1000 Euro Question!

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That’s Probably Not a Spider Bite

Unless you saw the spider bite you, that swollen, bite-looking lesion on your arm is probably something else, and blaming it on an innocent 8-legged critter might do more harm than good. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming […]

Life Lessons from Dungeons and Dragons | Chrissy Profera | TEDxYoungstown

Dungeons and Dragons and other types of table top role playing games can create internal wellness and a safe space for people to form communities, practice social skills and increase their emotional wellness and ability by giving them a place to play with outcomes and situations. Chrissy Profera is a sophomore at Youngstown State University […]

The need to increase access to donor human breast milk | Mary Michael Kelley | TEDxBirmingham

In this personal talk, Mary Michael Kelley outlines how universal coverage of donor breast milk for all babies in need can vastly improve public health. Pursuing her mission to make Alabama a better place, Mary Michael Kelley worked for the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama for ten years. While there, she founded the Mothers’ […]

The transformative power of video games | Herman Narula

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. A full third of the world’s population — 2.6 billion people — play video games, plugging into massive networks of interaction that have opened up opportunities well beyond entertainment. In a talk about the future of the medium, […]

How we’re helping local reporters turn important stories into national news | Gangadhar Patil

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Local reporters are on the front lines of important stories, but their work often goes unnoticed by national and international news outlets. TED Fellow and journalist Gangadhar Patil is working to change that. In this quick talk, he […]

Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion

If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Sam Harris describes the properties of consciousness and how mindfulness practices of all stripes can be used to transcend one’s ego. Harris is the author of Waking Up: A Guide to […]

From Haptic Robots to a Plastic Recycler, Here’s the Exciting Tech Heading up to Space

The next commercial re-supply mission with Northrop Grumman will be delivering essentials to the ISS that could help us with instruments to live on the Moon, or even Mars. » Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist The Cygnus spacecraft is about to hitch a ride atop Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket to […]

Diamond Dallas Page: Don’t Call It Yoga, Brother

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge Diamond Dallas Page explains how he hesitantly turned to yoga to overcome his wrestling injuries. Page went on to found DDP Yoga, a program that borrows heavily from yogic traditions while featuring his own innovations. Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/y7w1kU Follow Big […]

What Can One Person Do? | Samantha Power | RSA Events

What happens when an activist outsider becomes a government insider? How do you put idealism into practice in the corridors of power? Samantha Power is a Pulitzer-Prize winning author and leading global voice on human rights and international affairs. She served for four years as President Barack Obama’s human rights adviser and then, from 2013 […]

Digital Storytelling – Computerphile

Using VR to capture visitors’ commentary on museum pieces. Jocelyn Spence talks us through the VRtefacts system. VR with 3D Printed Props: https://youtu.be/EiUUFdUFyIU Word Vectors: https://youtu.be/gQddtTdmG_8 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 […]

This ancient rock is changing our theory on the origin of life | Tara Djokic

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Exactly when and where did life on Earth begin? Scientists have long thought that it emerged three billion years ago in the ocean — until astrobiologist Tara Djokic and her team made an unexpected discovery in the western […]

Harm Reduction as an Act of Compassion | Lyndsay Hartman | TEDxNorthCentralCollege

Does providing clean needles to drug users enable destructive behavior or save lives? Lyndsay Hartman presents a compelling case for harm reduction services for drug users, through proven evidence and personal experience. Hartman founded Point to Point, a mobile access program, and believes in empowering drug users to care about their wellbeing by offering the […]

True happiness lies in equilibrium | Dr. Ranjit Chaudhary | TEDxDikshantSchool

During his school years, Dr Ranjit Choudhary always found himself in the haven of books, never spent a day playing with his friends under the open sky. This brought him all the academic laurels but left him at a primary stage in social interactions. He shares how joining a gym changed his perspective towards life […]

Your Cat Questions Answered! | Compilation

The kitties we let into our homes and hearts can have some strange and endearing behaviors, and we’ve made a fur-midable number of episodes about them! If you love cats, we’ve got a feline you’re going to love this compilation! Hosted by: Olivia Gordon Where Do Domestic Cats Come From?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53Jb7Y6eUUU Why Do Cat Eyes […]

E.O. Wilson: Science, Not Philosophy, Will Explain the Meaning of Existence

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge Biologist E.O. Wilson, a two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, discusses his most recent book on the meaning of existence. “Philosophy,” says Wilson, is “a highly endangered academic species.” He argues that explaining the meaning of human existence falls instead to science, […]

🌍 Which Planet is Closest? Spoiler: You’re Wrong.

Thank you to my patrons for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/bePatron?u=227816 Thoughts on the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIS0IFmbZaI Mercury is the closest planet to all seven other planets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDgbVIqGADQ Special thanks to: Abdullah Abdulaziz, Andrea Di Biagio, Andrew Proue, Bear, Ben Schwab, Bob Kunz, Cas Eliëns, Chris Amaris, Chris Chapin, Christian Cooper, chrysilis, Colin Millions, Dag Viggo […]

How Big Is a Proton Anyway? This Decade-Long Debate May Have Just Been Solved

Scientists thought they knew the approximate size of a proton until a 2010 experiment came back with a very different number, creating the proton-radius puzzle. » Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist After almost a decade of reexamination, scientists think they’ve solved what’s known as the proton-radius puzzle. First some basics: The proton […]

Slow Down Your Brain to Get More Done, with Steven Kotler

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge The best-selling author Steven Kotler discusses hypofrontality — literally the slowing of the brain’s prefrontal cortex — and how it allows one to enter an optimal state of consciousness, known as flow. As Kotler explains, flow refers to those moments of total […]

Plastic is not the Enemy | Nadya Christina | TEDxUniversitasPrasetiyaMulyaJakarta

How do you manage to live in the second biggest plastic contributor country? “Be an example. Start from yourself and together we do good things to our environment” is one of Nadya’s principles to live by. She personally learned this wisdom two years ago, through her internship at an environmental NGO, where she joined the […]

The Rise of Esports | Rahul Sood | TEDxSanJuanIsland

Esports is a multi-billion dollar industry, and everyone should be taking notice. Watched by 100s of millions of people around the world, esports streaming is the ultimate form of fan engagement and the new wave of entertainment. Rahul Sood is the CEO of Unikrn, a global Esports company built on cutting-edge blockchain and gaming technologies. […]

Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars?

Thanks to monday.com for sponsoring this episode. Head to http://go.thoughtleaders.io/1330420191009 to see all of monday.com’s team management features and select a plan that’s right for your organization! Have you ever been driving down the highway and start to notice that you’re feeling really relaxed, even sleepy? It turns out there are number of aspects of […]

What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. With fascinating research and hilarious anecdotes, neuroscientist Camilla Arndal Andersen takes us into the lab where she studies people’s sense of taste via brain scans. She reveals surprising insights about the way our brains subconsciously experience food — […]

Kenji Yoshino: Diversity Does Not Mean Having to Choose Between Identity and Inclusion

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Author and academic Kenji Yoshino describes the difference between passing and covering, and how companies will sometimes employ […]

How close are we to uploading our minds? – Michael S.A. Graziano

Investigate the possibility of scanning the human brain and uploading our minds and consciousness to a digital world. — Imagine a future where nobody dies— instead, our minds are uploaded to a digital world. There they could live on in a realistic, simulated environment with avatar bodies, calling in and contributing to the biological world. […]

Daniel Dennett: Stop Telling People They Don’t Have Free Will

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Philosopher Daniel Dennett takes issue with neuroscientists who say that neuroscience shows that humans don’t have free will. […]

How Much Does One Cat Weigh?

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A Journey to Realize Self | Srinivas Chamarthy | TEDxOsmaniaU

Mr.Srinivas Chamarthy opened/ started his talk by explaining his mission ‘“A Journey to realize self”. He spoke on how he has witnessed harsh realities of health care in the country and helplessness, vulnerable conditions of millions of common people at a tender age of 11 and how that helped him to realize what he wanted […]

Reducing corruption takes a specific kind of investment | Efosa Ojomo

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Traditional thinking on corruption goes like this: if you put good laws in place and enforce them well, then economic development increases and corruption falls. In reality, we have the equation backwards, says innovation researcher Efosa Ojomo. In […]

Fear of the Flood | Maria Trafford | TEDxJohnLyonSchool

Why do we always focus on human concerns when we read stories? English teachers are great at pointing out inherent prejudices in a text when it comes to gender, race or class. What about the Planet? Maria Trafford, teacher of English Literature for 30 years in Secondary Schools, explores the eco-friendly possibilities of reading texts […]

Could a Vaccine Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

Measles, mumps, and polio are things we can prevent with vaccines, but scientists are looking to add a surprising entry to that list: Type 1 diabetes. Hosted by: Stefan Chin 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 ———- […]

50 AMAZING Facts to Blow Your Mind! – CREEPY EDITION

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A bold plan to empower 1.6 million out-of-school girls in India | Safeena Husain

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, subtitles, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. “Girls’ education is the closest thing we have to a silver bullet to help solve some of the world’s most difficult problems,” says social entrepreneur Safeena Husain. In a visionary talk, she shares her plan to enroll a […]

Antidepressants Make it Harder to Empathize, Harder to Climax, and Harder to Cry.

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge Dr. Julie Holland argues that women are designed by nature to be dynamic and sensitive – women are moody and that is a good thing. Yet millions of women are medicating away their emotions because we are out of sync with our […]

How Scientists Are Hunting for the Universe’s First Stars

We have yet to observe the first couple hundred million years after the Big Bang. Cosmologists have coined this period the Dark Ages. » Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist Radio telescopes allow us to see the universe as it was just after the Big Bang, nearly 13.8 billion years ago. But after […]

Chris Anderson on Elon Musk, the World’s Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk exudes confidence and know-how, both essential elements of good entrepreneurship. But according […]

6 Reasons We Have to Say a Study Was “In Mice”

A lot of our videos include the disclaimer “Mice aren’t people”. But why do we keep saying this, and if rodent studies aren’t effective, why do we keep using them? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron […]

Salman Rushdie on Magical Realism: True Stories Don’t Tell the Whole Truth

Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge If you’re interested in licensing this or any other Big Think clip for commercial or private use, contact our licensing partner Executive Interviews: https://www.executiveinterviews.biz/rightsholders/bigthink/ The acclaimed author delved deeply into Magic Realism for his latest book. Here, he describes why this genre […]