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Thing Explainer is fantastic. Some of the best presentations of complicated ideas I've ever seen. It's a spinoff from this classic: https://xkcd.com/1133/

Also check out a similar piece on general relativity: http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-space-doctors-big...

I've just bought this for my son in the hope that it will encourage him to actually read something rather than always look stuff up on YouTube.

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