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  • 05:55 History Vs. Christopher Columbus - Alex Gendler

    History Vs. Christopher Columbus - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-christopher-columbus-alex-gendler Many people in the United States and Latin America have grown up celebrating the anniversary of Christopher...

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  • 04:28 History vs. Cleopatra - Alex Gendler

    History vs. Cleopatra - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-cleopatra-alex-gendler She was the most notorious woman in ancient history, a queen who enraptured not one but two of Rome’s greatest generals. But was she just a skilled seductress – or a great ruler in her

  • 04:45 The History Of Marriage - Alex Gendler

    The History Of Marriage - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-marriage-alex-gendler A white, puffy dress. Eternal love. A joint tax return. Marriage means something different to everyone and has changed over time and across cultures. Alex Gendler traces the

  • 06:07 History Vs. Genghis Khan - Alex Gendler

    History Vs. Genghis Khan - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-genghis-khan-alex-gendler He was one of the most fearsome warlords who ever lived, waging an unstoppable conquest across the Eurasian continent. But was Genghis Khan a vicious barbarian or a unifier w

  • 05:40 History Vs. Richard Nixon - Alex Gendler

    History Vs. Richard Nixon - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-richard-nixon-alex-gendler The president of the United States of America is often said to be one of the most powerful positions in the world. But of all the US presidents accused of abusing that power

  • 05:22 History Vs. Napoleon Bonaparte - Alex Gendler

    History Vs. Napoleon Bonaparte - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-napoleon-bonaparte-alex-gendler After the French Revolution erupted in 1789, Europe was thrown into chaos. Neighboring countries’ monarchs feared they would share the fate of Louis XVI and attacked th

  • 05:09 Christopher Columbus

    Christopher Columbus

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    Who was Christopher Columbus? In this video, Kim explores Columbus's background, his search for royal patronage, and his first voyage in 1492.

  • 01:55 Columbus Day - Learning about Christopher Columbus

    Columbus Day - Learning about Christopher Columbus

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    Learn about Christopher Columbus and his explorations with this video. Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492 to discover a western route to Asia, but discovered the Americas by mistake. The United States now celebrates Columbus day each year

  • 06:08 History vs. Che Guevara - Alex Gendler

    History vs. Che Guevara - Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-che-guevara-alex-gendler His face is recognized all over the world – the young medical student who became a revolutionary icon. But was Che G

  • 05:11 History vs. Augustus - Peta Greenfield & Alex Gendler

    History vs. Augustus - Peta Greenfield & Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-augustus-alex-gendler-and-peta-greenfield His reign marked the beginning of one of history’s greatest empires … and the end of one of its fir

  • 05:40 A brief history of chess - Alex Gendler

    A brief history of chess - Alex Gendler

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    Trace the storied history of the game of chess, from its origins in 7th century India to the computer software we use today. --The attacking infantry advances, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but the en

  • 05:25 History vs. Henry VIII - Mark Robinson and Alex Gendler

    History vs. Henry VIII - Mark Robinson and Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-henry-viii-mark-robinson-and-alex-gendler He was a powerful king whose break with the church of Rome would forever change the course of Engli

  • 05:16 One of the most epic engineering feats in history - Alex Gendler

    One of the most epic engineering feats in history - Alex Gendler

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    Dig into the history of the construction of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and how John Roebling designed a hybrid suspension system to build it. --In the mid-19th century, suspension bridges were collapsing all across Europe. Their industrial cables frayed a

  • 04:03 How Languages Evolve - Alex Gendler

    How Languages Evolve - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-languages-evolve-alex-gendler Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of the

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  • 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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  • 04:33 Plato’s Allegory Of The Cave - Alex Gendler

    Plato’s Allegory Of The Cave - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/plato-s-allegory-of-the-cave-alex-gendler Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history’s most famous thinkers, said life is like being chained up in a cave forced to watch shadows flitting across a stone

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  • 05:37 How Did Hitler Rise To Power? - Alex Gendler And Anthony Hazard

    How Did Hitler Rise To Power? - Alex Gendler And Anthony Hazard

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-did-hitler-rise-to-power-alex-gendler-and-anthony-hazard Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, the tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocide

  • 03:37 Popular How Tsunamis Work - Alex Gendler

    How Tsunamis Work - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-tsunamis-work-alex-gendler The immense swell of a tsunami can grow up to 100 feet, hitting speeds over 500 mph -- a treacherous combination for anyone or anything in its path. Alex Gendler details the causes

  • 04:01 What We Know (and Don't Know) About Ebola - Alex Gendler

    What We Know (and Don't Know) About Ebola - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-we-know-and-don-t-know-about-ebola-alex-gendler The highly virulent Ebola virus has seen a few major outbreaks since it first appeared in 1976 -- with the worst epidemic occurring in 2014. How does the viru

  • 04:01 Can you find the next number in this sequence? - Alex Gendler

    Can you find the next number in this sequence? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-find-the-next-number-in-this-sequence-alex-gendler 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221. These are the first five elements of a number sequence. Can you figure out what comes next? Alex Gendler reveals the answer and

  • 05:23 Why Elephants Never Forget - Alex Gendler

    Why Elephants Never Forget - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-elephants-never-forget-alex-gendler It’s a common saying that elephants never forget. But the more we learn about elephants, the more it appears that their impressive memory is only one aspect of an incredib

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  • 05:56 How to recognize a dystopia - Alex Gendler

    How to recognize a dystopia - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-recognize-a-dystopia-alex-gendler The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Al

  • 04:06 What Is A Gift Economy? - Alex Gendler

    What Is A Gift Economy? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-a-gift-economy-alex-gendler What if, this holiday season, instead of saying "thank you" to your aunt for her gift of a knitted sweater, the polite response expected from you was to show up at her house i

  • 03:50 Popular Can You Solve The Bridge Riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can You Solve The Bridge Riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-bridge-riddle-alex-gendler Taking that internship in a remote mountain lab might not have been the best idea. Pulling that lever with the skull symbol just to see what it did probably wasn’t s

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  • 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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  • 05:13 How does impeachment work? - Alex Gendler

    How does impeachment work? - Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-impeachment-work-alex-gendler For most jobs, it’s understood that you can be fired – whether for crime, incompetence, or just poor performance.

  • 04:54 Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-three-gods-riddle-alex-gendler You and your team have crash-landed on an ancient planet. Can you appease the three alien overlords who rule it and get your team safely home? Created by logician

  • 03:59 Why Do We Cry? The Three Types Of Tears - Alex Gendler

    Why Do We Cry? The Three Types Of Tears - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-cry-the-three-types-of-tears-alex-gendler Whether we cry during a sad movie, while chopping onions, or completely involuntarily, our eyes are constantly producing tears. Alex Gendler tracks a particula

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  • 05:24 Popular Can you solve the pirate riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the pirate riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-pirate-riddle-alex-gendler It’s a good day to be a pirate. Amaro and his four mateys – Bart, Charlotte, Daniel, and Eliza have struck gold – a chest with 100 coins. But now, they must divvy up

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  • 04:35 Popular Can You Solve The Prisoner Hat Riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can You Solve The Prisoner Hat Riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-prisoner-hat-riddle-alex-gendler You and nine other individuals have been captured by super-intelligent alien overlords. The aliens think humans look quite tasty, but their civilization forbids

  • 06:01 The Wars That Inspired Game Of Thrones - Alex Gendler

    The Wars That Inspired Game Of Thrones - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-wars-that-inspired-game-of-thrones-alex-gendler Beginning around 1377, medieval England was shaken by a power struggle between two noble families, which spanned generations and involved a massive cast of cha

  • 04:43 The Turing Test: Can A Computer Pass For A Human? - Alex Gendler

    The Turing Test: Can A Computer Pass For A Human? - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-turing-test-can-a-computer-pass-for-a-human-alex-gendler What is consciousness? Can an artificial machine really think? For many, these have been vital considerations for the future of artificial intelligenc

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  • 04:42 Popular The Famously Difficult Green-eyed Logic Puzzle - Alex Gendler

    The Famously Difficult Green-eyed Logic Puzzle - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-famously-difficult-green-eyed-logic-puzzle-alex-gendler One hundred green-eyed logicians have been imprisoned on an island by a mad dictator. Their only hope for freedom lies in the answer to one famously di

  • 04:28 History of the Holidays: Columbus Day | History

    History of the Holidays: Columbus Day | History

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    How Columbus Day came to be celebrated. HISTORY®, now reaching more than 98 million homes, is the leading destination for award-winning original series and specials that connect viewers with history in an informative, immersive, and entertaining manne

  • 04:51 The Colossal Consequences Of Supervolcanoes - Alex Gendler

    The Colossal Consequences Of Supervolcanoes - Alex Gendler

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-colossal-consequences-of-supervolcanoes-alex-gendler In 1816, Europe and North America were plagued by heavy rains, odd-colored snow, famines,...

  • 05:18 Can you solve the rebel supplies riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the rebel supplies riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Solution to Bonus Riddle: https://brilliant.org/tededmislabelledboxes/ You’re overseeing the delivery of supplies to a rebel base in the heart of enemy territory. To get past customs, all packa

  • 04:52 What would it be like to live on the moon? - Alex Gendler

    What would it be like to live on the moon? - Alex Gendler

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    This video was made in partnership with the Airbus Foundation. Find out more about their work here: http://bit.ly/2M262NF View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-would-it-be-like-to-live-on-the-moon-alex-gendler The European Space Agency is hopi

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  • 05:06 Why doesnt the Leaning Tower of Pisa fall over? - Alex Gendler

    Why doesnt the Leaning Tower of Pisa fall over? - Alex Gendler

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    Dig into the 800 year history and architecture of the Leaning Tower of Pisa and find out what gives the tower its infamous tilt. --In 1990, the Italian government enlisted top engineers to stabilize Pisas famous Leaning Tower. Thered been many attempts du

  • 04:39 Can you solve the multiplying rabbits riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the multiplying rabbits riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-multiplying-rabbits-riddle-alex-gendler After years of experiments, you’ve finally created the pets of the

  • 02:25 Christopher Columbus: The Food, The Bad & The Ugly

    Christopher Columbus: The Food, The Bad & The Ugly

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    How did native foods become global foods? It's called the COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE. It was the world's first food revolution — and its consequences were horrific. HELP US MAKE THESE VIDEOS: http://bit.ly/2qte8HK ______________________________________ WEBSITE: h

  • 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

  • 07:51 The Myth of Hercules: 12 labors in 8-bits - Alex Gendler

    The Myth of Hercules: 12 labors in 8-bits - Alex Gendler

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-hercules-12-labors-in-8-bits-alex-gendler Hercules — son of Zeus and champion of humankind — stricken with a temporary curse of madness, has

  • 10:38 Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

    Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21

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    In which John Green teaches you about the beginning of the so-called Age of Discovery. You've probably heard of Christopher Columbus, who "discovered" America in 1492, but what about Vasco da Gama? How about Zheng He? Columbus gets a bad rap from many mod

  • 03:45 Can you outsmart this logical fallacy? - Alex Gendler

    Can you outsmart this logical fallacy? - Alex Gendler

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    Explore the psychology of the cognitive bias known as the conjunction fallacy, where we assume specific conditions are more probable than general ones. --Meet Lucy. She was a math major in college, and aced all her courses in probability and statistics. W

  • 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

  • 05:20 Can you solve the false positive riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the false positive riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Solution to the bonus riddle mentioned at the end: https://brilliant.org/tededprobabilitypairs/ Mining unobtainium is hard work – the rare mineral appears in only 1% of rocks in the mine. But y

  • 04:48 A day in the life of a Cossack warrior - Alex Gendler

    A day in the life of a Cossack warrior - Alex Gendler

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    Join the Cossack soldier Stepan as he tries to keep order in the battalion and help his people regain their independence. --The year is 1676, and a treaty has officially ended hostilities between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire.

  • 04:57 The myth of Sisyphus - Alex Gendler

    The myth of Sisyphus - Alex Gendler

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    Download a free audiobook version of "Man's Search for Meaning" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2z7JGWx Check out our full book recommendation: https://bit.ly/2JYUn1y Sisyphus was both a clever ruler who made his city prosperous, a

  • 05:04 Can you solve the dragon jousting riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the dragon jousting riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ -- After years of war, the worlds kingdoms have come to an agreement. Every five years, teams representing the elves, goblins, and treefolk will compete in a grand tournament of dragon jousting

  • 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

  • 04:43 Can you solve the secret sauce riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the secret sauce riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    As a top spy trained in infiltration and safecracking, its up to you to steal the competitions secret sauce recipe. Can you figure out where it's hidden? --One of the top chefs from Pasta Palace has been kidnapped by operatives from Burger Bazaar hoping t

  • 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,

  • 03:38 Can you solve the giant iron riddle? - Alex Gendler

    Can you solve the giant iron riddle? - Alex Gendler

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Solution to bonus riddle: https://brilliant.org/TedEdGiantIron/ The family of giants you work for is throwing a fancy dinner party, but there’s a problem — the elder giant’s favorite shirt is w

  • 04:22 Everything changed when the fire crystal got stolen - Alex Gendler

    Everything changed when the fire crystal got stolen - Alex Gendler

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    This riddle was created in partnership with Brilliant. Practice more problem solving here: https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ --Someone has tripped the magical alarms in the Element Temple. When you and the other monks arrive on the scene, you know you have a d

  • 05:46 Why the US celebrates Columbus Day

    Why the US celebrates Columbus Day

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    Should Columbus Day be Indigenous Peoples’ Day? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In past decades, Christopher Columbus has gone from unquestioned US hero to problematic figure. For centuries, the destruction and disease he ushered into the A

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  • 01:15 A Castle Dedicated to Columbus

    A Castle Dedicated to Columbus

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    In the seaside town of Benalmádena, Spain, stands a castle dedicated to one of history’s most notorious adventurers. Built to pay homage to Christopher Columbus, the castle was constructed between 1987 and 1994 by Dr. Esteban Martín—a medical practitioner

  • 10:18 Consequences of Columbus's voyage on the Tainos and Europe

    Consequences of Columbus's voyage on the Tainos and Europe

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    When Columbus arrived in the Caribbean, he met the Taino people. In this video, Kim explores the consequences of Columbus's voyage for the Taino people, as well as the changes wrought in Europe by Spain's New World exploits.

  • 05:10 How does asthma work? - Christopher E. Gaw

    How does asthma work? - Christopher E. Gaw

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-asthma-work-christopher-e-gaw More than 300 million people around the world suffer from asthma, and around 250,000 people die from it each year. But why do people get asthma, and how can this disease be

  • 02:26 Christopher Robin Official Trailer

    Christopher Robin Official Trailer

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    Out of the Wood. Into the city. Watch the brand new trailer for Disney's Christopher Robin. See the film in theatres August 3. In the heartwarming live action adventure Disney’s “Christopher Robin,” the young boy who shared countless adv

  • 15:53 Are We Born To Run? - Christopher McDougall

    Are We Born To Run? - Christopher McDougall

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    Christopher McDougall explores the mysteries of the human desire to run. How did running help early humans survive -- and what urges from our ancient ancestors spur us on today? McDougall tells the story of the marathoner with a heart of gold, the unlikel

  • 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

  • 11:48 How to Draw Alex Wassabi Easy Chibi | Famous Youtuber

    How to Draw Alex Wassabi Easy Chibi | Famous Youtuber

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    Follow along to learn how to draw Alex Wassabi easy, step by step. Chibi, cute Alex Wassabi drawing. Famous American Youtuber, vlogger and funny youtube creator with Wassabi Productions.

  • 04:08 How small are we in the scale of the universe? - Alex Hofeldt

    How small are we in the scale of the universe? - Alex Hofeldt

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-small-are-we-in-the-scale-of-the-universe-alex-hofeldt In 1995, scientists pointed the Hubble Telescope at an area of the sky near the Big Dipper. The location was apparently empty, and the whole endeavor wa

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  • 04:08 RNAi: Slicing, Dicing And Serving Your Cells - Alex Dainis

    RNAi: Slicing, Dicing And Serving Your Cells - Alex Dainis

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/rnai-slicing-dicing-and-serving-your-cells-alex-dainis RNA, the genetic messenger, makes sure the DNA recipe gives your cells exactly what they ordered. But sometimes that means inhibiting some other RNA that go

  • 12:12 ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

    ‎2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: World History #7

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    2,000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of Heaven and Confucius: Crash Course World History #7 In which John introduces you to quite a lot of Chinese history by discussing the complicated relationship between the Confucian scholars who wrote Chinese h

  • 08:03 How To Draw Alex From Minecraft

    How To Draw Alex From Minecraft

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    Learn how to draw Alex from Minecraft!

  • 07:06 How To Make Papercraft Alex From Minecraft

    How To Make Papercraft Alex From Minecraft

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    Today we're learning how to make a papercraft Alex from Minecraft! You'll need a lot of supplies for this project, so be sure to gather those up first: scissors, glue, printable (download below), colored pencils - peach, pink, light green, green, dark gre

  • 05:31 How were gravity fight scenes in inception filmed by Christopher Nolan

    How were gravity fight scenes in inception filmed by Christopher Nolan

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    The zero-gravity hallway fight scenes were achieved by using "...massive, rotating sets that twisted and turned and forced Gordon-Levitt to maneuver with utmost caution. Five-hundred crew-members were involved in the scene, which took a full three weeks t

  • 04:53 The Case Of The Missing Fractals - Alex Rosenthal And George Zaidan

    The Case Of The Missing Fractals - Alex Rosenthal And George Zaidan

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-case-of-the-missing-fractals-alex-rosenthal-and-george-zaidan A bump on the head, a mysterious femme fatale and a strange encounter on a windswept peak all add up to a heck of a night for Manny Brot, Private

  • 13:33 Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

    Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History: Crash Course World History 227

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    In which John Green teaches you about what westerners call the middle ages and the lives of the aristocracy...in Japan. The Heian period in Japan lasted from 794CE to 1185CE, and it was an interesting time in Japan. Rather than being known for a thriving

  • 16:41 Why It's Almost Impossible to Climb 15 Meters in 5 Secs. (ft. Alex Honnold) | WIRED

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