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  • 04:20 Why should you listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"? - Betsy Schwarm

    Why should you listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"? - Betsy Schwarm

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-should-you-listen-to-vivaldi-s-four-seasons-betsy-schwarm Light, bright, and cheerful, "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi is some of the most familiar of all early 18th century music, featured in numerous

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  • 11:43 Popular Betsy the Banana | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

    Betsy the Banana | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!

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    Episode 31 | Betsy the Banana | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! A kids yoga adventure about Betsy, a banana, who has 3 wishes. What dreams does Betsy have? What dreams do you have? Watch all our videos without ads here: http://cosmickids.vhx.tv Don't forget

  • 22:26 Minecraft Xbox - Quest To Meet Betsy Wootsy Bootsy Fruitsy Boo Boo (130)

    Minecraft Xbox - Quest To Meet Betsy Wootsy Bootsy Fruitsy Boo Boo (130)

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    Part 131 - https://youtu.be/j2NJjyxNp3A Welcome to A silly Lets play in which Squid and I try to have fun by going on a lots of little quests. Ballistic Squid's Channel - http://www.youtube.com/iBallisticSquid Twitter - @stampylongnose Facebook - www.face

  • 10:20 Electronic Musician Jean-Jacques Perrey on "I've Got a Secret" (November 21, 1966)

    Electronic Musician Jean-Jacques Perrey on "I've Got a Secret" (November 21, 1966)

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    Electronic music pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey appears on "I've Got a Secret" (November 21st, 1966) with host Steve Allen and panelists Betsy Palmer, Bill Cullen, Bess Myerson, and Henry Morgan. After several other musicians are introduced along with their

  • 10:01 Gratitude: An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

    Gratitude: An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

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    Get your Kurzgesagt Gratitude Journal here: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org/WORLDWIDE SHIPPING IS AVAILABLE!We want to get you the best shipping fees. So If youre located in the EU, please order from our EU-warehouse. If youre located anywhere else in the wor

  • 04:08 Summer Camp Island | What you need to know | Cartoon Network

    Summer Camp Island | What you need to know | Cartoon Network

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    Meet some of the friends at Summer Camp Island! Oscar and Hedgehog, two BFF's who always got each others' backs. The 3 counselor witches, Susie, Betsy and Alice whose magic keeps camp interesting. And last but not least...Pajamas! Oscar's crazy cute pajam

  • 07:43 Overpopulation & Africa

    Overpopulation & Africa

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    Sources and further reading:https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesoverpopulationandafricaFor most of our history, the human population grew slowly. Until new discoveries brought us more food and made us live longer. In just a hundred years the human popula

  • 09:01 How to Escape a Super Nova: Stellar Engines

    How to Escape a Super Nova: Stellar Engines

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    Sources and further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-stellar-engines Get your Stellar Engine Infographic Poster here: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org Nothing in the Universe is static. In the milky way, billions of stars orbit the galactic cente

  • 06:01 Popular Can you solve the seven planets riddle? - Edwin F. Meyer

    Can you solve the seven planets riddle? - Edwin F. Meyer

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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/TedEdTitanic/ Your interstellar police squad has tracked a group of criminals to a cluster of seven planets. Now you mus

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  • 22:34 Can These Chefs Turn This Sea Monster Drawing Into Sweet Desserts? Tasty

    Can These Chefs Turn This Sea Monster Drawing Into Sweet Desserts? Tasty

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    Tasty chefs Katie & Betsy face off to turn Henrys Sea Monster sketch into actual, edible desserts. Which dish do you think will float his boat?Shop the NEW Tasty Merch: https://bzfd.it/shoptastyyoutubeSubscribe to Tasty: https://bzfd.it/2ri82Z1About Tasty

  • 04:47 The surprising reasons animals play dead - Tierney Thys

    The surprising reasons animals play dead - Tierney Thys

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-surprising-reasons-animals-play-dead-tierney-thys From lemurs to lizards, ants to amphibians, sharks to chickens, hundreds of animals "play dead" as

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  • 04:34 Popular What is dust made of? - Michael Marder

    What is dust made of? - Michael Marder

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dust-made-of-michael-marder Less than a tenth the size of an ant, a dust mite’s whole world is contained in the dusty film under a bed or in a f

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  • 05:17 The science of hearing - Douglas L. Oliver

    The science of hearing - Douglas L. Oliver

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-hearing-douglas-l-oliver The ability to recognize sounds and identify their location is possible thanks to the auditory system. That&rsqu

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  • 11:31 When a Billion Years Disappeared

    When a Billion Years Disappeared

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    In some places, the rocks below the Great Unconformity are about 1.2 billion years older than those above it. This missing chapter in Earths history might be linked to a fracturing supercontinent, out-of-control glaciers, and maybe the diversification of

  • 04:36 Why should you read “Fahrenheit 451”? - Iseult Gillespie

    Why should you read “Fahrenheit 451”? - Iseult Gillespie

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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/why-should-you-read-fahrenheit-451-iseult-gillespie Ray Bradbury’s novel imagines a world where books are banned- and posses

  • 09:14 How the Egg Came First

    How the Egg Came First

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    The story of the egg spans millions of years, from the first vertebrates that dared to venture onto land to todays mammals, including the platypus, and of course birds. Like chickens? Were here to tell you: The egg came first.Thanks to Fabrizio de Rossi f

  • 08:36 The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

    The Rise and Fall of the Tallest Mammal to Walk the Earth

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    It arose from rhino ancestors that were a lot smaller, but Paraceratherium would take a different evolutionary path. Believe it or not, it actually became so big that it probably got close to what scientists think might be the actual upper limit for a lan

  • 08:55 The Giant Bird That Got Lost in Time

    The Giant Bird That Got Lost in Time

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    The California condor is the biggest flying bird in North America, a title that it has held since the Late Pleistocene Epoch. It's just one example of an organism that we share the planet with today that seems lost in time, out of place in our world. Than

  • 09:58 The Forgotten Story of the Beardogs

    The Forgotten Story of the Beardogs

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    Because of their strange combination of bear-like and dog-like traits, theyre sometimes confusingly called the beardogs. And even though youve never met one of these animals, the beardogs are key to understanding the history of an important branch of the

  • 11:37 When Bats Took Flight

    When Bats Took Flight

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    Bats pretty much appear in the fossil record as recognizable, full-on, flying bats. And they show up on all of the continents, except Antarctica, around the same time. So where did bats come from? And which of the many weird features that bats have, showe

  • 05:17 Can you solve the worlds most evil wizard riddle? - Dan Finkel

    Can you solve the worlds most evil wizard riddle? - Dan Finkel

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/--The evil wizard MoldeVort has been trying to kill you for years, and today it looks like hes going to succeed. But your friends are on their way, and if you can survive until they arrive, they

  • 09:24 The Fuzzy Origins of the Giant Panda

    The Fuzzy Origins of the Giant Panda

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    To discover more go about the LEGO Ideas Tree House set go tohttps://www.lego.com/en-us/product/tree-house-21318?CMP=SOC-PBSEons21318How does a bear -- which is a member of the order Carnivora -- evolve into an herbivore? Despite how it looks, nothing abo

  • 09:05 How Pterosaurs Got Their Wings

    How Pterosaurs Got Their Wings

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    When pterosaurs first took flight, you could say that it marked the beginning of the end for the winged reptiles. Because, strangely enough, the power of flight -- and the changes that it led to -- may have ultimately led to their downfall.Thanks to Ceri

  • 09:02 The Raptor That Made Us Rethink Dinosaurs

    The Raptor That Made Us Rethink Dinosaurs

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    Get access to our quarterly livestream! http://patreon.com/eonsIn 1964, a paleontologist named John Ostrom unearthed some fascinating fossils from the mudstone of Montana. Its discovery set the stage for whats known today as the Dinosaur Renaissance, a to

  • 10:39 How Earth's First, Unkillable Animals Saved the World

    How Earth's First, Unkillable Animals Saved the World

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    Support us on Patreon: http://patreon.com/eonsThey have survived every catastrophe and every mass extinction event that nature has thrown at them. And by being the little, filter-feeding, water-cleaning creatures that they are, sponges may have saved the

  • 10:59 How Volcanoes Froze the Earth (Twice)

    How Volcanoes Froze the Earth (Twice)

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    Over 600 million years ago, sheets of ice coated our planet on both land and sea. How did this happen? And most importantly for us, why did the planet eventually thaw again? The evidence for Snowball Earth is written on every continent today.Thanks to Jul

  • 12:43 When We Took Over the World

    When We Took Over the World

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    Check out Monstrum! https://www.youtube.com/monstrumpbs From our deepest origins in Africa all the way to the Americas, by looking at the fossils and archaeological materials we have been able to trace the path our ancestors took during thee short window

  • 04:47 Why do hospitals have particle accelerators? - Pedro Brugarolas

    Why do hospitals have particle accelerators? - Pedro Brugarolas

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    Investigate the science behind how doctors use radioactive drugs and PET scans to detect and diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer. -- Is there a way to detect diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s before they advance too far? Doctors are using inj

  • 11:01 When the Earth Suddenly Stopped Warming

    When the Earth Suddenly Stopped Warming

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    For decades, scientists have been studying the cause of the Younger Dryas, and trying to figure out if something like it could happen again. And it turns out that what caused this event is the subject of a heated debate.Thanks to these wonderful paleoarti

  • 05:37 Do politics make us irrational? - Jay Van Bavel

    Do politics make us irrational? - Jay Van Bavel

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    Dig into the psychology of political partisanship, how to recognize it and what strategies can be used to combat it. --Can someones political identity actually affect their ability to process information? The answer lies in a cognitive phenomenon known as

  • 06:00 Can you solve the sorting hat riddle? - Dan Katz and Alex Rosenthal

    Can you solve the sorting hat riddle? - Dan Katz and Alex Rosenthal

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    Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ -- It’s your first day at Magnificent Marigold’s Magical Macademy. But before you can learn your first spell you must get through the sorting ceremony. And the sorting hat has chose

  • 12:34 The Giant Dinosaur That Was Missing a Body

    The Giant Dinosaur That Was Missing a Body

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    From end to end, its forelimbs alone measured an incredible 2.4 meters long and were tipped with big, comma-shaped claws. But other than its bizarre arms, very little material from this dinosaur had been found: no skull, no feet, almost nothing that could

  • 08:14 The Case of the Dinosaur Egg Thief

    The Case of the Dinosaur Egg Thief

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    Check out Serving Up Science! https://youtube.com/PBSFoodPaleontologists found a small theropod dinosaur skull right on top of a nest of eggs that were believed to belong to a plant-eating dinosaur. Instead of being the nest robbers that they were origina

  • 12:21 How Humans Lost Their Fur

    How Humans Lost Their Fur

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    Were the only primate without a coat of thick fur. It turns out that this small change in our appearance has had huge consequences for our ability to regulate our body temperature, and ultimately, it helped shape the evolution of our entire lineage.Thank

  • 08:35 When the Sahara Was Green

    When the Sahara Was Green

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    Check out Antarctic Extremes on PBS Terra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvRAuy1ZmTcThe climate of the Sahara was completely different thousands of years ago. And were not talking about just a few years of extra rain. Were talking about a climate that w

  • 10:40 When Giant Lemurs Ruled Madagascar

    When Giant Lemurs Ruled Madagascar

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    Our new pin! https://store.dftba.com/collections/all/products/eons-enamel-pinJust a few thousand years ago, the island of Madagascar was inhabited by giant lemurs. How did such a diverse group of primates evolve in the first place, and how did they help s

  • 08:13 How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

    How We Domesticated Cats (Twice)

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    A 9,500 year old burial in Cyprus represents some of the oldest known evidence of human/cat companionships anywhere in the world. But when did this close relationship between humans and cats start?And how did humans help cats take over the world?Big thank

  • 09:58 When Dinosaurs Chilled in the Arctic

    When Dinosaurs Chilled in the Arctic

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    All told, the Arctic in the Cretaceous Period was a rough place to live, especially in winter. And yet, the fossils of many kinds of dinosaurs have been discovered there. So how were they able to survive in this harsh environment?Thanks to Nathan E. Roger

  • 05:21 A brief history of alcohol - Rod Phillips

    A brief history of alcohol - Rod Phillips

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    Trace the 7,000 year old history of alcohol, from its first known origins in China to cultures all over the world fermenting their own drinks.--Nobody knows exactly when humans began to create fermented beverages. The earliest known evidence comes from 7,

  • 05:34 Popular What makes volcanoes erupt? - Steven Anderson

    What makes volcanoes erupt? - Steven Anderson

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    Dig into the science of how new volcanoes form, and what causes their unpredictable eruptions. --In February of 1942, Mexican farmer Dionisio Pulido thought he heard thunder coming from his cornfield. However, the sound wasnt coming from the sky. The sour

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  • 10:07 The Pandemic That Lasted 15 Million Years

    The Pandemic That Lasted 15 Million Years

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    Our DNA holds evidence of a huge, ancient pandemic, one that touched many different species, spanned the globe, and lasted for more than 15 million years.The paper we discuss throughout the episode:Diehl, W., Patel, N., Halm, K. and Johnson, W., 2016. Tra

  • 05:17 There may be extraterrestrial life in our solar system - Augusto Carballido

    There may be extraterrestrial life in our solar system - Augusto Carballido

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    Is there extraterrestrial life in our solar system? Or are we alone? Take a journey to the ocean worlds on Jupiter and Saturn to investigate the possibility. --Deep in our solar system, a new era of exploration is unfolding. Beneath the thick ice of Europ

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  • 09:31 How Ankylosaurs Got Their Clubs

    How Ankylosaurs Got Their Clubs

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    Take the PBS Digital Studios annual survey: http://to.pbs.org/2020surveyOur National Fossil Day Livestream will be on Facebook and YouTube at 8 PM ET on October 14th. Here's the link to the YouTube livestream: https://youtu.be/hW6XW1YgAlUWhile clubs are p

  • 07:28 Why Do Things Keep Evolving Into Crabs?

    Why Do Things Keep Evolving Into Crabs?

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    Help out Eons and take the PBS Digital Studios annual survey: http://to.pbs.org/2020surveyFor some reason, animals keep evolving into things that look like crabs, independently, over and over again.What is it about the crabs form that makes it so evolutio

  • 05:23 The history of the world according to corn - Chris A. Kniesly

    The history of the world according to corn - Chris A. Kniesly

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    Trace the 9,000 year old history of the domestication of corn, or maize, and its effects on global agriculture. --Corn currently accounts for more than one tenth of our global crop production. And over 99% of cultivated corn is the exact same type: Yellow

  • 05:23 The wildly complex anatomy of a sneaker - Angel Chang

    The wildly complex anatomy of a sneaker - Angel Chang

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    Dive into the anatomy of a sneaker to better understand your clothings carbon footprint, and how to be a more responsible consumer. --Australians call them runners." The British know them as trainers. Americans refer to them as sneakers. Whatever you call

  • 04:30 An unsung hero of the civil rights movement - Christina Greer

    An unsung hero of the civil rights movement - Christina Greer

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    Learn about the life of Bayard Rustin, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement, a gay rights activist, and one of Martin Luther King’s closest advisors. -- In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington to n

  • 10:06 How Plankton Created A Bizarre Giant of the Seas

    How Plankton Created A Bizarre Giant of the Seas

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    Check out Bizarre Beasts! https://youtu.be/DtufV5JZLW4At more than 2 meters long, Aegirocassis was not only the biggest radiodont ever, but it also may have been the biggest animal in the Early Ordovician. This bizarre marine giant may have only been poss

  • 09:35 When Lizards Took Over the World

    When Lizards Took Over the World

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    Check out Overview! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnOajuolHWI Lizards are incredibly widespread and diverse but it took them a long time to get to where they are now. Because they used to face some pretty stiff competition from a group of lizard look-al

  • 08:33 When the Rainforests Collapsed

    When the Rainforests Collapsed

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    Check out Animal Wonders! https://youtu.be/tyK21xUnGrkThe Carboniferous Rainforest Collapse set the stage for a takeover that would be a crucial turning point in the history of terrestrial animal life. If it werent for that time when the rainforests colla

  • 07:07 The Sea Monster from the Andes

    The Sea Monster from the Andes

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    In 1977, a farmer was plowing his field on a plateau high in the Andes mountains when he stumbled upon a giant fossilized skeleton.How did this giant marine reptile end up high in the Andes Mountains?Spanish subtitles/CC by Carlos J. Pardo De la Hoz.Thank

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

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

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

  • 10:39 How Ancient Art Captured Australian Megafauna

    How Ancient Art Captured Australian Megafauna

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    Check out Self-Evident on PBS Voices: https://youtu.be/B6QeZ07FaggBeneath layers of rock art are drawings of animals SO strange that, for a long time, some anthropologists thought they could only have been imagined. But what if these animals really had ex

  • 08:17 How the Walrus Got Its Tusks

    How the Walrus Got Its Tusks

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    The rise and fall of ancient walruses, and how modern ones got their tusks, is a story that spans almost 20 million years.And while there are parts of the story that were still trying to figure out, it looks like tusks didnt have anything to do with how o

  • 05:10 How one woman put man on the moon - Matt Porter & Margaret Hamilton

    How one woman put man on the moon - Matt Porter & Margaret Hamilton

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    Learn how Margaret Hamilton and her team of engineers built the software for the Apollo 11 mission that landed mankind on the Moon. --The Apollo 11 moon landing was about the astronauts, mission control, software and hardware all working together as a sea

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

    Why should you read Midnights Children? - Iseult Gillespie

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

  • 04:24 Can you outsmart the fallacy that started a witch hunt? - Elizabeth Cox

    Can you outsmart the fallacy that started a witch hunt? - Elizabeth Cox

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    Dig into the burden of proof fallacy, which assumes that something is true unless proven false and relies on arguments from ignorance.--Its 1950. Anti-communist sentiment in the United States is at an all-time high. Senator Joseph McCarthy claims he has a

  • 10:11 How South America Made the Marsupials

    How South America Made the Marsupials

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    Throughout the Cenozoic Era -- the era were in now -- marsupials and their metatherian relatives flourished all over South America, filling all kinds of ecological niches and radiating into forms that still thrive on other continents. Thanks to Darin Crof

  • 11:40 When Penguins Went From The Sky To The Sea

    When Penguins Went From The Sky To The Sea

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    Thank you for The Great Courses Plus for supporting PBS. To learn more click http://ow.ly/DIED30qpmFaToday, we think of penguins as small-ish, waddling, tuxedo-birds. But they evolved from a flying ancestor, were actual giants for millions of years, and s

  • 06:25 The last chief of the Comanches and the fall of an empire - Dustin Tahmahkera

    The last chief of the Comanches and the fall of an empire - Dustin Tahmahkera

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    Get to know the story of Quanah Parker, a Native American warrior and leader, and the last chief of the Comanche tribe. --Late one night in 1871, a group of riders descended on a sleeping army camp, stole about 70 horses, and disappeared. Led by a young c

  • 10:26 How 7,000 Years of Epic Floods Changed the World (w/ SciShow!)

    How 7,000 Years of Epic Floods Changed the World (w/ SciShow!)

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    Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/eons Check out SciShow's video on Lake Agassiz: https://youtu.be/qMVhR26NRsk Strange geologic landmarks in the Pacific Northwest are the lingering remains of a mystery that took nearly half a century t

  • 05:18 Performing brain surgery without a scalpel - Hyunsoo Joshua No

    Performing brain surgery without a scalpel - Hyunsoo Joshua No

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    Dig into the science of radiosurgery: a procedure that uses light beams of radiation to target tumors, without making a single incision.--Every year, tens of thousands of people have brain surgery without a single incision: theres no scalpel, no operating

  • 11:13 How Plants Became Carnivores

    How Plants Became Carnivores

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    Go check out Overview on PBS Terra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHMZwaopAaIDeep Looks episode on Sundews! https://youtu.be/D4kBrsyWhS4How and why does botanical carnivory keep evolving? It turns out that when any of the basic things that most plants n

  • 12:45 The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

    The Island of Huge Hamsters and Giant Owls

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    Check out Sound Field: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvMLMyKPomE6kTTL9Kv8Iww Back in the late Miocene epoch, there was an island--or maybe a group of islands-- in the Mediterranean Sea that was populated with fantastic giant beasts. It’s a lesson in th

  • 09:58 When Ichthyosaurs Led a Revolution in the Seas

    When Ichthyosaurs Led a Revolution in the Seas

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    The marine reptiles Ichthyosaurs arose after The Great Dying, which wiped out at least 90 percent of life in the oceans, changing the seas forever and triggering a new evolutionary arms race between predator and prey.Thank you to these paleoartists for al

  • 05:05 What causes an economic recession? - Richard Coffin

    What causes an economic recession? - Richard Coffin

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    How can factors like inflation, supply and demand, and interest rates trigger recessions? Learn the economic basics of modern markets.--For millennia, the people of Britain had been using bronze to make tools and jewelry, and as a currency for trade. But

  • 11:16 The Mystery Behind the Biggest Bears of All Time

    The Mystery Behind the Biggest Bears of All Time

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    Our new shirt! https://store.dftba.com/products/eons-pocket-shirt The short-faced bears turned out to be remarkably adaptable, undergoing radical changes to meet the demands of two changing continents. And yet, for reasons we don’t quite understand, their

  • 08:40 What Happened to the World's Biggest Beaver?

    What Happened to the World's Biggest Beaver?

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    Check out Animal Wonders and Huckleberry! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONb2FVNe-7o&list=PL2Ol2gat902eYrXakcgw0FSS86fF0Ix6W&index=1Its important to us that you understand how big this beaver was. Just like modern beavers, it was semiaquatic -- it lived

  • 09:55 How Dogs (Eventually) Became Our Best Friends

    How Dogs (Eventually) Became Our Best Friends

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    Were still figuring out the details, but most scientists agree that it took thousands of years of interactions to develop our deep bond with dogs. When did they first become domesticated? Where did this happen? And what did the process look like, in terms

  • 09:12 When Rodents Had Horns

    When Rodents Had Horns

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    These odd rodents belong to a genus known as Ceratogaulus, but theyre more commonly called horned gophers, because, you guessed it, they had horns.And it turns out the horns probably had a purpose - one that rodents would likely benefit from today.Samanth

  • 10:28 When Hobbits Were Real

    When Hobbits Were Real

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

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

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

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

  • 09:08 The Croc That Ran on Hooves

    The Croc That Ran on Hooves

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    Our Pocket Shirt!: https://store.dftba.com/collections/eons/products/eons-pocket-shirt In the Eocene Epoch, there was a reptile that had teeth equipped for biting through flesh, its hind legs were a lot longer than its front legs and instead of claws, its

  • 08:05 How a Hot Planet Created the World's Biggest Snake

    How a Hot Planet Created the World's Biggest Snake

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    About 59 million years ago, the largest animal lurking in the ancient forests of Colombia by far was Titanoboa - the largest snake ever known. Its only been in the past few years that weve put together the many pieces of this puzzling creature, but it tur

  • 04:58 Are the illuminati real? - Chip Berlet

    Are the illuminati real? - Chip Berlet

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    Download a free audiobook version of "The Pillars of the Earth" 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/illumin

  • 09:31 The Two Viruses That Weve Had For Millions of Years

    The Two Viruses That Weve Had For Millions of Years

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    How Plants Caused the First Mass Extinction

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    The First and Last North American Primates

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    Did Raptorex Really Exist?

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  • 11:48 Can We Get DNA From Fossils?

    Can We Get DNA From Fossils?

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    When Camels Roamed North America

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    The Two People We're All Related To

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  • 12:41 When Sharks Swam the Great Plains

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    How Horses Took Over North America (Twice)

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    The Ghostly Origins of the Big Cats

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    How a Supervolcano Made the Cenozoic’s Coolest Fossils

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    Why Megalodon (Definitely) Went Extinct

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    The History of Climate Cycles (and the Woolly Rhino) Explained

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    The Triassic Reptile With "Two Faces"

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    When Giant Amphibians Reigned

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    How Sloths Went From the Seas to the Trees

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    The Evolution of the Heart (A Love Story)

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  • 07:32 When Birds Stopped Flying

    When Birds Stopped Flying

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    How Evolution Works (And How We Figured It Out)

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  • 10:17 The Missing Link That Wasn't

    The Missing Link That Wasn't

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  • 10:28 How Blood Evolved (Many Times)

    How Blood Evolved (Many Times)

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    The Humans That Lived Before Us

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    When Apes Conquered Europe

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    3 Brand New Colors That Scientists Discovered

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  • 12:26 Your Place in the Primate Family Tree

    Your Place in the Primate Family Tree

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    The Mystery of the Eocene’s Lethal Lake

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  • 12:16 When We First Walked

    When We First Walked

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    When We First Made Tools

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    When Rodents Rafted Across the Ocean

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    The Island of Shrinking Mammoths

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  • 12:57 When We Tamed Fire

    When We Tamed Fire

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    When Giant Scorpions Swarmed the Seas

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  • 10:19 When Fish Wore Armor

    When Fish Wore Armor

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    Closed Captioning: More Ingenious than You Know

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