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03:50 min 28. March 2016

Can you solve the locker riddle? - Lisa Winer

a lecture in English

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Your rich, eccentric uncle just passed away, and you and your 99 nasty relatives have been invited to the reading of his will. He wanted to leave all of his money to you, but he knew that if he did, your relatives would pester you forever. Can you solve the riddle he left for you and get the inheritance? Lisa Winer shows how.

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08:27 min 29. February 2016

So You Want to go to Mars?

a lecture in English

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Dig deeper:
National Research Council. “Space Radiation Hazards and the Vision for Space Exploration: Report of a Workshop.” Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2006. doi:10.17226/11760.

NASA Facts “Understanding Space Radiation” http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/spacenews...

Cucinotta, Francis A., and Marco Durante. "Cancer risk from exposure to galactic cosmic rays: implications for space exploration by human beings."The lancet oncology 7.5 (2006): 431-435.

Crucian, Brian, et al. "Alterations in adaptive immunity persist during long-duration spaceflight." npj Microgravity 1 (2015).

Durante, Marco, K. George, and F. A. Cucinotta. "Chromosomes lacking telomeres are present in the progeny of human lymphocytes exposed to heavy ions." Radiation research 165.1 (2006): 51-58.

Smith, Scott M., et al. "Benefits for bone from resistance exercise and nutrition in long‐duration spaceflight: evidence from biochemistry and densitometry." Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 27.9 (2012): 1896-1906.

Reddit AMA with Dr. Susan Bailey - telomere twin study research leader: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comment...
Space Station Live - interview with Dr. Susan Bailey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnNUM...

Space Station Live - science of the gut https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFhvJ...

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02:13 min 26. March 2015

Why Does Your Foot Fall Asleep?

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Have you ever been sitting criss cross applesauce for so long that your foot falls asleep? It can feel like pins and needles but why does this happen?

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Sources:
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/biology/nervecell.html
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/WhoAmI/FindOutMore/Yourbrain/Howdoesyourbrainwork/Howdoesyournervoussystemwork/Whatarenerveimpulses.aspx
http://www.learner.org/courses/biology/textbook/neuro/neuro_6.html
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05:03 min 19. November 2015

What if Pluto Crashed into the Earth?

a lecture in English

Using Universe Sandbox 2 I simulated what would happen if Pluto crashed into the Earth. It's very interesting to watch in speeds close to real-time and see the effects. It was pretty fun to do the whole dramatic voice-over, so let me know if you'd like to see more content like this in the future!

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21:40 min 11. June 2011

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF

a talk in English

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Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, and one of the top career and relationship experts in America. Widely respected for her grab-'em-by-the-collar advice and tough love, Robbins drills through the mental clutter that stands between people and what they want. Her approach is smart, effective and entertaining. Five days a week, Mel hosts her own syndicated radio show The Mel Robbins Show, discussing hot topics and giving advice to callers across America. She is starring in a new series, In-Laws, airing this summer on A&E. In addition, she writes a monthly column for Success Magazine, is a former CNBC contributor and is the co-founder of Advice for Living, Inc., which develops products and television programming with experts in the wellness, health, relationship and career categories.

Most nights, once the kids are in bed, you'll find Mel at home with a bourbon on the rocks and her Australian Shepherd at her feet, writing about life, love and everything else on her award-winning blog: www.melrobbins.com

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14:32 min 27. May 2014

Talk to strangers: Danny Harris at TEDxFoggyBottom

a talk in English

Danny Harris is proud to live in Washington. With enthusiasm and passion, he explains why, and how his simple acts of conversation and kindness built his deep connection to the people of DC.

Danny Harris is an internationally recognized storyteller and Creative Director of StorySocial. A graduate of Princeton and former terrorist financing analyst, Danny uses StorySocial to help businesses, cities, foundations, and non-profits more effectively collect and share their stories and build stronger online and offline communities. His work has been featured by TIME, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR, NBC and The Washington Post calls him a "modern-day Stud's Terkel". A regular speaker and storyteller, he has delivered presentations around the world.

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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05:23 min 2. March 2015

He Wants You

a lecture in English

Men look at pretty women. That goes for men who are married, men who are dating, and men who are single. That's their nature. But is this built-in attraction with the female body a threat to their spouse, girlfriend, or partner?

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02:43 min 9. March 2015

What Causes Deja Vu?

a lecture in English

Have you ever had the eerie feeling that you are reliving a past experience?

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Sources:
http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:319496/FULLTEXT01.pdf
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/wait-have-i-been-here-before-the-curious-case-of-deja-vu-10948378/?no-ist

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16:44 min 18. March 2014

Why fasting bolsters brain power: Mark Mattson at TEDxJohnsHopkinsUniversity

a talk in English

Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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14:26 min 17. November 2014

The dark side of the web -- exploring darknets | Kyle Terry | TEDxSalem

a talk in English

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The internet is a powerful tool with many layers. Kyle Terry shares his exploration of one of the deepest layers: the darknet.

Kyle Terry was destined to become a computer historian. Having worked as a systems administrator, software engineer, and senior devops engineer, he's explored many aspects of computing and is qualified to speak on a broad range of topics. See his history of the internet presentation here: https://kyleterry.com/tedxsalem.html

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02:25 min 25. August 2014

SUPERPOWERS YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD!!

a lecture in English

Humans have super abilities! Find out how you can lift a car, regenerate damaged body parts and maybe even fire lasers........

What's one super power you'd want to have?
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07:31 min 13. January 2016

Could Bigfoot REALLY Exist?

a lecture in English

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**References/More Reading:

Crazy About Cryptids! A case study for teachers: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=779&id=779

“Bigfoot” hair DNA test: http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/281/1789/20140161?ijkey=af9db7f3524656adecda465cc0cbdfae34da7d15&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha
(see also http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/281/1789/20140843)

Predicting the ecological niche of Sasquatch: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02152.x/full

Why we can’t rule out Bigfoot: http://nautil.us/issue/16/nothingness/why-we-cant-rule-out-bigfoot

Some fun reading about Medieval monsters: http://www.bl.uk/the-middle-ages/articles/medieval-monsters-from-the-mystical-to-the-demonic#

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18:44 min 25. April 2013

How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behaviour: Leonard Mlodinow at TEDxReset 2013

a talk in English

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)

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18:32 min 1. June 2015

How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

a talk in English

Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author of Rory Vaden, shows you why you can't solve today's time-management challenges with yesterday's time-management strategies. More importantly he explains why procrastinating on purpose is the key to being able to Multiply your time.

Self-Discipline Strategist Rory Vaden’s book Take the Stairs is a #1 Wall St Journal and #2 New York Times bestseller. Rory is also Co-Founder of Southwestern Consulting™, an 8-figure global consulting practice. His new book Procrastinate On Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time came out in January of 2015 and was an instant National Bestseller. Free insights at http://www.roryvadenblog.com .

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02:31 min 26. January 2015

WHY DO WE DIE?

a lecture in English

What causes old age in the first place, and what happens when we finally kick the can?

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02:30 min 18. April 2013

Why Do We Cry?

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Why does your face leak when you're sad or emotional?

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Further Reading --

Tears as signals:
1) http://www.epjournal.net/wp-content/uploads/ep07363370.pdf
2) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22947977
3) http://epjournal.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/EP075256.pdf

Tears from helplessless:
1) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0732118X03000291

Happy Tears:
1) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/conditions/why-do-we-cry-when-were-happy/article599605/