How to Poop on a Nuclear Submarine - Smarter Every Day 256
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  • SmarterEveryDay

    Stay classy Internet

    • CrustyFlamingo

      Hey Destin, Absolutely love your Chanel here in Australia. Always has brilliant and very interesting content. I am hanging to see the final video in this submarine series.... how far away is it?

    • Mikko Räsänen
      Mikko Räsänen

      Will do ;) Is this the last episode in the series or am I right, there will be one more?

    • Jake Benjamin
      Jake Benjamin

      Where’s the last video?

    • michael white
      michael white

      Regardless, a submarine probably stinks of ALL human body odors.. 🤢

    • medic 01001010
      medic 01001010

      You mean “stay classy-fied”

  • Darktide32

    Great job on all of your submarine videos. I'm a Sonar Technician on submarines and have been for over 11 years, and you did an amazing job with your interviews. You asked well thought out questions and I was impressed. Thank you for the amazing content!

  • Dante Deppa
    Dante Deppa

    How is technology affected while underway in a submarine? Does Bluetooth and other wireless non-internet services get cut out due to the atmosphere of metal around them? Does the pressure difference affect said technology?

  • IISylo -
    IISylo -

    make the best mustache win

  • AngryDINGUS

    I never knew that I needed to know this.

  • Tim Farrell
    Tim Farrell

    I'm impressed. That Yeoman looks like he's 12. It's good to see the Navy is in good young hands

  • Tomi

    But where do you wash your hands after using the toilet? In the toilet bowl?

  • Friedrich Hayek
    Friedrich Hayek

    When did Destin become a such a shill for the military industrial complex?

  • Caedmonster23

    My brain: When the heck would I ever need anything from this video??? My eyes: ...

  • Bloodfrost Gaming
    Bloodfrost Gaming

    16:00 destin looks like he is getting boiled alive

  • Charles Laine
    Charles Laine

    9:36 how do you even get into that bunk on the floor? But I guess it's quiet down there given that all those cabinets are right there to block the noise.

  • justin degerness
    justin degerness

    Try ice cream and oatmeal.

  • Commander Noob Jank Apprentice
    Commander Noob Jank Apprentice

    My son is in the Navy bootcamp as I write this. He watched this series before he left. He was nervous at first, but your series really helped him. Thank you sir, I really appreciate what your videos teach.

  • Christian Keen
    Christian Keen

    What professional nice sailors they are.


    What about physical fitness? I thought that would be covered here.

  • -_- hi
    -_- hi

    Hey when is the last episode going to be posted?

  • jjschwartzkopf

    Whatever happened to the last video of this series??? They are all so great. I so wanted to see the surfacing.

  • Mitch

    I live in Canada and I don't think I've ever met anyone who doesn't know what Cribbage is. Interesting that it's not more popular in the states

  • The Common Sense Conservative316
    The Common Sense Conservative316

    Good food unexpectedly= extension

  • The Common Sense Conservative316
    The Common Sense Conservative316

    Out of all the rates you go with YN lol never once saw cribbage on a carrier.

  • nomer440

    so they can’t light up a candle for wi fi? :/

  • Standup Clips
    Standup Clips

    I love that you chose not to show that persons medical emergency. Very respectful. You even blurred that medicated shampoo in the shower

  • michael white
    michael white

    These people deserve the attention.. NOT Donald Trump.. they are FAR more important and intelligent!

  • tarkhamknight

    8:42 my heart jumps everytime i hear this sound

  • Vinay Bhaskar Chandratre
    Vinay Bhaskar Chandratre

    Most of technology is known, if it is secret one should also not know what is secret. Flop show.

  • Miles R
    Miles R

    When are we getting the next episode Destin?!?!

  • Suffer Fools
    Suffer Fools

    What an awesome experience

  • Duke Silver
    Duke Silver

    You should have ended the video with cribbage lol. As an avid cribbage player myself, a lesson for those who don't know would have finished off the video great haha

  • Rhys

    Love this series mate! Binge watched them all. Can’t wait for the last one!

  • cüneyd gökçen
    cüneyd gökçen

    i have one question how da cow did you get permission for this

  • juampy varela
    juampy varela

    1. I will try out that water saving shower method 2. Why isn't every toilet like that? .-.

  • Zachary Hryndej
    Zachary Hryndej

    So they kept the sonar info under wraps, but the navy is just giving away these details??

  • smokeystriper

    "You average Rooskie don't take a dump without a plan." Red October.

  • Chris Hey
    Chris Hey

    Hope that guy got better.

  • drucifer00

    I'm impressed that XO Andrews pronounced Submariner correctly.

  • Jeroen De Vleesschauwer
    Jeroen De Vleesschauwer

    I have a U-boat book from WW2, the Germans had a toilet seat which was hung over the railing.

  • TheCyclingEconomist

    Quite the finale! LOL

  • Konstiin

    When you say code switching you're thinking of speech/communication accommodation theory. Codeswitching is typically speaking more than one language/style in a single conversation.

  • LunaScope Film School
    LunaScope Film School

    You've never heard of cribbage?

  • Huzzir Zakaria
    Huzzir Zakaria

    Never accrossed my mind that oneday I will be watching someone else pooping story halfway accross the world for almost 30mins! 🤣

  • Blank Face
    Blank Face

    19:01 destin: can I show this thing Xo: yeah The thing :Everything is blurred

    • Dzdzownica

      There were people's names and probably weapons they have in the arsenal (not all weapons ofc, probably part of handhelds), just becouse he could see that and XO explained what it is doesn't mean this particular data can or even should be shown on camera

  • Axel

    Hi from France, thank you for your works i'am amazed by your videos!! It is Great!! Merci et a bientôt ! 💯👍❤️🙏

  • Catfish Billy 3.7
    Catfish Billy 3.7

    Great to know they have a 12 year old black kid handling everyone’s pay 😂😂

  • Grey Wolf
    Grey Wolf

    I found it interesting that Destin asked about the possibility of an appy happening while on a boat ( @11:30). When I was a Corpsman I remember my Senior Chief, who was a Sub IDC, telling me about that exact scenario. I don't know why the story has stuck with me all these years but the Corpsman/Pharmacist's Mate's name was Wheeler B. Lipes who in fact performed that exact surgery in the galley of a boat. While I understand the IDC's apprehension to answering the question, and I don't fault him one bit. I have no doubt that he would step up to the occasion if it were absolutely necessary. I remember another Corpsman and I working 4 days straight without sleep to keep someone alive at sea. I am very proud to say that individual is still with us today. You do what you have to do to get your crew back home alive.


    I enjoyed your submarine videos. Pls. Do aircraft carrier for next episode. And warship

  • ElCaPiTaNelalelu

    😨😱 Communists free medicine!!!!

  • ansitek65

    I was impressed with Tom Clancy's Guided tour but boy you've made it more interesting.


    The CEO is after the toilet... 🤣🤣

  • A

    That yeoman turned his job description into a resume. Lol

  • F L U X
    F L U X

    Hey Destin, Did you ever imagine saying/experiencing what you said at 6:20? And speaking of code-switching (earlier in this video), I loved how you did it with your dad in the carburetor video lol

  • Lydell Aaron
    Lydell Aaron

    Question can the heat from spent nuclear rods be recovered as hot water, and recirculated via hydronic heating to anaerobic digestion systems in particular? What to do with spent nuclear rods are a bigger issue right now, as you may already know.

  • Keith Waggoner
    Keith Waggoner

    Not being a Navy Squid I was fascinated by this entire group of videos. But I so wish that you would’ve dived a lil deeper into the phenomenon that you experienced with the atmospheric pressure anomaly that you recorded. That one thing has really got me to, “Get Smarter Everyday”!

  • Micah Philson
    Micah Philson

    I just went through Navy boot camp; one of our instructors was on a sub-tender, and talked about his experience the one time he used the toilet on a sub. He said it was so confusing and complex with 2 levers and a whole procedural posted on the wall just about how to flush, so now he just holds it every time he has to go down inside! As a submarine nuclear power engineer in training, I can't wait! This series came at the perfect time!

  • FuzzyThoughts

    I love the exhausted energy in the "Neat!" Talking about the bed light

  • wikedmrSLINKY

    i cant watch this video series, my claustrophobia wont let me

    • wikedmrSLINKY

      really cool stuff though, more power to you

  • Robert Turner
    Robert Turner

    Lots of fun when the boat’s distiller shuts down and you are forced to take a bird bath in the sink for a month to conserve potable water.

  • Scott Anthony
    Scott Anthony

    Smarter Every Day: “Raycon knows how important it is to make sure your earbuds fit perfectly into your *EAR HOLE* …” Everyone: It’s called the *EAR CANAL* 🥴 (Sorry… had to do it lol) (Edit: At least you know I watched til the end of the video) (Edit edit: As I do with *ALL* SED videos because they are awesome 👏🏻) (Edit edit edit: Ok, I will take my virtual beatings now 🤣)

  • 3006blacktip

    I have been playing cribbage for most of my life

  • Extreme Chimpout
    Extreme Chimpout

    Destiny forgot to wipe! Still a nice video

  • Billo Genao
    Billo Genao


  • coxey49

    Great series. Subscribed after these naturally

  • gsp

    nuclear submarine ᴅ ᴇ ᴇ ᴘ ᴅ ɪ ᴠ ᴇ

  • iGutierrez805

    Lol the medical !!! That guy can nearly brush his teeth

  • John C
    John C

    Very informative! Well done!

  • Marcelo Santos
    Marcelo Santos

    But do they shower everyday or...? Because I know that here in Brazil it is usual that we shower at least once a day, but some foreigners find this weird, that we are showering too much

  • Jay S
    Jay S

    I learned to play cribbage from my grandpa and then when I used to beat him he'd get mad.. lol

  • rockstarJDP

    "This person was injured whilst doing their duties. So next subject, ablutions." I see what you did there 😉

  • Mitchell Bliss
    Mitchell Bliss

    Didn't they invent battleship for subs lol??

  • Sum Dewd
    Sum Dewd

    3-5min showers is an eternity.. I remember while deployed in iraq we'd get 1-2 chances a month to shower and the goal was about 1min water usage.. though the "combat shower" thing of turn on water to get wet, turn it off, soap and scrub tf outta urself, turn the water on to rinse n done seems the same lol.. cold non potable water at that.. n dam if it wasn't heavenly

  • whoopthereitwas

    If he doesn't know about ice cream and Waffles I bet he doesn't even know about chicken and waffles, have you never been to a Waffle House this guy's been living under a rock LOL

  • dieubermensch

    Fascinating, but I wish those massive vessels of death didn't existed.

  • Daniel M Connolly
    Daniel M Connolly

    Good to know, thanks. 😏

  • Mr. Fish Fish
    Mr. Fish Fish

    I like the day number ^-^

  • Eugene Elkin
    Eugene Elkin

    NICE AWES0ME C00L_ 🍨🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚🍚 💨 🍮 🥧 🍡 🍧 🍨 🍦 🍰 ❗ 🐬 🌺 🌺 🌺 🥀 🌹 🌷 🍁 💐🍂 🐡🐄 🐅 🐆 🐯 🍣 🍣 🍣 🥘 🍨🍨🍨

  • Josiah Jones
    Josiah Jones

    Really hope the last video drops before before im off to boot camp in like 3 days. So thankful for a full series that can help me understand a future job possibility

  • sclm55

    Very interesting and informative. So great the Navy allowed you to travel with them a bit Dustin.

  • CrazySteve113

    I understand not directly filming the injured crewman out of respect for their privacy, but why would you not even mention the type of injury and what was done to treat it during that section of the video? To take time in a video to discuss the medical capabilities onboard the submarine, and then not talk about an actual medical emergency that happened while you were there, feels odd coming from a channel largely interested in knowledge and the truth. If the injury was something professionally or personally embarrassing and you're trying to protect the crewman from any backlash, why even bring up that it happened at all?

  • Terry Cole
    Terry Cole

    C’mon, dude, mispronouncing the word, “nuclear” in your opening remarks about this video? You just lost some credibility points with me.

  • Jack Groves
    Jack Groves

    I knew a guy one time in my old neighbour had no arms and would fight everyone

  • Jack Groves
    Jack Groves

    The personality tests and screening must be insane. Every single guy has the same temperament

  • Ruslan Makhankov
    Ruslan Makhankov

    Say please, how you done square tire on backscreen at 21:24 sec? )

  • Vicente Crestani
    Vicente Crestani

    At 04:40 there is a waterfall chart on the wall... Hmmm

    • Vicente Crestani
      Vicente Crestani

      Never mind it's just a picture.

  • Digital Design and Innovation
    Digital Design and Innovation

    And you can talk about a medical situation- while maintaining respect and confidentiality. I guess it could have been an odd ball thing- but it seems really sketchy to not say anything about it.

  • Digital Design and Innovation
    Digital Design and Innovation

    I am seriously interested in how the bible ties into a science channel. The verse cited clearly is innocent and would appear to relate... but it is hard to understand how religion fits into science communication. It would be like randomly citing Seinfeld. It just is a non sequitur.

  • yaboiyeetumis

    Can you play music/have an instrument on board

  • Owen DB Equine
    Owen DB Equine

    If I was sleeping in the bunk under I would not have stoped laughing

  • Ker Loz
    Ker Loz

    The large siamese indirectly hurry because mother-in-law infrequently lick barring a messy chance. omniscient, unsuitable xylophone

  • Zed

    The Yoeman looks like the 17 yr old kid a play basketball at the park

  • Steven M
    Steven M

    Thank you all for your service!

  • Sxeirthanu

    You can see how proud the xo is to be so close to the co

  • Trap Johnson
    Trap Johnson

    So many unplanned bucket list items accomplished in this series.

  • Khalob Christenson
    Khalob Christenson

    Can't believe more people haven't heard of cribbage. Been playing since I was a kid

  • Randy Allen
    Randy Allen

    Destin - I love your fascination with just about everything. Every time I visit your channel there is something new. My Dad was a submariner. I am a submariner. My youngest brother was a submariner and his son is an active duty submariner. I retired in 1995 as the Chief of the Boat on USS Phoenix SSN 702. Thanks so much for this series. Not many civilians get to do what you did and I am happy you are sharing your experience. Great Job! Love the series!

  • finnishgamer92

    When is the final episode going to be released?

  • Oliver Metzger
    Oliver Metzger

    wut if the Russians figured out how to use this

  • Oliver Metzger
    Oliver Metzger

    then y isn't Donut Operator on a sub🤣🤣🤣👌👌👌

  • fhl1996

    Thank you for the information.

  • Keys

    Hey Destin, If you can ask the U.S. Navy if you can go on an Ohio Class Submarine and see how it works like with the D-5 Trident II Missile's. Thank you for all that you do Destin and have a good one.

  • Richard Ellis
    Richard Ellis

    very cool .. smarter now ..

  • donners304

    Was it a bit smelly onboard? They say the ISS is a bit and seems a little similar although showers are better