Unmixing Color Machine (Ultra Laminar Reversible Flow) - Smarter Every Day 217

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  1. SmarterEveryDay

    SmarterEveryDayYil oldin

    If you're interested in seeing a stationary tripod shot here's one on the second channel. Consider subscribing to the second channel while you're over there. uznick.info/up/video/bmqrhKierNJ2poU

  2. Chad Johnson

    Chad Johnson4 kun oldin

    Hey Destin... loved the video... like I love all your content. But at the end of this video you pronounced gif like Jif. Cmon man! :D

  3. digital subliminal messages

    digital subliminal messagesOy oldin

    S r b Its s long time machine then/ ...go on / /

  4. digital subliminal messages

    digital subliminal messagesOy oldin

    SRB For us, it looks like ultra violet / ...unless you check T he waves

  5. digital subliminal messages

    digital subliminal messagesOy oldin

    SRB Like in fuel tanks / yeah , z log o sloshing / .../

  6. digital subliminal messages

    digital subliminal messagesOy oldin

    S T O P. R A P E I N G. B A B I E S You got any questions

  7. Schwandt Olaf

    Schwandt OlafKun oldin



    DAVID JACKSON2 kun oldin

    what if you spin it super fast

  9. Vikanuck

    Vikanuck2 kun oldin

    This just broke my brain... Might I suggest for your next video - “Removing Oil from Water” lmao 😂🤷🏻‍♂️

  10. Vikanuck

    Vikanuck2 kun oldin

    It has taken me far, far too long, but I am now a subscriber 😊

  11. Dominick Little

    Dominick Little2 kun oldin

    That is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo cool

  12. Sean Thomas

    Sean Thomas4 kun oldin

    Done did learn sumthin! Thank you sir!

  13. jamcdonald120

    jamcdonald1206 kun oldin

    7:05 translation, Laminar flow is the answer

  14. Robert Talada

    Robert Talada8 kun oldin

    “Oh golly”

  15. Philophobia

    Philophobia8 kun oldin

    @0:17 "something called..." Me: TAYLOR-FLOW-COUETTE "Taylor-Couette Flow" Me: oh...

  16. lena german

    lena german14 kun oldin


  17. al 3

    al 315 kun oldin

    Just yesterday I spent all the afternoon studying this problem. Laminar flow rocks

  18. träume.traumas

    träume.traumasOy oldin

    6:41 wonderful point of view

  19. Samuel Hockey

    Samuel HockeyOy oldin

    who is out there giving science the thumbs down? you poor people

  20. Ronie Casaljay

    Ronie CasaljayOy oldin

    😁😁. I people who sabotage me, now wished they could bring back things the way they were. Too late for them. 😁😁. Consequences are the only things that awaits them. Very well said because they never taught of the consequences while they were enjoying sabotaging me.

  21. Ronie Casaljay

    Ronie CasaljayOy oldin


  22. Ebenezer Sam

    Ebenezer SamOy oldin

    The cagey macaroni really crash because rainbow classically pat minus a naughty margaret. doubtful, highfalutin debt

  23. MsieurBoBoltz

    MsieurBoBoltzOy oldin

    Maybe writting kweit you'd pronouce write :)

  24. Bronson Stephens

    Bronson StephensOy oldin

    This was amazing though. I’m so glad you convinced me to get into this. I miss exploring science

  25. Bronson Stephens

    Bronson StephensOy oldin

    For some reason this reminds me of black holes (when you first started rotating) and how when something travels too close and undergoes spaghetification (I think that’s what it’s called).

  26. foot fungus

    foot fungusOy oldin

    destin cracked out on science when he sees that it worked. "ca i cc ddat" 5:49

  27. Valentin Magnenat

    Valentin MagnenatOy oldin

    watching Dustin joyfully deal with rockets and other fast moving hazards for years, NEVER seen him that close to panic as he was stirring paint here ^^ Awesome !

  28. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    we need a special version with 3 chambers!

  29. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    it's a puzzle maker

  30. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    Rainbow-Ray needs Serial Numbers

  31. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    and a 3d printer!

  32. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    that will be a neat tv

  33. Alex Fox

    Alex FoxOy oldin

    two sided tv... needs special encryption....

  34. Tim Forcade

    Tim ForcadeOy oldin

    Why not a laminar flow encoder/decoder? Place a graphic or message in the mineral oil.

  35. Gray Joe

    Gray JoeOy oldin

    The dusty yacht therapeutically entertain because cowbell legally drain regarding a apathetic cloth. hard-to-find, best swedish

  36. Lucas Quakkelaar

    Lucas QuakkelaarOy oldin

    do you think this would work with soft serve ice cream?

  37. Psymøn

    PsymønOy oldin

    Hey it's me Destin from LaminarFlowEveryDay

  38. Caterina McGlynn

    Caterina McGlynnOy oldin

    Hi Destin. My son is so inspired by your videos, that he wants to do a channel called Funner Every Day (He’s 8). Science and fun experiments kids can do at home. :). Thanks for being such an inspiring role model. Oh and we found you through Mark Rober’s channel, so I love that you collaborate with other like-minded specialists.

  39. Gabriel Peeck

    Gabriel PeeckOy oldin

    This is the coolest thing that I've ever seen.

  40. chicago blackhawks

    chicago blackhawks2 oy oldin

    The momentous zipper phylogentically treat because quart substantively jail above a lamentable driver. two, daffy baby

  41. rip_biggie420

    rip_biggie4202 oy oldin

    Turbulent flow is cooler jus saying🤷‍♂️

  42. CroLanix

    CroLanix2 oy oldin

    God's creation is truly amazing! God the Lord most high truly loves us all! Never forget! Amen!

  43. Jolujo 58

    Jolujo 582 oy oldin

    So cool 👍 Thanks Destin!

  44. Lucida Rose

    Lucida Rose2 oy oldin

    Yes with Jesus all things are possible, especially his life for ours.

  45. 1960markN

    1960markN2 oy oldin

    The minute I saw the title, I knew this was going to be fun. Destin, you're making all of us love laminar flow!

  46. anish bishwokarm

    anish bishwokarm2 oy oldin

    so this is where Nolan got idea for Tenet

  47. Canem Cave

    Canem Cave2 oy oldin

    do you have to turn it at 1 m/h to make it work or is it just to waste a little more time?

  48. Pieter Pierrot

    Pieter Pierrot2 oy oldin

    *Tenet's Inception*

  49. Kunal Pardikar

    Kunal Pardikar2 oy oldin

    Not audiobooks, when you listen to awesome podcasts you get smarter!

  50. Alexandra Delliou

    Alexandra Delliou2 oy oldin

    2021: 205

  51. Christopher Wagner

    Christopher Wagner2 oy oldin

    That was awesome dont know how useful it is or if I'm any smarter but was deff cool

  52. Ford Explorer

    Ford Explorer2 oy oldin

    my jaw actually dropped

  53. Le Test

    Le Test2 oy oldin

    Ctrl+Z x7 then Ctrl+Y x7 = Tadaaaaa me toooooo

  54. Gabriel Augusto Silvestre

    Gabriel Augusto Silvestre2 oy oldin

    Plot twist: the video is in reverse!!!

  55. Pushkar Ubale

    Pushkar Ubale2 oy oldin

    Amazing. Entropy of colors is reversed 🤔🤔

  56. Mechanical Spiky

    Mechanical Spiky2 oy oldin

    Some times it feels like life is turbulent , like everything is jumbled up and there is no way you're ever gonna get things set straight but I believe if you slowly and methodically think about the way you got yourself in to the situation and start thinking about how to get out of that situation and take slow, deliberate step, hopefully, hopefully its not possible for everyone something that looks like , complete mess and it will never be set straight hopefully, one day you actually be able to get out of the situation but it requires patience and deliberate thinking to get it all straightened out.

  57. tjorgensen2007

    tjorgensen20072 oy oldin

    Thank you this was exciting to watch this.

  58. RB 3

    RB 32 oy oldin

    6:23 ohhh the litle philosopher

  59. Jared Dorr

    Jared Dorr2 oy oldin

    I’m guessing the clickbait version you used didn’t work

  60. Gmail Account

    Gmail Account2 oy oldin

    You might be the coolest guy on the planet

  61. Not Batman

    Not Batman2 oy oldin

    “Thank you very much, wife”

  62. Naveen Kumar

    Naveen Kumar2 oy oldin

    So if we can rewind every physical movement in the universe at same exact timing we can go to the past. We should also go back in memory and experience in the same lane and timing. Is this possible?

  63. Ross Tafarian

    Ross Tafarian3 oy oldin

    yeah you skipped five.....sorry to be that guy

  64. Ross Tafarian

    Ross Tafarian3 oy oldin

    you only did six rotations>?

  65. Jared Eggo

    Jared Eggo3 oy oldin

    I've watched this video before, as well as many of your other videos, and I never get tired of seeing how excited you get during your experiments. You would be the perfect science teacher because you are so great at explaining things and you make science fun. I always love watching your videos.

  66. Maglin Kollam

    Maglin Kollam3 oy oldin

    The 4k dislikes are from Action lab viewers.

  67. Chris Perry

    Chris Perry3 oy oldin

    That is cool...I remember when I saw my first cyclone separator for fuels onboard ship. I wonder now if it used laminar flow for the oil/water separator. I know it used the variation in viscosity, but I wonder if it could also be improved to use laminar flow to clean fuel to a greater extent.

  68. Devon L

    Devon L3 oy oldin

    No matter how far you go down the wrong road you can always turn back - Some poster in my 7th grade classroom

  69. Victoria Eads

    Victoria Eads3 oy oldin

    This would be amazing to experiment with using molten glass 😻💜

  70. Manuel Vazquez

    Manuel Vazquez3 oy oldin

    So how do you feel about sir taylors expansion of your work? Couette: HE STOLE MY WHOLE FCKIN FLOW!! BAR FOR BAR

  71. Manuel Vazquez

    Manuel Vazquez3 oy oldin

    Also.. couette couette

  72. jadhal9280

    jadhal92803 oy oldin

    If u created this machine. Any body on upper to ourselves not god Has permission to do ( undo ) universe. Back to big bang . Many universes can back to big bang state. No need of god. Entropy can decrease by this experiment.

  73. Мельник Владимир

    Мельник Владимир3 oy oldin

    Прит 3:1-35: "Сын мой! наставления моего не забывай, и заповеди мои да хранит сердце твое; ибо долготы дней, лет жизни и мира они приложат тебе. Милость и истина да не оставляют тебя: обвяжи ими шею твою, напиши их на скрижали сердца твоего, и обретешь милость и благоволение в очах Бога и людей. Надейся на Господа всем сердцем твоим, и не полагайся на разум твой. Во всех путях твоих познавай Его, и Он направит стези твои. Не будь мудрецом в глазах твоих; бойся Господа и удаляйся от зла: это будет здравием для тела твоего и питанием для костей твоих. Чти Господа от имения твоего и от начатков всех прибытков твоих, и наполнятся житницы твои до избытка, и точила твои будут переливаться новым вином. Наказания Господня, сын мой, не отвергай, и не тяготись обличением Его; ибо кого любит Господь, того наказывает и благоволит к тому, как отец к сыну своему. Блажен человек, который снискал мудрость, и человек, который приобрел разум, - потому что приобретение ее лучше приобретения серебра, и прибыли от нее больше, нежели от золота: она дороже драгоценных камней; и ничто из желаемого тобою не сравнится с нею. Долгоденствие - в правой руке ее, а в левой у нее - богатство и слава; пути ее - пути приятные, и все стези ее - мирные. Она - древо жизни для тех, которые приобретают ее, - и блаженны, которые сохраняют ее! Господь премудростью основал землю, небеса утвердил разумом; Его премудростью разверзлись бездны, и облака кропят росою. Сын мой! не упускай их из глаз твоих; храни здравомыслие и рассудительность, и они будут жизнью для души твоей и украшением для шеи твоей. Тогда безопасно пойдешь по пути твоему, и нога твоя не споткнется. Когда ляжешь спать, - не будешь бояться; и когда уснешь, - сон твой приятен будет. Не убоишься внезапного страха и пагубы от нечестивых, когда она придет; потому что Господь будет упованием твоим и сохранит ногу твою от уловления. Не отказывай в благодеянии нуждающемуся, когда рука твоя в силе сделать его. Не говори другу твоему: «пойди и приди опять, и завтра я дам», когда ты имеешь при себе. Не замышляй против ближнего твоего зла, когда он без опасения живет с тобою. Не ссорься с человеком без причины, когда он не сделал зла тебе. Не соревнуй человеку, поступающему насильственно, и не избирай ни одного из путей его; потому что мерзость пред Господом развратный, а с праведными у Него общение. Проклятие Господне на доме нечестивого, а жилище благочестивых Он благословляет. Если над кощунниками Он посмевается, то смиренным дает благодать. Мудрые наследуют славу, а глупые - бесславие." Аминь. Слава Иисусу Христу!

  74. Kyojin_9

    Kyojin_93 oy oldin

    Him: you need to see it in time Also him: fasts forward 3x

  75. abhilash herakal

    abhilash herakal3 oy oldin

    at 3:35 unless there is a pressure gradient it is linear, if you unfold the cylinder to two parallel plates you will understand

  76. Michael G

    Michael G3 oy oldin

    'Unmixes food coloring' God, in Thanos meme format: "Impossible..."

  77. Ben Adelaide

    Ben AdelaideOy oldin

    Sorry to un-burst your bubble. It was clearly not mixed.

  78. Chris Batrynchuk

    Chris Batrynchuk3 oy oldin

    OMG now that is cool

  79. Avinash avi

    Avinash avi3 oy oldin

    Clouds over Jupiter's great red stop

  80. Chris Joe

    Chris Joe3 oy oldin

    I really wanted to fast forward but I’m glad I didnt

  81. Canada EhXplained

    Canada EhXplained3 oy oldin

    Hey Destin! I watched this video like a year ago - but then today I suddenly had an ‘aha!’ moment as a result! I have this globe on my desk that is suspended inside a plastic globe, and a clear fluid - essentially free-spinning inside the ball. I couldn’t get it to work properly and spin, without going backwards - but it was supposed to just keep going in the direction the earth actually turns. I looked over at it today - and this video came to mind - and it clicked. I needed to spin the outside globe in the right direction to ‘wind up’ the fluids inside - which then pull the interior globe in the same direction. Mind blown. Thanks man!

  82. Vicinity VR

    Vicinity VR3 oy oldin

    Destin is so wholesome. Love this guy.

  83. Jj Hh

    Jj Hh3 oy oldin

    Oh man very satisfying you made my day

  84. Iron Clay

    Iron Clay3 oy oldin

    bloody Awesome

  85. Mari-Aton Jalkanen

    Mari-Aton Jalkanen3 oy oldin

    A Jesus Toy!

  86. reply

    reply3 oy oldin

    복잡계 같고 복잡해보일뿐 그 인과는 분명하다

  87. Frank Wood

    Frank Wood3 oy oldin

    Punishingly dull. Like watching paint rotate.

  88. Dougie Fuoco

    Dougie Fuoco3 oy oldin

    your philosophy at the end there doesn't work because you would have needed to know how the situation was going to conclude and take precautions against it before hand for your analogy to be correct

  89. crispycream66

    crispycream663 oy oldin


  90. Mayank Desai

    Mayank Desai3 oy oldin

    Great life message using the laminar flow analogy. I have become your fan forever.

  91. Santum

    Santum3 oy oldin

    "Don't fast forward this video!" he says, as he edits the video to be fast forwarded 3x.

  92. JustSammy

    JustSammy3 oy oldin

    "Don't fast forward" Don't go so painfully slow then :P


    AMAN SINGH3 oy oldin

    What the... That's awesome 😍

  94. thecshe

    thecshe3 oy oldin


  95. Freda Wirick

    Freda Wirick3 oy oldin

    Just came for the laminar flow my dude

  96. Guten

    Guten3 oy oldin

    All I have for you is a word. Tenet.

  97. OrtizKlown23

    OrtizKlown233 oy oldin

    Why does Destin look like a live action Popeye the sailor man in the thumbnail?

  98. Adam Riz

    Adam Riz3 oy oldin

    ah! that's what TENET about!

  99. Le Pe

    Le Pe3 oy oldin

    Between the excessive amount of Angle changes the shakiness of all cameras but one and the súper slow turning I lost interest on the whole thing before watching turn back lol

  100. nosauce potatochips

    nosauce potatochips3 oy oldin

    Best mechanical engineer I've ever seen

  101. Paul Schuler

    Paul Schuler3 oy oldin

    Oh, I SOooooo want to untwist the Candy Canes on my Christmas tree. -----

  102. Luke McDonald

    Luke McDonald3 oy oldin

    How are you so smart🤷🏼‍♂️🤷🏼‍♂️🤷🏼‍♂️

  103. Try M

    Try M3 oy oldin

    Plot twist. The video is backward

  104. Steven none

    Steven none3 oy oldin

    This works digitally as well. The FBI applied this technique to identify swirly face.

  105. Ibad Malik

    Ibad Malik4 oy oldin

    So you didnt actually mix the colours.........

  106. jovi_al

    jovi_al4 oy oldin

    Your "Couette" was actually right! Source: I speak French

  107. David Beier

    David Beier4 oy oldin

    that was only 6, lol

  108. Matías Enrique

    Matías Enrique4 oy oldin

    No hablo french jajajajaja

  109. Michael Simkin

    Michael Simkin4 oy oldin

    What is the limit? How many rotations will not work?