Serious Play: 4 Toys That Inspired Scientific Breakthroughs

Children’s toys can help teach kids about colors, shapes, and imagination. But it turns out they’ve also inspired scientists and engineers for centuries, leading to innovations in medical diagnostics and space travel. So, if you’re looking for your next million-dollar idea, consider raiding the nearest toy chest! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff […]

Epistemic insight: engaging with life’s Big Questions | Berry Billingsley | TEDxFolkestone

We all grow up wondering about the so-called Big Questions. Young people these days have the challenge of trying to come up with answers that make sense of what we see, know and do thanks to science and technology. Questions such as: Can robots become persons? Will they one day claim that they own their […]

A Physics Prof Bet Me $10,000 I’m Wrong

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How Does A Carburetor Work? | Transparent Carburetor at 28,546 fps Slow Mo – Smarter Every Day 259

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Listen to one patient to help a million | Maria Teresa Ferretti | TEDxTorinoSalon

Di solito è un uomo. Basta un raffreddore, una febbriciattola, ed eccolo lì buttato sul divano. Fazzoletti, copertina e telecomando; stanco e svuotato, anche un po’ triste. È una scena che abbiamo visto tante volte, questo è il momento di raccontare una storia diversa – vedere qualcos’altro. “Have you ever heard of Long Covid?”, inizia […]

The infinite alchemy of storytelling | Zahra Al-Mahdi

Visit http://TED.com/shapeyourfuture to watch more groundbreaking talks from the TED Fellows. TED Fellow Zahra Al-Mahdi was raised by screens — “storytelling machines” like TV and the internet that shaped her sense of self and reality. Now a multimedia artist and filmmaker, she challenges common historical narratives and brings a multiplicity of perspectives to the surface. […]

Taming Your Stickman | Stephanie Carter | TEDxEmilyCarrU

As an experienced illustrator, Stephanie has developed strategies that help her draw better- slowing down, looking more closely at things. But, in a broader sense, she discovered that this process can encourage us to think beyond our preconceived notions and judgements and build empathy to foster stronger connections. Stephanie Carter is a Vancouver-based creative entrepreneur […]

Scientists Are in a Race Against Time and Earth’s Rotation

Earth Is spinning faster than ever, and scientists are spinning their wheels to keep up. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com The year 2020 may have felt like it lasted forever, but it was actually the shortest one in decades. In fact, it was 1.3 […]

Hopeful futures for a new generation | RSA Events

Where are the opportunities for young people navigating an era rife with challenges? Studies show that many of the social and economic consequences of the pandemic have hit younger people the hardest, in a time when many were already facing adversity. Declining living standards, heightened insecurity, and deepening social divisions are changing what work, home, […]

How These Snakes Evolved to Spit… IN YOUR EYE

If you spook a spitting cobra, it might literally shoot venom at your eyes… And our ancestors might have caused them to do this, evolutionarily speaking. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk 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: […]

Imagine an Algal World | Matthew Walker | TEDxNewcastleUniversity

The blue planet is what we are all familiar with. What if it’s actually green? A marine biologist Matthew Walker proposes a new perspective of viewing the world made possible by algae – a significant yet often overlooked organism for industrial application and our essential living. This event was fully organised by student volunteers from […]

2021: Climate Reality, Climate Possibilities | Harriet Harvey Horn | TEDxSaratogaHighSchool

Harriet Harvey Horn talks about the current climate we are living in today and how despite this climate chaos, we can be creative and come up with new climate possibilities in the future. Harriet Harvey Horn is a Climate Reality Project Leader, one of over 31,000 advocates in 135 countries personally trained by former US […]

The rigged test of leadership | Sophie Williams

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The glass cliff: an experience of taking on a leadership role only to find that your chances of success have been limited before you’ve even begun. Equality activist Sophie Williams explores the research-backed reasons behind this workplace phenomenon […]

Let’s Defy Obstacles And Embrace Messy Research | Lorena Gadella Kamstra | TEDxUniversityofEssex

Every academic is familiar with research, reading and working with the research of others or conducting a research of their own. But research is rarely perfect. So why does nobody talk about messy research? Lorena Gadella Kamstra is a language lecturer in the Language and Linguistics department at the University of Essex. She researches language […]

Rescue: From Global Crisis to a Better World | Ian Goldin | TEDxOxford

Ian Goldin will show that Covid-19 has created a pivotal moment and that by seizing this historic moment, we can turn the tide to shape our individual and collective destiny to rescue humanity from catastrophe and create a better world. Business as usual led to our disastrous situation. This is not a 1-in-100 years crisis, […]

These photos sparked an international magazine feud

In 1961, Life magazine photographed systemic poverty in Brazil. One Brazilian magazine responded with a similar report — featuring photos of New York City. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Life magazine, then the most popular general interest weekly in the United States, announced in 1961 that it […]

Why We Know So Little About Women’s Bodies

The scientific community has long overlooked women’s health. So just how big is this knowledge gap, and how is it affecting women’s health today? Thanks to Rainbow Light for sponsoring this episode. Editor’s Note: At Seeker, we recognize that people of many genders and identities have vaginas and uteruses, and are affected by the topics […]

How one person saved over 2,000 children from the Nazis – Iseult Gillespie

Get to know the story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who saved over 2,000 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto during WWII. — In 1943, Irena Sendler and Janina Grabowska froze when they heard Gestapo pounding on the front door. Knowing she was minutes from arrest, Irena tossed Janina her most dangerous possession: a […]

Can Climate Change Make Lightning… Supercharged?

The oceans absorb a lot of CO2, leading to a variety of effects like ocean acidification. But you might not expect one of those effects: stronger lightning strikes. Surveyor 1 Pin: https://store.dftba.com/collections/scishow/products/scishow-pin-of-the-month-surveyor-1-june Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming […]

How to spot polarities | Douglas OLoughlin | TEDxSingapore

Optimistic versus Realistic. Change versus Stability. Candour versus Diplomacy. Polarities like these exist all around us. In a world that is increasingly divided, how can we make sense of these differences? Dr. Douglas O’Loughlin teaches us how to see polarities and manage them. Douglas is passionate in supporting impactful and joyful organisations and communities. Over […]

Alternatives to Multilateralism | Lena Partzsch | TEDxHHL

The effects of globalization on governance are complex and uncertain. As markets integrate, governments have become increasingly hesitant to enforce regulations inside their own jurisdictions. At the same time, multilateralism has proven unsuccessful in coordinating states’ responses to global challenges. In this talk, Lena Partzsch describes alternatives to multilateralism, offering an overview of emerging—alternative—forms of […]

5 Britney Spears Vs Her Father Facts

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Why innovation needs to happen in the management | Tobias Renk | TEDxHHL

Why do so many companies struggle to innovate? Why does management so often not focus on the right elements of innovation? What can you do as a leader and individual to become more innovative? Tobias Renk explains 5 crucial skills and habits companies should embark on if they want to sail successfully in the unknown […]

The renewable heating system right below your feet | Kathy Hannun

Visit http://TED.com/shapeyourfuture to watch more groundbreaking talks from the TED Fellows. Of all the mundane yet astonishing marvels of human ingenuity, knowing what it takes to heat a room to a comfortable temperature is TED Fellow Kathy Hannun’s favorite. She takes us on a journey across the planet and under the sea to emphasize the […]

The Shocking New Use for Red Telephone Boxes

What do you do with a disused phone box? And can they help save lives? • Thanks to the Community Heartbeat Trust: https://www.communityheartbeat.org.uk/ • and the East of England Ambulance Service: https://www.eastamb.nhs.uk/ Automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, help save lives: but they need to be in an obvious, easy-to-access, public place that’s protected from the […]

Could We Control the Weather to Solve Extreme Droughts?

As severe droughts threaten regions across the world, scientists have proposed a solution that sounds like science fiction: What if we just make it rain ourselves? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com While this may seem like a far-fetched fix, this idea is actually based […]

Poisons and Venoms and Toxins, Oh My!

From daffodils to dangerous snakes, toxins are everywhere. Here’s a collection of episodes about our favorite poisonous, venomous, and generally toxic organisms. 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 ———- Huge thanks go to […]

Driverless Cars – Computerphile

Discussing autonomous vehicles aka driverless cars with Prof. Subramanian “Ram” Ramamoorthy, Personal Chair of Robot Learning and Autonomy, University of Edinburgh. 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

The People Who Lived in Denisova Cave | SciShow News

Signup for your FREE trial to Wondrium: https://Wondrium.com/SciShow Once upon a time, we coexisted with other human species. And there’s one place on Earth that may have taught us more about that than any other single site. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org […]

Un recetario medieval de la pérfida Albión | Trinidad Guzmán González | TEDxUniLeón

De saberes y sabores: un recetario medieval inglés Trinidad Guzmán González es Profesora Titular de Filología Inglesa de la Universidad de León y subdirectora de su Instituto de Estudios Medievales. Lo que más valoro de mi trabajo es poder transmitir a mis alumnos de lingüística inglesa el espíritu crítico, la curiosidad insaciable, la capacidad de […]

A history of Indigenous languages — and how to revitalize them | Lindsay Morcom

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Indigenous languages across North America are under threat of extinction due to the colonial legacy of cultural erasure, says linguist Lindsay Morcom. Highlighting grassroots strategies developed by the Anishinaabe people of Canada to revive their language and community, […]

The Challenge of First Challenges | Irini Kourouvani | TEDxUOCRethymno

Η Ειρήνη Κουρούβανη ήρθε στον κόσμο με μια σπάνια πάθηση που ονομάζεται αρθρογρύπωση. Γεννήθηκε σε ένα μικρό όμορφο χωριό της Ηλείας. Σπούδασε στο Πολιτικό της Νομικής. Το 1992 βραβεύτηκε από την Ακαδημία Αθηνών για το τρόπο αντιμετώπισης της ζωής υπέρ νικώντας τις δυσχέρειες της αναπηρίας της. Έχει λάβει μέρος σε 7 παγκόσμια πρωταθλήματα 4 διαφορετικών […]

The drawings tell a story | Nassos Vakalis | TEDxUOCRethymno

Ο Νάσος Βακάλης γεννήθηκε και μεγάλωσε στην Αθήνα και σπούδασε κινούμενο σχέδιο στο CALARTS στις ΗΠΑ. Έχει συνεργαστεί με τα μεγαλύτερα κινηματογραφικά στούντιο του Χόλιγουντ (DreamWorks, Warner Bros, Disney, Paramount, Netflix, Illumination, Rovio, Sullivan-Bluth κ.α.). Το 2006 με την σειρά animation “Off Mikes”, βραβεύεται με βραβείο ΕΜΜΥ. To 2007- 2008 έγραψε και σκηνοθέτησε 130 επεισόδια […]

Why Smiling Will Change the World | Gabriela Partovska | TEDxSamokov

Gabi talks about music and its positive effects on a person’s lifestyle. Her contagious smile affects the audience and viewers alike. One of the most upbeat people at TEDxSamokov. Gabi has been followed by music all her life. She is an excellent singer with a selection of education degrees on the subject. At present, she […]

Should students ‘learn to learn’ at school? | Dr Christine King | TEDxHillbrookAnglicanSchool

Dr Christine King is a learning and systemic change specialist and has been able to enable profound changes in people’s lives through her work in sustainability, food security, poverty alleviation and health and well-being. Christine presents her experience and insights on helping individuals, teams, communities, and organisations reflect on their own learning; and poses the […]

The Future is Corporate: Let’s Fix It! | Terri Duhon | TEDxHECParis

In this talk, Terri Duhon talks about the the growing focus on Corporate Culture, and shifting the perceived power balance in order to enable the newer members entering the corporate world to stand up for their values. Terri went from a Math degree at MIT to a derivative trader on Wall Street then on to […]

Can you cheat death by solving this riddle? – Shravan S K

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd — You and your best friend Bill are the greatest bards in the kingdom— but maybe not the brightest. Your hit song has insulted the king and now you’re slated for execution. Luckily, Death is a connoisseur of most excellent music and has decided to give you a chance to […]

The Simple Problem 51% Of People Can’t Solve

How does your brain work? These simple puzzles will reveal a lot! The first 1,000 people to use this link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/asapscience06211 Subtraction Podcast Episode: https://youtu.be/ubDxwamG_74 FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Mitchell Moffit Edited by: Luka Šarlija Sources: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03380-y https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00592-0 […]