Month: November 2020

Section 230, explained In a collaboration with Retro Report, Open Sourced by Vox looks at how today’s heated political arguments over censorship and disinformation online began with a 26-word snippet of a law known as Section 230. Both Democrats and Republicans want it changed, but what would that mean for the future of the Internet?
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The Broomway is surrounded on both sides by quicksand and deep, sucking mud. It has no markers and no guideposts. And if you mistime your walk, you won’t outrun the tide. Oh, and it’s in the middle of a Ministry of Defence firing range. But most of the time, if you want to visit Foulness
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Stephen Hawking thought an asteroid impact posed the greatest threat to life on Earth. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video. For 50% off your first month of any crate, go to https://kiwico.com/veritasium50 For other potential world ending catastrophes, check out Domain of Science: https://ve42.co/DoS Special thanks to: Prof. Dave Jewitt from UCLA Earth, Planetary,
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From the International Space Station to Mars — SpaceX is developing a new kind of rocket propellant that could push the limits of space travel further than ever before. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com RP-1 had some drawbacks that are leading SpaceX scientists to
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Traditional job interviews are stressful interrogations that can often exclude marginalized populations. Here’s how psychologist and entrepreneur Gil Winch says we can rethink hiring, training and onboarding to allow people to show their true potential. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical wisdom and insight into
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If you shave regularly, you may have noticed your razor blades don’t cut as well after just a few uses. But why do razors get dull so quickly? Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron
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You probably don’t think much about birds most of the time, but these little former-dinosaurs are amazing! So, here’s a collection of videos in which we’ve tackled our viewers’ biggest bird questions! 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
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This episode is sponsored by Awesome Socks Club, a sock subscription for charity. Go to http://awesomesocks.club/SciShow to sign up between now and December 11th to get a new pair of fun socks each month in 2021. 100% of after-tax profit will go to decrease maternal and child mortality in Sierra Leone, which is one of
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The Oregon Trail is perhaps the most successful educational computer game of all time, but its humble origins include a stint in a converted janitor’s closet and the casual deletion of every line of its initial code. In this episode of Throwback, Erin traces the history of your favorite computer lab activity. The surprising history
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Across the world, climate events are getting more extreme. And while there’s little doubt that climate change is to blame, proving that fault for specific weather events hasn’t really been possible… until now. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com An emerging field called extreme-event attribution
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This BLUE my mind, I just had to share. Check out our podcast channel: https://youtube.com/sidenotepodcast Join our mailing list: https://bit.ly/34fWU27 Written by Mitchell Moffit Editing by Luka Šarlija and Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! AsapSCIENCE TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience
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Big or small, most creatures end up on something else’s dinner menu. But the velvet ant combines a ton of defenses into one very unappetizing package.  SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Get Surfshark VPN at https://Surfshark.deals/vsauce2 and enter promo code VSAUCE2 for 84% off and 4 extra months for free. Thanks to Surfshark VPN for sponsoring this video and supporting Vsauce2. Watch my newest video, “Surviving the Deadliest Two-Player Game”: https://youtu.be/ACtsYN1TWLg The next time you buy a retro game or old t-shirt in an online auction,
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This is a republished video for our Spanish-speaking audience. Watch the original video in English here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLxvq_M4218 En 1919, un eclipse solar total ayudó a redefinir la gravedad. La teoría de la relatividad general de Albert Einstein, publicada en 1915, definía la gravedad como la influencia de objetos masivos, como planetas y estrellas, que curvaban
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This is a republished video for our Spanish-speaking audience. Watch the original video in English here: https://youtu.be/wK7xcWFgHoA ¿Cómo se gana al Monopoly? ¿Y cómo lo haces divertido al mismo tiempo? ¡Suscríbete a nuestro canal! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO ¿Existe una forma correcta de jugar al Monopoly? Brian Valentine intenta dar una respuesta: fue el representante de Estados Unidos
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How do you stand up to authoritarianism? And what does it mean to be “fearless”? In this powerful talk, housewife-turned-politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya describes her unlikely bid to defeat Belarus’s long-time autocratic leader in the nation’s 2020 presidential election.
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Rituals for the dead span much of the natural world, seen in practices from humans and elephants to bees, dolphins and beyond. With charm and playful insight, animal behaviorist Kaeli Swift delves into the life (and death) habits
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Sign up for Morning Brew today for FREE: https://cen.yt/morningbrewcoldfusion3 ColdFusion Merch: INTERNATIONAL: https://store.coldfusioncollective.com/ AUSTRALIA: https://shop.coldfusioncollective.com/ A quick note – The A14 comparison vs Intel i9 was normalised for single core performance. — About ColdFusion — ColdFusion is an Australian based online media company independently run by Dagogo Altraide since 2009. Topics cover anything in science,
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Tim Berners-Lee envisioned a “universal information system”. What went wrong? • MORE BASICS: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLLeET0dOWaKHkAlPsrkcha Written with Sean Elliott https://twitter.com/SeanMElliott/ • Camera by Tomek • Graphics by William Marler https://wmad.co.uk I’m at https://tomscott.com on Twitter at https://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at https://facebook.com/tomscott and on Instagram as tomscottgo
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Multiple companies and organizations have announced early results about their COVID-19 vaccines. Here’s what we know about Pfizer’s. SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 News and Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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The 1947 Stanford Competitive Examination included a version of this problem. Reference https://www.cut-the-knot.org/Outline/Arithmetic/DivisionBy72.shtml 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
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From partially-drawn presidential portraits to an entire castle that was never completed, this episode of The List Show is all about interesting projects that never quite came to be. You’ll learn about the man who tried to give new meaning to the term “ghostwriting” and find out what happened to the Cincinnati subway. Erin (@erincmccarthy)
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The obsessive journey to answer one question: Which of these photos was taken first? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Roger Fenton’s 1855 photo “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” is the first famous photograph of war, depicting a barren road littered with cannonballs fired during the Crimean War. But there’s a second photo of
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Tap water contains traces of lithium, a natural element that’s widely used as a mood-stabilizing treatment. Could this exposure be impacting our moods? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Sometimes referred to as the “magic ion,” this element’s name is lithium. And a recent review
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Our food systems have not been designed to adapt to major disruptions like climate change, says environmental journalist Amanda Little. In this eye-opening talk, she shows how the climate crisis could devastate our food supply — and introduces
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Gravity Industries make jetpacks. They’re not practical. They’re not meant for mass use. But they are a lot of fun. They asked if I wanted to try flying one. Thanks to https://gravity.co/ – this is not sponsored but, obviously, they did give me a flight in a jetpack. Gravity’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkHr2Z0JWH8KGmQNDp4QXLw Pilot Sam landing
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Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. India has a historic opportunity to power its industrialization with clean energy — and its energy choices will make or break the world’s fight against climate change, says clean energy executive, physicist and author Varun Sivaram. Bringing on-the-ground experience as CTO of India’s largest renewable energy company, Sivaram
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On November 3, 2020, Mississippi voters finally adopted a state flag that represents the diversity of the state. Read more on Vox: https://bit.ly/3nyUDal For 126 years, Mississippi’s state flag prominently featured the Confederate battle emblem in its design. That emblem is the most enduring and recognizable symbol of the American Civil War, a four-year conflict
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Can you solve this neat geometry puzzle? Thanks to Joe M. for the suggestion! Sources https://brilliant.org/practice/circle-properties-level-2-3-challenges/?problem=day-5-five-golden-circles&subtopic=circles&chapter=circle-properties How I’m Learning to Step into Math Problems Circle puzzle 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.
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Medieval Europe was a glorious epoch of jousting, feasting, and poor hygiene. Right? Well, as it turns out, we might not understand the Middle Ages as well as we think we do. Let’s rethink this pivotal time in world history. ‘Misconceptions’ is back with an all-new episode that will challenge your perception of the Middle
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Americans are turning against the war on drugs. Watch more of our election coverage: http://vox.com/ElectionVideos On November 3, four American states voted to legalize marijuana: Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota. Combined with the other states that have done so in recent years, one in three Americans now live in a state where access
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Republican lawsuits in the 2020 Election don’t amount to much. But the future of election law under a new US Supreme Court is a different story. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab When Joe Biden won the US Presidential election, President Donald Trump threatened legal action in some of the battleground states that were among
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Biden beat Trump. Now what? Ezra Klein explains. Watch more of our election coverage: http://vox.com/ElectionVideos The 2020 US election is over, and former vice president Joe Biden will be the 46th US president. He’s the first to defeat an incumbent president in 28 years, and he did it in part by unifying the Democratic Party
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Can you solve this geometry gem? Special thanks this month to: Mike Robertson, Michael Anvari, Kyle. Thanks to all supporters on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Quora (many alternate solutions) https://www.quora.com/Inside-an-equilateral-triangle-there-is-a-point-which-is-5-6-and-7-units-away-from-the-3-vertices-respectively-What-is-this-triangles-area 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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