Japanese Tempura Isn’t Japanese

From Great Big Story. One of the most popular Japanese exports to the western world is tempura, a crispy, savory, delectable delight. But this Japanese staple isn’t quite so Japanese after all. In fact, tempura’s roots trace way back to 16th century Portugal with a dish known as Peixinhos da Horta. Here’s the story of…

Why Echidnas Are Evolutionary Misfits

From SciShow. Go to Squarespace.com/SciShow for a free trial and use the offer code SCISHOW to support this channel and save 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. It’s pretty well known that Australia is home to some strange animals, but echidnas are especially weird evolutionary misfits. Hosted by: Hank Green ———-…

The Animal Sculptures Giving New Life to Recycled Paper

From Great Big Story. For Japanese artist Chie Hitotsuyama, paper is in her blood. In her grandfather’s old paper-braiding factory, she creates lifelike sculptures of animals by using old newspaper rolled and twisted into intricate shapes. Through a detailed process gleaned in part from her family’s tradition, Hitotsuyama breathes new life into paper waste—taking recycling…

What’s the Longest Train in the World?

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The most controversial Olympic figure skating jump

From Quartz. This is an update of a previous Nathan Chen video. Olympic figure skating is a brutal sport, and the most difficult jump, popularized by young phenom Nathan Chen, has become extremely controversial. For many fans, the quadruple jump has come to represent the death of artistry and the rise of risky and sometimes…

Which Country Has The Best Technology?

From Life Noggin. Technology is advancing at a crazy rate. But which country is leading the way? Watch more: What If We Made A New Continent? ►► https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebwLqL4rlI0&list=PL8L0MzSk_V6JtEDRfRMyb6rFd1acqYSlO&index=23 Subscribe: https://bit.ly/SubLifeNoggin | Get your exclusive Life Noggin merch: http://keeponthinking.co Support Life Noggin on Patreon: https://patreon.com/LifeNogginStudios Follow Life Noggin! Facebook: https://facebook.com/LifeNoggin/?ref=br_rs Instagram: https://instagram.com/lifenoggin/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lifenoggin Official Website:…

iPhone X vs Pixel 2, three months later

From The Verge. How does the Apple iPhone X stack up against the Google Pixel 2 XL? Senior editor Lauren Goode reports. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/G5RXGs Check out our full video catalog: https://goo.gl/lfcGfq Visit our playlists: https://goo.gl/94XbKx Like The Verge on Facebook: https://goo.gl/2P1aGc Follow on Twitter: https://goo.gl/XTWX61 Follow on Instagram: https://goo.gl/7ZeLvX Read More: http://www.theverge.com Hits: 2

Racing With an Olympic Speed Skater

From Great Big Story. Brittany Bowe is an American long-track speed skater competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Athletes compete at speeds of up to 36 mph, and champions can be determined by split seconds. Skating against g-force at high speed can cause unimaginable muscle pain, but for Bowe, the thrill…

Who Gets The Dog? – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

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Keep Your Kitchen Clean & Safe: The Best Way to Disinfect Your Sink, Sponge, & Garbage Disposal

From America’s Test Kitchen. Click here to watch more kitchen tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnbzopdwFrnbw7lMXc3_Ry36bEucTzGdv Some of the most effective ways to cut down on harmful bacteria in the kitchen aren’t what you’d think. Depending on factors such as moisture, temperature, surface porosity, and the particular strain of bacteria, microbes can live as long as 60 hours on…

Measures of Spread: Crash Course Statistics #4

From Crash Course. Today, we’re looking at measures of spread, or dispersion, which we use to understand how well medians and means represent the data, and how reliable our conclusions are. They can help understand test scores, income inequality, spot stock bubbles, and plan gambling junkets. They’re pretty useful, and now you’re going to know…