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How to Have an Extreme Earth Day


The Only Water on Earth Without Life

♪♪♪ Wherever there’s water on Earth, there’s a pretty good chance that you’ll find life. Like, even in the driest part of the Atacama Desert in South America, single-celled organisms live in rocks that extract water from the air. And in Japanese hot springs, there are microbes that survive an acidity on par with battery…


The Deal with Fat

We don’t talk a lot about dietary science here on SciShow because, frankly, it can seem like a hype factory designed more to generate clicks than to generate understanding. People want to hear what to eat and what not to eat in order to be healthy. The problem with that… is that it’s complicated. It’s…


The Truth About MSG and Your Health

[ INTRO] Foodies can’t stop talking about umami — the savory taste that’s taking over the culinary scene and which, along with sweet, sour, bitter, and salty, is one of the five basic tastes that our tongues perceive. But if you’re a fan of Chinese takeout, you’ve been team umami from the get-go. That’s because…


Why is organic food so *#@! expensive?? | Ali Partovi | TEDxManhattan

Translator: Mercia Costa Reviewer: Denise RQ I’ve invested a lot of my own money into organic and sustainable farming, and to converting American farmland to organic, and I’m here to dispel some misperceptions about organic food. There is this prevailing notion that organic farming is more expensive and less sufficient, right? And that we need…


Mental Health Apps: How Medicine Can Keep Up With Tech

Thanks to Dashlane for sponsoring this episode. Go to dashlane.com/scishowpsych to learn more about Dashlane. [ ♪INTRO ] Silicon Valley thinks they have a solution for everything. Including, apparently, the fact that not everyone around the world who needs mental health care gets it. And at this very moment, there are thousands of mental health…


5 Things Your Hair Can Tell You About Your Health

[ intro ] If you’ve ever dyed your hair the colors of the rainbow, or gotten a dramatic updo for a special event, you know that we often use hair for more than just keeping our heads warm. It can be an expression of our personalities, too. But how your hair grows — or doesn’t…


Liposomal vs. Oxidized Vitamin C and DIY DHAA: The Amazing Green Smoothie

Hello, I’m Doug Kitt with ReCverin company of Salt Lake City, Utah. Today I’m going to show how you can make your own dehydroascorbic acid, a form of oxidized vitamin C, for supplementing your diet. And as the title implies, we’re going to be making a vegetable puree that is often referred to as a…


The Health Benefits of … Cannibalism

This episode of SciShow is supported by Skillshare an online learning community with more than 17,000 classes in design, photo, and more. [♪♩INTRO] You’d think eating your own kind would be a bad idea. I mean, it can be hard enough to survive and reproduce without having to worry about members of your own species…


Green Coffee Bean Supplements VS Drinking Green Coffee

A common question asked is whether drinking coffee brewed with green coffee beans will have the same effect as taking a green coffee bean supplement. You will undoubtedly receive some degree of benefit if you choose to drink green coffee beans however; there are some advantages to supplementing instead. For a start, you are not…