04:45
Why Helsinki's Library Robots Aren't Important
by Tom Scott
8 hours ago    195,105 Views
Oodi, the new Helsinki Library, has robots to help reshelve books. They get a lot of press attention. But they're not the important part of the librar..
08:03
The Self-Driving Race Car
by Tom Scott
1 week ago    368,481 Views
I got an email asking if I wanted to be driven around the most famous racetrack in Britain by an autonomous racing car. I wasn't going to refuse that ..
06:09
Inside The Tunnels That Will Store Nuclear Waste For 100,000 Years
by Tom Scott
2 weeks ago    678,524 Views
Onkalo, on the Finnish island of Olkiluoto, is planned to be the first geologic storage facility for high-level nuclear waste: eventually sealed for 1..
03:26
What Counts As The World's Shortest River?
by Tom Scott
3 weeks ago    810,166 Views
If you've been a subscriber for a while, you probably know where this one is going. Although you may still be surprised about where I ended up going....
05:01
The Toxic Pit With A $3 Admission Fee
by Tom Scott
4 weeks ago    1,027,342 Views
The Berkeley Pit, in Butte, Montana, was once the richest hill on Earth: the Anaconda Copper Mine. Now: it's not all that rich, and it's not much of a..
05:30
The Only Bit Of Louisiana's Coast That Isn't Sinking
by Tom Scott
1 month ago    643,023 Views
On a coastline that's steadily sinking under the waves, the Wax Lake Delta is rising: which is a wonderful thing for researchers.Historically, every t..
14:50
Cash and Grab (with Bird Keeper Toby and Inés from Draw Curiosity)
by Tom Scott
1 month ago    121,910 Views
I'll say this about this week's Game Garage: we definitely had fun. Thanks to Toby: https://www.youtube.com/birdkeepertoby and Inés: https://www.yout..
06:31
The Language Sounds That Could Exist, But Don't
by Tom Scott
1 month ago    1,711,171 Views
The International Phonetic Alphabet: one sound for each symbol, and one symbol for each sound. Except for the sounds we can't make. Pull down the desc..
13:12
Checkpoint (with Ashens and the Polybius Heist crew)
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    173,614 Views
This game turned out a lot more stressful than we thought it would. Thanks to ASHENS and the POLYBIUS HEIST crew, you can watch their first movie here..
07:40
I'm Not A Robot ✅
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    858,669 Views
What those boxes are for, and why you might not have to click them soon. • Sponsored by Dashlane —try 30 days for free at: https://www.dashlane.co..
22:19
Personal Best (with dodie, Sammy Paul, Daniel J Layton and Reb Day)
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    228,323 Views
We're back! New games, same garage. Thanks to the crew from SOME LOVELY BOARD GAMES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfeCp3-_U8M Dodie: https://youtu..
06:32
Flying A Plane With Fireworks On The Wings
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    608,957 Views
Aerosparx are a British aerobatics team that perform displays with fireworks attached to their wings. This is how they do it. More about Aerosparx: h..
08:26
The Two Generals’ Problem
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    1,478,928 Views
Time to tell a story about idempotency, computer science, and the Night of the Multiple Orders. • Sponsored by Dashlane —try 30 days for free at: ..
03:51
Why “No Problem” Can Seem Rude: Phatic Expressions
by Tom Scott
2 months ago    1,145,004 Views
"Hello!" "Thank you!" "You're welcome!" These are all phatic expressions, and people can argue about them. Pull down the description for the reference..
09:04
The Fetch-Execute Cycle: What's Your Computer Actually Doing?
by Tom Scott
3 months ago    542,759 Views
The fetch-execute cycle is the basis of everything your computer or phone does. This is literally The Basics. • Sponsored by Dashlane —try 30 days..
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