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  • What If | Channel Trailer | An Epic Exploration Of Possibilities

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    Ever found yourself contemplating what might happen if the big picture that makes up life in our universe was a little… different? The What If Show answers the grand speculative scenarios and bizarre possibilities we all may wonder about.

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    What If is a mini-documentary web series that takes you on an epic journey through hypothetical worlds and possibilities. Join us on an imaginary adventure through time, space and chance while we (hopefully) boil down complex subjects in a fun and entertaining way.

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    Collection of all try these what-if scenarios videos by What If, including What If We Dumped Our Trash into Volcanoes?, What If the World Lost Oxygen for Five Seconds, What If You Fell Into Jupiter?, and more!
    • What If You Were Swallowed by a Whale? - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 10,375,686 views
      Close calls with whales happen more often than you might expect. And although the people in these videos got away relatively unscathed, there's no denying that they were just meters away from becom...
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    • What If the World Lost Oxygen for Five Seconds? - Duration: 3 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 10,249,121 views
      Imagine if all the Earth’s oxygen disappeared. Not forever, just for say, 5 seconds? Would we just hold our breath? What would happen to the atmosphere? What would happen to the environment? Here’s...
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    • What If the Sahara Desert Was Covered With Solar Panels? - Duration: 3 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 3,115,568 views
      In a world exhausted of fossil fuels, solar panels can provide a sustainable solution to our energy problems. But they also come with a couple of issues: for one, solar farms are massive, and they ...
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    • What If We Dumped Our Trash into Volcanoes? - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      • 13,074,352 views
      A volcano is one of the most unforgiving natural phenomenons on Earth. If you were to fall into its magma-filled center, your body would quickly bubble up, and disappear without a trace. So if they...
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    • What If the Earth Collided With Another Planet? - Duration: 4 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 2,357,452 views
      Last time a stray planetoid the size of Mars smashed into Earth, it scattered our planet's young crust into space, where gravity glued those particles into what we now call the Moon.
      This time, it ...
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    • What If We Killed All Mosquitoes? - Duration: 4 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 3,200,320 views
      They're the deadliest thing on Earth. They suck your blood and spread disease, killing nearly one million people each year. Are we talking about vampires? Lions? Gorillas? Actually, none of these t...
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    • What If You Stopped Sleeping? - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 5,225,277 views
      Wake up! Are you late again? Sometimes we all wish we never had to deal with this morning struggle... But what if you just never went to bed? What if you figured out how to keep yourself awake fore...
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    • What If Earth Was Shaped Like a Donut? - Duration: 6 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 1,219,003 views
      More Earths, including Cubic, Flat and Hollow Earth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhT7XIZh7vM&list=PLZd...
      On our hypothetical journey, we've already tested out living...
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    • What If We Drained the Oceans? - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 2,269,334 views
      What if we found the way to drain all the Earth's oceans through some mysterious portal at the bottom of the Mariana Trench? How long would it take? Years? Centuries? Millennia? Would there be any ...
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    • What If Aliens Arrived Tomorrow? - Duration: 7 minutes, 1 second.

      • 10 months ago
      • 2,040,034 views
      Featuring footage from Filmriot's Sci-fi short "U.F.Oh Yeah". Check him out here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6P24bhhCmMPOcujA9PKPTA

      Are we alone in the Universe? With more than 100 billion ...
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  • Cosmos | What If Play all

    Collection of all cosmo videos by What If, including What If You Fell Into Jupiter?, What If You Fell Into a Black Hole?, What If a Black Hole Entered Our Solar System?, and more!
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  • Planet Earth | What If Play all

    Collection of all planet earth videos by What If, including What If We Dumped Our Trash into Volcanoes?, What If the World Lost Oxygen for Five Seconds, What If A Mega-Tsunami Hit The United States?, and more!
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  • Your Body | What If Play all

    Collection of all your body videos by What If, including What If You Stopped Sleeping, What Happens If You Fall Into Quicksand?, What Happens If You Eat Mold?, and more!
    • What Happens If You Caught The Coronavirus? - Duration: 7 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 1 day ago
      • 1,996,620 views
      Thanks Nucleus Medical Media for providing these amazing 3D animations. If you want to watch more scientifically accurate medical visuals, check out their channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/nucl...
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    • What If You Didn't Wash Your Hands for a Year? - Duration: 5 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 2 days ago
      • 215,607 views
      Did you know that nearly 80% of infectious diseases are spread by contacting things around you? We touch money and door handles, we share pens to sign documents in banks and whatnot. Oh, and we lov...
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    • What If We Ran Out of Toilet Paper? - Duration: 5 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 5 days ago
      • 165,818 views
      People are fighting over it in grocery stores all around North America. Some are selling it to make an immense profit.Due to this mass consumption, what if we ran out of toilet paper? How would thi...
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    • What If You Ate the Spiciest Pepper in the World? - Duration: 5 minutes, 19 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 216,672 views
      It can make you sweat, cry, and even send you to the hospital. This is the Carolina Reaper, the world's hottest pepper. What would happen if you ate one of these whole? Or what about 1,000 of them?...
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    • What If We Discover Life After Death? - Duration: 6 minutes, 45 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 309,248 views
      Death and the possibility of an afterlife have fascinated artists, philosophers, and scientists throughout history. Fear, hope, dread ... these are all things we might feel when we ponder what hap...
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    • What If You Could Shrink to the Size of an Atom? - Duration: 6 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 302,210 views
      What if you could shrink yourself down to the size of 1 mm (0.04 in), about the size of a frog's egg? Actually no, there too many creepy crawly predators, so let’s go smaller. What if you shrunk to...
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    • What If You Fell Into Niagara Falls? - Duration: 5 minutes, 10 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 1,718,206 views
      They're not the biggest falls on Earth, not by a long shot. But they're certainly among the most famous. Niagara Falls attracts millions of visitors from around the world every year. People come fo...
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    • What If You Were Trapped in a Meat-Eating Plant? - Duration: 4 minutes, 51 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 479,655 views
      Nature has many lethal predators that would love to eat you. Most of these are animals. But what about plants? Well, there's one plant that thrives in boggy areas and has a taste for insects, The V...
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    • What Happens If You Put Your Head Into a Particle Accelerator? - Duration: 4 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 191,025 views
      A particle accelerator is not some kind of evil super villain torture device. A particle accelerator is used for health, safety, discovery, and for learning more about our universe. You can't see w...
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    • What If We Had a Worldwide Pandemic? - Duration: 7 minutes, 1 second.

      • 1 month ago
      • 797,859 views
      It starts with a simple cough, and before you know it, millions of people are infected. And it won't stop there. It could keep growing and growing until billions of people are sick. Flights are can...
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    • What If You Die? - Duration: 6 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 928,001 views
      Thanks CuriosityStream for sponsoring this episode! Go to http://bit.ly/curiositywhatif for unlimited access to the world’s top documentaries and nonfiction series. Enter the promo code ‘whatif' du...
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  • Humanity | What If Play all

    Collection of all humanity videos by What If, including What If We Dumped Our Trash into Volcanoes?, What If You Were Swallowed by a Whale?, What Happens If One Million People Actually Stormed Area 51?, and more!
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  • Technology | What If Play all

    Collection of all technology videos by What If, including What If the Sahara Desert Was Covered With Solar Panels?, What If You Met a Time Traveler?, What If Plastic Was Never Invented?, and more!
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    • What If We Dumped Our Trash into Volcanoes? - Duration: 4 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      • 13,074,352 views
      A volcano is one of the most unforgiving natural phenomenons on Earth. If you were to fall into its magma-filled center, your body would quickly bubble up, and disappear without a trace. So if they...
      • CC
    • What If You Were Swallowed by a Whale? - Duration: 4 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 10,375,686 views
      Close calls with whales happen more often than you might expect. And although the people in these videos got away relatively unscathed, there's no denying that they were just meters away from becom...
      • CC
    • What If the World Lost Oxygen for Five Seconds? - Duration: 3 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 10,249,121 views
      Imagine if all the Earth’s oxygen disappeared. Not forever, just for say, 5 seconds? Would we just hold our breath? What would happen to the atmosphere? What would happen to the environment? Here’s...
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    • What If You Fell Into Jupiter? - Duration: 4 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 9,246,128 views
      Humans have explored the Moon, Mars, and of course, Earth. But what do we know about Jupiter?

      For the most part, this gas giant is a mystery. So what would happen if you wanted to discover it for ...
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    • What Happens If One Million People Actually Stormed Area 51? - Duration: 5 minutes, 35 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 7,744,358 views
      If you happened to wander into the Nevada desert and stumbled upon the secret U.S. military base, Area 51, you'd quickly be arrested, killed, or maybe even abducted by aliens. But what if you happe...
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    • What If You Fell Into a Black Hole? - Duration: 4 minutes, 55 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 7,127,104 views
      What would the outcome be if you took a leap of faith straight into a black hole? We looked to Einstein and Hawking to ponder the scenario.

      Say one day you were exploring space looking for a new p...
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    • What If Megalodon Sharks Never Went Extinct? - Duration: 5 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      • 5,736,486 views
      Would you ever venture into the ocean if you knew this creature could be lurking beneath you? It's twice the size of a T. rex, its jaws are big enough to crush cars, and it can swallow multiple hum...
    • What If You Stopped Sleeping? - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 5,225,277 views
      Wake up! Are you late again? Sometimes we all wish we never had to deal with this morning struggle... But what if you just never went to bed? What if you figured out how to keep yourself awake fore...
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    • What Happens If You Fall Into Quicksand? - Duration: 3 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 4,597,088 views
      The reason you don't normally sink into the sand when you go to the beach is due to a physics phenomenon known as force chain. Basically, when a bajillion grains of sand are jammed together in one ...
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    • What If You Were the Last Person on Earth? - Duration: 4 minutes, 28 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      • 4,242,678 views
      So you wake up one day and find that you're the only person left in the world. Kind of cool, right? No obligations, no rules, no limits. Go nuts!

      Actually, go for the exotic fruits first. If your ...
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    • What If All the Sea Water Becomes Fresh Water? - Duration: 5 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      • 3,904,642 views
      Where do you go to quench your thirst? The kitchen sink? The local bar? The mineral-rich springs of Bergamo, Italy?

      In the 21st century, you don’t have to go that far for fresh water. But still, s...
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    • What If You Tried to Surf a Tsunami? - Duration: 6 minutes, 16 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 3,717,646 views
      Is surfing a tsunami even possible? And have people done this before? Thanks, Audible! Start listening with a 30-day trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible Originals are free when you go ...
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  • How to Survive | What If Play all

    Collection of How to Survive scenarios, including How to Survive an Earthquake?, How to Survive a Heat Wave?, How to Survive a Plane Crash?, and more!
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    Collection of all Espanol videos by What If, including Video1, ¿Qué pasaría si excavamos un hoyo que atraviese la Tierra?, ¿Qué haría falta para que la humanidad se convierta en una especie interestelar ¿Qué pasaría si un millón de personas invaden Área 51?, and more!
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