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Special Project

Special Project
From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Tom Scott

Finalist in Education

About Tom Scott

Tom Scott says he makes things despite knowing “they will probably come back to haunt me in a few years’ time.” In his web series Things You Might Not Know, Amazing Places and Built for Science, the London-based YouTuber teaches 1M+ subscribers about everything from science and technology to history, languages, and sociology. Tom also hosts panel show Citation Needed with a group of friends called the Technical Difficulties. While traveling to shoot his globe-spanning videos, Tom lets fans in on the fun, commenting about his adventures to nearly 70K Twitter fans, and posting pics for 15K+ Instagram followers.

Tom Scott's best work on social