Month: June 2021

Dig into the 1947 Partition of India, when Britain split the region into two states, India and Pakistan, and the mass migrations and violence that followed. — In 1947, the British viceroy announced that after 200 years of British rule, India would gain independence and be partitioned into Hindu India and Muslim Pakistan. What followed
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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. Across the southeastern United States, bald eagles have been dying unexplainedly for the past 25 years. In March of 2021, researchers announced that they had found the killer, and they hope we can use this knowledge to better
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Watch the full talk: http://tedtalks.social/creativity A clip from Sir Ken Robinson’s TED Talk “Do schools kill creativity?” from TED2006 Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where
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Around the old mining areas of North Wales, you can find rock cannon: old Welsh firework sites. Most of the world has never heard of them: so we recreated them on a test range. • Thanks to Steve from Live Action FX: http://liveactionfx.com/ • Thanks to Owain for the idea! Edited by Michelle Martin: https://twitter.com/mrsmmartin
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How Pfizer and BioNTech made history with their vaccine 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 ———————————————————————————- Wondering how Pfizer and partner BioNTech developed a COVID-19 vaccine in record time without compromising safety? Dr Bill Gruber, SVP of Pfizer Vaccine Clinical Research
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Johnny Ball discusses Archimedes and the volume of a sphere. Check out https://www.kiwico.com/Numberphile and get 50% off your first month of any subscription (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Johnny Ball: https://johnnyball.co.uk More Numberphile videos with Johnny Ball: http://bit.ly/Johnny_Ball Johnny Ball books: https://amzn.to/3v8Xxqx Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research
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There are lots of unsolved mysteries in the world of math, and many of them start off with a deceptively simple premise, like: What’s the biggest couch you can slide around a 90-degree corner? Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow
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Engineers are one step closer to harnessing the Sun to power your next car, giving the auto industry renewed interest in solar. In other words, the solar powered car revolution is coming. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Focal Point | https://bit.ly/2s0cf7w » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com For centuries now, countless inventors
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Can you solve this interesting geometry problem? References Solution by “WAY TO GOVT JOB” on YouTube Stretched length of band https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1936482 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 buy from the links below I may receive a
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Protecting space stations from deadly space debris 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 ———————————————————————————- This is the first episode of Just Might Work, an original series by Freethink, focused on surprising solutions to our biggest problems. Catch more Just Might Work
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We often think of the ocean’s tide as a simple rise and fall, connected to the motion of the Moon. But on any given shore, the reality is much more complex and oceanic scientists have realized recently that there’s another, more surprising factor in play. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff
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The goal of the RSA Future of Work Programme is to ensure good work for all. We put forward five good work principles that unpack this idea: security, wellbeing, growth, freedom and identity affirmation. Many grassroots innovators are helping to make this idea a reality, from training boot camps that teach workers at risk of
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“Just send me a PDF!” – but what kind of PDF? As Professor Brailsford explains, PDF is simply a wrapper which can contain a variety of joys! https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady
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Tune in for a recap of TEDx’s first ever Idea Challenge Showcase — an event celebrating and centering the artistry of TEDx organizers around the world! Hosted LIVE from the TED World Theater Stage in New York City by Salome Heusel and Caroline Burke, the program featured talks and performances in five different languages from
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It all comes down to fluff. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Before each serve, most professional tennis players go through a ritual to get in the zone. Novak Djokovic will bounce the ball with his racket, then with his hand. Rafael Nadal will usually pull his shorts
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Thanks to Pipedrive for sponsoring this video. Try Pipedrive free for 30 days and get 25% off your first three months → https://bigth.ink/pipedrive 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 ———————————————————————————- An all-star cast of Big Thinkers-actors Rainn Wilson and Ethan Hawke;
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A new study finds that dog years don’t work like we thought they did. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* David Goldenberg |
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Animator: Zoe McCarthy Voice: Roman Krznaric  BRIEF: Moving Pictures, conceive and produce an animation to accompany one of two selected audio files that will clarify, energise and illuminate the content AWARD: CIM award of £1000 Visit the RSA Student Design Awards website: http://sda.thersa.org/ Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RSAEvents Like the RSA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg Listen
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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. Scientists are looking to end how we categorize living fossils, and in doing so, give the phrase new life. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———-
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In October 2018, Donte Palmer posted a photo to Instagram (@realdontepalmer) and unwittingly turned a routine moment of parental frustration into a global awareness campaign championing hands-on fatherhood. The now-viral image of Donte squatting on the floor while changing his son’s diaper sparked an international discussion not only about installing more changing tables in public
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Every year, millions of Americans are victims of wage theft: they’re paid below minimum wage, they don’t receive earned benefits, tips, overtime, or breaks, they’re misclassified as independent contractors, or simply not paid for their work. It’s a $50 billion dollar problem, even though most people have never heard of it! In this illuminating talk,
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The speakers purport that indigenous visual storytelling has echoed throughout centuries from ancient media with pictographs and petroglyphs, to traditional media with folklore paintings and tribal beading, to contemporary media with graphic novels and augmented reality. These mediums all have a global footprint, marrying with traditions of other ancient peoples from every continent in more
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Animator: Lauren O’Brien Voice: Christiana Figueres  BRIEF: Moving Pictures, conceive and produce an animation to accompany one of two selected audio files that will clarify, energise and illuminate the content Visit the RSA Student Design Awards website: http://sda.thersa.org/ Follow the RSA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RSAEvents Like the RSA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theRSAorg Listen to RSA podcasts: https://bit.ly/3wdBwHr
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Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time Discord! https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime How many times can I half the distance between my hands? Assume perfect coordination and the ability to localize my palms to the quantum level. 15 halvings gets them to within a cell’s width. 33 to within a single atom, 50 and
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Get the Vsauce Curiosity Box: https://www.curiositybox.com/ Your mind is a massive collection of information, patterns, trivia, algorithms, and more — and you have absolutely no idea how or when any of it is going to be useful. If you’ve got 50 stacks of 50 pennies, and you know one of those stacks is fake, do
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Etymology is not an exact science, but the stories behind word origins and etymologies can still teach us a lot. In this episode of The List Show, Erin breaks down the interesting etymology of 70 words, from vaccine to science. You’ll learn the etymology of vaccine and much more. In case you forgot, The List
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And what that tells us about the pandemic. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Like any virus, SARS-CoV-2 has been mutating constantly since the beginning of the pandemic. Until November of 2020, though, that didn’t seem to matter. That’s when scientists in the United Kingdom noticed an alarming
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