How the Squid Lost Its Shell

The ancestors of modern, squishy cephalopods like the octopus and the squid all had shells. In ancient times, their shell was their greatest asset but it eventually proved to be their biggest weakness. Special thanks to Franz Anthony for the beautiful cephalopod reconstructions. You can see more of Franz’s tremendous work at http://252mya.com And thanks […]

Why Do You Get Hangry?

Hanger is the grumpiness you feel when you are hungry. We’ve all been there, but what’s the science behind it? Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, […]

Meet the World’s Most Terrifying Caterpillar

When you think of a caterpillar, you probably picture a cute, chubby little critter, chewing on leaves and dreaming of becoming a butterfly. But the whip-fast, razor clawed Hawaiian inchworm is here to challenge those stereotypes. Hosted by: Hank Green Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming […]

Will Stress Really Make You Go Gray?

Just like the myth that plucking one gray hair will make three sprout, stress making your hair white isn’t actually a thing. Or is it?! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon Head to https://scishowfinds.com/ for hand selected artifacts of the universe! ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the […]

How the Turtle Got Its Shell

Where did turtles come from? And how did the they get their shells? The answers to these questions would eventually cause scientists to rethink the entire history of reptile evolution. Thanks as always to Nobumichi Tamura for allowing us to use his wonderful paleoart : http://spinops.blogspot.com/ Additionally, a big thank you to Tyler Lyson, Luke […]

Why Frogs Sometimes Fall From the Sky

The first 77 viewers to sign up at brilliant.org/scishow will get 20% off their annual premium subscription AND support SciShow. Test your knowledge with Hank at https://brilliant.org/SciShowAtmospheric/ It doesn’t seem possible, but animal rain is definitely real, and there is an actual scientific explanation for it… probably. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by […]