Is Sitting up Straight Actually Good Posture?

Spines are naturally curved, not straight, so what good posture actually looks like isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following […]

Michio Kaku: Let’s not advertise our existence to aliens | Big Think Top Ten 2018

The countdown continues! The 4th most popular video from 2018 involves humanity hiding behind a tree. – If advanced alien civilizations do exist, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku asks: Why would they want anything to do with us? It would be like an academic talking to a squirrel, he suggests, and he has a great point. […]

Why NASA Spun Astronauts Around, But Doesn’t Any More

The Multi Axis Trainer, or MAT, is an icon of space exploration and astronaut training. But other than spinning round kids at Space Camp: what’s it actually used for? Thanks to Moriah and all the team at Space Camp! You can find out more about their programs for kids and for adults at https://www.spacecamp.com/ Edited […]

How does hibernation work? – Sheena Lee Faherty

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-s-the-difference-between-hibernation-and-sleep-sheena-faherty The Arctic Ground Squirrel hibernates by burrowing under the permafrost and slipping into a state of suspended animation. The female black bear can give birth while she hibernates. The fat-tailed dwarf lemur prepares to hibernate by storing its fat reserves in its tail – doubling […]

This Abandoned Nuclear City is Trapped Under Ice, What Happens if it Thaws?

Tons of nuclear waste from a secret military operation are hiding underneath Greenland’s Ice sheet. Special thanks to William Colgan & the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Never-Before-Seen Footage Uncovers Antarctica’s First Scientific Missions Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: The abandoned ice sheet base at Camp Century, Greenland, in a warming climate https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/2016GL069688 Net ablation […]

Bored at work? Your brain is trying to tell you something. | Big Think Top Ten 2018 | Dan Cable

The countdown continues! This is the 5th most popular video of 2018 — for good reason. – We’ve all been bored on the job at least once in our lives, but that boredom is actually very old human wiring. We constantly seek out new information to keep our minds sharp, and when tasks get repetitive […]

Could Increasing the Melanin In Your Skin Protect You From Cancer?

Researchers are looking into the effects of raising melanin levels in skin to prevent melanoma. Here’s what you need to know. Two-Thirds of All Cancers Are Caused by One Thing: Your DNA – https://youtu.be/ZZUk0gF_-T4 Read More: Mammalian pigmentation is regulated by a distinct cAMP-dependent mechanism that controls melanosome pH http://stke.sciencemag.org/content/11/555/eaau7987 “The production of melanin increases […]

How to spot high-conflict people before it’s too late | Big Think Top Ten 2018 | Bill Eddy

The countdown continues! This is the 6th most popular video of 2018 — and it could save you years of trouble. – Here’s a fast fact about high-conflict people: life is better when you avoid them. Bill Eddy, mediation expert and president of the High Conflict Institute, describes them not only as difficult but also […]

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #118

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3 Great Minds We Lost in 2018

We welcomed new science and discoveries in 2018, but unfortunately, we also had to say goodbye to some important figures in the scientific community. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks […]

How does a whip break the sound barrier? (Slow Motion Shockwave formation) – Smarter Every Day 207

Behind the Scenes: https://youtu.be/3HABgm-UUi0 Download Skunkworks! http://www.audible.com/Smarter Click here if you’re interested in subscribing: http://bit.ly/Subscribe2SED ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ April Jennifer Choi is a Mechanical Engineer and Professional Whip Artist from Peoria, IL. She has a Master’s Degree in Computational Fluid Dynamics as well as several Guinness World Records in Whip Cracking. […]

The Future of Rural Healthcare | Dr. Harry Wilkins III | TEDxQuincy

Dr. Harry Wilkins III explores exciting and titanic shifts in medicine and technology that will shape the future of rural healthcare delivery. Dr. Harry Wilkins III is a native of Illinois and a practicing trauma surgeon on staff at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. He completed his medical school and surgical residency training at Northwestern University […]

2018, in 5 minutes

Another year, another end-of-year video. 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 the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. Watch our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o Or Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H

How Did Science Get Neanderthals So Wrong?

New neanderthal research adds to the changing image of these early hominids, and they’re not at all what we thought. Ancient Humans & Neanderthals Had Sex, Here’s How It Changed Us Forever – https://youtu.be/ifSv1jXUzn4 Get 20% off http://www.domain.com domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code SEEKER at checkout! Read More: The Myth […]

Additional Processors – Computerphile

After the multi-processor video we look at processors that are central-ish…. Dr Steve Bagley takes apart the old IBM PC. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/06bGCdvV1S4 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 to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More at […]

What Fraction Is Shaded? Challenge From The UK!

This is a really fun geometry problem. It comes from the UKMT, a test which is part of forming the Olympiad team in the UK. Thanks to Liam for sending it to me! Can you figure it out? Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Playlist to watch all videos on MindYourDecisions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUHnj59g7jezwTy5GeL8EA_g This is the only channel to feature […]

People Who Mysteriously VANISHED Underground…

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7 Unbelievably Hardcore Ants

The ant world is an incredible, dangerous, and downright bizarre place. Some ants, though, are a lot cooler and more resourceful than you might give them credit for. Hosted by: Michael Aranda Special thanks to Dr. Adrian Smith of https://www.youtube.com/antlab for giving us special permission to highlight his video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heuYzC12etg) in #1. SciShow has a […]

How to motivate people to do good for others | Erez Yoeli

How can we get people to do more good: to go to the polls, give to charity, conserve resources or just generally act better towards others? MIT research scientist Erez Yoeli shares a simple checklist for harnessing the power of reputations — or our collective desire to be seen as generous and kind instead of […]

Aliens under the Ice – Life on Rogue Planets

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 how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien […]

How religion turned American politics into a bizarre anti-science spectacle | Big Think Top 10 2018

The countdown continues! This is the 7th most popular video of 2018 – In the last 30 years, religion has radicalized American politics and seriously harmed the perception of science, says journalist and author Kurt Andersen. This can be directly tied to the rise of the Christian Right in the 20th century. – To see […]

How to control your own reality with your mind. | Moran Cerf | TEDxNaperville

Science-fiction movies are full of stories about people who gained more access to their brains and increased their abilities, but can those become a reality? In this talk, Professor Moran Cerf explains how recently neuroscience research can be used to expand our control over our brain and allow us to bend reality to shape our […]

Most Vitamins Are Total BS, Here’s Why (Part 3 of 3)

Stop taking so much Vitamin C & D, they’re doing literally nothing for you. Part 1 of 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1II147SIBlY&t=1s Part 2 of 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVtcpf7miC8 Read More: Vitamin D, the Sunshine Supplement, Has Shadowy Money Behind It “The doctor most responsible for creating a billion-dollar juggernaut has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from the vitamin […]

Trump’s not the problem. He’s a symbol of 4 bigger issues | Big Think Top 10 2018 | Ian Bremmer

The countdown continues! Our 8th most popular video of 2018 cuts through the political fray. – If the problem was just Trump, it wouldn’t be happening in other places around the world, says political scientist Ian Bremmer. – All sorts of advanced industrial democracies have people getting angrier and voting more and more against the […]

The CRAZIEST Things That Were Once Considered Medicine!

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Is Burnt Toast Really Bad for You?

You may have seen posts online warning you about the dangers of eating burnt toast, but how much will that actually affect your health? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks […]

Why monks had that haircut

There was a lot of thought behind the style — and controversy. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO What was the deal with that monk haircut? In this episode of Vox Almanac, Phil Edwards explores the history and controversy behind the style. Known as “tonsure,” the typical monk hairstyle has many variations throughout religions. The particular […]

These Liquid-Repelling Materials Defy Nature’s Design, Here’s How

Materials with liquid-repelling properties are for more than just your phone. They can reduce drag for boats and help heat transfer at nuclear plants. Here’s how scientists are making these seemingly impossible materials. These Strange Metals Could Make Electronics Perfectly Efficient – https://youtu.be/HQcKEFoufLA Thumbnail image reprinted (adapted) with permission from Toward Condensation-Resistant Omniphobic Surfaces, Kyle […]

From 300lbs to a Navy SEAL: Gain control of your mind and life | Big Think Top 10 | David Goggins

David Goggins is scary tough. He is the only person to have completed Navy SEAL training (including two Hell Weeks), Air Force tactical air controller training, and U.S. Army Ranger School. – Not that he was always a super soldier: Goggins once weighed 300lbs and was by his own admission lazy and undisciplined. – Here, […]

The Scariest Photographs of GHOSTS

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Could a Particle Accelerator Destroy Earth?

You may have heard theories that particle accelerators could destroy earth by creating strange matter, an accidental black hole, or by tearing the fabric of spacetime itself. But is there any real science behind these claims? There Are 30,000 Particle Accelerators In The World; What Do They All Do?! – https://youtu.be/1iOI8PIosVU Get 20% off http://www.domain.com […]

Pablo Escobar’s hippos: Why drug lords shouldn’t play God | Big Think Top 10 2018 #10 | Lucy Cooke

Let the countdown begin! History and science (and danger) come together in our 10th most popular video of 2018. – Lucy Cooke—an acclaimed zoologist, author, and TV presenter—tells the story of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s exotic animal menagerie, which included four hippos illegally imported from Africa. – Four hippos became eight, and eight became […]

What If We Killed All the Wasps?

Unlike their friendly, flower-pollinating cousin, the bee, wasps are best known for stinging people, ruining picnics, and generally being jerks… so should we just totally get rid of them? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on […]

10 POWERFUL Ways you can HACK Your Own Brain!

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The Canyon That Humans Made By Accident

The tourist guides promote it as Georgia’s Little Grand Canyon: but this is a scar on the Earth, caused by humans either not understanding or not caring about geology. Is it natural? Or man-made? Or both? I’m at http://tomscott.com on Twitter at http://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tomscott and on Instagram as tomscottgo

How overparenting backfired on Americans | Jonathan Haidt | Most Talked About 2018

This is the most talked about Big Think video of 2018! What’s your take? Being raised indoors might the reason young Americans struggle in the adult world. – American childhood is going, going… gone, says Professor Jonathan Haidt. – In the mid-’90s there was a sharp shift to overprotective parenting. In previous generations, kids were […]

The Best Test of General Relativity (by 2 Misplaced Satellites)

A launch mishap led to the best experimental confirmation of gravitational redshift. Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial of Audible: http://audible.com/VERITASIUM or text VERITASIUM to 500500 Huge thanks to Dr. Pacome Delva: https://ve42.co/pacome Dr. Sven Herrmann: https://ve42.co/sven Gravitational Redshift Test Using Eccentric Galileo Satellites: https://ve42.co/GRtest Disclaimer: It is arguable what is THE best […]

Human Tissue Experiments on the ISS Could Advance 3D Printed Organs

Seeker host Maren Hunsberger sits down with NASA Scientist Dr. Liz Warren to talk about the amazing science happening on the ISS, why microgravity is the ideal condition for health experiments, and how this all might lead to 3D printed body parts. SpaceX Sent Algae to the ISS, Here’s How It’ll Power Deep Space Missions […]

Why “I’m not racist” is only half the story | Robin DiAngelo | Most Controversial 2018

White guilt is a roadblock to equality, says Robin DiAngelo. It takes race conversations off the table and maintains the status quo. – “How do so many of us who are white individually feel so free of racism and yet we live in a society that is so profoundly separate and unequal by race?” asks […]

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #117

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Religion’s Cyclical Nature Can Show Us How To Survive Disruptive Change | Ben Lee | TEDxLancaster

Using the cyclical nature of religion as a framework for the inevitably of change, Ben Lee compares social and technological realities at work in the world 500 years ago with similar pressure points converging upon us today. After suggesting that we are uniquely living as a “handoff generation” in the liminal space between the way […]

If you lost friends in the 2016 election, watch this | Eboo Patel

When do they teach you that diversity is not just the differences you like? It’s not all samosas and egg rolls. Diversity is about disagreements. There’s a great line: “Diversity is not rocket science; it’s harder.” Because if you’re engaging people with whom you have differences that you don’t like, that you have disagreements, you’ve […]