The Amazing Journey of the Monarch Butterfly

From Facts in Motion. Migration is very common in the animal kingdom. Birds are probably the first example that comes to mind. But similarly impressive long-distance migrations are done by a much smaller much more fragile little animal – the butterfly. Sources: https://monarchlab.org/biology-and-research/biology-and-natural-history/migration/ https://monarchlab.org/biology-and-research/biology-and-natural-history/breeding-life-cycle/annual-life-cycle/ https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/bij.12873 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/earthnews/9617298/Painted-ladies-migrate-thousands-of-miles-radars-discover-they-are-just-too-high-for-you-to-see-them.html http://rsbl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/12/10/20160561 https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/wild-things/painted-lady-butterlllflies%E2%80%99-migration-may-take-them-across-sahara http://wwf.panda.org/our_work/wildlife/profiles/insects/monarch_butterfly/ http://www.bangorlandtrust.org/uploads/8/2/6/3/8263142/spring_news_2016.pdf –german– https://www.welt.de/wissenschaft/article110143507/Distelfalter-fliegen-jedes-Jahr-15-000-Kilometer-weit.html https://www.wissenschaft-aktuell.de/extra_rubriken/Wanderfalter___die_Zugvoegel_unter_den_Schmetterlingen.html http://www.scinexx.de/wissen-aktuell-15252-2012-10-24.html Music…

A Tire Company Gives Out The Most Prestigious Food Award – Here’s Why

From Facts in Motion. Go to https://brilliant.org/fim/ to sign up for free and get 20% off the annual subscription. Or check out the daily challenges at https://brilliant.org/daily-problems/eat-like-a-bird/ Why does Michelin – a tire manufacturer – rate restaurants? SOURCES: https://www.beyond.fr/food/michelin-guide-history.html https://priceonomics.com/why-does-a-tire-company-publish-the-michelin-guide/ https://www.escoffier.edu/blog/culinary-arts/a-brief-history-of-the-michelin-guide/ Delorean design by vecteezy Thanks for watching. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Why Snails Kill 200 000 People Every Year

From Facts in Motion. Did you know that snails are the second deadliest animal on the planet and responsible for around 200 000 deaths every year? Here’s why. Sources: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/schistosomiasis https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-13/why-snails-are-one-worlds-deadliest-creatures https://www.afro.who.int/health-topics/schistosomiasis-bilharzia https://phys.org/news/2019-02-mosquitoes-malaria-million-years.html https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/schistosomiasis/biology.html https://www.uni-giessen.de/faculties/f10/departments/departments/parasitology/research/schistosoma/lifecycle https://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/resources/vector337to356.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5694902/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9467732 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971216311808 https://schisto.stanford.edu/pdf/Japan.pdf http://www.biologydiscussion.com/invertebrate-zoology/phylum-platyhelminthes/an-example-of-phylum-platyhelminthes-schistosoma-haematobium/32796 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959437X16300843 Thanks for watching. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Why Great Whites are So Dangerous

From Facts in Motion. How do sharks hunt and why do they sometimes attack humans? Thanks again to Brilliant: Go to https://brilliant.org/fim/ to sign up for free and get 20% off the annual subscription. Sources: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/shark-attacks-in-the-us/ https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/shark-attacks/yearly-worldwide-summary/ https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2004/01/great-white-shark-myths/ https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-33049099 http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160817-one-creature-had-a-bite-more-powerful-than-any-other https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13412-013-0107-2 https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/shark-attacks/maps/world/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/sharks-reputation-as-man-eaters-is-unfair-and-threatens-the-species-authors-say/2013/02/04/5b7b6542-6bd7-11e2-bd36-c0fe61a205f6_story.html?utm_term=.a407c4511616 https://www.livescience.com/8309-jaws-changed-view-great-white-sharks.html https://www.livescience.com/64799-great-white-shark-genome.html https://www.livescience.com/8797-shark-smell-myth-fishy.html https://www.britannica.com/story/why-do-sharks-attack https://www.livescience.com/3899-truth-great-white-sharks-30-years-jaws.html https://www.sharkdiver.com/who-is-more-aggressive-a-bull-shark-or-a-great-white/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z93f34j http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20151005-the-truth-about-great-white-sharks https://roaring.earth/how-great-whites-size-each-other-up/ https://animals.howstuffworks.com/fish/sharks/shark-yummy-hum1.htm https://animals.howstuffworks.com/fish/sharks/shark-senses3.htm https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/sharks/about-sharks/senses/…

This Animation Shows You How Small Atoms Really Are

From Facts in Motion. Atoms: The building blocks of everything around us. But how small are they? This animation will show you. Sources: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/248399628_An_estimation_of_the_number_of_cells_in_the_human_body http://book.bionumbers.org/how-big-is-a-human-cell/ https://foresight.org/Nanomedicine/Ch03_1.php https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atomic_radii_of_the_elements_(data_page) Thanks for watching. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

How Dangerous Can Ocean Waves Get? Wave Comparison

From Facts in Motion. Rogue Waves – In this episode we will cover the most elusive of all waves and explain where they come from and how dangerous they can be. Sources: http://www.waveworkshop.org/13thWaves/Papers/Tropical%20Cyclone%20Generated%20Extreme%20Waves%20-%20waveworkshop%20paper.pdf https://www.ecmwf.int/en/newsletter/148/meteorology/what-conditions-led-draupner-freak-wave https://www.researchgate.net/publication/234151195_Oceanic_Rogue_Waves https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Draupner_platform http://www.shipstructure.org/pdf/2007symp09.pdf https://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/fulltext/2007/20070019.pdf https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/69b8/1cd7a8e18e697d55511f0c0c94b6455ea124.pdf https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/10.1175/1520-0485%282003%2933%3C863%3ANFIAFW%3E2.0.CO%3B2 https://todayinhistory.blog/tag/rogue-wave/ https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/generation https://www.glerl.noaa.gov/pubs/fulltext/2004/20040037.pdf https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267606460_Examining_a_Comprehensive_Dataset_Containing_Thousands_of_Freak_Wave_Events_Part_1-Description_of_the_Data_and_Quality_Control_Procedure https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2011JC007636 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/10/161013095756.htm Thanks for watching

How Large Are Blue Whales Really? Size Comparison

From Facts in Motion. The Blue Whale is the largest animal of our time and the largest animal that ever lived. But how large are they exactly? This animation will show you. Sources: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/240590693_Body_weight_of_some_species_of_large_whales http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20170216-how-an-empty-sea-helped-the-blue-whale-grow-so-enormous https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317134796_Independent_evolution_of_baleen_whale_gigantism_linked_to_Plio-Pleistocene_ocean_dynamics https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsos.140434 https://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/teaching_materials/coastlines/student_materials/901 https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40032372 https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2017.0546 https://www.bbcearth.com/blog/?article=the-anatomy-of-a-whale http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150820-see-the-worlds-biggest-heart-blue-whales-is-first-to-be-preserved https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/240590693_Body_weight_of_some_species_of_large_whales http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/virtual_sara/files/cosewic/sr_blue_whale_e.pdf https://www.whalefacts.org/blue-whale-penis/ https://www.whalefacts.org/whale-milk/ http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_9265000/9265623.stm https://www.livescience.com/10332-whales-swallow-million-calories-single-mouthful.html https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/phenomena/2009/11/24/the-origin-of-big/ https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19841-blue-whale-feeding-methods-are-ultra-efficient/ http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/2/8/e1600883.full https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/why-whales-got-so-big/557213/ http://www-das.uwyo.edu/~geerts/cwx/notes/chap11/phyto.html http://jeb.biologists.org/content/205/12/1747.abstract…

Why Sea Cucumbers Are Dangerous

From Facts in Motion. Sea cucumbers are rather inconspicuous animals and are certainly not the most well-known sea creatures. They are nonetheless of enormous importance for the oceans and us humans. But don’t get too excited because despite their harmless appearance they are actually not as safe to handle as one might think. In this…

What happened to the other 2 Titanics?

From Facts in Motion. The Titanic is arguably the most famous ship in the world. But what has happened to her two sister ships? Find out in this video. Music "My Heart will go on" cover by my romantic piano https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfRtfDiz21hwPFuYNfzwYCA/videos Music by Second Suspense https://soundcloud.com/second-suspense https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUG_Jo3z02CxZ9QSFOJXFRA tracks used – Daily routines, new day, winterspell,…

Brain-Eating Fly turns Victims into Zombies

From Facts in Motion. Some animals have developed astonishing strategies for survival. Like the ant-decapitating fly, which lays their eggs inside ants, so their larvae can feast on their brains. Sources: https://www.livescience.com/21326-smallest-fly-decapitates-ants.html https://web.archive.org/web/20090516023741/http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fn%2Fa%2F2009%2F05%2F13%2Fnational%2Fa062256D48.DTL https://biocontrol.entomology.cornell.edu/parasitoids/pseudacteon.php http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/flies/ant_decapitating_phorids.htm https://web.archive.org/web/20090522005217/http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/20090512/sc_mcclatchy/3231765 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFVvOo1Qd_8 Music by Jay Man Tracks used: http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Past-Reflections http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Sound-of-Silence http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Web-of-Deceit http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/No-Momentum http://ourmusicbox.com/ms_song/Nightmare-on-my-street Thanks for watching. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

The Whale-Bone-Eating Zombie Worm

From Facts in Motion. Osedax – commonly called ‘bone worm’ or ‘zombie worm’ – is a genus of marine worms that feeds on the skeletons of dead whales. In this video, we will take a closer look at the life cycle and eating habits of these worms and find out what makes them so special.…