Education/School

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Which Carmen Sandiego game(s) did you play during your school days?

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Thanks, Textbooks. -- A collection of the world's finest academic writing ...

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Boing Boing shared a hilarious and what the heck Tumblr blog showing "Thanks, Textbooks. A collection of the world's finest academic writing.

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Dialect Survey Results -- Heat mapping dialect differences in the mainland United States (U.S.).

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Reddit shared an interactive web site titled "Dialect Survey Results" showing the second round to the heat mapping dialect differences in the mainland United States (U.S.) -- "... The composite map gives a picture of the overall distribution, coloring each cell according to whichever answer is estimated to be most likely at that location. The more clearly one answer dominates, the darker the color. Individual maps show estimated probability of each particular answer at a given location, with larger probabilities shown in red and smaller probabilities shown in blue. At the moment, only the four most popular answers for each survey question are displayed..."

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C.G.P. Grey -- Complex things explained.

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C.G.P. Grey's YouTube video channel shows many educational and interesting episodes of "complex things explained."

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Left versus/vs. Right -- Why do we drive on the left/right!?

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VideoSift shared a 2.5 minutes YouTube video showing "Left versus/vs. Right -- Why do we drive

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"Why Do We Feel Nostalgia?" and Other Vsauce's Videos.

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Vsauce has three YouTube channels (#1, #2, and #3) showing mind-blowing facts, creations, the best of Internet, etc.

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Words that last ...

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Boing Boing shared The Washington Post with very short Flash audio clips -- "Words that last ... identified 23 'ultraconserved words' that have remained largely unchanged for 15,000 years. Words that sound and mean the same thing in different languages are called 'cognates'. These are five words that have cognates in at least four of the seven Eurasiatic language families..."

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The "CSI Effect"

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Auric_dude's /. comment mentioned an over two years old Economist article on "The 'CSI effect' -- Television/TV dramas that rely on forensic science to solve crimes are affecting the administration of justice ..."

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How Special Are Your Physical Traits?

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VideoSift shared a two minutes BuzzFeed's musical YouTube video

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Wet Washcloth In Space - What Happens When You Wring It?

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VideoSift shared a 3.25 minutes YouTube video showing "Wet Washcloth In Space - What Happens When You Wring It? -- International Space Station (IIS) commander Chris Hadfield soaks a washcloth, gives it a twist, and...

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18 Surprising Facts About Your Own Pee

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VideoSift shared a two minutes musical and educational YouTube video showing "18 Surprising Facts About Your Own Pee".

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The Internet: It's like never leaving junior high.

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Hard OCP shared a CNN story/article on how Internet is like never leaving junior high/middle school with the the Internet.

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50 Common Misconceptions

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VideoSift shared an over six minutes YouTube video showing the first episode of "50 Common Misconceptions ... -- A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John debunks 50 common misconceptions that most people have about topics

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Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

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VideoSift shares a two minute and nine seconds, educational, and musical YouTube video showing "Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names -- There's a word for the feeling that you haven't taken a complete poop. Mind blown, yet?"

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All Time 10s

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All Time 10s' YouTube channel has a bunch of videos showing "the top 10/ten

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True Facts

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Ashow has a funny YouTube video playlist showing "True Facts About Everything.

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Why Don't We Taxidermy Humans?

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VideoSift shares an eleven minutes Vsauce's YouTube video showing "Why Don't We Taxidermy Humans?".

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Facts and Knowledge (FAK) Videos

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Vsauce2 has a YouTube playlist on "FAK -- The Facts and Knowledge on crazy inventions, technology and more..."

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All Time 10s: Common Science Myths

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VideoSift shares a 2.75 minutes musical YouTube video showing "10 Common Science Myths -- Not everything they teach you in science class is true.

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