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Great video from Veritasium about the WORLD'S LONGEST POSSIBLE STRAW: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUmZrtiXDik

Vsauce video about nothing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K93zcgFsynk

Vsauce video about helium running out (and other things): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU3OdTLuHf0

Vsauce video about being naked in space: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD08CuUi_Ek

Earth mass gained and lost: http://gizmodo.com/5882517/did-you-know-that-earth-is-getting-lighter-every-day

Earth mass gained from sunlight: http://image.gsfc.nasa.gov/poetry/ask/a11325.html

Limit of atmospheric pressure: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suction

Buoyancy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buoyancy

Buoyancy caused by air: http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2010-03/1267798222.Ph.r.html

Awesome diagram of Earth's atmosphere: http://library.thinkquest.org/C003124/en/atmos.htm

Pic of meteor falling to Earth: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/multimedia/gallery/iss028e024847.html

PDF about space-matter entering Earth: http://static.icr.org/i/pdf/technical/Moon-Dust-and-the-Age-of-the-Solar-System.pdf

Links about breathes and molecules:




Brain metabolism: http://www.acnp.org/g4/gn401000064/ch064.html

Components of inhaled and exhaled air: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breathing#Breathing_in_gas

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