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Can Loneliness Kill You?

We all feel lonely sometimes, but are the effects serious? DRAG TRANSFORMATION: https://youtu.be/ytVoblN6qhg Download our podcast on iTunes: https://apple.co/2y5xqI0 Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt, Gregory Brown, and Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References/Further Reading: https://research.vu.nl/ws/portalfiles/portal/2080758 Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Loneliness in Adults: The Netherlands Twin Register Study https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953612000275 Loneliness, health, and mortality in old age: A national longitudinal study http://heart.bmj.com/content/102/13/1009 Loneliness and social isolation as risk factors for coronary heart disease and stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal observational studies http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1000316 Social Relationships and Mortality Risk: A Meta-analytic Review https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/releases/being-ignored-hurts-even-by-a-stranger.html Being Ignored Hurts, Even by a Stranger https://keelyamuscatell.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/inagaki_muscatell_in-press.pdf Yearning for connection? Loneliness is associated with increased ventral striatum activity to close others https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/gb-2007-8-9-r189 Social regulation of gene expression in human leukocytes https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/why-is-loneliness-so-toxic/article37734381/ Why is loneliness so toxic? Scientists are exploring what it does to the human body http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/hea-hea0000467.pdf Loneliness Predicts Self-Reported Cold Symptoms After a Viral Challenge https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/04/120402162546.htm How stress influences disease: Study reveals inflammation as the culprit https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2841363/ Loneliness and Cortisol: Momentary, Day-to-day, and Trait Associations https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/the-lonely-society The Lonely Society https://guilfordjournals.com/doi/abs/10.1521/suli.31.1.32.21312 Loneliness in Relation to Suicide Ideation and Parasuicide: A Population-Wide Study https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/suicide-crime-loneliness Suicide, a Crime of Loneliness https://assets.aarp.org/rgcenter/general/loneliness_2010.pdf Lonliness among Older Adults http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/early/2012/11/06/jnnp-2012-302755 Feelings of loneliness, but not social isolation, predict dementia onset: results from the Amsterdam Study of the Elderly (AMSTEL) https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/apr/24/loneliness-linked-to-major-life-setbacks-for-millennials-study-says Loneliness linked to major life setbacks for millennials, study say

4 weeks ago

Is Your Phone Listening To You?

Feel like your phone is spying on you? Find out if it's real! Get your VPN from NordVPN: https://nordvpn.com/asapscience Coupon code: asapscience Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt & Greg Brown Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References/Further Reading: https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/location-tracking/right-keep-personal-data-private-carpenter-v-us https://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinmurnane/2018/04/25/amazons-alexa-hacked-to-surreptitiously-record-everything-it-hears/#90088954fe23 Amazon's Alexa Hacked To Surreptitiously Record Everything It Hears http://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-alexa-records-private-conversation-2018-5 A couple says that Amazon's Alexa recorded a private conversation and randomly sent it to a friend https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/109-facebook-spying #109 Is Facebook Spying on You? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/28/business/media/alphonso-app-tracking.html?_r=1 That Game on Your Phone May Be Tracking What You’re Watching on TV https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10708177996833/Obar%20FCC%20Privacy%20Subsmission%202016.pdf “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services http://fortune.com/2017/10/11/google-home-mini-data-privacy/ Eavesdropping Google Home Mini Units Are Igniting Privacy Concerns https://www.blog.google/products/gmail/g-suite-gains-traction-in-the-enterprise-g-suites-gmail-and-consumer-gmail-to-more-closely-align/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GoogleforWork+%28Google+Cloud+%7C+Blog%29 As G Suite gains traction in the enterprise, G Suite’s Gmail and consumer Gmail to more closely align https://www.teenvogue.com/story/fbi-webcam-surveillance-meme-and-truth FBI Webcam Surveillance: What You Should Know https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/2013/12/06/352ba174-5397-11e3-9e2c-e1d01116fd98_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.88c6cf557131 FBI’s search for ‘Mo,’ suspect in bomb threats, highlights use of malware for surveillance https://www.aclu.org/blog/privacy-technology/location-tracking/right-keep-personal-data-private-carpenter-v-us The Right to Keep Personal Data Private: Carpenter v. U.S. https://mashable.com/2014/01/16/nsa-dishfire/#qBryudHzWgqX The NSA Gathers Almost 200 Million Texts Every Day https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/d109/1096a4fdfe758c90c70bd4733b1bf8d2b3bd.pdf https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtmR9L0ITlM https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=NwTmHNt-IG8 Phone listening to you FBI watching you facebook listening to you phone spying on you is alexa listening to you is google home spying NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden Mark Zuckerberg facebook stalking us how online ads work how cell towers fin your location hackers Mark Zuckerberg

1 month ago

What If You Only Drank Energy Drinks?

What happens when you put too much caffeine in your body? Download our podcast on iTunes: https://apple.co/2s28yeE Or search "Sidenote" wherever you get your podcasts! Special thanks to The Domestic Geek! https://bit.ly/2LIUbE6 Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Narration by: Sara Lynn Cauchon Written by: Amanda Edward & Rachel Salt Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References/Further Reading: https://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/energy-drinks-market https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2012/12/the-buzz-on-energy-drink-caffeine/index.htm https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/caffeine/art-20049372 https://www.caffeineinformer.com/caffeine-content/coca-cola-classic https://www.drugs.com/npc/guarana.html https://www.livescience.com/36119-truth-guarana.html https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5163772/the-energy-drinks-that-contain-up-to-16-teaspoons-of-sugar-as-campaigners-call-for-a-ban-on-them-being-sold-to-under-16s/ https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-mindful-self-express/201302/why-our-brains-love-sugar-and-why-our-bodies-dont https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/experts-is-sugar-addictive-drug https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4682602/ https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/298202.php https://dtc.ucsf.edu/types-of-diabetes/type1/understanding-type-1-diabetes/how-the-body-processes-sugar/the-liver-blood-sugar/ https://www.efsa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/consultation/150115.pdf http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/12/business/more-emergency-room-visits-linked-to-energy-drinks-report-says.html https://www.cnn.com/2017/04/26/health/energy-drinks-health-concerns-explainer/index.html https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/data-statistics/sugar-sweetened-beverages-intake.html http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/egan-seizure-puts-ottawa-man-in-coma-hospital-says-caffeine-energy-drinks-to-blame https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-03-17/hey-soldier-you-might-want-to-cut-that-caffeine https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2012/11/08/164715667/why-energy-drinks-may-not-be-the-answer-for-sleepy-soldiers https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6144a3.htm?s_cid=mm6144a3_w http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/11/04/energy-drinks-destroy-liver_n_12798568.html http://casereports.bmj.com/content/2016/bcr-2016-216612.full https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/taurine#section=Top https://examine.com/supplements/taurine/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22855206 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20739720 https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276411.php http://www.jneb.org/article/S1499-4046(14)00082-7/abstract http://www.medicaldaily.com/clubbers-downing-red-bull-and-vodka-are-600-more-likely-suffer-heart-palpitations-241992 https://www.thesun.co.uk/living/2045221/energy-drinks-alcohol-cocaine/ http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0158189 http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/10/27/alcohol-with-caffeine_n_12672126.html Energy Drinks Caffeine Caffeine Intoxication Caffeine Overdose Red Bull Monster Energy Drink Rockstar Energy Drinks Guarana Coke Are Energy Drinks Bad For You Energy Drink Health Risks Hospitalization energy drinks which drink has the most caffeine your brain on caffeine your brain on energy drinks

1 month ago

How Much Is Your Body Worth?

We break down your value piece by piece! Get your Rx hair kit for just $5: https://www.forhims.com/asaphair  See website for full details.  Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana, Rachel Salt, & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References/Further Reading: http://www.businessinsider.com/ways-to-make-money-from-medical-research-and-donations-2013-12 http://fortune.com/2017/09/14/organ-transplant-cost/ http://www.breastcancer.org/tips/hair_skin_nails/wigs http://bigthink.com/philip-perry/what-you-need-to-know-about-human-organ-trafficking https://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-08/which-organs-can-i-live-without-and-how-much-cash-can-i-get-them https://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-08/which-organs-can-i-live-without-and-how-much-cash-can-i-get-them http://www.cracked.com/blog/11-mostly-nonsexual-ways-to-make-money-with-your-body/ http://nationalpost.com/news/world/why-a-silicon-valley-company-is-pumping-old-people-full-of-young-blood-for-us8000 http://www.businessinsider.com/20-celebrities-who-insured-their-bodies-for-millions-2012-3#jennifer-lopez-19 https://liblog.mayo.edu/2010/01/14/whats-the-body-worth/ https://www.sciencealert.com/this-is-how-much-your-body-is-worth http://www.discovery.com/tv-shows/mythbusters/mythbusters-database/sneeze-travel-100-mph/ http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0059970 http://www.culturechange.org/wind.htm http://www.ewea.org/wind-energy-basics/faq/ https://www.livescience.com/3686-gross-science-cough-sneeze.html https://news.stanford.edu/2015/01/12/emissions-social-costs-011215/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1378885/ http://bigthink.com/design-for-good/this-is-how-you-turn-cow-fart-gas-into-energy https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4072450 http://nyfalls.com/niagara-falls/faq5/ http://www.businessinsider.com/the-biggest-ransoms-ever-2012-9 http://pharmaceuticalcommerce.com/business-and-finance/global-pharma-market-will-reach-1-12-trillion-2022/ https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-global-cancer-therapeutics-market-should-reach-1726-billion-by-2022-from-121-billion-in-2017-at-a-compound-annual-growth-rate-cagr-of-74-from-2017-to-2022-300556172.html https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2017/06/05/1007965/0/en/Global-Anti-Aging-Market-Size-Trends-Will-Reach-216-52-Billion-by-2021-Zion-Market-Research.html https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/11/innovations-list/309536/#list https://www.grandviewresearch.com/press-release/global-antibiotic-market https://www.smitherspira.com/news/2014/january/global-printing-market-to-top-980-billion-by-2018 https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/PressReleases/vaccine-technologies.asp https://www.statista.com/statistics/267581/net-worth-of-the-ten-richest-internet-billionaires/ Sell your body, body worth, organ worth, organ black market, sperm donor, how much money for sperm, sperm donor criteria, egg donor, blood donation, plasma donation, blood transfer, organ transplant, organ transplant cost, how much air do you exhale, how much data brain store, how much body insured

1 month ago

Our Planet Is INCREDIBLE!

We live in a beautiful world, and these amazing facts will blow your mind. Subscribe, it's free! http://bit.ly/asapsci What If Humans Disappeared? https://youtu.be/guh7i7tHeZk Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt, Greg Brown & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References/Further Reading: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2m3p2s Nature Fabulous Frogs http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(17)31093-X Profound reversible seasonal changes of individual skull size in a mammal https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/05/science/learning-from-healthy-bears-you-mean-we-should-hibernate.html?_r=0 Learning From Healthy Bears http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecy.1948/full Molecular constraints on resistance–tolerance trade-offs http://www.rmtrr.org/oldlist.htm Rocky Mountain Tree-Ring Research http://lifemag.org/article/the-world-s-longest-living-creatures The world’s longest-living creatures http://www.businessinsider.com/pando-aspen-grove-utah-oldest-largest-organism-2016-7 This looks like a forest, but it's actually just one tree — and it's one of the oldest and largest organisms on Earth http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0103437 Deep-Sea Octopus (Graneledone boreopacifica) Conducts the Longest-Known Egg-Brooding Period of Any Animal https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/geography/general-geography/ocean-facts/ Ocean Facts https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/earth/facts Solar System Exploration https://www.wired.com/2014/07/absurd-creature-of-the-week-pistol-shrimp/ Absurd Creature of the Week: The Feisty Shrimp That Kills With Bullets Made of Bubbles https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth%27s_crust Earth's crust https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lowest_temperature_recorded_on_Earth Lowest temperature recorded on Earth Amazing facts about earth earth facts space facts solar system video what are humans made of nature video nature education asapscience chimpanzee personalities nature facts biology video ocean facts mariana trench how fast does earth travel how much does earth weigh earths crust how many elements are there world population water mt everest

2 months ago

What Happens When You Take Steroids?

How do steroids work? The pros and cons. Get your comprehensive hair kit for just $5: http://forhims.com/asaphair See website for full details. And subscribe for more videos: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Jodre Datu, Rachel Salt, Greg Brown, & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3961570/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2439524/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9797677 https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1365-2044.2005.04218.x http://www.jsams.org/article/S1440-2440(17)30337-7/abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10601831 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14505684 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4416211/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2386261/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2439525/#bib6 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8179461 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15960720 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3827559/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4549565/#B149 Steroid facts, Juiced Up, Swole, injecting steroids, why take steroids? Pros and cons of steroids, should I take steroids, performance enhancing drugs, anabolic steroids, oral steroids, steroid side effects, how steroids work, how muscles grow

3 months ago

Mom vs. Dad: What Did You Inherit?

Learn more about your DNA by going to: https://www.23andme.com/ASAP Subscribe for weekly videos: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Amanda Edward, Rachel Salt, Greg Brown & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167629616303666?via%3Dihub https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/babies-paternal-resemblance/ https://www.nature.com/articles/srep45885 https://www.23andme.com/en-ca/gen101/origins/ http://anthro.palomar.edu/biobasis/bio_4.htm https://www.alnmag.com/news/2013/08/dad%E2%80%99s-genes-build-placentas http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2013/08/dad-s-genes-build-placentas-study-shows https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3696791/ https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/classical-genetics/sex-linkage-non-nuclear-chromosomal-mutations/a/sex-linkage-sex-determination-and-x-inactivation http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/observable/ http://www.genesinlife.org/genetics-101/how-does-genetics-work/main-inheritance-patterns https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5308812/ http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v40/n11/abs/ng.228.html http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v40/n11/abs/ng.255.html https://www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/classical-genetics/sex-linkage-non-nuclear-chromosomal-mutations/a/x-inactivation https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/turner-syndrome http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/labbench/lab3/crossovr.html https://www.nature.com/scitable/definition/principle-of-independent-assortment-law-of-independent-302 http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2015/03/03/genetically-more-like-dad/#.WVejxITythE http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v47/n4/full/ng.3222.html https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150302123253.htm https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/like-mother-like-daughter-the-science-says-so-too/ http://centaur.reading.ac.uk/49005/ http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/do-you-share-more-genes-your-mother-or-your-father/ http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167488913001092 http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(12)01106-3?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867412011063%3Fshowall%3Dtrue http://www.mitocanada.org/about-mitochondrial-disease/how-is-mitochondrial-disease-inherited-2/ http://www.mitoaction.org/mito-faq https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9b7w2wJu7Eo https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/prader-willi-syndrome http://www.fpwr.ca/about-prader-willi-syndrome/ https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/angelman-syndrome Mom vs Dad Genetic Traits inherited Characteristics Y Chromosome X Chromosome Mitochondrial DNA Maternal Linked Disease Why Am I going Bald Male Colour Blindness Do babies look more like their fathers is intelligence inherited is depression inherited is depression genetic genetic facial features how DNA is inherited how ancestry works

3 months ago

How Smart Are You? (TEST)

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What Happens In One Lifetime?

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4 months ago

What Is The Most Dangerous Sport In The World?

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4 months ago

Should You Be Monogamous?

Monogamy is the gold standard, but is it best? When Millennials Try Environmentalism: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piinC82Zi1M Subscribe for more science! http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt, Greg Brown, & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading -- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2930788/ Does fertility trump monogamy? https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/photo-ark/pictures/monogamous-animals/ 10 amorous animals that mate for life http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/367/1589/657 The puzzle of monogamous marriage https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms11219 Disease dynamics and costly punishment can foster socially imposed monogamy http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1530-2415.2012.01286.x/abstract The Fewer the Merrier?: Assessing Stigma Surrounding Consensually Non-monogamous Romantic Relationships https://experts.umich.edu/en/publications/investigation-of-consensually-nonmonogamous-relationships-theorie Investigation of Consensually Nonmonogamous Relationships: Theories, Methods, and New Directions http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0177841 Perceptions of primary and secondary relationships in polyamory https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26116890 Re-examining the effectiveness of monogamy as an STI-preventive strategy. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14616660500335391 Sex differences and similarities in preferred mating arrangements http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00224499.2016.1252308?scroll=top&needAccess=true Caught in a “Bad Romance”? Reconsidering the Negative Association Between Sociosexuality and Relationship Functioning http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/0092623X.2016.1178675 Prevalence of Experiences With Consensual Nonmonogamous Relationships: Findings From Two National Samples of Single Americans https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191886917306311 Swiping right: Sociosexuality, intentions to engage in infidelity, and infidelity experiences on Tinder Is Monogamy Best? Is monogamy wrong Monogamy vs. Poly What is Polyamory Swinging Open Relationship Is Monogamy Natural what is non-monogamy is non-monogamy wrong STI Risk Why are we monogamous? Most animals are not monogamous Do most people cheat why do people cheat is poly a choice is monogamy a choice cheating husbands cheating wives cheating girlfriends cheating boyfriends history of human mating tinder swipe right are poly relationships healthy casual sex

5 months ago

Circumcised vs. Uncircumcised - Which Is Better?

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6 months ago

Are You Smarter Than Average?

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6 months ago

Your Life Now Vs. In The Past

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6 months ago

What If You Only Ate Meat?

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7 months ago

Could The Jedi Exist?

With the new Star Wars Trailer for The Last Jedi movie and Battlefront 2 release, we explore the Jedi - because science! Check out: SCIENCE WARS - Acapella Parody https://youtu.be/LTXTeAt2mpg Subscribe! http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Mitchell Moffit & Rachel Salt Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 References: Effects of Exercise on Mitochondrial Content and Function in Aging Human Skeletal Muscle http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1540458/ Michio Kaku - Can you build a real Lightsaber? Could Lightsabers Exist? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lr5OUjFDkg Electroreception and electrolocation in platypus http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v319/n6052/abs/319401a0.html KCNJ15/Kir4.2 couples with polyamines to sense weak extracellular electric fields in galvanotaxis http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/151009/ncomms9532/full/ncomms9532.html Diamagnetic levitation: Flying frogs and floating magnets http://www.physics.ucla.edu/marty/diamag/diajap00.pdf Metabolic rate and body size are linked with perception of temporal information http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0003347213003060/1-s2.0-S0003347213003060-main.pdf?_tid=56e8fd4a-cab2-11e5-9ee4-00000aacb35f&acdnat=1454530481_ce0b225453bf7e7fbe4f38c66bc0c95f Can brain waves interfere with radio waves? https://engineering.mit.edu/engage/ask-an-engineer/can-brain-waves-interfere-with-radio-waves/ Mutations in myostatin (GDF8) in double-muscled Belgian Blue and Piedmontese cattle. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9314496 Why Is It So Hard To Swat A Housefly? http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/q-why-is-it-so-hard-to-swat-a-housefly-a-it-sees-you-coming-in-slow-motion-8818124.html Songs: Cortosis - Scoring Action by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100815 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Cycles by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/ Frozen Star by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100356 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

7 months ago

Is Your Sexual Fantasy Normal? (SFW)

Get the "I'M GAY FOR SCIENCE" shirts: http://represent.com/asapscience Subscribe: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt Illustrated by: Max Simmons Produced by: Rachel Salt & Gregory Brown Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: http://www.nature.com/ijir/journal/v19/n4/full/3901547a.html?foxtrotcallback=true Relative prevalence of different fetishes https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4904333/ ‘It’s All Done With Mirrors’: V.S. Ramachandran and the Material Culture of Phantom Limb Research http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(54)90404-3/abstract Epilepsy with Fetishism Relieved by Temporal Lobectomy https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1691703/ Sexual imprinting in human mate choice. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22402996 Who, what, where, when (and maybe even why)? How the experience of sexual reward connects sexual desire, preference, and performance. Neurochemical basis of conditioned partner preference in the female rat: I. Disruption by naloxone. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18410177

10 months ago

What If Everyone Lived Like Americans?

What if the whole world was like America? Learn all about YOU at http://23andMe.com/asap Subscribe: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Gregory Brown Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com SNAPCHAT US 'whalewatchmeplz' and 'pixelmitch' Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/xx.html http://www.businessinsider.com/coca-cola-consumption-per-capita-2012- https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/may/11/where-world-most-densely-populated-city http://www.businessinsider.com/coca-cola-consumption-per-capita-2012- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_oil_consumption https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1071438/ https://www.eia.gov/beta/international/data/browser/#/?pa=000000001&c=ruvvvvvfvtvnvv1urvvvvfvvvvvvfvvvou20evvvvvvvvvnvvuvo&ct=0&vo=0&v=H&start=1980&end=2014 http://www.popsci.com/environment/article/2012-10/daily-infographic-if-everyone-lived-american-how-many-earths-would-we-need http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/weekinreview/27bittman.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 https://www.nap.edu/read/13046/chapter/1#vii http://faculty.wcas.northwestern.edu/~ipsavage/104-09.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_median_age https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_hectare https://www.eia.gov/beta/international/data/browser/#/?pa=000000001&c=ruvvvvvfvtvnvv1urvvvvfvvvvvvfvvvou20evvvvvvvvvnvvuvo&ct=0&vs=INTL.44-2-AFG-QBTU.A&vo=0&v=H&start=2013&end=2014 https://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/pdf/energy-economics/statistical-review-2016/bp-statistical-review-of-world-energy-2016-full-report.pdf https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2246rank.html

10 months ago

Are You Above Or Below Average?

How do you compare to the average? Check out skillshare: http://skl.sh/asapscience SUBSCRIBE (it's free): http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt & Mitchell Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Produced by: Rachel Salt & Gregory Brown Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_average_human_height_worldwide https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_body_weight https://www.irisreading.com/how-many-books-does-the-average-person-read/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/brettnelson/2012/06/04/do-you-read-fast-enough-to-be-successful/#7292da92462e https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_attainment_in_the_United_States http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Educational_attainment_statistics http://www.livestrong.com/article/380767-how-much-weight-can-the-average-man-lift/ http://www.livestrong.com/article/533654-how-fast-should-you-run-a-mile/ http://www.gallup.com/poll/166553/less-recommended-amount-sleep.aspx https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/multimedia-article/facts/ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/03/how-much-water-do-people-drink/273936/ http://www.healthline.com/health/american-gut-check https://u.osu.edu/buckmdblog/2010/07/07/farting-how-much-is-normal-and-what-can-i-do-about-it/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_fertility_rate#Lowest-low_fertility https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/01/business/media/nielsen-survey-media-viewing.html https://techcrunch.com/2017/03/03/u-s-consumers-now-spend-5-hours-per-day-on-mobile-devices/ http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/03/health/teens-tweens-media-screen-use-report/ http://www.businessinsider.com/dscout-research-people-touch-cell-phones-2617-times-a-day-2016-7 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illusory_superiority

11 months ago

This Much Will Kill You pt.2

A lot of things can kill you - but here are some surprising ones! This Much Will Kill You pt 1: https://youtu.be/vPszR0-vTqc WHEN SCIENTISTS GO TO MUSIC FESTIVALS: https://youtu.be/jnlNMNHCRDE SUBSCRIBE (it's free): http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt & Mitchell Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Produced by: Rachel Salt & Gregory Brown Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Snapchat: realasapscience Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 Further Reading/References: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1541-4337.12246/full Piperine—The Bioactive Compound of Black Pepper: From Isolation to Medicinal Formulations https://fscimage.fishersci.com/msds/18940.htm Material Safety Data Sheet Piperidine https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/11/25/a-warning-on-nutmeg/?_r=0 A Warning on Nutmeg https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/a?dbs+hsdb:@term+@DOCNO+500 Sucrose toxicology http://gizmodo.com/how-many-x-would-you-need-to-eat-to-die-1684237567 How Much [X] Could You Eat Before It Would Kill You? https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/phs/phs.asp?id=210&tid=38 Toxic Substances Portal - Fluorides, Hydrogen Fluoride, and Fluorine https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20698714 Content of botulinum neurotoxin in Botox®/Vistabel®, Dysport®/Azzalure®, and Xeomin®/Bocouture®. https://www.sciencelab.com/msds.php?msdsId=9922972 Ascorbic Acid MSDS http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-04/future-travel Bodies In Motion: Exploring the Human Limits of Future Travel http://time.com/3903873/extreme-heat-india-body/ This Is How Extreme Heat Can Kill https://www.researchgate.net/publication/13569135_Influence_of_the_sympathetic_nervous_system_on_renal_function_during_hypothermia Influence of the sympathetic nervous system on renal function during hypothermia https://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/RadiationEmittingProductsandProcedures/MedicalImaging/MedicalX-Rays/ucm115359.htm Questions and Answers for Physicians About Medical X-Rays http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/horrific-tales-of-potatoes-that-caused-mass-sickness-and-even-death-3162870/ Horrific Tales of Potatoes That Caused Mass Sickness and Even Death https://www.researchgate.net/publication/222339790_Evaluation_of_solanine_toxicity Evaluation of solanine toxicity

11 months ago