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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quzjmZ-7s6w 16th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Stretched across a tree-peppered expanse in Southern Africa lies the ruins of Great Zimbabwe, a medieval stone city of astounding wealth. Located in the present-day country of Zimbabwe, it’s the site of the second largest settlement ruins in Africa. But its...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6JFRi0Qm_s 15th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Marie Skłodowska Curie’s revolutionary research laid the groundwork for our understanding of physics and chemistry, blazing trails in oncology, technology, medicine, and nuclear physics, to name a few. But what did she actually do? Shohini Ghose expounds on some of Marie...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7WPEYGr1Vs 14th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Our ability to mine great amounts of energy from uranium nuclei has led some to bill nuclear power as a plentiful, utopian source of electricity. But rather than dominate the global electricity market, nuclear power has declined from a high of...

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...