SciShow Tangents

From Complexly and WNYC Studios

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

  • 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!
  • 43 - Navigation

    Sep 3, 2019
    Wether it's a human trying to figure out the quickest way to the airport or a dog trying to figure out the perfect place to poop, almost every living thing uses navigation of some sort!
  • 42 - Precious Metals

    Aug 27, 2019
    Almost all of human culture and economics is structured around a handful of pretty metals that we have arbitrarily assigned value to... but hey... they are really pretty metals...
  • 41 - Extremophiles

    Aug 20, 2019
    Extremophiles are tough creatures that thrive in the harshest environments on Earth; unforgiving places like volcanic vents at the bottom of the sea, lakes of acid, and your bellybutton.