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  • 07:21 How the Meter Became the Meter

    How the Meter Became the Meter

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    Try CuriosityStream and learn something new today: http://curiositystream.com/smart ↓ More info and sources below ↓ The meter is the world’s ultimate measure, but how did it become “the” meter? What is this measurement based on? The story of this revoluti

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  • 10:09 The Amazing Oil Drop Light Meter

    The Amazing Oil Drop Light Meter

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    Checkout Brilliant here: https://brilliant.org/theactionlab/ In this video I show you the world's simplest light meter made form a drop of oil on a piece of paper. I show you how you can use this as a tool to determine the relative brightness or luminosit

  • 09:44 How to Measure Wavelength of Light with a Meter Stick - The Science of Light with Mr. G - Part 2

    How to Measure Wavelength of Light with a Meter Stick - The Science of Light with Mr. G - Part 2

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    **WARNING: This video contains math. Math has been known to cause great anxiety and even scare people. Please watch this video at your own risk. Or, just be brave and learn something new today! ~Craig Beals and Glenn Govertsen from the Mr. G Science Show

  • 01:38 Watch a 400 Meter Marble Run

    Watch a 400 Meter Marble Run

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    The latest collaboration between COS and Snarkitecture sees a lilac-hued marble run suspended from the ceiling of the Gana Art Gallery in Seoul, South Korea. The Marble Run installation is made up of four metal tracks, which snake through an all-white exh

  • 04:46 Monster Bridge Building Machine

    Monster Bridge Building Machine

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    This machine weight 580 Tons, 91.8 meter long, 7.4 meter in width, and 9 meter in height. She is able to lift 900 tons stuff. Made made by the Beijing Wowjoint Machinery Company: http://www.wowjoint.com/ Here is some more details: 1,The main support leg a

  • 05:10 How Kanazawa gold leaf is made.

    How Kanazawa gold leaf is made.

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    Watch a master in Japan make gold leaf that is so thin it literally disappears when you rub it on your fingers. This super thin gold is only 1/10th of a millionth of a meter thick or about 1/100th the thickness of a human hair.

  • 01:23 Snake Robot Climbs a Tree

    Snake Robot Climbs a Tree

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    From the Biorobotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University, a snake robot (Snakebot) demonstrates how it can climb a tree and look around. Please keep in mind that this robot climbed a specific tree with a specific trunk width about 1 meter off of the ground.

  • 04:14 What's That After-Rain Smell Made Of?

    What's That After-Rain Smell Made Of?

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    There’s a sweet smell in the air after it rains, whether it’s a spring shower or a summer storm. This week on Reactions, we explain the chemistry of petrichor, the smell of rain. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReact

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  • 03:48 How noise pollution is ruining your hearing

    How noise pollution is ruining your hearing

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    Our ears are exposed to dangerous levels of noise every single day. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Health organizations warn that continual exposure to noise levels above 70 decibels can potentially damage your ears. And yet we are routine

  • 02:53 Amazon Deforestation: Timelapse

    Amazon Deforestation: Timelapse

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    Explore a global timelapse of our planet, constructed from Landsat satellite imagery. The Amazon rainforest is shrinking at a rapid rate to provide land for farming and raising cattle. Each frame of the timelapse map is constructed from a year of Landsat

  • 05:25 Microsculpture by Levon Biss

    Microsculpture by Levon Biss

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    Microsculpture- The insect photography of Levon Biss. A groundbreaking photographic exhibition of Science and Art. A special exhibition from 27th May until October 2016 at Oxford University Museum of Natural History. microsculpture.net Microsculpture is a

  • 03:33 Football Physics: The

    Football Physics: The

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/football-physics-the-impossible-free-kick-erez-garty In 1997, Brazilian football player Roberto Carlos set up for a 35 meter free kick with no direct line to the goal. Carlos’s shot sent the ball flying wide of

  • 01:31 Lego Motor Lifts a Rock (88kg/195lb)

    Lego Motor Lifts a Rock (88kg/195lb)

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    Some of you wanted to see Lego motor lifting an actual weight instead of a meter. Here you have it. 88 kg of granite is lifted to a height of 20 cm. It took 21 minutes. :) Compared to the 220 kg machine, some changes were needed to increase the lifting di

  • 14:05 Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters In 9 Seconds | WIRED

    Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters In 9 Seconds | WIRED

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    Usain Bolt is "the world's fastest man" because he has the record for the 100 meter sprint at 9.58 seconds. But could runners go faster? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez explores the science of extreme sprinting speed. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube?

  • 03:23 The Physics Behind The Perfect Dive

    The Physics Behind The Perfect Dive

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    How do divers squeeze 4.5 flips into 1.5 seconds? Here's how physics plays a big role in readying the world's best divers for Rio. The Physics Of Baseball Pitches - http://bit.ly/2audbDl Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read

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  • 01:35 Robots try to ski, just miles from the Olympics

    Robots try to ski, just miles from the Olympics

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    A short drive from the Olympic games in Pyeongchang, South Korea is hosting another winter sporting event: Alpine skiing with robots.  Eight teams from universities and companies competed. Each team sent a completely autonomous humanoid down a 70-meter-lo

  • 01:56 This Giant Telescope Receives Radio Waves From Billions Of Light Years Away

    This Giant Telescope Receives Radio Waves From Billions Of Light Years Away

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    Impossible Engineering | Thursdays at 9/8c The five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope, or FAST, is a radio telescope located in the Dawodang depression in China. It's the largest in the world. Full Episodes Streaming FREE on Science Channel

  • 01:59 This Brazilian king lives in a sandcastle

    This Brazilian king lives in a sandcastle

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    Meet the sand king. Brazil native Marcio Mizael Matolias lives full-time in a sandcastle that he built on the beach in Rio de Janeiro – and has for 22 years. The three-square-meter castle, inspired by architects Antoni Gaudi and Oscar Niemeyer, also house

  • 11:41 Can You Survive An Elevator Fall By Jumping? Debunked

    Can You Survive An Elevator Fall By Jumping? Debunked

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    Support Debunked and be one of the first 200 people to sign up with this link to get 20% off your subscription with Brilliant.org! https://brilliant.org/debunked We're proud to have them as a sponsor and we hope you like them too! Your monthly dose of hyp

  • 02:37 The Metric System Song For Kids: Online Education Songs For Kids

    The Metric System Song For Kids: Online Education Songs For Kids

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    Worksheets, Cloze, Quiz, and more at Teachers Pay Teachers[http://goo.gl/cfW2G8] TES[http://goo.gl/jXgRhd] Learn all the prefixes to pair with the base units while rocking hard. Subscribe to our Online Education Channel Here: http://goo.gl/3H3bJ6 Appropri

  • 11:06 How to Fix Traffic Forever

    How to Fix Traffic Forever

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    The first 100 people to sign up will get three meals off their Blue Apron order free! Click here: http://cook.ba/2tNrXSI This video is sponsored by Blue Apron. Check out my new podcast with Brian from Real Engineering: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/

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

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

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    In 2020 climbing will be an official Olympic sport with three events -- lead, bouldering and speed climbing. The fastest time up the standard 15 meter speed wall is 5.48 seconds. Could it be faster? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez climbs with junior champion Jord

  • 22:14 Medieval wood riving – An attempt to recreate craftsmanship

    Medieval wood riving – An attempt to recreate craftsmanship

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    The movie describes an attempt to split a thirteen meter long log of pine tree. The riving was done by radial cuts. The original was founded in the spire of the church of Hardemo southwest of Örebro city in the province of Närke. The church was

  • 02:52 Spoken Without Words: Poetry with ASL SLAM

    Spoken Without Words: Poetry with ASL SLAM

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    It's spoken word without spoken words—ASL SLAM is an open space for poets to perform their work in American Sign Language (ASL). As ASL SLAM's executive director Douglas Ridloff explains, ASL poetry doesn't rely on rhyming patterns or meter within auditor

  • 04:55 DIY LED Trampoline // NeoPixels and Circuit Python

    DIY LED Trampoline // NeoPixels and Circuit Python

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    These NeoPixels makes you wanna jump! Learn how to upgrade a cheap trampoline with interactive NeoPixel LEDs. Use Adafruits ItsyBitsy and a vibration sensor to make a trampoline light up when you jump on it. Get the full source files, code, and step by st

  • 04:32 Is it possible to create a perfect vacuum? - Rolf Landua and Anais Rassat

    Is it possible to create a perfect vacuum? - Rolf Landua and Anais Rassat

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-it-possible-to-create-a-perfect-vacuum-rolf-landua-and-anais-rassat The universe is bustling with matter and energy. Even in the vast, apparent empti

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  • 04:52 How Small is an Atom?

    How Small is an Atom?

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    The size of an atom is only a few angstroms at most - there are 10 billion angstroms in 1 meter. This video also goes the basic parts of an atom (protons, neutrons, and electrons) and why the traditional model of the atom is not correct. Electrons are unp

  • 02:36 Mexico’s 600-Year-Old Dance of the Flying Men

    Mexico’s 600-Year-Old Dance of the Flying Men

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    For the past 600 years, dancers in Papantla, Mexico, have taken to the skies to perform the acrobatic spectacle, the Danza de los Voladores (Dance of the Flyers). Four flyers and one guide dressed in vibrant colors ascend a 20-meter pole, anchored only by

  • 03:58 How To Make a Lego Man Fly

    How To Make a Lego Man Fly

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    You want to make a Lego man fly? It's easy. You just need helium, a sky lantern, a tablet, three Lego motors, and a few other parts. This state-of-the-art airship will lift your chosen Lego figure up in the air in a fast, accurate and thoroughly reliable

  • 02:34 What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

    What antlers can teach us about cancer and regrowing limbs

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    Antlers are some of the fastest-growing bone in the animal kingdom: Deer, moose, elk, and reindeer sprout up to half a meter of new bone growth in a month prior to the mating season. Now, researchers studying their genomes have discovered how. Genes that

  • 01:21 Slime Houses of Pinky-Size Plankton Cycle Carbon

    Slime Houses of Pinky-Size Plankton Cycle Carbon

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    This tiny larvacean blows up a mucus balloon up to a meter across. It pumps water through feeding structures to concentrate food particles, and may be an important player in oceanic carbon cycling. Subscribe to our channel: https://youtube.com/SciAmerican

  • 08:01 Inside Italy's $1 Billion Marble Mountains

    Inside Italy's $1 Billion Marble Mountains

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    A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretches for 58 km and reaches 2,000 meters high. The Carrara quarries have produced more marble than any othe

  • 03:13 This 360-Degree Theater Lets You Experience VR Without A Headset

    This 360-Degree Theater Lets You Experience VR Without A Headset

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    This theater takes VR to a whole new level. Space 360 is a spherical projection theater. It creates a small universe around viewers. This eliminates the need for VR headsets. The theater is located next to Lucerium National Science Museum in Gwangju, Sout

  • 10:14 How to Measure Flow with Magnets - (Magnetic Flow Meters)

    How to Measure Flow with Magnets - (Magnetic Flow Meters)

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    What happens when a civil engineer mixes water and electricity? The results aren't always ideal, but you always learn something! A magnetic flow meter relies on Faraday's Law of Induction to measure the flow of a fluid. Magnets outside the pipe create a m

  • 02:31 Why Do We Yawn?

    Why Do We Yawn?

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    What makes yawning so contagious? Watch the 'Yawn-O-Meter': http://bit.ly/1qwFDrx SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.f

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  • 01:35 Metric System Music Video: Online Education Songs For Kids

    Metric System Music Video: Online Education Songs For Kids

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    Worksheets, Cloze, Quiz, and more at Teachers Pay Teachers[http://goo.gl/cfW2G8] TES[http://goo.gl/jXgRhd] The Metric System Explained. Learn the Base Unit Prefixes and sing along. Subscribe to our YouTube channel here! http://goo.gl/3H3bJ6 Appropriate fo

  • 01:30 This Space Suburb Could Hold Secrets About the Origin of the Solar System

    This Space Suburb Could Hold Secrets About the Origin of the Solar System

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    There’s a rocky superhighway in the outskirts of our solar system, and it might be home to the ominous Planet 9. Everything You Need To Know About the Earth's Terminator https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpREvI5atzU&t=34s Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/s

  • 01:53 In Ancient Egypt, Even Boats Had Their Own Tombs | National Geographic

    In Ancient Egypt, Even Boats Had Their Own Tombs | National Geographic

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    Archaeologists recently discovered an ancient Egyptian boat burial site dating more than 3,800 years old. National Geographic grantee and Penn Museum Associate Curator Josef Wegner and his team made the discovery while excavating the tomb of 12th Dynasty

  • 03:38 There’s a Microscopic Robot On This Penny That's Built to Go Inside You…

    There’s a Microscopic Robot On This Penny That's Built to Go Inside You…

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    Engineers are building tiny magnetic robots that could deliver medicine to an exact spot in your body. Here’s how they work. One Shot Could Provide All the Vaccines You'll Ever Need - https://youtu.be/qQ1VKYX4Vl0 Read More: Medicine of the Future: New Mic

  • 03:57 The Threat to Space Travel That No One's Talking About

    The Threat to Space Travel That No One's Talking About

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    If we don't clean up space debris, it could become impossible to leave Earth's atmosphere. Luckily, scientists have a plan. Well, lots of plans. NASA's Plan To Use A Giant Magnet To Make Mars Habitable - https://youtu.be/5XnpU9ZMFEg Sign Up For The Seeker

  • 03:51 How to Build a Teleporter with Aliens

    How to Build a Teleporter with Aliens

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    The first 200 people to use http://skl.sh/minutephysics30 get 30% off a premium Skillshare subscription. Support MinutePhysics on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/minutephysics Link to Patreon Supporters: http://www.minutephysics.com/supporters/ This video

  • 05:51 What Can Giant Telescopes Reveal About Our Universe?

    What Can Giant Telescopes Reveal About Our Universe?

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    Most of what we know about space has been observed through telescopes. Trace takes a deeper look at one of the biggest telescopes in the U.S. the Discovery Channel Telescope. Don't miss Telescope, premiering Feb. 20 at 9/8c on Discovery! Sign Up For The T

  • 02:50 Artificial Atoms Could Harness the Secret Power of Metamaterials

    Artificial Atoms Could Harness the Secret Power of Metamaterials

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    The superlattices used in metamaterials can be built using crystals called “artificial atoms.” What exactly are these tiny building blocks? These Nanostructures Are Hacking Nature - https://youtu.be/6-JjCvlPSF4 For a 30-day, unrestricted trial, go to http

  • 03:56 Will We Ever Stop Breaking World Records?

    Will We Ever Stop Breaking World Records?

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    Every year, it becomes more difficult to break a world record. Is there a limit to human capability? Why Sports Are Unfair - http://bit.ly/1lgjZcl Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Read More: Have We Reached The Athletic Limit

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  • 04:10 HIRMES: SOFIA's latest high-resolution Mid-infrared Spectrometer

    HIRMES: SOFIA's latest high-resolution Mid-infrared Spectrometer

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    A team from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is developing a new, third-generation facility science instrument for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA. The High Resolution Mid-InfrarEd Spectrometer (HIRMES

  • 10:34 Primitive Technology: Round hut

    Primitive Technology: Round hut

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    I built a round hut using palm thatch and mud walls to replace the damaged A-frame hut built a few months ago. The A frame hut was damaged due to torrential rain and poor design elements considering the wet conditions. The thatch had rotted in the part of

  • 03:31 The Tallest Lifeforms Of All Time

    The Tallest Lifeforms Of All Time

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    If you doubled in size, your weight would be eight times greater. That’s the trouble with growing tall. Gravity’s pull is keeping us all down. But there are a few earthly giants that have fought gravity and won.  Science Insider tells you all you need to

  • 05:14 This Is the Engineering You’d Need to Cross the Pacific Ocean | The Swim

    This Is the Engineering You’d Need to Cross the Pacific Ocean | The Swim

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    The secrets to converting a twenty-meter racing yacht into a vessel seaworthy of a historic voyage? Reverse osmosis and fiberglass batteries, of course. Could the Biggest Ocean Recording Ever Made Redefine Marine Science? - https://youtu.be/-GWVmk-U-kk Fo

  • 02:56 SALTO - Berkeley's leaping robot

    SALTO - Berkeley's leaping robot

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    Roboticists at UC Berkeley have designed a small robot that can leap into the air and then spring off a wall, or perform multiple vertical jumps in a row, resulting in the highest robotic vertical jumping agility ever recorded. The agility of the robot op

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  • 11:14 The Milky Way: Crash Course Astronomy #37

    The Milky Way: Crash Course Astronomy #37

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    Today we’re talking about our galactic neighborhood: The Milky Way. It’s a disk galaxy, a collection of dust, gas, and hundreds of billions of stars, with the Sun located about halfway out from the center. The disk has grand spiral patterns in it, formed

  • 03:29 Graphene Could Solve the World's Water Crisis

    Graphene Could Solve the World's Water Crisis

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    Turning saltwater into clean drinking water is an expensive, energy-intensive process, but could the wonder material graphene make it more accessible? New Discovery Could Unlock Graphene's Full Potential - https://youtu.be/J0ZMi83oUjk Sign Up For The Seek

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  • 13:23 The Big Bang: Crash Course Astronomy #42

    The Big Bang: Crash Course Astronomy #42

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    Thanks to observations of galaxy redshifts, we can tell that the universe is EXPANDING! Knowing that the universe is expanding and how quickly its expanding also allows us to run the clock backwards 14 billion years to the way the universe began - with a

  • 15:44 Top 10 Science Tricks and Physics Stunt Toys

    Top 10 Science Tricks and Physics Stunt Toys

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    These 10 Science Toys are Must Haves! In this family friendly video you'll see many incredible / satisfying /amazing science toys / physics toys. Science Toys In This Video: Zero Blaster: Introducing the NEW Amazing Zero Toys Smoke-Ring Blaster! Now with

  • 07:51 The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Not What You Think It Is | The Swim

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    It's not an island twice the size of Texas. But it is severely impacting marine life and human health... and incredibly hard to study. How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies - https://youtu.be/Bbg0L7JN15U Read More What Happens to

  • 02:33 Invasion Of The Earthworms!

    Invasion Of The Earthworms!

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    Worms cause major changes to ecosystems, but those changes aren’t always new. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth _______________

  • 06:48 What Are Alien Megastructures?

    What Are Alien Megastructures?

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    Did scientists find a giant alien structure around KIC 8462852? Probably not, but if they did, what would these structures look like? Support us at: http://www.patreon.com/universetoday More stories at: http://www.universetoday.com/ Follow us on Twitter:

  • 10:06 Primitive Technology: Crossdraft kiln

    Primitive Technology: Crossdraft kiln

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    Primitive Technology: Crossdraft kiln - Building a crossdraft kiln from scratch. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subPT | Never miss a video! Enable ‘ALL’ Notifications! Last time, I made Polynesian Arrowroot Flour from scratch: https://youtube.com/wa

  • 06:27 What is the Mars Curse?

    What is the Mars Curse?

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    If you’re going to send a spacecraft to Mars, you’ve got to know that place has an insatiable hunger for our plucky robot companions. Why is this place cursed? References http://www.universetoday.com/131611/schiaparelli-gone-smashed-surface-mars/ https://

  • 13:01 The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant

    The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant

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    Stories about aging have traditionally focused on the need for graceful accommodation. The recommended solution to diminishing vigor and impending death was resignation coupled with an effort to achieve closure in practical affairs and personal relationsh


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