The Truth About Veritasium

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SmarterEveryDay : I think it's wise to focus on family. Love you bro, great video.

Nick Uhas : This is so great man, hearing your story makes me love this channel even more...your work is very appreciated and meaningful so please continue sharing your thoughts via YouTube!

AuthenTech - Ben Schmanke : Fantastic video! So well done. "and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

pseudomino3 : I usually don't comment on youtube videos, but that one got me in the feels. I am following a path which is kind of the opposite of yours. I'm almost graduating in Filmmaking, but I'm really interested in Science. You'll probably not read my comment, as it will be far down the comment section, but I wanted to leave this here anyway. I wish you the best.

AskBeforePlaying : "Fiji water was reccomended to me by a friend. For example, The mass of The Sun..." That cut was so perfectly timed that it sounded like a completely irrelevant transition in the same clip

Physics Girl : You’ve always been a gigantic inspiration to me. I owe a lot to you and the other Edutubers who paved a little bit of the way for us. I’m glad for your growing family too, though, because Aunt Dianna needs some test subjects...

Ian Colquhoun : South African, went to Queens... Coulda been Elon....

Eugene Rider : Jesus christ the young Derek was handsome af.

Kevin Yeoh : Winderrific!

This guy : You looked even more related to Elon Musk when you were younger.

Peter Brown : Nobody starts at the end. You're supposed to be bad on camera in the beginning! It's been fun watching your journey.

Jonah Holman : Who dislikes this? seriously, why would you?

baba babo : 7:20 "It's a blessing not to know how bad you are. Because if i had known, i probably would have quit." Veritasium has unconciously tell us the ultimate secret to success.

Solo Axe : I didn't know you were married Derek! I've watched your videos since I was a kid and they didn't seem that awkward to me, but I have seen the improvements. Late congratulations!! Beautiful family :)

Ian Colquhoun : Meeting your wife, proposing, having kids... I almost had a feeling! Damn you!

TierZoo : Well this was really sweet, you're the coolest Derek

Ben Heal : Video idea: why do we get tingles? (Because I got some watching this)

Mind Power : I 0nly saw 0ne person saying he lo0ked like EL0N MUSK when he was y0unger, *I D0 SE3 HIM LIKE EL0N MUSK SPECIALLY HIS M0UTH AND JAW B0NES ARE TO0 SIMILLAR*

Dr. Spectre : God Bless you brother. Thanks for helping me expand my horizons & Im glad people like you & Destin & Brady etc etc are around.

Cinfoni Spatium : Your story tells how can a simple choice change all your life, really *really* nice story, love your work Derek! You are mt true inspiration. p.s.: sorry for beeing a week late, i have the bell but sometimes Youtube just doesn't want to tell me.

My Mate Nate : absolutely looooved this video!!

JackBearItIs : I loved this video. It is really inspiring and heartwarming to see someone succeed in such a manner as you did. I really wish you the best going forwards and want to let you know that your videos have changed my life and my mind about schooling and science. I would not have such a rich appreciation and understanding of physics if I had not discovered you or your work.

Follow Media : i didnt know you already have 2 kids! belated congratulations! also the first time i've noticed your beard is greying. god time flies. i miss the old format where you went around asking people random physics questions. it was so simple it structure but i learned so much from those clips. you also taught me that misconceptions must be exposed and broken before real learning can happen--that PhD was definitely not a sidetrack, it made you and made this channel. your thesis will always be my memory of this channel, i think that is invariant at least, regardless of how your schedule or video formats and styles have changed and will change over time. i'll always look out for new content maybe because updates are so rare these days, but maybe also because each is a gem. thank you and good luck.

Anshu Saxena : I don't usually comment on videos but I couldn't resist myself. I too am preparing for entrance in an engineering college and aspire to become a researcher in the future. Physics has always been my passion. I really want to thank you sir for your interesting videos which inspire and amaze people everyday.

Helena Schmidt Burg : I watched this video when it came out, 5 months ago. It inspired me to finally stop finding excuses to not study what I actually wanted to study so that I could work with what I wanted to work. So I did that, and the course I signed up for inspired me to actually send out my cv to listings I was interested in. I did that too and yesterday I signed my new contract to my new job in a new town. So thank you!

Because Science : The world is a better place with your science videos in it. Keep amazing us Derek — Kyle

Agent Ham : 1:26 Veritasium on salvia?

Salman Memehood : 2:50 🌶️🌶️🌶️

thrilledburst : I cri

infinity Journey : Thank you man... :)

Macerly : WAIT A MINUTE Did you propose to your wife outside my goddamn house in Oslo!!?? How did I not know of this, omg, minor heart attack, okay I´m fine.

Bhagat Singh : great video

Lawrence D : well, this one shows how great you've become at making videos. This one feels so good while explaining so much. Really nice. Thanx for all you do.

Jake Sawatzky : I'd vote for you if you ran for prime minister / president, the political system needs more scientists instead of lawyers, and you would be a good fit.

Chris broomell : This is the third video of yours I have watched. Your honesty moved me. The sincerity translates. You are successful from the estimation of a viewer, it's your dedication and your honesty. If you are on Instagram I'm "easilyhonest" and I would love a follow. I wish you the best and look forward to viewing the library you have available so far, the next week is going to be full of you lol. Seriously though, you are truly genuine and apparently genius. God bless you sir.

SlimThrull : If everyone realized how bad they are on camera when they first start, youtube wouldn't exist. I'm glad you stuck with it. (I'm also equally glad you got a lot better. ;) )

Jonathan Crowder : Her saying yes to you nearly made me cry, that was awesome.

RagazzoKZ : I have only one question: are you okay after Chernobyl? I mean you got a large dose of radiation...

abhijit chanda : Now that I’ve net you, and I’ve started on my journey of creating the content I’ve always wanted to make, this video makes even more sense. I hope I can help people even half as much as you have helped me. Then I’ll be successful.

Pramod Shetty : Great video bro. I'm 27. I always wanted to be a film-maker. But, I did Engineering anyway, Tried making shorts, animated shorts, arts, music. So, many different stuff. Now, I have an engineering job and it really pays well. But, now I have started a youtube channel. Lets see where it goes. Sounds very similar to your story. Your video has inspired me. Give me a heart.

Crucial Muzic : Wow what a wholesome video. You can see how passionate he is with everything he does, and most importantly he always had a pattern: shift to something else when deemed necessary. And now he's shifting his time to spend it with his family, which I think is the most important thing shown in the video...Seriously loved this video so much, thank you

Midori Koçak : Your radioactivity video made me stop smoking 2 years ago and you literally changed my life for the better. So, I thank you...

Fuzz Challenge : I live in Australia Sydney 😂

Bend It Like : That was ..... BEAUTIFULLLL!!!!!!!!!

Brhane Amha : Nobody starts at the end. You're supposed to be bad on camera in the beginning! It's been fun watching your journey. seriously man I love the video you make which are Engineering film '' wow we love you From Ethiopian (Chemical engineer ).

Ciência Todo Dia : Derek, I think this video was one of your most beautiful videos so far. I just wanted to say I'm from Brazil and you were a great source of inspiration for me to start making science videos to the Brazilian community. I'm still an undergrad in physics, which I decided to pursue because of you and your work. YouTube changed my life, I've always wanted to be a filmmaker. Making videos changed who I wanted to be in the future. It changed my career. It changed everything! I love your work and I want to tell you how much of an inspiration you were to me. How your videos changed who I wanted to be. Who knows how many other lives and people you have inspired? Your videos are definitely making a change in the way we teach. I love your work! Thanks for everything you've done and accomplished. YouTube is a better place because of you. From a Brazilian fan.

Abhishek Kumar : I've been watching youTube videos since last 10 years and this is my first comment ever. I LOVED IT!

Mohammed Safwan : This is really motivating. Thanks for the video. :-)

SHIVAM BANSAL : It was a mind blowing inspitational story. A verry huge thanks as i needed it right now. Thank you verry much.🙄🙄

v v : Love this video, inspiring and optimistic. Nice family and a big surprise for us.