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
Do flies get eaten by anything besides frogs?
Sep 25, 2023
Why do we sneeze when it's sunny?
Sep 22, 2023
Why are there so many shapes of pasta?
Sep 21, 2023
Why are willow trees leaves so long and floppy?
Sep 20, 2023
How do jumbo jets fly when they’re so heavy?
Sep 19, 2023
Do bugs poop?
Sep 18, 2023
Do sharks have tongues?
Sep 15, 2023
Do flies blink?
Sep 14, 2023
Are musicians smarter than others?
Sep 13, 2023
How did colors get their names?
Sep 12, 2023
Why are people scared of sharks?
Sep 11, 2023
Join us at the Big Dig!
Sep 08, 2023
Is stuff that is microscopic to us also microscopic to bees?
Sep 08, 2023
Why do bees sting?
Sep 07, 2023
If there is a queen bee, why isn’t there a king bee?
Sep 06, 2023
Do bees have noses?
Sep 05, 2023
What is a bee's favorite flower?
Sep 04, 2023
Why does my voice sound different on a recording?
Aug 18, 2023
What’s the difference between mice and rats?
Aug 17, 2023
If a bug fell, would it hurt them?
Aug 16, 2023
How do fireflies glow?
Aug 15, 2023
How do our voices get louder?
Aug 14, 2023
How do sharks smell blood?
Aug 11, 2023
Why don't ducks have teeth?
Aug 10, 2023
Where does food go after you swallow it?
Aug 09, 2023
Why do stars twinkle?
Aug 08, 2023
Do all animals sleep?
Aug 07, 2023
When you plug your nose, can you still smell?
Aug 04, 2023
How do people breathe in the desert?
Aug 03, 2023
‍Why can’t we breathe underwater?
Aug 02, 2023
How do we breathe out carbon dioxide?
Aug 01, 2023
Why do we need oxygen to breathe?
Jul 31, 2023
How do birds know when it’s time to migrate?
Jul 28, 2023
Why are red, yellow and blue primary colors?
Jul 27, 2023
How did animals get domesticated?
Jul 26, 2023
Why does food expire?
Jul 25, 2023
Why do cats like chasing lights?
Jul 24, 2023
How does hair dye work?
Jul 21, 2023
How do tattoos stay forever?
Jul 20, 2023
Why do horses need horseshoes?
Jul 19, 2023
Why do different flowers have different smells?
Jul 18, 2023
How far can an owl turn its head?
Jul 17, 2023
Do birds get tired of flapping their wings?
Jul 14, 2023
What happens when we get sunburned?
Jul 13, 2023
How do hot air balloons fly?
Jul 12, 2023
Why do raccoons like trash?
Jul 11, 2023
Why don't we like bitter foods?
Jul 10, 2023
Can you have two caterpillars in one chrysalis?
Jul 07, 2023
What are butterfly wings made of?
Jul 06, 2023
What do butterflies do when it rains?
Jul 05, 2023
What's the difference between a butterfly and a moth?
Jul 04, 2023
How do butterflies and bees flap their wings?
Jul 03, 2023
Why does warm milk make you feel relaxed?
Jun 30, 2023
How high can birds fly?
Jun 29, 2023
When do humans appear on the cosmic calendar?
Jun 28, 2023
Why are dogs’ noses wet?
Jun 27, 2023
Why do we like some foods, but not others?
Jun 26, 2023
Why are there four teats on a cow’s udder?
Jun 23, 2023
Can different types of birds understand each other?
Jun 22, 2023
Why is my hen crowing like a rooster?
Jun 21, 2023
Why do roosters crow?
Jun 20, 2023
Why do cherries have a pit?
Jun 19, 2023
Why does asparagus make our pee smell funny?
Jun 16, 2023
Why do birds chirp and sing?
Jun 15, 2023
What does sugar do to our bodies?
Jun 14, 2023
Why are cat tongues so rough?
Jun 13, 2023
How do frogs keep their tongues sticky?
Jun 12, 2023
Is it possible to bring back the dinosaurs?
Jun 09, 2023
What was roaming the Earth before dinosaurs?
Jun 08, 2023
How do we know a dinosaur's real color?
Jun 07, 2023
How many species of dinosaur were alive?
Jun 06, 2023
How do we know what dinosaurs sounded like?
Jun 05, 2023
Why do beavers have tails?
Jun 02, 2023
Why is “junk food” so yummy and what’s up with that term?
Jun 01, 2023
How do baby frogs jump so high?
May 31, 2023
Why do cats purr?
May 30, 2023
How do people predict the weather?
May 29, 2023
How do cows make milk ?
May 26, 2023
How is wind created?
May 25, 2023
Why do we crave certain foods?
May 24, 2023
How do worms take care of the Earth?
May 23, 2023
How does rain stop?
May 22, 2023
When do lions lose their spots?
May 19, 2023
Do animals get goosebumps?
May 18, 2023
How do ice skates work?
May 17, 2023
Why can some people sing better than others?
May 16, 2023
Do animals go through puberty?
May 15, 2023
Are elephants really afraid of mice?
May 12, 2023
Do elephants get boogers?
May 11, 2023
Why do elephants suck up water and spit it out with their nose?
May 10, 2023
Why are elephants so big?
May 09, 2023
What do elephants eat?
May 08, 2023
Why don’t some people like to eat veggies?
May 05, 2023
Why are giraffes so tall?
May 04, 2023
Are chickens related to the T. rex?
May 03, 2023
How do musical instruments make sound?
May 02, 2023
Do dogs remember someone they haven't seen in a long time?
May 01, 2023
Can cats or dogs be left “handed” or right “handed”?
Apr 28, 2023
Why are beards sharp?
Apr 27, 2023
Can dogs from different countries communicate with each other?
Apr 26, 2023