Stupid Genius with Emma Chamberlain
Summary: Stupid Genius is the brainchild of YouTuber, Emma Chamberlain. In every episode she takes a puzzling question, like "Why do onions make us cry?," and is given three guesses to try to solve it. Will she be able to do it? Listen every Thursday to find out!
Many animals are active during the day, but what about those that are busy at night? And would that be any fun? Emma is going to get to the bottom of WHY these animals love the night, and stay tuned for an update on Emma's new pet!
From “Finding Nemo” to catching fireflies in your backyard, we’ve seen bioluminescent animals in all shapes and sizes. So strap in as Emma finds out not only WHY bioluminescent animals create light, but also HOW.
Goosebumps are those strange little bumps that form on our bodies whenever we get cold, scared, or excited. We've ALL gotten them. But have you ever wondered why? Emma has, and she dives in on this unconventional episode of Stupid Genius.
You know the feeling - you spin, then stop, but the room doesn't. You're dizzy! Every wonder why that happens? Us too, and Emma is about to get to the bottom of it!
Rainbows are beautiful and colorful, but why do they happen? Emma will try to find out, and she'll go into VidCon and her crazy nail story.
Emma's had some crazy dreams, and you've no doubt had some too. She's going to try to figure out their meaning, and why we even have them at all.
Our bodies are incredible, we can cut ourselves and break our bones, and they'll heal. But why do the heal? Emma has broken plenty of bones, and she's going to get to the bottom of it.
Whether you love it or hate it, most of us are ticklish. But what is it about tickling that causes us to laugh? Let's find out the science behind tickling.
You've seen those videos of people scaring their poor, unsuspecting cats by placing a cucumber next to them without them realizing it, right? Why does it affect the cats so much? Emma's about to do a deep-dive to figure it out.
You might also know of "brain freeze" by it's other name... an "ice cream headache." It's super painful, but why does it happen? Emma is going to find out!
Bats hang upside down all the time, but have you ever stopped to think about WHY they do it? And will Emma actually guess the right answer this time? Or will she break her winning streak?
ASMR is all the rage, and ASMRtists will do everything from tapping, to softly speaking, to eating just to give you tingles. Now Emma is going to get into the science behind WHY it happens, and stay tuned for a special Emma ASMR session just for you.
You know that pins and needles feeling you get when your limbs fall asleep? It’s super annoying, but why does this happen? You’re about to find out, and so is Emma.
Whenever you’re around someone else, and they yawn, do you find yourself yawning too? Why do we do that? Well... you and Emma are about to find out. Can she guess the right answer?
Sometimes dogs can hide under beds, which is both confusing AND adorable. But have no fear... Emma is here to sort it out for you!