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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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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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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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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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What happens when microbes talk to your brain? 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 if you support us! Get Merch designed with ❤ from https://kgs.link/shop Join the Patreon Bird Army 🐧 https://kgs.link/patreon DISCUSSIONS
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Is ‘water intoxication’ a real thing? Watch the rest of the series: http://bit.ly/1n5llRo SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Use the hashtag #ScienceSays to share your burning Olympic questions! Special thanks to the CBC for supporting this series. SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 FOLLOW US: Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine:
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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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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-berlin-wall-konrad-h-jarausch On August 13, 1961, construction workers began tearing up streets and erecting barriers in Berlin. This night marked the beginning of one of history’s most infamous dividing lines: the Berlin Wall. Construction continued for a decade as the wall cut through neighborhoods, separated families, and
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We are so used to some things that we stopped wondering about them. Like light. What is light? Some kind of wavy thing, right? Kind of. Short bonus video for the people waiting for new stuff. 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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The earth has been through some major changes! Animals we wish still existed: http://youtu.be/wutj5z1lElU SUBSCRIBE (it’s free): http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 GET THE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ 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 AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Vine: Search “AsapSCIENCE” on vine!
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Blow your mind with these brain myths! Check out GE Reports: http://invent.ge/1r0kSnG SUBSCRIBE! It’s Free: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 —Links to follow us below — Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine: Search “AsapSCIENCE” on vine! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter
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Download a free audiobook version of “The Art of War” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/the-art-of-war — From Shakespeare’s plays to modern TV dramas, the unscrupulous schemer for whom the ends always justify the means has become a familiar character type we love to hate. For centuries, we’ve
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Get your Moon Poster and Baby Duck Plushie here: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org/ Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-nukethemoon/ What would happen if we were to detonate a very very powerful nuclear weapon on the moon? Would the explosion knock its orbit towards earth, causing tidal waves and misery? Could the moon be destroyed, showering the earth in a
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/he8Re What happens when the condom breaks? Find out what’s behind “Plan B” – otherwise known as emergency contraception. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Created with the support of the Reproductive Health Technologies Project. 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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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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What happens to your body without food? Be a part of the Global Citizen movement! http://glblctzn.me/1SCUFwm SHARE on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1KQ658Z & Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1MaGWJh SUBSCRIBE for more (it’s free!): http://bit.ly/asapsci GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Written by: Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/
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Use the URL: http://www.squarespace.com/nutshell for 10% with a new website and support this channel. Also make your life easier. Thanks a lot to Squarespace for supporting the show! There are cosmic snipers firing at random into the universe. What are they and what happens if they hit us? OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-are-sloths-so-slow-kenny-coogan Sloths spend most of their time eating, resting, or sleeping; in fact, they descend from their treetops canopies just once a week, for a bathroom break. How are these creatures so low energy? Kenny Coogan describes the physical and behavioral adaptations that allow sloths to be so slow. Lesson by Kenny
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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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Check out TED-Ed’s Patreon page! https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-cupid-and-psyche-brendan-pelsue Psyche was born so beautiful that she was worshipped as a new incarnation of Venus, the goddess of love. But human lovers were too intimidated to approach her, and Apollo recommended her father abandon her on a crag where she would marry “a cruel and
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Use the URL: http://www.squarespace.com/nutshell for 10% with a new website and support this channel. Also make your life easier. Thanks a lot to Squarespace for supporting the show! So. Space elevators. Are they are thing that we should talk about? OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
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There are a group of parasites extremely disgusting and mean. Humanity declared war on them. You can find our beautiful education posters in our shop: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org This video was made possible by a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation. Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesintelligence Humans are proud of a lot of things, from particle
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From Broccoli to Big Macs – All of your favourite foods, shown as 200 calories! More examples at WiseGEEK: http://bit.ly/16uAiWg SUBSCRIBE – it’s free! http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Follow us!! FACEBOOK: http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg TWITTER: http://bit.ly/16mYsWW Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-sitting-is-bad-for-you-murat-dalkilinc Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down. Lesson by Murat Dalkilinç, animation
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Are you over or under sleeping? What If You Sleep 2 Hours Less Every Night?: https://youtu.be/fuvbS7cdKbs Get Your Free Audiobook: http://bit.ly/XIcZpz WATCH ‘How To Get Better Sleep’ http://bit.ly/1l4c6k5 SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 —Links to follow us below!— Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine: Search “AsapSCIENCE” on
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-the-normans-changed-the-history-of-europe-mark-robinson In the year 1066, 7,000 Norman infantry and knights sailed in warships across the English Channel. Their target: England, home to more than a million people. Around the same period of time, other groups of Normans were setting forth all across Europe. Who were these
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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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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/32_iT “Look how big the moon is!” you’ve shouted before. But what if I told you that the moon never really changes size, and it’s simply your brain playing a trick? Find out what The Moon Illusion is, and why it happens! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory
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Out in the vast coldness of outer space, there are planets that travel alone through darkness without the boundaries of a system. Here’s how this can happen – and why these frozen deserts might secretly harbor alien life. Sources: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesrogueplanets/startseite OUR CHANNELS ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ German Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeDE Spanish Channel: https://kgs.link/youtubeES HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT US? ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-incompetent-people-think-they-re-amazing-david-dunning How good are you with money? What about reading people’s emotions? How healthy are you, compared to other people you know? Knowing how our skills stack up against others is useful in many ways. But psychological research suggests that we’re not very good at evaluating
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/qAe6N Could zombies exist? Should we be preparing for a Zombie Apocalypse? Find out how these ferocious, flesh-eating creatures could become a reality, through a simple scientific pathway. 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 by
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View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-bridge-riddle-alex-gendler Want more? Try the buried treasure riddle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCeklW2e6_E Taking that internship in a remote mountain lab might not have been the best idea. Pulling that lever with the skull symbol just to see what it did probably wasn’t so smart either. But now is not the time for regrets because you
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Made in collaboration with Sparring Mind, the behavioral psychology blog. Read the full productivity post: http://bit.ly/XRcYAY TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/ny8ak In today’s crazy world, productivity is on the minds of many. So what can science tell us about the human brain and productive work? How do we become more efficient at working, and spend less
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How will the Universe die? Everybody dies. The universe too? Well, probably. What are the current theories about the end of everything? And how creepy exactly are these theories? (Spoiler: very creepy). But there might be hope… Next Video: March 3rd. Topic: The Big Bang (which concludes our mini series about the universe) Short videos,
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Learn the techniques and tricks that pyramid schemes use to recruit new members and how to avoid being fooled yourself. — In 2004, a nutrition company offered a life-changing opportunity to earn a full-time income for part-time work. There were only two steps to get started: purchase a $500 kit and recruit two more members. By
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