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SciShow: Why Do We Stretch in the Morning?

Humans (and our pets) frequently instinctively stretch as soon as we wake up. But why? What is happening in our bodies when we stretch and yawn to wake ourselves up?  

SciShow: Milk, and the Mutants That Love It

Got milk? Fact is, most people don’t — and shouldn’t — because for them, ice cream and milkshakes are basically toxic. So why can some people drink milk and survive? Turns out they’re mutants!  

SciShow: 5 of the World’s Most Dangerous Chemicals

They explode when you touch them. Even a millionth of a gram can kill you. They can even disable you with their horrifying smell. SciShow introduces you to give of the most dangerous chemicals in the world.  

SciShow: What You Need to Know About Ebola

SciShow News give you the facts about ebola, one of the world’s deadliest diseases that’s making a stand in West Africa.  

SciShow: How to Predict the Odds of Anything

Statistics! They’re every scientist’s friend. But they can be easy to misinterpret. Check out this thought exercise with Hank to understand how some mental kung fu known as Bayesian reasoning can use stats to draw some downright surprising conclusions.

SciShow: Cloudy With A Chance Of Aliens: How We Look for Extraterrestrial Life

What do astronomers look for when they study exoplanets for signs of alien life? Hank explains how space telescopes are already yielding tantalizing clues of what other worlds might hold — including water! — and how the next generation of technology will be able to reveal to us. SciShow discusses science news and history and …

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