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60 YouTube channels that will make you smarter

Bibblio
Bibblio
Sep 11, 2015 · 5 min read
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Spark your curiosity

VsauceAmazing answers to questions about our world

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Experiment with the sciences

MinutePhysics — Simple explanations of physics and other sciences

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Connect with technology

Computerphile — An array of computing and tech videos

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Expand your mind

The School of Life — Ideas for life through many lenses

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Inspire your creativity

Mark Crilley — How-to-draw videos on almost every topic you can imagine

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Avoid burning your house down

Grant Thompson — Caution advised with these experiments and life hacks

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Get closer to nature

Earth Unplugged — BBC-produced channel about the natural world

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Roll with the big boys

ouLearn — The Open University’s rich and engaging learning channel

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Access the archives

British Pathé — Famous newsreels shown within carefully chosen topics

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Nurture the youngsters

Crash Course Kids —For 5th grade scientists, engineers and astronomers

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Dose up on medicine

Sexplanations — Honest answers about sexuality by Lindsey Doe

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Enjoy the unusual

Vi Hart — A “recreational mathemusician” like no other


Closing words

These channels have been chosen based on a range of factors, such as production value, impact, quality, variety and quantity. In many categories, great channels and incredible niches have been left out, but such is the burden of any editor. See the entire list of 134 nominees here.


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