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The Warrior Kingdoms of the Weaver Ant

Get Curiosity Stream for just $14.99 for the entire YEAR or only $2.99 per month: https://curiositystream.com/kurzgesagt Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesweaverants Deep in tropical jungles lie floating kingdoms ruled by beautiful and deadly masters: They are sort of the high elves of the ant kingdoms: Talented...

Unlimited Resources From Space – Asteroid Mining

The first 1000 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagt8 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-asteroidmining/ Getting rare materials from the ground into your phone is ugly. The mining industry is responsible for air and water pollution and the destruction...

How to Find Alien Civilizations – The Kardashev Scale

You can find our beautiful education posters, useful notebooks and cozy sweaters in our shop now: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-kardashev-scale/ The observable universe is a big place that has been around for more than 13 billion years. Up to two trillion galaxies made up of ...

What Is Intelligence? Where Does it Begin?

You can find our beautiful education posters in our shop: https://shop.kurzgesagt.org This video was made possible by a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation. Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourcesintelligence Humans are proud of a lot of things, from particle accelerators, to poetry to pokemon. All...

Who Is Responsible For Climate Change? – Who Needs To Fix It?

This video is part of a series about climate change supported by Breakthrough Energy – a coalition founded by Bill Gates, that is working to expand clean-energy investment and support the innovations that will lead the world to net-zero carbon emissions. https://www.gatesnotes.com/Climate-and-energy?WT.mc_id=20200625100000_ClimateCtr2020_CTRKurt-YT_&WT.tsrc=CTRKurtYT...

Could Solar Storms Destroy Civilization? Solar Flares & Coronal Mass Ejections

https://shop.kurzgesagt.org/ We have a bunch of new stuff, from the long requested bacteriophage infographic poster to a new Optimistic Nihilism poster that lets you enjoy some existential dread in style. Or join us in our ant obsession and get the new Ant Explorer Notebook, with beautiful infographics and facts about ants and gold lettering on the...

The Past We Can Never Return To – The Anthropocene Reviewed

You can listen to all episodes of The Anthropocene Reviewed for free here:https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/anthropocene-reviewed In September of 1940, an 18-year-old mechanic named Marcel Ravidat was walking his dog, Robot, in the countryside of Southwestern France when the dog disappeared down a hole. Robot eventually returned but the next day,...

Why Are You Alive – Life, Energy & ATP

The first 1000 people to use this link will get a 2 month free trial of Skillshare: https://skl.sh/kurzgesagt7 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sourceswhyareyoualive At this very second, you are on a narrow ledge between life and death. You probably don’t feel it, but there is an incredible amount of activity going on...

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

Get Merch designed with ❤ from https://kgs.link/shop">https://kgs.link/shop Join the Patreon Bird Army 🐧 https://kgs.link/patreon">https://kgs.link/patreon ▼▼ More infos and links are just a click away ▼▼ A huge thanks to the experts who helped us on short notice with the video. Especially “Our World in Data”, the online publication for...

Why Blue Whales Don't Get Cancer - Peto's Paradox

Get Merch designed with ❤ from https://kgs.link/shop">https://kgs.link/shop Join the Patreon Bird Army 🐧 https://kgs.link/patreon">https://kgs.link/patreon ▼▼ More infos and links are just a click away ▼▼ Cancer is a creepy and mysterious thing. While we tried to understand it, to get better at killing it, we discovered a biological paradox...

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