Illusions of Time

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1896 snowball fight:
Prospective and retrospective timing:
ISOLATION - Mind Field:
(every episode of Mind Field is free to watch on FIstream!)
speed of time as we age:
FELT TIME by Marc Wittmann:
"Age effects in perception of time":
WaitButWhy article about The Lion King:
Barbara Walters for scale subreddit:
Barbara Walter world history image:
Examples of facts that challenge our chronological illusions:
My "Narrow Slice" video:
construal level theory:
Pipe Dream" -
Early smile image:
2:30am at a 7-11 near Disney World - 1987:
Great subreddit for candid video:
New York City in 1993 in HD - DTheater DVHS Demo Tape:
"Historical consciousness: the enigma of different paradigms":
Zachary Sayre Schiffman's THE BIRTH OF THE PAST:
History of twitter UI:
Effect of roads:
Talking With Attenborough Vsauce video:
archive footage from and shutterstock
MRI clips are of my brain as taken by the Stark lab featured in this Mind field episode:
--MUSIC (in order of first appearance)--
"glitch" audionetwork
"sweet revival" audionetwork
"passage of time" audionetwork
"desert witch" audionetwork
"facing south" audionetwork
"broadway dawn" audionetwork
"final breath" audionetwork
"tribeca" audionetwork
"carlin dream" Jake Chudnow
"martinique" audionetwork
"lazy daze" audionetwork
"imaginary sun w less voices" Jake Chudnow
"why so blue" audionetwork
"for leah" Jake Chudnow
"shona" Jake Chudnow
"moon men" Jake Chudnow
"crypt" audionetwork
"eclectica" audionetwork
"banjo ascension" audionetwork
"heat and dust" audionetwork
"twisted trip" audionetwork

  • First Michael comes back and then bill wurtz returns 2021 might not be so bad after all

    Obito UchihaObito Uchiha7 minuuttia sitten
  • 15:10 same I would tell them that if it wasn’t taken a picture by a camera I probably shouldn’t believe it and it’s not real and that everything exists for me... that someway or somehow when I was born and gained consciousness I was given my parents and everyone I know... sorta like I’m the only real person idk and they robots or illusions or sum...17:19 this one I would say a lot... lol

    SislovesmeSislovesme9 minuuttia sitten
  • If your really into cars you can see the years they were made in(70s cars 80s, 90s ext...) just by looking at them kinda like fashion

    MarioMario10 minuuttia sitten
  • I remember watching a channel named exactly vsauce with a good few millions of subs... and the person in the videos was definitely not this guy....😕(this was around 3-4 years ago)

    SislovesmeSislovesme26 minuuttia sitten
  • Ahhhhhh shaved Michael!! Burrrn it

    Brian KoskinenBrian Koskinen28 minuuttia sitten
  • Was it not yesterday when the pandemic wasn’t here yet?

    Toxic TaserToxic Taser32 minuuttia sitten

    FUN TIMEFUN TIME34 minuuttia sitten
  • Oh shit

    EnrottEnrott34 minuuttia sitten
  • This is 🔥🔥🔥

    Rage BurnRage Burn36 minuuttia sitten
  • i guessed 1 second off

    Koen JansmanKoen Jansman37 minuuttia sitten
  • For a second I thought he was just a floating head until I saw the white shirt. 😂

    SunkenseesSunkensees47 minuuttia sitten
  • Fantastic episode, Mike!

    CTCAC2000CTCAC200057 minuuttia sitten
  • Nice this channel is fucking garbage anymore sweet!

    Cody TCody TTunti sitten
  • hello everyone in 2030

    chiknosischiknosisTunti sitten
  • This is easily one of the best videos Vsauce has ever done. Constant exhales of realization throughout this video

    JamaicanFishJamaicanFishTunti sitten
  • I always think about this. In fact, last night I remembered an anecdote that happened to my parents and I thought about how old they were.... I was amazed they were my age... The music is super distracting tho.

    Cheese CakeCheese CakeTunti sitten
  • It is fun watching🙏🏽🙏🏽

    Y.C.I ProductionsY.C.I ProductionsTunti sitten
  • a lot of difficult words LoL

    AviiiAviiiTunti sitten
  • youtube legend

    Tebogo LefophanaTebogo LefophanaTunti sitten
  • Hey Michael, great video! Can you make a follow-up on dealing with the ensuing existential crisis?

    Steven WronskiSteven WronskiTunti sitten
  • love you man

    AviiiAviiiTunti sitten
  • Thanks for the video m8

    zachary whitezachary whiteTunti sitten
  • Im ONLY 20y/o, but I had the time growing up without cellphone and internet, and it feels normal. I read books, watching TV, playing with pets. To think that I couldnt live with my smartphone and internet now is surreal.

    VyansyaVyansyaTunti sitten
  • *ab OvO syndrome?*

    Naved HasanNaved HasanTunti sitten
  • Playing video games all day is short short for sure.

    JoelJoelTunti sitten
  • Theres this video of the columbine school shooters just doing normal stuff in school, it blew my mind how real they were.

    Jan SvobodaJan SvobodaTunti sitten
  • I was so happy to see this video

    audioholic850audioholic850Tunti sitten
  • what kind of illusion is it when things I've been thinking about have been made into a video?

    Lavanya DavluriLavanya Davluri2 tuntia sitten
  • What a way to get people to buy your merch. I respect it.

    TheBigOccasionTheBigOccasion2 tuntia sitten
  • People have patient when they do videos but damn. This guy is patient in person

    TriumphatorTriumphator2 tuntia sitten
  • holy fuck, he's back.

    JoelJoel2 tuntia sitten
  • this man makes me rethink my entire life

    natalia garzanatalia garza2 tuntia sitten
  • How many Times did V change his shirt??

    Sir TkoSir Tko2 tuntia sitten
  • Anyone else notice how he wore like 6 different shirts? Thanks for the great video Michael!

    Eli's GarageEli's Garage2 tuntia sitten
  • Isn't exactly like today *sees the twin towers* lol

    zackattack56zackattack562 tuntia sitten
  • Just confirm that you are Dream

    TornadoX2TornadoX22 tuntia sitten
  • This video sums up things I have tried to explain for so long. Also explains contradictory things I have heard others say my whole life.

    Traci AngleseyTraci Anglesey2 tuntia sitten

    TheRandom ManTheRandom Man2 tuntia sitten
  • He’s how to basic

    Paarth ShuklaPaarth Shukla2 tuntia sitten
  • it took him so long to make this video cause he had to regrow in beard lol wow I'm so glad to Michale again though lol.

    prehistoric orchidprehistoric orchid3 tuntia sitten
  • Oi happy late birthday you legend, I’m sorry I am 2 days too late 😥

    ScorchScorch3 tuntia sitten
  • My lord.

    Fosi94Fosi943 tuntia sitten
  • POV: You’re thinking of a Interesting Comment to get some Extra Subs

    jose20018jose200183 tuntia sitten
  • Alan Parsons Project said it best as I wondered 6 months ago if there would be another Vsauce Michael video.... "Who knows where we shall meet again If ever But time Keeps flowing like a river (on and on) To the sea, to the sea Till it's gone forever Gone forever Gone forever Forevermore Forevermore Forevermore" But Voila! He appears from the ether on his way to becoming a frontman for a ZZ Top cover band.

    Don MeyerDon Meyer3 tuntia sitten
  • if you're looking for a sign to delete tik tok, this is it

    SupahgebSupahgeb3 tuntia sitten
  • istg this came out 2 days ago not 2 weeks ago

    JHRRJHRR3 tuntia sitten
  • The changing music cracked me up, lol.

    Red EcstaticRed Ecstatic3 tuntia sitten
  • When I was watching Vsauce back in 2011 there were no visible grey hairs in Michael's beard. According to his line of thought, I must be terribly old.

    Draxis32Draxis323 tuntia sitten
  • This was so worth my 30 minutes

    PeterPeter3 tuntia sitten
  • Who else watched this while trying to go to sleep?

    Snatchyo GatoSnatchyo Gato3 tuntia sitten
  • That was enlightening. Wow I was called out too many times to count....

    L BL B3 tuntia sitten
  • Wow you liked some CRAP music. "Semi-Charmed Life" is a work of art tho. It's about doing crystal meth! My cousin pointed that out. She's doing 8-20 in Ypsilanti. "Doing crystal meth will lift you up until you break!"

    tha Real Mike Zeetha Real Mike Zee3 tuntia sitten
  • Beardless Michael was the most disturbing thing I have seen in my life. It is just so wrong, like... michael has a beard, but that person- that THING doesn’t have a beard, and yet... it’s michael. A truly terrifying experience

    debblezdebblez3 tuntia sitten
  • About damn time

    King VilmeKing Vilme4 tuntia sitten
  • He is back

    Jason LuedtkeJason Luedtke4 tuntia sitten
  • I could’ve sworn that this video was made a while ago...

    Mr AwkwardMr Awkward4 tuntia sitten
  • What does it mean if you were already aware of your parents equally in being confused in life before this video or what if you already know your not the worlds main character. Does it mean that you already knew life isn’t as sweet and rose as it appears to most.

    Wyatt DavenportWyatt Davenport4 tuntia sitten
  • when the world needed him most, he returned

    stefen Musicstefen Music4 tuntia sitten
  • Wow I'm a dumbass, when the New York HD footage came on, I somehow forgot I already had FIstream fullscreen and tried to fullscreen it again, only to pause the video and now leave this comment... Well, good one Michael.

    HyperCynicHyperCynic4 tuntia sitten
  • Who's watching in 2022

    Digital GreazeDigital Greaze4 tuntia sitten
  • I love Michael's videos because they feel exactly like the kind of things my mind wanders to at night and sometimes they lead to mini mental breakdowns. But like, the cool kind of mental breakdowns

    Rebeca StarRebeca Star4 tuntia sitten
  • OMG I always laugh like crazy when he does the thing about popping into the video from different angles - particularly below - like a jack in the box. I noticed this on a copycat video where a dude used the same thing every 20 seconds and I can't watch someone popping in like this anymore without laughing.

    tigress63tigress635 tuntia sitten
    • Everything looks so good ???

      Ask to seduce MissAsk to seduce Miss4 tuntia sitten
  • I used to think that the polar express movie was live-action, and it used to scare me

    Sunny RainSunny Rain5 tuntia sitten
    • Your awesome?

      Ask to seduce MissAsk to seduce Miss4 tuntia sitten
  • Doesn't even make sense that I have been watching Michael for 6 years, it seems like there is no way that much time has passed.

    MoneyshotMondayMoneyshotMonday5 tuntia sitten
  • I already see what ur doing with the shirts to see if anyone remembers it

    YazanYazan5 tuntia sitten
  • ( ͠° ͟ʖ ͡°)

    lucid Dreamslucid Dreams5 tuntia sitten
    • ಠ_ಠ

      Naved HasanNaved HasanTunti sitten
  • I feel like I'm drowning...

    Dan SlashDan Slash5 tuntia sitten
  • Hi Bryan Cranston.

    Rajesh KumarRajesh Kumar5 tuntia sitten
  • Could it be possible to change both prospective and retrospective points of view to make every seconds or even years feel even longer to hypothetically make immortality without being truly immortal?

    Rare DonutRare Donut6 tuntia sitten
  • How does he make these things...

    OllyOlly6 tuntia sitten
  • fantastic content! the educational, personal and philosophycal value of it is inmense. thanks for it

    andres gonzalezandres gonzalez6 tuntia sitten
  • I f’ing love this video

    Douwe DambrinkDouwe Dambrink6 tuntia sitten
  • This must have taken a long time to make

    AimlessAimless6 tuntia sitten
  • OMG he got to meet Beakman!?

    Matthew GarshaMatthew Garsha6 tuntia sitten
  • This is cursed. 0:10

    Izel Ochoa-ReadIzel Ochoa-Read6 tuntia sitten
  • Yet time is just a mere illusion created by humans to have an idea what is happening at the moment so therefore time is not real but is.

    Val'sStuffVal'sStuff6 tuntia sitten
  • I was just thinking about this a few days ago,than i see this video by vsauce.Why do things like that happen.I think they did a video on that subject as well just after i thought about it.The universe is weird but also fasinating,love Vsauce.

    Nick BeyerNick Beyer6 tuntia sitten

    SternYT GamingSternYT Gaming6 tuntia sitten
  • When he spoke about short short time, i felt insanely incomplete in life

    Mark FiskMark Fisk6 tuntia sitten
  • This felt like 10 minutes not 30 lol

    Alek the kittyAlek the kitty6 tuntia sitten
  • vsause's dad kinda looks like the guy who shot john lennon

    lookup the numberlookup the number6 tuntia sitten
  • 2:29 i guessed 2 minutes and 30 seconds. give me my pat on the back, thank you very much

    Mac CyborgMac Cyborg6 tuntia sitten
  • Without memory you do not have time.

    Evoke SpiritEvoke Spirit6 tuntia sitten
  • IDK man I could easily die with the credits the way things are going

    7thPiper7thPiper6 tuntia sitten
  • Another animusic fan... they appear at random.

    Vortex _UserVortex _User7 tuntia sitten
  • Imagine being Vsauce's 6th grade social studies classmate waiting for him to give a presentation on the history of the Aztec Empire, and the fiirst thing you hear is "Vsauce, Michael here."

    Nate SoloNate Solo7 tuntia sitten
  • This was a long term investment by michael

    Lauren F.Lauren F.7 tuntia sitten
  • excellent happy new year man!

    Family ThreeFamily Three7 tuntia sitten
  • social acceleration...MEMES

    donbdonbxdonbdonbx7 tuntia sitten
  • If Vsauce and Christopher Nolan made a film together, it's meaning would never be discovered.

    Emilio Del PozoEmilio Del Pozo7 tuntia sitten
  • Whats the brand of sweater youre wearing? I NEED to knowwwwwww

    JonathanJonathan7 tuntia sitten
  • I move beyond that point when I was 9 I had crisis that led me to think of time more universally, admiring the universe, not myself not chasing after love only thinking about time and space, thinking about the future and the past realizing my life is so short compared to the universe’s. I came to the conclusion that life is temporary there is a larger scale, the universal scale, I think of time in this perspective

    Jonah GodwinJonah Godwin7 tuntia sitten
  • Wondering if I should have watched at 1.25 speed.

    Kelly StithKelly Stith7 tuntia sitten
  • your the best friend i dont or will never meet or have had shit im depressed

    Recluse Lord 666Recluse Lord 6667 tuntia sitten
  • Except for when I take over the world, then I really am the protagonist.

    Ian OwensIan Owens7 tuntia sitten
  • No there is is not such thing as the Queen of England in 2021, she is the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britian and Northern Ireland. While also being the head of state for commonwealth relems including Australia, Canada, New Zealand (or Scotland in 2024) and British Overseas Terriotories or (Duke to) Crown Dependencies to name a few. But hey thats a theory, a democratic theory or purely symbolic, to restricted, to fully autocratic theory. Depending on which time frame you look at England or the Act of the Union of 1802 or Union of the crown during the regin Stuarts'. But hey I am no time lord, just a figment of your imagination.

    Tom SmithTom Smith7 tuntia sitten
  • Don’t ever shave that beautiful beard Michael!

    M A P L EM A P L E7 tuntia sitten
  • you can easily spot the people that have or have not experienced the sonder effect by looking at how they treat retail workers

    HyperHyper7 tuntia sitten
  • "You might not have the time of your life, but you will have more time, of your life" BARS

    Acura .IgniteAcura .Ignite7 tuntia sitten
  • me pressing

    Elliot SimonsonElliot Simonson8 tuntia sitten