Paramedics Randy Li and Lorena Concepcion-Martinez debunk 12 myths [...]
Paramedics Randy Li and Lorena Concepcion-Martinez debunk 12 myths about first aid. They talk about how to properly perform CPR, different choking protocols, and the best way to clean a wound. They also explain that sleeping after a concussion isn't dangerous — in fact, the myth comes from the misconception that sleeping after a concussion can lead to a coma.
Concepcion-Martinez has been a paramedic in New York City for the past 19 years.
Li has been a paramedic in New York City for the past 11 years. He also has a YouTube channel called RescueRandy, where he covers all things related to emergency medical services. You can watch his videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/RescueRandy/
00:38 If someone gets a concussion, keep them awake
01:25 You should put something into the mouth of someone having a seizure
02:44 Slap a choking person on the back
04:37 Always suck the venom out of a snakebite
05:52 CPR requires mouth-to-mouth
07:13 After getting stabbed, take out the sharp object from the body
07:48 You have to be medically trained to use a defibrillator
09:04 Put butter on a burn to heal it
09:34 If you get frostbite on your hands, rub them together to warm them up
10:35 You should clean your wounds with rubbing alcohol
11:29 Cardiac arrest and a heart attack are the same thing
12:09 If you witness a drug overdose, put the person in the shower or bath
Kamoka Pearl specializes in farming Tahitian pearls. It harvests the [...]
Kamoka Pearl specializes in farming Tahitian pearls. It harvests the pearls in a way that keeps the oysters alive. Josh, the owner, gently opens the oyster and carefully removes the pearl, then replaces it with a pearl blank. The pearls are tumbled gently in rock salt to clean them and drilled with a specialized pearl drill to be used to create jewelry.
Sleep Experts Debunk 13 More Sleep Myths | Debunked
Sleep experts Girardin Jean-Louis and Rebecca Robbins debunk 13 more [...]
Sleep experts Girardin Jean-Louis and Rebecca Robbins debunk 13 more myths about sleep. They talk about the effects of hitting snooze, how to deal with jet lag, and the importance of sleeping positions in getting a good night’s sleep. They also explain the dangers of sleep apnea — in fact, it can be life-threatening if left untreated.
Jean-Louis is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Miami. His research primarily focuses on sleep and circadian health. He was previously a professor of population health and psychiatry at NYU Langone Health. You can learn more about his past work here: https://med.nyu.edu/faculty/girardin-jean-louis
Robbins is an instructor in medicine at Harvard Medical School and an associate scientist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her work involves designing behavioral interventions to improve sleep and circadian health. You can learn more about her work here: http://www.rebecca-robbins.com/
0:42 It's better to be a morning person than a night owl
1:30 Sleeping positions don’t matter
2:31 The cure for jet lag is not sleeping all night
3:25 Hitting snooze will give you extra meaningful rest
4:34 Napping makes up for lack of sleep at night
5:03 Taking melatonin will make you fall asleep immediately
5:56 If you pulled an all-nighter, sleep as soon as possible
6:51 Dreams only last for a few seconds
7:47 If you snore, you have sleep apnea
8:56 Insomnia means you can't fall asleep
9:34 If you can fall asleep anywhere and at any time it means you're a "good sleeper"
10:26 More sleep is always better
11:11 Nightmares and night terrors are the same
Sleep Experts Debunk 13 More Sleep Myths | Debunked….
How Vegan Leather Is Made From Mangoes
One Dutch company is making vegan leather from mangoes that would [...]
One Dutch company is making vegan leather from mangoes that would otherwise be thrown away. The cofounders hope it will reduce food waste while making the leather industry more environmentally friendly.
How Far Volcanologists Go To Test Lava | Science Skills
When volcanologists need to figure out things like how fast a lava [...]
When volcanologists need to figure out things like how fast a lava flow moves, why adding water can cause an explosion, or even how volcanoes work on other planets, sampling lava is the key. But a volcano isn't the only place you can get some. The team behind the Syracuse University Lava Project makes it in-house on a bigger scale than any other program like it. So, how do lab and field work come together? On this episode of Science Skills, producer Abby Tang goes to work at the Lava Project and sits down with field-expert Ben Edwards to understand the tools of the trade from hard to almost impossible.
Testing Lava, From Hard To Almost Impossible | Science Skills….
Podiatrists Debunk 11 Feet Myths | Debunked
Podiatrists Sarah Haller and Brad Schaeffer debunk 11 myths about [...]
Podiatrists Sarah Haller and Brad Schaeffer debunk 11 myths about feet. They talk about where warts really come from and how to prevent ingrown toenails. They also explain how a bunion is not caused by wearing heels. In fact, it's a deformity in the bone that can only be fixed through surgery. Toe spacers like 'Yogatoes' are only temporary fixes.
Haller is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon at Essex Union Podiatry and co-star of TLC's 'My Feet Are Killing Me.' She specializes in musculoskeletal deformities, sports medicine, and post-traumatic reconstruction and revision surgery of the foot and ankle.
Schaeffer is a podiatric surgery specialist at Sole Podiatry N.Y.C. and co-star of TLC's 'My Feet Are Killing Me.' He specializes in treating foot and ankle reconstructive surgery, sports medicine, and wound care.
0:46 Pedicures gave me toenail fungus
1:34 Cutting the sides of my toenail will prevent an ingrown toenail
2:46 You have warts because your feet are dirty
4:07 Only athletes get athlete's foot
4:58 Bunions are caused by wearing heels
6:20 My feet are fine because I trained them to walk in stilettos
7:10 You can't do anything for a broken toe
8:10 It's normal for your feet to hurt from standing all day
8:57 All inserts are the same
9:56 Sprained ankles are no big deal
10:50 If I can walk after an injury, I don't need to see a doctor
ENT Doctors Debunk 11 Ear And Nose Myths | Debunked
Otolaryngologists Erich Voigt and Jacqueline Jones debunk 11 myths [...]
Otolaryngologists Erich Voigt and Jacqueline Jones debunk 11 myths about the ear and nose. They talk about how to properly stop a nosebleed, clean your ears, and protect yourself from hearing loss. They also explain that earwax is good for your ears — it has antimicrobial properties that protect the insides of your ears. In fact, over-cleaning can cause swimmer's ear.
Voigt is the division director of general otolaryngology at NYU Langone Health. He's been treating pediatric and geriatric patients for over 20 years and performs head and neck surgery. You can learn more about his work here: https://nyulangone.org/doctors/1851315147/erich-p-voigt
Jones is an associate professor of otolaryngology at Weill Cornell Medicine and a head and neck surgeon. She treats a wide range of conditions including strep throat, sinusitis, sleep apnea, swimmer's ear, and more. You can learn more about her work here: https://jacquelinejonesent.com/
1:00 It’s OK to hold in your sneeze
1:34 It’s OK to use Q-tips to clean your ears
2:47 Bugs can’t get inside your ears
4:28 To stop a nosebleed, pinch the bridge of your nose and tilt your head back
5:30 Taping your mouth shut will stop your snoring
6:08 Only loud music causes hearing loss
7:22 Swimming causes ear infections
9:18 You should always get rid of earwax
10:05 Loss of smell is only temporary
11:42 Headphones are just as bad as earbuds for your hearing
13:14 If you have pain in your ear, you have an ear infection
ENT Doctors Debunk 11 Ear And Nose Myths | Debunked….
Doctors Debunk 12 Sunscreen And Suncare Myths | Debunked
Dermatologists Jeremy Brauer and Michelle Henry debunk 12 myths about [...]
Dermatologists Jeremy Brauer and Michelle Henry debunk 12 myths about sunscreen and sun care. They talk about the effects of getting sunburned, whether getting a base tan will protect you, and what to look for in sunscreen. They also explain that protecting your skin from the sun is a comprehensive plan — it requires a combination of sunscreen, shade structures, SPF clothing, hats, and sunglasses.
Brauer is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon at Spectrum Skin and Laser. He sees patients with skin cancers, general medical dermatology concerns, and cosmetic concerns. You can learn more about his work here: https://www.drjeremybrauer.com/
Henry is a board-certified dermatologist and skin-cancer surgeon at Skin & Aesthetic Surgery of Manhattan. She specializes in high-risk skin cancers, lasers, aesthetics, and general dermatology. You can learn more about her work here: https://www.skinaestheticsurgery.com/
0:44 A higher SPF is always better.
1:30 You can have a "healthy tan."
2:30 Getting a base tan will protect you from a sunburn later on.
3:12 You can't get sunburned in the shade.
3:37 You only need sunscreen if you're going outside.
4:14 I’m covered–I applied sunscreen on my face, arms and legs.
4:59 Getting sunburned once is harmless.
6:14 The sun is strongest when it's hottest.
7:18 People with darker skin don't need sunscreen.
8:32 All sunscreen works the same.
10:21 You don't need sunscreen if your makeup has SPF.
11:24 You won't get enough vitamin D if you use sunscreen.
Doctors Debunk 12 Sunscreen And Suncare Myths | Debunked….
How This Startup Is Making Clean Energy Affordable for All
Sponsor Content created by Insider Studios with Lenovo Meet Steph [...]
Sponsor Content created by Insider Studios with Lenovo
Meet Steph Speirs and Sandhya Murali, cofounders of Solstice, a Boston-based startup that’s reshaping the energy industry. Solstice organizes, educates, and innovates
to make solar power accessible for every American.
By deploying community solar — local solar facilities shared by multiple subscribers — Solstice works for a future in which clean energy works for every American household.
Physical Therapists Debunk 14 More Exercise Myths | Debunked
Physical therapists Dr. Wesley Wang and Dr. Stacie Morris debunk 14 [...]
Physical therapists Dr. Wesley Wang and Dr. Stacie Morris debunk 14 myths about fitness and exercise. They explain why soreness doesn't equal a successful workout, why exercising doesn't cancel out unhealthy eating, and how big muscles aren't necessarily stronger.
Dr. Wesley Wang is a physical therapist based in Rockville, Maryland. You can learn more about him and his clinic here: https://wesleywangdpt.com/
Dr. Stacy Morris is a physical therapist based in Phoenix, Arizona. You can learn more about her and her clinic here: https://thephysiofix.com/
0:49 Your knees should never pass your toes when squatting
1:50 Soreness is a sign of a good workout
2:49 Bigger muscles are stronger
3:46 You need to eat meat to build muscle
4:03 Cardio before weights
4:38 Working out tones your muscles
5:40 Exercise cancels out unhealthy eating habits
6:33 You should bulk and cut to build muscle
7:47 You need to work out for at least an hour for it to have an effect
8:27 Running will destroy your knees
9:31 The best way to burn fat is on an empty stomach
10:25 Lifting heavy weights at a young age will stunt your growth
11:02 Assisted exercises are not as effective
11:47 You can't exercise with flat feet
Physical Therapists Debunk 14 More Exercise Myths | Debunked….
Doctors Debunk 12 Myths About Gut Health | Debunked
Gastroenterologists Dr. Fola May and Dr. Austin Chiang debunk 12 myths [...]
Gastroenterologists Dr. Fola May and Dr. Austin Chiang debunk 12 myths about indigestion. They explain how spicy food doesn't cause ulcers, why you don't need to poop every day, and how long it really takes to pass gum. They also talk about probiotics and why they might not be the cure-all you think it is.
0:58 It takes years to digest gum
1:30 Smelly farts always mean something is wrong
2:30 You should be pooping every day
3:47 Only spicy food causes ulcers
5:12 Your stomach shrinks if you eat less
6:26 Jumping or exercising after eating will give you appendicitis
7:15 You need to wait 30 minutes to swim after eating
8:15 Probiotics will fix your gut
9:30 "I got food poisoning from the last thing I ate"
10:51 Women don't need regular colonoscopies
11:57 "I feel really bloated, so it must be IBS"
13:02 I just know I have a gluten allergy"
Doctors Debunk 12 Myths About Gut Health | Debunked….
OB-GYNs Debunk 13 Menstruation Myths | Debunked
OB-GYNs Dr. Wendy Goodall McDonald and Dr. Kiarra King debunk 13 myths [...]
OB-GYNs Dr. Wendy Goodall McDonald and Dr. Kiarra King debunk 13 myths about menstruation. They talk about how severe pain isn't normal, why you don't always need to have a period, and why tampons will never get "lost." They also talk about menstrual cup sizes and how to make sure yours fits.
0:55 Periods should always last a week
1:19 Tampons can "get lost" in a vagina
2:01 PMS is made up
3:09 Severe period pain is normal
4:15 Menstrual cups are one-size-fits-all
5:06 You can't get pregnant while you're on your period
6:17 Having a regular period is necessary for your health
7:46 You shouldn't swim in the ocean because a shark might smell you
8:43 Having a regular period means you're fertile
9:26 A person who is menstruating can spoil food by preparing it
10:14 People's periods will "sync up" if they spend enough time together
11:40 Periods are dirty
12:55 Only women get periods
Dermatologists Dr. Elyse Love and Dr. Joshua Zeichner debunk 12 myths [...]
Dermatologists Dr. Elyse Love and Dr. Joshua Zeichner debunk 12 myths about acne. They talk about the effect of certain foods on breakouts, whether drinking water clears up your skin, and why face mapping doesn't necessarily work. They also talk about all the places on your body that could be affected by acne.
0:44 Eating greasy food causes acne
1:36 If you drink 8 glasses of water a day, you’ll get clear skin
2:28 Acne breakouts only happen on your face
3:34 Face mapping can identify the cause of your acne
5:05 If you don’t get acne during puberty, you won’t get it as an adult
6:00 Bad hygiene causes acne
6:42 If someone else’s acne treatment works for them, it’ll work for me
7:18 Masturbation causes acne
7:44 You can’t pop your own pimple
8:44 Putting toothpaste on your pimple will make it go away
9:49 Aspirin will help get rid of breakouts
10:28 Acne always goes away on its own
Dr. Joshua Zeichner is an associate professor of dermatology and the Director of Cosmetic & Clinical Research in Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.
Learn more about him here: http://www.zeichnerdermatology.com/
Doctors Debunk 11 Myths About Posture And Back Pain | Debunked
Physical therapist Dr. Tom Walters and chiropractor Dr. David Song [...]
Physical therapist Dr. Tom Walters and chiropractor Dr. David Song debunk 11 myths about posture and back pain. They talk about how slouching isn't bad for you, massages don't remove knots, and how perfect posture doesn't exist. They also explain why cracking your back isn't always necessary.
Dr. Tom Walters runs the Rehab Science clinic in Santa Barbara, California. Learn more about him and him practice here: https://rehabscience.com/
Dr. David Song is the owner of the Rehab Hero clinic in Markham, Ontario. Learn more about him and his practice here: https://www.rehabhero.ca/
00:49 Good posture means standing or sitting up straight.
1:37 Stretching will give you a good posture.
2:33 A stiff mattress is better for your back.
3:06 Massages will remove the knots in your back.
3:37 Body braces will fix your posture.
4:44 MRIs and x-rays can always diagnose your back problem.
5:52 Sitting at a desk all day will give you bad posture.
6:53 If you get your back cracked, you'll always need it cracked.
7:54 Resting is the best remedy for back pain.
8:44 Your body needs to be symmetrical.
9:25 If you feel pain, it always means something is damaged.
Board-certified dermatologists Dr. Rita Linkner and Dr. Jordana [...]
Board-certified dermatologists Dr. Rita Linkner and Dr. Jordana Herschthal debunk 13 myths about Botox. They talk about why pregnant people shouldn't get Botox, whether you can exercise after a procedure, and how to avoid looking emotionless. They also give tips for choosing the right injector and why experience matters.
Dr. Rita Linkner is a full-time associate dermatologist at Spring Street Dermatology in New York City. Learn more about her and her practice here: https://rvlskincare.com/ https://springstderm.com/physicians/rita-linkner/
Dr. Jordana Herschthal is a dermatologist at The Herschthal Practice in Boca Raton, Florida. Learn more about her and her practice here: https://www.drherschthal.com/
00:50 Botox is toxic to your body
2:20 Botox is permanent
3:00 Some creams and serums work like Botox
3:53 Getting Botox is super painful
4:48 The Botox chemical is physically addictive
5:40 Botox is so simple, anyone can give an injection
6:38 Botox and fillers are the same
7:26 Botox injections need a lot of recovery time
8:47 Botox accumulates in the body
9:23 Botox will make you look emotionless
10:12 Botox is only used cosmetically
11:14 Only older women get Botox
12:02 Botox works right away
Climate Scientists Debunk 13 Myths About Global Warming | Debunked
Climate scientists Deepti Singh and Benjamin Cook join us to [...]
Climate scientists Deepti Singh and Benjamin Cook join us to debunk 13 myths about global warming. They talk about the difference between climate and weather, how affordable renewable energy is, and why it doesn't help to point fingers. Do we really only have until 2030 to make a difference? Singh and Cook dive deep into these myths and more on this episode of "Debunked."
Singh is an assistant professor in the School of the Environment at Washington State University Vancouver, and received her Ph.D. in Environmental Earth System Science from Stanford University. Read more about her work here: https://deeptis47.github.io/
Cook is a research physical scientist with NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and an adjunct research scientist with the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Read more about his work here: https://pubs.giss.nasa.gov/authors/bcook.html
Climate Scientists Debunk 13 Myths About Global Warming | Debunked….
Act To Impact: Keeping Our Promises To The Planet
0The scientific consensus on climate change is almost unanimous, and [...]
0The scientific consensus on climate change is almost unanimous, and our planet is already experiencing its effects. Beyond the risks for businesses across industries — including labor shortages, supply chain disruption, and higher production costs — climate change poses an existential threat to humanity. At the same time, more and more business stakeholders, employees, and executives are demanding action.
We can no longer ignore the issue.
This event features live conversations between Insider senior editors and C-suite executives, corporate leaders, climate activists, experts and artists about how we can mitigate and adapt to climate change today to avoid catastrophe in the near future.
Matt Turner, Co-Editor in Chief, Business, Insider
Holding Stakeholders Accountable - A Conversation with Prof. Klaus Schwab
Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum
Interviewer: Marguerite Ward, Senior Strategy Reporter, Insider
From Commitment to Action
Judith Batchelar, Dir. of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, Sainsbury's Supermarkets
Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever
Moderator: David Sproul, Global Deputy Chief Executive, Deloitte
Action Through Society
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director, UPROSE & co-Chair of the Climate Justice Alliance
Ruth Davis, Director, Call for Code, IBM
Moderator: Kenya Evelyn, Editor, Voices of Color, Insider
The Role Art Plays in Addressing the Climate Crisis
Alice Sharp, Artistic Director, Invisible Dust
Kasia Molga, Design Fusionist and Artist….
Healthcare Experts Debunk 11 CBD Myths | Debunked
Integrative cannabis physician June Chin and biomedical researcher [...]
Integrative cannabis physician June Chin and biomedical researcher Chanda Macias join us to debunk 11 myths about CBD. They debunk the myths that CBD gets you high, CBD and marijuana are the same thing, and CBD is addictive. They also dive deep into how not all CBD are the same, what to look for to ensure you have high quality CBD, and how to not fall for CBD marketing schemes.
Macias is the CEO of Ilera Holistic Healthcare, founder/CEO of National Holistic Healing Center, and vice chair of the National Cannabis Roundtable. She has over 15 years of experience in the cannabis industry working towards delivering affordable cannabis healthcare options through strategic partnerships. Read more about her work here: https://www.doctorchanda.com/about
Chin is an integrative cannabis physician at MedLeafRx with over 15 years of treating children and adults. She specializes in osteopathic manipulative medicine, nutrition, acupuncture, and medical cannabis. Chin is also the co-author of "Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness." Read more about her work here: http://medleafrx.com/about
A wasp's nest is a complex structure that is a specialized nursery for [...]
A wasp's nest is a complex structure that is a specialized nursery for all aerial-nest-building wasp species. These nests are easily identifiable — most of us have seen one at one time or another hanging from the outside of your home or on a tree. While these structures may look relatively simple, we can take a closer look inside to understand the different parts of the nest and how they help wasps raise a new generation of young.
An American company is growing chicken in a lab in a bid to solve the [...]
An American company is growing chicken in a lab in a bid to solve the challenge of feeding meat to the nearly 8 billion people on this planet.
Editor's note: Good Meat is not producing thousands of liters of chicken every few weeks, but they are producing enough chicken to service their first restaurant partner and will be quickly scaling up.
Can Lab-Grown Meat Become The Food Of The Future?….
Eye Doctors Debunk 15 Vision Myths | Debunked
Ophthalmologist Rupa Wong (@drrupawong) and optometrist Jenifer [...]
Ophthalmologist Rupa Wong (@drrupawong) and optometrist Jenifer Bossert join us to debunk 15 myths about our vision and eye health. They debunk the popular myths about how carrots improve your eyesight and reading in the dark damages your vision. They also discuss the safety of LASIK eye surgery and the best practices for contact use.
Both Wong and Bossert are fully vaccinated and following CDC guidelines stating vaccinated individuals can be unmasked around each other.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Academy of Optometry
The American Optometric Association
The American Journal of Ophthalmology
1:02 Reading in the dark or while lying down will damage your vision
1:38 Eating carrots will improve your eyesight
2:45 Wearing someone else's glasses will ruin your vision
3:37 Sitting too close to the TV is bad for your eyesight
4:28 If you cross your eyes, they'll stay that way
5:30 Squinting is bad for your eyes
5:58 You will become dependent on your glasses if you wear them too much
6:31 You can't wear your contact lenses if you have a stigmatism
7:54 Staring at a screen all day will make your eyesight worse
9:07 Only people with bad eyesight need eye exams
9:59 You won't get glaucoma if you have perfect vision
11:05 It's okay to go swimming or take a shower in contact lenses
12:20 Stress causes eye floaters
13:00 LASIK surgery is not safe
14:01 Styes are contagious
Fertility Experts Debunk 19 Myths About Getting Pregnant | Debunked
Fertility specialist Cindy Duke and reproductive urologist Sriram [...]
Fertility specialist Cindy Duke and reproductive urologist Sriram Eleswarapu join us to debunk 19 myths about getting pregnant. They talk about how IVF isn't guaranteed to work, how stress does not cause pregnancy loss, and best practices if you're experiencing erectile dysfunction. Did you know there are ways to improve your sperm quality? Duke and Eleswarapu dive deep into these myths and more on this episode of "Debunked."
Duke is the founder, medical director, and lab director of the Nevada Fertility Institute in Las Vegas, as well as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Medicine. Read more about her work here: https://drcindyduke.com/about/
00:49 Tight underwear is bad for sperm count.
1:34 Sex position matters.
1:53 Putting your legs up after sex can increase your chance of pregnancy.
2:16 IVF guarantees pregnancy.
3:12 Stress causes miscarriages.
5:24 Freezing your eggs guarantees you can have kids later.
6:27 Peeing or showering after sex will lower your chance of pregnancy.
7:04 Sperm quality doesn't decline with age.
7:58 It's impossible to get pregnant after 35.
9:14 The best way to get pregnant is to have sex every day.
11:09 You are most fertile 14 days after your period starts.
11:46 You can never have children after a vasectomy.
12:21 Eating pineapple increases fertility.
13:14 You can't have children if you are unable to ejaculate.
14:10 You can't get pregnant right after stopping birth control.
15:04 If you've already had children then you'll always be fertile.
15:50 Irregular period cycles are a sign of infertility.
16:29 Taking prenatal vitamins will increase fertility.
17:58 You should try for over a year before seeing a specialist.
Fertility Experts Debunk 19 Myths About Getting Pregnant | Debunked….
This New Type Of Battery Won’t Explode, Even If You Shoot It
Lithium-ion batteries that power electronic devices have exploded [...]
Lithium-ion batteries that power electronic devices have exploded numerous times in recent years. But one company has claimed to develop a battery that won't explode, no matter what you do to it. This video was filmed in December 2019.
Veronica Cedillos, director of GeoHazards, and Gerardo Suarez, a [...]
Veronica Cedillos, director of GeoHazards, and Gerardo Suarez, a geophysical engineer with the National University of Mexico, join us to debunk 13 myths about earthquakes and earthquake safety.
They tell us why a doorway isn't actually the safest place to take cover, how the "Triangle of Life" could actually put you in more danger, and why there's no such thing as earthquake weather. Will California really fall into the ocean? Can the Earth actually open up and swallow entire buildings? We get down to the bottom of these myths and more on this episode of Debunked.
00:38 Doorways are a safe place to take cover during an earthquake.
1:43 The "Triangle of Life" will save you.
2:28 Earthquake-proof buildings are indestructible.
3:27 Small earthquakes prevent big ones from happening.
4:40 We are overdue for a major earthquake.
5:25 You should always try to get outside.
6:08 The ground can open up during an earthquake.
6:58 In the US, a big enough earthquake on the West Coast could be felt on the East Coast.
8:00 We are able to predict earthquakes.
9:16 In tall buildings, it's always safer to be on a lower floor.
9:50 California will fall into the ocean.
10:25 There's such a thing as earthquake weather.
10:56 Bigger earthquakes happen under full moons.
How Japan Is Reshaping Its Agriculture By Harnessing Smart-Farming Technology….
What If All The Clouds Disappeared Forever?
Clouds cover about 70% of the planet at any moment. But what if — poof [...]
Clouds cover about 70% of the planet at any moment. But what if — poof — they all disappeared? While hurricane season would be over essentially forever, we'd have huge problems on our hands, like a dwindling supply of fresh water and a much, much hotter planet.
Self-proclaimed "Sex Positive Asian Auntie" and certified sex educator [...]
Self-proclaimed "Sex Positive Asian Auntie" and certified sex educator Jayda Shuavarnnasri and Dr. Varuna Srinivasan, public health researcher and one of Vogue's 2020 "Women of Courage," join us to debunk and deconstruct 17 myths about sex and sexuality. They talk about where you should actually be storing your condoms, the pitfalls of the gender binary, and the ways you can and cannot get an STI. Is masturbation bad for you? Who really should be using lube? We get down to the bottom of these myths and more on this episode of Debunked.
00:34 Myth 1: A "broken" hymen means a person has had sex.
2:16 Myth 2: Abstaining from sex makes you better at sports.
3:06 Myth 3:Your wallet is a great place for a condom.
3:43 Myth 4: Sex burns a lot of calories.
4:33 Myth 5: There are only two sexes found in nature.
5:50 Myth 6: You can get an STI from a toilet seat.
6:36 Myth 7: Only older people should need lube.
7:44 Myth 8: Sex equals penetration.
8:34 Myth 9: If you get an STI once, you can't get it again.
9:27 Myth 10: There's no treatment for HIV.
11:11 Myth 11: "Blue balls" is caused by sexual arousal without orgasm.
12:23 Myth 12: AMAB and AFAB hit their "sexual peak" at different ages.
13:24 Myth 13: Watching porn when you're young can cause erectile disfunction.
14:38 Myth 14: Masturbation is bad for you.
15:15 Myth 15: Vaginas stretch out with use.
16:48 Myth 16: Mountain Dew lowers sperm count.
18:01 Myth 17: There is no birth control for people with penises.
Why This Bizarre Blind Salamander Can Only Be Found In Texas
In a tiny stretch of underground caves deep below central Texas, the [...]
In a tiny stretch of underground caves deep below central Texas, the Texas blind salamander reigns supreme. We'll look at how each trait evolved to help the bizarre creatures thrive in this isolated environment — now threatened by human activity — and how conservationists are working to save them.