Welcome to Life: the singularity, ruined by lawyers

http://tomscott.com – Or: what you see when you die. If you liked this, you may also enjoy two novels that provided inspiration for it: Jim Munroe’s Everyone in Silico, where I first found the idea of a corporate-sponsored afterlife; and Rudy Rucker’s trippy Postsingular, which introduced me to the horrifying idea of consciousness slums.

Why Do You Make People Look Stupid?

Raw interviews: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dcw98B2Nzg The question has arisen often enough that I thought I’d answer it. If you hold views that are consistent with the majority of the population, does that make you stupid? I don’t think so. Science has uncovered a lot of counterintuitive things about the universe, so it’s unsurprising that non-scientists hold beliefs […]

Helicopter Physics Series Intro – #1 Smarter Every Day 45

Tweet @SmarterYouTube . I would appreciate it if you share this by clicking here: http://on.fb.me/ChopperPhysics . Trust me, there’s more to Chopper Physics than you think. I will be releasing the videos at the end of the video over the next few weeks. The wizard pilot is Carl Groover http://www.carlgroover.com/ Carl Flies for the Curtis […]

Theory of Everything (intro)

A brief intro to the current theory of (almost) everything – the Standard Model of particle physics. It’s like cake, only universal. minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in […]

Are Daddy Longlegs Spiders? (Re: 8 Animal Misconceptions Rundown)

A bit more information to follow up my 8 Animal Misconceptions video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9-iSl_eg5U Grey’s blog: http://www.cgpgrey.com/blog/ Music CC-BY track from http://brokeforfree.com/ Image links http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stylidium_divaricatum_1.jpg http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsaint/3338476021/

8 Animal Misconceptions Rundown

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Why You Didn’t Die at Birth – Smarter Every Day 42

Click this to share on facebook: http://on.fb.me/1stBreath You went from breathing liquid to air at birth. Why did you not die? Answer? Your heart’s plumbing SIGNIFICANTLY changed with your first breath. AWESOME huh? Have you ever heard of someone “with a hole in their heart”. The Foramen Ovale doesn’t seal completely causing improper flow. Here’s […]

Epigenetics

Hank & his clone Circus Hank explain the power of epigenetics, which studies the factors that determine how much or whether some genes are expressed in your body. Like SciShow on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter! http://www.twitter.com/scishow More SciShow! Solar Energy – http://youtu.be/4uPVZUTLAvA Foldit Gamers FTW – http://youtu.be/JdBcpdH_ptA

The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? Strength? Agility? In Dr. Joseph’s TEDx Talk, he explores self confidence and how […]

Slow Motion Raptor Strikes – Smarter Every Day 38

Learn something? Post this to your facebook page – http://on.fb.me/SlowMoHawk Andrew is a student worker at the SRC’s Education unit. He is also the 2011-2012 President of Auburn University’s Society for Conservation Biology. The Southeastern Raptor Center (SRC) is a facility dedicated to the care and conservation of birds of prey, with the mission statement […]

How to light a match inside a balloon – Smarter Every Day 36 LASER MONTH

Like the song? Download it here: http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com/track/13-bus-ticket Post on Facebook! – http://on.fb.me/MatchInBalloon Why doesn’t the balloon Shrink? Why doesn’t it grow? Like our Facebook page and suggest stuff! – http://on.fb.me/SED-Facebook Exploring the opacity of balloons with a laser classified as a fire hazard. Johan’s Website: http://bluefan.nl The custom music was created by “A Shell In […]

20 Socially Unacceptable Things!

Thanks for watching, and subscribe for new videos every weekday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubToMattSantoro | Podcast: http://bit.ly/SubToMSPodcast Catch up on my latest uploads! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74EgSlmhy6Wavip716_-JRPG&playnext=1&index=2 Watch more: Creepy, Scary, and Chilling Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74HK4A_zHEB-aQLNEErSikq5&playnext=1&index=2 50 Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74Hp_q_-bs6g5Ulju0Lp__Ss&playnext=1&index=2 Mysterious, Cryptic, and Mystical Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74F_S6Jt4inbGZM6kfZ4Y2ar&playnext=1&index=2 Fascinating, Amazing, and Funny Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GbkIhmSYCfb0Ctc1sl8-v5&playnext=1&index=2 All-Time Most Popular Videos! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GcJABXEUfqDHSIlBojZZQO&playnext=1&index=2 […]

Laser Month! Week 2 – Laser vs Balloons – Smarter Every Day 35

Post on Facebook! – http://on.fb.me/LASERPOP Like our Facebook page and suggest stuff! – http://on.fb.me/SED-Facebook The Balloon at 2:52 had black writing on it, notice he lines it up to pop it. Exploring the opacity of balloons with a laser classified as a fire hazard. Johan’s Website: http://bluefan.nl Like the song? Download it here: http://ashellinthepit.bandcamp.com Need […]

How lasers work (in theory)

How does a laser really work? It’s Bose – Einstein statistics! (photons are bosons) Check out Smarter Every Day’s video showing lasers in real life: http://bit.ly/uBwhU2 Trying out a new feature: English Transcript! Let me know how it works Tweet it – http://bit.ly/uZchvb Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/u4Yfvr minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And […]

The Physics of Slingshots, with Jörg – Smarter Every Day 31

Yep, I went to Germany. Click http://on.fb.me/JorgIsSmart to share this with your friends please Can I get a thumbs up or something? Many are asking: the camera is a Vision Research Phantom http://www.visionresearch.com/Contact-Us/ This is the video that made me realize I had to visit Jörg: http://bit.ly/PumpActionSlingshot This is the video with his huge slingshot: […]

Future TOILETS !!! — FAK #10

Watch my newest video, “The Game That Gets Smarter”: https://youtu.be/sw7UAZNgGg8 *** FACTS AND KNOWLEDGE *** Toto Apricot Toilet Japanese Commercial Toto In Action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBO6uHvkVrA Kohler Numi $6,300 Toilet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mn3OfkDgEho Clean Seat Holland Swedish Self-Cleaning Toilet http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5ul7prwoiM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbtEel69fwU Street Urinals Amazing Japanese Public Toilet Steampunk Toilet Two-In-One Turn-Around Loo Concept http://www.yankodesign.com/2009/06/04/two-in-one-turn-around-loo/ All-In-One Concept http://www.yankodesign.com/2010/01/20/all-in-one-loo-with-a-reason/ Reinvent The […]

The Physics of Motocross – Smarter Every Day 30

This is most often described in terms of angular momentum. I decided to use the rotational energy approach. I’m shooting with a high speed camera made by Vision Research. http://www.visionresearch.com/Contact-Us/Contact-Form/ – Click here to contact them with inquiries and tell them I sent you! That will be fun. Check us out on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/SED-Facebook A […]

Weird BIKES !!! — FAK #9

Watch my newest video, “The Game That Gets Smarter”: https://youtu.be/sw7UAZNgGg8 *** LINKS *** Backwards Bike Backwards Tandem Bike Rowbike Tandem http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvPucDbmUPo Pedal Pub Milestones of Science: The Dandy Horse http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DODYTaZARg Penny-Farthing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYBGDPjDVQs How To Mount Penny Farthing Tall Bike + Tricks 44-Foot Tall Bike Street Unicycling MonsterBike Hyperbike Monowheel Monocycle Riot Wheel Hoverbike Quadcycle Fun […]

Schrödinger’s Cat

No cats were harmed in the making of this video. Tweet it – http://bit.ly/qJZry7 Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/rfgo9J minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! In this episode we discuss Schrödinger’s […]

What are Continents?

Help support videos like this: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey **CGPGrey T-Shirts for sale!**: https://www.cgpgrey.com/t-shirt Full script at: http://blog.cgpgrey.com/what-are-continents/ If you would like to help me make more videos please join the discussion on: Google+: http://plus.google.com/115415241633901418932/posts Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/cgpgrey Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Greys-Blog/193301110697381 Or suggest ideas and vote on other peoples’ ideas on my channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/CGPGrey

What is fire?

Fire it up! We explain hot stuff. Video of a candle in microgravity: http://mix.msfc.nasa.gov/IMAGES/QTVR/0601309.mov Tweet it – http://bit.ly/pOz9Dn Facebook it – http://on.fb.me/n0pCUE minutephysics is now on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! In this […]

5 ways to listen better | Julian Treasure

http://www.ted.com In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from […]

Gerrymandering Explained

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WEIRD Vending Machines !!! — FAK #6

Mind Blow 19 — http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ12163-2FU *** LINKS *** Pizza Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-QYjZdFjV4 Expensive Vending Machine Singing Vending Machine Live Crab Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQgJ5h4XJHY Marijuana Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbKJVltf1Uw Vending Machine Dress Girl’s Panty Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Yzxt2i_50I I-Pod Vending Machine Gold Buillion Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KqWEhwTYUR8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_HhS6HTwEI Las Vegas Gold Machine Worm Vending Machine Popcorn Vending Machine http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UADJV-E9awE […]

Best Spot in the Microwave? – Smarter Every Day 6

http://twitter.com/#!/SmarterYoutube Post to Facebook- http://on.fb.me/uWaveFB Tweet- http://bit.ly/uWaveTweet Go visit the Museum! If you can’t visit, at least donate. They’re a non profit. They make people SMARTER EVERY DAY. You already knew why there was a carousel, but did you know the best spot to put the food? If you’re a geek, nerd, or dork you […]

CROSSBOWS !!! — FAK #5

Watch my newest video, “The Game That Gets Smarter”: https://youtu.be/sw7UAZNgGg8 *** LINKS *** Homemade Ballista DaVinci’s Ballista Greek Gastraphetes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlxU6FUlNZU Scorpion PSE Tactical Assault Crossbows Longbow Vs Crossbow Electric Automatic Crossbow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS4RKoRyTik http://www.awhite.fsbusiness.co.uk/x_bows.html Gatling Slingshot Crossbow Lego Crossbow Self-cocking Crossbow Pistol Repeating Crossbow http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0R9u2gjbw1w Link’s Crossbow Training 10 Shot Tactical Repeating Crossbow (Zombie Killer) Chinese […]

HOTTEST PEPPERS IN THE WORLD! — BOAT #8

http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming *** LINKS TO LEARN MORE *** Capsaicin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsaicin Heat/Abrasion TRPV1 receptors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRPV1 Scoville Heat Unit Scale: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoville_scale Naga Viper: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20101203/sc_yblog_thelookout/worlds-hottest-pepper-is-hot-enough-to-strip-paint BUTCH T pepper: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20110412/od_yblog_upshot/new-chili-pepper-crowned-worlds-hottest BUY BUTCH T SEEDS: http://www.thehippyseedcompany.com/ Butch T Pictures: http://thepepperseed.com/peppers/the-worlds-hottest-chilli-pepper-trinidad-scorpion-butch-t/ Pepper Spray in face: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJn1Fu6pHlQ Resin Spurge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resin_spurge Resiniferatoxin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resiniferatoxin RTX Cure: http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Fiery-pepper-may-hold-key-to-easing-pain-1192896.php

The Alternative Vote Explained

Watch the full series of Politics in the Animal Kingdom here: http://www.cgpgrey.com/politics-in-the-animal-kingdom/ By http://cgpgrey.com/ Spanish captions by Alberto van Oldenbareneveld: http://curiosaperspectiva.blogspot.com If you would like to help me make more videos please join the discussion on: Google+: http://plus.google.com/115415241633901418932/posts Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/cgpgrey Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Greys-Blog/193301110697381 Or suggest ideas and vote on other peoples’ ideas on my channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/CGPGrey