Big picture science:
- Practical Engineering – civil engineering mostly. Lots of physical models and experiments. Complex topics explained in a simple and accessible way.
- Climate Town – climate change / corporate greed and manipulation presented in an accessible and fun way. Well researched.
- Not Just Bikes – sustainable city planning, smart transportation design patterns and anti-patterns. Lots of real world examples.
- Wendover Productions – mostly economics-related topics covered in great detail. Well researched and insightful.
- JayForeman – mostly London’s history based around maps. Wacky, fun and insightful.
- Technology connections – home appliances and simple (one might think) devices explained in great detail.
- Steve Mould – home made experiments explaining interesting concepts.
- SmarterEveryDay – scientific look at all sorts of random things.
- Olaf Willocx – rocketry theory. Because why not?
- CrashCourse – quick and accessible courses on multiple topics.
- Gresham Collage – free lectures on a broad set of topics.
- George C. Marshall Foundation – military history related lectures.
History and historical stuff:
- Forgotten Weapons – one-man gun encyclopedia sharing his knowledge and experience with modern and historical guns.
- Tod’s Workshop – medieval weapons and armour, crafted using period-appropriate techniques and tested in the field!
- Defunctland – interesting stories of failed theme-parks, Disneyland attractions etc.
Retro gaming and hardware:
- LGR – retro gaming and computer parts. Testing stuff you dreamt of having as a kid.
- Techmoan – all sorts of retro audio/visual devices and gadgets.
- Nostalgia Nerd – mostly retro-hardware. Not as in-depth as LGR but still interesting.
- The 8-Bit Guy – as the name suggests, lots of Atari/Commodore related stuff.
- Computerphile – a bunch of college teachers explaining complex IT concepts in an easy to grasp manner.
- AddOhms – electronics tutorials for everyone.
- GreatScott! – electronics related projects and reviews.
- Stuff Made Here – funny and clever projects, from design to execution. DIY if you have money for all those machines.
- Driving 4 answers – all basic and advanced car topics explained in an extremely accessible way. All you need to see to know how everything in your car works.
- High-Performance Academy – nuts and bolts and bits and transistors of race car design.
- Ed’s Auto Reviews – automotive history videos. Lots of historical footage.
Memes and internet fun:
- Internet Historian – most memetic world events presented using memes. Wacky and fun.
Not necessarily educational:
- Red Letter Media – An institution of a channel. Huge amounts of knowledge and inside jokes. Mature and open-minded approach to cinema.
- Videogamedunkey – a game reviewer/comedian. Creates game reviews/comedies. Each one a masterpiece in its own right.
- Crowbcat – in depth looks at important gaming events, like failures of major game studios.