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Five Fire Ant Colony Casting Session Part 3: Casts 4 & 5

Here are the last two casts of the five aluminum fire ant colony casting session. I thought that attempting to cast five colonies in one session and showing the result, regardless of the cast quality, would highlight the difficulty of … Continue reading

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Watch the Birdie: A Restored Brass Gadget Dating Back 140 Years Reveals a Historic Photography Trick

GRACE EBERT Prior to asking subjects to grin and “say cheese,” photographers would entreat those awaiting a portrait to “watch the birdie.” Now generally out of use, the phrase dates back to 1879 and references a technique to capture both kids’ … Continue reading

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JAPAN & CHINA ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY 2020

The Japanese have made contributions across a number of scientific and technological domains. In particular, the country has played a crucial role in the digital revolution since the 20th century, with many modern revolutionary and widespread technologies in fields such … Continue reading

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Happy UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2020!

Sussex student and Digital Media Guru, Sam, interviews audio preservation engineer, Duncan, from Unlocking Our Sound Heritage. Unlocking Our Sound Heritage is a British Library project to preserve, catalogue, and give access to rare and unique sound recordings from across … Continue reading

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Probing fine-scale connections in the brain

Tracing connections, such as those in this section of the fruit-fly brain, could uncover links between neural architecture, biology and disease. Credit: FlyEM at HHMI/Google Research   Artificial intelligence and improved microscopy make it feasible to map the nervous system … Continue reading

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Cherokee Bean Bread | Native America | PBS Food

Recipe: https://to.pbs.org/2FHLlru Learn how to make this staple dish, which is part of nearly every meal in a Cherokee home. Chef Nico Albert (Cherokee Nation) is a self-taught chef, caterer and student of traditional Indigenous cuisines based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. … Continue reading

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Planting Corn, Squash and Beans Using The Three Sisters Method

The Three Sisters is a planting method, developed by Native American tribes, that is one of the earliest examples of companion planting. Watch our video to learn all about it![…]

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Bean Time-Lapse – 25 days | Soil cross section

Kidney bean time lapse with soil cross section. Showing how roots ant upper part of plant grows. Play speed – 17280x (one shot every 9 minutes 36 seconds played at 30 FPS). This was fourth attempt. During other attempts roots … Continue reading

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Building a Musical Instrument Out Of Teeth

Teeth! Music! Wall! No refunds. Please file all your “NOOO SIMONE WHY” here: https://twitter.com/SimoneGiertz Thanks Qualcomm for sponsoring: https://www.qualcomm.com/ And thanks @ANDREW HUANG for watching me pull out teeth! The Every Day Calendar is available for pre-order: https://simonegiertz.myshopify.com/ 👇 places … Continue reading

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Why Is English Spelling So Damn Weird?!

In this video I look at the historical factors that have made English spelling so varied, inconsistent, and unpredictable! […]

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