February 22, 2017
The Beer Pipeline of Bruges

In Belgium, there's an underground beer pipeline. Yes, it's inherently difficult to film something that's underground, but Tom Scott headed over to Bruges to investigate anyway.

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February 21, 2017
Jacques Cousteau on Atlantis and Cognac
"We're going to investigate every single one of these hypotheses, and we'll tell you what we think is the truth about it" - Jacques Cousteau in 1978

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February 20, 2017
Michael K. Williams Asks: Am I Typecast?

At The Atlantic, they believe it’s never been more important to take on established answers with tough questions. Here, Michael K. Williams, of The Wire and The Night Of, wrestles with one of his own: Is he being typecast?

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February 17, 2017
Inside YouTube's Mixed Reality VR Lab

At YouTube Space New York, there's the Mixed Reality lab: a virtual reality setup using an HTC Vive, a third controller, and some fancy compositing equipment. It's brilliant, and Tom Scott got to visit and look behind the scenes.

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February 16, 2017
Elemental Burning

A short film about the combustion of 5 elements: carbon, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, and sulfur.

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February 15, 2017
Seasons of Norway

With its imposing mountains, endless plateaus and echoing valleys, Norway is a country where nature takes the lead. Using time-lapse, this film attempts to capture the ebb and flow of the seasons and is a result of one year of planning, a second year of shooting and four months of editing.

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February 14, 2017
The World Is Slowly Running Out Of Sand

I never thought of sand as a non-renewable resource, but there's only a limited supply — and to make things worse, it keeps getting washed into the sea. At Cape May, New Jersey, the US Army Corps of Engineers have just finished rebuilding a beach. Here's why.

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February 13, 2017
Negative Words That Turned Into Positive Words

We recruited these grumpy words to the positive side.

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February 10, 2017
Wildlife in Highspeed

All species are from New Caledonia, one of the world's first biodiversity hotspots.

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February 9, 2017
George Washington Carver on Ego and Self

"You can’t get very far in life if you don’t get away from Self" - George Washington Carver in 1939

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February 8, 2017
The Master: How Scientology Works

Nerdwriter1 explains how Scientology’s practice of auditing is used in the film and how the movie features other techniques used by the religion.

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February 7, 2017
America's First Supermodel: Audrey Munson

One woman's face is all over New York, although you've probably never heard of her.

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February 6, 2017
Miniglobelet

A short film shot through a microscope. The subject of the film is alunite crystals.

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February 3, 2017
Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can

German is a wonderfully inventive and bold language, full of gloriously long compound words for emotions and ideas that most languages struggle to allow us to express.

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February 2, 2017
The Story of Basic English

In the mid-20th century, an eccentric English writer came up with a plan to boil English down to 850 words. Here's how that worked.

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February 1, 2017
Why Can't You Use Your Cell Phone on an Airplane?

Every air traveler knows to turn their devices to "airplane mode" during flight. Is it myth or fact that wireless signals affect airplanes?

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