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Aug 17

How does the Nobel Peace Prize work? – Adeline Cuvelier and Toril Rokseth

Among the top prestigious awards in the world, the Nobel Peace Prize has honored some of the most celebrated and revered international figures and organizations in history. But how does the nomination process work? And who exactly is eligible? Adeline Cuvelier and Toril Rokseth detail the specifics of the Nobel Peace Prize.


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Aug 17

The World’s Largest Airport | China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 3

China is building the world’s largest airport, the Beijing Daxing International Aiport, to serve the Jing-Jin-Ji megalopolis.


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Aug 17

The science behind the Impossible Burger

The Impossible Burger is meatless, but it tastes, smells, and bleeds like the real thing. The secret ingredient? Neuroscience.


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Aug 17

We’re STILL Not Saying It’s Aliens, But Tabby’s Star Is Getting Weirder

The light from KIC 8462852 faded again, and scientists have some new theories about what’s behind astronomy’s most mysterious star.


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Aug 17

How to practice effectively…for just about anything – Annie Bosler and Don Greene

Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition of an action with the goal of improvement, and it helps us perform with more ease, speed, and confidence. But what does practice actually do to make us better at things? Annie Bosler and Don Greene explain how practice affects the inner workings of our brains.


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Aug 17

The Clowns Helping Refugee Children To Laugh Through Play | Amazing Humans

Ash and his team of clowns, musicians and dancers are ‘play specialists’ who work with children in refugee camps across Europe. The aim is to allow the kids “to feel good, feel daft, and feel playful”.


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Aug 17

Why Chinese Manufacturing Wins

This video explains why Chinese manufacturing takes the first place worldwide.


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Aug 17

MIT’s self-folding origami technology

MIT’s self-folding origami technology that could change how we design everything from airbags to wearables.


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Aug 17

Binging with Babish: Puerco Pibil from Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Once Upon a Time in Mexico, against all odds, played a large role in the creation of BwB – my first-ever DVD, its special features showed me that I could one day be a filmmaker *and* a chef. In this 2003 Banderas action-comedy, Johnny Depp inexplicably caps a cook for making this Yucatánian special a bit too perfectly; as director Robert Rodriguez says, make at your own peril.


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Aug 17

The power of creative constraints – Brandon Rodriguez

Imagine you were asked to invent something new. It could be whatever you want, made from anything you choose, in any shape or size. That kind of creative freedom sounds so liberating, doesn’t it? Or … does it? if you’re like most people you’d probably be paralyzed by this task. Why? Brandon Rodriguez explains how creative constraints actually help drive discovery and innovation.


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Aug 17

You Might Get Fat Just By Smelling Your Food

The nose’s olfactory receptors are stimulated when we smell food and other odors. But could the process of smelling cause weight gain?


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Aug 17

The Man Who Has Inseminated Over 1,000 Honeybees | Amazing Humans

The bee population has dropped dramatically and Michael Waite is taking matters into his own hands with a scheme to inseminate Queen bees.