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 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!

 Why Is Our Pee Yellow? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2580

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!

 Why Are Some Animals Nocturnal? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2592

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!

 How Do Bioluminescent Animals Create Light? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2194

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.

 Why Do We Get Goosebumps? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1904

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. 

 Why Do We Get Dizzy When We Spin? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1806

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!

 What Causes a Rainbow? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1856

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.

 Why Do We Dream? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2304

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.

 How Do Our Bones Heal After Breaking? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1924

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.

 Why Are Humans Ticklish? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2275

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.

 Why Are Cats Afraid of Cucumbers? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2180

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.

 Why Do We Get Brain Freeze? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2210

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!

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