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Big Questions

Season 2 2015 - 2017

  • 2015-09-07T17:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 3 mins
  • 1 hour, 36 mins
  • Documentary

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

32 episodes

2x01 Where did we get the name America?

  • Season Premiere

    2015-09-07T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

Welcome to season two! This week, Fred T. asks, "Where did we get the name America?"

2x02 Why do we cry?

  • 2015-09-14T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Briana Stanhope. asks, "Why do people cry?"

This week, starlinguk asks, "I have arthritis, why do my joints hurt more when it rains?"

2x04 Are there good viruses?

  • 2015-09-28T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, acalibaby808 asks, "Are there good viruses?"

This week, capselo asks, "Why does my hair feel dry after swimming in chlorinated water?"

2x06 Why are blueprints blue?

  • 2015-10-12T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, David Lev asks, "Why are blueprints blue?"

This week, Kristina Bailey asks, "Why does our voice sound different when we hear an audio or video recording of it?"

This week, Margaret asks, "Why is there a joker in playing card decks?"

This week, Jerome asks, "Why does daylight saving time vary by country?"

2x10 What causes motion sickness?

  • 2015-11-09T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Craig asks, "What causes motion sickness?"

2x11 Why do babies' eyes change color?

  • 2015-11-16T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, doxysrkx asks, "Why are babies born with blue eyes?"

This week, Keegan T. asks, "What's the difference between American and Canadian Thanksgiving?"

This week, Bradley Stein asks, "How did eating popcorn become a custom at movie theaters?"

This week, seanjedi97 asks, "Does popping your knuckles really cause arthritis?"

This week, Tobias Anderson asks, "Why do we get songs stuck in our heads?"

This week, ReiAyanami8 asks, "Why does sudden exposure to sunlight cause some people to sneeze?"

2x17 Why do people have birthmarks?

  • 2016-02-01T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Creddie Ramos asks, "Why do people have birthmarks?"

This week, clairebellxo asks, "What makes hair naturally straight or curly?"

2x19 Where did emojis come from?

  • 2016-04-04T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Emily asks, "Where did emojis come from?"

This week, mgnm257 asks, "How did it end up that some countries' citizens drive on the left side of the road and others drive on the right?"

2x21 What's a brain freeze?

  • 2016-06-06T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Peggy asks, "What's a brain freeze?"

2x22 What's the origin of fireworks?

  • 2016-07-01T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Lindsay asks, "What's the origin of fireworks?"

2x23 Why are there 24 hours in a day?

  • 2016-08-08T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, FreedomFanBoy asks, "Why are there 24 hours? Why not 25? or 100?"

2x24 Why do traffic jams occur?

  • 2016-09-05T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Colleen Jousma asks, "Why do traffic jams occur? Is it only because there are too many cars on the road or is there something more to it?"

This week, Tim asks, "What's the evidence that ghost hunters use and look for?"

2x26 Why aren't there B batteries?

  • 2016-11-07T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, spdyrel asks, “Where do the naming conventions for batteries come from? AAA, AA, D, etc.? Also why no B batteries?”

2x27 Do hats cause balding?

  • 2016-12-05T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Sammi Wood asks, “Is it true that if you wear a hat often enough it will cause you to bald?”

This week, Hajera Fatima asks, “Why do we close our eyes when we sneeze?”

2x29 Is there an explanation for déjà vu?

  • 2017-02-06T18:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Kel A asks, “Is there an explanation for déjà vu?”

This week, Donovan Norman asks, “Is it necessary to rinse off apples and such before eating them?”

2x31 Why did we stop going to the moon?

  • 2017-04-03T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, Elivelton Luza asks, “Here’s a question, WHY THE HECK didn’t we go AGAIN to the moon??”

2x32 What's the history of lawn mowing?

  • 2017-05-01T17:00:00Z — 3 mins

This week, ThisIsKir asks, “When did it become the norm to mow the lawn?”