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Wednesday, July 05, 2017

8 YouTube channels that’ll make you a much smarter human | Memeburn - Social / YouTube

"Not every YouTube channel will rot your mind away with videos of wipe-outs and dancing cats. There is actually a part of YouTube that people go to learn." summarizes Megan Ellis, Author at Memeburn.

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Not only is the site filled with DIY guides and sharp commentary on current affairs, but there are actually channels that will teach you about science, history, the world — and many other topics you might have never considered.

We’ve scoured past the cat videos (no regrets) to find these gems — eight YouTube channels that will make you smarter.

1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell 

Kurzgesagt is one of the best educational channels on YouTube – with simple, quality narration and amazing animation used to explain complicated concepts relating to science, astronomy, and technology.
Some of the channel’s best videos include a summary of the Fermi Paradox in terms of alien life, an explanation of the European refugee crisis and an explanation of addiction. While the channel’s name is anything but easy to pronounce, its videos take very complex topics and present them in an easily understandable and accessible way.

They prefer quality over quantity – so while their videos take a little longer between publishing dates, you can be sure you’re going to get great detail and accurate information.
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Source: Memeburn