Stupid Genius with Emma Chamberlain show

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!

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 Why Do Fevers Raise Your Body Temperature? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2305

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!

 How Do Planes Stay In the Air? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2200

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.  

 Do Fish Drink Water? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1522

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.

 Why Are We Attracted to Certain People? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2098

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.

 How Does Popcorn Pop? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2270

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.

 Why Do We Sneeze? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2031

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?

 Why Do Penguins Have Wings? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1841

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.

 How Do Tornadoes Start? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2286

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. 

 Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1824

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.

 Why Does Sweat Smell Bad? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1736

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.

 How Does Caffeine Give Us Energy? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2099

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.

 Why Do Humans Have Eyebrows? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2039

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."

 Why Do Women's Periods Sync? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2498

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.

 How Does Gas Power a Car? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2097

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!

 How Do Venus Fly Traps Move Without a Brain? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2666

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!


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