Month: December 2020

Jupiter’s storms cover the planet, but the ones at the planet’s poles have mystified astronomers for years: why haven’t they merged together yet? Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———- Huge thanks go
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IMAGE: This 3D model of a polymer desalination membrane shows water flow — the silver channels, moving from top to bottom — avoiding dense spots in the membrane and slowing flow. view more  Credit: Image by the Ganapathysubramanian research group/Iowa State University and Gregory Foss/Texas Advanced Computing Center. AMES, Iowa – Nature has figured out how
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This Bridgerton article contains MAJOR spoilers for Season 1, including the ending. If you think our sex education could be better today (which you should), then Bridgerton‘s depiction of Daphne’s pre-marital lack of knowledge around sex may astound you. In the first season of the delightful romance drama, Daphne has to find out about masturbation
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This Vikings review contains spoilers. Vikings Season 6 Episode 12 “We were defeated by a dead man.” Three different lands; three different political situations. The natural heir to Kattegat’s throne doesn’t want it. Prince Igor is still too young to take the crown that is rightfully his to wear, and the presumptive favorite in Iceland
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Cobra Kai Season 3’s arrival is nigh, mercifully ending the twenty long, pandemic-permeated months that passed since Season 2; a hiatus recently made slightly shorter by new platform Netflix, which moved up the premiere to New Year’s Day. However, that hasn’t stopped the streamer’s influx of more exciting preview material, namely new footage that sheds
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It’s morning in Australia which means Aunty Donna’s Big Ol’ House of Fun, Netflix’s new sketch comedy series, has been out for more than a day when we meet the show’s stars over Zoom. The Aussie comedians who comprise the troupe Aunty Donna—Broden Kelly, Mark Samual Bonanno, and Zachary Ruane—are already fielding scathing reviews.  “My
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Thank goodness that’s over, right? To say 2020 was a challenging year is like announcing the Hindenburg had a rough landing. In a period that’s transformed how billions live their lives, there isn’t one person, family, business, or industry that wasn’t impacted significantly by upheaval. And that includes going to the movies. Just 12 months
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This Vikings review contains spoilers. Vikings Season 6 Episode 11 “The man who could not die is buried here.” It’s been nearly eleven months since Vikings closed out the first half of its sixth and final season, but the Michael Hirst historical drama wastes no time seamlessly dropping viewers smack in the middle of the
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This article contains a spoiler for The Mandalorian Season 2 2020 has been a wild and unpredictable year for most of us, but it also brought with it a ton of key cultural incidents and shifts that kept online news and trade outlets pretty busy at their keyboards. As we finally grind toward the end
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When spiders die, their tiny legs curl up tight against their body, because spiders don’t use muscles to extend their legs. Instead, they have hydraulic legs! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow ———-
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IMAGE: Concept and chemical structure of periodically twisted molecular wires. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers at Osaka University synthesized twisted molecular wires just one molecule thick that can conduct electricity with less resistance compared with previous devices. This work may lead to carbon-based electronic devices that require fewer toxic materials or harsh
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This article contains spoilers for Cobra Kai season 2. It’s been a year and a half already since the Cobra Kai season 2 finale cliffhanger took the show literally over the edge.  The climactic West Valley High School fight in “No Mercy” pushed Miguel (Xolo Maridueña) over that cliff – off a hallway balcony and
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This Bridgerton feature contains spoilers for the series. Although Netflix’s Bridgerton has actively resisted the label of historical accuracy in favor of a fantasy approach to the era, it is still worth uncovering which scenes, events, and references represent a more creative interpretation to history and which are references to real events.  Dr. Hannah Greig,
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Wonder Woman 1984‘s crucial Christmas Day streaming premiere on HBO Max yielded interesting results—notably a surprisingly strong showing at theaters with $16.7 million in North America and $68.3 million internationally—but attention has already shifted to the future of the DC Extended Universe, for which untitled threequel Wonder Woman 3 is now a confirmed part. However,
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There have been a lot of scientific discoveries around COVID, but other science stories did happen in 2020 — including amazing discoveries about everything from dinosaurs to parasites. Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon:
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Under normal circumstances, it’s easy to get lost in the grind of daily living, missing the forest for the trees. Under normal circumstances, one can be too busy to notice that history is occurring all around them. 2020 was not a normal year. After nearly 12 months of pandemic and shutdown, social unrest and political
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It has been a year, hasn’t it? The year started with such tenuous promise, and is ending the same way: slivers of hope among rivers of misery. But even with all the chaos, all the changes forced by the pandemic and that were coming anyway, we still got some incredible comics in 2020.  Let us
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