This Toy Can Open Any Garage

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. Or almost any garage – it’s particularly good with fixed code gates and garages. Samy proposes other weaknesses with rolling codes. This video was sponsored by LastPass: http://bit.ly/2oscAe9 I don’t condone malicious hacking of gates, garages or other property. The point of this video was to discuss how it could…

How UV Causes Cancer and Aging

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. UV at ground level is non-ionizing but it damages DNA and causes photoaging – how? Also, it turns out glass doesn’t block all UV (specifically UVA passes through). This is something I learned filming with the UV camera inside. Special thanks to Dr. Hayley Golbach, @hayleysgold on twitter https://twitter.com/hayleysgold Ultraviolet…

Is Our Food Becoming Less Nutritious?

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. The nutrient content of food is declining. Is it because of soil depletion, selective breeding, or… something else? Watch my new documentary, VITAMANIA: http://ve42.co/vita I came across this story as I was making the film Vitamania. When you ask sellers of vitamins why you should take vitamin supplements even if…

Can You Overdose on Vitamins?

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. Vitamins are 13 molecules essential for life that our bodies can’t make themselves. Watch Vitamania here: https://ve42.co/vita Now available worldwide, except France and Germany where it will be broadcast on ARTE soon. Subscribe on the Vitamania website for updates. Use #vitamania to join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook. Vitamania…

How Earth Creates Its Magnetic Field

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. How turbulent convection currents in Earth’s outer core make its magnetic field This video is a prequel to one that will appear here: http://ve42.co/Spin Huge thank you to Prof. Jon Aurnou who spent a lot of time explaining how planetary magnetic fields are created. He changed a lot of my…

The Truth About Veritasium

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. The truth, with photons. I hope I’ve articulated everything clearly in this video. If not, I’ll clarify in comments. Thanks to everyone who appears in this video and thanks to everyone who watches this video! Veritasium is of course a combination of the latin ‘veritas’ meaning truth, and the common…

The Threat of AI Weapons

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. Will artificial intelligence weapons cause World War III? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiJTq11kqdw This animated clip is from my friends at http://ve42.co/pindex2 New series! http://vrv.co/paradigms I’m not sure how alarmed to be about artificial intelligence. Personally I think it’s really hard to predict when we’ll create a machine that essentially has consciousness. That’s because…

Why Are Mosquitoes Attracted To Me?!

From 1veritasium, 2veritasium, or sciencium. Mosquitoes are attracted to me and it’s likely due to my genes. This video is sponsored by 23andMe https://23andme.com/veritasium Huge thanks to Prof. Immo Hansen and team: http://ve42.co/hansen References: Genome Wide Association Study for self-reported mosquito attractiveness: http://ve42.co/MossieGWAS The twin study showing correlated attractiveness is stronger for identical twins: http://ve42.co/MossieTwins…