STRAPPED INTO A FALLING HELICOPTER – Smarter Every Day 154

Hey it’s me Destin welcome back to smarter every day One of the reasons I absolutely love helicopters is that you can get places that you can’t with any other device So today I’m with Bradley Friesen here in where? Bradley: We’re, uh, right now in British Columbia, at Widgeon Lake in beautiful Pinecone Burke […]

Anatomy of an Ice Hockey Player: the Strength and Recovery of Jenn Wakefield

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! ..as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF AN ICE HOCKEY PLAYER) Ice hockey is a team game really like no other. They come onto the ice at 100%, they […]

This Giant Plant Looks Like Raw Meat and Smells Like Dead Rat | Deep Look

It happens maybe only once a decade and lasts about 24 hours. The bloom of the rare and gigantic Titan arum, better known as the “corpse flower.” It’s a mimic. It copies the stench of dead, rotting animals. But hold up. What you’re looking at isn’t actually the flower. That part? It’s a modified leaf […]

How the Bible Led Me to Islam: The Story of a Former Christian Youth Minister – Joshua Evans

Subtitles by @Dawahtweet, make Dua for me!! How the Bible Led Me to Islam: The Story of a Former Christian Youth Minister By Br. Joshua Evans February 6, 2009 Assalamualaikum warehmatullahI wabarakatuhu Dua I’m going to tell you tonight About my journey From why once was I a former Christian Youth Minister To how I […]

Orb weaver spider, spider web time-lapse and eating a cricket – Biodiversity Shorts #5

Hello my name’s Marc and welcome to Biodiversity Shorts. Now if you look up here there’s a small cluster of leaves here. inside there is an orb weaver spider and she stays hidden away in their during the day but at night, usually a couple other hours after it gets dark she comes out and […]

COLD HARD SCIENCE.The Physics of Skating on Ice (With SlowMo) – Smarter Every Day 110

Hey it’s me Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the olympics the most athletic team always wins right? No. It’s actually more complicated than that because there’s physical objects in the olympics. Now the team that is able to manipulate these physical objects better than the other team usually wins. For example, […]

Why Do Golf Balls Have Dimples?

There are all kinds of balls used in sports, with different sizes, shapes, and designs, depending on the sport’s needs and history. But there’s something especially weird about golf balls: their dimples. There are more than 300 dimples on a standard golf ball, and they’re there for more than just aesthetics. Dimpled golf balls can […]

Anatomy Of A Figure Skater: What Are Maé-Bérénice Méité’s Hidden Powers?

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes, to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian. That’s it, come on! As we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A FIGURE SKATER) Now, what we expect a figure skater to be is number one – strong. In addition to that, they […]

What’s inside FARTING Golf Balls?

– [Dan] He’s trying to obviously, slice this thing around but, 94 yards, a lot of green to work with there. (ball creaks) Might be the first time I’ve seen a shot do that! (creaking) – Welcome back to What’s Inside. I’m Lincoln and this is Dan, and this is a farting golf ball. Wanna […]

How Hard Can You Hit a Golf Ball? (at 100,000 FPS) – Smarter Every Day 216

– Three, two, one. Oh, wow, that was loud! – That was way louder than I thought. – Hey, it’s me, Destin. Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. Today’s question is fascinating. How hard can you hit a golf ball? That seems like a really simple question, but it’s very complex. For example, think about […]