In Search of Fossil Fish

Welcome to Fossil Lake! The area I’m standing in right now is the largest and most complete representation of early Eocene life in the world, about 52 million years old. This area, during the early Eocene, was a lot like what modern Florida is today. You had crocodilians, you had paddlefish, all different kinds of […]

Squirrel McNastyface

*Emily and Anna sing The Brain Scoop theme* Coming to you from the basement of The Field Museum in front of a live studio audience: Anna Goldman, and Emily Graslie! Yay! – Hi! This is the grossest thing I’ve ever seen! I mean, he does not look like most of the other squirrels that we […]

Watch These Cunning Snails Stab and Swallow Fish Whole | Deep Look

Big news. You can now support Deep Look on Patreon. More after the show. Cone snails are striking … in more ways than one. They lurk in the sand around coral reefs. And wait til you see what’s under the hood. That pretty veneer is hiding an impressive array of tools … and weapons. A […]

Antibiotics In Your Nose!

We’ve got a whole lotta holes in this episode of SciShow News! Human nose holes, the unexpected source of a new antibiotic… and blue holes, which go deeper than ever before. So let’s start with the blue kind: Chinese scientists have reportedly found the deepest blue hole – an underwater cavern or sinkhole, named for […]

Why Do We Eat Raw Fish But Not Raw Chicken?

Have you ever been snacking on some sashimi and paused to wonder: why do we eat raw fish but not raw chicken? Really, eating any kind of raw meat comes with some health risk to humans, depending on how it was slaughtered, stored, and prepared. But some are more iffy than others, because different animals […]

The Snail-Smashing, Fish-Spearing, Eye-Popping Mantis Shrimp | Deep Look

The mantis shrimp is a true heavy-hitter. Take this one. She’s about to devour this snail. But she’s gotta crack it open first. So, she carefully positions it… Then — BAM! — she punches it with the speed of a .22 caliber bullet. It’s the fastest attack in the animal kingdom. That’s one kind of […]

Pain-Killing Hunger and Superpowered Diabetic Fish

SciShow is supported by Skillshare. [INTRO ♪] Pain sucks. And if that wasn’t bad enough, the best painkillers we have tend to be incredibly addictive and can pose other dangers, too. So scientists are on the lookout for alternatives. And a new study in the journal Cell may have just found an unlikely ally in […]

This Speech Will Change How You See Everything

So, if you love animals, if you’re concerned about the environment, if you want to be healthy. If you want to feed the world’s hungry, then I’d ask that you just please place any prejudices you may or may not have aside and listen. I’m not going to swindle you, I’m not going to make […]

Top 10 Reasons Why I Don’t Eat Meat

Alright this is John Kohler from okraw.com to give another exciting episode for you coming at you from my backyard garden. I thought I’d take time out of the day here to share with you guys some of my opinions on a very important topic that’s important to me. This is my ten reasons why […]

Milking the WORLD’S MOST VENOMOUS FISH! – Smarter Every Day 117

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. Sometimes I like to walk around in my yard barefooted, which is awesome until I hit a little sticky weed, which hurts. I’m about to ruin the beach for you. There’s an animal called the stonefish that is the meanest thing that I have ever […]