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The Cosmic Lasers That Form in Outer Space

The Cosmic Lasers That Form in Outer Space

This episode is sponsored by The Ridge. Go to ridge.com/SciShow and use promo code “scishow” to get 10% off your next order. [♪ INTRO] Lasers are an incredible human invention. They’re basically a way to hack light and turn it into this narrow beam that can do things like cut through metal and also perform …

Buying The 7 Strangest Things Wish Recommended Me!

Buying The 7 Strangest Things Wish Recommended Me!

That’s recording and that is on. Ah f*** Ow. Ah, I Just whacked my head on the cupboard above the camera. That really hurt… If I’m slightly inco– incoherent in this video… I mean it wouldn’t be anything different to usual, but let’s say that’s why… Lockdown hair update! I am developing these things under …

The Portal to Texas History

The Portal to Texas History

We received in 2006 a wonderful deed of gift of historic photographs of old Mineral Wells When we received the collection from the A.F. Weaver family, we knew that we wanted to put it online. The Portal to Texas History has enabled access to the records, the history, the culture of Texas, and the important …

The Most Expensive Mistake In The Region’s History

The Most Expensive Mistake In The Region’s History

We are about to make the most expensive mistake in our region’s history. Surrey’s light rail plan will be a waste of taxpayers money. Its sky-high operating costs will put a strain on our region’s funds for decades to come. Unlike other light rail systems, the Surrey-Newton-guildford light rail will have no grade separation and …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton

Neil deGrasse Tyson: My Man, Sir Isaac Newton

Who’s the greatest physicist in history?DeGrasse Tyson:    Isaac Newton.  I mean, just look… You read his writings.  Hair stands up… I don’t have hair there but if I did, it would stand up on the back of my neck.  You read his writings, the man was connected to the universe in ways that I never …

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

How obsessive artists colorize old photos

You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could pass by on the street and not someone unreachable or from another time. What I …