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Why California's Musical Road Sounds Terrible
Why California's Musical Road Sounds Terrible
Why California's Musical Road Sounds Terrible

Why California's Musical Road Sounds Terrible - Tom Scott

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Hi, I'm Tom Scott. These are some of the things I've made and done. They'll probably come back to haunt me in a few years' time. (Want to get in touch about anything? Use the "contact me" link below, not YouTube messages!)

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In Lancaster, California, there's a musical road. When you drive over it, it plays the William Tell Overture. Unfortunately, it's out of tune. Here's why.

Thanks to David Simmons-Duffin, who figured this out about nine years ago: http://davidsd.org/2008/12/honda-needs-a-tune-up/ -- he seems to be the first to have figured out not just that it's wrong, but exactly what happened!

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If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench

Thank's Armando Sepulveda, Fernando Arroyo, CGSOS LLC & Twize films for "The Big Wave" project (04:03 - 04:08) in this video. Original footage: https://vimeo.com/222702871 links to their portfolio: https://vimeo.com/user2511802 , https://www.behance.net/arosdaf78a Subscribe to my NEW Channel!!!!! ► "Meet, Arnold!" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsoJa2pm6Mo If you like this video - put Thumb Up button (please) and Subscribe to Ridddle channel. We will make this universe smarter together! Okay, okay. I got to go..... See You Soooooooooooooooon dudes ;)

5 PLACES ON EARTH WHERE GRAVITY DOESN'T SEEMS TO WORK

CRAFTS & HACKS ► https://goo.gl/hxvYYc For certain you all know the story of Isaac Newton: he was sitting under a tree, and an apple fell on his head, and after that he immediately discovered the law of universal gravitation. But there’re places on the Earth where this law actually doesn’t work. In today's video, we’re gonna tell you about the 5 mysterious places on our planet, where at first sight there’s absolutely no gravity. Ready to learn something new?

14 Roads You Would Never Want to Drive On

Have you heard of the ways which go through the clouds? Here are the 14 most incredible and dangerous roads in the world! They leave people driving on them breathless and terrified... Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/

An Elevator That Actually Goes Sideways

I've filmed a paternoster lift; I've filmed the strange Genoa elevator that sort-of goes sideways. So when I got an email from Thyssenkrupp, an elevator company, saying "come and see our Multi elevator that actually goes sideways", I wasn't going to turn it down. Full disclosure: Thyssenkrupp paid for my travel to Germany, but that's all they did. I'd got in touch with them last year asking to see this when it opened; their PR firm replied, offering to fly me out. They had no editorial control over this, and didn't get to see it before it was uploaded! More information about...

What is 6÷2(1+2) = ? The Correct Answer Explained

What is 6÷2(1+2) = ? This problem went viral and generated millions of comments on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and social media sites. I explain how to get the correct answer by using the modern interpretation of the order of operations. I also explain how you would get a different answer under historical usage of the division symbol. *I get many, many emails about this problem. Before you send an email, check out my blog post or in the links provided below which address every concern I have received so far. If you write to me about this be advised I probably...

TOP 5 Most Bizarre Borders You Won't Believe Exist

5 of the weirdest and rarest borders in the world! Subscribe For More TOP 5s: https://goo.gl/myJ3k1 ORIGINAL VIDEOS (Subscribe to Them) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWRqfWo4hZ8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwZ2IuqDTh8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77lAqM9OpzU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okqv-Ob0k7U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErAu_vwoLl0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LidGBw-EdHg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCuU9a9PhwI If any of the clips are yours and you would like it removed, please email me at Top5ALLTimeSubmissions@gmail.com before taking any legal action. I will gladly take down the video. Thank you!

Pictures That Prove Your Life Is A Lie

Pictures That Prove Your Life Is A Lie Subscribe : https://goo.gl/xTStKx Popular Upload : https://goo.gl/Z2gDeA Recent Upload : https://goo.gl/n4RjAz #funnypicsonly ====================================================== Google+ https://plus.google.com/+BestoftheBestvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/funnypicsonlyyt/ Twitter https://twitter.com/funnypicsonlyyt Pinterest https://in.pinterest.com/funnypicsonlyyt/ Youtube http://www.youtube.com/c/BestoftheBestvideo ====================================================== Music 0:00 Itro & Kontinuum - Alive [NCS Release] ▽ Follow Itro SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/itro Facebook https://www.facebook.com/officialitro Twitter https://twitter.com/itromsc YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/officialitro Website http://www.itromusic.com/ Instagram http://instagram.com/itromusic/ ▽ Follow Kontinuum SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/kontinuum Facebook https://www.facebook.com/itsKontinuum Twitter https://twitter.com/itsKontinuum Instagram https://instagram.com/itskontinuum 4:10 Elektronomia - Disco Boy ▷ Elektronomia • http://youtube.com/Elektronomia • http://hyperurl.co/Elektronomia_Spotify • http://soundcloud.com/elektronomia • http://facebook.com/Elektronomia • http://twitter.com/Elektronomia • http://instagram.com/elektronomia ====================================================== Welcome to Funnypicsonly YouTube Channel,Here you will find only the best funny pictures,New Video is Posted Everyday http://funnypicsonly.com

Simpson's Paradox

Thanks to https://brilliant.org/minutephysics for sponsoring this video! This video is about Simpson's paradox, a statistical paradox and ecological fallacy where seemingly contradictory results are implied by a single set of data depending on how it's grouped. The paradox can arise in medical studies, student test scores, and so on. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ REFERENCES: Interactive Simpson’s Paradox Explainer: http://vudlab.com/simpsons/ Wisconsin vs Texas schools: http://educationnext.org/are-wisconsin-schools-better-than-those-in-texas/ Detailed analysis of Wisconsin vs Texas schools: http://iowahawk.typepad.com/iowahawk/2011/03/longhorns-17-badgers-1.html National US Standardized Test Data: https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/report.aspx?p=2-SCI-3-20153,20113,20093-SRPUV-SDRACE-NP,AL,AK,AZ,AR,CA,CO,CT,DE,DC,FL,GA,HI,ID,IL,IN,IA,KS,KY,LA,ME,MD,MA,MI,MN,MS,MO,MT,NE,NV,NH,NJ,NM,NY,NC,ND,OH,OK,OR,PA,RI,SC,SD,TN,TX,UT,VT,VA,WA,WV,WI,WY,DS-MN_MN-Y_J-0-0-5 MinutePhysics is on twitter - @minutephysics And facebook - http://facebook.com/minutephysics And Google+ (does anyone use this any more?) - http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of...

A Nuclear Waste Dump You Can Walk On: Weldon Spring, Missouri

In Weldon Spring, Missouri, there is a strange, grey, windblasted seven-storey pile of rocks. It's the Weldon Spring Site: a nuclear and toxic waste dump on the site of an old uranium processing factory. And you can walk on it: it's technically a tourist attraction. That was going to be the whole of my video... and then I did some more research. Filmed by Matt Gray - http://mattg.co.uk - @unnamedculprit I'm at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tomscott and on Snapchat and Instagram as tomscottgo

Point Zero: Where All Roads Start

http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - At the front of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris sits a mostly-ignored marker. Mostly ignored, that is, until one person arrives and takes pictures, at which point everyone crowds round it and ruins the shot.

Why Don't Country Flags Use The Color Purple?

For centuries purple dye was worth more than gold. The dye used to produce purple fabric came from a sea snail that only lived off the shores of modern day Lebanon. Because it was so rare, purple became associated with royalty. This is the reason you don't see purple on country flags. It was just too expensive to produce. Sometimes the simplest questions have extraordinary answers. For more interesting animations like this one, please subscribe to After Skool. Sources: http://www.tekhelet.com/pdf/steiglitz-minoan.pdf https://www.ancient.eu/Tyrian_Purple/ http://onlygold.com/Info/Value-Your-Weight-In-Gold.asp https://www.livescience.com/33324-purple-royal-color.html https://www.quora.com/Which-country-flags-have-the-color-purple-in-them

20 VINTAGE VEHICLE DESIGNS THAT DEFINE COOL

Do you have a favorite vintage vehicle? Here is our list of 20 vintage vehicle designs that define cool. POPULAR PLAYLISTS 💥 AMAZING FUTURISTIC VEHICLES That Could Change How We Travel https://goo.gl/re7Une CRAZY VEHICLES https://goo.gl/CU8bTY AWESOME SCOOTERS, MOTORBIKES and E BIKES (That Could Change How You Travel) https://goo.gl/LGmZ5V Most Recent Upload 👈 https://goo.gl/lMqKiX Royalty Free Music 🎧 Adventures - A Himitsu https://soundcloud.com/a-himitsu MINDS EYE DESIGN SOCIAL MEDIA ✅ Google+ https://plus.google.com/+mindseyedesign YouTube https://youtube.com/mindseyedesign 20 VINTAGE VEHICLE DESIGNS THAT DEFINE COOL -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "10 AGRICULTURE VEHICLES AND SMART FARMING TECHNOLOGY" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2yLKnTetV4 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

Why cities are full of uncomfortable benches

That bench won't be yours forever. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO When designing urban spaces, city planners have many competing interests to balance. After all, cities are some of the most diverse places on the planet. They need to be built for a variety of needs. In recent years, these competing interests have surfaced conflict over an unlikely interest: purposefully uncomfortable benches. Enter the New York City MTA. They’ve installed 'leaning bars’ to supplement traditional benches & save platform space. But designs like this carry an often invisible cost: they rob citizens of hospitable public space. And the people who experience this cost...

Things You Did Not Know The Use Of

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What is Water Hammer?

First 100 people to sign up will get $30 off their first Blue Apron order here: http://cook.ba/2hkRvlY. This video is sponsored by Blue Apron. Hydraulic transients (also known as water hammer) can seem innocuous in a residential setting, but these spikes in pressure can cause major damage to large pipelines and industrial pipe networks. In this video, we briefly discuss how water hammer occurs and how engineers mitigate the effect. -Patreon: http://patreon.com/PracticalEngineering -Website: http://practical.engineering Marxist Arrow by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBlLC8TUXP0 Tonic and Energy by Elexive is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License

8 Incredible CARS with TWO ENGINES

8 INCREDIBLE CARS WITH TWO ENGINES Two engines – one car! Today we are going to tell you about such cars. We are going to speak not only about models from the past, but from the post-apocalyptic future as well! You will find out about toy models that became full-scale real vehicles with rich history and about some models that are just about to become famous. Here is our chart of 8 ultimately different cars which have only thing in common – two hearts beat under their hoods! Hello everyone and let's get it started! CREDIT: Subscribre to Motor Trend...

Calling The Police Doesn't Charge Your Phone Battery

In Slough, outside the headquarters of Blackberry, I talk about an urban legend that's almost true: the idea that calling 999, the British emergency number, could actually charge your phone battery. It's not quite right, but it's close. (It's easy to make fun of Slough. There's no second part to that, it's just easy to make fun of Slough.) WEB: http://tomscott.com TWITTER: http://twitter.com/tomscott FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/tomscott INSTAGRAM: @tomscottgo

The Man Who Set Up His Own Toll Road, Without Permission

http://tomscott.com - @tomscott - Welcome to the Kelston Toll Road: Fed up with a 14-mile diversion caused by a landslip, businessman Mike Watts has taken a £300,000 risk and set up his own private toll road. It costs £2 for cars to travel the 400 metres -- which is slightly less than the cost of the petrol to take the detour. And the odd thing is this: despite the Kelston Toll Road not being approved by the local council, Mike is still on the right side of the law. Many thanks to Mike Watts and the team at the Kelston Toll...

The German Town That's Literally Breaking Apart

The town of Staufen, in the south-west of Germany, has a problem: a drilling operation in 2007 that went very wrong. Half a metre of movement might not sound like much, but in this town, that's enough for the buildings to crack and fall apart. Thanks to Constantijn Crijnen for both suggesting the video and being the local expert! His channel's here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJhgIOJjB2xFJiwqVD3J6qQ And here's an in-depth academic paper explaining why and how it all happened, in far more detail than would work in a YouTube video: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40517-017-0067-y I'm at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tomscott and on Snapchat and Instagram as tomscottgo