Hamsters can stuff their cheeks with up to 20% of their body weight. Most of the time, they fill their cheeks with food, but sometimes mother hamsters store their babies in their cheeks for protection. Hamster cheeks contain pouches that resemble small deflated balloons. As food enters, the pouch expands and retractor muscles squeeze the
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Command And Control book: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Command-Control-Eric-Schlosser/dp/1846141486 FOLLOW MICHAEL STEVENS: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow and http://www.audionetwork.com general info about nuclear weapons and testing: http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/05/when-we-tested-nuclear-bombs/100061/ http://www.cddc.vt.edu/host/atomic/nukeffct/enw77b3.html Nevada nuclear test footage: http://www.nv.doe.gov/library/films/testfilms.aspx AMAZING channel with HD restored historical nuclear footage: http://www.youtube.com/user/atomcentral Edgerton detonation photos: http://roamaboutmike.com/2013/02/15/rapatronic-camera-an-atomic-blast-in-3-shots/ Amazing shot of nuclear weapon test. notice it occured nearly past the horizon! http://i.imgur.com/BX2Cx.jpg
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For more than 40 years, the Voyager probes have traveled through space sending back all kinds of fascinating data. But these probes were never meant to send us data forever – so how much longer will these amazing probes last? Hosted by: Reid Reimers SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it
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Have you ever seen a kid talk to her friends in English, but to her mom in Spanish? Learning a second language can be really hard for adults, so how do bilingual babies learn two at the same time? but how the bilingual babies learning two languages? Hosted by: Brit Garner ———- Support SciShow by
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Hank talks about the scary new drug that’s led to some recent incidences of goat stabbing, as well as other tragedies – bath salts. We learn how it works and ask the important question: why? Like SciShow? http://www.facebook.com/scishow Follow SciShow! http://www.twitter.com/scishow References for this episode can be found in the Google document here: http://dft.ba/-3s-1
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Watch as a massive, show-stopping chandelier is hand blown, molded, and pieced together by expert artisans. Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science Channel: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/7 Watch full episodes: http://www.hulu.com/how-its-made http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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SAN FRANCISCO – Researchers are continuing to explore the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Earth’s environment and to consider any implications for public policy. That is one of the takeaways of the ongoing American Geophysical Union virtual fall meeting, which features dozens of talks and posters from researchers drawing on satellite imagery and data to reveal
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The fastest timescales. The highest pressures. Absolute zero. The nanoscale. These conditions are far from our everyday experience, but studying how things behave in different situations can reveal a more complete picture of their nature—and can lead to revolutionary breakthroughs. Click to enlarge. This false-color map of a random light field includes a large number
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Pilot models of the Uber self-driving car. Angelo Merendino | AFP | Getty Images Uber‘s self-driving unit, Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), is being acquired by its start-up competitor Aurora Innovation, the companies announced Monday. The deal, expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, values ATG at approximately $4 billion. The unit was valued
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I have just spent six months in the Great Barrier Reef on the research vessel Falkor. Every cruise tackles cutting-edge science and, as lead technician, I’ve been able to witness so many firsts: the RV Falkor is the first ship to map much of this area at high resolution, and to put a remotely operated
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Contrary to popular belief, a chrysalis is not a pouch or a sac —It’s actually the caterpillar’s own body! During metamorphosis, the former caterpillar releases digestive juices that dissolve cells in its muscles, gut, and other organs. Then, special groups of cells called imaginal discs divide over and over again, forming wings and other adult
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Toyota announced today that they will be unveiling a new all-electric SUV in the coming months. The automaker, which has been seen as a lagger when it comes to all-electric vehicles, says that it’s their ‘first step’ for battery-electric vehicles. Toyota has yet to launch an all-electric vehicle outside of China. The Japanese automaker has
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December 7th, 2020 by John Farrell  Originally published on ILSR.org Image: Kyle Fields, CleanTechnica Getting electricity customer-generators the compensation they deserve has been a battle in many states. Could a settlement between the utility and solar advocates squash net metering conflict for good? For this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with
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“What if we built a bridge, between and above all nations, to jointly discover the galaxy’s great unknowns?” Join us this fall as we prepare to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Space Station. As a global endeavor, 240 people from 19 countries have visited the unique microgravity laboratory, which has hosted more than
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See how a book is made through the traditional bookbinding process. Stream Full Episodes of How It’s Made: https://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ScienceChannel Follow us on Twitter: Tweets by ScienceChannel Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ScienceChannel/
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SAN FRANCISCO – Google announced a three-year agreement Dec. 7 to host data on the Google Cloud Platform for the Vera C. Rubin Observatory (formerly known as the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope) under construction in Chile. As the Rubin Observatory operations team and the scientific community prepare to work with the enormous dataset expected to
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Using advanced technology, scientists are reconstructing what citizens of ancient Pompeii looked like before the enormous volcanic eruption that took their lives. Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Outer space activities are more important to the United States now than at almost any time in our history. Space technology and services provide critical national security capabilities, scientific knowledge, economic opportunities, and the tools to understand and respond to a changing climate. As the Biden administration looks to rejoin international initiatives, such the Paris
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While one early study found that 80% of confirmed COVID-19 cases are considered mild, the definition of “mild” can include a range of symptoms and still be painful, even if they don’t require hospitalization. According to Dr. Rishi Desai, the chief medical officer at Osmosis, there are some ways you can mitigate your mild coronavirus
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Some fun nerdy factoids. Hope most are new to you! By the way, the Baskin Robbin’s logo has the number 31 hidden it representing their 31 flavors 😉 The MIND BLOWING music is by Jake Chudnow! http://www.myspace.com/JakeChudnow Kill the Dog From Duck Hunt: http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/duckhunt/ FART GAME: http://puzzlefarter.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/vsaucegaming
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Although science has provided astounding insights into the origins of the universe, we’re still not quite sure what happened in those very first few moments. Link to Electromagnetism: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMnsZuEE_m8 Link to Weak Force: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnL_nwmCLpY&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=3 Link to Strong Force: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv3EMq2Dgq8&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=1 Link to Gravity: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhG_ArxmwRM&list=PLsNB4peY6C6JDc1HcVKjjYzVB0BYEXexd&index=4 Link to Take a Trip to Titan!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfiE5AVM7Zc Link to Has Stephen
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We all struggle with clutter, but something quite distinct might be happening in the brains of those who have the hoarding disorder. Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters: Lazarus G, Kelly Landrum Jones, Sam Lutfi, Kevin Knupp, Nicholas
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Recently, humanity filled the periodic table up to atomic number 118, which nicely rounds out that row. But are we done yet? Have we discovered all of the different elements? And what is an “island of stability?” Learn about the 4 Newest Elements: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bzQIsQMAI Learn about Richard Feynman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIJw3OLB9sI Hosted by: Michael Aranda ———- Support
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See sake made the traditional way as workers hand manipulate the rice and fermentation. A traditional press is used to extract the sake. Catch HOW IT’S MADE Thursdays at 9/8c on Science Channel: http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/7 Watch full episodes: http://www.hulu.com/how-its-made http://bit.ly/HowItsMadeFullEpisodes Subscribe to Science Channel: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sciencechannel Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT
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A team of conservationists, government officials, and local community members braved crocodile-infested waters and pulled off a successful rescue operation of a giraffe named Asiwa from a shrinking island in Kenya, the first of the eight giraffes that are due for rescue in the succeeding days.  The rescue operation entailed the construction of a giraffe-safe barge to
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If you want to dig to China, you’d actually need to start your journey in Chile or Argentina — not the US. And you’d need a super-powered drill to get through impenetrable iron, molten alloy, and rock found in Earth’s three primary layers: the crust, mantle, and core. Good luck! MORE EXPLAINERS CONTENT: Why America
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Pretzels have long been considered good-luck symbols. More than $550 million worth of pretzels are sold in the United States annually. #HowItsMade Mondays 9/8c on Science http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/ Subscribe to Science Channel: http://bit.ly/SubscribeScience Check out SCI2 for infinitely awesome science videos. Every day. http://bit.ly/SCI2YT Download the TestTube app: http://testu.be/1ndmmMq
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Acting Secretary of Defense Miller in a statement said DoD is “fully cooperating with the Biden transition team.” WASHINGTON — The Biden-Harris transition team this week is scheduled to meet with officials from intelligence agencies overseen by the Defense Department, including the National Reconnaissance Office, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency and Defense
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Employees from Google and other organizations are asking Google for answers about how it handled the departure of renown researcher Timnit Gebru in an online petition that had more than 2,000 signatures as of Friday afternoon. Gebru, a well-known artificial intelligence researcher, technical co-lead of Google’s “Ethical AI” team and vocal critic of tech companies’
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