t have that long to spend with people I love. And I’m not going to be at my f****** keyboard at 9PM on Friday night because there’s no life there.”

This is what Ryan Carson, the CEO of Treehouse–an online school that offers adult students courses in web, mobile, and business development–has to say about the average time we spend in an office. Carson uses a four-day workweek at Treehouse, stressing the significance of reducing time in the workplace and the perks of a more flexible schedule. Carson believes that a 32-hour workweek doesn’t only lead to an overall more productive work environment, but allows one to live a more balanced life.

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