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The Great Acceleration

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We’re in the middle of a rapid, unprecedented, and world-changing increase in the intensity and scale of human activity on this planet.

Holiday Decorating Hacks You Can Snack On With Your Kids

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With the kids home for the holidays, you'll want to try out these fun holiday decorating hacks for a festive treat!

Manakin birds have all best dance moves

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Manakins in South America synchronise their dance moves too woo females.

How to Plant 20 MILLION TREES

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Go to http://teamtrees.org and plant trees!

How Much Air Can A Tree Hold?

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Trees can take an astounding amount of carbon out of the air, which is good, because we need to do that times a trillion.

See Antarctica Like Never Before | National Geographic

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Here at the bottom of the world, a place all but free of human settlement, humanity is scrambling one of the ocean’s richest wildernesses.

What if We Nuke a City?

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Learn more about nuclear weapons and what you can do to stop them

A brief history of chess - Alex Gendler

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Trace the storied history of the game of chess, from its origins in 7th century India to the computer software we use today.

How Can We Wipe Out ALL Of The Mosquitoes?

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Is there an effective and safe way to get rid of mosquitoes?

The secret student resistance to Hitler - Iseult Gillespie

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Learn the story of the WWII student resistance group, called the White Rose, fighting against Hitler in Nazi Germany.

Plastic Waste Along the Ganges | National Geographic

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The Ganges is the world's second most polluted river. It's the epicenter of the plastic pollution crisis. Partner content for Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

Could The US Citizens Fight Off The US Military?

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Today we are revolting against the government, and the military has come to shut us down.

The mysterious origins of life on Earth

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Where on Earth did life begin? Explore the hydrothermal vents in Earth’s crust as simple compounds gave way to complex life.

Why the Future of Cars is Electric

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Electric cars are now ready to take over thanks to advances in battery technology and their inherent benefits: torque, handling, maintenance.

From pacifist to spy: WWII’s surprising secret agent - Shrabani Basu

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Learn about the life of World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan and how she worked with the French Resistance to build the network that defeated the Nazis.

Our Solar Eclipse Sunset Adventure in Argentina

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We used Dr. Telepun's "Solar Eclipse Timer" to figure out our exact contact times.

Most Hardcore Soldier: Spartan

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What was life like for a Spartan solider in ancient Greece? Was it anything like the movie "300"? In today's educational cartoon we are going back to the ancient times to look at how the warrior Spartans lived.

Google Earth For The Classroom

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Google Earth is a web based 3D virtual globe that presents the world’s geographic information ranging from natural sciences to social sciences, history, art, and engineering in a geospatial context.

What If We Burned All Trash on Earth?

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With Starbucks banning plastic straws and zero waste on trend, is the solution to plastic pollution and climate change burning all the trash?

Fireflies Put on a Spectacular Mating Dance | Short Film Showcase

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Every year, hundreds of thousands of fireflies begin their mating dance in the pine forests of Mexico. Filmmaker Blake Congdon captured this incredible phenomenon as never before seen.

What If The Internet Was A Country?

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The internet is an incredible (and scary) place! What happens if it becomes a digital country?