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  • 14:17 How To Defend Earth From Asteroids - Phil Plait

    How To Defend Earth From Asteroids - Phil Plait

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    What's six miles wide and can end civilization in an instant? An asteroid -- and there are lots of them out there. With humor and great visuals, Phil Plait enthralls the TEDxBoulder audience with all the ways asteroids can kill, and what we must do to avo

  • 05:26 How Big Is The Ocean? - Scott Gass

    How Big Is The Ocean? - Scott Gass

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-big-is-the-ocean-scott-gass While the Earth's oceans are known as five separate entities, there is really only one ocean. So, how big is it? As of 2013, it takes up 71% of the Earth, houses 99% of the biosph

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  • 04:14 Is There A Center Of The Universe? - Marjee Chmiel And Trevor Owens

    Is There A Center Of The Universe? - Marjee Chmiel And Trevor Owens

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-there-a-center-of-the-universe-marjee-chmiel-and-trevor-owens It's been a long road to the discovery that Earth is not the center of the Solar System, the Milky Way, or the universe; great thinkers from Arist

  • 18:51 How To Spot A Liar - Pamela Meyer

    How To Spot A Liar - Pamela Meyer

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    On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception -- and she argue

  • 18:24 Shape-shifting Dinosaurs - Jack Horner

    Shape-shifting Dinosaurs - Jack Horner

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    Where are the baby dinosaurs? In a spellbinding talk paleontologist Jack Horner describes how slicing open fossil skulls revealed a shocking secret about some of our most beloved dinosaurs. (Filmed at TEDxVancouver.) Talk by Jack Horner.

  • 12:21 Ancient Wonders Captured In 3D - Ben Kacyra

    Ancient Wonders Captured In 3D - Ben Kacyra

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    Ancient monuments give us clues to astonishing past civilizations -- but they're under threat from pollution, war, neglect. Ben Kacyra, who invented a groundbreaking 3D scanning system, is using his invention to scan and preserve the world's heritage in a

  • 20:00 The Real Reason For Brains - Daniel Wolpert

    The Real Reason For Brains - Daniel Wolpert

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    Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement. In this entertaining, data-rich talk he gives us a glimpse into how the brain creates the grace and agility of human motion.

  • 04:30 Vermicomposting: How Worms Can Reduce Our Waste - Matthew Ross

    Vermicomposting: How Worms Can Reduce Our Waste - Matthew Ross

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/vermicomposting-how-worms-can-reduce-our-waste-matthew-ross Nearly one third of our food ends up in the trash can. There is hope, however, in the form of worms, which naturally convert organic waste into fertili

  • 04:51 If Superpowers Were Real: Super Speed - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Super Speed - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-super-speed-joy-lin What if super speed wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to be super speedy? In this series, Joy Lin tackles six superpower

  • 04:05 If Superpowers Were Real: Super Strength - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Super Strength - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-super-strength-joy-lin What if super strength wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to be super strong? In this series, Joy Lin tackles six supe

  • 04:33 If Superpowers Were Real: Invisibility - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Invisibility - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-invisibility-joy-lin What if invisibility wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to be invisible? In this series, Joy Lin tackles six superpowers

  • 06:45 If Superpowers Were Real: Body Mass - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Body Mass - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-body-mass-joy-lin What if manipulating body mass wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to manipulate your body mass? In this series, Joy Lin tac

  • 04:30 If Superpowers Were Real: Immortality - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Immortality - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-immortality-joy-lin What if immortality wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to be immortal? In this series, Joy Lin tackles six superpowers an

  • 06:25 The Human And The Honeybee - Dino Martins

    The Human And The Honeybee - Dino Martins

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-human-and-the-honeybee-dino-martins Both honeybees and humans originated in East Africa, and the connection between us has survived the ages. Some of your favorite delicacies -- coffee, chocolate, mangoes --

  • 06:09 Beatboxing 101 - BEAT NYC

    Beatboxing 101 - BEAT NYC

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/beatboxing-101-beat-nyc There's no need for instruments to make music; you can use the greatest instrument of all, your own body. Members of BEAT NYC teach the basics of beatboxing (think trumpets, bass drums, a

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  • 02:22 If Superpowers Were Real, Which Would You Choose? - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real, Which Would You Choose? - Joy Lin

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    In this series, Joy Lin tackles six superpowers and reveals just how scientifically realistic they can be to us mere mortals. Lesson by Joy Lin, animation by Cognitive Media.

  • 05:11 If Superpowers Were Real: Flight - Joy Lin

    If Superpowers Were Real: Flight - Joy Lin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/if-superpowers-were-real-flight-joy-lin What if human flight wasn't just the stuff of epic comic book stories? Is it scientifically possible to fly? In this series, Joy Lin tackles six superpowers and reveals ju

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  • 18:41 ET Is (probably) Out There -- Get Ready - Seth Shostak

    ET Is (probably) Out There -- Get Ready - Seth Shostak

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    SETI researcher Seth Shostak bets that we will find extraterrestrial life in the next twenty-four years, or he'll buy you a cup of coffee. At TEDxSanJoseCA, he explains why new technologies and the laws of probability make the breakthrough so likely -- an

  • 04:12 Inside Your Computer - Bettina Bair

    Inside Your Computer - Bettina Bair

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/inside-your-computer-bettina-bair How does a computer work? The critical components of a computer are the peripherals (including the mouse), the input/output subsystem (which controls what and how much informati

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  • 04:10 What Is An Aurora? - Michael Molina

    What Is An Aurora? - Michael Molina

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-epic-solar-winds-make-brilliant-polar-lights-michael-molina Why do we see those stunning lights in the northern- and southernmost portions of the night sky? The Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis occur whe

  • 04:23 Myths And Misconceptions About Evolution - Alex Gendler

    Myths And Misconceptions About Evolution - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/myths-and-misconceptions-about-evolution-alex-gendler How does evolution really work? Actually, not how some of our common evolutionary metaphors would have us believe. For instance, it's species, not individual

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  • 04:04 Sleepy Hollow - Part 2 | Story Time With Ms. Booksy At Cool School

    Sleepy Hollow - Part 2 | Story Time With Ms. Booksy At Cool School

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    Katrina and Ichabod search the neighborhood of Sleepy Hollow to see if they can figure solve the case of the candy crook who stole all the Halloween candy! SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/18enloo Like us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1EFNxXE Follow us on Twitter:

  • 03:06 Sleepy Hollow - Part 1 | Story Time With Ms. Booksy At Cool School

    Sleepy Hollow - Part 1 | Story Time With Ms. Booksy At Cool School

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    Watch Part 2: http://bit.ly/1ZAup6W Join Ms. Booksy for a story time reading of Sleepy Hollow! Katrina and Ichabod search to find out who stole all of their Halloween candy. SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/18enloo Like us on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1EFNxXE Fol

  • 04:21 Is 3D Audio The Future Of Listening?

    Is 3D Audio The Future Of Listening?

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    With virtual reality on the rise, engineers are looking for ways to improve audio to match the images you see. How does 3D audio work? This is Your Brain On VR ►►►► http://dne.ws/1OxYb6W DNews Live Tickets Here ►►►► http://dne.ws/1Fa2OCh Read More: Surrou

  • 04:18 How Did Human Hearing Evolve?

    How Did Human Hearing Evolve?

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    The way we hear is essential to our human experience, but how did hearing evolve? Did early hominids hear like we do? Check Out Test Tube Plus! ►►►► http://dne.ws/1K9o0Uw Read More: Ancient Human Ancestors Heard Differently http://www.scientificamerican.c

  • 02:02 Flying Over The Cloud Forest Of Mexico - Wilderness Sessions - BBC Earth

    Flying Over The Cloud Forest Of Mexico - Wilderness Sessions - BBC Earth

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    Discover why the pristine cloud forests of Mexico are so special and learn why it's so important to conserve the wild places of the earth. This is the first video in our new series Wilderness Sessions. Earth Unplugged are working hand in hand with the BBC

  • 07:49 Flavor Science: What's Really In A Pumpkin Spice Latte

    Flavor Science: What's Really In A Pumpkin Spice Latte

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    If you take a look at an ingredients list, odds are you’ll find natural and artificial flavors somewhere in there. Turns out there’s a whole science to making your pumpkin spice latte taste like pumpkin spice, or your potato chips taste like pizza. Hosted

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    Come Along to Busy Beavers' "Halloween Dance Party" Collection & Have Fun Learning & Singing Along to a Half Hour of Halloween Songs, Lessons, Nursery Rhymes & More. Click Here to Buy Busy Beavers Plush Toys from Amazon: http://amazon.com/busybeavers Hall

  • 03:14 How To Draw In 3D - Optical Illusion By HooplaKidzLab

    How To Draw In 3D - Optical Illusion By HooplaKidzLab

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    Draw 3D objects using lines on paper. Make objects appear to be coming out of the page using this simple technique. Great fun to do with children. Draw a 3D hand with HooplaKidzLab. Follow me on Facebook: facebook.com/hooplakidzlab

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  • 02:07 Invisible Bottle Science Experiment

    Invisible Bottle Science Experiment

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    Hello and welcome to HooplaKidzLab! Follow me on Facebook: facebook.com/hooplakidzlab Today we're here with with this amazing experiment called the "Invisible Bottle" So sit back and enjoy!

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  • 21:12 How To Draw Princess Cadence

    How To Draw Princess Cadence

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    Learn how to draw Princess Cadence from My Little Pony! This art project is a little more difficult than most of our lessons, but the most important thing is to have fun. Hads is only six, but I was glad that she was still willing to do her best. EMAIL A

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  • 10:36 Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

    Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

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    So, we've been putting off a kind of basic question here. What is money? What is currency? How are the two different. Well, not to give away too much, but money has a few basic functions. It acts as a store of value, a medium of exchange, and as a unit of

  • 04:59 Super Stars (Constellations): Crash Course Kids #31.1

    Super Stars (Constellations): Crash Course Kids #31.1

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    So, you know about stars. But what if those stars formed a super group like The Avengers? Well, then you have a Constellation! In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina chats about stars, constellations, and how humans have used constellations to tell

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  • 02:59 Free Falling In Outer Space - Matt J. Carlson

    Free Falling In Outer Space - Matt J. Carlson

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/free-falling-in-outer-space-matt-j-carlson If you were to orbit the Earth, you'd experience the feeling of free fall, not unlike what your stomach feels before a big dive on a roller coaster. With a little help

  • 05:00 Comma Story - Terisa Folaron

    Comma Story - Terisa Folaron

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/comma-story-terisa-folaron It isn't easy holding complex sentences together (just ask a conjunction or a subordinate), but the clever little comma can help lighten the load. But how to tell when help is really n

  • 03:45 The Infinite Life Of Pi - Reynaldo Lopes

    The Infinite Life Of Pi - Reynaldo Lopes

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-infinite-life-of-pi-reynaldo-lopes The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is always the same: 3.14159... and on and on (literally!) forever. This irrational number, pi, has an infinite number

  • 16:55 How Economic Inequality Harms Societies - Richard Wilkinson

    How Economic Inequality Harms Societies - Richard Wilkinson

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    We feel instinctively that societies with huge income gaps are somehow going wrong. Richard Wilkinson charts the hard data on economic inequality, and shows what gets worse when rich and poor are too far apart: real effects on health, lifespan, even such

  • 18:52 A Prosthetic Arm That

    A Prosthetic Arm That

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    Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system -- improving motion, control and even feeling. Onstage, patient Amanda Kitts helps demonstrate this next-gen robotic arm. Talk by Todd Kuiken.

  • 16:16 My Seven Species Of Robot - Dennis Hong

    My Seven Species Of Robot - Dennis Hong

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    Dennis Hong introduces seven award-winnning, all-terrain robots -- like the humanoid, soccer-playing DARwIn and the cliff-gripping CLIMBeR -- all built by his team at RoMeLa, Virginia Tech. Watch to the end to hear the five creative secrets to his lab's i

  • 10:26 Using Nature To Grow Batteries - Angela Belcher

    Using Nature To Grow Batteries - Angela Belcher

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    Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries, clean

  • 05:12 Animation Basics: The Optical Illusion Of Motion - TED-Ed

    Animation Basics: The Optical Illusion Of Motion - TED-Ed

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/animation-basics-the-optical-illusion-of-motion-ted-ed How do animators make still images come to life? Are the images really moving, or are they merely an optical illusion? TED-Ed takes you behind the scenes to

  • 18:30 What Do Babies Think? - Alison Gopnik

    What Do Babies Think? - Alison Gopnik

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    "Babies and young children are like the R&D division of the human species," says psychologist Alison Gopnik. Her research explores the sophisticated intelligence-gathering and decision-making that babies are really doing when they play. Talk by Alison Gop

  • 19:37 Trusting The Ensemble - Charles Hazlewood

    Trusting The Ensemble - Charles Hazlewood

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    Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust in musical leadership -- then shows how it works, as he conducts the Scottish Ensemble onstage. He also shares clips from two musical projects: the opera "U-Carmen eKhayelitsha" and the ParaOrchest

  • 04:32 How To Use a Paper Towel to Save the Environment

    How To Use a Paper Towel to Save the Environment

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    You use paper towels to dry your hands every day, but chances are, you're doing it wrong. In this enlightening and funny short talk, Joe Smith reveals the trick to perfect paper towel technique. (Filmed at TEDxConcordiaUPortland.) Talk by Joe Smith.

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  • 04:35 What Is Dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley

    What Is Dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum -- one that doesn'

  • 03:36 Got Seeds? Now Add Bleach, Acid And Sandpaper - Mary Koga

    Got Seeds? Now Add Bleach, Acid And Sandpaper - Mary Koga

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/got-seeds-just-add-bleach-acid-and-sandpaper-mary-koga For a seed to start growing, its embryo must emerge from its hard coat. In nature the embryo is aided by frost and animal digestion -- but humans can help t

  • 04:49 Exploring Other Dimensions - Alex Rosenthal And George Zaidan

    Exploring Other Dimensions - Alex Rosenthal And George Zaidan

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/exploring-other-dimensions-alex-rosenthal-and-george-zaidan Imagine a two-dimensional world -- you, your friends, everything is 2D. In his 1884 novella, Edwin Abbott invented this world and called it Flatland. A

  • 07:54 Tour The Solar System From Home - Jon Nguyen

    Tour The Solar System From Home - Jon Nguyen

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    Want to navigate the solar system without having to buy that expensive spacecraft? Jon Nguyen demos NASAJPL's "Eyes on the Solar System" -- free-to-use software for exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and spacecraft that rotate around our sun in real

  • 05:24 How To Read Music - Tim Hansen

    How To Read Music - Tim Hansen

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    Like an actor's script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you've gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you're ready

  • 10:59 We Can Recycle Plastic - Mike Biddle

    We Can Recycle Plastic - Mike Biddle

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    Less than 10% of plastic trash is recycled -- compared to almost 90% of metals -- because of the massively complicated problem of finding and sorting the different kinds. Frustrated by this waste, Mike Biddle has developed a cheap and incredibly energy ef

  • 12:07 The Beautiful Nano Details Of Our World - Gary Greenberg

    The Beautiful Nano Details Of Our World - Gary Greenberg

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    When photographed under a 3D microscope, grains of sand appear like colorful pieces of candy and the stamens in a flower become like fantastical spires at an amusement park. Gary Greenberg reveals the thrilling details of the micro world. (Filmed at TEDxM

  • 04:27 A Brief History Of Plural Word...s - John McWhorter

    A Brief History Of Plural Word...s - John McWhorter

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    View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-brief-history-of-plural-word-s-john-mcwhorter All it takes is a simple S to make most English words plural. But it hasn't always worked that way (and there are, of course, exceptions). John McWhorter look

  • 03:25 If Molecules Were People... - George Zaidan And Charles Morton

    If Molecules Were People... - George Zaidan And Charles Morton

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/chemical-reactions-zaidan-and-morton When molecules collide, chemical reactions can occur -- causing major structural changes akin to getting a new arm on your face! George Zaidan and Charles Morton playfully im

  • 04:52 What's Below The Tip Of The Iceberg? - Camille Seaman

    What's Below The Tip Of The Iceberg? - Camille Seaman

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-below-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-camille-seaman It's a well-known fact that the majority of an iceberg lies below the surface -- but just as stealthily hidden are their fascinating qualities. Traveling the se

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  • 12:12 How I Taught Rats To Sniff Out Land Mines - Bart Weetjens

    How I Taught Rats To Sniff Out Land Mines - Bart Weetjens

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    At TEDxRotterdam, Bart Weetjens talks about his extraordinary project: training rats to sniff out land mines. He shows clips of his "hero rats" in action, and previews his work's next phase: teaching them to turn up tuberculosis in the lab. Talk by Bart W

  • 02:58 How To Take A Great Picture - Carolina Molinari

    How To Take A Great Picture - Carolina Molinari

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-take-a-great-picture-carolina-molinari Have you ever looked at your camera and wondered what all of those buttons actually do? For manual photography, the aperture, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity can a

  • 09:39 A Plane You Can Drive - Anna Mracek Dietrich

    A Plane You Can Drive - Anna Mracek Dietrich

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    A flying car -- it's an iconic image of the future. But after 100 years of flight and automotive engineering, no one has really cracked the problem. Pilot Anna Mracek Dietrich and her team flipped the question, asking: Why not build a plane that you can d

  • 04:51 What's The Definition Of Comedy? Banana. - Addison Anderson

    What's The Definition Of Comedy? Banana. - Addison Anderson

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-the-definition-of-comedy-banana-addison-anderson What makes us giggle and guffaw? The inability to define comedy is its very appeal; it is defined by its defiance of definition. Addison Anderson riffs on

  • 03:57 The Science Of Macaroni Salad: What's In A Mixture? - Josh Kurz

    The Science Of Macaroni Salad: What's In A Mixture? - Josh Kurz

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-macaroni-salad-what-s-in-a-mixture-josh-kurz What's in macaroni salad? Break down the pasta, mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, vegetables, etc., and you're left with a bunch of molecules. Josh Kurz us

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  • 01:59 Mysteries Of Vernacular: X-ray - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: X-ray - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-x-ray-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel The story of the word X-Ray is one of great thinkers. French philosopher Rene Descartes isolated the letters X, Y and Z to stand for unknowns, and cen

  • 12:46 Freeing Energy From The Grid - Justin Hall-Tipping

    Freeing Energy From The Grid - Justin Hall-Tipping

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    What would happen if we could generate power from our windowpanes? In this moving talk, entrepreneur Justin Hall-Tipping shows the materials that could make that possible, and how questioning our notion of 'normal' can lead to extraordinary breakthroughs.

  • 04:10 The Hidden Meanings Of Yin And Yang - John Bellaimey

    The Hidden Meanings Of Yin And Yang - John Bellaimey

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    View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-hidden-meanings-of-yin-and-yang-john-bellaimey The ubiquitous yin-yang symbol holds its roots in Taoism/Daoism, a Chinese religion and philosophy. The yin, the dark swirl, is associated with shadows, fe

  • 10:48 The Future Race Car -- 150mph, And No Driver - Chris Gerdes

    The Future Race Car -- 150mph, And No Driver - Chris Gerdes

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    Autonomous cars are coming -- and they're going to drive better than you. Chris Gerdes reveals how he and his team are developing robotic race cars that can drive at 150 mph while avoiding every possible accident. And yet, in studying the brainwaves of pr

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  • 05:02 Why Do We Have To Wear Sunscreen? - Kevin P. Boyd

    Why Do We Have To Wear Sunscreen? - Kevin P. Boyd

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-have-to-wear-sunscreen-kevin-p-boyd You already know that a trip to the beach can give you a nasty sunburn, but the nitty gritty of sun safety is actually much more complex. Wrinkle-causing UVA rays an

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  • 12:26 Michael Green: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers

    Michael Green: Why We Should Build Wooden Skyscrapers

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    Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of ... wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it's not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher)

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  • 06:15 Learn To Read Chinese ... With Ease! - ShaoLan

    Learn To Read Chinese ... With Ease! - ShaoLan

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    For foreigners, learning to speak Chinese is a hard task. But learning to read the beautiful, often complex characters of the Chinese written language may be less difficult. ShaoLan walks through a simple lesson in recognizing the ideas behind the charact

  • 08:39 How We Found The Giant Squid - Edith Widder

    How We Found The Giant Squid - Edith Widder

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    Humankind has been looking for the giant squid (Architeuthis) since we first started taking pictures underwater. But the elusive deep-sea predator could never be caught on film. Oceanographer and inventor Edith Widder shares the key insight -- and the tea

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  • 08:27 4D Printing

    4D Printing

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    3D printing has grown in sophistication since the late 1970s; TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits is shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time. This emerging technology will allow us to print objects that then resh

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  • 13:58 The Good News On Poverty (Yes, There's Good News) - Bono

    The Good News On Poverty (Yes, There's Good News) - Bono

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    Human beings have been campaigning against inequality and poverty for 3,000 years. But this journey is accelerating. Bono "embraces his inner nerd" and shares inspiring data that shows the end of poverty is in sight ... if we can harness the momentum. Tal

  • 14:41 We Need Better Drugs -- Now - Francis Collins

    We Need Better Drugs -- Now - Francis Collins

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    Today we know the molecular cause of 4,000 diseases, but treatments are available for only 250 of them. So what's taking so long? Geneticist and physician Francis Collins explains why systematic drug discovery is imperative, even for rare and complex dise

  • 05:20 Where Did Russia Come From? - Alex Gendler

    Where Did Russia Come From? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-did-russia-come-from-alex-gendler Russia is the biggest country in the world, spanning one-eighth of the earth’s landmass. But where did it all begin? Alex Gendler explores the epic history of the Kievan R

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  • 07:53 How To Draw A Cartoon Bat

    How To Draw A Cartoon Bat

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    Bats are usually scary, but not this one. Follow along and learn how to draw a cartoon bat with us. This is a perfect art project to do with young artists! EMAIL A PHOTO OF YOUR ART: myart@artforkidshub.com MAIL US YOUR ART: Art for Kids Hub P.O. Box 927

  • 01:18 Sesame Street: Grover Can Do It All

    Sesame Street: Grover Can Do It All

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    Grover can do it and so can you! Grover can bake cookies, play basketball, and paint. Can he really do it all? Subscribe to the Sesame Street Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=SesameStreet You can catch Sesame Street in the

  • 03:11 Why Do Kids Learn Faster Than Adults?

    Why Do Kids Learn Faster Than Adults?

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    You can't teach an old dog new tricks, so the saying goes. Is this why kids pick things up so faster than adults? Get 15% off http://www.domain.com's domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! DNews Live Tickets Here ►►►► htt

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  • 02:12 Disappearing Color Wheel - Sick Science! #182

    Disappearing Color Wheel - Sick Science! #182

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    Find out how this works at: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/disappearing-color-wheel When Sick Science! first got its start, we introduced an experiment called the Color Mixing Wheel. This spinning science toy was a great way to show y

  • 01:55 Hook Challenge - Sick Science! #183

    Hook Challenge - Sick Science! #183

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  • 01:23 Do Not Open Bottle - Sick Science! #184

    Do Not Open Bottle - Sick Science! #184

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    It's the ultimate prank using the simplest of props... a plastic soda bottle filled with water. Even though the words "DO NOT OPEN" are printed on the bottle, people just can't resist the temptation. Watch out, the fun is just beginning! Want more experim

  • 02:27 Color Changing Powerade

    Color Changing Powerade

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    THIS IS AN APRIL FOOL'S DAY PRANK AND DOES NOT ACTUALLY WORK! Get everything you need to do this experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/color-changing-powerade Want more experiments like this? Check out http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/pr

  • 01:17 Flying Ping Pong Ball - Sick Science! #186

    Flying Ping Pong Ball - Sick Science! #186

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    Amuse the neighbors for hours as you make objects float in midair. Believe it or not, the secret to this mystery of levitation is right in front of your nose. All you'll need is a hairdryer and a ping pong ball to experience the power of air. Want more ex

  • 01:25 Growing And Shrinking Egg - Sick Science! #187

    Growing And Shrinking Egg - Sick Science! #187

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    We've found a method to take our famous Naked Egg experiment to a new level. By dropping your Naked Eggs into Karo corn syrup or water, you'll witness eggs that have the strange ability to grow and shrink. It's all an investigation into chemical reactions

  • 02:08 Homemade Rock Candy - Sick Science! #188

    Homemade Rock Candy - Sick Science! #188

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    GET THE ROCK CANDY KIT HERE: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/rock-candy-crystal-kit.html Science is often referred to as the most fun subject in school, but it can be the most delicious subject, too! When you create Homemade Rock Candy, you'll be divi

  • 01:15 Water Twist - Sick Science! #189

    Water Twist - Sick Science! #189

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    Want more experiments like this? Check out http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/product/naked-eggs-and-flying-potatoes Sick Science™ is a trademark of Steve Spangler, inc. © 2014 Steve Spangler Science all rights reserved

  • 01:11 Mystery Balloon Pop - Sick Science! #190

    Mystery Balloon Pop - Sick Science! #190

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    One balloon is blown up inside of another when you use a magnifying glass to focus light onto their surfaces. You expect the balloons to pop, but only the balloon on the inside bursts. What's going on here? The Mystery Balloon Pop is a tremendous lesson i

  • 01:42 Bed Of Nails - Sick Science! #192

    Bed Of Nails - Sick Science! #192

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    GET THE KIT HERE! http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/bed-of-nails.html You may have seen your favorite circus performers or magicians perform the classic Bed of Nails Trick... but what is the secret? Using a smaller version of the bed and a clear balloon

  • 01:23 Colorful Coins - Sick Science! #193

    Colorful Coins - Sick Science! #193

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    Find out what is happening here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/colorful-coins If you've ever needed to clean a coin like a nickel or a dime, you might have used vinegar. That's a perfect combination, unless you forget to dry the vine

  • 01:25 Electric Cornstarch - Sick Science! #194

    Electric Cornstarch - Sick Science! #194

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    Want more experiments like this? Check out http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/product/naked-eggs-and-flying-potatoes Sick Science™ is a trademark of Steve Spangler, inc. © 2014 Steve Spangler Science all rights reserved

  • 01:07 Inertia Ring - Sick Science! #195

    Inertia Ring - Sick Science! #195

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    BUY INERTIA RINGS HERE: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/yellow-rings.html See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/inertia-ring Do you think you can successfully perform the Steve Spangler Science inertia chall

  • 01:15 Oil Spill Polymer - Sick Science! #196

    Oil Spill Polymer - Sick Science! #196

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/oil-spill-polymer Just imagine if the solution to an oil spill was this simple: Sprinkle a small amount of a non-toxic powder onto the layer of oil and in seconds the powder

  • 01:09 Smoke Bomb Smoke Ring Launcher - Sick Science! #197

    Smoke Bomb Smoke Ring Launcher - Sick Science! #197

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    GET THE 4th OF JULY EXPERIMENT eBOOK HERE: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/fourth-of-july-experiment-guide.html See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/smoke-bomb-smoke-rings You've seen Steve use a giant smok

  • 01:23 Sun Sensitive Fabric - Sick Science! #198

    Sun Sensitive Fabric - Sick Science! #198

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/sun-sensitive-fabric Photographic paper has long been a popular warm weather activity for kids and adults, but did you know that you can use fabric, too? With Sun Sensitive

  • 01:23 Inseparable Books - Sick Science! #199

    Inseparable Books - Sick Science! #199

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/inseparable-books Notebooks are a necessity in every science setting. Graphs, observations, procedures... all of science falls by the wayside without a way of recording the

  • 01:55 Five Divers - Sick Science! #200

    Five Divers - Sick Science! #200

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    We've found an awesome new science activity that uses Cartesian divers. No, it's not Hook or Squidy, although they are pretty awesome, too. We're talking about the Five Divers experiment. This project features, you guessed it, five individual Cartesian di

  • 01:26 Homemade Projector - Sick Science! #201

    Homemade Projector - Sick Science! #201

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/homemade-projector Smartphones are used more frequently than for watching videos than ever before, but sometimes you just want a bigger viewing area. For those strapped for

  • 01:23 LED Throwies - Sick Science! #202

    LED Throwies - Sick Science! #202

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    For the full experiment, click here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/led-throwies Graffiti Research Lab first introduced us to the awesome throwie idea, and we loved it. Ever since, we’ve been playing around with the idea of using ligh

  • 01:13 Magic Arcs - Sick Science! #203

    Magic Arcs - Sick Science! #203

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    Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ It’s probably the world’s most baffling optical illusion. Hold one arc above the other and ask the question, “Which arc is bigger?” The bottom arc will always look bigger than the

  • 01:40 Ice Tray Battery - Sick Science! #204

    Ice Tray Battery - Sick Science! #204

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    Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ Do you know what a voltaic battery is? You probably do! Voltaic batteries come in all shapes and sizes, turning chemical energy into the electrical energy we need to power our cell

  • 00:58 Coin Tower - Sick Science! #205

    Coin Tower - Sick Science! #205

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    Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ When it comes to scientific muses, Sir Isaac Newton is definitely near the top of our list. Our favorite laws to break involve physics, movement, and motion! That’s why we came up

  • 01:06 Soda Can Jump - Sick Science! #206

    Soda Can Jump - Sick Science! #206

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    Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ Air pressure is one of our favorite invisible forces, especially when Bernoulli’s Principle is involved. The Soda Can Jump utilizes this awesome principle to launch an empty soda c

  • 02:03 Airmazing Solar Bag - Sick Science! #207

    Airmazing Solar Bag - Sick Science! #207

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    Get everything you need here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/solar-bag.html Check out the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/solar-bag-experiment A Solar Bag is a long plastic bag made from a very thin plastic a

  • 01:07 Newtons Nightmare - Sick Science! #208

    Newtons Nightmare - Sick Science! #208

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    Get everything you need here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/newton-s-nightmare.html See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/newtons-nightmare Drop one weight into the tube and, no surprise here, the weight d

  • 01:45 Ping Pong Popper - Sick Science! #209

    Ping Pong Popper - Sick Science! #209

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/ping-pong-popper Check out cool science kits and toys: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/ Science staples involve things that go boom and things that blast off. With the P

  • 02:12 Growing Bacteria - Sick Science! #210

    Growing Bacteria - Sick Science! #210

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    See the full experiment here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/growing-bacteria Get everything you need here: http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/bacteria-growing-kit.html This activity will prove that Mom was right... "Wash your hands

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