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December 11, 2017

How Chronic Stress Harms Your Body

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
We can’t avoid having stress, and that’s not always a bad thing. But if you are dealing with a lot of stress every day, it might cause you physical harm.

December 6, 2017

Why Don't Fire Hydrants Freeze And Explode?

Fire Hydrant
Fire Hydrant
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
Pipes can freeze in the winter, but you never hear about fire hydrants freezing.

December 4, 2017

Why You See Monsters In The Mirror

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
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.

December 3, 2017

Why Can't You Donate Platelets After Taking Aspirin?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Curious why you can't donate platelets after taking aspirin? Wonder no more!

November 28, 2017

Dyslexia: When Your Brain Makes Reading Tricky

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
While many researchers are focusing on finding a difference in brains of people with dyslexia, some new research suggests it might not just be in their brains, but in their eyes.

November 25, 2017

Editing Genes Inside The Human Body

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Hank Green, the host of the SciShow talks about gene therapy trials.

November 18, 2017

Should You Worry About Alcohol Causing Cancer?

Alcohol
Alcohol
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
The American Society of Clinical Oncology recently released an official statement about alcohol and cancer, but the information isn't as extreme as some headlines would imply.

November 14, 2017

How Restaurants Use Psychology To Make You Spend More Money

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Restaurants have a whole bucket-load of tricks up their sleeves to get you to spend more money.

November 8, 2017

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Of Luck

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
A number of studies show that luck is more of a self-fulfilling prophecy, and you can actually create it yourself.

October 25, 2017

NASA Might Send A Helicopter To Mars

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Nothing’s final yet, but there might be a drone, called the Mars Helicopter, on the upcoming Mars 2020 rover.

October 21, 2017

What's The Best Way To Rescue A Drowned Phone?

Save Wet Phone
Save Wet Phone
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What should you do after your phone goes for a swim?

October 19, 2017

Why We Hallucinate While Falling Asleep

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Have you ever found yourself seeing images right before falling asleep?

October 15, 2017

Why Do Dogs Shake To Dry Off?

Wet Dog Shaking Off Water
Wet dog shaking off water
(Photo credit: Pixabay)  
Everyone loves a slow motion video of a dog shaking to dry off, but what is the science behind it?

October 8, 2017

What Happens If You Leave Your Contacts In For Too Long?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Hank Green, the host of Scishow, talks about the problematic issues that you will face if you leave contact lenses on your eyes for too long.

October 7, 2017

A New Mathematical Model Of The Origin Of Life

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Scientists have once again used big, complex math equations to help us understand more about the universe we inhabit — this time about the origins of life on earth.

October 6, 2017

Mars Cities And Moon Bases: SpaceX's Big New Plans

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced some ambitious plans at the International Aeronautical Congress. If he's right, we could have humans living on the moon and Mars within a decade, and you might never have an 18 hour flight again!

October 2, 2017

Why We Don't Like To Wait

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
It can be frustrating to get stuck in line somewhere with no end to your wait in sight, but what about waiting is it that gets under our skin?

October 1, 2017

What Happens If You Drink A Glass Of Heavy Water?

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Heavy water, or deuterium oxide, has some important scientific applications, but let's say you're reeeeaallly thirsty... is it safe to drink?

September 29, 2017

A New Way To Bring People Back From A "Vegetative State"

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
Scientists have had some success with a new technique to restore awareness to a person in a vegetative state and also that we could potentially use the water cycle to power most of the United States!

September 26, 2017

How Being Sick Changes Your Brain

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green 
When you’re sick you just want to be left alone. Sometimes that’s because you physically can’t move, but other times, it might have more to do with the way your immune system is connected to your brain.

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