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  1. It’s 2015, Where’s My Flipping Flying Car? Bill Nye and VSauce Explain

    And sharks still look fake.

    Sigh. If Bill Nye himself thinks there are legitimate scientific reasons for why I'm not eating an instant pizza and riding my hoverboard through the Mars colony right now, I guess I'll have to take his word for it.

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  2. But What If the Earth WAS Flat?

    Don't tell Christopher Nolan about this.

    Vsauce's newest episode has some great stuff for your brain to munch on. What would life on a flat disk Earth be like?

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  3. The Science of Arachnophobia and the History of Ghosts, Because Maybe You Are One Right Now [VIDEO]

    If we're all ghosts, does that make the Ghostbusters just "Busters"?

    It's OK. If you're a ghost, so are the rest of us. Feel better? No? Perfect. Also, hit the jump to see why you're so afraid of spiders.

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  4. Is Watch Dogs Possible in Real Life? Kind of, Actually [Video]

    Who watches the Watch Dogs?

    Hacking isn't quite as easy as it's depicted in Watch Dogs, but the game's "you can hack anything" gimmick might be closer to reality than you realize. Geez, nobody tell Glenn Beck.

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  5. VSauce Brings You Awesome Facts About the Very First Game Boy [Video]

    The screen produced 4 shades of grey, and 100 shades of awesome.

    Ahhh, the Game Boy. What fond memories we all have of deliberately not talking to classmates on the bus while we mindlessly chugged along catching all the Pokémon we could. The Game Boy did a lot for Nintendo back in the day, and Vsauce is here to tell you just what went into the making of those 118 million sold units.

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  6. Would It Be Possible for Godzilla to Exist?

    And how many Taco Bell dogs would we have to feed him? Those tie-in commercials were unforgivable.

    As special effects have improved and budgets have gone up, so has Godzilla's size. In his newest incarnation, Godzilla is significantly taller and heavier than the statue of liberty, but would it even be physically possible for an animal like that to exist?

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  7. Oculus Rift Gets Disassembled to Drop Some Facts in Latest Vsauce Video

    You can learn a lot about something by taking it apart. Or letting Jake Roper do it for you.

    Jake Roper from Vsauce3 just emailed us the latest video in his "Fact Surgery" series of stop-motion videos disassembling gaming systems and uncovering facts about them in the process. This time around he takes apart the Oculus Rift. In the email he also assured us that we "R Fresh 2 Death." Thanks. We think.

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  8. Can You Genetically Enhance Yourself? Find Out with Vsauce in Their Half of the AsapSCIENCE Collaboration

    Just tell us when we can shoot bees out of our hands!

    We already showed you the AsapSCIENCE half of this collaboration between the two channels. AsapSCIENCE focused on genetically altering intelligence, and in this video Jake from Vsauce looks at genetic enhancements as a whole. He also compares genetic modifications to Bioshock.

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  9. How Much Does Thor’s Hammer Actually Weigh? [Video]

    Nothing, if you're worthy. Duh.

    According to Marvel, the official weight of Thor's hammer Mjolnir is 42.3 lbs. You know, unless you're unworthy of it, in which case it's so heavy as to be unwieldable. But that's not precise enough for the folks over at VSauce3, because why would it be? Instead let's speculate wildly using the awesome power of science!

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  10. Vsauce Dissects an Xbox One in Stop Motion… for Knowledge! [Video]

    The Kinect is crying on the inside, because everyone hates motion controls.

    The Xbox One is bursting at the seams with knowledge! OK, maybe yours isn't, but Jake Roper's in his "Fact Surgery" series on Vsauce will help you learn all about your favorite (or least favorite, depending on which camp you're in) video game console, and this time he's gone the extra mile and brought you some Kinect facts, as well.

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  11. Even the Worst Pokémon (Magikarp) Could Totally Kill You [Video]

    Magikarp used physics! They're super effective!

    Magikarp has long been one of the most useless Pokémon in the world, but some of its newer Pokédex entries suggest that it could wind up doing some serious damage—if only thanks to the laws of physics. There are plenty of Pokémon out there that could kill you without even noticing, but this has to be the most embarrassing.

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  12. All the Animated PlayStation 4 Facts You Can Handle from Vsauce’s Fact Surgery [Video]

    This is probably the most entertaining way to void your warranty.

    How many PS2 memory cards would it take to equal the amount of hard drive space on board the PS4? Sure, it had the fastest selling console launch of all time, but how much money did Sony make off of it on a per-second basis? Vsauce is here with the answers to these questions and more presented by a stop-motion animated PS4.

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  13. Saving in Video Games Is Great, but Can We Save in Real Life?

    What about "Save As..."?

    Memories aren't perfect, and they don't work the way a lot of people think they do. YouTube channel Vsauce and host Jake Roper look at the science of memories and ask, "Can we save memories in real life the way we do in games?"

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  14. 6 Awesome Facts About the Dreamcast, As Told Through Beautiful Stop-Motion

    Seeing it slowly pulled apart like that is making us sad.

    Oh, Dreamcast, you magnificently misunderstood machine. Perhaps you were just too beautiful for your time, but we're still fascinated by you. So is Vsauce, apparently because they've just released this lovely animation the reveals the Dreamcast's inner workings and six interesting facts. Take a look!

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  15. Vsauce and a Stop Motion Animated PlayStation Bring You Six Awesome PlayStation Facts [Video]

    By our math, the PlayStation could've taken us to the moon 512 times. It works like that, right?

    Vsauce is back with another stop motion video with all of the facts about video game consoles you never knew you needed to know. This time, an original PlayStation is bursting at the seams to show you just how much power it was packing and what you could've done with all the money it cost.

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  16. These 3 Pokémon Could Totally Kill You Without Even Trying, Explains VSauce [Video]

    Man, only three?

    It's not all fun and games in the world of Pokémon. For every adorable Eevee, there's a terrifying creature with a body temperature hotter than the sun who would cause you to explode just from standing near it, or a giant monster who dissolve your body with acid. Naturally, Jake from Vsauce3 is going to tell you about them in gruesome detail.

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  17. Vsauce Is Here to Meet Your NES Trivia Needs with This NES Stop Motion [Video]

    Shots fired. Lots of them. In Duck Hunt.

    What is the cumulative weight of all NES consoles ever sold? How much total RAM did they contain? What is their correlation to the speed of Domino's Pizza sales? Yup, that's something you'll know after watching this video. You're welcome. All of your burning questions are answered here by a stop motion NES console and Vsauce.

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  18. Vsauce’s Video About Human History Will Scramble Your Brains

    I bet you thought only science was capable of that, but history is no slouch.

    Vsauce takes a unique look at history with the idea that the way we learn it in the educational system creates a bunch of separate little units in our perspective of the world. Don't worry — they'll jam all of those together for you in Our Narrow Slice.

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  19. Vsauce Explores How Much Stuff Video Game Characters Can Carry [Video]

    It's not just ridiculous that you can fight holding all that stuff. It's ridiculous that you can even stand up.

    Video game characters are known to carry a crap-load of stuff on their person at any given time. Unsatisfied with the accuracy of "a crap-load," Jake Roper and Vsauce have decided to delve into the mystery of just how much our favorite characters can fit in their virtual pockets.

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  20. How Much Can Humans Actually See In the Dark? [Video]

    Probably not much, I'm guessing.

    In The Chronicles of Riddick, our eponymous hero can see in the dark due to a special surgical procedure. We don't have that, unfortunately, because we're all boring and human. But, as Jake on VSauce3 shows us, there is some stuff we can see due to the way our eyes and brain work together to adjust themselves.

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