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World’s Heaviest Weight –

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How do you measure big forces accurately? By calibrating your force transducer on the world’s biggest weight – 1,000,000 pounds of force. This machine ensures planes don’t break apart, jets provide required thrust, and rockets make it to their destination. Thanks to the people at NIST for showing me around: …

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Your Sense of Smell Is Better Than You Think –

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Human’s sense of smell seems to be better than most people think, and an Australian museum teamed up with some rock climbers to try to help save an endangered species. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the …

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Ring AROUND the Earth? –

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Thanks to http://www.squarespace.com/minutephysics for sponsoring this video; you can use offer code MINUTEPHYSICS at checkout for 10% off your first purchase. This video is about what would happen if we built a giant ring around earth – what would happen to the ring, that is. Would if fall? Collapse? Start …

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“Cyclops” Goat Born in India | National Geographic –

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A one-eyed goat was recently born in a village in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. It has a rare condition called cyclopia, where the orbits of the eye fail to develop into two cavities. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, …

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Is Running Really Bad for Your Knees? –

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Have you ever worried that running causes more problems than it solves? Hosted by: Stefan Chin ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin, Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick …

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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world –

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Why so many languages invented words for colors in the same order. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 1969, two Berkeley researchers, Paul Kay and Brent Berlin, published a book on a pretty groundbreaking idea: that every culture in history, when they developed their languages, invented words for colors in …

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7 Simple Tips To Reduce Your STRESS Right Now –

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Some simple ways to de-stress! Do Fidget Spinners Actually Work? https://youtu.be/VKX3FmHjLlc SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Amanda Edward, Rachel Salt, Mitchell Moffit & Gregory Brown Illustrated: by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and …

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The American Kilogram –

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The US signed the metre convention and bases all customary units on SI standards. As an aside, the Utah constitution from 1895 required the metric system to be taught in schools. This requirement was repealed in 1987. ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Huge thanks to NIST, Ben Stein and Patrick Abbott. https://www.nist.gov/ https://www.nist.gov/pml/weights-and-measures/si-units-mass Special …

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30 Interesting Facts about the Ocean – mental_floss List Show Ep. 509 –

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A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares some fascinating facts about the ocean! Subscribe for new episodes of mental_floss every Wednesday! —- WE’RE ON SNAPCHAT! Username: mental.floss Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossmagazine Store: …

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