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Most of the cases we call “electrocutions” are actually electric shocks: an electric current running through a body. Whether an electric shock becomes an electrocution depends on the nature of the current involved. We’re conducting a survey of our viewers! If you have time, please give us feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SciShowSurvey2017 Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support
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Visit http://brilliant.org/scishow/ to get started learning STEM for free, and the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription. You know how you somehow end up getting smoke in your eyes wherever you stand around a bonfire? Well, it turns out that’s not a curse! It’s much more easily explained with physics.
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If you’ve taken prescription medication, have you ever noticed the strange disclaimer, “don’t take with grapefruit juice”? There is a very good reason for that! Hank Green explains in this episode of SciShow Quick Questions! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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Vikings, volcanoes, and sheep don’t immediately seem like they should all be connected, but this unlikely trio is actually informing our knowledge of global history. Hosted by: Stefan Chen 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
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Rocks are more than just rocks, they’re the key to Earth’s history! 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 Ove, Andreas Heydeck, Justin Lentz, Will and Sonja Marple,
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Offset your carbon footprint with Wren! They’ll protect 5 extra acres of rainforest for each of the first 100 people who sign up at https://www.wren.co/join/minuteearth. Optimal foraging theory means that turning down food is sometimes more efficient than eating it – but even then, what’s “wasted” doesn’t necessarily go to waste. LEARN MORE ************** To
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Give Blinkist a try! https://www.blinkist.com/MinuteEarth What exactly makes sugary syrups so sticky, when neither water nor sugar is very sticky on its own? Support MinuteEarth on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/minuteearth ___________________________________________ Subscribe to MinuteEarth on YouTube: http://goo.gl/EpIDGd And visit our website: https://www.minuteearth.com/ Say hello on Facebook: http://goo.gl/FpAvo6 And Twitter: http://goo.gl/Y1aWVC And download our videos on itunes: https://goo.gl/sfwS6n
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Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Morocco has 3/4 of the world’s known reserves of rock phosphate, our main source of phosphorus, so Morocco may be key to our long-term ability to grow food. Note: At the time of publishing, the United Nations does not recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western
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Head to https://linode.com/scishow to get a $100 60-day credit on a new Linode account. Linode offers simple, affordable, and accessible Linux cloud solutions and services. Our knowledge of specific technologies or techniques can sometimes be lost to time. And that can be because of changing economic conditions, or, sometimes, it’s because the technology was so
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Visit http://brilliant.org/scishow/ to get started learning STEM for free, and the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription. Bones, you probably have them and they’re for more than holding your body upright. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth Way more kids have fuzzy vision these days because we spend less time in outdoor light, which makes our eyeballs longer. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: –
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Do you just hate those little bumps all over your nose? Don’t be a hater, they’re just doing their job! Learn how in this SciShow Quick Question. 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
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Thanks to CTBTO for sponsoring this video: https://www.ctbto.org Sounds in the ocean can travel more than 10,000 miles – that’s halfway around the world! Here’s how. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Refraction: the bending of a sound wave based on changes in the wave’s speed
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When you think of herbs, you might picture rosemary, basil, or dill weed, but you can add something a bit bigger than that to your mental herb collection: good ol’ bananas. 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
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Skillshare is offering SciShow viewers two months of unlimited access to Skillshare for free! https://skl.sh/scishow15 Check out Davina Choy’s knitting basics class: https://www.skillshare.com/classes/Knitting-I-Learn-the-Basics-with-a-Simple-Scarf/495264189 Is there any hope for those of us plagued by headphone tangles? Hosted by: Michael Aranda Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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Subscribe – it’s FREE! – http://goo.gl/EpIDGd And please support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ MinuteEarth is available as a free iTunes podcast! – http://podcast.minuteearth.com/ We’re also on facebook – http://facebook.com/minuteearth And twitter – http://twitter.com/MinuteEarth REFERENCES Morato, T., R. Watson, T.J. Pitcher and D. Pauly. 2006. Fishing down the deep. Fish and Fisheries 7(1): 23-33. Norse,
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Visit http://brilliant.org/scishow/ to get started learning STEM for free, and the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription. The Tyrannosaurus genus might have been more diverse than we thought. And researchers show how the composition of the early Earth could have accelerated its move towards habitability. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow
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Here’s why you shouldn’t judge a butterfly species by its wing coloration. SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* Video Concept and Writing: Rebecca Deatsman
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Logic course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. The equator is a clear and accurate line around Earth that makes measuring latitude a precise science, but when it came to figuring out how to do that with longitude, British sailors were at a loss.
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Ever wonder why we still haven’t cured cancer? Join SciShow as we discuss what’s wrong with that question and why it’s so hard to find a cure. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Christopher Prevoe, Justin Ove, John
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Spiderwebs are designed to trap bug-sized creatures. So how come spiders don’t get stuck? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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 to
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Head to https://linode.com/scishow to get a $100 60-day credit on a new Linode account. Linode offers simple, affordable, and accessible Linux cloud solutions and services. The history books are full of mysteries, some of which we’re just now getting around to solving. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow
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Head to https://linode.com/scishow to get a $100 60-day credit on a new Linode account. Linode offers simple, affordable, and accessible Linux cloud solutions and services. Scientists working at a nuclear fusion facility in Oxford announced a record-breaking result. And while there’s still a lot to figure out to make fusion viable, this brings us one
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13,000 years ago, North America seemed to be thawing from a 2.6 million-year ice age. Then, a huge swath of Earth was suddenly plunged back into the cold for 1,000 years. To understand why we need to talk about megafloods. Check out the PBS Eons episode about epic floods: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWZgfPGtQEs&feature=youtu.be Hosted by: Stefan Chin and
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Thanks again to the Koslicki Lab at Penn State for supporting this episode. Their lab focuses on computational biology, including the analysis of metagenomic data. If you enjoyed this video, check out some of their papers: https://koslickilab.github.io/Koslicki-lab-PSU/ While antibiotics have saved millions of lives, misusing them can speed up how fast bacteria evolve to resist
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Why do cats love catnip so much? Researchers have found a possible evolutionary answer to this adorable feline phenomenon! Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk 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 the
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Why do we yawn? If you think the answer is BOR-ing, then maybe your brain’s just overheated. Let Hank explain the new thinking behind why we … hold on … *yawn*. Excuse me. Help support us by subscribing to our page on Subbable: https://subbable.com/scishow ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get
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Worms cause major changes to ecosystems, but those changes aren’t always new. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ If you want to learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Invasive species: A non-native species that causes harm to
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That terrible pain the befalls us when enjoying an icy treat! How does that happen? Is there a cure? Let Hank explain. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records:
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We’d like to thank Focus Features for sponsoring this video – and for inviting us to pre-screen their summer 2015 film “Self/Less”. It’s a sci-fi flick that explores memory, consciousness, and immortality, and it made us think about the types of immortality that already exist here on Earth. A big thanks to Focus Features for
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Have you ever said, “No, a little to the left,” during a back scratch because the itch itself seemed to move? Well, it has to do with how your nerves and brain respond to the sensation. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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Not everyone gets a winter as cold (or at the same time) as we do at SciShow, but no matter where you live, you may have wondered why venturing out into the cold often makes you have to pee more often. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
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To start using Tab for a Cause, go to: http://tabforacause.org/minuteearth2 Under the right conditions, wildfires can form clouds and generate firestorms, which last far longer than normal thunderstorms. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Pyrocumulonimbus cloud – a type of cumulonimbus cloud that forms that forms
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Neutrinos are weird. But all the big unsolved problems in physics are somehow connected to one unsolved mystery: Why do neutrinos have mass? 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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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Researchers were inspired by a certain purple villain to study the physics of finger snapping, and they found that the mundane hand motion is actually quite an impressive feat. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check
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From Elon Musk to your grandma, we all know about the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but how does it actually work? Hosted by: Michael Aranda Special Thanks: Dalton Hubble SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Learn more about Cryptography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yFZGF8FHSg ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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