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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3 Ways to Express Your Thoughts So That Everyone Will Understand You Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Alan Alda doesn’t want you to take “pro tips” from anyone—not even Alan Alda. When it comes to his area of expertise—public speaking and empathetic communication—there
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What can you trust in Spacetime? Tweet at us! @pbsspacetime Facebook: facebook.com/pbsspacetime Email us! pbsspacetime [at] gmail [dot] com Comment on Reddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/pbsspacetime Support us on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/pbsspacetime Help translate our videos! http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_panel?tab=2&c=UC7_gcs09iThXybpVgjHZ_7g Last time we talked about what curvature means, looked at geodesics, great circles on spheres, and tried to understand the notion of “straightness”. This week
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It’s not so simple to solve for this simple answer. Thanks to all patrons! Special thanks this month to: Richard Ohnemus, Michael Anvari, Shrihari Puranik, Kyle. WolframAlpha Get Real with Wolfram|Alpha—Computing Roots https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=cuberoot(8%2B3*sqrt(21))%2Bcuberoot(8-3*sqrt(21)) https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=(8%2B3*sqrt(21))%5E(1%2F3)%2B(8-3*sqrt(21))%5E(1%2F3) Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Playlist to watch all videos on MindYourDecisions: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=UUHnj59g7jezwTy5GeL8EA_g This is the only channel to feature math topics suggested by
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Why number 1 is the “leading digit” more often than you may expect? More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ See us test the law using Brady’s YouTube viewing figures at: http://youtu.be/VbtNy54ya9A Blog about all this at: http://bit.ly/benfordslaw Brown Paper from this video on ebay: http://bit.ly/brownpapers This video features Steve Mould: http://www.stevemould.com/ and
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When Hank watches nature documentaries he always comes away with one big question: how is that not killing you? In today’s episode of SciShow he looks at three unusual ways that animals manage not to get killed by nature. Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls,
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Here’s a talk that could literally change your life. Which career should I pursue? Should I break up — or get married?! Where should I live? Big decisions like these can be agonizingly difficult. But that’s because we think about them the wrong way, says philosopher Ruth Chang. She offers a powerful new framework for
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Influential author and speaker Dr Brené Brown tackles the myth that vulnerability is a weakness. Instead, she argues, it is the clearest path to courage and meaningful connection, and has the power to transform the way we engage and educate. Listen to the podcast of the full event including audience Q&A: http://www.thersa.org/__data/assets/file/0007/1526353/20130704DrBreneBrown.mp3 Follow the RSA
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PBS Member Stations rely on viewers like you. To support your local station, go to: http://to.pbs.org/DonateSPACE ↓ More info below ↓ Explore the Fermilab YT Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/fermilab Why is there something rather than nothing? Well the answer may be found in the weakest particle in the universe: the neutrino. For over half a century
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This problem went viral after it appeared on a Math Olympiad test for talented students in Singapore. It’s not a trick question! Here’s the problem, which I have very slightly re-worded for clarity. Blog post (detailed text explanation): http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2015/04/14/when-is-cheryls-birthday-answer-to-viral-math-puzzle/ Source: https://www.facebook.com/kennethjianwenz/photos/a.173663129479243.1073741827.167504136761809/385751114937109/?type=1&theater Official Solution: http://mothership.sg/2015/04/p5-logic-question-is-actually-a-math-olympiad-question-for-sec-3-and-4-students/ Albert and Bernard have just become friends with Cheryl, and they
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Part Two of Golden Ratio Trilogy Proof that an infinite number of sequences have that “golden ratio” property – not just the Fibonacci Numbers. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Next in the trilogy: http://youtu.be/PeUbRXnbmms Matt’s signed book (& extra goodies): http://bit.ly/Matt_Signed Amazon (UK): http://bit.ly/Matt_4D_UK Amazon (US): http://bit.ly/Matt_4D_US All links to videos
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What if you thought the earth was flat? And then you found out it isn’t? 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 Thanks
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Wine legs aka wine tears or wine fingers are stranger than they seem. Check out Vsauce3 Can You Survive the Movies! Zero G with Veritasium and e-penser: Bursting Dropletes – The Lutetium Project Thanks to http://physicsgirl.org/ Tweets by thephysicsgirl http://facebook.com/thephysicsgirl http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Creator/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Levi Butner Writer: Anna Leonard Producer: Imogen Ashford Thanks to
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Quick Questions explains how some bees can transform flower nectar into the liquid gold that you use to sweeten your tea. 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 awesome products over
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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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