Why Is My Pee Green?

Why Is My Pee Green?

You’ve probably noticed that your urine changes color slightly day to day, usually depending on how much water you’ve been drinking. But have you ever looked down and seen like a more surprising color in the toilet? Like red? Or green? Yeah. Green pee is…

The Moth That Drinks Bird Tears & 6 Other Absurd Diets

The Moth That Drinks Bird Tears & 6 Other Absurd Diets

[♩INTRO] You might sometimes venture outside your culinary comfort zone. Maybe you’ve eaten toasted crickets, or you’ve sampled escargot on a trip to France. But the seven organisms on this list don’t just dabble in out-of-the-box delicacies, they make some really bizarre dietary choices. Like,…

Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

Why Diet Might Be a Big Deal for Mental Health

[ ♪INTRO ] When it comes to physical health, mountains of evidence will tell you that a healthy diet is important. And it is. But a growing body of research is showing that diet is important for mental health, too. And before you click away,…

The Deal with Carbs

The Deal with Carbs

A lot of people think carbohydrates are the enemy. The word might make you think of spaghetti, white bread, or other foods that’ll supposedly make you gain weight. But dietary science is more complicated than that, and carbs are also found in fruits, grains, vegetables,…

Most Metabolism Boosters Are BS

Most Metabolism Boosters Are BS

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this whole week of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] Take a stroll into any nutrition store and you’ll see displays stacked to the ceilings with products that claim to “boost” your metabolism. Whether they’re marketed as…

Paleo Got It Wrong: We’ve Loved Carbs for Over 100,000 Years | SciShow News
Why Is Being Underwater So Peaceful?

Why Is Being Underwater So Peaceful?

[intro] Summer is winding down here in the Northern Hemisphere, which means we’ve started to reflect on our long days at the lake and all the times we’ve jumped into swimming pools. And there’s one thing we’ve noticed: Being immersed in water is really relaxing….

These Birds Smell Like Tangerines

These Birds Smell Like Tangerines

Thanks for CuriosityStream for supporting this episode! Go to CuriosityStream.com/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] On the remote, rocky islands of the North Pacific, you might find a happy-looking little bird. Called the crested auklet, it looks kind of like a cross between a penguin…

How the Keto Diet Went from Arctic Staple to Bro-Science