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Hi, I'm Tom Scott. These are some of the things I've made and done. They'll probably come back to haunt me in a few years' time.

Contact me: https://www.tomscott.com/contact/

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A production of Pad 26 Limited, registered in England and Wales, № 11662641.
Registered office: Amelia House, Crescent Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1QR

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00:31:48
YouTubers have to declare ads. Why doesn't anyone else?
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Hill Hill Hill Hill, debunked, debunked
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The Radioactive Beach In New York
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Trying To Create an AI Tom Scott (on a $100 budget)
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Trying To Fail A Drug Test On Purpose
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Walking The Most Dangerous Path In Britain
00:09:51
Why The Web Is Such A Mess
00:06:07
I Almost Learned To Fly A Jetpack
00:08:21
Five Things You Can't Do On British Television
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My Unlicensed Hovercraft Bar Is Technically Legal
00:03:24
It’s pronounced GIF.
00:07:52
We Built A Lie-Detector Skeleton From 1927
00:06:51
How Binary Search Makes Computers Much, Much Faster
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The Tiny Monorails That Once Carried James Bond
00:05:17
Would You Swim In Power Plant Wastewater?
00:11:12
1,204,986 Votes Decided: What Is The Best Thing?
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Swimming Between Two Continents, Debunked
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Is The Most Northern Part Of Iceland Still There?
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The Part Of Britain That Rises And Falls Twice A Day
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Why You Should Turn On Two Factor Authentication
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The Village That The Luftwaffe Bombed By Mistake
00:09:51
Why You Can't Buy Dasani Water in Britain
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Stopping A Laser Beam In Mid-Air
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The Country Where All Public Transit Is Free
00:08:08
Why TRUE + TRUE = 2: Data Types
00:03:21
The Bridge That's In Two Countries At The Same Time
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How To Grow A Martian Salad On Earth
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How Neurosurgeons Navigate Inside The Brain
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Why 2020 Started On December 30th
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Why Do We Move Our Hands When We Talk?
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Why The World's Littlest Skyscraper Was A Massive Scam
00:12:01
Why Electronic Voting Is Still A Bad Idea
00:04:37
Can The Words You Read Change Your Behavior?
00:05:41
Is The World Running Out Of Helium?
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This Video Is Sponsored By ███ VPN
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The Giant Art That Keeps Planes Quiet
00:04:44
Why Helsinki's Library Robots Aren't Important
00:08:03
The Self-Driving Race Car
00:03:26
What Counts As The World's Shortest River?
00:05:01
The Toxic Pit With A $3 Admission Fee
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The Only Bit Of Louisiana's Coast That Isn't Sinking
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The Language Sounds That Could Exist, But Don't
00:07:40
I'm Not A Robot ✅
00:06:32
Flying A Plane With Fireworks On The Wings
00:08:26
The Two Generals’ Problem
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Why “No Problem” Can Seem Rude: Phatic Expressions
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How To Stop A Colossal Bridge Corroding
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why typing like this is sometimes okay.
00:16:28
How To Survive On The App Store
00:10:03
How To Make Your App Delightful
00:12:11
How To Make Sure Your App Isn’t Evil
00:10:40
How To Make Money With Your App
00:10:25
How To Connect Your App To The Real World
00:11:14
How To Make Your App Less Frustrating
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How To Talk To A Coder Without Looking Stupid
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Where Are Your First 1,000 Users?
00:11:32
How To Find Out If Your App Idea Is Any Good
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Why You Can't Trust Me
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The World's First Solar Powered Train
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Mr Olds’ Remarkable Elevator
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The One-Lane Bridge Shared By Cars And Trains
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What Counts As The Steepest Street In The World?
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Testing A Zip Line That Goes Round Corners
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The Circle Visible From Space
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The First 3D Color X-Rays
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The Sculpture That Looks Like A Real-Life Cartoon
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Where Two Oceans Meet, Debunked
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I Drove My Childhood Favorite Racing Game In Real Life
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The Artificial Gravity Lab
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Blindfold Balancing in the Spinning Space Chair
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The Last Play-For-Cash Fascination Parlor
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The Broken Building That Must Not Be Destroyed
00:20:50
Weight For It (with Evan Edinger and Luke Cutforth)
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A Questionable Experiment in Motion Sickness
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Why Denmark Is .19 Seconds Behind The World
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How Auto-Tune Works
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Slowing Down A Stock Exchange With 38 Miles Of Cable
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I Got To See And Hold My Brain
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This Is Your Brain On Stale Air
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How Knot To Hang A Painting
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The Fishermen That Hold Their Breath For 10 Minutes
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Why NASA Spun Astronauts Around, But Doesn't Any More
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The Canyon That Humans Made By Accident
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The Consequences of Your Code
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Your New Social Credit Score
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The City of Golf Carts
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The Artificial Intelligence That Deleted A Century
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The Other Tree That Owns Itself
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Testing The World's Longest Echo
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Why Computers Can't Count Sometimes
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Why Do London's Manholes Keep Exploding?
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If Educational Videos Were Filmed Like Music Videos
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How The First Ever Telecoms Scam Worked
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We Made a Banhammer (feat. NerdCubed)
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The Collapsible Crash Test Robot Car
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The Quiz That Was Shared A Million Times
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That Time I Got In Trouble With The Government
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I Hit 3,000-Year-Old Art with a Hammer
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How The 90s VHS Look Works
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Stories I Can't Tell
00:18:52
Lateral Game 3: the First Elimination Match
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The US-Canada Border Splits This Road Down The Middle
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We Sent Garlic Bread to the Edge of Space, Then Ate It
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G-Force, Jerk, and Passing Out In A Centrifuge
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The US President's Bulletproof Railcar
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The European City Centre With No Street Names
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A Language Made Of Music
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Sign Language Isn't Universal
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Why Hold Music Sounds Worse Now
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The Lava Lamps That Help Keep The Internet Secure
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Why California's Musical Road Sounds Terrible
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The Reaction Ferries of Basel: What Have We Missed?
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What Counts as a Mountain?
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FizzBuzz: One Simple Interview Question
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I Can't Show You How Pink This Pink Is
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Why The Government Shouldn't Break WhatsApp
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An Elevator That Actually Goes Sideways
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Why The YouTube Algorithm Will Always Be A Mystery
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The Beer Pipeline of Bruges
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Zero-G Experiments on Earth: The Bremen Drop Tower
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The Little-Known Patterns on British Streets
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The World's Most Famous Teapot: The Utah Teapot
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The Bizarre Plan to Drain the Mediterranean: Atlantropa
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The Zip Line Across Time Zones
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ᑖᒻ ᔅᑳᑦ and ᖃᓂᐅᔮᖅᐸᐃᑦ
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The Battery That's Lasted 176 Years
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The Fake Vinegar In British Fish and Chip Shops
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The Flower That Smells Like Death
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Why You Can't Advertise Cancer Cures In Britain
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Why Snow and Confetti Ruin YouTube Video Quality
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Help, My Fusion Reactor's Making A Weird Noise
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American Alcohol Has To Be Radioactive
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The First Ever Wireless Hack: Marconi vs Maskelyne
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Will YouTube Ever Run Out Of Video IDs?
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Why 1/1/1970 Bricks Your iPhone
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The Second Largest Freezer in Norway
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Calling The Police Doesn't Charge Your Phone Battery
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Graham Island and Ye Starbucks: Citation Needed 4x01
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Why I Can't Show You The H******** S***
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The Bielefeld Conspiracy
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Archimedes and a Boat Lift: the Falkirk Wheel
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The Art of the Bodge: How I Made The Emoji Keyboard
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The Secret Underground Pipeline Across Britain
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So You've Learned To Teleport
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What Counts as a Word?
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The Toxic Blue Lagoon of Buxton
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The Human-Powered, Giant Theme Park Playground: Ai Pioppi
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7 Illegal Things To Do In A British Election
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How Green Screen Worked Before Computers
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Do The Numbers On Toaster Dials Mean Minutes?
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The Man Who Set Up His Own Toll Road, Without Permission
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Why Britain Uses Separate Hot and Cold Taps
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The Shellshock Bug In About Four Minutes
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How To Snap Someone's Neck
00:23:56
2030: Privacy's Dead. What happens next?
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What's The Longest Word In The English Language?
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The Nuclear Reactor In The Middle Of London
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Let's Talk About Names. In Iceland.
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The Image That Can Break Your Brain
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Danger: Humans
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How Many Gs Do You Pull in an Elevator?
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Gender Neutral Pronouns: They're Here, Get Used To Them
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Fantastic Features We Don't Have In The English Language
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Lies on the London Underground
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Ten Illegal Things To Do In London
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Welcome to Life: the singularity, ruined by lawyers
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Two Drums and a Cymbal Fall off a Cliff
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Salmon in a Dishwasher