Season 9

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The Unbelievable Science of How We Read

We take a look at how amazing the ability to read is.

The Unbelievable Science of How We Read

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The Weird Way That Movies Trick Your Brain

Neuroscientist David Eagleman talks about illusions that make the moving picture possible.

The Weird Way That Movies Trick Your Brain

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Here's What I Learned…

Here's what I've learned about the possible end of this pandemic.

Here's What I Learned…

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Can We Actually Clean Up the Plastic Pollution Problem?

We explore what we can actually do about pollution.

Can We Actually Clean Up the Plastic Pollution Problem?

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Why Do We Dream?

We explore why we dream.

Why Do We Dream?

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What Is Nothing?

This is a video about nothing. Hope you learn something!

What Is Nothing?

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Inside the Largest Living Thing On Earth

The biggest thing that has ever lived on Earth… is a tree? Hard to believe, but it’s true!

Inside the Largest Living Thing On Earth

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Sand Dunes Shouldn’t Exist (Here’s Why They Do)

We travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park to climb the largest sand dunes in America.

Sand Dunes Shouldn’t Exist (Here’s Why They Do)

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How the Zebra REALLY Got Its Stripes?

Learn how different animals get their stripes.

How the Zebra REALLY Got Its Stripes?

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How Much Of You Is Alive?

There are parts of you that are living and dying at the same time. We find out how much.

How Much Of You Is Alive?

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Why Is Sex a Thing?

We explore the evolutionary enigma of sex and its existence.

Why Is Sex a Thing?

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A Brief (Scientific) History of Butts

This episode is about the science and evolutionary history of...butts.

A Brief (Scientific) History of Butts

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How Your Brain Makes Its Own Electricity

How do the neurons in our brain work? Find out here!

How Your Brain Makes Its Own Electricity

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What is Impossible in Evolution?

We explore all the questions that teach us what's possible in evolution!

What is Impossible in Evolution?

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Why Are We Warm-Blooded?

Here's the science behind why humans are warm-blooded.

Why Are We Warm-Blooded?

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How Ocean Currents Work (and How We Are Breaking Them)

This could have devastating effects on our future.

How Ocean Currents Work (and How We Are Breaking Them)

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The Transcontinental Burrito Hypertunnel

We dug a classic doc that tells the story of the transcontinental burrito hypertunnel.

The Transcontinental Burrito Hypertunnel

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The Golden Ratio: Is It Myth or Math?

Let's find out exactly what is it!

The Golden Ratio: Is It Myth or Math?

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When Is Now?

Let’s journey from Einstein’s thought experiments about relativity to answer it.

When Is Now?