What if the World turned to Gold? - The Gold Apocalypse
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Let us explore the scientific mystery of what would happen to you, if Earth suddenly turned into gold! The “Midaspocalypse”, based on the ancient tale of King Midas who was cursed so everything he touched turned into gold.

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Kommentarer
  • Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    The Map of Evolution and other beautiful sciency posters, researched and designed with love, are now available on the kurzgesagt shop. Our shop is the best way to support us directly and keep our videos free for everyone. ►► shop.kurzgesagt.org (Worldwide Shipping Available)

    • Jakub Bilek
      Jakub Bilek

      wait why is the water not changing to gold?

    • a black screen
      a black screen

      @Calvins Carvings. more like 127 likes

    • James Hemmington
      James Hemmington

      P

    • Liam Strong
      Liam Strong

      But their price is wild…

    • DRAX xd
      DRAX xd

      Kurzgesagt is the worst channel to ever have the chance to come to SVname. I absolutely hate it.

  • 86_percent
    86_percent

    What I learned is “don’t try to cheat the universe.”

  • Shi No Shi
    Shi No Shi

    Midas so cute

  • Cosmo Goblin
    Cosmo Goblin

    I learned, from bingewatching several Kurtzgesagt videos in a row, that: 1. Everything makes tidal waves 2. Everything kills everybody

  • Joe G
    Joe G

    Today I learned that the God-Emperor's dream of turning every planet in the galaxy into solid gold for his gold fetish is much more apocalyptic than glorious.

  • A DisillusionedDork
    A DisillusionedDork

    So your saying King Midas would actually be Kira Yoshikage?

  • Kiacho YT
    Kiacho YT

    I learned that we shouldn’t let Midas trip and fall

  • Codi Serville
    Codi Serville

    What? Is this what happens if Goldmember has his way? " As you can see Mr Powers, I love gooold!"

  • Spök!
    Spök!

    I learned that king Midas is really clumsy!

  • Gazulo Marquez
    Gazulo Marquez

    this would have been an amazing april fool video

  • Кот БФГ
    Кот БФГ

    Reminds me a "happy tree friends"... Who writes you a scripts? And what does they smokes? Definitly a like for this video.

  • TMG
    TMG

    Imagine if someone who makes ideas for videos on Kurzgesagt took LSD or DMT and then after some thought they would research the scenario in a scientific way

  • A B
    A B

    This helped me understand physics so much more than any individual lesson I’ve ever attended...

  • Coldwatermind 7274
    Coldwatermind 7274

    Not everything shiny is gold!

  • Bad x Mike
    Bad x Mike

    Don't forget to add that the new gravity would pull all the satellites out of orbit. The moon would also start an elliptical orbit and possibly eventually hit the earth.

  • CloudyIsKek
    CloudyIsKek

    scientific magic would make a brilliant series

  • king
    king

    what if he touches just the water?

  • Ysgramornorris
    Ysgramornorris

    One thing I learned: On top of being awful people, the gods of Olympus were dangerously stupid.

  • Water
    Water

    So even if you defy physics to make the world gold, everyone on planet Earth will die from to much heat

  • Austin Beattie
    Austin Beattie

    Metric: 10 mm is one cm Imperial: 2:03

  • Euan Smith
    Euan Smith

    "20 times as dense as a duck". I think that the SI Unit of Duck Density is the Quack.

  • Titan Blood
    Titan Blood

    Birbs are gud bois.

  • Initiale Orchestra
    Initiale Orchestra

    "This is a bad thing if you like living" Good thing I don't, then

  • randomrolle
    randomrolle

    Don't let Midas slip? I quess? xD

  • themushroom
    themushroom

    Wtf

  • LitteralyEverything.
    LitteralyEverything.

    “Which is not a good thing if you like *living* “ lol what

  • unique unicorn
    unique unicorn

    Don't let King Midas touch you

  • LongBark 1776
    LongBark 1776

    3:43 Damn sigma needs a nerf

  • Plamaryn
    Plamaryn

    "What if the World turned to Gold?" Me: oooh that would be pretty Me, after watching the video: that's not pretty

  • xWnm
    xWnm

    This all happened with 1 touch

  • Rudraksh Painuly
    Rudraksh Painuly

    7:48 I like how they actually improve on their mistakes and appreciate criticism. Keep it up!

  • mrloleno
    mrloleno

    There was that episode from Duck tales about this

  • YLO3
    YLO3

    Me who on mars: lol

  • Parth Sinha
    Parth Sinha

    super 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩

  • PotatoKiin 712
    PotatoKiin 712

    i just want to see a high res image of the map of evolution poster for free please

  • Yüce Lenin
    Yüce Lenin

    Teşekkürler Yiğithan

  • Jenaya Corbin C. Bartolome
    Jenaya Corbin C. Bartolome

    the animations and everything is good i wish i can do that

  • The Gaming Canadian
    The Gaming Canadian

    midas better not touch the ground!

  • Grayson Fisher
    Grayson Fisher

    Why is there all ways a crazy amount of heat

  • Kaon
    Kaon

    Kurzgesagt in nut shell: Explode everything or Kill everybody

  • yohans hailu
    yohans hailu

    The lesson was: Make sure Midas doesn’t trip.

  • joker  Goodner
    joker Goodner

    In few months people will start kicking themselves for missing the opportunity to invest in crypto currency.

    • Hassan Adamu
      Hassan Adamu

      To make profit with your money is to invest.

    • Hassan Adamu
      Hassan Adamu

      Money left in savings always ends up used without no return.

    • Chloe Morello
      Chloe Morello

      @Emily Estelle I invested $7,000 with her platform, and I got my profit.

    • Chloe Morello
      Chloe Morello

      @Emily Estelle You can start up with any amount of your choice.

    • Emily  Estelle
      Emily Estelle

      Hope I can kick start my trading account with $500.

  • Jack Jacobsen
    Jack Jacobsen

    What I learned - GET RID OF MIDIAS AT ALL COSTS

  • Tristan Daries
    Tristan Daries

    I hate how they had an opportunity for a Pokémon reference, for the Pokémon Golduck, but never took it

  • AL
    AL

    Piglins: It's free real estate

  • Chase Best
    Chase Best

    Boooo

  • Petyr
    Petyr

    This- this is absolutely amazing-

  • AHeckman118
    AHeckman118

    I learned I’ve got to step up my game with dnd munchkining

  • Yeet Ulas Kara
    Yeet Ulas Kara

    look at this thing, its very big

  • Dan Aura
    Dan Aura

    😂😂 the duck

  • Amélie Nader Prieto
    Amélie Nader Prieto

    "you think that you can hold the searing molten gold in your fingers - but it slips through, tearing tendons as it goes" - implicit: then the entire planet collapses into a hellish star-like entity of nuclear fusion where no life is possible at all.

  • FreshPikachuMemes Official
    FreshPikachuMemes Official

    what if brazil turned into gold

  • DuckyGoMoo
    DuckyGoMoo

    plez gold am por

  • Beleive In you
    Beleive In you

    Death and devastation.

  • Zaknel The Pony
    Zaknel The Pony

    Wait a minute... What if you redid the first scenario, but the gold expanded outwards as it transformed so that it would not explode?

  • Xtreme
    Xtreme

    Great video, I subscribed!:)

  • Netherite Pickaxe
    Netherite Pickaxe

    Usa be like *all mine*

  • LightGamer2
    LightGamer2

    1:24 That will be cute if the duck is not gold but like that

  • Sunwoo Lee
    Sunwoo Lee

    Love the new intro

  • Ken Kaneki
    Ken Kaneki

    I can see fortnite kids going midas from fortnite

  • Zaknel The Pony
    Zaknel The Pony

    In the third scenario, would it be possible to survive in a submarine?

  • VexZ
    VexZ

    What if Earth was turned to gold? Me: Everyone would be as rich as Elon Musk

  • Jennifer Bhartiya
    Jennifer Bhartiya

    My 5 and 8 year old kids are obsessed with kurzgesagt. I’m not sure if this is a good or bad thing 😬😬😬😬

  • Natalia Marangoni
    Natalia Marangoni

    the lesson is never turn earth in to gold!!!!!!!!!!

  • PR0 GRAMM3D
    PR0 GRAMM3D

    Quality

  • Nghiep Luu
    Nghiep Luu

    Me before the video: surely it can’t be that bad, right... After the video: oh... oh... oh.....

  • SpellGirl
    SpellGirl

    Hi 👋 Emily

  • MINECRAFTÆ
    MINECRAFTÆ

    I love animation and you get a subscribe and likes

  • California Dreamin
    California Dreamin

    This is why superpowers have range

  • Rumple Foreskin
    Rumple Foreskin

    Probably not a good idea to complete The Work then...

  • Ns Telecom
    Ns Telecom

    Someone: it's piglins heaven Me: they couldn't alive

    • •

      "they couldn't alive" grammar 999999

  • hendrix 1000
    hendrix 1000

    “Let’s stop time for a second”. DIO: did you say stop time, ho ho well then ZA WARUDO TOKI WA TOMARE!!!!!!

  • Jennifer Szymanski
    Jennifer Szymanski

    Don’t mess around with gold magic.

  • Amir Aboulesounoun
    Amir Aboulesounoun

    ummm

  • Rian Garelik
    Rian Garelik

    Imagine if we learned this stuff in school

  • AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA A AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA A
    AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA A AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA AAA A

    i learned that the world turning into gold would be terrible for everyone and most people would just instantly die

  • Wooper
    Wooper

    I learned don’t become Midas and walk outside

  • Francesco Iuliano
    Francesco Iuliano

    Well done! A good warning against materialism

  • Adam Z
    Adam Z

    Great channel. Will there be more videos about the Sun, such as what would happen if we brought the Sun to Earth?

  • Indian0Lore
    Indian0Lore

    What if instead of entire replacement, the goldification was only a “skin” 1mm thick?

    • Aidan Rogers
      Aidan Rogers

      then it's not changing anything into gold, just putting gold on the outside of things

  • Banana Man 4059
    Banana Man 4059

    Even if none of that happened and it would just turn to gold everything Midas touches gold gets less and less value

  • Nitox
    Nitox

    The music is dimonf

  • Anonymous But Nott
    Anonymous But Nott

    Ah, Kurzgesagt. Outsourcing video themes (main ideas? Morals?) since 2018

  • Phillip Porter
    Phillip Porter

    I want the King Midas story where he touches his daughter and she turns into a nuke

  • SalzLord
    SalzLord

    This channel is crazy

  • nonk nonk
    nonk nonk

    Today I learned DON'T TURN THE EARTH INTO GOLD

  • Kazuistik Belge
    Kazuistik Belge

    gold is conductive. What happens to the earth's electromagnetic field if the earth turns into gold?

  • Deniz Ulusoy
    Deniz Ulusoy

    You ar amazing

  • Terlin1466
    Terlin1466

    i learned you got too much free time to waste time on something like this.

  • Maximian Studios
    Maximian Studios

    I learned not to use magic

  • Haley Thompson
    Haley Thompson

    Kurzgesagt says very calmly "you turn to a red puddle on the ground"

  • Axeli Nedgelord
    Axeli Nedgelord

    Huh

  • Cat Spiny Toad
    Cat Spiny Toad

    This is why subbed just to hear quack

  • Pola & Tiger
    Pola & Tiger

    Love the intro!

  • DGX Games Y
    DGX Games Y

    This video turn the magic much better! This crossover of science of ficction deserves more videos like this

  • G Hoster
    G Hoster

    world: *turns into gold* USA: gimme

    • Ns Telecom
      Ns Telecom

      Also usa: turns to gold and dies

  • Macbyss Lector: McEvergreen Enhancement
    Macbyss Lector: McEvergreen Enhancement

    5:35 MINECRAFT

  • Revenge
    Revenge

    i learned that ducks can not be turned into gold.

  • Orion055 II-II
    Orion055 II-II

    The music is like the cherry on the cherry on the cake