Video player loading...
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

It's Okay To Screw Up Sometimes, We Hope - Matt and Tom

Matt and Tom
Videos: 134
Subscriber: 142,252
Views: 15,798,709
If this video violated? Please submit request complaints or delete it right now..
Submit request or Delete this video

This is Matt Gray and Tom Scott's channel, where we post unscripted, longer-form videos! For business enquiries, click the link below.

Video description
We're all human, and therefore occasionally make small errors. Sometimes these can have slightly bigger consequences. Here's why last week's video was a filler video.

Every Video We've Ever Published But They're At 1000× Normal Speed

Faceswapping, Unethical Videos, and Future Shock
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:

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]

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...

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.

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:

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...

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.

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...

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!

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:

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...

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.

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....

We Are Sick Of Each Other!

Having spent the best part of three weeks travelling together, we thought it might be safer to do this week's park bench in the airport, so we get longer without seeing each other. MATT: | TOM: New videos from exciting places coming in April! Instagrams: MATT: TOM: (I'm not specifically trying to get more Instagram followers, it's just where I'm posting most regularly at the moment! :D --Matt)

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!

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...

We Toured The Restricted Parts of Heathrow Airport

Thanks to all the Heathrow team! They asked us to plug "Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport". It starts 8pm, Wednesday 2nd May on ITV: MATT: | TOM: MUSIC: Local Elevator by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence ( Source: Artist:

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:

Matt's Dream Jobs and Grown-Up Work Experience

Matt would like to have a go at other people's jobs, just to see what they're like. Please keep your suggestions in the YT comments. (It gets a little overwhelming if you're emailing and commenting and DMing!) MATT: TOM: [Note to Matt's employer: he's happy there and has no intention to leave] Students Union Video: Ishihara Test: Finland Video:

Irving Finkel Teaches Us Cuneiform

Dr Irving Finkel of the British Museum shows Matt and Tom how to write cuneiform on a clay tablet. Irving's Kickstarter completed, and you can now get his book here: Kickstarter: MATT: | TOM:

Why We Bleep Some Swearing

Sometimes we ****ing swear. (I try not to on camera; Matt, not so much.) Most of the time, we bleep it. But not always: here's why, along with diversions about Ofcom, "adult content", and Jazz FM -- from some garden chairs somewhere under the Heathrow approach path. TOM: MATT: [UPDATED 2018: there's now a new and updated study. pdf, viewer discretion advised: ) The 1994 research study (pdf, warning, contains lots of swearing and slurs, obviously): The Jazz FM Bulletin (pdf, page 35):

The GoPro Fusion is Brilliant but Flawed

Tom bought GoPro’s new 360 camera. Here’s why we think it’s not quite right yet. MATT: | TOM: GoPro Fusion is only available on right now: Matt had a play with the Fusion and made this: Bonus Zero-G Footage: Cockpit & Cabin Parabolas How Zero-G Planes Work: Tom's GoPro Fusion Tweet: Tom bought this with his own money. We are not endorsed by GoPro.