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The Curious Case of Colic

The Curious Case of Colic

[♪ INTRO] Babies cry a lot. Which can be really irritating, but it’s normal. It’s the only way they can tell you they’re hungry. Or bored. Or tired. Or… you get the idea. But some babies do cry more than others. And when an otherwise healthy baby cries more than normal, they’re said to have …

The Great Acceleration

Hi, this is Alex, from MinuteEarth, and this is the so-called “hockey stick graph”. You’ve probably seen it before, because Earth’s temperature has risen so fast over the last few decades that it looks kind of like a hockey stick. Except, a hockey stick is also a graph of the amount of plastic we make …

The Night Hag – Demon That Visits You In Your Sleep

The Night Hag – Demon That Visits You In Your Sleep

It’s late at night and you’re having a pleasant dream. Maybe you’re reliving one of your favorite memories, or you’re having that dream where you’re a flying superhero again, saving the world from destruction. Perhaps you’re a knight in shining armor, fighting off a fire-breathing dragon- but not for the hand of a helpless maiden, …

Fossils 101 | National Geographic

Fossils 101 | National Geographic

(gentle music) – [Narrator] Like buried treasure, they lie hidden from sight. Echoes of an ancient past, they whisper secrets and tell tales once lost to time. Fossils are remnants or impressions of ancient organisms that are naturally preserved in stone. While there are hundreds of fossil types, they are often grouped into two major …

Pluto 101 | National Geographic

– [Instructor] At the edge of the solar system Pluto pushes the boundaries of our understanding of the universe. Nestled within the far flung Kuiper belt the dwarf planet is believed to be one of the countless celestial objects left over from the formation of the solar system. While it is one of the Kuiper …

Viruses (Updated)

Viruses (Updated)

Subtitles on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. You can find us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! Chances are, in your life, you’ve had the common cold before. It can cause sneezing and coughing and just makes you feel awful. The worst thing about the common cold is that you can take medications …