Category Archives: Educational Videos

Why We Call the Seasons as We Do, What PEZ Stands For, Who was the First to Pee on the Moon, The Coming Banana Apocalypse, and More…


In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss why we call the seasons Summer, Autumn (or Fall), Winter, and Spring; what PEZ stands for and some interesting things about its creator; the fact that soon enough the type of banana we eat today probably won’t be available in the supermarkets anymore; who was the first to pee on […]

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In Which We Answer the Questions: Do Earwigs Lay Eggs in Your Ears, When Did Humans Start Wearing Clothes, and Much More…


In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at whether earwigs really sometimes lay eggs in people’s ears, when humans first started wearing clothes, why certain bedding has tags that say they are illegal to remove, why we toast drinks, and, finally, we also debunk 6 common myths.  Be sure and subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many […]

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How Many Burgers in a Cow, Why Some Countries Drive on the Left and Others on the Right, The Difference Between Brown and White Eggs, and Much More…


In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how many burgers a typical beef cow produces, the difference between brown and white eggs, whether Isaac Newton really had an apple fall on his head (surprising this one), what size Marilyn Monroe really was, why some countries drive on the right and others on the left, and we […]

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How Greenhouse Gases Work


In this video from MinuteEarth, created by Henry Reich et al, you’re going to learn how exactly greenhouse gases keep the Earth’s temperature relatively regulated. If you like this video, go check them out and subscribe to their channel here. You can also join us in supporting their efforts to make more videos like this by donating via their Patreon […]

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Happy Tau Day


This is one of many great videos from the seemingly perpetual great video making machine known as Vi Hart, in which she (once again) does the Pi-Day equivalent of revealing there is no Santa Clause, a.k.a. this time explaining why it’s actually Tau Day. You can subscribe to her phenomenal YouTube channel here. If you liked this video, you might […]

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