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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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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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Recent studies point to a potential new type of matter: the dark boson. This dark matter candidate could potentially clump together out in space, forming ‘ghost stars’ that could grow as big as supermassive black holes. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com The term “Dark
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Explore the history of the toilet and how waste management has evolved from from ancient Mesopotamia to modern day. — On sunny days, citizens of ancient Rome could be found exchanging news and gossip while attending to more urgent business at the public latrines. Today, most cultures consider trips to the restroom to be a
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DISCOVER ANCIENT WORLDS Peek into the past and learn about dinosaurs and other amazing creatures: https://kgs.link/dino Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesdinosaurapocalypse/ 66 million years ago, maybe on a Tuesday afternoon, life was the same as it had been the day before or a thousand years before or pretty much a million years before. Things were
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Discover the unique adaptations of marine forests, the ecosystems that provide food and shelter for sharks and diverse coastal species. — Forests don’t usually come to mind as a habitat for sharks. But marine forests provide a home for 35% of the world’s sharks. Mangrove forests in particular function as an essential bridge between land
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Explore the Rashomon effect, where individuals give significantly different but equally believable accounts of the same event. — A samurai is found dead in a quiet bamboo grove. One by one, the crime’s only known witnesses recount their version of the events. But as they each tell their tale, it becomes clear that every testimony
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Many people want to avoid contracting COVID, not just because of the immediate effects of the disease, but also because of the way those effects can linger. But how exactly can COVID affect different parts of your body—including your brain—even after you test negative? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist »
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In 2020, the world saw its first glimpse of a living robot that could move, self-heal, and work with other bots to meet a common goal. But all these features have gotten a massive upgrade including…memory—meet Xenobot 2.0. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com In
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Scientists are currently limited to stopping human embryo growth at 14 days, but now, the International Society for Stem Cell Research wants to rethink that limit. What now? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com The internationally recognized limit for how long a human embryo can
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SpaceX and NASA are teaming up again to launch their 22d Commercial Resupply Services mission to the ISS…but this time, they’re bringing along tools to give it a solar power makeover! » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Onboard the Dragon cargo capsule is
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Viral videos show people with “magnetic arms” after a vaccine, so what is GOING ON!? The Reason Conspiracy Theories Work: https://youtu.be/tfVgHRPC7Ao PODCAST on OUR VACCINE JOURNEY: https://youtu.be/b5NRK2rQK6U 00:00 Viral Magnetic Arm Videos 00:44 Why We Fear Needles 02:23 Bad Needle Experiences 05:00 Are Vaccines Causing Magnetism 06:16 The Most Severe Needle Fear FOLLOW US! Instagram:
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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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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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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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‣ Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey ‣ Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Related Videos More Grey Goes Outside: https://bit.ly/3fH2Ruy ## Special Thanks Antepavilion https://www.antepavilion.org/ Jim Stephenson (photo permission) www.clickclickjim.com https://www.youtube.com/c/StephensonAnd PUP Architects (H-VAC design) https://www.puparchitects.com/ ## Crowdfunders Steven Snow, Ben Delo, Bob Kunz, Nevin Spoljaric, Bobby, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Ben
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Graphene and aerogels are both special in their own right, but what happens when researchers make graphene aerogel in space? That’s exactly what a team of scientists is trying to understand at this extreme lab. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Focal Point | https://bit.ly/2s0cf7w » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com These scientists
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Download a free audiobook version of “Into Thin Air“ and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed — It’s a bustling day in Pompeii. After a quick visit to the market, Fabia spots her brothers, Lucius and Marcus, crossing the Forum. The siblings begin discussing Lucius’ wedding — but a deafening boom interrupts them. They watch Vesuvius
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What happens to your body and brain while you drink in the DAY vs NIGHT? How Bad Is Alcohol Podcast https://youtu.be/Fr5viO0rAMM Join our mailing list: https://bit.ly/34fWU27 FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Greg Brown Edited by: Luka Šarlija References: Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28546524/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31518752/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31464740/ “St.
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Find out what’s happening in the brain when you have a migraine and what we still don’t know about this complex disorder. — A throbbing, pounding headache. Bright zigzagging lines across your field of vision. Sensitivity to light, lingering fatigue, disrupted sleep. While an incapacitating headache is one of the most common symptoms, a migraine
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Scientists are about to test the fuel that will eventually power the world’s largest nuclear fusion experiment, ITER. If all goes well, we’ll be one step closer to the goal of generating limitless energy. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com If you’re new to the
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If you want to support kurzgesagt and get something beautiful in return check our shop: https://bit.ly/3dRJj71 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-truelimitsofhumanity/ The original Limits of Humanity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL4yYHdDSWs Is there a border we will never cross? Are there places we will never reach, no matter how hard we try? It turns out, there are. Even with
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created just the right conditions for a surge in plastic waste. But scientists are exploring ways to reuse protective plastics without compromising public safety. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com The coronavirus pandemic has changed our daily lives in so many
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SAVE SNOW DAYS: http://twitter.com/share?text=Some%20schools%20are%20trying%20to%20get%20rid%20of%20snow%20days%20and%20replace%20them%20with%20distance%20learning.%20%20It%27s%20a%20crime%20against%20childhood!%20%20We%20cannot%20let%20this%20stand!&url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FBwZtuJtMw&hashtags=SaveSnowDays Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Bonnie Bees Steven Snow, Ben Delo, Bob Kunz, Nevin Spoljaric, Bobby, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Ben Schwab, Richard Jenkins, Phil Gardner, Steven Grimm, Chris Chapin, Martin, Andrew Bereza, Rebecca Wortham, Marco Arment, Colin Millions, , emptymachine, Jason
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Storing Earth’s DNA on the moon could be humanity’s backup plan—but how exactly would it work? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Imagine a doomsday scenario. Nuclear war erupts or an asteroid sends us the way of the dinosaurs or some other great calamity wipes
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Sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF, could help the airline industry meet ambitious emissions reduction targets in the coming years. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Pre-COVID, aviation was one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas emissions, rising by about 2% every year since 2000.
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Explore the history of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and find out how old words get redefined and how new words are added. — While the concept of a dictionary dates back to ancient civilizations, the first English dictionary wasn’t published until 1604. In the centuries that followed, many more dictionaries were written by individual authors who
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