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Thank you, my patrons, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=227816 Thoughts on the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIS0IFmbZaI Discuss on the reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/dp5tx6/which_planet_is_closest/ Mercury is the closest planet to all seven other planets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDgbVIqGADQ https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/PT.6.3.20190312a/full/ Special thanks to: Abdullah Abdulaziz, Andrea Di Biagio, Andrew Proue, Bear, Ben Schwab, Bob Kunz, Cas Eliëns, Chris Amaris, Chris Chapin, Christian Cooper,
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Check out our Patreon page: patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/is-it-bad-to-hold-your-pee-heba-shaheed Humans should urinate at least four to six times a day, but occasionally, the pressures of modern life force us to clench and hold it in. How bad is this habit, and how long can our bodies withstand it? Heba Shaheed takes us inside the
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-you-sacrifice-one-person-to-save-five-eleanor-nelsen Imagine you’re watching a runaway trolley barreling down the tracks, straight towards five workers. You happen to be standing next to a switch that will divert the trolley onto a second track. Here’s the problem: that track has a worker on it, too — but just one. What do you do?
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/mary-s-room-a-philosophical-thought-experiment-eleanor-nelsen Imagine a neuroscientist who has only ever seen black and white things, but she is an expert in color vision and knows everything about its physics and biology. If, one day, she sees color, does she learn anything new? Is there anything about perceiving color that wasn’t captured in her knowledge?
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-your-knuckles-pop-eleanor-nelsen Some people love the feeling of cracking their knuckles, while others cringe at the sound. But what causes that trademark pop? And is it dangerous? Eleanor Nelsen gives the facts behind joint popping. Lesson by Eleanor Nelsen, animation by Steve Belfer Creative.
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-paradox-of-value-akshita-agarwal Imagine you’re on a game show and you can choose between two prizes: a diamond … or a bottle of water. It’s an easy choice – the diamonds are more valuable. But if given the same choice when you were dehydrated in the desert, after wandering for days, would you choose
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Trace the history of how wolves, one of humanity’s oldest rivals, evolved into the domesticated dogs we call “man’s best friend.” — Since their emergence over 200,000 years ago, modern humans have established communities all over the planet. But they didn’t do it alone. Whatever corner of the globe you find humans in today, you’re
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-a-single-celled-organism-almost-wiped-out-life-on-earth-anusuya-willis There’s an organism that changed the world. It caused the first mass extinction in Earth’s history … and also paved the way for complex life. How? Anusuya Willis explains how cyanobacteria, simple organisms that don’t even have nuclei or any other organelles, wrote a pivotal chapter in the story of life
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What would happen to your body without water? SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 –MORE LINKS BELOW (Click ‘Show More’)– Water.org – http://bit.ly/1epHGbJ UNICEF App – http://bit.ly/1qZx5tn Charity:Water – http://bit.ly/1eVzFrZ MIYA – http://bit.ly/Nx9Sil FOLLOW US! Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine: Search “AsapSCIENCE” on vine! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
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Learn more about nuclear weapons and what you can do to stop them EN: http://www.notonukes.org FR: http://www.sansarmesnucleaires.org ES: http://www.nomasarmasnucleares.org PT: http://www.fimdasarmasnucleares.org DE: http://www.neinzuatomwaffen.org AR: http://www.notonukes.org/ar RU: http://www.notonukes.org/ru CH: http://www.notonukes.org/zh Spread the word and use the following Hashtags: EN: #nuclearban FR: #nuclearban ES: #nomasarmasnucleares PT: #fimdasarmasnucleares Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/nuclearweapons/ As you may have noticed, we like to
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Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting us in making this video. Go to https://curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt for a free 31-day-trial. Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-argentine-ants In nearly every corner of the Earth, ants wage war against each other. Their weapons are what nature gave them. Some have strong armour, deadly stingers or sharp mandibles. And then there is this tiny,
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To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription. Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-deep-sea/ Deep Sea Poster: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org Sometimes the world feels boring. All the remote islands are visited, the arctic conquered, the dense
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-are-we-so-attached-to-our-things-christian-jarrett After witnessing the “violent rage” shown by babies whenever deprived of an item they considered their own, Jean Piaget – a founding father of child psychology – observed something profound about human nature: Our sense of ownership emerges incredibly early. But why do we become so attached to things? Christian Jarrett
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The Egg Story by Andy Weir Animated by Kurzgesagt A Big Thanks to Andy Weir for allowing us to use his story. The original was released here: http://www.galactanet.com/oneoff/theegg_mod.html Visit his website here: http://www.andyweirauthor.com/ If you want to support us, please check out those beautiful Egg posters we made: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org This video was more than 2
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/should-you-trust-your-first-impression-peter-mende-siedlecki You can’t help it; sometimes, you just get a bad feeling about someone that’s hard to shake. So, what’s happening in your brain when you make that critical (and often lasting) first judgment? Peter Mende-Siedlecki shares the social psychology of first impressions — and why they may indicate that, deep down,
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-benefits-of-a-good-night-s-sleep-shai-marcu It’s 4am, and the big test is in 8 hours. You’ve been studying for days, but you still don’t feel ready. Should you drink another cup of coffee and spend the next few hours cramming? Or should you go to sleep? Shai Marcu defends the latter option, showing how sleep restructures
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-caffeine-keep-us-awake-hanan-qasim Over 100,000 metric tons of caffeine are consumed around the world every year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 14 Eiffel Towers! Caffeine helps us feel alert, focused, and energetic, even if we haven’t had enough sleep — but it can also raise our blood pressure and make us feel anxious.
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Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-complement-system One of the key players of our immune system is the complement system. An army of millions and trillions of tiny bombs, which work together in a complex and elegant dance to stop intruders in your body. Merchandise: http://shop.kurzgesagt.org Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff
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