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Why Do We Get Bored?
Why Do We Get Bored?
Why Do We Get Bored?

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Our World is Amazing. Questions? Ideas? Tweet me: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Vsauce was created by Michael Stevens in the summer of 2010. Vsauce is... Michael Stevens: Producer/Host of Vsauce1 Kevin Lieber: Producer/Host of Vsauce2 Jake Roper: Producer/Host of Vsauce3 Eric Langlay: VFX for Vsauce1/2/3 You: Thanks for watching!!!

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Genie documentary: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

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Boredom Proness Scale:

1 for highly disagree 4 for neutral 7 for highly agree
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Great books on boredom:

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"bore" etymology: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

Jennifer Schuelssler article on boredom: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

Anna Gosline article on boredom: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

Flow: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

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Sensory Deprivation: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

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Besides last song, 'Trip Hop' song, and reflective guitar song: MUSIC by Jake Chudnow: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

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Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?

James and I talk more about music HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8zU7PyUrdU And EXTRAS here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zzq_AFXxc4 FOLLOW ME: http://www.twitter.com/Tweetsauce MUSIC BY: James May (on piano on screen) & Jake Chudnow (not on screen): https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Feel some nostalgia: http://upchucky.org/TimeMachine.htm http://www.youtube.com/user/thepeterson Origin of "nostalgia" links: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/projects/2010/02/beyond-deployment/ptsd-timeline/index.shtml http://nihrecord.od.nih.gov/newsletters/2010/12_10_2010/story4.htm http://www.acrwebsite.org/search/view-conference-proceedings.aspx?Id=7580 "reminiscence bump": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reminiscence_bump Lincoln poetry: http://www.potw.org/archive/potw325.html Lincoln assassination eye-witness [VIDEO]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_iq5yzJ-Dk Lincoln assassination eye-witness [NEWS ARTICLE]: http://bit.ly/TypCh5 Lincoln assassination eye-witness [WIKI]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_J._Seymour Shall We Dance video with Lawrence Parsons: http://www.sciencenetworks.org/1524/shall-we-dance/ Other music+moving links: http://www.utsandiego.com/uniontrib/20071115/news_lz1c15brain.html http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2001/03.22/04-music.html http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/16/science/we-got-rhythm-the-mystery-is-how-and-why.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=experts-dance http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2009/dec/15/research-why-people-dance http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entrainment_(biomusicology) Earworm links: http://www.exploratorium.edu/music/questions/earworm.html http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/songs-stuck-in-head.htm Ironic Process Theory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironic_process_theory False memory paper: http://cdp.sagepub.com/content/14/6/321.short Longplayer: http://longplayer.org/what/overview.php Compression wave .gif: http://dev.physicslab.org/img/a271d8b5-4233-40fe-8623-8c873664996d.gif Great Alan Watts video animated by Trey Parker and Matt Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZbThJg6ehU

The Science of Awkwardness

awkward......... Sources and extra links below! me on twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce me on instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Embarrassment and prosociality: http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~keltner/publications/FeinbergWillerKeltner2012.pdf Empathetic Embarrassment: http://www.npr.org/2014/07/19/332760081/the-opposite-of-schadenfreude-vicarious-embarrassment http://healthland.time.com/2011/05/05/why-your-embarassment-causes-me-so-much-pain/ Cringe subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/cringe awkward hug gifs: http://giphy.com/search/awkward-hug Embarrassment: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2012/11/embarrassment.aspx The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows “Why Are We Morbidly Curious?” (related Vsauce video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbdMMI6ty0o social rejection and physical pain: http://www.pnas.org/content/108/15/6270.full Social awkwardness and genetics: http://news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2009/11/socially-awkward-check-your-genes http://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Rs53576 Psychology experiments that test the breaking of social norms are called “breaching experiments”: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaching_experiment Stage Fright: http://business.uni.edu/buscomm/Presentations/stagefright.html Oxytocin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxytocin http://www.psyneuen-journal.com/article/S0306-4530(13)00211-4/abstract?cc=y Oxytocin and fear/anxiety: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/nu-tlh072213.php negativity bias: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negativity_bias more negative emotions than positive: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156001/ https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-the-name-love/201007/are-negative-emotions-more-important-positive-emotions Eleanor Roosevelt quote: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/26110-you-wouldn-t-worry-so-much-about-what-others-think-of “in you 20s and 30s…” quote: http://www.ihhp.com/equotes/ The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows “sonder” gif: http://i.imgur.com/zxBZ0vF.gif

Why Do We Clap?

Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS BELOW! All music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Really neat Grand Illusions video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-IYQntl9C0 Grand Illusions (site): http://www.grand-illusions.com/ Loudest clap: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-2000/loudest-clap/ Fastest clap: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z571ByeNbPQ WEsauce: http://www.youtube.com/wesauce My video on 'the friendzone': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGK2KprU-To Driftless Pony Club (band from concert footage): http://www.driftlessponyclub.com/ Driftless Pony Club (VidCon concert footage): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrJ8X5epRaA clapping speed, clap frequency, and recognizing claps: http://web.haskins.yale.edu/Reprints/HL0585.pdf how "The Clapper" works: http://home.howstuffworks.com/clapper1.htm BPM counter: http://www.all8.com/tools/bpm.htm unpitched percussion instruments: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unpitched_percussion_instrument steven connor on clapping: http://www.stevenconnor.com/clapping/ resources on clapping: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/03/a-brief-history-of-applause-the-big-data-of-the-ancient-world/274014/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/clappers.shtml http://csjarchive.cogsci.rpi.edu/proceedings/2003/pdfs/310.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonverbal_communication http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Applause http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2006/05/where_do_hecklers_come_from.html?nav=tap3 sudden clarity: http://weknowmemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/when-you-clap-you-high-five-yourself.jpg crowd influence on applause: http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/10/85/20130466.full claques: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claque "My Life in a Claque" New Yorker 1944 article: http://www.josephwechsberg.com/pdfs/1944/my_life_in_the_claque.pdf clapping and babies: http://www.livestrong.com/article/184570-baby-development-clapping/ cocooning links: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocooning http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2013/02/15/internet-tv-super-cocoons/1880473/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocooning lazy_joe_ tweet: https://twitter.com/lazy_joe_/status/351893787892649984 how many times has Vanna White clapped? http://www.omg-facts.com/Celebs/Wheel-Of-Fortunes-Vanna-White-Claps-More/27938

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LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW First and last songs by Zach McCoy CHECK HIM OUT: https://zachmccoy.bandcamp.com/ Zach McCoy on YouTube: http://youtu.be/L5QONwu_grc http://youtu.be/BAHYLTbMNuw other music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow FOLLOW Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Ze Frank video on trees and carvings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkKOijiatLo Silent-K: https://web.archive.org/web/20130709182638/http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.pperl?date=19980514 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_k http://www.antimoon.com/forum/2004/5133.htm Warren G's "What's Next": 2:44: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YrW5vChJec "What's Next" lyrics: http://rapgenius.com/Warren-g-whats-next-lyrics Science and mistakes and correctness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pessimistic_induction Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIoKr9VDg3A "Hey Jude": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5c-LVYnafg BEATLES ANOMALIES site: http://wgo.signal11.org.uk/wgo.htm prayer book and calculus: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/prayer-archimedes San Diego fire: http://legacy.utsandiego.com/news/fires/20040118-9999_1n18hunter.html http://interwork.sdsu.edu/fire/photo_gallery/BackCountryPhotos.htm http://www.businessinsider.com/worst-mistakes-in-history-2011-4#a-hunter-starts-the-biggest-fire-in-california-history-7 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedar_Fire Mars Climate Orbiter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter moon landing footage: http://www.honeysucklecreek.net/Apollo_11/tapes/Apollo_11_TV_Tapes_Report.pdf Henry Tandy: http://rememberwhen.gazettelive.co.uk/2010/08/how-a-green-howard-nearly-shot.html http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-soldier-allegedly-spares-the-life-of-an-injured-adolf-hitler The science of leaves: http://www.fs.fed.us/fallcolors/2013/science.shtml http://news.nationalgeographic.co.uk/news/2004/10/1005_041008_fallfoliage_2.html http://mnl.maizegdb.org/mnl/78/19habben.html accidents: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_disasters_by_death_toll

The Science of the Friend Zone

Subscribe to Vsauce and follow @tweetsauce for knowledge points! MUSIC BY: https://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Wild Sex episode: http://bit.ly/VNLpGl My episode about how much money love is worth: http://bit.ly/UO91ZJ Can guys and girls just be friends? VIDEO: http://bit.ly/UO8R4H Jenna Marbles on "nice guys" [NSFW language]: http://bit.ly/UOdpIa FRIENDS episode about the Friend's zone: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0583579/ Clip of friend zone moment on FRIENDS: http://bit.ly/10iUITd Know Your Meme on the friend zone: http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/241341-friendzone Limerence: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limerence Bateman's Principle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bateman's_principle Assortative mating: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assortative_mating Homogamy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homogamy_(sociology) Marshall Fine description of the friend zone: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marshall-fine/huffpost-review-ijust-wri_b_569896.html Scarcity principle and attraction: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-attraction-doctor/201204/does-playing-hard-get-make-you-fall-in-love Escaping the friend zone (includes Ben Franklin effect): http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-attraction-doctor/201112/escape-the-friend-zone-friend-girlfriend-or-boyfriend Good article on other reasons we desire what we can't have: http://arabia.msn.com/lifestyle/valentine/16491/why-men-want-women-they-cant-have/ BOWLING ALONE book: http://bowlingalone.com/ Sad article about...

Is Anything Real?

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS MEGA-COLLAB: http://youtu.be/UFydagCS9fg Follow me: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS/SOURCES: music by: http://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow/ song at end: "Pious Reflection" by Paul Mottram downloaded from http://www.audionetwork.com/ it's on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kszd5IGq_k Human senses: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/question242.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sense Color illusion: http://loriputnampaints.blogspot.com.es/2010_03_01_archive.html Audio illusion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9VMfdG873E temperature illusion: http://exs.exploratorium.edu/exhibits/hot-and-cold/ Tactile illusions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tactile_illusion epistemology wiki pages: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epistomology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knowledge http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_justification proof: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proof_(truth) http://thesaurus.com/browse/proof a priori truth [pdf]: http://consequently.org/papers/apriori.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_priori_and_a_posteriori_(philosophy) rotating brain gif: http://lcni.uoregon.edu/~dow/Space_software/Space_animations/rotating_brain.gif neuroscience of memory: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/309/5731/92.full http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroanatomy_of_memory http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/123485-mit-discovers-the-location-of-memories-individual-neurons http://www.brainfacts.org/sensing-thinking-behaving/learning-and-memory/articles/2012/storing-memories/ LTP: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwp5sfsy-hI http://www.expertsmind.com/topic/neuroscience/long-term-potentiation-93811.aspx engrams: http://brainsandcognition.wordpress.com/2011/05/25/the-ever-elusive-engram/ storage of human brain: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-is-the-memory-capacity SKYentists: https://twitter.com/nice_mustard/status/339767730230157312 philosophy of science: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructivist_epistemology The Matrix defense: http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ideas/articles/2003/11/09/the_matrix_defense/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Matrix_defense solipsism: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solipsism http://philosophynow.org/issues/57/How_Can_I_Know_Anything_At_All http://onlinephilosophyclub.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=10 Martin Gardner books: http://bit.ly/19CvvoG http://amzn.to/Zou74W why cats like keyboards: http://kotaku.com/5991046/why-cats-love-sitting-on-keyboards

What is Déjà vu?

Learn more: music by Jake Chudnow: http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Great article about constant Deja vu: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/02/magazine/02dejavu.html?pagewanted=all Blindsight obstacle course: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwGmWqX0MnM Blindsight (science channel) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwQe_FH1i1w: Blindsight article: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/23/health/23blin.html Excellent blindsight demonstration for people who aren't blind: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4SYxTecL8E Hypnagogic Jerk: http://www.sleep.com/content/hypnic-jerk Hypnosis causing deja vu: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2044-8295.1941.tb01008.x/abstract?systemMessage=Wiley+Online+Library+will+be+disrupted+5+Nov+from+10-12+GMT+for+monthly+maintenance

Where Do Deleted Files Go?

Follow Michael Stevens for neat things every day! http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW MUSIC BY: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow final song is "Midnight Sound" by Gareth Johnson / David O'Brien from: http://www.audionetwork.com Lost silent films: http://www.silentera.com/lost/index.html Wonders of the Ancient World: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wonders_of_the_Ancient_World What have we lost forever? http://ask.metafilter.com/80517/What-have-we-lost-forever http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_history snapchat: http://www.snapchat.com/ Lenin and Trotsky doctored photos: http://www.tc.umn.edu/~hick0088/classes/csci_2101/false.html Archived person-removal-service site: http://web.archive.org/web/20060212134125/http://www.digital-restoration.com/unwanted.asp Google Ngram tool: http://books.google.com/ngrams links to info about digital file deletion: http://www.reddit.com/r/YouShouldKnow/comments/1e4p7g/ysk_how_deletion_works_on_a_computer_and_why/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_erasure http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_sector http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_erasure Melanie Willhide glitched photos (NSFW): http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2013/01/09/melanie_willhide_to_adrian_rodriguez_with_love_photos.html Electronic waste dumps in Africa: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agbogbloshie Paper-shredding: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/07/unshreddable.html UNSHREDDER: http://www.unshredder.com/www/407/1001127/default.asp Iranian reassembly of documents: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16036967 HEAT DEATH: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_death_of_the_universe HEAT DEATH button on etsy: http://www.etsy.com/listing/58392676/ask-me-about-the-heat-death-of-the entropy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entropy "The Last Question" by Issac Assimov: http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-question/ bleached flags on moon: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/ApolloFlags-Condition.html

How People Disappear

Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Sources and MORE stories below! Target story: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3&hp& World population clock: http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/ How to disappear: http://lifehacker.com/5676149/how-to-ditch-big-brother-and-disappear-forever http://amzn.com/1599219778 http://www.jamesaltucher.com/2012/03/how-to-disappear-completely-and-never-be-found/ DOCUMENTARIES: "A Certain Kind of Death": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErooOhzE268 The Imposter: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1966604/ various articles about disappearences: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19360824 http://www.cracked.com/article_19765_the-5-creepiest-disappearances-that-nobody-can-explain_p2.html http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/2253/what-happens-when-someone-legally-dead-shows-up-alive http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-22955884 http://en.zaginieni.pl/why-do-people-go-missing http://www.npr.org/2013/05/07/182000622/majority-of-missing-persons-cases-are-resolved http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/criminal_mind/forensics/americas_missing/2.html http://www.npr.org/2013/08/08/209873419/laid-to-rest-a-proper-burial-for-the-poor Venus transit: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/multimedia/venus-transit-2012.html Steve Jobs premature obit: http://gawker.com/5042795/steve-jobss-obituary-as-run-by-bloomberg CNN premature obits: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/file/cnns-premature-obituaries?page=0 Other premature obits: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2009/08/early_deadlines.html http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/shortcuts/2013/apr/19/george-soros-buried-alive-premature-obituaries http://listverse.com/2011/11/07/top-10-bizarre-premature-obituaries/ Britney Spears obit rumor: http://www.today.com/id/22727961/ns/today-today_entertainment/t/magazine-says-ap-working-britney-obit/#.UkMAmmQa-rm Woman eaten by her own cats: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2391223/Janet-Veal-56-gnawed-eaten-CATS-kitchen-floor-died.html Woman not checked on for three years: http://www.theguardian.com/film/2011/oct/09/joyce-vincent-death-mystery-documentary Oklahoma story: http://www.nytimes.com/1997/05/23/us/mcveigh-defense-team-suggests-real-bomber-was-killed-in-blast.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all Whitney Cerak and Laura Van Ryn: http://www.today.com/video/today/47502657#53101428 Canary island twins separated at birth: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424053111904140604576496092267537366.html http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/twofold/201306/the-switched-birth-twins-the-canary-island http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20158315 Babies switched at birth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babies_switched_at_birth missing missing: http://www.outpostforhope.org/kids-off-the-grid.html Earth orbiting black hole gif: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EAl9rjYZuas/UbTDvSewF8I/AAAAAAAAR2M/B8E5z3cUofs/s640/lensearth_640x480.gif on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declared_death_in_absentia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_premature_obituaries http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faked_death http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unreported_missing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Unidentified_murder_victims David Wong's article about what you have to look forward to: http://www.cracked.com/article_15658_the-ten-minute-suicide-guide.html *********MUSIC******** http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com "Giving It My All" by Max Brodie "Conversation 2" by Bob...

INSIDE a Spherical Mirror

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Why Don't We Taxidermy Humans?

Click here to subscribe to Vsauce (it's free!): http://bit.ly/POIaN7 LINKS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS TOPIC: Big thanks to my friend at Order Of The Good Death for info: http://www.youtube.com/user/OrderoftheGoodDeath Music by: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow Song at end of video [direct link]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q_47b507vg Taxidermied animal from "Unnecessary Otter": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJZ47G78XQ Space Burial: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_burial Get yourself space-buried: http://www.celestis.com/services.asp Cat body turned into diamonds: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578149662961901842.html?mod=djemITP_h CHUCK TESTA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJP1DphOWPs Taxidermy cat quadcopter: http://www.geekologie.com/2012/06/weirdo-turns-his-taxidermied-cat-into-a.php Creative taxidermy: http://www.incrediblethings.com/lists/taxidermy-gone-wild/ http://morbidanatomy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/obsessed-taxidermy-rachel-poliquin.html http://www.geekologie.com/2011/12/man-arrested-for-taxidermy-ing-together.php http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Potter Interesting article on displaying human bodies: http://www.livescience.com/12994-body-worlds-human-taxidermy.html Jeremy Bentham "mummy": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_bentham 3D Jeremy Bentham: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/who/autoicon/Virtual_Auto_Icon Get mummified: http://www.summum.org/mummification/enshrinement.shtml Galileo's Middle Finger: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/galileos-middle-finger Taxidermy on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxidermy Skin facts [PDF]: http://www.particlesciences.com/docs/technical_briefs/TB_3.pdf Freeze-drying your pets: http://wefeelthepainforanimals.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/i-dont-know-what-to-say-about-this-but.html http://www.perpetualpet.net/price/ Abraham Lincoln's moving body: http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln13.html http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=n0EEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA87&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false Embalmbed guy on motorcycle: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1269846/The-quick-dead-Embalmed-biker-sits-astride-motorcycle-funeral-home.html Lenin video [gross]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDwXnAWja0 After We Die [BOOK]: http://bit.ly/SRlX0h How plastination...

What Will We Miss?

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Names

FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS ON TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants Kevin is VSAUCE2: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce2 music by: http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Top 1000 US first names over time INTERACTIVE: http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager surname geographical distribution INTERACTIVE: http://www.worldnames.publicprofiler.org Dolphins using names: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/05/060508_dolphins.html Mental Floss VIDEO: things you didn't know had names: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xJQyj8dSCg US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child: http://www.unicefusa.org/campaigns/public-policy-advocacy/the-convention-on-the-rights.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/US_ratification_of_the_Convention_on_the_Rights_of_the_Child Freakonomics "How Much Does Your Name Matter?": http://freakonomics.com/2013/04/08/how-much-does-your-name-matter-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/ Story of two children named "Winner" and "Loser": http://www.sahio.com/the-story-of-two-brothers-named-winner-and-loser/ auto-antonyms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contronym Most common surnames: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_common_surnames LONGEST NAME: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfe+585,_Senior Adolf Hitler Campbell: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/31/adolf-hitler-campbell-custody-battle-nazi-names-new-jersey_n_1561046.html endonym vs. exonym: http://mentalfloss.com/article/30810/why-are-there-different-names-same-country name laws: http://nation.time.com/2013/08/12/from-messiah-to-hitler-what-you-can-and-cannot-name-your-child/ http://mentalfloss.com/article/25034/8-countries-fascinating-baby-naming-laws Dads_Secret tweet: https://twitter.com/Dads_Secret/status/340242560503128064 Legally mononymous people: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_legally_mononymous_people Name-letter Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Name%E2%80%93letter_effect Quirkology: http://www.quirkology.com/UK/ Quirology on names: http://www.quirkology.com/UK/Experiment_surname.shtml US State denonyms: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-STYLEMANUAL-2008/pdf/GPO-STYLEMANUAL-2008-7.pdf New Zealand name laws: http://news.nationalpost.com/2013/05/02/new-zealand-reveals-a-list-of-banned-baby-names-4real-was-one-of-them/ "hierarchy of disagreement": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Graham_(computer_programmer)

Are We Ready For Aliens?

FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce **Big thanks to Antonius from AVbyte for helping with audio! His channel is great: http://www.youtube.com/avbyte ** My video about space travel and the Fermi Paradox and Drake equation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD08CuUi_Ek What to do if you meet an alien: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce/status/355046441888120832 UN Office of Outer Space Affaris: http://www.oosa.unvienna.org/oosa/COPUOS/copuos.html Galileo and forward contamination: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_(spacecraft)#End_of_mission_and_deorbit SETI declaration: http://www.seti.org/post-detection.html Royal Society on post-detection policies: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/39675346/ns/technology_and_science/t/what-do-if-we-find-extraterrestrial-life/#.Ud2-q2Qa-rl Mazlan Othman denies Earth/Alien ambassadorship: http://www.aolnews.com/2010/09/27/mazland-othman-is-not-earths-alien-ambassador-after-all/ Paul Davies as Earth/Alien ambassador: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global/2010/mar/06/paul-davies-aliens-welcome-jon-ronson RIO SCALE: http://www.setileague.org/iaaseti/rioscale.htm RIO SCALE CALCULATOR: http://www.setileague.org/iaaseti/riocalc.htm RIO SCALE applied to movies and real life: http://www.setileague.org/iaaseti/abst2002/rio2002.pdf face on mars: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cydonia_(region_of_Mars) See SETI data live! http://setilive.org/ Help SETI process data with your own computer! http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/ SETI and first contact steps: http://www.space.com/2750-contact-signal.html Apollo Quarantine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11#Splashdown_and_quarantine Outer...

What Is Consciousness?

LEANBACK IS HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoR0bMohcNo&list=PLE3048008DAA29B0A&feature=plpp_play_all Music courtesy of Jake Chudnow: http://www.soundcloud.com/jakechudnow TWITTER: @tweetsauce FACEBOOK: http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming Learn more: Cleverbot: http://cleverbot.com/ Wikipedia on Consciousness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consciousness Philosophical ZOMBIES: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/zombies/ NAMI on Anosognosia: http://www.nami.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Mental_Illnesses/Schizophrenia9/Anosognosia_Fact_Sheet.htm Information is Beautiful on Consciousness Theories: http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/play/what-is-consciousness/ Google Books: Awarenes of Deficit After Brain Injury": http://books.google.com/books?id=xze89PCLaWMC&lpg=PP1&pg=PA53#v=onepage&q&f=false "What is consciousness" conscious "what is identity" identity vsauce "Michael Stevens" brain neuroscience "other minds"

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/

Why Do We Wear Clothes?

CLICK HERE to follow us to Vsauce2 -- http://bit.ly/X8elqv Intro cameo by my 1 tru luv Hannah Hart: http://bit.ly/YzjPtU SOURCES: history of clothing: http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/28/1/29.full Etymology of embarrassment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embarrassment#Etymology The fear of nudity: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gymnophobia SINA and other pranks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3xXys3n3xc Embarrassment: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/intense-emotions-and-strong-feelings/201112/embarrassment Brain and embarrassment: http://psychcentral.com/news/2011/04/17/embarrassed-its-a-good-sign-of-brain-health-as-we-age/25399.html Embarrassment experiment: http://www.learningace.com/doc/835121/88601b906eca070a1bacdfc565863f4d/feinbergwillerkeltner2012 Embarrassment and trust: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/29/embarrass-trustworthy_n_987381.html Embarrassment and flirting [PDF]: http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/dacherkeltner/docs/keltner.anderson.darwin.2000.pdf Havelock Ellis "evolution of modesty": http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/docs/books/gutenberg/1/3/6/1/13610/13610.txt BBC article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7915369.stm Megapode: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megapode Development of human babies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incidence_of_Monogamy#Evolution_in_animals Brain size and body size: http://brainmuseum.org/evolution/paleo/index.html EQ: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encephalization_quotient VSAUCE TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce MUSIC BY http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow VSAUCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming

What if You Were Born in Space?

Subscribe to join the sauce! http://bit.ly/POIaN7 Cool stuff every day: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Links to learn more below: music by http://youtube.com/JakeChudnow "Space Oddity" sung in space by Chris Hadfield: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaOC9danxNo http://www.howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com Tears in space: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36xhtpw0Lg Chris Hadfield's videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/canadianspaceagency My video with minutephysics that talks about oribits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYf6av21x5c First man in space: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Gagarin list of people who have been to outer space: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_space_travelers_by_name history of humans in space (good timeline): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_spaceflight Good read about "zero-gravity" vs zero-g: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/sci.space.station/qZtamv_Dg04/aOdakbzQeIgJ Orbit: http://www.orbspace.com/Background-Information/Suborbital-vs-Orbital.html weightlessness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weightlessness NASA info on how zero-g affects people: http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2001/ast02aug_1/ flame in space [VIDEO]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q58-la_yAB4 zero-g biology flow chart: http://www.nsbri.org/humanphysspace/focus6/spaceflight-frame.html 2suit: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2009-04/30/a-two-seater-suit-for-space-lovers what if a baby was born in space? http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/people/journals/space/currier/08-26-99.html conception and fertility in space: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/113507-Microgravity-Makes-Interstellar-Travel-Impossible-Say-Experts http://weboflife.nasa.gov/currentResearch/currentResearchBiologyGravity/floatingFertility.htm http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/1119-space-sex-pregnancy.html zero-g studies: rat fetus: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3762055 pregnant rats: http://jp.physoc.org/content/565/2/593.full http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8371056 muscles:...

Why Are Bad Words Bad?

Follow Michael Stevens for more: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW! Music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Marchex Institute study: http://blog.marchex.com/2013/05/15/marchex-data-reveals-ohioans-curse-the-most-in-the-country-washingtonians-the-least/ Canada's most vulgar city: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/01/23/canadas-most-vulgar-city_n_1224323.html "Bad" etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=bad "Grawlixes": http://www.fastcodesign.com/1673017/quimps-plewds-and-grawlixes-the-secret-language-of-comic-strips Mort Walker - The Lexicon of Comicana: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Lexicon-Comicana-Mort-Walker/dp/059508902X First use of grawlixes: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2457 Slate's Lexicon Valley: "A Brief History of Swearing": http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/lexicon_valley/2013/06/lexicon_valley_on_profanity_and_obscenity_with_holy_shit_a_brief_history.html 1 Kilohertz censor beep: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bleep_censor Steven Pinker lecture: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5S1d3cNge24 Swearing history: http://www.salon.com/2013/05/11/the_modern_history_of_swearing_where_all_the_dirtiest_words_come_from/ remembering taboo words: http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?rep=rep1&type=pdf&doi=10.1.1.217.220 Swearing in the brain: http://blog.scienceinsociety.northwestern.edu/2013/02/a-special-place-in-the-brain-for-swearing/ http://www.howstuffworks.com/swearing4.htm no words should be banned? http://bigthink.com/against-the-new-taboo/no-words-should-be-banned Mythbusters' Swearing Test: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pp5hNhHp3Ew Coprolalia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coprolalia Lalochezia: http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/lalochezia 7 dirty words: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_dirty_words Swearing is changing: http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/305603-swearing-changing-and-s-good-thing/ http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_good_word/2013/07/swear_words_old_and_new_sexual_and_religious_profanity_giving_way_to_sociological.html Swearing in the future: http://io9.com/http-0-media-cdn-foolz-us-ffuuka-board-tg-image-1374-1463056139 Swearing behaviour on Twitter: http://www.business2community.com/infographics/swearing-behavior-twitter-comedic-value-big-data-infographic-0616586 McKay Hatch - The No Cussing Club: http://nocussing.com/ N.W.A. F*ck Tha Police: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2YgZX9Thm0

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Thanks to Bill Nye! Check him out here: http://www.billnye.com/ http://planetary.org/ Vsauce3: http://www.youtube.com/user/Vsauce3 FOLLOW @TWEETSAUCE: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce Vsauce MERCH: http://www.districtlines.com/Vsauce Music by Jake Chudnow: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow Great list of how famous people would approach the chicken question: http://www.bored.com/chickenjoke/ How we should all FIRST hear the chicken joke: http://ivy.comicgenesis.com/ E.B. White: http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/984.html Frog Dissection app: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/frog-dissection/id377626675 Anti-Joke Chicken: http://www.quickmeme.com/Anti-Joke-Chicken/popular/1/ Anti-Joke Cat: http://twitter.com/AntiJokeCat "No soap, radio": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_soap_radio OLDEST JOKE: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/paul-mcdonald-heard-the-one-about-the-oldest-joke-in-the-world-its-a-cracker-2164293.html Original Summerian: http://etcsl.orinst.ox.ac.uk/proverbs/c.6.1.01.html Agyrophobia: http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=12168 Death Clock: http://deathclock.com/ Percentage of earth that is paved: http://www.artba.org/about/faqs-transportation-general-public/faqs/#9 Chicken Population: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/07/29/domesticated-animal-populations_n_913464.html Mary had a little lamb (pics in video from a book I own): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Had_a_Little_Lamb Computational theory of humor [pdf]: http://arxiv.org/abs/0711.2058

Will We Ever Run Out of New Music?

Click here to subscribe to Vsauce (it's free!): http://bit.ly/POIaN7 Follow Michael Stevens: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce Links Below: Axis of Awesome 4 Chords: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOlDewpCfZQ Interactive video demonstrating common meter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZqR_M20Y48 Everything is a Remix: http://www.everythingisaremix.info/watch-the-series/ Stairway to Gilligan's Island: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTCYLbFxTpI WeSauce: http://www.youtube.com/wesauce JAKE CHUDNOW's channel: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow Covered in Bees calculates the number of possible 5 minute CD-quality audio files: http://www.coveredinbees.org/node/264 ferrouslepidoptera calculation: http://everything2.com/title/How+many+melodies+are+there+in+the+universe%253F yerricde calculates with only 3 note-lengths allowed per melody: http://everything2.com/title/Yes%21+We+have+no+bananas%21 Sounds Just Like: http://soundsjustlike.com/ songs that sound like other songs [StraightDope forum]: http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=604234&page=2 Common Meter on TV Tropes: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/CommonMeter Compression and song enjoyabliility: http://www.lifeslittlemysteries.com/1122-what-makes-music-enjoyable.html Compression and song enjoyability [PDF]: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1756-0500-4-9.pdf My Sweet Lord vs He's So Fine: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Sweet_Lord#Plagiarism_suit Why are octaves divided into 12 intervals: http://thinkzone.wlonk.com/Music/12Tone.htm

Why do we ask questions? Michael "Vsauce" Stevens at TEDxVienna

Michael Stevens the persona behind the YouTube sensation Vsauce, is an online personality with an entertaining approach to explaining the science behind seemingly ordinary, everyday phenomena. Michael's videos have been watched over 400 million times and Vsauce's 4.5 million subscribers continues to add an astonishing 15 thousand subscribers each day. Michael lives in London where he works for Google as an in-house consultant for other creators on the platform. YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/Vsauce/ http://www.tedxvienna.at/ http://www.facebook.com/tedxvienna November 2, 2013 at Volkstheater Wien, Vienna, Austria. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a...

Moving Illusions

The newest Mind Blow on Vsauce2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkAIR5p9Ni8 LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW: FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce music by http://www.youtube.com/Jakechudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com brusspup anamorphic illusions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBNHPk-Lnkk ANOMALOUS MOTION by Akiyoshi Kitaoka: http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/~akitaoka/index-e.html http://www.psy.ritsumei.ac.jp/~akitaoka/motion12e.html "Out of Focus" by Akiyoshi Kitaoka: http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/~akitaoka/plaidm2.jpg anomalous motion explanations: http://www.cs.unm.edu/~williams/cs591/explanation.html http://mathworld.wolfram.com/OuchiIllusion.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illusory_motion http://www.livescience.com/4950-key-optical-illusions-discovered.html how to make YOUR OWN anomalous motion images: http://www.wikihow.com/Create-an-Anomalous-Motion-Illusion Animal Collective illusion cover: http://diffuser.fm/animal-collective-merriweather-post-pavilion-50/ "illusion" etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=illusion really great "game" etymology image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ethanhein/2850602827/sizes/o/in/photostream/ dazzle paint: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dazzle_camouflage "Command And Control" book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Command-Control-Eric-Schlosser/dp/1846141486 Disneyland forced perspective: http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2011/04/beast-castle-behind-the-scenes-with-walt-disney-imagineers/ Birds use forced perspective: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2010/09/09/male-bowerbirds-create-forced-perspective-illusions-that-only-females-see/#.UqDhW2RDtCp Müller-Lyer Illusion and culture: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/03/are-optical-illusions-cultural/ http://web.mit.edu/allanmc/www/socialperception14.pdf anamorphic illusions on street: http://www.deceptology.com/2011/05/slow-down-or-youll-kill-that-flat-kid.html http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/80516104/ anamorphic illusions STUART TRAY: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/paintings/the-secret-portrait-of-prince-charles-edward-stuart-167681 http://www.westhighlandmuseum.org.uk/collections/the-jacobites/secret-portrait/ Titanic and recovered bodies: http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victims/135/ Titanic and optical illusions: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/04/10/science/titanic.html?_r=0 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/Did-the-Titanic-Sink-Because-of-an-Optical-Illusion.html?c=y&page=1&navigation=previous#IMAGES http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fata_Morgana_(mirage) Tooth-drilling and optical illusions: http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0077343 http://io9.com/an-optical-illusion-is-making-dentists-drill-holes-that-1459391735 The End of History illusion: http://www.wjh.harvard.edu/~dtg/Quoidbach%20et%20al%202013.pdf http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/04/science/study-in-science-shows-end-of-history-illusion.html?_r=0 http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/01/10/we-underestimate-our-changes-the-end-of-history-illusion/ The illusion of control: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1348/096317903321208880/abstract a bunch of neat illusions: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/research/philosophyresearch/cspe/illusions/ Architectural illusions: http://weburbanist.com/2008/10/22/architectural-optical-illusions-distortions-designs/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forced_perspective http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perspective_distortion_(photography) Ames room: http://img6.joyreactor.com/pics/post/gif-mindfuck-Ames-room-958726.gif

What Does Human Taste Like?

Follow Michael Stevens for more: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW! Guest Star: Elsie the cat. Music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and from http://www.audionetwork.com https://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming FLAVOR NETWORK ARTICLE (the cool food network graphs): http://www.nature.com/srep/2011/111215/srep00196/full/srep00196.html Hygiene hypothesis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hygiene_hypothesis Eating snot: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/this-man-wants-you-to-pick-your-nose-and-eat-it-57024/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eating_mucus http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/could-eating-boogers-be-good-you human meat CHART: http://i.imgur.com/1DjGj.jpg Calories in an entire human body's worth of meat: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100511172804AAhPbOA Rick Gibson: http://www.rickgibson.net/perform.html Marco Evaristti: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2007/05/18/oukoe-uk-chile-artist-idUKN1724159420070518 http://www.vvork.com/?tag=can Other work by Evaristti: http://artelectronicmedia.com/artwork/helena-by-marco-evaristti Japanese genitals: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/24/asexual-mao-sugiyama-cooks-serves-own-genitals_n_1543307.html#slide=1019016 the tweet: https://twitter.com/ho_ch/status/188931954777919489 Cannibalism on Dutch TV show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ez65LuvPODU http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2011/12/20/dutch-tv-hosts-eat-each-others-flesh_n_1159829.html Cannibalism wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannibalism Taste buds: http://biology.clc.uc.edu/fankhauser/Labs/Anatomy_&_Physiology/A&P202/Special_Senses/Smell_Taste/Smell_and_Taste.html William Buehler Seabrook: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2012/06/cannibalism_in_the_news_what_does_human_flesh_taste_like_.html http://www.realclearscience.com/blog/2013/08/what-does-human-flesh-taste-like.html site based on food networks and flavor 'principles': https://www.foodpairing.com Orange juice and toothpaste: http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/human-biology/orange-juice-toothpaste.htm Cats and sweetness: http://www.null-hypothesis.co.uk/article/1279 Another way you eat yourself: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autophagy_(cellular) SEA SQUIRT LINKS: http://goodheartextremescience.wordpress.com/2010/01/27/meet-the-creature-that-eats-its-own-brain/ http://www.coralscience.org/main/articles/reef-species-4/tunicates Amount of mucus swallowed in a day: http://sciencefocus.com/qa/swallowing-your-own-phlegm-harmful Ouroboros: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros also: http://www.quickmeme.com/img/64/64206d6975e3e6918654fce12486f2da3c52972cf78cfded975b708a5de14686.jpg

Is Your Red The Same as My Red?

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