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Our Narrow Slice

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Our Narrow Slice

SOURCES AND MORE INFO BELOW:
Jared Diamond's The World Until Yesterday:

music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow

Follow Michael Stevens:

more on WEIRD:

incorrect predictions:

More famous INCORRECT predictions:




history of miscegenation:

debunked scientific beliefs:

Hollow Earth:

Hollow Concave Earth:

Concave Earth spying attempt:

Scathing reviews of masterpieces:




Thomas Midgley, Jr.:

QI clip about Midgley:

Inventors killed by own inventions (AllTime10s):

50 worst inventions:

Nevin Lead and crime study:

We Are All Related

LINKS:



Vsauce Tshirts:
music by:

Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything:

We're all related (Wikipedia):

Most Recent Common Ancestor PAPER:

Most Recent Common Ancestor data excludes uncontacted peoples:

H Twins SCALE OF THE UNIVERSE (interactive):

Our atoms get replaced:

TIME article on atom replacement (pay-gate):

The paradox of atom replacement and identity:

1 billion sodium atoms:

How many atoms are in our body?:
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Did The Past Really Happen?

Greece is full of wonderful new things and wonderful old things. But when WE become old things, will our ruins also be tourist attractions?
**Sources and extra info below!!**

me on twitter:
on instagram:

Humorous/interesting videos about how future archeologists might interpret us:

VIDEO: “Beatles 3000”:

VIDEO: “Neil deGrasse Tyson On Manhattanhenge”:

Toto:

“highway” vs “freeway”:

why are old things so often underground?:




“Motel of Mysteries” (great book I remember from when I was a kid):

Last Thursdayism:




Occam’s Razor:

Newton’s Flaming Laser Sword:

other razors:

Interpreting the past (including us, when we become “the past”):






This American Life on people in the future:

The 15th century wikipedia article:

conservation of energy:

history of perpetual motion:

Why old computers and consoles turn yellow:

the Second Law of Thermodynamics:

Heat Death of the universe:

Good entropy resources:





What Will We Miss?

Follow Michael Stevens for MORE:
LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW

When was I conceived?
Another conception calculator if the above link is down:
(you can also Google conception calculator and find a bunch)

Birthday star calculator:

6009:

Zeitpyramide / Time Pyramid:

Time Pyramid today VIDEO:

Chernobyl:

Awesome Kraftwerk preformance of Radioactivity:

Supernova viewed from Earth simulation VIDEO:

Betelgeuse:

Eta Carinae:

Andromeda and Milky Way collision:





FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out):




Fate of Niagara Falls, Mt. Rushmore, and total solar eclipses:

Saturn's rings in the future:

a photon's path out of the sun:

Troxler's Fading:




MUSIC BY
Jake Chudnow:
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Human Extinction

Some ideas about our end.
Twitter:
Instagram:
MORE LINKS BELOW!

related Vsauce videos:

What Will We Miss?
Cruel Bombs:
Risk:
Will We Ever Visit Other Stars?
last words:

Ebola genome:

3D bioprinters:




Human Extinction:







Global Catastrophic Risks Survey [PDF]:

Doomsday Argument:

Nick Bostrom explains it well [VIDEO]:
[PDF]


AsapSCIENCE video on stopping an incoming asteroid:

Fermi Paradox:

Voluntary Human Extinction Movement:

Tom 7 NES-playing program [VIDEO]:

Tom 7 NES-playing program [PDF]:

Hubble deep field video:

What would Earth be like after humans disappeared?

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What Is Consciousness?

LEANBACK IS HERE:

Music courtesy of Jake Chudnow:

TWITTER: @tweetsauce
FACEBOOK:

Learn more:

Cleverbot:

Wikipedia on Consciousness:

Philosophical ZOMBIES:

NAMI on Anosognosia:

Information is Beautiful on Consciousness Theories:

Google Books: Awarenes of Deficit After Brain Injury:

What is consciousness conscious what is identity identity vsauce Michael Stevens brain neuroscience other minds
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How Many Things Are There?

follow: @tweetsauce
SOURCES BELOW

music by
and from

My instagram:

Big thanks to
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for help with this journey.

Human biomass volume:

spit facts:

LEGOs:

sand calculation:

sun in different wavelengths gif:

Sun image:

totally neat minutephysics video on the observable universe:

AWESOME and relevant numberphile video:

Does MATH exist? PBS Idea Channel VIDEO:

Our universe by the numbers:

Galaxy visuals:

reddit thread on reductionist counts:

How big is the Universe:


[PDF]




particles in the universe:

Possible thought links:





THINGING:

average sentence length:

relavant wikipedia links:










Vsause - 'Our Narrow Slice' - Tribute

It's fascinating to know modern humanity as we know it is such a small slice of the 100,000 year human history book. Not to mention the Internet aka Information Age, which just started 20 years ago.


We Live in an Amazing Time - read the blog here - thatlife.com/live-amazing-time/

Clips belong to Vsause - Watch 'Our Narrow Slice'

music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow

Supertasks

The Vsauce Holiday Box is here! It's full of exclusive Vsauce merch, cool science toys, and ALL Vsauce proceeds are donated to Alzheimer’s research!! ORDER HERE:

SOURCES AND EXTRAS:

my twitter:
my instagram:

Gabriel’s horn:




Gabriel’s wedding cake:


PDF:

Supersolid PDF:

Zeno’s supertask paradoxes:





Staccato Zeno runner with no velocity/acceleration discontinuities:

General supertask reads:








Big book of collected supertask writing:

PDF’s about supertasks:










Plank scale:





Hyper computation and supertasks:




Thomson’s Lamp:




Benacerraf on supertasks: [PDF]

Ordinal numbers (omega and omega+1):





Ross-Littlewood paradox:




New York Times Neanderthal genome article:

Neanderthals:




and boats:

Another fun infinity paradox:

SMBC Zeno comic:

MATH!






music from:


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What If Everyone JUMPED At Once?

Follow Michael Stevens

Tell Geek and Sundry that Vsauce says hi! and SUB!:


music courtesy of

Thanks to:

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For helping me with this video at Summer in the City!!
theINENIvlogs behind the scenes Summer in the City vid with me:

Why videos views freeze in the 300s on YouTube (sub to this channel FTW, seriously):

Japan Earthquake and Earth's rotation:

All people in one place LIVING:

shoulder-to-shoulder:

BBC Jump Video:

SCALE OF UNIVERSE AWESOME:

STRAIGHTDOPE article on a jump:

Dot Physics on the jump:

Interactive scale of the universe:

Decimate:

Dunbar's Number:

NPR story on Dunbar's number:

Life Expectency:

How many people you meet in your life:

Newton's Third Law:
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Why Do We Dream?

Leanback and IMG! later this week! LINKS TO LEARN:

Smarter Every Day:

How to Lucid Dream:

Whatswhat reviews my beard and other stuff:

ALL music by Jake Chudnow:

**SLEEP STUFF**

Good general sleep info:

Sleep facts:

REM sleep:

Old video about REM sleep:

Lucid Dreaming on the Discovery Channel:

Quick info in different dream theories:

Incredible documentary on a fatal disease that keeps you from sleeping:

What's The Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

Subscribe to Vsauce. It's FREE!
My watch is from:
Michael Stevens on Twitter:

Music by Jake Chudnow:
Vsauce2:
Vsauce3:

Falling into lava video:

Flowing lava video:

What death by lava would actually be like:

Where you can find a lava lake:

How percentage of people are still alive?

Hypothermia:

Mariana Trench:

AMAZING xkcd chart showing depths to scale (click for larger pic):

Influenza:

Black Death:

Malaria total fatalities:

Global Peace Index:

Cabot Cove murder rate:

Most dangerous cities by murder rate:

Dirtiest cities:

Lake Karachay:

Chernobyl as haven for wildlife:
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Is Your Red The Same as My Red?

Subscribe to Vsauce:

Follow Michael Stevens:

All music by Jake Chudnow:

Tommy Edison (Blind guy on YouTube):

Color Blindness:


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Qualia:

We experiences are subjective:

Explanatory Gap:

Mary's Room and the Knowledge Argument:

Who Asked the First Question? [PDF]:

Theory of Mind and Sally-Anne Task:

Koko the talking gorilla [VIDEO]:

Questioning Behaviour:

Synesthesia coupled with color blindness:

Do blind people DREAM images?

Why Is Your BOTTOM in the MIDDLE?

Sport Relief and the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Games:
Sport Relief interactive video:
Follow Michael Stevens on Twitter:

Ruis Martins animation:




Muybridge images:

Prince Randian clip from Freaks:

Reddit comment thread:

Persistance hunting YouTube video:

etymology:







Cedric Watts paper:

Navasana yoga pose:

butt (unit of measurement):

rectal volume:

Prince Randian:

History of Mooning:

Seymour Butts:

Dick Swett:

Cats on glass tables:

Bottoms and attraction:




Humans and running:







Also:

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Messages For The Future

To the makers of music – all worlds, all times
Sources and links below!




Find out more about You, Me & The Apocalypse here: (UK & Ireland only)

Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows Lachesism:

Colin Furze backyard bunker:

The Library of Babel:

Picture of Earth from Saturn:

[image]



Arecibo message:




Earth’s radio bubble:

LAGEOS:

Last Pictures project on Echostar XVI:




Graveyard orbits:

interstellar probes:



Pioneer Plaques:

Pulsars on plaque:

Hydrogen line:




Voyager:

Voyager Golden Record on wikipedia:




Media on Voyager:




Jimmy Carter message on Voyager:

Positions of interstellar-bound probes:

Articles about the Library of Babel:




More from Sky1 - 

Watch more from Sky1 - 

Follow Sky on Twitter @Sky1 #ApocalypseSky1
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What If The Sun Disappeared?

Check out MinuteEarth:
Become a Vsaucer:
For cool things every day:

Tools & Links:

Gravitational force calculator:

Solar Scope:

Gravity simulator:

Celestia (3D space simulator):

Quantum Tunneling (MinutePhysics):

Gravitational force between people:

How the sun might ACTUALLY die [VIDEO]:

Sun disappearance links:








Light travel-time between planets:

Ahad (light from galaxy):

A Pail of Air STORY:

Hydrothermal vents VIDEO:

Extremophiles in general:

Neil Degrasse Tyson book that includes a discussion of Earth's geothermally resiliant life:

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Is Earth Actually Flat?

follow:
LOTS OF COOL LINKS BELOW!
Flat Earth gravity simulation by Yeti Dynamics:

Kansas flatness study: (the pancakes used in the study were from IHOP):

the flatness of other states:

The Meaning Of It All by Richard Feynman:

“The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten”:

related Vsauce video, “Is Anything Real?”

Minutphysics “TOP 10 REASONS Why We Know the Earth is Round”

Good satirical series about how the Earth IS flat:

What if Earth was a cube?






MYTH of the round Earth:




Earth is round:





Varrazano bridge:

Varrazano spelling controversy:

Flat Earth Society:




Wilbur Glen Voliva:







Flat earth map (one theory):

Poe’s Law:




Science is always provisional and theories are never conclusively proven:





Asimov on being “more wrong”:

Occam’s Razor:

Newton’s flaming laser sword:

Other razors:

relativistic length contractions:

I really liked this one:



Earth and cosmic ray perspective:




wolfram contraction simulator:

Susan Haack:

1996 election NYT crossword:


Our Narrow Slice - (Space Engine 0.9.8.0)

All the observable universe from the surface of the Moon.


Software: Space Engine 0.9.8.0

Our narrow slice Opinion

Names

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Top 1000 US first names over time INTERACTIVE:

surname geographical distribution INTERACTIVE:

Dolphins using names:

Mental Floss VIDEO: things you didn't know had names:

US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child:




Freakonomics How Much Does Your Name Matter?:

Story of two children named Winner and Loser:

auto-antonyms:

Most common surnames:

LONGEST NAME:

Adolf Hitler Campbell:

endonym vs. exonym:

name laws:




Dads_Secret tweet:

Legally mononymous people:

Name-letter Effect:

Quirkology:

Quirology on names:

US State denonyms:

New Zealand name laws:

hierarchy of disagreement:

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