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[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...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fygjGXnaV9w&feature=youtu.be[/embed] 23rd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis:In the late 1800’s, lynchings were happening all over the American South, often without any investigation or consequences for the murderers. A young journalist set out to expose the truth about these killings. Her reports shocked the nation, launched her journalism...

https://youtu.be/fFeV8WxIZLk 22nd TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: About once every century, a massive star somewhere in our galaxy runs out of fuel. No longer able to produce sufficient energy to maintain its structure, it collapses under its own gravitational pressure and explodes in a supernova. The death...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PiyUjVxukI 21st TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: The universe began in a Big Bang nearly fourteen billion years ago, and has been expanding ever since. But how does the universe expand and what is it expanding into? Sajan Saini explains the existing theories around the Big Bang...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P21a5Uty-uc 20th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Less than a tenth the size of an ant, a dust mite’s whole world is contained in the dusty film under a bed or in a forgotten corner. This realm is right under our noses, but from our perspective, the tiny...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6XeP9gQPmg 19th TED-ED – TAW coproduction Synopsis: Thor—son of Odin, god of thunder, and protector of mankind—struggled mightily against his greatest challenge yet: opening a bag of food. How had the mighty god fallen so far? Scott Mellor tells the myth of Thor's journey to Utgard. View full lesson: The...