• Measure for Measure: Quantum Physics and Reality
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    Measure for Measure: Quantum Physics and Reality

    So Quantum Mechanics, is the subject of the discussion here tonight. And look it’s the year 2014 And the first glimmers of the Quantum Mechanics really came on the scene on the early part of the 20th Century. Certainly by 1930 or so the basic framework of Quantum Mechanics was place and yet, today right some 80 years later there are still questions at our right for discussion at the foundations of the subject questions that are still controversial, and we’re going to discuss one of those controversial questions here tonight so you’ll see various perspectives on that. At the same time, quantum mechanics of all the subjects of modern…

  • Stephen C. Meyer: Theistic Evolution
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    Stephen C. Meyer: Theistic Evolution

    [bright gentle music]>>Oh, well, welcome, glad to see so many faces out there this evening, and of course the topic this evening is Did God Need Darwin? And you don’t have to read too long in The Origin of Species to realize that Darwin did not need God but many Christians today wrestle with this relationship. Just how should evolutionary theory and the biblical narrative relate to each other? The answers to this question vary widely even among Christians, from those who totally accept a fully naturalistic evolutionary model and dismiss the bible’s input on origins questions to those who do the opposite, who fully accept a literal biblical narrative…

  • How Chatbots Will Automate Call Centers
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    How Chatbots Will Automate Call Centers

    Around the world, businesses field hundreds of billions of requests from us each year. We want our flights changed, a purchase refunded, a claim reviewed. That takes the labor of millions of agents who tend to our every need. But soon, automation will take over much of that, and it starts with the painstaking work of this 23-year-old. My name is Laura Morales, and I’m a chatbot designer. You probably know the Dominican Republic for its beaches. But further west in the country’s capital of Santo Domingo, there’s a bustling hub of call centers for American businesses. Laura works for one of them, at a company called OutPLEX. After you.…

  • Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Go Back to High School
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    Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Hart Go Back to High School

    -Hey guys, we’re here at a local high school out in Queens, New York City. Now, Kevin, you’re in a new movie called “Night School,” and because of that, I thought it would be fun if the two of us went back to high school for a day and competed against each other to see who is the better student. Now, none of the students know we’re here, so we’re about to surprise them and crash their classes all day. You ready? -Yes. [ Bell rings ] -Good morning, everybody. So, we have two new students today. Let’s make them feel welcome. -Hey. -Good morning. -Thank you. -This is for…

  • This Parasitic Plant Stole Over 100 Genes From Other Plants | SciShow News
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    This Parasitic Plant Stole Over 100 Genes From Other Plants | SciShow News

    This episode of SciShow News is supported by NordVPN. Head over to nordVPN.com/SciShow to learn more about virtual private networks and internet security. [♪ INTRO] Plants might seem kind of dull and boring, but they are full of intrigue. And two new papers published this week showed just how manipulative and cunning they can be. The first, published in Nature Plants, found that parasitic dodder plants from the genus Cuscuta have stolen dozens of genes from their hosts. And they don’t just take genes — they use them too. You see, dodders are parasitic plants that don’t have chlorophyll—the pigment which captures light energy during photosynthesis. That means they can’t…

  • The environmental cost of free two-day shipping
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    The environmental cost of free two-day shipping

    When it comes to buying stuff, I’ve often wondered how did I live without online shopping? I mean literally today anything I want is available to me 24/7. I can buy anything anytime. In fact 79% of Americans shop online. This happens when they’re laying in bed, while they’re out with friends having a drink. It turns out actually one in five us shop online while we’re using the bathroom. All this stuff we’re buying magically appears on our doorstep. But what effect does all this shopping have on the planet? Delivery services ship a lot more packages now because of online shopping. Since 2009 US Postal Service deliveries increased…

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    Falcon Heavy Arabsat 6A Launch Party Hosted by Tesla

    (crowd cheering) (sonic booms) (sonic booms) (upbeat music) – Hey, we’re at the airport. We’re making our way and Jack is being a good boy We haven’t told him why we’re going because he’s afraid he’ll be put on the rocket. (upbeat background music) – So we’re here at the meet up and um I just got s*** on by a bird. (upbeat background music) – Okay we just finished the meet up. Uh had a lot of fun meeting a lot of people. Thank you guys for coming out. Now me and Joe are gonna go check out the Megaladon. Stay tuned. (raining) – So it’s raining out, sort…

  • Why Scurvy Shouldn’t Exist
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    Why Scurvy Shouldn’t Exist

    Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this whole week of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] When you hear the word “scurvy,” you probably think of jokes about pirates, but this disease can actually be really serious. Its symptoms include bleeding gums; bumpy, rashy skin; and joint pain, and if it’s not treated, it can be deadly. It’s not just a thing of the past, either. Scurvy still shows up in developing nations, and dozens of cases were reported in the United States in the last decade. Thankfully, it is relatively easy to treat — all you need is a high dose of Vitamin C. But here’s the…

  • This Fluoride Battery Could Mean Phone Batteries That Last a Week
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    This Fluoride Battery Could Mean Phone Batteries That Last a Week

    Lithium ion batteries changed our world by delivering us hours of energy in a small lightweight package. But ya know what, my phone battery only lasts a day and THAT’S NOT ENOUGH! I NEED MORE!!! Luckily, scientists are already on it, and have been working for decades on a new battery design that could could last up to 8 times longer, leaving lithium in the dust. Introducing: Fluoride batteries!! Okay, before you yell at me in the comments- NO these aren’t ready yet. You’re not going to be able to watch this video and then buy a fluoride battery online. Science is slow, everything takes time, BUT this is a…

  • Your Body on Carbs
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    Your Body on Carbs

    You’ve probably heard that carbs are bad for you. And there’s a lot of us searching for signs they’re good, possibly sugar, or just the devil. But carbohydrates are your body’s main fuel source. So what do carbs actually DO when they pasta through your body? Carbohydrates in our food fall into three categories: sugars, starches, and dietary fibre. Sugars, like lactose, fructose, and sucrose, can be found in foods like milk, tangerines, and table sugar. Starches and dietary fibre are both long chains of sugars. And when we eat carbs, our saliva and stomach acid break long sugar chains down into short chains. Once the food reaches the intestines,…