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Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!

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Each week Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE explain the science behind a new subject. Using studies, anecdotes and interviews to keep you entertained while *BAM* simultaneously LEARNING!

    Houseplant Tips: the best advice you'll get ft. Nick Pileggi

    Houseplant Tips: the best advice you'll get ft. Nick Pileggi

    How much water? Is 'dusting' plants bad? Is peat moss inherently evil? SHOULD YOU REPOT PLANTS? We have all the answers to keep your plants thriving with expert Nick Pileggi! 

    What Did We Learn This Week?
    7:20 - Seaweed is in Your Toothpaste, Ice Cream and Salad Dressing!
    11:02 - How Energy Drinks Change Your Brain

    STUDYTIME: PLANT TIPS
    17:17

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The Human Body: why does it suck?

    The Human Body: why does it suck?

    Sprained ankles, sore backs, broken knees ... are we built right? Today we explore how painful the human body can be, and specific ways we can fix it!

    What Did We Learn This Week:
    7:53 - Do Plants Have Consciousness?
    12:51 - How LSD “Free’s” Your Brain

    STUDYTIME
    19:40

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    • 58 min
    The COVID Variants: how scary are they?

    The COVID Variants: how scary are they?

    "New variants of concern" is an ominous name. Today we will go through the most recent research about how scared we should be. Also, what can we do to mitigate their spread and will the vaccines work?

    What Did We Learn This Week:
    07:26 - How Hot Will the Earth be by 2100?
    10:42 - How Your Childhood Diet Affects You For Life

    Studytime:
    16:56

    • 46 min
    Antivaxxers: how do you convert them

    Antivaxxers: how do you convert them

    Vaccine hesitancy is running rampant, so we explain what is causing it, how to convert anti-vaxxers and the POWER OF EMPATHY.

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    WHAT DID WE LEARN THIS WEEK

    7:08 - Would you save 1 human over 100 dogs?

    13:21 - There are no animals on land that do not have a left and right side of their body that isn’t a mirror image of each other

    STUDYTIME

    19:45

    • 58 min
    Crying: why do your eyes leak?

    Crying: why do your eyes leak?

    We are the only animals that cry emotionally. Scientists don't know exactly why we do it, but all of our theories lead us to believe it is a healthy practice, and maybe we should seek it out. Today we are going to explain all the up to date research about BALLING YOUR EYES OUT!

    WHAT DID WE LEARN THIS WEEK:
    7:40 - Why Platypus Are So Weird
    12:40 - Do Bees Have Consciousness?

    STUDYTIME: 
    18:34

    • 57 min
    Boredom: creative catalyst or horrible feeling?

    Boredom: creative catalyst or horrible feeling?

    The science of boredom is confusing. Depending on the study it is considered helpful, or harmful. Today we are going to look into why, and how we can all cope or even thrive in the midst of pandemic boredom.

    WHAT DID WE LEARN THIS WEEK
    5:04 -Astronomers have detected millions of signals from an intelligent civilization
    13:08 - dark-eyed junco come to Toronto from the arctic

    STUDYTIME:
    18:11

    • 1 hr

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