The secret sauce behind YouTube giant Vsauce

by Eric Blattberg
With the help of YouTube, Michael Stevens has become one of the world’s most popular educators. Stevens doesn’t hold a Ph.D or reams of patents in his name, but he does have a massively popular YouTube channel: Vsauce. In his videos, Stevens follows his personal curiosities down the rabbit hole, asking scientific questions like “What is the resolution of the eye?” and “What is ...Read the full article

What Is The Speed of Dark?

twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce instagram: http://www.instagram.com/electricpants facebook: http://www.facebook.com/VsauceGaming SOURCES BELOW: this is the video where I talk about THE SPEED OF PUSH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do1lm9IevYE Big thanks to Martin Archer for help with this episode: http://www.martinarcher.co.uk/ And thanks to Guy Larsen for his shadow magic: https://twitter.com/guylar music by http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com shadows faster than light: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SpeedOfLight/FTL.html#3 http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/63434/could-the-shadow-move-with-faster-than-light-speed http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2000-02/950834634.Ph.q.html making the moon brighter: http://what-if.xkcd.com/13/ sunset and earth’s shadow and belt of venus in single pics: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap131024.html http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap100729.html amounts of evening-types in a city: http://weatherspark.com/averages/33125/Honolulu-Hawaii-United-States superluminal scissors: http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/Relativity/SR/scissors.html http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/archive/index.php/t-69757.html wave animations: http://www.ablongman.com/mullin/AnimationPages/FigsI-19&20.html http://www.acs.psu.edu/drussell/Demos/SWR/SWR.html http://resource.isvr.soton.ac.uk/spcg/tutorial/tutorial/Tutorial_files/Web-inter-superp.htm phase velocity vs. group velocity: http://resource.isvr.soton.ac.uk/spcg/tutorial/tutorial/Tutorial_files/Web-further-dispersive.htm faster than light dark patches: http://www.askamathematician.com/2013/02/q-is-darkness-a-wave-the-way-light-is-a-wave-what-is-the-speed-of-dark/ http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/light/Lesson-3/The-Path-Difference make a light interference pattern at home: http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/diffraction/ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-perform-Interference-and-Diffranction-at-Ho/ the speed of ignorance: http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/04/02/stuart-firestein-ignorance-science/ http://philosophicalfallibilism.blogspot.com/2009_03_20_archive.html http://kk.org/thetechnium/2008/10/the-expansion-o/ http://louisecharente.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/the-discovery-of-ignorance/ Dunning-Kruger: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-macaray/the-dunningkruger-effect_b_4476166.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McArthur_Wheeler “animalcules”: http://www.leben.us/index.php/component/content/article/59-volume-3-issue-4/236-antoni-van-leeuwenhoeks-amazing-little-animalcules


What's The Brightest Thing In the Universe?

Follow Michael Stevens for neat stuff: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce SOURCES BELOW music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com SixtySymbols video on new black hole theory: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXTGInIbD_Q "How Hot Can it Get?" Vsauce video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fuHzC9aTik "What Will We Miss?" Vsauce video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uiv6tKtoKg Taijitu: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taijitu Yin Yang blackhole art (made by https://twitter.com/guylar ): http://imgur.com/IpD5L4l Roman 'Yin Yang': http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notitia_Dignitatum Magnitude: http://www.1728.org/magntudj.htm http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Light/luminosity.html http://evildrganymede.net/rpg/world/magnitudes.pdf http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnitude_(astronomy) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extinction_(astronomy) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luminosity http://space.about.com/od/astronomydictionary/g/What-Is-Luminosity.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apparent_magnitude\ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absolute_magnitude Sun and lightbulb: http://bit.ly/1lxottV http://lumennow.org/lumens-vs-watts/ R136a1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYnTqI3xGkg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R136a1 most luminous stars: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_most_luminous_stars gamma ray bursts: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/universe/features/shocking-burst.html#.Uu_ECmR_uRt http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamma-ray_burst Dark Matter: http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.aa.25.090187.002233 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_matter Accretion Disk: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010100/a010139/ http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011100/a011162/index.html http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010800/a010807/index.html http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a011100/a011110/index.html http://imgur.com/XyvTD http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accretion_disc http://www.superbwallpapers.com/fantasy/black-hole-14517/ Jets: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relativistic_jet Quasars: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/1996/25/image/a/ http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/1127/index.html http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130724200605.htm http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/12/ancient-quasar-imaged-when-the-universe-lacked-heavy-metal/ http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2003/03/ http://www.space.com/17262-quasar-definition.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3C_273 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazar Most luminous BLAZAR: http://www.caha.es/the-most-luminous-quasar-state-ever-observed.html ACTIVE GALACTIC NUCLEI: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_galaxy Neil Degrasse Tyson book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Death-Black-Hole-Cosmic-Quandaries/dp/0393330168 Thierry Cohen art: http://www.danzigergallery.com/artists/thierry-cohen light pollution: http://physics.fau.edu/observatory/lightpol-astro.html http://www.lightpollution.it/dmsp/artbri.html http://eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/ve/1438/earth_lights.gif LA blackout: http://www.pbs.org/seeinginthedark/astronomy-topics/light-pollution.html


Ep. 1: What Is Diabetes?

Like the Diabetes Download? Then check out Cornerstones4Care® for free support and helpful tools to help manage your diabetes. http://www.cornerstones4care.com/?src=000731232 Michael Stevens, host of Vsauce, breaks down the science of diabetes—how blood sugar is used for energy by our cells and the important role insulin plays in the process.


What Is The Resolution Of The Eye?

Follow me: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce SOURCES BELOW: Hanu Dixit music: https://www.youtube.com/user/HanuDixit0003 Vsauce video about the FRAME RATE of the eye: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=buSaywCF6E8 music from http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com Feature Film numbers [PDF]: http://www.uis.unesco.org/culture/Documents/average-film-production-2009.xls My instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants Carlton Bale resolution graphs: http://carltonbale.com/1080p-does-matter/ resolution links: http://www.luminous-landscape.com/tutorials/understanding-series/res-demyst.shtml http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/cameras-vs-human-eye.htm http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2011/11/04/whats-the-best-seat-in-a-movie-theater/#.UxS3ifR_sYz http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-wrmbMQpXdls/UK0bV-z0ARI/AAAAAAAAED8/MdyUCdQBNhk/s1600/Bayer+Notebook.jpg http://www.digital-photo-secrets.com/tip/333/do-more-megapixels-mean-better-photo-quality/ http://www.techradar.com/news/photography-video-capture/cameras/camera-testing-resolution-charts-explained-1027585 http://www.digital-photo-secrets.com/tip/333/do-more-megapixels-mean-better-photo-quality/ Dali Painting: http://www.newpaltz.edu/news/images/hi_res/1995.011.007%20Dali%20Hi.jpg xkcd comic: http://xkcd.com/1080/ eye chart download: http://eyetestnow.com/images/snellen_block_letter_eye_chart_eye_exam_test.pdf neon color spreading: http://www.blelb.com/english/blelbspots/spot05/expspot05_en.htm Roger N. Clark calculation: http://www.clarkvision.com/imagedetail/eye-resolution.html Bad Astronomer retina display article: http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2010/06/10/resolving_the_iphone_resolution.html CINEMAINA: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0281724/?ref_=ttmd_md_nm Where's the best seat in a movie theater? http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2011/11/04/whats-the-best-seat-in-a-movie-theater/#.Ux8HQGR_ti_ "Endings Without Endings": http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/17/weekinreview/17mcgr.html?_r=0 Tamara Shopsin illustrations: http://tamarashopsin.com/


HOTTEST PEPPERS IN THE WORLD! -- BOAT #8

http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming *** LINKS TO LEARN MORE *** Capsaicin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsaicin Heat/Abrasion TRPV1 receptors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRPV1 Scoville Heat Unit Scale: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scoville_scale Naga Viper: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20101203/sc_yblog_thelookout/worlds-hottest-pepper-is-hot-enough-to-strip-paint BUTCH T pepper: http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20110412/od_yblog_upshot/new-chili-pepper-crowned-worlds-hottest BUY BUTCH T SEEDS: http://www.thehippyseedcompany.com/ Butch T Pictures: http://thepepperseed.com/peppers/the-worlds-hottest-chilli-pepper-trinidad-scorpion-butch-t/ Pepper Spray in face: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJn1Fu6pHlQ Resin Spurge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resin_spurge Resiniferatoxin: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resiniferatoxin RTX Cure: http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Fiery-pepper-may-hold-key-to-easing-pain-1192896.php