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What If We Could See Nature In Infrared?

Why are trees and other plants green? Seems like a simple question. But the answer is full of surprises. Using a special camera that can pick up light just beyond the visible range, into the near-infrared, you’ll get to see … Continue reading

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Why the World Only Has Two Words for Tea

A short history of the words which different world languages have for tea. My third serious video. I tried to experiment a bit more with this video. Also, please forgive my horrific pronunciations of everything… And yes, I know about … Continue reading

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The Longest Genome in the Animal Kingdom Found – Not What I Expected

I wrote a foreword for this awesome Sci-Fi book here: https://amzn.to/3aGrg0I​ Get a Wonderful Person shirt: teespring.com/stores/whatdamath​ Alternatively, PayPal donations can be sent here: paypal.me/whatdamath Hello and welcome! My name is Anton and in this video, we will talk about … Continue reading

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The Origin of Matter and Time | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

Now that we’ve broken down our preconceived notions about mass and time, let’s redefine what they really are. Since we know that time is not a universal constant, what is? On this week’s Space Time, Matt defines causal order and … Continue reading

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The Fascinatingly Mysterious Origins of the Ainu

TREY the Explainer Hello! This is my first video on Human Diversity and evolution. In this video, I discuss quite a bit about ancient and prehistoric human migration and evolution into East Asian, specifically Japan. I examine the strange and … Continue reading

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David Graeber on the Extreme ‘Centre’

“It strikes me that what’s called the moderates are the most immoderate people possible” Previously unreleased video of David Graeber talking about liberalism. Originally filmed at the start of 2020. We planned to make a dedicated film on the subject … Continue reading

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The Dark Sky Paradox – A Never-Ending Universe

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My stroke of insight | Jill Bolte Taylor

http://www.ted.com​ Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, … Continue reading

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Demented Toys by Obvious Plant Confront Harsh Realities and the Mundanity of Life

Unless you want a distraught child, double-check the packaging of your next purchase in case you accidentally snag a one-off toy by Jeff Wysaski, aka Obvious Plant. For years, he’s been littering supermarket and drugstore shelves with his action figures … Continue reading

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Earth Has Another Magnetic Field

You probably know about the geomagnetic field that protects the earth from solar storms and radiation. But precision satellites have measured ANOTHER magnetic field coming from Earth, and its signals might hold the key to searching for water on other … Continue reading

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