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This episode debunks the myth that birds getting hurt by rice thrown at weddings.
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Online entrepreneurs will try to sell you bottled human pheromones, but do these even exist?
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Reactions runs through the science of distance running: why muscles burn, how sweat cools the body and the chemistry of Marathons.
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Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens with its intense plot will have you on the edge of your seat. But is it possible to create a real-life lightsaber or build a Death Star laser?
In the Fallout 4 video game, the story features people who survived a nuclear war by hiding in shelters. Here, we look at how to survival a world full radiation.
We love horror films. In honor of those chased by monsters and zombies, we take a closer look at what happens chemically in your brain and body right before you die.
We explain the original way the Fantastic Four got their power – radiation – with help from SciPop Talks.
If you don’t have a tattoo, you probably at least know someone who does. In this video we explore what tattoo ink is made of, why this body art is permanent and other cool facts.
Chemistry plays a big role in your favorite tunes. Watch this week's Reactions episode, featuring a special appearance from BrainCraft's Vanessa Hill, to find out why.
This week, Reactions looks at the chemistry of the Avengers, including Tony Stark’s suit, Captain America’s shield and Black Widow’s super-fast healing.
Could you make your own Game of Thrones Valyrian steel sword using real-life chemistry?
Like it or not, Reactions is back with round two of chemistry jokes.
Blue jeans are among the most popular clothing items in the entire world. But how did Levi Strauss get his “workwear” so blue?
If there’s one man in Hollywood that knows the value of chemistry, it’s Michael Bay.
We are getting to the bottom of one of the biggest quandaries in science: Why dogs sniff each other’s butts.
It killed the hated King Joffrey, but how? We explore the chemistry of the Game of Thrones poison, the Strangler.
Dr. Raychelle Burks shares her thoughts on using pop culture in science communication.
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