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What’s salty and cold and cool as heck? Brinicles, a rarely seen undersea phenomenon the combines ice and saltwater to become every sea star’s worst nightmare! Actually, they’re not that scary, just awesome. Hank explains within. Like SciShow? Want to get cool things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids?
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Plants are finding their ways into caves, and it’s all our fault. 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 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free
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For thousands of years, a sea creature has plagued sailors by attacking and devouring their ships. It is so destructive that reportedly it swiss-cheesed the hulls of Christopher Columbus’s ships, sinking at least two of them. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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Some people have more taste buds than the rest of us. They’re called supertasters, and they can taste things others can’t. Special thanks to our tasters: Matthew Gaydos Lindsey Doe Julia Maes Hank Green Music Credit: “Marty Gots a Plan” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Hosted by: Michael Aranda
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Why do we drive on the left/right!? Subscribe – it’s FREE! – http://goo.gl/EpIDGd And please support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ Thanks to ScienceAlert (http://www.sciencealert.com), MinuteEarth is now available for FREE as a Podcast: https://goo.gl/sfwS6n MinuteEarth is on facebook – http://facebook.com/minuteearth And twitter – http://twitter.com/MinuteEarth MinuteEarth provides an energetic and entertaining view of trends in
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In a bone-filled week, a rediscovered cranium from China might represent an entirely new species of human that’s possibly our closest evolutionary relative. And, while studying a 5,000-year-old skeleton, scientists found evidence of what might be the earliest plague infection. Hosted by: Hank Green Thumbnail Credit: Chuang Zhao SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Koalas are pretty darn cute, but…they aren’t the brightest bulb on the continent. They will only eat eucalyptus leaves off the branch. On a plate, a koala won’t recognize their one and only food. Yet, somehow, koalas are still alive. And it’s all thanks to some pretty clever adaptations. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has
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Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth. We might have a strong hand because having a weak hand is actually useful. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Handedness: the tendency to use one hand more
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This episode is sponsored by Endel, an app that creates personalized soundscapes to help you focus, relax and sleep.The first 100 people to sign up here get a one week free trial: https://app.adjust.com/b8wxub6?campaign=scishow_july&adgroup=youtube The aptly named White Sands National Park is home to over 400 square kilometers of blindingly white sand. It’s the culmination of
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It turns out there’s a scientific explanation behind the saying, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity!” Learn why a hot and humid day feels so dismal and some tips to avoid the really sweaty, gross days on today’s Quick Question! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Morocco has 3/4 of the world’s known reserves of rock phosphate, our main source of phosphorus, so Morocco may be key to our long-term ability to grow food. Note: At the time of publishing, the United Nations does not recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western
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You may not think much about moss, but it has a hidden super power, and it’s been used to save countless lives. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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
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You know how moths like to fly into lamps or crawl all over your tv screen at night? Why do they do this?! The answer is more complicated than you might think… 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
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Hank & his clone Circus Hank explain the power of epigenetics, which studies the factors that determine how much or whether some genes are expressed in your body. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow More SciShow! Solar Energy – http://youtu.be/4uPVZUTLAvA Foldit Gamers FTW – http://youtu.be/JdBcpdH_ptA
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Do you wait to charge your phones battery until it’s close to dying? If you do- surprise! You’re doing it wrong. 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 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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When Hank watches nature documentaries he always comes away with one big question: how is that not killing you? In today’s episode of SciShow he looks at three unusual ways that animals manage not to get killed by nature. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
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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. Damascus steel blades were not only visually stunning with their intricate, swirling patterns, but they were also known for being incredibly sharp. Unfortunately, the recipe for making them was lost over time and we haven’t been able to
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You’re having a dream, and for some reason that giant rabbit that’s about to eat you starts to sing like a bird. You wake up to find that birds are singing outside your window! Check out this SciShow Quick Question to find out why those birds sing in the morning! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———-
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Chemical Reaction course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Regular old glass like the kind that makes up a mason jar can shatter and explode if put in the oven. But we do have types of glass that you can bake your pie or
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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. Viruses all around us, they evolve, grow, and can be killed. But are they alive? 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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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Fish in a tree? How can that be? For some aquatic creatures, it’s not necessarily bad to be a fish out of water. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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There are some places on our planet that seem pretty ordinary, they’re just… weirdly small. Like, a miniature desert, or a teensy volcano. But when you look a little closer, there’s a lot more to these tiny geological misfits than meets the eye. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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In the 1960s drug-resistant strains of malaria emerged, making the disease even deadlier than before. Then, pharmaceutical scientist Tu Youyou discovered a promising new remedy buried within the pages of ancient Chinese texts. 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
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://streamlink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out “Aristarchus in the Rain” here: https://youtu.be/kuD61YDmv6U Have you ever wondered why 75% humidity in the summer feels sticky, but 75% humidity in the winter feels super dry? Turns out, the common definition
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Almost everyone has a scar that tells a story, but have you ever wondered why exactly scars form in the first place? Warning: There are some graphic images of scars in this episode. 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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Researchers have made some unexpected readings of mysterious particles called muons, which may make us reexamine the Standard Model in physics. Hosted by: Stefan Chin April Pin of the Month: https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-mini-neptunes-april 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
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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. Venomous snakes produce some of the world’s deadliest substances, so they have to be pretty careful about how they use it. But what happens if they accidentally inject themselves with their own harmful cocktail? Hosted by: Rose Bear
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If you know one thing about mosquitoes, it’s probably their lust for blood. But there’s actually one species that almost never bites, even though it can. Could finding out why help us combat blood-borne diseases? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
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Today, bones hold us up. But for ancient jawless fishes, bones may have been a way to store energy for long journeys. Plus, new research indicated that hippos and cetaceans may have evolved their aquatic traits separately. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Thanks to the St. Croix Watershed Research Station for sponsoring this video! To learn more about their work, visit https://www.smm.org/scwrs/. Aquatic cyanobacteria first oxygenated earth’s air, making human life possible; now, due to our actions, cyanobacteria are madly blooming once more, poisoning our coasts in the process Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and
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Why do cats love catnip so much? Researchers have found a possible evolutionary answer to this adorable feline phenomenon! Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk 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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We are in spring! And with spring come bees! In this episode of SciShow Compilation we bring the best episodes of bees and honey! 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 ———- Dooblydoo thanks
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Fairies do exist! Well, sort of…meet the fairyfly, the smallest insect on Earth that specializes in the magic of miniaturization! 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
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Cats are known for their curiosity, and as that one saying goes “it killed the cat”. But we can help our cuddly counterparts avoid this sad fate if we watch out for these three everyday things. 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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Scientists think they’ve discovered some peaks taller than Mt Everest deep beneath the earth’s crust, and this range might be the key to one of the biggest mysteries in geology! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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Whether it’s from a box or a bottle, letting your wine ‘breathe’ can actually make a difference in its taste. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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: Jerry Perez,
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The world has a lot to thank Henrietta Lacks for, and yet many do not know what she has contributed. From helping to create the polio vaccine to the study of radiation, Henrietta and her HeLa cells have changed the world. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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Renewable energy may be the way of the future, but in order to store that energy to make our grids more sustainable, we might need to take a look back at some battery technologies of the past. SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Physics of the Everyday course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Our bones are multi-functional body builders, but perhaps their most mysterious function is the production of blood. Scientists now think they have a pretty good idea why this is where our blood gets
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