Could You Survive On Blood?

From MinuteEarth. This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. Blood-suckers may seem like they have it easy, but feeding on blood comes with a lot of challenges. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Hematophagy: the practice by some species of feeding on the…

Do Other Diseases Have “Long” Versions?

From MinuteEarth. This video was made in partnership with Bill Gates. COVID isn’t the only virus to cause long-lasting symptoms. Other viruses – including the flu – can have similar enduring effects on our tissues and immune systems. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Sequelae:…

Size Matters

From MinuteEarth. Sign up for your FREE trial to Wondrium here: http://ow.ly/vFtO30siJJT Because females often outlive males, behavior is often blamed – but there is a decent chance our sex chromosomes might be to blame instead. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Chromosome: a threadlike…

Truth Decay

From MinuteEarth. Trust is eroding, in part, due to the over-abundance of opinion-based content; we must all develop better tools and habits for consuming information to regain a shared understanding of what is true. RESOURCES ************** RAND resources: Truth Decay Is a Threat to Democracy. Here’s What You Can Do to Help Stop It |…

Nature Has a Backup Plan And…

From MinuteEarth. Signup for your FREE trial to Wondrium here: http://ow.ly/AOkb30sfmak Who needs redundancy? Well, everyone, it turns out. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: – Ecological redundancy (also: functional redundancy or functional equivalence): the ecological phenomena that multiple species representing a variety of taxonomic groups…

Our BIG Secret…

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Why Water Dissolves (Almost) Everything

From MinuteEarth. Get 50% off your first hands-on science subscription box with code MINUTE50 at https://www.MELscience.com Water can dissolve more substances than anything else on earth…so why doesn’t it dissolve everything away? LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: solvent: a substance that dissolves a solute solubility:…

It’s Alive! (Or Is It?)

From MinuteEarth. To learn more about restoration action – and get involved – visit RESTOR from the Crowther Lab at https://restor.eco. Soil doesn’t seem like it’s "alive", yet it functions like a living thing in lots of key ways. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Soil…

Which Is Worse?

From MinuteEarth. GiveWell is matching donations from first-time donors dollar for dollar up to $250. Click on https://bit.ly/3rHPv9a to donate and be sure to use the fundraiser code MINUTEEARTH at checkout to make sure your donation gets matched A broken bone might seem worse than a sprain, but you’ll get over it much more quickly.…

The Plankton Paradox

From MinuteEarth. Start building your ideal daily routine 💪 The first 100 people who click on the link will get 25% OFF 🎁 Fabulous Premium ➡️https://thefab.co/minuteearth2 The competitive exclusion principle predicts that there would just be a few species of plankton, but instead there are thousands. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic,…

Hyena Butter: Everything You Did And Didn’t Want To Know

From MinuteEarth. Get your butt-, er, book here: https://www.minuteearth.com/books/ Hyenas communicate via an information-dense physical medium (hyena butter) – and now MinuteEarth does too (book). SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us…

The Rain Shadow Effect #shorts

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We’re making hurricanes stronger #shorts

From MinuteEarth. We’re making hurricanes stronger. Here’s how. #shorts #sponsored Sign the petition to urge the US Congress to support localized renewable energy solutions: https://go.acespace.org/page/86439/petition/1?utm_medium=infl&utm_source=youtube_social_inf&utm_campaign=infl&ea.tracking.id=youtube-social-inf&en_txn7=INF224199070 SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us…

Opossum vs Possum #shorts

From MinuteEarth. Opossums and possums are awesome. Here’s how to tell the difference. #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* David Goldenberg | Script…

Grolar Bears #Shorts

From MinuteEarth. Know your hybrids #shorts SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: – Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth – Share this video with your friends and family – Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* David Goldenberg | Script Writer, Narrator and Director Sarah Berman | Illustration,…