*****TED 18.8M subscribers TED.com [Full livestream] Watch the TED TALKS 2020 Countdown Global Launch, a call to action on climate change 0:00 / 5:40:03 15,292,738 views This virtual event, streamed live on 10.10.2020, is the Global Launch of Countdown, a new initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Watch five curated sessions packed with..
5:47 C-Span Amanda Gorman recites her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Her words call for hope, unity and resilience in a time of division. “While democracy can be periodically delayed, it can never be permanently defeated,” she says. “In this truth, in this faith, we..
4:27 Medical Information Pneumonia – Why is pneumonia so dangerous? Every time you breathe, air travels down the trachea, through a series of channels, and then reaches little clusters of air sacs in the lungs. These tiny sacs facilitate a crucial exchange: allowing oxygen from the air we breathe into the bloodstream and clearing out..
Facebook’s role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr TED In an unmissable talk, journalist Carole Cadwalladr digs into one of the most perplexing events in recent times: the UK’s super-close 2016 vote to leave the European Union. Tracking the result to a barrage of misleading Facebook ads targeted at vulnerable..
16:50 How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time | Baratunde Thurston Best TedTalk of all time See also – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baratunde_Thurston#Career –
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About Joel Sartore – Joel Sartore- Photo Ark Founder of the National Geographic Photo Ark, a 25-year project to show the world the beauty of biodiversity and inspire action to save species at risk
Hubble Space Telescope Overview Images Videos Media Resources Hubble Space Telescope Facts NASA named the world’s first space-based optical telescope after American astronomer Edwin P. Hubble (1889 — 1953). Dr. Hubble confirmed an “expanding” universe, which provided the foundation for the big-bang theory. Mission Launch: April 24, 1990, from space shuttle Discovery (STS-31) Deployment: April..
Beware the poisonous wild parsnip. Tim Schmalz, plant pathologist with the Agency of Agriculture, told Vermont Edition more about this plant and how to avoid being harmed by it. Jane Lindholm and Tim Schmalz can be heard on an audio report linked from – http://digital.vpr.net/post/vermonters-warned-about-wild-parsnip-what-makes-it-dangerous#stream/0 – It won’t hurt to brush along it, but if..
12:00 Andrew Blum: What is the Internet, really? When a squirrel chewed through a cable and knocked him offline, journalist Andrew Blum started wondering what the Internet was really made of. So he set out to go see it — the underwater cables, secret switches and other physical bits that make up the net. TEDTalks..