Download
Video player loading...
 
Vsauce Answers the 100 Most Googled Questions | WIRED
Vsauce Answers the 100 Most Googled Questions | WIRED
Vsauce Answers the 100 Most Googled Questions | WIRED

Vsauce Answers the 100 Most Googled Questions | WIRED - WIRED

WIRED
Videos: 2,681
Subscriber: 2,185,665
Views: 601,987,802
If this video violated? Please submit request complaints or delete it right now..
Submit request or Delete this video

WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

Video description
Michael, Kevin, and Jake from Vsauce attempt to answer the 100 most Googled questions. The most searched questions on the world's biggest search engine were sourced for Vsauce, Vsauce2 & Vsauce3 from https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google

Still feeling curious? Go check out Vsauce on YouTube to learn more and explore the 'Curiosity Box'!
Michael Stevens (Vsauce): https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Kevin Lieber (Vsauce2): https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Jake Roper (Vsauce3): https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google

Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google

CONNECT WITH WIRED
Web: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Twitter: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google  
Facebook: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Pinterest: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Google+: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google  
Instagram: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google
Tumblr: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google

Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-questions-on-google

ABOUT WIRED
WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture.

Vsauce Answers the 100 Most Googled Questions | WIRED
8 People Test Their Accents on Siri, Echo and Google Home | WIRED

Andy Wood and Matt Kirshen test the limits of everyday AI against a variety of accents in linguistics tests designed to determine which AI is the best at understanding the most people. Featuring Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Siri. Check out more of Matt and Andy on their podcast at http://www.probablyscience.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers Science Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Astrophysicist and 'StarTalk' host Neil deGrasse Tyson uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about our universe. What is a quark? Is there a limit to the expansion of the universe? Tune into 'StarTalk' airing Sundays at 11pm/10c on National Geographic. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Neil deGrasse Tyson Answers...

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/

What Is A Paradox?

Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/vsauce2 Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this episode. *** SOURCES LINKS AND MORE *** “The Ways of Paradox and Other Essays” by Willard Van Orman Quine: https://www.amazon.com/Ways-Paradox-Other-Essays-Revised/dp/0674948378/ Zeno of Elea, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/zeno-elea/ Zeno’s Paradoxes, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/paradox-zeno/ Convergent Series, Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/calculus-home/series-calc/seq-conv-diverg-calc/v/convergent-and-divergent-sequences “Game Show Problem” by Marilyn vos Savant, Parade Magazine, 1990: http://marilynvossavant.com/game-show-problem/ “Solution to the Grandfather Paradox” by minutephysics: https://youtu.be/XayNKY944lY “The Faint Young Sun Paradox!” by MinuteEarth: https://youtu.be/qbnaes8X4iQ *********************************** Vsauce Links Website: http://www.Vsauce.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/VsauceTwo Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VsauceTwo Hosted, Produced, Writing Contributions And Edited by Kevin Lieber Instagram: http://instagram.com/kevlieber Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevleeb Website: http://kevinlieber.com Research And Writing Contributions by Matthew Tabor https://twitter.com/matthewktabor Writing Contributions by Michael Stevens https://youtube.com/Vsauce VFX By Eric Langlay https://www.youtube.com/c/ericlanglay Special Thanks Paula Lieber https://www.etsy.com/shop/Craftality Select...

Bill Nye Answers Science Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Bill Nye uses the power of Twitter to answer some common science questions. Check out Bill's new show on Netflix "Bill Nye Saves The World" premiering April 21st! Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Bill Nye Answers Science Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Why It's Almost Impossible to Juggle 15 Balls | WIRED

The world's best numbers juggler can throw and catch 14 balls. Once. Has he reached juggling's limit? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez looks into the physics and physicality of extreme juggling. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Why It's Almost Impossible to Juggle 15 Balls | WIRED

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths | WIRED

Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about space. Is there any sound in space? Does space smell like burnt steak? Is NASA working on warp speed? ONE STRANGE ROCK airs Mondays at 10/9c on National Geographic. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Astronaut Chris Hadfield Debunks Space Myths | WIRED

Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan Answers Overwatch Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Game designer Jeff Kaplan uses the power of Twitter to answer some common "Overwatch" questions. Why is Widowmaker blue? Why is Symmetra support class? Watch to find the answers! Jeff's Overwatch Support Twitter Account: https://twitter.com/OWSupport_JK Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan Answers Overwatch Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

4 Logical Paradoxes!!

CGP Grey and I's Coincidence: http://www.cgpgrey.com/blog/letter-to-jake-on-the-agonies-of-parallel-creation My Twitter: http://twitter.com/jakerawr ***Click "SHOW MORE" for more*** Just wanted to say a quick thank you. If you follow my personal channel (http://youtube.com/jakerawr) you know the past 3 months have been pretty weird. Thanks for sticking with me and thanks for watching! instagram: http://instagr.am/jakerawr facebook: http://facebook.com/jakerawr ***CREDITS*** Written, directed, edited and hosted by Jake Roper Cinematography/VFX by Eric Langlay Sound Design by Jay Pellizzi and Jared Tuttle ***VSAUCE LINKS*** Vsauce1: http://youtube.com/vsauce1 Vsauce2: http://youtube.com/vsauce2 DONG: http://youtube.com/DONG WEsauce: http://youtube.com/wesauce

Showing My Desk to Adam Savage

BRAIN CANDY LIVE: http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets FOLLOW: https://twitter.com/BrainCandyLive MY TWITTER: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce MY INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/electricpants/ THE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Stirling engine from the wonderful http://www.grand-illusions.com/ Hanayama puzzles: http://www.hanayama-toys.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=65 Ballerby & Co. Globes http://www.bellerbyandco.com https://www.instagram.com/globemakers/ https://twitter.com/globemakers endangered elements: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/greenchemistry/research-innovation/research-topics/endangered-elements.html reddit thread on blinking: https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/14s5ck/what_is_the_probability_that_everyone_on_earth/ Music by http://youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com FEATURING the eye of Eric Langlay https://www.youtube.com/user/ericdraven30 Eric Langlay also created this video’s kinetic air molecule animations https://www.youtube.com/user/ericdraven30 Thanks also to Jake Roper for not being a quitter https://www.youtube.com/user/Vsauce3 & https://www.youtube.com/jakerawr

How Earth Moves

It’s here! Science stuff, mind-blowing stuff, Vsauce stuff, oh my!! THE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.thecuriositybox.com/ Jake’s video about The Curiosity Box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p91-GhjgeEU Minute Physics on why December days are the longest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZMMuv0Ltyo StandUpMaths on calendars and leap days: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkt_wmRKYNQ Tom Scott on the Equation of Time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9Qnobvx_kM My video on what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0-GxoJ_Pcg GREAT visuals showing how Earth moves around the sun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82p-DYgGFjI http://www.timeanddate.com/ George Washington’s birthday: https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/washington/ real-time sub solar point location: http://rl.se/sub-solar-point Lahaina noon images from the Oahu Astrophotography club: https://www.facebook.com/OahuAstrophotoClub analemma: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analemma great solargraph and analemma images: http://analemma.pl/english-version interactive seasons and ecliptic simulator: http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/coordsmotion/eclipticsimulator.html Nasa video of seasonal movement of Earth: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/20063 Tropical year: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_year Earth rotation specifics:...

A Game You Can Always Win

Get Vsauce's favorite science and math toys delivered right to your door: http://www.curiositybox.com The 100 game was created by the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson -- who you may know for writing Alice In Wonderland under the pen name Lewis Carroll. Carroll’s Oxford students were amazed. On February 5, 1856 he wrote in his diary: “... the trick of counting alternately up to 100, neither putting on more than 10 to the last number named, astonished them not a little.” The Universe in a Handkerchief: Lewis Carroll’s Mathematical Recreations, Games, Puzzles, and Word Plays, by Martin Gardiner https://www.amazon.com/Universe-Handkerchief-Carrolls-Mathematical-Recreations/dp/0387256415 The Diaries of Lewis Carroll Volume...

The Banach–Tarski Paradox

Q: "What's an anagram of Banach-Tarski?" A: "Banach-Tarski Banach-Tarski." twitter: https://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Kevin’s Field Day video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zARMZ08ums Field Day: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRPktNf5vnBR1J4e7t1RUVg Deep dream animation by http://instagram.com/NaderMakki/ If you like it, you'll love this video also by Nader: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ9j_z2kXI0 Chocolate illusion: http://mathandmultimedia.com/2014/07/22/explanation-infinite-chocolate-bars/ Chocolate illusion video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmBsPgPu0Wc related Numberphile videos: sizes of infinity (includes diagonal argument): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elvOZm0d4H0 infinity paradoxes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDl7g_2x74Q Vi Hart on types of infinity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23I5GS4JiDg Countable & uncountable definitions: http://mathinsight.org/definition/uncountable https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Countable_set https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncountable_set Banach-Tarski on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banach%E2%80%93Tarski_paradox Banach-Tarski proofs: http://math.uchicago.edu/~may/REU2014/REUPapers/Robinson.pdf https://www.math.hmc.edu/~su/papers.dir/banachtarski.pdf http://people.math.umass.edu/~weston/oldpapers/banach.pdf Banach-Tarski explinations online: http://www.irregularwebcomic.net/2339.html http://www.kuro5hin.org/comments/2003/5/23/134430/275?pid=5#10 http://skepticsplay.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/doubling-sphere.html http://austinrochford.com/posts/2014-05-14-banach-tarski-paradox.html http://www.math.cornell.edu/~mec/Summer2009/Whieldon/Math_Explorers_Club%3A__Lesson_Links/Entries/2009/7/28_Lesson_6%3A__Whats_an_Anagram_of_Banach-Tarski.html http://rachellevanger.com/index_files/BT%20Animated%20Presentation%20Web.pdf http://quibb.blogspot.co.uk/2013_03_01_archive.html http://blog.computationalcomplexity.org/2011/04/what-did-banachs-wife-think-of-banach.html https://geopolicraticus.wordpress.com/tag/banach-tarski-paradox/ http://dgleahy.com/p47.html https://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts/ffiles/30001.1-3-8.shtml Cayley graph animated gif: https://twitter.com/GIFsofWikipedia/status/624202342259240960 Hilbert’s hotel on wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilbert%27s_paradox_of_the_Grand_Hotel types of infinity: http://www.xamuel.com/levels-of-infinity/ set theory and quantum physics: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02213427#page-1 LHC gif: http://cms.web.cern.ch/news/lhc-data-be-made-public-open-access-initiative Zermelo-Fraenkel axioms of mathematics: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Zermelo-FraenkelAxioms.html Is math invented or discovered? http://phys.org/news/2013-09-mathematics-effective-world.html http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-the-universe-made-of-math-excerpt/ more deep dream images: https://www.reddit.com/r/deepdream/ BOOKS: The Pea and the Sun: http://www.amazon.com/The-Pea-Sun-Mathematical-Paradox/dp/1568813279 The Outer Limits...

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 Object tracking: http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html Larry Niven quote: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/l/larryniven657451.html

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

Should You Eat Yourself?

I answer 5 questions you guys asked over twitter. http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Google Science Fair: https://www.googlesciencefair.com VSAUCE2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 VSAUCE3: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce3 Music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow eyebrow man: http://www.ptleader.com/main.asp?SectionID=36&SubSectionID=55&ArticleID=15119 gravity anomalies: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/data/gravAndMag.html ring on reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/s4ki4/if_a_giant_ring_was_built_on_mile_high_supports/ notch: https://twitter.com/notch rope around Earth puzzle: http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/R/rope-around-the-Earth_puzzle.html word record for longest hair: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/longest-hair-(female)/ eye floaters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floater Wikipedia size in volumes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Size_in_volumes

How To Count Past Infinity

my twitter: @tweetsauce my instagram: electricpants Sources and links to learn more below! I’m very grateful to mathematician Hugh Woodin, Professor of Philosophy and Mathematics at Harvard, for taking the time on multiple occasions to discuss this topic with me and help me wrap my (finite) head around it. I’m also grateful to David Eisenbud, the Director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley, for his help and for connecting me with Hugh Woodin. And of course, big thanks to Brady Haran who created the “mile of pi” seen in this video and connected me...

How Much of the Earth Can You See at Once?

My shirt is from this quarter’s CURIOSITY BOX: http://www.curiositybox.com/ MY TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce MY INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Thanks to Mitchell for the jack-in-the-box! http://brainvenomstudio.com/ 3Blue1Brown: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYO_jab_esuFRV4b17AJtAw 3Blue1Brown fractal dimension video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gB9n2gHsHN4 Mathologer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhbuKbxJsk8 Distance to horizon calculator: http://www.ringbell.co.uk/info/hdist.htm Earth curvature calculator: http://earthcurvature.com/ US cross section: https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/comments/22cco7/us_elevation_profile_from_la_to_nyc_oc_1139x442/ Scott Kelly ISS earth pic: https://twitter.com/stationcdrkelly/status/618407818962575360?lang=en names of large numbers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Names_of_large_numbers Earth’s surface fractal dimension: http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a129664.pdf Improbable research pancake study: http://www.improbable.com/airchives/paperair/volume9/v9i3/kansas.html State flatness paper: http://www.disruptivegeo.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/FlatMap_GeographicalReview_DobsonCampbell_2013Nov.pdf Mental floss article on flat states: http://mentalfloss.com/article/58976/kansas-really-flatter-pancake Lake Islands: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_island XKCD What If? bowling ball Earth: https://what-if.xkcd.com/46/ West Virginia map: https://store.usgs.gov/product/109169 Is Earth as smooth as a billiard ball? https://skeptics.stackexchange.com/questions/10763/is-earth-as-smooth-as-a-billiard-ball WPA rules: http://wpapool.com/rule-regulations/ Billiard ball surface scan paper: http://billiards.colostate.edu/bd_articles/2013/june13.pdf What state people think of as flat: http://americangeo.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/AGSGeographicKnowledgeValuesSurveyFinal.pdf Roche limit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roche_limit https://www.quora.com/Why-arent-we-affected-by-the-Roche-Limit-Earth-is-clearly-larger-than-us https://www.quora.com/Does-the-Roche-limit-apply-to-our-human-launched-satellites-and-other-orbiting-bodies-of-Earth Hey What’s That? http://www.heywhatsthat.com Field...

The Brachistochrone

BRAIN CANDY LIVE TICKETS: http://www.braincandylive.com/tickets Links to sources and to learn more below! MY TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce MY INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants THE CURIOSITY BOX: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Stan Wagon “Roads and Wheels” [PDF]: http://web.mst.edu/~lmhall/Personal/RoadsWheels/RoadsWheels.pdf 3Blue1Brown video, “The Brachistochrone, with Steven Strogatz”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cld0p3a43fU Pile of people visualization originally from this Vsauce1 video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6eOcd06kdk Online spirograph: http://nathanfriend.io/inspirograph/ The Brachistochrone http://whistleralley.com/brachistochrone/brachistochrone.htm Rolling: http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au//jw/rolling.htm http://teacher.pas.rochester.edu/phy121/LectureNotes/Chapter12/Chapter12.html Refraction of light: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/refrn/Lesson-1/Refraction-and-Sight http://www.funscience.in/study-zone/Physics/RefractionOfLight/AtmosphericRefraction.php http://www.walter-fendt.de/html5/phen/refractionhuygens_en.htm http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/particleorwave/refraction/ http://astro.unl.edu/classaction/animations/telescopes/snellslaw.html http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FermatsPrincipleAndSnellsLaw/ Feynman on The Principle of Least Time: http://www.feynmanlectures.caltech.edu/I_26.html cycloid as answer to brachistochrone: https://sinews.siam.org/About-the-Author/quick-find-a-solution-to-the-brachistochrone-problem-1 Music from: https://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com Roulette animations by Eric Langlay https://www.youtube.com/c/ericlanglay good relevant Wikipedia articles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachistochrone_curve https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tautochrone_curve https://goo.gl/SlRDhK https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cycloid https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snell's_law Wolfram demonstration projects used: "Cycloid Curves" from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project  http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/CycloidCurves/ Contributed by: Sean Madsen Additional contributions by: David von Seggern (U. Nevada, Reno) "Shaping a Road and Finding the Corresponding Wheel" from the Wolfram...

The Zipf Mystery

The of and to. A in is I. That it, for you, was with on. As have ... but be they. RELATED LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW! http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://www.instagram.com/electricpants WordCount.org http://www.wordcount.org/ How many days have you been alive? http://www.beatcanvas.com/daysalive.asp random letter generator: http://www.dave-reed.com/Nifty/randSeq.html Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows Word frequency resources: [lemmatized] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Most_common_words_in_English http://www.uow.edu.au/~dlee/corpora.htm http://www.wordfrequency.info http://www.anc.org/data/anc-second-release/frequency-data/ http://www.titania.bham.ac.uk/docs/ http://www.kilgarriff.co.uk/bnc-readme.html#raw https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Wiktionary:Frequency_lists http://ucrel.lancs.ac.uk/bncfreq/ [PDF] http://www.wordfrequency.info/files/entries.pdf [combined Wikipedia and Gutenberg] http://www.monlp.com/2012/04/16/calculating-word-and-n-gram-statistics-from-a-wikipedia-corpora/ http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/files/100k_samples.txt http://corpus.byu.edu/ http://corpus.leeds.ac.uk/list.html https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=ja1_AAAAQBAJ&dq=word+frequency+coca&lr= http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/kit/2009s/clt231/NLTK/book/ch01-LanguageProcessingAndPython.html Great Zipf's law papers: http://colala.bcs.rochester.edu/papers/piantadosi2014zipfs.pdf http://www.ling.upenn.edu/~ycharles/sign708.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/cond-mat/0412004.pdf http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/courses/2006/cmplxsys899/powerlaws.pdf Zipf’s law articles and discussions: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2002/04/seeing-around-corners/302471/ http://io9.com/the-mysterious-law-that-governs-the-size-of-your-city-1479244159?utm_expid=66866090-48.Ej9760cOTJCPS_Bq4mjoww.0 https://plus.maths.org/content/os/latestnews/may-aug08/food/index http://judson.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/19/math-and-the-city/?em https://plus.maths.org/content/mystery-zipf?src=aop http://www.datasciencecentral.com/profiles/blogs/why-zipf-s-law-explains-so-many-big-data-and-physics-phenomenons https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=f8GrzlnMSm8C&pg=PA62&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false http://arxiv.org/pdf/0802.4393v1.pdf http://www.pnas.org/content/108/9/3526.full http://lewisdartnell.com/language_page.htm http://wugology.com/zipfs-law/ other Zipf’s law PDFs http://ftp.iza.org/dp3928.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/1402.2965.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/1104.3199.pdf http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/~jim/zipfjrh.pdf http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2834740/#pone.0009411-Mandelbrot1 http://polymer.bu.edu/hes/articles/pgs02a.pdf in untranslated language: http://arxiv.org/pdf/0808.2904.pdf http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~xgabaix/papers/zipf.pdf http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/idl/papers/ranking/ranking.html http://statweb.stanford.edu/~owen/courses/306a/ZipfAndGutenberg.pdf http://arxiv.org/pdf/1310.0448v3.pdf http://www.kornai.com/Papers/glotto5.pdf Zipf’s law slides: http://www.slideshare.net/guest9fc47a/nlp-new-words Pareto Principle and related ‘laws’: http://www.squawkpoint.com/2013/03/pareto-principle/ http://billyshall.com/blog/post/paretos-principle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareto_principle Random typing and Zipf: http://www.longtail.com/the_long_tail/2006/09/is_zipfs_law_ju.html health 80/20: http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/costs/expriach/expriach1.html Principle of least effort: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Principle_of_least_effort https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satisficing http://www.pnas.org/content/100/3/788.full.pdf [PDF] http://csiss.org/classics/content/99 self organized criticality: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnsys.2014.00166/full Hapax Legomenon: http://campus.albion.edu/english/2011/02/15/hapax-legomenon/ http://www.dailywritingtips.com/is-that-a-hapax-legomenon/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hapax_legomenon [PDF] http://www.aclweb.org/anthology/J10-4003 http://www.wired.com/2012/01/hapax-legomena-and-zipfs-law/ http://oed.hertford.ox.ac.uk/main/content/view/402/450/index.html#_ftn1 http://oed.hertford.ox.ac.uk/main/content/view/36/166/index.html Learning curve: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_curve Forgetting curve: http://www.trainingindustry.com/wiki/entries/forgetting-curve.aspx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgetting_curve Experience curve effects: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Experience_curve_effects Forgetting and zipf's law: http://act-r.psy.cmu.edu/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/37JRA_LS_PS_1991.pdf http://public.psych.iastate.edu/shacarp/Wixted_Carpenter_2007.pdf http://marshalljonesjr.com/youll-remember-less-than-001-of-your-life/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forgetting https://www.reddit.com/r/Showerthoughts/comments/3gu9qk/it_only_takes_three_generations_for_you_to_be/ music from: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow http://www.audionetwork.com

John Cena Answers Wrestling Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

'Blockers' star John Cena uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about professional wrestling. What's the most dangerous move in wrestling? What is it like working for Vince McMahon? Why don't wrestlers have body hair? John answers all of these questions and more! Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. John Cena Answers Wrestling Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Vsauce and Sean Evans Test Spicy Food Remedies | Sean in the Wild

How do you make spicy food less spicy? With nearly 100 Hot Ones episodes under his belt, Sean Evans is in desperate need of an answer. Anxious to ease the pain caused by capsaicin—the active component in chile peppers—Sean enlists the help of Michael Stevens, the creator of the wildly popular science channel, Vsauce. Together, Sean and Michael gargle with olive oil and rinse their mouths out with rum, before combating the Last Dab with a special, capsaicin-busting sundae engineered at Vsauce HQ. Find out which antidote stands up to the heat in all new episode of Sean in the...

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/

Astronauts Answer 50 of the Most Googled Space Questions | WIRED

NASA astronauts and One Strange Rock contributors Jeffrey Hoffman, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Leland Melvin, Mae C. Jemison, Mike Massimino and Nicole Stott answer 50 of the most Googled questions about space. Does space ever end? Can birds fly in space? How much money do astronauts make?? ONE STRANGE ROCK premieres March 26, at 10/9c on National Geographic. Questions courtesy of Mondovo: https://www.mondovo.com/keywords/most-asked-space-questions-on-google How to become an astronaut: https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/postsecondary/features/F_Astronaut_Requirements.html Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business, innovation, and culture. Astronauts Answer 50 of the...