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How to Survive a Meteor Strike, According To Science

In our day to day lives, sometimes it’s hard to remember that we live on a planet that’s just a tiny speck in the vastness of space. And, that as we sit here, we’re vulnerable to asteroid strikes. They’re big, they’re fast, and they could really mess up whatever they smash into. Remember what happened …


Looking to the past for clues on the future of energy

Looking to the past for clues on the future of energy

[MUSIC] So my name is Jennifer Widom. I’m the new Dean of the School of Engineering. I’ve been in the job a whopping three and a half weeks. Thank you.>>[APPLAUSE] >>And one of the distinct pleasures of the job is to attend events like this and introduce the amazing people we’re gonna be hearing from. …



How to Survive a Sinking Ship, According to Science

How to Survive a Sinking Ship, According to Science

You’re enjoying a nice day on an ocean cruise. You’re relaxed and secure. Too bad that a rogue wave, human error, high winds, or a mechanical failure just ruined your trip. Suddenly, a huge spray of water douses your clothes. People are rushing around shrieking and falling over deck chairs. The floor underneath your feet …


LORE – Natural Selection 2 Lore in a Minute!

LORE – Natural Selection 2 Lore in a Minute!

Phase Gates are an advanced technology, allowing people to teleport from one solar system to the other. Since they are individually owned by various governments and super-corporations, the Trans-System Federation was established to create the Charter, a document that regulates intergalactic travel, provides basic rights, and tries to stop people from killing one another. A …


The Rise of A.I., Shifting Economies, and Corporate Consciousness Will Define the Future

Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Revolutions of 1848: Crash Course European History #26

Hi I’m John Green and this is Crash Course European History. So, there are many candidates for most important year in European history–1492, when permanent links between Afroeurasia and the Americas first formed; 1688, when the Glorious Revolution gave Europe an example of constitutional governments; 1789, when the French Revolution directly challenged monarchy; 1992, when …


How Long Can We Live?

How Long Can We Live?

This video was sponsored by Squarespace. Hi, this is Emily from MinuteEarth. Not to sound super morbid, but with each passing second of life, the cells in our bodies accrue a little more damage, which is at least partly why, as people get older, their odds of dying increase: today, a 40 year-old has a …


How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

How Humans Made Malaria So Deadly

While newer health threats grab most of the headlines, malaria – the mosquito-borne, cell-rupturing blood parasite – remains among the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. But before we go blaming that on malaria, it’s worth noting that we humans made this parasite the killer it is today. That’s not to say we somehow invented malaria. It …


Manoomin – Protect Our Waters

Manoomin – Protect Our Waters

A thousand years ago our people lived on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. And prophets come to us and told us that we would move to the West. And the third prophet told us that we would live somewhere where the food grows on the water. Manoomin is our sacred food. A gift from …

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