Month: July 2019

To compensate for our environmental disorientation, we use technology – paper maps, signposts, & smartphones. Perhaps we jump in a taxi. We use devices to essentially teleport us from one place to another, paying little attention to our surroundings and losing connection with the in-between. Because we often don’t really “know” where we are, we
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Being open and vulnerable with your loneliness, sadness and fear can help you find comfort and feel less alone, says writer and artist Jonny Sun. In an honest talk filled with his signature illustrations, Sun shares how telling stories about feeling like an outsider helped him tap into an unexpected community and find a tiny
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It’s time to go road-tripping with some men who ran the world. Join the Vox Video Lab: http://bit.ly/video-lab This is episode one of Vox Almanac’s new season all about roads — and this is a classic road trip to kick it off with. Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs became famous as
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NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope discovered these electrically charged molecules shaped like soccer balls. These “buckyballs” could shed insight on the creation of stars and planets. Up above most of the atmosphere, the Hubble Space Telescope had an unobstructed view to observe the Diffuse Interstellar Bands, or DIBs, which are absorption features seen in astronomical objects.
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Thank you to Draper and its Hack the Moon initiative for supporting PBS Digital Studios | Learn more at https://wehackthemoon.com. One of the fundamental questions humanity has always asked is how big is our Universe? For much of human history, people believed that Planet Earth was the very center of the entire universe. And Earth
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Thanks to ExpressVPN for sponsoring this video. Get 3 months free w/ 12-month plan at https://expressvpn.com/smartereveryday Matt Parker’s video explaining the math of eclipses: https://youtu.be/h9FZgaPdIuY ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET SMARTER SECTION We used Dr. Telepun’s “Solar Eclipse Timer” to figure out our
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Two long-time SciComm powerhouses face off to find out if either of them retained any relevant random facts from the many, many videos they’ve each produced. For more of Trace, check out Uno Dos of Trace: https://www.youtube.com/tracedominguez Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
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Human cannibalism is a lot more common than you might think. Dive into its complex history and see its uses in medicine, cultural rituals and in times of survival. — 15th century Europeans believed they had hit upon a miracle cure: a remedy for epilepsy, hemorrhage, bruising, nausea and virtually any other medical ailment. It
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You can learn more at https://kiwico.com/physicsgirl to check out a special offer from KiwiCo! Check out Toby’s channel, Tibees: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4XdXRPHhqM where we attempt an MIT entrance exam from 1876 Here’s a link if you want to see the whole 8.012 final exam from fall, 2008. https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-012-physics-i-classical-mechanics-fall-2008/exams/final.pdf Unboxing an MIT Physics Exam from the 8.012 Classical
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It’s all about the climbs. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The Tour de France is the most prominent cycling race in the world. It’s now in its 109th edition and it’s being called the ‘Highest in History’ because there are more climbs than ever before. This is important because the climbs are where the race
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Sure, throwing grease down the drain is not great for the pluming in your home, but it can actually cause problems on a much bigger scale in the form of FOGs – also known as fatbergs. And yes, those are as gross as they sound. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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Why didn’t OpenAI release their “Unicorn” GPT2 large transformer? Rob Miles suggests why it might not just be a a PR stunt. Unicorn AI: https://youtu.be/89A4jGvaaKk Unicorn AI (More Examples): https://youtu.be/p-6F4rhRYLQ Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oXyibEgJr0 More from Rob Miles: http://bit.ly/Rob_Miles_YouTube Thanks to Nottingham Hackspace for providing the filming location: http://bit.ly/notthack https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This
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In India, Muslims are being killed over cows. This season of Borders is presented by CuriosityStream. Watch thousands of documentaries for free for 31-days: https://www.curiositystream.com/Borders Join the Video Lab to help us make more Vox Borders! http://bit.ly/video-lab Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Sign up for the Borders newsletter:
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Why does your mouth hang open and cause you to make a silly face when you use eye drops or put on mascara? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go
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Aquatic cyanobacteria first oxygenated earth’s air, making human life possible; now, due to our actions, cyanobacteria are madly blooming once more, poisoning our coasts in the process Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Cyanobacteria: aquatic photosynthesizing bacteria often erroneously call
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The Sun is more than that seemingly featureless, glowing orb that literally defines our days. It has a secret life hidden from our unaided eyes, often belching magnetic storms that simultaneously create beautiful aurorae while posing devastating impacts on our increasingly technological world. Stellar astrophysicist Maria Weber shows us the Sun in a new light,
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“The universe has already written the poem you were planning on writing,” says Sarah Kay, quoting her friend, poet Kaveh Akbar. Performing “A Bird Made of Birds,” she shares how and where she finds poetry. (Kay is also the host of TED’s podcast “Sincerely, X.” Listen on the Luminary podcast app at luminary.link/ted) Get TED
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Migraines are more than just headaches. They’re pre-headaches, post-headaches, sensitivities, nausea, fatigue, and can even bring on food cravings. But most of all they are painful and frustrating for those who suffer from them. For years they were misunderstood, but now we know it comes down to two main things, your genes and your brain.
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This is adapted from a problem given to 14-16 year old students. Watch the video to learn how to solve it! Source (in Spanish) http://mimosa.pntic.mec.es/jcolon/pjanteriores3.html http://mimosa.pntic.mec.es/jcolon/soluciones3.html#3-14p27 “Learn Right, Not Rote.” Kalid Azad, BetterExplained (https://betterexplained.com/) Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Playlist to watch all videos on MindYourDecisions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?Subscribe https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Click to watch all my videos! Send me suggestions by
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You might not think much of your tongue, but without it, we may have never conquered dry land and the world as we know it. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge
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不治の難病「1型糖尿病」を治る病気にする ~インスリン注射が不要な「根治」を目指し、治療研究費を集める活動に人生を駆ける~ | 大村 詠一 原因不明で突然発症する不治の難病「1型糖尿病」。患者は生活習慣病、呪いなどと根拠のない偏見にさらされる。8歳で発症し、毎日何回もインスリン注射を自分の手で打たなければ生きられない体になるが、血糖値をコントロールすることで高校時代にエアロビック競技のジュニア世界チャンピオンになる。 今では、1型糖尿病を根絶するため、日本の有望な研究を支援する基金のために活動。子どもたちに「1型糖尿病は治る」と言える日が来るのを胸に抱き、全国を駆け回る。 “Type 1 diabetes” will be curable ~aims at radical cure with no insulin and gathers care and research cost ~ “Type 1 diabetes” is incurable disease that people unexpectedly develop for unknown reason. Patients are exposed to groundless prejudice such as lifestyle disease and curse. At the age of 8, Mr.Omura developed
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In an interview filled with stories and insights, three youth members of Marin County’s Search and Rescue team share their experiences, motivations, and challenges during their training and on missions. A sophomore at Redwood High School in Corte Madera, California, Kalyn is also a member of Marin Search and Rescue. She spends hundreds of hours
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A decade ago, engineers found the Humber Bridge had the same problem as many of the world’s suspension bridges: unexpectedly fast corrosion. Here’s how they fixed it, and how they’re checking that it’s staying fixed. Thanks to all the team at the Humber Bridge board, at Cleveland Bridge, and Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, all
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How Trump and McConnell are changing the country for a generation. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab President Donald Trump is building his longest-lasting legacy in a place that’s often overlooked: the federal courts. It’s not just the Supreme Court that’s important — it hears less than 100 cases a year — his impact is
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A heart attack can leave a heart permanently damaged. However, these new “beating” patches might be able to save the lives of those with damaged hearts. This 3D Bioprinted Organ Just Took Its First “Breath” Read More: About Heart Attacks https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/about-heart-attacks “Scar tissue may form in the damaged area, and that scar tissue does not
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It’s barbecue season around the SciShow office, which means applying our knowledge of science to this delicious outdoor past-time. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon
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Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge Ask very silly questions to spur very serious innovation. – To get really innovative solutions to complex problems, you need to abandon logic, says Dan Seewald. – Asking provocative and ridiculous ‘what if?’ questions pushes us down lateral paths of thinking versus
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