Planetary alignments: They’re the favorite astronomical scenario of kooks, con artists, and Hollywood producers everywhere. But has it ever happened? And what would it do to Earth if it did?
Take it from an expert: It’s weird to hear how your voice really sounds. But why does it sound different to you than everyone else. Hank explains — in a deep, resonant voice.
SciShow shirts for sale! We haven’t released any new SciShow merch in a very, very long time. But now, you can get this fancy schmancy sleek and super cool SciShow logo shirt. It’s printed on a nice, soft black tee. These are available for preorder now and will ship some time near the end of October.
SciShow debunks the myth that you only use 10 percent of your brain. So, how much do you really use? And how do we know?
So, what is fire, exactly? What causes fires in the wild, and how do we put them out? SciShow answers your burning questions about the science of fire. (See what we did there?)
SciShow Space News reveals two weird experiments in human spaceflight: one showed us what it really feels like to walk on the moon, the other put ordinary people through space flight simulation to see how they did. Find out inside!
SciShow Space gives you a blow by blow account of what’s going to happen to the sun — and Earth.
That terrible pain the befalls us when enjoying an icy treat! How does that happen? Is there a cure? Let Hank explain.
Watch more videos like this in our Quick Questions playlist, where we set you straight on all the little mysteries of life, like “Why do we yawn?” “Why does swiss cheese have holes?” and “Do my feet smell like doritos?”
Find out why these arachnids are among the least B of humanity’s BFFs. Yeah, they’re blood-sucking parasites, but that’s not all of it!