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Beekeeping Made Easy With a New Compact Hive Built for Urban Settings

Gone are the days of full coverage beekeeping suits and padded gloves with the invention of a radical new hive by Italian company Beeing, which was founded by a third-generation bee keeper. B-box is the very first system designed for … Continue reading

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What happens to Your Atoms after you die? The Immortal Infinite Journey.

Arvin Ash Published on 2 May 2019 What happens to your atoms when you die? About 100 billion people have died since the dawn of humanity. Since the law of conservation of matter says that matter cannot be created or … Continue reading

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What is dyslexia? – Kelli Sandman-Hurley

TED-Ed Published on 15 Jul 2013 View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dys… Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t … Continue reading

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That black hole photo: How event horizons bend time, space, and light | Michelle Thaller

Big Think Published on 2 Jul 2019 Give yourself the gift of knowledge — subscribe to Big Think Edge: http://bit.ly/bigthinkedge The recent photo of a black hole is something extraordinary. Here’s why. – Black holes are usually surrounded by disks … Continue reading

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The man who makes art in his sleep – BBC REEL

BBC Reel Published on 21 May 2019 At the age of four, Lee Hadwin began to discover he has a hidden creative talent while he sleeps. By the morning, a new piece of artwork has been created and he has … Continue reading

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The amazing brains and morphing skin of octopuses and other cephalopods | Roger Hanlon

Octopus, squid and cuttlefish — collectively known as cephalopods — have strange, massive, distributed brains. What do they do with all that neural power? Dive into the ocean with marine biologist Roger Hanlon, who shares astonishing footage of the camouflaging … Continue reading

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The secret language of trees – Camille Defrenne and Suzanne Simard

TED-Ed Published on 1 Jul 2019 Learn how trees are able to communicate with each other through a vast root system and symbiotic fungi, called mycorrhizae. — Most of the forest lives in the shadow of the giants that make … Continue reading

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This Strange Plant Has Flowers with Petals Shaped Like Hummingbirds

Wow. Have you ever seen this flower? When Redditor Octopus Prime posted this photo of an unusual looking plant, the internet caught fire. In the palm of someone’s hand, what appears to be an origami hummingbird is actually a flower. … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Remembering – Elemental

Cramming for the exam, repeating someone’s name: Some experts say they’re not that effective at solidifying a memory. Memories don’t just happen — they’re made. In the brain, the process involves converting working memory — things we’ve just learned — into long-term memories. Scientists have known … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Sleeping While Hanging Upside Down

RuthLesProductions2 Published on 26 Mar 2018 Watch this brief video of a Hummingbird sleeping while hanging upside down on a feeder, and then see what happens next. We had never heard of this until we saw it happen.

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