Season 1

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Claude Monet Was Half Honeybee

It's Okay to Be Smart

Claude Monet Was Half Honeybee

The famous painter who was half-honeybee

Claude Monet Was Half Honeybee

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart The Science of Snowflakes

It's Okay to Be Smart

The Science of Snowflakes

You are a beautiful and curious snowflake

The Science of Snowflakes

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Why Do We Cook?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Why Do We Cook?

Your brain is hungry. Here's why.

Why Do We Cook?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Evolution: The Book Of Life

It's Okay to Be Smart

Evolution: The Book Of Life

I have an existential crisis about evolution

Evolution: The Book Of Life

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

It's Okay to Be Smart

There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

Why do we build monuments? What are they made of?

There's Science Hidden In Our National Monuments

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart So You Want to go to Mars?

It's Okay to Be Smart

So You Want to go to Mars?

Can't wait to get into outer space? Well there's a bit you need to know first...

So You Want to go to Mars?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Is Santa Real? (A Scientific Analysis)

It's Okay to Be Smart

Is Santa Real? (A Scientific Analysis)

Â…and other Christmas mysteries answered with science!

Is Santa Real? (A Scientific Analysis)

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Zombie Parasites!

It's Okay to Be Smart

Zombie Parasites!

Are zombies real? Could they actually exist?

Zombie Parasites!

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart My Date With A Giant Pacific Octopus!

It's Okay to Be Smart

My Date With A Giant Pacific Octopus!

Joe went behind the scenes at Monterey Bay Aquarium to meet the Giant Pacific Octopus.

My Date With A Giant Pacific Octopus!

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

It's Okay to Be Smart

Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

Now you "sea" them, now you don't! Cuttlefish are more than the chameleons of the sea.

Cuttlefish: Tentacles In Disguise

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

It's Okay to Be Smart

I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

Joe Hanson went behind the scenes at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to learn about jellyfish.

I Don't Think You're Ready for These Jellies

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay

It's Okay to Be Smart

The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay

Before people came to Monterey Bay to watch fish, they came here to catch them.

The Ruin and Rise of Monterey Bay

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Incredible Tails Of Amazing Whales!

It's Okay to Be Smart

Incredible Tails Of Amazing Whales!

Look back at the amazing natural history of whales.

Incredible Tails Of Amazing Whales!

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Is There Intelligent Life Beyond Earth?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Is There Intelligent Life Beyond Earth?

Now that we know planets are common in our galaxy, how would we tell if one holds life?

Is There Intelligent Life Beyond Earth?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Exoplanets: Are There Other Earths?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Exoplanets: Are There Other Earths?

We live in one of a hundred billion of galaxies, each with hundreds of billions of stars.

Exoplanets: Are There Other Earths?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Ghosts of Evolution

It's Okay to Be Smart

Ghosts of Evolution

What does a ginkgo tree have in common with a dinosaur?

Ghosts of Evolution

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Remembering Carl Sagan

It's Okay to Be Smart

Remembering Carl Sagan

We don't need another Carl Sagan. Because he lives on.

Remembering Carl Sagan

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Nobel Prizes: Past, Present... and Future?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Nobel Prizes: Past, Present... and Future?

The controversial history, present and future of the Nobel Prizes.

Nobel Prizes: Past, Present... and Future?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Why Do Things Sound Scary?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Why Do Things Sound Scary?

Why are sounds scary? They're just vibrations. Blame your brain.

Why Do Things Sound Scary?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Why Do We Go to Space?

It's Okay to Be Smart

Why Do We Go to Space?

At first space travel was fueled by fear, but then the space shuttle changed everything.

Why Do We Go to Space?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Amazing Animal Superpowers

It's Okay to Be Smart

Amazing Animal Superpowers

Evolution has come up with some pretty amazing ways to get things done.

Amazing Animal Superpowers

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart How Big is the Solar System?

It's Okay to Be Smart

How Big is the Solar System?

Austin's famous moontowers put the enormity of our solar system into perspective.

How Big is the Solar System?

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart Why Music Moves Us

It's Okay to Be Smart

Why Music Moves Us

Why does music make us feel happy or sad? Or angry or romantic?

Why Music Moves Us

Video thumbnail: It's Okay to Be Smart What Are Rainbows?

It's Okay to Be Smart

What Are Rainbows?

Rainbows seem to be everywhere. But what are they, really?

What Are Rainbows?