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If we suddenly disappeared, what would happen to our planet? Squarespace: http://squarespace.com/asap click for a free trial and 10% off Why Do You Mishear Lyrics?: http://youtu.be/5cmOKiGklcQ GET THE BOOK! http://asapscience.com/book Subscribe! (It’s free): http://bit.ly/asapsci Written by Tyler Irving (@tylereirving), Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook:
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The first 1,000 people to use this link will get a 1 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagtinanutshell08211 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-terraform-venus/ Leaving earth to find new homes in space is an old dream of humanity and will sooner or later be necessary for our survival. The planet that gets the most attention is
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Download a free audiobook version of “Take a Nap: Change Your Life” by Sara Mednick or Matthew Walker’s “Why We Sleep” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed — Your eyes get heavy and gradually close… But wait! It’s only lunch time and you still have so much to do. Would taking a nap help? Or would it derail
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-vermeer-s-girl-with-the-pearl-earring-considered-a-masterpiece-james-earle Is she turning towards you or away from you? No one can agree. She’s the subject of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with the Pearl Earring,” a painting often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ But what makes this painting so captivating? James Earle explains how this work
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DISCOVER ANCIENT WORLDS Peek into the past and learn about dinosaurs and other amazing creatures: https://kgs.link/dino Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesdinosaurapocalypse/ 66 million years ago, maybe on a Tuesday afternoon, life was the same as it had been the day before or a thousand years before or pretty much a million years before. Things were
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Get Curiosity Stream for just $14.99 for the entire YEAR or only $2.99 per month: https://curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesweaverants Deep in tropical jungles lie floating kingdoms ruled by beautiful and deadly masters: They are sort of the high elves of the ant kingdoms: Talented architects that create castles and city states. But they
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-practice-effectively-for-just-about-anything-annie-bosler-and-don-greene Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-roman-soldier-robert-garland The year is 15 CE, and the Roman Empire is prospering. Most of the credit will go to the emperor, but this success wouldn’t have been possible without loyal soldiers like Servius Felix. Robert Garland illuminates what life was like for a solider in the
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A look into one of the deadliest drugs. Watch “Are Drugs Good For You?” https://youtu.be/I7AiQzedfxg Subscribe: http://bit.ly/asapsci Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Rachel Salt & Gregory Brown Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot & Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM:
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-are-we-so-attached-to-our-things-christian-jarrett After witnessing the “violent rage” shown by babies whenever deprived of an item they considered their own, Jean Piaget – a founding father of child psychology – observed something profound about human nature: Our sense of ownership emerges incredibly early. But why do we become so attached to things? Christian Jarrett
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-incredible-history-of-china-s-terracotta-warriors-megan-campisi-and-pen-pen-chen In 1974, farmers digging a well near their small village stumbled upon one of the most important finds in archaeological history – vast underground chambers surrounding a Chinese emperor’s tomb that contained more than 8,000 life-size clay soldiers ready for battle. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen shares the fascinating history of
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Gain a new perspective on your life with our “Calendar & Timeline of Your Life Posters”: Existential Dread Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-tailend/ Wrapping your mind around your life is pretty hard, because you are up to your neck in it. It’s like trying to understand the ocean while learning how to swim. On most
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SAVE SNOW DAYS: http://twitter.com/share?text=Some%20schools%20are%20trying%20to%20get%20rid%20of%20snow%20days%20and%20replace%20them%20with%20distance%20learning.%20%20It%27s%20a%20crime%20against%20childhood!%20%20We%20cannot%20let%20this%20stand!&url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FBwZtuJtMw&hashtags=SaveSnowDays Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Bonnie Bees Steven Snow, Ben Delo, Bob Kunz, Nevin Spoljaric, Bobby, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Ben Schwab, Richard Jenkins, Phil Gardner, Steven Grimm, Chris Chapin, Martin, Andrew Bereza, Rebecca Wortham, Marco Arment, Colin Millions, , emptymachine, Jason
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Q&A with Grey ‣ Deleted scenes on patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/48076548 and youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STMX20aB4Wo ‣ Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Related Videos UK Explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10 Solution to Traffic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHzzSao6ypE Driving a Tesla: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_naDg-guomA Project Liberty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgZ1f4ACZBQ Tumbleweed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsWr_JWTZss Talk Like a Pirate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YFeE1eDlD0 TEKOI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCeMCwxayp0 Bestagons: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thOifuHs6eY ## Bonnie Bees Tim Stumbaugh, Bob Kunz, Steven Snow, Ben
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If you want to support kurzgesagt and get something beautiful in return check our shop: https://bit.ly/3dRJj71 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-truelimitsofhumanity/ The original Limits of Humanity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL4yYHdDSWs Is there a border we will never cross? Are there places we will never reach, no matter how hard we try? It turns out, there are. Even with
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Want to support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission? Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-behind-the-chinese-zodiac-megan-campisi-and-pen-pen-chen What’s your sign? In Western astrology, it’s a constellation determined by when your birthday falls in the calendar. But according to the Chinese zodiac (生肖), it’s your shuxiang, meaning the animal assigned to your birth year. Of the many
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If you want to continue thinking about black holes a tad more, you can do so by getting one of the many black hole related things the Kurzgesagt team made with love: https://bit.ly/3dRJj71 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-black-holes/ Our Video on Neutronstars: https://youtu.be/udFxKZRyQt4 Our Video on the Information Paradox: https://youtu.be/yWO-cvGETRQ Black holes are the most
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-meningitis-so-dangerous-melvin-sanicas In 1987, thousands of people gathered in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. But what started out as a celebration led to a worldwide health crisis: more than 2,000 cases of meningitis broke out, spreading across Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world.
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When you stop smoking weed, your body changes. This is what happens in the first 28 days of quitting. Quitting Marijuana Podcast: https://youtu.be/bJ726lxPwvc FOLLOW US! Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience​​ Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience​​ TikTok: @AsapSCIENCE Written by: Greg Brown Edited by: Luka Šarlija People are likely watching the Marvel Shang-Chi trailer, or the Jake Paul fight, or
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Adapted from ‘Optimal Boarding Method for Airline Passengers’: https://arxiv.org/abs/0802.0733 All boarding methods in full: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e5Jn2gG8Eg ## Related Videos: Voting systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7tWHJfhiyo&list=PL7679C7ACE93A5638 First class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84WIaK3bl_s Grey discusses making the video on Cortex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fAUfiqGEkc&feature=youtu.be&t=1272 ## Papers Experimental test of airplane boarding methods: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0969699711000986 ## Patrons Bob Kunz, James Bissonette, Thomas J Miller Jr MD, Gavin Voit, Marco
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The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagtinanutshell05211 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesclimatenuclear/ Do we need nuclear energy to stop climate change? More and more voices from science, environmental activists and the press have been saying so in recent years – but this comes as a shock
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Wallpapers on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/project-liberty-22392131 Part 2: What is Federal Land? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LruaD7XhQ50&t=0s&list=PLqs5ohhass_Q5xIw6brxubPI0NF4gr0Eb&index=3 Special thanks: Jameson W. Doig, Professor Emeritus, Princeton University. Thank you to my supporters on Patreon: Thomas J Miller Jr MD, James Bissonette, Bob Kunz, John Buchan, Nevin Spoljaric, Chris Chapin, Richard Jenkins, Tony DiLascio, Donal Botkin, Phil Gardner, Christian Cooper, Michael Little, Martin,
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Grey’s Director Commentary for “Spaceship You”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZTs-xXEucc&list=PLqs5ohhass_Ti_MyDhtRvw59GgGKcdstB Discuss on the reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/CGPGrey/comments/gb6mac/lockdown_productivity_spaceship_you/ ## Patrons Steven Snow, Bob Kunz, John Buchan, Nevin Spoljaric, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Chris Chapin, Richard Jenkins, Phil Gardner, Martin, سليمان العقل, Steven Grimm, Colin Millions, Saki Comandao, Jason Lewandowski, Andrea Di Biagio, David F Watson, Ben Schwab, Elliot Lepley, rictic, Bobby, Marco
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Dig into the inaccuracies of flat maps and how different map designs can shift our point of view. — Fourteen Greenlands could fit in Africa— but you wouldn’t guess it from most maps of the world. The fact is, every world map humans have ever made is wrong. Actually, it’s impossible to make a flat
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/dAeY6 We often hear it, but how true is the phrase ‘Money can’t buy happiness’? Is there a correlation between the two, and if so, what can we learn from it? It turns out, if you think money and happiness are exclusive, you simply aren’t spending it right. Written and created by
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/237l3 Time for some interesting facts to make your head explode! Now you can sound even smarter around your friends with these simple but super fun facts about life! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Tweets
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‣ Thank you, Bonnie Bees, for making this video possible: https://www.patreon.com/cgpgrey ‣ Discuss this video: https://www.reddit.com/r/cgpgrey ## Related Videos Powers of Ten: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fKBhvDjuy0 The Secret City of London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrObZ_HZZUc Which Planet is Closest? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SumDHcnCRuU Re: Which Planet is Closest? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIS0IFmbZaI ## Special Thanks ## Crowdfunders Steven Snow, Ben Delo, John Buchan, Nevin Spoljaric, Donal Botkin,
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-treadmill-s-dark-and-twisted-past-conor-heffernan The constant thud underneath your feet. The constrained space. The monotony of going nowhere fast. Running on a treadmill can certainly feel like torture, but did you know it was originally used for that very purpose? Conor Heffernan details the dark and twisted history of the treadmill. Lesson by Conor Heffernan,
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Time for some more amazing facts to turn your brain to mush! Subscribe – http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Follow us! (Links below) TWITTER – http://bit.ly/16mYsWW FACEBOOK – http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Instagram and Twitter: @mitchellmoffit and @whalewatchmeplz Clickable: http://bit.ly/15J7ube and http://bit.ly/16F1jeC Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
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The Map of Evolution and other sciency posters, researched and designed with love, are now available on the kurzgesagt shop. Your purchase will support us directly and keep our videos free for everyone. ►► https://shop.kurzgesagt.org (Worldwide Shipping Available) Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-goldapocalypse/ Let us explore the scientific mystery of what would happen to you,
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Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-the-world-according-to-cats-eva-maria-geigl In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters. And unlike dogs, who have undergone centuries of selective breeding, modern cats are genetically very similar to ancient cats. How did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks? Eva-Maria Geigl traces
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-standard-model-of-particle-physics-jonathan-butterworth If you were to take a coffee cup, and break it in half, then in half again, and keep carrying on, where would you end up? Could you keep on going forever? Or would you eventually find a set of indivisible building blocks out of
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Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex! How To Survive Being Trapped in -35° Weather? Sidenote Podcast: Winter Debate! https://youtu.be/6cPwbAPCrVM Ask us your burning questions in the comments! Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana, Rachel Salt & Matthew Carter Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/2RFtj Time for some more interesting facts to make your head explode! Now you can sound even smarter around your friends with these simple but super fun facts about life! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Music by Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com
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Why didn’t Africans on Zebra conquer the world? Why don’t we have war bears? Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEYh5WACqEk Website: http://www.cgpgrey.com/ War Bears image by: Filip Dudek http://5ofnovember.deviantart.com/gal… Special Thanks: Wenhao Nie, dedla , Thomas J Miller Jr MD, PervertedThomas, Daniel Slater, Saki Comandao, rictic , Ian, Robert Kunz, Christian Cooper, Michael Little, Ripta Pasay, Andres Villacres,
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What if we could stop aging forever? Thanks so much for help with the video to Lifespan.io. Check them out and learn how you can get active here: Lifespan.io facebook.com/LifespanIO https://www.leafscience.org/blog/ Sources and further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-aging-part-ii/startseite OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is how we
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Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-should-you-read-fahrenheit-451-iseult-gillespie Ray Bradbury’s novel imagines a world where books are banned- and possessing, let alone reading them, is forbidden.The protagonist, Montag, is a fireman responsible for destroying what remains. The story raises the question: how can you preserve your mind in
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