Colossal Questions

Colossal Questions

Kids3 SeasonsTVY7
Answering life's most pressing questions.
  • What Happens if the Earth Stops Spinning?
    What Happens if the Earth Stops Spinning?
    Episode 12 mins
    It's easy to forget that we're flying through space! So what happens if the Earth stops spinning?
  • Who Invented Weekends?
    Who Invented Weekends?
    Episode 22 mins
    Have you ever stopped to think: who actually invented the two magical days we call "the weekend"?
  • Why Do Diamonds Cost So Much?
    Why Do Diamonds Cost So Much?
    Episode 32 mins
    Diamonds might be beautiful, but why are they so very expensive?
  • What Really Happens If You Swallow Gum?
    What Really Happens If You Swallow Gum?
    Episode 42 mins
    What really happens when you swallow your gum? Does it actually stay in your stomach for years?!
  • Why is Friday the 13th "Unlucky?"
    Why is Friday the 13th "Unlucky?"
    Episode 52 mins
    Many wake up dreading each and every Friday the 13th, but when did the fear of this day start?
  • When Did Pink Become a "Girl" Color?
    When Did Pink Become a "Girl" Color?
    Episode 62 mins
    When you walk into a store, have you wondered when pink and blue became "girl" and "boy" colors?
  • Is Time Travel Possible?
    Is Time Travel Possible?
    Episode 72 mins
    Forget everything you know about flux capacitors! Is time travel possible?
  • Do Animals Dream?
    Do Animals Dream?
    Episode 82 mins
    Have you ever seen your pets sleeping and wondered: do animals dream the same way humans do?
  • Do Aliens Exist?
    Do Aliens Exist?
    Episode 93 mins
    Today we answer one of life's greatest mysteries: are we alone in the universe, or do aliens exist?
  • What if a Supervolcano Erupted?
    What if a Supervolcano Erupted?
    Episode 102 mins
    Supervolcanoes can destroy on a massive scale! So what might happen if a Supervolcano erupted?
  • Will Chocolate Kill Your Dog?
    Will Chocolate Kill Your Dog?
    Episode 112 mins
    We've all heard that dogs can't have chocolate, but is chocolate actually dangerous for them?
  • Are Smartphones Bad For Your Brain?
    Are Smartphones Bad For Your Brain?
    Episode 122 mins
    Many of us are totally addicted to our smartphones. Are they really bad for our brains?
  • Could Robots Take Over Earth?
    Could Robots Take Over Earth?
    Episode 132 mins
    Could robots become smart enough to think for themselves? And if so, could they take over the world?
  • Why Do We Laugh?
    Why Do We Laugh?
    Episode 142 mins
    Everybody loves to laugh! So when did humans first laugh, and why do we love to laugh so much?
  • Chicken or Egg: Which Came First?
    Chicken or Egg: Which Came First?
    Episode 152 mins
    Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Let's settle this once and for all!
  • Why Do We Get Summer Vacation?
    Why Do We Get Summer Vacation?
    Episode 161 mins
    Every year, students count the days until summer. But when and why did summer vacation start?
  • Can the U.S. President Be Arrested?
    Can the U.S. President Be Arrested?
    Episode 172 mins
    There's all kinds of perks to being the President, but is one of them that you can't be arrested?
  • Are Superpowers Real?
    Are Superpowers Real?
    Episode 183 mins
    We've all dreamed of flight and invisibility, but is it possible to have real super powers?
  • Is Cheerleading a Real Sport?
    Is Cheerleading a Real Sport?
    Episode 192 mins
    Nobody can deny the athleticism involved in cheerleading! But does that make it a "real" sport?
  • Why Do Animals Go Extinct?
    Why Do Animals Go Extinct?
    Episode 202 mins
    Every year, animals are in danger of disappearing! What actually causes animals to go extinct?
  • Why Do We Eat Pigs, but Not Cats?
    Why Do We Eat Pigs, but Not Cats?
    Episode 212 mins
    From hamburgers to ham sandwiches, people love meat! But why do we eat some animals and not others?
  • Are Ghosts Real?
    Are Ghosts Real?
    Episode 222 mins
    Today we answer the world's most colossally creepy question: are ghosts real?
  • Why Don't Americans Have English Accents?
    Why Don't Americans Have English Accents?
    Episode 232 mins
    America used to be a colony controlled by England. So why don't Americans have British accents?
  • Are Video Games Bad For You?
    Are Video Games Bad For You?
    Episode 242 mins
    Each year, innovation makes video games more immersive! But are they bad for you?
  • Did Dragons Ever Exist?
    Did Dragons Ever Exist?
    Episode 252 mins
    Dragons are the most famous monsters in all of fantasy, but did they ever really exist on Earth?
  • Why Do Girls Have Higher Voices?
    Why Do Girls Have Higher Voices?
    Episode 261 mins
    Today we jump into the human body and learn: why do girls often have higher voices than boys?
  • Why Are Ancient Ruins Underground?
    Why Are Ancient Ruins Underground?
    Episode 272 mins
    Archeologists keep digging up ancient ruins! Why are ancient cities always buried underground?
  • Did Humans And Dinosaurs Live Together?
    Did Humans And Dinosaurs Live Together?
    Episode 281 mins
    When you learned about the time of the dinosaurs, did you wonder if early humans lived with them?
  • Is Wrestling Fake?
    Is Wrestling Fake?
    Episode 291 mins
    Have you ever seen a wrestler do a backflip off of a ladder and wondered: is pro wrestling fake?
  • Why Is 3 A.M. So Scary?
    Why Is 3 A.M. So Scary?
    Episode 301 mins
    If you've seen any of the videos, you may have wondered: why exactly is 3 A.M. so scary?
  • Is Social Media Addictive?
    Is Social Media Addictive?
    Episode 311 mins
    Today we dive into a controversial topic: is social media addictive?
  • What Would Happen if Humans Disappeared?
    What Would Happen if Humans Disappeared?
    Episode 322 mins
    Have you ever wondered what would happen to the Earth if humans suddenly disappeared completely?
  • Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Much?
    Why Do Paper Cuts Hurt So Much?
    Episode 331 mins
    For such a tiny cut, they sure do sting! So why do tiny little paper cuts hurt so much?
  • Is "Junk Food" Really Bad For You?
    Is "Junk Food" Really Bad For You?
    Episode 341 mins
    Junk food can be so delicious, maybe even too delicious! But just how bad for you is it?
  • Did Unicorns Ever Exist?
    Did Unicorns Ever Exist?
    Episode 351 mins
    Sharpen your horns and get ready to answer a classic question: have unicorns ever existed?
  • Are Zombies Real?
    Are Zombies Real?
    Episode 362 mins
    We've all heard creepy stories about walking dead, so let's find out if zombies could ever exist!
  • Who Invented Jack-o'-lanterns?
    Who Invented Jack-o'-lanterns?
    Episode 372 mins
    Nothing's spookier than a wicked smile burning in a pumpkin head! But who invented Jack-o'-lanterns?
  • Where Did Halloween Come From?
    Where Did Halloween Come From?
    Episode 382 mins
    Costumes, candy, and haunted houses! But have you ever wondered, where did Halloween come from?
  • Are Witches Real?
    Are Witches Real?
    Episode 392 mins
    Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and caldron bubble! Let's find out if witches are real!
  • Why Do We Go Trick-or-Treating?
    Why Do We Go Trick-or-Treating?
    Episode 402 mins
    Nothing's quite like dressing up and collecting candy! But why do we trick-or-treat on Halloween?
  • What's So Funny About The Funny Bone?
    What's So Funny About The Funny Bone?
    Episode 411 mins
    It's a feeling most won't laugh off, but have you wondered why it hurts to hit your funny bone?
  • What Happens After You Die?
    What Happens After You Die?
    Episode 422 mins
    Today we're tackling the most colossal question there is: what happens after you die?
  • Was There Really A First Thanksgiving?
    Was There Really A First Thanksgiving?
    Episode 432 mins
    Did the Pilgrims and Native Americans really have a first Thanksgiving meal?
  • Why Do We Get Hiccups?
    Why Do We Get Hiccups?
    Episode 442 mins
    Don't hold your breath, because today's question is timeless: why do we get hiccups?
  • Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?
    Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?
    Episode 452 mins
    It's odd to cut down a tree and put it in the house. So why do we decorate trees for Christmas?
  • What If You Never Brushed Your Teeth?
    What If You Never Brushed Your Teeth?
    Episode 462 mins
    It might be annoying to brush your teeth every single day, but what would happen if you stopped?
  • Is Every Snowflake Unique?
    Is Every Snowflake Unique?
    Episode 472 mins
    You've probably heard that every snowflake is unique, but could that actually be true?
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