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!
We all know the awful feeling of running a high fever, but why does it raise our body temperature? Emma takes this one head on. She also takes a deep dive into some of her favorite conspiracy theories!
There are thousands of planes in the sky at any given time, but have you ever stopped to think HOW they stay up there? Emma dives in to figure it out. She also talks about her phobia of Caterpillars, her recent dream about YouTubers, the track star she met in high school that gave her faith in love, and much more.
For the first, and probably last time, Emma tries to answer a yes or no question - do fish drink water? After that, she gets into Thanksgiving dinners and how to prevent your family from arguing at the dinner table.
Emma definitely has a "type"... but we wants to know why. She'll try to figure out a few of the five reasons as to why we're attracted to certain people, then she'll give some of her clues that prove a relationship won't last.
Have you ever stopped to think about what exactly the science is behind why popcorn pops? Emma will try to figure it out! And stick around, because she'll also talk about her epic Halloween night and which junk food is her absolute favorite.
Emma ponders what exactly it is that makes us sneeze, then she gets into how awful she is at picking her Halloween costume. Should she be Paris Hilton or Coraline?
Emma tries to figure out why penguins have wings when they don’t fly. Then she gets into being mocked by people on Tik Tok at the grocery store, and her celebrity crushes.
Emma has experienced a plethora of earthquakes, but thankfully, she's never seen a tornado. She'll conjecture why tornadoes start at all. Then, she'll get into her trip to Paris, why she relies on her parents to take her Instagram photos, and her current obsession with matcha.
It's finally fall! Emma will find out why leaves change their color with the seasonal shift, and she'll go off on her insane traveling schedule and her seasonal playlist regimen.
Does your sweat smell? Emma's definitely does, and she wants to know why. Stick around because she'll also get into why she got her new ear piercings, and why she actually does care about her hygiene, contrary to popular opinion.
Emma drinks enough caffeine to power a small country, and yet she doesn't know why it gives us energy. She'll try to find out, and stick around for the wind-down where you'll find out when and IF she ever plans to get married and have kids.
Emma claims her eyebrows are terrible, but are they really? Still, she'll try to figure out why most of us have them, and she'll get into a certain time she's dubbed, "Crying at the Whole Foods hot bar week."
It's a mystery that's about to be solved... why do women in close proximity have their periods sync up? Emma will find out why it happens, and she'll also give you an in-depth look into her trip to Maui.
Today, Emma tries to figure out how gas powers a car. Will she be able to guess? She’ll also get into a super embarrassing thing that happened to her during a clothes fitting, and how she's a terrible driver. Don’t miss it!
Venus fly traps don't have brains, yet somehow they're able to close their "mouths" to trap insects. Emma is going to figure out this mystery. She'll also tell you about her upcoming trip to Maui and more Declan stories!