A Surprising Pi and 5 – Numberphile

Ben Sparks discusses 5 and Pi. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Ben’s website: https://www.bensparks.co.uk More Numberphile videos with Ben Sparks: http://bit.ly/Sparks_Playlist Catch Ben on the latest Numberphile Podcast: https://youtu.be/-tGni9ObJWk More podcast episodes: http://bit.ly/numberphile_podcast Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences […]

How Weed Eaters Work (at 62,000 FRAMES PER SECOND) – Smarter Every Day 236

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Active Volcanoes: The Perfect Egg Incubators

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://Brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. You probably don’t think of active volcanoes as the ideal place to build a nursery, but for some animals, they’re the perfect spot to incubate their unborn babies! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s […]

☠️ How to be a Pirate ☠️

‣ Adapted largely from The Invisible Hook. It’s great, go read it: https://amzn.to/36PLKSE ‣ Thank you, my Patrons, for making this video possible: https://patreon.com/cgpgrey ## Special Thanks Peter T. Leeson for reviewing a draft of the script. Check out his newest book, “WTF?!: An Economic Tour of the Weird”: https://amzn.to/3eEMm09 ## Crowdfunders Steven Snow, Bob […]

The Size of the Universe (Video Make You Feel Small)

Sometimes we are looking at the night sky and marvel at the amazing spectacle of the huge universe and we are just tiny specks of dust compared to the rest of existence. :Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dgHQSp #Universe Source: neal.fun ============================== ►Follow ScienceToday here: * Facebook: https://goo.gl/2dSG31 If you have any issues with our “Fair Use”, please contact […]

Genius Is Not about Excelling at Something—It’s about Doing Things Differently | Eric Weinstein

Genius Is Not about Excelling at Something—It’s about Doing Things Differently Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We want our surgeons to be excellent. We want our classical music performers to be excellent. But do we really want excellence everywhere? This is the provocative […]

Breaking down barriers: the need for more women in surgical specialties | Nicole Eisenberg | TEDxUTK

Nicole Eisenberg has seen first hand the challenges women face trying to enter male dominated professions. Unlike the broader healthcare environment, surgical specialties often remain closed off and women trying to enter them are often subject to unique pressures, harassment, and discrimination. In sharing her experiences, Nicole encourages women to push back against challenging institutional policies […]

Playing means learning | Robert Zicman | TEDxYouth@Cluj

La cei 8 ani ai săi, Robert ne inspiră și ne amintește că joaca înseamnă învățare și că orice loc e bun pentru învățare. Și-a găsit vocea înăuntrul propriului sistem și a inimii sale, unde ar trebui să o căutăm și noi. Prin acest discurs, ne încurajează să ne depășim limitele pentru a face lumea […]

Not your regular cat person | Latika Nath | TEDxBITSPilani

Latika Nath is a conservational ecologist and a wildlife photographer. She was awarded the title of ‘The Tiger Princess’ by National Geographic in 2001 which featured her work. She is the first woman biologist in India with a doctorate on tigers. She has spent over twenty-five years working for the conservation of cats. She is […]

How a Century-Old Procedure Could Help Us Fight COVID-19

Some potentially good news on the COVID-19 treatment front: Thanks to a technique that’s more than a century old, recovered COVID-19 patients may be in a position to help the rest of us — with their blood plasma. Hosted by: Hank Green COVID-19 playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check […]

3 Essences of Entrepreneurship | Klemens Rahardja | TEDxYouth@SPHSentulCity

Klemens Rahardja is an entrepreneur, having founded numerous platforms such as The Entrepreneurs Society, HelloGram and BPI Groups. The Entrepreneurs Society caters for the growing market of aspiring young entrepreneurs in our country, by providing a platform for them to gather and professional guidance to prosper. The title of his talk is “The 3 Essences […]

Lessons From A 23 Year-Old Pilot Circumnavigating The Globe | Aarohi Pandit | TEDxGateway

The talk is about Aarohi’s round the world mission on an ultra light aircraft, describing her journey, hardship and how she achieved her dream. At age 23, she became the first woman in the world to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a LSA. Aarohi launched the world’s first all-woman team to circumnavigate the Earth […]

What you need to know about face surveillance | Kade Crockford

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Privacy isn’t dead, but face surveillance technology might kill it, says civil rights advocate Kade Crockford. In an eye-opening talk, Kade outlines the startling reasons why this invasive technology — powered by often-flawed facial recognition databases that track […]

Of robotics and humans. A story about exoskeletons. | Sofie Woge | TEDxOdenseWomen

NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf When thinking of artificial exoskeletons, images of bulky complicated machines often come to mind. But Sofie Woge shows us a minimalistic, wearable and commercially viable version of this kind of technology. Sofie […]

How The Trapper Keeper Trapped Students’ Hearts

The Trapper Keeper was a well designed binder and folder system that could organize up to six subjects worth of school materials. But Trapper Keepers didn’t work their way into the hearts of America’s youth with angled pockets or intelligent modular design. From Lisa Frank covers to the stickers and doodles students added on their […]

The Folded Semicircle Puzzle

This problem is adapted from a Belgian Olympiad. I thank Jente for the suggestion! 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 YouTube to learn how […]

Petrochemicals – the dark side of the moon | Remy Buser | TEDxHochschuleLuzern

Remy Buser holds a MSc in Chemistry form EPFL and a PhD in Biochemistry from ETH Zurich. He worked as a scientific advisor for the Swiss Parliament, where he advised Member of the Parliament on environmental bills. Combining politics and science, he co-founded Bloom Biorenewables Ltd, a company developing a unique alternative to petroleum from […]

The mental health benefits of storytelling for health care workers | Laurel Braitman

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Health care workers are under more stress than ever before. How can they protect their mental health while handling new and complex pressures? TED Fellow Laurel Braitman shows how writing and sharing personal stories helps physicians, nurses, medical […]

Is There A Better Way To Power Airplanes?

This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. To learn more about his work on clean energy, visit https://gatesnot.es/2WDTJ1L It’s hard to replace jet fuel because the alternatives aren’t energetic enough, are too dangerous, or aren’t yet being made at scale. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To […]

What is phantom traffic and why is it ruining your life? – Benjamin Seibold

Download a free audiobook version of “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/astrophysics-for-people-in-a-hurry — You’re cruising down the highway when all of a sudden endless rows of brake lights appear ahead. There’s no accident, no stoplight, no change in speed limit, or narrowing […]

Not just another number – maintaining humanity and identity in detention | Ilvija Pūce | TEDxRiga

What happens with a human in detention, removed of their freedom and former identity? How is it that people who were among ‘us’ suddenly become ‘them’, as if they are something alien? And how do these terms prevent us from critically examining the issue of detention? Ilvija Pūce explores the dehumanization that occurs in closed […]

A COVID-19 “exit” strategy to end lockdown and reopen the economy | Uri Alon

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. How can we return to work without spurring a second surge of coronavirus infection? Biologist Uri Alon shares a thought-provoking strategy: four days at work followed by 10 days of lockdown, a cycle that would exploit a weakness […]

Can we see time? Welcome to the world of synesthesia | Imogen Malpas | TEDxOxford

Imogen Malpas is the winner of TEDxOxford 2020’s student speaker competition and currently studying at the University of Oxford. In her talk she will explore time-space synaesthesia, where people can see time as a shape, and will discuss how we can all access this mysterious, almost sci-fi world where people can taste music, smell words […]

How to Make a COVID-19 Vaccine

One year to eighteen months might seem like a while to wait for a COVID-19 vaccine, but there’s a good reason finding and approving a candidate takes a whole lot of time. COVID-19 New and Updates: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsNB4peY6C6IQediwz2GzMTNvm_dMzr47 Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org […]

Bangkok | Pindrop, a TED original podcast (Audio only)

Introducing TED’s newest podcast: Pindrop, hosted by Saleem Reshamwala. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts: https://link.chtbl.com/Pindrop Let’s say you go into labor in the back of a taxi. The traffic is so bad you don’t know if you’ll make it to the hospital on time. You make the obvious call to the local radio station […]

Anatol Lieven on National Responses to Global Challenge | RSA Events

Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University, Qatar, examines the importance of the nation state as a building block in tackling global challenges such as climate change. With no time to waste, how can we mobilise the national structures and institutions we have at our disposal to become resilient in the face of crisis and maintain […]

Tail Recursion Explained – Computerphile

Improve the efficiency of recursive code by re-writing it to be tail recursive. Professor Graham Hutton explains. EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/eoi3s_4mAAc 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

Food History: Chocolate

Chocolate’s history starts with human sacrifice, and ends with Hershey-themed roller coasters. So, needless to say, it’s an interesting one. Napoleon, Columbus, and Marie Antoinette all play a role in the story of chocolate. But the chocolate of just a few centuries ago wasn’t anything like the chocolate we know today. Join host Justin Dodd […]

The cost of workplace stress — and how to reduce it | Rob Cooke

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. By some estimates, work-related stress drains the US economy of nearly 300 billion dollars a year — and it can hurt your productivity and personal health too, says wellness advocate Rob Cooke. He shares some strategies to help […]