Spicy Tomatoes and 4 Other GMOs That Could Save Lives

Genetically modifying plants and animals is complicated business, but some scientists think this tool could be used to save lives in a variety of ways. 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 ———- Huge […]

Manipulating the YouTube Algorithm – (Part 1/3) Smarter Every Day 213

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What If We Detonated All Nuclear Bombs at Once?

Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesallthebombs/ What happens if make a huge pile from all 15,000 nuclear bombs and pull the trigger? And what happens if we make an even bigger pile? Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt Merch:  https://bit.ly/2GeuQxZ Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Facebook: http://bit.ly/1NB6U5O Twitter: http://bit.ly/2DDeT83 […]

The colossal problem with universal basic income | Douglas Rushkoff

• Universal basic income is a band-aid solution that will not solve wealth inequality, says Douglas Rushkoff. • Funneling money to the 99% perpetuates their roles as consumers, pumping money straight back up to the 1% at the top of the pyramid. • Rushkoff suggests universal basic assets instead, so that the people at the […]

The internet made us weird – just not in the right way | Douglas Rushkoff

Have swipes and scrolls replaced deep thinking? – Technological advancements were supposed to free up our time and free up our minds, leading to a cognitive surplus. That hasn’t happened, says Douglas Rushkoff. – The digital media environment deals in absolutes: yes or no; thumbs up or thumbs down. Chasing weird uncertainties and lines of […]

Can you solve the unstoppable blob riddle? – Dan Finkel

A shooting star crashes onto Earth and unleashes a hideous, rampaging blob. Can you stop it from destroying the planet? — A shooting star crashes onto Earth and a hideous blob emerges. It creeps and leaps, it glides and slides. It’s also unstoppable: no matter what you throw at it, it just re-grows and continues […]

Why people (and chimps) throw temper tantrums | Frans de Waal

Primatologist Frans de Waal explains the primal instinct that unites humans and chimpanzees. – Humans throw temper tantrums when they feel frustrated, lose power, or sense a threat to their status or security. – Chimpanzees exhibit the same behavior; alpha male chimps who lose their status throw tantrums to elicit sympathy from their group, hoping […]

Is Russia Allowed To Make Their Own Internet? Sort Of

We use the internet every day, but who’s in charge of owning all of it, and what happens when a country leaves the world wide web? Why Twisted Light Holds the Key to Radically Faster Internet – https://youtu.be/CvtsJuO3eTk Read More: What Happens if Russia Disconnects From The Internet https://www.wired.com/story/russia-internet-disconnect-what-happens/ “In trying to build a fully […]

Why do hospitals have particle accelerators? – Pedro Brugarolas

Investigate the science behind how doctors use radioactive drugs and PET scans to detect and diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer. — Is there a way to detect diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s before they advance too far? Doctors are using injected radioactive drugs that circulate through the body and act as a beacon for […]

Why are so many objects in space shaped like discs? | Michelle Thaller

• Spinning discs are everywhere – just look at our solar system, the rings of Saturn, and all the spiral galaxies in the universe. • Spinning discs are the result of two things: The force of gravity and a phenomenon in physics called the conservation of angular momentum. • Gravity brings matter together; the closer […]

People Grow Brain Cells Well Into Their 80s | SciShow News

This week, scientists announced great news about our brains and those discoveries may help us find the cure for a number of diseases and disorders. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge […]

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! #131

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Is your country at risk of becoming a dictatorship? Here’s how to know | Farida Nabourema

Farida Nabourema has dedicated her life to fighting the military regime in Togo, Africa’s oldest autocracy. She’s learned two truths along the way: no country is destined to be oppressed — and no country is immune to dictatorship. But how can you tell if you’re at risk before it happens? In a stirring talk, Nabourema […]

The History of Video

I always wanted to know why film looked better than video. Moving electronic images have as long a history but were invented for a different purpose. This video was sponsored by B&H Photo: https://www.bhphotovideo.com Huge thanks to: Richard Diehl, Video Labguy https://www.youtube.com/user/videolabguy https://www.labguysworld.com Branch Education for awesome animations https://ve42.co/BranchEd Minutephysics for mechanical TV animations https://www.youtube.com/minutephysics […]

Boston Dynamics New Robot – Will it Take our Jobs?

There’s a new robot out by Boston Dynamics, but what does it all mean? Realistic Robots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSOLAK33W04 Dexterous Robots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vIT2da6N_o New Thinking Book: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingbook New Thinking on Google Play: http://bit.ly/NewThinkingGooglePlay 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 […]

Connecting Our Evolutionary History with Digital Education | Michael Kasumovic | TEDxUNSWSydney

Technology is changing the way we learn, but Associate Professor Michael Kasumovic argues that it currently focuses too much on individual learners. In his talk, Michael uses an evolutionary perspective to explain the importance of storytelling and experience in learning science. He argues that for technology to truly improve education, it needs to incorporate social […]

How to use Quantum Physics to Make Your Dreams Your Reality | Suzanne Adams | TEDxUNO

Many people have dreams and desires that they let go dormant simply because they don’t know how to make it their reality. Understanding the tools and laws that are currently available to them is the one key they are missing. Suzanne has shifted her entire life to create the life she has always dreamed of, […]

The wicked wit of Jane Austen – Iseult Gillespie

English novelist Jane Austen’s beloved works, like “Pride and Prejudice,” explored the dependence of women on marriage in British high society. — Whether she’s describing bickering families, quiet declarations of love, or juicy gossip, Jane Austen’s writing often feels as though it was written just for you. Her dry wit and cheeky playfulness informs her […]

Why the ocean you know and love won’t exist in 50 years | David Wallace-Wells

• Coral reefs may not be able to survive another human decade because of the environmental stress we have placed on them, says author David Wallace-Wells. He posits that without meaningful changes to policies, the trend of them dying out, even in light of recent advances, will continue. • The World Wildlife Fund says that […]

How to build a dinosaur

We’ve never found a fully intact T. Rex, but we know how to build one. This video is presented by Wix: https://www.wix.com/go/vox Join the Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-lab When paleontologists uncover a dinosaur they usually only find part of the animal, but when we walk through a museum we see exhibits that paint a full picture […]

Why Don’t We Have Functional Biofuel Yet?

Alternative fuels, like ethanol and algae, have been around for years, yet there have been obstacles hindering these biofuels’ take over the market. Here’s why. Are We Getting Closer to Thorium Nuclear Fuel? – https://youtu.be/bcjYwxrUERg Read More: Biofuels: Ethanol and Biodiesel Explained https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.php?page=biofuel_home “Nearly all of the gasoline now sold in the United States is […]

The Paradox Paradox

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Frida Kahlo: The woman behind the legend – Iseult Gillespie

Learn about the life and art of Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo, who explored disability, relationships and Mexican culture in her work. — In 1925, Frida Kahlo was on her way home from school in Mexico City when the bus she was riding collided with a streetcar. She suffered near-fatal injuries and her disability became […]

Masculinity is in crisis. Who’s to blame? | Michael Kaufman

• Male power is a paradox, says Michael Kaufman, author of “The Time Has Come: Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution.” (https://amzn.to/2uxbLnl) • Society is male-dominated, yet despite their advantages men still die younger than women, are more likely to commit suicide, to be in prison, and to be addicted to drugs. • […]

Ordered Dithering – Computerphile

How do we represent multiple greys with simple black or white pixels? Dr Bagley joins the dots! Error Diffusion Dithering: COMING SOON How JPEG Works: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckoAod3z31QEST1ZaizBuNHh 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 […]

Why Electronics Just Shouldn’t Work

Every wire, memory chip, and radio link is constantly fending off data corruption with error detecting and correcting codes. With the help of these codes, electronics can keep up the illusion of perfection… most of the time. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org […]

BS: Defining, Detecting, Disposing | John Petrocelli | TEDxUniversityofNevada

BS’ing (communicating with little to no regard for truth, established knowledge, or evidence) is a major problem polluting our communicative climate. Based on empirical research, John Petrocelli discusses the consequences of BS and how understanding its causes sheds light on detection of this pollutant in our interpersonal atmosphere. John proposes that people begin to reduce […]

Issues of Wives of Gay Men in India | Manvendra Singh Gohil | TEDxNITW

Manvendra Singh Gohil is famously the first openly gay Prince of India, hailing from Rajpipla, Gujarat. He is one of India’s foremost LGBTQ activists and has traveled the world, speaking on many global platforms. He’s been on the Oprah Winfrey Show 3 times, among others. Manvendra Singh Gohil founded a charity, Lakshya Trust, which actively […]

Silence | Amelia Łeszyk Tomasz Skotarczak | TEDxMarcinekSchool

Niezwykle utalentowani uczniowie Marcinka (czyli 1 LO w Poznaniu) na 4. edycji wydarzenia TEDxMarcinekSchool zagrali autorski utwór “Silence”. Naprawdę warto ich posłuchać. Wokal – Amelia Łeszyk, gitara – Tomasz Skotarczak. 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

If Jesus Was Real, He Would Be Female

Is Jesus actually the daughter of God? Why Planes Sometimes Crash: https://youtu.be/1g08KdecSDY Listen to Sidenote: https://youtu.be/7hJB9mQHefc WATCH MORE! Tech!: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv… Health!: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv… Food!: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLv… FOLLOW US! Greg Instagram: https://instagram.com/whalewatchmeplz Twitter: https://twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Mitch Instagram: https://instagram.com/mitchellmoffit Twitter: https://twitter.com/mitchellmoffit ASAPScience Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience Tumblr: https://asapscience.tumblr.com Created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Hollie […]

Turning liabilities into advantages | Michele Rigby Assad | TEDxLSSC

In this talk, Michele draws on her experiences as a CIA agent and shares tips anyone can use to help turn their liabilities into assets. Michele Rigby Assad holds a master’s degree in Contemporary Arab Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service . She joined the CIA in 2002 as an intelligence officer in […]

Warum uns moderne Sklaverei betrifft | Dietmar Roller | TEDxUniPotsdam

Noch nie gab es so viele Sklaven wie heute. Was ist moderne Sklaverei und vor allem, was hat Sklaverei heute mit uns zu tun? Dietmar Roller von International Justice Mission (IJM) bekämpft Sklaverei weltweit und erklärt, wie dieses Unrecht weltweit beendet werden kann. Was bringt einen Sozialwissenschaftler und Theologen dazu, in Bolivien Kinder aus Silberminen […]

Gutes tun braucht Herz und Kopf | Katja Jäger | TEDxUniPotsdam

Wer Gutes tut, will auch Gutes bewirken. Doch gut gemeint ist nicht gleich gut gemacht. Wir sollten uns nicht nur vom Herzen, sondern auch vom Kopf leiten lassen und das unterstützen, was nachgewiesen das meiste Gute bewirkt. Katja Jäger ist überzeugt, dass man (digi- talen) Wandel zum Wohle der Menschheit gestalten sollte. Im Think-and-Do-Tank betterplace […]

How to train your dragon | Alexej W. A. Gornizki | TEDxUniPotsdam

As mental illnesses slowly creep up to become the most widespread exhaust fume of the 21st century, Alexej Gornizki sees the root cause in the unconscious repression of traumatic emotional experience. In his talk he draws from his expertise in life science and emotion coaching, as well as personal experience, to inspire the audience to […]

SCARY Messages Sent From the Great Beyond

Thanks for watching, and subscribe for new videos every weekday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubToMattSantoro | Podcast: http://bit.ly/SubToMSPodcast Catch up on my latest uploads! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74EgSlmhy6Wavip716_-JRPG&playnext=1&index=2 Watch more: Creepy, Scary, and Chilling Topics! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74HK4A_zHEB-aQLNEErSikq5&playnext=1&index=2 50 Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74Hp_q_-bs6g5Ulju0Lp__Ss&playnext=1&index=2 Mysterious, Cryptic, and Mystical Topics! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74F_S6Jt4inbGZM6kfZ4Y2ar&playnext=1&index=2 Fascinating, Amazing, and Funny Topics! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GbkIhmSYCfb0Ctc1sl8-v5&playnext=1&index=2 All-Time Most Popular Videos! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GcJABXEUfqDHSIlBojZZQO&playnext=1&index=2 […]

Mixing life’s flavors with music | Manan Gupta | TEDxNITW

Manan Gupta, an upcoming artist from Mumbai shares his story about transitioning from the animation industry to music, and gathering attention for his skill all over the world. He draws the audience’s attention with his unique percussive fingerstyle playing. He shares his struggles of being a musician, and how he translated every small moment in […]

What happens in your throat when you beatbox? | Tom Thum and Matthew Broadhurst

Viral beatboxer Tom Thum has an orchestra in his mouth, but how does he make all those sounds? Get an up-close-and-personal look as laryngeal surgeon Matthew Broadhurst sticks a camera down Thum’s throat while he creates a mind-boggling array of noises. This hilarious, somewhat stomach-churning talk and performance is not for the squeamish! (Contains graphic […]

The Ostrich Effect: The truth we hide from ourselves | Ed Winters | TEDxLundUniversity

Why do we hide our heads in the sand when we get confronted with a challenging reality? Ed explores what truths we hide from ourselves by drawing on his experience as a documentary maker and activist. Ed Winters or “Earthling Ed” devotes his life to be a voice for the voiceless as an animal rights […]

What “Machiavellian” really means – Pazit Cahlon and Alex Gendler

Download a free audiobook version of “The Art of War” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2CDGJi9 Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/the-art-of-war — From Shakespeare’s plays to modern TV dramas, the unscrupulous schemer for whom the ends always justify the means has become a familiar character type we love to hate. For centuries, we’ve […]

For a long time, the West shaped the world. That time is over. | Parag Khanna

The 21st century is experiencing an Asianization of politics, business, and culture. – Our theories about the world, even about history or the geopolitics of the present, tend to be shaped by Anglo perspectives of the Western industrial democracies, particularly those in the United States and the United Kingdom. – The West, however, is not […]