Colossal Questions

Colossal Questions

Kids3 SeasonsTVY7
Answering life's most pressing questions.
  • Are Mermaids Real?
    Are Mermaids Real?
    Episode 13 mins
    Have you ever wondered if mermaids - the most mythical creatures under the sea - were ever real?
  • What Makes Clowns So Scary?
    What Makes Clowns So Scary?
    Episode 22 mins
    If many people love the humor of clowns, why are so many others afraid of them?
  • Why Do We Dream?
    Why Do We Dream?
    Episode 32 mins
    Dreams can be helpful, haunting, or just plain weird. Why do we dream?
  • Are Vampires Real?
    Are Vampires Real?
    Episode 42 mins
    Today we're going to answer an age-old creepy question: are vampires real?
  • Why Do We Get Brain Freeze?
    Why Do We Get Brain Freeze?
    Episode 51 mins
    Have you ever wondered why cold treats give us headaches called "brain freeze"?
  • Why Is February 28 Days?
    Why Is February 28 Days?
    Episode 62 mins
    We all know February is the shortest month on the calendar. But why is the month only 28 days long?
  • Where Did The "Heart Shape" Come From?
    Where Did The "Heart Shape" Come From?
    Episode 72 mins
    The heart is one of the most famous shapes ever! But have you ever wondered where it came from?
  • Who Invented Homework?
    Who Invented Homework?
    Episode 91 mins
    "For decades, kids have been plagued with homework! But who is the cruel person that invented it?"
  • Why Do Songs Get Stuck In Our Head?
    Why Do Songs Get Stuck In Our Head?
    Episode 102 mins
    Earworms: those songs or jingles that get stuck in your brain! But what makes some songs so sticky?
  • What If You Never Took A Shower?
    What If You Never Took A Shower?
    Episode 112 mins
    Have you ever wondered what would really happen if you never took another shower?
  • Why Do Onions Make Us Cry?
    Why Do Onions Make Us Cry?
    Episode 121 mins
    Why are onions the only vegetable in the world that can make us cry when we chop them up?
  • Why Do We Get Goose Bumps?
    Why Do We Get Goose Bumps?
    Episode 131 mins
    If you've been outside on a cold day, you've probably experienced goose bumps! But why we get them?
  • Who Invented YouTube?
    Who Invented YouTube?
    Episode 141 mins
    Most of us have spent hours down a rabbit hole of silly online videos. But who invented YouTube?
  • Is a Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?
    Is a Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?
    Episode 152 mins
    Once and for all, we answer the most divisive question in food: is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable?
  • Why Does Scratching An Itch Feel Good?
    Why Does Scratching An Itch Feel Good?
    Episode 162 mins
    Have you ever wondered what causes us to feel itchy, and why does it feel so good to scratch?
  • Why Does Helium Make Your Voice High?
    Why Does Helium Make Your Voice High?
    Episode 172 mins
    Few things sound as silly as someone inhaling Helium! But why does it make voices sound so funny?
  • Who's the Best Mom in the Animal Kingdom?
    Who's the Best Mom in the Animal Kingdom?
    Episode 182 mins
    Some animals will do anything to keep their kids safe! But who's the best mom in the animal kingdom?
  • What Would Happen If The Sun Went Out?
    What Would Happen If The Sun Went Out?
    Episode 192 mins
    The sun brings us light, warmth, and gives us life! So what would happen if it totally burned out?
  • What If You Never Slept Again?
    What If You Never Slept Again?
    Episode 202 mins
    Most of us spend 1/3 of our lives asleep. But how bad would it be if you never slept again?
  • Who Invented The Dab?
    Who Invented The Dab?
    Episode 212 mins
    The dab has been around so long, it can be hard to remember: who actually started this age old meme?
  • Why Do We Get Pimples?
    Why Do We Get Pimples?
    Episode 221 mins
    Nothing's quite as dreaded as a bright red pimple! But have you wondered why we get them?
  • Who's the Best Dad in the Animal Kingdom?
    Who's the Best Dad in the Animal Kingdom?
    Episode 232 mins
    Some animals will do anything to keep their kids safe! But who's the best dad in the animal kingdom?
  • Why Do You Sneeze?
    Why Do You Sneeze?
    Episode 242 mins
    Have you ever been halfway through a sneezing fit and wondered to yourself: why do we sneeze at all?
  • Why Do We Stop Growing?
    Why Do We Stop Growing?
    Episode 251 mins
    Kids do a lot of growing! But have you ever wondered why adults don't keep growing too?
  • Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?
    Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich?
    Episode 262 mins
    Today we answer a divisive question about America's most classic food: is a hot dog a sandwich?
  • Should You Pee in the Pool?
    Should You Pee in the Pool?
    Episode 272 mins
    Is it just a gross thing to do, or is it actually unsafe to pee in the pool?
  • Where Did The Floss Dance Start?
    Where Did The Floss Dance Start?
    Episode 281 mins
    By this point, everyone has heard of the Floss! But who actually invented the wildly popular dance?
  • What Would Happen if a Meteor Hit Earth?
    What Would Happen if a Meteor Hit Earth?
    Episode 292 mins
    Most think a meteor caused dinosaurs to go extinct. But what would happen if a meteor hit Earth now?
  • Who invented Emojis?
    Who invented Emojis?
    Episode 302 mins
    Have you ever been texting your friends and wondered: who invented emojis?
  • Why Aren't Keyboards in "ABC" Order?
    Why Aren't Keyboards in "ABC" Order?
    Episode 312 mins
    When you look at a keyboard, the order seems random. Why aren't keyboards in alphabetical order?
  • Why Do We Have Nightmares?
    Why Do We Have Nightmares?
    Episode 321 mins
    Plug in your night light and get ready for a truly chilling question: why do we have nightmares?
  • Who Invented Ice Cream?
    Who Invented Ice Cream?
    Episode 332 mins
    Ice cream might be the world's most delicious desert. So who is the genius that invented it?
  • Do You Really Have a Permanent Record?
    Do You Really Have a Permanent Record?
    Episode 341 mins
    If you keep that up, it's going on your permanent record! But do students actually have one?
  • Who Invented School?
    Who Invented School?
    Episode 352 mins
    Sharpen your #2 pencils because today we're taking a pop quiz: who invented school?
  • Why Do We Yawn?
    Why Do We Yawn?
    Episode 361 mins
    Today we're tackling a tired question that's not so easy to answer: Why do we yawn?
  • Could Bigfoot Be Real?
    Could Bigfoot Be Real?
    Episode 372 mins
    We all know about the colossal creature Bigfoot, but is there any chance that Bigfoot could be real?
  • Why Are There Different Languages?
    Why Are There Different Languages?
    Episode 382 mins
    Have you ever stopped and wondered why are there so many different languages on Earth?
  • Is 7 Really a "Lucky" Number?
    Is 7 Really a "Lucky" Number?
    Episode 391 mins
    When did people start calling the number 7 lucky, and why did it catch on?
  • Why Do We Wear Costumes on Halloween?
    Why Do We Wear Costumes on Halloween?
    Episode 402 mins
    Have you ever been dressed up, asking for candy, and wondered: why do we wear Halloween costumes?
  • Are Black Cats Really Bad Luck?
    Are Black Cats Really Bad Luck?
    Episode 412 mins
    Why is the black cat considered to be the unluckiest animal in the animal kingdom?
  • How Were Mummies Made?
    How Were Mummies Made?
    Episode 422 mins
    Mummies are the scariest monsters because they're real! So what are mummies, and how are they made?
  • Why Do We Scream When We're Scared?
    Why Do We Scream When We're Scared?
    Episode 431 mins
    If you're watching a movie or playing a scary game, fear causes the same reaction: a scream! Why?
  • Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?
    Why Do We Have Daylight Saving Time?
    Episode 442 mins
    Twice a year, people around the world change their clocks. But what's the point of Daylight Savings?
  • What Was the First Cartoon?
    What Was the First Cartoon?
    Episode 452 mins
    We all know and love cartoons; but do you know what the very first cartoon ever made was?
  • Why Do We Shiver When it's Cold?
    Why Do We Shiver When it's Cold?
    Episode 461 mins
    Have you been bundled up on a brisk winter morning and wondered: Why do we shiver when we're cold?
  • Why Do We Give Gifts On Christmas?
    Why Do We Give Gifts On Christmas?
    Episode 472 mins
    Each year, kids across the world wake up to Christmas gifts! But why do people give these gifts?
  • Why Does Your Hair Turn Gray?
    Why Does Your Hair Turn Gray?
    Episode 481 mins
    Are kids causing their parents hair to turn gray? If not, what causes this natural aging phenomenon?
  • Who Invented the Alphabet?
    Who Invented the Alphabet?
    Episode 492 mins
    Have you ever been reading a book or writing an essay and wondered: who came up with the alphabet?

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