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  • 12:03 The Raven (Christopher Lee)

    The Raven (Christopher Lee)

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    Goodbye my Love (May 27th 1922 – June 7th 2015) Thank you for the movies, the songs, the memories. Thank you for all. Thank you for being the best and thank you for being my hero. I will always love you my hero. God please give him back to me :( :(

  • 02:11 "Jabberwocky": One of literature's best bits of nonsense

    "Jabberwocky": One of literature's best bits of nonsense

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    Dive into Lewis Carrolls epic nonsense poem, Jabberwocky from his novel "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There."--As Alice wanders through the dreamscape of Looking-Glass Land in Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice F

  • 05:00 The Japanese folktale of the selfish scholar - Iseult Gillespie

    The Japanese folktale of the selfish scholar - Iseult Gillespie

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    Dive into the Japanese folktale of a scholars quest to purify his body and mind, and the spiritual secret he discovers along the way.--In ancient Kyoto, a Shinto scholar found himself distracted from his prayers and sought to perform a purification ritual

  • 03:45 5 Latin phrases that are still meaningful today | BBC Ideas

    5 Latin phrases that are still meaningful today | BBC Ideas

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    Classicist Daisy Dunn unpicks the Latin phrases that have stood the test of time. Famous Latin phrases such as "in vino veritas", meaning "in wine is truth" from historian Pliny the Elder, are definitely still relevant today!Subscribe to BBC Ideas https:/

  • 04:20 How to write a perfect speech | BBC Ideas

    How to write a perfect speech | BBC Ideas

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    Cody Keenan, speechwriter to Barack Obama, shares his top tips for how to deliver a speech that will be remembered. He says a great speech is authentic, speaks to something bigger and if you can get some jokes in there, great!Subscribe to BBC Ideas https:

  • 03:44 How metaphors shape the way you see the world | BBC Ideas

    How metaphors shape the way you see the world | BBC Ideas

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    What exactly are metaphors? Where are metaphors used? Our everyday language is full of metaphor - often without us even noticing. Metaphors are also tied up with power. This video helps explore and explain metaphors.Have you been getting a phrase wrong al

  • 04:21 Do we think differently in different languages? | BBC Ideas

    Do we think differently in different languages? | BBC Ideas

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    There are more than 7,000 languages in the world so does that mean there are more than 7,000 ways of seeing it? The Whorfian hypothesis is the idea that the language we speak affects the way we think and even how we see and structure the world around us.

  • 04:22 Which Is "Bouba", and Which Is "Kiki"?

    Which Is "Bouba", and Which Is "Kiki"?

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    Sooner or later, I was going to get around to this: it's one of the most famous experiments in linguistics. • Written with Molly Ruhl and Gretchen McCulloch. Gretchen's podcast has an episode all about this: https://lingthusiasm.com/post/175127434871

  • 06:38 Orson Welles  - Falstaff. William Shakespeare.

    Orson Welles - Falstaff. William Shakespeare.

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    Sir John Falstaff is a fictional character who appears in three plays by William Shakespeare. Watch Orson Welles transform into this person right in front of your eyes. This is a clip from theDean Martin Show.

  • 04:48 The myth of Ireland's two greatest warriors - Iseult Gillespie

    The myth of Ireland's two greatest warriors - Iseult Gillespie

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    Dive into the Irish myth of Tin B Cuailnge, where Queen Meadhbh of Connaught seeks to capture the fabled brown bull of Ulster. --C Chulainn, hero of Ulster, stood at the ford at Cooley, ready to face an entire army single handedly all for the sake of a si

  • 04:47 The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

    The myth of Jason, Medea, and the Golden Fleece - Iseult Gillespie

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    Follow Jason as he attempts to steal the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes and enlists the help of the king's daughter, Medea. (Part Two of the myth of Jason and the Argonauts)--In Colchis, the hide of a mystical flying ram hangs from the tallest oak, guarde

  • 05:26 The tale of the boy who tricked the Devil - Iseult Gillespie

    The tale of the boy who tricked the Devil - Iseult Gillespie

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    Discover the tale of the lovestruck boy sent into Hell to steal 3 hairs from the Devil to appease his true love's father, the king.--In a small town, a proud mother showed off her newborn son. Upon noticing his lucky birthmark, townsfolk predicted he woul

  • 02:49 The Verb Song (We Love Verbs) | Silly School Songs

    The Verb Song (We Love Verbs) | Silly School Songs

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    Learn about action words as you sing along to this catchy verb song! For more music and information, visit http://sillyschoolsongs.com. Lyrics:We love verbs, we love verbsWe love verbs 'cause they're action wordsWe love verbs, we love verbsWe love verbs '

  • 02:28 The Noun Song (What is a Noun?) | Silly School Songs

    The Noun Song (What is a Noun?) | Silly School Songs

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    This fun, catchy song will teach kids what nouns are all about. For more info and music, visit http://sillyschoolsongs.com.Lyrics:What is a noun?It's a person, place, thing, or ideaWhat is a noun?It's a person, place, thing, or ideaPerson!George Washingto

  • 01:43 The Elements of a Story Song | Silly School Songs

    The Elements of a Story Song | Silly School Songs

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    Here's a fun song that explains the four elements of a story. For 3rd-5th grade (and up). Visit us at http://sillyschoolsongs.com for more info and music!Lyrics:Every story has four elementsEvery story has four elementsYou leave one out it won't make any

  • 01:38 The Punctuation Song | Silly School Songs

    The Punctuation Song | Silly School Songs

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    This catchy tune helps children to learn about the four basic punctuation marks: Comma, period, question mark, & exclamation mark. The song is intended to help children with reading and using the four basic punctuation marks. Visit http://sillyschoolsongs

  • 04:15 The Egyptian myth of the death of Osiris - Alex Gendler

    The Egyptian myth of the death of Osiris - Alex Gendler

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    Dig into the Egyptian myth of Osiris, trapped by his brother, the warrior god Set, in a coffin and tossed into the Nile to die. --Long jealous of his older brother Osiris, the god who ruled all of Egypt, the warrior god Set plotted to overthrow him. Hosti

  • 05:20 First person vs. Second person vs. Third person - Rebekah Bergman

    First person vs. Second person vs. Third person - Rebekah Bergman

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    Discover how point of view can transform a story, and find out how to choose between first, second, and third person in your writing.--Who is telling a story, and from what perspective, are some of the most important choices an author makes. Told from a d

  • 04:36 : The Most Common Vowel in English

    : The Most Common Vowel in English

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    "Schwa" is the most common vowel in English. Every English speaker uses it, all the time, but most people have never heard of it. Written with Molly Ruhl and Gretchen McCulloch. Gretchen's podcast Lingthusiasm is at http://lingthusiasm.com/Gretchen's book

  • 05:59 Why should you read Moby Dick? - Sascha Morrell

    Why should you read Moby Dick? - Sascha Morrell

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    Dive into Herman Melvilles classic novel Moby Dick, the story of Captain Ahabs hunt for revenge against the white whale who bit off his leg. --A mountain separating two lakes. A room papered floor to ceiling with bridal satins. The lid of an immense snuff

  • 04:58 How the Monkey King escaped the underworld - Shunan Teng

    How the Monkey King escaped the underworld - Shunan Teng

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    Meet Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, and follow his journey to the Realm of the Dead and his fierce battle to escape the underworld.--The Monkey King, a legendary troublemaker hatched from stone and schooled in divine magic, had stolen the Dragon Lords most

  • 04:56 Who was the world's first author? - Soraya Field Fiorio

    Who was the world's first author? - Soraya Field Fiorio

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    Travel back in time to ancient Mesopotamia and meet Enheduanna, a high priestess and the worlds first author.--4,300 years ago in ancient Sumer, the most powerful person in the city of Ur was banished to wander the vast desert. Her name was Enheduanna, an

  • 11:22 Comedies, Romances, and Shakespeare's Heroines: Crash Course Theater #16

    Comedies, Romances, and Shakespeare's Heroines: Crash Course Theater #16

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    This week we're continuing our discussion of William Shakespeare and looking at his comedies and romances. As well as something called problem plays. Some of his plays, they had problems. We'll also put on pants, escape to forest, and talk about Shakepear

  • 12:59 English Theater After Shakespeare: Crash Course Theater #17

    English Theater After Shakespeare: Crash Course Theater #17

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    You can learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/crashcourseThis week on Crash Course Theater, Shakespeare is dead. Long live Shakespeare. Well, long live English theater, anyway. Actually, it's about to get banned. Anyway, we're di

  • 30:09 The Man Who Planted Trees

    The Man Who Planted Trees

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    The Man Who Planted Trees (French title L'homme qui plantait des arbres), also known as The Story of Elzéard Bouffier, The Most Extraordinary Character I Ever Met, and The Man Who Planted Hope and Reaped Happiness, is an allegorical tale by French

  • 05:28 The tale of the doctor who defied Death - Iseult Gillespie

    The tale of the doctor who defied Death - Iseult Gillespie

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    Dive into the German tale of Godfather Death and his godson, the doctor who tries to master mortality.--A husband and wife were in despair. The woman had just given birth to their 13th child, and the growing family was quickly running out of food and mone

  • 03:35 The Egyptian myth of Isis and the seven scorpions - Alex Gendler

    The Egyptian myth of Isis and the seven scorpions - Alex Gendler

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    Dive into the Egyptian myth of Isis, a powerful goddess protecting her son from her murderous brother with the help of seven scorpions. --A woman in rags emerged from a swamp flanked by seven giant scorpions and approached a magnificent mansion to beg for

  • 03:43 Did Dragons Ever Exist? | COLOSSAL MYSTERIES

    Did Dragons Ever Exist? | COLOSSAL MYSTERIES

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    Is there any chance that dragons could have ACTUALLY existed? And if not, why are there so many similar stories about dragons from different, unconnected cultures around the globe??Images used under license from Shutterstock.comWelcome to COLOSSAL MYSTERI

  • 02:42 Are 4-Leaf Clovers Lucky? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Are 4-Leaf Clovers Lucky? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    When did 4-leaf clovers become associated with luck, and how hard are they to actually find??Images used under license from Shutterstock.comWelcome to COLOSSAL QUESTIONS, the show that answers all of life's most pressing questions!Narrated by: Matt Schnec

  • 04:35 Spells, threats, and dragons: The secret messages of Viking runestones - Jesse Byock

    Spells, threats, and dragons: The secret messages of Viking runestones - Jesse Byock

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    Learn the history of Viking runes, the ancient Norse language of symbols that make up an alphabet called the futhark. --With their navigational skills and advanced longships, the Vikings sustained their seafaring for over 300 years. But for all their migh

  • 05:09 The legend of Annapurna, Hindu goddess of nourishment - Antara Raychaudhuri & Iseult Gillespie

    The legend of Annapurna, Hindu goddess of nourishment - Antara Raychaudhuri & Iseult Gillespie

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    Follow the legend of Parvati, the Hindu mother of the natural world, as she disappears from Earth and reemerges as Annapurna, the goddess of food. --Historically, the union between Shiva and Parvati was a glorious one: a sacred combination which brought f

  • 06:11 How To Draw A Cute Macaron Stack

    How To Draw A Cute Macaron Stack

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    Learn how to draw a cute macaron stack of cookies! Get your art supplies and follow along with us! I've always called these little cookies macaroons, now I know they're actually called macarons and macaroons are something completely different. Regardless

  • 03:53 Why should you read The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan? - Sheila Marie Orfano

    Why should you read The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan? - Sheila Marie Orfano

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    Get to know Amy Tans novel The Joy Luck Club, a series of interconnected vignettes centered around four Chinese American families. --In her Auntie An-meis home, Jing-Mei reluctantly takes her seat at the eastern corner of the mahjong table. At the north,

  • 05:06 Why should you read Dune by Frank Herbert? - Dan Kwartler

    Why should you read Dune by Frank Herbert? - Dan Kwartler

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    Discover Frank Herberts science fiction classic, Dune, which tells the story of a man catapulted into the middle of a planetary revolution. --A mother and son trek across an endless desert. Wearing special suits to dissipate heat and recycle moisture, the

  • 04:48 Why should you read Lord of the Flies by William Golding? - Jill Dash

    Why should you read Lord of the Flies by William Golding? - Jill Dash

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    Explore William Goldings timeless satire, Lord of the Flies, which follows a group of shipwrecked boys as they descend into anarchy. --After witnessing the atrocities of his fellow man in World War II, William Golding was losing his faith in humanity. Lat

  • 02:54 Who Invented Comic Books? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Who Invented Comic Books? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    Over time, comic books have become one of the most defining American art forms! But, where did they get their start? Who actually invented comic books??Images used under license from Shutterstock.comWelcome to COLOSSAL QUESTIONS, the show that answers all

  • 04:38 The myth of Loki and the master builder - Alex Gendler

    The myth of Loki and the master builder - Alex Gendler

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    Dive into the Norse myth of how Loki tricked a stranger into building the great wall of Asgard to keep the realm safe from giants. --Asgard, a realm of wonders, was where the Norse Gods made their home. There Odins great hall of Valhalla towered above the

  • 10:28 When Hobbits Were Real

    When Hobbits Were Real

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    Thanks to Raycon wireless earphones for supporting PBS. Go to http://buyraycon.com/eons to learn more.Subscribe to Sound Field: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvMLMyKPomE6kTTL9Kv8IwwIts discoverers named it Homo floresiensis, but its often called the ho

  • 04:07 The Greek myth of Talos, the first robot - Adrienne Mayor

    The Greek myth of Talos, the first robot - Adrienne Mayor

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    Get to know the myth of Talos, a robot powered by ichor and created by Hephaestus to defend the island kingdom of Crete from intruders. --Hephaestus, god of technology, was hard at work on his most ingenious invention yet. He was creating a new defense sy

  • 04:36 The Mayan myth of the morning star

    The Mayan myth of the morning star

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    Discover the Mayan myth of Venus, the morning star plotting revenge on his brother, the sun, and his allies. --Chak Ek, the morning star, rose from the underworld to the surface of the eastern sea and on into the heavens. His brother Kin Ahaw, the sun, fo

  • 06:57 Accent Expert Breaks Down 4 Amazing Things About Languages | WIRED

    Accent Expert Breaks Down 4 Amazing Things About Languages | WIRED

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    Ever wonder why we pronounce words differently than we did 100 years ago? Dialect coach Erik Singer breaks down four of the most mind-blowing facts we know about human language. CORRECTION: The scan shown at 4:44 is an ultrasound image, not an MRI. We reg

  • 05:10 Why should you read Dantes Divine Comedy? - Sheila Marie Orfano

    Why should you read Dantes Divine Comedy? - Sheila Marie Orfano

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    Explore Dante Alighieris epic poem, Divine Comedy, a 3-part narrative that follows Dantes journey for salvation through Hell.--Abandon all hope, ye who enter here Inscribed above the Gate of Hell, this prophecy sets into motion an epic journey for salvati

  • 04:32 Why should you read The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy? - Laura Wright

    Why should you read The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy? - Laura Wright

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    Dig into Arundhati Roys The God of Small Things, and follow the story of fraternal twins whose lives are destroyed by societys Love Laws. --Set in a small town in India, The God of Small Things revolves around fraternal twins Rahel and Estha, who are sepa

  • 03:59 Popular Who Invented Books? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

    Who Invented Books? | COLOSSAL QUESTIONS

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    Theres no better way to spend a cold rainy day than curled up with a book you love! But, who actually invented books in the first place??Images used under license from Shutterstock.comWelcome to COLOSSAL QUESTIONS, the show that answers all of life's most

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  • 05:56 Why should you read Midnights Children? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read Midnights Children? - Iseult Gillespie

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    Dive into Salman Rushdies masterpiece, Midnights Children, a work of magical realism that deals with Indias transition from British colonialism to independence.--It begins with a countdown. A woman goes into labor as the clock ticks towards midnight. Acro

  • 05:01 Can you spot the problem with these headlines? (Level 1) - Jeff Leek & Lucy McGowan

    Can you spot the problem with these headlines? (Level 1) - Jeff Leek & Lucy McGowan

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    Puzzle through a set of hypothetical health studies and headlines and see if you can spot whats misleading about the headline.--In medicine, theres often a disconnect between news headlines and the scientific research they cover. While headlines are desig

  • 04:04 The Chinese myth of the meddling monk - Shunan Teng

    The Chinese myth of the meddling monk - Shunan Teng

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    Will Bai Su Zhen, the white snake demon, and her love, Xu Xian, ever be free of the meddling monk? (Part Two of the myth of the white snake).--Xu Xian had just received an invitation to the opening ceremony of a new temple. His wife, Bai Su Zhen, warned h

  • 06:31 The Language Sounds That Could Exist, But Don't

    The Language Sounds That Could Exist, But Don't

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    The International Phonetic Alphabet: one sound for each symbol, and one symbol for each sound. Except for the sounds we can't make. Pull down the description for the references! MORE LANGUAGE FILES: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHu

  • 04:50 Romance and revolution: the poetry of Pablo Neruda - Ilan Stavans

    Romance and revolution: the poetry of Pablo Neruda - Ilan Stavans

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    Get to know Pablo Neruda, one of the most celebrated poets of the 20th century and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.--A romantic and a revolutionary, Pablo Neruda was one of the most celebrated poets of the 20th century, but also one of the most ac

  • 05:15 The myth of Jason and the Argonauts - Iseult Gillespie

    The myth of Jason and the Argonauts - Iseult Gillespie

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    Download a free audiobook version of "Circe" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-edCheck out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/circe--Hercules, the strong

  • 16:15 DoubleSpeak, How to Lie without Lying

    DoubleSpeak, How to Lie without Lying

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    First 200 people to use this link https://brilliant.org/WIL/ can get 20% off an annual premium subscription to Brilliant! Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/WILearned Twitter: https://twitter.com/jeverettlearned IG: https://www.instagram.com/jeverett.whativ

  • 10:07 How To Draw An Iguana

    How To Draw An Iguana

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    Follow along with us and learn how to draw a really cool iguana! Join our monthly membership and download our app! You can watch our lessons in a safe distraction-free environment. In the app, you can also download lessons to watch without an internet con

  • 04:19 How 'I Spy' Books Are Made

    How 'I Spy' Books Are Made

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    The "I Spy" book series has captured the imagination of millions of readers. Part of what made these books so magical is that all of the images were created with real objects. Photographer and photo-illustrator Walter Wick carefully arranged each scene an

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  • 04:38 What happens inside you when you read a story | BBC Ideas

    What happens inside you when you read a story | BBC Ideas

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    Stories are just stories, right? Not really. They are also incredibly powerful - and can both reduce prejudice, and help persuade. Heres what actually happens inside us when we read. Subscribe to BBC Ideas https://bbc.in/2F6ipav------------Do you have a c

  • 04:51 We Reenact PERCY JACKSON | BOOK BISCUIT

    We Reenact PERCY JACKSON | BOOK BISCUIT

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    Percy Jackson takes a page from greek mythology, so we retold the whole story as an EPIC PLAY! Credits Hosts:Luxy BynumSofia ShaferFollow DreamWorksTV! instagram - https://instagram.com/dreamworkstv/twitter - https://twitter.com/dreamworkstvfacebook - htt

  • 04:43 The magical, mathematical fictions of Jorge Luis Borges - Ilan Stavans

    The magical, mathematical fictions of Jorge Luis Borges - Ilan Stavans

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    Dive into the mind-bending works of Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, whose work pioneered the literary style magical realism.--What would it be like to have a limitless memory? Can the meaning of life be found in an infinite library? Is time a labyri

  • 04:31 why typing like this is sometimes okay.

    why typing like this is sometimes okay.

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    Language changes over time, and that's fine. Time for a dose of descriptivism, as the Language Files return. Pull down the description for the references! MORE LANGUAGE FILES: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL96C35uN7xGLDEnHuhD7CTZES3KXFnwm0 Writte

  • 05:09 Why should you read "Hamlet"? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read "Hamlet"? - Iseult Gillespie

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    Explore William Shakespeares classic tragedy, Hamlet, a play about conspiracy, deception and the tragic consequences of indecision.--Whos there? Whispered in the dark, this question begins a tale of conspiracy, deception and moral ambiguity. And in a play

  • 01:25 "New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus

    "New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus

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    An animated interpretation of Emma Lazarus' poem "New Colossus"--For an analysis of this poem, watch this video: http://bit.ly/TEDEdColossusAnalysisThis animation is part of our series, "There's a Poem for That," which features animated interpretations of

  • 03:31 The incredible story of the boy who invented Braille | BBC Ideas

    The incredible story of the boy who invented Braille | BBC Ideas

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    How 15-year-old Louis Braille invented a revolutionary tactile code for the visually impaired.Subscribe to BBC Ideas https://bbc.in/2F6ipav---------------------Do you have a curious mind? Youre in the right place.Our aim on BBC Ideas is to feed your curio

  • 06:56 Spelling Bee ends in an unprecedented 8-way tie | 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Spelling Bee ends in an unprecedented 8-way tie | 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

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    The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee finished in the 20th round, with all 8 remaining participants spelling their words correctly to be crowned co-champions. Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube:

  • 04:33 Why should you read The Master and Margarita? - Alex Gendler

    Why should you read The Master and Margarita? - Alex Gendler

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    Get to know the Russian classic The Master and Margarita, a genre-defying blend of political satire and occult mysticism about a visit from the Devil.--The Devil has come to town. But dont worry all he wants to do is stage a magic show. This absurd premis

  • 09:52 The real experiments that inspired Frankenstein

    The real experiments that inspired Frankenstein

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    When Mary Shelley published her iconic novel in 1818, raising the dead seemed to be the near-future. Join the Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-lab Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has been reimagined onscreen hundreds of times and is a staple of pop culture. The

  • 04:46 Why should you read “Crime and Punishment”? - Alex Gendler

    Why should you read “Crime and Punishment”? - Alex Gendler

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    Download a free audiobook version of "Crime and Punishment" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/crime-and-punishment -- What drives someone to kill

  • 03:31 Saving Languages From Extinction

    Saving Languages From Extinction

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    Tunica, Osing, Sorani Kurdish and Dutch sign language—these are among about 500 languages considered critically endangered. With only a handful of speakers, and no active movement to revive the language, they could be lost to time. Thankfully, Danie

  • 05:48 FUNNIEST PUNS!

    FUNNIEST PUNS!

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    Order Drew Pendous and the Camp Color War!

  • 07:35 Could This Secret Ingredient Make Meat Better for the Planet?

    Could This Secret Ingredient Make Meat Better for the Planet?

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    Seaweed is on the menu! This superfood plucked from the ocean is being fed to a group of lucky California cows to curb their methane production, and the results might just save the planet. Watch more Focal Point! | https://bit.ly/2YoNmhx Read More: Meat c

  • 05:01 The wicked wit of Jane Austen - Iseult Gillespie

    The wicked wit of Jane Austen - Iseult Gillespie

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    English novelist Jane Austen’s beloved works, like “Pride and Prejudice,” explored the dependence of women on marriage in British high society. -- Whether she’s describing bickering families, quiet declarations of love, or juicy gossip, Jane Austen’s writ

  • 05:10 What “Machiavellian” really means - Pazit Cahlon and Alex Gendler

    What “Machiavellian” really means - Pazit Cahlon and Alex Gendler

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    Download a free audiobook version of "The Art of War" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2CDGJi9 Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/the-art-of-war -- From Shakespeare’s plays to modern TV dramas,

  • 03:09 Ancient switch to soft food made saying certain words easier

    Ancient switch to soft food made saying certain words easier

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    Change in human diet may have changed human speech Read the story: https://scim.ag/2T2oh8c Read the research: https://scim.ag/2XSt0Nr Credits editor/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producer Sarah Crespi animations Meagan Cantwell Chris Burns citation

  • 05:30 The Princess and the Frog

    The Princess and the Frog

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  • 04:46 Why should you read Sylvia Plath? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read Sylvia Plath? - Iseult Gillespie

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    Explore the haunting and intimate works of poet Sylvia Plath, who digs into issues of mental health, trauma and sexuality in works like “The Bell Jar.” -- Under her shrewd eye and pen, Sylvia Plath turned everyday objects into haunting images: a “new stat

  • 01:55 ♪ 19 Idioms From Around The World! | EVERY SINGLE THING

    ♪ 19 Idioms From Around The World! | EVERY SINGLE THING

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    "Idioms" are funny phrases we use to describe things. Every language has them, and they can be pretty weird! What's your favorite one to use?? LYRICS: Idioms are phrases that mean more than they sound. “It’s raining cats and dogs” does not mean pets are f

  • 02:21 ♪ 26 Insults Shakespeare Invented! | EVERY SINGLE THING

    ♪ 26 Insults Shakespeare Invented! | EVERY SINGLE THING

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    Shakespeare might seem snooty, but his plays are packed with plenty of insults! Which one's your favorite?? LYRICS: William Shakespeare wrote some plays in Elizabethan days. Inventing words was all the craze like ‘eyeball’, ‘gloomy’, and ‘amazement’. This

  • 04:15 Why should you read sci-fi superstar Octavia E. Butler? - Ayana Jamieson and Moya Bailey

    Why should you read sci-fi superstar Octavia E. Butler? - Ayana Jamieson and Moya Bailey

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    Explore the works of science fiction visionary Octavia E. Butler, whose novels, such as “Parable of the Sower,” influenced the growing popularity of Afrofuturism. -- Much science fiction features white male heroes who blast aliens or become saviors of bro

  • 02:01 The hashtag… the story of # before Twitter and Instagram | BBC Ideas

    The hashtag… the story of # before Twitter and Instagram | BBC Ideas

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    Some call it the pig pen, others the octothorpe. Here are some curious facts about the humble hashtag before it became big on Twitter and Instagram. Subscribe to BBC Ideas https://bbc.in/2F6ipav -------------------------- Do you have a curious mind? You’r

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