Destin Sandlin the man behind the channel Smarter Everyday is a science geek who explores the world using science. The channel brings to you breakthroughs in the history of science and more often space science in a quirky way using a personalised narrative, Destin who is a scientist himself has made some really cool videos. Throughout his tenure Destin has also had the opportunity to interview notable personalities like President Barack Obama, Astronaut Chris Cassidy, Astronaut Scott Kelly and many more. With the aim of sharing what he learns and explores, Destin believes that “We’re getting Smarter Everyday, have a good one!” Owing to the spirit of science let’s have a look at the best of Smarter Everyday. Our Top Picks:
TATTOOING Close Up (in Slow Motion) – Smarter Every Day 122
Tattooing is cool. Imagine engraving your body with something that will stay with you forever! It’s a memory etched in skin. What’s cooler than tattooing is watching it up close in slow motion and that’s what this video is all about.
How Houdini DIED (in Slow Motion) – Smarter Every Day 108
Harry Houdini is the greatest escape artist that ever lived! Loved across the world, Houdini’s death was a real shocker and millions were left heartbroken. In this video watch Destin uncover the mystery around Houdini’s death and confirm the science behind it.
The Backwards Brain Bicycle – Smarter Every Day 133
Knowledge is not equal to understanding. A deep statement but imagine understanding it with something as simple as a cycling lesson, except with a twist. Watch Destin ride a bicycle that literally breaks your brain and makes you learn, unlearn and relearn!
How Hard Can You Hit a Golf Ball? (at 100,000 FPS) – Smarter Every Day 216
Hitting a golf ball is easy. One good hit and it goes the distance. But imagine hitting a golf ball so hard that it gets crushed with its own momentum! In this video watch a golf ball get hit at 500 miles per hour and that too in slow motion.
World’s Fastest Pitch – Supersonic Baseball Cannon – Smarter Every Day 242
A baseball pitch isn’t something we’re all acquainted with either. But think about it. Pitching a baseball so fast that it goes faster than the sound (supersonic) and breaks the sound barrier! In a situation like that the ball has to be blasted with a canon and that’s exactly what happens. Watch this video to see the world’s fastest pitch via a supersonic baseball canon and also learn a thing or two about the science that governs it all.
GOING SUPERSONIC with U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds! Pulling 7 G’s in an F-16 -Smarter Every Day 235
If blasting a supersonic pitch is cool then a person going supersonic in a jet is even cooler! Besides riding a jet watch Destin pulls 7Gs (7 times the body weight) and even explains the science behind objects going faster than sound. You might as well learn something about how a jet works!