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Jared Diamond’s “The World Until Yesterday”: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-World-Until-Yesterday-Traditional/dp/0141024488/

music by: youtube.com/jakechudnow

Follow Michael Stevens: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce

more on WEIRD: http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/weird_psychology_social_science_researchers_rely_too_much_on_western_college.html

incorrect predictions: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Incorrect_predictions

More famous INCORRECT predictions:


history of miscegenation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miscegenation

debunked scientific beliefs: http://listverse.com/2009/01/19/10-debunked-scientific-beliefs-of-the-past/

Hollow Earth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollow_Earth

Hollow Concave Earth: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/koreshan-state-historic-site

Concave Earth spying attempt: http://bit.ly/1gnDwRE

Scathing reviews of masterpieces:


Thomas Midgley, Jr.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Midgley,_Jr.

QI clip about Midgley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZAnnvSOEmw

Inventors killed by own inventions (AllTime10s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wu9KXQmL2d8

50 worst inventions: http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1991915_1991909_1991817,00.html

Nevin Lead and crime study: http://pic.plover.com/Nevin/Nevin2007.pdf

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25 Responses

  1. Saturn314x says:

    5:03 Thought the video was about to end but then I checked the time.

  2. Holzluka Homa says:

    whats the song called in 7:25 ?

  3. NATHAN S says:

    Michael your videos are fantastic and a pleasure to watch thanks for your content!

  4. Xenomorph Biologist - XX121 says:

    If it was up to Thomas midgely to run the world, I don’t think we would be here

  5. Louis Bourbon says:

    Way to put things into perspective. Now i feel even less inpotant

  6. Windy City says:

    Vsause is a race biter

  7. Timothy Lei says:

    Rockets end then we are vsauce

  8. Understand the Universe says:

    Where is my narrow slice https://youtu.be/aZWP1ncq6Ac

  9. James Harney says:

    OR IS IT?

  10. Demosthenes says:

    Flint still doesn't have clean water

  11. Anonymous Potato says:

    Insert Minecraft theme song

  12. Miguel Guerreiro says:

    Is it not "guns germs and steel" discredited?

  13. Toilet bowl productions says:

    V sauce is our modern world

  14. purple haze says:

    7:59 is that you ?? LOLOL

  15. i_am_a_sizzlin_teapot says:

    OK but like why are they using Minecraft music

  16. hwalliciouz tbz says:

    i managed to find our world in the outro here's the time mark


    make sure to pause your screen before pressing that

  17. hwalliciouz tbz says:

    i managed to find our world in the outro here's the time mark


    make sure to pause your screen before pressing that

  18. Meme Daddy says:

    Fuck, I must have a fuck ton of lead in my blood jesus XD

  19. Andrew ? says:

    It should still be illegal for a black person to marry a white person, the white people are beautiful they don’t need nasty black genes…. I wish I was white…

  20. Samuel Voltz says:

    Slow down the video at 10:12
    You'll see something interesting 😉

  21. Krazz mash says:


  22. Lee Marvin says:

    when the music slowly faded in at ~ 5:36 i was all like "damn. that was short"

  23. Samo Meers says:

    Have you read the works of Anatoly Fomenko? He claims, and he isn't the only one, that Scaliger's chronology is all a lie. I for one am inclined to believe him.

  24. Snape255 says:

    Excuse me um do you mean Robert plant

  25. Roofy! says:

    10:13 nice pic of London ya got there!

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