You might know that if you chomp on a Wint-O-Green Lifesaver in a dark room, you can see little blue flashes of light in your mouth. What you might not know is that this is an example of triboluminescence: a fascinating, somewhat mysterious, and potentially lifesaving scientific phenomenon! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow
Tom Hanks considers Fargo the “perfect movie.” But Alec Baldwin feels Chinatown is the “perfect movie,” as does Morgan Freeman for Moulin Rouge. And Steven Spielberg always felt Lawrence of Arabia represented perfection, until he saw The Godfather. I elicited these random superlatives from CNN’s star-laden, six-part series The Movies, whose initial run concludes
Hydrologist Casey Ryan explains how he studies water on the Flathead Indian Reservation and Jessi from Animal Wonders brings in Huckleberry the beaver, who is much bigger than he use to be. You can find more information about Casey Ryan's work at these sites: http://therezweliveon.com/ http://skclivinglandscapes.org/ http://csktnrd.org/water-management/water-management-program And
Frances Fisher is asking for Donald Trump’s vote. Fisher, a progressive Democrat who’s called Trump “the worst bully in the world,” tweeted out to the president, tongue in cheek, asking him to vote for her Membership First slate in SAG-AFTRA’s ongoing elections. “We have Republicans; we have Democrats; we have independents in our union,” she told Deadline.
After nailing that sweet triple gainer into the pool you may have noticed something: being underwater is very peaceful, thanks to a reflex we share with all air-breathing vertebrates. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming
Barry Coe, who starred in the 1957 film Peyton Place, was considered as a possible series regular on Bonanza and became familiar to a new generation of TV viewers as the Mr. Goodwrench character in commercials that ran in the 1970s and ’80s, died July 16 in Palm Desert, CA. He was 84. Coe’s death from the bone marrow disease myelodysplastic syndrome was announced
During most of the past 2 million years or so, there were several species of hominins on Earth at any given time. Like, you might be familiar with our famous extinct cousins, the Neanderthals. But since 2010 we’ve been uncovering evidence of another mysterious cousin that we lived alongside, the Denisovans! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast!
Barack Obama Condemns Gun Violence & Leaders’ “Racist Language”: “We Are Not Helpless Here”; NRA Responds
President Barack Obama has weighed on the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio over the weekend, saying, “Until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening.” He also called out “the racist language coming out of the mouths of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred
There are estimated to be over 18,000 different bird species with a wide variety of nest shapes and sizes. From teeny, adorable cups to massive compost mounds, the diversity of birds’ nests is definitely impressive. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support
Go to http://CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to start streaming Animal Builders. Use the promo code ‘scishow’ during the sign-up process to get your first 31 days free. On remote, rocky North Pacific islands, you may find a cute little bird that just so happens to smell like tangerines. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It's called SciShow