Hey there BrainStuffers, Lauren here. If you like art, permanence, and shallow wounds, you may have a tattoo or seven. And you’re not alone: A Harris poll from 2012 indicates that here in the U.S., almost 40 percent in adults under the age of 40 have at least one. So our question for the day
(helicopter flying) (alarm systems beeping) – [Instructor] Ditching, ditching, ditching. (water rushing) – So, I’m alive. (laughs) All right, here’s the deal. My last mission as a U.S. government civil servant was in a helicopter off the coast of Hawaii. We’ll learn about that in a future episode, but this video’s different. This is not
Hey it’s me Destin Welcome back to Smarter Every Day. So in the last video we talked about what it was like to get a tattoo in slow motion. But this time we’re gonna talk about the removal process. It’s way more complicated. It involves physics like thermodynamics, optics, even biology and chemistry are involved.