See the latest educative, quirky or amusing videos from YouTube star Tom Scott.


The US-Canada border runs down the middle of the road in Stanstead

Rue Canusa (or Canusa Avenue) is a street that’s split in two by a border: the northern part is in Stanstead, Canada, and the southern part is in Derby Line, USA — and border crossings here aren’t as easy as they used to be. … Read the full post »


Making an international standard cup of tea

“As far as I can find, no-one has actually made a International Standard Cup of Tea – ISO 3103 or BS 6008 – for the internet before. Lots of people have talked about it, but that’s easy. Making one? That requires precision… and some specialist equipment” – Tom Scott … Read the full post »