The Science of YouTube: Cuuute!

This episode of our exclusive series investigates why exactly those fluffy-animal videos are so compelling

Are you a puppy!? Are you a cutest little puppernaut?! Are you a special one? Why are you so little? How did you get so cute and small? Why are you so cute? Why are you so cute!

No, seriously -- why?

John Pavlus and Christopher Mims, also known as Small Mammal, are here again with the latest episode of _The Science of YouTube, the_ Popular Science_ video series that humanely anesthetizes YouTube videos, deftly dissects them, and labels their exposed organs for all to enjoy._