Beware the Bug Spit: How Spittlebugs Accidentally Doom Plants

Ever wondered what makes those balls of white foam you sometimes find clinging to plants? Spittlebugs create these bubbly cocoons after feeding on a plant’s fluids; but unfortunately, their eating habits help transmit a deadly bacteria capable of wiping out agriculturally important plants. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a […]

6 Lonely Branches on the Tree of Life

You can find the poster featured in this episode in the SciShow store on DFTBA: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-tree-of-life-poster When there’s only one species on an evolutionary branch, we call it a monospecific taxon. Studying these special species can help us better understand not just those sparse groups, but all life on this […]

Alessia Cara Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

Alessia Cara takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s burning questions about herself! Was Alessia Cara in Moana? Was Alessia on American Idol? Does she have tattoos? Who discovered her? What’s her nationality? Alessia Cara answers all these questions and much more! Grammy Award®-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara’s new […]

Instant Fish: Just Add Water | Salamanderfish

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Classical Mechanics course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. In the peat flats of Western Australia, a peculiar fish lies in wait: salamanderfish spend several months buried underground until the dry sand they live in fills with water again. […]

Simpsons Expert Breaks Down Every Job Homer’s Ever Had (Part 2) | WIRED

While most of us know Homer J. Simpson as a Nuclear Safety Inspector that works for Mr. Burns, Homer’s career path on ‘The Simpsons’ is far more expansive than that. Watch as Homer goes from 90’s grunge rocker to the iconic Duff Man. Watch as Simpsons expert Jack Picone once […]