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Video of the Day – 11/17/15 (Duck and Cover)

Daily Video — “Duck and Cover” (1951)

Pulling from deep in the vaults today, we have the old Cold War film “Duck and Cover” (1951) from the Civil Defense Department and starring “Bert the Turtle”.  In this we learn just what to do in the case of a nuclear attack! This is from the amazing site archive.org and is in the Public Domain, so feel free to spread this where ever you like!

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Posted by on November 17, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/16/15 (Why Is the Solar System Flat?)

Daily Video — “Why Is the Solar System Flat?”

From the MinutePhysics YouTube Channel, this video explains why the planets in our solar system orbit on a flat plane, rather than zipping around the sun in any direction they choose.

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Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/13/15 (The Biggest Organism on Earth)

Daily Video — “The Biggest Organism on Earth

From MinuteEarth, this very interesting video tries to answer the question, “What is the biggest living thing on Earth?”  It turns out that the answer is really based on how you define “biggest” and how you define an organism.  I found the answer very surprising and informative!

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Posted by on November 13, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/12/15 (Over 100,000 Sea Turtles Nest at the Same Time. How?)

Daily Video — “Over 100,000 Sea Turtles Nest at the Same Time. How?”

From the National Geographic YouTube Channel, this video follows a grant researcher trying to figure out just how giant sea turtles are able to travel in mass numbers to return to the same lands where they were born to now lay their eggs.

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Posted by on November 12, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/11/15 (Bet You Didn’t Know: Veterans Day)

Daily Video — “Bet You Didn’t Know: Veterans Day

From the History Channel, this video give a great little rundown of the history of Veteran’s Day, from it’s beginnings as Armistice Day, a move to accommodate Federal workers’ holidays, and back to the holiday we know today.

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Posted by on November 11, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/10/15 (Winning at Rock Paper Scissors)

Daily Video — “Winning at Rock Paper Scissors

From the Numberphile YouTube Channel, this video looks at statistics, probability, and game theory as well as human behavior to provide you an almost(?) unbeatable strategy for winning at Rock-Paper-Scissors.  (No mention about Lizard & Spock)

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Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 11/4/15 (What If Everyone JUMPED At Once?)

Daily Video — “What If Everyone JUMPED At Once?

From the VSauce Youtube Channel, this video addresses one of those “age-old questions” of what would happen if everyone in the world, all 6 billion+ of us, jumped at once in one location…SPOILER: not much.

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Posted by on November 4, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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