http://tomscott.com – http://twitter.com/tomscott – A guide for the newly empowered, courtesy of the Superhero Help Academic Foundation Trust, Education Division. Sure, you could jump a few places and fight crime: or you could take over the world. Thanks to YouTube Space London, who offered me time on their science lab set — and thanks to
A weekly show where we debunk common misconceptions. This week, Elliott discusses some misconceptions about history. Want more of Elliott? http://www.youtube.com/elliottmorgan Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossma… Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: “YoutubeFlossers” for 15% off!)
Lack of food, no sunlight and nuclear disaster might mean the end of the world for humans, but these 9 animals just might make it. We’ve been nominated for a Webby! Please vote: http://tinyurl.com/sswebby Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following
Check out 23andMe: http://bit.ly/13zNPet TWEET VIDEO – http://clicktotweet.com/bc6i5 Millions of people around the world suffer from MS, but what is it? Lets shine a light on this disease in an effort to increase awareness. Please share, if you can 🙂 Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE
In this funny, informative talk, David Schmader makes the case for thinking more broadly about what a marijuana user is and can be. David Schmader is a multi-talented writer, playwright, newspaper columnist, and performance artist. With wit and intelligence he blends personal experience and biting humor to provide insight on difficult cultural issues. He creates
We want our surgeons to be excellent. We wants our classical music performers to be excellent. But do we really want excellence everywhere? This is the provocative line of thought economist and mathematician Eric Weinstein is currently chasing. We’ve figured out how to reliably teach excellence, which is useful — but there is a trade-off.
You can learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/spacetime The silence of the galaxy and the resulting Fermi Paradox has perplexed us for nearly 50 years. But our most recent surveys of the Milky Way finally allow us to draw scientific conclusions about the depressingly persistent absence of aliens. You can further support us on Patreon
This is a delightful problem. Find the area of the triangle defined by the four squares. It seems impossible but it can be solved with the right perspective. Can you figure it out? Sources Puzzle by Catriona Shearer The area of the bottom left square is 5. What’s the area of the blue triangle? pic.twitter.com/nBR32b760x
XOR encryption is flawed. Professor Brailsford explains the zig-zag method that can reveal the precious key stream. Fishy Codes – Bletchley’s Other Secret: https://youtu.be/Ou_9ntYRzzw XOR and the Half Adder: https://youtu.be/VPw9vPN-3ac Colossus & Bletchley Park: https://youtu.be/9HH-asvLAj4 5 Hole Paper Tape: https://youtu.be/JafQYA7vV6s The Professor’s Supporting Documents: Sean/Dave ZigZag document: http://bit.ly/computerphileZigZag C Program to play with: http://bit.ly/ComputerphileZigZagCprog The
I can show a brighter pink. I can show a more saturated pink. But I can’t show you this pink. Not quite. More about Stuart Semple and his pigments: https://www.culturehustle.com/ [that’s his store, we overloaded Stuart’s personal web site, http://www.stuartsemple.com, within a few minutes…!] (I reached out to Anish Kapoor’s studio twice for comment; I
You know what’s weird? Babies. They cry but don’t produce tears; they can crawl before they can … crawl. And they have MORE BONES THAN YOU! Learn more about these and other odd truths about newborn miniature humans. — Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/195v1 It’s the number one topic for internet searches, but do we ever consider how pornography can have lasting neuroplastic effects? Discover the hard science behind the ‘porn epidemic’ – the internet’s drug of choice. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE
Download a free audiobook version of “A Brief History of Time” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2NWYjAh Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/a-brief-history-of-time View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/does-time-exist-andrew-zimmerman-jones The earliest time measurements were observations of cycles of the natural world, using patterns of changes from day to night and season to season to build calendars.
Lilia Tarawa was brought up in the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, where she was constantly surrounded by everyone she loved. But over time, she began to see the dark side of her community, and ultimately realised that she had to get out. In this raw
Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 There are no more evolutionary pressures driving gross human evolution, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be able to genetically re-engineer ourselves in the future.
I didn’t solve this problem myself, but I felt better when I learned WolframAlpha couldn’t solve it either! But there is a way to solve it using careful mathematical reasoning. Thanks to Luka Khizambareli from Georgia for suggesting this and sending its solution! (*And you have to be really careful–I thank Aniket Gupta and Ryan
French numbers can pose problems for non-native speaker – especially when you move beyond 70. Also discussing problems with phone numbers and commas! More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Featuring Dr Paul Smith from the University of Nottingham. The French and marks out of 20: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzrRkhU248A A little extra unlisted bit from
Hank explores a vexing question asked at picnics and beach parties everywhere: Why do bug bites itch? To help you understand the answer, he takes you into the blow by blow of a bug bite which, we warn you, is pretty horrifying. ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to
Discuss this video: http://reddit.com/r/cgpgrey * FOOTNOTE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ZpsxnmmbE Brought to you in part by: http://audible.com/grey Special Thanks: – Mark Govea – Wenhao Nie – Thomas J Miller Jr MD – dedla – Daniel Slater – PervertedThomas – Robert Kunz – Saki Comandao – Christian Cooper – Michael Little – rictic – Ian – Ripta Pasay –
It’s hard to define what makes something beautiful, but we seem to know beauty when we see it. Why is that and how does beauty affect our subconscious? This video was a collaboration with the creative agency Sagmeister & Walsh as a contribution to their upcoming Beauty exhibition at the MAK Vienna from October 23rd
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-blood-pressure-works-wilfred-manzano If you lined up all the blood vessels in your body, they’d be 60 thousand miles long. And every day, they carry the equivalent of over two thousand gallons of blood to the body’s tissues. What effect does this pressure have on the walls of the blood vessels? Wilfred Manzano gives
Elaine Hsiao is a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry and biology at Caltech. She received her undergraduate degree in microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics from UCLA and her doctoral degree in neurobiology from Caltech with Professor Paul Patterson. She studied neuroimmune mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental disorders and uncovered a role for the commensal microbiota
http://www.ted.com David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square’s worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where
One of the world’s most influential business thinkers Professor Clayton Christensen of Harvard Business School visits the RSA to explain how countries and companies can become more successful innovators, and create new, robust sources of growth. Speaker: Clayton M. Christensen, Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of “The