Scientists are just like everyone else -they’ve got secrets. So who knows what happens when the lab coats come off? Actually, we do. And now you can too. In this series of short, web-exclusive videos, you’ll meet intriguing scientists and engineers, and learn about their surprising lives outside the proverbial lab.
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Bisi Ezerioha drives really, really fast to find his calm peaceful center.
Bisi Ezerioha gives the keys to his 1029 horsepower mini-van to the guys from "Top Gear."
Bisi reveals that even the very coolest car movies typically get the science wrong.
Bisi Ezerioha takes things apart and puts them together so they'll go VROOM!
Jessica Cail describes her favorite onscreen whip-wielding... including her own.
Jessica Cail studies addictions and then she beats people up in TV shows and movies.
Jessica Cail does a good job describing the science of addiction.
After his adventures in dating, Chris McKinlay finds that BuzzFeed is deeply conflicted.
Chris McKinlay assesses the various dating websites and shares the best possible advice.
Chris McKinlay uses the power of super-computing - and his own brain - to "trend globally"
Jane Goodall opens her heart to animals and tells us why we should, too.
Mae Jemison isn't an astronaut anymore, but she's never stopped reaching for the stars.