Videos

Half the universe was missing... until now
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Half of the ordinary baryonic matter has been tough to find but Fast Radio Bursts made it possible to detect the WHIM. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this v...

Extracting Honey from Honeycomb using a Honey Paw
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In this episode of The Bush Bee Man, Mark extracts honey from the Honeycomb using a honey paw. If you would like to buy some honey check out: https://www.the...

An EXTREMELY TINY Car Tutorial You Can Drive! – (87 times smaller than real life)
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to build an extremely tiny car that you can drive on your desk… and have so much fun doing it! This tutorial is for you!...

Human-Powered Helicopter: Straight Up Difficult
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"At some point, you don't want to do it any more," Bowen-Davies says. "You've been going all week, and you're dirty and grimy and your fingers are cut up — but you have to do your part. You have a commitment to the team."

21 Years Old: I Have NO Friends
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In this video I give a quick timeline of my life since childhood, and how I have never had friends. Now I'm 21, trying desperately to make friends and it's j...

Retro Tech: WALKMAN
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When the Sony Walkman hit the market in the 1970s, it was the first time we were able to take our music with us on-the-go. I explore this iconic piece of tec...

3D Printed Radio | No Batteries
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I'm thrilled to unveil my new 3D printed AM radio! I was inspired by the diy crystal and foxhole radios of the early 1900's, but I created my own design to b...

Wolverine Adding Machine from 1940s
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The Wolverine Adding Machine from the 1940s. This is episode 27 of my video series about calculating devices. End song inspired by "Hotter Than a Molotov" by...

Controlling An Airport From 80 Miles Away
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London City Airport's getting a new control tower: but it's just going to be a large mast with 14 high-definition cameras on it. The actual tower will be 80 ...

Final convoy for fuselage of last Airbus A380
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The parts of the last Airbus A380 superjumbo left the factory of Montoir-de-Bretagne, in western France, for the outskirts of Toulouse where the final assembly will take place. The delivery of the aircraft should take place in 2021.

Testing A Zip Line That Goes Round Corners
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If you invent a new theme park or amusement ride, how do you test it to make sure it's safe? There's no Federal Bureau of Zip Lines. I visited one of the com...

An inside look at Wall Street's most famous trader
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Peter Tuchman is no stranger to the camera. He stepped on the floor of the NYSE in 1985. Now he's the face of the market's best and worst days. Tuchman's exp...

Howell Torpedo 1896 (Revised)
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A revised version of an animation of the Howell 14.2 inch torpedo from 1896. This torpedo uses a heavy flywheel as its motive power, and for a time was considered an alternative to the Whitehead torpedo. The flywheel had to be spun up to 10,000 rpm by an external engine (Barker mill) before launching.

Angels in America - Flying the Angel
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Aerial Director Gwen Hales and Puppetry Director Finn Caldwell discuss their approach to flying actors and puppeteers in Angels in America, and we follow the...

Inside The Giant American Freezer Filled With Polar Ice
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Welcome to the US National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver, Colorado, where there's a giant freezer filled with 20km of ice cores from Greenland and the Antarc...

Inside The Tunnels That Will Store Nuclear Waste For 100,000 Years
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Onkalo, on the Finnish island of Olkiluoto, is planned to be the first geologic storage facility for high-level nuclear waste: eventually sealed for 100,000 ...

Are There Problems That Computers Can't Solve?
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All about Hilbert's Decision Problem, Turing's solution, and a machine that vanishes in a puff of logic. MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P...

Testing The World's Longest Echo
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Technically, the Inchindown oil tanks in Invergordon, Scotland, have the world's longest reverberation, but that makes a much worse title. We tested them wit...

Why There's a Single, Tiny Wire Encircling Manhattan
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This wire goes from 126th Street to Battery Park and costs $100,000+ a year to maintain.