Where Does One Ocean End And Another Begin?

From MinuteEarth. Check out Brilliant (and get 20% off) here: https://brilliant.org/MinuteEarth/ Earth’s ocean water is continuous. How can we divide it into sections that are more useful? Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: IHO: International Hydrographic Organization ___________________________________________ If you…

Why It’s HARD To Bring A New Apple To Market

From MinuteEarth. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Fruit trees are unpredictable and grow slowly, and consumer tastes are fickle, so successful new varieties of fruit are rare. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: grafting:…

Can AI Help Us Identify Animals?

From MinuteEarth. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ New technology has revolutionized how we study wild animals, but it has also bogged down scientists with data…luckily, there’s an *intelligent* solution. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these…

The Best Dragon (According to Science)

From MinuteEarth. Check out Extra Credits’ video: The Origin of Dragons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL8qSfXIo4M We ranked dragons based on how biologically and evolutionarily plausible they are. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Tetrapods: four-limbed (with a few exceptions, such as snakes which…

How The Modern World Tricks Our Bodies Into Hurting Themselves

From MinuteEarth. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ The same enzyme that used to save us is now killing us because the body reactions it catalyzes now cause more harm than good. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling…

Why Exercise Is Hard

From MinuteEarth. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Because exercise isn’t essential for short-term survival, we don’t exercise enough, so we need to reincorporate purposeful physical activity into our lives. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. ___________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these…

The Secret Global Sewer System

From MinuteEarth. Thanks to the University of Minnesota for sponsoring this video! http://twin-cities.umn.edu/ Ditches and drain pipes help crops survive but can negatively impact the broader landscape. Thanks also to our Patreon patrons https://www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth and our YouTube members. __________________________________________ To learn more, start your googling with these keywords: Waterlog – to saturate (a field) with…