What if the World turned to Gold? - The Gold Apocalypse

9 mar 2021
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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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  • 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)

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  • Didn’t he just touch dirt though? What about a lot of other stuff underground and maybe places divided by stone or some other materials?

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  • "The entire of humanity dies" *Celebratory music plays*

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  • If Midas was a traveling vlogger-

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  • Maybe the lesson is be careful what you wish for. Right?

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    • i mean that was the whole point of the original Midas story

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  • Story learned today: don't turn anything into gold you idiot

    Angela LittleAngela Little5 godzin temu
  • wait there is no water its gold

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  • what if you gold plated the earth enough that erosions would rub the layer away, would we get blinded to death?

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  • Pigman and piglin The dream come true

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  • Anyone else remember when Kurzgesagt use to make actually relevant videos ?

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    • Yeah, they made one of those literally after this video

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  • I knew that gold is bad in minecraft it always braecks

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  • So considering the end result in either way is total destruction of our way of life, I don’t know if this really matters... But what happens to the moon in the third scenario? Would the change in Earth’s mass send it slamming into the earth? Or would it just result in a different orbit?

    Brandon CarrollBrandon Carroll10 godzin temu
  • This work of yours was one of the best I have ever seen. It is hilarious and (yes, pun intended) just BRILLANT all in one. Thank you, you spread all of joy with this!

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  • 2:05 I've seen this meme before, but I never expected it to make any sense.

    Alexandre FreitasAlexandre Freitas12 godzin temu
  • By the way, will the GOLDEN EARTH melts when it is heated to a million degrees?

    Baron HOBaron HO14 godzin temu
  • 6:19 “Atmospheric pressure quadruples, which is a bad thing if you like living.” Depressed people: I see this as an absolute win

    Infinity ColdInfinity Cold14 godzin temu
  • What if the sea was struck by a bomb filled with trillions of bacteria viruses

    Katie AgiusKatie Agius18 godzin temu
  • 세상이 금으로 변한다니 정말 흥미로운 생각이네요. 이런걸 보면 아직 제가 배울 내용이 많다는 것을 느낍니다. 그래도 세상이 황금으로 바뀌어서 제가 황금오리 하나 가진다면 정말 좋을것같네요. 재밌는 영상 감사합니다.

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  • I though that if you increase gravity, the air gets more dence and flying objects will fly easier.

    Mr PokboyMr Pokboy19 godzin temu
    • Idk about atmosphere, but flying objects will definitely not fly easierp

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    • What?

      StarStar18 godzin temu
  • Wow, you take being incorrect or wrong very well. By simply acknowledging and fixing the mistake, you have shown yourself to be a very compassionate to your community. Thank you a lot for the intriguing content as well.

    Oliver BruceOliver Bruce20 godzin temu
  • Gold = 20 ducks did not know that

    for265for26523 godzin temu
  • This is way better than the What If PLworld channel especially the visuals.

    Cadis Etrama Di RaizelCadis Etrama Di RaizelDzień temu
  • So it’s basically an earth-wide 3 freeze?

    The biggest Star Wars FanThe biggest Star Wars FanDzień temu
  • This doesn’t seem likely.

    Noah WallNoah WallDzień temu
  • That dog's face when begins to freefall... 🤣🤣🤣

    Julian GutierrezJulian GutierrezDzień temu
  • Fortnite guy

    The TimbitThe TimbitDzień temu
  • Well that was unexpectedly gruesome. Exploding ducks, red puddles and being burnt alive, ouch.

    Angus McFarlaneAngus McFarlaneDzień temu
  • key facts: gold becomes worthless!! 🔐

    ArealPhantomArealPhantomDzień temu
  • The happy music though lmao

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  • What if the moon was turned into gold instead of the Earth? This video was fun to watch!

    Clint HendersonClint HendersonDzień temu
  • What I learned today: Gold is about 20 tines denser than duck 😂😂😂👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾

    Alaska KorsAlaska KorsDzień temu
  • well, i learned thast turning the earth into gold, is proooballyyy not a good idea,, unless you want to see the world burn,,, quite litteraly =D

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  • 3:43 rip doggie

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  • I learned that: You shouldnt be alive when Earth turns into gold

    Damir k3Damir k3Dzień temu
  • awesome, visuals are very pleasing

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  • this is simply amazing.

    Nils Christian HalvorsenNils Christian HalvorsenDzień temu

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  • so we die

    Fritz MetzgerFritz MetzgerDzień temu
  • Hollywood: ah make a movie on this topic 😂

    Diksha JoshiDiksha JoshiDzień temu
  • So basically Dr. Stone but Gold... ....so Dr. Gold?

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  • WE are truly grateful to you, for making such exceptional quality videos for free. Thank you.

    Ayush MishraAyush MishraDzień temu
  • If I learned anything, is that not all glitters is good

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  • i just witness a duck explode... *Jesus save our generation*

    Aaron SeideAaron SeideDzień temu
  • Okay so we don’t turn the earth into gold. Noted

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  • Fortnite

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  • So everything turns to gold except water and natriumchloride? Or is the sea water basically distilled water now with every bit of non-watery matter turned to gold? Anyway, that's a really specific take on a subject matter if ever I saw one. Well done.

    grandma_mosesgrandma_moses2 dni temu
  • The last thing it would do is ruin the economy.

    LegrandLegrand2 dni temu
  • And what would happen if we'd nuke gold earth?

    Smi SmaSmi Sma2 dni temu
  • Actually the needed "magic" energy wouldn't be enough to cover the whole earth in gold, but hey it's not about that of course.

    Septim RaSeptim Ra2 dni temu
  • You should of tried to keep a most of the earth not gold and then only made the surface maybe 1 inch deep of gold and then I between add some sort of light element and add enough in between to stabilize earth

    Brendan LambBrendan Lamb2 dni temu
  • I feel like the Earth's rate of compression due to gravity would decrease the smaller it gets is it wouldn't be that violent of an explosion

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  • Thank God King Midas never tumbled :D

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  • Maximilian needs to see this

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  • Make golden apples

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  • I learned that a golden planet always means the end of human kind

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  • and what would happen with the Moon if the mass of Earth would grow up so hard? just will fall down on us ? :D u should take it to attention too

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  • If the world turned into steel?

    PeachesPeaches2 dni temu
  • So. the lesson might be "Be careful what you wish for, for your wish might lead to everyone's doom"?

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  • I learned to never be midus :)

    wildrocket16wildrocket162 dni temu
  • Cool

    SevenDeMagnusSevenDeMagnus2 dni temu
  • What if the gold encased things?

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  • I’m supposed to be studying but this is way better

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  • i thought the people who protested against the evolution chart were creationists

    JR HermosuraJR Hermosura2 dni temu
  • Cosmo! Wanda!

    Lightnin' JohnLightnin' John2 dni temu
  • Initially thought this was a story about what happens if the world goes back to the gold standard and now I need answers to that!!!!

    James MauldinJames Mauldin2 dni temu
  • Me: 3am, time to sleep. PLworld: Me: I don't need sleep, I need answers.

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  • if you learned anything in this video let know what it was. me: dont turn the earth into gold.

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  • the one thing i learned was that if midas stubs his toe and touches the ground the world will end

    Nic GavrilitaNic Gavrilita3 dni temu
  • Moral of the story : Gold sucks.

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  • 7:59 This the most passive aggressive Iv seen the Kurzgesagt Narrator

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  • All I can say is Midas better not fall down.

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  • Lt'dr. Everything dies, but not in the way you would think

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  • What if every death of a planet or star happend cause it's turned to gold and exploded? :D I smell conspiracy

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  • I learnt: Gold= *D E A T H*

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  • New Planet has Created Golden Planet

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  • By just seing the maths they made for this and other videos, i understand it is a painnn..

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  • 3:35 what if u were tied down

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  • Wait, there are seriously people who need to be explained what magic is and that it can alter stuff waaaay past physical laws? Whaaaaat?

    JohannesJohannes3 dni temu
  • So gold is bad

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  • Why I'm watching this

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  • 0:46 NO THE C-

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  • I learned something in this video! You guys are amazing!

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  • earth:become shiney soild gold piglin:best i can do it stack of gravel

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  • What if you touch the air?

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  • Your physicists had fun on 420 huh?

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  • Gosh darn it Midas

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  • hmmmm... Are they running out of things to talk about?

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  • What would happen to your body if medusa turned you into stone?

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  • Jehovah created the wonderful earth for us all

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  • 0:00 - 9:16 *MIDAS WINS!* *FATALITY*

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  • kurzgesagt: what would happen if the world turned into gold? me: *_gOLd BeNdER_*

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  • I learned that we should stop turning the world to gold

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  • 7:31 - Is that a Burn After Reading quote?

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  • I learned something. I learned thank god magic doesnt exist or else we are screwed.

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