It's Okay To Screw Up Sometimes, We Hope
It's Okay To Screw Up Sometimes, We Hope
It's Okay To Screw Up Sometimes, We Hope

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Matt Got An Actual Instant Photo Camera

Including an appearance from a confused man called James who thought he had to audition for us! MATT: | TOM: The camera is a Fujifilm Instax Mini 90.

High Winds and Helicopters: Tom's Failed Video

Unfortunately, as occasionally happens, one of Tom's videos didn't turn out quite right. So here's why it won't be released. MATT: TOM: Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas – Natasha Dow Schüll: [nb: aff. link]

Don't Shoot for the Moon and Miss

Why was there a bit of grain and noise in the most recent season of Citation Needed? Here's a story, a motto that definitely isn't for use in your regular everyday life, and also a complete false start. MATT: | TOM: Go here to apply to be in the audience for the next Citation Needed recording: Citation Needed Series 7: Citation Needed Series 1, in the kitchen: Game On:

California City: The Largest City Never Built | Tom Scott Has a Field Day

SUBSCRIBE ►► Tom Scott Explains the World ► The Life of a Hot Pepper ► In the middle of the Mojave desert lies California City, the largest city never built. It is now a vast network of roads carved into the sand for miles and miles with nothing but tumbleweeds and cacti to inhabit them. Tom Scott is a man on a mission to explore interesting places and share them with the world. He explains why this city didn’t grow to fill its vast scope, and how it has evolved over the years into the small, thriving and growing community...

Matt and Tom's Controversial Opinions

We thought it was time for us to let these out. MATT: TOM:

Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Tonne Steel Ball

In Göttingen, Germany, there's a four-tonne steel ball that can be raised up a 14-metre tower -- and then dropped in less than two seconds, crashing back to earth. It makes tiny, artificial earthquakes: here's why. Thanks to all the team at Wiechert'sche Erdbebenwarte Göttingen! You can find out more about them here: Three things I had to cut out of this video, because they didn't quite fit into the story or because I couldn't film them: The reason the steel ball survived two world wars is because the university's records listed it by use as a "rock-ball", not by composition as...

14 Minutes, 47 Questions

With 14 mins left in the camera, we asked twitter for questions. MATT: | TOM: Why Does Tom Always Wear Red T-Shirts? Containing the Worst Nuclear Disaster in History: Chernobyl's New Confinement Structure Real Life Emoji Keyboard FAQs What kit do you use? Short answer: Røde NTG2, Roland R44, Sony RX100ii, GoPro 4 The Kit List: What do you use to edit? Short answer: Adobe Creative Suite. Editing: Why Game On & Citation Needed Take So Long:

You Successfully Stalked Us, Please Don't Do It Again.

We challenged you to work out where we watched the eclipse from. Here's how well you did! MATT: | TOM: Matt's Photos: (The title is serious)

British Plugs Are Better Than All Other Plugs, And Here's Why - - ALL THE ELECTRICS I USED WERE UNPLUGGED. DO NOT DO THIS. Yep, I'm going all patriotic again. And while I'm willing to bet that a good number of British folks know the first half of this video, there's one thing about slack in here that I only just learned myself.

Five Minutes in Matt's Mind

Matt makes a note of silly things that make him laugh, whether from his mind wandering or odd conversations with friends. This is us, reading through the note. (included below too!) MATT: | TOM: New Citation Needed won't be out for a month or two, but we've got over 30 already here in this playlist! ~~~ The contents of Matt's note ~~~ Keith Moon Landing (Danny) DeVito Burrito Mojito Penn Gillette razor For fuck's saké The Vengaboys' Intercity Disco: a party in the cab of a 225 Gangrene - a Geordie who's just started recycling. Roquefort pinafore Pricey précis Freddie flintoff's "unboxing” video St Paul’s Balls Panache ganache Squat & haggard....

How and Why We Shredded Your Comments

Now that's a self-explanatory title. A few weeks ago, we did a live stream of comment printing and shredding. This is how we did it. MATT: TOM: We Shred Your Comments, Live!

Get Some God Damn…

…Hearing Protection. If you're going to see live music, you should probably be wearing hearing protection, as sustained exposure to loud noise will damage your hearing. MATT: | TOM: This video is not sponsored, we are just recommending things we use. We both use and recommend Alpine MusicSafe earplugs: Moldex Spark Earplugs (relatively comfy cheap foam ones): Medical information about Tinnitus: British Tinnitus Association: Reference from the UK Health And Safety Executive: Hearing Protection At Work: Hearing Protection At Events: FAQs What kit do you use? Short answer: Røde NTG2, Roland R44, Sony RX100ii, GoPro 4/5 The Kit List: What do you use to edit? Short answer: Adobe Creative Suite. Editing: Why...

How Did You Get Where You Are, Working "With Computers"?

This is as close to careers advice as you'll ever get from us. It's more of a list of what we did, starting with university through to our careers today. Subscribe to MATT: - Subscribe to TOM:

MSN Messenger, Pub Flares, and a Surprise Dog

Join us on the NOSTALGIALOG, as we realise the internet no longer has an "I'm bored" button. MATT: | TOM: This is not the Jay Foreman song we referenced, but it's still good!

The Moonpig Bug: How 3,000,000 Customers' Details Were Exposed

It's been all over the British news today: developer Paul Price found a bug in photo-crap-maker Moonpig's site, one that might have exposed three million users' personal information. Paul's got a great technical post about it at -- but there's no decent non-techie explanation except for the one-paragraph summaries in newspapers. It was a perfect storm of tech incompetence: here's how to avoid doing it yourself.

Rejects from Tom's Ideas Board 2: The Modern Years

Tom has come up with many ideas over the years, but it's time to let some of them go. MATT: | TOM: First part of Tom's ideas board: Bugs, the TV series: Breakdancing or Falling Over: [I didn't keep a central note of anything else people sent me, and I miss a lot of incoming tweets, so apologies to anyone else -- I really am sorry despite the words not coming out right! -- Tom] We Might Call You - Follow our twitters if you would like to know when this happens Pandemic Legacy: Settlers of Catan: Richard Osman's World Cup of...

Travel Optimisations With Chelsea

Between the three of us we've done a quite a bit of travel, so here's some advice on how to travel in comfort, in style, and in budget! CHELSEA: | MATT: | TOM: Although we mention many brands and websites, this is not a sponsored video.

Fifteen Minutes of Old School Video Game Nostalgia

It was inevitable that, at some point, we'd talk about old video games. This is that time. Links for the new mini-consoles: [nb: affiliate links to Amazon. But like Matt says, just buy the original on eBay instead.] SNES Classic: Megadrive Portable: The Micro Machines J-Cart: Old games emulated on the Internet Archive: Digger: Alley Cat: Arnie isn't available, but Arnie 2 is: Tom talking about the Amstrad 1512:

Looking Back On Advent Locker, With Dan

We talk bout how, In 2012, Dan and Tom gave away presents using Amazon Lockers. Also includes a tangent about Yiwu, where Christmas tat (amongst other things) is made. DAN: | MATT: | TOM: Advent Locker: Dan wrote about Yiwu Market here: FAQs What kit do you use? Short answer: Røde NTG2, Roland R44, Sony RX100ii, GoPro 4 The Kit List: What do you use to edit? Short answer: Adobe Creative Suite. Editing: Why Game On & Citation Needed Take So Long:

A Park Bench Public Apology

This is a public apology for a grievous error that Tom made with Saturday's video. He'd like to make it clear that this was entirely his fault, and we hope you'll stick with us in future. MATT: | TOM The Kit List video: Matt's Slow Motion Face – One Hour Long:

Funny TV, Kids' Cartoons, and Tom's Thoughts on the New Star Trek

Tom's been (surprisingly) watching some TV shows recently and would like to share the good stuff! MATT: TOM: Nothing here is sponsored, though the amazon link below is an affiliate link. Tom's spoilery, ROT-13d comments for The Good Place: Vs guvf frevrf qbrfa'g raq jvgu gur sbhe znva punenpgref evqvat vagb Uryy jvgu cynaf gb fuhg vg qbja naq serr nyy gur genccrq, gbegherq fbhyf gurer, V nz tbvat gb or ernyyl qvfnccbvagrq. Be znlor V whfg ernq Vnva Z Onaxf' Fhesnpr Qrgnvy gbb erpragyl. Ohg frevbhfyl, jul ner abar bs gurz pbaprearq nobhg gurve ybirq barf? Oynpxznvy Zvpunry naq FGBC OVYYVBAF...

Matt and Tom Visit Bramble Bank

Thanks to Andy from 25th Southampton Sea Scout Group for inviting us to Bramble Bank, a sand bar in the middle of the Solent! MATT: TOM: 25th Southampton Sea Scouts:

Tom's Five Minute Theory: History's Repeating Itself, and Doctor Who's Getting Cancelled In 2019

Fun fact: YouTube allows up to 100 characters in the title of a video. MATT: | TOM: REGISTER TO VOTE: It only takes a few minutes, and if you don't do it soon, you won't be allowed to vote on the day. You can also register for a postal vote if you can't get to the polling station on the day. No, seriously, if you're in the UK and haven't yet, stop reading this and register to vote. This will still be here when you've finished.

How We Made The Fireworks Video

We set off an entire 10 minute fireworks display in an instant on Tom's channel. Here's how and why we filmed it. MATT: | TOM: Main Video on Tom's channel: More Bonus Footage on Matt's Channel: Thanks to (but not sponsored by) Titanium Fireworks

Matt and Tom's Quickfire Opinions

Via twitter, you gave us nouns. We gave you opinions! MATT: | TOM: MORE OPINIONS: