Who was the world’s first author? – Soraya Field Fiorio

4,300 years ago in ancient Sumer, the most powerful person in the city of Ur was banished to wander the vast desert. Her name was Enheduanna. She was the high priestess of the moon god and history’s first known author. By the time of her exile, she had written 42 hymns and three epic poems— and Sumer hadn’t heard the…

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What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

Schizophrenia was first identified more than a century ago, but we still don’t know its exact causes. It remains one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized illnesses today. So, let’s walk through what we do know— from symptoms to causes and treatments. Schizophrenia is considered a syndrome, which means it may encompass a number of related disorders that have similar…

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Brain-Eating Fly turns Victims into Zombies

The world of tiny animals is a fascinating one. Here you can find a diversity that simply wouldnt be possible on any higher level. A seemingly endless supply of resources – a multitude of all kinds of micro ecosystems and the amplified randomness of mother nature allow for life to develop in ways one can hardly imagine. The incredible diversity…

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Watch This If You Feel Depressed

Hey Heard you’re feeling a bit sad due to a recent unfortunate thing that happened bad things happen There are bad people There will always be bad people doing bad things There’s no doubt in that But you have to know something You have to know how much good there is out there If far outweighs the bad if every…

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What if our Brains Communicated with each other? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What if our Brains Communicated with each other? Then everybody will know that I love chocolate milkshakes. Oh AumSum. Firstly, all of us would suddenly become psychic. Secondly, this will prove to be great news for deaf as well as dumb people. As they will be able to easily communicate with everybody. Thirdly, overtime, due to evolution,…

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Pinky and the Brain – Intro Theme (closed captions)

Gee Brain, What do ya wanna do tonight? The same thing we do every night Pinky; try to take over the World! They’re Pinky and the Brain Yes, Pinky and the Brain One is a genius, the other’s insane They’re laboratory Mice their genes have been spliced They’re Dinky they’re Pinky and the Brain, Brain…, Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain,…

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Why Spanish Flu Killed Over 50 Million People – Deadliest Plague in Modern History

It’s Monday March 11, 1918, at a military training facility in Kansas called Fort Riley. Around 26,000 young men are stationed there, and on that particular day a mess cook named Private Albert Gitchell woke up feeling like hell. He had a high fever, his throat was sore, and his body ached all over. The man went to see a…

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CGI Animated Shorts: “Brain Divided” – by Josiah Haworth, Joon Shik Song & Joon Soo Song | TheCGBros

Hmm? Hmm? Ahh… [Loud Snoring] [Loud Kissing] [Sigh] Hi…ahh… John? [Sexy Music Playing] Sorry I’m Late Ahhh [Boing/Spring Sound!] [Wolf Howl] [Panting] Um..Hi… you mus…you must be Scarlet… Yeah it’s…Uh… Nice to meet you The pleasure is all mine… Oh! Ahh.. here…Ah… Take a seat… Yeah sure… Yeah, I hope you’re hungry cuz I already ordered our food… Oh great…

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Your Brain vs Genius Brain – How Do They Compare

Our brain is the command center for the nervous system. The organ that ensures we are conscious and can experience life. It receives input from our five senses: seeing, hearing, touching, tasting and smelling, and it sends output commands to the muscles. The human brain weighs about 3.3 lbs. (1.5 kilograms), contains roughly 86 billion nerve cells, and billions of…

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