Why Do People With Schizophrenia See Things (Schizophrenia Explained)?

Today, the works of Vincent Van Gogh are highly prized, known for their short, textured strokes and use of bright, vibrant colors. However, his personal life was a dark and lonely one, plagued by rejection, isolation, and illness. With time, failure both real and imagined, took its toll. On December 23, 1888, following a disagreement with a fellow artist, Van…

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Brazil’s Geography Problem

This video was made possible by Skillshare. Learn from 21,000 classes for free for two months at https://skl.sh/wendover3. There are plenty of lines you can draw on the globe but perhaps none is more consequential than the equator. Of the 15 wealthiest countries in the world as measured by GDP per capita, all are in the northern hemisphere. Only 800…

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The Nuclear Waste Problem

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn to think like a scientist for 20% off by being one of the first 500 people to sign up at the link in the description. Nuclear energy is one of the cleanest, most efficient, and most available sources of power on earth. To generate one kilowatt hour of energy—the amount an American…

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The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

If I showed you this paint chip and asked you to tell me what color it is, what would you say? How about this one? And this one? You probably said blue, purple, and brown — but if your native language is Wobé from Côte d’Ivoire, you probably would have used one word for all three. That’s because not all…

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Quantum Computers Explained – Limits of Human Technology

Quantum Computers Explained – Limits of Human Technology For most of our history, human technology consisted of our brains, fire, and sharp sticks. While fire and sharp sticks became power plants and nuclear weapons, the biggest upgrade has happened to our brains. Since the 1960’s, the power of our brain machines has kept growing exponentially, allowing computers to get smaller…

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What is a Black Hole? — Black Holes Explained

From far away, stars are tiny points of light. But up close, stars are massive, seething, fiery balls of burning gas. This fierce display does not last forever. Eventually, the nuclear fusion which powers the star will burn all its fuel. Gravity then collapses the remaining matter together. For very large stars, what happens next is a display of extremes.…

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Measles Explained — Vaccinate or Not?

Recently there has been a lot of talk about measles. What does measles actually do, and should you vaccinate against it? Or is this just hysteria? Measles is a virus: a hull of proteins, RNA, plus some more proteins for reproduction. It cannot reproduce by itself; it needs a host cell to do so. To understand measles, we have to…

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Why Are People In Venezuela Starving (Hyperinflation Explained)?

Venezuela’s economic crisis has made headlines all over the world for the past few years. Hunger is widespread there. Unable to afford the small amount of food available in supermarkets, many Venezuelans have resorted to eating garbage to survive. Even zoo animals in Venezuela are starving according to a report by the Daily Mail, and people have been breaking into…

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The Psychology of Black Mirror's "Shut Up and Dance"

you were listening to unpopular culture on the BS podcast network [Laughter] hello my friends thank you for tuning into the psychology of black mirror my name is Michael drain and this one's going to be slightly different we're gonna cover shut up and dance and we also have a third person in addition to me and graphic designer Corey…

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Absolute Carnage Separation Anxiety #1 (2019)

the otherworldly threat of null has woken symbiotes old and new alike what will happen next bullets hop into the pages of absolute carnage separation anxiety issue number one and find out already then so this special one-shot actually focuses on the life foundation symbiotes well most of them you'll recall that way back when the life foundation created these…

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