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Deserts 101 | National Geographic

Deserts 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Wind whips over a barren wasteland. Vast nothingness as far as the eye can see, or so it may seem. Creatures peek out of burrows, scurry across the sand, and soar through the sky, revealing a landscape not as lifeless as it might first appear. Deserts are often defined as areas of land …

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

Drew Brees Tests His Concentration | Brain Games

KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY: We’re about to test the theory that training your brain can improve mental performance in the same way that weightlifting can build muscle strength. In this game, you’ll have to track several objects in motion. If you happen to be an air traffic controller or a parent watching your kids at a busy …

Sharks 101 | National Geographic

Sharks 101 | National Geographic

(ominous music) – [Narrator] They glide through the water with unmistakable grace, remnants of an ancient past, they dive and they rise from the ocean’s murky depths to it’s sun-kissed shallows, rousing fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. The world’s biggest living fish is a shark. Of the estimated 34,000 species …

Black Holes 101 | National Geographic

Black Holes 101 | National Geographic

(mysterious music) – [Woman] Black holes are among the most fascinating objects in our universe, and also the most mysterious. A black hole is a region in space where the force of gravity is so strong, not even light, the fastest known entity in our universe, can escape. The boundary of a black hole is …

Lungs 101 | National Geographic

– [Narrator] Breathe in, breathe out. With every breath, the body is replenished and cleansed. A process made possible by two of the body’s most important and delicate organs. The lungs are two major components of the respiratory system. Soft, light, and elastic, these organs are prime for taking in and filling up with air. …