Sex Ed Maps
Sex education in the US is sometimes as unique as the classroom it is taught in. The teacher has the last say. The there are mandates by state, sometimes, and school districts tend to vote on curriculums for their regions, teachers hopefully organize lesson plans but ultimately there isn’t a consistent or correct method out there being utilized by our whole country. In short, we’re a mess! And that just in what’s regulated. It gets even more sloppy
Hubble 25th Anniversary Series – The Incredible Time Machine
With about a million observations under its belt during its 25 years of service, some of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most memorable images have been of the vastness of space and the early days of the universe. These “deep-field” images actually improved over the years because shuttle astronauts were able to upgrade the observatory. This episode, entitled “The Incredible Time Machine” shows us how
Window on the Universe - Hubble Anniversary Tribute
Happy 25th Birthday Hubble!
By: Melody Sheep.
This Hubble tribute from MelodySheep gave me ALL THE SPACE FEELS.
More MelodySheep on OKTBS here.
The Mother of Hubble
As a woman in her generation, astronomer Nancy Roman could not get tenure at a research institution, so instead she was invited to work on Hubble’s design and development for more than 25 years. Her perservance and vision earned her the nickname “the mother of Hubble.”
By: NOVA PBS.
5 of the Smartest Animals | What the Stuff?!
As far as animals go, humans are pretty swell. Our brilliant brains have taken us across the globe and even into space. But we’re not the only nerdy animals on this rock. Here are 5 of the smartest.
By: How Stuff Works.
10 Amazing Alien Planets That Could Host Life
The best candidates to welcome Mankind and life as we know it…
All of these are kind of variants of Earth with their own specificities… which one would you like to visit? The cloudy planet, the twin water worlds, the triple star system or a giant Earth?
By: Hybrid Librarian.
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The Psychology of The Button
Hundreds of thousands of people have clicked a button on reddit. Turns out that when you click can reveal a lot about your brain, and human nature.
Support at: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday reduced to rubble many of the country's iconic landmarks.
The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133
I almost broke my brain with a backwards bicycle for the sake of Science. I would appreciate it if you would share this video so people become aware of their own cognitive biases.
By: Smarter Every Day.
Support at: https://www.patreon.com/smartereveryday
Pepsi have ditched Aspartame
Pepsi is getting rid of aspartame – an artificial sweetener - from all its diet beverages, blaming consumer fears. This makes me both sad and angry, that the American public could be so stupid.
Aspartame has been repeatedly proved to be safe, and the groups that say it’s safe include the FDA, the US , the European Food Safety Authority, the UK Food Standards Agency, the Royal Society for Chemistry, and the American Cancer Society.
The scientific research
Derek Muller - The Ultimate Test of Australianism
Did Someone Say Science’s Jayde Lovell puts Derek Muller (aka Science YouTuber Veritasium) to the ultimate test of his Australian heritage.
The famous YouTuber, who was speaking at the Carbon Panel in Washington DC in March – was a good sport and gave us his best demonstration of his Aussie accent and Straya'n lingo.
By: Did Someone Say Science?.
Support at: http://www.patreon.com/didsomeonesayscience
Can London’s Sewers Cope? - Bang Goes The Theory
Maggie Philbin goes underground in London to find how much pressure sewers are under and what’s being done to change that.
By: Brit Lab.
Episode 9: The Earth Day special
Jordan and Charlie celebrate Earth Day by: Chatting about hydraulic fracturing, taking a closer look at batteries and exploring biodiversity.
By: National Science Foundation.
Can We Compost Dead Bodies?
What do you want your loved ones to do with your body after you die? Is human composting the future?
Read More:A Project to Turn Corpses Into CompostThe Compost Decomposition ProcessHumusBios UrnFuneral Costs: How much does an average funeral cost?
A baby in India born with a conjoined twin is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a god.
England: South Sea Bubble V - Knight’s Ledger - Extra History
Robert Walpole’s attempts to use the South Sea Company scandal to enhance his own ambitions are threatened by the appearance of Robert Knight, a former South Sea employee whose records of corporate bribery implicate Walpole and his friends in Parliament. But faced with threats of retribution if he ever shares these records, Knight flees the country rather than face a public inquiry. Although he gets caught and sent to
Manatees - Home Sweet Home
Florida’s spring fed estuaries and rivers create a warm water heaven that the manatees love to call “Home Sweet Home.”
Ponderlust | Ep. 10: Light Pollution
As a basis for our discussion on light pollution, we explored (and recommend) a compelling and informative documentary called ‘A City Dark’: A Search for Night on a Planet that Never Sleeps.‘The City Dark’ explores the influence of artificial light on the biodiversity of life on Earth, the financial/economic impact of wasted light amongst our technologically-driven society, and the lasting impact of clouding our
How the Octopus Moves | ScienceTake
How does an octopus control eight highly flexible and independent arms so well?
Produced by: David Frank and James Gorman
Read the story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/21/science/smart-arms-control-the-potential-chaos-of-octopus-movement.html
By: The New York Times.
Scientists Discover How the Octopus Coordinates Its Eight Arms to Move
Why Do We Have Different Blood Types? (UPDATED)
There are a number of different blood types that a person can have, but what’s the difference between them all?
Read More:Genes and Blood TypeBlood TypesHow to change your blood type without even trying