Why the Smallest Piece of Land in NYC Exists

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  • Ronny Lucas
    Ronny Lucas6 orë më parë

    Big "crap" mayor..

  • Gran Torino
    Gran Torino18 orë më parë

    An *occasional* joke in an otherwise played straight educational video really helps to hold the viewer's attention. Nevertheless, there really is such a thing as "gilding the lily."

  • GEWB2105
    GEWB2105Ditë më parë

    There's petty, there's spite, and then there's THIS.

  • 1885dr
    1885dr3 ditë më parë

    Talking about spiteful pettiness the ALthe algorithm hahahahahaha , the best description

  • North-Shore Gcs
    North-Shore Gcs3 ditë më parë

    This video would be so much better if it weren’t for all of the cringe humor. It reads like /r/fellowkids

  • H N
    H N3 ditë më parë

    I broke out laughing when he said to zoom

  • LeetCodes
    LeetCodes3 ditë më parë

    im specifically not going to ever check out curiositystream just because you spam their fuckin advertisements on ur videos

  • LeetCodes
    LeetCodes3 ditë më parë

    god damn, these videos get less interesting and more annoying when trying to watch more than 1 in a row because you fill them so full of fucking advertisements, might just block and unsubscribe

  • B. Von Schnauser
    B. Von Schnauser8 ditë më parë

    Annoying narration accompanying an otherwise somewhat interesting video.

  • Sam
    Sam8 ditë më parë

    Imagine buying it, I own a slice of NYC, literally.

  • SaltyBread
    SaltyBread10 ditë më parë

    HAI: Why the Smallest Piece of Land in NYC Exists Me, an intellectual: well there has to be a smallest piece of land if there's multiple of different sizes

  • J M
    J M11 ditë më parë

    I could have made millions off that small spot. I would have stuck a 50 foot pole in the ground there and sold spots for advertising

  • Connecticut Ball
    Connecticut Ball13 ditë më parë

    “Small ex-mayor, small hands”.

  • VladamirInhaler
    VladamirInhaler13 ditë më parë

    What spiteful pettiness? That's typically what eminent domain comes down to. It ain't petty to hold on to your own property.

  • Hunter Forsberg
    Hunter Forsberg13 ditë më parë

    Guy has his property in New York City stolen except for less than 4 square feet and writes a cynical sign about it Half as interesting: “spiteful pettiness”

  • bouchie bouch
    bouchie bouch13 ditë më parë

    comment for the petty algorithm.

  • davincent98
    davincent9813 ditë më parë

    That's not owen Wilson, it's Keith Urban

  • tavs111
    tavs11114 ditë më parë

    Nyc is the worst place on earth and ive been to Baltimore

  • Poppa Ganja
    Poppa Ganja14 ditë më parë

    Wen u realize timmy turmed was real

  • vincentr grimaldi
    vincentr grimaldi15 ditë më parë


  • Brenda Collins
    Brenda Collins15 ditë më parë

    how much does it cost now ? can we buy it now?

  • Dave Hicinbothem
    Dave Hicinbothem16 ditë më parë

    1:22 "Gritty" LOL

  • Harshmallow
    Harshmallow16 ditë më parë

    3:02 LMAO

  • Phantom9252
    Phantom925216 ditë më parë

    Whelp. Now I have to check if this tiny landmark is in Spider-Man PS4's map

  • Jack209
    Jack20919 ditë më parë

    1:09 that was a perfect joke

  • Bruh Entertainment Studios
    Bruh Entertainment Studios19 ditë më parë

    New York apartments: Am I a joke to you?

  • Arie
    Arie20 ditë më parë

    9 out of 10 plumbers dont reccoment submarines in the sky.

  • angryadrien
    angryadrien22 ditë më parë

    This channel has the best writers ever.

  • pr va
    pr va23 ditë më parë

    I learned about the Hesse piece of land while researching online to help me play Cities Skylines, which made me realise there's lots of interesting things about the quirks of town and traffic planning (really!). Maybe there's a source there for future vids?

  • Rachel
    Rachel24 ditë më parë

    When he started talking about Nebula I swear I started looking for the skip ad button

  • Ryan Thompson
    Ryan Thompson25 ditë më parë

    Sorry, you aren’t gonna get me to subscribe to nebula. If you want to post a video on ALthe you can.

  • Marcy King
    Marcy King26 ditë më parë

    not you using AAVE

  • Drop Off
    Drop Off27 ditë më parë

    The garbage in the thumbnail is a nice touch

  • vien espelita
    vien espelitaMuaj më parë

    The #yeet really got me 😂😂

    TTNM HPMuaj më parë

    My guess is that if there are pieces of land in New York there will be a smallest one

  • polong99
    polong99Muaj më parë


  • George W. Bush
    George W. BushMuaj më parë


  • kairon156
    kairon156Muaj më parë

    As a small person myself, the small mayor comment was Uncalled for.

  • Anthony Payne
    Anthony PayneMuaj më parë

    Someone should put a monolith over it 🤣🤣

  • Matt Renonere
    Matt RenonereMuaj më parë

    When the video isn't about airlines but that doesn't stop Sam from sh*tting on Newark Airport 19 seconds in.

  • El Diablo
    El DiabloMuaj më parë

    your jokes are really good but because you keep the same tone it's hard to tell when a joke starts and ends and what is apart of the joke which takes away from how hilarious it is. I haven't laughed but I would be dying of laughter rn.

  • Caius Madison
    Caius MadisonMuaj më parë

    Yet, 2nd Jarrod was creepiest of all! Lol

  • Maxwell Weiss
    Maxwell WeissMuaj më parë

    I would have built a treehouse there

  • Walter Shaffer
    Walter ShafferMuaj më parë

    What the fuck was that

  • robd003
    robd003Muaj më parë

    You should make some videos about how awesome Donald Trump is. It's be interesting to see how he went from successful businessman to becoming President.

  • TBNR Zephyr
    TBNR ZephyrMuaj më parë

    Also a big pair of boobs

  • omegartrd
    omegartrdMuaj më parë

    I'm getting yakuza 0 empty lot vibes

  • Simply_ Vibing
    Simply_ VibingMuaj më parë

    1:12 I swear on my life that’s Gabe from the office in number 3

  • Seriöser Name
    Seriöser NameMuaj më parë

    0:38 en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Hess interesting

  • Joe Cary
    Joe CaryMuaj më parë

    9 out of 10 dentists agree that you can't have buildings on roads. The 10th dentist has has heard of the Gate Tower Building. It's a 16 story building in Japan that has a road running directly through it.

  • eric wsmith
    eric wsmithMuaj më parë

    And I cant get someone to to install tile that lasts 5 or 10 years inside my house.

    CRAZYCR1T1CMuaj më parë

    Spiteful pettiness. That sums up the Trump administration perfectly

  • K
    KMuaj më parë

    I want the triangle

  • Raphael Castano
    Raphael Castano2 muaj më parë

    Ahhh Imagine if reddit existed in the 19th century r/pettyrevenge hahaha

  • Mohawkman450
    Mohawkman4502 muaj më parë

    Gotta love the rotten apple 🍎

  • prod. Heinz Schmidt
    prod. Heinz Schmidt2 muaj më parë

    You stole this from wendover productiond

  • John Brown
    John Brown2 muaj më parë

    Ah eminent domain. A giant middle finger from the government right to your freedom

  • ulysses1904
    ulysses19042 muaj më parë

    I was able to watch the first 45 seconds, this zany snarkiness is for kids.

  • Sparky Sparky
    Sparky Sparky2 muaj më parë

    Hmm, you think Jared Kushner is more creepy that the chomo? What’s that say about you?

  • arPos Kraft
    arPos Kraft2 muaj më parë

    @1:55 all wrong...it would have been Voorhuis or alternatively Voorhuys (meaning, front-house) its a common name in dutch buildings for the housepart that faces a main street as distinct and seperate of the Achterhuis (afthouse) which is the part of the property either facing an inner garden or places against another building

  • Willow Billow
    Willow Billow2 muaj më parë

    Nobody: The entire comment section: *w e n d o v e r a m i r i t e*

  • TheReaper1497
    TheReaper14972 muaj më parë

    The Empty Lot O_O

  • Furn
    Furn2 muaj më parë

    Pettiness 999999

  • Carlos Leon
    Carlos Leon2 muaj më parë

    The grid looks horrendous.

  • Samus
    Samus2 muaj më parë

    2:15 The proper word to use here is yoink, not yeet.

  • Yufeng Yan
    Yufeng Yan2 muaj më parë

    subsribe to yufeng yan

  • Tim Stotelmeyer
    Tim Stotelmeyer2 muaj më parë

    A thumbs up for 'The Dimmsday Dimmadome" at 1:57

  • Tony Zhang
    Tony Zhang2 muaj më parë

    there will always be a smallest piece of land

  • Andrew Christiansen
    Andrew Christiansen2 muaj më parë

    0:28 when you think HAI might be a liberal..... 1:10 Confirmed. Unsubscribed. Damn Communist.

  • Todd Aaron
    Todd Aaron2 muaj më parë

    you trying to be cool with the kids is weird. great content; super weird delivery

  • Derek
    Derek2 muaj më parë

    1:22 Laughs in Philadelphian

  • kees vdb
    kees vdb2 muaj më parë

    Damn that dude was petty

  • Misry LuvsCo
    Misry LuvsCo2 muaj më parë

    WHY do you feel you have to interject politics into EVERYTHING? I immediately stopped the video and unsubscribed.

  • Mary F

    Mary F

    2 muaj më parë


  • Sign in
    Sign in2 muaj më parë

    Love the pic of Gritty

  • TFG177
    TFG1772 muaj më parë

    Good for Hess

  • Netherexio
    Netherexio2 muaj më parë

    cool video bro i really liked it so heres a comment so it gets out there bro. also liked and subbed

  • Gacheru Mburu
    Gacheru Mburu2 muaj më parë


  • Minnie
    Minnie2 muaj më parë

    Cheers to spiteful pettiness.

  • WebSoak
    WebSoak2 muaj më parë

    No the subway below 7th avenue is called the (1) (2) (3) because they run together. The 1 being local, and the 2 & 3 being express

  • Ice Bear
    Ice Bear2 muaj më parë

    That's Trump's favourite piece of land.

  • Arindam Paul
    Arindam Paul2 muaj më parë

    Too many jokes and sometimes it gets confusing what is a joke and what really happens. I don’t know if I am the only one but the bad jokes have kept increasing. I really love the videos and watch them but just hope if the jokes reduced a little.

  • Dino Bekric
    Dino Bekric2 muaj më parë

    5:00 "You get a *FREE* Anal subscription to Nebula!"

  • Paul A
    Paul A2 muaj më parë

    5:00 Annual subscription?

  • Hellbanisher Rockz
    Hellbanisher Rockz2 muaj më parë

    “#yeet” #iwanttodiethecringe

  • GTW
    GTW2 muaj më parë

    "Speaking of spiteful pettiness, let's talk about the ALthe algorithm." LOL

  • mikeifyouplease
    mikeifyouplease2 muaj më parë

    So.......what is the SECOND smallest piece of land in NYC. Or...what is the smallest piece of land in NYC, that is actually in "productive" use?

  • H F
    H F2 muaj më parë

    Is this what history videos have to do to keep the attention of young people?

  • Milan Kolesík
    Milan Kolesík2 muaj më parë

    2:51 - 2:55 HAI, you missed a great opportunity for a Blade Runner reference :(

  • 0MindSwept0
    0MindSwept02 muaj më parë

    Surprised this little triangle isn't more well-known SuperVinlin

  • Jason Roberts
    Jason Roberts2 muaj më parë

    Love the content in these videos but they're getting so hard to watch with the "jokes" being like every 2 seconds

  • Paul Wheeler
    Paul Wheeler2 muaj më parë

    5:00 Free anal subscription eh?

  • Tiger 864
    Tiger 8642 muaj më parë

    You should stick to the facts. Your humor is atrocious and very left-leaning. It would be nice just to watch something for a change and not be bombarded with liberalism.

  • Darrell Lee
    Darrell Lee2 muaj më parë

    I like the cameo by Gritty.

  • 133col
    133col2 muaj më parë

    "Big mayor". Probably the best thing you can say about him.

  • seattlegrrlie
    seattlegrrlie2 muaj më parë

    "wet spaghetti someone threw at a map" oh, so like all of Seattle

  • Karamjeet Kaur
    Karamjeet Kaur2 muaj më parë

    New York : the empire states also New York : WE MUST HAVE A PEASE OF TARRITORY IN EVERY STATE

  • Roscoe & Chance
    Roscoe & Chance2 muaj më parë

    Do this series in a wendover voiceover style and you’ve got a winner

  • Raz Natalia
    Raz Natalia2 muaj më parë

    "Your references are out of control everyone knows that" |althe.info/number/y3mXioeFd6iBm7I/video

  • Rachel Garber
    Rachel Garber2 muaj më parë

    I disagree that it’s petty. They claimed eminent domain, he wasn’t buying it, the smallest piece of real estate. Tired of these eminent domain battles.

  • Bush Master
    Bush Master2 muaj më parë

    Political editorializing in a stupid unrelated video is an indication of a small pen1s.

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