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Why Veritasium is Right about Electricity – The Easy Explanation



Is Veritasium wrong about electricity? No! Here is the easy explanation why.
Veritasium recently uploaded a video on the topic of misconceptions about electricity. It’s a complicated and counterintuitive subject so naturally many people disagreed. I myself was skeptical at first so I looked on Youtube for videos explaining it. After I did not find a good explanation I stopped being lazy and thought about the problem myself. In this video I try to give you an easy explanation why Veritasium is correct.

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What If You Brought Modern Technology to the Middle Ages?



The Middle Ages, a time when you were more likely to die on the toilet than take a bath. And now you’re going there with an educational mission. It’s up to you now. Let’s show the Middle Ages how it’s done. Would you be tried as a witch? Could you cure all diseases? Or would you accidentally create a new pandemic? Would you be able to discover electricity? Will smallpox be cured? What are garderobes?

00:00 Going to the Middle Ages
00:46 Middle Ages Science
01:58 European Hygiene and Medicine
03:55 Discovering Electricity

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What If We Powered the Planet With Lightning?

What If We Powered the Planet With Lightning?

Every time you watch a thunderstorm outside your window, you’re witnessing the energy of an atomic bomb. Now imagine harvesting that raw energy and using it to power the planet.But how is lightning created? Would you have your own lighting collector? Why aren’t we currently doing it?

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