Earth has Terrible Worldbuilding

From Curious Archive.

It’s time someone finally SAID IT!

(this video is a joke science is real have a nice day)

Big Ol List of Sources:
“Leidenfrost Effect,” Seppo Louhenkilpi, Treatise on Process Metallurgy: Industrial Processes, 2014,
“Relativity Verses Quantum Mechanics,” Corey S. Powell, Nautilus
“Wave-Particle Duality,” Artika Singh, Tu Quach,
“Von Hohenheim Bio,” Spyros N. Michaleas,
“The Father of the Periodic Table,” Mike Sutton, 2019
“Why is the world map you know wrong?,” Joe Phelan, 2022
“Cleopatra Life Timeline,” Thayer Watkins
“Appalachian Mountain Geology,” NPS,
“Demise of Tycho Brahe,” Kat Jivkova

Mercury Murder Mystery: An Analysis of the Demise of Tycho Brahe

“Philosophy 101,” Antonio Panovski,
“Wojtek the Bear,” Jennifer Murtoff
“The Lost Nuclear Bombs No one can Find” Zaria Govertt,
Battlefield 1 airship tornado glitch comes from Weedor

Because I’m a huge fan of worldbuilding, I wish I was as impressed with the ‘Earth Project’ everyone else. Like, sure, with its long evolutionary history, detailed storyline, and complex magic system, this setting is amazingly full of sloppy mistakes!

Today I’m doing a full takedown of Earth’s so-called ‘realism.’

0:00 Earth has Terrible Worldbuilding
0:26 Garbage Magic System
3:10 Weird Biology
4:39 Humans Make no Sense
5:58 Worst Map I’ve Ever Seen
7:17 Awful Conlang & Lore
9:07 Disastrous History
11:53 Absurd Technology
13:18 Messy Themes
15:21 It Gets Worse (Somehow)
17:15 PROVING Earth’s Absurdity
18:33 Final Score

Additional Media Shown: Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon, Flight of Dragons, The Sword in the Stone, SciFri, Mythbusters, Noah, Zach King Magic, Fantasia, MBARI

♫ Music Used: Gerudo Valley (Zelda), Four Seasons Spring Part 1 (Vivaldi), Sword Search (Zelda), Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Mozart), The Blue Danube Waltz (Johann Straus II), Herd Game (Zelda), Around the Fire (Skyrim), Inside a House (Zelda), Wind Guide You (Skyrim), Vorte Toast (Bizet), Parasail (Zelda), Swan Lake Act II (Tchaikovsky), Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven), Clair de Lune (Debussy)

♫ Additional music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio:
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