22/12/2014 06:39 GMT | Updated 26/12/2014 00:59 GMT

'What Is Life?' Explained In Five Minutes

What is life? That's one of those annoying questions that sounds simple, but as soon as your son/daughter/cousin/nephew asks you'll probably be totally stumped.

Fortunately, we have the internet - and specifically the animation talents of Kurzgesagt to help us explain.