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[embed]https://youtu.be/3_fjEc4aQVk[/embed] 33rd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: You’ve filled up your cart and made it to the front of the grocery line when you’re confronted with yet another choice: what kind of bag should you use? It might seem obvious that plastic is bad for the environment, and...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTeOhj6dxsU[/embed] 32nd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In the past 3,000 years, many populations have evolved genetic adaptations to their local environments. People in Siberia and the high arctic are uniquely adapted to survive extreme cold. The Bajau people can dive 70 meters and stay underwater for almost...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovl_XbgmCbw[/embed] 31st TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: For most of the year, the Gulf of Mexico is teeming with marine life, from tiny crustaceans to massive whales. But every summer, disaster strikes. Around May, animals begin to flee the area. And soon, creatures that can’t swim or can’t...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNNqht30TDo[/embed] 30th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In the savannahs of Kenya, two female northern white rhinos, Nájin and Fatu, munch contentedly on grass. They are the last two known northern white rhinos left on Earth. Their species is functionally extinct— without a male, they can’t reproduce. And...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8kV4FHSdNA[/embed] 29th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: There are many different approaches to modern yoga— though most forms have three core elements: physical postures, breathing exercises, and spiritual contemplation.This blend of physical and mental exercise is widely believed to have a unique set of health advantages. But is...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zarll9bx6FI[/embed] 28th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis:By 2050, it’s estimated that over 65% of the world will be living in cities. We may think of nature as being unconnected to our urban spaces, but trees have always been an essential part of successful cities. Humanity has been...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25LW_PG2ZuI&t=1s[/embed] 27th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In January 1953, a tidal surge shook the North Sea. The titanic waves flooded the Dutch coastline, killing almost 2,000 people. 54 years later, a similar storm threatened the region. But this time, they were ready. This was thanks to a...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJKqtoAcutA[/embed] 26th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In 1165, copies of a strange letter began to circulate throughout Europe. It spoke of a fantastical realm, containing the Tower of Babel and the Fountain of Youth— all ruled over by the letter’s mysterious author: Prester John. Who was this...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBGfHk91Vrk[/embed] 25th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: In 2004, a nutrition company offered a life-changing opportunity to earn a full-time income for part-time work. There were only two steps to get started: purchase a $500 kit and recruit two more members. By 2013, the company was making $200...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmI-rJuYAjw&feature=youtu.be[/embed] 24th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Nearly 28,000 species of orchid grow all around the world, bearing every imaginable color, shape and pattern. There’s a cunning purpose behind these elaborate displays: many orchids trick insects into pollinating, sometimes even into having sex with them. How do they...