Your Microbiome: The Invisible Creatures That Keep You Alive!

[SHOW OPENING MUSIC] This episode was sponsored by Audible. [OPENING SHOW MUSIC] Teleport every one of your cells into the next room, and you’d leave a strange shadow behind. A ghostly cloud of single-celled creatures that live on and inside your body. Your microbiome. Zoom in and we can see this cloud is made of […]

Will You Still Eat Raw Fish After Watching This Video?

Hey smart people, Joe here. What do poke, sushi and sashimi, and all these dishes have in common? They’re delicious. They’re made with raw fish. And they could all give you parasites. Yep. The ocean is a parasite playground. That warning about raw or undercooked fish at the bottom of every menu? It’s there for […]

Rise of the Superbugs

[MUSIC] In his book “Microcosm” Carl Zimmer says… ow! There’s an old saying about death by a thousand papercuts. But what if it just took one? That’s silly, right? I mean, even if this DID get infected, we’ve got antibiotics to clean us up, it’s easy as aspirin. But that all might be about to […]

The Wilcraft Ice Fishing Amphibious Vehicle | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

Hi I’m Tom Roering, the inventor of Wilcraft. Wilcraft is a drivable amphibious ice fishing vehicle. “Wil” stands for Water, Ice, and Land. The Wilcraft project started back in 1998 out of the desire to ice fish safer, more conveniently, and be more mobile on the ice. The product evolved over a six year period, […]