50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #98

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Top 5 Uses of Neural Networks! (A.I.)

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Inside the fight against Russia’s fake news empire | Olga Yurkova

When facts are false, decisions are wrong, says editor and TED Fellow Olga Yurkova. To stop the spread of fake news, she and a group of journalists launched StopFake.org, which exposes biased or inaccurate reporting in order to rebuild the trust we’ve lost in our journalists, leaders and institutions. Learn more about the fight against […]

10 Mysterious Ancient Religions that Disappeared

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Is Phosphorus the Reason We Haven’t Found Aliens Yet?

Extraterrestrial life in the universe might be rarer than scientists thought; here’s why. NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan – https://youtu.be/UYusz-MIJ4c Read More: Paucity of phosphorus hints at precarious path for extraterrestrial life https://phys.org/news/2018-04-paucity-phosphorus-hints-precarious-path.html “Astronomers have just started to pay attention to the cosmic origins of phosphorus and found quite a […]

The Six Triperfect Numbers – Numberphile

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Let’s turn the high seas into the world’s largest nature reserve | Enric Sala

What if we could save the fishing industry and protect the ocean at the same time? Marine ecologist Enric Sala shares his bold plan to safeguard the high seas — some of the last wild places on earth, which fall outside the jurisdiction of any single country — by creating a giant marine reserve that […]

What Happens When You Get “Blue Balls”?

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7 MYTHS You Still Believe About Your Brain

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Lateral Game 6: The Grand Final

This is it: one of these teams is going home with the trophy. It’ll come down to knowledge, wits, and a bit of sideways thinking. This is the Lateral Grand Final. Pull down the description for links to everyone’s work: Simon Clark, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRRr_xrOm66qaigIbwFLvbQ @simonoxfphys Sally Le Page, https://www.youtube.com/user/shedscience @sallylepage Helen Arney, http://helenarney.com @helenarney Kat Arney, […]

Can you solve the Mondrian squares riddle? – Gordon Hamilton

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Dutch artist Piet Mondrian’s abstract, rectangular paintings inspired mathematicians to create a two-fold challenge. Can you solve the puzzle and get to the lowest score possible? Gordon Hamilton shows how. Lesson by Gordon Hamilton, directed by Anton Trofimov. Thank you so much to our patrons for supporting us on Patreon! […]

Binary to BCD (Double Dabble Algorithm) – Computerphile

Double it and Dabble where required – The neat trick that turns pure binary into binary coded decimal. Professor Brailsford performs the magic! The Professor’s Notes: http://bit.ly/C_DoubleDabble C.B. Falconer’s Notes: http://bit.ly/C_cbfalconer 42 & Binary Coded Decimal: https://youtu.be/RDoYo3yOL_E EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/-YeMlP3O34g https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science […]

How one typeface took over movie posters

Why Hollywood kept using Trajan. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO For the past 25 years, one typeface has dominated Hollywood typography: Trajan. It’s everywhere, from Shakespearean epic classics like Titus to gory modern flicks like The Human Centipede. It was even the official typeface of the Academy Awards for a while. In movie poster design, […]

The Science of Star Trek Is So Complicated We Brought in an Experimental Physicist (Part 1 of 3)

Star Trek is often regarded as being one of the more fact-based sci-fi franchises, but how much science is there… really? Part 2 of 3 – Coming Next Thursday! Part 3 of 3 – Coming 7/12! Or check out the full episode now by subscribing to the Bad Science Podcast: http://bit.ly/BadSciencePod Start your free Audible […]

How Asteroid Mining Will Save Earth | Space Time

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Designing Our Futures | Clive Grinyer

The RSA Student Design Awards challenge emerging designers to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking. Our goal is to empower a generation of savvy, employable designers who understand the potential of design to benefit society, and we do this by running an annual Awards programme that challenges students and recent graduates […]

How technology can fight extremism and online harassment | Yasmin Green

Can technology make people safer from threats like violent extremism, censorship and persecution? In this illuminating talk, technologist Yasmin Green details programs pioneered at Jigsaw (a unit within Alphabet Inc., the collection of companies that also includes Google) to counter radicalization and online harassment — including a project that could give commenters real-time feedback about […]

The Similarity Trap

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What if we replaced politicians with randomly selected people? | Brett Hennig

If you think democracy is broken, here’s an idea: let’s replace politicians with randomly selected people. Author and activist Brett Hennig presents a compelling case for sortition democracy, or random selection of government officials — a system with roots in ancient Athens that taps into the wisdom of the crowd and entrusts ordinary people with […]

The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis | Chera Kowalski

Public libraries have always been about more than just books — and their mission of community support has taken on new urgency during the current opioid epidemic. After witnessing overdoses at her library in Philadelphia, Chera Kowalski learned how to administer naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of narcotics, and she’s put it to […]

What causes hallucinations? – Elizabeth Cox

Download a free audiobook version of “Hallucinations” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2Kpt43k Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/hallucinations View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-hallucinations-elizabeth-cox A condition called Charles Bonnet Syndrome can cause blind patients to hallucinate scenes in vivid color. fMRI studies show that these hallucinations activate the same brain areas as sight — areas […]

10 Disturbing Real Ghost Stories That Will Haunt You

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Crypto-jacking – Computerphile

Crypto-jacking or Drive-By Mining is the process of embedding cryptocurrency mining code in a website. Dr Mike Pound tries it out. Cookie Stealing: https://youtu.be/T1QEs3mdJoc Bitcoin Mining Explained in 4 Minutes: https://youtu.be/wTC31ZI6QM4 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 […]

Extraterrestrial Cycloids – Why Are They on Europa?

Thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and Space Telescope Science Institute for supporting this video. This video is about the cycloid curves on Jupiter’s moon Europa – they’re ridges or valleys in the icy surface that formed due to some sort of geological or tectonic-esque phenomenon. The answer involves ping pong balls, the […]

Why These Lasers Are Too Powerful to Use in Space

Many countries have proposed developing giant lasers to shoot space junk into such tiny pieces so that they will no longer pose a threat to important spacecraft like the International Space Station. But, are space lasers really a thing? How Much Acceleration Can the Human Body Take? – https://youtu.be/ADxxC85UD-g For more epic stories of innovation […]

The 71 Puzzle – One Dot Changes Everything!

Make the equation correct by adding one blue dot, or erasing one blue dot. A single dot changes everything! Sources One of these pixels on the scoreboard should be either turned off or turned on. from mathpuzzles https://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~wwu/cgi-bin/yabb/YaBB.cgi?board=riddles_medium;action=display;num=1091299465 https://www.utest.com/forums/11636/page/1 Playlist to watch all videos on MindYourDecisions This is the only channel to feature math topics […]

The Criminal Justice System: Close to Collapse?

A panel of legal experts debate the current state of our justice system, and consider a range of related issues, from the impact of cuts to CPS, courts and legal aid, to public understanding of and engagement with the law. Watch Penelope Gibbs, Founder of Transform Justice; Angela Rafferty QC, Barrister; Jonathan Black, Partner at […]

Bandaids glow when opening?! – Everyday Mysteries

Bandaids and tape glow an eerie blue when you peel them open. What is going on?! Find out the strange science with Dianna Cowern You can learn more about CuriosityStream at http://curiositystream.com/physicsgirl Study on scotch tape producing x-rays from UCLA: https://www.nature.com/articles/nature07378 Thanks to Smarter Every Day for permission to use a clip from the LIFESAVER […]

Why theater is essential to democracy | Oskar Eustis

Truth comes from the collision of different ideas, and theater plays an essential role in showing us that truth, says legendary artistic director Oskar Eustis. In this powerful talk, Eustis outlines his plan to reach (and listen to) people in places across the US where the theater, like many other institutions, has turned its back […]

The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder – Joelle Rabow Maletis

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-psychology-of-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-joelle-maletis Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. Joelle Rabow Maletis details the science behind post-traumatic stress disorder, or […]

What We Know About Gender Identity According to Science

Gender identity is complicated, but how it works in the brain is even more so. Is Homosexuality in Your Genes? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBFUS1s0td0 Read More: Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People? https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51914/title/Are-the-Brains-of-Transgender-People-Different-from-Those-of-Cisgender-People-/ “For now, as is the case for many aspects of human experience, the neural mechanisms underlying gender remain […]

How we can turn the cold of outer space into a renewable resource | Aaswath Raman

What if we could use the cold darkness of outer space to cool buildings on earth? In this mind-blowing talk, physicist Aaswath Raman details the technology he’s developing to harness “night-sky cooling” — a natural phenomenon where infrared light escapes earth and heads to space, carrying heat along with it — which could dramatically reduce […]

10 Cursed Jewels That Could Kill You

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