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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Both North and South America have their own species of marsupial, the opossum, but how they got so far away from their Australian relatives is a bit of a mystery. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok!
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Fire: it’s beautiful, it’s dangerous, and it shows up in surprising places. Here are five weird things you might have on hand that can go up in flames. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go
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We all have some displeasing memories from the past that still make our blood boil. Why are those grudges so hard to let go of? Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Huge
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If you know someone who can’t start their morning without 3 cups of coffee, don’t assume they frequently stay out late partying—it’s probably genetics. We make science kits now! Go to http://UniverseUnboxed.com to learn more, order one online, or find them in a store near you. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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The pineapple. Sweet, juicy, and kind of painful. What is it about this tropical fruit that seems to bite us back? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping
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Your personality is often treated as an immutable part of who you are, but while changing it is difficult, it’s certainly not impossible. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Huge thanks go
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When you think of antihistamines, you’re probably only thinking about getting rid of a runny nose, but we’re learning that antihistamines can be used for nausea, insomnia, and even depression! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge
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Most plants use colorful flowers to attract their favorite pollinators. But Marcgravia evenia is trying to attract bats, so it needs to do things a little differently, leading to some unique-shaped leaves. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Seeking closure is normally a good thing, but it also has a dark side. And if you’re not careful, chasing after it could set you up for some pretty bad decisions. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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Just like animals, plants evolve and change over time. And you might think we’d be looking for things like fossils to figure out how they’ve changed, but some scientists are using a far less traditional resource: art. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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Hank answers a SciShow viewer’s most pressing question about what happens if the human body gets exposed to space. Would your head really explode? Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow T*umbl SciShow. http://scishow.tumblr.com References http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/ask_astro/answers/970603.html http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2012/01/31/qba-what-happens-if-you-are-exposed-to-the-vacuum-of-space/#.UMGD-pPjn0g
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Alzheimer’s isn’t contagious — at least, in the sense that you can’t catch it from being around somebody who has it. But, it turns out, it is transmissible, just not directly. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin
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If you want to make atoms THIS cold, you can’t just stick them in the freezer…you’ll need to take advantage of quantum mechanics! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go
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Meditation methods and the scientific method are teaming up to explore some of the deepest questions about our existence and human nature. Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———- Support SciShow Psych by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SciShowPsych SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Huge thanks go
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Hindsight bias skews our interpretation of events and information, making it seem like they were predictable or just not that surprising. This bias can cause some real problems, but the good news is, once you are aware of it, there are some things you can do to reduce its effects. Hosted by: Hank Green ———-
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In the past couple years, you may have found yourself wishing that all the viruses in the world just disappear. But be careful what you wish for… Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to
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Do you ever think of what could cause the next big extinction? How about a super massive tropical storm that sweeps over continents? Hey, it could happen! Check out this SciShow Dose to see how a hypercane would be possible. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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Why do people often buy the same brands over and over again? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan Alkhulaifi, Nicholas Smith, Tim Curwick,
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. For a long time, we could only guess what color a dinosaur might be. But in the past decade, there has been an explosion of color. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check
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The famous symptomless carrier of Typhoid Fever, Mary Mallon, never felt the effects of the fever, but never recovered from a medical system that didn’t know how to treat a carrier of the disease. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Chemical Reactions course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Chitons are constantly scraping their teeth on rocks to eat the algae off of them, but that means their teeth need to be pretty tough. And it turns out one species’s teeth are the hardest,
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Oh hey, seems like reverse psychology works to motivate you to check out this video! Now, let us explain how it works. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden,
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The beach is nice, but why does spending time out in the sun leave us feeling so exhausted? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow
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In the past, some experiments were run in scary and unethical ways. From using children to unknowing subjects, these five experiments left people affected for the rest of their lives. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we
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It’s amazing how professional baseball players can throw very fast curveballs, but do you know how do curveballs change direction in midair? Hosted by: Stefan Chin ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin, Bealer,
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There are a lot of nuclear weapons on Earth, so many that we often say it’s enough to “destroy the world several times over.” But could we? Well, that depends on what you mean. Also…no matter what you mean, probably not. The Earth is pretty sturdy and people are pretty good at surviving and even
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Sorry! This is a re-upload of an episode that went live earlier today. Thank you to all the fans of SciShow who helped us out by pointing out an error in the original upload and thank you for bearing with us and understanding that these kinds of things do happen from time to time! Ever
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What would happen if you realized that you’ve died, but your friends and family don’t seem to notice? Well, they might point out that no, you’re not dead—you just might have Cotard’s Syndrome. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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Hank pays tribute to Carl Sagan, noting his accomplishment as an astronomer and his contributions to culture — both pop and otherwise — as one of the great popularizers of science. Happy Carl Sagan Day! ———– Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso
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Your love for Rihanna or Tom Hardy may be unrequited, but that doesn’t necessarily make it unhealthy. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, D.A. Noe, Charles Southerland, Fatima Iqbal, Sultan
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Go to http://curiositystream.com/scishowpsych to start streaming Curious Minds: Brain Health. Use code “scishowpsych” to sign up, just $14.99 for the whole YEAR. Our immune systems aren’t just critical to our physical health. It turns out they may play a big role in our mental health, as well. And learning more about how these two aspects
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Ever notice how one side of your nose always seems to be more stuffed than the other? What’s up with that? Quick Questions knows! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Christopher Prevoe, Justin Ove, John Szymakowski, Peso255, Ruben
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This episode is brought to you by the song Like This — Patrick Olsen’s new single. It’s available now on all streaming services.https://streamlink.to/like-this Tiny creatures called rotifers seem to have no problem continuing their lives after waking from a refreshing 24,000-year nap. And DNA samples from goats that lived 30,000 years ago tell us a
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Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever: Chris Peters, Matt Curls, Kevin Bealer, Jeffrey Mckishen, Jacob,
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Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered “the father chemical warfare,” but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing the starvation of over a billion people. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter:
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From ripping your own appendages off to cockroach mind control, wasps go to great lengths to ensure the survival of their species. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin, Bealer,
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Head to https://cometeer.com/scishow to bypass the waitlist and receive 50% off your Cometeer order Stradivarius are synonymous with quality, but how we can replicate their sound is a mystery! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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Hank tells us some of the surprising things that could be causing or contributing to the obesity epidemic. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow References: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_118194.html http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7151813.stm http://news.discovery.com/human/gut-bacteria-obesity-111026.html
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You may have experienced this before: When you repeat the same word over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over, the words suddenly sound foreign and lose all meaning, but why? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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On the genetic level, we’re not all that different from chimps. But those small differences in DNA can have huge effects. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the
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Most fish are pretty sluggish in the cold. But the Pacific bluefin tuna is one of the fastest apex predators in the frigid Pacific ocean. Their physiology has adapted to help them retain more of the heat their bodies produce, except when it comes to their cold, cold hearts. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk
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The brain is incredibly complex and things just go wrong sometimes, but scientists have managed to create effective medications… with the help of a few happy accidents. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones,
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If you hear the word “baby-faced” you might picture a doe-eyed celebrity who never seems to age. But, really, you should be thinking of the axolotl. However, it is possible to transform these otherwise forever-babies, causing them to lose that youthful glow. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents.
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There’s a lot we just don’t know about death, but even among the things we think we do know, there are a lot of misconceptions. Here are 5 weird things we believe about death! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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It can be a wonderful feeling to give your tired eyes a good rub. And rubbing your eyes can help keep them moist, but it turns out it also can affect your heart rate. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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