Have you ever wondered how a simple shot can keep you from dying a horrible death? In this one-minute video, Ask Smithsonian’s host, Eric Schulze, unravels how vaccines boot-camp our bodies into shape, getting us ready to fight off deadly diseases.
Did you know dinosaurs had wishbones? Yup. When this guy was restored for display purposes, it was noted that his "furcula" was original. We think if you're pulling on a dinosaur's wishbone, you'd best get your wish.