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Big Questions

Season 1 2014 - 2015

  • 2014-09-01T17:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 3 mins
  • 2 hours, 18 mins
  • Documentary

A weekly show where we endeavor to answer one of your big questions.

46 episodes

1x15 What is dirt made out of?

  • 2014-12-29T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Caleigh Waddell asks, "What is dirt made out of?”

This week, "kat3krazy" asks, "Where did saying a guy was 'hot' originate?”

1x17 Is blood ever blue?

  • 2015-01-12T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, pablo bribiesca asks, "Is blood blue when it is in an oxygen starved environment? And if so, how can I prove it?"

1x18 How far can I see on a clear day?

  • 2015-01-19T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Brian Currie asks, "On a clear day, how many miles can I see in every direction? How about on a hazy day?"

1x19 Why are my ears ringing?

  • 2015-01-26T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Emma R. asks, "Why do I get that weird ringing noise in my ears?"

1x20 Do your organs grow with you?

  • 2015-02-09T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Jen Alexander asks, "Do your organs grow with you?"

1x21 Why is the heart associated with love?

  • 2015-02-09T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Anish Sharma asks, "Why is the heart associated with love?"

This week, "doxysrox" asks, "Why does Asparagus make your pee smell?"

1x23 Why don't humans have a mating season?

  • 2015-02-23T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, "piano trumpet" asks, “Why don’t humans have a mating season like most animals?”

1x24 How does a two-way mirror work?

  • 2015-03-02T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, "bored during school" asks, “How does a two-way mirror work?”

This week, "bored during school" asks, “Why do we get dark bags under our eyes when we're tired?”

This week, "locked-up time lady" asks, “Why do mosquitoes prefer biting some people to others? Is there something we can avoid doing or do besides using repellent, like eat bananas?”

1x27 What is the origin of the high five?

  • 2015-04-06T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Jacob Shields asks, “What is the origin of the high five?”

This week, ibrokemyscooter asks, “What makes a permanent marker permanent?”

This week, Aldrym Gamatero asked, "Why is 301 used in YouTube for view count?"

This week, a bunch of people asked, "Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?"

This week, Elliott and special guests, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew and his assistant, Beaker, answer Tony's question, "Why do things taste bad after you brush your teeth?" *MUPPET FLAIL*

This week, Alyssa Nitta asks, "Why are keypads on phones arranged in ascending order while keypads on calculators are the other way around?"

This week, Grace F. asks, "Why does 98 degrees Fahrenheit feel hot to us even though our bodies are around that temperature?"

1x34 Why do you see better when you squint?

  • 2015-05-25T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Amar Jerath asks, "Why do you see better when you squint?"

1x35 Does hitting the snooze button help

  • 2015-06-08T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Mitra Mirpour asks, "Does hitting the snooze button and getting those few extra minutes of sleep actually help?"

This week, Rennie DiCarlo asks, "Why do we blush when we're embarrassed?"

This week, Jacob Mitchell asks, "What did the original colonists sound like? Did they have a modern British accent?"

1x38 Why do Americans use Fahrenheit?

  • 2015-06-29T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Martin Prince asks, "Why do Americans use Fahrenheit?"

1x39 Why is ginger a palate cleanser?

  • 2015-07-06T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Katie Doman asks, "Why is ginger a palate cleanser?"

1x40 Why are people ticklish?

  • 2015-07-13T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Tim B. asks, "Why are people ticklish?"

This week, Jacob White asks, "Why does my nose get runny when I'm cold?"

1x42 Why do bees die after they sting you

  • 2015-08-03T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Leovigildo Santos asks, "Why do bees die after they sting you?"

This week, morgana7544 asks, "Why are there silent letters in English words?"

This week, Dan Hite asks, "Why do we tilt our heads when confused or pondering a question? Why do some animals seem to do the same?"

This week, Kevin asks, "Does ginger ale really help with stomach aches?"

This week, Sarah F. asks, "Can you really be tired from sleeping too much?"