Tag Archive: Hank Green


Daily Video 3.27.15

Great Minds: Benjamin Franklin: Founding Nerd

 

 

 

 

Published on Mar 23, 2015

” Learn about Benjamin Franklin, his experiments into electricity, including the truth about the kite and the key.

Hosted by: Hank Green”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 3.8.15

A Brief History Of Robotics

 

 

 

Published on Mar 5, 2015

” Why don’t we have robots taking care of our every need by now? A little history of the field of robotics might help you understand how hard it is to get machines to perform tasks, and how far we’ve come in just a few decades.

Hosted by: Hank Green
Human played by: Stefan Chin “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 1.13.15

Why Are We Ticklish?

 

 

 

Published on Jan 6, 2015

” What’s up with ticklishness? And are other animals ticklish, too? Quick Questions has the answers!

Hosted by: Hank Green “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 12.13.14

How Dogs Really Listen To Us, And How Pufferfish Puff

 

 

 

 

Published on Dec 6, 2014

” This week on SciShow News: Animals! New research has found how dogs actually listen to us in more complex ways than you probably thought, and also figured out how a kind of pufferfish gets its puff up.

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Hosted by: Hank Green “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 9.3.14

3 Things Your Dog Should Not Be Doing

 

 

 

Published on Sep 1, 2014

” Dogs do a lot of weird things, and sometimes they’re funny enough to post on Tumblr. But before you do, make sure li’l Scamp isn’t doing any of these three things — because they spell trouble.

Hosted by: Hank Green “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 6.29.14

The Science Of What Disgusts You

 

Daily Video 6.18.14

What Causes Auroras?

 

 

 

 

Published on Jun 17, 2014

” SciShow tackles a Quick Question with a longish answer: What causes auroras? TL;DR: It’s a breathtaking display of particle physics in action.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 5.23.14

How Do Rainbows Form?

 

 

 

 

Published on May 14, 2014

” SciShow explains how three important ingredients — sunlight, water, and you — interact to create the illusion of a rainbow. The colorful details are inside!”

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 4.13.14

Cannibalism, Zombies & Suicidal Cells: The Latest In Cancer Research

 

 

Published on Apr 12, 2014

” Hank shares some developments in cancer research, from new insights into the behavior of zombie cancer cells, to a new method that uses nanotechnology to kill cancer from within.
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Daily Video 4.8.14

The Next X Prize: Artificial Intelligence!

 

 

 

Published on Mar 29, 2014

” Hank takes you to the next frontier of innovation: the XPrize for Artificial Intelligence, talking about how true AI can be measured, and what the future might look like. 

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Daily Video 4.2.14

Kids and Sugar: The Sweet-and-Lowdown

 

 

 

Published on Mar 31, 2014

” If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: Parents blaming their kids’ spazzy behavior on sugar. But is it true? Hank gives you sweet-and-lowdown on the extent to which sugar can and can’t affect behavior, in kids and adults alike.
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Daily Video 3.19.14

Migraines: Not Just Another Headache

 

 

Published on Mar 17, 2014

” If you’ve never had a migraine, you might think it’s just a really bad headache. But if you’ve ever had them, or you know someone who does, you know that they’re much worse — and much more complicated — than that. Hank explains the biology behind this disorder of the central nervous system, and how it can be treated.
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Daily Video 3.12.14

The Truth About Gingers

 

 

Published on Jan 3, 2014

” There are many names for them, but here at SciShow we lovingly refer to them as ‘Gingers’. In this episode, Hank explains what gene is responsible for the creation of redheads.

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Daily Video 12.26.13

Why Do We Burp And Fart (So Much)?!

 

 

 

Published on Dec 24, 2013

” We all do it, but why? Hank explain why and how we expel gas.

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Daily Video 11.29.13

This is NOT What Evolution Looks Like

Published on Nov 28, 2013

” Hank explains where that over-simplified image of evolution comes from and what it is actually supposed to mean. 

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Daily Video 11.23.13

Can You Really Be Scared To Death?

 

 

Published on Nov 21, 2013

” Can you literally “die of fright?” Turns out, you can! In this episode of SciShow Hank explores the mechanisms in your body that activate when you get scared, and how they can sometimes get out of hand.
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Daily Video 11.19.13

The 4 Most Irreplaceable Places

 

 

Published on Nov 17, 2013

” What’s the awesomest place in the world? Scientists can think of at least 137, the newly released list of the most biologically important places on Earth. Hank explains how ecologists arrived at this list, and takes you on a tour of four of them, from the mountains of Tanzania to the flattened hilltops of Venezuela.
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Daily Video 10.16.13

Sleep: Why We Need It and What Happens Without It

 

 

Published on Oct 14, 2013

” What happens when you don’t sleep? And why do we need to do it anyways? Hank explains the science of sleep: the cause, the benefits, and who holds the record for going without it!

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Daily Video 10.15.13

Krokodil, Fake Pot And The Real Chemistry Of Drugs

 

 

Published on Oct 13, 2013

” Time Magazine has called it “the most horrible drug in the world,” and last month, it hit the US. Because seriously, why would you take a drug that rots your flesh, bones, and brain?!

Hank Green discusses the science behind the street drug ‘Krokodil’, & fake THC.

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Sources for this episode:
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/na…
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desomorp…
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_release…
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/a…
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/35444158#.U… “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Comedy 9.23.13

51 Jokes (in Four Minutes)

 

Uploaded on Feb 4, 2009

” How many jokes can you tell in four minutes? It’s hard to squeeze ’em in, but here Hank is telling 51 jokes (all submitted by nerdfighters) in less than four minutes. Hank’s cd SO JOKES:http://www.dftba.com “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 9.18.13

Why Body Hair?

 

 

Published on Sep 17, 2013

” In today’s episode Hank talks about hair: What’s it good for, what’s it made of, and why do we have less than other mammals?

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Daily Comedy 9.13.13

Why Do We Laugh?

 

 

Published on Sep 10, 2013

” You know what’s funny? Why people laugh. Hank talks about the science of laughter: what makes us laugh, what purpose it serves, and even what it can tell us about our mental and physical health. Hilarious!

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Sources for this episode:
http://science.howstuffworks.com/life…
http://news.rutgers.edu/research/seri…
http://www.nbcnews.com/id/3077386/ns/…
http://www.scientificamerican.com/art…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yVE0W…
http://phys.org/news/2011-02-falls.html
http://www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/lau…
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09… “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Video 9.7.13

3 Big Discoveries Made by the International Space Station

 

Published on Sep 5, 2013

” We all know it’s awesome, and we could watch Chris Hadfield sing all day, but do you know about the awesome science that’s being done on the International Space Station? Hank explains three big discoveries made on the ISS that you should know about.

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Sources for this episode:
ttp://www.space.com/20499-dark-matter-sp­ace-station-ams.html
http://www.space.com/20490-dark-matte…
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/1…
http://www.americaspace.com/?p=33895
http://www.tested.com/science/space/4…
http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/04/world/e…
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sta…
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sta…
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-env… “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How To Make Antivenom

 

 

Published on May 16, 2013

” Bitten by a venomous snake? There’s hope! French scientist Albert Calmette developed the first snake antivenom in the late 1890s, and did such a good job that we use his technique to this day. Antivenom works by stimulating the production of antibodies which can smother venom’s toxic effects, preventing spread and rendering them harmless. But how do you make it? Well, stay tuned to this episode of SciShow to find out.

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