How does the stock market work?Industry
In the 1600s, the Dutch East India Company employed hundreds of ships to trade goods around the globe.
Twitter Platform ManipulationIndustry
2nd video in a 3 part series on Social Media Manipulation
Why Planes Sometimes CrashIndustry
Could you survive a plane crash?
Why Don't We Launch Our Trash Into The Sun?Industry
Tired of all that STINKY garbage? Chuck it into the sun! Problem solved!
What Can You Buy With 5.7 Billion Dollars?Industry
What else could you buy with the budget of Donald Trump’s proposed border wall during this government shutdown?
These Names Can Kill AnimalsIndustry
Just like the names of products and companies, animals' names can affect how we feel about them...and changing the name of a species might actually help us save it.
The Bird Poop That Changed The WorldIndustry
Thanks to my grandmother for inspiring this story, and to my mother for helping make it. If you like our videos, please consider supporting MinuteEarth on Patreon!
Will Your Country Be The First To Sink?Industry
Sea levels are rising, but what does that mean for where you live? What does that mean for the world?
Are we running out of clean water? - Balsher Singh SidhuIndustry
Despite water covering 71% of the planet’s surface, more than half the world’s population endures extreme water scarcity for at least one month a year.
Ancient Mesopotamia 101 | National GeographicIndustry
Ancient Mesopotamia proved that fertile land and the knowledge to cultivate it was a fortuitous recipe for wealth and civilization.
Why Our Favorite Crops Live Fast and Die YoungIndustry
We mostly grow annual plants because they reliably produce energy-rich seeds, which we like to eat.
Could Lab-Grown Meat Make Eating Human O.K.? (Part 2 of 3)Industry
Lab grown meat has been making headlines recently, but is it actually a better alternative to the traditional meat industry?
Why Cities ExistIndustry
More than 90% of the richest countries population lives in the cities. Here is why?
How Airlines Price FlightsIndustry
Airline ticket pricing probably seems like a crapshoot. The numbers change seemingly arbitrarily every week, day, or hour, but there is some real science behind these prices.
The Milk-Industrial Complex: Why You Don't Need to Drink MilkIndustry
Readers of Aaron's blog know of his beef with the milk industrial complex. Why does milk, of all beverages, get a pass in our efforts to reduce everyone's caloric intake? Why is it encouraged, when all others are shunned? Is it because you need the calcium? Is it because it makes your bones stronger? Watch, and learn why the milk emperor has no clothes.
The life cycle of a t-shirt - Angel ChangIndustry
Consider the classic white t-shirt. Annually, we sell and buy 2 billion t-shirts globally, making it one of the most common garments in the world. But how and where is the average t-shirt made, and what's its environmental impact? Angel Chang traces the life cycle of a t-shirt.
Inside Facebook's Connectivity LabIndustry
Take a look inside Facebook's Connectivity Lab - an important part of our effort to bring connectivity to the billions of people who are unconnected today.
Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the container?Industry
A weekly show where we endeavor to answer one of your big questions. This week, a bunch of people asked, "Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?"
How it's Made - PILLOWSIndustry
From start to finish, this is how pillows are made.
Paper Airplane-Making Machine (9 Seconds)Industry
With just a few pushes of a button, you could have yourself a room filled with paper airplanes.