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Preview thumbnail for video'Danger at the Watering Hole
Danger at the Watering Hole (2:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Does Chicken Soup Really Help With a Cold?
Ask Smithsonian: Does Chicken Soup Really Help With a Cold? (1:16)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Do Animals Laugh?
Ask Smithsonian: Do Animals Laugh? (1:08)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Why Were Prehistoric Animals So Big?
Ask Smithsonian: Why Were Prehistoric Animals So Big? (1:05)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Does the Five-Second Rule Really Work?
Ask Smithsonian: Does the Five-Second Rule Really Work? (1:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Why Do We Sleep?
Ask Smithsonian: Why Do We Sleep? (1:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Why Are Lakes Freshwater and Oceans Saltwater?
Ask Smithsonian: Why Are Lakes Freshwater and Oceans Saltwater? (1:15)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Why Do We Have an Appendix?
Ask Smithsonian: Why Do We Have an Appendix? (1:56)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: What’s the Deepest We’ve Ever Dug Into the Earth?
Ask Smithsonian: What’s the Deepest We’ve Ever Dug Into the Earth? (1:17)
Preview thumbnail for video'New York City Street Rats
New York City Street Rats (2:47)
Preview thumbnail for video'Dinosaur Tracking
Dinosaur Tracking (1:06)
Preview thumbnail for video'Jack Andraka: 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards
Jack Andraka: 2012 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards (1:54)
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"Die Hard" Explained: Extinguishing Your Enemies (2:19)
Preview thumbnail for video'A Shark's Entire Body is an Ear
A Shark's Entire Body is an Ear (4:33)
Preview thumbnail for video'Flapping Their Wings
Flapping Their Wings (0:31)
Preview thumbnail for video'Breaking an Elephant's Spirit
Breaking an Elephant's Spirit (2:03)
Preview thumbnail for video'Researchers discover the oldest, most complete skeleton discovered in the New World
Researchers discover the oldest, most complete skeleton discovered in the New World (1:19)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Can Plants Communicate?
Ask Smithsonian: Can Plants Communicate? (1:10)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: Why Are Planets Round?
Ask Smithsonian: Why Are Planets Round? (0:54)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ask Smithsonian: How Much Stuff Is in Orbit Around the Earth?
Ask Smithsonian: How Much Stuff Is in Orbit Around the Earth? (1:05)