‘Zombie’ Parasite Takes Over Insects Through Mind Control | National Geographic

Fungi and slime molds race to decompose dead matter on the forest floor. Many spread by releasing spores up to thirty thousand a second. (scary music) If just one of these spores lands in the right place, and takes root, it can colonize a whole new area. (scary music) But not all fungi feed on […]

Will We Survive Mars? – Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

( music playing )– Uh-oh. – Ow, ow, ow, ow. The pain. Ready? Ah! We’re in the middle of an ancient lake basin, that scientists think is one of the most Martian places on Earth. And we’re stuck.We’re stuck here because I had a question.NASA says the first humanswill set foot on Mars in the […]

Why Google won’t protect you from big brother: Christopher Soghoian at TEDxSanJoseCA 2012

Translator: Mohand Habchi Reviewer: Denise RQ My name is Christopher Soghoian, and I’m a privacy researcher. In particular, I study the surveillance state that we now live in. Not exactly the theme that’s happened today. If you look in Hollywood movies, cop shows on TV, we see a single vision of surveillance. We see surveillance […]

How do solar panels work? – Richard Komp

The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173 thousand terawatts. That’s ten thousand times more power than the planet’s population uses. So is it possible that one day the world could be completely reliant on solar energy? To answer that question, we first need to examine how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical […]

No Contest: Drought Tournament a Winner

Today I co-led with Adrian Trotman and his team a drought tournament. Basically I call them a competitive simulation exercise to improve people’s awareness of drought risk and also their ability to reduce the impact of drought across three different types of Island conditions. The drought exercise was — it was an awesome exercise I […]

Carpenter Ants (Camponotus) | AntsCanada Tutorial

They’re huge! They’re found everywhere. They come in different shapes and sizes The workers are polymorphic [they vary in size] with huge super majors down to small miners. Most people in the world are seeking ways to eradicate them because they’re notorious for the structural damage they caused in homes and buildings But for us […]

Hungry WEAVER ANT Colony vs. CRICKET (feat. Animalogic)

Oh boy! AC Family, today’s episode is a special one! Ants happen to be one of the worlds top predators and scavengers in the ecosystems they are part of, and in our Ant Room we have watched ants devour and dismantle a lizard, a turtle, bird-eater tarantula, roaches, mice, and even my arm! But today, […]

What’s inside Samsung Galaxy S8?

(buzz of circular hand saw) – Whoa! (clatter of dropped object) – Ahhhh! (humming and buzzing techno sound effect) – Welcome back to What’s Inside. I’m Lincoln and this is Daniel. Today we have an awesome, awesome thing. (whispers) It’s really awesome. – (whispers) What is it? – (whispers) It’s a Samsung S8. – Today […]

What’s inside an Electronic Music Machine?

(electronic notes) – [Andrew] This makes me so uncomfortable. (laughter) – I don’t think it works. (all excitedly yelling) – Welcome back to What’s Inside. I’m Lincoln, this is Dan, and today we’re with our friend Andrew Huang. – What’s up, guys? (vegetables grating and rubbbing) ♫ Put your pinky rings up to the moon […]

What’s inside Nike Air VaporMax?

– It will probably be interesting to other people. – [Dan] Those are tough. Goodbye VaporMax that are not even out yet. (saw blade buzzing) (boxes crashing) (Lincoln screams) (laughs) What was that? – Welcome back to What’s Inside? I’m Lincoln and this is Dan, and today we’re gonna cut open some Nike Air Max. […]