What Is The Earth Worth?

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    Asteroids:
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    Articles on Finders-Keepers, etc.
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    Dog artist Tillamook Cheddar: www.tillamookcheddar.com
    LEGO shell Hermit Crab: thexvid.com/video/V47wx8qMSxA/video.html
    Custom built see-through hermit crab shells: vimeo.com/71005763
    sneeze movie by Edison: goo.gl/Vmmh6c
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  • Blake Hendrickson
    Blake Hendrickson 7 hours ago

    U THINK U OWN WHATEVER LAND U LAND ON
    THE EARTH IS JUST A DEAD THING U CAN CLLLLAAAAAIIIIIMMMMMM

  • RogueEvasion
    RogueEvasion 18 hours ago

    *SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT*

  • rahul jarngal
    rahul jarngal 20 hours ago

    I like how the videos go from a simple topic to discussion about earth's future......or effulvia in this case.

  • Pâmela
    Pâmela Day ago

    Amei esse canaaaal kk

  • Machine Meme
    Machine Meme Day ago

    Maybe humans are the parasites of the universe and nobody wants to visit them

  • Thanos Car
    Thanos Car Day ago

    Still costs less than iPhones.😂

  • Cameron Norris
    Cameron Norris 2 days ago

    6:32 he's getting a fuzzy feeling just thinking about it

  • XeNoN
    XeNoN 2 days ago

    Nice AUS thumbnail.

  • loacal lodal
    loacal lodal 2 days ago

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  • DB Zedox
    DB Zedox 2 days ago

    We name moons but not earth's..

  • BeatStreat JB
    BeatStreat JB 2 days ago

    *THE MUSIC VIDEO BEGINS @ **4:20* np

  • Hackels
    Hackels 3 days ago

    Whats a molecule worth?

  • Tai HaTranDuc
    Tai HaTranDuc 4 days ago

    Wow, you blew my mind

  • Laurynas Mazeika
    Laurynas Mazeika 4 days ago

    all hail us, the farts of earth, firstborn of the green

  • JJ Seybold
    JJ Seybold 5 days ago

    HEY Michael, Vsauce here!

  • Yustin J.
    Yustin J. 6 days ago +1

    $1

  • ESAD EROL
    ESAD EROL 6 days ago

    So funny 10:35

  • Breezy Mods
    Breezy Mods 7 days ago

    Imagine aliens landing on earth and saying “take us to sea world”

  • Daniel Engelmeier
    Daniel Engelmeier 7 days ago

    Jag wires.

  • Bootlebat
    Bootlebat 7 days ago

    Also I imagine "harvesting" an entire planet that way would be so expensive it wouldn't be profitable.

  • Bootlebat
    Bootlebat 7 days ago

    Why haven't we started mining 433 eros yet?

    • Lucien Richardson
      Lucien Richardson 7 days ago

      It would destroy the economy, therefore it's currently illegal

  • ZI0DD
    ZI0DD 7 days ago

    A lot

  • Super Furious Gamer
    Super Furious Gamer 8 days ago

    The world is worth at least 2 dollars

  • VoltaixLux
    VoltaixLux 9 days ago +3

    In the first part of the video, "What is Earth Worth?" At the end of the video, "We are Earth's first fart."

  • Goatpran123 Pranny
    Goatpran123 Pranny 9 days ago

    Imma buy earth

  • NightCrusher76
    NightCrusher76 10 days ago

    If I flew away from this video at the speed of light right after his intro I would see his face and the vid would frozen, cuz the light from the video and I are moving the same speed

  • Thomas Bigalow
    Thomas Bigalow 10 days ago

    We havent heard from intelligent life because the wise keep quiet and fools like us talk too much

  • Werner and Ella Gamers and Creators

    Aliens: *its free Realestate*

  • Lillian The Dog
    Lillian The Dog 11 days ago

    No soap, radio.

  • mx200394
    mx200394 11 days ago

    What about Moon Township Pennsylvania?

  • Juan Gonzalez
    Juan Gonzalez 12 days ago

    NIGGA said earth is booking it lmfaooo welcome to the hood Michael

  • Lamb Chop
    Lamb Chop 12 days ago

    Don't sell it to pawn stars... They'll offer you $50 bucks for it.

  • Joey Abbadessa
    Joey Abbadessa 13 days ago

    Ha ha you just wasted *4* seconds reading this!

    • Joey Abbadessa
      Joey Abbadessa 9 days ago

      You wasted 4 seconds reading that, this was posted 4 days ago, Illuminati confirmed

    • Stricq
      Stricq 9 days ago

      4*

  • Monsieur Bearnson
    Monsieur Bearnson 13 days ago

    3:10 i want that one

  • Akshay Anurag
    Akshay Anurag 13 days ago

    I love the spooky beat change!

  • Obay Rafi
    Obay Rafi 13 days ago

    Just wasted 13 minutes of my already wasted time

  • Manzi
    Manzi 14 days ago

    ¢69

  • Un Cryptyd
    Un Cryptyd 14 days ago

    this video went from asking how much the earth is valued at to discussing laws about ownership of an animals works

  • Bowpick Studios
    Bowpick Studios 14 days ago

    I'd say about 13.64, well at least that's what gamestop would offer

  • Bowpick Studios
    Bowpick Studios 14 days ago

    Alot

  • Lol Idk
    Lol Idk 14 days ago

    Micheal: how much is earth worth?
    Also micheal: we are earths first fart

  • Belgian Sebastian
    Belgian Sebastian 16 days ago

    What if advanced lifeforms from other planets/galaxies have a law in place that everyone is forbidden to mingle with a lifeform untill they reach a certain intelligence or knowledge.... This would get rid of the Fermi paradox since any lifeform that can travel interstellar will probably have cloaking devices.

  • Let Go Of My Eggo
    Let Go Of My Eggo 16 days ago

    Rick and Morty could sell earth

  • Narfy Cat
    Narfy Cat 17 days ago

    "We are Earth's first fart."
    - Vsauce, 2014

    12:57

  • OtterLegion77
    OtterLegion77 17 days ago

    you hear that mom? im a fart

  • Max Bustos
    Max Bustos 18 days ago

    OR DOES IT?????

  • SKILLEDBONEZ19
    SKILLEDBONEZ19 18 days ago

    Wtf are Saturn's rings then? Are they moons?

    • SKILLEDBONEZ19
      SKILLEDBONEZ19 9 days ago

      Stricq I like how you two are taking me seriously lol

    • Stricq
      Stricq 9 days ago +1

      a moon is normally a single natural satellite, so no, saturn's rings are just rings.

    • SKILLEDBONEZ19
      SKILLEDBONEZ19 11 days ago

      +Lillian The Dog if a moon is a natural satellite orbiting a planet, are Saturn's rings moons?

    • Lillian The Dog
      Lillian The Dog 11 days ago +1

      SKILLEDBONEZ19 dust, rock, dirt and other stuff.

  • Lane Robertson
    Lane Robertson 18 days ago

    "Oh, no, not me, I never lost control
    You're face to face with the man who sold the world"

  • FinlandForceTeam
    FinlandForceTeam 18 days ago

    Hold up, let me call my buddy who's an expert on planets

  • Anon
    Anon 19 days ago

    Me: How much is the Eath worth?
    Michael: Humans are farts

  • The One
    The One 19 days ago

    We are earths first willful affluvia

  • Lohan van der Westhuizen

    3:45 - nice vid man, but yeah aliens wont pay in dollars lol

  • real madrid
    real madrid 20 days ago

    Earth is priceless guys

  • superhoggbike
    superhoggbike 20 days ago

    who's gonna buy it

  • SirEpicGames
    SirEpicGames 20 days ago

    So almost every person on earth is about 14.000.000.000.000$ worth? (based on one person being worth 2000$)

  • star series
    star series 20 days ago

    I love the way when you say...
    "Hey vesauce Michel here"
    😉😉😉

  • Reece C
    Reece C 20 days ago

    Did he just say jagwire

  • Unique Bacon Hair
    Unique Bacon Hair 20 days ago

    Well I got 4 bucks

  • RestingTea
    RestingTea 21 day ago

    Woo, 7,000,026 views!

  • Optikk
    Optikk 21 day ago

    Your analogy at the end was fun to think about... Imagine farting and that fart decides to sell you in exchange for information.

  • Keegan Hinnigan
    Keegan Hinnigan 21 day ago

    Existensial crisis kicks in.

  • Chris Foster
    Chris Foster 21 day ago

    humans = earth farts

  • James Angstman
    James Angstman 21 day ago

    i bet it would be worth more if you left off wisconsin tbh

  • Lord Habitaxe of Prydonia

    animal-made art ownership is interesting but can the animals hold a bank account made to receive the royalties?

  • Penguin The Wise
    Penguin The Wise 22 days ago +2

    Interviewer: whats your motivation?
    Me: that im an earth fart.
    Interviewer: you're hired!

  • Felix the Not-Very-Magnificent

    i, for one, welcome our new alien landlords.

  • Pranay Annapantula
    Pranay Annapantula 22 days ago

    The whole time I read the title as what is the Earth Worm, and Im like what does any of this have to do with earthworms...

  • Melanie Draws
    Melanie Draws 22 days ago

    Michael "Maybe earth intelligence is so rare, and no other type of intelligent being has tried to stop by"
    *meanwhile on earth 'teens eating tide pods'*
    Me "I'm pretty sure there's other reasons"

  • MeatusBeatus
    MeatusBeatus 23 days ago

    *hits blunt* what if we’re already owned by aliens but their territory is just so vast they don’t know we’re on our planet? Or that our planet even exists.

  • Mr. Piffles
    Mr. Piffles 23 days ago

    About 3 dollars

  • GeneralErica
    GeneralErica 23 days ago

    2:14 Big deal, what's it all worth?
    Could we assign a price, to our planet - earth?
    And what about stellar nurseries, are they giving birth,
    Maybe to a new, a second coming, of our planet - earth?

  • kamel bettaib
    kamel bettaib 24 days ago

    u can't measure the age of the great pyramid with light-year it's a unit of distance not time ,
    i think :/

  • Madara Uchiha
    Madara Uchiha 24 days ago

    How can an animal take selfies?

  • Madara Uchiha
    Madara Uchiha 24 days ago

    What the heck? How can animals take selfies? This is insane. Never seen an animal take selfies

  • Nova Gilkey
    Nova Gilkey 25 days ago

    What’s earth Texas worth?

  • Siri____ _You_Autism_
    Siri____ _You_Autism_ 25 days ago

    Random fact: my friend spells zoo as zue

  • Mortus Evil
    Mortus Evil 25 days ago

    You’re damn right you have Australia in the thumbnail

  • UltraGaming
    UltraGaming 25 days ago +1

    Earth, Texas!

  • peter green
    peter green 25 days ago

    Can someone use billions instead of quad or sextwhateverillions so I can understand what the earth might be worth pls? Does the sum include all the worth of the human millionaire and billionaires?

  • Rateb EE3
    Rateb EE3 26 days ago

    What if were the smartest

  • Ashis Mondal
    Ashis Mondal 26 days ago

    I don't want to receive any offer...

  • Swastik Joshi
    Swastik Joshi 26 days ago

    planet shoppers are tempted

  • NO TOP
    NO TOP 27 days ago

    Gamestop would value it as $235.67

  • James Brown
    James Brown 27 days ago

    Looks like Michael been decorating again

  • Yael FXツ
    Yael FXツ 27 days ago

    Earth worth $100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 and and five trillion more dollars 😂😂

  • A'n'B Gaming
    A'n'B Gaming 27 days ago +2

    Can I buy earth with Vbucks???

  • Almighty coBRA
    Almighty coBRA 28 days ago

    Ayeee my country Nz in the thumbnail

  • Davy Ker
    Davy Ker 28 days ago

    5:35 Jagwire

  • DrivingWithDillon
    DrivingWithDillon 28 days ago

    This is a good one

  • Alpha Beatz
    Alpha Beatz 29 days ago

    Actually your wrong, you said there are 2 places named moon when there are atleast 3. Theres moon township in pittsburgh pa

  • Rona Fanfouna
    Rona Fanfouna Month ago

    How did this get to a conversation about the value of earth to about the moon and the solar system

  • Amoxyl
    Amoxyl Month ago

    10:58. This picture was used in another video....and it was in black and white or something....I forgot which

  • Chicken Feed babe
    Chicken Feed babe Month ago

    Does anyone know the song at 12:19?

  • vallaton nieminen
    vallaton nieminen Month ago

    I am *HowToBasic*

  • Evan Bozogan
    Evan Bozogan Month ago

    The location of our Earth, the fact that we have an atmosphere thanks to our awesome magnetic poles, and tons of water make this planet not for sale.

  • Vault_boy 65
    Vault_boy 65 Month ago

    I think possibly we could be more advanced than any other intelligent life out

  • Zosia Bielecka
    Zosia Bielecka Month ago

    shady potatoe was really bored

  • Bradley H
    Bradley H Month ago

    Did someone say R E A L E S T A T E

  • Enkidu
    Enkidu Month ago

    You guys see any space cash around here? Oh shit it's Baby Fark McGeezax!