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Shooting Down a Lost Drone and why Dogs Tilt their Heads - Smarter Every Day 173

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  1. SmarterEveryDay


    3 жыл мурун

    Thank you to those who are taking the "blood oath covenant" seriously. (LOL.) I look forward to your tweets. Also, thanks to Patreon supporters for the Pupper videos!

    • The Real Alzahar Negatheron

      The Real Alzahar Negatheron

      Ай мурун

      Blood oaths are not to be trifled with

    • Jacob Anderson

      Jacob Anderson

      2 ай мурун

      Its to blurry on my phone to read the bottom part lol.

    • Victoria Eads

      Victoria Eads

      2 ай мурун

      Yes, this is fascinating. I've always had very sensitive ears, and I've (thankfully) always respected my ears. Directional hearing is amazing. My family lives in a rural area outside Washington, DC, but on flight paths for several major airports and at least one or two Air Force bases. Above my house is fairly clear sky. It's really fun to close my eyes and rotate my head to narrow the search for high altitude aircraft. It works like a charm.

    • Keith Olson

      Keith Olson

      3 ай мурун

      @SmarterEveryDay Destin, you clearly have a relationship with your family that most of us could only *dream* about. Do *YOU* realize how awesome that is?

    • 98ankush


      3 ай мурун

      Got this in my recommends and i read the fine print even after you said not to do it and subscribed.

  2. Enzo FiveTwoSeven

    Enzo FiveTwoSeven

    8 саат мурун

    my guy so american he told his son to go get a rifle

  3. 2112quicksilver


    Күн мурун

    This show should have been 2 shots with a .22. Forget the rest.

  4. Thesryn


    12 күн мурун

    This is so crazy I didn't believe, so I tried it out with someone on myself... w0t madness

  5. LQV


    17 күн мурун

    2:03 Are you from Alabama?



    19 күн мурун

    Anything for you smarter every day guy

  7. Charles Georgette

    Charles Georgette

    19 күн мурун

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  8. Robert Jackson

    Robert Jackson

    23 күн мурун

    I had to give up wearing hearing aids because I could no longer tell what direction sound was coming from. This is a good explanation to what is going on.👍

  9. S lam

    S lam

    27 күн мурун

    I am fortunate to have had a long history of sound recreation with a variety of audio gear. Tuning (placement) of speakers into a listening space can transform the entire experience. The room now becomes an active component in sound reproduction. The speakers disappear and you are in recording venue. It is magic!

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    Christopher Jones

    Ай мурун

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  11. MCRmechanic


    Ай мурун

    Terminal velocity of a falling .22 caliber bullet is about 200 feet per second, or 135 miles per hour. If someone or something got struck by it, it would do little damage and is unlikely to even break skin. Just thought I'd throw that out there.

  12. Paweł Karpacz

    Paweł Karpacz

    Ай мурун

    Why would dog tilt his head? To know where the sound comes from (while literally staring at you)?! They can remember some words but regarding sound - they decode the tone. The reason why dogs tilt their heads it's their muzzle. If they don't understand what we're trying to tell them, they try to figure this out from our face - but long muzzle partially blocks their view.

  13. David S. Logsted

    David S. Logsted

    Ай мурун

    For directional hearing, there is also a difference in phase between the sound hitting the left and right ears. In addition to amplitude and frequency content, phase differences also contribute to our ability to determine direction.

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    trmp 4655

    Ай мурун

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  15. Сергей Полежака

    Сергей Полежака

    Ай мурун

    AFAIK, the dogs' heads story is even more complicated: they have to see your TEETH to fully comprehend your emotions (whether you have a grin, or you're smiling etc), and their own NOSE gets in the way, so they have to tilt their heads. There is even a correlation: dogs with bigger noses tend to do it more often / in a more pronounced way. Also, dogs almost never do this head movement when listening to sounds from inanimate sources.

  16. keepleft


    Ай мурун

    Would've loved to see if your son was able to improve perception with the ear putty while tilting his head like dogs do.

  17. Hans Miranda

    Hans Miranda

    Ай мурун

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  18. Maddog


    Ай мурун

    Son, go get a rifle. Anyone getting breadboys vibes

  19. Mike Donaldson

    Mike Donaldson

    Ай мурун

    So does "cauliflower ear" impede a person's hearing, not just an aesthetic defect?

  20. Márcio Vianna Júnior

    Márcio Vianna Júnior

    Ай мурун

    The most American thing I've heard this year 'till now was "Son, go get a rifle" PS.: I'm from Brazil

  21. Dina Ushchekina

    Dina Ushchekina

    Ай мурун

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  22. tjbonzo


    Ай мурун

    This is the reason owls have asymmetric ears. One ear (or ear hole actually) is slightly higher than the other. That always made sense to me but I never really thought about it. Now I realize it is because they don't have pinna (ears). Thanks for making me Smarter Today.

  23. Matthew Cisneros

    Matthew Cisneros

    Ай мурун

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  24. Mary Lagua

    Mary Lagua

    Ай мурун

    Great shotgun Brylee.👍😄

  25. Listya Wahyu

    Listya Wahyu

    Ай мурун

    you did the cool stuff dudeee,

  26. YouTube Censors Peace

    YouTube Censors Peace

    Ай мурун

    With the president attacking our 2nd amendment, I try really hard not to support people that do not appreciate our constitution. It is so nice to know you are a gun owner. I liked your videos anyway but I am proud to support the channel now. Thanks for being the type of person willing to defend his family and appreciate your right to do so.

  27. Keiffer Ary

    Keiffer Ary

    Ай мурун

    The fine print though...😎😎😎 I subbed

  28. Dane Nielsons

    Dane Nielsons

    Ай мурун

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    Ай мурун


  30. Nathan McLaren

    Nathan McLaren

    Ай мурун

    That trigger discipline though

  31. jared campbell

    jared campbell

    Ай мурун

    I just found this channel and love it! Especially liked the sound experiment in this video! Keep these video's coming!

  32. Bryan


    Ай мурун

    Awesome shot!

  33. Linas Martusevičius

    Linas Martusevičius

    Ай мурун

    "How did you know it was up high?" Well, its a drone, and it was last seen in the sky.

  34. SpaceyGnat


    Ай мурун

    Everyone else get a long stick a ladder spends 30min hitting it Us 2 shots 5 seconds and we are back in business.

  35. Eoin O'Neill

    Eoin O'Neill

    Ай мурун

    Life events of European drone: -Is bought by aunty for kid -Is flown up in the air and carried by the wind -Gets lost -Is found and taken down by rope Life events of American drone: -Is bought by aunty for kid -Is flown up in the air and carried by the wind -Gets lost -Is found and shot out of the tree with rifle

  36. jimmy white

    jimmy white

    Ай мурун

    I'm not quite sure I understand about the dog head tilt properly... What's hanging me up is the fact that the dog is right in front of me, and can see my head and face where my voice always comes from, so what would be the point of them trying to track it with the head tilt? Is it because my voice sounded to them like if came from behind due to the way their ears are shaped?

  37. mojoman2001


    2 ай мурун

    Destin now has to tilt his head like a dog on The Sound Traveler videos. And, give us a heads-up so we can do likewise when viewing with headphones.

  38. gamer extreme

    gamer extreme

    2 ай мурун

    Just scored more points for teaching your kids responsibile gun safety and use. Much respect! Love the channel and thanks for all!

  39. Terje Foss

    Terje Foss

    2 ай мурун

    Not so smart to fire a small rifle like that...bullets are dangerous even om the way down.

  40. Cade Miller

    Cade Miller

    2 ай мурун

    Welcome to Alabama short sleeves on Christmas

  41. Daniel Corbett

    Daniel Corbett

    2 ай мурун

    the most Alabama way to get a drone down

  42. Hus Hus Time

    Hus Hus Time

    2 ай мурун

    What if you tilted your head? Like your ear faces the sky? Then wouldn’t you be able to see it’s altitude?

  43. Dale Sides

    Dale Sides

    2 ай мурун

    One of my favorite episodes. Drones, Family, Guns, Science, Dogs and Roll Tide. I would love to see the calculations he did on bullet velocity, trajectory and the science of where the bullet would land, cause you know Dustin did all of this to determine if it was safe to make the shot. The best part was his sister making that incredible shot free hand laying on her back. Bravo.

  44. Giles Hubbard

    Giles Hubbard

    2 ай мурун

    *in forest* Destin: Where is it? kid: that branch over there Destin: :(

  45. Mr.Matt Desrochers

    Mr.Matt Desrochers

    2 ай мурун

    Bruh he wants to know how we knew it was up high??? It's because u flew a drone as HIGH as you could, where do you think it is?? Don't worry I'm not a hater I just think it's funny.

  46. Bob Levittan

    Bob Levittan

    2 ай мурун

    Ruger 10-22 ?

  47. mahan aatma

    mahan aatma

    2 ай мурун

    it's awsome before seeing this video i thought is the ear lobe is useless but it not the truth thanks smarter everyday

  48. Andy


    2 ай мурун

    You should have tossed the drone and saved that tiny branch she nailed on the second shot!

  49. Markus Patients

    Markus Patients

    2 ай мурун

    I don't know why humans hear the way we hear but everyone knows when a dog tilts its head (To the right never left) they are having a What are you trying to tell me moment...

  50. J Woe

    J Woe

    2 ай мурун

    Ruger 10-22, very nice

  51. 99% Perspiration

    99% Perspiration

    2 ай мурун

    I want her to protect me when the SHTF. Great shot!

  52. Bilal Shelby

    Bilal Shelby

    2 ай мурун

    awesome 👌😮

  53. Far From Home

    Far From Home

    2 ай мурун

    We usially like to point our guns down when out in the open. Slip and shoot someone in the head vs shooting someone in the foot.

  54. Q. E. D.

    Q. E. D.

    2 ай мурун

    You just wanted an excuse to show off your daughter’s brilliant marksmanship. 😉👍

  55. Mondavou


    2 ай мурун

    I subscribe and I have watched more than a handful of these videos. That said, I'm 2:44 into this video and it might be my favorite yet. From the parenting, to the tool selection, to the safety lessons. I wish I could find folks like this here in NorCal that I could hangout with.

  56. K OBrien

    K OBrien

    2 ай мурун

    The thumbnail for this video is showing a person aiming a rifle into the air! Smarter every day, I think not.

  57. Erick R Cisneros

    Erick R Cisneros

    2 ай мурун


  58. Manjeet Singh Rana

    Manjeet Singh Rana

    2 ай мурун

    Is no one fascinated on the topic?? Every other comment is on gun.

  59. Victoria Eads

    Victoria Eads

    2 ай мурун

    Not gonna lie, my tablet screen couldn't resolve the third set of text well enough to read. It had trouble with the second set, but I was able to decipher it with a little patience.

    • Shamrock


      2 ай мурун

      third set was basically asking you to subscribe and consider his patreon and complimenting you for you curiosity

  60. Glen Coughlan

    Glen Coughlan

    2 ай мурун

    Weapons cold ?, wtf snowflake terminology coming from millennials, its bad enough they talk black and think they are black but this is more gibberish from a scrap bin generation. Shooting in the air idiotic, you even tell people not to do it - AND YOU DO IT !

    • Shamrock


      2 ай мурун

      They did it because they knew the surrounding area was safe, and millenials are driving the world right now so deal with it

  61. Boogieman907 S

    Boogieman907 S

    2 ай мурун

    Cool stuff

  62. henry lamprell

    henry lamprell

    2 ай мурун

    I'm deaf in one ear.. I miss triangulation of hearing .and I don't hear surround sound . but I understand how it works

  63. Gus Dpi

    Gus Dpi

    2 ай мурун

    OK you modify the ear using clay doll , then blindfold he, the brain is trained by his original shape ,but is he gonna be able to adapt to the new shape if he is no blindfold for a wile using the clay or whatever?

  64. James Autry

    James Autry

    2 ай мурун

    I can't fathom the idea you allowed your daughter to shoot a gun up in the air the way she did, that was very irresponsible for her to do that. You put others at risk when that projectile falls back down

  65. c herr

    c herr

    2 ай мурун

    Justin, Question... what if you have had reconstructive surgery on the pina of your ear. Does one have the ability to "relearn" the temportal tricks / learned behavior to re compute a learned algorithm to computes the vertical location of a sound ? Oh and GOOD SHOOTING , but what goes up must ......in your neighbors' yard :( opssie)

  66. Insert Name Here

    Insert Name Here

    2 ай мурун

    So who took the blood oath; 00111111;

  67. Dutch 1722

    Dutch 1722

    2 ай мурун

    As a squirrel hunter I can locate them in the trees.

  68. Michael Dunn

    Michael Dunn

    2 ай мурун

    very cool. i thought it was going to have to do with air conduction vs bone conduction, and I've conducted hearing tests. very cool.

  69. rchrdjms62


    2 ай мурун

    If you get a drone stuck in a tree and you can't use a weapon in that area I have a suggestion. Y'all need a fishing reel with fairly strong line but not too strong, the slingshot, the kind that has the brace on your wrist and the tubing for the stretchy part, couple ball bearings. Tape the ball bearings together if you need more than one while taping the fishing line to the ball bearings. Push the button on your real so that the line will pull out freely and lay it on the ground. Use a slingshot to shoot the ball bearings in the air over the tree. If the line catches you may be able to pull pull pull on the tree and the branches until the drone falls down. At least this worked for me once. You can also use a second drone to fly the line over the tree and set down and tie off to something.

  70. MK


    2 ай мурун

    I can't be the only one that thinks it's really bad idea to shoot into a drone that is most likely powered by a LiPO battery ... a drone that then falls on a comfy bed of very nice dry foliage. I love the "Smarter every day" channel - but this entire thing was not a very smart thing to do...

  71. Nemo 74

    Nemo 74

    2 ай мурун

    Dude almost 10,000,000 subscribers; you won KGkey long time ago.

  72. Andrew Konar

    Andrew Konar

    2 ай мурун

    Casually says, "Son, go get a rifle."

  73. Kaid2710


    3 ай мурун

    WARNING: Don't shoot into the air Them: Proceed to shoot into the air

    • Richard Engle

      Richard Engle

      2 ай мурун

      Found a bullet wedged in my awning right above my front door.. I’d love to show the person who took that shot where his bullet ended up where my two year old daughter walks through frequently

  74. Robert Smith

    Robert Smith

    3 ай мурун

    Let's shoot up into the air with a 22 rifle, I'm sure there is nobody for three miles, what could possibly go wrong.

  75. Cool Fusion

    Cool Fusion

    3 ай мурун

    Great shooting! Sign her up for a rifle team!

  76. Bubo bubo

    Bubo bubo

    3 ай мурун

    Fun fact: Owls dont have to put their head sideways as their ears are on different heights.

  77. kurzhaarguy


    3 ай мурун

    Really interesting, new concept. You gotta love popping the drone out of the tree, ha ha ha.

  78. joaquin grez

    joaquin grez

    3 ай мурун

    i think that your cience material is amaizing but tow chields whith guns is just not right, i mean in mi chieldhud i lerned how to shot a toy gun but whel i think that the cuntris shoud make laws to evoid the guns trial because in that way we will have les accidents and les homicides, best regards and pleas dont use guns

  79. Roy Bean

    Roy Bean

    3 ай мурун

    Next time make a simple open ended cone and put it over one ear while covering the other ... the direction of the sound can be pinpointed into a much smaller arc. Now you can take tomorrow off and start getting smarter again the day after. You're welcome.

  80. Matin Mohebi

    Matin Mohebi

    3 ай мурун

    Amazing you just proved that dogs focus in a attempt to listen to you, so they must have a sound related Analogical structure, some one should open that worm box, who knows you may find a frequency to turn the switch so he can tell you where is the pain. good job people .

  81. CPCH


    3 ай мурун

    In my country is illegal shoot to the air.

  82. Helen Cardrick

    Helen Cardrick

    3 ай мурун

    “Son go get a weapon”

  83. Александр Стрельцов

    Александр Стрельцов

    3 ай мурун

    Demolition Ranch )))

  84. Albert Head

    Albert Head

    3 ай мурун

    2:21 It's not a weapon. It's a firearm.

  85. Luis Raposo

    Luis Raposo

    3 ай мурун

    I subscribed 👍

  86. B0BThePounder


    3 ай мурун

    Don't know why, "but ear holes" is unsettling

  87. Kenny Wills

    Kenny Wills

    3 ай мурун

    I used google to get mine down. Sling shot with fishing line and sinker, then shake the branch. Burnt out motor tho.

  88. Chad Davis

    Chad Davis

    3 ай мурун

    "End of the line, sunny-jim!"

  89. Robert Santana

    Robert Santana

    3 ай мурун

    How many people tweeted a picture of them holding a cupcake?

  90. AP


    3 ай мурун

    😂 that fine fine fine print though!

  91. Seth Anaim

    Seth Anaim

    3 ай мурун

    Most people here are on about the riffle bit, yeah. I'd like to see more people giving him credit for being such a wholesome dad.

  92. Ed Lewis

    Ed Lewis

    3 ай мурун

    Could this explain why I have such a hard time locating flying enemies in games based on audio cues? I can usually tell what direction they are, but not what elevation. I'm guessing there's not a way to simulate elevation unless the sound is recorded with matching ear shaped prosthetics on 2 microphones, or simulate effects of some average ear shape.

  93. M Jack

    M Jack

    3 ай мурун

    good parenting there with the gun and the excitement of your kid

  94. Timothy aka Smoke Walker

    Timothy aka Smoke Walker

    3 ай мурун

    She is such a cute! Nice!

    • Timothy aka Smoke Walker

      Timothy aka Smoke Walker

      3 ай мурун

      Aunt briely is cute! Is she single?

  95. Tactical Taco

    Tactical Taco

    3 ай мурун

    The american way to get things out of trees

  96. Joe Clements

    Joe Clements

    3 ай мурун

    Subscribing because proper gun safety was used and one of the strongest examples of firearms being used as helpful tools was shown in this video

  97. Cat Keys

    Cat Keys

    3 ай мурун

    Damned good shot! Kudos to the girl for shooting it down as opposed to shooting it to pieces.

  98. alex gamesZXY

    alex gamesZXY

    3 ай мурун

    dad:son go get a rifle . lool imagine seeing a kid whit a rifle

  99. king james488

    king james488

    3 ай мурун

    ya, you're ears are on the sides of your head on the same horizontal plane... now talk about the physics of shooting guns in the air.

  100. Jack Norgaard

    Jack Norgaard

    3 ай мурун

    you don't shoot a rifle up in the air