5 Science-Backed Barbecue Tips

[ intro ] It’s summertime for those of us in the northern hemisphere, which means one thing: barbecue season. This style of food prep is a summer favorite because it’s all about heat, flames, and how to control them for the tastiest meat or veggies. And just like your kitchen at home, there’s plenty of […]

Why Does Salt Make Food Taste Better?

SciShow is supported by Skillshare. [♩INTRO] In the food world, salt is kind of a superhero. Without it, french fries are bland, potato chips are boring, and chocolate chip cookies lose their pop. And that’s because salt doesn’t just make things salty—it has lots of effects on flavor perception. In fact, if you’re thinking about […]

6 Foods That Are Toxic If You Prepare Them Incorrectly

[INTRO ♪] You don’t usually think of sitting down for a meal as a death-defying adventure, even when your favorite home cook attempts a recipe way above their skill level. But some foods, even really common ones, are actually pretty dangerous if you prepare them incorrectly. Here are six of them. If you’re a fan […]

Why Can’t We Farm These Foods Yet?

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [ intro ] Food, glorious food. We need it to live, and stuff. But for many people, it’s more than that — a hobby, a pastime, a passion. Farms and businesses work hard to satisfy the commercial and cultural needs […]

7 Ways to Spruce Up Your Cooking with Science

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Wix. Go to wix.com/go/scishow to learn more. [ ♪ Intro ] It shouldn’t be a secret that your kitchen is a science lab in disguise. I mean, there’s flames and acids and metal tools. Just look at a turkey baster, It’s basically an overgrown pipette. And the similarities […]

The 5 Fabulous Food Groups

Our bodies need lots of energy to keep us going throughout the day. And do you know where we get that energy? That’s right…from the food we eat! And all kinds of different people enjoy different kinds of food. But whether your favorite meal includes noodles or nectarines, tortillas or tofu, most types of food […]

Eating Weird Food from the 50s (with Katherine)

Good morning, John. For Christmas, from her mom, Katherine received a log book that once contained records from her grandmother’s hair salon. After she had kids, though, she turned it into a recipe book, pasting in recipes from newspapers and magazines from the ’40s and ’50s They are…interesting, so Katherine and I decided to try […]

What Does “Organic” Mean, and Should You Buy Organic Foods?

[♪ INTRO] You’re at the supermarket, and you need to pick up a few ingredients for your favorite stew. Do you buy the organic carrots, potatoes and beef? Or do you skip the upcharge and stick with the conventional stuff? There’s a lot of confusion over what organic means, and whether it makes sense to […]

Does Microwaving Food Destroy Its Vitamins?

[♪ INTRO] The microwave is a marvelous invention. It’s a quick, convenient way to heat up plenty of foods, from frozen dinners to leftover soup. But that makes a lot of people question how good it is for you: do microwaves change the nutritional value of food? The short answer is: yes, they do. But […]

Joker’s “Cold, Cold Heart” Music Video (Troy Baker) – Batman: Arkham Origins

Я так стараюсь, мой дорогой, показать тебе, что все мои мечты лишь о тебе. Но ты все равно боишься, что всё, что я делаю – это просто какой-то дьявольский план. Воспоминания из твоего одинокого прошлого разделяют нас. Почему я не могу избавить тебя от сомнений и растопить твое ледяное сердце? Другое преступление, что было до […]