A brie(f) history of cheese – Paul Kindstedt

A brie(f) history of cheese – Paul Kindstedt

Before empires and royalty, before pottery and writing, before metal tools and weapons – there was cheese. As early as 8000 BCE, the earliest Neolithic farmers living in the Fertile Crescent began a legacy of cheesemaking almost as old as civilization itself. The rise of agriculture led to domesticated sheep and goats, which ancient farmers

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Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Your brain on video games | Daphne Bavelier

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m a brain scientist, and as a brain scientist, I’m actually interested in how the brain learns, and I’m especially interested in a possibility of making our brains smarter, better and faster. This is in this context I’m going to tell you about video games. When we say video

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Why do cats act so weird? – Tony Buffington

Why do cats act so weird? – Tony Buffington

Why do cats do that? They’re cute, they’re lovable, and judging by the 26 billions views of over 2 million YouTube videos of them pouncing, bouncing, climbing, cramming, stalking, clawing, chattering, and purring, one thing is certain: cats are very entertaining. These somewhat strange feline behaviors, both amusing and baffling, leave many of us asking,

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TED-Ed Website Tour

TED-Ed Website Tour

Welcome to the TED-Ed beta website tour. I’m Logan Smalley, I’m Bedirhan Cinar, I’m Jordan Reeves, and I’m Stephanie Lo. We represent the TED-Ed team. We’re going to tell you about how the website is organized, about the lessons that surround each video, how you can customize or flip your own lesson, and how you

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