• Can The Words You Read Influence Your Behavior?

    Can The Words You Read Influence Your Behavior? Priming is the idea that the words you read can change the way you act. And yes, there are papers that show an effect: but we also need to talk ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Dec 2, 2019

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  • The Abandoned Hill With Two Members Of Parliament

    The Abandoned Hill With Two Members Of Parliament Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, is a now-desolate hillfort run by English Heritage. But it was once one of the most important sites in southern England: so important that it had ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jul 6, 2020

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  • Why You Can Spot Bad Green Screen

    Why You Can Spot Bad Green Screen Green screen looks terrible sometimes. Heres why. Get a 30-day free trial of CuriosityStream, including access to Nebula and my original series, here: https://curiositystream.com/ ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jun 29, 2020

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  • I Asked 64,182 People About “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells”. Here's What I Found Out.

    I Asked 64,182 People About “Jingle Bells, Batman Smells”. Here's What I Found Out. Thanks to Jack from Jacksfilms on piano: https://youtube.com/jacksfilms And thanks to everyone who answered! Sources and a data download are in the description.History sources:htt ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jun 22, 2020

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  • The World's First Internet Bench

    The World's First Internet Bench In the Abbey Gardens of Bury St Edmunds, in a quiet corner of a park, sits the Worlds First Internet Bench. Well, sort of. Its been nearly twenty years, and ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jun 15, 2020

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  • How England's Oldest Road Was Nearly Lost Forever

    How England's Oldest Road Was Nearly Lost Forever The Icknield Way, in south-east England, is a road and footpath thats been part of the landscape for millennia. But if parts of it hadnt been legally marked down, then ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jun 8, 2020

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  • The Worst Typo I Ever Made

    The Worst Typo I Ever Made When undo wont do. Sponsored by Dashlane, the password manager. Get a 30-day free trial at https://www.dashlane.com/tomscott MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?listPL9 ... Tom Scott Tom Scott Jun 1, 2020

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  • Ə: The Most Common Vowel in English

    Ə: The Most Common Vowel in English Schwa is the most common vowel in English. Every English speaker uses it, all the time, but most people have never heard of it. Written with Molly Ruhl and ... Tom Scott Tom Scott May 25, 2020

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  • Why Some "Remastered" Music Videos Look Awful

    Why Some "Remastered" Music Videos Look Awful This isnt the way they were meant to be seen. Get a 30-day free trial of CuriosityStream, including access to Nebula and my original series, here: https://curiositystream.com/toms ... Tom Scott Tom Scott May 18, 2020

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  • Are There Problems That Computers Can't Solve?

    Are There Problems That Computers Can't Solve? All about Herberts Decision Problem, Turings solution, and a machine that vanishes in a puff of logic. MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?listPL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkA ... Tom Scott Tom Scott May 11, 2020

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