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  • 02:30 Searching for Earth’s Trojan Asteroids

    Searching for Earth’s Trojan Asteroids

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    Trojan asteroids are common at the L4 and L5 Lagrange points of other planets, leading or following the planet in its orbit. But detecting our own Trojan asteroids from Earth is difficult since they appear close to the sun from our perspective. In mid-Feb

  • 04:29 What Is Depression? - Helen M. Farrell

    What Is Depression? - Helen M. Farrell

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-depression-helen-m-farrell Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, i

  • 03:09 HELEN KELLER SPEAKS OUT

    HELEN KELLER SPEAKS OUT

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    Year - 1954. Helen Keller explains That her Greatest Disappointment in life is that she can not speak normally. TRANSCRIPT: " In this room sits a remarkable woman. She's Miss Helen Keller. She does not see the room, or the book she's reading. She sees not

  • 05:58 What is bipolar disorder? - Helen M. Farrell

    What is bipolar disorder? - Helen M. Farrell

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-bipolar-disorder-helen-m-farrell The word bipolar means ‘two extremes.’ For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities: elation and de

  • 05:05 Beware of nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns) - Helen Sword

    Beware of nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns) - Helen Sword

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/beware-of-nominalizations-aka-zombie-nouns-helen-sword Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns. Zombie nouns transform simple and straightforward

  • 17:53 Q&A - Under The Sea - With Helen Scales

    Q&A - Under The Sea - With Helen Scales

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    Why haven't octopuses evolved shells? Helen Scales answers questions from the audience following her talk. Watch the main event here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n796FoQjOHI Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe From shell-st

  • 59:24 We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

    We Need to Talk About Physics - with Helen Czerski

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    Helen Czerski explores the everyday oddities that shed light on some of the most important science of our time. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://youtu.be/nAWHJViVfcU When we hear about physics, we

  • 59:13 Under The Sea - With Helen Scales

    Under The Sea - With Helen Scales

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    A dive into the spiralling world of seashells and the bizarre animals that make them. Helen Scales explains how hermit crabs like to party and butterflies learnt to swim. Watch the Q&A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqBHjBDgLfY Subscribe for regular sci

  • 04:24 The truth about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - Helen M. Farrell

    The truth about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) - Helen M. Farrell

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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/the-truth-about-electroconvulsive-therapy-ect-helen-m-farrell In 1982, a young nurse was suffering from severe, unrelenting

  • 02:58 The Dreams Of An Astronaut - With Helen Sharman

    The Dreams Of An Astronaut - With Helen Sharman

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    What do astronauts dream of? In 1991, Helen Sharman became the first Briton in space; in this animation she shares a dream she has about returning to space, and talks about what it’s like to gaze down on the earth from above. This is the first instalment

  • 04:46 The Sokol Space Suit: Helen Sharman On Being In Space

    The Sokol Space Suit: Helen Sharman On Being In Space

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    A space suit is a carefully engineered cocoon, designed to protect an astronaut from the perils of the abyss. Helen Sharman walks us through the suit she trusted with her life when she went into space. Day 6 of our advent calendar, A Place Called Space: h

  • 04:04 Popular Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)

    Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)

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    Helen Keller's loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, especially when Keller comprehended the fun

  • 04:33 Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor - with Helen Czerski

    Marie Tharp: Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor - with Helen Czerski

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    Continental drift is common knowledge now, but when the idea was first proposed it was revolutionary. Helen Czerski tells the story of how the maps of one of history’s finest cartographers shifted our view of the planet. Subscribe for new science videos e

  • 04:58 This Upcoming NASA Mission Could Discover How Our Solar System Began

    This Upcoming NASA Mission Could Discover How Our Solar System Began

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    NASA's latest mission is heading to the Trojan asteroids to help us answer some of the biggest questions about the origin of our solar system. Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist Visi

  • 33:27 Great Mythologies of the World | The Great Courses

    Great Mythologies of the World | The Great Courses

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    Turn now to the hero of Homer’s celebrated Odyssey: Odysseus. From his plans for the Trojan horse to his tricking of a murderous cyclops to his final arrival back in Ithaca, learn how Odysseus’s scheming and lying led to heroic triumphs that made his stor

  • 03:33 Where Does Gold Come From? | Earth Lab

    Where Does Gold Come From? | Earth Lab

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    Where does gold come from before it makes its way into jewelry? Helen Czerski explores the methods old prospectors used to find gold. Subscribe to Earth Lab for more fascinating science videos - http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthLab All the best Earth Lab vid

  • 04:32 The Science Behind The Myth: Homer's

    The Science Behind The Myth: Homer's

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-behind-the-myth-homer-s-odyssey-matt-kaplan Homer's "Odyssey" recounts the adventures of the Greek hero Odysseus during his journey home from the Trojan War. Though some parts may be based on real ev

  • 04:03 Anti-Gravity Wheel Explained

    Anti-Gravity Wheel Explained

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    It's a little shaky but if you average out the oscillations I think the result is clear. Again, huge thank you's to A/Prof Emeritus Rod Cross, Helen Georgiou, Alex Yeung, and Chris Stewart, Tom Gordon, the University of Sydney Mechanical Engineering shop,

  • 00:59 Why Some Popcorn Kernels Never Pop In The Microwave

    Why Some Popcorn Kernels Never Pop In The Microwave

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    No matter if it's popcorn you've ordered at the theaters or that you've cooked in the microwave, there always seems to be leftover kernels that didn't pop. Physicist and author of "Storm in a Teacup: The physics of everyday life," Helen Czerski, explains

  • 02:44 Here's How To Fight Zika: With More Mosquitoes | WIRED

    Here's How To Fight Zika: With More Mosquitoes | WIRED

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    Scientists in California are breeding and releasing mosquitos into Zika hotspots. While it may seem like they're making matters worse, they are actually releasing a kind of biological trojan horse. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://w

  • 12:07 A Long and Difficult Journey, or  The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

    A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

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    You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing th

  • 19:41 The Actual Mathematics of Popping Champagne Corks

    The Actual Mathematics of Popping Champagne Corks

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    Thanks to Helen Czerski for making the video with me! https://www.helenczerski.net/ Helen is physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University College London. You should check out her book Storm in a Teacup

  • 1:14:39 Periodic Success: The Hidden Beauty Of The Periodic Table

    Periodic Success: The Hidden Beauty Of The Periodic Table

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    Join a guided tour of science’s most iconic image with chemical physicist and material scientist Jamie Gallagher, geek songstress Helen Arney and nanoscientist Suze Kundu. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The periodic table

  • 05:00 This Missing Force Field Could Lead to a Dark Matter Breakthrough

    This Missing Force Field Could Lead to a Dark Matter Breakthrough

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    The strong CP problem is one of the biggest puzzles in physics...let's dive in. Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com While you're probably pretty fa

  • 06:10 Her spirit was broken; incredible transformation of dying dog

    Her spirit was broken; incredible transformation of dying dog

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    We got a call to rescue a street dog who was suffering from severe mange and dehydration. She was unable to stand when we found her curled up in a ball on the side of the street. Her skin was covered with painful scabs and she had completely lost hope. Af

  • 05:32 What Does Earth Look Like From Space? An Astronaut's Perspective

    What Does Earth Look Like From Space? An Astronaut's Perspective

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    What’s it like to see our planet from above? To gaze upon the Earth from beyond our atmosphere? Four seasoned astronauts, Helen Sharman, Daniel Tani, Michael Barratt and Jean-Francois Clervoy, recall that unique experience. Day 8 of our advent calendar, A

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  • 07:15 Living In Space: An Astronaut's Perspective

    Living In Space: An Astronaut's Perspective

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    Four seasoned astronauts recall what life in space is really like. Helen Sharman, Michael Barratt, Daniel Tani and Jean-Francois Clervoy talk about weightlessness, space walks, and coming home. Day 18 of our advent calendar: http://rigb.org/advent Watch t

  • 05:42 Anti-Gravity Wheel?

    Anti-Gravity Wheel?

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    Explanation of gyro precession: http://bit.ly/U4e8HQ More: http://bit.ly/GyroMORE Less Than: http://bit.ly/GyroLESS Equal To: http://bit.ly/GyroEQUAL Huge thanks to A/Prof Emeritus Rod Cross, Helen Georgiou for filming, Alex Yeung, and Chris Stewart, the

  • 13:01 Wasps: The Literal Worst

    Wasps: The Literal Worst

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    Wasps are the worst thing about the end of summer, yet it turns out that they might just actually be my new favourite animal. Check out Curiosity Stream and get your first 30 days free with the promo code 'Animalogic': https://curiositystream.com/animalog

  • 04:14 Why Is Salt White? | Earth Lab

    Why Is Salt White? | Earth Lab

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    Why does salt look white. This clip from In Search of Science Explains. Subscribe to Earth Lab for more fascinating science videos - http://bit.ly/SubscribeToEarthLab All the best Earth Lab videos http://bit.ly/EarthLabOriginals Best of BBC Earth videos h

  • 05:05 An Acquiring Mind: An Inside Look, Part Two

    An Acquiring Mind: An Inside Look, Part Two

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    Great Museums presents Part Two of its new webisode series titled: "The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions". Helen C. Evans, the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art,

  • 02:34 An Acquiring Mind: An Inside Look, Part One

    An Acquiring Mind: An Inside Look, Part One

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    Great Museums presents Part One of its new webisode series titled: "The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions". Helen C. Evans, the Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art,

  • 04:44 Popular Justin Bieber “Love Yourself” - Cover By Isaiah Morgan

    Justin Bieber “Love Yourself” - Cover By Isaiah Morgan

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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/Isaiahjmorgan Instagram: @ officialisaiahjmorgan Song Info: Produced by: Kevin Randolph Recorded by: Kevin Randolph Vocal Production: Nalija Mixed and mastered by: Edward “E-Dub” Rios at BeatBox Pros Studios, Sherman Oaks, CA

  • 03:57 The Cost of College Debt 360° | FRONTLINE

    The Cost of College Debt 360° | FRONTLINE

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    [EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was originally published on September 30, 2016.] Right now, over 40 million people have student debt. Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1BycsJW College affordability was one of the hottest topics of the past election season. B

  • 00:53 Incredibles 2 Official Teaser Trailer

    Incredibles 2 Official Teaser Trailer

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    The teaser trailer for "Incredibles 2" is here. Disney/Pixar's "Incredibles 2" opens in theatres in 3D June 15th, 2018. Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight,

  • 09:24 These Are the Events That Will Happen Before 2050

    These Are the Events That Will Happen Before 2050

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    Get an exclusive 7-day free trial of Storyblocks: http://storyblocks.com/RealLifeLore_0917 Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Music is by Brandon Maahs. Check out his website and music by clicking this link: http://www.brandonmaahs.com/audio-reel Fac

  • 05:57 The Stone Age Tribe on a Banned Island You Can't Visit

    The Stone Age Tribe on a Banned Island You Can't Visit

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    Get a free audiobook from Audible at http://audible.com/reallifelore Get the RealLifeLore book here: http://amzn.to/2ieJLyN Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Music is by Brandon Maahs. Check out his website and music by clicking this link: http://ww

  • 06:09 What If We Destroyed the Moon?

    What If We Destroyed the Moon?

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    The first 500 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: http://skl.sh/RLL6 Get the new RealLifeLore book here: http://amzn.to/2ieJLyN Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Animations courtesy of Josh Sherrington of Heliosphere

  • 06:03 What Happens to You if You Upload Your Mind to a Computer?

    What Happens to You if You Upload Your Mind to a Computer?

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    Check out Assassin's Creed Origins: http://bit.ly/2taHyHO Get the new RealLifeLore book here: http://bit.ly/2zKr1l5 Visit Here's the Bad Version's channel for the next video! http://bit.ly/2hHEy5S Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Animations courtes

  • 06:10 Why We May Not Be Able to Visit Space in the Future

    Why We May Not Be Able to Visit Space in the Future

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    Learn how to think with Brilliant for free by signing up at https://brilliant.org/reallifelore/ Get the RealLifeLore book here: http://amzn.to/2ieJLyN Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Music is by Brandon Maahs. Check out his website and music by cl

  • 06:26 Why It Might Be Impossible to Sink This $13 Billion Ship

    Why It Might Be Impossible to Sink This $13 Billion Ship

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    First 300 viewers to use the code PLAYWARSHIPS2017 can get 250 doubloons, 1,000,000 Credits, HMS Campbeltown premium ship, one port slot and 3 days premium time when you click here → http://cpm.wargaming.net/rcuepa60/?pub_id=RealLifeLore Get the new RealL

  • 03:09 Craig of the Creek | Another Creek Dimension | Cartoon Network

    Craig of the Creek | Another Creek Dimension | Cartoon Network

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    Craig connects with another kid from the creek but, she lives in another dimension! Episode: Doorway to Helen CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe About Craig of the Creek: Craig is a 10-year-old boy who spends his aftern

  • 03:28 Craig of the Creek | Pen Pals | Cartoon Network

    Craig of the Creek | Pen Pals | Cartoon Network

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    Craig makes a long distance connection with a kid that loves the creek as much as he does. Episode: Doorway to Helen CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe About Craig of the Creek: Craig is a 10-year-old boy who spends his

  • 06:29 What If Earth Started Spinning Twice as Fast Right Now?

    What If Earth Started Spinning Twice as Fast Right Now?

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    The first 500 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: http://skl.sh/RLL7 Get the new RealLifeLore book here: http://amzn.to/2ieJLyN Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Animations courtesy of Josh Sherrington of Heliosphere

  • 06:32 How Big Can Animals Get?

    How Big Can Animals Get?

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    First 100 people get 3 free meals at Blue Apron! Click here to redeem: http://cook.ba/2hYhmQQ Sponsored by Blue Apron Get the new RealLifeLore book here: http://bit.ly/2zKr1l5 Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Animations courtesy of Josh Sherrington

  • 06:57 What the Most Powerful Magnet in the Universe is Capable of: Magnetars Explained

    What the Most Powerful Magnet in the Universe is Capable of: Magnetars Explained

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    Learn more about astronomy and space for free at; https://brilliant.org/reallifelore/ Please Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2dB7VTO Animations courtesy of Josh Sherrington of Heliosphere: https://www.youtube.com/user/Necrith Music is by Brandon Maahs. Check out

  • 09:16 Quantum Entanglement & Spooky Action At A Distance

    Quantum Entanglement & Spooky Action At A Distance

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    Does quantum entanglement make faster-than-light communication possible? What is NOT random? http://bit.ly/NOTrandoVe First, I know this video is not easy to understand. Thank you for taking the time to attempt to understand it. I've been working on this

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  • 53:16 Plastic Wars (full film) | FRONTLINE

    Plastic Wars (full film) | FRONTLINE

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    Have efforts to solve the plastic pollution problem made it worse? Go inside the battle over plastics, recycling and what’s at stake. This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. Support your local PBS station here: http://www.pbs.org/donat

  • 11:18 The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

    The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

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    Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe I'm filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The fi

  • 04:18 Giant Flow Batteries Could Power Your City In The Future

    Giant Flow Batteries Could Power Your City In The Future

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    China is building vanadium redox flow batteries to power its cities in the future, but what exactly are they and how do they work?Diamond Nuclear Batteries Are Forever Sort Of- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj7z8wFGzDE Read More:The Better Batteries Tha

  • 03:52 Charlie Puth - Free (Official Lyric Video)

    Charlie Puth - Free (Official Lyric Video)

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    Music video by Charlie Puth performing Free (Official Lyric Video) from Disneys One and Only Ivan. 2020 Walt Disney RecordsDisneys The One and Only Ivan now streaming exclusively on Disney+An adaptation of the award-winning book about one very special gor

  • 05:33 Can you solve the honeybee riddle? - Dan Finkel

    Can you solve the honeybee riddle? - Dan Finkel

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ --Youre a biologist on a mission to keep the rare honeybee Apis Trifecta from going extinct. The last 60 bees of the species are in your terrarium. Youve already constructed wire frames of the

  • 04:41 Why do people fear the wrong things? - Gerd Gigerenzer

    Why do people fear the wrong things? - Gerd Gigerenzer

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    How can we use statistics to evaluate risk? Dig into the difference between relative risk and absolute risk and how each is used in the news.--A new drug reduces the risk of heart attacks by 40%. Shark attacks are up by a factor of two. Drinking a liter o

  • 05:45 How to outsmart the Prisoners Dilemma - Lucas Husted

    How to outsmart the Prisoners Dilemma - Lucas Husted

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    Puzzle through the classic game theory challenge, The Prisoners Dilemma, and decide: would you choose to spare or sacrifice? --Two perfectly rational gingerbread men, Crispy and Chewy, are out strolling when theyre caught by a fox. Instead of simply eatin

  • 04:47 History's "worst" nun - Theresa A. Yugar

    History's "worst" nun - Theresa A. Yugar

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    Get to know the life of Mexican nun, poet and scholar, Sor Juana Ins de la Cruz, who was censored by the Church for her critical writings. --Juana Ramrez de Asbaje sat before a panel of prestigious theologians, jurists, and mathematicians. They had been i

  • 04:59 A brief history of dogs - David Ian Howe

    A brief history of dogs - David Ian Howe

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    Trace the history of how wolves, one of humanity’s oldest rivals, evolved into the domesticated dogs we call “man’s best friend.” -- Since their emergence over 200,000 years ago, modern humans have established communities all over the planet. But they did

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  • 04:40 Your body vs. implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler

    Your body vs. implants - Kaitlyn Sadtler

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    Why do medical implants like insulin pumps and prosthetic knees need replacement? Explore how the immune system fights implants and how new devices are trying to help. --Insulin pumps improve the lives of millions of people with diabetes around the world

  • 05:00 How to see more and care less: The art of Georgia O'Keeffe - Iseult Gillespie

    How to see more and care less: The art of Georgia O'Keeffe - Iseult Gillespie

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    Get to know the life and works of painter and sculptor Georgia OKeeffe, whose art became a cornerstone of American Modernism. --Feeling disconnected from creating art within classical conventions, artist Georgia OKeeffe began experimenting with abstract d

  • 05:26 Popular Which type of milk is best for you? - Jonathan J. OSullivan & Grace E. Cunningham

    Which type of milk is best for you? - Jonathan J. OSullivan & Grace E. Cunningham

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    Dive into the most popular milks dairy, almond, soy and oat to find out which is healthiest for you and for the planet.--If you go to the store in search of milk, there are a dizzying number of products to choose from. Theres dairy milk, but also plant-ba

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  • 05:16 Popular What is a coronavirus? - Elizabeth Cox

    What is a coronavirus? - Elizabeth Cox

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    Dig into the science of coronaviruses and find out how they cause diseases such as SARS, MERS, and COVID-19. --For almost a decade, scientists chased the source of a deadly new virus through Chinas tallest mountains and most isolated caverns. They finally

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  • 04:51 How do antidepressants work? - Neil R. Jeyasingam

    How do antidepressants work? - Neil R. Jeyasingam

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    Dig into the discovery of antidepressant drugs, how they work, and what we still dont know about depression.--In the 1950s, the discovery of two new drugs sparked what would become a multi-billion dollar market for antidepressants. Neither drug was intend

  • 04:41 Why should you read Kafka on the Shore? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read Kafka on the Shore? - Iseult Gillespie

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    Follow the entwined destinies of Kafka and Nakata in Haruki Murakamis mind-bending novel Kafka on the Shore.--Desperate to escape his tyrannical father and the family curse he feels doomed to repeat, Haruki Murakamis teenage protagonist renames himself Ka

  • 05:11 Ancient Romes most notorious doctor - Ramon Glazov

    Ancient Romes most notorious doctor - Ramon Glazov

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    Learn about the Greek physician and philosopher Galen of Pergamon, whose experiments and discoveries changed medicine.--In the 16th century, an anatomist named Andreas Vesalius made a shocking discovery: the most famous human anatomy texts in the world we

  • 06:16 Popular Einstein's twin paradox explained - Amber Stuver

    Einstein's twin paradox explained - Amber Stuver

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    Follow two astronauts into outer space to explore time dilation and Einsteins theory of relativity through the Twin Paradox thought experiment. --On their 20th birthday, identical twin astronauts volunteer for an experiment. Terra will remain on Earth, wh

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  • 05:23 Popular Licking bees and pulping trees: The reign of a wasp queen - Kenny Coogan

    Licking bees and pulping trees: The reign of a wasp queen - Kenny Coogan

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    Take a look inside a hive as a wasp queen begins her reign; founding a colony, hunting to feed her brood and defending against intruders. -- As the sun rises, something royal stirs inside a pile of firewood. It's the wasp queen; one of thousands who mated

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  • 04:12 Why should you read Flannery O’Connor? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read Flannery O’Connor? - Iseult Gillespie

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    Find out why Flannery O’Connor, an American novelist, is known as a master of the grotesque in Southern Gothic literature. -- Flannery O’Connor scribbled tales of outcasts, intruders and misfits staged in the world she knew best: the American South. She w

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 04:47 The bug that poops candy - George Zaidan

    The bug that poops candy - George Zaidan

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    Download a free audiobook version of "Ingredients" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-edCheck out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/ingredients--Aphids c

  • 05:38 Popular Why do you get a fever when you're sick? - Christian Moro

    Why do you get a fever when you're sick? - Christian Moro

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    Discover what happens in your body when you have a fever and why its role in our immune response remains a mystery to scientists. --There are many mysteries around fever, but we do know that all mammals, some birds and even a few invertebrate and plant sp

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  • 05:25 How do self-driving cars see? - Sajan Saini

    How do self-driving cars see? - Sajan Saini

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    Take a look at the LIDAR and integrated photonics technologies that help self-driving cars navigate obstacles, no matter the environment, weather or light.--Its late, pitch dark and a self-driving car winds down a narrow country road. Suddenly, three haza

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  • 05:20 This tool will help improve your critical thinking - Erick Wilberding

    This tool will help improve your critical thinking - Erick Wilberding

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    Explore the technique known as the Socratic Method, which uses questions to examine a persons values, principles, and beliefs. --Socrates, one of the founding fathers of Western philosophical thought, was on trial. Many believed he was an enemy of the sta

  • 04:33 The chaotic brilliance of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat - Jordana Moore Saggese

    The chaotic brilliance of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat - Jordana Moore Saggese

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    Learn about the life of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, from his start as part of graffiti duo SAMO to his rise as an internationally renowned painter. -- Like Beat writers who composed their work by shredding and reassembling scraps of writing, art

  • 05:38 The strange history of the world's most stolen painting - Noah Charney

    The strange history of the world's most stolen painting - Noah Charney

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    Discover Jan van Eycks masterpiece, the Ghent Altarpiece, and explore how it became the worlds most stolen artwork.--Throughout six centuries, the Ghent Altarpiece, also called The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, has been burned, forged, and raided in three

  • 05:34 The imaginary king who changed the real world - Matteo Salvadore

    The imaginary king who changed the real world - Matteo Salvadore

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    Get to know the legend of the king known as Prester John, whose myth would impact the decisions of European leaders for 400 years. --In 1165, copies of a strange letter began to circulate throughout Europe. It spoke of a fantastical realm, containing the

  • 04:41 Whats the best fuel for your car?

    Whats the best fuel for your car?

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    Dig into which fuel gasoline, electric, biofuels, or electrofuels is both affordable for consumers and sustainable for the planet.--Historically, most cars have run on gasoline, but that doesnt have to be the case in the future: other liquid fuels and ele

  • 05:23 New Who decides whats in the dictionary? - Ilan Stavans

    Who decides whats in the dictionary? - Ilan Stavans

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    Explore the history of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and find out how old words get redefined and how new words are added. --While the concept of a dictionary dates back to ancient civilizations, the first English dictionary wasnt published until 1604. I

  • 05:14 New What really happened during the Attica Prison Rebellion - Orisanmi Burton

    What really happened during the Attica Prison Rebellion - Orisanmi Burton

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    Dig into the Attica Prison Rebellion, where prisoners took control of the facility in response to inhumane living conditions, and the violent retaking that followed.--On September 9th 1971, a spontaneous uprising began in a New York State prison. A group

  • 04:41 The myth of the boiling frog

    The myth of the boiling frog

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    Explore how greenhouse gas emissions impact global warming and why its necessary to get emissions down to net zero. --Since 1850, global average temperatures have risen by 1 degree Celsius. That may not sound like a lot, but it is. Why? 1 degree is an ave

  • 05:47 Who decides how long a second is? - John Kitching

    Who decides how long a second is? - John Kitching

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    Discover how scientists developed atomic clocks, which use the vibrations of atoms to measure and maintain a globally consistent time.--In 1967, researchers gathered to answer a long-running scientific question: just how long is a second? It might seem ob

  • 06:28 The worlds largest organism - Alex Rosenthal

    The worlds largest organism - Alex Rosenthal

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    Discover the worlds largest organism: Pando, an enormous and ancient quaking aspen, and find out how it became so huge.--The largest animal in the world is the blue whale, which weighs a massive 150 metric tons. Even so, its not remotely close to being th

  • 05:36 Demolition, disease, and death: Building the Panama Canal - Alex Gendler

    Demolition, disease, and death: Building the Panama Canal - Alex Gendler

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    Discover what it took to build the Panama Canal, and how this colossal construction project changed the region. --In the 19th century, the California gold rush brought thousands of settlers to America's west coast. But finding gold may have been easier th

  • 05:12 The worlds most painful insect sting - Justin Schmidt

    The worlds most painful insect sting - Justin Schmidt

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    Find out whether a honeybee, a tarantula hawk wasp, or a bullet ant has the most painful insect sting, and what each of their stings feel like. --One of these three creatures is thought to possess the worlds most painful insect sting: theres an ant that f

  • 05:48 Is human evolution speeding up or slowing down? - Laurence Hurst

    Is human evolution speeding up or slowing down? - Laurence Hurst

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    Download a free audiobook version of "Sapiens" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/sapiens--In the past 3,0

  • 03:33 These Termites Turn Your House into a Palace of Poop | Deep Look

    These Termites Turn Your House into a Palace of Poop | Deep Look

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    Termites cause billions of dollars in damage annually – but they need help to do it. So they carry tiny organisms around with them in their gut. Together, termites and microorganisms can turn the wood in your house into a palace of poop. SUBSCRIBE to Deep

  • 05:10 Why good ideas get trapped in the valley of death and how to rescue them

    Why good ideas get trapped in the valley of death and how to rescue them

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    Explore why zero-carbon technologies are vulnerable to the valley of death in product development and how we can change it.--All new products must pass through the "valley of death" before they reach the market. Many never make it out, and sometimes thats

  • 05:27 The material that could change the world... for a third time

    The material that could change the world... for a third time

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    Explore the role concrete plays in global warming and how scientists are working to create a cleaner, more sustainable concrete.--Today roads, sidewalks, bridges, and skyscrapers are made of a material called concrete. Theres three tons of it for every pe

  • 04:38 Did ancient Troy really exist? - Einav Zamir Dembin

    Did ancient Troy really exist? - Einav Zamir Dembin

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    If you enjoy this lesson, we highly recommend reading "Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History's Greatest Buildings." Discounted e-book versions available here: https://amzn.to/2LL50Zk Check out our book rec page to learn more: http://bit.ly/2mZ9LQS

  • 04:10 Can I Get My Face On Currency?

    Can I Get My Face On Currency?

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    Forget the normal 15 minutes of fame – the real ticket to immortalizing your legacy is to get your face on currency. But how does it work? Join Cristen to learn more. Learn more at HowStuffWorks.com: http://money.howstuffworks.com/currency.htm Share on Fa

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