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

  • When Can You Use The Emergency Lane?

    Duration: 05min

    | 13/10/2017
  • Do People Walk In Predictable Paths?

    Duration: 05min

    | 12/10/2017
  • How 'Fido' Became The Name For A Dog

    Duration: 06min

    | 11/10/2017
  • How Did The Grandfather Clock Get Its Name?

    Duration: 06min

    | 10/10/2017
  • When is it Safe to Eat Raw Oysters?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/10/2017
  • How Gut Bacteria Could Become Your Next Sports Drink

    Duration: 06min

    | 04/10/2017
  • Einstein's Right Again

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/10/2017
  • Defining Personal Space

    Duration: 05min

    | 27/09/2017
  • Swift Lizard Evolution

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/09/2017
  • Should You Eat A 106-Year-Old Fruitcake?

    Duration: 05min

    | 20/09/2017
  • Why Goldfish Make Their Own Alcohol

    Duration: 05min

    | 18/09/2017
  • Separating Ninja Facts From Ninja Fiction

    Duration: 05min

    | 13/09/2017
  • Can NASA Hit An Asteroid with a DART?

    Duration: 06min

    | 11/09/2017
  • Millennials Buy Homes For Their Dogs

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/09/2017
  • How Many People Take and Misuse Prescription Opioids?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/09/2017
  • Why Is Friday the 13th Considered Unlucky?

    Duration: 07min

    | 30/08/2017
  • Why Do We Have Eyebrows?

    Duration: 04min

    | 28/08/2017
  • Why Can't We Breathe Underwater?

    Duration: 05min

    | 23/08/2017
  • Is Chocolate Poisonous To Dogs?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/08/2017
  • Why Are There 60 Minutes In An Hour Instead of 100?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/08/2017
  • Why is Dry Ice Dangerous?

    Duration: 04min

    | 14/08/2017
  • Is Dry Cleaning Actually Wet?

    Duration: 04min

    | 09/08/2017
  • Why Is It Painful To Bite Aluminum Foil?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/08/2017
  • Are Some People Immune To Mosquitoes?

    Duration: 08min

    | 02/08/2017
  • What are Sea Monkeys?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/08/2017
  • What's the Best Place To Sit In A Movie Theater?

    Duration: 04min

    | 26/07/2017
  • What is the Birthday Paradox?

    Duration: 04min

    | 24/07/2017
  • How Fuel Efficient Is An Airplane?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/07/2017
  • Why Are You Farting?

    Duration: 06min

    | 17/07/2017
  • Where Do Bullets Go When Fired Into The Air?

    Duration: 04min

    | 12/07/2017
  • Can Water Go Bad?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/07/2017
  • Why Do People Talk Weird in Old Movies?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/07/2017
  • Why is Blood Red?

    Duration: 04min

    | 03/07/2017
  • How Does Anxiety Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 28/06/2017
  • Can Animals Predict Natural Disasters?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/06/2017
  • Why Don't All Skeletons Become Fossils?

    Duration: 07min

    | 21/06/2017
  • Does TV Resolution Matter?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/06/2017
  • What's The Most Expensive Book In The World?

    Duration: 06min

    | 14/06/2017
  • How Will You Most Likely Die?

    Duration: 05min

    | 12/06/2017
  • Did the Brontosaurus Exist?

    Duration: 06min

    | 08/06/2017
  • Why is Bird Poop White?

    Duration: 05min

    | 05/06/2017
  • Can Your Eyes Pop Out Of Your Head When You Sneeze?

    Duration: 06min

    | 31/05/2017
  • How Crowds Can Kill You

    Duration: 09min

    | 29/05/2017
  • How Does Agoraphobia Work?

    Duration: 09min

    | 24/05/2017
  • How Do Fire Extinguishers Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 22/05/2017
  • Do Juice Cleanses Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/05/2017
  • What Is The Dwarf Planet Ceres?

    Duration: 06min

    | 15/05/2017
  • Why Does Coffee Make You Have To Poop?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/05/2017
  • How Does The Placebo Effect Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 08/05/2017
  • How Do Antiperspirants Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 03/05/2017
  • Can You Reach The End of a Rainbow?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/05/2017
  • Why Are Some People Afraid of Clowns?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/04/2017
  • Is a "Dog Year" Really 7 Years?

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/04/2017
  • How Does Jet Lag Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 19/04/2017
  • Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/04/2017
  • How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/04/2017
  • What Are Eye Boogers?

    Duration: 06min

    | 10/04/2017
  • Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

    Duration: 04min

    | 05/04/2017
  • Do Animals Laugh?

    Duration: 05min

    | 03/04/2017
  • How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?

    Duration: 07min

    | 29/03/2017
  • Can I See the Stuff Astronauts Left On the Moon?

    Duration: 05min

    | 27/03/2017
  • What Would Space Do To The Human Body?

    Duration: 06min

    | 22/03/2017
  • Does "Power Dressing" Actually Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/03/2017
  • How Dirty Is Soap?

    Duration: 06min

    | 15/03/2017
  • How Does Hair Dye Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 13/03/2017
  • How Do Tattoo Machines Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 08/03/2017
  • Could Alien Life Exist?

    Duration: 10min

    | 06/03/2017
  • Does the Human Body Really Replace Itself Every 7 Years?

    Duration: 05min

    | 01/03/2017
  • Are Plants Conscious?

    Duration: 07min

    | 27/02/2017
  • Why Are There So Many Different Kinds of Milk?

    Duration: 09min

    | 22/02/2017
  • What Happens When You Get Ringing In Your Ears?

    Duration: 08min

    | 20/02/2017
  • Why Do We Get Brain Freeze?

    Duration: 05min

    | 15/02/2017
  • What is Synesthesia?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/02/2017
  • Why Is It So Difficult To Chug A Gallon of Milk?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/02/2017
  • How Does Vocal Fry Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 07/02/2017
  • How Does Aspirin Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 01/02/2017
  • How Long Would It Take To Walk Around The World?

    Duration: 08min

    | 30/01/2017
  • How Does Déjà vu Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 25/01/2017
  • How Does Crooke's Radiometer Work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/01/2017
  • What the Heck is GDP?

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/01/2017
  • What Determines Your Hair Color?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/01/2017
  • Why Is Bacon Considered A Breakfast Food?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/01/2017
  • What Are Brain Orgasms And ASMR Whisperers?

    Duration: 06min

    | 09/01/2017
  • The Way We Think About Sugar Is Going To Change

    Duration: 10min

    | 05/01/2017
  • How Do Erasers Erase?

    Duration: 06min

    | 02/01/2017
  • Why Do Some People Faint At The Sight of Blood?

    Duration: 06min

    | 28/12/2016
  • Do Crosswalk and "Close Door" Buttons Really Do Anything?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/12/2016
  • How Is An Autopsy Performed?

    Duration: 07min

    | 21/12/2016
  • Why Do Helicopter Blades Look Weird On Video?

    Duration: 07min

    | 19/12/2016
  • What Is American Cheese Really Made Of?

    Duration: 06min

    | 14/12/2016
  • Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

    Duration: 06min

    | 12/12/2016
  • Why Do So Many Price Tags End in .99?

    Duration: 06min

    | 07/12/2016
  • Why Do Movie Theaters Sell Popcorn?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/12/2016
  • How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 30/11/2016
  • What Is Satanism?

    Duration: 08min

    | 28/11/2016
  • Why Do We Itch?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/11/2016
  • How Do Microwave Ovens Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 21/11/2016
  • Why Do Dogs Yawn?

    Duration: 05min

    | 16/11/2016
  • Is WiFi Safe?

    Duration: 06min

    | 14/11/2016
  • What's the ideal temperature for your refrigerator?

    Duration: 05min

    | 09/11/2016
  • Why do some noises drive me crazy?

    Duration: 06min

    | 07/11/2016
  • How do one-way mirrors work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/11/2016
  • Will Soda Really Ruin My Teeth?

    Duration: 08min

    | 31/10/2016
  • Why Do Fluorescent Lights Make That Buzzing Noise?

    Duration: 06min

    | 26/10/2016
  • Are Stupid People More Confident?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/10/2016
  • How Does Saliva Work?

    Duration: 09min

    | 19/10/2016
  • What Causes Red Eye In Photos?

    Duration: 05min

    | 17/10/2016
  • Why Do Men Have Deeper Voices?

    Duration: 08min

    | 12/10/2016
  • Why Are Honey Bees Disappearing?

    Duration: 08min

    | 10/10/2016
  • How Do TV Ratings Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 05/10/2016
  • How Do Car Horns Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 03/10/2016
  • What is Russia's "Dead Hand?"

    Duration: 08min

    | 27/09/2016
  • What Causes the Northern Lights?

    Duration: 07min

    | 26/09/2016
  • What Is White Noise?

    Duration: 07min

    | 21/09/2016
  • Do Supplemental Vitamins Actually Work?

    Duration: 09min

    | 19/09/2016
  • How Does Night Vision Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/09/2016
  • Why Do I Need A Passport To Travel?

    Duration: 08min

    | 12/09/2016
  • How Do Bed Bugs Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 07/09/2016
  • What If The Moon Disappeared?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/09/2016
  • What is "Ranch" Flavor?

    Duration: 06min

    | 31/08/2016
  • What Is Fracking?

    Duration: 06min

    | 29/08/2016
  • The Science of Glow Sticks

    Duration: 05min

    | 24/08/2016
  • Does Your Name Determine Your Future?

    Duration: 06min

    | 22/08/2016
  • What Happens When I Have A Hangover?

    Duration: 09min

    | 17/08/2016
  • How Do Laugh Tracks Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 15/08/2016
  • Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

    Duration: 05min

    | 10/08/2016
  • How Does Air Force One Work?

    Duration: 09min

    | 08/08/2016
  • How Does Marijuana Affect Your Memory?

    Duration: 07min

    | 03/08/2016
  • How Do We Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?

    Duration: 05min

    | 01/08/2016
  • Does Eating Before Bed Give You Nightmares?

    Duration: 06min

    | 27/07/2016
  • Why Do Men Have Nipples?

    Duration: 05min

    | 25/07/2016
  • Why Does Gasoline Smell So Good?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/07/2016
  • What Is The Oldest Living Thing?

    Duration: 06min

    | 18/07/2016
  • Why Do We Sleep?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/07/2016
  • How Does Captain America's Shield Work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 11/07/2016
  • How Does Sleepwalking Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 06/07/2016
  • Why Shouldn't I Rob A Bank?

    Duration: 07min

    | 04/07/2016
  • Can Absinthe Make You Hallucinate?

    Duration: 10min

    | 29/06/2016
  • Why Don't Humans Have Tails?

    Duration: 06min

    | 27/06/2016
  • Where Is The Biggest Garbage Dump On Earth?

    Duration: 09min

    | 22/06/2016
  • Do You Really Need To Wash Your Jeans?

    Duration: 07min

    | 20/06/2016
  • Why Do People Go Bald?

    Duration: 06min

    | 15/06/2016
  • Are Humans Still Evolving?

    Duration: 07min

    | 13/06/2016
  • Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?

    Duration: 07min

    | 08/06/2016
  • Are Pop Rocks Dangeorus?

    Duration: 07min

    | 06/06/2016
  • Does Hypnosis Actually Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 01/06/2016
  • Why Do We Get Bags Under Our Eyes?

    Duration: 07min

    | 30/05/2016
  • How Does Radiation Sickness Work?

    Duration: 09min

    | 25/05/2016
  • Is There A Noise Loud Enough To Kill You?

    Duration: 06min

    | 23/05/2016
  • How Does LASIK Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 18/05/2016
  • How Can Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

    Duration: 06min

    | 16/05/2016
  • Why Can't People Remember Being Born?

    Duration: 06min

    | 11/05/2016
  • How Does Bitcoin Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 05/05/2016
  • How Do IUDs Work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 04/05/2016
  • How Does Silica Gel Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 02/05/2016
  • What Do Those Tabs On Rearview Mirrors Actually Do?

    Duration: 04min

    | 26/04/2016
  • Do Figs Really Have Dead Wasps In Them?

    Duration: 07min

    | 25/04/2016
  • How Do Accents Work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 20/04/2016
  • What Causes Chapped Lips?

    Duration: 05min

    | 18/04/2016
  • How (And Why) Do Cats Purr?

    Duration: 05min

    | 13/04/2016
  • Why Don't Humans Ride Zebras?

    Duration: 06min

    | 11/04/2016
  • How does your stomach keep from digesting itself?

    Duration: 04min

    | 08/04/2016
  • What is the battery light on your car's dashboard for?

    Duration: 04min

    | 06/04/2016
  • Why is cotton more absorbent than nylon?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/04/2016
  • How do motion sensors work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 01/04/2016
  • What does a modern smart house look like?

    Duration: 07min

    | 30/03/2016
  • Is it possible to turn coal into oil?

    Duration: 07min

    | 28/03/2016
  • How do artificial sweeteners work?

    Duration: 10min

    | 25/03/2016
  • Can people really build missiles from scratch?

    Duration: 07min

    | 23/03/2016
  • How does a pressurized airplane cabin work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 21/03/2016
  • What are chiggers, and how do they bite you?

    Duration: 05min

    | 18/03/2016
  • Why do people choke under pressure?

    Duration: 09min

    | 16/03/2016
  • How does safety glass work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 14/03/2016
  • How Sea Monkeys Work

    Duration: 03min

    | 09/03/2016
  • What do those plastic recycling symbols means?

    Duration: 04min

    | 07/03/2016
  • What's in mothballs?

    Duration: 04min

    | 04/03/2016
  • What is the heat index?

    Duration: 04min

    | 02/03/2016
  • Why do your ears pop when you dive in a deep pool?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/02/2016
  • How does someone become a saint?

    Duration: 07min

    | 26/02/2016
  • What is a restraining order, and how do you get one?

    Duration: 06min

    | 24/02/2016
  • Will space tourism become a reality?

    Duration: 07min

    | 22/02/2016
  • How do carbohydrates work?

    Duration: 08min

    | 12/02/2016
  • Securing Your Wifi Router

    Duration: 07min

    | 08/02/2016
  • How do trick birthday candles work?

    Duration: 06min

    | 05/02/2016
  • What's that bumpy stuff on my ceiling?

    Duration: 03min

    | 03/02/2016
  • How do nail penny measurements work?

    Duration: 03min

    | 01/02/2016
  • How do artificial flavors work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 29/01/2016
  • What are motion cards and how do they work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 27/01/2016
  • How does an EPIRB distress radio work?

    Duration: 04min

    | 25/01/2016
  • Can you explain the diameter measurements used in bullets?

    Duration: 03min

    | 22/01/2016
  • How are movies stored on DVD discs?

    Duration: 06min

    | 20/01/2016
  • Why shouldn't you go swimming right after a meal?

    Duration: 05min

    | 18/01/2016
  • What causes that howling sound in PA systems?

    Duration: 04min

    | 13/01/2016
  • How does dry ice work?

    Duration: 05min

    | 11/01/2016
  • Is it true that a diesel engine can operate underwater?

    Duration: 05min

    | 08/01/2016
  • Where does cork come from?

    Duration: 05min

    | 06/01/2016
  • What does Pez mean?

    Duration: 05min

    | 04/01/2016
  • How do we measure sea level?

    Duration: 06min

    | 01/01/2016
  • Is the sound on vinyl records better than on CDs?

    Duration: 05min

    | 30/12/2015
  • How does high-speed rail work?

    Duration: 07min

    | 28/12/2015
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