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Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

Darwin and Natural Selection: Crash Course History of Science #22

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 11, 2020

If you only remember one name in the entire history of modern biology, it should be… two names. Because the first biologists were a pair of freaky intellectual twins, just like Newton and Leibniz. But with more barnacles and monkeys. Let’s meet Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. [INTRO MUSIC PLAYS] In the early 1800s, […]

Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

Natural Law Theory: Crash Course Philosophy #34

By Micah Moen 100 Comments January 9, 2020

Thomas Aquinas was no dummy. Remember him? The Italian fella? Christian monk? Philosophical superstar of the 13th century? Aquinas thought morality was important for everyone, and that being a good person was a vital part of God’s plan for each of us. But he knew that not everyone had been exposed to the Bible, or […]

Nature Mythology From Around the World

Nature Mythology From Around the World

By Micah Moen 30 Comments January 8, 2020

Welcome back to Nature League! This month has been all about rhythms. However, there’s an extra week in this month’s schedule, and that means it’s time for our special segment called “Nature+”! “Nature+” is a segment where we investigate nature in the context of something else. For this month’s “Nature+” segment, we’re going to explore […]

Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7

Natural Language Processing: Crash Course AI #7

By Micah Moen 74 Comments January 2, 2020

Thanks to Curiosity Stream for supporting PBS Digital Studios. Hey, I’m Jabril and welcome to Crash Course AI! Language is one of the most impressive things humans do. It’s how I’m transferring knowledge from my brain to yours right this second! Languages come in many shapes and sizes, they can be spoken or written, and […]

Natural Language Processing: Crash Course Computer Science #36

Natural Language Processing: Crash Course Computer Science #36

By Micah Moen 100 Comments December 31, 2019

Hi, I’m Carrie Anne, and welcome to Crash Course Computer Science! Last episode we talked about computer vision – giving computers the ability to see and understand visual information. Today we’re going to talk about how to give computers the ability to understand language. You might argue they’ve always had this capability. Back in Episodes […]

Gabbie Hanna Might be Wrong About the Amazon Rainforest Fires | The Rewired Soul

Gabbie Hanna Might be Wrong About the Amazon Rainforest Fires | The Rewired Soul

By Micah Moen 38 Comments December 28, 2019

so I’m really hoping that this video doesn’t make a lot of people angry and I really want to make it clear I have nothing against Gabbie Hanna I think she’s an awesome person but currently with what’s going on in the world there’s some misinformation that’s being spread and I just want to have […]

Leonardo DiCaprio & The Nature of Reality: Crash Course Philosophy #4

Leonardo DiCaprio & The Nature of Reality: Crash Course Philosophy #4

By Micah Moen 100 Comments December 23, 2019

Crash Course Philosophy is brought to you by Squarespace. Squarespace: Share your passion with the world. We’ve spent a couple of lessons thinking about how philosophers reason. Now it’s time to do some actual philosophy. And one of the most important hallmarks of philosophical thought is that you should never take things at face value. […]

What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

What’s Hiding Deep Within The Ocean?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments October 17, 2019

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin. About 71 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered in water. Yet a massive amount of the oceans still remains a mystery to scientists. But the parts that have been studied are incredibly fascinating. Scientists have found an illusion of an underwater waterfall, an underwater Grand Canyon, and […]

Crash Course Biology & Ecology Outtakes

Crash Course Biology & Ecology Outtakes

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 10, 2019

We’ve spent the f… We’ve spent the fa… We’ve sp… We’ve spent th… [blows raspberry] And also because it makes that work about why you invited the fungus to the party, make sense… [laughs] The food web in an ecosystem has a lot to do with… forgot to breathe! Dog vomit, slime mold, and they […]

Which Harry Potter House Is The Most Environmentally Friendly?

Which Harry Potter House Is The Most Environmentally Friendly?

By Micah Moen 34 Comments September 3, 2019

Welcome back to Nature League! While I’m more known for my non-fiction reading materials, there are a few fictional series and characters that have stolen my heart. One such world is that of Harry Potter, and let’s just say that my passion for that book series is rivaled only by my passion for life on […]