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TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of TED-Ed animations, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed website (ed.ted.com).

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How exactly does binary code work? - José Américo N L F de Freitas

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-exactly-does-binary-code-work-jose-americo-n-l-f-freitas Imagine trying to use words to describe every scene in a film, every note in a song, or every street in your town. Now imagine trying to do it using only the numbers 1 and 0. Every time you use the Internet to watch a movie, listen to music, or check directions, that’s exactly what your device is doing, using the language of binary code. José Américo N L F de Freitas explains how binary works. Lesson by José Américo N L F de Freitas, animation by Qa'ed Mai. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Bev Millar, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval, SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Nick Johnson, Bruno Pinho, Javier Aldavaz, Rodrigo Carballo, Marc Veale, Boytsov Ilya, maxi kobi einy, Misaki Sato, Craig Sheldon, Andrew Bosco, Catherine Sverko, Nik Maier, Mark Morris, Tamás Drávai, Adi V, Peter Liu, Leora Allen, Hiroshi Uchiyama, Michal Salman, Julie Cummings-Debrot, Gilly , Ka-Hei Law, Maya Toll, Aleksandar Srbinovski, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Renhe Ji, Andrés Melo Gámez, Tim Leistikow, Moonlight , Shawar Khan, Chris, Megan Douglas, Barbara Smalley, Filip Dabrowski, Joe Giamartino, Clair Chen, Vik Nagjee, Karen Goepen-Wee, Della Palacios, and Bah Becerra.

3 days ago

What is the coldest thing in the world? - Lina Marieth Hoyos

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-coldest-thing-in-the-world-lina-marieth-hoyos The coldest materials in the world aren’t in Antarctica or at the top of Mount Everest. They’re in physics labs: clouds of gases held just fractions of a degree above absolute zero. Lina Marieth Hoyos explains how temperatures this low give scientists a window into the inner workings of matter, and allow engineers to build incredibly sensitive instruments that tell us more about the universe. Lesson by Lina Marieth Hoyos, animation by Adriatic Animation. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Ryohky Araya, vivian james, Tan YH, Brittiny Elman, Mayra Urbano, Ruth Fang, Kostadin Mandulov, Alex Schenkman, Ivan Todorović, Antero Semi, Yanuar Ashari, Mrinalini, Anthony Kudolo, Scott Gass, Querida Owens, Hazel Lam, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Mary Sawyer, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Dawn Jordan, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Dmitry Neverov, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Joanne Luce, Henry Li, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, and Merit Gamertsfelder.

5 days ago

Why don’t poisonous animals poison themselves? - Rebecca D. Tarvin

Have you checked out our Patreon page? https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-don-t-poisonous-animals-poison-themselves-rebecca-d-tarvin Thousands of animal species use toxic chemicals to defend themselves from predators. Snakes have blood clotting compounds in their fangs, the bombardier beetle has corrosive liquid in its abdomen and jellyfish have venomous, harpoon-like structures in their tentacles. But how do these animals survive their own poisons? Rebecca D. Tarvin details the strategies that protect animals from themselves. Lesson by Rebecca D. Tarvin, animation by Giulia Martinelli. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Jordan Tang, Christopher Jimenez, Juan, Tracey Tobkin, Sid, emily lam, Kathryn J Hammond, Elliot Poulin, Noel Situ, Oyuntsengel Tseyen-Oidov, Latora Slydell, Sydney Evans, Victor E Karhel, Bernardo Paulo, Eysteinn Guðnason, Andrea Feliz, Natalia Rico, Josh Engel, Bárbara Nazaré, Gustavo Mendoza, Zhexi Shan, Hugo Legorreta, PnDAA , Sandra Tersluisen, Ellen Spertus, Fabian Amels, sammie goh, Mattia Veltri, Quentin Le Menez, Yuh Saito, Joris Debonnet, Heather Slater, Dr Luca Carpinelli, Janie Jackson, Christophe Dessalles, Arturo De Leon, Eduardo Briceño, Bill Feaver, Ricardo Paredes, David Douglass, Grant Albert, Paul Coupe, Jen, Megan Whiteleather, and Mayank Kaul.

1 week ago

Are there universal expressions of emotion? - Sophie Zadeh

Learn more about TED-Ed Clubs here: http://bit.ly/2z8YFSo View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/are-there-universal-expressions-of-emotion-sophie-zadeh The 40 or so muscles in the human face can be activated in different combinations to create thousands of expressions. But do these expressions look the same and communicate the same meaning around the world regardless of culture? Is one person’s smile another’s grimace? Sophie Zadeh investigates. Lesson by Sophie Zadeh, animated by Estúdio Bacuri. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you, this video would not be possible! Abhijit Kiran Valluri, Mandeep Singh, Sama aafghani, Vinicius Lhullier, Connor Wytko, Marylise CHAUFFETON, Marvin Vizuett, Jayant Sahewal, Quinn Shen, Caleb ross, Elnathan Joshua Bangayan, Gaurav Rana, Mullaiarasu Sundaramurthy, Jose Henrique Leopoldo e Silva, Dan Paterniti, Jose Schroeder, Jerome Froelich, Tyler Yoshizumi, Martin Stephen, Justin Carpani, Faiza Imtiaz, Khalifa Alhulail, Tejas Dc, Govind Shukla, Srikote Naewchampa, Ex Foedus, Sage Curie, Exal Enrique Cisneros Tuch, Vignan Velivela, Ahmad Hyari, A Hundred Years, eden sher, Travis Wehrman, Minh Tran, Louisa Lee, Kiara Taylor, Hoang Viet, Nathan A. Wright, Jast3r , Аркадий Скайуокер, Milad Mostafavi, Singh Devesh Sourabh, Ashley Maldonado, Clarence E. Harper Jr., Bojana Golubovic, Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Sarah Yaghi, Benedict Chuah, Karthik Cherala, haventfiguredout, Violeta Cervantes, Elaine Fitzpatrick, Lyn-z Schulte, cnorahs, Henrique 'Sorín' Cassús, Tim Robinson, Jun Cai, Paul Schneider, Amber Wood, Ophelia Gibson Best, and Cas Jamieson.

1 week ago

Can you solve the Mondrian squares riddle? - Gordon Hamilton

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Dutch artist Piet Mondrian’s abstract, rectangular paintings inspired mathematicians to create a two-fold challenge. Can you solve the puzzle and get to the lowest score possible? Gordon Hamilton shows how. Lesson by Gordon Hamilton, directed by Anton Trofimov. Thank you so much to our patrons for supporting us on Patreon! Without you this video would not be possible! Bozhidar Karaargirov, maxi kobi einy, Misaki Sato, Craig Sheldon, Andrew Bosco, Catherine Sverko, Nik Maier, Mark Morris, Tamás Drávai, Adi V, Peter Liu, Leora Allen, Hiroshi Uchiyama, Michal Salman, Julie Cummings-Debrot, Gilly, Ka-Hei Law, Maya Toll, Aleksandar Srbinovski, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Renhe Ji, Andrés Melo Gámez, Tim Leistikow, Moonlight, Shawar Khan, Chris, Megan Douglas, Barbara Smalley, Filip Dabrowski, Joe Giamartino, Clair Chen, Vik Nagjee, Karen Goepen-Wee, Della Palacios, Bryan Blankenburg, Bah Becerra, Stephanie Perozo, Marc Bilodeau, Ruby Solorzano, Ivan Tsenov, Claudia Mayfield, Justus Berberich, Pavel Zalevskiy, Yankai Liu, Duo Xu, Ghassan Alhazzaa, Miloš Stevanović, Joy Love Om, Gi Nam Lee, Shawn Quichocho, Simone Kidner, Anika Westburg, Barun Padhy, Brandy Jones, Devin Harris, Tony Trapuzzano, Stephen Michael Alvarez, Tom Lee, Juliana, Jason Weinstein, Kris Siverhus, Alexander Walls, Annamaria Szilagyi, and Morgan Williams.

2 weeks ago

What causes hallucinations? - Elizabeth Cox

Download a free audiobook version of "Hallucinations" and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2Kpt43k Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/products/hallucinations View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-hallucinations-elizabeth-cox A condition called Charles Bonnet Syndrome can cause blind patients to hallucinate scenes in vivid color. fMRI studies show that these hallucinations activate the same brain area as sight — which is a completely different region from imagination. Other hallucinations also involve the same brain areas as real sensory experiences. What's going on? Elizabeth Cox details the science of hallucinations. Lesson by Elizabeth Cox, directed by Nerdo. Thank you so much to our patrons for supporting us on Patreon! Without you this video would not be possible! Mayra Urbano, Kostadin Mandulov, Alex Schenkman, Sdiep Sriram, Ivan Todorović, Antero Semi, Yanuar Ashari, Mrinalini, Anthony Kudolo, Querida Owens, Hazel Lam, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Stephen A. Wilson, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Katie Winchester, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Be Owusu, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Chad Harper, Dawn Jordan, Chris Mathew, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Dmitry Neverov, Tushar Sharma, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, Silas Schwarz, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Henry Li, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, Jhuval , SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Rodrigo Carballo, Marc Veale, Boytsov Ilya, Bozhidar Karaargirov, and ilya bondarik.

2 weeks ago

The psychology of post-traumatic stress disorder - Joelle Rabow Maletis

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-psychology-of-post-traumatic-stress-disorder-joelle-maletis Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger, causing symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares, and negative thoughts that interfere with everyday life. Joelle Rabow Maletis details the science behind post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Lesson by Joelle Rabow Maletis, directed by Tomás Pichardo-Espaillat. Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Jordan Tang, Christopher Jimenez, Juan, Tracey Tobkin, Sid, emily lam, Elliot Poulin, Noel Situ, Oyuntsengel Tseyen-Oidov, Latora Slydell, Sydney Evans, Victor E Karhel, Bernardo Paulo, Eysteinn Guðnason, Andrea Feliz, Natalia Rico, Josh Engel, Bárbara Nazaré, Gustavo Mendoza, Zhexi Shan, Hugo Legorreta, PnDAA , Marcel Trompeter-Petrovic, Sandra Tersluisen, Ellen Spertus, Fabian Amels, Mattia Veltri, Quentin Le Menez, Yuh Saito, Joris Debonnet, Martin Lõhmus, Ded Rabit, Heather Slater, Dr Luca Carpinelli, Janie Jackson, Christophe Dessalles, Arturo De Leon, Eduardo Briceño, Bill Feaver, Ricardo Paredes, Jonathan Reshef, David Douglass, Grant Albert, Paul Coupe, Jen , Megan Whiteleather, Adil Abdulla, Steven LaVoy, Ryohky Araya, vivian james, Tan YH, and Brittiny Elman.

2 weeks ago

How do your hormones work? - Emma Bryce

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-your-hormones-work-emma-bryce Over our lifetimes, our bodies undergo a series of extraordinary metamorphoses: we grow, experience puberty, and many of us reproduce. Behind the scenes, the endocrine system works constantly to orchestrate these changes. Emma Bryce explains how this system regulates everything from your sleep to the rhythm of your beating heart, exerting its influence over each and every one of your cells. Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by Daniel Gray. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Michał Friedrich, Arlene Spiegelman, Doug Henry, Alick Au, denison martins fernandes, Hashem Al, Daniel Nester, Richard A Berkley, Benjamin Chan, Dee Wei, Abdallah Absi, Dominick Biolsi, Denise A Pitts, Pi Guanghui, Doris, Kurt Almendras, Raymond Lee, Nicolas Silva, Tsz Hin Edmund Chan, Melvin Williams, Eric Monarrez, Tirath Singh Pandher, Athena Grace Franco, Terry Minion, Ian McPherson, Mauricio Basso, Kelvin Lam, Jamesbo87 , Tara Frost, Karlee Finch, Chumi Ogbonna, Barthélémy Michalon, Lefty McGoo, Lucas Pincerato, Prefer Anonymous, Mohamed Elsayed, Ankur Deshwal, Pawan Kumar, Amin Shahril, Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Chris Thompson, Derek Drescher, Karisa Caudill, Diana Habashneh, Zhong Ming Zenny Tan, Christina Salvatore, Brady Jones, Todd Gross, Alexis Hevia, Heidi Stolt, Daisy Trujillo, Robert Seik, Coenraad Keuning, Charles A Hershberger, Alan Wilder, and Laura Cameron Keith.

3 weeks ago

The science of hearing - Douglas L. Oliver

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-hearing-douglas-l-oliver The ability to recognize sounds and identify their location is possible thanks to the auditory system. That’s comprised of two main parts: the ear, and the brain. The ear’s task is to convert sound energy into neural signals; the brain’s is to receive and process the information those signals contain. To understand how that works, Douglas L. Oliver follows a sound on its journey into the ear. Lesson by Douglas L. Oliver, animation by Cabong Studios. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Irindany Sandoval, William Bravante, Elizabeth Parker, Sai Krishna Koyoda, Therapist Gus, Samuel Barbas, Betsy Feathers, Maxwell Ingram, Ajinkya Deshmukh, Victoria Soler-Roig, Abdulmateen Aderinto, Pavel Maksimov, Barbara Younker, Cyrus Garay, Yvette Mocete, Mike Azarkman, Valeria Sloan Vasquez, Patricia Alves Panagides, William Biersdorf, Michael Aquilina, Vinamr L. Sachdeva, FireWolfLasers, Kshitij Shah, Mohammad Said, Teach Me Diné - Navajo Language, Victoria Veretilo, Rebecca Reineke, Felipe Hoff, Kyanta Yap, Brandon Thomas, Lewis Westbury, Ojas Kapoor, Johnny Gutierrez, Mirzat Turap, Jaime Arriola, Emilia Alvarado, Javid Gozalov, 真佑 劉, Ethan , Philipp Hiestand, Paul Beard, Deepak Iyer, Markus Goldhacker, Mihai Sandu, Keven Webb, Hendrik Mueller, Maurice Castonguay, Kristiyan Bonev, Maryam Dadkhah, and Joshua Wasniewski.

3 weeks ago

Did the Amazons really exist? - Adrienne Mayor

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/did-the-amazons-really-exist-adrienne-mayor It was long assumed that Amazons, the fierce and fearsome women warriors of Greece, were imaginary. But curiously enough, stories from ancient Egypt, Persia, the Middle East, Central Asia, India and China also featured Amazon-like warrior women. And Amazons were described in ancient historical accounts, not just myths. Who were the real women warriors known as Amazons? Adrienne Mayor investigates. Lesson by Adrienne Mayor, animation by Silvia Prietov. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Chris Adriaensen, Lowell Fleming, Amir Ghandeharioon, Anuj Tomar, Sunny Patel, Vijayalakshmi, Devesh Kumar, Uday Kishore, Aidan Forero, Leen Mshasha, Allan Hayes, Thomas Bahrman, Alexander Baltadzhiev, Vaibhav Mirjolkar, Tony, Michelle, Katie and Josh Pedretti, Erik Biemans, Gaurav Mathur, Sameer Halai, Hans Peng, Tekin Gültekin, Hector Quintanilla, PH Chua, Raheem, Penelope Misquitta, Ravi S. Rāmphal, Emma Moyse, Fahad Nasser Chowdhury, Marin Kovachev, Roman Pinchuk, Mohamad Aiman Fitri Bin Annuar, Daniel Huerga, Maria Lerchbaumer, Kevin Le, Edgar Campos Barrachina, Dianne Palomar, The Brock, Curtis Light, Ernest Chow, Liana Switzer, Maija Chapman, Pamela Harrison, Dylan Drover, Mighterbump , Beatriz Inácio, Robert Hargis, Soma Ali, Mark wisdom, Mircea Sîrbu, Ai Ejima, and Molly Gardner.

3 weeks ago

What causes insomnia? - Dan Kwartler

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-insomnia-dan-kwartler What keeps you up at night? Pondering deep questions? Excitement about a big trip? Stress about unfinished work? What if the very thing keeping you awake was stress about losing sleep? This seemingly unsolvable loop is at the heart of insomnia, the world’s most common sleep disorder. So what is insomnia? And is there any way to break the cycle? Dan Kwartler details the science of insomnia. Lesson by Dan Kwartler, animation by Sharon Colman. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Mehmet Sencer KARADAYI, Christian Kurch, SungGyeong Bae, Luis Felipe Ruiz Langenscheidt, Joe Huang, Rohan Gupta, Senjo Limbu, Martin Lau, Robson Martinho, Jason Garcia, Cailin Ramsey, Aaron Henson, John Saveland, Nicolle Fieldsend-Roxborough, Venkat Venkatakrishnan, Sandy Nasser, CG Nobles, QIUJING L BU, Yoga Trapeze Wanderlust, Jaron Blackburn, Alejandro Cachoua, Thomas Mungavan, Elena Crescia, Edla Paniguel, Sarah Lundegaard, Anna-Pitschna Kunz, Tim Armstrong, Erika Blanquez, Ricki Daniel Marbun, zjweele13, Judith Benavides, Ross Henriques, Ken, Caitlin de Falco, Scheherazade Kelii, Errys, James Bruening, Michael Braun-Boghos, Ricardo Diaz, Kack-Kyun Kim, Artem Minyaylov, Alexandrina Danifeld, Danny Romard, Yujing Jiang, Stina Boberg, Mariana Ortega, Anthony Wiggins, Hoai Nam Tran, Joe Sims, and David Petrovič.

1 month ago

The Irish myth of the Giant's Causeway - Iseult Gillespie

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-irish-myth-of-the-giant-s-causeway-iseult-gillespie On the coast of Northern Ireland, a vast plateau of basalt slabs and columns called the Giant’s Causeway stretches into the ocean. The scientific explanation for this is that it’s the result of molten lava contracting and fracturing as it cooled in the wake of a volcanic eruption. But an ancient Irish myth has a different accounting. Iseult Gillespie recounts the Giant's Causeway myth. Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, animation by Dylan Glynn. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Husain Mohammad, Max Shuai Tang, Côme Vincent, Astia Rizki Safitri, Alan Froese, alessandra tasso, Gerald Onyango, Katrina Harding, Ezgi Yersu, Al the Scottish Wildcat, Katie Dean, Kin Lon Ma, Carsten Tobehn, Boris Langvand, Jeremy Fryd, Charlene You, Carolyn Corwin, rakesh Katragadda, Sergi Páez, Janelle , Jørgen Østerpart, Karla Brilman, Cindy O., Nicu Boanda, Reagen O'Connor, Anh Dau, Sabrina Gonzalez, Dino , FAWWAZ GHUWAIDI, Hadi Salahshour, Clement, Micholer Miller, Sarah Burns, Nick Debenedictis, Abdullah Altuwaijri, Jessie McGuire, Divina Grace Dar Santos, Andrew Sleugh, Brian Richards, Farah Abdelwahab, Joe Meyers, Mikhail Shkirev, Raphaël LAURENT, Malcolm Callis, Sweetmilkcoco , David Matthew Ezroj, Ever Granada, fatima kried, Begum Tutuncu, and Lala Arguelles.

1 month ago

Can you solve the giant cat army riddle? - Dan Finkel

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Sign up to be emailed the solution to the bonus riddle: https://brilliant.org/tededm2s3/ The villainous Dr. Schrödinger has developed a growth ray and intends to create an army of giant cats to terrorize the city. Your team of secret agents has tracked him to his underground lab. You burst in to find… that it’s a trap! Can you escape from Dr. Schrödinger’s lair and save the day? Dan Finkel shows how. Lesson by Dan Finkel, animation by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for supporting us on Patreon! Without you this video would not be possible! Exal Enrique Cisneros Tuch, Ana Maria, Vignan Velivela, Ibel Wong, Ahmad Hyari, A Hundred Years, eden sher, Travis Wehrman, Minh Tran, Louisa Lee, Kiara Taylor, Hoang Viet, Nathan A. Wright, Jast3r, Аркадий Скайуокер, Milad Mostafavi, Rob Johnson, Ashley Maldonado, Clarence E. Harper Jr., Bojana Golubovic, Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Benedict Chuah, Karthik Cherala, haventfiguredout, Violeta Cervantes, Elaine Fitzpatrick, Lyn-z Schulte, cnorahs , Henrique 'Sorín' Cassús, Tim Robinson, Kiarash Asar, Jun Cai, Paul Schneider, Amber Wood, Ophelia Gibson Best, Cas Jamieson, Michelle Stevens-Stanford, Phyllis Dubrow, Andreas Voltios, Eunsun Kim, Philippe Spoden, Samantha Chow, Armando Ello, Ayala Ron, Manognya Chakrapani, Simon Holst Ravn, Doreen Reynolds-Consolati, Rakshit Kothari, Melissa Sorrells, and Antony Lee.

1 month ago

How one scientist averted a national health crisis - Andrea Tone

TED wants to promote student ideas! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2M7hd87 View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-one-scientist-averted-a-national-health-crisis-andrea-tone In 1960, Frances Kelsey was one of the Food and Drug Administration’s newest recruits. Before the year was out, she would begin a fight that would save thousands of lives — though no one knew it at the time. Andrea Tone explains how Kelsey was able to prevent a massive national public health tragedy by privileging facts over opinions, and patience over short-cuts. Lesson by Andrea Tone, animation by TED-Ed. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Claudia Mayfield, Justus Berberich, Pavel Zalevskiy, Yankai Liu, Duo Xu, Ghassan Alhazzaa, Miloš Stevanović, Joy Love Om, Gi Nam Lee, Shawn Quichocho, Simone Kidner, Anika Westburg, Barun Padhy, Brandy Jones, Devin Harris, Tony Trapuzzano, Stephen Michael Alvarez, Tom Lee, Juliana, Jason Weinstein, Kris Siverhus, Alexander Walls, Annamaria Szilagyi, Morgan Williams, Abhijit Kiran Valluri, Mandeep Singh, Sama aafghani, سلطان الخليفي, Marylise CHAUFFETON, Marvin Vizuett, Jayant Sahewal, Quinn Shen, Caleb ross, Elizabeth Cruz, Elnathan Joshua Bangayan, Gaurav Rana, Mullaiarasu Sundaramurthy, Jose Henrique Leopoldo e Silva, Dan Paterniti, Jerome Froelich, Tyler Yoshizumi, Martin Stephen, Justin Carpani, Faiza Imtiaz, Khalifa Alhulail, Tejas Dc, Benjamin & Shannon Pinder, Srikote Naewchampa, Ex Foedus, and Sage Curie.

1 month ago

What would it be like to live on the moon? - Alex Gendler

This video was made in partnership with the Airbus Foundation. Find out more about their work here: http://bit.ly/2M262NF View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-would-it-be-like-to-live-on-the-moon-alex-gendler The European Space Agency is hoping to establish an inhabited research base on the moon by the 2020s. But living in this "moon camp" won’t be easy. How will humans deal with the cosmic radiation? What will the inhabitants eat? And what's the point, anyway? Alex Gendler details the challenges and benefits of building a lunar colony. Lesson by Alex Gendler, animation by Allen Laseter. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Rishi Pasham, Jhuval , SookKwan Loong, Daniel Day, Nick Johnson, Bruno Pinho, Javier Aldavaz, Rodrigo Carballo, Marc Veale, Boytsov Ilya, Bozhidar Karaargirov, maxi kobi einy, Misaki Sato, Craig Sheldon, Andrew Bosco, Catherine Sverko, Nik Maier, Mark Morris, Tamás Drávai, Adi V, Peter Liu, Leora Allen, Hiroshi Uchiyama, Michal Salman, Julie Cummings-Debrot, Gilly , Ka-Hei Law, Maya Toll, Aleksandar Srbinovski, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Renhe Ji, Andrés Melo Gámez, Tim Leistikow, Moonlight , Shawar Khan, Chris, Megan Douglas, Barbara Smalley, Filip Dabrowski, Joe Giamartino, Clair Chen, Vik Nagjee, Karen Goepen-Wee, Della Palacios, Bryan Blankenburg, Bah Becerra, Stephanie Perozo, Marc Bilodeau, Ruby Solorzano, and Ivan Tsenov.

1 month ago

Can you solve the penniless pilgrim riddle? - Daniel Finkel

If you enjoy our riddles, we highly recommend reading "The Number Devil". Discounted e-book versions available here: https://amzn.to/2kO7S8P Check out our book rec page to learn more: http://bit.ly/2JqwgLE View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-penniless-pilgrim-riddle-daniel-finkel After months of travel, you’ve arrived at Duonia, home to the famous temple that’s the destination of your pilgrimage. The walk from the welcome center to the temple isn't a long one ... but there’s a problem. Can you outsmart the city's imposed tax and make it to the temple without paying a fee? Daniel Finkel shows how. Lesson by Daniel Finkel, animation by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Tan YH, Brittiny Elman, Mayra Urbano, Ruth Fang, Kostadin Mandulov, Alex Schenkman, Sdiep Sriram, Ivan Todorović, Antero Semi, Yanuar Ashari, Mrinalini, Anthony Kudolo, Scott Gass, Querida Owens, Hazel Lam, Manav parmar, Dwight Tevuk, Stephen A. Wilson, Siamak H, Dominik Kugelmann, Katie Winchester, Mary Sawyer, David Rosario, Samuel Doerle, Be Owusu, Susan Herder, Savannah Scheelings, Prasanth Mathialagan, Yanira Santamaria, Chad Harper, Dawn Jordan, Constantin Salagor, Activated Classroom Teaching, Kevin Wong, Umar Farooq, Goh Xiang Ting Diana, Dmitry Neverov, Tushar Sharma, Cristóbal Medina Moenne, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Joanne Luce, Henry Li, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, and Bev Millar.

1 month ago

Why is it so hard to cure ALS? - Fernando G. Vieira

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-it-so-hard-to-cure-als-fernando-vieira Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also called motor neuron disease and Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects about two out of every 100,000 people worldwide. When a person has ALS, their motor neurons - the cells responsible for all voluntary muscle control in the body - lose function and die. Fernando G. Vieira shares what we know (and don't know) about ALS. Lesson by Fernando G. Vieira, animation by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Jordan Tang, Christopher Jimenez, Juan, Tracey Tobkin, Sid, emily lam, Kathryn J Hammond, Elliot Poulin, Noel Situ, Oyuntsengel Tseyen-Oidov, Latora Slydell, Sydney Evans, Victor E Karhel, Bernardo Paulo, Eysteinn Guðnason, Andrea Feliz, Natalia Rico, Josh Engel, Bárbara Nazaré, Gustavo Mendoza, Zhexi Shan, Hugo Legorreta, PnDAA, Sandra Tersluisen, Ellen Spertus, Fabian Amels, sammie goh, Mattia Veltri, Quentin Le Menez, Yuh Saito, Joris Debonnet, Heather Slater, Dr Luca Carpinelli, Janie Jackson, Christophe Dessalles, Arturo De Leon, Eduardo Briceño, Bill Feaver, Ricardo Paredes, Jonathan Reshef, David Douglass, Grant Albert, Paul Coupe, Jen , Megan Whiteleather, Adil Abdulla, Mayank Kaul, Ryohky Araya, and vivian james.

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Are naked mole rats the strangest mammals? - Thomas Park

Visit TED-Ed's shop to pick up t-shirts, totes, mugs and more featuring characters from your favorite TED-Ed Animations: http://bit.ly/2IWAKWE View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/are-naked-mole-rats-the-strangest-mammals-thomas-park What mammal has the social life of an insect, the cold-bloodedness of a reptile, and the metabolism of a plant? Bald and buck-toothed, naked mole-rats may not be pretty, but they are extraordinary. Thomas Park explains how mole rats' peculiar traits have evolved over millions of years to make them uniquely suited to survive harsh conditions - especially long periods without oxygen. Lesson by Thomas Park, animation by Chintis Lundgren. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Michał Friedrich, Arlene Spiegelman, Doug Henry, Alick Au, denison martins fernandes, Hashem Al, Daniel Nester, Richard A Berkley, Benjamin Chan, Dee Wei, Abdallah Absi, Dominick Biolsi, Denise A Pitts, Pi Guanghui, Doris, Kurt Almendras, Raymond Lee, Nicolas Silva, Tsz Hin Edmund Chan, Melvin Williams, Eric Monarrez, Tirath Singh Pandher, Athena Grace Franco, Terry Minion, Ian McPherson, Mauricio Basso, Kelvin Lam, Jamesbo87, Tara Frost, Karlee Finch, Chumi Ogbonna, Barthélémy Michalon, Lefty McGoo, Lucas Pincerato, Prefer Anonymous, Mohamed Elsayed, Ankur Deshwal, Pawan Kumar, Amin Shahril, Mihail Radu Pantilimon, Chris Thompson, Derek Drescher, Karisa Caudill, Diana Habashneh, Zhong Ming Zenny Tan, Christina Salvatore, Brady Jones, Todd Gross, Alexis Hevia, Heidi Stolt, Daisy Trujillo, Robert Seik, Coenraad Keuning, Charles A Hershberger, Alan Wilder, and Laura Cameron Keith.

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What is dust made of? - Michael Marder

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dust-made-of-michael-marder Less than a tenth the size of an ant, a dust mite’s whole world is contained in the dusty film under a bed or in a forgotten corner. This realm is right under our noses, but from our perspective, the tiny specks of brilliant color blend together into a nondescript grey. What are these colorful microscopic particles? Michael Marder explores the science of dust. Lesson by Michael Marder, animation by Mette Ilene Holmriis. Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible! Irindany Sandoval, William Bravante, Elizabeth Parker, Sai Krishna Koyoda, Therapist Gus, Samuel Barbas, Betsy Feathers, Maxwell Ingram, Ajinkya Deshmukh, Victoria Soler-Roig, Abdulmateen Aderinto, Pavel Maksimov, Barbara Younker, Cyrus Garay, Yvette Mocete, Mike Azarkman, Valeria Sloan Vasquez, Patricia Alves Panagides, William Biersdorf, Michael Aquilina, Vinamr L. Sachdeva, FireWolfLasers, Kshitij Shah, Mohammad Said, Teach Me Diné - Navajo Language, Victoria Veretilo, Rebecca Reineke, Felipe Hoff, Kyanta Yap, Brandon Thomas, Lewis Westbury, Ojas Kapoor, Johnny Gutierrez, Mirzat Turap, Jaime Arriola, Emilia Alvarado, Javid Gozalov, 真佑 劉, Ethan, Philipp Hiestand, Paul Beard, Deepak Iyer, Markus Goldhacker, Mihai Sandu, Keven Webb, Hendrik Mueller, Maurice Castonguay, Kristiyan Bonev, Maryam Dadkhah, and Joshua Wasniewski.

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Can you solve the wizard standoff riddle? - Dan Finkel

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd/ Sign up for free to receive the solution to the bonus riddle! You’ve been chosen as a champion to represent your wizarding house in a deadly duel against two rival magic schools. Your opponents are a powerful sorcerer who wields a wand that can turn people into fish, and a powerful enchantress who wields a wand that turns people into statues. Can you choose a wand and devise a strategy that ensures you will win the duel? Dan Finkel shows how. Lesson by Dan Finkel, animation by Artrake Studio. Thank you so much to our patrons for supporting us on Patreon! Without you this video would not be possible! Chris Adriaensen, Lowell Fleming, Amir Ghandeharioon, Anuj Tomar, Sunny Patel, Vijayalakshmi , Devesh Kumar, Uday Kishore, Aidan Forero, Leen Mshasha, Allan Hayes, Thomas Bahrman, Alexander Baltadzhiev, Vaibhav Mirjolkar, Tony, Michelle, Katie and Josh Pedretti, Erik Biemans, Gaurav Mathur, Sameer Halai, Hans Peng, Tekin Gültekin, Hector Quintanilla, PH Chua, Raheem , Penelope Misquitta, Ravi S. Rāmphal, Emma Moyse, Fahad Nasser Chowdhury, Marin Kovachev, Roman Pinchuk, Mohamad Aiman Fitri Bin Annuar, Daniel Huerga, Maria Lerchbaumer, Kevin Le, Edgar Campos Barrachina, Dianne Palomar, The Brock, Curtis Light, Ernest Chow, Liana Switzer, Maija Chapman, Pamela Harrison, Dylan Drover, Mighterbump , Beatriz Inácio, Robert Hargis, Soma Ali, Mark wisdom, Mircea Sîrbu, Ai Ejima, and Molly Gardner.

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