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Art and Empathy

Empathy is a term we hear a lot, but what does it mean and how does it work? Looking back through art history, we find many moments when art has allowed us to share in the feelings of others, from … Continue reading

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What does a 1920s BIRTHDAY CAKE taste like?

I make myself a chocolate birthday cake using a 100 year old recipe, and I explore the history of birthday cake and why we put candles on them. Help Support the Channel with Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tastinghistory Follow Tasting History with Max … Continue reading

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How Did Giant Pterosaurs Fly?

The largest pterosaurs like Quetzalcoatlus were closer in size to airplanes than birds. No flying animal alive today comes close to their huge size. So did giant pterosaurs actually fly? I went to see the fossil bones of the largest … Continue reading

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Wild bison to return to UK for first time in 6,000 years

Release of a small herd of endangered animals in Kent is planned for spring 2022. Wild bison are to return to the UK for the first time in 6,000 years, with the release of a small herd in Kent planned … Continue reading

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Engineers design a reusable, silicone rubber face mask – ScienceBlog.com

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have designed a new face mask that they believe could stop viral particles as effectively as N95 masks. Unlike N95 masks, the new masks were designed to be easily sterilized and used … Continue reading

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Freedom House Ambulance Service – 99% Invisible

Back in the 1960s and 70s, in the city of Pittsburgh, there was a nickname for guys like John Moon –The Unemployables. This nickname meant that you simply could not get hired, no matter where you went for a job. … Continue reading

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These revolutionary cities are forcing cars to take a back seat | Living

Now could be the perfect time for a sustainable transport revolution. By Rosie Frost We’ve become used to the quieter roads, fewer cars and open public spaces. It feels like there is more space to breathe. The ability to cycle … Continue reading

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To Let Neurons Talk, Immune Cells Clear Paths through Brain’s ‘Scaffolding’ – ScienceBlog.com

To make new memories, our brain cells first must find one another. Small protrusions that bud out from the ends of neurons’ long, branching tentacles dock neurons together so they can talk. These ports of cellular chatter – called synapses, … Continue reading

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Leona Tate Turns School She Helped Desegregate Into Center for Equality

By Kelly Richman-Abdou on July 6, 2020 “The history of the school desegregation in New Orleans has not been told correctly…it’s time people learned the truth.”   On May 17, 1954, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Imarn takes on racism in the UK | DW Documentary

Activist Imarn Ayton organizes demonstrations with thousands of protesters. So why hasn’t UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson rung her up? Her hope is to see the anti-racism protests result in effective policy-making. Boris Johnson has already responded. He has convened … Continue reading

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