The Super Mario Effect – Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn

When 50,000 of Mark Rober’s 3 million YouTube subscribers participated in a basic coding challenge, the data all pointed to what Rober has dubbed the Super Mario Effect. The YouTube star and former NASA engineer describes how this data-backed mindset for life gamification has stuck with him along his journey, and how it impacts the […]

Why this skateboarding trick should be IMPOSSIBLE ft. Rodney Mullen

Skateboarding legend Rodney Mullen teams up with Physics Girl to explain the unusual physics behind skateboard tricks. Filmed with a phantom high speed camera at 1000fps, see Mullen’s tricks like never before. Created by Dianna Cowern Editing: Jabril Ashe Animations: Kyle Norby Props: Kyle Kitzmiller Science Advisor: Dan Walsh Check out Beyond Slow Motion: https://www.youtube.com/beyondslowmotion […]

What If You Only Drank Energy Drinks?

What happens when you put too much caffeine in your body? Download our podcast on iTunes: https://apple.co/2s28yeE Or search “Sidenote” wherever you get your podcasts! Special thanks to The Domestic Geek! https://bit.ly/2LIUbE6 Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Narration by: Sara Lynn Cauchon Written by: Amanda Edward & Rachel Salt Illustrated by: Max Simmons […]

10 Most Famous Unsolved Mysteries in History

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Lateral: Game 2 with Geoff Marshall, Vicki Pipe, LDShadowLady and Smallishbeans

The second game! With new questions, new teams, and a brief snippet of music. Pull down the description for links to everyone’s channels: Geoff and Vicki are on All The Stations: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7ttKX46nJxUeXZ0aoD4Q5g and Geoff’s own channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd18OhMfRmjMjzSHP7Zrzmw They’re @geofftech and @norwegiancheese LDShadowLady: https://www.youtube.com/user/ldshadowlady @ldshadowlady Smallishbeans: https://www.youtube.com/user/smallishbeans @smallishbeans QUESTION EDITOR David Bodycombe EDITED BY Michelle Martin […]

The best teams have this secret weapon | Adam Grant

Big stars might get all the attention, but they’re not the reason a team succeeds. Organizational psychologist (and host of TED’s podcast WorkLife) Adam Grant explains how the real stars — on the court or at the office — have one surprising trait in common. Subscribe to WorkLife with Adam Grant: https://ApplePodcasts.com/WorkLife. In this series, […]

The bold plan to end malaria with a gene drive

How genetically engineered mosquitoes might defeat a disease that kills millions of children. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO The invention of the CRISPR gene editing tool has injected new life into a line of research called gene drive. Gene drives use selfish genetic elements to spread a modification through a wild population. Researchers have proposed […]

Scientists Shot Neutrons at Everything… Then Nuclear Energy Happened (Part 1 of 3)

Discussions of nuclear energy and weapons are everywhere today, but how was nuclear fission even discovered? Part 2 of 3 ft. Physics Girl (!!!) – https://youtu.be/gS8ImUjBjDE Part 3 of 3 – https://youtu.be/-RHrZdOwblg Read More: A Legacy of Ashes: The Uranium Mines Of Eastern Germany “They were once shrouded with the secrecy of the Wismut uranium […]

10 Legendary Swords that Changed History

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A playful solution to the housing crisis | Sarah Murray

Frustrated by her lack of self-determination in the housing market, Sarah Murray created a computer game that allows home buyers to design a house and have it delivered to them in modular components that can be assembled on-site. Learn how her effort is putting would-be homeowners in control of the largest purchase of their lives […]

Current State of Quantum Computing – Computerphile

Where are we at with Quantum computing? Robert Smith (of Rigetti Computing) explains that we’re in the EDSAC/ENIAC era…. see follow up video for more technical information: Watch the next one in the series: https://youtu.be/ZN0lhYU1f5Q https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: […]

Q&A With Grey: Just Because Edition

– Q&A with Grey, brought to you in part by Skillshare; get 2 months of Skillshare for FREE using this link: http://skl.sh/cgpgrey – Ask Grey a question for the next one: https://goo.gl/zZhqnA Special thank to_DavidSmith for swift code snippets: https://david-smith.org/ http://patreon.com/cgpgrey Made with the support of: Andrea Di Biagio, Andrew Proue, Bear, Ben Schwab, Bob […]

Skyscrapers of the Future Will Be Engineered to Copy Nature

By 2050, two-thirds of us wil be living in cities, so architects are taking inspiration from nature to build more sustainable skylines. How Eyes Evolved to See the World Differently Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: WOHA http://www.woha.net/ The Wood Innovation and Design Centre https://www.unbc.ca/engineering-graduate-program/wood-innovation-and-design-centre Tokyo to build world’s tallest timber tower https://www.cnn.com/style/article/wooden-skyscrapers-timber-trend-catching-fire-duplicate-2/index.html “The 70-story tower will […]

10 Mysterious Cases of Ghosts Who Saved Lives

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What it takes to be racially literate | Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo

Over the last year, Priya Vulchi and Winona Guo traveled to all 50 US states, collecting personal stories about race and intersectionality. Now they’re on a mission to equip every American with the tools to understand, navigate and improve a world structured by racial division. In a dynamic talk, Vulchi and Guo pair the personal […]

How BIG is SoftBank? (They Own Boston Dynamics & 99% of Smartphone Chips)

Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/9FS8uF Check out the previous episode: Become a Patron!: https://www.patreon.com/ColdFusion_TV CF Bitcoin address: 13SjyCXPB9o3iN4LitYQ2wYKeqYTShPub8 Hi, welcome to ColdFusion (formerly known as ColdfusTion). Experience the cutting edge of the world around us in a fun relaxed atmosphere. Sources: Bloomberg Video: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2017-10-11/the-david-rubenstein-show-masayoshi-son-video https://www.britannica.com/biography/Son-Masayoshi http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/softbank-corp-history/ https://officechai.com/startups/masayoshi-son-story/#sthash.v1tKf2TY.MfDIwVGM.dpbs https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2012/10/how-sprints-new-boss-lost-70-billion-of-his-own-cash-and-still-stayed-rich/ Japanese Search Engines http://money.cnn.com/2016/12/07/technology/masayoshi-son- trump-softbank-japan/index.html https://cdn.softbank.jp/en/corp/set/data/irinfo/financials/annual_reports/pdf/2017/softbank_annual_report_2017_001.pdf https://www.investopedia.com/news/why-softbank-interested-robotics/?ad=dirN&qo=investopediaSiteSearch&qsrc=0&o=40186 https://beta.techcrunch.com/2017/05/20/softbank-vision-fund-first-close/?_ga=2.102935301.48258752.1524912717-1078371582.1508781828 Auto […]

The culture war between doctors and midwives, explained

A deeper look at history explains why when it comes to midwife use, the US falls behind other affluent countries. Read more in ProPublica’s story here: https://www.propublica.org/article/midwives-study-maternal-neonatal-care And catch their latest in maternal mortality reporting here: https://www.propublica.org/series/lost-mothers Despite spending more per capita on health care than any other country, the U.S. has the highest rate […]

Length Contraction and Time Dilation | Special Relativity Ch. 5

Go to http://brilliant.org/MinutePhysics for 20% off a premium subscription to Brilliant! Mark Rober’s youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/markrober This video is chapter 5 in my series on special relativity, and it covers how things that are moving (that is, moving relative to an inertial reference frame) at different speeds appear to be shorter in length… and longer […]

How Long Can We Live?

Try Squarespace for free: https://www.squarespace.com/minuteearth The human lifespan might be limited, in part, because natural selection just stops working late in life. Thanks to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube sponsors for helping to make this video possible. ___________________________________________ Video Keywords: Mortality plateau: the leveling out of the mortality rate that is observed at […]

10 Pieces of Tech that Won’t Exist in 20 Years

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This Massive Asteroid Is Headed for Earth…. What Now?

This is how NASA intends to stop an asteroid before it slams into our planet, potentially ending civilization as we know it. Watch More Space Crafts! | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fW-YrNaxJFU&list=PL6uC-XGZC7X62DlXwags4wik2cK8k6FrM Read More: Planetary Defense Coordination Office https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense/overview “NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office (PDCO) is managed in the Planetary Science Division of the Science Mission Directorate at NASA […]

10 Surprising Things That Exist Inside Black Holes

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The Science Behind The Swim: Extended Trailer

Seeker, in partnership with Discovery and produced in association with Nomadica Films, has announced a new expedition called “The Swim.” The expedition features long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte as he embarks on a historic 5,500-mile long swim across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to gain awareness on the state of ocean health from pollution. After […]

Weber’s Law – Numberphile

Check out Brilliant (and get 20% off) by clicking https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) Hannah Fry has a new book coming: https://amzn.to/2J6oCph (US) or https://amzn.to/2KVfXDD (UK) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ A little extra bit from this interview: https://youtu.be/R1YWefm-o6c This video features Hannah Fry. Her new book “Hello World” is out soon. Hannamation in […]

Splitting a Playing Card in ULTRA SLOW MOTION – Smarter Every Day 194

One photo changed the trajectory of my life. For $50 off select Casper mattresses, go to http://www.casper.com/smarter and use the promo code “smarter” (Terms and Conditions apply.) Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/ ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET SMARTER SECTION Dr. Harold Edgerton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Eugene_Edgerton MIT Edgerton Center: https://edgerton.mit.edu/high-speed-imaging Electronic […]

How Much Is Your Body Worth?

We break down your value piece by piece! Get your Rx hair kit for just $5: https://www.forhims.com/asaphair  See website for full details.  Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kanagalingam, Rachel Salt, & Mitch Moffit Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC […]

Why you don’t like the sound of your own voice | Rébecca Kleinberger

Your voice is indistinguishable from how other people see you, but your relationship with it is far from obvious. Rébecca Kleinberger studies how we use and understand our voices and the voices of others. She explains why you may not like the sound of your own voice on recordings, the differences between your outward, inward […]

Lateral: Game 1 with Kat Arney, Helen Arney, Simon Clark, and Sally Le Page

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a quiz or game show on this channel, but finally: introducing Lateral! Pull down this description for links to everyone’s channels. Joining me are: Helen Arney, http://helenarney.com @helenarney Kat Arney, https://katarney.com @Kat_Arney Simon Clark, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRRr_xrOm66qaigIbwFLvbQ @simonoxfphys Sally Le Page, https://www.youtube.com/user/shedscience @sallylepage QUESTION EDITOR David Bodycombe EDITED BY […]

Save our Software – Computerphile

See the Steve and Sir Martyn playing the game on our chemistry channel (Periodic Videos): https://youtu.be/cylNiU0mmHg Links to the games (on emulator or for download) and other material… http://www.bradyharanblog.com/blog/a-vintage-computer-game https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project […]

Why people are buying cartoon cats on the blockchain

Forget cryptocurrencies. These are cryptocollectibles. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Every time you send something on the internet, it’s a copy. But using new technology, can we make digital goods that are… rare? That’s the question behind CryptoKitties, a new game to buy, breed, and sell digital cats on the blockchain. These cats are more […]

Why Quantum Information is Never Destroyed | Space Time

If you have perfect knowledge of every single particle in the universe, can you use the laws of physics to rewind all the way back to the Big Bang? Is the entire history of the universe perfectly knowable? Or has information somehow lost along the way? You can further support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime […]

Dogs Can Smell Fear! And Other Dog Facts – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Today on Scatterbrained, we learn about dogs! First, there are some interesting dog breed name origins. Then, we focus on bloodhounds and why they’re so good at tracking criminals. We answer the question of how to get a breed in the American Kennel Club so they can compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. […]

It’s time for the law to protect victims of gender violence | Laura L. Dunn

To make accountability the norm after gender violence in the United States, we need to change tactics, says victims’ rights attorney and TED Fellow Laura L. Dunn. Instead of going institution by institution, fighting for reform, we need to go to the Constitution and finally pass the Equal Rights Amendment, which would require states to […]

Monogamy, explained

Here it is! Episode 1 of our new show on Netflix: Explained. There’s two more at http://www.netflix.com/explained right now & new episodes every Wednesday. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO In 2016, more than 2.2 million couples got married in America, but more than 800,000 got divorced. Cheating and breakups cause grief and heartache every day. […]

Can a Man Swim 5,500 Miles Across the Pacific Ocean? Introducing The Swim

Seeker, in partnership with Discovery and produced in association with Nomadica Films, has announced a new expedition called “The Swim.” The expedition features long-distance swimmer Ben Lecomte as he embarks on a historic 5,500-mile long swim across the Pacific Ocean in an effort to gain awareness on the state of ocean health from pollution. After […]

A Town Called Asbestos

In Quebec, Canada, there’s a town called Asbestos. It’s an alarming name, one that conjures up images of lung disease and mesothelioma. So now that the town’s asbestos mine, once the largest asbestos mine in the world, has closed… why haven’t they changed the name? Dr Jessica van Horssen’s book, “A Town Called Asbestos”, was […]

Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers | Steven Pinker

Was 2017 really the “worst year ever,” as some would have us believe? In his analysis of recent data on homicide, war, poverty, pollution and more, psychologist Steven Pinker finds that we’re doing better now in every one of them when compared with 30 years ago. But progress isn’t inevitable, and it doesn’t mean everything […]

Explained | A new series from Netflix + Vox

If you like our channel, then you’ll love this: Netflix + Vox. New episodes, every Wednesday, Starting May 23rd. To make sure you don’t miss it, go to netflix.com/explained and click “+My List.” Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving […]