Month: March 2021

A weekly show where we endeavor to answer one of your big questions. This week, Caleigh Waddell asks, “What is dirt made out of?” — 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/ (enter
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Hank introduces us to the most beautiful numbers in nature – the Fibonacci sequence. Like SciShow: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow: http://www.twitter.com/scishow Vi Hart’s Fibonacci series starts here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahXIMUkSXX0 References: http://mathdude.quickanddirtytips.com/what-is-the-fibonacci-sequence.aspx http://mathdude.quickanddirtytips.com/what-is-the-golden-ratio.aspx http://www.maths.surrey.ac.uk/hosted-sites/R.Knott/Fibonacci/fibnat.html http://thesavoia.com/2012/06/04/the-golden-ratio-in-flowers/
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Is your lack of sleep slowly killing you? What If You Sleep 2 Hours Less Every Night? https://youtu.be/fuvbS7cdKbs SUBSCRIBE – http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Check out ScienceAlert – http://on.fb.me/1gP62sT Join the fun! TWITTER – http://bit.ly/16mYsWW FACEBOOK – http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Further Reading: Sleep Duration: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3724567/ Sleep Purpose:
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To support Kurzgesagt and learn more about Brilliant, go to https://www.brilliant.org/nutshell and sign up for free. The first 688 people that go to that link will get 20% off the annual Premium subscription. Get your Mars Base Poster here: shop.kurzgesagt.org Humans love to explore. Strangely enough even horrible places – like Mars. Let’s see how
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Download a free audiobook version of “Man’s Search for Meaning” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2z7JGWx Check out our full book recommendation: https://bit.ly/2JYUn1y Sisyphus was both a clever ruler who made his city prosperous, and a devious tyrant who seduced his niece and killed visitors to show off his power. While his violation of the
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http://www.ted.com Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks
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The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) and Empirical Education Inc. recently released the Guidelines for Conducting and Reporting EdTech Impact research in U.S. K-12 Schools. These guidelines help clarify how research is conducted and how information is presented to users of edtech products based on the changes brought by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
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The Neuroscience of Creativity, Perception, and Confirmation Bias Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- To ensure your survival, your brain evolved to avoid one thing: uncertainty. As neuroscientist Beau Lotto points out, if your ancestors wondered for too long whether that noise was a
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RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. The way we manage organisations seems increasingly out of date. Survey after survey shows that the vast majority of employees are disengaged at work, while organisational leaders complain that their organisations are too slow, siloed
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Is all that exists just whatever exists right now? Is the past erased and the future a void yet to be filled? Well, the answer lies in between the past and the future – in the elusive, ever-moving eye-blink that we call the present. Sign Up on Patreon to get access to the Space Time
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Google asked this problem as an interview question. If the probability of seeing a car on the highway in 30 minutes is 0.95, what is the probability of seeing a car on the highway in 10 minutes? (assume a constant default probability) The video presents a solution. Blog post: http://wp.me/p6aMk-4Qk Sources http://www.impactinterview.com/2009/10/140-google-interview-questions/ http://www.businessinsider.com/answers-to-15-more-google-interview-questions-that-will-make-you-feel-stupid-2010-11#if-the-probability-of-observing-a-car-in-30-minutes-on-a-highway-is-095-what-is-the-probability-of-observing-a-car-in-10-minutes-assuming-constant-default-probability-2 If you
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Squarespace: http://www.squarespace.com/numberphile More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ More linguistics on Numberphile: http://youtu.be/SbZCECvoaTA Billion and Trillion: http://youtu.be/C-52AI_ojyQ Tom Scott on numbers and linguistics – a discussion with spans counties, countries, continents and the far reaches of space. Tom’s own channel is: https://www.youtube.com/user/enyay Art and animation by Pete McPartlan http://www.petemcpartlan.co.uk Support us on
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Never use JPEG with text. But why? Image Analyst Mike Pound explains what goes wrong when JPEG tries to compress text. Holy Grail of AI: https://youtu.be/tlS5Y2vm02c Computer That Changed Everything: https://youtu.be/6LYRgrqJgDc Arduino Hardware: https://youtu.be/b4z1zkmo1BE How JPEG Works: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzH6n4zXuckoAod3z31QEST1ZaizBuNHh http://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the
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http://audible.com/minutephysics EDWARD SNOWDEN book on Audible: http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/No-Place-to-Hide-Audiobook/B00MEL9RTI/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl/191-2173915-6184263?qid=1421950758&sr=1-1 MinutePhysics is on Google+ – http://bit.ly/qzEwc6 And facebook – http://facebook.com/minutephysics And twitter – @minutephysics Minute Physics provides an energetic and entertaining view of old and new problems in physics — all in a minute! Music by Nathaniel Schroeder http://www.soundcloud.com/drschroeder Created by Henry Reich
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This episode is brought to you by Squarespace: http://www.squarespace.com/physicsgirl When light passes through the universe and is redshifted by the expansion of space itself, how is energy conserved? The stretched light has a longer wavelength and therefore a lower energy. Is energy conserved? If so, where does it go? Many thanks to Sean Carroll for
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