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Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

The standard story of the Scientific Revolution culminates with the long life of one man: Sir Isaac Newton—a humble servant of the Royal Mint, two-time parliamentarian, and a scientific titan whose name, along with Einstein’s, is synonymous with physics today. But there was also another Isaac Newton. I mean, it was the same guy, but …

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Few people can rival Leonardo da Vinci for the title of “Supreme Genius of the Ages” perhaps known first as an artist. His paintings: The Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Vitruvian Man are amongst the most famous, recognizable and parodied works of all time. But Leonardo was the very definition of a polymath renaissance man. …

Existentialism: Crash Course Philosophy #16

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: share your passion with the world. What gives your life meaning? God? Love? Money? Work? Fanfiction? Football? Shopping? Sherlock? You might have your own personal sense of purpose in your life, or maybe you’re hoping this course will help you find one. Or you might …

The Terrifying Truth About Bananas

The Terrifying Truth About Bananas

Here at SciShow HQ we have a little food area for the employees – Sometimes there are donuts. Sometimes there are nuts. Sometimes dried mango. But the one thing that never sticks around and is gone as soon as we can buy it is the wonderful, beautiful, noble banana. Unfortunately for us, they may not …