If you've made your way through high school biology, you're probably familiar with the basics of DNA. It's the blueprint for your being, man.

Well, if you don't know a thing about the double-helix, et al, this beautifully animated explainer is a succinct way to get caught up. But even if you're amongst the learned, the video might still strike your fancy—and not just because of the British narrator dude's perfect voice. Produced by Territory Studio for the BBC, the video's fluid movement makes this a compelling three-minute refresher course for everyone. [Creative Review]