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At first glance, air appears to have no power. However, air influences our lives in many ways, and causes various meteorological phenomena. Snow, rain and wind are just some of the phenomena created by wind. These weather patterns vary depending on the pressure of the air. High Air Pressure and Low Air Pressure Air is

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Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn how you can take today’s lessons even deeper with their Physics of the Everyday course! [♩INTRO] If you’ve ever strolled through a pharmacy in search of over-the-counter meds, you might have noticed that lots of drugs have special children’s formulas. And

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This is an animal. This is also an animal. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass. Animal. Animal. Animal carcass again. Animal. The thing that all of these other things have in common is that they’re made out of the same basic building block: the animal cell. Animals are made up of your run-of-the-mill eukaryotic cells. These are

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[♪ INTRO] The whole point of physics has always been to understand what the universe is made of and how the stuff in it interacts. You know, like how Isaac Newton wanted to figure out why an apple always falls straight toward the ground. And we’ve come a really long way over the years. These

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From ancient Egyptian sarcophagi bathed in lapis lazuli to a synthetic pigment accidentally created in a lab that’s already being patented and marketed as ‘the bluest blue ever,’ blue is the rarest—and perhaps the most celebrated—color on earth. But why is it so hard to make and why are we are so enamored with it?

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If you look at a map of the US power grid, it looks like a spider web blanketing the entire country. It’s a patchwork that formed after communities that got their power locally were slowly stitched together to create a massive network. So could we scale that up even bigger? Could we connect the entire

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Greenhouse Effect. What happened? Why are you shivering? No sun rays. Before. I will go and check what happened. What happened? Now. Before. Sun. Earth. Greenhouse gases. Sun rays. The sun’s rays warm the earth. A part of the sun’s rays is absorbed by the earth. A part of the sun’s rays is reflected back

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Hello internet and welcome to everWonder bits. What is relative humidity? Humidity itself is just a value for the amount of water vapor the air is holding. And 100% humidity is not pure water, but 100% of the water vapor the air can hold at a given time. So, what’s the deal with the word

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[♪♩INTRO] Everybody poops. It’s one of those facts of life. The average person does it anywhere between three times a week and three times a day — so by the time you’re an adult, you’re a very experienced pooper. But sometimes, even with the right diet and exercise, you need a little help with your

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