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Stupid Genius with Emma Chamberlain

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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 starting April 11th to find out!

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 starting April 11th to find out!
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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 starting April 11th to find out!

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Episodes

Why Do Our Stomachs Rumble When We're Hungry?

1/9/2020
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You're sitting in class, minding your own business, everything is quiet, then it happens. You realize you haven't eaten anything in hours as your stomach lets out a loud growl you swear can be heard all the way down the hallway. People around you pretend like they didn't hear but you know they all did. In this episode, Emma gets to the bottom of why this happens! Plus, Emma starts something big in 2020 and comes up with a potentially billion-dollar idea?

Duration:00:28:02

How Do We Taste Food?

12/26/2019
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You know that feeling: You take a bite of delicious food and you can't wait to eat more. Or, you taste something that immediately makes you gag. Emma loves food, so she dives into how we actually taste it! Plus, how much does her horoscope really say about her?

Duration:00:26:10

Why Does Our Skin Wrinkle When In Water?

12/19/2019
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You know how it goes - a nice long shower, and next thing you know, your fingers are raisins. Emma tries her best to get to the bottom of this one. She also discusses her addiction to Tik Tok, her cat Declan attacking her Christmas tree, and more!

Duration:00:30:32

Why Do We Sleep More In the Winter?

12/12/2019
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Much like a bear hibernates, many people find themselves sleeping more in the winter. Emma takes on the task of figuring out WHY??? She also talks about some of her favorite nostalgic foods!

Duration:00:34:38

Why Do Fevers Raise Your Body Temperature?

12/5/2019
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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!

Duration:00:37:01

How Do Planes Stay In the Air?

11/28/2019
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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.

Duration:00:38:32

Do Fish Drink Water?

11/21/2019
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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.

Duration:00:22:53

Why Are We Attracted to Certain People?

11/14/2019
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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.

Duration:00:33:58

How Does Popcorn Pop?

11/7/2019
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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.

Duration:00:35:57

Why Do We Sneeze?

10/31/2019
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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?

Duration:00:33:06

Why Do Penguins Have Wings?

10/24/2019
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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.

Duration:00:30:41

How Do Tornadoes Start?

10/17/2019
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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.

Duration:00:35:27

Why Do Leaves Change Color in the Fall?

10/10/2019
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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.

Duration:00:27:46

Why Does Sweat Smell Bad?

10/3/2019
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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.

Duration:00:27:45

How Does Caffeine Give Us Energy?

9/26/2019
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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.

Duration:00:31:22

Why Do Humans Have Eyebrows?

9/19/2019
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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."

Duration:00:32:30

Why Do Women's Periods Sync?

9/12/2019
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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.

Duration:00:40:18

How Does Gas Power a Car?

9/5/2019
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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!

Duration:00:35:03

How Do Venus Fly Traps Move Without a Brain?

8/29/2019
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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!

Duration:00:41:01

Why Is Our Pee Yellow?

8/22/2019
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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!

Duration:00:41:54