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In the 1950s, the people of Minamata, Japan started seeing strange behavior from the local cats, and it wasn’t long before humans were showing the same symptoms. 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: D.A. Noe, Nicholas Smith, سلطان
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This episode was produced in collaboration with and sponsored by Emerson. Click here to learn more about their We Love STEM initiative: https://www.emerson.com/welovestem?cm_mmc=SciShow-_-Video-_-Youtube-_-ColdChain2019 #WeLoveSTEM #STEM #Engineering #coldchain Modern medicine has made great strides when it comes to treating and preventing some of the worst diseases in history. But getting that medicine from labs to remote
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For a long time, rogue waves (defined as waves that are greater than twice the height of surrounding waves) were thought to be a myth, like mermaids or the kraken, but recent developments in satellite imagery and oceanic instruments now show that they occur on a semi-regular basis. But we’re still not sure why… Like
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Start speaking a new language in 3 weeks with Babbel. Get up to 65% off in your subscription here: https://go.babbel.com/t?bsc=1200m65-youtube-scishow-aug-2022&btp=default&utm_term=generic_v1&utm_medium=paidsocial&utm_source=YouTube&utm_content=Influencer..scishow..USA..YouTube You might not think that the raccoon digging through your stinky trash cares much about what it can scrounge. I mean, that’s week old pizza. But it turns out scavengers are actually picky about what
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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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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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If you’ve been to a sporting event with a large number of people, you’ve likely seen, or even been a part of, “the wave.” But did you know that there are little fishies who do a version of the wave not for fun, but for survival? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check
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Octopuses have tons of strange and amazing adaptations that help them live their best lives underwater. And those incredible traits could help us in many ways. Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Knowledge and Uncertainty course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff
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It turns out that there are actually different kinds of procrastinators and sometimes, what feels like procrastination might actually be an adaptive way to get work done efficiently. 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
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Niba Audrey Nirmal: Host Emma Dauster: Writer Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Script Editor Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Managing Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jafc.1c03889 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/9771412/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27692531/ https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/jf801873h https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-03523-7 https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(21)01219-5
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Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Script Editor, Managing Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer, Host Source: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321932904_Intentional_Fire-Spreading_by_Firehawk_Raptors_in_Northern_Australia Image Sources: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WhistlingKite.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fire_hawks.jpg https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/alpha-channel-flames-and-fire-4-eprgrud
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If you feel something inside you say, “I really don’t think you’re strong enough,” you don’t necessarily have to trust that little voice—it might not know you as well as you think it does. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called
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Reading someone’s mind is an impossible task, but even just guessing at why they do the things they do is a lot harder than it might seem. 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: azarus G, Sam Lutfi, D.A.
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Not all trees will yield a bountiful harvest every year. These trees will only do it once in their whole lifetime. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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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How does heat affect airplanes? Turns out heat, speed and density connect to create dangerous situations. 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,
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Hank squares off against the host of SciShow Kids, Jessi Knudsen Castaneda, to match wits about chemistry, evolution, and how babies are weird! https://www.youtube.com/user/scishowkids ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, John Szymakowski, Peso255, Jeremy Peng, Avi
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This video was sponsored by 80,000 Hours. Head to https://80000hours.org/scishow to be sent a free copy of their in-depth career guide and sign up for their newsletter. They don’t call water the building block of life for nothing, most living things need it. The palo verde tree, however, has managed to skate by needing it
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Thanks to Qualcomm for sponsoring a portion of this video. Learn more at https://www.qualcomm.com/products/mobile-computing/mobile-pcs The tools and resources the internet provides us have undoubtedly become everyday necessities for a large portion of the world. That technology would not have been possible without the research of an often overlooked scientist named Narinder Singh Kapany, who learned
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If gigantic googly eyes make you want to run away, it’s because you are responding to a supernormal stimulus. But what is it, and why our brain responds to it? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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
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Schizophrenia affects 20 million people worldwide, and we don’t exactly know how it develops, or what causes it yet. However, some research has found that it might be an autoimmune condition. 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
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The internet is full of all sorts of wild claims about shadow governments, lizard people, and the shape of the earth. How can these stories inspire tin foil hats despite hard evidence against them? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following
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Emma Dauster: Writer Rachel Garner: Fact Checker Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer, Host For More on Poison Ivy: Sources: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5x9873jk https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.0105-1873.2005.00454.x Image Sources: https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/mango-flying-in-slow-motion-alpha-channel-stock-footage/1353625218?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/mango-royalty-free-image/467328250?adppopup=true https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urushiol.svg https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/poison-ivy-in-north-carolina-usa-royalty-free-image/1336798864?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/ripening-mangoes-hanging-from-the-tree-royalty-free-image/1091407688?adppopup=true
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All humans want to be comfy, but the first air conditioner wasn’t built for us–it was for a printing press! This video was made in collaboration with & sponsored by http://www.emerson.com/ilovestem 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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Skillshare is offering SciShow viewers two months of unlimited access to Skillshare for free! https://skl.sh/scishow-11 There are creatures who get some super important and recognizable part of their biology from their diets. 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
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We tend to think of physical blindness like a blindfold, but it’s much more complicated than that, and in some instances, people who have lost their vision can still “see” subconsciously. 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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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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Be the hit of your party and learn how to pour the perfect beer– (with the additional party trick of knowing the chemistry behind why, of course!) We’d like to give a special thank you to Draught Works Brewery for letting us film their beer pouring techniques. https://www.facebook.com/DraughtWorks/?fref=ts Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow
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Scientists are beginning to notice that more and more species are missing an essential vitamin, one that is crucial for their survival. 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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Emma Dauster: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer, Host Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28195-x Image Sources: https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/aedes-aegypti-close-up-a-mosquito-sucking-human-royalty-free-image/539084572?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/spectrum-visible-light-infrared-and-royalty-free-illustration/1096192328?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/skin-tone-doesnt-define-beauty-royalty-free-image/1137992087?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/vector-illustration-of-color-circle-royalty-free-illustration/693206540?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/mosquito-on-brown-cloth-stock-footage/1183004304?adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/vector-rainbow-on-isolated-transparent-royalty-free-illustration/1328529329?adppopup=true
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With VidCon Australia just around the corner, Julia Maes, Executive Producer of VidCon International, faces off against Hank Green on the SciShow Quiz Show, answering questions about Australian things and earning prizes for Patreon patrons! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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Once evolution finds a trick that works, it tends to repeat it. Here are a few examples of prehistoric animals that look a lot like ones we know today. 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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Emma Dauster: Writer Luke Rosener: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Managing Editor, Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer, Host Sources: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6670060/ No Joke: Your Desk Job Promotes ‘Dead Butt’ Syndrome https://escholarship.org/content/qt8rh1m4jt/qt8rh1m4jt.pdf https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12792-sciatica Image Sources: https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/smiling-african-american-male-hipster-use-phone-app-in-kitchen-346802084 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/3d-illustration-of-the-gluteus-maximus-muscles-anatomical-position-on-xray-body-gm1338840737-419311839 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/running-young-woman-gm1309697685-399327184 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/overweight-fat-woman-squats-in-the-meadow-on-the-grass-weight-l-gm961478282-262559159 https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/festive-child-clown-dancing-hromakey-animation-green-screen-wslyz0h https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/painful-sciatic-nerve-gm187843707-23896074 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/african-american-black-businessman-poses-set-gm1325394694-410433651 https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/skull-and-crossbones-icons-gm520798318-91115881 https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/this-pain-is-becoming-far-too-unbearable-gm645945344-117336753 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sciatic_nerve.svg
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Thanks to modern science and technology, we can predict what the weather will be like in 5 days, but it’s still a bit more challenging to predict what will happen to us and our societies. Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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Emma Dauster: Writer Nicholas Evans: Fact Checker Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Source: https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(22)00485-7?_returnURL=https%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982222004857%3Fshowall%3Dtrue Image Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/930534 https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/930536 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Philoponella.prominens.male.-.takinawa.jpg
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You might be experiencing a lot of anxiety preparing for the next semester. Whether it’s in school or from home, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite education related videos. 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.
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Is it possible for there to be a dog that is made of one very determined cell? 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 free
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Go to https://CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to start streaming Underwater Wonders of the National Parks. Use the promo code ‘scishow’ during the sign-up process to get your first 30 days free.  Humans can’t go too far above or below sea level unaided, but there are some complex forms of life that CAN survive at super high elevations or
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Composting becomes more widespread and accessible all the time, keeping millions of tons of food waste from ending up in landfills every year. But there is one quirk of some composting programs that can be a little annoying: they don’t accept meat scraps. But why? And are there ways to overcome this limitation? SciShow would
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Staring into the mirror in a dark room can play some nasty tricks on your brain. Like many illusions, this can tell us about how your brain processes images. https://scishowfinds.com/ 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: Kelly Landrum
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You probably won’t get stuck in quicksand. But if you do, you can use physics to get yourself out. ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, John Szymakowski, Fatima Iqbal, Justin Lentz, David Campos, and Chris Peters. ———- Like SciShow? Want
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It’s no surprise that heart tissue and bone tissue have really different jobs. So why does it happen? 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 James Harshaw, Kevin Bealer,
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Why don’t we hear about people getting heart cancer? Turns out that some types of cells are less susceptible to cancer than others. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ‘Curing Cancer’ Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tzaWOdvGMw&feature=iv&src_vid=0VC4-HHbvF4&annotation_id=annotation_1395015907 ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Chris Peters, Philippe
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You may know about The Marshmallow Test, a popular psychological exam to see if people have willpower, but psychologists found that it might not be measuring willpower after all. 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