Half as Interesting is an infographics YouTube channel created by San Denby. The channel makes “Education-y explainer videos that are almost good enough to watch.” Half as Interesting is San Denby’s second YouTube channel, the first being Wendover Productions. In a month Half as Interesting releases videos every Thursday and half of Tuesdays. Speaking of things being interesting, let’s have a look at the best videos of  Half as Interesting. Our top picks.

Why Saudi Arabia Imports Sand

Interesting and shocking that a country like Saudi Arabia whose majority of the landmass is sand has to import sand. But why? Watch the video below to find out.

The Secret Protocol for When the Queen Dies

Watch what happens when London Bridge is down and transforms from a poem to a real life operation. 

Why Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night are Illegal

Never knew that one of the most attractive tourist destinations, the Eiffel Tower, has this clause attached to it. 

How a Manhole Cover Became the Fastest Manmade Object Ever

While we consider going supersonic as fast. Watch how a simple thing like a manhole cover ended up becoming the fastest man made object ever! 

What’s the Longest Drivable Distance on Earth?

For all the people who love road trips and have time to spare. This video might give them a serious road trip goal! 

The Man Who Was Stuck in Paris Airport for 18 Years

Getting stuck at an airport for a few hours is annoying but imagine being stuck in the airport for 18 years. Watch this video and learn about the story of a man who was stuck inside the Paris airport for 18 years! 

Why It’s Illegal to be Named Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116

The name “Brfxxccxxmnpcccclllmmnprxvclmnckssqlbb11116” itself sounds complicated, let alone naming a child that.