Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Build your beautiful website for 10% off at squarespace.com/Wendover. Imagine a train that took you from Washington, DC to Dallas, Texas in nine hours… or Paris, France to Athens, Greece in nine hours… or Adelaide, South Australia to Perth, Western Australia in nine hours. These train trips actually

How Air Traffic Control Works

How Air Traffic Control Works

This video was made possible by Hover. Buy your domain before its gone for 10% off by going to hover.com/Wendover. This is Heathrow Airport—Britain’s Busiest. Each day, about 650 flights take off from one of its two runways. At the busiest times, this represents one aircraft every 45 seconds. Of those 650, about twenty flights

Living Underwater: How Submarines Work

Living Underwater: How Submarines Work

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn something new everyday with Brilliant for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at brilliant.org/Wendover. In all of World War Two, the world used about 5 megatons of explosives. Now, this is a Trident II missile, capable of carrying 12 nuclear warheads