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What If Earthquakes Lasted a Year?



Earth’s tectonic plates are constantly moving. And as they move past each other, pressure builds up. Eventually, that force overcomes the friction, and this causes an earthquake. Earth can be full of extremes. But today, there is only one extreme. Non-stop earthquakes that last an entire year. What would it be like to live under such shaky circumstances? How would buildings hold up in these conditions? And what could you do to adapt to this rumbling lifestyle?

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What If You Never Threw Anything Away?



Hoarders. They can’t bear to throw anything away. Hoarders pile stuff up everywhere, cluttering every space until they can’t move anymore.

Would we all turn into hoarders if we never threw anything away? Or would we find new and innovative ways to repurpose our purchases, recycle our garbage and organize our homes if decluttering wasn’t an option?

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00:50 Hoarding
02:29 Reusable packaging
02:55 Environmental impact
03:39 Social impact

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What is hoarding disorder –
Consumerism –
Inside a Hoarder’s Brain: Why They Can’t Ditch Their Stuff –
Why does shopping feel so good? –
“Throwing things out give you time to look after yourself” – how to get better at decluttering –
Consumers have huge environmental impact –
As consumerism spreads, earth suffers, study says –
Insulating your home? Try recycled materials from curtains to carpets –
“Waste house” uses VHS tapes and mom jeans as insulation –

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What If Men Could Get Pregnant?



Mood swings, baby brain. Until now, potential pregnancy complications are something only those of us with uteruses experienced.

But what if men could get pregnant too? Men statistically work more in business, politics and lawmaking. If men got pregnant, abortions could become legal or more easily available in many places. Paid leave for pregnancies would probably be more commonplace.

If men could give birth, it could lead to more empathy when it comes to pregnancy, birth and parental leave. Biologically, it may be unlikely for men to carry pregnancies today, but in future anything could be possible.

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00:00 Could men get pregnant?
01:05 Extrauterine pregnancy
02:52 Detachment
03:40 Uterus transplant
04:43 Impact on society

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What If We Didn't Have Bones?



Today, we’re going to get rid of your skeleton. You don’t need your bones … right? Your skeletal system is made up of bones, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. It is responsible for producing blood cells, stores fat in your body as well as minerals, and you know, supports the structure of the body. But don’t worry, we’re going to take that sucker right out. In fact, we’re taking everyone’s bones out. What would your boneless lifestyle be like? How would you eat without jawbones? What would a life without bones be like? Would the lungs be able to function without a ribcage? What is hypophosphatasia? How does living without bones attribute to our lifespan decreasing?

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What If We Dumped All Our Trash in the Oceans?



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You’d better mind your waste because it’s not piling up in landfills anymore. Today, we’re going to dump it all straight into the oceans. How much trash would that be? How soon would this change all marine life? Could this trash eventually displace our oceans entirely?

00:00 TeamSeas
01:18 Types of Waste
02:58 Trash Covering Earth 80 Times
04:34 How Waste Affects Marine Life

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What If the Sun Dimmed Down?



Learn what Emily Calandrelli, better known as the Space Gal, has to say about space weather and our dependence on the Sun:

The sky appears darker. The temperature is starting to drop. Our rivers are freezing, crops are covered in snow! People could go hungry. Is it just me, or is the Sun dimming? Are we about to enter a solar minimum? Would this help fight global warming? But wait. Why is NASA and Elon Musk so happy?

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क्या हो अगर गॉडज़िला वास्तव में हो | What If Godzilla Was Real?

क्या हो अगर गॉडज़िला वास्तव में हो | What If Godzilla Was Real?

ये बड़ा है, डरावना है, और इसे तबाही लाने में मज़ा आता है। मिलिए शैतानों के राजा-गॉडज़िला से। क्या आपको लगता है आपका साल अच्छा नहीं जा रहा? कैसा रहेगा अगर हम अपने मुंह से रेडिएशन निकालने वाले सोए हुए बड़े दानव को जगा दें? क्या होगा अगर गॉडज़िला जाग उठे? क्या गॉडज़िला जैसा कोई जीव वाकई हो सकता है? और, हम इसका सामना कैसे करेंगे?

क्या हो अगर एक मिनी-डॉक्यूमेंट्री वेब श्रृंखला है जो आपको काल्पनिक दुनिया और संभावनाओं के माध्यम से एक महाकाव्य यात्रा पर ले जाती है। हमें एक काल्पनिक साहसिक कार्य में शामिल करें – वैज्ञानिक सिद्धांत में आधारित – समय, स्थान और संयोग के माध्यम से, जैसा कि हम पूछते हैं कि क्या हमारे अस्तित्व के कुछ सबसे मौलिक पहलू अलग थे।

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What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

What If You Ate a Brick of Dry Ice?

Dry ice is one of the coldest substances on Earth. This is what it does to a flower. And check out what it does to this action figure. Now, what would happen if you swallowed dry ice? What would it do to your skin? How much could you eat before it hurts you? And how would it affect your stomach?

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What If We Could See Through a Black Hole?

What If We Could See Through a Black Hole?

Get more insightful information about black holes with Pr. Clifford Johnson:

This star is about to transform into a black hole. And we’re about to travel inside it to see what’s on the other side. The only problem is that we’ll never be able to report our findings back to Earth. Because once you go inside a black hole, there’s no coming back. So maybe there’s a better way to find out what’s on the other side. Could we use a special telescope? How would light behave inside a black hole? And why could the first image of a black hole provide all the answers?

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