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Hank explains the whole story about radiation – the good, the extremely helpful, and the bad. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
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We appreciate your support on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth Getting wet isn’t REALLY what makes wool shrink; it merely exacerbates the friction between the wool fibers, which is stronger in one direction than another, so when agitated in the washer or dryer, they migrate in relation to each other in a process called “felting.” ___________________________________________ To learn more
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People have been using silkworm silk to make stuff for thousands of years, but spider silk could potentially be even more useful. It’s stronger than steel, super stretchy, and could be made into anything from bridge cables to biodegradable water bottles… if only we could figure out how to cultivate it. Hosted by: Hank Green
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Please support us on Patreon: https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ And subscribe! http://goo.gl/EpIDGd This video sponsored by: http://www.youtube.com/TheNilFacts And thanks to Subbable supporter Raed Massoud for helping make MinuteEarth possible! Humans can go inside or put on clothes, but trees spend winter naked in the cold. Why don’t they all die? Created by Henry Reich Animation: Ever Salazar Production
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How can we transplant animal tissue into humans? And will we ever be able to grow customized organs? SciShow explains! Hosted by: Hank Green Written by: Alexa Billow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Lentz, John Szymakowski, Ruben Galvao, and Peso255.
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Thanks to my grandmother for inspiring this story, and to my mother for helping make it. If you like our videos, please consider supporting MinuteEarth on Patreon! – Alex Bird poop was the gateway fertilizer that turned humanity onto the imported-chemical-based farming system of modern agriculture. Thanks to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try their Chemical Reaction course. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Regular old glass like the kind that makes up a mason jar can shatter and explode if put in the oven. But we do have types of glass that you can bake your pie or
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Ever wonder how your finger can magically control your smartphone screen? We explain in this episode of SciShow. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters
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Subscribe – it’s FREE! – http://goo.gl/EpIDGd And please support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZVgLQZ REFERENCES Skin cell loss by weight Agache, P. & Humbert, P. 2004. “Measuring the Skin.” http://dft.ba/-74An Aly, R. et al. 1978. Effect of Prolonged Occlusion on the Microbial Flora, pH, Carbon Dioxide and Transepidermal Water Loss on Human Skin. http://dft.ba/-73BV Candi,
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Why do dogs eat grass? A look at your pup’s wild relatives may give you a sense of what dogs’ diets are really like. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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
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How whale poop becomes perfume. Thanks to Crunchyroll for sponsoring this video! http://www.crunchyroll.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ FYI: We try to leave jargon out of our videos, but if you want to learn more about this topic, here are some keywords to get your googling started: Sperm Whale: (Physeter macrocephalus) The
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Go to http://Brilliant.org/SciShow to try out Brilliant’s Daily Challenges. Sign up now and get 20% off an annual Premium subscription. Fish in a tree? How can that be? For some aquatic creatures, it’s not necessarily bad to be a fish out of water. Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s
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There are some places on our planet that seem pretty ordinary, they’re just… weirdly small. Like, a miniature desert, or a teensy volcano. But when you look a little closer, there’s a lot more to these tiny geological misfits than meets the eye. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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We might order fish raw, but why don’t we ever order chicken that way? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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 Kevin Bealer, Mark Terrio-Cameron, KatieMarie Magnone, Patrick Merrithew, Charles Southerland,
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Cats are known for their curiosity, and as that one saying goes “it killed the cat”. But we can help our cuddly counterparts avoid this sad fate if we watch out for these three everyday things. Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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Big or small, most creatures end up on something else’s dinner menu. But the velvet ant combines a ton of defenses into one very unappetizing package.  SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org. Go to https://brilliant.org/SciShow to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow
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Drugs that treat heart failure are also prescribed for anxiety? What’s up with that? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- 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 Kevin Bealer, Justin Lentz, Mark Terrio-Cameron, Patrick Merrithew,
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Why do some species flourish and others falter? Sometimes it just comes down to luck. A big thank-you to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth : – Today I Found Out – Maarten Bremer – Jeff Straathof – Mark Roth – Tony Fadell – Muhammad Shifaz – 靛蓝字幕组 – Alberto Bortoni – Valentin – Antoine Coeur ___________________________________________
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Ever wonder how lightning works? Scientists are still figuring it out, but what we do know is fascinating. Learn about positive and negative lightning, red sprites, blue jets, and ball lightning in this episode of SciShow! Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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How Alan Turing’s Reaction-Diffusion Model Simulates Patterns in Nature Thanks to http://www.audible.com/minuteearth for sponsoring this video. Asparagus Pee Survey Results: https://goo.gl/8x7abL ___________________________________________ If you liked this video, we think you might also like this: Reaction Diffusion Simulation (Gray-Scott model) https://pmneila.github.io/jsexp/grayscott/ ___________________________________________ Credits (and Twitter handles): Script Writer: Rachel Becker (@RA_Becks) Script Editor: Emily Elert (@eelert)
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You hit the gym for the first time forever and now you can barely move… that means you’re getting totally ripped, right? Maybe! Find out on this week’s QQ! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t
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Radiation sickness been portrayed in movies and television for more than 50 years. And those portrayals vary a lot. But if there’s one thing pretty much all these portrayals have in common, it’s that they get radiation sickness wrong—at least somewhat. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check
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This video was made in partnership with the Swiss National Science Foundation. To see more videos about the importance of basic research, go to https://www.youtube.com/SNSFinfo ↓↓↓ Or watch the THREE OTHER VIDEOS we made with SNSF↓↓↓ What’s intelligent about artificial intelligence? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR6j9TLZdAw Why kids skip school (& what to do about it) – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-MwcsyMk2k
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Neutrinos are weird. But all the big unsolved problems in physics are somehow connected to one unsolved mystery: Why do neutrinos have mass? Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go
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Dreaming is one of the weirdest things we do & in this SciShow infusion Hank talks about how science is helping us understand why we dream, what our brains are up to when they’re doing it, and why dreaming may be critically important to the function of our waking brain. He also touches on the
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Thanks to Harry’s for supporting this video. Use the coupon code MINUTEEARTH for $5 off your order! https://www.harrys.com/ Subscribe to see all our new videos! – http://www.youtube.com/user/minuteearth?sub_confirmation=1 Thanks also to our Patreon patrons: – @AntoineCoeur – Mark – @TodayIFoundOut1 – Emil Kampp You can also support MinuteEarth on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/minuteearth ___________________________________________ Created by Henry Reich
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Salvia divinorum, despite sounding like a spell from the world of Harry Potter, can’t turn you into an inanimate object, make you leave your body, or set your feet on fire. However, it can make you FEEL like all of those things are happening. This little plant is a hallucinogen – one so powerful and
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Get your first KiwiCo box free by going to http://www.kiwico.com/minuteearth Occasionally, internal or external factors change, allowing certain animals to become giant versions of themselves. Thanks also to our supporters on https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Spiracles: External respiratory openings on insects Carboniferous Period: The time period from 359-299
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Thanks to squarespace.com for supporting this video. Go build a website! http://www.squarespace.com/minuteearth Thanks also to our Patreon patrons: – @AntoineCoeur – salar tel – @TodayIFoundOut1 – @82abhilash – Emil Kampp and our Subbable supporter: – @Green_Minute Please support MinuteEarth on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/minuteearth And subscribe! – http://www.youtube.com/user/minuteearth?sub_confirmation=1 ________________________ Created by Henry Reich Production and Writing Team:
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Why do cats love catnip so much? Researchers have found a possible evolutionary answer to this adorable feline phenomenon! Hosted by: Rose Bear Don’t Walk SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the
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Fairies do exist! Well, sort of…meet the fairyfly, the smallest insect on Earth that specializes in the magic of miniaturization! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go to the following
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Where rivers meet the ocean, coastlines tend to bend either inward or outward, creating estuaries and deltas. But how do they get those shapes? A huge thank-you to the following organizations, all working toward sustainable deltas, for sponsoring this video: the Belmont Forum, the Sustainable Deltas Initiative, the National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics, the St
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You’ve seen those viral videos of colorblind people putting on special glasses and reacting to colors they’ve never seen before! Today, we’ll explore how colorblindness works and what those glasses try to do to fix it! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to
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Thanks to The Great Courses Plus for sponsoring this video. You can start your subscription with a free one-month trial today by visiting http://ow.ly/Yq7c302duah Hybrid animals are infertile because of the way their sex cells form. But sometimes, life finds a way. FYI: We try to leave jargon out of our videos, but if you
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Check out Extra Credits’ video: The Origin of Dragons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL8qSfXIo4M We ranked dragons based on how biologically and evolutionarily plausible they are. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Tetrapods: four-limbed (with a few exceptions, such as snakes which have vestigial
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