Month: February 2021

How sci-fi helps humanity avoid species-level mistakes Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Robots (from the Czech word for laborer) began appearing in science fiction in the early 1900s as metaphors for real-world ideas and issues surrounding class struggles, labor,
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This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://streamlink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out the “For Your Love” music video here: https://youtu.be/YGjjvd34Cvc. Thievery is a known survival strategy in the wild. But you couldn’t steal a toxin…or could you? Meet 5 animals that turn someone else’s
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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Every year, tiny shrimp do something strange on the banks of a river in Thailand: they get out of the water and walk on the land! Why do they take this risky path? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow
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‣ Deleted scenes on patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/48076548 and youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STMX20aB4Wo ‣ Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Related Videos UK Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10 Solution to Traffic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHzzSao6ypE Driving a Tesla: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_naDg-guomA Project Liberty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgZ1f4ACZBQ Tumbleweed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsWr_JWTZss Talk Like a Pirate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YFeE1eDlD0 TEKOI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCeMCwxayp0 Bestagons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thOifuHs6eY ## Bonnie Bees Tim Stumbaugh, Bob Kunz, Steven Snow, Ben Delo, John Buchan,
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First predicted nearly 20 years ago, researchers have finally (and accidentally) proved the existence of a new state of matter: ‘liquid glass’. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Glass is not a very slow moving liquid as some like to claim, unless we’re talking cosmic
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Can you solve this challenging problem from the Mathematical Olympiad of Singapore? Thanks to Truong from Vietnam for the suggestion! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I cannot reply to everyone but I consider all ideas! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for
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We’re all excited about the Mars rover Perseverance this week, but scientists are also working on some other exciting things! Hosted by: Hank Green 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
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The history of The Sims reveals a revolutionary game that was doubted time and again. People called it “the toilet game,” and it might not have taken off so quickly without a pivotal kiss. The Sims took the mundane activities of life and turned them into an addictive experience that changed gaming forever. Erin breaks
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Navalny’s movement is unlike any in recent history. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2006, a lawyer named Alexei Navalny started a blog where he wrote about corruption in his home country of Russia. It’s the most prominent problem under the regime of Vladimir Putin, who has ruled Russia since 2000. Putin has systematically taken
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In the ever-growing hunt for exoplanets, astronomers have recently discovered that one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way actually hosts a hot, rocky ‘Super-Earth’… when it shouldn’t. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko Following the Big Bang,
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Significant pieces of the globe are literally not on the map: they’re missing from the most widely used mapping platforms, like Google Street View, leaving communities neglected of vital services and humanitarian aid. In this globetrotting talk, photographer
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You might think that you’re pretty familiar with your body, but it turns out that our bodies still have some surprises for us! 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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Have you ever dated yourself? Umama Kibria shares how this weekly investment into our wellness ecosystem fuels our mental, physical and social wellbeing. She vulnerably shares her story of transforming her life as a first-generation Bengali American entrepreneur using fitness to fight adversity. Implement her tactical strategies for dating yourself, creating movement, and finding a
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Democracy needs an update — one that respects and engages citizens by involving them in everyday political decisions, says writer and researcher Max Rashbrooke. He outlines three global success stories that could help move democratic systems forward and
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The best low light houseplants that can survive the darkest corner of your home, put to the test. Get 25% off annual CuriosityStream membership using code: asapscience http://curiositystream.com/asapscience Check out the podcast: https://youtu.be/h1yIDFfZirM Check out Nick’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/NickPileggiPlants Join our mailing list: https://bit.ly/34fWU27 Created by Mitchell Moffit Editing by Luka Šarlija FOLLOW US! AsapSCIENCE TikTok:
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How exactly are your ears connected to your sense of balance? In the final episode of season 2, Patrick breaks down what the connection is and the outsized role hidden anatomy plays in this important sense. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Human! http://bit.ly/HUMANplaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Anatomists typically divide
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From mice that battle scorpions to microscopic moss piglets that can survive a solar storm, here are 6 of Earth’s most hardcore beings! 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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Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time Discord! https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime​ We know that gravity must cause clocks to run slow on the basis of logical consistency. And we know that gravity DOES cause clocks to run slow based on many brilliant experiments. But I never explained WHY or HOW gravity causes the
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Louise Johns traces her journey as a documentary photographer and how it has shaped her relationships with people and the natural world. She has found that being present and listening inspires images that can open hearts and transcend boundaries. In her attempt to bridge understanding, she has also learned something about herself. Louise Johns is
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What drives society’s understanding of right and wrong? In this thought-provoking talk, futurist Juan Enriquez offers a historical outlook on what humanity once deemed acceptable — from human sacrifice and public executions to slavery and eating meat —
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Pickles, kimchi, sauerkraut, oh my! The history of pickling foods dates back to ancient Mesopotamia and features cameos from Queen Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare. Who knew this sour treat had such an impressive journey? Food History is a show all about… well, the history of food. Join host Justin Dodd as he brings you
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In 1910, boxing heavyweight champion Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries in the “Battle of the Century,” and the nation erupted. Subscribe to Vox and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO​ On December 26, 1908, American boxer Jack Johnson became the first Black heavyweight champion of the world, after defeating defending
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NASA decided to kick off the year by performing a test on the Space Launch System that’s destined to put the first woman on the moon. But things didn’t go quite as expected. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Learn more about NASA’s 2024 Artemis
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As interest in green business models increases all over the world, how can we make sure we’re eliminating destructive practices and not merely greenwashing them? What can we do to achieve growth that is regenerative rather than wasteful, and which instils equity rather than exacerbating inequalities? Per Espen Stoknes, Director of the Center for Sustainability
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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription If you’re lucky enough to witness a panda applying a ripe layer of horse poop body paint to itself, you might assume it is a similar behavior to a dog frolicking in the stink of a dead animal.
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Shortly before starting his graduate studies at the University of Toronto, David Wosnick began experiencing difficulties with his health and soon found himself in severe around-the-clock pain. Years later, he learned he was battling a rare disease known as Ehler’s-Danlos Syndrome. Despite feeling the world on his shoulders, Wosnick continued to pursue neuroscience research in
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Planted high in jungle treetops, used cell phones powered by small solar panels record and upload the surrounding sounds of the landscape. In real-time, the audio is analyzed by AI software that can recognize chainsaws, logging trucks, and other signs of illegal logging nearby and notify locals of the problem. This project by Rainforest Connection
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Discover the world’s biggest battery and explore how inventors are creating other giant batteries to help power the world— sustainably. — As of 2020, the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery is hooked up to the Southern California power grid and can provide enough power for about 250,000 homes. But it’s actually not the biggest battery in
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Throughout history, portrayals of characters in ‘blackface’ — with white people made up to caricature Black stereotypes — have been used in ways that demean, denigrate, and trivialize people of African descent. Dwan Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History Culture, offers a detailed history of
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