The Secret of Synchronization

How does order spontaneously arise out of chaos? This video is sponsored by Kiwico — go to https://www.kiwico.com/Veritasium50 for 50% off your first month of any crate. An enormous thanks…

This is why we can’t have nice things

This video is about stuff: light bulbs, printers, phones and why they aren’t better. Go to https://NordVPN.com/veritasium and use code VERITASIUM to get a 2-year plan plus 1 additional month…

The Ridiculous Way We Used To Calculate Pi

For thousands of years, mathematicians were calculating Pi the obvious but numerically inefficient way. Then Newton came along and changed the game. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first…

Why the Future of Cars is Electric

Electric cars are now ready to take over thanks to advances in battery technology and their inherent benefits: torque, handling, maintenance. This video was sponsored by BMW: https://www.bmwusa.com/ Full disclosure:…

Why Robots That Bend Are Better

Robots of the future may be softer, squishier and bendier than robots today. This could make them ideal for space exploration. Check out http://kiwico.com//Veritasium50 for 50% off your first month of…

I Asked Bill Gates What’s The Next Crisis?

I got the chance to interview Bill Gates so I asked him: Will Covid-19 be the last pandemic? How does he deal with misinformation and conspiracy theories? And what is…

Why are there huge colorful pools in the Utah desert?

What are these electric blue ponds in the middle of the Utah desert? And why do they keep changing color?

10 Years on YouTube Q&A + Giveaway

Thank you so much for an amazing 10 years! If you would like one of the giveaway items, fill out the form: https://ve42.co/10yr (you’ll need the password from this video).…

The Illusion You Need To See

Ames window illusion illustrates how we don’t directly perceive external reality. Special Holiday deal! Go to ​https://NordVPN.com/veritasium​ ​and use code VERITASIUM to get 68% off a 2 year plan plus…