SciShow Tangents

From Complexly and WNYC Studios

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

  • 81 - Healing

    May 26, 2020
    Are you suffering from mild boredom, a grumpy frown, and a general lack of extremely niche scientific knowledge? Well, SciShow Tangents has the cure for what ails you!
  • 80 - Games

    May 19, 2020
    Kicking the ball, passing another type of ball, running around the big arena and making a point! SciShow Tangents knows one thing and that one thing is SPORTS! 
  • 79 - Hair

    May 12, 2020
    Mammals pretty much have the market cornered on hair, and you know all the other types of animals are jealous of us. 
  • 78 - Salt

    May 5, 2020
    Salt: the mineral so nice that much of early human civilization was based on its procurement!
  • 77 - Holes

    Apr 28, 2020
    There is one thing that humans, dogs, and ants can all agree on: digging big ol’ holes is fun!
  • 76 - Trees

    Apr 21, 2020
    This Arbor Day, give your favorite tree the gift they really want: this tree-themed episode of SciShow Tangents. Just put the headphones around its trunk or in a knothole!
  • 75 - Robots

    Apr 14, 2020
    Real robots become more like sci-fi robots every day. Not enough that you need to worry about them rising up against us, but you should maybe consider being nicer to your smartphone...
  • 74 - Rivers

    Apr 7, 2020
    The world is a pretty stressful place right now, so why not take a break and float down the cool calm auditory river that is SciShow Tangents.  
  • 73 - Ducks

    Mar 31, 2020
    You may not know it just by looking at them but ducks are science, too! Extremely goofy science that quacks, but science all the same.