Month: May 2021

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Computational Biology course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Oxygen is pretty great stuff, but this recently discovered organism couldn’t care less about oxygen. It breathes nitrogen and may offer a window into how the types of cells in OUR bodies may have evolved
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Gruinard Island, in the north-west of Scotland, was where Britain tested its biological weapons. That story’s been told many times: but I found something in the archives that I don’t think anyone’s ever noticed before. Thanks to the boat crew and voice artists! Location fixer: Vikki McCraw at Locations 365 http://www.locations365.co.uk/ SOURCES from the National
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Explaining strange Earth geology is often straightforward — combine a volcanic eruption a dash of erosion, and boom, you’ve got a striking cliff! But not all the features on this planet are so easy
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How to live an intellectual life 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 ———————————————————————————- When you picture an intellectual, who do you see? Professor Zena Hitz says that somewhere along the way, the idea of what an intellectual is and does became
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Horse plus donkey — it seems like an unlikely combination. I mean, they’re different species! And yet, when they get together, they can produce a mule or the lesser-known hinny. Either way, those offspring usually can’t become parents themselves. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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Everyone will say this craft breaks the laws of physics. This video is sponsored by Kiwico, For 50% off your first month of any subscription crate from KiwiCo (available in 40 countries!) head to https://www.kiwico.com/Veritasium50 ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ A HUGE thanks to Rick and Neil for letting me drive Blackbird. Check out Rick’s YouTube Channel for more
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Students in the UK faced a similar question to this one. Can you figure it out? Adapted from [GCSE Edexcel Further Math] How would you solve for x? from HomeworkHelp Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you
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Professor Brailsford has been toiling away on a faithful recreation of Unix co-creator Dennis Ritchie’s unsubmitted PhD thesis. The Computer History Museum material on Dennis’s lost thesis is at: Discovering Dennis Ritchie’s Lost Dissertation The Ritchie family’s Web site about the devices (hardware and software) that Dennis used to create his thesis is at: Unpacking
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Federico Vagni è esperto di self-empowerment e sviluppo del potenziale. Attraverso un elogio dell’imperfezione, ci guida alla scoperta di nuove consapevolezze, in un percorso di realizzazione personale e professionale. Tre strategie sull’utilizzo dei nostri difetti sono gli strumenti pratici per crescere e sviluppare le nostre potenzialità. Fondatore di Torreluna – Empowering People, Federico è laureato
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Si può rigenerare l’infinito dove l’infinito non esiste? Paolo Marcesini, giornalista esperto di sostenibilità ed economia circolare, ci racconta la storia di Ellen, una giovane velista che da sola, sulla sua barca, ha cambiato il nostro modo di vedere e pensare l’economia globale. Nasce così l’economia circolare, dove esiste crescita e sviluppo solo se produciamo
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In her speech “American Prodogies”, Prisha Reddy discusses a common program found in American schools, Gifted and Talented. She will describe the effectiveness of these programs and whether or not we should be investing in them. My name is Prisha Reddy, and I am a sophomore at Booker T. Washington High School. I am part
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. We have the first published example of using light and gene therapy to restore someone’s vision! And in heavier (metal) news, a recent study found surprisingly high levels of mercury in meltwater from the
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Luca Altieri, Direttore Marketing IBM Italia appassionato di Tecnologia e Umanistica è un accanito sostenitore della centralità dell’individuo e di una innovazione votata al benessere della società. Da sempre convinto delle potenzialità dell’essere umano nella costruzione di un futuro sostenibile nei suoi numerosi interventi condivide scenari e trend futuristici. In questo intervento racconta il confronto
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What has the coronavirus pandemic taught us about ourselves and our relationships? In a deeply personal and wide-ranging conversation, leadership expert Simon Sinek shares his own experience caring for his mental health as the world shut down. He
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The country’s leader won the Nobel Peace Prize. Then he went to war. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2019, after ending Ethiopia’s decades-long war with its neighbor, Eritrea, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. It seemed like a new beginning for Ethiopia. After decades of dictatorships and oppressive regimes, he
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To discover more about Nature’s Fynd, visit https://naturesfynd.com. To learn about their remarkable nutritional fungi protein and fermentation process, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sodONlWRiE0. Don’t be fooled! The yellow or white corn you see in the grocery store is only the tip of the rainbow-colored iceberg of corn coloration. And these more genetically diverse varieties of corn might
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If you like facts about books or facts about authors (or, dare we say, facts about books and authors) we think you’ll like this video. We also think you’ll enjoy our new book about books. You can find it here: https://insighteditions.com/pages/mentalflosslandingpage The Curious Reader is a book from the team at Mental Floss about books
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HALCYON Ένας αρχαίος μύθος σε σύγχρονη μετάφραση. Η Αλκυόνη και ο Κύηκας, τυφλωμένοι από την αλαζονεία του έρωτα και της ευτυχίας, προκαλούν την οργή των θεών. Έτσι η κρυστάλλινη ευτυχία τους σπάει. Ο Δίας βύθισε το καράβι του Κύηκα και μαζί του, την Αλκυόνη στη θλίψη. Ωστόσο, της δόθηκε μια δεύτερη ευκαιρία, μεταμορφώνοντάς την σε
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Bees, they’re important and amazing creatures, and with spring on the way we thought we’d share another round of our favorite bee episodes. 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
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Food history is a combination of slow, gradual evolution and sudden disruption. The course of food history can be changed by climate change or war, but it can also be changed by innovation from enterprising individuals. Who “invented” sliced bread? How did the microwave oven come to be? And what genius gave us the spork?
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Learn more about Lydall’s mission to create a cleaner, quieter and safer world at https://www.lydall.com. The global pandemic led to a drop in outdoor air pollution, but it also led to an increase in indoor air pollution – and our exposure to it. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling
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For the first time ever, scientists have figured out a way to 3D print bones using living cells. A team at UNSW Sydney has developed a new technique that’s taken us one step closer to directly 3D printing bones into a human body. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit
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Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time Discord! https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime It’s fair to say that black holes may be the scariest objects in the universe. Happily for us, the nearest is probably many light-years away. Unless of course, Planck relics are a thing – in which case they might be literally everywhere.
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Gain a new perspective on your life with our “Calendar & Timeline of Your Life Posters”: Existential Dread Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-tailend/ Wrapping your mind around your life is pretty hard, because you are up to your neck in it. It’s like trying to understand the ocean while learning how to swim. On most
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Join Our Brains: https://www.curiositybox.com/ How is it possible to roll dice to randomly choose 12 squares out of a grid of 144 and reveal a hidden message in the correct order? It’s not only possible, it’s actually guaranteed. But why stop at 12 x 12? Why can’t you hide an entire book in an array of
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Visit http://TED.com/shapeyourfuture to watch more groundbreaking talks from the TED Fellows. Could a small jolt of electricity to your gut help treat chronic diseases? Medical hacker and TED Fellow Khalil Ramadi is developing a new, noninvasive therapy that could treat diseases like diabetes, obesity, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s with an electronic pill. More targeted than a
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This video was made in partnership with Lydall. Lydall’s mission is and has always been to create a cleaner, quieter and safer world. To learn more, check out: https://www.lydall.com. HEPA filters are the basis of modern filtration – but they also represent a straight line from the Manhattan Project to your living room! Hosted by:
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Get to know the legacy of Hisako Koyama, whose drawings of the sun’s surface helped scientists reconstruct 400 years of sunspot activity. — In 1944, amateur astronomer Hisako Koyama’s latest endeavor was sketching the sun’s shifting surface. She spent weeks angling her telescope towards the sun and tracking every change she saw with drawings. Little
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