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Our World is Amazing. Questions? Ideas? Tweet me: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Vsauce was created by Michael Stevens in the summer of 2010. Vsauce is... Michael Stevens: Producer/Host of Vsauce1 Kevin Lieber: Producer/Host of Vsauce2 Jake Roper: Producer/Host of Vsauce3 Eric Langlay: VFX for Vsauce1/2/3 You: Thanks for watching!!!

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Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?

James and I talk more about music HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zU7PyUrdU And EXTRAS here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zzq_AFXxc4 FOLLOW ME: http://www.twitter.com/Tweetsauce MUSIC BY: James May (on piano on screen) & Jake Chudnow (not on screen): https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Feel some nostalgia: http://upchucky.org/TimeMachine.htm http://www.youtube.com/user/thepeterson Origin of "nostalgia" links: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2010/02/beyond-deployment/ptsd-timeline/index.shtml http://nihrecord.od.nih.gov/newsletters/2010/12_10_2010/story4.htm http://www.acrwebsite.org/search/view-conference-proceedings.aspx?Id=7580 "reminiscence bump": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reminiscence_bump Lincoln poetry: http://www.potw.org/archive/potw325.html Lincoln assassination eye-witness [VIDEO]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_iq5yzJ-Dk Lincoln assassination eye-witness [NEWS ARTICLE]: http://bit.ly/TypCh5 Lincoln assassination eye-witness [WIKI]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_J._Seymour Shall We Dance video with Lawrence Parsons: http://www.sciencenetworks.org/1524/shall-we-dance/ Other music+moving links: http://www.utsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071115/news_lz1c15brain.html http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2001/03.22/04-music.html http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/16/science/we-got-rhythm-the-mystery-is-how-and-why.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=experts-dance http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/dec/15/research-why-people-dance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrainment_(biomusicology) Earworm links: http://www.exploratorium.edu/music/questions/earworm.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/songs-stuck-in-head.htm Ironic Process Theory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironic_process_theory False memory paper: http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/14/6/321.short Longplayer: http://longplayer.org/what/overview.php Compression wave .gif: http://dev.physicslab.org/img/a271d8b5-4233-40fe-8623-8c873664996d.gif Great Alan Watts video animated by Trey Parker and Matt Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZbThJg6ehU

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

Where Do Deleted Files Go?

Follow Michael Stevens for neat things every day! http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW MUSIC BY: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow final song is "Midnight Sound" by Gareth Johnson / David O'Brien from: http://www.audionetwork.com Lost silent films: http://www.silentera.com/lost/index.html Wonders of the Ancient World: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wonders_of_the_Ancient_World What have we lost forever? http://ask.metafilter.com/80517/What-have-we-lost-forever http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_history snapchat: http://www.snapchat.com/ Lenin and Trotsky doctored photos: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~hick0088/classes/csci_2101/false.html Archived person-removal-service site: http://web.archive.org/web/20060212134125/http://www.digital-restoration.com/unwanted.asp Google Ngram tool: http://books.google.com/ngrams links to info about digital file deletion: http://www.reddit.com/r/YouShouldKnow/comments/1e4p7g/ysk_how_deletion_works_on_a_computer_and_why/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_erasure http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_sector http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_erasure Melanie Willhide glitched photos (NSFW): http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/01/09/melanie_willhide_to_adrian_rodriguez_with_love_photos.html Electronic waste dumps in Africa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agbogbloshie Paper-shredding: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/07/unshreddable.html UNSHREDDER: http://www.unshredder.com/www/407/1001127/default.asp Iranian reassembly of documents: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16036967 HEAT DEATH: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_death_of_the_universe HEAT DEATH button on etsy: http://www.etsy.com/listing/58392676/ask-me-about-the-heat-death-of-the entropy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entropy "The Last Question" by Issac Assimov: http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-question/ bleached flags on moon: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/ApolloFlags-Condition.html

The Science of Awkwardness

awkward......... Sources and extra links below! me on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce me on instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Embarrassment and prosociality: http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~keltner/publications/FeinbergWillerKeltner2012.pdf Empathetic Embarrassment: http://www.npr.org/2014/07/19/332760081/the-opposite-of-schadenfreude-vicarious-embarrassment http://healthland.time.com/2011/05/05/why-your-embarassment-causes-me-so-much-pain/ Cringe subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/cringe awkward hug gifs: http://giphy.com/search/awkward-hug Embarrassment: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/11/embarrassment.aspx The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows “Why Are We Morbidly Curious?” (related Vsauce video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbdMMI6ty0o social rejection and physical pain: http://www.pnas.org/content/108/15/6270.full Social awkwardness and genetics: http://news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2009/11/socially-awkward-check-your-genes http://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Rs53576 Psychology experiments that test the breaking of social norms are called “breaching experiments”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaching_experiment Stage Fright: http://business.uni.edu/buscomm/Presentations/stagefright.html Oxytocin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxytocin http://www.psyneuen-journal.com/article/S0306-4530(13)00211-4/abstract?cc=y Oxytocin and fear/anxiety: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/nu-tlh072213.php negativity bias: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negativity_bias more negative emotions than positive: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156001/ https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-the-name-love/201007/are-negative-emotions-more-important-positive-emotions Eleanor Roosevelt quote: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/26110-you-wouldn-t-worry-so-much-about-what-others-think-of “in you 20s and 30s…” quote: http://www.ihhp.com/equotes/ The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows “sonder” gif: http://i.imgur.com/zxBZ0vF.gif

How High Can We Build?

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...

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LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW First and last songs by Zach McCoy CHECK HIM OUT: https://zachmccoy.bandcamp.com/ Zach McCoy on YouTube: http://youtu.be/L5QONwu_grc http://youtu.be/BAHYLTbMNuw other music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow FOLLOW Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Ze Frank video on trees and carvings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkKOijiatLo Silent-K: https://web.archive.org/web/20130709182638/http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19980514 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_k http://www.antimoon.com/forum/2004/5133.htm Warren G's "What's Next": 2:44: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YrW5vChJec "What's Next" lyrics: http://rapgenius.com/Warren-g-whats-next-lyrics Science and mistakes and correctness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pessimistic_induction Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIoKr9VDg3A "Hey Jude": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5c-LVYnafg BEATLES ANOMALIES site: http://wgo.signal11.org.uk/wgo.htm prayer book and calculus: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/prayer-archimedes San Diego fire: http://legacy.utsandiego.com/news/fires/20040118-9999_1n18hunter.html http://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/photo_gallery/BackCountryPhotos.htm http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-mistakes-in-history-2011-4#a-hunter-starts-the-biggest-fire-in-california-history-7 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedar_Fire Mars Climate Orbiter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter moon landing footage: http://www.honeysucklecreek.net/Apollo_11/tapes/Apollo_11_TV_Tapes_Report.pdf Henry Tandy: http://rememberwhen.gazettelive.co.uk/2010/08/how-a-green-howard-nearly-shot.html http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-soldier-allegedly-spares-the-life-of-an-injured-adolf-hitler The science of leaves: http://www.fs.fed.us/fallcolors/2013/science.shtml http://news.nationalgeographic.co.uk/news/2004/10/1005_041008_fallfoliage_2.html http://mnl.maizegdb.org/mnl/78/19habben.html accidents: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_disasters_by_death_toll

Our Narrow Slice

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

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/

How Hot Can It Get?

TEMPERATURES! Links to everything: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming Thanks to http://www.youtube.com/minutephysics and http://www.youtube.com/user/phdcomics for their guidance on this video! All music (except for the classical in the beginning) by Jake Chudnow: http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Human body temperature: http://antranik.org/regulation-of-body-temperature/ GreenPowerScience: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svAPyyUJUCo wbeaty's videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/wbeaty/videos?view=0 sun and pinhead fact is from this book: http://www.amazon.com/The-Universe-Teacup-Mathematics-Beauty/dp/0151003238 PLASMA IN MICROWAVE inside my temperature leanback: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVb7XzTbl2k&feature=BFa&list=PL5B111EE10D69CD6E Calculate wavelength based on temperature: http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/wien.html WR 104: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2008/03/03/wr-104-a-nearby-gamma-ray-burst/ These are great discussions of absolute hot if you want to read more: http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=39799 http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-highest-possible-temperature.htm http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=384571&page=2 http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=9467.0 Temperature wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temperature kugelblitz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kugelblitz_(astrophysics) Are you brighter than the sun?: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2009/12/30/are-humans-brighter-then-the-sun/ BONUS: check out the Hagedorn temperature: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hagedorn_temperature ****Awesome Russian Guest Stars**** sashok74 http://www.youtube.com/user/sashok74 PolinaRepik http://www.youtube.com/user/PolinaRepik blushsupreme http://www.youtube.com/user/blushsupreme katsiaryna00 http://www.youtube.com/user/katsiaryna00 OnlyFightingRu http://www.youtube.com/user/OnlyFightingRu MWaytv http://www.youtube.com/user/MWaytv 10ELISS http://www.youtube.com/user/10ELISS KiselevSash http://www.youtube.com/user/KiselevSash NinaNonsimple http://www.youtube.com/user/NinaNonsimple pymathru http://www.youtube.com/user/pymathru energytima http://www.youtube.com/user/energytima And also negative ABSOLUTE temperatures: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827893.500-how-to-create-temperatures-below-absolute-zero.html http://cryo.gsfc.nasa.gov/introduction/neg_Kelvin.html

INSIDE a Spherical Mirror

FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW Vsauce3 -- What Does Star Wars Look Like?: http://youtu.be/Jq-NnQmI_2c Vsauce2 -- Star Wars LÜT! http://bit.ly/14drXDc Science Friction episode on Star Wars in real life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_Ubscwbs9E Richard Feynman talks about how mirrors 'reverse' things: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msN87y-iEx0 Mirror etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=mirror Infinity mirror room: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/02/swing-to-infinity-inside-thilo-franks-mirrored-room/ Japanese TV show uses a REAL mirrored sphere 'room': http://bit.ly/13VrbeR Spherical Mirror links: http://www.thescienceforum.com/physics/29962-what-would-one-see-inside-reflective-sphere.html http://www.thescienceforum.com/general-discussion/31292-how-reflection-look-like-inside-big-mirror-ball.html http://forums.randi.org/showthread.php?t=144486 Love / Hate shirt: http://uptoyoutoronto.com/storemaker/images/PB140039.JPG Why mirrors don't reverse up and down as well: http://io9.com/5971306/why-do-mirrors-reverse-left-and-right-but-not-top-and-bottom Curved mirror mug trick: http://www.grand-illusions.com/acatalog/Mirror-Mug-458.html mere-exposure effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mere-exposure_effect NPR RadioLab on reflections: http://www.radiolab.org/2011/apr/18/mirror-mirror/ Your image's size on a mirror: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/22/science/22angi.html?pagewanted=all http://psychsciencenotes.blogspot.com/2011/08/mirrors-are-literally-windows-to.html http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010027704002100 ******* Music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow

Isolation - Mind Field (Ep 1)

What happens when your brain is deprived of stimulation? What effect does being cut off from interaction with the outside world have on a person? What effect does it have on me, when I am locked in a windowless, soundproof isolation chamber for three days? In this episode of Mind Field, I take both an objective and a very intimate look at Isolation. Available with YouTube Premium - https://www.youtube.com/premium/originals. To see if Premium is available in your country, click here: https://goo.gl/A3HtfP

Misnomers

NEW LEANBACK: http://goo.gl/fp5ued VISIT Singapore!!! http://www.yoursingapore.com/ TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants There are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1096663.There_Are_Two_Errors_in_the_the_Title_of_This_Book most hated baby names: http://www.babynamewizard.com/archives/2011/4/the-most-hated-baby-names-in-america Apple & Orange etymologies: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=orange http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=apple&allowed_in_frame=0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange_(word) Fruit vs vegetable: http://www.livescience.com/33991-difference-fruits-vegetables.html Stigler’s Law: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_examples_of_Stigler's_law misnomers: http://www.gunther.net.nz/category/words/ http://listverse.com/2014/08/03/10-things-you-didnt-know-were-completely-misnamed/ http://www.paulnoll.com/Books/Clear-English/misnomer-01.html http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2006/feb/23/features11.g21 http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=WDT19060209.2.4 http://www.mssl.ucl.ac.uk/~pjs1/others/miscon.html name format map http://i.imgur.com/5LOj29r.png

Math Magic

Links to sources, more math magic, and other cool things below! My Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce My Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Thanks to Vanessa from BrainCraft! Check out her channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/braincraftvideo Matt Parker's standupmaths channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/standupmaths Matt's video I mention: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNpGxZ_1KXU STEMMathsMagic channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/STEMMathsMagic The STEMMathsMagic video I reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-LO8zQ9eTs STEMMathsMagic website (check out the manual!): http://www.mathematicalmagic.com/thetricks.html mismag is amazing. He introduced me to MANY self-working mathematical tricks. Please check him out! https://www.youtube.com/user/mismag822 MUSIC in this episode is from: Jake Chudnow: https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow zach mccoy: https://zachmccoy.bandcamp.com/ audionetwork: http://www.audionetwork.com Shakespeare and Psalm 46: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psalm_46 http://www.umsl.edu/~thomaskp/sbible.htm https://www.apologeticspress.org/apcontent.aspx?category=13&article=925 Paper about which cards people think of most frequently (and more): http://www2.psych.ubc.ca/~rensink/publications/download/Cards-OAR.pdf 52 factorial explained by Scott Czepiel: http://czep.net/weblog/52cards.html Some good math magic articles: http://www.maa.org/community/maa-columns/past-columns-card-colm/low-down-triple-dealing http://www.futilitycloset.com/2015/06/25/color-scheme/ http://www.maa.org/external_archive/columns/colm/cardcolm200504.html http://www.ams.org/samplings/feature-column/fcarc-mulcahy5 http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/view/60379.html

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...

The Science of the Friend Zone

Subscribe to Vsauce and follow @tweetsauce for knowledge points! MUSIC BY: https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Wild Sex episode: http://bit.ly/VNLpGl My episode about how much money love is worth: http://bit.ly/UO91ZJ Can guys and girls just be friends? VIDEO: http://bit.ly/UO8R4H Jenna Marbles on "nice guys" [NSFW language]: http://bit.ly/UOdpIa FRIENDS episode about the Friend's zone: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0583579/ Clip of friend zone moment on FRIENDS: http://bit.ly/10iUITd Know Your Meme on the friend zone: http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/241341-friendzone Limerence: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limerence Bateman's Principle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bateman's_principle Assortative mating: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assortative_mating Homogamy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homogamy_(sociology) Marshall Fine description of the friend zone: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marshall-fine/huffpost-review-ijust-wri_b_569896.html Scarcity principle and attraction: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-attraction-doctor/201204/does-playing-hard-get-make-you-fall-in-love Escaping the friend zone (includes Ben Franklin effect): http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-attraction-doctor/201112/escape-the-friend-zone-friend-girlfriend-or-boyfriend Good article on other reasons we desire what we can't have: http://arabia.msn.com/lifestyle/valentine/16491/why-men-want-women-they-cant-have/ BOWLING ALONE book: http://bowlingalone.com/ Sad article about...

How People Disappear

Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Sources and MORE stories below! Target story: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3&hp& World population clock: http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/ How to disappear: http://lifehacker.com/5676149/how-to-ditch-big-brother-and-disappear-forever http://amzn.com/1599219778 http://www.jamesaltucher.com/2012/03/how-to-disappear-completely-and-never-be-found/ DOCUMENTARIES: "A Certain Kind of Death": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErooOhzE268 The Imposter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1966604/ various articles about disappearences: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19360824 http://www.cracked.com/article_19765_the-5-creepiest-disappearances-that-nobody-can-explain_p2.html http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2253/what-happens-when-someone-legally-dead-shows-up-alive http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-22955884 http://en.zaginieni.pl/why-do-people-go-missing http://www.npr.org/2013/05/07/182000622/majority-of-missing-persons-cases-are-resolved http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/forensics/americas_missing/2.html http://www.npr.org/2013/08/08/209873419/laid-to-rest-a-proper-burial-for-the-poor Venus transit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/multimedia/venus-transit-2012.html Steve Jobs premature obit: http://gawker.com/5042795/steve-jobss-obituary-as-run-by-bloomberg CNN premature obits: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/file/cnns-premature-obituaries?page=0 Other premature obits: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/08/early_deadlines.html http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2013/apr/19/george-soros-buried-alive-premature-obituaries http://listverse.com/2011/11/07/top-10-bizarre-premature-obituaries/ Britney Spears obit rumor: http://www.today.com/id/22727961/ns/today-today_entertainment/t/magazine-says-ap-working-britney-obit/#.UkMAmmQa-rm Woman eaten by her own cats: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2391223/Janet-Veal-56-gnawed-eaten-CATS-kitchen-floor-died.html Woman not checked on for three years: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2011/oct/09/joyce-vincent-death-mystery-documentary Oklahoma story: http://www.nytimes.com/1997/05/23/us/mcveigh-defense-team-suggests-real-bomber-was-killed-in-blast.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all Whitney Cerak and Laura Van Ryn: http://www.today.com/video/today/47502657#53101428 Canary island twins separated at birth: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904140604576496092267537366.html http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/twofold/201306/the-switched-birth-twins-the-canary-island http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20158315 Babies switched at birth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babies_switched_at_birth missing missing: http://www.outpostforhope.org/kids-off-the-grid.html Earth orbiting black hole gif: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EAl9rjYZuas/UbTDvSewF8I/AAAAAAAAR2M/B8E5z3cUofs/s640/lensearth_640x480.gif on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declared_death_in_absentia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_premature_obituaries http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faked_death http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unreported_missing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Unidentified_murder_victims David Wong's article about what you have to look forward to: http://www.cracked.com/article_15658_the-ten-minute-suicide-guide.html *********MUSIC******** http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com "Giving It My All" by Max Brodie "Conversation 2" by Bob...

What Will We Miss?

Follow Michael Stevens for MORE: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW When was I conceived? http://www.whenwasiconceived.com Another conception calculator if the above link is down: http://www.paulsadowski.com/Birthday.asp (you can also Google "conception calculator" and find a bunch) Birthday star calculator: http://outreach.jach.hawaii.edu/birthstars/year.php 6009: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_millennium Zeitpyramide / Time Pyramid: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_pyramid Time Pyramid today VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ggB7HQyRZ8 Chernobyl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernobyl_Exclusion_Zone Awesome Kraftwerk preformance of "Radioactivity": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EBTn_3DBYo Supernova viewed from Earth simulation VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtWeH4-Ugy4 Betelgeuse: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betelgeuse Eta Carinae: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eta_Carinae Andromeda and Milky Way collision: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/science/milky-way-collide.html http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2012/20/image/c/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andromeda%E2%80%93Milky_Way_collision FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out): http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/business/10ping.html?src=recg&_r=0 http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2011/04/14/fomo-addiction-the-fear-of-missing-out/ Fate of Niagara Falls, Mt. Rushmore, and total solar eclipses: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_the_far_future Saturn's rings in the future: http://www.bobthealien.co.uk/satring.htm a photon's path out of the sun: http://www.astro.cornell.edu/share/sharvari/websiteV7/Etransport.htm Troxler's Fading: http://www.zmescience.com/other/offbeat-other/troxler-effect-08112011/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troxler's_fading MUSIC BY Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com/

Names

FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Kevin is VSAUCE2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 music by: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Top 1000 US first names over time INTERACTIVE: http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager surname geographical distribution INTERACTIVE: http://www.worldnames.publicprofiler.org Dolphins using names: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/05/060508_dolphins.html Mental Floss VIDEO: things you didn't know had names: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xJQyj8dSCg US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: http://www.unicefusa.org/campaigns/public-policy-advocacy/the-convention-on-the-rights.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/US_ratification_of_the_Convention_on_the_Rights_of_the_Child Freakonomics "How Much Does Your Name Matter?": http://freakonomics.com/2013/04/08/how-much-does-your-name-matter-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/ Story of two children named "Winner" and "Loser": http://www.sahio.com/the-story-of-two-brothers-named-winner-and-loser/ auto-antonyms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contronym Most common surnames: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames LONGEST NAME: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfe+585,_Senior Adolf Hitler Campbell: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/31/adolf-hitler-campbell-custody-battle-nazi-names-new-jersey_n_1561046.html endonym vs. exonym: http://mentalfloss.com/article/30810/why-are-there-different-names-same-country name laws: http://nation.time.com/2013/08/12/from-messiah-to-hitler-what-you-can-and-cannot-name-your-child/ http://mentalfloss.com/article/25034/8-countries-fascinating-baby-naming-laws Dads_Secret tweet: https://twitter.com/Dads_Secret/status/340242560503128064 Legally mononymous people: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_legally_mononymous_people Name-letter Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name%E2%80%93letter_effect Quirkology: http://www.quirkology.com/UK/ Quirology on names: http://www.quirkology.com/UK/Experiment_surname.shtml US State denonyms: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-STYLEMANUAL-2008/pdf/GPO-STYLEMANUAL-2008-7.pdf New Zealand name laws: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/05/02/new-zealand-reveals-a-list-of-banned-baby-names-4real-was-one-of-them/ "hierarchy of disagreement": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Graham_(computer_programmer)

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

How Big Can a Person Get?

Click to subscribe to Vsauce: http://bit.ly/POIaN7 Check out Veritasium's channel: http://bit.ly/YY7KDe LINKS and SOURCES below. Follow me on twitter! http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Music by Jake Chudnow http://www.soundcloud.com/jakechudnow http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow Veritasium video on single photons and frog eyes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cztocbHiiqQ British Pathe Robert Wadlow video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5McWw03Ryrs Earth Unplugged channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/EarthUnpluggedTV AsapScience Moon Illusion video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49RztN4Bqu0 interactive DNA model: http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/dna/builddna/ Igor Vovkovinsky: http://www.thetallestman.com/igorvovkovinskiy.htm Sultan Kösen: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_K%C3%B6sen Robert Wadlow: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Wadlow André the Giant: http://twentytwowords.com/2012/01/26/andre-the-giant-holding-a-can-of-beer/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andr%C3%A9_the_Giant tallest woman: http://www.thetallestman.com/zengjinlian.htm human height: http://io9.com/5789332/in-search-of-the-worlds-tallest-human http://erinjenne.blogspot.co.uk/2011_02_01_archive.html http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:lL-vNccMG8MJ:www.naturalheightgrowth.com/2012/09/20/what-is-the-tallest-theoretical-height-of-the-human-species/+&cd=3&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=uk Genetic manipulation of height: http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/04/11/1081621836499.html Square-cube law: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Square-cube_law Largest dinosaurs: http://www.walkingwithdinosaurs.com/news/editorial/biggest-dinosaurs-amphicoelias-bruhathkayosaurus/1/ Giraffatitan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giraffatitan Bruhathkayosaurus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruhathkayosaurus http://smart-pustaka.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/bruhathkayosaurus-matleyi.html Blue Whale: Mars and Earth comparrison: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/93/Mars_Earth_Comparison_2.jpg Mars-born people being taller: http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/1160-would-humans-born-on-mars-grow-taller-than-earthlings-.html biology of body size and shape: http://dinosaurtheory.com/scaling.html http://fathom.lib.uchicago.edu/2/21701757/ http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/lectures/scaling.html http://supersonicman.wordpress.com/2011/11/13/the-square-cube-law-all-animals-jump-the-same-height/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allometry Guy Murche book: http://www.amazon.com/The-Seven-Mysteries-Life-Murchie/dp/0395957915 Sound calculator: http://www.sengpielaudio.com/calculator-distancelaw.htm How far away is the horizon? http://mintaka.sdsu.edu/GF/explain/atmos_refr/horizon.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:How_far_away_is_the_horizon.png http://www.howitworksdaily.com/environment/what-is-the-maximum-distance-the-human-eye-can-see-if-unobstructed/ Angular size: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angular_diameter http://burro.astr.cwru.edu/Academics/Astr221/Light/parallax.html Anuglar size calculator: http://planetcalc.com/1897/ Smallest angular size naked eye...

What's The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

Subscribe to Vsauce. It's FREE! http://bit.ly/POIaN7 My watch is from: http://www.tokyoflash.com/ Michael Stevens on Twitter: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce Music by Jake Chudnow: https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Vsauce2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 Vsauce3: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3 Falling into lava video: http://youtu.be/kq7DDk8eLs8 Flowing lava video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAymSMrOlOQ What death by lava would actually be like: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/12/the-right-and-wrong-way-to-die-when-you-fall-into-lava/ Where you can find a lava lake: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lava_lake How percentage of people are still alive? http://what-if.xkcd.com/27/ Hypothermia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypothermia Mariana Trench: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariana_trench AMAZING xkcd chart showing depths to scale (click for larger pic): http://xkcd.com/1040/ Influenza: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Influenza Black Death: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Death Malaria total fatalities: http://www.aaas.org/international/africa/malaria/gwadz.html Global Peace Index: http://www.visionofhumanity.org/gpi-data/ Cabot Cove murder rate: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2191990/Murder-capital-world-Quiet-seaside-town-Cabot-Cove-named-dangerous-place-Earth.html Most dangerous cities by murder rate: http://www.businessinsider.com/most-dangerous-cities-in-the-world-2012-10?op=1 Dirtiest cities: http://www.popsci.com/environment/gallery/2008-06/worlds-dirtiest-cities Lake Karachay: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2215023/Is-polluted-place-Earth-The-Russian-lake-hour-beach-kill-you.html Chernobyl as haven for wildlife: http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/04/ff_chernobyl/all/

A Defense of Comic Sans

𝕴𝖓 𝕯𝖊𝖋𝖊𝖓𝖘𝖊 𝕺𝖋 𝕮𝖔𝖒𝖎𝖈 𝕾𝖆𝖓𝖘 Even the geniuses at CERN use Comic Sans: http://img.clubic.com/05281294-photo-presentation-boson-higgs-cern.jpg Gunnarolla's AWESOME Comic Sans SONG: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBibXwwLBts David Kadavy's "Why You Hate Comic Sans" [great read]: http://kadavy.net/blog/posts/why-you-hate-comic-sans/ David Kadavy's video: http://youtu.be/4X4f83C8ANg ALL music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Great book about type: Simon Garfields JUST MY TYPE: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Just-My-Type-About-Fonts/dp/1846683025 Ban Comic Sans: http://bancomicsans.com Funny site to send people who use Comic Sans: http://www.comicsanscriminal.com/ Comic Sans alternatives: http://bancomicsans.com/main/?page_id=98 Kill Comic Sans game: http://www.agencyfusion.com/kill-comic-sans.html McSweeney's humor article from the perspective of Comic Sans: http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/im-comic-sans-asshole David O'Reilly T-Shirts: http://skreened.com/dumbstuff Typeface Periodic Table: http://artworksdesign.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/periodic_table_of_typefaces.jpg Type rules 101: http://www.denizcemonduygu.com/tipo101/ History of typefaces and handwriting: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Evolution_of_minuscule.svg Basic articles on Comic Sans: http://mashable.com/2012/10/03/comic-sans-history/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-11582548 http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/01/31/verity_stob_comic_sans/page2.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2010/jun/20/in-defence-comic-sans-font Connare's own presentation on Comic Sans (I saw him deliever...

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Thanks to Bill Nye! Check him out here: http://www.billnye.com/ http://planetary.org/ Vsauce3: http://www.youtube.com/user/Vsauce3 FOLLOW @TWEETSAUCE: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Vsauce MERCH: http://www.districtlines.com/Vsauce Music by Jake Chudnow: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Great list of how famous people would approach the chicken question: http://www.bored.com/chickenjoke/ How we should all FIRST hear the chicken joke: http://ivy.comicgenesis.com/ E.B. White: http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/984.html Frog Dissection app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/frog-dissection/id377626675 Anti-Joke Chicken: http://www.quickmeme.com/Anti-Joke-Chicken/popular/1/ Anti-Joke Cat: http://twitter.com/AntiJokeCat "No soap, radio": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_soap_radio OLDEST JOKE: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/paul-mcdonald-heard-the-one-about-the-oldest-joke-in-the-world-its-a-cracker-2164293.html Original Summerian: http://etcsl.orinst.ox.ac.uk/proverbs/c.6.1.01.html Agyrophobia: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=12168 Death Clock: http://deathclock.com/ Percentage of earth that is paved: http://www.artba.org/about/faqs-transportation-general-public/faqs/#9 Chicken Population: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/29/domesticated-animal-populations_n_913464.html Mary had a little lamb (pics in video from a book I own): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Had_a_Little_Lamb Computational theory of humor [pdf]: http://arxiv.org/abs/0711.2058

What If The Sun Disappeared?

Check out MinuteEarth: http://bit.ly/Xkxwmu Become a Vsaucer: http://bit.ly/POIaN7 For cool things every day: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Tools & Links: Gravitational force calculator: http://www.wsanford.com/~wsanford/calculators/gravity-calculator.html Solar Scope: http://www.solarsystemscope.com/ Gravity simulator: http://www.nowykurier.com/toys/gravity/gravity.html Celestia (3D space simulator): http://www.shatters.net/celestia/ Quantum Tunneling (MinutePhysics): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTodS8hkSDg Gravitational force between people: http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/15q9tx/which_has_more_gravitational_pull_on_me_girl/ How the sun might ACTUALLY die [VIDEO]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21RkSui1cG8 Sun disappearance links: http://www.popsci.com/node/24698 http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2010/07/12/q-a-how-long-would-we-have-if/ http://unitedcats.wordpress.com/2008/07/24/what-would-happen-if-the-sun-disappeared/ http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=707 http://www.newscientist.com/blog/lastword/2004/05/put-that-light-out.html http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?p=4079676 Light travel-time between planets: http://www.pbs.org/seeinginthedark/astronomy-topics/light-as-a-cosmic-time-machine.html Ahad (light from galaxy): http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090709115119/firstarktoalphacentauri/images/7/76/Ahads_constant_refereed_paper.pdf A Pail of Air STORY: http://www.baenebooks.com/chapters/0743498747/0743498747___6.htm Hydrothermal vents VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RaUcJ3CdTSE Extremophiles in general: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extremophile Neil Degrasse Tyson book that includes a discussion of Earth's geothermally resiliant life: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Death-Black-Hole-Cosmic-Quandaries/dp/0393330168 *********** MUSIC BY: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow