Fujita Scale Explained – Part 1

Part one of two. Although the Fujita scale has been replaced by the “enhanced” Fujita scale, I still see lots of misinformation in comments

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The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious

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What light can teach us about the universe – Pete Edwards

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-light-can-teach-us-about-the-universe-pete-edwards Humanity has long been looking at the universe and asking the big questions: How did it begin? How will it

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Why do we dream? – Amy Adkins

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-dream-amy-adkins In the 3rd millennium BCE, Mesopotamian kings recorded and interpreted their dreams on wax tablets. In the years since, we

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Sara Seager: The search for planets beyond our solar system

Every star we see in the sky has at least one planet orbiting it, says astronomer Sara Seager. So what do we know about

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Why does the universe exist? | Jim Holt

Why is there something instead of nothing? In other words: Why does the universe exist (and why are we in it)? Philosopher and writer

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Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle

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What is the universe made of? – Dennis Wildfogel

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-universe-made-of-dennis-wildfogel The atoms around you have existed for billions of years — and most originated in the flaming, gaseous core of

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Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge | Gian Giudice

The biggest surprise of discovering the Higgs boson? That there were no surprises. Gian Giudice talks us through a problem in theoretical physics: what

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Your body language may shape who you are | Amy Cuddy

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing”

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