Broods, Brains, and Blood: Where Won’t Parasites Go? | Compilation

Parasites. They’re all around us, from birds’ nests to litter boxes to our brains, and while plenty of them are harmful to the health of animals like us, some of them can actually be good! Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron […]

What is ESG investing? | John Fullerton | Big Think

What is ESG investing? Watch the newest video from Big Think: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: ———————————————————————————- ESG in investing stands for environmental, social and governance. It is a set of criteria investors can use to understand the values and the future of an organization. Companies pour resources into disclosing their […]

How to find a meaningful job, or find purpose in the job you already have | Aaron Hurst | Big Think

3 ways to find a meaningful job, or find purpose in the job you already have New videos DAILY: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: ———————————————————————————- Broaching the question “What is my purpose?” is daunting – it’s a grandiose idea, but research can make it a […]

Bit Blit Algorithm (Amiga Blitter Chip) – Computerphile

The Bit Blit algorithm dates back to Xerox PARC, but was famously used to sell the Amiga home computer among others. Dr Steve Bagley takes us through how it works. This is a re-upload due to an audio problem on the earlier edit -Sean Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by […]

Some Butterflies Are Secretly Cannibals

SciShow is supported by Go to to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. In the insect world, there are few creatures as gentle and innocent as a butterfly. And yet, some butterflies have… an unexpected side to them. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at […]

Will the Right to Protest survive its migration online? | Brett Solomon | TEDxByronBay

A tectonic shift is happening as the Right to Protest struggles to move online. State-sanctioned internet shutdowns, increased surveillance, and unequal access to the internet are impacting communities all over the world. Will the Right to Protest survive? And how will this impact our ability to secure all our rights, create a just and equitable […]

Redo HipHop: Clear the Waves | Kwabena Rasuli | TEDxGary

Redo Hip Hop so exclude violence, vulgarity, self-hatred and misogyny Born in Venice, California in the Los Angeles area near the beach. Raised in Compton and Carson, California. Graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Moved to Gary, Indiana in the early nineties! Worked at both the local […]

Reimagine Everything | Tyrell Anderson | TEDxGary

Reimagine Everything is a TEDx Gary Talk about reframing your life and circumstances and putting the reset button even in the face of rejection so that your can persevere… Tyrell Anderson is the president and founder of Decay Devils Inc. Its mission is to educate the general public about the historic and social importance of […]

Readjust and Reconsider Finances | Sharon Mallory | TEDxGary

Readjust & Reconsider your finances because everyone has 100% of what they make. It is what you with what you make that counts! Sharon Mallory is the visionary and CEO of SDM Investments, LLC a registered investment firm in Chicago, IL and Merrillville, IN. She is responsible for defining and maintaining the direction of SDM […]

What’s funny? How comedians translate humor | Paul F. Tompkins | Big Think

What’s funny? How comedians translate humor Watch the newest video from Big Think: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: ———————————————————————————- When you’re trying to write something funny, it has to be an idea that first strikes you, personally, as funny. The reason for this is that, then, it’s something you’re genuinely amused […]

Life after COVID: will our masks ever come off? | Stella Kyriakides | TEDxYouth@EEB3

NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: A Cypriot psychologist and politician, on December 2019, Ms. Kyriakides became the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. During the COVID-19 crisis, she has been leading the Commission’s work to coordinate the […]

How Workplace Learning Can Combat Climate Change | Pete Tipler | TEDxAberdeen

NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: Pete Tipler has a passion for learning and development, which has not only helped him in his own career, but has helped him to influence, shape and evolve the businesses he works for, […]

Kevin J. Krizek: How COVID-19 reshaped US cities | TED

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The pandemic spurred an unprecedented reclamation of urban space, ushering in a seemingly bygone era of pedestrian pastimes, as cars were sidelined in favor of citizens. Highlighting examples from across the United States, environmental designer Kevin J. Krizek […]

Why clear definitions are key to intelligent discussions | Donald Hoffman

New videos DAILY: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: ———————————————————————————- The best way to have an intelligent conversation with others is to ensure everyone understands the terms being used. They need to be clearly defined. If this isn’t done, people may get into false arguments over […]

Slowly Solving the Mystery of Turtle Origins

Go to to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. The origin story of turtles is a mystery that has perplexed many for centuries, but thanks to more recent studies, we might be one step closer to figuring out their lineage. Hosted by: Michael Aranda […]

The Illusion of Inclusion for an Individual | Alexander Sherman | TEDxMSUDenver

Ever feel out of place? Like you don’t belong? As an autistic individual I feel this way often. But why? This talk explains exactly why, and how to overcome it. The illusion is that groups are the only ones to feel included. But what about me? Or you? Figure this out with my talk “The […]

The 4 Steps That Could Solve Every Global Crisis

Check out the heroes who saved the ozone layer at Lots of global problems seem intractable, but there’s a formula for success that we can follow. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Ozone layer: A thin layer of ozone concentrated in the Earth’s stratosphere roughly […]

You could have a secret twin (but not the way you think) – Kayla Mandel Sheets

Download a free audiobook version of “The Vanishing Half“ and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: — While searching for a kidney donor, Karen Keegan stumbled upon a mystery. After undergoing genetic testing, it turned out that some of her cells had a completely different set of genes from the others. And this second set of […]

The counter side of young power | Zofia Kierner | TEDxWarsaw

Is it possible to change the world at 18 years old? Yes! Zofia shows us why adult support is crucial and what adults can do today to open developmental doors for young people. She also introduces the concept of an open table and encourages adults to open a seat at the mentorship, finance, and visibility […]

This Is Why Women See Better Than Men

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Does our society incentivize disinformation? | Daniel Schmachtenberger

New videos DAILY: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: ———————————————————————————- Disinformation is rampant in human behavior, from ancient tribes hiding sources of water and gold from one another, to poker players bluffing and soccer players faking. Information is strategic.The current information ecology is controlled by large […]

Why Y Chromosomes Won’t Be Around Forever

We’re generally taught that chromosomes determine an animal’s sex, but it is way more nuanced than that. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow is on TikTok! Check us out at ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep […]

Escaping the Hidden Prison of Auditory Processing Disorder | Angela Loucks Alexander | TEDxTauranga

If your auditory system works like a computer, your ears are the hardware and your brain is the software. Even when the ears hear normally, errors in the software (the processing) can interfere with understanding or remembering what was heard. This is called Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) and often leaves sufferers feeling isolated and disconnected. […]

My Other Car is a Time Machine: A Journey Back to Self Compassion | Mike Iskandar | TEDxNCState

What if you could travel back in time to every age of your life so far? What would you learn about who you were in your past, who you are today, and who you want to become in your future? In the year leading up to his 40th birthday, Mike Iskandar made this vision a […]

IBM: The Rise and Stagnation of a Global Icon

Sign up here for your free daily newsletter – I’ve really enjoyed Morning Brew and I think you will too! The Man Who COULD Have Been Bill Gates: How Quantum Computers Could Change the World: What Was The First Smartphone?: — About ColdFusion — ColdFusion is an Australian based online media […]

Do Chairs Exist?

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Earth’s mysterious red glow, explained – Zoe Pierrat

Explore the phenomenon and uses of chlorophyll fluorescence, a small amount of light emitted by plants during photosynthesis. — In 2009, a satellite circled Earth, scanning and sorting the wavelengths reflecting off the planet’s surface. Researchers noticed something baffling: an unexpected wavelength of unknown origin. They tried looking at Earth with only this wavelength, and […]

Solving our organic waste & protein source with one insect | Rendria Labde | TEDxJakartaStudio

Indonesia is the world’s second largest contributor to food waste, which contradicts the fact that many Indonesians are still living under poverty and lack access to more affordable protein source. Also, the cheap and unsustainable source of protein that are used for animal feed poses a serious threat to the marine ecosystem. In this talk, […]

How conspiracy beliefs reveal intuitive & reflective impulses | Thea Zander-Schellenberg | TEDxBasel

Are you concerned with an implausible belief? Thea Zander-Schellenberg talks about the cognitive mechanisms of implausible beliefs in general and how conspiracy beliefs in particular manifest between the dynamic interplay of intuition and deliberation. Dr. Thea Zander-Schellenberg is intrigued by human thinking and reasoning. As a research scientist, she investigates how people form judgments and […]

The Strange Orbit of Earth’s Second Moon (plus The Planets) – Numberphile

Featuring Matt Henderson… Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More videos with Matt: Follow his work on Twitter at: Previous video with Matt (Chaotic Balls): Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): We are […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Livestream: America Ferrera, Germán Santillán, Xiye Bastida & More! | TED

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, TED is celebrating by streaming talks by Hispanic speakers from over the years. This special livestream features both English and Spanish language talks from actress and activist America Fererra, TED Fellow Germán Santillán, climate activist Xiye Bastida and many more! Visit to get our entire library of TED […]

Introducing Vox’s new HBO show, Level Playing Field

We made a series with HBO! Level Playing Field premieres tonight at 8PM ET on HBO and HBO Max and explores stories where sports and policy intersect — from how the NCAA’s student-athlete policy influences gig work to how WNBA athletes’ activism helped shape the US Senate. New episodes every Tuesday. Subscribe to our channel […]

The hackable technology that worries even a legendary con man | Frank W. Abagnale

New videos DAILY: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: ———————————————————————————- Right now cybercrime is basically a financial crime — it’s a business of stealing people’s money or stealing their data. Data has value.We develop a lot of technology — we need to always ask the question […]

Make Zoom more human, humane, effective and inclusive | Luci Englert McKean | TEDxBloomington

For more than a year now, too many organizations have been meeting via Zoom and other videoconference apps, thinking of them as a wholly inadequate bandage for a temporary problem. That limited perspective prevents them from seeing a remarkable opportunity to deepen collegial relationships, reduce loneliness, engage more thoroughly and effectively around the tasks at […]

Our biggest experiment: A history of the climate crisis | RSA Events

How did the world become addicted to fossil fuels? How did we discover that electricity may be our saviour? Who first sounded the alarm bell for climate change, and how could we seemingly ignore all these papers from the 1960s or 1970s musing that “if” we didn’t do anything, climate change could worsen significantly after […]

Cum un simplu elev reușește să schimbe sistemul educațional | Alex Cozlovschi | TEDxRoseValleyParkED

In a skeptical world, he managed to find strength and self-confidence to overcome any refusal. On August 30, Alex told us how he, a simple student from Falesti, changes the educational system. Founder of ViRal Quest Fălești, mentor at programming courses, U-report Ambassador – Alex Cozlovschi is a young man who brings Virtual Reality into […]

Germán Santillán: A taste of Mexico’s ancient chocolate-making tradition | TED

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Dating back more than 800 years, chocolate is deeply woven into the Indigenous history of Oaxaca, Mexico. TED Fellow Germán Santillán talks about his work reviving the Mixtec technique used to prepare this ancient delicacy by training a […]