The Weird, Colorful Glaciers The Sun Can’t Melt

In the Zagros Mountains of Iran lie some strange, multi-colored glaciers that don’t melt, even in the heat of summer. But, in a rainstorm, these glaciers will start to dissolve away. 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 […]

Domáce násilie môže pokračovať len keď o ňom nehovoríme. | Mária Víteková | TEDxBratislavaWomen

(Please scroll down for ENGLISH) Násilie číha na ženy často práve tam, kde by sa mali cítiť najbezpečnejšie – doma, v kruhu najbližších. Mária vysvetľuje, ako predsudky a kontraintuitívne správanie obete dokážu zasahovať do procesu pomoci a prečo je dôležité o prítomnosti násilia v spoločnosti hovoriť. — Domestic violence can only continue when we are […]

How Distant Galaxies Mess With Our Lives

Tiny particles from distant galaxies have caused plane accidents, election interference and game glitches. This video is sponsored by Brilliant. The first 200 people to sign up via https://brilliant.org/veritasium get 20% off a yearly subscription. This video was inspired by the RadioLab Podcast “Bit Flip” https://ve42.co/BF — they’re brilliant science storytellers. A Huge thanks to […]

This Virus Shouldn’t Exist (But it Does)

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The infamous overpopulation bet: Simon vs. Ehrlich – Soraya Field Fiorio

Discover an infamous bet between two professors, which sought to predict whether the earth would run out of resources due to a growing human population. — In 1980, Paul Ehrlich and Julian Simon bet $1,000 on a question with stakes that couldn’t be higher: would the earth run out of resources to sustain a growing […]

Leadership Amidst the Pandemic | Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo | TEDxXavierSchool

Leadership Amidst the Pandemic | Vice President Leni Robredo | TEDxXavierSchool Initially wanting to become a lawyer, Mrs. Leni Robredo turned to public service after the monumental events of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution. Dealing with adversity all her life has shaped her to become who she is today. As the current Vice President […]

Now Games Can Look Like Pixar Movies – Unreal Engine 5

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Why Can’t We Make New Stradivari Violins?

Head to https://cometeer.com/scishow to bypass the waitlist and receive 50% off your Cometeer order Stradivarius are synonymous with quality, but how we can replicate their sound is a mystery! 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 […]

How immersive technologies (AR/VR) will shape our future | Dinesh Punni | TEDxTUBerlinSalon

Immersive (AR/VR) technologies are past the hype now. They are already being used across multiple industries outside of what many think is just gaming and entertainment. And now, they are slowly entering the consumer market – so what does this mean for us and our society? Over the next years we have to completely reset […]

Metsistugem! | Heleri Hanko | TEDxTallinnSalon

Heleri on läbinud üksi kõik 3 Eestit läbivat RMK matkateed. Mis juhtub, kui veedad nädalaid üksi metsas? Milliseid väljakutseid selline ettevõtmine esitab? Ja kas ta ei karda? Heleri leiab end igal võimalikul hetkel metsaradadelt, kaaslasteks kaks neljajalgset sõpra Steffi ja Finn. Koos koertega ja kohati ka täitsa omapäi on ta läbinud Eesti kolm pikemat matkarada […]

Kim Stanley Robinson: Remembering climate change … a message from the year 2071 | TED

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Coming to us from 60 years in the future, legendary sci-fi writer Kim Stanley Robinson tells the “history” of how humanity ended the climate crisis and restored the damage done to Earth’s biosphere. A rousing vision of how […]

I took the world’s shortest flight. It was underwhelming.

The flight between Papa Westray and Westray takes 80-90 seconds and covers about 2km. Why does it exist? And what’s it like? On a rainy day in the Orkney Islands, I went to find out. Thanks to Sam from Wendover Productions! https://www.youtube.com/wendoverproductions I’m at https://tomscott.com on Twitter at https://twitter.com/tomscott on Facebook at https://facebook.com/tomscott and on […]

Bacteria Can Tell Time…Wait, What?!

Humans, animals, and plants have a biological clock—and turns out, bacteria do too! If we can better understand how exactly the microorganisms tick, there could be incredible implications for medicine, agriculture, and more. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little 🔔 icon and select “all.”) » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our […]

This Tortoise Has a Taste for Blood | SciShow News

You’re entering a world, where one of the most blood thirsty predators, is a giant tortoise 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 for helping […]

Jota Samper: The informal settlements reshaping the world | TED

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Creative, sustainable solutions find their home in the thousands of informal neighborhoods across the world. Urban planner Jota Samper believes these often overlooked settlements (also known as slums) should be regarded as hubs of innovation and shares three […]

Hacking Out of a Network – Computerphile

Multiple ways to break through restrictions in a network* demonstrated by Dr Richard G Clegg of Queen Mary University London. *Please only try these methods on machines where you have permission. Richard has kindly prepared some notes: https://bit.ly/C_RichCleg_HackOut https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the […]

Is this the most successful animal ever? – Nigel Hughes

Discover the creatures known as trilobites, one of Earth’s most successful early animals, and find out what led to their extinction. — Prevailing for around 270 million years and encompassing more than 20,000 distinct species, trilobites are some of the most successful lifeforms in Earth’s history. When they sprung into existence, they were among the […]

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: Updated for the 21st century | Scott Barry Kaufman | Big Think

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: Updated for the 21st century Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- When we imagine Maslow’s famous hierarchy of needs, we visualize a pyramid. This is all wrong, says humanistic psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman. This is because life isn’t a video […]

How the US created a disaster in Afghanistan

What was the purpose of America’s longest war? Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO On August 15, 2021, the Taliban took over Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul. The Afghan president fled the country. Almost all of Afghanistan is now under Taliban control. It marks the end of an era: America’s […]

6 Toilets From History, and What They Taught Us

This episode of SciShow is brought to you in partnership with Gates Notes. You can go to https://www.gatesnotes.com/Development/10-years-of-reinventing-the-toilet to read about the latest innovations in toilets and sanitation, and to learn more about the “Reinvent the Toilet Challenge,” which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Across the world, and throughout history, different peoples have […]

Jim Chuchu: Why are stolen African artifacts still in Western museums? | TED

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. African artifacts shown in museums worldwide are often not borrowed, but stolen — and TED Fellow Jim Chuchu is on a mission to get them back. Learn the sordid history behind how many of the collections in the […]

Why Isn’t U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Good Enough?

Cyberattacks around the world, and especially in the U.S., have been on the rise. What can we do to combat it? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little 🔔 icon and select “all.”) » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Cyberattacks seem to be really having a moment. Take […]

How we can detect pretty much anything – Hélène Morlon and Anna Papadopoulou

Explore how scientists use environmental DNA (eDNA) in a technique called DNA metabarcoding to find and track species. — Scientists have been staking out a forest in Montana for an animal that’s notoriously tricky to find. Camera traps haven’t offered definitive evidence, and experts can’t identify its tracks with certainty. But within the past decades, […]

The Lightning Algorithm – Numberphile

Matt Henderson is making lightning in mazes. Check out https://www.kiwico.com/Numberphile and get 50% off your first month of any subscription. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More videos with Matt soon… Follow his work on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/matthen2 Previous video with Matt (Chaotic Balls): https://youtu.be/6z4qRhpBIyA Maze solving on our sister channel, Computerphile: […]

The Salamander That Refuses to Grow Up

If you hear the word “baby-faced” you might picture a doe-eyed celebrity who never seems to age. But, really, you should be thinking of the axolotl. However, it is possible to transform these otherwise forever-babies, causing them to lose that youthful glow. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. […]

More than a best friend: pet dogs can help us cure cancer | Rachel Allavena | TEDxUQ

Dogs don’t just share our homes, but also our illnesses. Advances in cancer treatments for our four-legged friends, however, could be translated to support humans in more ways than we could imagine. Associate Professor Rachel Allavena is a specialist veterinary pathologist. She is a veterinarian with a PhD in immunology and a background in pharmaceutical […]

Miracle Jones: The radical, revolutionary resilience of Black joy | TED

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In the face of trauma, happiness is resilience: a revolutionary act of thriving despite all odds, rather than wilting or surrendering. Community organizer and activist Miracle Jones offers a heart-to-heart meditation on the role of joy as a […]

The Islands With Too Much Power

The Orkney Islands, off the northern tip of Scotland, have so much electricity that it’s actually a problem. Here’s why: and here’s what they’re doing about it. Kirkwall Pier drone shot by Colin Keldie, courtesy of EMEC: http://www.emec.org.uk/ O2 Turbine drone shot courtesy of Orbital Marine: https://www.orbitalmarine.com/ SOURCES: https://www.4coffshore.com/news/ofgem-extends-orkney-transmission-link-deadline-nid23512.html New renewable generation connections welcomed for […]

These Rare Elements Are Key to Renewable Energy, But What If They Run Out?

Turns out, green technologies might not be so green. Rare earth elements used in these technologies have a big environmental impact, but there are some solutions. » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker (then hit the little 🔔 icon and select “all.”) » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com Renewable technologies like solar […]

Good Vibrations

Can you feel them in your fingers? How about in your lungs? Vibrations are all around us, so let’s explore some everyday vibrations! 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 […]

How Carburetors are Made (Basically Magic) – Holley Factory Tour | Smarter Every Day 261

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Why Sharks Are Covered In Teeth

Watch the new season of MinuteBody – and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula – at http://www.curiositystream.com/minuteearth. Sharks wouldn’t be known for their fierce teeth today if it weren’t for their ancient scales. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Dermal denticles: also called placoid scales, […]

How can we best help students? Cultivate their love for learning. | John Hardin

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Eliminating Run-Time Errors with Agda – Computerphile

A language designed to eliminate run-time errors? Professor Thorsten Altenkirch demonstrates programming Type Theory with Agda. 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