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American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

[FDR]: So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed us to convert retreat into advance. Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by […]

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The Science of Love, Planets & Pollution | V-MAN | Suvrat Joshi | #VishayKhol

The Science of Love, Planets & Pollution | V-MAN | Suvrat Joshi | #VishayKhol

Baby I love… you… Love, Planets, and Pollution [Sings a Bollywood song expressing his dilemma if to express his love to his beloved. ] Oh my God! Your heart is beating so fast! You look happy. It seems you haven’t slept the whole night and haven’t eaten anything since morning. So, to get over your […]

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7 Mind-Blowing Hippo Facts – Science on the Web #64
Scientists Are Freaking Out Over Skyscraper Sized Waves

Scientists Are Freaking Out Over Skyscraper Sized Waves

Today’s subject comes from a viewer suggestion. YouTube user Kalari wonders just how big a rogue wave can get. Rogue waves, also called monster waves, or freak waves, are the mysterious phenomenon of a single swell on the water rising up to dangerous proportions. They can be especially strong in stormy conditions, but a rogue […]

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The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

Are we the only living things in the entire universe? The observable universe is about 90 billion light years in diameter. There are at least one hundred billion galaxies, each with one hundred to one thousand billion stars. Recently, we’ve learned that planets are very common too. And, there are probably trillions and trillions of […]

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10 Body Parts That Reveal Your Intelligence
Scientists Just Broke a Quantum Record; What Happens Next?

Scientists Just Broke a Quantum Record; What Happens Next?

One of the reasons quantum mechanics is hard to get your head around is because it’s just so friggin’ weird. Things at the quantum level behave completely counterintuitively, compared to what we’re used to out here on the macro-scale. Recently, though, scientists have announced possibly the largest objects yet observed being governed by quantum physics. […]

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Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Scientists Can Implant Fake Memories in the Brain, Here’s How

Human memory is unreliable enough as it is, but researchers interested in better understanding how and where our memories are stored are developing new ways to manipulate them. The search for memory “engrams,” a collection of identifiable neurons that physically represent a memory, has occupied scientists for over a hundred years. Turns out, memory is […]

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What is Artificial Intelligence?
The Science of Internet Addiction & Brainpower

The Science of Internet Addiction & Brainpower

In September of 1848, a 25 year old named Phineas Gage was working on a railroad in Vermont when some explosive powder ignited prematurely and sent an iron rod flying through his cheek and out the top of his skull- demolishing his prefrontal cortex. The rod was later found about 30 yards from the explosion, […]

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