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Chemistry Life Hacks (Vol. 1)

Chemistry life hacks. McGuyver Meets Mendeleev in these everyday, chemistry inspired tricks to make your life a little easier, with all the evidence you need to back it up. Now let’s get started. #1 – COFFEE, CREAM AND SALT You’re buying the best roast in town, but no matter what you do, your coffee always […]

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The chemistry of cookies – Stephanie Warren

The chemistry of cookies – Stephanie Warren

In a time-lapse video, it looks like a monster coming alive. For a moment, it sits there innocuously. Then, ripples move across its surface. It bulges outwards, bursting with weird boils. It triples in volume. Its color darkens ominously, and its surface hardens into an alien topography of peaks and craters. Then, the kitchen timer […]

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“D-N-A” | SUNG SCIENCE

“D-N-A” | SUNG SCIENCE

The particles that are a part of you are the same bits of something from the start of you. They were passed to you, and in your time too, you’ll pass them on if you’re choosing to! D- D-N- D-N-A! It’s a secret code of a list of facts, and that list leads to how […]

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What’s the Physics Behind Texting?

What’s the Physics Behind Texting?

You probably send a bunch of texts everyday. But when you hit send, what happens? How does your message make its way across the room or to the other side of the world, to someone else’s phone? I’m Greg, and What The Physics?! To send a message out of your phone, electricity from your battery […]

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How to Survive Being Poisoned, According to Science

How to Survive Being Poisoned, According to Science

Well, you’ve really done it this time. Whether marrying a murderous temptress with a heart of stone, or chewing on a wild forest mushroom, you got yourself poisoned. Your throat is closing up, and your gut clenches with pain. Will you die? Luckily, there are steps you can take to live another day. Here’s how […]

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“The Insane Brain!” | SUNG SCIENCE

“The Insane Brain!” | SUNG SCIENCE

Think about thinking. How do we do it? I think it’s time you start thinking about thinking of each thought you’ve got! It all starts with an input, small or large, that your body will translate into electric charge. That current rides a wave down the cell that opens tiny holes, letting in sodium or […]

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Completing your Waterloo AIF: Math and computer science questions

Completing your Waterloo AIF: Math and computer science questions

Only applicants to Faculty of Mathematics programs will see this section on the AIF. Contest participation is not a requirement for admission, but we strongly encourage you to participate in the contests as this is used in combination with other admissions information for scholarship decisions. For Questions 1, 2 and 3 answer Yes or No. […]

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The Science Behind New Year’s Resolutions

The Science Behind New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, when many people resolve to learn a new skill, give up something that’s bad for them, or simply put more effort in at school. But do New Year’s resolutions work? Research by British psychologist Richard Wiseman in 2007 has shown that 88% of all resolutions end in failure. Many […]

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The Dark Science of Persuasion: Learn How To Persuade Anyone ✓

The Dark Science of Persuasion: Learn How To Persuade Anyone ✓

I shared with you a very important promise 3 years ago, which is when I started my channel. I promised you that I wouldn’t release countless videos with very little value-adds. I would never do tthat. I kept my promise for all these years. I released only about 30 videos. 3 years and just 30 […]

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Mathesia – Data Science, Modeling, Simulation and Optimization

Good business is the best art. It’s stimulating and challenging. However businesses today are faced with ever-growing complexities. They constantly require more accurate solutions to improve the quality of products and services, be efficient and speed up processes. While traditional approaches often fail to adapt to new situations, applied mathematics and data analysis play an […]

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