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Introducing the lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow. Every Tuesday, join Hank Green, Ceri Riley, Stefan Chin, and Sam Schulz as they try to one-up and amaze each other with weird and funny scientific research... while not getting distracted. The…

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    Graveyard Smash - It was a Dark and Stormy Month

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 35:44

    Ceri and Sam headed on down to the cemetery to dig Hank up for one more bone-chilling edition of It Was a Dark and Stormy Month! We hope you enjoy and have a happy and safe Halloween!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen [Trivia Question]https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0048969716324202?via%3Dihubhttps://sfamjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/lam.12345https://www.epa.gov/so2-pollution/sulfur-dioxide-basics[Fact Off]Spaceship debris graveyardhttps://www.greenmatters.com/p/what-happens-to-rocket-boosters-after-launchhttps://www.discovermagazine.com/environment/in-russias-space-graveyard-locals-scavenge-fallen-spacecraft-for-profit#.w0egudhkhbwhttps://www.nature.com/articles/433095a.pdf?origin=ppubhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-19127713Oleic acid as a death cuehttps://web.stanford.edu/~dmgordon/previous/Gordon1983Dependence.pdfhttps://www.pnas.org/content/106/20/8251https://www.npr.org/sections/krulwich/2009/04/01/102601823/hey-im-dead-the-story-of-the-very-lively-anthttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-24054-2https://www.ijbs.com/v09p0313.htmhttp://www.researchtrends.net/tia/article_pdf.asp?in=0&vn=9&tid=20&aid=5289[Ask the Science Couch]Eco-friendly burial options https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/is-cremation-environmentally-friendly-heres-the-sciencehttps://www.cremationassociation.org/page/alkalinehydrolysishttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4895712/New-type-cremation-DISSOLVES-bodies-LIQUID.htmlhttps://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/conl.12421https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWo2-LHwGMM[Butt One More Thing]https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30111659/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17091303/

    The Moon with Deboki Chakravarti - It Was a Dark & Stormy Month

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 33:46

    “It Was A Dark & Stormy Month" rises from its grave once more to deliver knowledge so good... it's scary!Hank accidentally buried himself alive again, so we are once again joined by Deboki Chakravarti to learn about Earth's little buddy, the Moon! This one's guaranteed to have you howling!Need more Deboki in your life? Follow her on Twitter: @okidoki_boki! There you can find links to the myriad of projects she's involved in!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Coral reef spawning by moonlighthttps://www.sciencealert.com/the-full-moon-just-triggered-one-of-the-largest-mass-spawning-events-of-2016https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/10/071019093814.htmhttps://www.science.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/science.1145432https://www.cell.com/fulltext/S0092-8674(03)00647-0https://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/the-reef/corals/coral-reproductionEarthshine on the Moon is less than beforehttps://gizmodo.com/earth-is-getting-dimmer-1847782399https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/04/weather/earth-dimming-climate/index.htmlhttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/930069[Ask the Science Couch]Moon drifting away from the Earthhttps://public.nrao.edu/ask/why-is-the-moon-moving-away-from-the-earth-when-orbiting-black-holes-ultimately-collide/https://public.nrao.edu/ask/what-happens-as-the-moon-moves-away-from-the-earth/https://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/explore/marvelMoon/background/moon-influence/http://www.iea.usp.br/en/news/when-a-day-lasted-only-four-hourshttps://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/11/28/3642932.htmhttps://hpiers.obspm.fr/eop-pc/index.php[Butt One More Thing]Defecation collection devices on the Moonhttps://history.nasa.gov/FINAL%20Catalogue%20of%20Manmade%20Material%20on%20the%20Moon.pdfhttps://solarsystem.nasa.gov/moons/earths-moon/overview/

    Cats with Deboki Chakravarti - It Was a Dark & Stormy Month

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 35:27

    Thanks to Basepaws for sponsoring this episode. Check out Basepaws here: https://basepaws.com/?rfsn=6159575.bff641“It Was A Dark & Stormy Month" lumbers along with more frightful topics and frightfully bad poetry!This week, an oft-requested and much anticipated topic: cats! These weird little goblins can steal our hearts even while infesting us with behavior-altering, poop-dwelling parasites! We must really love 'em! Need more Deboki in your life? Follow her on Twitter: @okidoki_boki! There you can find links to the myriad of projects she's involved in!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @im_sam_schultz Hank: @hankgreen[Truth or Fail]Fact 1:https://phys.org/news/2021-07-dogs-people-lying.htmlFact 2:https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0003347296903206https://theaggie.org/2021/09/14/study-finds-domestic-cats-prefer-freeloading-to-working-for-food/Fact 3:https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/923830https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/07/cat-genomes/619587/[Fact Off]Cats in development of cochlear implantshttps://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaotolaryngology/fullarticle/1688121https://psycnet.apa.org/record/1931-04076-001https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/000348947208100514?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%20%200pubmedhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/000348947308200407https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4921065/https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3220685.pdfhttps://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cochlear-implants/about/pac-20385021[Ask the Science Couch]Cat tail movementshttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/pages/article/animals-behavior-cats-tail-body-languagehttps://brill.com/view/journals/beh/56/1-2/article-p69_3.xml  https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7696400/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2074215/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0166432897001010http://www.architalbiol.org/index.php/aib/article/view/138271/[Butt One More Thing]Cats sitting and not flipping over litter boxeshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0168159114002366?via%3Dihub

    It Was a Dark & Stormy Tangents - Storms

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 34:10

    It's October, so you know what that means: SciShow Tangents is about to get a little spooky! This year, we're celebrating the Halloween season by talking about traditionally eerie subjects and writing bad collaborative poems! Welcome to “It Was A Dark & Stormy Tangents” month!And to kick it off, we're talking about the number one most scary of all types of weather: storms!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Project Ice Storm - possible effects of stress on pregnancyhttps://www.thoughtco.com/canadian-ice-storm-in-1998-508705https://www.mcgill.ca/projetverglas/publicationshttps://www.mcgill.ca/projetverglas/icestormhttps://www.mcgill.ca/projetverglas/files/projetverglas/Laplante2007FunctionalPlay.pdfhttps://www.child-encyclopedia.com/stress-and-pregnancy-prenatal-and-perinatal/according-experts/prenatalperinatal-stress-and-itsBlood/red rain mystery in Spainhttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/882233https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-20028490https://www.livescience.com/62999-siberian-blood-rain-iron-oxide.html[Ask the Science Couch]Aches before stormshttps://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/internalmedicine/50/18/50_18_1923/_pdfhttps://health.clevelandclinic.org/do-you-get-a-migraine-headache-when-it-rains/https://theconversation.com/can-bad-weather-really-cause-headaches-158258https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00484-014-0859-8https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7659442/[Butt One More Thing]Lightning in plumbinghttps://www.cdc.gov/disasters/lightning/faq.htmlhttp://lightningsafety.com/nlsi_lls/lightning-caused-deaths.pdf (table 3)https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/how-hurricanes-form.html 

    Mosquitos

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 31:04

    Summer's over, which is a bummer, but now's the perfect time to remember that summer isn't all perfect. It brings sunburns, too-hot car seats, and, worst of all, blood-sucking mosquitos! So let's embrace the beginning of fall by talking some smack about those nasty, itchy, little guys!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Millipede toxins as mosquito repellent https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023/A:1026489826714https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00114-003-0427-2https://www.springer.com/gp/about-springer/media/research-news/all-english-research-news/madagascar-s-lemurs-use-millipedes-for-their-tummy-troubles/15982512https://www.nytimes.com/2000/12/05/science/for-monkeys-a-millipede-a-day-keeps-mosquitoes-away.htmlhttps://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/198138/wounds/whats-eating-you-millipede-burnshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7504811/Vampire jumping spiders eating mosquitoeshttps://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2018/04/17/601896991/what-you-learn-when-you-put-smelly-socks-in-front-of-mosquitoeshttps://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/aug/05/mosquito-eating-vampire-spider-could-be-recruited-for-war-on-malariahttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/53382/meet-vampire-spiderhttps://www.livescience.com/5818-spiders-attracted-blood-perfume.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/1214-killer-spiders-prefer-malaria-mosquitoes.htmlhttps://www.livescience.com/20800-vampire-spiders-blood-meal.html[Ask the Science Couch]Attracting mosquitoeshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S009286741400155Xhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10886-015-0587-5https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(19)30215-5https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/how-mosquitoes-smell-human-sweathttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/229127147_A_Review_of_Mosquito_Attraction_Studies_Important_Parameters_and_Techniqueshttp://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo?journalid=547&doi=10.11648/j.aje.20190302.13https://academic.oup.com/jme/article/41/4/796/885285https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5949359/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982219306943[Butt One More Thing]Mosquito anus blood pre-urinehttps://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/20/science/how-hungry-mosquitoes-cool-themselves.html

    Brains

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 37:47


    This episode is brought to you by Gates Notes, the blog of Bill Gates. Go to gatesnotes.com to learn about the future of Alzheimer's research.I don't want to alarm you, but you've got a big ol' glob of pink goop in between your ears right now, and it pretty much controls everything you do. In fact, it might BE you... But try not to think about that too much while you enjoy this episode!Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Cetacean brains staying warmhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-84762-0https://phys.org/news/2021-03-whale-dolphin-brains-specialfor-production.htmlhttps://phys.org/news/2021-04-whale-dolphin-brains-lots.htmlBrain blood flow measuring devicehttps://www.npr.org/2014/08/17/340906546/the-machine-that-tried-to-scan-the-brain-in-1882https://academic.oup.com/brain/article/137/2/634/284537?login=truehttps://www.umassmed.edu/strokestop/modules/module-3-the-blood-supply-of-the-brain/brain-circulation/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5536794/https://www.ndcn.ox.ac.uk/divisions/fmrib/what-is-fmri/introduction-to-fmri[Ask the Science Couch]Brain evolutionhttps://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21128311-800-a-brief-history-of-the-brain/https://www.karger.com/Article/Fulltext/320218https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3873165/https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-3-540-29678-2_3154https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2614228/https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/worm-discovery-brain-evolution/[Butt One More Thing]Bony-eared assfish smallest vertebrate brainhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/20270929_Acanthonus_armatus_a_Deep-Sea_Teleost_Fish_with_a_Minute_Brain_and_Large_Earshttps://www.fishbase.se/summary/Acanthonus-armatus.htmlhttps://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.1987.0018 


    SciShow Tangents Classics - Trees

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 31:06

    The days are getting shorter, the sweaters are coming out of the closet and the leaves are starting to take on just a hint of yellow... Fall is officially on its way. And speaking of trees, we spoke of trees at length last year! Please enjoy this encore presentation.Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    Power Generation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 33:51

    The power required to get this podcast into your ears was brought to you in part by wind, water, coal, gas, and a generous contribution from the old sky guy himself: The Sun! Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Power from cheese & mayo (biogas)https://epa.gov/anaerobic-digestion/basic-information-about-anaerobic-digestion-adhttps://www.eesi.org/papers/view/fact-sheet-biogasconverting-waste-to-energyhttps://aip.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.5021214#:~:text=It%20is%20wellknown%20that%20the,well%20%5B5%2D7%5Dhttps://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/natural-gas/https://statenews.com/article/2017/04/msu-uses-mayonnaise-anaerobic-digesterhttps://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a18700/french-power-plant-runs-on-cheese/Sensorfish for damshttps://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a7459/the-robot-fish-that-led-to-better-dam-designs/https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a26135053/robotic-sensor-fish/https://www.pnnl.gov/news/release.aspx?id=1046https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/827634[Ask the Science Couch]Micro hydro powerhttps://www.energy.gov/energysaver/microhydropower-systemshttps://www.energy.gov/eere/water/types-hydropower-plantshttps://energypedia.info/wiki/Micro_Hydro_Power_(MHP)_-_Pros_and_Conshttps://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/16/business/global/16iht-renmicro.htmlhttps://sswm.info/water-nutrient-cycle/water-distribution/hardwares/water-network-distribution/hydropower-%28small-scale%29[Butt One More Thing]Pig poop pondshttps://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/11/22/781565978/big-companies-bet-on-cleaner-power-from-pig-poop-ponds

    Elephants

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 31:24

    This week we pay tribute to our big, wrinkly, grey friends with funky trunks: elephants!  Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to see some great pictures from Ceri's Fact Off fact, and to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Elephants and beeshttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/893601https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/632820https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/12/beehive-fences/https://www.livescience.com/33261-elephants-afraid-of-mice-.htmlElephant skin wrinkleshttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/607368https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06257-3Computer simulation image: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06257-3/figures/4https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2010JF001842https://elephantconservation.org/elephants/just-for-kids/[Ask the Science Couch]Elephant communication/grief/etc.https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/animal-grief/https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/do-animals-experience-grief-180970124/https://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2005/11/04/1497634.htmhttps://www.audubon.org/news/how-do-elephants-talk-each-otherhttps://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/unforgettable-elephants-crack-the-code-of-elephant-communication/5885/https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/the-internet-appears-to-believe-elephants-worship-the-moon/https://confluence.gallatin.nyu.edu/context/interdisciplinary-seminar/the-elephant-before-darwin[Butt One More Thing]Elephant gold enemahttps://muse.jhu.edu/article/442189/pdfhttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-16th-century-pope-buried-his-pet-elephant-under-the-vatican 

    Water

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 32:42

    Time to take a big ol' sip of science knowledge as we dive deep on that good, wet stuff we call water! Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to see some great pictures from Ceri's Fact Off fact, and to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Wet water (to fight fires)https://www.biolinscientific.com/blog/what-is-a-wetting-agent-and-where-are-they-usedhttps://www.fireengineering.com/leadership/fighting-fires-with-wet-water/#grefhttps://childrensmuseumatlanta.org/blog/how-does-water-put-out-a-fire/http://fcfsd.com/wetting-agents.htmlhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10694-016-0640-0Water to air communicationhttps://news.mit.edu/2018/wireless-communication-through-water-air-0822https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/489210[Ask the Science Couch]Water conducting electricityhttps://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/conductivity-electrical-conductance-and-waterhttps://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/water-universal-solventhttps://www.sciencealert.com/after-centuries-scientists-have-finally-figured-out-how-water-conducts-electricityhttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6316/1131[Butt One More Thing]Hippo poop waterhttps://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/05/hippos-poop-so-much-that-sometimes-all-the-fish-die/560486/https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-04391-6 

    Listener Questions- Unlocked Patreon Bonus Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 31:24

    This week, we're sharing one of our Patreon bonus episodes with all of our listeners! Join us as we answer some questions from our audience, and be sure to check out Patreon.com/SciShowTangents if you want more content like this! Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    Volcanoes

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 31:25

    In this truly explosive episode that will have you erupting with laughter, we share our lava of volcanoes! This is a hot one, folks! Head to https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangents to see a great video on the subject of Ceri's Fact Off fact, and to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter!A big thank you to Patreon subscribers Eclectic Bunny and Garth Riley for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenSources:[Hear Ye]Round 1 AudioSource: NOAA Ocean Explorationhttps://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/06fire/logs/april29/media/movies/spectragram.htmlRound 2 AudioAudio Credit: Robin MatozaCitation: Matoza, R.S., D. Fee, M.A. Garces, J.M. Seiner, P.A. Ramon, and M.A.H. Hedlin (2009), Infrasonic jet noise from volcanic eruptions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L08303, doi:10.1029/2008GL036486Round 3 Audio Audio Credit: Robin MatoozaCitation: Matoza, R.S., D. Fee, M.A. Garces, J.M. Seiner, P.A. Ramon, and M.A.H. Hedlin (2009), Infrasonic jet noise from volcanic eruptions, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L08303, doi:10.1029/2008GL036486Round 3 Audio - AirplaneCredit: PDX AviationPDX Aviation - https://www.youtube.com/user/buybygb[Fact Off]Elephant salt mining in extinct volcanohttp://faculty.jsd.claremont.edu/dmcfarlane/MtElgon/index.htmhttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/240675138_Formation_of_cave_salts_and_utilization_by_elephants_in_the_Mount_Elgon_region_Kenyahttps://eawildlife.org/east-african-wildlife-societys-mount-elgon-elephant-project-eawls-meep/https://volcano.oregonstate.edu/faq/how-volcano-defined-being-active-dormant-or-extincthttps://theconversation.com/how-volcanoes-recycle-the-earths-crust-to-uncover-rare-metals-that-are-vital-to-green-technology-125159https://en.unesco.org/biosphere/africa/mount-elgon-ugandaParícutin volcanohttp://www.unmuseum.org/7wonders/mob/paricutin.htmhttp://sci.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/Paricutin.html[Ask the Science Couch]Preventing volcano eruptionshttps://www.usgs.gov/faqs/how-can-we-tell-when-a-volcano-will-erupthttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/865376  https://theconversation.com/explainer-why-volcanoes-erupt-44732https://www.usgs.gov/faqs/can-we-drill-yellowstone-stop-it-erupting?qt-news_science_products=0https://www.forbes.com/sites/robinandrews/2018/05/28/why-cant-we-artificially-drain-magma-chambers-to-stop-volcanic-eruptions/​​https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02600367https://www.usgs.gov/center-news/volcano-watch-did-aerial-bombing-stop-1935-mauna-loa-lava-flow[Butt One More Thing]Ardley island penguin poop ​​https://www.audubon.org/news/how-millennia-old-penguin-poo-led-scientists-volcanic-discovery 

    Toilets with Deboki Chakravarti

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 40:06


    This episode was brought to you by Gates Notes, the blog of Bill Gates. Go to https://www.gatesnotes.com to learn more about the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, which is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year!Just because you poop and pee in them doesn't mean that toilets don't deserve your utmost respect! From the International Space Station to the comfort of your own home, these waste-disposing scientific wonders help make our lives cleaner and safer. So next time you see a toilet, say “thank you!”Can't get enough Deboki? You can follow her on Twitter @okidoki_boki, and find her on Scientific American's Science Talk Podcast starting August 6th!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenSources:[Fact Off]Lemur Toilet Treehttp://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150513-these-animals-use-public-toiletshttps://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s00265-014-1810-z.pdfhttps://www.dpz.eu/en/home/single-view/news/informativer-toilettengang.htmlhttps://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26392-zoologger-shy-lemurs-communicate-using-toilet-trees/Super Slippery Toilethttps://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/739396https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlYc8RfqA3I&t=10shttps://ceramics.org/ceramic-tech-today/materials-innovations/slip-and-slide-spray-on-polymer-coating-keeps-porcelain-toilet-bowls-cleaner[Ask the Science Couch]https://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/flight/modern/question314.htmhttps://iwaponline.com/wpt/article/13/1/157/38690/Vacuum-sewerage-systems-a-solution-for-fasthttps://www.courtesyplumbers.com/blog/2016/december/three-types-of-flush-systems-the-pros-and-cons/[Butt One More Thing]https://patents.google.com/patent/US4320756A/enhttps://www.adventip.com/blog/wackypatent/freshair-breathing-device 


    Surgery

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 33:21

    This week, the Science Couch is more like the Science Operating Table. Get ready to have 33 minutes of pure, surgery-inspired science implanted directly into your brain, stat!A note about this week's episode: Ceri is moving, and the room she normally records in is completely empty. That's why she sounds like she's lost in space. Sorry about that!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenSources:[Fact Off]Burn healing surgerieshttps://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/burnshttps://www.jstor.org/stable/3408118https://www.americanjournalofsurgery.com/article/S0002-9610(35)90119-2/fulltexthttps://www.nature.com/articles/125058a0.pdfhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/003591574003400104https://parjournal.net/article/view/1881/1348https://nzhistory.govt.nz/people/sir-archibald-mcindoeVideo Game Surgeons https://www.medtechdive.com/news/robotic-surgeries-surge-to-15-of-all-procedures-despite-limited-evidence/570370/https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-04/uoo-hfa040121.php[Ask the Science Couch]Organ transplant DNAhttps://www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/does-the-dna-of-a-transplanted-organ-change-to-that-of-the-recipient/https://www.genome.gov/27544325/using-dna-sequencing-to-detect-early-organ-transplant-rejectionhttps://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Cyclosporin-Ahttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18290564/https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/organ-transplants-without-life-long-drugs[Butt One More Thing]Louis XIV's anal fistula https://tidsskriftet.no/2016/08/sun-kings-anal-fistulahttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1043148914000566 

    Waves

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 37:16

    Whether you're surfing, listening to the radio, getting an x-ray, or just looking at something, take a moment and thank waves for making it all possible!Plus learn yet another shocking truth: all of reality is probably maybe waves! Uh oh!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenSources:[Truth or Fail][Fact Off]Ruffed grouse sonic boomVideo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVfiIp3QGs4https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Ruffed_Grouse/soundshttps://www.nps.gov/articles/netn-species-spotlight-ruffed-grouse.htmhttps://northernwoodlands.org/outside_story/article/bird-sound-barrierhttps://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/news/FactSheets/FS-016-DFRC.htmlMeta-mirrorhttps://pratt.duke.edu/about/news/meta-mirrorhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-03/du-rs030719.php[Ask the Science Couch]Underwater waveshttps://news.mit.edu/2013/the-oceans-hidden-waves-show-their-power-0108https://www.nature.com/articles/nature14399#affil-authhttps://research.cornell.edu/research/understanding-formation-underwater-waveshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/0025322791900445https://www.hydro-international.com/content/article/mysterious-underwater-waves[Butt One More Thing]Toilet waveshttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/27377/why-does-toilet-water-move-when-its-windy-outside

    SciShow Tangents Classics - Allergies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 33:00

    It feels like this allergy season is never gonna end, so we decided to dig into the archives to learn a little more about the pollen, dander, and other tiny things currently making our lives a living heck! Achoo!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    Teeth

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 34:37

    Get ready to take a big old bite of science (and fun)! This week, we're sinking our teeth… into teeth! Ouch! Plus, Hank comes up with yet another Million Dollar Idea! You can't afford to miss this episode!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenSources:[Tooth or Fail]Chiton Teethhttps://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2021/05/rare-mineral-from-rocks-found-in-chiton-teeth/Pink Sea Urchin Teethhttps://www.cell.com/matter/fulltext/S2590-2385(19)30173-0https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/09/rock-munching-sea-urchins-have-self-sharpening-teeth[Fact Off]Piranha teethpicture: https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/uw-s3-cdn/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/10/15085831/Piranha-replacement-teeth-750x422.jpghttps://www.washington.edu/news/2019/10/15/piranha-fish-swap-old-teeth-for-new-simultaneously/https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ede.12306https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3670376/https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jmor.20380https://theconversation.com/how-sharks-could-help-us-regrow-our-own-human-teeth-63531Baby Dino Teethhttps://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(16)31269-6.pdfhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/gwu-ntn121516.phphttps://gwtoday.gwu.edu/newly-discovered-dinosaur-species-lost-teeth-adultsBraceshttps://www.healthline.com/health/how-do-braces-workhttps://orthodonticassoc.com/braces/how-do-braces-work/https://www.healthline.com/health/retainers-after-braces[Butt One More Thing]Fecal bacteria on toothbrusheshttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150602130650.htm 

    Cyborgs with AshleyRoboto

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 37:21

    This week, Twitch streamer and science enthusiast AshleyRoboto joins us to talk about cyborgs! Get ready to radically broaden your definition of cyborgs all the way down to “person with glasses!”Can't get enough AshleyRoboto? Follow her @AshleyRoboto and check out her Twitch stream here: https://www.twitch.tv/ashleyrobotoHead to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    Fruit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 36:39

    The Tangents team tackles one of the greatest controversies in science history: are tomatoes fruits? Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen[Fact Off]Thumping watermelonshttps://www.ksre.k-state.edu/news/stories/2020/07/how-to-pick-a-ripe-melon.htmlhttps://www.almanac.com/how-tell-if-watermelon-ripehttps://www.bksv.com/en/knowledge/blog/perspectives/ripe-watermelonhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-science-of-a-ripe-watermelon-1498828907https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4325046/https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00779-013-0706-7Animals eating moldy fruithttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-05643-z[Ask the Science Couch]Ripening fruit biochemistryhttps://kids.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/frym.2018.00016https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/all-fruit-and-vegetables-are-not-created-equal-when-it-comes-to-proper-storage-conditionshttps://academic.oup.com/jxb/article/63/13/4741/484722https://www.actahort.org/books/463/463_42.htm[Butt One More Thing]Medlar fruithttps://www.bbc.com/future/article/20210325-the-strange-medieval-fruit-the-world-forgothttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/medlar-fruit-forgotten-butt-shape

    Dogs with Frankie Jonas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 34:13

    Frankie Jonas stops by to chat with us about your best friend and mine, the humble dog! You'd think that in this, of all episodes, we'd be able to have a nice, simple definition of the topic. But guess what, no one even knows what a dog is apparently! Science!If you want more Frankie Jonas, check out his TikTok! He's got a cute dog!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    Electricity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 37:37

    Danger! High voltage episode! This week, we're zapping your earholes with electrifying knowledge that's sure to illuminate you!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you'll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we'll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Space tethers to generate electricity https://www-spof.gsfc.nasa.gov/Education/wtether.htmlhttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/archives/sts-75.htmlhttps://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/2.3563?journalCode=jsrhttps://edisontechcenter.org/generators.htmlhttps://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/2.3563?journalCode=jsrhttps://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://en.wikipedia.org/&httpsredir=1&article=2532&context=smallsatElectric fish with dramatic pausesttps://www.fishbase.se/summary/5208https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/05/electric-fish-pause/618993/https://www.pennlive.com/life/2021/05/new-research-shows-that-electric-fish-pause-before-sharing-something-meaningful.htmlhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-05/wuis-ef-051921.php[Ask the Science Couch]Static electricityhttps://www.utm.edu/staff/cerkal/electricity.htmhttps://www.livescience.com/51656-static-electricity.htmlhttps://intranet.birmingham.ac.uk/hr/documents/public/hsu/information/electrical/staticelectricity.pdf[Butt One More Thing]Manure electricityhttps://apnews.com/article/ap-top-news-sports-science-technology-business-3ad8a6b9b1cb4100a9db1b2e406ad14dhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-equestrian-manure-energy/poo-power-horse-manure-from-world-cup-powers-helsinki-homes-idUSKBN1X70QX

    SciShow Tangents Classics - Cars

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 32:12

    It’s too nice outside to make a podcast this week, so instead, we’ve got a classic episode for you! Learn basically everything you need to know about cars before you set out on your epic summer road trip. Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreen

    DNA with Amanda Wacker

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 32:36

    This week, we’re joined by scientist and podcaster Amanda Wacker to talk about DNA, the building blocks of life! A blueprint for building a living thing, even!Webster’s dictionary defines DNA as “any of various nucleic acids that are usually the molecular basis of heredity, are constructed of a double helix held together by hydrogen bonds.” I define it as the little wiggly guys inside us that make our cells and stuff. We’re both right, in our own way.If you want more Amanda Wacker, check out her podcast, Triplicates! And check her out on Twitter: @AstroAma!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Ask the Science Couch]Gene expression & cell typehttps://www.cirm.ca.gov/our-progress/advanced-how-does-stem-cell-%E2%80%9Cknow%E2%80%9D-what-becomehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK26885/https://www.cell.com/trends/cell-biology/fulltext/S0962-8924(20)30059-3https://www.discovermagazine.com/health/our-cells-are-filled-with-junk-dna-heres-why-we-need-ithttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05462-w[Butt One More Thing]Pooprintshttps://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/19/pooprints-brings-in-millions-testing-dog-poop-dna-to-snag-non-scoopers.html

    Smell

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 33:58

    If SciShow Tangents had a smell what would it be? It’s full of knowledge, so maybe a dusty old book? We talk a lot, so maybe all of our nasty breath?  We talk about butts a lot… you know what? Podcasts don’t smell, and maybe that’s for the best. Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Rats smelling conceptshttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-11/uog-tso112520.phphttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/11/201125164455.htmhttps://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.2327https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3000628Big cats and perfumeshttps://www.thecut.com/2020/01/big-cats-love-calvin-kleins-obsession-for-men.htmlhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/100624-big-cats-cologne-vin-videohttps://blogs.scientificamerican.com/thoughtful-animal/youe28099ll-never-guess-how-biologists-lure-jaguars-to-camera-traps/https://www.rsc.org/Merck-Index/monograph/m3604/civetone?q=unauthorizehttps://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Viverricula_indica/[Ask the Science Couch]Smells & memoryhttps://www.livescience.com/why-smells-trigger-memories.htmlhttps://www.discovery.com/science/Why-Smells-Trigger-Such-Vivid-Memorieshttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23147501/[Butt One More Thing]Indole smellhttps://io9.gizmodo.com/why-is-a-compound-that-smells-like-feces-put-in-perfume-1717903411

    Sticky Things

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 33:08

    Sticky seems easy, right? You step on gum, it sticks to your shoe, You put glue on paper, it sticks to other paper. It just works! But it turns out stickiness is one of those sneaky, impossible-to-explain science things that involves physics and atoms and stuff!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Exploding ant butts with toxic goohttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1A_nAQosWmC5o_jepXNJ0oc3RacjLK5qe1groWg34bL4/edit?usp=sharinghttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/animals-ants-borneo-exploding-defense?loggedin=truehttps://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/23/science/exploding-ants.htmlhttps://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=22661Sticky rice mortarhttps://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/ar9001944https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11431-008-0317-0https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2010/may/revealing-the-ancient-chinese-secret-of-sticky-rice-mortar.htmlhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/chemistry/amylopectin[Ask the Science Couch]Frog tongueshttps://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/feb/01/special-spit-is-the-secret-of-uniquely-sticky-frog-tongues-study-revealshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332565/Picture of finger: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5332565/figure/RSIF20160764F1/[Butt One More Thing]Sucker-bum squidhttps://australian.museum/blog-archive/science/sucker-bum-squid-and-other-intriguing-molluscs

    Dirt

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 32:58

    A wiser man than me once said “worms make the dirt and the first makes the Earth.” And that’s true. Join us as we learn about the stuff everything on earth walks, sits, and poops on all day, every day! Thanks, dirt!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Desert of Mainehttps://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/22/travel/escapes/22down.htmlhttps://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-desert-of-maine-freeport-mainehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/why-desert-middle-maine-180951555/https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/maine/articles/the-true-story-of-how-maine-got-its-desert/Panic grass in geothermal dirthttps://schaechter.asmblog.org/schaechter/2009/10/all-for-one-and-one-for-all.htmlhttps://www.montana.edu/news/629/yellowstone-plant-reveals-secret-for-tolerating-high-temperatureshttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/315/5811/513https://science.sciencemag.org/content/316/5822/201.1https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10583964/https://www.nps.gov/grte/learn/historyculture/upload/JFMeadow_Dissertation-red.pdf[Ask the Science Couch]Rubbing dirt in woundhttps://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/antibacterial-clays-can-kill-antibiotic-resistant-e-coli-and-mrsa/https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-05/asu-amw051713.php/https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0064068https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/04/200427125205.htmhttps://www.freep.com/story/sports/mlb/tigers/2016/07/16/sports-rub-some-dirt-on-it/87184302/[Butt One More Thing]Pink fairy armadillohttps://www.wired.com/2014/01/absurd-creature-of-the-week-pink-fairy-armadillo-crawls-out-of-the-desert-and-into-our-hearts/

    Tools

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 37:49

    Humans use tools to do work! It’s what separates us from the animals! Except for crows… and honeybees… and dolphins… octopuses… well, regardless, tools are great and so is this episode!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:Chatelaineshttps://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/the-killer-mobile-device-for-victorian-women/https://toolbelts.com/tool-belt-history/https://www.swissarmy.com/us/en/History/cms/historyNew Caledonian crowshttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/uosa-cck120417.phphttps://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rspb.2015.0278https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/uosa-cck120417.php[Ask the Science Couch]Oldest stone toolshttps://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-32804177https://www.nature.com/articles/nature14464https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2015/04/world-s-oldest-stone-tools-discovered-kenyahttps://anthromuseum.missouri.edu/exhibit/oldowan-and-acheulean-stone-tools

    Fish with Kurtis Conner

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 29:27

    Comedian, streamer, and YouTuber Kurtis Conner (@kurtisconner) stops by to talk to us about fish! Don’t be koi… give it a listen!This episode has everything you could want: multiple poop facts, mind-blowing revalations, and a celebrity guest! It's the total package!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsIf you can’t get enough Kurtis Conner, check out his YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7zsxKqd5MicTf4VhS9Y74gA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Definition]Fish evolutionhttps://www.npr.org/2010/07/05/127937070/the-human-edge-finding-our-inner-fishhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/02/210205210627.htm[Ask the Science Couch]Smelly fishhttps://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/23/science/q-a-rotten-fish.htmlhttps://nutrition.org/is-fish-smelly/https://www.jstor.org/stable/24086628?seq=1https://www.pnas.org/content/111/12/4461https://cen.acs.org/articles/91/web/2013/09/Source-Fishy-Odors-Identified.htmlhttps://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/trimethylaminuria/[Butt One More Thing]White sand beacheshttps://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/sand.html

    SciShow Tangents Classics - Fungi

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 33:50

    We're taking a break this week to rest up and work on some exciting things! In the meantime, join us as we talk about fungus and Praise the Drungus! Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]Fungal Pesticides:https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/04/12/522068205/fungal-pesticides-offer-a-growing-alternative-to-traditional-chemicalshttps://agrochemicals.iupac.org/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=3&sobi2Id=31https://phys.org/news/2019-02-virus-infested-fungus-chemical-pesticides.htmlTinder Fungi:https://www.uab.cat/web/newsroom/news-detail-1345668003610.html?noticiaid=1345754508535Egyptian Medicine:https://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/10/nyregion/secrets-of-the-mummys-medicine-chest.html[Fact Off]Whiskey mold:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18065010https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5315285/https://www.wired.com/2011/05/ff-angelsshare/https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/78dyqb/kentuckys-whiskey-fungus-problem-is-out-of-controlPlastic-digesting fungus:https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/fungi-research-lifts-lid-shy-organisms-break-down-plastichttps://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0202047https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749117300295http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2017/09/12/scientists-find-fungus-appetite-plastic-rubbish-dump/[Ask the Science Couch]“Zombie” ants:https://www.pnas.org/content/114/47/12590https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0187170https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3204140/https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/how-the-zombie-fungus-takes-over-ants-bodies-to-control-their-minds/545864/

    Flowers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 32:15

    It’s been said that April showers bring May flowers, but here’s the thing, gang: we couldn’t wait a whole month to talk about the darn things! Stop and smell the roses with us as we sniff out some of the finest flower facts!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Bubble gun pollinationhttps://www.cell.com/iscience/fulltext/S2589-0042(20)30373-4https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/06/drone-delivered-soap-bubbles-could-help-pollinate-flowershttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/bubble-blowing-drones-may-one-day-aid-artificial-pollinationFungus mimicking flowersImage: https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/cache/file/1BF8FBA2-1A97-4962-BDF7425878CF9454_source.jpghttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1087184520301572https://www.jstor.org/stable/2399434?refreqid=excelsior%3Ab21f9013c26e11394d09411860873d9f&seq=1https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/this-flower-is-really-a-fungus-in-disguise/https://indianapublicmedia.org/amomentofscience/insect-color-vision.php[Ask the Science Couch]Carnivorous plants floweringPicture of pitcher plant: http://encyclopediaofalabama.org/article/h-3639Picture of venus fly trap: https://theconversation.com/friend-or-food-why-venus-flytraps-dont-eat-their-pollinators-91620http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20161010-how-insect-eating-plants-persuade-insects-to-pollinate-themhttps://www.nature.com/articles/srep21065[Butt One More Thing]Dead horse lilyPicture: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helicodiceros#/media/File:Dracunculus_muscivorus.jpghttps://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1365-2435.2003.00802.xhttps://theconversation.com/the-secret-of-the-worlds-smelliest-flower-44439

    Marsupials

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 32:38

    G'day, mate! This week, we’re taking a trip Down Under (and to South, Central, and North America) to meet our weird mammalian cousins with built-in cargo pockets, the marsupials! Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsA big thank you to Patreon subscriber Eclectic Bunny for helping to make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:Antechinus matinghttps://www.wired.com/story/antechinus-climate-change/https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/why-a-little-mammal-has-so-much-sex-that-it-disintegrateshttps://www.livescience.com/51083-photos-antechinus-new-species.htmlhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-17/search-for-endangered-antechinus-after-bushfires-on-gold-coast/12564958Alaskan marsupial fossilhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/uoaf-ndm021819.phphttps://phys.org/news/2019-02-ancient-night-marsupial-months-winter.htmlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14772019.2018.1560369https://www.app.pan.pl/article/item/app52-217.html  https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/documents/files/PublicRoom_AK_Dinosaurs-on-NorthSlope_booklet_2018.pdfhttps://www.npca.org/articles/1822-the-only-marsupial-in-u-s-national-parks[Ask the Science Couch]Pouch cleaning https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/14/science/how-do-female-kangaroos-keep-their-pouches-clean.htmlhttps://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2004/08/05/1168902.htmhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5339227/[Butt One More Thing]Opossums and smelling deadhttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/544902/facts-about-opossumshttps://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/opossums-so-darn-ugly-theyre-adorable.htm

    Armor

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 30:43

    Strap on your greaves and grab your gauntlets: It's time for the weekly science/comedy deathmatch that is SciShow Tangents!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsThank you to Patreon Patron Eclectic Bunny for helping make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Sugar bacteriahttps://newsroom.uvahealth.com/2019/06/27/found-a-sweet-way-to-make-things-almost-indestructible/https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/uovh-fas062719.phphttps://www.pasteur.fr/en/research-journal/news/shedding-light-almost-indestructible-archaeal-piliChiton armor (with embedded eyes)https://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(11)00305-8.pdfhttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/350/6263/952?related-urls=yes&legid=sci;350/6263/952Figure of their vision: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/350/6263/952/F3.large.jpghttp://web.mit.edu/cortiz/www/ChitonEyeCommentary.pdfhttps://news.mit.edu/2015/sea-creature-armor-plating-transparent-ceramic-eyes-1119https://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/89839/890127373-MIT.pdf?sequence=2[Ask the Science Couch]Tail armor/weaponryhttps://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rspb.2017.2299https://eartharchives.org/articles/why-don-t-we-see-more-animals-with-tail-weapons-like-stegosaurus-or-ankylosaurus/index.htmlhttps://news.ncsu.edu/2018/01/arbour-zanno-tail[Butt One More Thing]Snail shellhttps://massivesci.com/articles/butt-escape-beetles-elegans-slugs-land-snails/Hank mentions brahminy blind snakes being eaten and pooped out by frogs, but they are actually being eaten by toads. You can read more about that here:http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170424-there-are-animals-that-can-survive-being-eaten

    Pee

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 31:31

    Get ready for the podcasting event of the year, and it's only March! This week, we're talking urine in all sizes, colors, and consistencies! Better yet, you can watch us talk about pee over on SciShow Pee!  Follow that link to see the full, uncut, hour-long recording session we did for this episode! Witness what a mess we are before I edit us down into something listenable! Thrill to Hank drinking a big old soda! Scream at my disgustingly long hair!Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsThank you to Patreon Patron Eclectic Bunny for helping make the show possible!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Astronaut urine in concretehttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/f-sf-aut032720.phphttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959652619340478https://www.technologyreview.com/2008/12/19/217244/purified-urine-in-space/https://www.cement.org/cement-concrete/cement-and-concrete-basics-faqshttps://web.archive.org/web/20080316071908/http://www.admixtures.org.uk/publications.aspSugar ants eating pee, fighting climate changehttps://cosmosmagazine.com/sugar-ants-love-pee-and-it-might-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions/https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-02/uosa-sap020620.phphttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/02/200206102706.htmhttps://cosmosmagazine.com/sugar-ants-love-pee-and-it-might-reduce-greenhouse-gas-emissions/[Ask the Science Couch]Pee across the animal kingdomhttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/569521/do-insects-peehttps://www.welcomewildlife.com/spider-basics/https://cdn.ymaws.com/arav.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/Files/Proceedings_2000/2000_35.pdfhttps://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/when-should-i-be-concerned-about-the-color-of-my-urinehttps://health.clevelandclinic.org/what-the-color-of-your-urine-says-about-you-infographic/https://jeb.biologists.org/content/221/6/jeb151894[Butt One More Thing]Dinosaur cloacahttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/19/science/dinosaur-cloaca-fossil.htmlhttps://slate.com/technology/2020/10/dinosaur-butt-fossil-discovery-cloaca.html

    Exoplanets

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 36:47

    The Tangents crew blasts off beyond the Sun’s familiar orbit to check out all the weird, wild, possibly-inhabited exoplanets circling distant stars! Who needs our boring old solar system anyway? Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, like bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsFollow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Definition]https://www.iau.org/science/scientific_bodies/commissions/F2/info/documents/[Fact Off]Not-quite-sunscreen snow exoplanethttps://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.3847/1538-3881/aa899bhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-10/ps-ads102617.phphttps://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Titanium-dioxidehttps://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/61685https://tdma.info/how-your-uv-protective-sunscreen-works/https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/article/120529-global-warming-titanium-dioxide-balloons-earth-environment-scienceMessages to Gliese-581chttps://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/gliese_581_feature.htmlhttps://phys.org/news/2012-07-potential-habitable-exoplanets.htmlhttps://arxiv.org/abs/1207.4515https://www.universetoday.com/19335/messages-from-earth-beamed-to-alien-world/http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7660449.stmhttps://www.nature.com/news/2007/071102/full/news.2007.212.html[Ask the Science Couch]Exoplanets arthttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/the-art-of-exoplanetshttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-artists-portray-exoplanets-never-seen/https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/02/exoplanet-trappist-nasa/517590/https://www.wired.com/2014/05/artist-rendering-exoplanets/[Butt One More Thing]Space poop challengehttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/space-poop-challengehttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/winners-of-space-poop-challenge-receive-30000

    Candy

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 34:22

    This week, we talk about the ol’ tippy top of the food pyramid: Candy! When you get done with this tasty episode, you’ll be saying “how sweet it is!” And we’ve got some big news! SciShow Tangents has a Patreon now! Head to the link below to find out how you can help support SciShow Tangents, and see all the cool perks you’ll get in return, such as bonus episodes and a monthly newsletter! https://www.patreon.com/SciShowTangentsWe love making this show, and with your help we can make it even better!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Cotton candy blood vesselshttps://www.designnews.com/stub/synthetic-capillary-networks-artificial-organs-developed-using-cotton-candy-machinehttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/vu-ccm020816.phpCordite (forbidden gum)Picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cordite_Filled_Cartridge.JPGhttps://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3281990https://www.chemistryworld.com/podcasts/cordite/1010201.articlehttps://www.britannica.com/science/nitroglycerinhttp://www.gumassociation.org/index.cfm/science-technology/ingredients-technology/http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6954562.stmhttp://pubsapp.acs.org/cen/whatstuff/85/8532sci2.html[Ask the Science Couch]Candy preferences with agehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2764307/https://www.cell.com/cell-metabolism/fulltext/S1550-4131(17)30214-0https://faseb.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.30.1_supplement.418.6https://now.tufts.edu/articles/craving-brain[Butt One More Thing]Sugar alcohol fartshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5093271/#

    Climate Control

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 36:33


    This episode of SciShow Tangents was created in partnership with Bill Gates, inspired by his new book “How To Avoid A Climate Disaster,” available now. To learn more, visit http://gatesnot.es/3qNsH4kFrom roaring fires to air conditioners to fuzzy slippers, humans have a knack for inventing things to keep them at just the right temperature. Unfortunately, they also have a knack for messing up the temperature of the planet… Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Skinner Air Cribhttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1037/1089-2680.3.3.155https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/skinner-air-cribhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/history-cribs-other-brilliant-bizarre-inventions-getting-babies-to-sleep-180972138/https://psychology.fas.harvard.edu/people/b-f-skinnerMountain goat coolinghttps://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0225456https://www.vice.com/en/article/epggvp/americas-iconic-mountain-goats-are-being-threatened-by-melting-ice-and-snowhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-12/wcs-mga121019.php[Ask the Science Couch]Varied climates on planetshttps://climate.nasa.gov/news/2948/milankovitch-orbital-cycles-and-their-role-in-earths-climate/https://www.universetoday.com/35796/atmosphere-of-the-planets/[Butt One More Thing]Racecar butt air conditioning https://jalopnik.com/the-nismo-gt-r-gt3-has-air-conditioning-for-your-butt-1682925080


    Listener Mailbag 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 29:37

    We're cracking open the mailbag once again to answer some dusty old questions you sent us a long time ago! Ew, they're all rotten and goopy... well, we'll answer them anyway, because we care.Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:Peat bogshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/earth-and-planetary-sciences/peatlandhttps://www.britannica.com/technology/peathttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/europe-bog-bodies-reveal-secrets-180962770/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0305440320300881?dgcid=rss_sd_allhttps://www.culture24.org.uk/places-to-go/south-west/bristol/art20488Spidershttps://www.livescience.com/24054-why-spiders-have-eight-eyes.htmlhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/6/110603-spiders-spare-legs-webs-science-animals/Laser eye surgeryhttps://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=6249164https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22496438/https://www.aao.org/munnerlyn-laser-surgery-center/laser-in-situ-keratomileusis-lasik-3https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8586-corneal-diseasehttps://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/shows.php?shows=0_yrklfds0Disease eradicationhttps://asm.org/Articles/2020/March/Disease-Eradication-What-Does-It-Take-to-Wipe-outhttps://www.cdc.gov/smallpox/index.htmlhttps://www.oie.int/en/for-the-media/press-releases/detail/article/eradication-isnt-the-end-of-the-rinderpest-story/#Miner's egghttps://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/003591572201501935

    Immortality with Deboki Chakravarti

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 36:51

    True immortality may be a scientific impossibility, but podcasts last forever. Whether you listen to this the day it comes out or 1,000 years from now when your brain’s been uploaded to a computer, SciShow Tangents will be here for you!This week: Hank and Deboki are finally on an episode together! And Hank has yet another chaos-fuled game to present to us!  Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Deboki: @okidoki_boki Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Fact Off]Irradiating canned meatWIll update ASAP!Dermestid beetle larvaehttps://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/178/4066/1210.full.pdfhttps://academic.oup.com/aesa/article-abstract/64/1/149/28541?redirectedFrom=fulltexthttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/002219108090027Xhttps://hortnews.extension.iastate.edu/warehouse-beetle-and-cabinet-beetleElectron decayhttps://gizmodo.com/electron-lifespan-is-at-least-5-quintillion-times-the-1747606990https://physicsworld.com/a/electron-lifetime-is-at-least-66000-yottayears/[Ask the Science Couch]Cryonicshttps://www.newscientist.com/article/2095072-a-visual-tour-of-the-weird-world-of-the-cryogenically-frozen/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2729856/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2249453/https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/sep/30/egg-freezing-self-care-pregnancy-fertilityhttps://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=130293211

    SciShow Tangents Classics - Giant Rodents

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 33:46

    No, you didn't wake up back in March 12, 2019, this is just a rerun of the classic Giant Rodent episode in honor of Groundhog Day. Be back with something exciting next week!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]https://news.northwestern.edu/stories/2015/02/making-teeth-tough-beavers-show-way-to-improve-our-enamel-http://www.sci-news.com/biology/science-biswamoyopterus-laoensis-new-species-flying-squirrel-laos-01361.htmlhttps://www.apopo.info/en/tuberculosis-detection/projectshttp://www.treatmentactiongroup.org/tb/backgroundhttps://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/feb/23/rats-who-sniff-out-tubersulosishttps://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/08/140816-rats-tuberculosis-smell-disease-health-animals-world/[Fact Off]Hippos & biggest rodent:Beavers & carbon emissions:https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-08/uoh-bha082918.phphttps://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/07/what-role-do-beavers-play-climate-changehttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13280-014-0575-y[Ask the Science Couch]Gigantism:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-king-kong-should-have-been-blue-whale-180962603/https://www.nature.com/articles/482008dhttps://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/05/120521-killer-mice-birds-gough-island-endangered-animals-science/https://zslpublications.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00534.xhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4358651/[Butt One More Thing]Capybara anal pouches:https://zslpublications.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1469-7998.1984.tb05087.x

    Ceri's Weather Shanty - Deluxe Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 1:09

    Our very own Josef 'Tuna' Metesh took Ceri's already exceptional sea shanty and turned it into a masterpiece! 

    Weather

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 34:50

    Weather is an evergreen small talk topic, and after this episode of Tangents you will be fully equipped to blow the socks off every grocery store clerk, dental technician, and next door neighbor you meet with your in-depth knowledge of wind, precipitation, and more! Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Brain Storm]Falling animalshttps://www.loc.gov/everyday-mysteries/item/can-it-rain-frogs-fish-and-other-objectshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/strange-rain-why-fish-frogs-and-golf-balls-fall-skies-180956527/https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lluvia-de-peces-the-rain-of-fishhttps://www.thelocal.no/20150416/earthworms-rain-from-sky-over-southern-norwayAutomated Weather Observing Systemshttps://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Automated_Weather_Observing_System_(AWOS)https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_150_5220-16E.pdfCloud seedinghttps://www.technologyreview.com/2008/03/25/270084/weather-engineering-in-china/http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7899086.stmhttps://web.archive.org/web/20111123025420/http://www.ceawmt.in/indian_history.htmlhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169809515000484https://www.ncm.ae/en/details.html?id=825&lid=575https://www.popsci.com/smog-cloud-seeding-thailand/https://web.archive.org/web/20161105045733/http://thainews.prd.go.th/website_en/news/news_detail/WNEVN5903040010016https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2006-01/ncfa-wcs012606.phphttps://journalofweathermodification.org/index.php/JWM/article/view/474https://www.weathermod-bg.eu/index_en.phphttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-fires-siberia/russia-seeds-clouds-in-siberia-to-douse-raging-wildfires-idUSKBN24B1JT[Fact Off]Tempest PrognosticatorPic here: https://www.amusingplanet.com/2019/07/tempest-prognosticator-predicting.htmlhttps://blogs.slv.vic.gov.au/our-stories/cloud-watching-understanding-weather/https://www.smithjournal.com.au/blogs/science/3898-can-you-predict-the-weather-with-leecheshttps://www.theguardian.com/news/2015/apr/19/weatherwatch-forecasting-tempest-prognosticator-storm-leechhttps://interestingengineering.com/scientists-used-leaches-to-predict-the-weatherhttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/leeches-predict-weather-tempest-prognosticatorAMDARhttps://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2020GL088613https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02198-4https://community.wmo.int/activity-areas/aircraft-based-observations/amdar/about-amdarhttps://amdar.noaa.gov/docs/bams/[Ask the Science Couch]Acid rainhttps://www.epa.gov/acidrain/what-acid-rainhttp://butane.chem.uiuc.edu/pshapley/GenChem1/L26/3.htmlhttps://www.usgs.gov/special-topic/water-science-school/science/acid-rain-and-water?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objectshttps://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/ocean-acidification

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    Ears

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 32:02

    In the world of podcasting, one organ reigns supreme: the ear. This week, we give thanks to the orifice that allows us to enjoy SciShow Tangents and that also helps us balance for some reason!Also this week, the world premier of Sam's new game! It's a real corker! Also you will be required to visualize an entire cob of corn, so you better start practicing now.Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Hear Ye Hear Ye]Toadfish Calls courtesy of the Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: https://www.birds.cornell.edu/homehttps://www.chesapeakebay.net/S=0/fieldguide/critter/oyster_toadfishSun Sonificationhttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/sounds-of-the-sunWhistler-waveshttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/nasa-listens-in-as-electrons-whistle-while-they-workJupiter Bowshockhttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-juno-spacecraft-enters-jupiters-magnetic-field[Fact Off]19th Century hearing devices Pictures here: http://beckerexhibits.wustl.edu/did/19thcent/index.htmhttps://www.nytimes.com/1998/11/26/technology/hearing-aids-smaller-and-smarter.htmlhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/773357/https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2582694/Cheetah ears & vestibular organhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2018/02/cheetah-inner-ear-speed-hunting-spd/https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-20198-3[Ask the Science Couch]Hearing losshttps://www.cdc.gov/nceh/hearing_loss/how_does_loud_noise_cause_hearing_loss.htmlhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK11122/https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hearing-loss/symptoms-causes/syc-20373072https://stanmed.stanford.edu/listening/scientists-hope-cure-hearing-loss-studying-birds.htmlhttps://psych.athabascau.ca/html/Psych289/Biotutorials/17/cochlea.shtmlhttps://www.nidcd.nih.gov/sites/default/files/Content%20Images/presbycusis.pdfhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQEaiZ2j9oc

    Cephalopods

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 31:57

    Tangents is back for a 3rd season, and things are going to get weird! So we’re embracing the weirdness by talking about some of the weirdest animals around: cephalopods! In this episode: new games of dubious scientific value and quality! Classic Ceri music ignorance! Big Suckers! And, most importantly, laughs galore! We missed you guys![Rhyme Time]I mean… what citation could there possibly be for this?I guess ask Hank if you want to know more about Squid Ink and Big Suckers?[Fact Off]Bacteria RNA Edithttps://www.hawaii.edu/news/2020/11/20/bacteria-direct-hawaiian-squid/https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-11/uoha-bct111820.phphttps://www.quantamagazine.org/new-squid-genome-shines-light-on-symbiotic-evolution-20190219/The SciShow Video https://youtu.be/_XvgdNQsmVE?t=525Octopus Apartment Buildinghttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/10.1080/10236244.2012.727617https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/09/why-octopuses-are-building-small-cities-off-the-coast-of-australia/[Stump the Science Couch]https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/octopus-chronicles/why-don-t-octopuses-get-stuck-to-themselves/https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-dont-octopus-suckers-stick-their-own-skin-180951465/ 

    SciShow Tangents Enhanced Classics - Experiments in Space

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 35:54

    SciShow Tangents is still on a break, but we have another Enhanced Classics for you! This week, a rerun of Experiments in Space with a brand new Ask the Science Couch and Butt Fact!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]Chicken Fathttps://www.nasa.gov/topics/aeronautics/features/aafex_biofuels.htmlBone losshttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/explorer/Investigation.html?#id=187Perfumehttps://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/9-12/features/spacescents_feature.htmlhttps://spinoff.nasa.gov/spinoff2002/ch_1.html[Fact Off]Wake Shield Facilityhttps://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=19920014405https://er.jsc.nasa.gov/seh/pg46s95.htmlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/molecular-beam-epitaxy/about/what-epitaxyhttps://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2002/03jan_bioniceyeshttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0042207X01003839https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S009457650000148XImage: https://archive.org/details/STS069-724-095 Mouse sperm experimenthttps://www.pnas.org/content/114/23/5988http://iss.jaxa.jp/en/kiboexp/theme/second/pmlatter/spacepup/[Ask the Science Couch]Rocket thrusthttps://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/UEET/StudentSite/engines.htmlhttps://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/390-rockets-and-thrusthttps://www.researchgate.net/publication/228785798_The_merits_of_cold_gas_micropropulsion_in_state-of-the-art_space_missionshttps://www.grc.nasa.gov/www/k-12/rocket/rktth1.html[Butt One More Thing]ISS Toilet

    SciShow Tangents Enhanced Classics - Light

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 35:36

    SciShow Tangents is taking a short break, but we didn't want to totally leave you hanging! You're about to listen to a rerun of the Light episode, but with a special twist: we recorded a new Ask the Science Couch and Butt Fact! Next week we'll be posting another of these Enhanced Classics, then we'll start releasing regular, full-length episodes again. Thanks for hanging with us!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]EROShttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25788334MOZEhttps://www.nature.com/articles/s41593-019-0389-0FReSHhttp://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10428.html[Fact Off]Eidophorhttps://www.earlytelevision.org/eidophor.htmlhttps://hackaday.com/2016/03/15/retrotechtacular-eidophor-an-unknown-widely-used-projector/http://www.film-tech.com/ubb/f1/t004319.htmlhttp://www.earlytelevision.org/yanczer_eidophor.htmlCentennial lighthttp://www.centennialbulb.org/index.htmhttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/66009/light-bulb-has-been-burning-1901https://www.lampsplus.com/ideas-and-advice/how-an-incandescent-light-bulb-works/https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-history/dawn-of-electronics/the-great-lightbulb-conspiracyhttps://www.npr.org/2019/03/27/707188193/the-phoebus-cartel[Ask the Science Couch]Incandescence: http://edisontechcenter.org/incandescent.htmlhttps://physlab.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Planck_ref8.pdfhttps://www.fi.edu/history-resources/edisons-lightbulbLEDs:https://www.circuitbasics.com/what-is-a-diode/http://needtoknow.nas.edu/www7.nationalacademies.org/led-lighting/index-2.htmlhttps://www.lrc.rpi.edu/programs/nlpip/lightinganswers/led/color.asphttps://www.mrsec.psu.edu/content/light-emitting-diodes[Butt One More Thing]Fluorescent E.coli for colitishttps://www.embopress.org/doi/full/10.15252/msb.20167416

    Stefan's Favorite Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 35:35

    Join us as we send Stefan off in grand style by talking a lot about the things that bring him great joy in life: getting yolked, going to the store, and dice. He’s a complicated fellow!Stefan, it has been a great joy to co-host this silly show with you for the last two years! I know I speak for everyone when I say we will miss hearing your voice every week. Thank you for everything!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Truth or Fail]Spiders in carshttps://slate.com/news-and-politics/2014/04/mazda-issues-recall-because-spiders-invade-fuel-tank-causing-fire-risk.htmlhttps://www.popsci.com/blog-network/eek-squad/why-do-spiders-apparently-cars-so-much/http://delusion.ucdavis.edu/yellowsac.htmlhttps://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/10/toyota-is-recalling-more-than-800-000-cars-because-of-spiders/280694/Artificial Christmas trees made from car scrapshttps://www.aluminum.org/product-markets/automotivehttps://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/imlsmohai/id/14565/https://books.google.com/books?id=OlmGjEU7qU4C&pg=PA178&https://abcnews.go.com/US/ChristmasCountdown/story?id=1414607Mailing heavy car pieceshttps://about.usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/bank-of-vernal.pdfhttps://www.deseret.com/2014/11/24/20553427/legend-of-vernal-bank-built-by-bricks-sent-through-post-office-partly-truehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit_car[Fact Off]Wheaties jinglehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJpeR6GvpC8Workout clothing that regulates temperaturehttps://news.mit.edu/2017/moisture-responsive-workout-suit-0519http://www.digra.org/wp-content/uploads/digital-library/DiGRA_2020_paper_88.pdf[Ask the Science Stefan Couch]Random dice rollsHow random is dice rolling? http://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/8738/f63758598ca711c49817f9187f13c22a9893.pdf[Butt One More Thing]Farting gameshttp://www.digra.org/wp-content/uploads/digital-library/DiGRA_2020_paper_88.pdf

    Ceri's Favorite Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 35:14

    This week, we celebrate the brains of this whole operation: Ceri! This episode starts out incredibly wholesome! There are beagles, Pokemon, gardening… but, per usual, Ceri has to make it all about body horror in the end. Find out what terrible modifications she’d make to the human body!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Fact Off]Pokemon memory studyArticles:https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-05/su-abr050219.phphttps://www.theverge.com/2019/5/6/18531287/pokemon-neuroscience-visual-cortex-brain-informationhttps://massivesci.com/articles/pokemon-detective-pikachu-brains-video-games/https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn7567-why-your-brain-has-a-jennifer-aniston-cell/https://www.sciencealert.com/if-you-were-a-pokemon-whizz-as-a-kid-it-might-be-etched-in-your-brainPaper:https://www.researchgate.net/publication/332900464_Extensive_childhood_experience_with_Pokemon_suggests_eccentricity_drives_organization_of_visual_cortexStanford Video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEIuQRHElcQ&ab_channel=StanfordSciShow Video:https://youtu.be/UWEZiOZZ0uABeagle & polar bear poophttp://cincinnatizoo.org/news-releases/can-a-canine-detect-polar-bear-pregnancy/https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2013/11/12/elvis-the-dog-sniffs-out-pregnant-polar-bears/?utm_source=reddit.comhttps://www.wvxu.org/post/no-cubs-anana-zoos-polar-bear-not-pregnant#stream/0http://blog.cincinnatizoo.org/2014/09/01/how-can-you-tell-if-a-polar-bear-is-pregnant/[Ask the Science Ceri Couch]Oxygen tank organ https://www.nature.com/news/making-the-most-of-muscle-oxygen-1.13202https://jeb.biologists.org/content/218/14/2180https://jeb.biologists.org/content/214/15/2455https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23160832/https://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/handle/2027.42/112428/12953_2004_Article_18.pdf;jsessionid=BF3DFABDCA9CECAFF34406DB7BF9BE50?sequence=1Electrogenic organhttps://opentextbc.ca/anatomyandphysiologyopenstax/chapter/skeletal-muscle/https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-electric-eels-genehttps://jeb.biologists.org/content/212/9/1351https://jeb.biologists.org/content/216/13/2451https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2005/24jun_electrostatics[Butt One More Thing]Pigeon poop hair bleachhttps://www.hji.co.uk/blonde/brief-history-of-blondes-hair-historian/https://books.google.com/books?id=Yw_0DwAAQBAJ&pg=PT48&lpg=PT48

    Sam's Favorite Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 31:00

    The Tangents team faces their most complicated, multi-faceted, and mysterious topic yet: Sam. Who is he? Can anyone ever really know? Find out in this very special episode. [Truth or Fail]Mini terrariumshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-X4g_fCmKwhttps://lsda.jsc.nasa.gov/Experiment/exper/429https://history.nasa.gov/SP-400/contents.htmBaking powder submarineshttp://torgo.org/bpsubs/https://books.google.com/books?id=F2ApK7QnbPUC&pg=PA35#v=onepage&q&f=falsehttps://marinebio.org/creatures/tools/submarines/Bo'sun whistlehttps://telephone-museum.org/telephone-collections/capn-crunch-bosun-whistle/https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/capn-crunch-whistlehttps://garydrobson.com/2014/06/03/the-origins-of-phreaking/[Fact Off]Oxytocin in art class vs. board gamesArticle: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/bu-cca021219.phpThe paper: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jomf.125563D print your own hermit crab[Ask the Science Sam Couch]D&D monsterRoving Mauler!https://1d4chan.org/images/0/01/Roving_Mauler.jpg[Butt One More Thing]Beetle coming out of frog’s butthttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/after-being-swallowed-alive-water-beetle-stages-backdoor-escape-from-frogs-gut/https://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(20)30842-3?_returnURL

    Hank's Favorite Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 32:30

    Season 2 of SciShow Tangents is coming to a close, and to celebrate, we’re honoring each of our panelists with episodes about their favorite things! We’re starting, of course, with our fearless leader and professional liker-of-strange-and-amazing-things: Hank!  At the end of the month, we'll be naming the winner of this season and announcing the new name of the Tangents currency, so stay tuned!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]Pressure-sensitive Adhesiveshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pressure-sensitive_adhesiveMalaria Detectorhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181029102828.htmUrine-Powered Transmitterhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151211130103.htmhttps://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/preview/844724/Wearable-MFC%2010-7-15_unedited.pdf[Fact Off]Cats eating grasshttps://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/08/mystery-solved-why-cats-eat-grassMetal whiskershttp://thor.inemi.org/webdownload/newsroom/Presentations/SMTAI-04_tin_whiskers.pdfhttps://nepp.nasa.gov/whisker/background/index.htmhttps://phys.org/news/2012-12-doctoral-student-unravels-tin-whisker.htmlhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1359646218300319https://www.sharrettsplating.com/blog/alternatives-to-cadmium-for-plating-connectors/[Ask the Science Hank Couch]Wombat buttshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2016/10/06/wombats-have-buns-of-steel-and-they-might-literally-be-deadly/https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2018/11/wombat-poop-cube-why-is-it-square-shaped/Caterpillar poophttps://www.sciencemag.org/news/2003/03/frass-fliesHydra butthttps://www.livescience.com/53980-terrifying-mouth-of-a-hydra.html[Butt One More Thing]Peru guanohttps://www.audubon.org/news/holy-crap-trip-worlds-largest-guano-producing-islandshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-11153967

    Vegetables

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 35:41

    In the immortal words of Brian Wilson: "I'm gonna be round my vegetables, I'm gonna chow down my vegetables, I love you most of all... my favorite vegetable"And he's right, too. In this episode we get down in the dirt with our favorite veggies. Carrots... broccoli... and all the rest. All that, and Ceri tries out a fun new pun![Truth or Fail]Sponge gourdshttps://www.lewisginter.org/luffa-plant-exfoliate/Grasspeahttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6422318/https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214514116300629https://www.cwrdiversity.org/the-curious-case-of-the-grasspea/https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20510335/https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/CropFactSheets/grasspea.htmlWild carrotshttp://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/wild.htmlhttps://www.canr.msu.edu/news/poison-hemlock-identification-and-controlhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6150177/[Fact Off]Spinach and growing organs https://www.wpi.edu/news/wpi-team-grows-heart-tissue-spinach-leaveshttps://api.nationalgeographic.com/distribution/public/amp/news/2017/03/human-heart-spinach-leaf-medicine-science?utm_source=reddit.comhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/03/27/scientists-convert-spinach-leaves-into-human-heart-tissue-that-beats/https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5a63bdefdc2b4ac54c102232/t/5a90cfc0ec212d945185b364/1519439811042/CYSJLabWinter2017.pdf#page=6Beet smell geosmin[Ask the Science Couch]Asparagus peehttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1379935/pdf/brjclinpharm00087-0116.pdfhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1715705/pdf/brmedj00052-0020.pdfhttps://academic.oup.com/chemse/article/36/1/9/442551https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20140818-mystery-of-asparagus-and-urinehttps://www.bmj.com/content/355/bmj.i6071https://www.livescience.com/57199-why-some-people-cant-smell-asparagus-pee.htmlhttps://theconversation.com/that-distinctive-springtime-smell-asparagus-pee-94696[Butt One More Thing]Beeturiahttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537012/https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319447#Beetroot-pigments

    102 - Wood

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 35:08

    If you look out a window right now, you're probably going to see a tree. And that tree? Why, it's made out of wood, friend. And that's where things start to get interesting... Get ready to meet Hank's newest alter-ego: Mr. Wood. He's basically Hank, but he just can't stop talking about wood! I had to cut like 3 different, very long stories he told about wood! The man LOVES wood!Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! While you're at it, check out the Tangents crew on Twitter: Stefan: @itsmestefanchin Ceri: @ceriley Sam: @slamschultz Hank: @hankgreenIf you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links:[Truth or Fail]Shipwormshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ShipwormsDynamitehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/tunneling-clam-bedeviled-humans-sank-ships-conquered-oceans-180961288/Bounty Gaminghttps://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/hanoi-rat-massacre-1902[Fact Off]Super WoodArticle: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180207151829.htmPaper: https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/pdf2018/fpl_2018_song001.pdfScrewdriver test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BStJLI7WQ8g&ab_channel=VOANewsBallistic test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVbczXDFe1Q&ab_channel=MarylandNanoCenterMetallic Woodhttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/uop-pe012819.php[Ask the Science Couch]Splintershttp://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0615/p2557.htmlhttp://www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0901/p683.htmlhttp://www.the-dermatologist.com/content/treating-rare-fungal-infections-sporotrichosishttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4082545/[Butt One More Thing]Toilet paper https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/622513/reason-toilet-paper-always-white

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