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The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli (05:04)

TED-Ed · 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-speaking-multiple-languages-benefits-the-brain-mia-nacamulli It’s obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier — like traveling or watching movies without subtitles. But are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Mia Nacamulli details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged. Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by TED-Ed.

How to Pick a Lock With Hairpins (05:42)

NightHawkInLight · 3 years ago
Lock picking is as old as locks themselves, and is enjoyed as a hobby and practical skill worldwide. While it has been tainted in many people's minds as something only done by criminals, it is in fact a skill that could very well save your life if kidnapped, as well as saving hundreds of dollars in locksmithing costs to open things for which the key has been lost. Criminals and thieves are far more likely to break a window and in other ways use force to open things rather than trouble with the delicate, and many times lengthy method of picking. Practice locks can be purchased here (this is an affiliate link): http://ebay.to/1KVqCuU Practice locks such as the one used in this video can be found for sale online with little searching, but all that is really necessary to practice is a simple padlock. Practicing lock picking should only be done on a lock that is not essential to some purpose, as it is possible to damage a lock if done incorrectly. It of course should also not be done on a lock that does not belong to you, as doing so is likely illegal. AllTimeNumbers has collaborated with me for this video and has released their own video to go along with it: The CIA in Numbers. You can check it out here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v cHzcMEXP2yo #NightHawkInLight -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Check out my latest video: "How To View Invisible Air Currents With Lasers" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v K94Cc21KEIA -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins (04:45)

TED-Ed · 3 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-playing-an-instrument-benefits-your-brain-anita-collins When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout. Lesson by Anita Collins, animation by Sharon Colman Graham.

What Happens If We Throw an Elephant From a Skyscraper? Life & Size 1 (06:40)

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell · 5 months ago
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Stanford Professor Andrei Linde celebrates physics breakthrough (02:39)

Stanford · 3 years ago
Assistant Professor Chao-Lin Kuo surprises Professor Andrei Linde with evidence that supports cosmic inflation theory. The discovery, made by Kuo and his colleagues at the BICEP2 experiment, represents the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. These waves have been described as the "first tremors of the Big Bang." Producer: Bjorn Carey Video: Kurt Hickman For more on the discovery, see: http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/march/physics-cosmic-inflation-031714.html

Schrödinger's cat: A thought experiment in quantum mechanics - Chad Orzel (04:38)

TED-Ed · 3 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/schrodinger-s-cat-a-thought-experiment-in-quantum-mechanics-chad-orzel Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founders of quantum mechanics, posed this famous question: If you put a cat in a sealed box with a device that has a 50% chance of killing the cat in the next hour, what will be the state of the cat when that time is up? Chad Orzel investigates this thought experiment. Lesson by Chad Orzel, animation by Agota Vegso.

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson (07:49)

TED · 4 years ago
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

How to Make Bismuth Crystals (03:33)

NightHawkInLight · 2 years ago
Bismuth ingots can be purchased here (this is an affiliate link): http://ebay.to/1iwwqji Bismuth is non-toxic and has a number of very interesting properties. For best results I recommend using at least 4 or 5 pounds of bismuth for the surface crystallization method demonstrated in the video. The deeper the pool of bismuth is in the pan the better, because the crystals will have extra room to grow before they touch the bottom. The more you use the more impressive your results will be. Some of you that are familiar with other forms of crystal formation may be thinking I gave bad advice when I state in the video that you can move the crystals as they grow. Usual crystal growth requires a very still solution with no movement, and a very slow cool down period. I did quite a lot of experimenting with this method and found that bismuth does not behave quite the same way. Once the crystals have begun forming it does not seem to matter if they are moved so long as they remain submerged. Further structured growth happens regardless of disturbance once there is a point to nucleate from. You may also notice that I was not wearing gloves for a portion of the video, that was foolish of me. I was wearing eye protection the entire time. Leather gloves (not synthetic!) and lab goggles should always be worn in case of splashes or spills. If you would like to skip the process of making your own crystals, you can buy them already made here (another affiliate link): http://ebay.to/1BIvj2C Music: Minimal - Soundaround -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Check out my latest video: "How To View Invisible Air Currents With Lasers" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v K94Cc21KEIA -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

Death From Space — Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained (07:14)

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell · 1 year ago
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Where do superstitions come from? - Stuart Vyse (05:11)

TED-Ed · 10 months ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-superstitions-come-from-stuart-vyse Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 13? Whether or not you believe in them, you’re probably familiar with a few of these superstitions. But where did they come from? Stuart Vyse shares the weird and specific origins of some of our favorite superstitions. Lesson by Stuart Vyse, directed by TED-Ed. Animation by Jérémie Balais and Jeff Le Bars: http://jefflebars.com/team/

How does money laundering work? - Delena D. Spann (04:47)

TED-Ed · 8 months ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-money-laundering-work-delena-d-spann Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering. Lesson by Delena D. Spann, animation by Juan M. Urbina.

Why the octopus brain is so extraordinary - Cláudio L. Guerra (04:17)

TED-Ed · 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-the-octopus-brain-is-so-extraordinary-claudio-l-guerra Octopuses have the ability to solve puzzles, learn through observation, and even use tools – just like humans. But what makes octopus intelligence so amazing is that it comes from a biological structure completely different from ours. Cláudio L. Guerra takes a look inside the amazing octopus brain. Lesson by Cláudio L. Guerra, animation by Cinematic.