The True Messed Up Story of Pocahontas | Adam Ruins Everything

(upbeat music) – The real story of Pocahontas is way darker than the animated movie. Let’s start at the top. While it’s true that Pocahontas was the daughter of a powerful chief, she would never have been romantically involved with John Smith. – In this new world, I will find not only adventure, but also…

The Truth About Hymens And Sex | Adam Ruins Everything

(whistling) – What’s a hymen? – Uh, ok, it’s a bit of girl, uh, that covers the vaginal area, until she has sex. – Yes, a freshness seal. – A do not consume if opened. Sorry. – Yea, that’s what a lot of people think. (snaps) People picture the hymen like it’s one of those…

Why The Electoral College Ruins Democracy | Adam Ruins Everything

(upbeat music) – Every four years, we hear the words “Electoral College” over and over again. But we never talk about what a ridiculous, and frankly undemocratic system it really is. The Electoral College gives vastly more power to different voters depending on what state they live in. – Bigger states. – Nope, smaller states….

Adam Ruins Everything – Why Weddings Are A Total Rip-Off

♪♪ Friends, family, we are gathered here today to celebrate the union between Emily and Murph. Sure we won’t have any interruptions? Don’t worry. (whispers) I took care of Adam. (muffled grunting) And is my distinct honor to unite Emily and Murph in the most holy of tradition. (spits) I object. (crowd gasping) (Adam spits)…

Adam Ruins Everything – The Real Story Behind the Stereotype that Black People Can’t Swim | truTV

Oh, money! Oh-ho! (groans) Trey, it isn’t fair. Guys like you are all great at basketball. It’s like you have a gift for it or something. Oh, yeah, you know, a little gift called melanin. (canned laughter) (audience whistling) Speaking of skin, Trey, why aren’t you at my pool party showing some? (audience gasping) Computer,…

Adam Ruins Everything – A Big Bed of Lies | truTV

Name’s Cathy Marchioli. Single mother, very busy always. Even as we speak, I’m sending an email. Loop back, action steps, synergy, sent. Now, I may be busy, but I hate getting ripped off. So if I’m getting scammed, I want to know. Oh, wow! You are the first person to ever openly accept my presence….

The Truth About Ancient Gladiators | Adam Ruins Everything

(people whistling) – [Adam] The coliseum. It was in this vaunted arena that the masses satisfied their blood lust as they watched lethal and skilled gladiators fight to the death. (gladiator grunting) As slaves, or prisoners of war, these gladiators were forced into battle and had but one choice, win or die. Sometimes the only…

Adam Ruins Everything – Why Divorce is Actually a Good Thing

Oh, God, society it going to crumble People will eat each other. We’re gonna have to celebrate two Christmases. Murph, calm down. Divorce isn’t scary. In fact, it’s a good thing. Are you serious, dude?! Half of all marriages end in divorce. Oh, yeah, that’s what everyone says. But it’s not actually true. (crowd cheering)…