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Special Project
From the 8th Annual Shorty Awards


Finalist in Science

About Vsauce

Vsauce operates much like many of the question-and-answer style YouTube science channels, with a bit of a twist—arriving at an answer the question posed in the title of the video isn’t always the point. Instead, host Michael Stevens designs his monthly videos like TV episodes, with segments and tangents, so the journey and the exploration of knowledge is at the forefront. His one rule: “teach so people don’t even realize they’re learning." In 2014, The Atlantic touted Vsauce as a valuable resource for teachers. Since it began, the Vsauce network has grown to include Vsauce2 and Vsauce3 to the family, with hosts Kevin Lieber and Jake Roper.

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