What if a Radioactive Spider Bites You?

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  • Published on:  Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Everyone knows that when you're bitten by a radioactive animal, you get superpowers... right? Kyle weaves a web of facts and math to ensnare the truth in this week's Because Science!More science: http://nerdist.com/topic/science-tech/Watch more Because Science: http://nerdi.st/BecSciFollow Kyle Hill: https://twitter.com/Sci_PhileFollow us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/BecauseScienceFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/becausescienceFollow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/becausescienceFollow Nerdist: https://twitter.com/NerdistBecause Science every Thursday.Learn more:NEUTRON ACTIVATION: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neutron...SPIDER BITE EPIDEMIOLOGY: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_...GLOBAL EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SPIDER BITES: http://www.ajtmh.org/content/journals...PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF SPIDER BITES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pathoph...POLONIUM: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PoloniumA SCARY POLONIUM FACT SHEET: https://www.ems.psu.edu/~radovic/Polo...POLONIUM AS POISON: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...ACUTE RADIATION SYNDROME: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acute_r...LIST OF MEDICALLY SIGNIFICANT SPIDER BITES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...THE SURPRISING CAUSE OF MOST SPIDER BITES: https://www.livescience.com/37974-he-...
  • Source: https://youtu.be/PFYPtcldJBs


  • Because Science

    Because Science

     1 months ago +960

    Thanks for watching Super Nerds! Consider this your PSA that spiders are not that bad, and are actually really cool bois -- kH

  • SplinterSkull


     1 months ago +1781

    “Broken DNA doesn’t give you superpowers - it... gives you cancer.”
    Idk why but I found that incredibly funny.

  • Just Some Guy with a Mustache

    Just Some Guy with a Mustache

     1 months ago +431

    You would die because the human body cannot handle suddenly having that much responsibility injected into their system.

  • zeta440


     1 months ago +553

    8:40 you got your information wrong the most toxic animal on earth would be fortnite kids

  • Gordo Mexican

    Gordo Mexican

     1 months ago +278

    “No, the more alive black widow”

  • MC 667

    MC 667

     1 months ago +212

    I don’t think Cancer-Man really rolled of the tongue.

  • Abendigo


     1 months ago +2324

    deliberately gets bitten by radioactive spider
    "I'm something of a scientist myself lol"
    My Doctor: "youre going to die"

  • Irvimore EX

    Irvimore EX

     1 months ago +211

    Gets bitten by radioactive spider
    Me: It's my time to become spider ma-
    Doctor: You only have 1 minute to live
    Thanos snaps his fingers
    Me: Mother Fu-
    Edit: Oh God what did I do

  • Dylan Bird

    Dylan Bird

     1 months ago +151

    You don’t really see Chris Hemsworth talk about Spider-Man that much do you now?

  • Alpha Wolf

    Alpha Wolf

     1 months ago +71

    I dont blame spiders i always blame mosquitoes

  • Nikola Ristic

    Nikola Ristic

     1 months ago +77

    -You become cancer man

  • twossock


     1 months ago +1927

    What if “Spider-Man” is just Peter Parker’s semi lucid dreams as he’s slowly dying of radiation sickness. A symptom of a slowly decaying mind...

  • SnowCrystal wolf

    SnowCrystal wolf

     1 months ago +116

    Spiders are WAY more TERRIFIED of humans than we are of spiders
    Wow 5:50 ...that was really...Specific

  • Mastermind8908


     1 months ago +146

    R.I.P. Mary Jane Watson. I'm sure a few know this reference.

  • Balbina Armstrong

    Balbina Armstrong

     1 months ago +28

    What if a radioactive spider bit you?
    You would die.
    Thankyou for coming to my ted-talk



     1 months ago +33

    The real question is: What Would Happen If You Bite The Spider

  • Azrael Archangel

    Azrael Archangel

     1 months ago +32

    "Spider accidentally bites random guy "
    Spider : "Omg, I'm so sorry dude! Are you ok!?
    Random dude : Sees spider talking and stares at blunt. "Man, I need to stop smoking." Then he passes out from the venom and shock.

  • Julian Michaelson

    Julian Michaelson

     21 days ago +17

    "The more alive Black Widow."
    First of all, how dare you say that.

  • Meme Fan

    Meme Fan

     1 months ago +17

    “Most dangerous animal on earth”
    Box jelly fish: am I a joke to you

  • Cheese in a bottle

    Cheese in a bottle

     1 months ago +19

    Him: and the black widow
    Also have him: no the more alive one.
    Me:oof end game spoiler.