Stupid Genius is the brainchild of YouTuber, Emma Chamberlain. In every episode she takes a puzzling question, like "Why do onions make us cry?," and is given three guesses to try to solve it. Will she be able to do it? Listen every Thursday to find out!
Emma has experienced a plethora of earthquakes, but thankfully, she's never seen a tornado. She'll conjecture why tornadoes start at all. Then, she'll get into her trip to Paris, why she relies on her parents to take her Instagram photos, and her current obsession with matcha.
Does your sweat smell? Emma's definitely does, and she wants to know why. Stick around because she'll also get into why she got her new ear piercings, and why she actually does care about her hygiene, contrary to popular opinion.
Emma drinks enough caffeine to power a small country, and yet she doesn't know why it gives us energy. She'll try to find out, and stick around for the wind-down where you'll find out when and IF she ever plans to get married and have kids.
Emma claims her eyebrows are terrible, but are they really? Still, she'll try to figure out why most of us have them, and she'll get into a certain time she's dubbed, "Crying at the Whole Foods hot bar week."
It's a mystery that's about to be solved... why do women in close proximity have their periods sync up? Emma will find out why it happens, and she'll also give you an in-depth look into her trip to Maui.
Today, Emma tries to figure out how gas powers a car. Will she be able to guess? She’ll also get into a super embarrassing thing that happened to her during a clothes fitting, and how she's a terrible driver. Don’t miss it!
Venus fly traps don't have brains, yet somehow they're able to close their "mouths" to trap insects. Emma is going to figure out this mystery. She'll also tell you about her upcoming trip to Maui and more Declan stories!
Call it "pee," but don't call it "urine," because Emma is NOT down with that. She'll try to figure out why it's yellow, and then you'll find out about her elementary school boyfriend, her dislike of Bon Jovi, and so much more!
Many animals are active during the day, but what about those that are busy at night? And would that be any fun? Emma is going to get to the bottom of WHY these animals love the night, and stay tuned for an update on Emma's new pet!
From “Finding Nemo” to catching fireflies in your backyard, we’ve seen bioluminescent animals in all shapes and sizes. So strap in as Emma finds out not only WHY bioluminescent animals create light, but also HOW.
Goosebumps are those strange little bumps that form on our bodies whenever we get cold, scared, or excited. We've ALL gotten them. But have you ever wondered why? Emma has, and she dives in on this unconventional episode of Stupid Genius.
You've seen those videos of people scaring their poor, unsuspecting cats by placing a cucumber next to them without them realizing it, right? Why does it affect the cats so much? Emma's about to do a deep-dive to figure it out.
ASMR is all the rage, and ASMRtists will do everything from tapping, to softly speaking, to eating just to give you tingles. Now Emma is going to get into the science behind WHY it happens, and stay tuned for a special Emma ASMR session just for you.
Do you ever find it odd that when the queen ant dies, so does the rest of her posse? Emma does too, and she’s making it her mission to figure out! She’ll also get into the horrors of tanning, and a strange experience she had using an unusual product to help her tan.
Welcome to the first episode of Stupid Genius, the podcast where Emma Chamberlain is stupid, and she's also a genius! Today, she'll try to answer the intriguing question, "Why do onions make us cry?" You'll also find out exactly why raw onions are dead to her, and how crazy she is when it comes to choosing outfits for Coachella.