The Biggest Herb on Earth is… a Banana?!

When you think of herbs, you might picture rosemary, basil, or dill weed, but you can add something a bit bigger than that to your mental herb collection: good ol’ bananas. 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 […]

Urban architecture inspired by mountains, clouds and volcanoes | Ma Yansong

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Taking inspiration from nature, architect Ma Yansong designs breathtaking buildings that break free from the boxy symmetry of so many modern cities. His exuberant and graceful work — from a pair of curvy skyscrapers that “dance” with each […]

These Mysterious Lakes Disappeared…and Came Back

Around the world, there are lakes that disappear without warning. Then, even stranger, they come back! This can happen for lots of different reasons, and the fact that they vanish and reappear reveals some surprising connections. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- […]

10 Creepy Mind Control Videos on Youtube

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Are we (collectively) stupid? | Brett Hennig | TEDxLakeComo

Brett Hennig directs an institution that promotes a casual, stratified selection in the choice of governments. On TEDxLakeComo stage, he made a compelling case that by randomly selecting their representatives humans can find smarter collective solutions for the problems in their community. We will only achieve true progress in collective decision making when we manage […]

Why TikTok is Now the No. 1 Social Media App

TikTok has come out of nowhere and may take many people by surprise. In this episode, we’ll explore where it came from, it’s parent company ByteDance and the controversy surrounding it. — About ColdFusion — ColdFusion is an Australian based online media company independently run by Dagogo Altraide since 2009. Topics cover anything in science, […]

Scientists Just Witnessed the Birth of Two Stars in Stunning Detail

Our knowledge of the early lives of stars is limited, but an exciting new observation provides a closer look at how stars are born. » Subscribe to Seeker!http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist An image that features two circumstellar disks in which baby stars are growing illustrates the first time ever that astronomers have witnessed […]

Solve For The Radius

This is a fun little geometry problem. Source Bilal Sarımeşeli tweet #math #geometry #teachertwitter #questiontime Find the radius of the circle. pic.twitter.com/C1l5P2iAvN — Bilal Sarımeşeli M.Sc & M.Ed (@bilalsarimeseli) September 26, 2019 Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use […]

Why you always seem to have room for dessert

There’s a scientific reason behind your “second stomach.” Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab How is it that, after stuffing ourselves full at dinner, we somehow find room to eat again once dessert comes around? Turns out, the thing that makes us do this has a name: It’s called “sensory-specific satiety,” and it’s actually supposed […]

Taking a Turkey’s Temperature – Numberphile

A Thanksgiving special featuring Cliff Stoll. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More videos with Cliff: http://bit.ly/Cliff_Videos Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): http://bit.ly/MSRINumberphile We are also supported by Science Sandbox, a Simons Foundation initiative dedicated to […]

Bottom Up Parsing – Computerphile

Having explained the top-down method, Professor Brailsford flips to bottom up Parsing. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/jzpYiuD2ffo 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

TMT: The World’s Most Controversial Telescope

What exactly is the Thirty Meter Telescope, and why is the proposed location in Hawai’i such a conflict? 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 thanks go to the following Patreon supporters […]

Everything You Need To Know About Online Shopping

How do you get the best deals when shopping online? How was online shopping first offered, and what were the first purchases made over the internet? Brought to you by the Discover Free Credit Scorecard: https://csp.discover.com/free-credit-score/ Subscribe for new episodes of Scatterbrained: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpZ5qUqpW4hW4zdfuBxMSJA?sub_confirmation=1 For more online shopping hacks to save money when shopping online, visit […]

Start Reflecting on Expectations and Find Your Superpower! | Oliver Rößling | TEDxHeidelberg

At TEDxHeidelberg, Oliver shed light on how he disrupted his own understanding of learning, underlined the value of communities and changed the paradigms of leadership! Listen in, while he shares his journey towards shaping his own framework for learning. Oliver is the initiator of the fastest growing Meetup and speakers platform outside of the US […]

Everyone Can Be a Model – Let’s Disrupt the Fashion Industry! | Del Keens | TEDxHeidelberg

At TEDxHeidelberg Del was diving into the question “Who cares about looks?” It is a question we don’t often hear in today’s society… Del convinced us that the fashion industry need new approaches. He has proven plenty of stereotypes wrong and showed us that if you care enough, you can be anything you set your […]

Startup vs. Academia – Choosing Impact over Comfort! | Anna Perdrix Rosell | TEDxHeidelberg

At TEDxHeidelberg Anna helped us to understand the impact of scientific discoveries and how her work might allow us to reprogram any cell in the body, or even cure genetic diseases and disorders. This wouldn’t have been possible without her stepping drastically out of her comfort zone and leaving a potential career in academia behind. […]

The Slippery Slope of Wanting More | Fatou Jammeh | TEDxNewburgh

Wanting more may not always be a good thing, but may even become detrimental to the mental/physical health of yourself and others. There’s often the misconception that striving for more will bring you everything you need in life, but it could actually have more negative impacts than positive. Fatou Jammeh is a sophomore at Newburgh […]

Zu Fuß vom Nordpol zum Südpol | Robby Clemens | TEDxDresden

Mit Demut vor Mensch und Natur lief Robby Clemens vom Nordpol zum Südpol. In diesem motivierenden Vortrag berichtet er von seinen Erfahrungen und zeigt wunderschöne und spektakuläre Bilder von seiner Reise. Robby Clemens ist Extremsportler, Motivationscoach und Buchautor. Seine längste Tour hat Robby gerade erst beendet: Von 2017 bis 2018 lief er vom Nordpol bis […]

The Source of All Great Leadership Is Love | David Prosper | TEDxColoradoSprings

Are you frustrated with poor leadership? If that’s you so was David, because he grew up in a home where it was fear-based led. Listen as he shares his experiences and solutions to eliminating poor leadership. David grew up with what he calls, graciously, “poor leadership” (relatable) – and he knows from experience as a […]

I tried being poor by giving everything away, but I got rich. | Akbar Sheikh | TEDxColoradoSprings

How does a junkie go from half-dead and living in an electric closet to the top of his industry? Hear a raw and sometimes uncomfortable recap of the one-act that changed everything. Akbar Sheikh is a multiple award-winning business coach and philanthropist. He has spoken around the world, and become a #1 international best selling […]

Light Painting: Photoshop in Real Life | Russell Klimas | TEDxColoradoSprings

Do you wonder if there is still magic in this world? With light painting photography, we explore the seemingly infinite possibilities of what you can create with long exposures, and anyone can do it. When Russell Klimas takes a liking to something he goes HARD. In the span of two years, he has been published […]

Wearing All The Plastic We Use In One Week

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What happens to people in solitary confinement | Laura Rovner

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Imagine living with no significant human contact for years, even decades, in a cell the size of a small bathroom. This is the reality for those in long-term solitary confinement, a form of imprisonment regularly imposed in US […]

How America fails its whistleblowers

Whistleblowers who work with classified information have a few options. All of them are bad. Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab “Whistleblowing” is when someone exposes a secret in their organization. And in the US, it’s often hailed as a heroic act. But within the government, whistleblowing is often perilous—especially when it involves classified information. […]

The business case for working with your toughest critics | Bob Langert

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. As a “corporate suit” (his words) and former VP of sustainability at McDonald’s, Bob Langert works with companies and their strongest critics to find solutions that are good for both business and society. In this actionable talk, he […]

Teen Brains Are Not Broken | Roselinde Kaiser, Ph.D. | TEDxBoulder

Roselinde Kaiser asks: what is it about the teen years that puts us at risk for depression – but also helps us to build resilience? Drawing upon neurodevelopmental and clinical science, Dr. Kaiser shows why adolescence is a developmental window of both risk and enrichment, and outlines strategies for teens (and the rest of us) […]

How long it takes to decide what to watch next on TV. [Advertiser content from Dell]

The most creative enthusiasts, cultural critics and cinephiles have a lot to say when it comes to talking shop about film, television and Hollywood. In this three-part series, Streaming Straight Talk, Vox Creative and Dell will dive into the hot topics that define this new golden age of streaming and consuming content. Forty-five hours per […]

The next software revolution: programming biological cells | Sara-Jane Dunn

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. The cells in your body are like computer software: they’re “programmed” to carry out specific functions at specific times. If we can better understand this process, we could unlock the ability to reprogram cells ourselves, says computational biologist […]

How stop motion animation began

Insect adultery was the start of an animation revolution. Almanac Hollywouldn’t is our miniseries on big changes to movies that came from outside Hollywood. Watch all of the episodes right here on YouTube. Episode 1: https://youtu.be/NMkZpuiEqh8 Episode 2: https://youtu.be/stznrpS3_Gc Correction: A previous version of this video labeled King Kong and The Mascot as having come […]

What Are The Missing Weights?

This is a nice little logic puzzle from Terry Stickels! Books by Terry Stickels (including “Contemporary Brainteasers”) http://www.terrystickels.com/books.html Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for animation software tutorials on […]

Smartphones: A New Model for Energy Efficiency?

Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ The way smartphones made many devices nonessential is a model for a new way to think about improving energy efficiency. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Dematerialization – using […]

Can you outsmart this logical fallacy? – Alex Gendler

Explore the psychology of the cognitive bias known as the conjunction fallacy, where we assume specific conditions are more probable than general ones. — Meet Lucy. She was a math major in college, and aced all her courses in probability and statistics. Which do you think is more likely: that Lucy is a portrait artist, […]

Technological Progress and Automation Anxiety with Carl Frey

Economist Carl Frey explores how each new wave of technological revolution brings with it automation anxiety, and how we can look to the past to better understand how future innovation within our economic, social and political landscapes could be managed to mitigate the inevitable challenges it brings. Enjoyed this snippet? Watch the full event: https://bit.ly/2pu3HVz […]

We have no idea about the universe | Daniel Whiteson | TEDxSanFrancisco

There are huge yawning voids in our basic notions of how the world works. Physicist Daniel Whiteson discusses how we’re in an age of precision ignorance when we know very well that we know very little about the universe. The first step in making discoveries is embracing our ignorance. Whiteson is a Professor of Physics […]

broke(n)hunger | Kyd Kane | TEDxDetroit

Where’s a country’s common sense when basic necessities of life are privileges? From children to elderly, low income to working class, there are families that experience food insecurity in each and every county in the U.S. Can you imagine having to choose between housing, medical care, transportation or food? Challenge privilege. Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson […]

How Studying Animals Is Helping Us Make Better Drones

Drone technology has advanced a lot in the last few decades, but our flying robots still have a lot to learn about navigation, agility, and adaptability from animals that have been flying for millions of years. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- […]

Two Envelopes Paradox

Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/Vsauce2/ Thanks to Brilliant for sponsoring this video. Birthday Paradox T-Shirt: https://represent.com/birthdayparadox *** Not a real offer, for educational purposes only. I don’t have two envelopes filled with money. I don’t have any envelopes OR any money. *** In The Two Envelopes Paradox — also called the Exchange Paradox — you know what the […]

Is The World Running Out Of Helium?

At the National Helium Reserve in Amarillo, Texas, the US government once stored 32 billion cubic feet of helium. There have been breathless news articles recently saying the world’s running out: but it’s still possible to buy party balloons. What’s going on? More about the Federal Helium Program: https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/helium/federal-helium-program Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin) I’m […]

10 Mysterious Cursed Temples

New videos every Monday and Friday! Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubToMattSantoro | Join: http://bit.ly/MattSantoroMember 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 Follow Fact Maniac for […]

Brazil’s indigenous land is being invaded

And the president is part of the problem. This is Part 3 of Vox Atlas: The Amazon, a three-part series about the world’s largest rainforest, why it’s in jeopardy, and the people trying to save it. Watch all three parts right here on YouTube. Part 1: https://youtu.be/SAZAKPUQMw0 Part 2: https://youtu.be/e1_4JseKlO4 Brazil has over 900,000 indigenous […]