Mind-blowing video shows how humans are basically bad copies of amoebas

Vsauce, the master answerer of life's toughest questions and professional blower of minds, tackles something so philosophical in his latest video that you'll start to wonder what in the hell our purpose is on this Earth. And if it's any different than a purpose of a rock. It starts with the discussion of art and then… » 4/15/14 1:58am 4/15/14 1:58am

What It Would Be Like If You Were Trapped Inside a Mirror Sphere

There's not a single soul in the world who doesn't love it when they get to see the endless world that appears when you're in a room of mirrors. I remember trying to count as a kid how many versions of myself I could see. But what would happen if you were in a perfect mirror sphere? Vsauce, as only he can, explains… » 8/10/13 1:00am 8/10/13 1:00am

What If The Sun Just Totally Disappeared?

This is actually a pretty great thought experiment. At first it might seem kind of pointless to talk about what would happen if the sun vanished, but it doesn't actually result in the immediate destruction of everything. Which is weird. Vsauce walks through a pretty nuanced description of how earth's natural systems… » 3/31/13 12:00pm 3/31/13 12:00pm

How Many Pictures Have Ever Been Taken?

We've been taking pictures for almost 200 years now, and we sure aren't slowing down. But how many pictures have we taken all together, since photography existed? Well the short answer is around 3.5 trillion, but there's a lot more nuance than just a flat number. Vsauce looked into the matter in more detail, and some… » 11/10/12 10:00am 11/10/12 10:00am