Month: July 2020

Half of the ordinary baryonic matter has been tough to find but Fast Radio Bursts made it possible to detect the WHIM. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video! For 20% off go to https://kiwico.com/veritasium or use code VERITASIUM at checkout. Special thanks to Prof. Geraint Lewis https://ve42.co/gfl Nature paper: A census of baryons in
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China has officially started rolling out its new digital currency, and it’s got us thinking a lot about cash. More specifically, is a cashless society the new reality? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com China might be the first country to abandon physical money in
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Can you solve this problem that stumped many advanced math students? References https://io9.gizmodo.com/ready-this-simple-puzzle-once-stumped-96-of-americas-1698814691 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/05/did-you-solve-it-are-you-in-the-smartest-10-per-cent https://www.mapleprimes.com/posts/206713-Puzzle-Or-A-Simple-Exercise http://puzzles.nigelcoldwell.co.uk/seventytwo.htm https://timss.bc.edu/timss1995i/TIMSSPDF/C_full.pdf Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for animation software tutorials on YouTube
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This was a pretty extraordinary experience – thanks to NASA for inviting me! The Atlas V 541 rocket took off carrying the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity the Mars helicopter at 7:50 am July 30, 2020. They should arrive in about seven months on February 18, 2021 Thumbnail by Fictionalhead https://www.youtube.com/fictionalhead
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VCR technology changed entertainment. It let people watch television shows on their own schedules, it transformed the way movies were consumed forever, and it might just have indirectly given us Game of Thrones. This episode of Throwback dives into the battle between VHS and Betamax, and explains the key role Mister Rogers played in keeping
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Lets take a look at some of the wild events and bad/ interesting designs in mobile history. Music Video for the Closing Song: https://youtu.be/vomjz_kEn6U Mr. Mobile Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOZi-7V11k8&t=50s — New Thinking Book written by Dagogo Altraide — This book was rated the 9th best technology history book by book authority. In the book you’ll learn
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In 1834, Parliament burned down, and the Standards of Measurement were melted or destroyed. So when there’s no agreed-upon standard for length: how do you fix it? Also: how you can still publicly check the length of your sandwich. Filmed safely: https://www.tomscott.com/safe/ There’s a correction to this video: the fraction on screen at 00:49 should
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This is a fun one! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for animation software tutorials on YouTube to learn how to make videos. Be prepared–animation is time consuming and
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Join Mental Floss’s Justin Dodd for a fun trivia game. Write your answers in the live chat for a chance to be crowned Champion of the Internet. Tub Trivia is a new quiz show from Mental Floss. It’s like pub trivia … but in a bathroom. — Mental Floss is For The Curious: we bring
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Should you be wearing a mask? We tested how well they work. First 1000 people who click this link get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare Premium: https://skl.sh/asapscience4 JOIN OUR NEW EMAIL LIST: https://mailchi.mp/072240d817d6/asaps… Check out our podcast channel: http://youtube.com/sidenotepodcast Special thanks to Amanda Veri, Erin Wong, Cayla Burk and Emma Brownlie Subscribe for
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The history of pasta can be told, in some ways, through the many pasta shapes that have been created over the years. Macaroni. Spaghetti. Lasagne. How did we get all of these different (and delicious) shapes of pasta? On today’s episode of Food History, we’ll be exploring the stories of various pasta shapes. Which pasta
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. “Life doesn’t go from A to B — it’s messy,” says sailing legend Tracy Edwards. In this inspiring talk, she tells how she went from teenage misfit to skipper of the first all-female crew in the toughest race
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This problem is adapted from an examination at the prestigious Chennai Mathematical Institute. I thank Ankit and Amlan for the suggestion! Polish translation by Przemyslav Znajdź mnie tutaj: https://forum.cdaction.pl/blogs/blog/64401-ma%C5%82a-wie%C5%9B-po%C5%9Brodku-niczego/ Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Civil rights leader and longtime US congressman John Lewis spent his life fighting for freedom and justice for everyone. In this illuminating conversation with lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson, Lewis discusses the essential importance of voting, shares encouraging
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Linby is a small village in Nottinghamshire, England. It wouldn’t have much strategic value… unless some commander didn’t read their map properly. Here’s a local legend, with a few questions about it. Edited by Michelle Martin https://twitter.com/mrsmmartin Story research by David Fletcher Thanks to historian Maureen Newton, to this transcription of the HO 203 National
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A little bit about me. — New Thinking Book written by Dagogo Altraide — This book was rated the 9th best technology history book by book authority. In the book you’ll learn the stories of those who invented the things we use everyday and how it all fits together to form our modern world. Get
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It takes perfect logical reasoning to solve this puzzle. I thank Joe for the suggestion! Polish translation by Przemyslav Znajdź mnie tutaj: https://forum.cdaction.pl/blogs/blog/64401-ma%C5%82a-wie%C5%9B-po%C5%9Brodku-niczego/ Reference to TED-Ed talk by Maurice Ashley Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software
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Conspiracy theories don’t always lend themselves to rational, unbiased information, but that won’t stop us from discussing 17 Facts About Conspiracy Theories in this episode of The List Show. Erin (@erincmccarthy) shares some conspiracy theories that turned out to be true, along with some of the factors that can give rise to a new conspiracy
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Hidden inside an unassuming piece of limestone are the remnants of a creature that reveals an extraordinary link between the age of dinosaurs and the present day. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com An international team of scientists recently discovered the Wonderchicken, the oldest fossil
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Watch my newest video, “Surviving the Deadliest Two-Player Game”: https://youtu.be/ACtsYN1TWLg Subscribe to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk: https://youtu.be/A0jI44rXJjc Get The Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Huge thanks to Neil deGrasse Tyson and everyone at StarTalk! It seems easy to know things. The basics of epistemology haven’t changed much since Plato’s time, and we navigate every minute of our
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The UAE is about to send its first probe to Mars, making history as the first interplanetary mission for the Arab world. » Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com July 2020 is a crowded month for Mars missions, but one mission in particular will be
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This was given to 9th and 10th grade students in a math competition. Can you figure it out? References Question 23 of Kangaroo competition https://www.matematica.pt/en/docs/kangaroo/enunciados/2017/2017_Junior.pdf Orthodiagonal quadrilateral https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthodiagonal_quadrilateral Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare
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Join Mental Floss’s Justin Dodd for a fun trivia game. Write your answers in the live chat for a chance to be crowned Champion of the Internet. Tub Trivia is a new quiz show from Mental Floss. It’s like pub trivia … but in a bathroom. — Mental Floss is For The Curious: we bring
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Uh oh, for NaPoVoInterCo? It’s time for a quick casual-Grey explanation. ‣ Thanks, Patrons, for facilitating occasional casual videos like this: https://www.patreon.com/posts/39182472 ‣ Read the supreme court’s decision yourself: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/19-465_i425.pdf ## Related Videos NaPoVoInterCo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUX-frlNBJY How The Electoral College Works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUS9mM8Xbbw ## Crowdfunders Steven Snow, Bob Kunz, John Buchan, Nevin Spoljaric, Donal Botkin, BN-12 ,
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What happens if you die in your dream? How does one have a “lucid dream”? And was my mom right when she told me not to eat cheese before bed or I would have some really funky dreams? In this episode of Misconceptions, we’re talking about those strange (and sometimes scary) movies that play in
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Everyone experiences loss, but how do you cope with the tough moments that follow? Resilience researcher Lucy Hone shares three hard-won strategies for developing the capacity to brave adversity, overcome struggle and face whatever may come head-on with
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Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, is a now-desolate hillfort run by English Heritage. But it was once one of the most important sites in southern England: so important that it had two members of Parliament. Then, it became a “rotten borough”: and a warning about power. Thanks to English Heritage: more information and how to visit:
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This is a tricky but fun geometry problem! Special thanks this month to: Michael Anvari, Kyle. Thanks to all supporters on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Adapted from Math Kangaroo paper problem 22 https://www.mathkangaroo.in/media/pdf/16556_Grade_8_Math_Kangaroo_Sample_Paper_-2019.pdf STEM4all video Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I
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Unsolved Mysteries was a true crime TV hit before true crime TV was really a thing. It brought together Robert Stack’s commanding presence, unforgettable theme music by Michael Boyd and Gary Malkin, and dramatic reenactments featuring then-unknown actors like Matthew McConaughey and Daniel Dae Kim. It all added up to a creepy primetime sensation, and
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We’ve set our sights on Mars once again with NASA’s Perseverance rover due to launch in the summer of 2020. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Since 1960, there have been a total of 56 missions to the red rusty planet. Right now, there are
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Many people requested this one. It was asked to 9th grade students in India who had only learned geometry, so you are supposed to solve it without using trigonometry. I thank Anand Gautam for discovering the incredible solution! Polish translation credit: Tłumaczenie: Przemyslav Znajdź mnie tutaj: https://forum.cdaction.pl/blogs/blog/64401-ma%C5%82a-wie%C5%9B-po%C5%9Brodku-niczego/ You can also solve the problem with trigonometry.
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