MinuteEarth

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Why Do Heart Attacks Cause *Arm* Pain?
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What Is The Best Shape For A Farm?
This video was made in partnership with Gates Ventures. The shape of a farm can tell you a surprising amount about the land it's on and the people that use it.
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When Was The Worst Time In History To Die?
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The 3 Reasons This Tree Has Lived 5000 Years
Keep exploring at brilliant.org/MinuteEarth. Get started for free, and hurry – the first 200 people get 20% off an annual premium subscription.
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Why It's Impossible To Win a Nuclear War
Check out the recipients of the 2022 Future of Life Award at futureoflife.org/future-of-life-award Nuclear war is a terrifying existential threat, but we shouldn't only fear the blasts
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When Tree Planting Goes Wrong
Special thanks to the Society for Ecological Restoration and its global partners for their support during this production; and to the Convention on Biological Diversity, which is part of the United
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Which Is Worse: Underpopulation Or Overpopulation?
This video was made in partnership with Gates Ventures.
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What if We Replaced Nuclear With Potatoes
This video was made in partnership with Gates Ventures. Energy use can be confusing – I mean, how do you compare gasoline in your car to electricity piped to your house?
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How We Learned That Water Isn't An Element
Keep exploring at brilliant.org/MinuteEarth. Get started for free, and hurry – the first 200 people get 20% off an annual premium subscription.
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There’s No Such Thing As “Warm-” Or “Cold-” Blooded
Thanks to Wondrium for sponsoring today's video!
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Mushroom Wars
To learn more about the research behind this video, visit Peter Kennedy's lab at cbs.umn.edu/kennedy-lab Two mushroom guilds with vastly different strategies are locked in competition for
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The Couch Candy Protocol
Thanks to the ASCEND project for partnering with us on this video! How do you count things you don't know about?
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The Plant You Don’t Have To Water
Some plants can drink water from the air - and that has some weird effects on the forests where they live.
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We Have No Idea Why
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When 90dB is LOUDER than 120dB
Learn to use your career to make a difference at 80000hours.org/minuteearth We often use decibels, a measure of sound pressure, to describe how loud something is - but loudness is
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Why Weather Forecasts Suck
Find out how DeepMind is working to improve ""nowcasting" - deepmind.com/blog/nowcasting-the-next-hour-of-rain - and learn more about their scholarship program
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What Happens When A Volcano Meets a Glacier?
Sign up for your FREE trial to Wondrium here: ow.ly/aZqY30spaZ6 Volcanoes might seem like an unstoppable force of nature - but there is at least one OTHER force on Earth that seems to be
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MinuteEarth Explains: Birds
This summer, we partnered with Nate Senner of the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Tebughna School in Beluga, Alaska to make this series of videos all about how, why, and where birds migrate.
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How Do Abortion Pills Work?
You may have heard of "abortion pills" - here's what these medications are and what they do (and don't do).
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Why Continents Are High
Learn to use your career to make a difference at 80000hours.org/minuteearth Lots of geological forces need to come together for continents to form, but they all require one ingredient: water.
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Our Lungs Have A Fatal Flaw
Get started mitigating your carbon footprint with Wren at wren.co/start/minuteearth Our respiratory systems do a great job of protecting us, but they are no match for the smallest
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Vampire Life is Hard
This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. Blood-suckers may seem like they have it easy, but feeding on blood comes with a lot of challenges.
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Do Other Diseases Have "Long" Versions?
This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. COVID isn’t the only virus to cause long-lasting symptoms.
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The Actual Reason Men Die First
Sign up for your FREE trial to Wondrium here: ow.ly/vFtO30siJJT Because females often outlive males, behavior is often blamed - but there is a decent chance our sex chromosomes might be to
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Why Is There So Much Land In The North?
Watch the new season of MinuteBody - and get access to both CuriosityStream and Nebula - at curiositystream.com/minuteearth Most of Earth’s land is currently in the northern hemisphere
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Truth Decay
Trust is eroding, in part, due to the over-abundance of opinion-based content; we must all develop better tools and habits for consuming information to regain a shared understanding of what is true.
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The Super Secrets of Sewage
Order your copy of ""How To Prevent The Next Pandemic"" here: amazon.com/Prevent-Next-Pandemic-Bill-Gates/dp/0593534484 In 2020, many cities started monitoring wastewater for viruses
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Why Does Nature Have Redundant Copies?
Signup for your FREE trial to Wondrium here: ow.ly/AOkb30sfmak Who needs redundancy? Well, everyone, it turns out.
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Where Will The Next Pandemic Come From?
Order your copy of “How To Prevent The Next Pandemic” here: amazon.com/Prevent-Next-Pandemic-Bill-Gates/dp/0593534484 The most likely cause of the next pandemic will be the “spillover”
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The greenhouse effect might be misnamed #shorts
The greenhouse effect might be misnamed. #Greenhouse #climate #climeworksTeamEarth #climatechange #climeworks. Join our team in the fight against climate change.
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