Month: November 2021

The first 1,000 people to use this link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagtinanutshell11211 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-climate-meat/ Food is arguably the best thing about being alive. No other bodily pleasure is enjoyed multiple times every day and never gets old. It is an expression of culture, our parents’ love
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What do you do when you’ve got a mathematical expression that’s unsolvable because the numbers you need don’t exist? You do what Hero of Alexandria did: you just invent one. That’s how we got the concept of imaginary numbers, which Rene Descartes derided as being totally useless. Turns out he was wrong. #shorts
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We’re all pretty invested in what our body hair looks like. But why exactly do we have body hair in the first place, and what happens when we remove it? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Body Language! http://bit.ly/BodyLanguagePlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com On average, we’re covered in about 5 million
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Attabey Rodríguez Benítez: Writer Kyle Nackers: Fact Checker Bonnie Meyer: Managing Editor Savannah Geary: Editor, Associate Producer Sarah Suta: Producer Caitlin Hofmeister: Executive Producer Hank Green: Executive Producer, Host Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/news-releases/927878 https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/799315 https://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/799314
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Nikhita Winkler és ballarina, artista i fundadora del Nikhita Winkler Dance Theatre , un programa educatiu de moviment holístic que reconeix la interconnexió de la vida i l’art. Un programa que utilitza la dansa com eina d’educació i transformació, ensenyant a nens i adults a ser éssers conscient sen el món en què vivim. Nikhita
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Bridgwater Carnival, in Somerset, has a long tradition of squibbing: a huge procession of people holding fireworks right above their heads. This year, I got the chance to be one of the squibbers. Thanks to all the Bridgwater Carnival team: their site is https://www.bridgwatercarnival.org.uk/ Camera: Dave Mackie and Nyles Hollister Edited by Michelle Martin: https://twitter.com/mrsmmartin
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How the US can shut down but other countries can’t Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Towards the end of every year the countdown until the United States government goes into a shutdown begins. Congress and the President usually avoid it in the last hour, but sometimes they
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NASA spent billions on the James Webb Space Telescope and now we’re going to launch it really far away. But why do we need to send it so far? And what technologies are on board to support its success? » Recap on the James Webb Space Telescope https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QO-D0bXcO6g&list=PL6uC-XGZC7X7ACJpjTf83BXAhxCHUkkDh » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch
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Social media addiction – how it changes your brain, with Luke Burgis Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ►►https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up next ►► How social media changes identity, personality, memory | Parker Posey | Big Think https://youtu.be/VHEfCSHZfs8 By definition, mimetic desire means that we’re adopting another person’s desire as our own, usually without even realizing that
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Why are bicycles stable? The most common answer is gyroscopic effects, but this is not right. This video was sponsored by Kiwico. Get 50% off your first month of any crate at https://kiwico.com/veritasium50 Huge thanks to Rick Cavallaro for creating this bike on short notice. Thanks to all the friends who participated in the filming.
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This episode is sponsored by Wren, a website where you calculate your carbon footprint. Sign up to make a monthly contribution to offset your carbon footprint or support rainforest protection projects: https://www.wren.co/start/scishow While the Florida manatee is threatened by human activity in a myriad of ways, perhaps the most surprising among those threats is the
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See every side of every news story by downloading the free Ground News app: https://ground.news/scishow Food can’t stay fresh forever. From moldy bread to brown apples, here’s the science behind what happens when food goes bad. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at https://www.tiktok.com/@scishow ———- Support SciShow by becoming a
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The Cold War is relatively recent history, but there are till plenty of myths about it to debunk. Justin wages war against Cold War misconceptions, from the romantic image of the Cold War-era spy to the comedic oeuvre of Yakov Smirnoff (sort of). If you think the only Cold War close call was the Cuban
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What if diseases could be treated with a patient’s own cells, precisely and on demand? Biotech entrepreneur Nabiha Saklayen explains how we could harness advances in biology, machine learning and lasers to create personalized stem cell banks — and develop medicine uniquely designed for each of our bodies. Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library
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Our friends at MinuteEarth just released a new book! To check out “How Did Whales Get So Big?” head to: https://store.dftba.com/collections/minuteearth When birds and squirrels cache food for the winter, it means they have to remember where to find that food later. Their strategies for finding their hidden feasts includes memory tricks and changing brains.
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Why are global levels of anxiety and depression so high? Social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson presents compelling data on the impact of inequality on mental health and social relationships in countries around the world. “Inequality,” he says, “is the enemy between us.” Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk
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Where is the universe expanding into? Where did the big bang happen? Sign up for my FREE Varsity Tutors class! → https://bit.ly/DiannaCowernVTClass2 Check out Varsity Tutors Club STEM! → https://www.varsitytutors.com/classes/clubs/curious-world-stem-club Support Physics Girl videos → https://www.patreon.com/physicsgirl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Expanding Universe Animation: Keegan Larwin Cosmology Consultant: Dr. Ethan Siegel Special thank you
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ARBEN MERKOÇI is ICREA Professor and director of the Nanobioelectronics & Biosensors Group at Institut Català de Nanociencia i Nanotecnologia, situated at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His research is focused on the integration of biological molecules and other species with micro- and nanostructures of interest in the design of novel (bio) sensors. Professor Merkoçi
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En su charla, Enya nos recuerda la importancia de los insectos en el tejido natural de los ecosistemas. Los insectos se encuentran bajo amenaza en todo el planeta, si no hacemos algo, en las próximas décadas más del 40% de ellos podrían desaparecer. Esta pérdida supondría una catástrofe ecológica pues, entre otras cosas, rompería con
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Jell-O salad is a truly bizarre food trend. Neon-colored gelatin, filled with all types of funky ingredients. Some feature marshmallows, others mayonnaise, and some… tuna salad. Food History is a show all about… well, the history of food. Join host Justin Dodd as he brings you the stories of how your favorite meals ended up
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BLACK FRIDAY OFFER: Get 42% off of both CuriosityStream and Nebula when you sign up at https://curiositystream.com/minuteearth by 11/28. The urushiol molecules in poison ivy have the ability to trigger a harmful immune response in most people because the immune system mistakenly labels them as a threat. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this
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Who are you, really? Neuroscientist Anil Seth lays out his fascinating new theory of consciousness and self, centered on the notion that we “predict” the world into existence. From sleep to memory and everything in between, Seth explores the reality we experience in our brains — versus the world as it objectively might be. (This
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Finally, some good news about the environment. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In the ’80s, scientists discovered there was a hole in the ozone over the South Pole. A significant layer of gas that deflects much of the sun’s radiation was disappearing much faster than anyone expected.
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After a decade of research and development, China is ready to test its first-ever thorium-powered molten salt reactor. If it runs safely and shows potential to be cost-effective, China may be powering over a hundred thousand homes by 2030. » Recap on Fusion Energy https://youtu.be/JIQbo1kI3-s » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist
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Recently Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin visited 11th grade students (about 17-18 years old) and asked them a challenging geometry problem. Can you figure it out? I came across this puzzle in Alex Bellos’s column on The Guardian. He has a new book that I wanted to share titled “The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book.” I
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You may have to open your mouth pretty wide to take a bite of a burger, but a Hydra can tear open its mouth to devour food larger than itself. 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
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