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  • 02:51 Push the Limit: Alba Orbital advance the frontiers of spacecraft | WIRED with Qualcomm

    Push the Limit: Alba Orbital advance the frontiers of spacecraft | WIRED with Qualcomm

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    Tom Walkinshaw, founder of micro-satellite company Alba Orbital, discusses the future of satellite technology. In partnership with Qualcomm. Subscribe to WIRED►► http://po.st/SubscribeWired CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://po.st/WiredVideo Twitter: http://p

  • 02:08 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Inaugurate - Jessica Oreck

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Inaugurate - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-inaugurate-jessica-oreck From avian omens to the beginning of a new policy or the reign of a new politician, Jessica Oreck follows the flight path of the word inaugurate. Lesson and anima

  • 02:01 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Gorgeous - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Gorgeous - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-gorgeous-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel From whirlpools and ravines to superlative beauty, what is the trajectory of the word gorgeous? Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel reveal the surprisin

  • 02:16 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Dynamite - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Dynamite - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-dynamite-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel With an explosive meaning, the word dynamite's past is as historical as it is etymological. Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel describe how Alfred Nobe

  • 02:18 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Robot - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Robot - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-robot-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel In 1920, Czech writer Karel Čapek wrote a play about human-like machines, thereby inventing the term robot from the Central European word for forced l

  • 01:52 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Odd - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Odd - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-odd-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel Whether we're talking all things unusual or mathematical, the origins of the word odd point to the Indo-European root uzdho, which means pointing upward

  • 02:08 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Jade - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Jade - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-veracular-jade-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel Now known for its beauty and green hue, the stone jade was previously thought to espouse magical properties, such as kidney treatment. Jessica Oreck and

  • 01:59 Mysteries Of Vernacular: X-ray - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: X-ray - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-x-ray-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel The story of the word X-Ray is one of great thinkers. French philosopher Rene Descartes isolated the letters X, Y and Z to stand for unknowns, and cen

  • 01:55 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Yankee - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Yankee - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-yankee-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel Is it a doodle dandy? A baseball team? The origins of the word yankee are unclear, though its usage in America as a pejorative is well-documented. Je

  • 02:01 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Ukulele - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Ukulele - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-ukulele-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel When 19th century Portuguese travelers landed in Hawaii with a small four-stringed guitar, a member of the king's court, nicknamed Jumping Flea, or

  • 02:08 Mysteries Of Vernacular: Lady - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

    Mysteries Of Vernacular: Lady - Jessica Oreck And Rachael Teel

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mysteries-of-vernacular-lady-jessica-oreck-and-rachael-teel Why do we call women ladies? Well, etymologically-speaking, the word comes from the Old English words for hlaf (bread) and daege (maid), which, combine

  • 01:49 How the stethoscope was invented | Moments of Vision 7 - Jessica Oreck

    How the stethoscope was invented | Moments of Vision 7 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-stethoscope-was-invented-moments-of-vision-7-jessica-oreck The stethoscope is the single most widely used medical instrument in the world. But where did the idea come from? In the seventh installment of

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  • 01:50 How Braille was invented | Moments of Vision 9 - Jessica Oreck

    How Braille was invented | Moments of Vision 9 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-braille-was-invented-moments-of-vision-9-jessica-oreck Today, Braille is the universally accepted system of writing for the blind, translated into almost every language in almost every country across the glo

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  • 03:46 You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin

    You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/you-are-your-microbes-jessica-green-and-karen-guillemin From the microbes in our stomachs to the ones on our teeth, we are homes to millions of unique and diverse communities which help our bodies function. Jess

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  • 03:46 You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin

    You are your microbes - Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/you-are-your-microbes-jessica-green-and-karen-guillemin From the microbes in our stomachs to the ones on our teeth, we are homes to millions of unique and diverse communities which help our bodies function. Jess

  • 01:49 How the sandwich was invented | Moments of Vision 5 - Jessica Oreck

    How the sandwich was invented | Moments of Vision 5 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-sandwich-was-invented-moments-of-vision-5-jessica-oreck Today, it is estimated that 50% of Americans eat at least one sandwich every day. And while it’s all but impossible to imagine a world without them

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  • 01:51 How the popsicle was invented | Moments of Vision 11 - Jessica Oreck

    How the popsicle was invented | Moments of Vision 11 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-popsicle-was-invented-moments-of-vision-11-jessica-oreck Each year, approximately 2 billion popsicles are sold worldwide. But where did the idea for this tasty treat come from? In the eleventh installmen

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  • 01:57 How blue jeans were invented | Moments of Vision 10 - Jessica Oreck

    How blue jeans were invented | Moments of Vision 10 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-blue-jeans-were-invented-moments-of-vision-10-jessica-oreck Today, 96% of American consumers own at least one pair of jeans. But where did these durable duds come from? And how did they get so popular? Jessi

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  • 01:48 How Coffee Got Quicker | Moments Of Vision 2 - Jessica Oreck

    How Coffee Got Quicker | Moments Of Vision 2 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-coffee-got-quicker-moments-of-vision-2-jessica-oreck For the 64% of Americans that drink coffee daily, an expedient cup is practically essential. But preparing coffee hasn’t always been easy. In the second i

  • 01:54 How super glue was invented | Moments of Vision 8 - Jessica Oreck

    How super glue was invented | Moments of Vision 8 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-super-glue-was-invented-moments-of-vision-8-jessica-oreck Today, super glue is a nearly indispensable household item — but its incredibly sticky nature almost caused it to be abandoned in the development pha

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  • 01:40 How the bendy straw was invented | Moments of Vision 12 - Jessica Oreck

    How the bendy straw was invented | Moments of Vision 12 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-bendy-straw-was-invented-moments-of-vision-12-jessica-oreck Today, Americans use an estimated 500 million drinking straws every day. But where did the idea for this beloved utensil come from? In the twel

  • 01:35 How the rubber glove was invented | Moments of Vision 4 - Jessica Oreck

    How the rubber glove was invented | Moments of Vision 4 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-rubber-glove-was-invented-moments-of-vision-4-jessica-oreck It’s hard to imagine a modern hospital being able to function without rubber gloves — but they weren’t actually invented until 1890. In the fou

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  • 02:06 How smudge-proof lipstick was invented | Moments of Vision 6 - Jessica Oreck

    How smudge-proof lipstick was invented | Moments of Vision 6 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-smudge-proof-lipstick-was-invented-moments-of-vision-6-jessica-oreck Today, lip cosmetics are a billion dollar industry, with 1 out of every 3 women claiming that they won’t leave home without applying lipst

  • 01:45 How the Band-Aid was invented | Moments of Vision 3 - Jessica Oreck

    How the Band-Aid was invented | Moments of Vision 3 - Jessica Oreck

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-band-aid-was-invented-moments-of-vision-3-jessica-oreck It is estimated that Johnson & Johnson have made an astounding 100 billion Band-Aids since they were invented in 1920. But where did the idea come

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  • 03:55 Mansa Musa, One Of The Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived - Jessica Smith

    Mansa Musa, One Of The Wealthiest People Who Ever Lived - Jessica Smith

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    View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mansa-musa-one-of-the-wealthiest-people-who-ever-lived-jessica-smith Mansa Musa, the 14th century African king of the Mali Empire, is said to have amassed a fortune that possibly made him one of the wealthiest p

  • 03:29 Craig of the Creek | Jessica Wanders Off | Cartoon Network

    Craig of the Creek | Jessica Wanders Off | Cartoon Network

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    Jessica wanders into an unfamiliar creek, leaving Craig to find her before his Mom notices! Episode: Jessica’s Trail CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe WATCH MORE: http://cartn.co/moreminisodes About Cartoon Network: We

  • 05:25 Can you survive nuclear fallout? -  Brooke Buddemeier and Jessica S. Wieder

    Can you survive nuclear fallout? - Brooke Buddemeier and Jessica S. Wieder

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    Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-survive-nuclear-fallout-brooke-buddemeier-and-jessica-s-wieder Nuclear weapons are some of the most powerful tools o

  • 01:53 Popular Sesame Street: Five Kangaroos with Jessica Mauboy!

    Sesame Street: Five Kangaroos with Jessica Mauboy!

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    1,2,3,4,5 Kangaroos! Hop hop hop 5 big red kangaroos! How many Kangaroos do you count dancing in the sand? Jessica Mauboy counted 5. Count along and sing with her in the land down under! Subscribe to the Sesame Street Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/

  • 03:20 Popular Carol of the Bells | Feat: Joyful 6 (Singing Siblings) | Christmas Carol Songs 2017

    Carol of the Bells | Feat: Joyful 6 (Singing Siblings) | Christmas Carol Songs 2017

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    Vocals: JESSICA | JEZIAH | JESSE | JOSHUA | JOANNA | JOHAN Arranged By: JESSICA SHEJIN Recorded Mixed and Mastered : JIBU SIVANANDAN Mixing Assistance: JINU SIVANANDAN Video Production: BURNING HUBZ STUDIOS Production Controllers: FRANLEE | BENSON Special

  • 01:59 Watch robotic ‘skins’ give life to inanimate toys

    Watch robotic ‘skins’ give life to inanimate toys

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    Flexible cuffs could also be used for space missions, rescue vehicles Read more - https://scim.ag/2pltCLi Check out the research here - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat1853 CREDITS _________________ producer/animator/narra

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  • 02:16 Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

    Watch this origami fish grabber nab a deep-sea squid

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    New robotic claw can scoop up delicate sea creatures without harm. Learn more - https://scim.ag/2zOKxOm Read the research - http://robotics.sciencemag.org/lookup/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.aat5276 CREDITS ---------------------- producer Jessica Hubbard anima

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  • 02:24 What do bluebirds eat?

    What do bluebirds eat?

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    What do bluebirds eat? To find out, we placed cameras at 40 bluebird nest boxes in Delaware to record the birds bringing prey back to their nestlings. The prey were identified from the video to determine which arthropod groups are most important in the bl

  • 02:34 This Is Not A Pine Tree

    This Is Not A Pine Tree

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    Thanks for watching this video and thanks to all of our Patreon supporters who make MinuteEarth possible. If you'd like to support us as well, you can go to https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth. We really appreciate it. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons:

  • 02:15 Craig of the Creek | A Day at the Salon | Cartoon Network

    Craig of the Creek | A Day at the Salon | Cartoon Network

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    Jessica and Craig go with their mom to the hair salon, what will they find to entertain themselves? Episode: Jessica’s Trail CN GAMES: http://cartn.co/ytgames SUBSCRIBE: http://cartn.co/subscribe About Craig of the Creek: Craig is a 10-year-old boy who sp

  • 02:33 Alma the Talking Dog - Dug the Dog IRL

    Alma the Talking Dog - Dug the Dog IRL

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    Students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign develop a brain-computer interface to read and vocalize the thoughts of a Labrador retriever. https://github.com/BlissChapman/Dug Jessica Austriaco, Bliss Chapman, Matthew De Venecia, Christine La

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  • 10:00 International IP Law: Crash Course Intellectual Property #6

    International IP Law: Crash Course Intellectual Property #6

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    This week, Stan Muller teaches you how intellectual property law functions internationally. Like, between countries. Well, guess what. There's kind of no such thing as international law. But we can talk about treaties. There are a bevy of international tr

  • 04:40 The Superb Owl!

    The Superb Owl!

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    Don’t miss the next video! SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ As we get ready to watch that big football game that my lawyers tell me I’m not allowed to say the name of, let’s celebrate a champion of the bird world: Stea

  • 12:09 Intro To Economics: Crash Course Econ #1

    Intro To Economics: Crash Course Econ #1

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    In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It's not necessarily about money, or stock markets, or trade. It's about people and choices. What, you may ask, does that mean. We

  • 09:04 Specialization And Trade: Crash Course Economics #2

    Specialization And Trade: Crash Course Economics #2

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    In which Adriene Hill and Jacob Clifford teach you about specialization and trade, and how countries decide whether they're going to make stuff or trade for stuff. You'll learn about things like comparative advantage, the production possibilities frontier

  • 12:18 Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2

    Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2

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    EPISODE DESCRIPTION This week, Stan Muller teaches you the basics of copyright in the United States. Copyright law is territorial, so we're going to cover the system we know the most about, and that's the US. Stan will talk about what kind of ideas can be

  • 10:18 Economic Systems And Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics #3

    Economic Systems And Macroeconomics: Crash Course Economics #3

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    In which Jacob Clifford and Adrienne Hill teach you about Economic Systems and Macroeconomics. So, economics is basically about choices. We'll look at some of the broadest economic choices when we talk about the difference between planned economies and ma

  • 11:39 Copyright, Exceptions, And Fair Use: Crash Course Intellectual Property #3

    Copyright, Exceptions, And Fair Use: Crash Course Intellectual Property #3

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    Stan Muller teaches you a few things about copyright enforcement, and talks about the exceptions to copyright enforcement. While there are several, the one you've probably heard of is Fair Use, and it's a pretty tricky one. We'll try to explain it, and te

  • 09:51 Patents, Novelty, And Trolls: Crash Course Intellectual Property #4

    Patents, Novelty, And Trolls: Crash Course Intellectual Property #4

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    This week, Stan teaches you about patents. It turns out, they're patently complicated! So, patents have some similarity to copyright, in that they grant a limited monopoly to people who invent things. The key difference in patents and copyright is that pa

  • 09:34 Endocrine System, Part 2 - Hormone Cascades: Crash Course A&P #24

    Endocrine System, Part 2 - Hormone Cascades: Crash Course A&P #24

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    In the second half of our look at the endocrine system, Hank discusses chemical homeostasis and hormone cascades. Specifically, he looks at the hypothalamus-pituitary-thyroid axis, or HPT axis, and all the ways your body can suffer when that system, or yo

  • 09:39 Vision: Crash Course A&P #18

    Vision: Crash Course A&P #18

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    Next stop in our tour of your sensory systems? VISION. With a little help from an optical illusion, we take a look inside your eyes to try to figure out how your sense of vision works -- and how it can be tricked. *** Table of Contents The Structure of th

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  • 10:40 Hearing & Balance: Crash Course A&P #17

    Hearing & Balance: Crash Course A&P #17

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    Crash Course A&P continues the journey through sensory systems with a look at how your sense of hearing works. We follow sounds as they work there way into the ear where they are registered and transformed into action potentials. This mechanism not only h

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  • 10:17 Parasympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #15

    Parasympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #15

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    This week we are looking at your parasympathetic division, which is the "resting and digesting" unit. Unfortunately, learning about this de-stressing division also involves a whole lot of memorization. Don't worry, though - we've got some mnemonic devices

  • 09:23 Joints: Crash Course A&P #20

    Joints: Crash Course A&P #20

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    We continue our look at your bones and skeletal system, skipping over the silly kid's song in favor of a more detailed look at your your axial and appendicular skeleton. This episode also talks about the structural and functional classifications of your j

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  • 10:44 Sympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #14

    Sympathetic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #14

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    Hank tries not to stress you out too much as he delves into the functions and terminology of your sympathetic nervous system. -- Table of Contents Sympathetic Nervous System Controls the Body's Stress Response 0:26 How Signals Travel to Effectors 1:48 Ace

  • 09:30 Blood Vessels, Part 1 - Form And Function: Crash Course A&P #27

    Blood Vessels, Part 1 - Form And Function: Crash Course A&P #27

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    Now that we've discussed blood, we're beginning our look at how it gets around your body. Today Hank explains your blood vessels and their basic three-layer structure of your blood vessels. We're also going over how those structures differ slightly in dif

  • 10:25 Endocrine System, Part 1 - Glands & Hormones: Crash Course A&P #23

    Endocrine System, Part 1 - Glands & Hormones: Crash Course A&P #23

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    Hank begins teaching you about your endocrine system by explaining how it uses glands to produce hormones. These hormones are either amino-acid based and water soluble, or steroidal and lipid-soluble, and may target many types of cells or just turn on spe

  • 09:04 Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

    Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

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    And now we return to blood vessels. In this episode, we start discussing what blood pressure is, how it can become "high", and what that means for our health. One of the more interesting points is that your body has ways of dealing with high blood pressur

  • 09:34 The Heart, Part 2 - Heart Throbs: Crash Course A&P #26

    The Heart, Part 2 - Heart Throbs: Crash Course A&P #26

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    Today we're talking the heart and heart throbs -- both literal and those of the televised variety. Hank explains how your heart’s pacemaker cells use leaky membranes to generate their own action potentials, and how the resulting electricity travels throug

  • 10:38 The Skeletal System: Crash Course A&P #19

    The Skeletal System: Crash Course A&P #19

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    Today Hank explains the skeletal system and why astronauts Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko are out in space studying it. He talks about the anatomy of the skeletal system, including the flat, short, and irregular bones, and their individual arrangements

  • 10:24 Muscles, Part 1 - Muscle Cells: Crash Course A&P #21

    Muscles, Part 1 - Muscle Cells: Crash Course A&P #21

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    We're kicking off our exploration of muscles with a look at the complex and important relationship between actin and myosin. Your smooth, cardiac, and skeletal muscles create movement by contracting and releasing in a process called the sliding filament m

  • 10:08 The Heart, Part 1 - Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

    The Heart, Part 1 - Under Pressure: Crash Course A&P #25

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    Your heart gets a lot of attention from poets, songwriters, and storytellers, but today Hank's gonna tell you how it really works. The heart’s ventricles, atria, and valves create a pump that maintains both high and low pressure to circulate blood from th

  • 10:41 Muscles, Part 2 - Organismal Level: Crash Course A&P #22

    Muscles, Part 2 - Organismal Level: Crash Course A&P #22

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    Hank calls in a friend to do his push ups for him today to explain how skeletal muscles work together to create and reverse movements. Hank and Claire also demonstrate the role size plays in motor units, the three phase cycle of muscle twitches, and how t

  • 08:49 Autonomic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #13

    Autonomic Nervous System: Crash Course A&P #13

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    Hank takes you on a tour of your two-part autonomic nervous system. This episode explains how your sympathetic nervous system and parasympathetic nervous system work together as foils, balancing each other out. Their key anatomical differences - where ner

  • 10:30 Taste&Smell: Crash Course A&P #16

    Taste&Smell: Crash Course A&P #16

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    Hank resists the urge to devour a slice of pizza so that he can walk you through the way we experience our major special senses. It all boils down to one thing: sensory cells translating chemical, electromagnetic, and mechanical stimuli into action potent

  • 02:12 What is a Horsepower?

    What is a Horsepower?

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    When it comes to car engines and automobiles, most of us know one word in particular—horsepower. But where does that term come from? And what is a horsepower anyway? -- Producer/Video by: Jason Lederman Research: Sara Chodosh Narrator: Jessica Boddy Media

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  • 02:50 Urban planners aim to eliminate slums—with a mathematical approach

    Urban planners aim to eliminate slums—with a mathematical approach

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    Researchers are testing a tool based on a "topological view" of cities and slums to improve the design of growing urban areas Read the story: https://scim.ag/2Nv8Gw1 Read the paper (free): http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaar4644 CREDITS ------

  • 03:31 The Virtual Theme Park

    The Virtual Theme Park

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    http://www.patreon.com/scifri - Please Help Support Our Video Productions! Climbing Kilamanjaro, blasting asteroids, and stopping time to destroy robots are just some of the amazing activities people can experience at VR World NYC. VR World’s Head of Cont

  • 02:39 Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters

    Neanderthals used their hands like tailors and painters

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    Our closest cousins used a precise grip more often than some of our direct ancestors Read more: https://scim.ag/2zvrOoY Read the research: https://scim.ag/2IhvEEP Credits editor/animator/narrator Meagan Cantwell supervising producers Sarah Crespi and Chri

  • 03:33 Why popping your pimples is bad for you

    Why popping your pimples is bad for you

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    Admit it, you love to pop those little pimples when they form on your face. But it turns out that might not be a wise move. On this episode of the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it," Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig talk about what pimples are, how

  • 01:32 Sesame Street: Count 6 Cheeseburgers

    Sesame Street: Count 6 Cheeseburgers

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    The chef has received an order. Billy and all his friends would each like a cheeseburger. See, there's Billy, Sam, Tracy, Jimmy, Sally, and Jessica, so that's six burgers. That means six patties, six slices of cheese, and six buns. All together that makes

  • 02:18 Mount Everest Isn't The World's Tallest Mountain

    Mount Everest Isn't The World's Tallest Mountain

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    If you measure from base to summit, Mount Everest is actually the world's second tallest mountain. The first is Mauna Kea—a one million-year-old dormant volcano in Hawaii. The peak of Mauna Kea is only 13,802 feet above sea level, but its base spreads dee

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  • 05:44 Climbing Wind Turbines for a Living | That's Amazing

    Climbing Wind Turbines for a Living | That's Amazing

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    These days, giant wind turbines are supplying more and more of our clean energy. And when they break down, they need to be fixed fast. It's a job only a few people are equipped to handle. Those who are afraid of heights need not apply. Rock climber Jessic

  • 04:43 A brief history of banned numbers - Alessandra King

    A brief history of banned numbers - Alessandra King

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    Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-brief-history-of-banned-numbers-alessandra-king They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and authorities have often agreed. From outlawed religiou

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    Nachos are delicious. And versatile because today they're also going to help us learn a thing or two about your digestive system. Nachos can provide us with energy and raw materials, by first ingesting something nutritious, propelling it through the alime

  • 07:23 The First Home Consoles: Crash Course Games #5

    The First Home Consoles: Crash Course Games #5

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    So last week Andre talked about Atari’s role in the rise of the video game industry, but Atari wasn’t the only major player in the 1970s. So we’re going to step back a few years and first talk about Ralph Baer who designed the first video game console - t

  • 10:23 Respiratory System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #32

    Respiratory System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #32

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    Can a paper bag really help you when you are hyperventilating? It turns out that it can. In part 2 of our look at your respiratory system Hank explains how your blood cells exchange oxygen and CO2 to maintain homeostasis. We'll dive into partial pressure

  • 09:44 Immune System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #46

    Immune System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #46

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    In the penultimate episode of Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology, Hank explains your adaptive immune system. The adaptive immune system's humoral response guards extracellular terrain against pathogens. Hank also explains B cells, antibodies, and how vacci

  • 11:36 The Dawn Of Video Games: Crash Course Games #3

    The Dawn Of Video Games: Crash Course Games #3

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    Over the next few episodes we’re going to talk about the history of video games. Today, we’re going to start with the first re-programmable computers in the 1940’s. Now, these computers were serious tools. They were for codebreaking and calculating artill

  • 14:36 Why Its Almost Impossible to Drive a Golf Ball 450 Yards (ft. Dustin Johnson) | WIRED

    Why Its Almost Impossible to Drive a Golf Ball 450 Yards (ft. Dustin Johnson) | WIRED

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    WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez looks at carry vs. total distance, breaks down the biomechanics of the tee shot, and gets tips from Dustin Johnson, one of the top drivers on the tour, to find out why it's Almost Impossible to drive a golf ball 450 yards through t

  • 12:22 Creation from the Void: Crash Course Mythology #2

    Creation from the Void: Crash Course Mythology #2

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    Today on Crash Course Mythology we’re starting in on creation stories. This week, we’ll focus on the creation of the universe out of nothing, or Ex Nihlio creation. Basically, a god decides to make a universe out of nothing. We’ll look a

  • 09:37 Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47

    Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47

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    THE FINAL SHOWDOWN! This is the last episode on the immune system and also the very last episode of Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology. In it, Hank explains how the cellular immune response uses helper, cytotoxic, and regulatory T cells to attack body cell

  • 10:24 Why is there Social Stratification?: Crash Course Sociology #22

    Why is there Social Stratification?: Crash Course Sociology #22

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    As we get into our unit on stratification, we inevitably return to our old friends, the three sociological paradigms. How to structural functionalism, social conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism each think about stratification? How does ideology a

  • 08:47 Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

    Psychology of Gaming: Crash Course Games #16

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    So we’ve talked a lot about what makes games so great in this series, but we haven’t really addressed the big question: why do we play games anyway? And well, the answer is pretty complicated, especially when you consider that some people really like card

  • 09:58 Game Design: Crash Course Games #19

    Game Design: Crash Course Games #19

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    Good game design is essential for a positive player experience whether it’s a board games, video game, or even dice game. So today, we’re going to take some time to give you an introductory overview of the process of creating a game, and talk about some o

  • 09:52 Social Groups: Crash Course Sociology #16

    Social Groups: Crash Course Sociology #16

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    How do the groups that you're part of affect you? How do you, in turn, affect those groups? Today we are talking about how people in society come together with a look at social groups. We’ll look at what social groups are, the different kinds of groups th

  • 10:33 Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36

    Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #36

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    Metabolism is a complex process that has a lot more going on than personal trainers and commercials might have you believe. Today we are exploring some of its key parts, including vital nutrients -- such as water, vitamins, minerals, carbs, fats, and prot

  • 10:11 Sociology Research Methods: Crash Course Sociology #4

    Sociology Research Methods: Crash Course Sociology #4

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    Today we’re talking about how we actually DO sociology. Nicole explains the research method: form a question and a hypothesis, collect data, and analyze that data to contribute to our theories about society. Crash Course is made with Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • 08:16 Educational Games: Crash Course Games #15

    Educational Games: Crash Course Games #15

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    Chess, Number Munchers, The Oregon Trail! Today, we’re going to talk about gaming’s role in education. Now technically all games have an educational component, because games are defined by their rules and players have to learn those rules to participate.

  • 09:42 What Is Sociology?: Crash Course Sociology #1

    What Is Sociology?: Crash Course Sociology #1

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    Today we kick off Crash Course Sociology by explaining what exactly sociology is. We’ll introduce the sociological perspective and discuss how sociology differentiates itself from the other social sciences. We’ll also explore what sociology can do, and ho

  • 10:30 Input Devices: Crash Course Games #24

    Input Devices: Crash Course Games #24

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    Today we’re going to talk about controllers. Controllers are incredibly important in the gaming experience because they are how we communicate actions within a game and often play a significant role in why we like or dislike certain games. And over the ye

  • 13:23 The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

    The History of Game Shows: Crash Course Games #25

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    Today we're going to talk about game shows! Game shows have a long history going all the way back to the 1920s on the radio and then proliferating across media to the massive pop culture icons they are today. And they're different from most game genres we

  • 10:01 Blood, Part 2 - There Will Be Blood: Crash Course A&P #30

    Blood, Part 2 - There Will Be Blood: Crash Course A&P #30

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    It's time to start talking about some of the terrible things you can do to your own body, like blood doping. We'll start by explaining the structure and function of your erythrocytes, and of hemoglobin, which they use to carry oxygen. We'll follow the for

  • 09:54 Recession, Hyperinflation, And Stagflation: Crash Course Econ #13

    Recession, Hyperinflation, And Stagflation: Crash Course Econ #13

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    If you're ever put in charge of a national economy, there are a few things you should try to avoid. Before you laugh, just remember, you COULD be in charge of an economy someday. Someone has to do it, and anyway, if it could happen to Alan Greenspan, it c

  • 10:18 PC Gaming: Crash Course Games #20

    PC Gaming: Crash Course Games #20

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    Today, we're FINALLY going to talk about PC Gaming. So the personal computer is the precursor to the console, but it's not quite accurate to say that it just led to the console. PCs and the video games created on them have and continue to influence the re

  • 13:54 Can McDonald's Become Fine Dining? | The Happy Meal

    Can McDonald's Become Fine Dining? | The Happy Meal

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    Try Guy Keith takes on the challenge of creating a gourmet dish out of a McDonald’s Happy meal. Will the Judges think it is gourmet, or will Keith just create garbage? Support us! http://www.patreon.com/tryguys. Join our Patreon to get videos a day

  • 12:22 Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

    Why the Evolutionary Epic Matters: Crash Course Big History #203

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    Today we're talking about evolution–basically the history of all life on Earth. The thing is, why are we talking about this. Well, the story of life, all the way back to single celled microbes billions of years ago, is all part of our human story. An impo

  • 10:24 Digestive System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #35

    Digestive System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #35

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    Nachos are great...if you are among the lucky ones whose body can digest them. When digestion goes according to plan, the small intestine performs most of your chemical digestion in the duodenum, while accessory organs including the liver, gallbladder, an

  • 10:27 Procrastination: Crash Course Study Skills #6

    Procrastination: Crash Course Study Skills #6

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    You’re on YouTube right now, but you should probably be studying or writing that research paper. But as long as you’re here, we’re going to help you figure out how to get the better of your desire to procrastinate in the future. Just don’t forget about us

  • 09:33 The Future of Gaming: Crash Course Games #29

    The Future of Gaming: Crash Course Games #29

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    Welcome to the FINAL LEVEL of Crash Course Games! We thought it made the most sense to sign off this series by taking a look towards the future because you know... boss battles are supposed to be tough. Now we don’t know the future obviously, so this epis

  • 02:28 DISNEY HEALTHY LIVING | How To Get Your Family Active - Let's Go Families 3 | Official Disney UK

    DISNEY HEALTHY LIVING | How To Get Your Family Active - Let's Go Families 3 | Official Disney UK

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    Olympic Heptathlon Champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has got some Disney exercises to get your family exercising together! Whether your children are Mickey Mouse or Disney Princess fans, you can all get moving and turning those ‘Cant’s’ into ‘Cans’! Why not try

  • 12:00 Open World Games: Crash Course Games #22

    Open World Games: Crash Course Games #22

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    Today we’re going to talk about open world games. Open world games are different than most video games because although they often have goals and tasks, they usually encourage what is known as “emergent stories.” These are stories that weren’t planned by

  • 08:51 Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1

    Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1

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    The first step in honing your new study skills is to take better notes. This week Thomas will tell you everything you need to know to come to class prepared and find a note-taking system that will help you retain and review like a champ. Resources: Study

  • 12:02 The Olympics, FIFA, and why we love sports: Crash Course Games #17

    The Olympics, FIFA, and why we love sports: Crash Course Games #17

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    Today, John Green is going to be your substitute teacher as we dive into the world of sports! Now “sports” is a pretty broad genre of game, we probably couldn’t even cover them in an entire series, but today we’re going to do our best to look at the origi

  • 11:08 Handhelds: Crash Course Games #23

    Handhelds: Crash Course Games #23

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    Today, we’re going to talk about the gaming devices that combine the screen, speakers, controls, and computer into one neat little package - that’s right we’re talking about handheld game consoles. Handhelds have actually been around since the mid 1970s,

  • 10:10 Role-playing Games: Crash Course Games #18

    Role-playing Games: Crash Course Games #18

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    Today, we’re going to explore the world of role-playing games. Role-playing games are different than most, because they’re technically a form of interactive storytelling with one player managing the game as the game master (or dungeon master), and all of

  • 09:13 Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

    Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

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    Our final episodes of Anatomy & Physiology explore the way your body keeps all that complex, intricate stuff alive and healthy -- your immune system. The immune system’s responses begin with physical barriers like skin and mucous membranes, and when they’

  • 09:24 The Impacts of Social Class: Crash Course Sociology #25

    The Impacts of Social Class: Crash Course Sociology #25

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    This week we are building on last week’s outline of American stratification to explore how class differences affect people’s daily lives. We’ll explore variations in everything from values & beliefs to health outcomes, and look at how these things can per

  • 10:08 Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 2: Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology #37

    Metabolism & Nutrition, Part 2: Crash Course Anatomy & Physiology #37

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    If you're like us, you love the sound of a brunch buffet. But not everything you eat at that glorious buffet is going to be turned into energy. Your body has to work with different forms of food in different ways. In this episode of Crash Course Anatomy &

  • 09:20 Lymphatic System: Crash Course A&P #44

    Lymphatic System: Crash Course A&P #44

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    Today Hank explains your unsung lymphatic system and how it supports cardiovascular function by collecting, filtering, and returning interstitial fluid back into the bloodstream via a system of lymphatic vessels. He also explains the system’s major role i

  • 10:36 Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

    Money And Finance: Crash Course Economics #11

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    So, we've been putting off a kind of basic question here. What is money? What is currency? How are the two different. Well, not to give away too much, but money has a few basic functions. It acts as a store of value, a medium of exchange, and as a unit of

  • 10:47 Sega And More Mature Video Games: Crash Course Games #8

    Sega And More Mature Video Games: Crash Course Games #8

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    So we ended the last episode nearing the close of the 1980s and Nintendo had become the dominant player in the home console market, but Sega, originally a slot machine game company during World War 2, was looking to get its own console into players’ homes

  • 10:17 How Much Pain Can You Handle?

    How Much Pain Can You Handle?

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    We put ourselves through a lot of PAIN for SCIENCE! Follow us! @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit SUBSCRIBE! It's free: http://bit.ly/asapsci The LAB is our new series where we take your questions and turn them into experiments! Have a cool idea for the

  • 1:16:40 GULLIVER'S TRAVELS Fleischer Studios (1939) (Remastered) (HD 1080p)

    GULLIVER'S TRAVELS Fleischer Studios (1939) (Remastered) (HD 1080p)

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    Gulliver's Travels is a 1939 American cel-animated Technicolor feature film, directed by Dave Fleischer and produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios. The film was released on December 22, 1939 by Paramount Pictures, who had the feature produced as

  • 11:30 Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

    Why Human Evolution Matters: Crash Course Big History 204

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    This week on Crash Course Big History, Emily is talking about process of human evolution, and the knack for innovation that has allowed humans to become so dominant on the Earth. Human innovation, and the ability to build on those innovations generation a

  • 09:26 Planning & Organization: Crash Course Study Skills #4

    Planning & Organization: Crash Course Study Skills #4

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    The best way to make sure you’re making the most of the time you have is to start off well organized. This week we’re talking about planning and organizational systems and how to set yourself up for success. Resources: Planning Mode vs. Robot Mode: https:

  • 09:51 Urinary System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #39

    Urinary System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #39

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    As we promised last week, we're not quite done talking about your pee yet. Today Hank explains how the urinary system regulates the production of urine, by maintaining a study glomerular flow rate. He'll also cover the anatomy of storing and excreting uri

  • 10:55 Digestive System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #34

    Digestive System, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #34

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    Nearly 200 years ago, Alexis St. Martin was shot in the stomach. He was saved by local army doctor William Beaumont, but had to live out his remaining years with a gaping hole in the stomach -- allowing Beaumont to learn a lot about how human digestion wo

  • 08:25 Board Games: Crash Course Games #14

    Board Games: Crash Course Games #14

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    Today, we’re going to talk about board games, but instead of trying to trace their histories, which we’ve already covered a bit of in ep2 on ancient games, we’re going to look really closely at just two board games - Monopoly and The Settlers of Catan. Th

  • 10:51 The Video Game Crash Of 1983: Crash Course Games #6

    The Video Game Crash Of 1983: Crash Course Games #6

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    So the 1980s was the golden age of arcade games. Games like Donkey Kong, Pac- Man, Space Invaders, and Centipede had become a cultural phenomenon. These games had expanded the gamer demographic and even encouraged the rise of competitive gaming. There wer

  • 08:59 Studying for Exams: Crash Course Study Skills #7

    Studying for Exams: Crash Course Study Skills #7

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    It turns out that saving all of your studying until after midnight on the night before your big exam is not actually a great way to prepare. Today, Thomas explains some test prep strategies that actually work. Crash Course is made with Adobe Creative Clou

  • 15:33 Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

    Democracy, Authoritarian Capitalism, and China: Crash Course World History 230

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    In which John Green teaches you about the end of World History, and the end of the world as we know it, kind of. For the last hundred years or so, it seemed that one important ingredient for running an economically successful country was a western-style d

  • 10:18 Urinary System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #38

    Urinary System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #38

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    Even though you probably don't choose to spend a lot of time thinking about it, your pee is kind of a big deal. Today we're talking about the anatomy of your urinary system, and how your kidneys filter metabolic waste and balance salt and water concentrat

  • 10:19 Atari And The Business Of Video Games: Crash Course Games #4

    Atari And The Business Of Video Games: Crash Course Games #4

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    Today, Andre is going to talk about the rise of Atari and with it the rise of the video game industry. So if you remember from last episode, we mentioned that the first arcade machine, Galaxy Game, happened to have a coin slot, but this was just the begin

  • 08:25 Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

    Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

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    The first 1000 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagt4 Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s h

  • 14:28 1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

    1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

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    In which John Green returns for a dystopian new season of Crash Course Literature! We're starting with George Orwell's classic look at the totalitarian state that could be in post-war England. Winston Smith is under the eye of Big Brother, and making us t

  • 12:16 When We First Walked

    When We First Walked

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    Try CuriosityStream today: http://curiositystream.com/eons Fossilized footprints have proved that human ancestors were already striding across the landscape 3.6 million years ago. But who started them on that path? What species pioneered this style of loc

  • 11:25 The 2008 Financial Crisis: Crash Course Economics #12

    The 2008 Financial Crisis: Crash Course Economics #12

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    Today on Crash Course Economics, Adriene and Jacob talk about the 2008 financial crisis and the US Goverment's response to the troubles. So, all this starts with home mortgages, and the use of mortgages as an investment instrument. For years, it seemed li

  • 09:02 Nintendo And A New Standard For Video Games: Crash Course Games #7

    Nintendo And A New Standard For Video Games: Crash Course Games #7

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    So we ended the last episode at the North American Video Game Crash of 1983, and even though the video game market had collapsed in the United States, demand for video games remained strong in Europe and Asia. Nintendo of Japan, originally a playing card

  • 09:14 LARP: Crash Course Games #26

    LARP: Crash Course Games #26

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    Today we’re going to talk about LARPs or live action role-playing games. Larping tends to conjure up the image of a bunch of nerds hitting each other with foam weapons but it’s much more than that. LARPs merge performance, community, and art in a way that

  • 11:42 Mythical Mountains: Crash Course World Mythology #33

    Mythical Mountains: Crash Course World Mythology #33

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    Our mythical places series continues, and this week Mike Rugnetta is talking about some stories that revolve around mountains. Mountains loom large in human stories, not least because mountains are, well, large. So ascend with us to the lofty peaks of The

  • 04:54 How Leonardo da Vinci made a "satellite" map in 1502

    How Leonardo da Vinci made a "satellite" map in 1502

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    It was a feat of technological and symbolic imagination. And it was pretty accurate, too. Join the Video Lab to see Phil's Q&A! http://bit.ly/video-lab Leonardo da Vinci’s known for his art and inventions — but also his groundbreaking maps, like this one

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    What Is Myth? Crash Course Mythology #1

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    Welcome to Crash Course World Mythology, our latest adventure (and this series may be literally adventurous) in education. Over the next 40 episodes or so, we and Mike Rugnetta are going to learn about the world by looking at the foundational stories of a


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