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How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

How tsunamis work – Alex Gendler

In 479 BC, when Persian soldiers besieged the Greek city of Potidaea, the tide retreated much farther than usual, leaving a convenient invasion route. But this wasn’t a stroke of luck. Before they had crossed halfway, the water returned in a wave higher than anyone had ever seen, drowning the attackers. The Potiidaeans believed they …

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

Real Reason Why China Wants To Expand

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane; Try Dashlane Premium free for 30 days at www.dashlane.com/infographics and never forget another password and keep all your online accounts secure! The People’s Republic of China is huge. Not only is it the world’s most populous country, with a population of around 1.404 billion people, it’s massive …

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

3 of the Biggest Experiments Ever

SciShow is supported by Squarespace. Whether you need a domain, website, or online store, make it with Squarespace [♪INTRO] It’s one of those fundamental rules of the universe that we all eventually learn growing up: like, life isn’t fair, Picard was a better starship captain than Kirk, and bigger isn’t always better. Sometimes though, there …

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

The Survival of the Sea Turtle

Sea turtles are miraculous. First, they’ve been around since the late Jurassic, roughly 150 million years ago. Cohorts of the dinosaurs, sea turtles have survived through the challenges of eons, existing still today, where many others have ended their evolutionary run. Second, throughout the centuries and up till today, every living adult sea turtle has …

Bass Fishing Battle | Dude Perfect

Bass Fishing Battle | Dude Perfect

This is big, folks. Dude, I think it’s a pretty good one. It’s pulling my boat. Woo hoo! Oh, it’s a big fish! Oh, it’s a big fish! We’re Dude Perfect. Welcome to Bass Fishing Battle. Here we go! Woo! Dude Perfect. For round 1, each dude will have six fishing poles. Once you catch …

Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Have you ever thought about sailing the open sea alone? Would you ever want to? For many of us, it might sound fun, exciting or simply relaxing to take some time away from our day to day lives, like enjoying a nice vacation. Perhaps picturing yourself on a boat with beautiful sunshine and salty sea …

The Ocean is Way Deeper Than You Think

The Ocean is Way Deeper Than You Think

The ocean is really, really deep, deeper, in fact, than most of us realize. If you were to shave off all of the land from the tops of every continent and island in the world and fill up the ocean’s deepest points with that land, then the entire earth would be covered in an ocean …