Tag Archives: Science

This Giant Plant Looks Like Raw Meat and Smells Like Dead Rat | Deep Look

It happens maybe only once a decade and lasts about 24 hours. The bloom of the rare and gigantic Titan arum, better known as the “corpse flower.” It’s a mimic. It copies the stench of dead, rotting animals. But hold up. What you’re looking at isn’t actually the flower. That part? It’s a modified leaf… Read More »

Sam Harris: The Self is an Illusion

What one of the problems we have in discussing consciousness scientifically is that consciousness is irreducibly subjective. This is a point that many philosophers have made – Thomas Nagel, John Sorrell, David Chalmers. While I don’t agree with everything they’ve said about consciousness I agree with them on this point that consciousness is what it’s… Read More »

The magical science of storytelling | David JP Phillips | TEDxStockholm

Translator: Florencia Bracamonte Reviewer: Tanya Cushman In 2009, a man, a journalist by the name Rob Walker, wanted to find out this: Is storytelling really the most powerful tool of all? And in order to do this, he went on his computer, and he bought 200 objects from eBay. And the average price of the… Read More »

Why popping your pimples is bad for you

– Jess, I am addicted to watching these pimple popping videos. Have you seen these? – Ugh. That’s so gross. – I know, it’s so nasty! – That’s so bad for you. They shouldn’t be doing that. – Why would popping pimples be bad for you? – Well, let’s – Science the – Science the… Read More »

Decoding the Stars: A New Look at Astrology

The CHRISTMAS LECTURES from the Royal Institution have delivered cutting edge science to young audiences for nearly 200 years. And that’s a very long time. That tradition is still running strong today, reaching even greater audiences on television, online, and most recently through 3D headsets. I’m Olympia Brown and I work at the Royal Institution… Read More »

The Calendar and Astronomy – David Rives

In ancient times, celestial bodies such as the Sun, Moon and stars were central figures of the Zodiac. They were considered to be gods and goddesses, and based on the Zodiac, the movements of the heavens have become a means of divination. Scripture informs us that they worshiped the created more than the Creator. In… Read More »

Ancient Religions, Bible, Government, Astrology & Understanding Philosophy Theology Vol. 1

greetings everyone Eric again and today I’m going to start by using a little thing that came from Confucius he used to quote that signs and symbols rule the world not merely just phases and laws so if you’re reading the title of this video you’ll see that it says ancient mystery religions the Bible… Read More »

The True Science of Parallel Universes

Everyone loves the idea of parallel universes – maybe it’s the appeal of an ideal world where you have second chances and things turn out differently – an alternate reality where you do get into Hogwarts and the Star Wars prequels aren’t made and you finally plug in your asymmetric computer cord correctly on the… Read More »

Venus: Death of a Planet

From the fires of a sun’s birth, twin planets emerged. Venus and Earth. Two roads diverged in our young solar system. Nature draped one world in the greens and blues of life. While enveloping the other in acid clouds, high heat, and volcanic flows. Why did Venus take such a disastrous turn? And what light… Read More »

Mercury retrograde, explained WITHOUT astrology

You may have heard that Mercury is retrograde again. But if you try to find out what that means, search results are dominated by astrologers who believe Mercury can make you spill coffee on your favorite shirt or cause your car to break down. But if you set aside all those creative interpretations, there’s actually… Read More »