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404, the story of a page not found – Renny Gleeson
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The science of skin color – Angela Koine Flynn

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-skin-color-angela-koine-flynn When ultraviolet sunlight hits our skin, it affects each of us differently. Depending on skin color, it’ll take only minutes of exposure to turn one person beetroot-pink, while another requires hours to experience the slightest change. What’s to account for that difference, and how did our skin come to take on […]
404, the story of a page not found – Renny Gleeson
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How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-stress-affects-your-brain-madhumita-murgia Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. Madhumita Murgia shows how chronic stress can affect brain […]
404, the story of a page not found – Renny Gleeson
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The battle of the Greek tragedies – Melanie Sirof

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-battle-of-the-greek-tragedies-melanie-sirof The world of modern theater owes its roots to the tragedians of Ancient Greece. As far back as the 5th Century BCE, actors and playwrights were entertaining the masses with intriguing stories. Melanie Sirof unveils the ancient theatrical innovations that made the way for Broadway. Lesson by Melanie Sirof, animation by […]
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Can you solve the bridge riddle? – Alex Gendler

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-bridge-riddle-alex-gendler Taking that internship in a remote mountain lab might not have been the best idea. Pulling that lever with the skull symbol just to see what it did probably wasn’t so smart either. But now is not the time for regrets because you need to get away from these mutant zombies…fast. […]
Why sitting is bad for you – Murat Dalkilinç
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Why sitting is bad for you – Murat Dalkilinç

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-sitting-is-bad-for-you-murat-dalkilinc Sitting down for brief periods can help us recover from stress or recuperate from exercise. But nowadays, our lifestyles make us sit much more than we move around. Are our bodies built for such a sedentary existence? Murat Dalkilinç investigates the hidden risks of sitting down. Lesson by Murat Dalkilinç, animation […]
Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life
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Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/making-a-ted-ed-lesson-bringing-a-pop-up-book-to-life View original lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pangaea-pop-up-michael-molina In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson, animator Biljana Labovic decided the best way to illustrate moving, shifting tectonic plates was to use a physical object that could also move and shift. Here, Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea […]
How does cancer spread through the body? – Ivan Seah Yu Jun
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How does cancer spread through the body? – Ivan Seah Yu Jun

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-cancer-spread-through-the-body-ivan-seah-yu-jun Cancer usually begins with one tumor in a specific area of the body. But if the tumor is not removed, cancer has the ability to spread to nearby organs as well as places far away from the origin, like the brain. How does cancer move to these new areas and why […]
Attack of the killer algae – Eric Noel Muñoz
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Attack of the killer algae – Eric Noel Muñoz

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/attack-of-the-killer-algae-eric-noel-munoz As benign as it may look up close, the tiny seaweed Caulerpa taxifolia can wreak quite a bit of havoc on coastal ecosystems. This super algae is very adaptable; it also grows fast and spreads easily. Eric Noel Muñoz gives the details of this plant’s incredible invasion, shedding light on the […]