The Largest Black Holes in the Universe
Meet the new record-holder for the LARGEST BLACK HOLE IN THE UNIVERSE (so far) in this EXPANDED and UPDATED version (in 1080p) of our most popular Cosmic Journeys. Our Milky Way may harbor millions of black holes... the ultra dense remnants of dead stars. But now, in the universe far beyond our galaxy, there's evidence of something far more ominous. A breed of black holes that has reached incomprehensible size and destructive power. Just how large, and violent, and strange can they get? (24
Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36
In which John Green teaches you about the war that was supposed to end all wars. Instead, it solved nothing and set the stage for the world to be back at war just a couple of decades later. As an added bonus, World War I changed the way people look at the world, and normalized cynicism and irony. John will teach you how the assassination of an Austrian Archduke kicked off a new kind of war that involved more nations and more people than any war that came before. New technology like machine
Elizabeth Blackburn: Great Minds
Hank brings us the story of Elizabeth Blackburn, the Nobel Prize-winning Australian woman who discovered telomeres and telomerase, and helped scientists begin to understand the process of aging at a genetic level. (03:59)
Marie Curie: Great Minds
Hank tells us the story of his favorite genius lady scientist and radioactive superhero, Marie Curie. This episode was written by Jesslyn Shields. (09:43)
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The video also contains music by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com.
The SciShow theme was composed by Tom Milsom.
142 GG When Are Double Words OK?
Are "is is" and "had had" acceptable?
27.09.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die Vereinten Nationen wollen die Arabische Liga als Akteur für Frieden und Sicherheit im Nahen Osten und in Nordafrika aufwerten. Der Sicherheitsrat verabschiedete eine Erklärung, die den Weg zu einer vertieften Kooperation zwischen den UN und der in Kairo beheimateten Regionalorganisation ebnen soll. Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle, der
Beginner Lesson S2 #42 - Kitajima: A Yakuza Exposed! 1
Learn Japanese at JapanesePod101.com! In today’s conversation we have two yakuza members who are talking about Hello Kitty (bet you didn’t see that one coming). We’re continuing our look at masculine forms of Japanese, particularly those found in anime and manga. Of course, you’ll hear this on the streets too. Our [...]
ISS Update - Sept. 27, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 27, 2012.
ISS Update: Logistics Reduction and Repurposing (Part 2)
Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean interviews Sarah Shull, Deputy Project Manager Logistics Reduction and Repurposing. Shull, who is with the Advanced Exploration Systems, discusses the Logistics to Living tests from the Deep Space Habitat mockup at Johnson Space Center. Watch Part 1 of the interview... http://youtu.be/P0_6XEx0_kA
The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe (story reading)
This is Edgar Allan Poe's most famous horror story. There is speculation about how he knew so well the feelings of the protagonist - was he subject to similar impulses? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Cat_(short_story) It was read with my new Plantronics SAVI 440 clip-on headset. I was mainly trying it out, but it seems to work well enough. Usually I use this kind of microphone with voice recognition software, for writing of stories and articles. There's some analysis here: http://pr
China protests take toll on Japanese carmakers
Sept. 27 - Anti-Japanese protests in China have dented Japanese carmakers' sales, even prompting to some to cut back production, but the fallout could be short-lived.
Google vs Apple: The Amazing Maps Race
Sept. 27 - The iPhone 5 has been a hit with consumers. But the accompanying IOS 6 maps app - not so much. Reuters puts the heavily panned product to the test against Google in bustling Hong Kong.
Reuters on the Road: Pavegen pioneers footfall power
Sept. 27 - Pavegen founder Laurence Kemball-Cook takes the taxi challenge to explain how his floor tiles are paving the way in renewable energy technology.
Breakingviews: French tax protests pointless
Sept. 27 - Even though the proposed 75% tax rate in the French budget is economic and intellectual nonsense, the protests against it are clumsy and pointless say Breakingviews
U.S. Morning Call: Spain in pain; cushy deal for Sealy
Sep 27 - Spain set to announce fiscal reforms and strict budget cuts, and Tempur-Pedic acquires Sealy for $1.3 billion.
Market Pulse: A sigh of relief in Rome after bond auction
Sept. 27 - Italy's bond auction is a relative success - the amount sold is more than planned, and yields fall. But BofA Merrill Lynch's John Wraith urges caution on Italy, and Spain
Euro crisis to hit jobs in powerhouse Germany
Sept. 27 - The job market in Europe's biggest economy shows little sign of suffering from the euro zone crisis so far. But that could change as Chancellor Merkel heads for an election year.