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  • 02:09 A whale song class at a British museum

    A whale song class at a British museum

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    Whale watcher and artist Marina Rees teaches whale sounds singing classes as part of a special exhibition at the Old Low Light Heritage Center in North Shields, England. While many whales make sounds, male humpbacks are known for their song, which they pr

  • 01:31 A History of British India | The Great Courses

    A History of British India | The Great Courses

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    http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/a-history-of-british-india.html?ai=140638 A History of British India Hayden J. Bellenoit, D.Phil. U.S. Naval Academy Shaped by its richly diverse cultural heritage and by immensely significant historical events, the

  • 09:36 How 156 years of British rule shaped Hong Kong

    How 156 years of British rule shaped Hong Kong

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    Hong Kong has British DNA. Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/ Follow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/ Sign up for the Vox Borders newsletter: https://www.vox.com/borders-email Subscribe to

  • 31:35 A History of British India | The Great Courses

    A History of British India | The Great Courses

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    Explore how the Indian subcontinent drifted further toward colonialism. Observe how the regionalization of the Mughal Empire compromised the emperor's ability to govern. Take account of India's prominence within the broader global economy, and chart the r

  • 04:13 How To Become The British Monarch

    How To Become The British Monarch

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    Royal baby on the way: thinking about how to be King or Queen. Congratulations to Prince William and Princess Kate: It's a boy! Help support videos like this: http://www.cgpgrey.com/subbable T-Shirts: http://dftba.com/product/10m/CGP-Grey-Logo-Shirt Blog

  • 04:00 British Airways - Building the 787-9 Dreamliner

    British Airways - Building the 787-9 Dreamliner

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    British Airways has welcomed the arrival of our first 787-9 Dreamliner. This time-lapse video takes you behind the scenes at Boeing's factory where the aircraft is expertly built. The 787-9 is 20ft longer than its 787-8 predecessor, making room for our ne

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  • 03:13 The Little-Known Patterns on British Streets

    The Little-Known Patterns on British Streets

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    I thought about saying "secret patterns" or "mysterious patterns" in the title, but that'd be a lie: they're just mostly unknown! So let's talk about tactile paving, about design, about accessibility, and about those bumpy bits that you stand on when you'

  • 07:45 The British Empire vs The Roman Empire - Historical Comparison

    The British Empire vs The Roman Empire - Historical Comparison

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    Today we’ll look at two mighty historical empires, in this episode of the Infographics show, The British Empire vs. The Roman Empire.

  • 01:31 Origami At The Museum: Folding A Dinosaur

    Origami At The Museum: Folding A Dinosaur

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    Visit the American Museum of Natural History each holiday season to see one of New York’s most beloved displays, the Origami Holiday Tree—an annual tradition for more than forty years. Produced in partnership with OrigamiUSA, the tree is delightfully deco

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  • 26:43 Mind Over Matter:The Boston Children's Museum

    Mind Over Matter:The Boston Children's Museum

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    Rummaging through a trunk of old clothes in the Grandparent's Attic display, children are trying on the business of being adults. Play is learning at the Boston Children's Museum (founded 1913), which revolutionized the American museum experience half a c

  • 56:43 China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is home to the finest collection of Chinese masterpieces of any museum outside of China. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 03:36 Origami At The Museum: Folding A Whale (Remix)

    Origami At The Museum: Folding A Whale (Remix)

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    Visit the American Museum of Natural History each holiday season to see one of New York’s most beloved displays, the Origami Holiday Tree—an annual tradition for more than forty years. Produced in partnership with OrigamiUSA, the tree is delightfully deco

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  • 05:50 K'nex Ball Machine at The Works Museum

    K'nex Ball Machine at The Works Museum

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    This is my latest K'nex ball machine. It was built as an installation for the lobby of The Works Museum. It stands 23 feet tall with over 115,000 pieces. It has a computer-controlled dual elevator lift which sends balls down 12 different paths adding up t

  • 01:06 Why did T. rex have small arms? | Natural History Museum

    Why did T. rex have small arms? | Natural History Museum

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    Tyrannosaurus's tiny arms are often joked about. But were their surprisingly muscular limbs actually more useful than they're given credit for?Museum scientist Kieran Miles explains some of the theories for what these famous dinosaurs may have used their

  • 26:38 Triumph of the Spirit: The National D-Day Museum

    Triumph of the Spirit: The National D-Day Museum

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    Now called The National World War Two Museum, this New Orleans-based museum talks about war in human terms and celebrates the American spirit through the personal stories and artifacts of the American men and women who sacrificed and prevailed in an epic

  • 02:39 Origami At The Museum: Fold A Jumping Frog In 13 Easy Steps

    Origami At The Museum: Fold A Jumping Frog In 13 Easy Steps

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    Visit the American Museum of Natural History each holiday season to see one of New York’s most beloved displays, the Origami Holiday Tree—an annual tradition for more than forty years. Produced in partnership with OrigamiUSA, the tree is delightfully deco

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  • 01:14 How long can a snail sleep? | Natural History Museum

    How long can a snail sleep? | Natural History Museum

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    The Museum is home to millions of specimens from all over the world. Jon Ablett, Senior Curator of Mollusca, tells the tale of one snail specimen that gave scientists in 1850 a bit of a shock.Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/NHM_L

  • 01:09 Will an asteroid hit Earth? | Natural History Museum

    Will an asteroid hit Earth? | Natural History Museum

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    The Yarkovsky effect makes some asteroids more of a hazard to Earth than others. But what is it and how does it work? Explore more space content from the Museum: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/space.htmlWebsite: http://www.nhm.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitte

  • 27:25 A Woman's Touch: The National Museum of Women in the Arts

    A Woman's Touch: The National Museum of Women in the Arts

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    The National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. offers the single most important collection of art by women in the world. The museum provides an astonishing survey of women artists representing every major artistic period from 16th-century Dut

  • 01:07 What is a blue Moon? | Natural History Museum

    What is a blue Moon? | Natural History Museum

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    You may be familiar with the Moon turning red during lunar eclipses, but did you know that it can sometimes appear to have a blue hue? Martin Mangler, a volcano researcher at the Museum, explains what causes a blue moon.Discover more about the Earth's clo

  • 01:05 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (webisode)

    Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (webisode)

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    Great Museums TV presents a preview of "The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: Collective Vision". This episode aired on national public television stations across the country. A patron with exquisite taste and a zest for life, Isabella Stewart Gardner trav

  • 01:39 The beauty of light trapping | Natural History Museum

    The beauty of light trapping | Natural History Museum

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    There is a huge variety of animals that are active after sunset. The absence of light can make spotting them a challenge, especially when it comes to insects. Dr Gavin Broad, Principal Curator in Charge of Insects at the Museum, introduced us to the world

  • 04:12 Why European Clocks are Running Slow, and British Clocks Aren't

    Why European Clocks are Running Slow, and British Clocks Aren't

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    Many people sent me this story: it covers my favourite topics of power grids and temporal anomalies. But when the mainstream press have already covered it, how could I add something more? The answer: by adding another pet topic, Unnecessary British Patrio

  • 04:23 Metropolitan Museum of Art: Drawings&Prints

    Metropolitan Museum of Art: Drawings&Prints

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    At The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 01:25 The National Racing Museum (webisode)

    The National Racing Museum (webisode)

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    Great Museums TV presents a preview clip of The National Museum of Racing and Thoroughbred Hall of Fame, located in Saratoga Springs, NY. This episode aired on public television stations across the nation. Click on http://greatmuseums.org for more informa

  • 01:03 Can parasites use mind control? | Natural History Museum

    Can parasites use mind control? | Natural History Museum

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    Parasites usually try and stay hidden, but some are clearly attention seekers.Meet the parasites that put on some very colourful displays.Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/NHM_London Facebook: http://fb.com/naturalhistorymuseum Ins

  • 01:09 Could you spot a wild carrot? | Natural History Museum

    Could you spot a wild carrot? | Natural History Museum

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    Carrots are a familiar sight, but would you recognise a wild one?Discover the clever tactic these common plants use to entice pollinators.Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk Twitter: http://twitter.com/NHM_London Facebook: http://fb.com/naturalhistorymuseum Ins

  • 00:43 The National D-Day Museum (webisode)

    The National D-Day Museum (webisode)

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    Great Museums TV offers a preview of its episode featuring The National D-Day Museum, which aired on public television stations across the nation. This is not the history of World War II, but the story of what it takes to transform a nation of people into

  • 09:44 200 years, WWI & WWII, Communism: The Story of Berlin's Natural History Museum

    200 years, WWI & WWII, Communism: The Story of Berlin's Natural History Museum

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    The Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin exists as a witness to history. For 200+ years its scientists have pursued research in the face of WWI and bombings in WWII, political turmoil, and an ever-changing planet. We were invited to share the Museum's past, as

  • 10:38 What it takes to Run a Modern Museum

    What it takes to Run a Modern Museum

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    A number of decisions must be made quickly in advance of two exhibition openings, "Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait" and "Max Ernst: Beyond Painting." See what it takes to run a modern museum in our new documentary series: "At the Museum." A new ep

  • 01:11 Where did dinosaurs come from? | Natural History Museum

    Where did dinosaurs come from? | Natural History Museum

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    Dinosaurs came in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but what was it about three curious prehistoric reptiles that made scientists in the 1840s think they might somehow be linked?Discover more about the history of dinosaur discoveries: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/d

  • 05:20 Drew Saves the Art Museum!

    Drew Saves the Art Museum!

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    Things are looking grey, someone has stolen all the colour from the art museum! Can Drew save the day and return the colour before its too late?

  • 01:11 How to press flowers | Natural History Museum

    How to press flowers | Natural History Museum

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    Learn how to master the art of flower pressing. Try out this simple craft to decorate special cards, create beautiful art or even begin a scientific collection to record the plants growing in your garden. Read our top tips for pressing flowers: https://ww

  • 04:30 The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Costume Institute

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Costume Institute

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    The latest installment in Great Museums TV webisode series celebrating the Philippe de Montebello exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 04:31 Metropolitan Museum of Art Webisode: Textiles

    Metropolitan Museum of Art Webisode: Textiles

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    The latest installment in the Great Museums TV webisode series celebrating the Philippe de Montebello exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 03:20 Play With Every Toy From Your Childhood at This Museum

    Play With Every Toy From Your Childhood at This Museum

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    Ready your senses for nostalgia overdrive: the Strong Museum in Rochester, New York, has every toy from your childhood and then some. Known as the “Museum of Play,” inside, you’ll find a colorful collection of more than 500,000 objects that represent the

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  • 01:13 How to make a bird feeder | Natural History Museum

    How to make a bird feeder | Natural History Museum

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    Bring nature to your doorstep by keeping wild birds fed with a homemade bird feeder. Follow our steps to build a seed feeder from a reused plastic bottle. Find out how to get the most from your new bird feeder:http://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/how-to-make-a-b

  • 26:38 Horse Power: The National Museum of Racing

    Horse Power: The National Museum of Racing

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    Learn the history of thoroughbred horse racing at the National Racing Museum and Hall of Fame. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 03:59 See the Flesh-Eating Beetles in Chicagos Field Museum | Atlas Obscura

    See the Flesh-Eating Beetles in Chicagos Field Museum | Atlas Obscura

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    At the Chicago Field Museum, flesh-eating beetles are some of its hardest workers. These scavenger beetles, or dermestid beetles, efficiently eat all the meat off birds that were killed during their migration. By doing so, they help scientists prepare the

  • 56:37 In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art

    In Our Time: The Museum of Modern Art

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    What do the superstars of modern art have in common with the Vincent Black Shadow motorcyle? They share the stage at New York City's Museum of Modern Art, also known as MoMA. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit

  • 03:33 British 1960s Nuclear Electricity Generation

    British 1960s Nuclear Electricity Generation

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  • 03:11 Making Legal Wigs for British Courts

    Making Legal Wigs for British Courts

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    If a barrister or a judge walked into a London courtroom without wearing a wig, well, everyone would wig out. Its a tradition to wear a legal wig in England. Ede & Ravenscroft, the oldest tailor in London, has been making these head coverings for over thr

  • 02:18 The Museum of Failure

    The Museum of Failure

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    In Helsingborg, Sweden, the Museum of Failure has just opened. It's just one room, but inside, curator Samuel West has assembled some of the world's greatest commercial disasters - and also a few things that just didn't work out the way anyone planned. Mo

  • 03:49 How the Natural History Museum is Scanning 80 Million Dead Creatures

    How the Natural History Museum is Scanning 80 Million Dead Creatures

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    The Natural History Museum in London has set itself the mammoth task of digitising its specimens - all 80 million of them. The museum's collection includes everything from a blue whale skeleton to Martian meteorites, making progress understandably slow. H

  • 05:46 1960s Archive Film The Hovercraft British Technology

    1960s Archive Film The Hovercraft British Technology

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    Looking at the hovercraft

  • 56:43 Home Base: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

    Home Base: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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    Established in 1936, the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York is a wonderful place to explore America's favorite pastime and the great players who make it so popular. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more inform

  • 03:33 Pony Drift: The British "Wild West" | BBC Earth

    Pony Drift: The British "Wild West" | BBC Earth

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    Horse racing in the forest is an excellent occasion to see some breath taking "pony drifts". Subscribe to BBC Earth for more amazing animal videos - http://bit.ly/BBCEarthSub Watch more videos from BBC Earth: Planet Earth http://bit.ly/PlanetEarthPlaylist

  • 03:08 China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - A Webisode

    China: West Meets East at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - A Webisode

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    A preview of the Great Museums episode titled "China: West Meets East at the Metropolitan Museum of Art". A public television tribute to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, we learn in this clip what distinguishes Chinese art from Western art. Click on http://grea

  • 10:02 Dinosaur Science Children's Museum for kids with Ryan ToysReview

    Dinosaur Science Children's Museum for kids with Ryan ToysReview

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    Dinosaur Science Museum for kids with Dinosaurs Egg Surprise with Ryan ToysReview! Ryan visits the Dinosaur exhibits with lots of hands on children's activities and toys for kids that loves T-Rex and other awesome Dinosaurs! Then Ryan open Dinosaur Surpri

  • 57:35 An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    An Acquiring Mind: Philippe de Montebello and The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    The extraordinary legacy of Philippe de Montebello, who served for 31 years as Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. During his tenure, Mr. de Montebello guided the acquisition of more than 84,000 works of art, demanded innovation in conservation te

  • 01:13 Lego insect manipulator stop motion | Natural History Museum

    Lego insect manipulator stop motion | Natural History Museum

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    Natural History Museum scientists have created a tool made from Lego to hold and manipulate delicate specimens such as tiny insects. The pinned insect manipulator (IMp) allows scientists to easily move the specimen into different positions and rotate it o

  • 03:10 New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music - A Webisode

    New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music - A Webisode

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    From the Lower Ninth Ward to Congo Square, New Orleans has long been the hub of the ultimate music experience and a living museum of music. But beneath the pomp and circumstance of Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest lies an invaluable community of local musicians i

  • 01:21 Sesame Street: Welcome to the Letter N Museum!

    Sesame Street: Welcome to the Letter N Museum!

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    The letter N is pretty neat! You could spell a lot of nice words with the letter N. Take a stroll through the Letter N Museum to see a nail or a necklace or a newspaper or whatever other nick nacks you notice. Subscribe to the Sesame Street Channel here:

  • 11:23 What Happens if You Accidentally Damage or Destroy a Priceless Work of Art in a Museum

    What Happens if You Accidentally Damage or Destroy a Priceless Work of Art in a Museum

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    Thanks to Skillshare for sponsoring this video! First 200 people will get a 2 month trial for free here: http://skl.sh/2xwnKCg If you happen to like our videos and have a few bucks to spare to support our efforts, check out our Patreon page where we've go

  • 05:19 Sesame Street: Museum Guards | Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures

    Sesame Street: Museum Guards | Bert and Ernie's Great Adventures

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    Bert and Ernie have to do more than guard the museum when they get sucked into a painting to help a spaghetti lady! Will they be able to solve her problem and fix the painting?--Subscribe to the Sesame Street Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscript

  • 02:37 BioDesign Studio! Field Trip to the Tech Museum

    BioDesign Studio! Field Trip to the Tech Museum

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    I took a trip to the new BioDesign Studio at the Tech Museum in San Jose, California and got to play around with some cool, hands-on bioengineering! I've been able to play around in the space before, including with the bacterial painting and plasmid trans

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  • 27:30 The Blues Lives On: The Delta Blues Museum

    The Blues Lives On: The Delta Blues Museum

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    Located in Clarksdale, Mississippi, this museum tells the powerful story of the origins of the Delta Blues. Narrated by Morgan Freeman. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 03:19 Enter Japan’s Bizarre Museum of Rocks With Faces

    Enter Japan’s Bizarre Museum of Rocks With Faces

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    If you’re ever in Japan, consider a trip to Chineskikan, located two hours outside Tokyo in the city of Chichibu. The peculiar museum is the only one of its kind, dedicated entirely to rocks that look like human faces. Owned and operated by Yoshiko Hayama

  • 50:36 A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    A World of Art: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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    Founded in 1870, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a three dimensional encyclopedia of art history. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 26:55 Trial By Fire: The New York City Fire Museum

    Trial By Fire: The New York City Fire Museum

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    Housed in a 1904 firehouse, the New York City Fire Museum chronicles the history of firefighting from colonial times to the present, including the heroic efforts of firefighters on 9/11/01. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more info

  • 26:38 American Soul: The DuSable Museum of African-American History

    American Soul: The DuSable Museum of African-American History

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    Founded in 1961, the DuSable is one of the first African-American museums in the U.S. It follows African-American history from its beginning on the shores of Africa to a celebration of African-American achievements including those of Bessie Coleman, the n

  • 06:30 T. rex Arms & BEARDOGS! | Natural News from The Field Museum | Ep. 6

    T. rex Arms & BEARDOGS! | Natural News from The Field Museum | Ep. 6

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    We’ve got three big stories talking about tiny things! Tiny arms, tiny plants, tiny beardog fossils. Big science. Want more natural history research? Check out the other episodes of NN! http://bit.ly/2fFSzOg ↓ More info + Links! ↓ ------------------------

  • 04:54 The Meteorite Museum

    The Meteorite Museum

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    http://www.patreon.com/scifri - Please Help Support Our Video Productions! Peek inside the meteorite vault at Arizona State University where billion-year-old rocks from space give researchers clues about the formation of our solar system. The meteorites s

  • 57:43 New Orleans:  A Living Museum of Music

    New Orleans: A Living Museum of Music

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    An intimate look at the traditions associated with New Orleans music and the preservation of those traditions through the work of local musicians and educators who mentor young talent. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 23:17 Tour The Walt Disney Family Museum

    Tour The Walt Disney Family Museum

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  • 26:26 Face of America: The Ellis Island Immigration Museum

    Face of America: The Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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    More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestry to New York's Ellis Island. Hear some of their fascinating stories about their voyage to America in this Great Museums TV special produced for Public Television. For more information, visit http://g

  • 26:38 Collective Vision: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    Collective Vision: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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    Isabella Stewart Gardner traveled the globe for over three decades, assembling one of the world's most remarkable art collections. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV. For more information, visit http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 21:31 THE MUSEUM OF DOGCRAFT - DOGCRAFT (EP.281)

    THE MUSEUM OF DOGCRAFT - DOGCRAFT (EP.281)

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    SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1nhrJK5 Dogcraft Mods: Copious Dogs, Doggy Talents, Extra Biomes XL, Decocraft, Mark's Cat Textures, Baby Animals, Squickens, Rudoplays Shaders, Bibliocraft, The Camping Mod Download the Copious Dogs mod: http://www.minecraftforum

  • 09:40 How to make a chocolate bar with a twist I Pleasant Vices Recipe

    How to make a chocolate bar with a twist I Pleasant Vices Recipe

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    Tasha and Paul follow on from their hot chocolate adventure to show us how to temper chocolate into an amazing chocolate bar. The mould for this chocolate bar is a scaled down version of the Parthenon frieze and was made by the British Museum facsimile ma

  • 05:57 Pleasant Vices episode 4 I Sugar

    Pleasant Vices episode 4 I Sugar

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    In the fourth and final episode of Pleasant Vices Tasha is tackling the history of sugar in Europe using objects and prints from the British Museum collection to explore this foodstuff's tumultuous past. To find out more about sugar you can read Tasha’s a

  • 08:10 How to make Mesoamerican 18th century mash up hot chocolate I Pleasant Vices episode 2

    How to make Mesoamerican 18th century mash up hot chocolate I Pleasant Vices episode 2

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    Tasha Marks is back for episode 2 of the Pleasant Vices series. This week she is joined by master chocolatier Paul A. Young to discuss chocolate’s introduction to 18th London as a delicious and beneficial drink. In this episode, Tasha and Paul recreate an

  • 11:57 The West Indies and the Southern colonies

    The West Indies and the Southern colonies

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    Plantation agriculture, and slave labor, united the British colonies in the West Indies and the southern part of the eastern seaboard. In this video, Kim discusses the sugar islands of the Caribbean and how their reliance on enslaved Africans for labor de

  • 11:33 Why Planes Don't Fly Faster

    Why Planes Don't Fly Faster

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    1970s first class image courtesy British Airways and used under fair use guidelines Concorde interior photo courtesy ravas51 British Airways First Class Photo courtesy TravelingOtter British Airways Business Class Photo courtesy Peter McCarthy and Tony Ke

  • 03:52 Ogham is an old Irish scrip ᚛ᚈᚑᚋ ᚄᚉᚑᚈᚈ᚜ and ᚛ᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜

    Ogham is an old Irish scrip ᚛ᚈᚑᚋ ᚄᚉᚑᚈᚈ᚜ and ᚛ᚑᚌᚐᚋ᚜

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    Ogham is an old Irish script made by carving notches into stones. It fell out of use more than a millennium ago - but it's an interesting exception to a linguistics and computer-science rule that I'd never even realised existed. Let's talk about the Ogham

  • 08:37 Body Code

    Body Code

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    Body Code is a selection of biomedical animations that explore the human body at the microscopic and molecular scale. Body Code was designed for museum and art gallery exhibition, with the goal of reaching public audiences who do not usually seek out or a

  • 01:58 World's Largest Van de Graff Generator

    World's Largest Van de Graff Generator

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    Science Bob visits the world's largest Van de Graaff generator on display at the Museum of Science in Boston, USA. The generator was generously donated to the Museum by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Designed and built by Dr. Robert J. Van de

  • 05:18 How to make a Renaissance sugar sculpture I Pleasant Vices recipe

    How to make a Renaissance sugar sculpture I Pleasant Vices recipe

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    Want to add some punch to your dinner parties? Or make a political statement at Sunday lunch? In this final recipe video of the Pleasant Vices series Tasha demonstrates how to make a sugar sculpture to adorn your table. The history of sugar sculpture is o

  • 10:19 If One Finger Brought Oil - Things Fall Apart part I: Crash Course Literature 208

    If One Finger Brought Oil - Things Fall Apart part I: Crash Course Literature 208

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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

  • 04:15 Behind the Scenes: Dali Lives

    Behind the Scenes: Dali Lives

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    Dali Lives – Art Meets Artificial Intelligence. Exclusively at The Dali Museum. The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida partnered with Goodby Silverstein & Partners to create a groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence (AI) experience. "Dali Liv

  • 05:04 Skylight: Why Does Earth Have Seasons?

    Skylight: Why Does Earth Have Seasons?

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    The amount of daylight we experience varies throughout the year from place to place. Some places have longer days and nights than others, and the length of each day changes with the seasons. Find out why Earths tilt is the reason we have seasons.#seasons

  • 26:42 Seeing Is Believing - AMNH SciCafe

    Seeing Is Believing - AMNH SciCafe

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    The Squid and the Whale: Evidence for an Epic Encounter

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    Happy Cephalopod Week! One of the most famous dioramas in the American Museum of Natural History depicts a battle between two gigantic animals: the sperm whale and giant squid. But unlike most dioramas in the Museum’s halls, this scene has never been witn

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    Our Senses: What Sluggish Sloths Tell Us About Balance

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    We don’t always think of balance as one of our senses, but scientists often consider it as essential as sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. For a species like the three-toed sloth, however, there’s little need for this sixth sense. Check out the Muse

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    The ABCs of Cephalopods with Conservation Biologist Samantha Cheng

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    Happy Cephalopod Week! How many hearts does an octopus have? Why do some squid glow in the dark? And what does a zebra display have to do with the giant Australian cuttlefish? Museum conservation biologist Samantha Cheng takes you through the world of cep

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    Shoes - What They Say About You

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    Omg. SHOES. … have really interesting cultural implications. What does your footwear say about YOU? ↓ More info + Links! ↓ ----------------------------------------­----------------------------- Natural News from The Field Museum, our new news show!: http:

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  • 01:21 The Butterfly Life Cycle

    The Butterfly Life Cycle

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    Butterflies aren't born as we recognize them–they go through a process called metamorphosis to change from a caterpillar to a chrysalis to an adult butterfly. See live butterflies, moths, and chrysalises at the American Museum of Natural History's Butterf

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    Koenigsberg Orchestrion - M.E.M

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    If you would like to know more about the collection of the Mechanical Entertainment Museum or want to get to know more about this wonderful collection go to www. musica-nostalgia.com Videos are presented on the WelteMax Chanel with the courtesy of the M.

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    Our Senses: Touch, From Single Cell To Whiskers

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    Touch is perhaps the most primordial sense – even some single-celled organisms are able to sense pressure. Humans have many different types of touch receptors, including one that can also be found at the base of cat and mouse whiskers. OUR SENSES, a new e

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    Why every American graduation plays the same song

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    We're all familiar with Pomp & Circumstance, the graduation song that's the official soundtrack of almost every commencement. But how did it get so big? In this episode of Vox's Almanac, Phil Edwards investigates and finds diamonds, war, and Dame Clara Bu

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  • 03:28 Entrepreneur invents, builds and files real Iron Man flight suit

    Entrepreneur invents, builds and files real Iron Man flight suit

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    A British entrepreneur invents, builds and files patent for Iron Man-like flight suit. Watch him start from one jet to a working model. Nothing seems impossible.

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  • 02:28 Making the Thinnest Sheet of Paper in the World

    Making the Thinnest Sheet of Paper in the World

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    In Japan, one company is taking paper thinner than it’s ever been before. Hidaka Washi Ltd. creates paper as thin as human skin, using methods that date back a thousand years. The paper is then sent to museums and libraries around the world—including the

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  • 23:04  Liberty's Kids 102 - Intolerable Acts with Benjamin Franklin | History Videos For Kids

    Liberty's Kids 102 - Intolerable Acts with Benjamin Franklin | History Videos For Kids

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    In response to the Boston Tea Party, the British Parliament passes the Intolerable Acts, including "quartering." Subscribe to Liberty's Kids : http://bit.ly/2ivIdi6

  • 01:39 Our Senses: How Mammals See the World In Many Colors

    Our Senses: How Mammals See the World In Many Colors

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    Humans see a variety of colors because our eyes have three types of cone cells. But things don't look quite as vivid for some of our fellow mammals—some see in two colors, others just in black and white. Color vision evolved in primates about 35 million y

  • 08:40 A Day in Pompeii - Full-length animation

    A Day in Pompeii - Full-length animation

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    www.zerooneanimation.com A Day in Pompeii, a Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition, was held at Melbourne Museum from 26 June to 25 October 2009. Over 330,000 people visited the exhibition -- an average of more than 2,700 per day -- making it the most

  • 05:37 The deadly race to the South Pole

    The deadly race to the South Pole

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    Two exploration teams raced to the South Pole. Only one made it out alive. Corrections: Unfortunately, we used an outdated version of the British flag in this video. The version here was discontinued in 1801 and replaced with the flag we know today. We al

  • 02:40 Spider Expert Cheryl Y. Hayashi On Silk, Webs, and More

    Spider Expert Cheryl Y. Hayashi On Silk, Webs, and More

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    How do spiders make their webs? Turns out it’s in their DNA. Spider expert and Museum curator Cheryl Y. Hayashi discusses her research into spider silk, why it’s an exciting time to be a biologist, and why natural history museums are so important to the f

  • 04:56 The Falklands War (1982)

    The Falklands War (1982)

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    On the 2nd of April 1982, forces from Argentina invaded the British overseas territory of the Falkland Islands, the first invasion of British territory since World War II. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, accused of neglecting the islands, assemb

  • 01:56 The Reason Britain Loves Tea

    The Reason Britain Loves Tea

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    There’s nothing quite as quintessentially British as a cuppa tea. But how did the Chinese tradition make its way into the British consciousness? It’s all thanks to Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese royal who married England’s King Charles II in 1662. Wh

  • 05:22 Skylight: Looking Back in Time at the Speed of Light

    Skylight: Looking Back in Time at the Speed of Light

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    Light takes time to travel from stars and distant galaxies to observers here on Earth. How much have the stars changed since first emitting the light that we see tonight? How far back in time are we seeing when we look at the night sky? #lightyear #astron

  • 07:03 Magic of Making - A Right Royal Roof

    Magic of Making - A Right Royal Roof

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    Kings and Queens prefer to rule from a nice, dry palace. To keep the rain out of Buckingham Palace the British Monarch ordered a slate roof hewn from the heart of a great mountain by helmeted miners, with the help of diamonds and high explosives. This is

  • 24:05 The Power of Poop — AMNH SciCafe

    The Power of Poop — AMNH SciCafe

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    Did you know that some of the bacteria living inside us are essential for our health? Gastroenterologist Ari Grinspan delves into the complex world of the microbiome in the human digestive system. He explains how transplanting bacteria from healthy people

  • 10:36 Fossil Meteorites

    Fossil Meteorites

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    In which we set out and find fossil meteorites in time and space. Wait... meteorites can be fossilized?! Mind blown. Read more about Philipp Heck's meteoritical research and the arrival of fossil meteorites at The Field Museum! http://www.fieldmuseum.org/

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  • 10:10 Inside the Whale Warehouse!

    Inside the Whale Warehouse!

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    Whales are fascinating! They're also, oftentimes, absolutely gigantic-- which makes storing them in a museum collection quite challenging. We had the chance to visit the Smithsonian's "Whale Warehouse" to chat with Curator of Marine Mammals Dr. Michael Mc

  • 08:55 The Wonderful World of Worms

    The Wonderful World of Worms

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    Earthworms & leeches, parasitic nematodes, bristle worms, velvet worms, bobbit worms! Dr. Anna J. Phillips, Curator of Parasitic Worms and Protozoa at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History took us back into the invertebrate zoology collecti

  • 02:51 Are we alone in the universe?

    Are we alone in the universe?

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    Will we ever find intelligent life in the universe? Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains two ways scientists approach answering this age-old question.If you want to know if there are dinosaurs still alive today, watch this weeks Dinosaur video: https://

  • 02:58 Skylight: How Does Our Solar System Move Around the Milky Way?

    Skylight: How Does Our Solar System Move Around the Milky Way?

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    The planets orbit the Sun in a fairly flat plane. How does that plane relate to the orientation of the Milky Way? If we could see the Sun moving among our night sky constellations, which direction would it be heading? Watch this video to learn how our sol

  • 04:09 Baseball Hall of Fame 10 of 10: Connecting the Generations

    Baseball Hall of Fame 10 of 10: Connecting the Generations

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    GREAT MUSEUMS' 10th webisode featuring The Natiional Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum using footage from GREAT MUSEUMS' Home Base, which aired on national public television. Each webisode explores a unique aspect of the legendary museum in Cooperstown, NY

  • 23:13  Liberty's Kids 109 - Bunker Hill | History Cartoon for Kids

    Liberty's Kids 109 - Bunker Hill | History Cartoon for Kids

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    Sarah searches for a British officer who may know her fathers whereabouts. James, with Dr. Joseph Warren at Bunker Hill, witnesses the battle and learns firsthand the high price of freedom.Subscribe to Liberty's Kids : http://bit.ly/2ivIdi6 Two teenage re

  • 03:25 Great Museums of Havana: Curious about Cuba (webisode)

    Great Museums of Havana: Curious about Cuba (webisode)

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    A preview of Great MuseumsTV's episode featuring the museums of Cuba, including the City of old Havana - a living museum - which aired on public television stations in December 2008. GREAT MUSEUMS OF HAVANA: CURIOUS ABOUT CUBA -- narrated by Mariel Heming

  • 23:14 Liberty's Kids 106 - The Shot Heard 'Round the World | History Cartoons for Children

    Liberty's Kids 106 - The Shot Heard 'Round the World | History Cartoons for Children

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    The Revolutionary War begins with the battles of Lexington and Concord. Minutemen -- citizens taking up arms -- fight the powerful, experienced Red Coats. James, reporting on the minutemen, and Sarah, with the British army, witness the shot heard round th

  • 02:10 Are dinosaurs still alive today?

    Are dinosaurs still alive today?

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    All dinosaurs went extinct during the Cretaceous era, right? Wrong! Paleontologist Aki Watanabe explains how birds are evolved from dinosaurs, and how T. rex had more in common with a turkey than a turtle. If you want to know if life exists elsewhere in t

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  • 11:38 What Lives In Moss? - Pondlife, Episode #3

    What Lives In Moss? - Pondlife, Episode #3

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    Microbes aren't just found in ponds. They're also abundant in and around plants and soils. Mosses, some of the oldest plants on land, are home to many species of microbes. In Episode 3 of Pondlife, Sally and fellow Museum scientist Michael Tessler travel

  • 06:23 Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

    Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

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    Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins—the group that includes modern humans, our immediate ancestors, and other extinct relatives. Today, our closest living relatives are chimpanzees, but extinct hominins are eve

  • 05:16 Swimming With Giants 360

    Swimming With Giants 360

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    Earth’s oceans have been home to giant animals for hundreds of millions of years, but we know surprisingly little about their daily lives. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to swim with some of these giants of the deep? Dive into this video to

  • 03:57 Your Private Messages Might Travel Under This Beach

    Your Private Messages Might Travel Under This Beach

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    In Porthcurno, Cornwall, there's an old telegraph cable landing station. It's how Britain talked to the Empire -- and it's now a museum. But the technology here isn't quite as obsolete as you might think. Thanks to Steve and all the team at the Porthcurno

  • 02:56 Footage of the First Martin-Baker Ejection Seat Test

    Footage of the First Martin-Baker Ejection Seat Test

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    Bernard Lynch was an engineer fitter at British aviation firm Martin-Baker. But his main claim to fame was as the fearless test subject for their signature invention: the ejection seat. From the Series: Survival in the Skies: Ejection Seats http://bit.ly/

  • 03:59 The Complex Maneuvering of WWI's Biggest Naval Battle

    The Complex Maneuvering of WWI's Biggest Naval Battle

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    On May 31, 1916, a small skirmish between British and German warships would pave the way for the biggest naval confrontation of WWI--the infamous Battle of Jutland. From: BATTLE AT SEA: JUTLAND http://bit.ly/2nItqXx

  • 03:23 How do you find dinosaur fossils?

    How do you find dinosaur fossils?

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    In popular culture, paleontologists are often seen brushing sand off of a complete dinosaur skeleton with ease—but is digging for dinosaurs really that easy? Paleontologist Aki Watanabe reveals what really goes on during a fossil finding expedition. Spoil

  • 03:16 How do we find new planets?

    How do we find new planets?

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    It’s possible to see many of the planets in our solar system just by looking up at the night sky—but only those that are largest and closest to our Sun. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty explains a few of the more advanced astrometric techniques used to detec

  • 02:04 Why are Fossil Shark Skeletons So Rare?

    Why are Fossil Shark Skeletons So Rare?

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    Happy Shark Week! Shark teeth are among the most common vertebrate fossils you can find, and yet fossilized shark skeletons are harder to come by. Paleontologist and Curator Emeritus John Maisey explains how sharks' cartilaginous skeletons differ from tho

  • 05:16 How Is Worcestershire Sauce Made? | How Do They Do It?

    How Is Worcestershire Sauce Made? | How Do They Do It?

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    Worcestershire Sauce was invented in 1835 when a posh army officer went to India to help run the British Empire. He fell in love, not with a woman, but with a fish sauce. DCODE how the iconic sauce is made in England today. #DCODE, #HowDoTheyDoIt, #Worces

  • 03:06 The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology

    The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology

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    In 1941, a British parachute regiment consisting of 120 men set off toward Bruneval on the northern coast of occupied France. Their mission: to steal German radar secrets. From: WWII'S MOST DARING RAIDS: Stealing Hitler's Radar http://bit.ly/2cfaQ40

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    In Old Movies, Why The Dial Tone After Someone Hangs Up?

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    Brace yourselves, we're about to get into some serious detail about telephone systems. Thanks to all the folks at Seattle's Museum of Communications! http://museumofcommunications.org/ They're also on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/museumofcomm .

  • 26:40 Picture Perfect: George Eastman House

    Picture Perfect: George Eastman House

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    Located on historic East Avenue in Rochester, New York, this special showcases the 12.5-acre museum site that was the urban estate of George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Company. The Museum focuses on the 150-year history of the art, technology, and

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  • 02:57 How do we know an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago?

    How do we know an asteroid hit Earth 66 million years ago?

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    One theory for why the dinosaurs went extinct is that an asteroid hit Earth at the end of the Cretaceous period. But since no one was alive to see it, how can we know that it really happened? Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty reveals how clues found in sedime

  • 03:10 How long did a T. rex live?

    How long did a T. rex live?

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  • 03:09 Did an asteroid kill the dinosaurs?

    Did an asteroid kill the dinosaurs?

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    Around 66 million years ago, all non-avian dinosaurs went extinct. Was the culprit a 6-mile wide asteroid that collided with Earth? Or did other factors contribute to the dinosaurs’ die-off? Paleontologist Aki Watanabe looks at other theories for wh

  • 08:34 Pond Scum Under the Microscope - Pondlife, Episode #1

    Pond Scum Under the Microscope - Pondlife, Episode #1

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    We are surrounded by microscopic organisms that are too small to see with the naked eye. Follow Museum microbiologist Sally Warring as she reveals the invisible inhabitants of the green slime at the surface of a pond in Central Park. In this first episode

  • 04:53 Old Movie Stars Dance to Uptown Funk

    Old Movie Stars Dance to Uptown Funk

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    If you like this video, please support these film preservation charities: The British Film Institute, https://goo.gl/iwTkD7 The George Eastman Museum, http://eastman.org/donate The Film Foundation, http://www.film-foundation.org/donation My inspiration ca

  • 04:32 Sign Language Isn't Universal

    Sign Language Isn't Universal

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    This week's guest is Rikki Poynter! Go subscribe to her vlog: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS7wVohIwd66b95xyuw7DFQ -- and if subtitles aren't on automatically here, you can turn them on in your device settings! There isn't one universal sign language

  • 23:11  Liberty's Kids 128  - Not Yet Begun to Fight | History Videos For Kids

    Liberty's Kids 128 - Not Yet Begun to Fight | History Videos For Kids

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    Subscribe to Liberty's Kids : http://bit.ly/2ivIdi6 In a long, desperate battle, John Paul Jones and his wildly outgunned Bonhomme Richard defeat the British Serapis off the coast of England (9/23/79).Sailing to England, Sarah is shipwrecked and saved by

  • 28:55 SciCafe: Mollusks To Medicine

    SciCafe: Mollusks To Medicine

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    When you think of venomous animals, you imagine snakes, spiders, or scorpions - not snails. In this SciCafe, Mandë Holford, a research associate at the Museum and Associate Professor of chemical biology at Hunter College, discusses her research on predato

  • 06:21 What Did a Baby T. rex Look Like?

    What Did a Baby T. rex Look Like?

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    Did you know that when Tyrannosaurus rex was a hatchling it was most likely covered in fluffy feathers? Go behind the scenes of the new exhibition T. rex: The Ultimate Predator, which opens March 11 at the American Museum of Natural History, with paleonto

  • 03:46 We Should Let Some Wildfires Burn

    We Should Let Some Wildfires Burn

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    In the last few years, wildfires have been getting worse - and, oddly, it's because humans have been preventing them. From a helicopter above the forests of British Columbia, and from the Tree Ring Lab at UBC, let's talk about how we should just let some

  • 04:18 Animation: How Three Men You Probably Never Heard Of Helped End WWII

    Animation: How Three Men You Probably Never Heard Of Helped End WWII

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    H.M.S. Petard was a British Navy destroyer during WWII. It was responsible for sinking German, Italian, and Japanese submarines and carried three men of incredible bravery and courage. One night, after a 10-hour battle in the Mediterranean, those men dive

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  • 02:58 Installation of the Statue of Athena Parthenos (ca. 170 B.C.)

    Installation of the Statue of Athena Parthenos (ca. 170 B.C.)

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    On August 4, 2016, a monumental statue of Athena Parthenos (ca. 170 B.C.) from Pergamon was installed in The Met's Great Hall. A special loan from the collection of the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, the statue will remain on display in the Great Hall for two

  • 05:01 The Butterfly Conservatory in 360

    The Butterfly Conservatory in 360

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  • 08:03 Paleoart: Painting the Land Before Time

    Paleoart: Painting the Land Before Time

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    The Field Museum has a long history of hiring artists to help teach people about the dinosaurs and other early life on earth. Maybe you've heard of the famous painter Charles R. Knight -- but what about John Conrad Hansen, or Maidi Wiebe? After months of

  • 05:42 How Ex-Nazis & Jewish Scientists Got The U.S. To The Moon

    How Ex-Nazis & Jewish Scientists Got The U.S. To The Moon

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    These former adversaries shaped rocket engineering. Here's how recovered letters provide a detailed look into this pivotal military project. The Crazy Tech Behind America's Arctic Missile Defense - http://bit.ly/29gM1U9 Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter H

  • 26:24 The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before – AMNH SciCafe

    The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before – AMNH SciCafe

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    Fly through the galaxy with Museum astrophysicist Jackie Faherty, who takes us on a dazzling tour of new research and data visualizations made possible by recently released data from the Gaia space telescope. In April 2018, the European Space Agency’s Gai

  • 02:34 The World's Most Famous Teapot: The Utah Teapot

    The World's Most Famous Teapot: The Utah Teapot

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    At the Computer History Museum, in Mountain View, California, there sits a small teapot. It's the world's most famous teapot, after a computer graphics researcher called Martin Newell digitised it. You've probably seen it: here's its story. And thanks to

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  • 04:59 The US President's Bulletproof Railcar

    The US President's Bulletproof Railcar

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    US Car Number 1, the Ferdinand Magellan, sits in the Gold Coast Railway Museum in Miami. It's 120 tonnes of bulletproof, armoured railcar: a train carriage designed to move the President of the United States around the country in safety and style. At leas

  • 00:34 Giant human-sized jellyfish spotted by divers - BBC News

    Giant human-sized jellyfish spotted by divers - BBC News

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  • 02:04 Deflecting Asteroids: Protecting The Earth From Future Catastrophic Events

    Deflecting Asteroids: Protecting The Earth From Future Catastrophic Events

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  • 04:52 Your Brilliant Bones! | Maddie Moate

    Your Brilliant Bones! | Maddie Moate

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  • 10:18 Can Peace be Purchased?

    Can Peace be Purchased?

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    Wherein archaeologist Dr. Steve Nash and I look at and discuss a fascinating, powerful, and complicated collection of artifacts. What do you think: can peace, or loyalty, be purchased? We've set out from The Field Museum in Chicago to collaborate with the

  • 03:08 Music for Elephants - Trailer

    Music for Elephants - Trailer

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  • 11:33 Art Trip: Washington D.C. | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

    Art Trip: Washington D.C. | The Art Assignment | PBS Digital Studios

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  • 23:09  Liberty's Kids 114 - The First Fourth of July with Washington! | History Cartoons for Children

    Liberty's Kids 114 - The First Fourth of July with Washington! | History Cartoons for Children

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    As Hessians arrive off the coast of Staten Island (7/4/76), John Adams finally convinces Congress that independence is the only answer to the colonies problems. They ask Thomas Jefferson to write the first draft of a Declaration of Independence. Shortly a

  • 02:54 Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

    Why Do People In Old Movies Talk Weird?

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  • 07:37 Camel Spiders: Neither Camels, nor Spiders

    Camel Spiders: Neither Camels, nor Spiders

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    Dr. Paula Cushing has been studying these strange animals for nearly 17 years, and says there is so little known about them, that anyone can discover something new. They're camel spiders: neither camels, nor spiders! So... what are they, anyway? We've set

  • 10:48 How Birds inspire Builders

    How Birds inspire Builders

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    Birds! Bullet trains! Biomimicry! When we take a closer look at nature - or peek into museum collections - we can discover some pretty amazing innovations that help inform human engineering and design. NEAT ------------------------------------------------

  • 13:49 Filming Inside a Slow Motion Vortex - The Slow Mo Guys

    Filming Inside a Slow Motion Vortex - The Slow Mo Guys

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  • 03:49 How Sniffing Priceless Art and Artifacts Could Save Them — Speaking of Chemistry

    How Sniffing Priceless Art and Artifacts Could Save Them — Speaking of Chemistry

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  • 07:36 The 'Sistine Chapel of Taxidermy' - Conserving Akeley's Elephants

    The 'Sistine Chapel of Taxidermy' - Conserving Akeley's Elephants

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  • 14:16 Cheesemaking In The Early 19th Century

    Cheesemaking In The Early 19th Century

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    We have a very special episode today! Deanna Berkemeier, from Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, walks us through the process of making cheese from scratch. Deanna is a master at the art of Cheesemaking. We hope you enjoy this! If you're eve

  • 12:06 Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

    Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

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  • 12:13 The Egg Collection!

    The Egg Collection!

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    Eggs! There are around 10,800 different species of birds, all which lay eggs that vary in size, color, shape, and parental care required. Dr. John Bates pulled some highlights from the Field Museum's egg collection to share these fragile, historically imp

  • 03:02 How Corals Hold Centuries of Ocean Climate Data

    How Corals Hold Centuries of Ocean Climate Data

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    Before we can make a plan to protect our oceans from climate change, we need to know what they were like before human impact. We haven’t been collecting ocean data for very long, but luckily one ocean marine organism has been keeping records for millennia

  • 05:08 Egyptian Mummified Cats?! | Maddie Moate

    Egyptian Mummified Cats?! | Maddie Moate

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    Lets take a trip back to Ancient Egypt and discover what might be lurking in the crypts ! For this video I was lucky to join forces with the Manchester Science Festival and the Manchester Museum to visit one of their many amazing exhibitions on offer, "Gi

  • 23:15 Liberty's Kids 127 - The New Frontier | History Cartoons for Children

    Liberty's Kids 127 - The New Frontier | History Cartoons for Children

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    In the Ohio territory, Shawnee Chief Cornstalk and his people are caught between the Americans and the British, with tragic results (11/77). In Philadelphia, inflation makes life difficult for working people and leads to the Fort Wilson riot (10/79). Sara

  • 01:57 Global Warming in a Jar

    Global Warming in a Jar

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    This is very clever global warming experiment developed by a young student for a local science fair. The film is presented by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Clean Air Conservancy.

  • 02:28 New 3D scanning campaign will reveal 20,000 animals in stunning detail

    New 3D scanning campaign will reveal 20,000 animals in stunning detail

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    NSF funds a plan to CT scan museum specimens representing most genera. Read more: http://scim.ag/2v90U5I

  • 05:23 How To Protect The Rainforest

    How To Protect The Rainforest

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    For our final installment in the Amazon Adventures series, I interviewed expedition leader Corine Vriesendorp about what it means to protect and conserve areas of the rainforest in spite of the overwhelming global demands for its natural resources. This i

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  • 10:30 Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

    Drought and Famine: Crash Course World History #208

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    In which John Green teaches you a little bit about drought, which is a natural weather phenomenon, and famine, which is almost always the result of human activity. Throughout human history, when food shortages strike humanity, there was food around. There

  • 06:32 Shelf Life Episode 10 - The Dinosaurs Of Ghost Ranch

    Shelf Life Episode 10 - The Dinosaurs Of Ghost Ranch

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    Discovering a dinosaur is just the first step. Paleontologists Sterling Nesbitt, Mark Norell, and Danny Barta tell the story behind the Museum's treasure trove of Triassic fossils from Ghost Ranch, New Mexico. For more about how fossils are prepared for t

  • 06:21 An Electric Eel And A Caiman

    An Electric Eel And A Caiman

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    Wherein Isobel and Maria show us the ropes -- or nets -- for surveying fishes in the Amazon. The distribution of fish in tropical river systems is important to understanding how animals move around these waterways. Where there are big fish -- like the ele

  • 23:13 Liberty's Kids 136 - Yorktown (with Lafayette and Washington) | American History Videos For Kids

    Liberty's Kids 136 - Yorktown (with Lafayette and Washington) | American History Videos For Kids

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    "I am not throwing away my shot, 'til the world turns upside down" - Hamilton the musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda. The climatic battle of the war. Moses brother Cato, a soldier on the British side, is sent into harms way by Cornwallis and is aided by a sympat

  • 02:07 Bertrand Russell's Advice for Future Generations

    Bertrand Russell's Advice for Future Generations

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    Bertrand Arthur William Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist, he was a prominent anti-war activist and a Nobel laureate. Advice from Bertrand

  • 01:57 Introducing the "Iron man" Gravity Jet Suit

    Introducing the "Iron man" Gravity Jet Suit

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    Richard Browning, Founder and Test Pilot, Gravity industries, introduces special guests to 1000bhp of Gravity Jet Suit. Gravity is a British human propulsion technology start-up. Our mission is to re-imagine the future of manned flight. Follow us for live

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  • 11:11 Japanese vs. Canadian School (Elementary)

    Japanese vs. Canadian School (Elementary)

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    Aiko compares what elementary school is like in British Columbia, Canada vs. Tokyo, Japan. Questions 0:04 Food 1:23 Rules 2:25 More Rules 2:56 Breaks 3:37 Homework 4:18 Physical Education 5:12 Field Trips 6:17 Course Difficulty 7:05 Canadian Pros 7:46 Jap

  • 06:21 Journey of a Letter

    Journey of a Letter

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    Film exploring the journey of a letter from post box to recipient. Discover the surprising story of the first social network at The Postal Museum. Book your tickets today - postalmuseum.org

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

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

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

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  • 02:49 1927 - New York City Street Life

    1927 - New York City Street Life

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    Old film of New York City in 1927. Outside scenes from a longer film about the American Museum of Natural History. Set to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance.

  • 06:43 Shelf Life Episode 8 - Voyage Of The Giant Squid

    Shelf Life Episode 8 - Voyage Of The Giant Squid

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    Getting a giant squid from New Zealand to New York is no easy feat. Curator Neil Landman tells the tale of a sizable specimen’s journey to the collections at the American Museum of Natural History, and Curator Mark Siddall explains why this giant cephalop

  • 13:01 What Fossils Reveal about Today's Climate Change

    What Fossils Reveal about Today's Climate Change

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    Dr. Scott Wing spent a decade combing the hills in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming to find fossil evidence of an extinction event that occurred in the Southern Ocean of Antarctica, 56 million years ago. Here, we talk with him and Dr. Kirk Johnson about how s

  • 01:48 DeepLoco computer program taught itself to walk and run

    DeepLoco computer program taught itself to walk and run

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    The University of British Columbia created a computer program called DeepLoco that uses deep learning to teach itself to walk, run, and even dribble a soccer ball. It could help video games become much more realistic and even aid robots in the real world.

  • 11:43 Top 10 Mysterious Bone Discoveries That Shocked The World

    Top 10 Mysterious Bone Discoveries That Shocked The World

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    These mysterious discoveries of strange bone formations around the world have puzzled archaeologists for some time. Lets find out some of the most mysterious recent discoveries! Subscribe for more! ► https://goo.gl/pgcoq1 ◄ Stay updated ► https://goo.gl/J

  • 01:16 Playing Ping Pong In Microgravity

    Playing Ping Pong In Microgravity

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    Dr Kevin Fong takes a trip on a parabolic flight (the ‘vomit comet’) to see what it’s like to play table tennis in space. Watch the full second episode of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES on ‘How to survive in space’ on the Ri Channel now: http://richannel.org

  • 05:01 Are ghost ships real? - Peter B. Campbell

    Are ghost ships real? - Peter B. Campbell

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/are-ghost-ships-real-peter-b-campbell In 1884, the British steamer “Rumney” crashed into the French ship “Frigorifique.” Seeing their ship filling with water, the French crew climbed aboard the “Rumney.” But as

  • 03:02 Oldest Inn (1958)

    Oldest Inn (1958)

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    Bletchingly, Surrey. Exterior. M/S of an elderly woman walking down a quaint village street. L/S of the street, in the foreground is the Whyte Harte Inn. The narrator explains that the inn dates from 1388. Low angle C/U of the wrought iron inn sign. Inter

  • 07:25 What DNA ancestry tests can — and can’t — tell you

    What DNA ancestry tests can — and can’t — tell you

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    I took a DNA ancestry test. It didn’t tell me where my ancestors came from… Subscribe to our channel! http://bit.ly/video-lab At-home DNA ancestry tests have become hugely popular in recent years. More than 26 million have taken one of these tests. If the

  • 05:31 Spiders: The First Web Developers

    Spiders: The First Web Developers

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    Out of any creatures in the animal kingdom, spiders seem to have the worst reputation. Their many legs and unpredictable movements elicit a fear response in even the most stoic of individuals. Let's take a moment to put our fear aside and learn more about

  • 06:32 The Taxonomy Of Candy

    The Taxonomy Of Candy

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    In our previous video 'What is a Species?,' we talked about the many ways scientists approach classifying organisms. So, I thought it'd be fun to get a few scientists from The Field Museum to apply their taxonomic know-how on something we're all familiar

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  • 04:13 What is a P-Value and Why Does it Matter?

    What is a P-Value and Why Does it Matter?

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    Science's most important (and controversial) number has its origins in a British experiment involving milk and tea. NOVA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NOVAonline NOVA on Twitter: @novapbs NOVA on Instagram: @novapbs PRODUCTION CREDITS Digital Prod

  • 10:04 The Naked Mole-Rat

    The Naked Mole-Rat

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    Naked mole-rats are some of the most fascinating members of the animal kingdom - but just how unique are they? Turns out, they diverged from their nearest relative more than 31 MILLION years ago! Field Museum curator Dr. Bruce Patterson, and Yale postdoct

  • 03:49 The Fossils in the Floor

    The Fossils in the Floor

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    NEW: #IStandWithUnionidBivalves shirts + stickers: http://bit.ly/29J9SJw This is my love letter to the little things in life-- like the fossils that can be found in the limestone tiles of the Field Museum. What's your version of the fossils in the floor?

  • 06:32 Flying A Plane With Fireworks On The Wings

    Flying A Plane With Fireworks On The Wings

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    Aerosparx are a British aerobatics team that perform displays with fireworks attached to their wings. This is how they do it. More about Aerosparx: http://www.aerosparx.com/ Camera by Grant Stevens https://www.moonshineproductions.co.uk/ Ground display ca

  • 02:29 An artist spent 6 months creating a fake grocery store completely made of felt

    An artist spent 6 months creating a fake grocery store completely made of felt

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    There's a new grocery store in New York, but don't try to eat any of the food inside. "8 'Till Late" is an art installation from British artist Lucy Sparrow that sells products you would typically find in an NYC bodega, except everything is made out of fe

  • 01:31 Baseball Hall of Fame (webisode)

    Baseball Hall of Fame (webisode)

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    Located in historic Cooperstown, New York, the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum showcases the history and stars of the game. Produced by Great Museums TV. For more great information, go to http://greatmuseums.org.

  • 02:49 This Is Martha, The World's Last-Known Passenger Pigeon

    This Is Martha, The World's Last-Known Passenger Pigeon

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    Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History houses one of largest bird collections in the world. One of their most prized birds, Martha, was the last passenger pigeon to ever fly. From: SERIOUSLY AMAZING OBJECTS: Trailblazers http://bit.ly/1XCulD1

  • 07:28 Tully Monster Mystery SOLVED!

    Tully Monster Mystery SOLVED!

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    How is it that a Museum can have 1,200+ fossils of a particular species in its collection since the 1960's... and not even know what it is? For decades, it was thought the 'Tully monster' -- a bizarre animal that lived 307 million years ago -- was an inve

  • 12:48 Rainbow Paint on a Speaker - 12,500fps - The Slow Mo Guys

    Rainbow Paint on a Speaker - 12,500fps - The Slow Mo Guys

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    Gav and Dan are back in the old garden. Using two cameras they've never used before, they revisit paint on a speaker. Both cameras were borrowed, but it ain't an ad or anything. This is the first video presented at 50fps playback. Because of the new high

  • 14:31 The Animal Sound Library

    The Animal Sound Library

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    The Museum für Naturkunde is home to one of the largest collections of animal sound recordings in the world. They're studied by scientists to learn about what animals live in an area, and what time(s) of year they're active, and in what abundance. One of

  • 01:58 Popular Titanic: The ONLY Genuine Footage - Verified By Experts

    Titanic: The ONLY Genuine Footage - Verified By Experts

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    Incredibly rare, genuine & authenticated. This stunning footage is the OLDEST AND ONLY known remaining film of Titanic above water. Combined with footage from the wreck - utterly beautiful and heartbreaking. Ever since Titanic was lost at sea that fat

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  • 12:53 Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

    Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223

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    In which John Green teaches you about conflict in Israel and Palestine. This conflict is often cast as a long-term beef going back thousands of years, and rooted in a clash between religions. Well, that's not quite true. What is true is that the conflict

  • 07:17 The Amazing Laser

    The Amazing Laser

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    Wherein my mind is blown by technology, yet again. Please take our survey! We wanna know your thoughts! http://fieldmuseum.fluidsurveys.com/s/thebrainscoop/ ↓ More info + Links! ↓ ----------------------------------------­----------------------------- Natu

  • 05:43 Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, & Magic Fairy Bread

    Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, & Magic Fairy Bread

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    Before modern science, what evidence did people use to help explain the inexplicable? For some things -- the fossil record! Today we’re looking for griffins, cyclopes, magical bread and enchanted stone snakes in our museum collection. Our citations and re

  • 07:38 100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin - "The Eighth Wonder Of the World"

    100 Year Old Self-Playing Violin - "The Eighth Wonder Of the World"

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    This amazing instrument is The Hupfeld Phonoliszt Violina - an Orchestrion with self-playing Violins, Enjoy! Name: Phonoliszt Violina Type of Instrument: Orchestrion Year Built: 1914 Maker: Ludwig Hupfeld A.-G. Place of Manufacture: Leipzig, Germany Welco

  • 05:41 The First Brachiosaurus

    The First Brachiosaurus

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    Joyce Havstad, PhD holds the title Philosopher-in-Residence at The Field Museum.* We had the joy of interviewing her about some of the fascinating concepts she researches and explores -- in this case, what is a holotype? And how can paleontologists determ

  • 01:59 At Rock Hall:  American Music Masters Week Video Blog #1

    At Rock Hall: American Music Masters Week Video Blog #1

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    Shooting for GREAT MUSEUMS' upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum special began during American Music Masters Week. The 2011 honoree was Aretha Franklin. See the Queen of Soul in this video short, along with Janis Joplin's psychedelic Porsche Cab

  • 04:37 Banding Baby Dinosaurs

    Banding Baby Dinosaurs

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    BABY DINOSAURS IN THE CITY!... and we've been studying them for years! We talked with Field Museum ornithologist Josh Engel about how scientists gather information and take risks while monitoring these impressive aerial predators. By the 1960s the peregri

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