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The ingredients of a classic house track

It’s July 12, 1979 and the Chicago White Sox are set to play the Detroit Tigers in the second game … More The ingredients of a classic house track

Why old buildings use the same leaf design

Why old buildings use the same leaf design

These 22 columns used to sit on the East Portico of the United States Capitol building, before they were moved … More Why old buildings use the same leaf design

How Close Are We to Building a Moon Base?

How Close Are We to Building a Moon Base?

The moon is the closest celestial body to Earth. Humans have been gazing up at it for our entire existence, … More How Close Are We to Building a Moon Base?

Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your beautiful website for 10% off at squarespace.com/Wendover. Imagine a train that … More Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

How Airports Make Money

How Airports Make Money

This video was made possible by Squarespace. After this, watch the video I made for their channel. More about it … More How Airports Make Money

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy pummeled the east coast of America. Winds blew in at 80 miles per hour and heavy … More New York is building a wall to hold back the ocean

Inside a Synthetic DNA Factory That’s Building New Forms of Life

Inside a Synthetic DNA Factory That’s Building New Forms of Life

Inside this advanced foundry, biologists, software engineers, and a fleet of automated robots are working side by side to crank … More Inside a Synthetic DNA Factory That’s Building New Forms of Life

How to Build a $100 Million Satellite

How to Build a $100 Million Satellite

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn intuitively with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first … More How to Build a $100 Million Satellite

How Did Roboticists Get This Ancient Fossil To Walk?

How Did Roboticists Get This Ancient Fossil To Walk?

Thanks to the latest technology in ‘paleo-biorobotics’, this nearly three hundred million-year-old fossil is WALKING. This little guy is the … More How Did Roboticists Get This Ancient Fossil To Walk?

The Mystifying Structures Hidden Within Earth’s Mantle

The Mystifying Structures Hidden Within Earth’s Mantle

As you’re watching this video, thousands of kilometers beneath your feet, edging on the brink of alien and terrestrial, lies … More The Mystifying Structures Hidden Within Earth’s Mantle