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Octopuses are smart! They play with toys, pull off daring escapes, and are masters of disguise. But they’re also smart in a lot of ways that the human mind probably can’t comprehend. For example, they basically have independent brains in their arms! Press play to learn way more! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow
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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. Big or small, most creatures end up on something else’s dinner menu. But the velvet ant combines a ton of defenses into one very unappetizing package.  Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Most of us are hoping that any nuclear threats are just empty threats, and getting at the facts about ICBMs can be difficult. But what would actually happen if someone launched a nuclear weapon? We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———-
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13,000 years ago, North America seemed to be thawing from a 2.6 million-year ice age. Then, a huge swath of Earth was suddenly plunged back into the cold for 1,000 years. To understand why we need to talk about megafloods. Check out the PBS Eons episode about epic floods: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWZgfPGtQEs&feature=youtu.be Hosted by: Stefan Chin and
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Your digestive system makes weird noises sometimes. You can’t really stop it from happening, but you can find out why it happens in the first place! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao,
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You can read a book while watching SciShow on your laptop, so you might think you are multitasking, but can you really multitask? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by getting yourself a Knowledge is Power shirt! SciShow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out
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Meter is the standard unit of length used by most countries around the world. But how did they define it? Hosted by: Hank Green Want more SciShow in person? We’ll be at NerdCon: Nerdfighteria in Boston on February 25th and 26th! For more information, go to http://www.nerdconnerdfighteria.com/ ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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An astonishing amount of research has gone into the question of whether asparagus really makes your urine smell funny. Sci Show explains it all inside! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out
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Even though depression and anxiety are different types of disorders, they tend to go together. But why can it happen? Resources: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 Crisis Text Line: https://www.crisistextline.org/ International Resources: https://yourlifecounts.org/find-help/ 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
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Quantum tunneling happens when a particle seemingly teleports across a barrier. But despite how instantaneous this event sounds, recent research suggests that it doesn’t happen nearly as fast as you might think. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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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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People like to say all kinds of things about protein – like, you need to eat lots of it to build muscle and lose weight. The truth is, the science of protein and how your body uses it is much more complicated than that. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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The terminal velocity of an object is the speed at which the force of drag equals the force of gravity on that object. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twiter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Narrated by Michael Aranda: http://www.youtube.com/michaelaranda All video footage used via Creative Commons license. See the full videos at the links below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NH6lKiMq_v4&hd=1
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It seemed like a miracle stone, and eventually, the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians all started using it, too. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Chris Peters, and Fatima Iqbal. ———- Like
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It’s easy to assume that people who join cults have something wrong with them, but usually the people who join cults are just like the rest of us. So, how does it happen? 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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Why do dogs eat grass? A look at your pup’s wild relatives may give you a sense of what dogs’ diets are really like. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our
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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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Fun Fact: people can donate over half of their liver, and the tissue will grow back within a year! Knowing that, it seems pretty logical to assume that we could just keep donating and regrowing our livers over and over again, but is that really the case? Special Thanks: Dr. George Michalopoulos, University of Pittsburgh
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Your brain is lying to you about what you see– find out why in this Quick Question! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, David Campos, Chris Peters, Philippe von Bergen, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, Fatima Iqbal,
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Some people don’t have or use visual imagination, or the “mind’s eye.” Many with this condition, called aphantasia, might not even realize that they’re experiencing the world differently, but this difference offers a new window into how the brain processes imagination, emotion, and even memory. Bizarre Beasts Channel: https://www.youtube.com/bizarrebeasts Bizarre Beasts Pin Club: http://bizarrebeastsshow.com/ Hosted
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No Judging: At one point you’ve probably put a finger in your ear and dug out some rather unsightly ear wax, but why does your body produce this yellowy substance in the first place? 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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SciShow explains what really causes those popping sounds your joints make — fluid dynamics, people! — and what you should watch out for if you’re a habitual knuckle-popper. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our
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Learn why jaundiced babies have yellowish skin and eyes for the first few days after they’re born and how the ancient Greeks thought birds could help cure the affliction (spoiler: they were super wrong). 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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Mirror neurons are a very cool part of our brains but some people are taking it way further by making claims that they are responsible for telepathy and ESP. It goes without saying that this isn’t true, but what exactly do mirror neurons really do? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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SciShow News explores how a diseases that was officially eliminated in the U.S. has made a sudden comeback. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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The term “OCD” often gets thrown around lightly by people describing their affinity for neatness, but actual obsessive-compulsive disorder is a serious condition that goes well beyond just cleaning and counting. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly
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Hank gives you the facts on stem cells – what they are, what they’re good for, where they come from, and how they’re used in medicine. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over
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How do fingerprints form? Even though many people think it’s random, a lot of it has to do with your genes! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over
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We all get a jittery after sitting still for too long. But some people experience an irresistible urge to move their legs, and it can seriously affect their daily lives. We’ve been nominated for a Webby! Please vote: http://tinyurl.com/sswebby Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo
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Even though doctors have been using general anesthesia for nearly 200 years, they haven’t really understood the details of how it temporarily shuts down your brain — until now. Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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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We all have really different looking locks but what actually make our hair straight or curly? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- 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 Jeremy Peng, Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone,
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Join Hank Green as he explains why blacklights make some things glow! 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 Justin Ove, Accalia Elementia, Kathy & Tim Philip, Kevin Bealer,
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Sometimes your cat looks at you like they’re just absolutely revolted. So, does your cat think you’re gross? Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- 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,
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Much like the biological processes in the rest of your body, a lot of your brain’s psychological processes happen without you thinking directly about them—or even being aware of them. Sponsored by Great Courses Plus: http://ow.ly/BQVd30db5hz The Great Courses Plus is currently available to watch through a web browser to almost anyone in the world
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How can we transplant animal tissue into humans? And will we ever be able to grow customized organs? SciShow explains! Hosted by: Hank Green Written by: Alexa Billow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao, and Peso255.
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Some emotions can feel so similar that you might mix them up and pick the wrong emotion. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas Smith, Inerri, D.A. Noe, alexander wadsworth, سلطان
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SciShow explains the chemistry, archaeology and history of bog bodies — naturally mummified corpses (and other fun things!) that have been discovered in Europe’s peat bogs. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products
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What’s irrational and never ends? Pi! Hank explains how we need pi to explain some of the most basic but most important principles of the universe, in honor of Pi Day. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso
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Researchers believe you can get reinfected with COVID-19, but we’re not quite sure if that’s a bad thing yet. COVID-19 News & Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks
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Ever wonder how lightning works? Scientists are still figuring it out, but what we do know is fascinating. Learn about positive and negative lightning, red sprites, blue jets, and ball lightning in this episode of SciShow! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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To some they look like bow-legged cowboys. To others, swaggering pirates. Either way, the two-legged molecules known as motor proteins are what get the job of living done in most of your cells. Messages from our Subbable subscribers: Philip and Luna Cramer I LOVE you BOTH so much!!! – Dana Valeria Tiffany “INFJ”, thanks for
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We here at SciShow compiled a list of videos based on popular requests. Hank Green hosts with this winter themed episode! Hosted by: Hank Green How to Make Snow (If You’re Not Elsa) – 1:14 Why Is My Tongue Stuck to This Flagpole? – 4:03 How to Supercool Water: A SciShow Experiment – 6:23 Absolute
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Do you suffer from canker sores? These little white balls of blinding pain can be annoying, but there is hope. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- 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, Mark Terrio-Cameron,
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Acids are widely considered to be the scariest chemical compounds of all, but bases can be just as powerful. Most powerful of all are a special class of pH scale-defying bases called superbases! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon
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Peaceful protests can help people have their voices heard, but sometimes a protest becomes a more aggressive riot. How does that happen? 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, Charles Southerland, Fatima
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Why do exams always tell you to use a number 2 pencil? What happens if you don’t? Quick Questions explains! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Messages from our Subbable subscribers: “Man, I was really holding out for that lab coat!” – Erik Avalos “Flabbergasted lemmings elegantly circumnavigate unanticipated pandemoniums utilizing transparent aluminium hovercraft.” – Eric