Why Scientists Briefly Thought the Earth Was Hollow

Our understanding of the world has to start somewhere! And while early ideas like the Hollow Earth Theory are mostly wrong and sound silly to us now, that doesn’t mean they weren’t important. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by […]

How India’s smartphone revolution is creating a new generation of readers and writers | Chiki Sarkar

India has the second largest population of any country in the world — yet it has only 50 decent bookstores, says publisher Chiki Sarkar. So she asked herself: How do we get more people reading books? Find out how Sarkar is tapping into India’s smartphone revolution to create a new generation of readers and writers […]

The WEIRDEST Restaurants in the World

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Every 6-year-old needs to Learn Bioengineering | Amanda Strawhacker | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet

Bioengineering is a cutting-edge field that affects our lives from the food we eat to the medicines we take – and soon, the way we think about science education. Amanda Strawhacker is creating a new technology called CRISPEE to teach young children about the ethical and social implications of gene editing. Amanda is a Ph.D. […]

So is it about the fish or about the art of fishing? | Ashish Garg | TEDxSOAUniversity

So is it about the fish or about the art of fishing? The wise dad, the not-so-wise son and a strange twist of fate. Partly encouraged and partly challenged by his father, Ashish Garg decided to take the plunge at starting his own venture. A spirited young entrepreneur, he crafted his own journey from start […]

What should electric cars sound like? | Renzo Vitale

Electric cars are extremely quiet, offering some welcome silence in our cities. But they also bring new dangers, since they can easily sneak up on unsuspecting pedestrians. What kind of sounds should they make to keep people safe? Get a preview of what the future may sound like as acoustic engineer and musician Renzo Vitale […]

How Secure Shell Works (SSH) – Computerphile

Connecting via SSH to a remote machine is second nature to some, but how does it work? Dr Steve Bagley 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 http://www.bradyharan.com

Perpetual Motion From Negative Mass?

Check out the new Space Time Merch Store! Home Support Space Time on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Email your answers to: pbsspacetime@gmail.com With the subject heading: Negative Mass Challenge Question Challenge question: if 1kg of apples is $5 and 2kg is $10, how much is -1kg of apples? The answer? Priceless. Because you could use negative-mass apples […]

A Pure and Restful Quiz Show | SciShow Quiz Show

Sally Le Page joins us on Quiz Show this week, where we celebrate the submission of her doctoral thesis with the most peaceful, relaxing questions we could devise, assuming you don’t count the volcanoes or screamed-at caterpillars. Hosted by: Ceri Riley Sally’s Channel: https://www.youtube.com/shedscience SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it […]

Biometry: Seeing Is Believing | Beau Parry | TEDxElPaso

I interesting review of how biometry creates a new foundation for authentication and verification Beau Parry is an accomplished inventor and real estate developer from Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds five U.S. granted patents. As a non- traditional computer science innovator, his self-taught technical skills allowed him to conceive a new foundation for authentication and verification. […]

What Happens When You Freeze To Death?

Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex! How To Survive Being Trapped in -35° Weather? Sidenote Podcast: Winter Debate! https://youtu.be/6cPwbAPCrVM Ask us your burning questions in the comments! Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana, Rachel Salt & Matthew Carter Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW […]

Launch the next big education startup. Enter the Lumina Prize!

Welcome to the Lumina Prize! Big Think and Lumina Foundation are joining together to identify and help scale leading innovations in education after high school. We are looking to introduce social entrepreneurs with the most innovative solutions in post-high school education to the world. Winners will receive a free trip to New York to receive […]

See Spaces Differently: Public Space as Canvas for Art | _ fnnch | TEDxSoMa

Public art is art for the masses — free, accessible and inclusive. It is, however, difficult to make happen. Street artist fnnch discusses the challenges of creating public art, suggesting new ways to look at public spaces and turn them into canvas. fnnch believes art is for everyone. Only about 5% of residents and visitors […]

How I unlearned dangerous lessons about masculinity | Eldra Jackson

In a powerful talk, educator Eldra Jackson III shares how he unlearned dangerous lessons about masculinity through Inside Circle, an organization that leads group therapy for incarcerated men. Now he’s helping others heal by creating a new image of what it means to be a whole, healthy man. “The challenge is to eradicate this cycle […]

How junk science convicted an innocent man

Watch part 1 of False Positive: https://youtu.be/kiw1Zv-B02c Robert Lee Stinson’s trial shows how the judicial system lacks an effective filter to catch bad science before it’s used to convict innocent people. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO False Positive is a 30-minute documentary, split into three parts, focusing on the conviction of Robert Lee Stinson.  Stinson […]

What Really Happens to Your Blood After You Donate?

Plasma gathered from your blood can be exported across the globe, but what exactly is it, and why is it in demand? A New Genetic Alphabet Is Creating Things Nature Has Never Seen – https://youtu.be/X3uHfRVjVVI Read More: Why Blood is Needed https://www.ucsfhealth.org/education/why_blood_is_needed/ “How are blood donors selected? All potential donors must undergo a screening process […]

When Does Fahrenheit = Celsius?

In parts of the United States, the temperature in F is nearly the same as in C. When are the two temperature scales exactly equal? I go over this common textbook problem in this video. Stay warm! Thermometers from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thermometer_CF.svg 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 […]

How to Expose Falsehoods with James O’Brien

LBC broadcaster and online talk show sensation, James O’Brien, shows how to dismantle small minds, expose falsehoods and conquer prejudice. Watch James O’Brien in our latest RSA Spotlight – the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event! Enjoyed this snippet? Watch the full event here: SUBSCRIBE to our channel! Follow the […]

乘著人生的浪潮前行 | Kimberley Chen | TEDxYouth@TFG

陳芳語 Kimberley Chen 澳洲籍華裔女歌手 5歲即拍過很多的廣告,也受過芭蕾舞訓練。11歲參加澳洲迪士尼兒童歌舞劇《獅子王》長達一年的巡迴演出。13歲出席四萬人的澳洲足球杯總決賽開幕慶典,演唱澳洲國歌。14歲時與韓國JYP公司簽約,並在美國培訓。 2010年時參加第六屆《超級星光大賽》踢館賽,創下四戰全勝記錄;2012年發行同名專輯《Kimberley》中的「愛你」為其代表作。2018年參加中國選秀節目「創造101」在節目中表現亮眼。 澳洲籍華裔女歌手。 5歲即拍過很多的廣告,曾經也受過芭蕾舞訓練。11歲參加澳洲迪士尼兒童歌舞劇《獅子王》長達一年的巡迴演出。13歲出席四萬人的澳洲足球杯總決賽開幕慶典,演唱澳洲國歌。14歲時與韓國JYP公司簽約,並在美國培訓。 2010年時參加第六屆《超級星光大賽》踢館賽,創下四戰全勝記錄;2012年發行同名專輯《Kimberley》中的「愛你」為其代表作。2018年參加中國選秀節目「創造101」在節目中表現亮眼。 This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

Can Moons Have Moons?

We all know that many planets have moons orbiting them, but is it possible for those moons have little moons of their own? Hosted by: Michael Aranda 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 […]

Real-Life MONSTERS That Actually Exist…

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Why should you read Flannery O’Connor? – Iseult Gillespie

Find out why Flannery O’Connor, an American novelist, is known as a master of the grotesque in Southern Gothic literature. — Flannery O’Connor scribbled tales of outcasts, intruders and misfits staged in the world she knew best: the American South. She was a master of the grotesque, but her work pushed beyond the purely ridiculous […]

The internet is emotionally abusing us. And we can’t quit it. | Douglas Rushkoff

Algorithms and propagandists exploit the human instinct to connect to play us. – We invest trillions in companies that develop algorithms designed to play us for the sake of profits. – Facebook algorithms, for instance, show us content that will provoke emotional responses. – The algorithms look for “exploits” in humans, find how we establish […]

What are you willing to give up to change the way we work? | Martin Danoesastro

What does it take to build the fast, flexible, creative teams needed to challenge entrenched work culture? For transformation expert Martin Danoesastro, it all starts with one question: “What are you willing to give up?” He shares lessons learned from companies on both sides of the innovation wave on how to structure your organization so […]

What’s Up With Group Messaging? – Computerphile

Why encrypted group messaging isn’t as secure as point to point. Dr Mike Pound explains this ongoing problem. Instant Messaging & the Signal Protocol: https://youtu.be/DXv1boalsDI Double Ratchet Messaging Encryption: https://youtu.be/9sO2qdTci-s 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 […]

Человек не колбаса | Мадина Мусина | TEDxAbayStWomen

В тяжелой 5-летней погоне за современными стандартами красоты Мадина поняла, что вряд ли красоту и счастье человека действительно можно указать в сантиметрах на талии. Блогерка, эко-активистка This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

The Truth About MSG and Your Health

MSG, or monosodium glutamate, got a bad rap in the 1960s when people started complaining of “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome,” but that bad reputation was fueled more by xenophobia than science. Turns out, it’s just delicious. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support […]

REAL-LIFE Ninjas That Will Blow Your Mind!

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Can you solve the vampire hunter riddle? – Dan Finkel

You’re a vampire hunter entering the enemy’s lair. Can you outsmart this tricky brainteaser and vanquish the vampires? — You’ve stealthily descended into the darkness of a vampire cave, setting a sequence of mirrors as you go. When the sun reaches the right angle in the sky, a beam of light will ricochet along the […]

The Creativity Misconception | Vinayak Pachnanda | TEDxYouth@DPSRKPuram

Vinayak is currently studying in Grade 9 and has a burning passion for learning which comes from his curiosity and resilience. Through his talk, he wishes to bring to light the various myths and issues dealing with the concept of creativity and innovation, that he has observed and experienced throughout his life. He is currently […]

Narcissism and Its Discontents | Ramani Durvasula | TEDxSedona

Narcissism has not only become a normalized social condition, it is increasingly being incentivized. The framework of narcissism with the central pillars of lack of empathy, entitlement, grandiosity, superficiality, anger, rage, arrogance, and shallow emotion is a manifestation of pathological insecurity – an insecurity that is experienced at both the individual and societal level. The […]

The story of a parent’s transition and a son’s redemption | Paula Stone and Jonathan Williams

Paula Stone Williams knew from a young age that she was transgender. But as she became a parent and prominent evangelical pastor, she feared that coming out would mean losing everything. In this moving, deeply personal talk, Paula and her son Jonathan Williams share what Paula’s transition meant for their family — and reflect on […]

I Got To See And Hold My Brain

Subscribe to Neuro Transmissions! https://www.youtube.com/user/neurotransmissions or start with their video on how to train a cat to high-five: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfsVw0ndFAQ We’re all used to seeing MRI scans of brains. But how do they work? Can you really “see” brain activity, or read someone’s mind? Alie and Micah from Neuro Transmissions went to get scanned — and […]

There’s a Subterranean Biosphere Hiding in the Earth’s Crust and It’s MASSIVE

This mysterious new ecosystem is being called the ‘subterranean galapagos’ and it’s almost twice the size of earth’s oceans. We’ve never seen anything like it. Thumbnail image courtesy of Gaëtan Borgonie, ELI, Belgium. A New Genetic Alphabet Is Creating Things Nature Has Never Seen – https://youtu.be/X3uHfRVjVVI Read More: Life in Deep Earth Totals 15 to […]

7 Mysteries Science Hasn’t Solved

Even science can’t yet explain these 7 extremely cool, weird phenomena in the universe, despite decades or even centuries of research. 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 […]

Why Laminar Flow is AWESOME – Smarter Every Day 208

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Does Lactic Acid Really Cause Muscle Pain?

For decades, lactic acid has taken the blame for the muscle pain you feel when you exercise – but does it really deserve its bad reputation? 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 ———- […]

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #122

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