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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcPJkz-D5II 13th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Genitals are the fastest-evolving organs in the animal kingdom. But why is this so? And what’s the point of having decorative private parts? Menno Schilthuizen explains how the evolutionary biology of nature's nether regions uncovers a hidden world of seduction, conflict,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFk3e5PcK7s 12th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Computers can beat us in board games, transcribe speech, and instantly identify almost any object. But will future robots go further by learning to figure out what we’re feeling? Kostas Karpouzis imagines a future where machines and the people who...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8992A5oAWM 11th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: More than a century after first emerging into the fogbound, gaslit streets of Victorian London, Sherlock Holmes is universally recognizable. And yet many of his most recognizable features don't appear in Arthur Conan Doyle's original stories. So who exactly is Sherlock...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVdY9KXF_Sg 10th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: It starts with a tickle in your throat that becomes a cough. Your muscles begin to ache, you grow irritable, and you lose your appetite. It’s official: you’ve got the flu. It’s logical to assume that this miserable medley of symptoms...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMriWTvPXHI 9th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Pascal’s triangle, which at first may just look like a neatly arranged stack of numbers, is actually a mathematical treasure trove. But what about it has so intrigued mathematicians the world over? Wajdi Mohamed Ratemi shows how Pascal's triangle is full...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeSuQm7KfaE 8th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Geckos aren’t covered in adhesives or hooks or suction cups, and yet they can effortlessly scale vertical walls and hang from ceilings. What’s going on? Eleanor Nelsen explains how geckos’ phenomenal feet allow them to defy gravity. View full lesson: How do...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S6e11NBwiw 7th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Everything in our universe has mass — from the smallest atom to the largest star. But the amount of mass has remained constant throughout existence even during the birth and death of stars, planets and you. How can the universe grow...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i7kAt97XYU 6th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Imagine you swallowed a small bird and suddenly gained the ability to fly … or you ate a cobra and were able to spit poisonous venom! Well, throughout the history of life (and specifically during the evolution of complex eukaryotic cells)...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDo7saKaEys 5th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: As the Earth’s surface temperature gradually rises, it has become vital for us to predict the rate of this increase with as much precision as possible. In order to do that, scientists need to understand more about aerosols and clouds. Jasper...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbbWx2COU0E 4th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: When you think about Einstein and physics, E=mc^2 is probably the first thing that comes to mind. But one of his greatest contributions to the field actually came in the form of an odd philosophical footnote in a 1935 paper he...