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What's the tallest THING we've ever built? How tall will we EVER be able to build? Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming music by: http://www.Soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Links: see two sunrises/sunsets and calculate the Earth's Radius: http://www.darylscience.com/downloads/DblSunset.pdf also HERE: http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~dns/teachersguide/MeasECAct.html Tallest Structures TIMELINE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_three_tallest_structures_in_the_world Tallest list incorporating building/structure distinction: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tallest_buildings_and_structures_in_the_world falling person and terminal velocity: http://www.newton.dep.anl.gov/askasci/phy00/phy00012.htm KWTV, first radio mast taller than the Empire State Building: http://www.fybush.com/sites/2004/site-040129.html radio mast collapse VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx4k9gXAZEM Dubai and Burj Khalifa in fog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vo3pY_jmn2w Pictures of Burj Khalifa: http://www.owips.com/burj-khalifa/ Burj Khalifa and Ramadan: http://www.emirates247.com/news/emirates/burj-khalifa-residents-must-fast-a-little-longer-2011-08-07-1.411516 Shuttle / ISS height: http://serc.carleton.edu/quantskills/activities/botec_orbit.html Sunrise from orbit VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nF5RXQxDH4 XKCD Date Idea" http://blog.xkcd.com/2009/04/06/a-date-idea-analyzed/ Space elevator: http://www.spaceward.org/ (be sure to enjoy the Conan Space Pirate Toy .gif) http://www.spaceelevatorblog.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_elevator Another possible way to make a...

What Is The Speed of Dark?

twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming SOURCES BELOW: this is the video where I talk about THE SPEED OF PUSH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do1lm9IevYE Big thanks to Martin Archer for help with this episode: http://www.martinarcher.co.uk/ And thanks to Guy Larsen for his shadow magic: https://twitter.com/guylar music by http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com shadows faster than light: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/FTL.html#3 http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/63434/could-the-shadow-move-with-faster-than-light-speed http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2000-02/950834634.Ph.q.html making the moon brighter: http://what-if.xkcd.com/13/ sunset and earth’s shadow and belt of venus in single pics: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap131024.html http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap100729.html amounts of evening-types in a city: http://weatherspark.com/averages/33125/Honolulu-Hawaii-United-States superluminal scissors: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SR/scissors.html http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-69757.html wave animations: http://www.ablongman.com/mullin/AnimationPages/FigsI-19&20.html http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/SWR/SWR.html http://resource.isvr.soton.ac.uk/spcg/tutorial/tutorial/Tutorial_files/Web-inter-superp.htm phase velocity vs. group velocity: http://resource.isvr.soton.ac.uk/spcg/tutorial/tutorial/Tutorial_files/Web-further-dispersive.htm faster than light dark patches: http://www.askamathematician.com/2013/02/q-is-darkness-a-wave-the-way-light-is-a-wave-what-is-the-speed-of-dark/ http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/light/Lesson-3/The-Path-Difference make a light interference pattern at home: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/diffraction/ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-Interference-and-Diffranction-at-Ho/ the speed of ignorance: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/04/02/stuart-firestein-ignorance-science/ http://philosophicalfallibilism.blogspot.com/2009_03_20_archive.html http://kk.org/thetechnium/2008/10/the-expansion-o/ http://louisecharente.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/the-discovery-of-ignorance/ Dunning-Kruger: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-macaray/the-dunningkruger-effect_b_4476166.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McArthur_Wheeler “animalcules”: http://www.leben.us/index.php/component/content/article/59-volume-3-issue-4/236-antoni-van-leeuwenhoeks-amazing-little-animalcules

Cruel Bombs

Command And Control book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Command-Control-Eric-Schlosser/dp/1846141486 FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com general info about nuclear weapons and testing: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/05/when-we-tested-nuclear-bombs/100061/ http://www.cddc.vt.edu/host/atomic/nukeffct/enw77b3.html Nevada nuclear test footage: http://www.nv.doe.gov/library/films/testfilms.aspx AMAZING channel with HD restored historical nuclear footage: http://www.youtube.com/user/atomcentral Edgerton detonation photos: http://roamaboutmike.com/2013/02/15/rapatronic-camera-an-atomic-blast-in-3-shots/ Amazing shot of nuclear weapon test. notice it occured nearly past the horizon! http://i.imgur.com/BX2Cx.jpg shot from Nagasaki: http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/multimedia/2008/07/gallery_atomic_bomb?slide=7 North Carolina incident: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/07/02/2173231/shaffer-in-eureka-they-have-found.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Goldsboro_B-52_crash Nuclear boyscout documentary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hZo5k0V9M0 Kokura spared: http://www.nytimes.com/1995/08/07/world/kokura-japan-bypassed-by-a-bomb.html?pagewanted=2&src=pm http://elisson1.blogspot.co.uk/2008/05/bookends.html Feynman text: http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/f/feynman-meaning.html Hiroshima bonsai: http://www.bonsai-nbf.org/site/japanese2.html Nuclear effects http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Effects_of_nuclear_explosions http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_transmutation isotopes put into atmosphere by nuclear testing have allowed historians to detect art forgeries: http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2008/jul/04/nuclear-fallout-used-to-spot-fake-art The flag of Bikini Atoll has an interesting story: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Bikini_Atoll

Did The Past Really Happen?

Greece is full of wonderful new things and wonderful old things. But when WE become old things, will our ruins also be tourist attractions? **Sources and extra info below!!** me on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce on instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Humorous/interesting videos about how future archeologists might interpret us: VIDEO: “Beatles 3000”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Z2vU8M6CYI VIDEO: “Neil deGrasse Tyson On Manhattanhenge”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iafX0awnxS8 Toto: http://allanellenberger.com/toto-finds-a-home-at-hollywood-forever/ “highway” vs “freeway”: http://sgtalcastro.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/the-difference-between-highway-freeway.html why are old things so often underground?: http://goo.gl/u8SFFw http://www.archaeological.org/education/askexpertsfaq#faq3 “Motel of Mysteries” (great book I remember from when I was a kid): http://www.amazon.co.uk/Motel-Mysteries-David-Macaulay/dp/0395284252/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1423256636&sr=8-1&keywords=motel+of+mysteries Last Thursdayism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omphalos_hypothesis http://www.last-thursday.org/ Occam’s Razor: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/General/occam.html Newton’s Flaming Laser Sword: https://philosophynow.org/issues/46/Newtons_Flaming_Laser_Sword other razors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razor_(philosophy) Interpreting the past (including us, when we become “the past”): http://www.heritagedaily.com/2014/01/the-archaeology-of-the-future-part-2/56891 http://www.usu.edu/markdamen/1320hist&civ/chapters/01HIST.htm http://bigthink.com/videos/how-will-future-historians-see-us-2 http://www.albany.edu/~scifraud/data/sci_fraud_3486.html This American Life on people in the future: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/167/memo-to-the-people-of-the-future The...

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Watch my FIELD DAY video, “Home Sweet Whittier”: http://bit.ly/1QKKcuo And subscribe to FIELD DAY!! http://www.youtube.com/fieldday Jake and Kevin will be doing field days soon!! LINKS, SOURCES, and MORE are below: This video was shot in beautiful Bucharest, Romania :) my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce my instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com “How Old Can We Get?” Vsauce1 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LyCC6jjcx8 The Universal History of Numbers: http://www.amazon.com/The-Universal-History-Numbers-Prehistory/dp/0471375683 Highest number counted to with one breath: https://recordsetter.com/world-record/highest-number-counted-breath/17691 Highest number counted to: https://recordsetter.com/world-record/highest-number-counted-to/13623 Video of Harper reaching one million: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_aqCC2PVNcA Jon Counts to 100,000 (part 1): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMDjQHzRj6U Jon Eats Carrots: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVgEzGuc7zYLI0fi4rSNnGQ Jon Drinks Water: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC15CpXEtQ4DH6UCE7kNcQOA PetitTube: http://www.petittube.com/ Vi Hart on logarithms and counting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-7tcTIrers Logarithmic perception: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weber%E2%80%93Fechner_law http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevens%27_power_law Thinking logarithmically: http://www.radiolab.org/story/91698-innate-numbers/ https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra2/exponential_and_logarithmic_func/log_functions/v/vi-and-sal-explore-how-we-think-about-scale http://www.science20.com/news_articles/logarithm_versus_linear_thinking_why_our_brains_midpoint_1_and_9_might_be_3-94891 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ben-thomas/whats-halfway-between-1-and-9-kids-and-scientists-say-3_b_1982920.html psychophysics of price: http://www.researchgate.net/publication/24098883_Market_Price_Variation_Perceived_Price_Variation_and_Consumers'_Price_Search_Decisions_for_Durable_Goods subitizing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subitizing approximate number system: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Approximate_number_system numerical...

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Spooky Coincidences?

Donate to Comic Relief’s SCHOOL OF YOUTUBE: http://comicrelief.com/SOYT THERE’S MORE! Click to watch the LEANBACK playlist: http://bit.ly/YwNHiF my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce my instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants “7 Laws of Magical Thinking”: http://magicalthinkingbook.com/ “The Improbability Principle”: http://improbability-principle.com/the-improbability-principle-the-book/ Speed of light and pyramid coincidence: https://www.metabunk.org/threads/the-great-pyramid-of-giza-and-the-speed-of-light.2154/ Illinois lotto numbers: http://www.illinoislottery.com/en-us/winning-number-search-year.html#loadingImg2 Anagram genius website: http://www.anagramgenius.com Other anagrams: http://wordsmith.org/anagram/hof.html Michael Stevens illuminati tweet: https://twitter.com/vasilstefano/status/507611100594966528/photo/1 reverse speech sites: http://reversespeech.com/reversal/john-f-kennedy-assassination/ http://www.reversespeech.com/Children_Reversals.htm http://www.csicop.org/si/show/demon-haunted_sentence_a_skeptical_analysis_of_reverse_speech1/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_backmasked_messages virtual recorder app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ix.com.android.VirtualRecorder&hl=en Karsten Johansson phonetic palindrome poem: https://soundcloud.com/intruder-1/wei-touke Pareidolia: http://www.reddit.com/r/Pareidolia/ Apophenia as exhibited by a person with Schizophrenia: http://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/2f182l/this_is_schizophrenia_album/ “may he poop on my knee?”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOgALTFzFbQ iTunes shuffle: http://lifehacker.com/5929611/why-itunes-shuffle-isnt-random-and-how-to-fix-it dancing spiderman gif: http://factsvillage.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/spiderman-dancing.gif dancing ninja gif: http://imgur.com/jfzZFnf dancing gif sync explanation: http://www.radiolab.org/story/299399-why-spiderman-such-good-dancer/ Movie SYNCS: http://www.moviessynced.com/ http://www.ingsoc.com/waters/info/oz.html vague predictions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postdiction http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_reading Disney World coincidence: http://www.insidethemagic.net/2010/06/voutsinas-relive-disney-magic-by-recreating-now-famous-childhood-photo/ Kennedy and Lincoln coincidences: lightning coincidence: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/statistician-david-j-hand-shows-how-the-seemingly-improbable-becomes-a-sure-thing/ Spooky coincidences contest: http://www.csicop.org/si/show/coincidences_remarkable_or_random/ Littlewood’s Law: http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Littlewood's_law http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2004/mar/25/one-in-a-million/

A Game You Can Never Win

Not a real offer. *** LINKS *** Get Vsauce's favorite science and math toys delivered to your door! https://www.curiositybox.com/ 2018 Currency Budget https://www.federalreserve.gov/foia/files/2018currency.pdf The Fed - How Much Does It Cost To Produce Currency And Coin? https://www.federalreserve.gov/faqs/currency_12771.htm New $100 Bill Costs 60% More To Produce (Article from 2013) https://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-100-bill-costs-60-more-to-produce-2013-10-08 Prop Movie Money https://propmoviemoney.com/product/new-style-100-full-print-prop-money-stack/ Hasbro Monopoly Money https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00000IWCW/ Tullock Auctions https://blogs.cornell.edu/info2040/2012/09/25/losing-to-win-tullock-auctions/ Knee-Deep In The Big Muddy: A Study Of Escalating Commitment to a Chosen Course of Action http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.470.3668&rep=rep1&type=pdf The Dollar Auction Game: A Paradox in Noncooperative Behavior and Escalation by Martin Shubik http://www.math.toronto.edu/mpugh/Teaching/Sci199_03/dollar_auction_1.pdf Backward Induction https://vknight.org/Year_3_game_theory_course/Content/Chapter_07-Extensive_form_games_and_backwards_induction/ *********************************** Vsauce2 Links Twitter: https://twitter.com/VsauceTwo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VsauceTwo Hosted, Produced, And Edited by Kevin Lieber Instagram: http://instagram.com/kevlieber Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevleeb Website: http://kevinlieber.com Research And Writing by Matthew Tabor https://twitter.com/matthewktabor VFX By Eric Langlay https://www.youtube.com/c/ericlanglay Huge Thanks Paula Lieber https://www.etsy.com/shop/Craftality Select Music By...

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FLAT EARTH - ONE BY ONE, LIES ARE REVEALED - MUST WATCH!

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What If The Earth Stopped Spinning?

What if the Earth stopped spinning? LEARN MORE BELOW! follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming Courtly Love "Mirage": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv_CSShi1vU music by: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow Faster Earth-spin physics: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=310 http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=603143 http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=403191 If Earth stopped spinning: http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/0610/nospin.html http://astrobob.areavoices.com/2013/07/30/if-the-earth-stops-spinning-wed-be-in-big-trouble/ http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/ask/q1168.html http://www.astronomycafe.net/qadir/q2947.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-earth-stopped-spinning.htm http://www.spaceanswers.com/solar-system/what-would-happen-if-the-earth-stopped-spinning/ https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=322 human dimensions: http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~loebinfo/loebinfo/Proportions/humanfigure.html If Earth stopped spinning VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7kubIYu69c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qr_aEHXfC70 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nH3bmG-KjvU Why does Earth rotate? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQxeutcYP6I http://www.universetoday.com/14491/why-does-the-earth-rotate/ http://blog.tiaan.com/link/2010/05/04/simulation-space-debris-forming-accretion-disk centripetal vs centrifugal: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/corf.html http://xkcd.com/123/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAfg_8OLjvs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centrifugal_force_(rotating_reference_frame)#Earth http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/physics/phys06/bartgrav/default.htm http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=16 comics: http://i.imgur.com/yRxXg.png http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=351 atomic clocks: http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp50/primary-frequency-standards.cfm http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/acloc.html http://archive.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/obj/inms-ienm/images/research_images/cesium_clock_e/energyleveldiagram.gif time: http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/358609/where-time-comes-from/ http://travel.fyicenter.com/Time_Zone/What_Are_UTC_UT_and_GMT.php http://www.nist.gov/pml/div688/grp50/leapsecond.cfm http://www.bipm.org/en/scientific/tai/clock_comparisons.html http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~pogge/Ast350/timesys.html Earth slowing down and unstable: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bad-weather-makes-day-long/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluctuations_in_the_length_of_day http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth's_rotation Earth footage: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=79803 http://earth.jsc.nasa.gov/Videos/CrewEarthObservationsVideos/ https://archive.org/details/SVS-1375 Earth and ocean animation by https://twitter.com/RoryBinks People flailing animation by Eric Langley

How Earth Moves

It’s here! Science stuff, mind-blowing stuff, Vsauce stuff, oh my!! THE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.thecuriositybox.com/ Jake’s video about The Curiosity Box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p91-GhjgeEU Minute Physics on why December days are the longest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZMMuv0Ltyo StandUpMaths on calendars and leap days: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkt_wmRKYNQ Tom Scott on the Equation of Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9Qnobvx_kM My video on what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0-GxoJ_Pcg GREAT visuals showing how Earth moves around the sun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82p-DYgGFjI http://www.timeanddate.com/ George Washington’s birthday: https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/washington/ real-time sub solar point location: http://rl.se/sub-solar-point Lahaina noon images from the Oahu Astrophotography club: https://www.facebook.com/OahuAstrophotoClub analemma: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analemma great solargraph and analemma images: http://analemma.pl/english-version interactive seasons and ecliptic simulator: http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/eclipticsimulator.html Nasa video of seasonal movement of Earth: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20063 Tropical year: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_year Earth rotation specifics:...

5 Flat Earth Arguments DEBUNKED

In this video we take a look at and debunk a flat earth video by the channel Flat Earth Talk. Enjoy! Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJ4qZoUJ3C0&t=239s Water balls in space: https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/9/15771196/nasa-astronaut-coffee-balls-international-space-station-liquid-surface-tension-microgravity Relativity: https://www.space.com/17661-theory-general-relativity.html Why is isn't faster to fly West: https://www.sciencealert.com/watch-if-earth-is-spinning-to-the-east-why-isn-t-it-faster-to-fly-west

An Astronomer Responds To Flat Earth Theory

Business Insider UK sat down with Dr Stuart Clark, who spoke to us about a range of subjects regarding astronomy and astrophysics. We asked him what he thought of flat earth theory, a school of thought which believes that the earth is not spherical but flat. "All our physics is constructed now, the physics of orbits of things going around the earth is all constructed with this three dimensional world. And the pictures from space show our world as a globe and yet somehow there are some people that still seem to believe the earth is flat." "My own pet theory is...

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Watch Bravest Warriors: http://bit.ly/UJMi2H T-SHIRT: Vsauce + Bravest Warriors! http://bit.ly/XYgCUM Music By Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Likelihood of interstellar travel: http://www.universetoday.com/17044/bad-news-insterstellar-travel-may-remain-in-science-fiction/ Time it would take to visit nearest star: http://www.universetoday.com/15403/how-long-would-it-take-to-travel-to-the-nearest-star/ Curiosity Rover self portrait on Mars: http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/news/whatsnew/index.cfm?FuseAction=ShowNews&NewsID=1404 Hayden Planetarium's Digital Universe [Mac or PC]: http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/universe/download Orders of Magnitude (speed): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orders_of_magnitude_(speed) Fermi Paradox: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=where-are-they&page=2 What it looks like to travel near light speed: http://io9.com/5976041/this-is-what-it-would-really-look-like-to-travel-at-near+lightspeed Liam's NEW MUSIC Channel: http://www.youtube.com/newmusic Liam and Brad are WORLD OF THE ORANGE: http://www.youtube.com/woto Wormholes: http://science.howstuffworks.com/science-vs-myth/everyday-myths/time-travel4.htm Alcubierre drive: http://www.space.com/6649-star-trek-warp-drive-impossible.html Alcubierre drive video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJZXDEUOao0 Alcubierre PDF: http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20110015936_2011016932.pdf Andrew Kennedy's wait calculation paper: http://www.jbis.org.uk/paper.php?p=2006.59.239 MIT Game Lab Download "A Slower Speed of Light": http://gamelab.mit.edu/games/a-slower-speed-of-light/ Bad Astronomer on a body in space: http://bit.ly/WFI9dw SciShow on a body in space: http://bit.ly/WjJZnX Wikipedia...

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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Benjamin makes numbers dance. In his day job, he's a professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College; in his other day job, he's a "Mathemagician," taking the stage to perform high-speed mental calculations, memorisations and other astounding mathematic stunts. It's part of his drive to teach math and mental agility in interesting ways, following in the footsteps of such heroes as Martin Gardner. TEDxOxford is organised by University of Oxford students, aiming to bring together the young minds of tomorrow's world with the movers and shakers of today. TEDxOxford is kindly sponsored...

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SOURCES AND MORE INFO BELOW: Jared Diamond's "The World Until Yesterday": http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-World-Until-Yesterday-Traditional/dp/0141024488/ music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce more on WEIRD: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/weird_psychology_social_science_researchers_rely_too_much_on_western_college.html incorrect predictions: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Incorrect_predictions More famous INCORRECT predictions: http://www.rense.com/general81/dw.htm http://web.mit.edu/randy/www/words.html history of miscegenation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miscegenation debunked scientific beliefs: http://listverse.com/2009/01/19/10-debunked-scientific-beliefs-of-the-past/ Hollow Earth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth Hollow Concave Earth: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/koreshan-state-historic-site Concave Earth spying attempt: http://bit.ly/1gnDwRE Scathing reviews of masterpieces: http://mentalfloss.com/article/30497/11-early-scathing-reviews-works-now-considered-masterpieces http://flavorwire.com/335428/15-scathing-early-reviews-of-classic-novels/ Thomas Midgley, Jr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Midgley,_Jr. QI clip about Midgley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZAnnvSOEmw Inventors killed by own inventions (AllTime10s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQmL2d8 50 worst inventions: http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1991915_1991909_1991817,00.html Nevin Lead and crime study: http://pic.plover.com/Nevin/Nevin2007.pdf

Supertasks

The Vsauce Holiday Box is here! It's full of exclusive Vsauce merch, cool science toys, and ALL Vsauce proceeds are donated to Alzheimer’s research!! ORDER HERE: http://geekfuel.com/Vsauce SOURCES AND EXTRAS: my twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce my instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Gabriel’s horn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel%27s_Horn http://blog.plover.com/math/gabriels-horn.html Gabriel’s wedding cake: https://oumathclub.wordpress.com/2015/01/25/gabriels-wedding-cake/ PDF: http://people.emich.edu/aross15/math121/misc/gabriels-horn-ma044.pdf Supersolid PDF: http://people.emich.edu/aross15/math121/misc/love-1989-supersolids.pdf Zeno’s supertask paradoxes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno%27s_paradoxes https://math.dartmouth.edu/~matc/Readers/HowManyAngels/SpaceTimeMotion/STM.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7Z9UnWOJNY Staccato Zeno runner with no velocity/acceleration discontinuities: https://goo.gl/2mYdcT General supertask reads: http://personal.lse.ac.uk/robert49/ebooks/PhilSciAdventures/lecture25.html http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/spacetime-supertasks/ http://mathpages.com/rr/s3-07/3-07.htm https://math.dartmouth.edu/~matc/Readers/HowManyAngels/SpaceTimeMotion/STM.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supertask http://www.vordenker.de/gunther_web/achill1.htm Big book of collected supertask writing: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=0AzP9WLLJLcC&dq=order+type+of+the+integers&source=gbs_navlinks_s PDF’s about supertasks: http://pitt.edu/~jearman/EarmanNorton1996a.pdf http://www.interciencia.es/infinity/thomsonlamp.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/1309.0144.pdf http://www.pitt.edu/~jdnorton/papers/onjpl.pdf http://personal.lse.ac.uk/ROBERT49/teaching/ph103/2013-2014/pdf/EarmanNorton_CommentsOnLauraudogoita.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/1503.05847v1.pdf http://www.phys.nthu.edu.tw/~pep/download/Drawer/187.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0212047.pdf Plank scale: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planck_scale http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/P/Planck+Units https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/1oetkk/eli5_why_is_a_planck_length_the_smallest_possible/ Hyper computation and supertasks: http://georgschauer.com/2013/04/03/overcoming-constraints-on-reliability-in-nomologically-accessible-m-h-relativistic-hypercomputers/ http://www.hypercomputation.net/download/1996a_hogarth.pdf Thomson’s Lamp: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomson%27s_lamp http://alexanderpruss.blogspot.ro/2009/05/thomson-lamp.html Benacerraf on supertasks: [PDF] http://joelvelasco.net/teaching/hum9/benacerraf62-supertasks.pdf Ordinal numbers (omega and omega+1): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ordinal_number http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/ordinals.htm http://math.wikia.com/wiki/Ordinal_number Ross-Littlewood paradox: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ross%E2%80%93Littlewood_paradox https://angryfaic.wordpress.com/2011/02/25/four-paradoxes-involving-infinity/ New York Times Neanderthal genome article: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/08/15/sleeping-with-the-enemy Neanderthals: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neanderthal http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/01/125-restless-genes/dobbs-text https://rogerdhansen.wordpress.com/2011/08/21/the-wandering-gene/ and boats: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21328544.800-neanderthals-were-ancient-mariners/ Another fun infinity paradox: http://lesswrong.com/lw/isp/on_the_importance_of_taking_limits_infinite/ SMBC Zeno comic: http://www.smbc-comics.com/?id=2759 MATH! https://www.youtube.com/user/standupmaths https://www.youtube.com/user/numberphile https://www.youtube.com/user/singingbanana https://www.youtube.com/user/Vihart music from: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com

Phillip Is Absolutely Baffled by the Men Who Believe the Earth Is Flat | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Gary Heather, Darren Nesbit and Martin Kenny are part of ‘The Flat Earthers’ who come from all ‘four corners’ of the globe even claiming that gravity is fake and The Moon Landing of 1969 was a hoax. So are their ideas ‘from another planet’ or have we all been conned by science? Broadcast on 02/05/2018 Like, follow and subscribe to This Morning! Website: http://bit.ly/1MsreVq YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BxNiLl Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1FbXnjU Twitter: http://bit.ly/1Bs1eI1 This Morning - every weekday on ITV from 10:30am. Join Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes as we meet the people behind the stories that matter, chat to the...

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The Internet Can’t Stop Trolling Flat Earthers With Hilarious Memes Millennials, the generation that thinks they know it all. Yes, we have unlocked all the secrets of the universe, including the REAL shape of the earth. According to a study by YouGovUS, millennials between the ages of 18 and 24 are more likely than any other age group to say they believe the earth is flat (4%). Despite overwhelming scientific proof, flat earthers are out there spreading their not so level ideas. Some have even gone so far as to create an official organization known as the Flat Earth Society. When...

25 SNEAKY Lies You Were Told About Space

You won’t believe the lies you were told about space. Some are small lies that have crept in through Hollywood and other entertainment mediums. But others are Big lies that have been shared via misinformation or even changed information. Check out these 25 sneaky lies you were told about space. To be clear, most if not all of these lies are not intentional. Meaning, someone somewhere is not out to purposely deceive you. Rather, these space lies are due to misconceptions and entertaining exaggerations. However, the truth is sometimes as entertaining as the lie (so why live in the lie?)....

Would Headlights Work at Light Speed?

If you were driving at the speed of light and turned on your headlights, what would happen? Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Sources and extras below!! Thanks to Jude for asking me this question on twitter! https://twitter.com/stefanikj5/status/550865272895447041 “The Life of the Cosmos” by Lee Smolin: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Life-Cosmos-Lee-Smolin/dp/0195126645 “In Search of the Multiverse” by John Gribbin: http://www.amazon.co.uk/In-Search-Multiverse-John-Gribbin/dp/0141036117 “The Pig That Wants to be Eaten: by Julian Baggini: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Pig-That-Wants-Eaten/dp/1847081282 Relevant MinutePhysics videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM630Z8lho8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnMIhxWRGNw light slowing down in glass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAivtXJOsiI a different perspective from Sixty Symbols about light slowing down: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiHN0ZWE5bk Why is “c” the speed of light? http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/c.html Car at light speed: http://www.sydneyobservatory.com.au/2010/what-happens-when-a-car-travelling-near-the-speed-of-light-turns-on-its-headlights/ https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=1355 http://www.scienceforums.net/topic/82191-i-am-driving-my-car-at-the-speed-of-light-and-i-turn-on-my-headlights-what-do-i-see/ http://www.desy.de/user/projects/Physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/headlights.html Light speed is the same in all inertial frames of reference: http://www.physlink.com/Education/AskExperts/ae558.cfm https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=2605 http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/relativ/mmhist.html#c1 Relativistic addition of velocities: http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/EinsteinsFormulaForAddingVelocities/ http://cnx.org/contents/e3a41220-af3f-40c6-b8ba-1a5d1bcbed92@6/Relativistic_Addition_of_Veloc doppler shift: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:XYCoordinates.gif#mediaviewer/File:Doppler-velocity89.jpg Relativity: http://www.refsmmat.com/jsphys/relativity/relativity.html http://www.astro.virginia.edu/~jh8h/Foundations/quest7.html Light speed and...

Why Are We Morbidly Curious?

My twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce My Instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants THE SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES book: http://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Gets-Your-Eyes-Crematory/dp/0393240231 Everyone Loves A Good Train Wreck book: http://www.amazon.com/Everyone-Loves-Good-Train-Wreck/dp/0374533709/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1412758187&sr=1-3&keywords=eric+g+wilson Google Glass + Vsauce PARODY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymebYkl2lA0 V1 and V2 and V3 eat gross jelly beans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aat9dhkIS-Y Ask A Mortician: https://www.youtube.com/user/OrderoftheGoodDeath Carney Landis facial expression experiment: http://www.madsciencemuseum.com/msm/pl/facial_expressions_while_decapitating_a_rat “knoll”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knoll_(verb) Kangling being played: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZWSc3cEqnI Huge cyst: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEeMJgV75nQ TJ Lane in court [explicit]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGede2uSOkU Haiti photographs: http://www.colorsmagazine.com/stories/magazine/86/story/this-is-15-year-old-fabienne-cherisma-shot-dead-by-a-policeman-after-lootin Doyen's book [disturbing]: http://goo.gl/cypR1U Dopamine: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200411/addiction-pay-attention Doyen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eug%C3%A8ne-Louis_Doyen Boomerang Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boomerang_effect_(psychology) Reactance: [PDF] http://www-personal.umich.edu/~bbushman/bs96.pdf California Coastal Preservation Project: http://www.californiacoastline.org Muderbilia: http://www.redrumautographs.com http://serialkillersink.net/ Garbage Pail Kids Dress: http://www.dollskill.com/iron-fist-garbage-pail-kids-mashup-tee.html The attraction of the morbid links: http://clinicallyspeaking.blogspot.com/2012/04/psychology-of-rubbernecking.html http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/why-do-some-brains-enjoy-fear/280938/2/ http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/exploring-thrill-seeking-personalities http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2012/jul/27/morbid-curiosity-change-life-burkeman http://www.today.com/health/morbid-curiosity-why-we-cant-look-away-tragic-images-1D79947683 http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201112/the-year-in-scandal http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201111/why-we-love-dead-things http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morbid-curiosities/201111/the-moral-the-morbid http://aeon.co/magazine/philosophy/how-much-should-we-worry-about-death/ http://sciencenordic.com/your-dna-loves-horror-movies Most physically viewable on-screen kills of people: http://www.moviebodycounts.com/Top-Movies.htm actors who have killed the most people on-screen: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-deadliest-actors-of-all-time-2014-1 Chicago murder house: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_adQFJxToEyc/S-81TJQGJ0I/AAAAAAAAAjM/uezz2_ufIFw/s1600/murdercastle-Page+40.jpg Uh oh, mom flinched: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/33402802/ns/health-childrens_health/t/mom-dad-make-scary-movies-even-scarier/#.VCOk2GR4q5w Encryption Theory...

109-Year-Old Veteran and His Secrets to Life Will Make You Smile | Short Film Showcase

Meet Richard Overton, America's oldest veteran. In this lively short film by Matt Cooper and Rocky Conly, hear the whiskey-drinking, cigar-smoking supercentenarian reveal his secrets to a long life. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners....