Category Archives: Educational Videos

Why is a Final Performance Called a Swan Song, What Does the Dangly Thing in Your Throat Do, Why Do Other People’s Farts Smell Worse and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at a variety of topics, including, why a final performance is called a Swan Song, the purpose of the dangly thing in the back of your throat, the reason other people’s farts smell worse to you, the story behind why we tell actors to break a leg, what type of […]

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When Did Men Start Getting Circumcised, Who Really Invented the Tea Bag, Why Don’t Trains Have Cabooses Anymore and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at when men started getting circumcised, who invented tea bags, why trains don’t have cabooses, why it’s called an Adam’s apple, where the term “boobs” comes from and why we don’t use bidets in the United States Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like […]

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The Adventures of the First Man to Walk in Space, the Truth About Twice Boiled Water, the “Nope” Chemical that Sets Fire to Almost Anything and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how the first man to walk in space almost got stuck there and what happened after, Stigler and his Law of Eponymy, the Forgotten Beatle, whether twice boiled water is really bad for you, what chlorine triflouride is, why they say “mush” to make sled dogs go and what […]

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Cow Farts and Global Warming, Why Some Devices Have Two Prongs and Others Have Three, The Cold Chicken War and Trucks and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how Dick came to be short for Richard, whether cow farts really contribute to global warming, why nearly all zippers have ykk on them, what color carrots used to be before the 17th century, why some electrical plugs have two prongs and others have three, how chickens made it […]

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Do Olympic Medalists Receive Cash Prizes, Why are Potatoes Called Spuds, Does Sex Before an Athletic Event Hinder Performance and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss whether Olympic medalists receive cash prizes, why potatoes are called spuds, if sex before an athletic event will hinder performance, where mosquitoes go during the daytime, the ridiculous nuclear launch code previously used by the US at all minuteman silos and why vitamins make urine bright yellow. Click here to […]

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How Soap Actually Works, Why No One Would Be Caught Dead Using the Official Olympic Salute Anymore and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss how soap actually works given that it does not kill bacteria, why no one would be caught dead using the official Olympic salute anymore, why Michael Jackson’s skin turned white as he got older, why Olympians wear colored tape, that time the Olympics flag went missing for almost a century […]

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How Drilling a 14 in Hole Created a 1.3 ft Deep Saltwater Lake Out of a 10 ft Deep Freshwater One, What Causes Dark Circles Under Your Eyes, What Happened to the Dogs Aboard the Titanic and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss what causes dark circles under your eyes, the dogs aboard the Titanic, the shocking record for the youngest person to ever give birth and more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. How Drilling a 14 in. Hole Created a 1.3K ft Deep […]

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Does Drinking Alcohol Really Warm You Up, How an Etch a Sketch Works, What Causes Strokes and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss whether or not drinking alcohol will really help prevent hypothermia, how an Etch a Sketch works, what causes strokes, how clean a dog’s mouth really is and more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. Does Drinking Alcohol Really Help Prevent Hypothermia? How […]

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Why We Knock on Wood, The Woman With the “Perfect Butt”, How a Heart Attack Works, and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at why we knock on wood, the woman who is widely deemed within the jeans industry to have the “perfect butt”, why black cats are considered bad luck, the blind man who invented cruise control, how a heart attack works and 10 amazing facts. Click here to subscribe to our […]

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Is Eating Your Boogers Good For You, Can Eating Poppy Seeds Cause You To Fail A Drug Test, What Causes Blisters and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we share 10 amazing facts, as well as look at whether or not eating your boogers is good for you, if eating poppy seeds can really cause you to fail a drug test, what causes blisters, and how blind people dream. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more […]

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How Clownfish Breed Given They are All Born Male, Why Crocodiles Shed Tears When They Eat, What Causes Lactose Intolerance and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how clownfish breed despite that they are all born male, why crocodiles shed tears when they eat, what causes lactose intolerance, the 13 virtues that Ben Franklin tried to live his life by, what cause the clicking sound your turn signal makes, why the Earth is the hottest when […]

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Why Are People So Much Taller Today Than Historically, the Truth About Aerosol Sprays and the Ozone Layer, and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at why people today are taller than people historically, what Neil Armstrong really said when he first stepped on the Moon, whether or not aerosol sprays damage the ozone layer, the story of Herbert K Pililaau vs. the North Korean Army, and how “Rx” means and where it came from. […]

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Why Some Countries Refrigerate Eggs and Others Don’t, Why Spicy Foods Cause Your Nose to Run, Where the Dollar Sign Really Comes From and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we share 10 amazing facts, then answer the questions- why some countries refrigerate eggs and others don’t, why spicy foods cause your nose to run, where the dollar sign comes from, why there are not many female commercial airline pilots, if it’s safe to eat cheese rinds and why people seem to […]

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Why Helicopters are Quite Safe When the Engine Dies, The Founder of Hershey’s and the Titanic, Are Some People Really Born With Tails and More…

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we share 10 amazing facts, then discuss why helicopters are actually pretty safe when the engine dies, the few families that have owned most of England for the last 1,000 years, how the calorie content of food is determined, the story behind the VIP ticket the founder of Hershey’s booked on the […]

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Is Spider Blood Really Blue, The Origins of the Necktie, The Nazi Super Cannon and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss whether or not spider blood is really blue, the origins of the necktie, the differences between virgin, extra-virgin, and “normal” olive oil, the Nazi Super Cannon, the truth about double jeopardy, and what the hottest temperature possible is. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos […]

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How and Why Oysters Make Pearls, Why Judges Wear Robes, Do You Really Get One Phone Call When Arrested and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss how and why oysters make pearls, the time in history when doctors literally blew smoke up a person’s rectum, whether you are really entitled to a phone call if arrested, why judges wear robes, why there are no parachutes on commercial flights and some random amazing facts. Click here to […]

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Why AM Radio Signals Propogate Farther at Night Than the Day, The Fascinating World of Apollo Astronaut Life Insurance Policies, The Aloha Shirt and the Interesting Origin of Casual Friday and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss why certain radio signals travel drastically farther at night than during the day, the clever things Apollo astronauts had to do to get around the fact that they couldn’t get life insurance, how the Aloha shirt led to casual Friday, why we call scammers “con” men, the fascinating story of […]

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Why Some People are Allergic to Cats, Why Barns are Traditionally Painted Red, the Fascinating Story Behind the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we discuss why some people are allergic to cats, why barns are painted red, what the “D” stands for in “D-Day”, the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and what the Nazis, the British Accent, a Dinner Jacket and BBC News have to do with one another. Click here to subscribe […]

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