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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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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-king-midas-and-his-golden-touch-iseult-gillespie In Greek mythology, King Midas is known as a rogue ruler whose antics bemused his people and irritated the Gods. Many know the classic story of Midas’s golden touch, but the foolish king was also known for his unusual pair of ears. Iseult Gillespie shares
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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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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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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/p7MYc Is male pattern baldness really passed down from your mother’s father? 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 Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Tweets by mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com Tweets by Whalewatchmeplz Further Reading — Hair Loss Risk: 1) http://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/78584 2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16172040
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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 More Grey Goes Outside: https://bit.ly/3fH2Ruy ## Special Thanks Antepavilion https://www.antepavilion.org/ Jim Stephenson (photo permission) www.clickclickjim.com https://www.youtube.com/c/StephensonAnd PUP Architects (H-VAC design) https://www.puparchitects.com/ ## Crowdfunders Steven Snow, Ben Delo, Bob Kunz, Nevin Spoljaric, Bobby, Donal Botkin, BN-12, Ben
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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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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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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-elephants-never-forget-alex-gendler It’s a common saying that elephants never forget. But the more we learn about elephants, the more it appears that their impressive memory is only one aspect of an incredible intelligence that makes them some of the most social, creative, and benevolent creatures on Earth. Alex Gendler takes us into the
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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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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-batteries-die-adam-jacobson Batteries are a triumph of science—they allow smartphones and other technologies to exist without anchoring us to an infernal tangle of power cables. Yet even the best batteries will diminish daily, slowly losing capacity until they finally die. Why does this happen, and how do our batteries even store so much
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/plato-s-allegory-of-the-cave-alex-gendler Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history’s most famous thinkers, said life is like being chained up in a cave forced to watch shadows flitting across a stone wall. Beyond sounding quite morbid, what exactly did he mean? Alex Gendler unravels Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, found in Book
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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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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/debunking-the-myths-of-ocd-natascha-m-santos There’s a common misconception that if you like to meticulously organize your things, keep your hands clean, or plan out your weekend to the last detail, you might be OCD. In fact, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a serious psychiatric condition that is frequently misunderstood by society and mental health professionals
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/JVi57 Why do we age, from a biological perspective? 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 Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Tweets by mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com Tweets by Whalewatchmeplz Further Reading — Senesence: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v479/n7372/full/nature10600.html Aging Factors: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0027510711002223 Telomeres: http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v12/n10/full/nm1006-1133.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6286143 Telomeres and
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You can find our beautiful education posters, useful notebooks and cozy sweaters in our shop now: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourceskardashevscale/ The observable universe is a big place that has been around for more than 13 billion years. Up to two trillion galaxies made up of something like 20,000 billion billion stars surround our
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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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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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Trace the history of how wolves, one of humanity’s oldest rivals, evolved into the domesticated dogs we call “man’s best friend.” — Since their emergence over 200,000 years ago, modern humans have established communities all over the planet. But they didn’t do it alone. Whatever corner of the globe you find humans in today, you’re
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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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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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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-sugar-affects-the-brain-nicole-avena When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine — an overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-should-you-read-tolstoy-s-war-and-peace-brendan-pelsue “War and Peace.” A tome. A slog. The sort of book you shouldn’t read in bed because if you fall asleep it could give you a concussion. Right? Only partly. “War and Peace” is a long book, sure, but it’s also a thrilling examination of history populated with some of the
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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/sourcesgoldapocalypse/ Let us explore the scientific mystery of what would happen to you,
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/PU3G8 Why do we get goosebumps in the first place? Do they serve any purpose? 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 Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Tweets by mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com Tweets by Whalewatchmeplz Further Reading — Goosebumps 1) http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=why-do-humans-get-goosebu Music
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Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-argentine-ants In nearly every corner of the Earth, ants wage war against each other. Their weapons are what nature gave them. Some have strong armour, deadly stingers or sharp mandibles. And then there is this tiny, and not very impressive ant. But it rules the biggest empire any ant has ever built. A colony
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TWEET IT: http://clicktotweet.com/ksnr5 We’ve all been there before – a seemingly innocent night with some friends, ending in a morning from Hell. Why must it be like this? Find out what causes the notorious hangover, and share the truth with the world! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-really-happened-to-the-library-of-alexandria-elizabeth-cox 2,300 years ago, the rulers of Alexandria set out to fulfill a very audacious goal: to collect all the knowledge in the world under one roof. In its prime, the Library of Alexandria housed an unprecedented number of scrolls and attracted some of the Greek
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Could we stop an asteroid on a collision course for Earth? Subscribe! It’s FREE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Bill Nye Twitter: http://bit.ly/14DOBKA AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://bit.ly/16mYsWW AsapSCIENCE Facebook: http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg The Planetary Society: http://planetary.org @exploreplanets Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
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The war against drugs has been a terrible disaster for everybody involved. Why? And can we do something differently? Check out the Stop The Harm campaign: https://stoptheharm.org OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is how we make our living and it would be a pleasure
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-byzantine-empire-leonora-neville Most history books will tell you that the Roman Empire fell in the fifth century CE, but this would’ve come as a surprise to the millions who lived in the Roman Empire through the Middle Ages. This Medieval Roman Empire, today called the Byzantine Empire,
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A lot of things can kill you – but here are some surprising ones! This Much Will Kill You PART 2: https://youtu.be/IPrndNZ4m6w This Is 200 Calories: https://youtu.be/KMGUmcveQeg SUBSCRIBE (it’s free): http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Written by Rachel Salt, Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-you-sacrifice-one-person-to-save-five-eleanor-nelsen Imagine you’re watching a runaway trolley barreling down the tracks, straight towards five workers. You happen to be standing next to a switch that will divert the trolley onto a second track. Here’s the problem: that track has a worker on it, too — but just one. What do you do?
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