Native Garden – Buying Native Plants
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Native Garden – Buying Native Plants

I’m turning a small space into an insect and bird-friendly native plant garden. Native plants have so many benefits over imported ones, which you can learn about in part 1 of this series. But today, we have a design, we know which plants we want, and all we need to do is go get them! […]

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Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds
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Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds

In a previous video we talked about taxonomy, or how to arrange animals into groups. This time, we’re talking about one of the interesting effects of taxonomy. What do you do if an animal is SO different from other animals that it doesn’t fit into ANY group? We’re talking about “orphan species”. Quick recap: modern […]

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The most significant genius: Emmy Noether
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The most significant genius: Emmy Noether

Amalie Emmy Noether, or Emmy, as she preferred to be called, was born on March 23rd in 1882. Her dad was a professor of mathematics at the University of Erlangen in Bavaria and, as a young girl, she trained in languages. By age 18, she had mastered French and English well enough to be certified […]

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Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day
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Longevity & Why I now eat One Meal a Day

Longevity & Why I Eat Once a Day Nutrition & Our Hybrid Body In the 1950’s, my friend Bill was a very gifted Engineer who made an extraordinary car. The car’s main fuel source was electricity, and gasoline was to be put in whenever available. It was fine for the car to use gasoline every […]

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Pop-up Toy – Dynamics Level 3
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Pop-up Toy – Dynamics Level 3

We have to compare the total energy of three different situations. In the first one there’s a mass m on top of a spring of length l_0. In the second situation, we have the same mass, still stationary, but the spring has been compressed so that it only has a length l_1. In the third […]

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Bird Calls of Amazonia
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Bird Calls of Amazonia

Hey! So, we’re here with Ernesto Ruelas, who is an ornithologist with the Action Center. What are we going to be doing today? – What we’re going to do is follow Trail #4. We’re going to be looking for birds. So the way we do this work is that we follow the pre-opened trail that […]

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Sharks 101 | National Geographic
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Sharks 101 | National Geographic

(ominous music) – [Narrator] They glide through the water with unmistakable grace, remnants of an ancient past, they dive and they rise from the ocean’s murky depths to it’s sun-kissed shallows, rousing fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. The world’s biggest living fish is a shark. Of the estimated 34,000 species […]

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