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!
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!
Call it "pee," but don't call it "urine," because Emma is NOT down with that. She'll try to figure out why it's yellow, and then you'll find out about her elementary school boyfriend, her dislike of Bon Jovi, and so much more!
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!