The Hopeless Game You Need To Play [ft. @Whang! and @psychicpebbles]

VOTE FOR YOUR PRESIDENT: https://twitter.com/VsauceTwo/status/1310990323670224899 Thanks to Whang! and psychicpebbles for their selfless commitment to public service as we all endeavor to improve our great YouTube Nation: Whang!: https://www.youtube.com/WhangWhangWhang Pebbles: https://www.youtube.com/psychicpebbles Nothing seems easier, clearer, and more obvious than choosing who to vote for. We’ve done it for thousands of years across cultures ranging from […]

The Most Powerful Supercomputer

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The Odd Number Rule

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Do You Really Know ANYTHING? ft. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Subscribe to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk: https://youtu.be/A0jI44rXJjc Get The Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Huge thanks to Neil deGrasse Tyson and everyone at StarTalk! It seems easy to know things. The basics of epistemology haven’t changed much since Plato’s time, and we navigate every minute of our lives using a system of justified true belief. If we’re […]

This Impossible Game Makes NO Sense

To get MSCHF’s drops early and access secret drops, download their app here https://mschf.com/vsauce2 Thanks to MSCHF for supporting Vsauce2! Conway Checkers (proof), Numberphile2 | Zvezdelina Stankova: https://youtu.be/Or0uWM9bT5w Conway’s Soldiers Interactive Game (Clever Learning): https://www.cleverlearning.co.uk/blogs/blogConwayInteractive.php John Conway’s work stretched from nearly-inaccessible math theory to fun children’s games, and it defined how we thought about recreational […]

Can A Sword REALLY Cut You In Half?

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Tracking COVID-19 and MORE!

Get the Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ ***Click “Show More” for links to DONGs*** Instagram: http://instagr.am/jakerawr Twitter: http://twitter.com/vsaucethree Could We Be The Last of Us?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=baOlT-1yY4A Animated spread of COVID-19 https://www.healthmap.org/covid-19/ COVID-19 infection map by John Hopkins University https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html Exponential Growth and Epidemics by 3blue1brown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kas0tIxDvrg Explore.org sent to me by my mom https://explore.org/livecams Wolfman Museum of […]

The Easiest Problem Everyone Gets Wrong

Learn More: https://www.fullsail.edu/vsauce2 Thanks to Full Sail University for sponsoring this video and supporting Vsauce2. Special thanks to Internet Historian: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCR1D15p_vdP3HkrH8wgjQRw Get Vsauce2’s Woven Math T-shirts/Hoodies: https://represent.com/store/vsauce2 We know how difficult the Monty Hall Problem is for so many people even after they’re shown all the math behind the best possible strategy. It’s basic probability, […]

Pick A Number And I’ll Guess It

Get 70% off NordVPN plus and additional month free: https://nordvpn.com/vsauce2 Use coupon code: vsauce2 Thanks to NordVPN for sponsoring this episode and supporting Vsauce2. Sometimes math is so beautifully tricky, and presented in such a subtle way, that it’s virtually indistinguishable from magic. Welcome to The Kruskal Count. David Copperfield is probably the most famous […]

How Many Holes Does a Human Have?

Now you’re thinking: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Tweets by tweetsauce https://www.instagram.com/electricpants Special thanks to @Chubbyemu and Evelyn Lamb (https://twitter.com/evelynjlamb) for answering my questions about the body and holes, respectively. wardrobe by: https://twitter.com/dasharez0ne An article from Evelyn about holes: https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/roots-of-unity/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-holes/ Coffee mug + doughnut sculptures and video from @Henry Segerman : VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NlqYr6-TpA BUY: https://www.shapeways.com/product/6CJQ9GXWW/topology-joke?li=shareProduct&& sun footage: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12326 Supernumerary […]

The Secret of Snakes and Ladders

Learn more about Lithium-ion Cell Safety: https://www.StaySafeBattery.com Watch my video on Li-ion Cells: https://youtu.be/gdqtPNangDs Huge thanks to LG Chem for sponsoring this video and supporting Vsauce2. And thanks to Allen Pan of Sufficiently Advanced for not burning my house down: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVS89U86PwqzNkK2qYNbk5A Snakes and Ladders — also called Chutes and Ladders in the US — might […]

Could You Survive JUMANJI?

Watch Toby’s Video: https://youtu.be/x0dTbsfWFIQ Watch Phil’s Video: https://youtu.be/LOZMVRi6li8 Watch Casey’s Video: https://youtu.be/2-czoC-Rv7I (Click “Show More” for references) Watch the Making Of: https://youtu.be/qG-pCutNCf8 Mysterious forces are at play as Jake (me) gets transported into a crazy video game called CYSTM, a game that asks, could you survive the movies…or in this case could you survive a […]

Surviving The Deadliest Game

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Could You Survive ALIEN?

Watch Austin Evans’ Video: Watch Vintage Space’s Video: Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Video: (Click “Show More” for references) In space no one can hear Jake (me) scream…but as Jake (me again) races to destroy a terrifying xenomorph hunting his crew, they’ll learn if you can survive the world’s deadliest acids, how to communicate across the […]

Two Envelopes Paradox

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The Hardest Easy Game

Get 20% off your first order with code: vsauce2 https://mackweldon.com/ Thanks Mack Weldon for sponsoring this episode Vsauce2 Store: https://represent.com/store/vsauce2 Play The L-Game: https://hwwmath.looiwenli.com/l-game Could You Survive Ghostbusters?: https://youtu.be/hA0tOcNE4IY Edward de Bono is a lot of things — an author, an economic theorist, a physician — but he’s also a thinker about… thinking. His 1967 […]

Could You Survive GHOSTBUSTERS?

Behind The Scenes For This Episode Can Be Seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7V2d-h1U-A Watch Vsauce2’s Video: Watch Sara’s Video: (Click “Show More” for references) Jake (me) ain’t afraid of no ghost (but I actually am) as he finds out if you could survive being crushed by a giant marshmallow creature, wearing a portable nuclear accelerator on your […]

Could You Survive MEN IN BLACK?

Behind The Scenes For This Episode Can Be Seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0iFABR8M8 Watch Vsauce1’s Video: COMING SOON Watch Rosanna Pansino’s Video: COMING SOON (Click “Show More” for references) Donning his black suit, Jake (me) finds out if you could survive being swallowed by a gargantuan alien insect, the kickback of an alien gun, and the immense […]

Could You Survive BACK TO THE FUTURE?

Watch Dianna’s Video: https://youtu.be/33UMkPe93Ko Watch Craig’s Video: https://youtu.be/ipSDwRIBQ9U Watch the Making Of: https://youtu.be/YxAyxC-uJy4 (Click “Show More” for references) Jake (me) steps into the film “Back to the Future” to find out if you could survive the massive pressure wave generated by a giant guitar amp, time travel paradoxes, and the electricity from a lightning bolt […]

Could You Survive The Movies? – Official Trailer

Could You Survive The Movies is a series dedicated to exploring the magic and science of cinema. In each episode, Vsauce3’s Jake Roper (me) takes you on an immersive journey into the world of a different movie; blending unscripted scientific exploration with narrative storytelling. From the jungles of Jumanji, to the vastness of space in […]

Stains.

Thanks to Tide for sponsoring this episode and for their scientists’ time in talking to me. That was very nice. twitter: http://twitter.com/vsaucethree instagram: http://instagram.com/jakerawr facebook: http://facebook.com/vsauce3 Mary Roach’s wonderful book “Gulp”: Enzymes in detergents: http://www.academicjournals.org/app/webroot/article/article1380713950_Hasan%20et%20al.pdf More on surfactants: http://www.essentialchemicalindustry.org/materials-and-applications/surfactants.html **Credits** Patreon EPs: Star Melody, Ian Chi, Arsalan Noorafkan, Peter Buekering, Andrew Klein Directed/Hosted/Edited by Jake […]

SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNETIC LEVITATION

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laws vs cause

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I Built a Pasta Chair in Italy

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The Moon Terminator Illusion

http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://instagram.com/electricpants Sources and sites to learn more below!!! dolly zoom effect: http://filmmakeriq.com/lessons/introduction-to-the-dolly-zoom/ visual angle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angular_diameter https://xkcd.com/1276/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visual_angle http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/A/Angular+Diameter great visual angle / angular diameter chart: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f8/Comparison_angular_diameter_solar_system.svg moon terminator illusion resources: rogers and olga naumenko (2014): http://www.perceptionweb.com/abstract.cgi?id=v1410275 moon tile illusion [PDF]: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~amyers/MoonPaper20June.pdf http://www.upenn.edu/emeritus/essays/MyersMoon.html http://www.astropix.com/HTML/L_STORY/MOONILL.HTM http://cosmoquest.org/forum/showthread.php?39035-Why-does-the-moon-s-terminator-not-appear-orthogonal-to-the-direction-of-the-sun the (more famous) moon illusion: http://mrflip.com/teach/lessons/moonsize/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_illusion cylindrical perspective animation: […]

The Dot Game That Breaks Your Brain

Start protecting your Internet privacy and get 3 months free: https://www.expressvpn.com/vsauce2 Thank you to ExpressVPN for supporting Vsauce2. On Tuesday, February 21, 1967, in the math department common room of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, the world of pencil and paper math games changed. John Conway and Michael Paterson were trying to invent a brand new […]

DINOSAUR SCIENCE! feat. Chris Pratt and Jack Horner

Jack Horner and Chris Pratt and I talk dinosaurs! More info below! JURASSIC WORLD: http://www.jurassicworld.com TICKETS: http://unvrs.al/JWtix Jack Horner: http://www.museumoftherockies.org/AboutMOR/WhoWeAre/JackHorner.aspx Geological time [image]: http://www.qpg.geog.cam.ac.uk/people/gibbard/ICS%20Chrono%20Chart.png http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geologic_time_scale dinosauria: http://www.pnas.org/content/109/7/2428/F4.expansion.html What did dinosaurs look like? http://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/39v3qw/so_whats_the_most_current_theory_of_what/ Birds are dinosaurs: ItsOkayToBeSmart VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_RLz0whDv4 http://xkcd.com/1211/ https://www.quantamagazine.org/20150602-dinosaurs-to-birds/ dinos and warm blood: http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/science-dinosaurs-warm-blooded-02857.html velociraptor image: https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Velociraptor Old stop-motion dinosaurs: https://archive.org/details/0055_Lost_World_A_07_31_21_00 Near Earth […]

Battleship In A Submarine – U.S. Navy vs Vsauce2

This video was sponsored by the U.S. Navy. For more videos like this, check out: https://www.sailorvs.com Vsauce2 Creator Page: http://bit.ly/2OG98N3 Vsauce2 Nuke Career Page: http://bit.ly/319JNfz I worked with the United States Navy on the USS Pasadena to show that the game of Battleship isn’t just a series of alpha-numeric volleys that result in either a […]

Who Owns The Moon?

***NOTE*** This video was originally uploaded in 2013 but has been unavailable for more than a year! Basically, a channel I shouted-out in the first version asked to be removed. That’s okay! Now, in a slightly re-edited version, the video is back! And space-ownership is STILL a major unresolved issue that deserves attention. I’m already […]