MinuteEarth

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The Truth About Petri Dishes 🧫
One of the best ways of studying bacteria is to grow them on a petri dish, but only a tiny percentage of bacterial species will grow on them. The other 98% of them simply refuse to.
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The Science of Going Viral
When we say a meme goes “viral,” we aren't actually saying it's making people sick. But the math behind a meme’s spread suggests it's actually a pretty spot-on analogy.
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How Does Birth Control Work?
To download a free hi-res version of the birth control chart, go to patreon.com/MinuteEarth There are huge varieties of birth control methods because there are lots of different ways to
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Honeybees have a secret weapon!
Honeybees are dying from parasites, pesticides, and poor nutrition, but we can help them in a number of ways. One of them is by encouraging them to make their own antibiotic: propolis!
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The Language Counting Paradox
To try everything Brilliant has to offer for free for a full 30 days, visit brilliant.org/minuteearth . You’ll also get 20% off an annual premium subscription.
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Why Don't We Eat Carnivores?
Come play Beast Lord on Android and iOS here: beastlord.onelink.me/4a2w/MinuteEarth And use redeem code: MINUTEEARTH #BeastLord #AnimalGame #LionGame Humans eat a lot of different animals
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Would you eat this Poop-Brownie?
They say you eat with your eyes first. And they (whoever 'they' are) seem to be right. Would you eat a poop-shaped treat or do you save things like that for Halloween?
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Eclipse pun battle 💥🥊
Who will win? Jasper from @Minutelabsio or Asa Stahl from @planetarysociety ?
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MinuteEarth Explains: Solar Eclipses
Check out our new Eclipse Explorer app, where you can watch solar eclipses across the solar system!
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It's A Great Time To Be A Black Bear!
Black bears in North America are actually doing pretty well! However, the same thing is not the case for their Asian cousins. So why do some species thrive while others falter?
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Why does the north get more total eclipses?
This Product is supported by the NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team (NASA HEAT), part of NASA’s Science Activation portfolio.
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What’s Eating The Titanic?
Download the Tab For A Cause browser extension at tab.gladly.io/global-health/minuteearth2 When a ship sinks, lots of factors, like the ship’s materials, the water quality, and the depth
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Why Do All YouTube Videos Look Alike?
Don't make us crabby! Join our Patreon at patreon.com/MinuteEarth Many crustaceans from all sorts of starting points evolve to end up looking similar, likely due to outside pressures.
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Who’s Eating All The Spiders?
Start learning with your free 30-day trial of Brilliant at brilliant.org/MinuteEarth The average human, in theory, eats 3 spiders a year.
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Why Does Cement Spew So Much CO2?
Cement is responsible for 8% of humanity’s carbon dioxide emissions, which is a problem if we want to build more cities.
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Weird Things Animals Do During Eclipses
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Perfumers LOVE whale poop!
Perfumes contain many very strange ingredients, but one of the strangest is definitely ambergris.
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How Much Gold is in Our Poop?
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Inside The Sunny Center of a Hurricane
To learn more about how Florida International University is revolutionizing what we know about hurricanes, visit FIU.edu Why is the middle of a hurricane sometimes so clear and calm?
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The Crabs Are Coming
We made this video in partnership with the Bik Lab at University of Georgia and the National Science Foundation.
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The Never Ending Lightning Storm
Venezuela’s Lake Maracaibo is home to a legendary lightning storm that has been going on for over 500 years.
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Why Don't Electric Eels Shock Themselves?
Check out @MinutoDaTerra and join our Patreon community at patreon.com/minuteearth.
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The time I was a human incubator
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Why Flushing Isn't For Everyone
This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates.
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Why Hurricane Paths Are WEIRD
Check out our Black Friday sale at dftba.com/minuteearth Hurricane path prediction seems straightforward, until it is not – that’s because hurricanes can encounter atmospheric effects that
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The Antarctic Ocean is WEIRD
We made this video in partnership with the Bik Lab at University of Georgia and the National Science Foundation.
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Why Did It Take Us So Long?
Shop our fall merch sale for the best nerdy science stuff: store.dftba.com/collections/minuteearth We've long known that animal pollination is an important way plants reproduce on land
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Eclipses Used To Be Terrifying
This video is supported by the NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team (NASA HEAT), part of NASA’s Science Activation portfolio.
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Apparently tree FINGERPRINTS are a thing
Thanks to the ASCEND project for partnering with us on this video! Every species on Earth has a fingerprint - whether or not they have fingers at all.
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How eclipses proved that the Earth is slowing down
This video is supported by the NASA Heliophysics Education Activation Team (NASA HEAT), part of NASA’s Science Activation portfolio.
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