Matthew Dea

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Do Calories Matter? Is a Calorie a Calorie? (Science of Weight Gain)

Do Calories Matter? Is a Calorie a Calorie? (Science of Weight Gain)

Why does Bill Gates have so much money? Because he earned more money than he spent Why did Basketball Team X win the big game? They scored more points than Team Y. “Goddamnit Pete, why are you fat?” The typical answer is that more calories went in than out of Pete’s body. The responses to […]

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Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Field Museum

Welcome to The Brain Scoop’s new office! Isn’t it cool? I’m sitting here in Stanley Field Hall in the Field Museum of Natural History. It is one of the largest natural history museums in the United States. It has: representing Right now I’m going to take you guys on a tour of some of the […]

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The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

The art of preserving a blue marlin | Natural History Museum

So here we are in Hintze Hall, our newly renovated space. On this ground floor we have ten Wonder Bays, which show the sorts of collections that we’ve got. So on the east side we have we have extinct specimens, and on the west side we have extant specimens that are still in the world […]

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Rupert Sheldrake – The Science Delusion BANNED TED TALK
Artificial Intelligence Solved This Audio Illusion. Can You?

Artificial Intelligence Solved This Audio Illusion. Can You?

Now, did you hear what I was saying? Clearly enough that you could, say, write it in dow the comments? If so, you just experienced a phenomenon called The Cocktail Party Effect. You can hear me while there’s people talking right next to us or if there’s a jazz band across the room. This is […]

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Stefano Mancuso: The roots of plant intelligence

Stefano Mancuso: The roots of plant intelligence

Sometimes I go browsing [through] a very old magazine. I found this observation test about the story of the ark. And the artist that drew this observation test did some errors, had some mistakes — there are more or less 12 mistakes. Some of them are very easy. There is a funnel, an aerial part, […]

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Science Today: Pygmy Sloths | California Academy of Sciences

Science Today: Pygmy Sloths | California Academy of Sciences

a pygmy sloths are that’s really incredible species they’re only found on a single island of the whole world it’s an island called a sciutto devar Aquos and i was off the coast of Panama now what makes into a special is that they’re really small hence the name pygmy and they’re about 40% the […]

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Priceless Science: 4th of July

Priceless Science: 4th of July

Miniature American flag, one dollar. Condiments for your party, 18 dollars. A new propane grill, 360 dollars. Sparklers for every person in the state of Virginia, 3.7 million dollars. Cost of putting on the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show, seven million dollars. Knowing that over 19 million pounds of hot dogs will be consumed […]

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Information Enigma: Where does information come from?

Information Enigma: Where does information come from?

the crucial question that will decide the debate about biological origins is precisely the question of the origin of information if you don’t have instructions if you don’t have information you can’t build anything alike everyone who works in biology knows that information is needed in order for a living cell to do what it […]

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Valentine’s Day Science

Valentine’s Day Science

Well it’s Valentine’s Day again a day to celebrate companionship, affection, romance and loyalty but did you know that these concepts extend beyond human beings. For example wolves are known to be among some of your most loyal animals. Wolves commonly are known to mate for life. A male and female who mate and raise […]

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