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Rivers are a major source of renewable water, and provide food, jobs and a sense of place and cultural identity for people living in the vicinity. For many Indigenous peoples, rivers are central to how they understand themselves, their origins and their relationships to the rest of nature. As a citizen of the Penobscot Nation
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#HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science The average person eats about 6 pounds of potato chips a year. The first ever potato chip flavor was salt and vinegar. Full episodes streaming FREE on Science GO! https://www.sciencechannelgo.com/how-its-made/ More How It’s Made: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day.
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While blood types have been around for at least 20 million years, doctors have only known about them for about 116 years. Prior to the 1900s, countless people died when they were injected with the wrong type of blood. This is because blood is composed of proteins called antigens that, when mixed with the wrong
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Scientists have determined that for the first time in Earth’s history, the manmade mass of materials may now be outweighing all other life forms on Earth. They revealed their findings last Wednesday in a research that details this “crossover point” wherein the footprint of humanity is much heavier compared to the natural world. According to
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Michael Phillips, the CEO of Sense, a technology company that makes a home energy monitor (pictured above) to track efficiency, cost, and reliability, told us about his predictions for six 2021 home energy trends. Michael Phillips, CEO, Sense Michael Phillips, CEO of Sense, explained his choices to Electrek: In 2021, home energy will be transformed
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December 9th, 2020 by Jennifer Sensiba  Today, Aptera hosted an online Q&A session, covering a variety of topics about the vehicle. In addition to its announcements from a few days ago, the company also now has a video giving us some much better views of the vehicle (more information below the video). [embedded content] Today’s
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LINKS: Music courtesy of Jake Chudnow: http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Brain Lateralization: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lateralization_of_brain_function Brain scans showing lateralization in lefties: http://www.neurology.org/content/52/5/1038/F3.expansion.html Left-handedness and Creativity: http://www.apa.org/monitor/2009/01/brain.aspx Handedness of Presidents: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handedness_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States Running out of Helium: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/why-the-world-is-running-out-of-helium-2059357.html General info on Left-handedness: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-handed
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Tidally locked planets could be more common than Earth-like planets! And these “eyeball planets” might even be a promising place to look for unique lifeforms! Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at https://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge
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Have you ever doubted yourself and felt like you don’t deserve your job or that college acceptance letter? Well, you’re not alone! Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters—we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Kevin Bealer,
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Hank explains the whole story about radiation – the good, the extremely helpful, and the bad. Like SciShow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
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Hello Nature readers, would you like to get this Briefing in your inbox free every day? Sign up here Dams are just one type of infrastructure that can cause environmental damage.huseyintuncer/iStock/Getty The mass of human-made things just exceeded Earth’s total living biomass. Researchers compared the estimated dry weight of all living things on our planet
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Take a look inside the process of making footballs for the NFL! | For more, visit http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/#mkcpgn=ytsci1 Watch full episodes: http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEps Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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The survey was conducted by the Government Business Council and satellite operator ViaSat. WASHINGTON — A survey of military organizations reveals that many don’t have access to modern technologies to communicate and share data despite growing availability of commercial satellite services.  Participants said the Defense Department and the U.S. armed forces are not taking advantage
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Ketamine, once known for its “club enhancing” effects, is now an FDA approved anti-depressant. Over four million Americans suffer from treatment-resistant depression. The new drug is a glimmer of hope for many. MORE SCIENCE CONTENT: The Bugs That Lay Eggs In Your Face A New York City Exterminator Tells Us The Places He’d Never Live
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Many US regions have drinking water exposed to high amounts of arsenic. The national study on public water systems in the country discovered that levels of arsenic are not the same, despite the latest implemented national regulatory standard. Study assessed the differences in the arsenic content of public drinking water, separating them by subgroups geographically. It was conducted by scientists of
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As NASA prepares to launch American astronauts this year on American rockets from American soil to the International Space Station – with an eye toward the Moon and Mars – NASA is accepting applications March 2 to 31 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts. The basic requirements to apply include United States citizenship
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Rachel, Valerie, and Jesse take on a classic movie myth: the old Furniture Barricade trick. Is it really possible to block a door by using pieces of furniture to cut off the bad guys? Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter:
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SpaceX’s Starship prototype exploded while attempting to land on Wednesday after an otherwise successful test launch from the company’s rocket facility in Boca Chica, Texas, live video of the flight showed. The Starship rocket destroyed in the accident was a 16-story-tall prototype for the heavy-lift launch vehicle being developed by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private
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Children rarely show symptoms of COVID-19, even if they are infected.Credit: Thomas Lohnes/Getty Young children account for only a small percentage of COVID-19 infections1 — a trend that has puzzled scientists. Now, a growing body of evidence suggests why: kids’ immune systems seem better equipped to eliminate SARS-CoV-2 than are adults’. “Children are very much
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Einstein’s theory of general relativity was not always the concise, elegant equation we know today. Einstein needed a “fudge factor” to conform his theory to accepted conventions of the day. It wasn’t until Hubble made a grand discovery that Einstein’s equation regained i’s simple beauty. SPACE’S DEEPEST SECRETS Tuesdays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/spaces-deepest-secrets/ Subscribe to
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Brian Chesky, chief executive officer and co-founder of Airbnb Inc., speaks during an Economic Club of New York luncheon at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Monday, March 13, 2017. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airbnb, the company that allows users to book short-term rentals and experiences while
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December 9th, 2020 by Rocky Mountain Institute  Originally published by Rocky Mountain Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies New Rocky Mountain Institute and Bloomberg Philanthropies report outlines how a local government-driven infrastructure and economic recovery agenda can help build a healthier, safer, greener and more resilient America. Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and Bloomberg Philanthropies yesterday released an analysis
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You really want to take that 3 p.m. nap, but you don’t feel like taking out your contacts. After all, what’s the worst that could happen? We spoke to an eye surgeon to find out. —————————————————— Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more. Subscribe to
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Thanks to @lakefield83 and @zconsortium for these facts! all music by Jake Chudnow: http://soundcloud.com/jakechudnow READ MORE: Weight gained from e-books: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/25/science/25qna.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&src=tp&adxnnlx=1319904165-PvwPMwuILjGNEh8dgt7zAA Gadsby: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1466216735/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0899684459&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=17TJJR8V4N8E9W2QNVMQ Flash Memory: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_memory Map of the Internet: http://www.opte.org/ Size of the internet: http://www.martingover.com/2418/size-of-the-internetdata-growth-info-overload/ Weight of all electrons in motion that make up the internet: http://adamant.typepad.com/seitz/2006/10/weighing_the_we.html Weight of all information on the internet:
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Przybylski’s Star has been puzzling astronomers for decades, and it might contain elements or isotopes that scientists have never seen before! Hosted by: Reid Reimers For special, curated artifacts of this universe, check out https://scishowfinds.com/ ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus
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The term “gaslighting” has gained popularity in recent years, but what exactly does it entail? Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: D.A. Noe, Nicholas Smith, سلطان الخليفي, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, Bella Nash, Charles Southerland,
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Electronic music is older than you may think. Enter the theremin – a device that turns your body into part of a capacitor, and allows you to play music without even touching an instrument! Special thanks to Jay Bruns of nojayart.com for lending us his theremin, and Mike Emmons for setting up our meeting. Hosted
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South Africa’s publication-incentive scheme offers cash rewards when researchers publish journal papers.Credit: Shutterstock A survey of nearly 1,000 academic researchers in South Africa suggests that the majority are in favour of keeping a government scheme that offers cash rewards for publishing research papers in accredited journals, even though they agree that this can promote unethical
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In Spider Silk vs. Steel, Elijah, Cannan, and Allie test the age-old eight-legged myth that spider silk is stronger than steel. Stream Full Episodes of MythBusters Jr.: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/mythbusters-jr/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/