Month: June 2020

Sex education in the United States is complicated. One example: For decades, the United States invested billions into abstinence-only programs. Eventually, schools rejected government funding for these programs and pushed a more comprehensive and medically accurate agenda. Even with progress, schools across the country continue to reckon with a legacy of inaccuracy. And the government
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Zuoyebang, a Beijing-headquartered startup that runs an online learning app, said on Monday it has raised $750 million in a new financing round as investors demonstrate their continued trust in — and focus on — Asia’s booming edtech market. U.S. investment firm Tiger Global and Hong Kong-based private equity firm FountainVest Partners led the six-year-old
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This story about refugee families was produced as part of the series Critical Condition: The Students the Pandemic Hit Hardest, reported by HuffPost and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.   When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to pivot to remote learning, Nawar Almadani and her family weren’t
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The solstice alignments of Stonehenge, explained. Join the Vox Video Lab: http://www.vox.com/join Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Note: A previous version of this video referred imprecisely to “Neolithic Britain” when discussing the Newgrange tomb in Ireland. We have removed that phrasing. My apologies to the Irish. Stonehenge is a popular destination for summer solstice celebrations
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A weekly show where we endeavor to answer one of your big questions. This week, morgana7544 asks, “Why are there silent letters in English words?” — Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com Want more of Craig? https://www.youtube.com/wheezywaiter https://www.youtube.com/thegoodstuff —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossma… Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/
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Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered “the father chemical warfare,” but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing the starvation of over a billion people. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter:
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Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counterintuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from
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This story about education in tribal schools was produced as part of the series Critical Condition: The Students the Pandemic Hit Hardest, reported by HuffPost and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Samantha Honani’s son hasn’t completed a school assignment in months. After his high school
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June 27 (Reuters) – Princeton University is renaming its public policy school and Wilson College after concluding that U.S. President Woodrow Wilson’s racist thinking and policies “make him an inappropriate namesake.” Announcing the move on Saturday, Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber said it related to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and
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Nearly 40 million Americans are unemployed, and a recent study that examined more than 66,000 tech job layoffs found that sales and customer success roles are most vulnerable amid COVID-19. In response, some quarters of Silicon Valley are abuzz about a long-standing technology: reskilling, or training individuals to adopt an entirely new skillset or career
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In 1919, a total solar eclipse helped redefine gravity. Thanks to Raycon for sponsoring this video. Check them out at http://buyraycon.com/vox Become a Video Lab member! http://bit.ly/video-lab Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity, published in 1915, defined gravity as the influence of massive objects, like planets and stars, curving space around them. This was very
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We all have really different looking locks but what actually make our hair straight or curly? Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Jeremy Peng, Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone,
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Westend61 via Getty ImagesMany white parents avoid talking about race, but that silence conveys privilege. As issues of police brutality and systemic racism dominate the national conversation, many parents are trying to better instill anti-racist values in their children. But tackling issues of race with kids requires discussion of another major aspect of racism: privilege.
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Vox explains the historical events that produced the bizarre, tragic North Korea we know today. Subscribe to our channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the
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How can you tell the difference between a yellowjacket and a hornet? And how much cosmic XP do you need to evolve a wasp into a bee? Follow the insect that stung you, and discover the fascinating world of wasp nests and bee hives. This episode brought to you in part by Audible.com Go to
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You can sabotage success by pushing too hard. Surrender is the antidote to stress in a world that relentlessly conspires to interrupt creative thought. Surrender boosts your brain’s endorphins–euphoric, opiate-like pain killers–and serotonin, a natural antidepressant that allows you to relax, have more fun, and succeed more wildly than ever before. Life becomes easier and
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Is our universe a definitive single reality or is it merely one within an infinitely branching multiverse? Be sure to check out Physics Girl’s Dianna Cowern for more awesome science https://www.youtube.com/c/physicsgirl Get your own Space Time t­shirt at http://bit.ly/1QlzoBi Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pbsspacetime Support
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To discover more go to http://lego.build/CITYSpace. Wanna know all the reasons Mars will kill you and how we know? I hit up my friend Raquel Nuno who’s a planetary geologist to find out. Follow Raquel on Instagram! @thespacegeologist If you liked this video check out these: The Most MYSTERIOUS Object in the Universe Should you
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From script to screen making a TV show is a fast and furious process. Here’s how they get made. We took a look inside one of the best shows on television, The Americans to see how they go from script to screen. You can check out the full feature here: http://www.vox.com/2016/4/14/11411564/how-tv-gets-made-americans-fx-production Subscribe to our channel!
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In Sanlúcar de Guadiana, in Spain, there’s a zip line called Límite Zero: the only cross-border zip wire in the world, landing in Alcoutim, Portugal. You land about an hour before you set off. It seemed like a good time to talk about programming. Thanks to all the team at Limite Zero! Tickets and info:
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We know we’re not supposed to put metal in the microwave, but why? We don’t microwave silverware but what about Hot Pocket wrappers? They have metal on the inside. How does that work? Let Michael Aranda explain. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Messages from our Subbable subscribers: ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us,
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-people-join-cults-janja-lalich Today, there are thousands of cults around the world. Broadly speaking, a cult is a group or movement with a shared commitment to a usually extreme ideology that’s typically embodied in a charismatic leader. But what exactly differentiates cults from other groups – and why do people join them? Janja Lalich
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What’s the area of the rectangle? The problem works out quite nicely! Special thanks this month to: Nida Davis, Richard Ohnemus, Shrihari Puranik, Kyle, Michael Anvari . Thanks to all supporters on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Adapted from Aman’s Maths Blogs Visit site https://t.co/4SUq5t64iT#NCERT #Class #Maths #cbse #learnonline #Mathematics #education #NCERTsolutions #SSC #govt #jobs #exams #tips #tricks
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Ferrofluid is a liquid that displays unusual properties in the presence of a magnetic field. Watch what happens when we mix ferrofluid with the liquid from a glow stick! instagram.com/thephysicsgirl facebook.com/thephysicsgirl twitter.com/thephysicsgirl physicsgirl.org Help us translate our videos! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?c=UC7DdEm33SyaTDtWYGO2CwdA&tab=2 Host/Writer: Dianna Cowern Editor: sefdstuff.com/science Physics Girl has joined PBS Digital Studios! https://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Photographer Fabian Oefner:
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The Rosetta mission launched by the European Space Agency landed successfully on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 12. The historic touchdown by the Philae lander was decades in the making. Read more about it here: http://www.vox.com/2014/11/12/7203081/philae-comet-rosetta Subscribe to our channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=voxdotcom Vox.com is news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really
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A weekly show where we debunk common misconceptions. This week, Elliott discusses some misconceptions you might have learned in school. Mental Floss Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mf_video Select Images and Footage provided by Shutterstock: www.shutterstock.com Want more of Elliott? http://www.youtube.com/elliottmorgan —- Website: http://www.mentalfloss.com Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/mental_floss Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mentalflossma… Store: http://store.mentalfloss.com/ (enter promo code: “YoutubeFlossers” for 15% off!)
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Quick Questions explains what alcohol does — and doesn’t do — to your brain cells. Enjoy this episode responsibly! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA
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