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Birdsong has historically been described as a male trait to compete for female mates, but there’s a good chance that you’ve never learned about female birdsong, and they do indeed sing! Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Math History course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Hank Green
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Head to https://shopify.com/scishow to learn more and for a free trial. Thanks to Shopify, a commerce platform that helps you start, grow, and manage your business, for supporting SciShow. Don’t let carbon nanotubes get all the hype! Carbon nano-onions might be the future of medicine and electronics and they just got much easier to make.
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What is this strange looking stuff? Is this branch just covered in fungus!? Well, it’s not fungus…but fungus DOES have something to do with it! Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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Lara Brenner talks about her research on how stressed cougars are and how the public views them. Then Jessi from Animal Wonders joins the show with Seraphina the red fox! UM Human Dimensions Lab http://www.cfc.umt.edu/research/humandimensions/ Thumbnail Credit: Bas Lammers ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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It’s wintertime in the Northern Hemisphere, which means cold weather, shorter days, and… new relationships? It’s known as cuffing season, and there are actual psychological reasons you may be more inclined to settle down with a romantic partner – at least until the snow melts. Check out our Mariner 9 pin here! https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-mariner-9-probe-november Hosted by:
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Mushrooms can be pretty weird! Some have the power to trick animals into caring for them, appear to bleed, or even clean up radiation! 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
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Vanessa’s BrainCraft video on the power of self-awareness: https://youtu.be/IvepyL211Lo How people assess their abilities doesn’t often line up well with how they objectively perform. However, there does seem to be a good reason for this, as well as a way that people can get better. Hosted by: Hank Green & Vanessa Hill ———- Support SciShow
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Scientists are discovering new species at the bottom of the ocean and deep in the rainforest, but there are also plenty of new animals being discovered in cities around the world! Hosted by: Michael Aranda Thumbnail Photo Credit: ForestWander ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the
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Surround a wild animal with humans, and there are bound to be some changes. Here are five animals that show differences in captivity. 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
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Mosquitoes transmit a number of terrible diseases like malaria, West Nile virus, and the Zika virus, but why not the flu? 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
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If you’re old enough to drink, you may have had a few too many cocktails and suddenly everything is spinning. Strange as it might seem, that’s not because the alcohol you drank is messing with your brain! So what causes the spins? Hosted by: Anthony Brown ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:
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There are a lot of weird places here on Earth, but here are a few of our favorite strange spots! Thumbnail Credit: Jill Mikucki/University of Tennessee Knoxville https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%22Tatort%22_Blood_Falls_(16293969810).jpg Weird Places: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave: https://youtu.be/O7yfx0ejELg Weird Places: Movile Cave: https://youtu.be/xrzExz9ZqSI Weird Places: Mauritania’s Eye of the Sahara: https://youtu.be/AiAFrpyoAM4 Weird Places: Blood Falls: https://youtu.be/pIaf9LDJR9c Weird Places:
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Thanks again to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for collaborating with us on this episode! They think it would /beavery/ cool if you checked out their social channels or https://montereybayaquarium.org. Follow Monterey Bay Aquarium: Twitter: @MontereyAq Facebook: @montereybayaquarium Instagram: @montereybayaquarium Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MontereyBayAquarium Tumblr: @montereybayaquarium TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@montereyaq Could you imagine ordering a fish taco and receiving a
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Nature is full of all kinds of beautiful color, and there is plenty of weird science there too! Here’s a showcase of a few of our episodes all about coloration. 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
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We’ve all experienced the sunk cost fallacy: when you are deep into a task and tell yourself that you’ve come this far, so you may as well finish it. We do this even if it’s no longer logical to finish. So why do we do it? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming
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This video was originally posted to TikTok in February, 2021. Hosted by: Hank Green (he/him) Christie Wilcox: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Alexis Dahl: Script Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Hiroka Matsushima: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24904511/ https://doi.org/10.1152/jappl.1999.87.5.1609 Image Sources: https://www.storyblocks.com/video/stock/crying-man-under-the-rain-htmedjf6lkbe0y8em https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sobotta.3.1909.549.png https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Assessory_meningeal_artery.png https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/3d-render-abstract-emotional-sad-face-icon-tears-sorrow-disappointed-character-gm862036862-142795729
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Hosted by: Savannah Geary (they/them) Emma Dauster: Writer Nicholas Evans: Fact Checker Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Daniel Comiskey: Editorial Director Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-022-01698-6 https://www.nature.com/articles/360324a0.pdf Image Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41567-022-01698-6/figures/2 https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/illustration/fundamental-states-of-matter-solid-gas-royalty-free-illustration/502606599?phrase=water%20molecules%20liquid%20solid&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/for-water-stock-footage/1331626920?phrase=water&adppopup=true https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/video/ice-cubes-falling-4k-alpha-loop-stock-footage/1376601012?phrase=ice%20cube&adppopup=true
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You might have a roommate who rolls their eyes a lot and leaves sassy sticky notes all over the place, but no matter how frustrating it is, it’s probably not a personality disorder. Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon