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Wingwalking Isn't What It Used To Be, And That's A Good Thing
Wingwalking Isn't What It Used To Be, And That's A Good Thing Tom Scott
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Back in the 1920s, wingwalking claimed lives. Daredevils would move around on the top of a plane's wings, in mid-flight, o...
Where Two Oceans Meet, Debunked
Where Two Oceans Meet, Debunked Tom Scott
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Cape Reinga, at the very northern tip of New Zealand, is known for being where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean, whe...
Tom Scott: Things You Might Not Know | Behind Field Day
Tom Scott: Things You Might Not Know | Behind Field Day Field Day
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The kilogram has changed forever. Here’s why.
The kilogram has changed forever. Here’s why. Verge Science
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In November, scientists from around the world met in Paris to do something remarkable: they redefined the kilogram. This s...
The Magic Roundabout: Swindon's Terrifying Traffic Circle and Emergent Behaviour
The Magic Roundabout: Swindon's Terrifying Traffic Circle and Emergent Behaviour Tom Scott
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http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - Despite its reputation as being a Traffic Circle of Hell, Swindon's Ma...
This Is Your Brain On Stale Air
This Is Your Brain On Stale Air Tom Scott
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Subscribe to Kurtis Baute! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTRM8LE1g6UXrVZKwgw5oEA or start with his one-take video on th...
Why Hold Music Sounds Worse Now
Why Hold Music Sounds Worse Now Tom Scott
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It's not your imagination; hold music on phones really did sound better in the old days. Here's why, as we talk about old ...
American Alcohol Has To Be Radioactive
American Alcohol Has To Be Radioactive Tom Scott
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Of course, "radioactive" is a relative term. Let's talk about carbon dating, about cosmic rays, and about long-dead dinosa...
Why Helsinki's Library Robots Aren't Important
Why Helsinki's Library Robots Aren't Important Tom Scott
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Oodi, the new Helsinki Library, has robots to help reshelve books. They get a lot of press attention. But they're not the ...
Why You Can't Advertise Cancer Cures In Britain
Why You Can't Advertise Cancer Cures In Britain Tom Scott
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This week, TV star Noel Edmonds endorsed the "EMP Pad". He said it could help with cancer -- and the company behind that c...
The Problem With Renewable Energy (and how we're fixing it)
The Problem With Renewable Energy (and how we're fixing it) Tom Scott
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The Toxic Blue Lagoon of Buxton
The Toxic Blue Lagoon of Buxton Tom Scott
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http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - In a disused quarry at Harpur Hill, near Buxton, there's a bright blue...
Things you (possibly) didn't know about Minecraft (Part 2)
Things you (possibly) didn't know about Minecraft (Part 2) cubfan135
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Even more things you may not have known about Minecraft. Check out Part 1 here: http://tinyurl.com/mngffrm Watch Part 3: h...
The World's Most Famous Teapot: The Utah Teapot
The World's Most Famous Teapot: The Utah Teapot Tom Scott
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At the Computer History Museum, in Mountain View, California, there sits a small teapot. It's the world's most famous teap...
10 Things You Did Not Know What They Are
10 Things You Did Not Know What They Are Facts Verse
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Help, My Fusion Reactor's Making A Weird Noise
Help, My Fusion Reactor's Making A Weird Noise Tom Scott
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At the JET reactor at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy -- http://ccfe.ac.uk -- I talk to the engineers about fusion power, ...
Which is better Cold or Hot Water
Which is better Cold or Hot Water Sumita kitchen and beauty corner
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Which Is Healthier For You – Hot Water Or Cold Water? By chandreyee sen on April 23, 2018 Drinking water is essential f...
How Auto-Tune Works
How Auto-Tune Works Tom Scott
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Featuring the Gregory Brothers! Go subscribe to them: https://youtube.com/schmoyoho Pitch correction: it can make terribl...
How The 90s VHS Look Works
How The 90s VHS Look Works Tom Scott
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90s VHS video filters are in fashion right now, and most producers are using the same filter as everyone else. Why does th...
The Battery That's Lasted 176 Years
The Battery That's Lasted 176 Years Tom Scott
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GUEST VIDEO! Go subscribe to Sally's channel: http://youtube.com/sallylepage In a laboratory at Oxford University sits th...
The Flower That Smells Like Death
The Flower That Smells Like Death Tom Scott
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There's a titan arum - a corpse flower - blooming at the Eden Project in Cornwall. For years, it stores energy: and then f...
Paternoster Lifts: Dangerous, Obsolete and Quite Fun (including over the top!)
Paternoster Lifts: Dangerous, Obsolete and Quite Fun (including over the top!) Tom Scott
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http://tomscott.com - http://twitter.com/tomscott - There aren't many paternoster lifts left in the world: they're inacces...
5 Forgotten Removals - 5 Things
5 Forgotten Removals - 5 Things ITSMYYARD
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50 Things You Didn't Know About Minecraft
50 Things You Didn't Know About Minecraft Rackals
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Did you know that there's a secret language called 'lolcat'? Or that you can put a mob head on a villager? Here's 50 thing...
Is The World Running Out Of Helium?
Is The World Running Out Of Helium? Tom Scott
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At the National Helium Reserve in Amarillo, Texas, the US government once stored 32 billion cubic feet of helium. There ha...