Under the Dark Skies

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National Geographic partnered with the International Dark-Sky Association to provide families with a true ‘dark sky’ observatory experience, free from the artificial light prevalent in city and suburban communities.

Amphibians Face Mass Extinction as Fungus Spreads Across the World

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Results from a recent global survey of amphibians shows that chytrid fungus has threatened twice as many species than previously thought.

How to grow your own glacier

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Explore the ancient methods of growing glaciers, the homemade bodies of ice used as water sources, and how they can be used to combat climate change.

Why are earthquakes so hard to predict?

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Take a look at the theories behind why earthquakes occur, what makes them so hard to predict and the warning system technologies we rely on today.

Climate Research Offers Coffee Farmers Hope For Their Crops

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Guatemala's third largest export after raw sugar and bananas is coffee.

Why Can't We Get Power From Waves?

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Wave power hasn’t yet made a splash because it’s hard to use waves to spin turbines, and because the sea is a harsh place to build things.

Primitive Technology: Grass thatch, Mud hut

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Primitive Technology: Grass thatch, Mud hut - Creating a grass thatch, mud hut from scratch.

You Are A Fish

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With our current understanding of evolutionary history and our strategy of cladistic naming, if we wanted to have both goldfish and sharks under a single group called "fish", then mammals must also be called fish.

A brief history of dogs - David Ian Howe

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Trace the history of how wolves, one of humanity’s oldest rivals, evolved into the domesticated dogs we call “man’s best friend.”

100 Gallons of Spider Silk | Because Science Footnotes

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Kyle discusses exactly how much spider silk Peter Parker would need to stop that train, responds to your comments, and more!

He Tastes Water Like Some Taste Wine. Meet a Water Sommelier

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Martin Riese is part of a very small pool of sommeliers who have made a profession out of tasting and judging water.

What Eating Rotten Food Really Does To Your Body

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Food poisoning is awful, but what's actually happening inside your body when you eat rotten food?

The Biggest Lie About Climate Change

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You were lied to about climate change.

The physics of surfing - Nick Pizzo

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Wondering how you can catch the perfect wave? Dive into the fascinating and complex physics of surfing.

Blue Planet II

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Giant fish catches birds, on part 2 of blue planet.

Descending Into Greenland's Ice Sheets

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Join Will Gadd as he descends into the Greenland ice sheet in the name of exploration and research with University of South Florida professor Jason Gulley.

This Will Most Likely Kill You

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How will we die?

Why Earthquakes Are So Hard To Predict

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Scientists are trying to figure out if they can predict big earthquakes by simulating small quakes in labs and studying big quakes under the ocean. Thanks to the University of Rhode Island for sponsoring this video.

How Microwaving Grapes Makes Plasma

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A bisected grape in the microwave makes plasma. But how does it work? A grape is the right size and refractive index to trap microwaves inside it.

Secrets of the Garden

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On a mission to share their discoveries with the world, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew uncover the benefits hidden within aloe, argan oil and rosemary.

Primitive Technology: Stone Yam planters

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Primitive Technology: Stone Yam planters - Creating Stone planters for Yams from scratch.