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Bike Lanes by Casey Neistat
 
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The tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice - Brendan Pelsue
 
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-tragic-myth-of-orpheus-and-eurydice-brendan-pelsue The marriage of Orpheus, the greatest of all poets and musicians, to Eurydice, a wood nymph, was heralded as the perfect union. Anyone could tell the couple was deeply in love. So when their wedding ceremony ended in Eurydice's untimely death, Orpheus had no choice but to venture into the underworld to try to reclaim his lost love. Brendan Pelsue shares the tragic myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. Lesson by Brendan Pelsue, animation by Anton Bogaty. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Silas Schwarz, Fabio Peters, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Michael Aquilina, Joanne Luce, Henry Li, Elias Wewel, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval , SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Nick Johnson, Bruno Pinho, Javier Aldavaz, Rodrigo Carballo, Marc Veale, Boytsov Ilya, Bozhidar Karaargirov, ilya bondarik, maxi kobi einy, Runarm , Misaki Sato, Peter Koebel, Levi Cook, Alex Kongkeo, Craig Sheldon, Andrew Bosco and Catherine Sverko.
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What would happen if you didn’t sleep? - Claudia Aguirre
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-would-happen-if-you-didn-t-sleep-claudia-aguirre In the United States, it’s estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents are regularly sleep-deprived. This isn’t just a minor inconvenience: staying awake can cause serious bodily harm. Claudia Aguirre shows what happens to your body and brain when you skip sleep. Lesson by Claudia Aguirre, animation by TED-Ed.
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The myth of Prometheus - Iseult Gillespie
 
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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-prometheus-iseult-gillespie Before the creation of humanity, the Greek gods won a great battle against a race of giants called the Titans. Most Titans were destroyed or driven to the eternal hell of Tartarus. But the Titan Prometheus, whose name means foresight, persuaded his brother Epimetheus to fight with him on the side of the Gods. Iseult Gillespie shares the myth of Prometheus. Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, directed by Léa Krawczyk. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Yalda A., Susan Herder, Andrew Bosco, Craig Sheldon, Javier Aldavaz, Bruno Pinho, Rishi Pasham, Nick Johnson, Alex Kongkeo, Levi Cook, Peter Koebel, Misaki Sato, Runarm, Maxi Kobi Einy, Ilya Bondarik, Darren Toh, Bozhidar Karaargirov, Boytsov Ilya, Marc Veale, Rodrigo Carballo, Humberto A OjedaGomez, Daniel Day, SookKwan Loong, Jhuval, Nik Maier.
Views: 3871096 TED-Ed
The myth of Arachne  - Iseult Gillespie
 
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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-arachne-and-athena-iseult-gillespie From sailors who were turned into pigs, nymphs that sprouted into trees, and a gaze that converted the beholder to stone, Greek mythology brims with shape-shifters. The powerful Gods usually changed their own forms at will - but for mortals, the mutations were often unwanted. Iseult Gillespie shares how one such unnerving transformation befell the spinner Arachne. Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, animation by Mette Ilene Holmriis. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Stephen A. Wilson, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Katie Winchester, Mary Sawyer, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Be Owusu, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Chad Harper, Dawn Jordan, Chris Mathew, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Dmitry Neverov, Tushar Sharma, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, Silas Schwarz, Fabio Peters, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Michael Aquilina, Joanne Luce, Henry Li, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval , SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Nick Johnson, Bruno Pinho, Javier Aldavaz, Rodrigo Carballo, Marc Veale, Boytsov Ilya, Bozhidar Karaargirov, ilya bondarik, maxi kobi einy, Runarm , Misaki Sato, Levi Cook, and Alex Kongkeo.
Views: 4632626 TED-Ed
The myth of Icarus and Daedalus - Amy Adkins
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-icarus-and-daedalus-amy-adkins In mythological ancient Greece, Icarus flew above Crete on wings made from wax and feathers, defying the laws of man and nature. To witnesses on the ground, he looked like a god, and he felt like one too. But, in his society, the line that separated god from man was absolute, and the punishment for mortals who attempted to cross it was severe. Amy Adkins explains the myth of Icarus and Daedalus. Lesson by Amy Adkins, animation by TED-Ed.
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Can you solve the prisoner hat riddle? - Alex Gendler
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-prisoner-hat-riddle-alex-gendler Want more? Try the buried treasure riddle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCeklW2e6_E You and nine other individuals have been captured by super-intelligent alien overlords. The aliens think humans look quite tasty, but their civilization forbids eating highly logical and cooperative beings. Unfortunately, they’re not sure whether you qualify, so they decide to give you all a test. Can you solve this hat riddle? Alex Gendler shows how. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 15218056 TED-Ed
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A guidebook for the underworld - Tejal Gala
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-egyptian-book-of-the-dead-tejal-gala Ancient Egyptians believed that in order to become immortal after death, a spirit must first pass through the underworld — a realm of vast caverns, lakes of fire, and magical gates. Needless to say, one needed to come prepared. But how? Tejal Gala describes an Egyptian "Book of the Dead" -- a customized magic scroll written by the living to promote a smooth passage to the afterlife when they died. Lesson by Tejal Gala, animation by Silvia Prietov.
Views: 3246436 TED-Ed
The myth of Thor's journey to the land of giants - Scott A. Mellor
 
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Download a free audiobook and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: http://adbl.co/2om4O4Q Check out Neil Gaiman's "Norse Mythology": http://bit.ly/2opZptA View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-thor-s-journey-to-the-land-of-giants-scott-a-mellor Thor – son of Odin, god of thunder, and protector of mankind – struggled mightily against his greatest challenge yet: opening a bag of food. How had the mighty god fallen so far? Scott Mellor tells the myth of Thor's journey to Utgard. Lesson by Scott A. Mellor, animation by Rune F.B. Hansen. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Alejandro Cachoua, Thomas Mungavan, Elena Crescia, Edla Paniguel, Sarah Lundegaard, Charlsey, Anna-Pitschna Kunz, Tim Armstrong, Alessandro, Erika Blanquez, Ricki Daniel Marbun, zjweele13, Judith Benavides, Znosheni Kedy, Caitlin de Falco, Scheherazade Kelii, Errys, James Bruening, Michael Braun-Boghos, Ricardo Diaz, Kack-Kyun Kim, Alexandrina Danifeld, Danny Romard, Yujing Jiang, Stina Boberg, Mariana Ortega, Anthony Wiggins, Hoai Nam Tran, Joe Sims, David Petrovič, Chris Adriaensen, Lowell Fleming, Lorenzo Margiotta, Amir Ghandeharioon, Anuj Tomar, Sunny Patel, Rachel Birenbaum, Vijayalakshmi, Devesh Kumar, Uday Kishore, Aidan Forero, Leen Mshasha, Allan Hayes, Thomas Bahrman, Alexander Baltadzhiev, Vaibhav Mirjolkar, Tony, Michelle, Katie and Josh Pedretti, Erik Biemans, Gaurav Mathur, Sameer Halai, Hans Peng, Tekin Gültekin, Thien Loc Huynh, Bogdan Alexandru Stoica, Hector Quintanilla, PH Chua, Raheem, and Varinia Bohoslavsky.
Views: 4011354 TED-Ed
Can you solve the temple riddle? - Dennis E. Shasha
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-temple-riddle-dennis-e-shasha Your expedition finally stands at the heart of the ancient temple. But as you study the inscriptions in the darkness, two wisps of green smoke burst forth. The walls begin to shake. The giant sandglass begins flowing with less than an hour before it empties, and a rumbling tells you that you don’t want to be around when that happens. Can you use math to escape the temple? Dennis E. Shasha shows how. Lesson by Dennis E. Shasha, animation by Artrake Studio.
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The myth of Sisyphus - Alex Gendler
 
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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 sacred hospitality tradition greatly angered the gods, it was Sisyphus’ reckless confidence that proved to be his downfall -- resulting in Zeus condemning him for all eternity. Alex Gendler shares the myth of Sisyphus. Lesson by Alex Gendler, directed by Adriatic Animation. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Denise A Pitts, Pi Guanghui, Doris, Kurt Almendras, Raymond Lee, Nicolas Silva, Melvin Williams, Tirath Singh Pandher, Terry Minion, Mauricio Basso, Jamesbo87 , Karlee Finch, Chumi Ogbonna, Barthélémy Michalon, Lefty McGoo, Prefer Anonymous, Chris Thompson, Derek Drescher, Karisa Caudill, Christina Salvatore, Brady Jones, Todd Gross, Alexis Hevia, Heidi Stolt, Robert Seik, Coenraad Keuning, Charles A Hershberger, Laura Cameron Keith, Max Ngomane, Rafael Kato, Jen O'Hogan, Renu Balak, JY Kang, Anastasiia, Madee Lo, Arpita Singh, Karl Laius, Barbarossa, Tu-Anh Nguyen, Guy Hardy, Sebastiaan Vleugels, Joel Alfonso, Derya Goekcay, Brandy Sarver, Jose Arcadio Valdes Franco, Akinola Emmanuel, igor romanenko, Dian Atamyanov, Abhishek Bansal and Austin Randall.
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Can you solve the bridge riddle? - Alex Gendler
 
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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 need to get away from these mutant zombies...fast. Can you use math to get you and your friends over the bridge before the zombies arrive? Alex Gendler shows how. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 14865199 TED-Ed
The myth of Pandora’s box - Iseult Gillespie
 
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Find out how students can share their ideas as TED Talks here: http://bit.ly/2zpAQUc View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-pandora-s-box-iseult-gillespie Pandora was the first mortal woman, breathed into being by Hephaestus, god of fire. The gods gave her gifts of language, craftsmanship and emotion. From Zeus she received two gifts: the trait of curiosity and a heavy box screwed tightly shut -- never to be opened. But what treasure could never be seen by human eyes, and why was it in her care? Iseult Gillespie explores the mystery of Pandora’s box. Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, directed by Silvia Prietov. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Antony Lee, Husain Mohammad, Max Shuai Tang, Côme Vincent, Astia Rizki Safitri, Alan Froese, alessandra tasso, Gerald Onyango, Katrina Harding, Ezgi Yersu, Al the Scottish Wildcat, Katie Dean, Kin Lon Ma, Carsten Tobehn, Boris Langvand, Jeremy Fryd, Charlene You, Carolyn Corwin, rakesh Katragadda, Sergi Páez, Jørgen Østerpart, Karla Brilman, Cindy O., Nicu Boanda, Reagen O'Connor, Sabrina Gonzalez, Dino Biancolini, FAWWAZ GHUWAIDI, Hadi Salahshour, Clement, Sarah Burns, Abdullah Altuwaijri, Jessie McGuire, Divina Grace Dar Santos, Brian Richards, Farah Abdelwahab, Joe Meyers, Mikhail Shkirev, Raphaël LAURENT, Malcolm Callis, Sweetmilkcoco, David Matthew Ezroj, Ever Granada, fatima kried, Begum Tutuncu, Mehmet Sencer KARADAYI, Christian Kurch, SungGyeong Bae, Luis Felipe Ruiz Langenscheidt and Joe Huang.
Views: 2413377 TED-Ed
How Thor got his hammer - Scott A. Mellor
 
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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/how-thor-got-his-hammer-scott-a-mellor Loki the mischief-maker, writhes in Thor’s iron grip. The previous night, he’d snuck up on Thor’s wife and shorn off her beautiful hair. To fix what he’d done, Loki rushes to the dwarves and tricks them into making gifts for the gods. Wanting to best their smith rivals, the dwarves make a set of golden treasures, including a hammer called Mjolnir. Scott A. Mellor traces the legend of Thor’s hammer. Lesson by Scott A. Mellor, directed by Remus and Kiki. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Mrinalini, Anthony Kudolo, Scott Gass, Querida Owens, Hazel Lam, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Mary Sawyer, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Dawn Jordan, Kevin Wong, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Cristóbal Moenne, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Joanne Luce, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval , SookKwan Loong, Bruno Pinho, Javier Aldavaz, Rodrigo Carballo, Boytsov Ilya, EdoKun, Misaki Sato, Craig Sheldon, Andrew Bosco, Catherine Sverko, Nik Maier, Mark Morris, Adi V, Peter Liu, Leora Allen, Hiroshi Uchiyama, Michal Salman and Gilly.
Views: 5202870 TED-Ed
The myth of Hercules: 12 labors in 8-bits - Alex Gendler
 
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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-hercules-12-labors-in-8-bits-alex-gendler Hercules — son of Zeus and champion of humankind — stricken with a temporary curse of madness, has just committed the most unspeakable crime imaginable. Seeking to atone for the deaths of his family, Hercules must complete twelve impossible tasks that pit him against invincible monsters and unfathomable forces. Alex Gendler retells this epic series of adventures. Lesson by Alex Gendler, directed by Jérémie Balais & Jeff Le Bars. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Elizabeth Parker, Sai Krishna Koyoda, Samuel Barbas, Maxwell Ingram, Victoria Soler-Roig, Abdulmateen Aderinto, Pavel Maksimov, Barbara Younker, Cyrus Garay, Yvette Mocete, Mike Azarkman, Patricia Alves Panagides, William Biersdorf, Michael Aquilina, Vinamr , FireWolfLasers , Kshitij Shah, Mohammad Said, Teach Me Diné - Navajo Language, Victoria Veretilo, Rebecca Reineke, Kyanta Yap, Brandon Thomas, Lewis Westbury, Ojas Kapoor, Mirzat Turap, Jaime Arriola, Emilia Alvarado, Javid Gozalov, Philipp Hiestand, Paul Beard, Deepak Iyer, Markus Goldhacker, Mihai Sandu, Keven Webb, Hendrik Mueller, Maurice Castonguay, Kristiyan Bonev, Maryam Dadkhah, Joshua Wasniewski, Michał Friedrich, Arlene Spiegelman, Doug Henry, Alick Au, Denison Martins Fernandes, Daniel Nester, Richard A Berkley, Benjamin Chan, Dee Wei and Abdallah Absi.
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Can you solve the locker riddle? - Lisa Winer
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-locker-riddle-lisa-winer Your rich, eccentric uncle just passed away, and you and your 99 nasty relatives have been invited to the reading of his will. He wanted to leave all of his money to you, but he knew that if he did, your relatives would pester you forever. Can you solve the riddle he left for you and get the inheritance? Lisa Winer shows how. Lesson by Lisa Winer, animation by Artrake Studio.
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The myth behind the Chinese zodiac - Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen
 
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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 myths explaining these animal signs and their arrangement, the most enduring one is that of The Great Race. Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen recounts this classic myth. Lesson by Megan Campisi and Pen-Pen Chen, animation by Marta Prokopová.
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The Absurdity of Detecting Gravitational Waves
 
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A head-vaporizing laser with a perfect wavelength detecting sub-proton space-time ripples. Huge thanks to Prof Rana Adhikari and LIGO: http://ligo.org Here's how he felt when he learned about the first ever detection: https://youtu.be/ViMnGgn87dg Thanks to Patreon supporters: Nathan Hansen, Donal Botkin, Tony Fadell, Saeed Alghamdi, Zach Mueller, Ron Neal Support Veritasium on Patreon: http://bit.ly/VePatreon A lot of videos have covered the general overview of the discovery of gravitational waves, what they are, the history of the search, when they were found but I wanted to delve into the absurd science that made the detection possible. When scientists want one megawatt of laser power, it's not just for fun (though I'm sure it's that too), it's because the fluctuations in the number of photons is proportional to their square root, making more powerful beams less noisy (as a fraction of their total). The smoothest mirrors were created not for aesthetic joy but because when you're trying to measure wiggles that are a fraction the width of a proton, a rough mirror surface simply won't do. Filmed by Daniel Joseph Files Music by Kevin MacLeod, http://www.incompetech.com "Black Vortex" (appropriately named) Music licensed from Epidemic Sound http://epidemicsound.com "Observations 2" (also appropriately named)
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Why elephants never forget - Alex Gendler
 
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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 incredible, unforgettable mind of an elephant. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Avi Ofer.
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Would you sacrifice one person to save five? - Eleanor Nelsen
 
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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? Do you sacrifice one person to save five? Eleanor Nelsen details the ethical dilemma that is the trolley problem. Lesson by Eleanor Nelsen, animation by Eoin Duffy.
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The myth of King Midas and his golden touch - Iseult Gillespie
 
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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 the myth of King Midas. Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, animation by TED-Ed. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Milad Mostafavi, Rob Johnson, Singh Devesh Sourabh, Ashley Maldonado, Clarence E. Harper Jr., Bojana Golubovic, Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Sarah Yaghi, Benedict Chuah, Karthik Cherala, haventfiguredout , Violeta Cervantes, Elaine Fitzpatrick, Lyn-z Schulte, Sharon Chou, Henrique 'Sorín' Cassús, Tim Robinson, Kiarash Asar, Jun Cai, Paul Schneider, Amber Wood, Ophelia Gibson Best, Cas Jamieson, Michelle Stevens-Stanford, Phyllis Dubrow, Andreas Voltios, Aliyya Rachmadi, Eunsun Kim, Philippe Spoden, Samantha Chow, Armando Ello, Ayala Ron, Manognya Chakrapani, Simon Holst Ravn, Doreen Reynolds-Consolati, Rakshit Kothari, Melissa Sorrells, Antony Lee, Husain Mohammad, Dino Hrnjić, Max Shuai Tang, Côme Vincent, Astia Rizki Safitri, Alan Froese, alessandra tasso, Jamerson Chingapanini, Gerald Onyango, Dalton Valette, Katrina Harding, Ezgi Yersu, Al the Scottish Wildcat, Katie Dean, Kin Lon Ma, Carsten Tobehn, Boris Langvand, Jeremy Fryd, and Charlene You.
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Can you solve the passcode riddle? - Ganesh Pai
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-passcode-riddle-ganesh-pai In a dystopian world, your resistance group is humanity’s last hope. Unfortunately, you’ve all been captured by the tyrannical rulers and brought to the ancient coliseum for their deadly entertainment. Will you be able to solve the passcode riddle and get everyone out safely? Ganesh Pai shows how. Lesson by Ganesh Pai, animation by Jun Zee Myers.
Views: 6210974 TED-Ed
The Chinese myth of the immortal white snake - Shunan Teng
 
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Dive into the world of Chinese folk tales with the myth of the white snake, a story of the demon Bai Su Zhen and her love, Xu Xian. (Part One of the myth of the white snake). -- The talented herbalist Xu Xian had just started his own medicine shop where he created remedies with the help of his wife, Bai Su Zhen. One day a monk named Fa Hai approached him, warning him that there was a demon in his house. The demon, he said, was Bai Su Zhen. Xu Xian laughed. How could his kind-hearted wife be a demon? Shunan Teng traces the tale of the immortal white snake. Lesson by Shunan Teng, directed by Kino Bino. Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter Support us on Patreon: http://bit.ly/TEDEdPatreon Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TEDEdFacebook Find us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTwitter Peep us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/TEDEdInstagram View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-chinese-myth-of-the-immortal-white-snake-shunan-teng Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Annamaria Szilagyi, Morgan Williams, Abhijit Kiran Valluri, Mandeep Singh, Sama aafghani, سلطان الخليفي, Marylise CHAUFFETON, Marvin Vizuett, Jayant Sahewal, Quinn Shen, Caleb ross, Elizabeth Cruz, Elnathan Joshua Bangayan, Mullaiarasu Sundaramurthy, Jose Henrique Leopoldo e Silva, Dan Paterniti, Jerome Froelich, Tyler Yoshizumi, Martin Stephen, Justin Carpani, Faiza Imtiaz, Khalifa Alhulail, Tejas Dc, Benjamin & Shannon Pinder, Srikote Naewchampa, Sage Curie, Exal Enrique Cisneros Tuch, Ana Maria, Vignan Velivela, Ahmad Hyari, eden sher, Travis Wehrman, Louisa Lee, Kiara Taylor, Аркадий Скайуокер, Milad Mostafavi, Rob Johnson, Clarence E. Harper Jr., Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Karthik Cherala, haventfiguredout, Violeta Cervantes, Elaine Fitzpatrick, Lyn-z Schulte, cnorahs, Henrique 'Sorín' Cassús, Tim Robinson, Jun Cai, Joichiro Yamada and Paul Schneider.
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The myth of Cupid and Psyche - Brendan Pelsue
 
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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 savage, serpent-like winged evil.” But Psyche’s story ended up being much more interesting. Brendan Pelsue shares the myth of Cupid and Psyche. Lesson by Brendan Pelsue, directed by TED-Ed.
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Can you solve the famously difficult green-eyed logic puzzle? - Alex Gendler
 
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Sign up for our newsletter and never miss an animation: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter One hundred green-eyed logicians have been imprisoned on an island by a mad dictator. Their only hope for freedom lies in the answer to one famously difficult logic puzzle. Can you solve it? Alex Gendler walks us through this green-eyed riddle. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 8880406 TED-Ed
The Most Radioactive Places on Earth
 
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Who on Earth is exposed to the most ionizing radiation? Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe I'm filming a documentary for TV about how Uranium and radioactivity have shaped the modern world. It will be broadcast in mid-2015, details to come. The filming took me to the most radioactive places on Earth (and some places, which surprisingly aren't as radioactive as you'd think). Chernobyl and Fukushima were incredible to see as they present post-apocalyptic landscapes. I also visited nuclear power plants, research reactors, Marie Curie's institute, Einstein's apartment, nuclear medicine areas of hospitals, uranium mines, nuclear bomb sites, and interviewed numerous experts. Notes about measuring radiation: Sieverts are a measure of 'effective dose' - that means they measure the biological impact of the energy transferred to tissues from radiation. Obviously I owe a debt to the fantastic chart made by xkcd, which inspired my visual approach to this video. https://xkcd.com/radiation/ DOSES MAY VARY The level of radiation varies widely around the world depending mainly on altitude and geology (excluding nuclear accidents). Estimates of particular doses also vary. All numbers reported in this video should be taken as order of magnitude only. The most contentious claim may be that smokers receive the highest dose of ionizing radiation. This is not a whole body dose, but a dose to the lungs as specified in the video. References are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_effects_of_tobacco http://www.rmeswi.com/36.html Special thanks to: Physics Girl: https://www.youtube.com/physicswoman MinutePhysics: https://www.youtube.com/minutephysics Natalie Tran: https://www.youtube.com/communitychannel Bionerd23: https://www.youtube.com/bionerd23 Nigel and Helen for feedback on earlier drafts of this video. Music is "Stale Mate"
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Sparks from Falling Water: Kelvin's Thunderstorm
 
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The physics behind Kelvin's Thunderstorm explained. No, it is not a practical way of generating electricity, which is why we use turbines at hydro stations. This video goes into more detail about the phenomenon demonstrated in this Hunger Games collab video: http://youtu.be/Rwa26CXG1fc
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History vs. Napoleon Bonaparte - Alex Gendler
 
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-napoleon-bonaparte-alex-gendler After the French Revolution erupted in 1789, Europe was thrown into chaos. Neighboring countries’ monarchs feared they would share the fate of Louis XVI and attacked the new Republic, while at home, extremism and mistrust between factions led to bloodshed. In the midst of all this conflict, Napoleon emerged. But did he save the revolution, or destroy it? Alex Gendler puts Napoleon on trial. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.
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How To Make An Electrical Arc Furnace
 
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How to hack flashlight batteries and a fire brick, into a desktop arc reaction chamber. ...For hobby metal melting, and for science! Some quick links to a few of the materials I used: [✓] Lantern battery: http://amzn.to/2cgnKxN [✓] Forstner Bit: http://amzn.to/2c1Ja3V [✓] 3/8 Drill bit: http://amzn.to/2cgl6rL Endcard Links: Micro Welder: https://goo.gl/ZmccT9 Laser Blowgun: https://goo.gl/lu3o0M Magic Mud: https://goo.gl/5dtyXP Matchbox Rockets: https://goo.gl/jguunj See What Else I’m Up To: Instagram: https://goo.gl/C0Q1YU Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBTheKingOfRandom Business Inquiries: For business and sponsorship inquiries please contact us directly: http://www.youtube.com/thekingofrandom/about WARNING: Risk of electric shock, fire hazards, and toxic fumes depending on what material you're working with. Dust from refractory brick should never be inhaled, as it can damage lungs and cause long term respiratory challenges. This project can reach temperatures in excess of 3,000ºF (1,648ºC) which is well beyond the melting point of hobbyists. Caution, care and expert planning are required to mitigate risks. Have fun, but always think ahead, and remember that every project you try is at your own risk. Music By: Scott & Brendo (“Photographs” - Instrumental) http://bit.ly/ScottBrendoiTunes Project Inspired By: This project was originally inspired by Theo Grey and his book, "Mad Science". After seeing the concept, I couldn't find any information anywhere on the internet or in libraries about arc furnace experiments, so I set out on my own to achieve these results. Project History & More Info: If you're wondering where you can get fire brick locally, try a quick Google search for “refractory materials” in your city. I called a couple of companies near me and asked if they'd sell to the general public. All of them said yes. If you can't find anything locally, try searching major hardwares stores online. They usually have inventory online that they don't carry in the stores. The insulating fire bricks I got were the 3” x 4.5” x 9” Alumina-Silicate Brick variety. I got a box of 10 for $33, effectively making them around $3.30 each. I went one step further and designed the furnace so that 2 of them could be made from one brick, cutting the cost in half, making each furnace a pro-rated $1.65 each! They're extremely lightweight, and capable of withstanding the temperatures used in steel working, but soft enough you can cut and carve them with kitchen utensils if you need to. In reading and studying history a bit, I learned that some of the earliest forms of light were made using carbon arc lighting. Large amounts of electricity were pumped through carbon rods, making a bright arc and providing light. To scavenge carbon electrodes, I took a lesson from NurdRage (youtube.com/NurdRage) a couple of years ago I saw his video on what could be scavenged from a carbon-zinc lantern battery (http://bit.ly/IBNurdRageBattery). It's useful to know what common everyday materials are made of, and these heavy duty batteries are containers packed with carbon rods, zinc metal, and manganese dioxide. I tucked the information in the back of my mind until now. In this project I tried melting the zinc casings from the lantern batteries, and casting them into a small ingot, formed with a mini muffin tray. Be cautious of the zinc oxide fumes produced. I haven't personally suffered any ill effects from working with it, but some people claim it can give flu like symptoms, or a fever if inhaled in large quantities. Zinc has a relatively low melting point 787.2°F (419.5°C), so the Arc Furnace is able to melt each casing into liquid zinc in around 5-10 seconds. That's amazing! I don't have an exact purpose for the zinc yet, but it's an easy metal to work with, easy to cast, and great to have on hand for a future projects. It's also one of the main metals used for making a simple carbon-zinc battery. The black stuff pulled out of the battery casings is manganese dioxide. It's a useful chemical for experiments with hydrogen peroxide, so it's worth hanging onto. Although I haven't verified it, I believe any stick welder can be used to power the mini arc furnace, and for most hobbyists, that would definitely be the easier and safer way to go. I just don't own a welder, so I used the one I made instead. You can see how to make it here: https://goo.gl/H0FWxE The longest I've run the unit continuously is around 3-4 minutes, and the electrodes get so hot at that point they can seriously burn your hands, or melt your gloves. I wouldn't recommend running it any longer than that.
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How Cod Saved the Vikings
 
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The Vikings suffered many hardships living in the north of Europe: long, cold winters and importantly a lack of sunlight. Luckily, they had cod. Check out Vitamania: https://ve42.co/cod When making a video about vitamins I thought the story would mainly be about supplement pills, whether we should or shouldn't take them and how they're made. But what I found out is vitamins have a remarkable story that affects many more aspects of our lives. For example the Vikings needed a source of vitamin D to last the dark winter months and for their children to develop strong, healthy bones, avoiding rickets. Special thanks to Patreon supporters: a human, Albert Jachowicz-Brzeziński, Alfred Wallace, Arjun Chakroborty, Brent Stewart, Chris Vargas, Chuck Lauer Vose, Clip Tree, Coale Shifflett, Colin Bellmore, DALE HORNE, Eric Velazquez, Fedor Indutny, Fran Rodriguez, James Wong, Jasper Xin, Joar Wandborg, Johnny, Jorge Angel Sandoval, June Kang, Kevin Beavers, Kishore Tipirneni, Levan Ferr, Listen Money Matters, Manuel Zürcher, Mark Bevilacqua, Mathias Göransson, Michael Bradley Wirz, Michael Krugman, Mohammed Al Sahaf, Nicholas Hastings, OddJosh, Patrick Čalija, Peter Tajti, Philipp Volgger, Roberto Rezende, Robin DeBank, Ron Neal, Stan Presolski, Swante Scholz, Tiago Bruno, Tige Thorman, Warrior8252 This video was filmed by Harry Panagiotidis Researched and written by Derek Muller and Jonny Hyman Editing, animation and music by Jonny Hyman Cod liver oil animation by Iván Tello Vitamania was written, directed and produced by Sonya Pemberton
Views: 824781 Veritasium
How to unboil an egg - Eleanor Nelsen
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-unboil-an-egg-eleanor-nelsen It’s so obvious that it’s practically proverbial: you can’t unboil an egg. But actually, it turns out that you can -- sort of. Eleanor Nelsen explains the process by which mechanical energy can undo what thermal energy has done. Lesson by Eleanor Nelsen, animation by Provincia Studio.
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Can you solve "Einstein’s Riddle"? - Dan Van der Vieren
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-einstein-s-riddle-dan-van-der-vieren View all the clues here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-einstein-s-riddle-dan-van-der-vieren#digdeeper Before he turned physics upside down, a young Albert Einstein supposedly showed off his genius by devising a complex riddle involving a stolen exotic fish and a long list of suspects. Can you resist tackling a brain teaser written by one of the smartest people in history? Dan Van der Vieren shows how. Lesson by Dan Van der Vieren, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 8958313 TED-Ed
Can you solve the river crossing riddle? - Lisa Winer
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-river-crossing-riddle-lisa-winer As a wildfire rages through the grasslands, three lions and three wildebeest flee for their lives. To escape the inferno, they must cross over to the left bank of a crocodile-infested river. Can you help them figure out how to get across on the one raft available without losing any lives? Lisa Winer shows how. Lesson by Lisa Winer, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 3852147 TED-Ed
Can you solve the airplane riddle? - Judd A. Schorr
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-airplane-riddle-judd-a-schorr Professor Fukanō, the famous scientist, has embarked on a new challenge – piloting around the world in a plane of his own design. There’s just one problem: there's not enough fuel to complete the journey. Luckily, there are two other planes to help. Can you help the professor fly for the whole trip and achieve his dream, without anyone running out of fuel and crashing? Judd A. Schorr shows how. Lesson by Judd A. Schorr, animation by Artrake Studio.
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How To Make Sugar Rockets
 
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How to make hobby rocket “sugar motors” using sugar and kitty litter, that shoot up over 2,300 feet high, and cost less than $0.50 to make. Some quick links to a few of the materials I used: Screw lock sugar rockets [✓] 12” x 3/4” PVC sprinkler riser: http://amzn.to/2cH4URc [✓] Spectricide stump remover: http://amzn.to/2bXudia [✓] Powdered sugar: http://amzn.to/2bXsTfe [✓] Uncented kitty litter: http://amzn.to/2cG52NZ [✓] Magic bullet: http://amzn.to/2cG5Gen Part 2: (Redneck Rocketry) https://goo.gl/n8d4an Endcard Links: Green Slime: https://goo.gl/y277NW Magic Mud: https://goo.gl/5dtyXP Fancy Napkins: https://goo.gl/V4hb6s Glycerin Soap: https://goo.gl/TJEKPz See What Else I’m Up To: Instagram: https://goo.gl/C0Q1YU Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBTheKingOfRandom Pinterest: http://bit.ly/pingrant Business Inquiries: For business and sponsorship inquiries please contact us directly: http://www.youtube.com/thekingofrandom/about WARNING: Rockets are not toys, and this project really should not be duplicated. This video is mainly for educational and demonstrational purposes. If you’re going to attempt it anyway, I highly suggest contacting local rocket clubs to become familiar with local laws, and how to stay out of trouble with the FAA, and avoid hurting any people or property. Playing with unstable rocket motors could result in serious injury, property damage and/or legal ramifications. Use of this video content is at your own risk. You should be aware that misuse, or careless use, of rocket propellants or ignition of an incendiary or explosive material may not be legal in your area. Check local laws and inquire with local rocketry clubs on how to safely make and launch sugar rockets. Music By: Scott & Brendo (“Reverie” - Instrumental) http://bit.ly/ScottBrendoiTunes Project Inspired By: 4 years of testing and experimenting with sugar rockets, and recently a lot of influence from the book “Easy PVC Rockets” by Jason Smiley. (http://bit.ly/IBEasyPVCRockets) If you check out the link, please share the love and let Jason know that Grant Thompson sent you. :) Thank you! My friend NightHawkInLight also has an awesome video on a different method of making a cored rocket with black powder. You can see that here: http://bit.ly/IBBPCoredRockets Project History & More Info: After making my video on Homemade Rocket Fuel (http://bit.ly/DIYRocketFuel) I had a lot of requests on how I built the one that launched at the end of the video. Although that rocket motor worked very well, I wanted to get the process down to a science before making a video about it. This project video shows a slightly different approach to the sugar motor using the same ingredients, and a demonstration of how the rocket motor performs. The main difference is that this is rammed powder as opposed to caramelizing the sugar mix. Sugar rockets are the slowest burning of all rocket fuels, and it's highly unlikely that PVC will explode when using kitty litter plugs and sugar for the propellent. In all my destructive testing, and controlled attempts to get one to fail catastrophically, the PVC was never damaged. All that would happen is that the plugs would blast out. Saying that, I wouldn't use PVC with black power rockets. That is a different story altogether. These motor blasted up over 2,300 feet high without any payload, which has been very consistent with all the motors I made for the project video. Some people wonder how I was able to measure it at 2,300 feet high. It's a rough guess based on my raw video footage. I was able to detect the apogee of the rocket by a timed delay mix showing the arch, then measuring the time from apogee to impact. It was just about 12 seconds exactly, and I entered that into a gravity calculator for falling objects (http://www.gravitycalc.com/) and got a result of 706 meters, which is 2,316 ft. Although the project video shows step-by-step how to build the motors, I would caution anyone wanting to make one to take precautions. These are not toys. They can light things on fire, and fall down on peoples heads, which I imagine could cause serious injury. You may need permits, or only be able to launch these on special experimental launch days with local rocketry clubs. My launch was out in the middle of the dessert, miles and miles away from any people, property and anything flammable. Safety precautions were in place in case anything went wrong. Having said that, I’m very proud of how these little motors perform, and amazed at how cheaply they can be made. To see how to add a time delay mix and parachute ejection charge, make sure to watch part 2 (Redneck Rocketry) http://bit.ly/RedneckRocketry
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How To Fall Asleep In 2 Minutes
 
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Can't fall asleep? These sleep tips are better than ASMR! Watch our SLEEP playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvFsG9gYFxY85s27YGtdvb8yHX_ELDCIM FOLLOW US! Greg Instagram: https://instagram.com/whalewatchmeplz Twitter: https://twitter.com/whalewatchmeplz Mitch Instagram: https://instagram.com/mitchellmoffit Twitter: https://twitter.com/mitchellmoffit ASAPScience Instagram: https://instagram.com/asapscience Facebook: https://facebook.com/asapscience Twitter: https://twitter.com/asapscience Tumblr: https://asapscience.tumblr.com Created by Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Mitch Moffit and Rachel Salt Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot Send us stuff! ASAPSCIENCE INC. P.O. Box 93, Toronto P Toronto, ON, M5S2S6 REFERENCES Why We Sleep https://www.amazon.com/Why-We-Sleep-Unlocking-Dreams-ebook/dp/B06ZZ1YGJ5 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22738673 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51765558_Sleep_vigilance_and_thermosensitivity https://www.fastcompany.com/90253444/what-happened-when-i-tried-the-u-s-armys-tactic-to-fall-asleep-in-two-minutes https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19060203 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1801013/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22932731 https://academic.oup.com/advances/article/7/5/938/4616727
Views: 7490924 AsapSCIENCE
No Flag Northern Ireland
 
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Northern Ireland's officially unofficial flag. Wallpapers for Patreon supporters: https://www.patreon.com/posts/northern-ireland-27723595
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What I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger
 
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Learned helplessness can prevent people from achieving their goals, something I've experienced first hand. Check out Audible: http://bit.ly/AudibleVe More walk and talk videos: http://bit.ly/2Veritasium
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Zen kōans: unsolvable enigmas designed to break your brain - Puqun Li
 
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/zen-koans-unsolvable-enigmas-designed-to-break-your-brain-puqun-li How do we explain the unexplainable? This question has inspired numerous myths, religious practices and scientific inquiries. But Zen Buddhists practicing throughout China from the 9th to 13th century asked a different question – why do we need an explanation? Puqun Li details the bewildering and ambiguous philosophical thought experiments these Buddhists called Zen kōans. Lesson by Puqun Li, directed by Cabong Studios. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Stephanie Perozo, Marc Bilodeau, Ruby Solorzano, Ivan Tsenov, Claudia Mayfield, Pavel Zalevskiy, Yankai Liu, Duo Xu, Ghassan Alhazzaa, Miloš Stevanović, Joy Love Om, Gi Nam Lee, Shawn Quichocho, Simone Kidner, Anika Westburg, Barun Padhy, Brandy Jones, Devin Harris, Tony Trapuzzano, Stephen Michael Alvarez, Tom Lee, Juliana, Jason Weinstein, Kris Siverhus, Alexander Walls, Annamaria Szilagyi, Morgan Williams, Abhijit Kiran Valluri, Mandeep Singh, Sama aafghani, سلطان الخليفي, Marylise CHAUFFETON, Marvin Vizuett, Jayant Sahewal, Quinn Shen, Caleb ross, Elizabeth Cruz, Elnathan Joshua Bangayan, Gaurav Rana, Mullaiarasu Sundaramurthy, Jose Henrique Leopoldo e Silva, Dan Paterniti, Jerome Froelich, Tyler Yoshizumi, and Martin Stephen.
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Can you solve the pirate riddle? - Alex Gendler
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-pirate-riddle-alex-gendler It’s a good day to be a pirate. Amaro and his four mateys – Bart, Charlotte, Daniel, and Eliza have struck gold – a chest with 100 coins. But now, they must divvy up the booty according to the pirate code — and pirate code is notoriously complicated. Can you help come up with the distribution that Amaro should propose to make sure he lives to tell the tale? Alex Gendler shows how. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 5051645 TED-Ed
Where Do Trees Get Their Mass?
 
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Complete unedited interviews: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dcw98B2Nzg Trees can weigh hundreds or even thousands of tons, but where do they get this mass from? A few common answers are: the soil, water, and sunlight. But the truth is the vast majority of a dry tree's mass comes from the air - it originated as carbon dioxide
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The Chinese myth of the meddling monk - Shunan Teng
 
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Will Bai Su Zhen, the white snake demon, and her love, Xu Xian, ever be free of the meddling monk? (Part Two of the myth of the white snake). -- Xu Xian had just received an invitation to the opening ceremony of a new temple. His wife, Bai Su Zhen, warned him not to attend, but Xu Xian, a devout Buddhist, felt obligated to make an appearance. What they didn’t know was that these invitations had come from Fa Hai, the monk determined to separate them. Can the young lovers ever escape the monk’s meddling? Shunan Teng shares this Chinese myth. Lesson by Shunan Teng, directed by Kino Bino. Sign up for our newsletter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdNewsletter Support us on Patreon: http://bit.ly/TEDEdPatreon Follow us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/TEDEdFacebook Find us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TEDEdTwitter Peep us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/TEDEdInstagram View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-chinese-myth-of-the-white-snake-and-the-meddling-monk-shunan-teng Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Tony, Michelle, Katie and Josh Pedretti, Vaibhav Mirjolkar, Thomas Bahrman, Allan Hayes, Aidan Forero, Uday Kishore, Mikhail Shkirev, Devesh Kumar, Sunny Patel, Anuj Tomar, Lowell Fleming, David Petrovič, Hoai Nam Tran, Stina Boberg, Alexandrina Danifeld, Kack-Kyun Kim, Travis Wehrman, haventfiguredout, Caitlin de Falco, Ken, zjweele13, Anna-Pitschna Kunz, Edla Paniguel, Elena Crescia, Thomas Mungavan, Alejandro Cachoua, Jaron Blackburn, Yoga Trapeze Wanderlust, Sandy Nasser, Venkat Venkatakrishnan, Nicolle Fieldsend-Roxborough, John Saveland, Jason Garcia, Robson Martinho, Martin Lau, Senjo Limbu, Joe Huang, SungGyeong Bae, Christian Kurch, Begum Tutuncu, David Matthew Ezroj, Sweetmilkcoco, Raphaël LAURENT, Joe Meyers, Farah Abdelwahab, Brian Richards, Divina Grace Dar Santos, Jessie McGuire, Abdullah Altuwaijri and Sarah Burns.
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Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle? - Daniel Finkel
 
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If you enjoy our riddles, we highly recommend reading "The Number Devil": https://amzn.to/2kO7S8P Check out our book rec page to learn more: http://bit.ly/2JqwgLE View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-penniless-pilgrim-riddle-daniel-finkel After months of travel, you’ve arrived at Duonia, home to the famous temple that’s the destination of your pilgrimage. The walk from the welcome center to the temple isn't a long one ... but there’s a problem. Can you outsmart the city's imposed tax and make it to the temple without paying a fee? Daniel Finkel shows how. Lesson by Daniel Finkel, animation by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Tan YH, Brittiny Elman, Mayra Urbano, Ruth Fang, Kostadin Mandulov, Alex Schenkman, Sdiep Sriram, Ivan Todorović, Antero Semi, Yanuar Ashari, Mrinalini, Anthony Kudolo, Scott Gass, Querida Owens, Hazel Lam, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Stephen A. Wilson, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Katie Winchester, Mary Sawyer, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Be Owusu, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Chad Harper, Dawn Jordan, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Dmitry Neverov, Tushar Sharma, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Joanne Luce, Henry Li, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, and Bev Millar.
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Can you solve the virus riddle? - Lisa Winer
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-virus-riddle-lisa-winer Your research team has found a prehistoric virus preserved in the permafrost and isolated it for study. After a late night working, you’re just closing up the lab when a sudden earthquake hits and breaks all the sample vials. Will you be able to destroy the virus before the vents open and unleash a deadly airborne plague? Lisa Winer shows how. Lesson by Lisa Winer, animation by Artrake Studio.
Views: 5842612 TED-Ed
Are We All Related?
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/PBSDSDonate This is part 3 of our special series on Human Ancestry! Watch the entire series here ►► http://bit.ly/OKTBSHuman ↓↓↓More info and sources below ↓↓↓ In part 3 of our special series on human ancestry, we investigate how closely related we all really are. Basic math tells us that all humans share ancestors. But you’ll be amazed at how recently those shared ancestors lived. Thanks to genetic data in the 21st century, we’re even discovering that we really are all descended from one mother. ----------- REFERENCES: Chang, Joseph T. "Recent common ancestors of all present-day individuals." Advances in Applied Probability 31.04 (1999): 1002-1026. Jorde, Lynn B. "Genetic variation and human evolution." (2003). Rohde, Douglas LT. "On the common ancestors of all living humans." (2003) Rohde, Douglas LT, Steve Olson, and Joseph T. Chang. "Modelling the recent common ancestry of all living humans." Nature 431.7008 (2004): 562-566. Stringer, Chris. “Lone survivors: How we came to be the only humans on earth.” Macmillan, 2012. http://amzn.to/2oIFg3q (Library: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/855581724) Tattersall, Ian. “Masters of the planet: the search for our human origins.” Macmillan, 2012. http://amzn.to/2pOZrKS (Library: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/733231407) ----------- FOLLOW US: Merch: https://store.dftba.com/collections/its-okay-to-be-smart Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Twitter: @okaytobesmart @DrJoeHanson Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Instagram: @DrJoeHanson Snapchat: YoDrJoe ----------- It’s Okay To Be Smart is hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.D. Director: Joe Nicolosi Writer: Joe Hanson Producer/editor/animator: Andrew Matthews Producer: Stephanie Noone and Amanda Fox Produced by PBS Digital Studios Music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock http://www.shutterstock.com
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Can you solve the three gods riddle? - Alex Gendler
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-three-gods-riddle-alex-gendler You and your team have crash-landed on an ancient planet. Can you appease the three alien overlords who rule it and get your team safely home? Created by logician Raymond Smullyan, and popularized by his colleague George Boolos, this riddle has been called the hardest logic puzzle ever. Alex Gendler shows how to solve it. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Artrake Studio.
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5 Weird Involuntary Behaviors Explained!
 
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Viewers like you help make PBS (Thank you 😃) . Support your local PBS Member Station here: https://to.pbs.org/PBSDSDonate Why we yawn, why we hiccup, twitchy eyes (and more)! Don’t miss our next video! SUBSCRIBE! ►► http://bit.ly/iotbs_sub ↓ More info and sources below ↓ Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jtotheizzoe Follow on Tumblr: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Follow on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jtotheizzoe Our bodies do a lot of weird things, and many of them are completely involuntary. Why do we often jerk our bodies awake right before falling asleep? Why do we yawn? Why do we hiccup? Why do some people sneeze when they look at the sun? And why does your eye twitch? This week we'll look at the science behind these crazy involuntary behaviors! MY T-SHIRT: http://www.cognitive-surplus.com/product/science-is-magic-that-works-shirt-organic/ Read more: Aristotle's "Book of Problems" free online: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12699/12699-h/12699-h.htm#BOOK_OF_PROBLEMS (it was probably not written by Aristotle, but instead collected after his death) Yawns: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140811-warning-this-may-make-you-yawn Eye twitches: http://www.straightdope.com/columns/read/1603/what-causes-my-eyelid-to-twitch Sun sneezes: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2821404/ Hiccups: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140127-do-hiccup-remedies-work Sleep twitches: http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120522-suffer-from-sleep-shudders http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120522-suffer-from-sleep-shudders Post-micturition convulsion syndrome: http://io9.com/5810102/the-science-of-pee-shivers Have an idea for an episode or an amazing science question you want answered? Leave a comment below! ----------------- It's Okay To Be Smart is written and hosted by Joe Hanson, Ph.DFollow me on Twitter: @jtotheizzoe Email me: itsokaytobesmart AT gmail DOT com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/itsokaytobesmart Google+ https://plus.google.com/+itsokaytobesmart For more awesome science, check out: http://www.itsokaytobesmart.com Produced by PBS Digital Studios: http://www.youtube.com/user/pbsdigitalstudios Joe Hanson - Creator/Host/Writer Joe Nicolosi - Director Amanda Fox - Producer, Spotzen IncKate Eads - Associate Producer Andrew Matthews - Editing/Motion Graphics Katie Graham - Director of Photography John Knudsen - Gaffer Dalton Allen - Post-Production Intern Theme music: "Ouroboros" by Kevin MacLeod Other music via APM Stock images from Shutterstock ----------------- Last week's video: There's no such thing as cold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akd7MMRKDwc More videos: Why Are Some People Left-Handed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPvMUpcxPSA Why Did We Blow on NES Games? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gf9mtXnJfM The Science of Game of Thrones - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utu-LpJn3Is There Was No First Human - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdWLhXi24Mo How The Elements Got Their Names - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtg9p6A6xnY
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History vs. Richard Nixon - Alex Gendler
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-vs-richard-nixon-alex-gendler The president of the United States of America is often said to be one of the most powerful positions in the world. But of all the US presidents accused of abusing that power, only one has left office as a result. Does Richard Nixon deserve to be remembered for more than the scandal that ended his presidency? Alex Gendler puts this disgraced president’s legacy on trial. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Brett Underhill.
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Can you solve the prisoner boxes riddle? - Yossi Elran
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-prisoner-boxes-riddle-yossi-elran Want more? Try your hand at the buried treasure riddle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCeklW2e6_E Your favorite band is great at playing music...but not so great at being organized. They keep misplacing their instruments on tour, and it’s driving their manager mad. Can you solve the brain-numbing riddle their manager assigns them and make sure the band stays on their label? Yossi Elran shows how. Lesson by Yossi Elran, animation by Artrake Studio.
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How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity
 
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company established to catalyse breakthrough performance for individuals and senior teams. In addition, he has also developed a unique and integrated approach to learning that gives people the means to acquire language or complex technical knowledge in short periods of time. Jan-21-2014 Update. The video transcripts are now available via the following links: English Only: http://www.the-third-ear.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months.pdf English + Chinese Translation: http://www.kungfuenglish.com/files/TEDx-ChrisLonsdale-LearnAnyLanguage6Months-ENG-CHS.pdf In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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