SciShow Tangents

From Complexly and WNYC Studios

The lightly competitive knowledge showcase from the geniuses behind the YouTube series SciShow.

  • 52 - Fire

    Nov 5, 2019
    Ancient human captured and learned to use the raw power of the flame, propelling us towards technology and civilization. Pretty cool! Good job, cavepeople!
  • 51 - Greatest Fears: Spiders!

    Oct 29, 2019
    The Tangents Month of Fear concludes with a classic Halloween creepy crawly: spiders! They are gross, scary, and weird, but are they also interesting and cool? Tune in to find out!
  • 50 - Greatest Fears: Confined Spaces!

    Oct 22, 2019
    SciShow Tangents' Month of Fear continues as the crew crams themselves deep into your ear holes to chat about Hank's greatest fear... confined spaces!
  • 49 - Greatest Fears: Decomposition!

    Oct 15, 2019
    As the SciShow Tangents Month of Fear continues, your hosts get down into the wormy, slimy muck to discuss Ceri’s biggest fear: decomposition!
  • 48 - Greatest Fears: Sharks!

    Oct 8, 2019
    This month, Tangents gets terrifying as we discuss each of our panelists' biggest fears! This week, Stefan plunges into the icy depths of terror to confront his fear of sharks! 
  • 46 - Plastic

    Sep 24, 2019
    Plastic: space age wonder material or planet-destroying scourge? The real answer may lie... somewhere in the middle (but leaning more towards scourge).
  • 45 - Teens

    Sep 17, 2019
    For humans, the teenage years are marked by angst, self-discovery, and homework. For elephants, they’re marked by pus-weeping face glands, uncontrollable rage, and a green penis!
  • 44 - Fashion

    Sep 10, 2019
    New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and the world's most stylish science podcast is celebrating by exploring the intersection of fashion and science!