It’s Got to Be Science!

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
How Slime Mold Is Tackling Mysteries of Cosmology
A Very Handy Fish Fossil
Why Animals Take Care of Other Animals’ Young
6 Things We Still Don’t Know About Earth
The Dark History of Matches
This Old Sailors’ Mystery Could Help Save Swimmers
How Earth’s Tides Gave Us Life As We Know It

The Wild Reasons Many Older People Wake Up So Early
SciShow – Mar 21, 2020 – 6:08
You might think your grandma who wakes up at 4am just needs less sleep than younger people. Not so! Studies suggest there are some bizarre reasons older people rise at the crack of dawn, including something called brain sand! Hosted by: Hank Green

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The First Hundred Years

Life Lessons From 100-Year-Olds
LifeHunters – Dec 23, 2016 – 13:29
We asked three centenarians what their most valuable life lessons were, and also their regrets.

The conversations that followed were remarkable. They talked about the importance of family, people, relationships and love. Their view on life, as an elderly citizen with a lot of experience is truly an inspiration and motivation. Enjoy the video!

I Just Can’t Remember Your Name – Tripp & Weisbord

Sunny Skyz: Two Friends Just Released Their First Music Album – At Age 102 And 88

88 and 102 year old music album

December 5, 2019
Two best friends at a Pennsylvania retirement home are proving it’s never too late to achieve your dreams. Alan Tripp, 102, and Marvin Weisbord, 88, recently released their first album together, “Senior Song Book”. (more info on Sunny Skyz)

I Just Can’t Remember Your Name

Marvin Weisbord – Topic – 6,054 views•Nov 14, 2019
Provided to YouTube by CDBaby

I Just Can’t Remember Your Name · Alan R. Tripp · Marvin Weisbord
Senior Song Book
℗ 2019 Ventura Innovations, LLC
The entire album on YouTube.

Released on: 2019-11-15

Science, Theoretically

We’ve Never Seen a Pulsar Explode Like This

SciShow Space News – Nov 15, 2019 – 6:56
Spacebit is sending crawling, jumping, mini-robots to the moon, and researchers have witnessed a pulsar emit a very cool combination of traits in its most recent flare.
Hosted by: Reid Reimers

A Potential New Staph Vaccine and Touchable “Holograms”

SciShow – Nov 15, 2019 – 5:20
What’s cooler: A vaccine for one of the deadliest bacterial infections around or a holodeck? Well, this week we got a step closer to BOTH! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon

Olivia’s, um, casual attire almost distracts from her wearing two nose-rings, which always distracts from what was she talking about this time? Call me sexist or something I don’t care, I’d like to see her get a wardrobe advisor and a makover, I’ll bet she’d clean up real good. 🙂

The Male Biological Clock

Starts with: “Nearly everyone who produces sperm does so constantly.” Aside from the pornographic imagery this evokes, didn’t we used to have a word for people who produce sperm? Man! I wish I could remember!

SciShow – Nov 16, 2019 – 3:13
Another aging rock star, another baby, does age have any affect on sperm, or are these little swimmers seemingly viable until death? Hosted by: Stefan Chin