Moment of Um

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Moment of Um is your daily answer to those questions that pop up out of nowhere and make you go… ummmmmmm. Brought to you by your friends at Brains On at APM Studios.

Episode Date
What happens when big trucks roll over bacteria on roads?
Apr 12, 2024
Where does a candle go when it burns?
Apr 11, 2024
Why do bees buzz?
Apr 10, 2024
When your eyes are closed, are your pupils big or small?
Apr 09, 2024
How do cameras take photos and videos?
Apr 08, 2024
How and when did jokes start, and why?
Apr 05, 2024
What happens when lightning strikes water?
Apr 04, 2024
Why does bread change color and texture in the toaster?
Apr 03, 2024
Do worms sleep?
Apr 02, 2024
Which is older, the sun or the moon?
Apr 01, 2024
How can parrots mimic other sounds?
Mar 22, 2024
Can a moon have a moon?
Mar 21, 2024
If ants like sweet things, why don't they attack beehives?
Mar 20, 2024
What is tree bark made of?
Mar 19, 2024
How do vacuum cleaners work?
Mar 18, 2024
Would a flashlight turn on at lightspeed?
Mar 15, 2024
Why do we jump when we get scared?
Mar 14, 2024
How do microphones work?
Mar 13, 2024
Why do our lips get chapped?
Mar 12, 2024
Do eyeballs grow?
Mar 11, 2024
How do mushrooms grow if they don’t have seeds?
Mar 08, 2024
Do fish have allergies?
Mar 07, 2024
How do skunks spray their stink?
Mar 06, 2024
If the earth had rings, could we see them?
Mar 05, 2024
How do prescription glasses work?
Mar 04, 2024
What does earwax do for your ear?
Mar 01, 2024
What are eyebrows for?
Feb 29, 2024
What do germs and bacteria eat?
Feb 28, 2024
If hair is dead, how does it grow?
Feb 27, 2024
Why do we need toes?
Feb 26, 2024
Where do carrot seeds come from?
Feb 23, 2024
Why is air invisible?
Feb 22, 2024
Do cockroaches have hearts?
Feb 21, 2024
How do shoelaces come untied?
Feb 20, 2024
Why are some people lactose intolerant?
Feb 19, 2024
How many germs could we see without a microscope?
Feb 16, 2024
Why do crickets chirp?
Feb 15, 2024
What would happen if you took a party balloon to space?
Feb 14, 2024
Why does the moon change colors?
Feb 13, 2024
What happens if you put too much yeast in bread?
Feb 12, 2024
Why do we use toothpaste?
Feb 09, 2024
What's the sourest thing in the world?
Feb 08, 2024
What's inside teeth?
Feb 07, 2024
Why don't pine trees lose their needles in the winter?
Feb 06, 2024
Why do different countries have different flags?
Feb 05, 2024
Why do we need punctuation marks?
Feb 02, 2024
Why do words sound funny when repeated?
Feb 01, 2024
How does concrete harden?
Jan 31, 2024
Do spiders poop?
Jan 30, 2024
When were coupons invented?
Jan 29, 2024
How does a touch screen work?
Jan 26, 2024
What's the difference between a squid and an octopus?
Jan 25, 2024
How do we get milk from almonds?
Jan 24, 2024
Why are goats' pupils horizontal?
Jan 23, 2024
Do insects have ears?
Jan 22, 2024
Why does bamboo make a chattering sound?
Jan 19, 2024
How do trees make rings?
Jan 18, 2024
Why does steam travel up instead of down?
Jan 17, 2024
How do fish get into lakes?
Jan 16, 2024
Do butterflies sleep?
Jan 15, 2024
Why do I get so sleepy riding in a car?
Jan 12, 2024
Can one black hole eat another black hole?
Jan 11, 2024
Where do the insects go when Venus flytraps eat them?
Jan 10, 2024
How do narwhal tusks grow?
Jan 09, 2024
Why do our personalities change when we’re teenagers?
Jan 08, 2024
Why do fish jump out of the water?
Jan 05, 2024
What's the difference between a butterfly and a moth?
Jan 04, 2024
Why do things seem lighter in a pool?
Jan 03, 2024
Why can some people wiggle their ears?
Jan 02, 2024
Why does the Earth look flat from the ground, if it's a sphere?
Jan 01, 2024
How long does it take a Christmas tree to grow to full size?
Dec 22, 2023
Do galaxies orbit anything?
Dec 21, 2023
Does temperature exist in a black hole?
Dec 20, 2023
How much DNA do we share with tardigrades?
Dec 19, 2023
Could there be exoplanets that have life?
Dec 18, 2023
Why does tea taste stronger the longer you let it sit?
Dec 15, 2023
How do different ingredients become a cake?
Dec 14, 2023
Can the smell of your farts be determined by genetics?
Dec 13, 2023
Are there earthquakes on other planets?
Dec 12, 2023
How do evergreens stay green all winter?
Dec 11, 2023
What is DNA made of?
Dec 08, 2023
Why are some flowers called weeds?
Dec 07, 2023
Why do swear words exist?
Dec 06, 2023
Do flowers fall in love?
Dec 05, 2023
How do plant roots suck up water?
Dec 04, 2023
Why is salmon meat pink?
Dec 01, 2023
Why is milk white?
Nov 30, 2023
Are there clouds in space?
Nov 29, 2023
Are the galaxies in Star Wars based on real science?
Nov 28, 2023
Why are the primary colors different from the colors of light?
Nov 27, 2023
How do people freeze-dry food?
Nov 24, 2023
Why does cotton candy dissolve in your mouth?
Nov 23, 2023
How does popcorn pop?
Nov 22, 2023
How does cheese get its color?
Nov 21, 2023
If you took enough vitamins everyday, could you live without food?
Nov 20, 2023
Is the sun the hottest thing in the universe?
Nov 17, 2023
Why are so many planets named after Roman gods?
Nov 16, 2023
Why do grown-ups give more attention to babies than kids?
Nov 15, 2023
What are planets made of?
Nov 14, 2023
How do snails make their shells?
Nov 13, 2023