4 DEADLY Carnivorous Plants

4 DEADLY Carnivorous Plants

Anna: They snap, they trap, they stick, and they suck. This is the bizarre world of carnivorous plants—leafy creatures that eat everything from insects, to crustaceans, to mammals. I’m Anna, and this is Gross Science. The vast majority of plants…

Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

♪ INTRO ♪ There you are, reading a book in bed after a long day. You finish the chapter and go to close the book and… Ow! Paper cut! Paper cuts are usually small and shallow, but they do tend…

Is There Really An Infinite Multiverse? | Stephen Hawking’s Last Paper

Is There Really An Infinite Multiverse? | Stephen Hawking’s Last Paper

[ ♪ Intro ] Just a few days before he died, Stephen Hawking submitted one last research paper. And now, it’s officially public. After making it through the peer-review gauntlet, the paper was published last week in the Journal of…

The Teenage Brain Explained

The Teenage Brain Explained

Being a teenager is hard. And so is living with one, I’m told. No human gets to escape this moody, angsty, confusing phase And interestingly, such an extended adolescence is unique to humans. Other animals grow up a lot faster…

Octopuses Are Ridiculously Smart

Octopuses Are Ridiculously Smart

Did you hear about the octopus that slipped out of its tank, into a drainpipe, and made a break for the sea? Or what about the cephalopod that figured out how to open those child-proof pill bottles? Which, let’s be…

Did Raptorex Really Exist?

Did Raptorex Really Exist?

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Way back in the early Cretaceous Period, 130 million years ago, a small dinosaur breathed its last breath near a large lake in the hot, forests of China. Or, wait. Maybe none…

Make Your Own Cartoon!

Make Your Own Cartoon!

♪ You’re right, Squeaks; this one is a classic. But did you know that the best part of cartoons takes place inside your brain? Cartoons like these are made of a bunch of drawings. When you show those drawings one…

Why Are Smartphone Batteries Combusting?

Why Are Smartphone Batteries Combusting?

It’s that time of year again: people areupgrading their smartphones to the newest, flashiest model. But some customers are getting a little toomuch bang for their buck. At least 90 people who bought Samsung’sGalaxy Note7 smartphone have reported that the…

No, Phones Aren't Giving Kids Horns, Seriously

No, Phones Aren't Giving Kids Horns, Seriously

Thanks to CuriosityStream for supporting thisepisode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to learnmore. [♩INTRO] This week in science news, we are requiredto inform you that despite what you might have heard, kids these days are notgrowing literal horns on the back of…

Your old phone is a veritable gold mine

Your old phone is a veritable gold mine

– Most of us have waymore unused electronics than we think we do. Seriously, go through your desk,your closets, your toolbox, and pull out anything with a power cord or a battery that you're not using. Pile it all up…