Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-impeachment-work-alex-gendler For most jobs, it’s understood that you can be fired – whether for crime, incompetence, or just poor performance.
Check out TED-Ed’s Tumblr: http://teded.tumblr.com/ View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/cell-membranes-are-way-more-complicated-than-you-think-nazzy-pakpour Cell membranes are structures of contradictions. These oily films are hundreds of times thinner than a strand of spider silk, yet strong enough to protect the delicate contents of life: the cell’s watery cytoplasm, genetic material, organelles, and all the molecules it needs to survive.
Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/could-we-create-dark-matter-rolf-landua Eighty-five percent of the matter in our universe is dark matter. We don’t know what dark matter is made of, and we’ve yet to directly observe it, but scientists theorize that we may actually be able to create it in the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful particle collider in the world.
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View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/will-the-ocean-ever-run-out-of-fish-ayana-elizabeth-johnson-and-jennifer-jacquet When most people think of fishing, we imagine relaxing in a boat and patiently reeling in the day’s catch.
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-myth-of-cupid-and-psyche-brendan-pelsue Psyche was born so beautiful that she was worshipped as a new incarnation of Venus, the goddess of love. But human lovers were too intimidated to approach her, and Apollo recommended her father abandon her on a crag where she would marry “a cruel and savage, serpent-like winged evil.” But Psyche’s story ended up being much more interesting.
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/when-is-water-safe-to-drink-mia-nacamulli Water is refreshing, hydrating, and invaluable to your survival. But clean water remains a precious and often scarce commodity – there are nearly 800 million people who still don’t have regular access to it.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-kidney-stones-arash-shadman The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut; kidney stones form inside the body.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-does-fracking-work-mia-nacamulli Deep underground lie stores of once-inaccessible natural gas. There’s a technology, called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” that can extract this natural gas, potentially powering us for decades to come.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-find-the-next-number-in-this-sequence-alex-gendler 1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221. These are the first five elements of a number sequence. Can you figure out what comes next? Alex Gendler reveals the answer and explains how beyond just being a neat puzzle, this type of sequence has practical applications as well.