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May 17

Storing the Sun’s Energy in Liquid Could Change Solar Forever

Researchers have just found two new ways to make solar power more efficient. Could this solve our energy crisis?


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May 17

History’s deadliest colors – J. V. Maranto

When radium was first discovered, its luminous green color inspired people to add it into beauty products and jewelry. It wasn’t until much later that we realized that radium’s harmful effects outweighed its visual benefits. Unfortunately, radium isn’t the only pigment that historically seemed harmless or useful but turned out to be deadly. J. V. Maranto details history’s deadliest colors.

Lesson by J. V. Maranto, animation by Juan M. Urbina.


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May 17

Have and Need To Grammar/Vocabulary – Pre-Intermediate English with Abby #52

Watch this course live for free on YouTube every Tuesday at 15:30 GMT (15:30 GMT = https://goo.gl/VAezNa).

 

Learn English with Abby at the Spokane College of English Language! http://ift.tt/2o0HTul


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May 17

Gaming Through New Eyes – Award Winning Short Documentary

This is a short documentary about Toby Ott, a man who was born with Bilateral Anopthalmia, or in other words, without eyes. This didn’t stop him from discovering the medium of video games, and his childhood interest grew into a lifelong passion. This is a whole new perspective on video games, from the imagination of someone who has never known what it is to have sight.


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May 17

How Bilingual Brains Perceive Time Differently

A new study has found that what language you speak might alter your perception of time.


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May 17

How does money laundering work? – Delena D. Spann

Money laundering is the term for any process that “cleans” illegally obtained funds of their “dirty” criminal origins, allowing them to be used within the legal economy. And the practice is about as old as money itself. But how does it actually work? Delena D. Spann describes the ins and outs of money laundering.

Lesson by Delena D. Spann, animation by Juan M. Urbina.


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May 17

Binging with Babish: Bob’s Burgers

Restaurant chalkboards have become the artistic outlet of choice for coffee shops and pubs, but more than anyone, for the titular character of Bob’s Burgers. Can a play on words make for a great burger, or will Bob’s punny patties fall flat? Only thyme will tell.


21
May 17

When a River Goes Missing, It’s Kind of a Big Deal…

How does a river suddenly disappear? It gets stolen! How do you steal a river? With climate change!


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May 17

Flying Above The Clouds In A Hot Air Balloon

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the largest hot air balloon event in the world. For 9 days, it brings together pilots and guests from all over the world to witness a one of a kind experience. Seeker takes you to the festival to witness this beautiful event, and to envision what it’s like to ride above New Mexico in a Hot Air Balloon.


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May 17

We Found Another State of Matter: The Supersolid!

Scientists have created, yet another state of matter called a supersolid! But what is it, and what does it do?


20
May 17

Intermediate English with Shaun #57

Watch this course live for free on YouTube every Friday at 17:00 GMT (17:00 GMT = https://goo.gl/cVKe0m).

 

Learn English with Shaun at the Canadian College of English Language! http://ift.tt/2mXH5bZ


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May 17

Academic Reading 1 of 2 – English for Academic Purposes with Josh #49

Watch this course live for free on YouTube every Thursday at 15:30 GMT (15:30 GMT = https://goo.gl/VAezNa).

Learn English with Josh at the Spokane College of English Language! http://ift.tt/2o0HTul