Brainstuff

Brainstuff

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Synopsis

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

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Episodes

  • How Did the 'Green Book' Change Life for Black Travelers?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/01/2019
  • Why Is Lobster So Expensive?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/01/2019
  • What's the Biggest Building on Earth?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/01/2019
  • Why Do Bruises Change Color?

    Duration: 04min

    | 14/01/2019
  • Could Hemp Become America's Biggest Crop?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/01/2019
  • What's the History of Nail Polish?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/01/2019
  • What Makes Some Lakes Explode?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/01/2019
  • Why Do Scorpions Glow Under Black Light?

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/01/2019
  • Skim Versus Whole Milk: Which Spoils Faster?

    Duration: 05min

    | 07/01/2019
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/01/2019
  • BrainStuff Classics: Does Eating Before Bed Give You Nightmares?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/01/2019
  • Is the Earth Humming to Us?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/01/2019
  • How Do Cold-Blooded Animals Survive the Winter?

    Duration: 06min

    | 03/01/2019
  • Are Restaurants' Michelin Stars Related to Michelin Tires?

    Duration: 03min

    | 02/01/2019
  • Why Does Helium Make Your Voice Squeaky?

    Duration: 05min

    | 01/01/2019
  • How Can We Make Better Resolutions?

    Duration: 05min

    | 31/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Is There A Noise Loud Enough To Kill You?

    Duration: 05min

    | 29/12/2018
  • Do Whales Have Pop Songs?

    Duration: 03min

    | 28/12/2018
  • Why Are Some Words Funny?

    Duration: 07min

    | 27/12/2018
  • Why Does Beer Foam Last Longer Than Soda Foam?

    Duration: 04min

    | 26/12/2018
  • What Exactly Are Frankincense and Myrrh?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/12/2018
  • Why Are Christmas Trees That Shape?

    Duration: 03min

    | 24/12/2018
  • Why Is Holly a Christmas Decoration?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Accents Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 22/12/2018
  • What Happens When Elevator Cables Break?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/12/2018
  • Why Do We Sing in the Shower?

    Duration: 03min

    | 20/12/2018
  • Why Is Palm Oil in So Many Things?

    Duration: 06min

    | 19/12/2018
  • Do Dogs Get Embarrassed When We Put Them in Costumes?

    Duration: 05min

    | 18/12/2018
  • When We Lose Weight, Where Does It Go?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Is The Oldest Living Thing?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Sleep?

    Duration: 06min

    | 15/12/2018
  • Why Are Stop Signs Red?

    Duration: 04min

    | 14/12/2018
  • Who Is Krampus?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/12/2018
  • How Have Funerals Changed Since the '60s?

    Duration: 05min

    | 12/12/2018
  • Could Neanderthals Laugh?

    Duration: 04min

    | 11/12/2018
  • How Does Gelatin Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 10/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do People Go Bald?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/12/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

    Duration: 03min

    | 08/12/2018
  • How Do We Define the Kilogram?

    Duration: 05min

    | 07/12/2018
  • How Can I Donate My Brain to Science?

    Duration: 03min

    | 06/12/2018
  • Could Cheap Magnets Help Save Sharks?

    Duration: 04min

    | 05/12/2018
  • Why Do We Test Middle Schoolers' Fitness?

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/12/2018
  • What Can Probiotics Really Do?

    Duration: 05min

    | 03/12/2018
  • Will Amazon's Corporate Megadeal Change How Business Works?

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/12/2018
  • Is the Meaning of Life '137'?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/12/2018
  • How Did the Inca Knot Language Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/11/2018
  • Can Cheese Actually Make Wine Taste Better?

    Duration: 03min

    | 29/11/2018
  • Why Did London Once Have a Train for the Dead?

    Duration: 04min

    | 28/11/2018
  • Why Do Dogs' Paws Smell Like Corn Chips?

    Duration: 03min

    | 27/11/2018
  • Are E-Cigarette Liquids Safe?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Saliva Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 25/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Fart?

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/11/2018
  • Is Black Friday the Busiest Shopping Day?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/11/2018
  • Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

    Duration: 04min

    | 22/11/2018
  • Is There a Best Way to Load the Dishwasher?

    Duration: 04min

    | 21/11/2018
  • Why Does Hot Food Seem More Satisfying?

    Duration: 05min

    | 20/11/2018
  • Does Apple Cider Vinegar Really Help With Weight Loss?

    Duration: 05min

    | 19/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does LASIK Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 18/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Do You Really Need to Wash Your Jeans?

    Duration: 06min

    | 17/11/2018
  • Do Carrots Really Help Your Eyesight?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/11/2018
  • Will Temperature Changes Make You Sick?

    Duration: 03min

    | 15/11/2018
  • Why Are Dogs’ Noses Wet?

    Duration: 04min

    | 14/11/2018
  • Could We Build A Real Gundam?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/11/2018
  • Why Does Ice Get Cloudy?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Silica Gel Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 11/11/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Causes Chapped Lips?

    Duration: 04min

    | 10/11/2018
  • How Should You Answer When Asked 'What Are Your Salary Requirements'?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/11/2018
  • The End of the World with Josh Clark Series Preview

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/11/2018
  • How Effective Are Bulletproof Vests?

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/11/2018
  • Are Yeti Just a Bunch of Bears?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/11/2018
  • Does Syncing Traffic Lights Reduce Traffic?

    Duration: 06min

    | 06/11/2018
  • Does CBD Oil Really Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 05/11/2018
  • How Did a Family Feud Spawn Adidas and Puma?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/11/2018
  • What Are Sea Cucumbers?

    Duration: 05min

    | 03/11/2018
  • Why Did Fruit Evolve in Different Colors?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/11/2018
  • Why Is Elephants' Skin So Wrinkly?

    Duration: 04min

    | 01/11/2018
  • Why Do We Trick-Or-Treat on Halloween?

    Duration: 04min

    | 31/10/2018
  • Are Any Superstitions Universal?

    Duration: 03min

    | 30/10/2018
  • Would You Really Stay Conscious After Being Decapitated?

    Duration: 07min

    | 29/10/2018
  • Would Cannibalism Have Been Calorically Worthwhile?

    Duration: 03min

    | 28/10/2018
  • Why Is the Winchester House Built So Strangely?

    Duration: 07min

    | 27/10/2018
  • Why Do We Carve Pumpkins Around Halloween?

    Duration: 03min

    | 26/10/2018
  • Why Do We Make Our Monsters Cute?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/10/2018
  • Would Psychic Powers Really Cause Nosebleeds?

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/10/2018
  • Were Unicorns Always Sweet?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/10/2018
  • Do Boomers and Gen-Xers Really Work Harder Than Millennials?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/10/2018
  • Why Did People Once Rob Graves for Science?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/10/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Déjà vu Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/10/2018
  • How Do Animals Survive Big Storms?

    Duration: 06min

    | 19/10/2018
  • How Often Have Supreme Court Nominees Been Rejected?

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/10/2018
  • Is Physics as We Know It About to Change?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/10/2018
  • Why Can't You Reach the End of a Rainbow?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/10/2018
  • Is Coconut Oil a 'Superfood' or 'Pure Poison'?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/10/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

    Duration: 06min

    | 14/10/2018
  • How Can Sunlight Make You Sneeze?

    Duration: 04min

    | 13/10/2018
  • What Was the First Computer?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/10/2018
  • Why Is Blackface So Controversial?

    Duration: 07min

    | 11/10/2018
  • How Do Our Bones Grow?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/10/2018
  • What's the History of Southern Biscuits?

    Duration: 04min

    | 09/10/2018
  • Could a Giant Squid Take Down a Submarine?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/10/2018
  • Why Are Ice Pops Called Quiescently Frozen Confections?

    Duration: 05min

    | 07/10/2018
  • What Happens to Balloons When You Release Them?

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/10/2018
  • What's the Difference Between Weather and Climate?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/10/2018
  • Was George Washington Almost King of the United States?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/10/2018
  • What Is Nuclear Pasta?

    Duration: 04min

    | 03/10/2018
  • What Would Happen If You Wrecked a Car on a Test-Drive?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/10/2018
  • Does Milk Really Make Mucus Worse?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/10/2018
  • Why Do We Get Hiccups?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/09/2018
  • Is Printing with Sound the Wave of the Future?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/09/2018
  • Could Jupiter Have Water After All?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/09/2018
  • Who Is The Laughing Buddha?

    Duration: 05min

    | 27/09/2018
  • What Was The Great Pox?

    Duration: 03min

    | 26/09/2018
  • Can Side Sleeping Help Prevent Snoring?

    Duration: 03min

    | 25/09/2018
  • Why Do We Drink So Much Bottled Water?

    Duration: 07min

    | 24/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do We Itch?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/09/2018
  • Why Is Alzheimers's So Difficult to Treat?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/09/2018
  • How Do Migrating Birds Navigate?

    Duration: 04min

    | 20/09/2018
  • Did Pirates Really Talk Like That?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/09/2018
  • Are Artists Hardwired To Be Poor?

    Duration: 04min

    | 18/09/2018
  • Why Are Hydrogen Peroxide Bottles Brown?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do So Many Price Tags End in .99?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Can't People Remember Being Born?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/09/2018
  • What Are Food Deserts?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/09/2018
  • How Could We Get Into Space Without Big Rockets?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/09/2018
  • Why Do Dogs Love Rolling in Stinky Stuff?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/09/2018
  • Why Does Skin Tan and Freckle?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/09/2018
  • How Do New Religions Take Root?

    Duration: 07min

    | 10/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Tattoo Machines Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Hair Dye Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/09/2018
  • How Can an Ancient Pregnancy Test Actually Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/09/2018
  • Does Playing with Toy Guns Lead to Violent Behavior?

    Duration: 07min

    | 06/09/2018
  • Why Do You Stop Noticing Scents After a While?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/09/2018
  • Can Cannabis Help Break Opioid Addiction?

    Duration: 09min

    | 04/09/2018
  • What's the History of Lemonade?

    Duration: 06min

    | 03/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Are Eye Boogers?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/09/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/09/2018
  • Why Did NASA Send Sperm Into Orbit?

    Duration: 06min

    | 31/08/2018
  • What States Failed to Become Part of the U.S.?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/08/2018
  • Are Chimps Cleaner Than Us?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/08/2018
  • How Bad Is It to Run Your Car on Empty?

    Duration: 04min

    | 28/08/2018
  • Should You Really Take Fish Oil Pills?

    Duration: 06min

    | 27/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight of Blood?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Do Crosswalk and "Close Door" Buttons Really Do Anything?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/08/2018
  • What Is Breakup Bootcamp?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/08/2018
  • How Can Squid 'Speak' With Their Skin?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/08/2018
  • Is Hangry a Real Emotion?

    Duration: 05min

    | 22/08/2018
  • What Happens When Hurricanes Hit Volcanoes?

    Duration: 06min

    | 21/08/2018
  • Do Doctors' Biases Affect Health Care?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Causes Red Eye in Photos?

    Duration: 04min

    | 18/08/2018
  • Yes, Your Dog Wants to Help When You're Upset

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/08/2018
  • Why Is Head Scratching a Gesture of Thought?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/08/2018
  • Could Spending Money on Experiences Save the World?

    Duration: 03min

    | 15/08/2018
  • How Do Nutrients Get into the World's Oceans?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/08/2018
  • Who Does the Real Magic: Magicians, or Assistants?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Laugh Tracks Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/08/2018
  • Why Do Books Smell So Good?

    Duration: 04min

    | 10/08/2018
  • Can You Train a Bee?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/08/2018
  • What If Bandages Could Monitor Your Wound?

    Duration: 03min

    | 08/08/2018
  • What Makes Stars Twinkle?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/08/2018
  • Can We Make Roads Out of Recycled Plastic?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Does Aspirin Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/08/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do One-Way Mirrors Work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 04/08/2018
  • Can Different Species of Birds Understand Each Other?

    Duration: 07min

    | 03/08/2018
  • Can Absurdly Big Numbers Be Useful?

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/08/2018
  • Why Shouldn't You Hold in a Sneeze?

    Duration: 04min

    | 01/08/2018
  • What Did Our Ancestors Really Eat?

    Duration: 03min

    | 31/07/2018
  • Could Recycled Urine Make Sustainable Fertilizer?

    Duration: 04min

    | 30/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Erasers Erase?

    Duration: 05min

    | 29/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: How Do Antiperspirants Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 28/07/2018
  • Why Does It Feel So Good To Be Scared?

    Duration: 08min

    | 27/07/2018
  • What Are Macronutrients and Micronutrients?

    Duration: 05min

    | 26/07/2018
  • What Kind of Dinos Did Today's Birds Evolve From?

    Duration: 04min

    | 25/07/2018
  • When Do Presidential Approval Ratings Really Matter?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/07/2018
  • What's the History of Toothpaste?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/07/2018
  • Why Do Hounds Have Floppy Ears?

    Duration: 03min

    | 22/07/2018
  • BrainStuff Classics: What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/07/2018
  • Should You Really Eat Activated Charcoal?

    Duration: 03min

    | 20/07/2018
  • What Is the Museum of Broken Relationships?

    Duration: 04min

    | 19/07/2018
  • No, There's No 'Secret' Cure for Cancer

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/07/2018
  • What Are Vampire Squid?

    Duration: 03min

    | 17/07/2018
  • How Close Are We to Recycling Carbon Dioxide Emissions?

    Duration: 04min

    | 16/07/2018
  • How Did the U.S.-Mexico Border Become Such a Flashpoint?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/07/2018
  • Why Did Victorians Think Green Tea Causes Hallucinations?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/07/2018
  • Do Boys and Girls Bully Differently?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/07/2018
  • How Can Robots Help Catch Poachers?

    Duration: 04min

    | 10/07/2018
  • Are We Still Discovering Human Organs?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/07/2018
  • Who Was the First Fashion Designer?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/07/2018
  • How Can We Prevent Suicides While Protecting Gun Rights?

    Duration: 08min

    | 05/07/2018
  • Could the Waterbed Make a Comeback?

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/07/2018
  • What's Killing Ancient Baobab Trees?

    Duration: 05min

    | 03/07/2018
  • Why Do We Feel Hungry When We're Not?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/07/2018
  • Boxer Crabs Use Anemones as Weapons

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/06/2018
  • Can Beaches Be Saved by Adding Sand?

    Duration: 06min

    | 28/06/2018
  • When Will Arlington Cemetery Run Out of Space?

    Duration: 07min

    | 27/06/2018
  • How Can the Fashion Industry Better Serve People with Disabilities?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/06/2018
  • Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/06/2018
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