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600 Views The rise of the Ottoman Empire
In the late 13th century, Osman I established a small principality sandwiched between a crumbling Byzantine Empire and a weakened Sultanate of the Seljuk of Rum, in what is now Turkey. In just a few generations, this territory had outmaneuvered more powerful neighbors to become the vast Ottoman Empire. What enabled its rapid rise? Mostafa Minawi details the early days of the Ottomans. [Directed by Kozmonot Animation Studio, narrated by Jack Cutmore-Scott, music by Deniz Doğançay].
Post date : 2021-02-01 15:12 Posted by : peter88
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569 Views The Japanese myth of the trickster raccoon
On the dusty roads of a small village, a traveling salesman was having difficulty selling his wares. As he wandered the outskirts of town in the hopes of finding some new customers, he heard a high-pitched yelp coming from the edge of the forest. Following the screams to their source, he discovered a trapped tanuki. Iseult Gillespie details the Japanese myth of the shape-shifting creature. [Directed by Anna Samo, narrated by Bethany Cutmore-Scott, music by Bamm Bamm Wolfgang & Gavin Dodds].
Post date : 2021-02-01 15:09 Posted by : peter88
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402 Views What COVID-19 revealed about US schools — and 4 ways to rethink education
The abrupt shift to online learning due to COVID-19 rocked the US education system, unearthing many of the inequities at its foundation. Educator Nora Flanagan says we can reframe this moment as an opportunity to fix what's long been broken for teachers, students and families -- and shares four ways schools can reinvent themselves for a post-pandemic world.
Post date : 2021-02-01 15:09 Posted by : peter88
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458 Views 5 Major Advantages of Hiring a WordPress Developer
Codeaxia Digital Solutions is a web development company in Delhi NCR. WordPress is the most popular content management system and is widely used for both blogging and non-blogging websites.
Post date : 2021-01-30 21:37 Posted by : codeaxia
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531 Views Top 5 Benefits of Chatbots for Your Business
Codeaxia Digital Solutions is a web development company in Delhi NCR. Chatbots have been growing for a few years and have already been widely adopted.
Post date : 2021-01-23 19:47 Posted by : codeaxia
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606 Views Could we treat spinal cord injuries with asparagus?
Take a mind-blowing trip to the lab as TED Senior Fellow Andrew Pelling shares his research on how we could use fruits, vegetables and plants to regenerate damaged human tissues -- and develop a potentially groundbreaking way to repair complex spinal cord injuries with asparagus.
Post date : 2021-01-16 01:45 Posted by : peter88
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545 Views How COVID-19 human challenge trials work — and why I volunteered
In April 2020, epidemiologist-in-training Sophie Rose volunteered to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. As a young, healthy adult, she's offering to take part in a human challenge trial, a study where participants are intentionally exposed to SARS-CoV-2 to test vaccines and gather critical data. Explaining how challenge trials could speed up the development of effective vaccines, Rose shares why volunteering was the right decision for her.
Post date : 2021-01-15 23:44 Posted by : peter88
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521 Views The most colorful gemstones on Earth
In November 1986, Australian miners climbed Lunatic Hill and bored 20 meters into the Earth. They were rewarded with a fist-sized, record breaking gemstone, which they named the Hailey's Comet opal. Thanks to a characteristic called "play of color," no two opals look the same. So what causes these vibrant displays? Jeff Dekofsky digs into the rock's shimmering, dancing displays of light. [Directed by Ivana Bošnjak and Thomas Johnson, narrated by Jack Cutmore-Scott, music by Salil Bhayani].
Post date : 2021-01-15 23:39 Posted by : peter88
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492 Views Why is pneumonia so dangerous?
Every time you breathe, air travels down the trachea, through a series of channels, and then reaches little clusters of air sacs in the lungs. These tiny sacs facilitate a crucial exchange: allowing oxygen from the air we breathe into the bloodstream and clearing out carbon dioxide. Pneumonia wreaks havoc on this exchange system. Eve Gaus and Vanessa Ruiz detail how pneumonia attacks the lungs. [Directed by Artrake Studio, narrated by Alexandra Panzer].
Post date : 2021-01-15 23:37 Posted by : peter88
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516 Views The shadow pandemic of domestic violence during COVID-19
Mandatory lockdowns, quarantines and shelter-in-place orders meant to contain COVID-19 have created a shadow pandemic of domestic abuse, says physician Kemi DaSilva-Ibru. Sharing alarming statistics on the rise of gender-based violence worldwide, she describes how Nigeria quickly retrained a squadron of basic health care providers to respond to the crisis -- and shares lesson other countries can adopt to keep people safe from harm.
Post date : 2021-01-15 23:35 Posted by : peter88