Scientists Explain Why Bacon Smells So Damn Good

It’s not your glut and growing gut that makes bacon smell so great, it’s the Maillard reaction, or the chemical reaction that causes foods to turn brown while baking. When you throw the meat into the pan, sugars react to the amino acids and create bacon’s inimitable scent.

What People Around The World Eat When They’re Drunk

We know it’s been keeping you up at night: just what is it that Iranians eat while totally blitzed? Thankfully, this video gives you your answer. Watch and become more worldly.

A Unique Animated Short Film Made Entirely With Post It Notes

Post-it notes don’t have to serve as repositories for recording all of your daily drudgeries. As evidenced by this remarkable short film, they have positive, creative potential, too.

“Instafame”, A Documentary On Teens’ Obsession With Social Media

From Sylvain Labs: “Instafame is an exploration of a teenager’s relationship with fame through the lens of instagram. The documentary centers around Shawn Megira, a teenager from Long Island who had 81K instagram followers, and asks questions related to the nature of fame and why so many young people see it as the ultimate measure of success.”

For more critiques of our relationships with social media, check out this video on addiction, what Instagram would look like if it were invented in the 80s and how social media is ruining our lives.

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