You Want to Know

Are We Still Evolving?

This week for “You Want to Know” we’re addressing a question put forth by viewer and commenter “MeanBlackDude” about whether humans have reached the end of their evolution. We go over the history of man’s evolution and the possible futures, as well as some recent adaptations to the human race. How will the evolution of humans progress in a Mars colony? What about the singularity?

Before Toilet Paper – How Did People Wipe Their Butts?

If you live in a country where you have enough time to casually watch this video, you probably use toilet paper. It seems like the “always been that way” answer to how we clean our butts. But that’s not true, toilet paper has only been around for less than 200 years. Well… OK, MODERN toilet paper, the Chinese have had it much longer. BUT… BUT… BUTT… Toilet paper that wouldn’t put splinters in your posterior didn’t exist until 1930.

Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?

Did Adam and Eve Have Belly Buttons?  –  The World’s Most Popular Navel Debate – Assuming there WAS an Adam and an Eve, there wouldn’t have been need for an umbilical scar for either of them, right?  Or maybe…

Why Are Certain Words Deemed “BAD?”

Why Are Certain Words Deemed “BAD?” – Curse Words – Swearing – Expletives. The question this week was submitted by Grandma Arby’s. Oh, and this episode is what I’d definitely call not safe for work – NSFW. Let’s look into a little expletive history to learn more about swearing.

Murder in Space? What Laws Apply?

What if you were to commit murder in space? What country’s laws would apply? What about Lake Constance? Australia? When does Maritime law apply? Is there such a thing as space law?
Here’s the CGP Grey video I referenced: