Post Life Legacy: Body Donation, Green Funeral, and More | Jeremy Ciliberto | TEDxScranton

Jeremy Ciliberto creates hyperrealistic human bone sculptures and articulates them into functional home decor. He refers to the art series or brand as “Catacomb Culture.” Over years of creating Catacomb Culture, it has given Jeremy a unique perspective on death, dying and the dead. Though his reflections and engagement with supporters, he’s discovered his passion […]

Megatsunamis: World’s Biggest Wave

Megatsunamis are not only much larger than your average tsunami, they also form under different conditions. Good news: they’re extremely rare. Bad news: they might not be for long. 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 […]

The intangible effects of walls | Alexandra Auer

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. More barriers exist now than at the end of World War II, says designer Alexandra Auer. And when you erect one wall, you unwittingly create a second — an “us” versus “them” partition in the mind that compromises […]

Lockdown Productivity: Spaceship You

Grey’s Director Commentary for “Spaceship You”: https://www.patreon.com/posts/36588977 Discuss on the reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/gb6mac/lockdown_productivity_spaceship_you/ ## Patrons Steven Snow, Bob Kunz, John Buchan, Nevin Spoljaric, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Chris Chapin, Richard Jenkins, Phil Gardner, Martin, سليمان العقل, Steven Grimm, Colin Millions, Saki Comandao, Jason Lewandowski, Andrea Di Biagio, David F Watson, Ben Schwab, Elliot Lepley, rictic, Bobby, Marco […]

Jonathan Haidt on the Social Psychology of Crisis | RSA Events

Before the pandemic outbreak, we had been living through a period of increasing polarisation. But now that Covid-19 crisis is revealing the full extent of our shared vulnerability and common humanity, is there an opportunity for us to come together to heal some of those divides? Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist who studies how […]

How Does Fat Give Us an Evolutionary Advantage?

Fat often gets a bad rap, but it isn’t our enemy. From its role storing energy to releasing hormones that control the feelings of hunger, it’s essential to us every single day. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Human! http://bit.ly/HUMANplaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Fat is an evolutionary advantage. It allows […]

БУДИНОК, ЩО ЗМІНЮЄ КРАЇНУ | Руслана Тенетко | TEDxVechirniyBlvd

UA: Руслана Тенетко — квиткова касирка «Укрзалізниці», яка пройшла драматичний і повний важких випробувань життєвий шлях. «Невиліковна» хвороба сина, Майдан і волонтерство на фронті врешті-решт привели її до створення ОСББ. Руслана впевнена, що саме спільна відповідальність за власний будинок найкраще вчить нас тих умінь і навичок, які допоможуть зшити й розвинути Україну. ENG: THE HOUSE […]

Jewelry as a sacred tool for mindfulness | Amy Torello | TEDxSanMigueldeAllende

American jewelry designer, Amy Torello, contemplates the relevance of meaningful adornment, in today’s hectic consumerist world and suggests that perhaps it is as simple as the rings we wear on our fingers, or the charms we hang around our necks, that can lead to accessing for small doses of quiet presence and mindfulness throughout our […]

Clues in the landscape | M.B. Rajani | TEDxGurugramWomen

M.B.Rajani is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. Rajani describes her serendipitous first step towards developing expertise in geospatial analysis for cultural heritage studies. She then describes the two inter-related facets of her team’s research: hunting for clues in satellite imagery and old maps to find new features of […]

Pocta hrdinkám Slovenského národného povstania | Erika Mészárosová | TEDxBratislavaWomen

Svoje dnes už takmer zabudnuté hrdinky má aj Slovenské národné povstanie. Počas svojho výskumu dostala Erika jedinečnú možnosť aspoň čiastočne si udalosti SNP s povstalkyňami prežiť. A cez svoje monumenty ďalej dáva túto príležitosč aj nám. Erika je autorkou projektu Ženy v Slovenskom národnom povstaní, v ktorom sa zaoberá ženami, na ktoré zabudla história. Ženami, […]

Are you achieving your impossible? | Leanne Manas | TEDxJohannesburgWomen

Once told that she was not good enough, and that her dreams were worthless, TV anchor and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Leanne Manas has become one of the most admired personalities on South African television. Her job has given her the opportunity to achieve her own impossibles – she has interviewed a long list of people […]

Beyond Binary Nonsense | Carl Streed | TEDxBeaconStreetSalon

Everyone has a sexual orientation and a gender identity; how society responds to our identities affects our health. Carl Streed Jr. MD, MPH, is a physician by training and advocate in action focused on improving the status, health, and well-being of vulnerable communities. For over a decade, he has been dedicated to understanding and eliminating […]

How Science Is Trying to Understand Consciousness

Thanks to LastPass for sponsoring a portion of this video. Click here to start using LastPass: https://lastpass.onelink.me/HzaM/2020Q2AprilSciShow Figuring out exactly what consciousness is and whether or not it could emerge in non-human things has stumped us for centuries. Now, analyzing it from a scientific perspective might not just be possible, but necessary. Hosted by: Hank […]

What it’s really like to have autism | Ethan Lisi

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. “Autism is not a disease; it’s just another way of thinking,” says Ethan Lisi. Offering a glimpse into the way he experiences the world, Lisi breaks down misleading stereotypes about autism, shares insights into common behaviors like stimming […]

Sandrine Dixson-Declève on Emerging from Emergency | RSA Events

Leading sustainability expert Sandrine Dixson-Declève calls on international leaders to ensure that economic recovery plans are targeted to restoring the balance between people and nature for future wellbeing and resilience. The RSA Fellowship is an inclusive global network of proactive problem-solvers. Join now to stay connected, inspired and motivated in the months ahead. Email fellowship@rsa.org.uk […]

The Future of Quantum Computing Could Live on a Cryogenic Chip

Commercially viable quantum computing could be here sooner than you think, thanks to a new innovation that shrinks quantum tech down onto a chip: a cryochip. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com It seems like quantum computers will likely be a big part of our […]

Can You Solve The Impossible Sum Puzzle?

This is one of the most popular puzzles, and there is an incredible way to solve it! Sources https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2404176/square-square-square-30-with-boxes-filled-using-1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15 https://www.quora.com/Mathematical-Puzzles-What-is-+-+-30-using-1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15 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 […]

The electrifying speeches of Sojourner Truth – Daina Ramey Berry

Get to know the story of Sojourner Truth, a woman born into slavery who became known as a powerful orator and outspoken activist. — Isabella Baumfree was born into slavery in late 18th century New York. Fleeing bondage with her youngest daughter, she renamed herself Sojourner Truth and embarked on a legendary speaking tour. She […]

3 steps towards better governance | Avinash Dharmadhikari | TEDxVITPune

Bureaucracy is a necessary evil in modern times. The bureaucratic structure prevalent across major democracies in the world have left a culture of inefficiency and exploitation. Avinash Dharmadhikari, a veteran bureaucrat turned teacher, carefully lays out a three-point plan to resolve and empower people in their contact with administrative officials. With good examples, he describes […]

The Unseen Toll of Childhood Adversity | Jose Avila | TEDxTufts

This talk is about the constant struggles many children face due to social disparities. Jose Avila draws on his childhood experiences to reflect on how constant stress has both psychological and physiological health effects that negatively impact children for life, and offers a key solution: mentorship. Through mentorship, we can help lessen these effects by […]

How you can help save the monarch butterfly — and the planet | Mary Ellen Hannibal

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Monarch butterflies are dying at an alarming rate around the world — a looming extinction that could also put human life at risk. But we have just the thing to help save these insects, says author Mary Ellen […]

Nicholas Negroponte: Nanobots in Your Brain Could Be the Future of Learning

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Lewis Carroll’s Pillow Problem – Numberphile

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How coronavirus charts can mislead us

How to read a popular chart of coronavirus cases by country. Support Vox by joining the Video Lab at http://vox.com/join or making a one-time contribution: http://vox.com/contribute Much of the data about the coronavirus epidemic and covid-19 is flawed. It is collected and reported in different ways by different countries, and almost certainly undercounts the number […]

Why Is COVID-19 So Hard to Track?

Since its debut, the novel coronavirus has spread around the world. But its success may be due to its stealthy nature. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more SICK | http://bit.ly/SICKplaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com As the novel coronavirus continues to sweep across the globe, we are learning more and more about […]

The dark history of IQ tests – Stefan C. Dombrowski

Explore the history of IQ tests; how they measure a person’s intelligence and the ways they have been used to justify scientifically baseless ideologies. — In 1905, psychologists Alfred Binet and Théodore Simon designed a test for children who were struggling in school in France. Designed to determine which children required individualized attention, their method […]

Anne Case and Angus Deaton on Capitalism in Crisis | RSA Events

The flaws in our social and economic system are proving fatal to some parts of the population. Renowned economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton examine why the patterns of progress we had come to take for granted – longer life expectancy, rising wages – no longer hold true, and the effects on the people whom […]

Reversing Ageing: New Studies Prove it Can be Done

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Who counts as a speaker of a language? | Anna Babel | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Have you ever thought about what it means to speak a language? As it turns out, the answer to this question is complex and deeply intertwined with the question of who we are – and how we are seen – as human beings. Anna Babel studies the complex relationship between language and social categories. She […]

Does Getting COVID-19 Make You Immune to It? | SciShow News

Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Statistics Fundamentals course. The first 200 subscribers get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Like a common cold or a cold sore, would it be possible to get a reinfection of COVID-19? Would we be able to build up long-term resistance to it? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has […]

Crisis support for the world, one text away | Nancy Lublin

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What if we could help people in crisis anytime, anywhere with a simple text message? That’s the idea behind Crisis Text Line, a free 24-hour service that connects people in need with trained, volunteer crisis counselors — “strangers […]

Why This British Crossroads Is So Dangerous

Ipley Cross, in the middle of the New Forest, is one of the most dangerous road junctions in Britain. Why? • Thanks to Bez, whoever you are: their definitive article on this junction is here: https://singletrackworld.com/2018/01/collision-course-why-this-type-of-road-junction-will-keep-killing-cyclists/ Edited by Michelle Martin https://twitter.com/mrsmmartin Graphics by Mat Hill https://mat-hill.com ADDITIONAL SOURCES: Injured cyclist prompts fresh calls to tackle […]

How forgiveness can create a more just legal system | Martha Minow

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Pardons, commutations and bankruptcy laws are all tools of forgiveness within the US legal system. Are we using them frequently enough, and with fairness? Law professor Martha Minow outlines how these merciful measures can reinforce racial and economic […]

How Flocking Birds Make Amazing Murmurations (Boids Algorithm) – Smarter Every Day 234

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Vortex Collisions Could Unravel How Order Turns to Disorder

How do vortexes lead to turbulence? Scientists at Harvard decided to use a high-speed camera, colorful dye, and vortex cannons to find out. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Turbulence is one of the least understood phenomena in physics—scientists don’t have a mechanistic framework to […]

Crabs, Cockroaches, and 3 Other Pollinators That Aren’t Bees

Bees aren’t the only pollinators out there. Some of the other, more surprising pollinators aren’t just unconventional, they give us unique examples of how the relationship between pollinators and plants evolved in the first place. Hosted by: Olivia Gordon SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support […]

How Slime Mold Is Helping Us Map the Universe’s Dark Matter

The food-seeking behavior of slime mold is helping astronomers map dark matter…here’s how. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Scientists are trying to map the shape of the largest thing in the universe, and as you might expect, it’s proved challenging. So in an attempt […]

The Strange Blind Fish of the Lower Congo River

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. The lower Congo River is treacherous, turbulent, and very deep. While that might seem like an inhospitable habitat, hundreds of species of fish thrive there, including some that are really bizarre! Hosted by: Hank Green Special thanks to […]

What happens if you cut down all of a city’s trees? – Stefan Al

Explore what makes trees a vital part of cities, and how urban spaces throughout history have embraced the importance of trees. — By 2050, it’s estimated that over 65% of the world will be living in cities. We may think of nature as being unconnected to our urban spaces, but trees have always been an […]

Art unites us with the universal language of emotion | Emilia Acevedo | TEDxGrandPark

From creativity to collaboration, art teaches us some of the most important human values and to feel our emotions. Art gives us a way to share those emotions with other people through a universal language that we can all understand. Emilia started dancing when she was three years old, singing when she was nine, and […]