Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
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Why You Are Lonely and How to Make Friends
We want to be part of your friendship journey, so we’ve created a few things you can share with new and old friends: kgs.link/friendship_collection
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Friends make life good. They provide the scaffolding that makes it not just bearable but fun. They give us a sense of meaning and purpose and are a source of security, self esteem and happiness. Almost nothing predicts how happy you will be as how connected you feel and a lack of social connection is associated with a number of diseases and a shorter life.
But maybe you have scrolled through your phone, unsure who to call to go to a movie with, to celebrate with or ask for comfor...
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Is Civilization on the Brink of Collapse?
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What We Owe The Future is available now - you can get it wherever you get your (audio)books or here: www.amazon.com/What-Owe-Future-William-MacAskill/dp/1541618629 This video was sponsored by the author, Will MacAskill. Thanks a lot for the support. Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-civilization-collapse/ At its height, the Roman Empire was home to about 30 % of the world...
The Deadliest Virus on Earth
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Go ‘beyond the nutshell’ at brilliant.org/nutshell by diving deeper into these topics and more with 20% off an annual subscription! This video was sponsored by Brilliant. Thanks a lot for the support! Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-rabies/ In the 1970s thousands of Chickenheads rained from the sky in Europe, making foxes and other wildlife confused and very happy. Why?...
The Last Human - A Glimpse Into The Far Future
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Because of the potential size of the future, the most important thing about our actions today might be their impact on future generations. This simple-sounding idea has some surprising moral implications: 80000hours.org/kurzgesagt-last-human Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-last-human/ This video was created in partnership with the Open Philanthropy Project Kurzgesagt in...
Change Your Life - One Tiny Step at a Time
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Change Your Life - One Tiny Step at a Time Get your Habit Journal here: shop-us.kurzgesagt.org/collections/habit Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-change/ If you are like most people, there is a gap between the person you are and the person you wish to be. There are little things you think you should do and big things you ought to achieve. From working out regularly, eati...
You Are Not Where You Think You Are
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Start your Shopify free trial today: shopify.com/Kurzgesagt Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-jiggle-of-existence Look around you. Where are you? Where is this place you are occupying? Somewhere in a room, maybe in a city on a continent on a planet orbiting a star in a galaxy among billions. But… where is all of that? While this may feel like a daft question, it turns out...
The Most Horrible Parasite: Brain Eating Amoeba
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shop-us.kurzgesagt.org/ If you too want to overcome your existential dread, make your life beautiful and support Kurzgesagt, you can get sciency products made with love in our shop. Thanks so much to everyone who's supporting us. Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-brain-eater/ The Brain Eating Amoeba A war has been going on for billions of years that breeds well armed mons...
We WILL Fix Climate Change!
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Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-can-we-fix-climate/ Visit brilliant.org/nutshell/ to get started learning STEM for free, and the first 200 people will get 20% off their annual premium subscription. Our home is burning. Rapid climate change is destabilizing our world. It seems our emissions will not fall quickly enough to avoid runaway warming and we may soon hit tipping...
Are There Lost Alien Civilizations in Our Past?
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Go to NordVPN.com/kurzgesagt for an exclusive deal for our viewers. It’s risk free with NordVPN’s 30 day money back guarantee. Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-earthaliens/ Ger inspired by Science - Learn about the history of life and dream of utopian civilizations. Visit our shop: kgs.link/shop When we think about alien civilizations we tend to look into the vastness of...
What Happens if the Moon Crashes into Earth?
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Getting something from the kurzgesagt shop is the best way to support us and to keep our videos free for everyone. ►► kgs.link/science (Worldwide Shipping Available) Get the Limited Edition Crashing Moon Pin here: shop.kurzgesagt.org/ Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-moon-crash/ Today we are answering an age-old very scientific and important question: What if the moon cr...
Why We Should NOT Look For Aliens - The Dark Forest
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Getting something from the kurzgesagt shop is the best way to support us and to keep our videos free for everyone. Thank You! ►► kgs.link/shop. (Worldwide Shipping Available) Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-darkforest/ The Universe is incredibly big and seems full of potential for life, with billions of habitable planets. If an advanced civilization had the technology t...
...And We'll Do it Again
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Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-behindthelies This video is part of the TRESCA project to get more visit trescaproject.eu/ This video was produced with funding received from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 872855. 🇪🇺 Kurzgesagt is lying to you, in every video, even in this one. Because our videos distill very ...
Is Meat Really that Bad?
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Getting something from the kurzgesagt shop is the best way to support us and to keep our videos free for everyone. ►► kgs.link/science (Worldwide Shipping Available) Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-climate-meat/ Food is arguably the best thing about being alive. No other bodily pleasure is enjoyed multiple times every day and never gets old. It is an expression of cultu...
You Are Immune Against Every Disease
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Order IMMUNE here: kgs.link/ImmuneBook - It’s available in English and German and at online retailers it should be available in pretty much all countries too. Sources & further reading: sites.google.com/view/sources-immune2/ You are not a person, you are a planet, made of roughly 40 trillion cells. There is so much of you, that if your cells were human-sized, you would be as big as 20 Mount Eve...
The Limited Edition Dinosaur Calendar - Now And Then Never Again
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The 12,022 Calendar is sold out check out more scienc-y products created with love here: shop.kurzgesagt.org OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is how we make our living and it would be a pleasure if you support us! Get Merch designed with ❤ kgs.link/shop Join the ...
What Dinosaurs ACTUALLY Looked Like?
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What Dinosaurs ACTUALLY Looked Like?
Two Chapters From Our New Book - Exclusive Preview!
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Two Chapters From Our New Book - Exclusive Preview!
Can YOU Fix Climate Change?
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Can YOU Fix Climate Change?
This Virus Shouldn't Exist (But it Does)
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This Virus Shouldn't Exist (But it Does)
How The Immune System ACTUALLY Works - IMMUNE
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How The Immune System ACTUALLY Works - IMMUNE
The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison
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The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison
How To Terraform Venus (Quickly)
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How To Terraform Venus (Quickly)
The Day the Dinosaurs Died - Minute by Minute
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The Day the Dinosaurs Died - Minute by Minute
What Are You Doing With Your Life? The Tail End
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What Are You Doing With Your Life? The Tail End
TRUE Limits Of Humanity - The Final Border We Will Never Cross
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TRUE Limits Of Humanity - The Final Border We Will Never Cross
What If You Fall into a Black Hole?
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What If You Fall into a Black Hole?
Do we Need Nuclear Energy to Stop Climate Change?
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Do we Need Nuclear Energy to Stop Climate Change?
What if the World turned to Gold? - The Gold Apocalypse
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What if the World turned to Gold? - The Gold Apocalypse
Worst Nuclear Accidents in History
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Worst Nuclear Accidents in History
What if We Nuke the Moon?
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What if We Nuke the Moon?
The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do
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The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do
The Immune System Explained I - Bacteria Infection
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The Immune System Explained I - Bacteria Infection
The Fermi Paradox - Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)
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The Fermi Paradox - Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)
What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)
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What If You Detonated a Nuclear Bomb In The Marianas Trench? (Science not Fantasy)
The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth - The Bacteriophage
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The Deadliest Being on Planet Earth - The Bacteriophage
The Largest Star in the Universe - Size Comparison
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The Largest Star in the Universe - Size Comparison
Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever - CRISPR
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Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever - CRISPR
What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?
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What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?
The Egg - A Short Story
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The Egg - A Short Story
Why Black Holes Could Delete The Universe - The Information Paradox
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Why Black Holes Could Delete The Universe - The Information Paradox
The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations
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The Black Hole Bomb and Black Hole Civilizations
What if We Nuke a City?
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What if We Nuke a City?
Three Ways to Destroy the Universe
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Three Ways to Destroy the Universe
Why Alien Life Would be our Doom - The Great Filter
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Why Alien Life Would be our Doom - The Great Filter
Loneliness
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Loneliness
String Theory Explained - What is The True Nature of Reality?
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String Theory Explained - What is The True Nature of Reality?
Wormholes Explained - Breaking Spacetime
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Wormholes Explained - Breaking Spacetime
Why Blue Whales Don't Get Cancer - Peto's Paradox
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Why Blue Whales Don't Get Cancer - Peto's Paradox
Black Holes Explained - From Birth to Death
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Black Holes Explained - From Birth to Death
The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison
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The Largest Black Hole in the Universe - Size Comparison
What Happened Before History? Human Origins
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What Happened Before History? Human Origins
How to Build a Dyson Sphere - The Ultimate Megastructure
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How to Build a Dyson Sphere - The Ultimate Megastructure
Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument
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Is Reality Real? The Simulation Argument
The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant
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The World War of the Ants - The Army Ant
The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained
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The Most Dangerous Stuff in the Universe - Strange Stars Explained
What’s Hiding at the Most Solitary Place on Earth? The Deep Sea
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What’s Hiding at the Most Solitary Place on Earth? The Deep Sea
This Virus Shouldn't Exist (But it Does)
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This Virus Shouldn't Exist (But it Does)
Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!
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Building a Marsbase is a Horrible Idea: Let’s do it!
How The Immune System ACTUALLY Works - IMMUNE
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How The Immune System ACTUALLY Works - IMMUNE
What Do Alien Civilizations Look Like? The Kardashev Scale
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What Do Alien Civilizations Look Like? The Kardashev Scale