Month: September 2021

Tonye Membere-Otaji’s idea focused on trade imbalances as well as trade finance inadequacies across the African continent. It was instructive to learn that for every 10 containers imported into Nigeria, Africa, nine of such containers are exported empty. In other words, 90% of shipping containers leaving Africa to other parts of the world, are leaving
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Scientists have developed reliable early warning systems for tsunamis caused by earthquakes. The problem is, earthquakes aren’t the only things that cause tsunamis. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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Discover the works of erotic poet and songwriter Sappho, and find out why only fragments of her poetry still survive. — Over 2,500 years ago, one of ancient Greece’s most celebrated popstars and erotic poets enraptured listeners. The singer-songwriter offered a uniquely intimate perspective on love, passion, and longing, and was the first on record
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The role of imagination for thriving and prosperous communities.  As we emerge from the pandemic there is a collective opportunity to rethink and to create bold, community-led practices that can steer us towards a better future. This is the time for imagining radical initiatives that match the size and complexity of the challenges we face.
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Your genetic code is probably already in a database, without you ever giving a sample or permission. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ A huge thanks to Paul Holes, Billy Jensen, Brett Williams, Dr Connie Bormans and Dr Doc
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There are ALOT of stereotypes for us gingers, and the scientific truth is even weirder! Check out http://KiwiCo.com/Asap and get your first month free! FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Gregory Brown Edited by: Luka Šarlija References: https://pubs.asahq.org/anesthesiology/article/102/3/509/7338/Increased-Sensitivity-to-Thermal-Pain-and-Reduced https://jmg.bmj.com/content/42/7/583.short https://www.nih.gov/news-events/nih-research-matters/study-finds-link-between-red-hair-pain-threshold https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1016/j.sjpain.2010.08.005/html https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/abs/10.2217/14622416.9.2.179 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30787281/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23362906/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2765023/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15731586/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34001865/
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Oil led to huge advancements — and vast inequities. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO As the planet warms, why is it so hard to turn away from fossil fuels, and can we do it in time? This is “The End of Oil, Explained” an episode narrated by
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Even though proteins are fundamental to life, it’s hard to predict what they look like. But two independent groups announced that they’d cracked it, and it’s all thanks to some seriously clever artificial intelligence. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on
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NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf Faced with the challenge of empty classrooms, borders closed to tourists, and online learning; learning futurist Eric Hawkinson conceived the my hometown project that enables students anywhere in the world to create
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If you assume every Deaf person can lip read flawlessly, didn’t realize Deaf people can drive, or thought you were being helpful by exaggerating your mouth movements when speaking to a Deaf person, this episode of Misconceptions is for you. @Treshelle Edmond , @Harold Foxx @Melissa Elmira Yingst & Dickie Hearts (who also penned this
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Corporate consolidation is making it impossible for cattle ranchers to stay afloat. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Cattle auctions happen every day throughout the US; they serve a crucial purpose for the cattle markets. Inside one of these auctions, like the one we profile in St. Onge,
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This episode of SciShow is brought to you in partnership with Gates Notes. Head to https://www.gatesnotes.com/Health/New-breakthroughs-in-Alzheimers-diagnostics to learn more about some of the latest breakthroughs in creating reliable, affordable, and accessible Alzheimer’s Diagnostics. To learn more about Alzheimer’s head to: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/in-depth/alzheimers/art-2004807. To find a clinical trial, head to: https://www.alzheimers.gov/clinical-trials Alzheimer’s is a devastating form of
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To preorder IMMUNE click here: https://kgs.link/ImmuneBook – Its available in English and German and on amazon it should be available in pretty much all countries too. Today we are doing something different: an exclusive preview, we’ll listen to the introduction and two chapters from the Kurzgesagt book, “Immune: A Journey Into the Mysterious System That
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Le facteur humain est clé en toutes choses. Comment la technologie permet-elle d’encadrer, de suivre et de recruter ce facteur humain ? Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Jumia Group. Entrepreneur Ivoirien. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Un journaliste reporter vit la vie des autres par procuration. Pourquoi est-il nécessaire de raconter ces histoires ? Erwan Schiex est un journaliste franco-camerounais de 28 ans. Il est actuellement rédacteur en chef du news et reporter pour la société de production audiovisuelle Hemisphère Media Production Africa à Abidjan. Au sein de cette structure fondée
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If a semicircle and its flipped copy are placed side by side, how much distance do they span from end to end? This is a neat problem adapted from a Mathematical Olympiad Qualifying Test in the Philippines. Can you figure it out? Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos).
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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. There are over 13,000 active seismic stations out there, producing far more data than seismologists have time to go through. So, researchers set up a showdown of humans versus machines to sift through all this information and, in
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Why is there gender inequality in the fields of STEM? Nicole Serrano, a sophomore at College Prep answers this question, drawing from her personal experiences with sexism, historical examples of sexist actions concerning men who have made important or even revolutionary scientific discoveries, and studies showing sexual discrimination in the workplace and in technology. But
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In Darmstadt, Germany, there’s the Eisenbahnbetriebsfeld: a model railway connected to actual railway signalling equipment, so that controllers can learn without putting any real trains in danger. I got to learn the very basics. ■ More about the railway (in German): https://www.eisenbahnbetriebsfeld.de/ Camera: Moritz Janisch Producer: Marcel Fenchel https://www.fenchel-janisch.de Editor: Isla McTear With thanks to
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There are approximately ten nonillion viruses on our planet, but that’s no reason to panic. Viruses are integral for life on Earth, and as scientists discover thousands of new ones, they’re learning more about the outsized role they play. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little 🔔 icon and select “all.”) » Watch
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Many animals use the same five senses as we do, but these creatures take that beyond the next level. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow
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A shark’s teeth usually says “stay away”, but we can learn a lot from them, including what type of parents they were. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for
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Bowling has been reinvented many times over the past seven thousand years but especially in the last 30. This is the fascinating physics of balls, oil, lane and pins. A portion of this video was sponsored by Salesforce. Go to https://salesforce.com/veritasium to learn more. Huge thanks to Steve Kloempken and all of Storm Bowling for
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Start building your ideal daily routine with Fabulous. The first 100 people who click on the link will get 25% OFF Fabulous Premium: https://thefab.co/scishow3 This week in news, we dive into microfliers inspired by seeds and parasites that turn plants into zombie plants! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at
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Ingeniero mecatrónico y emprendedor reconocido internacionalmente por revistas como Forbes y Entrepreneur. Ha realizado emprendimientos, estudios e investigaciones científicas en la Universidad del Sur de California, SciencesPO en Paris y UTSA en Texas, así como tiene vinculación con Standford y el ecosistema de emprendimiento de Silicon Valley en California. Es el director general y cofundador
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Offset your carbon footprint with Wren! They’ll plant 10 extra trees for each of the first 100 people who sign up at https://www.wren.co/start/minuteearth. The current hurricane category scale doesn’t accurately convey the danger of a storm, because it doesn’t account for a hurricane’s most destructive factors. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic,
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Do compasses work in space? | Michelle Thaller | Big Think Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvQECJukTDE2i6aCoMnS-Vg Up next ►► Michio Kaku forecasts the future of space https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT8JM7o4WtM If you’re out in space, you would be able to navigate the galaxy with one simple navigational tool we’ve been using for centuries – a
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