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PBS News:  September 12 – 15, 2019, Climate activist Greta Thunberg on the power of a movement and How blockchain technology could revolutionize the art market

[CNA 24/7 LIVE] Breaking news, top stories and documentaries

DW Documentary: Turning toxic – The Bayer-Monsanto merger

 Thisiscolossal: Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm Oil Production in South Asia and REWILD: A Short Film by Splash and Burn and ESCIF Chronicles Rainforest Restoration Efforts in Sumatra

ArranEve: Naked Raku ~ The Full Monty

TED Talks: Jochen Wegner What happened when we paired up thousands of strangers to talk politics?

my thought spot: A Brief Thought Experiment ~ The Island

Mother and Baby Care: Foods to Eat During Pregnancy for Intelligent Baby

How Possible: Fetal development month by month: Stages of Baby Growth in the Womb

NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV

BBC Click: Will Space Tourism Take Off?

Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts: Ing’s Garden:  Monarch Butterfly and Butterflies & Bees Backyard Garden Newark-Video on YouTube, www.ingpeaceproject.com

 Dominique Lalonde Films Nature: The life of Monarch Butterfly

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode September 15, 2019

•Published on Sep 15, 2019

PBS NewsHour   1.38M subscribers

On this edition for Sunday, September 15, a look ahead to this week’s election in Israel, the author and physicist Sean Carroll on the existence of parallel lives, and do the recent presidential debates show a growing rift between moderates and progressives in the Democratic Party? Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode September 14, 2019

Published on Sep 14, 2019

PBS NewsHour   1.38M subscribers

On this edition for Saturday, September 14, the Bahamas brace as another tropical storm heads their way, the Trump administration announces federal changes to the Clean Water Act, and a legal rule that allows someone to be put away for murder even if they weren’t the one who committed it. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

Climate activist Greta Thunberg on the power of a movement

PBS NewsHour   1.38M subscribers

Although more Americans than ever are worried about climate change, less than 40 percent expect to make “major sacrifices” to tackle the problem. But according to Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenager and climate activist, drastic action is exactly what’s needed to address the problem. William Brangham sits down with Thunberg to discuss galvanizing young people across the globe to the climate cause.

PBS NewsHour full episode September 12, 2019

PBS NewsHour

1.37M subscribers

Thursday on the NewsHour, the leading 10 Democratic presidential candidates face off on the debate stage for the first time. Plus: Impeachment momentum in the House, CEOs of major U.S. companies pressure the Senate on gun legislation, ongoing conflict in Syria, why the Federal Election Commission’s operations are limited, the pinch of tariffs on the lobster industry and an oral history of 9/11. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

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Started streaming on Jan 14, 2019

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Watch CNA’s 24-hour live coverage of the latest headlines and top stories from Singapore, Asia and around the world, as well as documentaries and features that bring you a deeper look at Singapore and Asian issues. CNA is a regional broadcaster headquartered in Singapore. Get the programming schedule here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/… Subscribe to our news service: WhatsApp: https://cna.asia/whatsapp Telegram: https://t.me/cnalatest Follow CNA on the following platforms: https://www.cna.asia https://www.facebook.com/channelnewsasia https://www.instagram.com/channelnews… https://www.twitter.com/channelnewsasia https://t.me/cnalatest

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Turning toxic – The Bayer-Monsanto merger | DW Documentary

•Published on Sep 11, 2019

DW Documentary

912K subscribers

A year after Germany’s Bayer Group took over Monsanto, and it’s struggling to deal with the US seed giant’s controversial reputation. Now Bayer is also liable for Monsanto’s legal bills – which are starting to mount alarmingly. Roundup, a herbicide containing glyphosate sold worldwide by Monsanto has long been suspected of causing cancer. A California court has just awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who had claimed that their use of the pesticide caused them to develop non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma . Bayer’s share price halved last year, and the consequences are already making themselves felt in the company itself: Around 12,000 jobs worldwide are to be cut in the next few years, a considerable proportion of them in Germany. CEO Werner Baumann, who pushed for the merger, is coming under increasing pressure. Voicing criticism, a majority of shareholders voted against absolving Baumann and other managers of their responsibility in the merger. Bayer is in the midst of its greatest crisis. The film traces the effects of the merger and investigates potential new health hazards emanating from glyphosate. How has Monsanto tried in the past to influence politicians, scientists and public opinion? Did the Americans actually play down or ignore the dangers? And does Bayer really distance itself from these practices? ——————————————————————– Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39… Our other YouTube channels: DW Documental (in spanish): https://www.youtube.com/dwdocumental DW Documentary ??????? ?? ?????: (in arabic): https://www.youtube.com/dwdocarabia For more documentaries visit also: https://www.dw.com/en/tv/docfilm/s-3610 Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: https://p.dw.com/p/MF1G

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Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm Oil Production in South Asia

May 4, 2018  Kate Sierzputowski

Drone footage still of “Save Our Souls” by Ernest Zacharevic. All images provided by Splash and Burn.

Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, the harvesting of which has been shown to have extremely adverse effects on wildlife and natural resources, including deforestation, fires, and the displacement of people and animals. Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic (previously) witnessed this devastation during his time spent photographing and traveling throughout the country, and decided to found the initiative Splash and Burn to spread public awareness about the resource’s inhumane production.

“A state of global environmental crisis is defining our generation,” Zacharevic tells Colossal. “As consumers, we are so disconnected from the source of our commodities that we do not recognize the impact of our daily choices. This project is an effort to bridge that gap.”

“Save Our Souls” (2018) by Ernest Zacharevic

The organization’s name comes from slash-and-burn, the cheap practice of burning land to clear the way for new plantations, a method that releases toxic smoke, and has been linked to more than 500,000 respiratory infections. For two years Zacharevic researched these issues effecting Indonesia’s population, meeting with NGOs, locals, and wildlife sites to educate himself on the organizations fighting against the practices and attempting to heal from their destruction.

After researching the area and its local organizations, like the Orangutan Information Centre, the Lithuanian artist invited several fellow creatives to respond to the native landscape and the palm oil crisis through art installations. Since February, international artists have created murals, sculptures, and other works throughout Sumatra. Pieces include an orangutan mural painted by VHILS, Isaac Cordal’s miniature hazmat suit installation, and Zacharevic’s plantation intervention in which he inserted the message SOS into the landscape’s trees.

Mural by Alexandre Farto aka VHILS, image credit: Ernest Zacharevic

“I wanted to communicate the magnitude of the problem to a wider audience, as well as provide creative outlook, hope, and inspiration to local communities and conservationists,” says Zacharevic in a press release about the work. “From the ground, you would not suspect anything more than just another palm oil plantation, the aerial view however reveals an SOS distress signal. ‘Save our Souls’ is a message communicated to those at a distance, a reminder of the connectedness we share with nature. As more of the forests are lost, we lose a little bit of ourselves in the process.”

So far Splash and Burn has worked with Anders Gjennestad aka Strøk, Axel Void, Bibichun, Gabriel Pitcher, Isaac Cordal, Mark Jenkins, and Pixel Pancho. The ongoing initiative is curated by Zacharevic and coordinated by Charlotte Pyatt. To follow upcoming installations or support the project’s efforts visit the Sumatran Orangutan Society website or Splash and Burn’s Instagram.

Work by Strøk aka Anders Gjennestad (2017), image credit: Anders Gjennestad

Work by Ernest Zacharevic (2017), photo credit: Ernest Zacharevic

Work by Isaac Cordal (2017), photo credit: Isaac Cordal

Work by Ernest Zacharevic , photo credit: Tan Wei Ming

REWILD: A Short Film by Splash and Burn and ESCIF Chronicles Rainforest Restoration Efforts in Sumatra

September 10, 2019  Laura Staugaitis

To draw attention to the ecological devastation wrought by palm oil farming in Southeast Asia, the Splash and Burn project (previously) creates and documents large and small-scale art activations. The initiative’s most recent endeavor, titled REWILD and executed with Spanish artist ESCIF, involved carving a rewind symbol into a palm oil plantation in Sumatra, Indonesia, and creating a short film documenting the effort. ESCIF explains, “the idea of going back, of rewinding, is an invitation to reconnect with ourselves; to recover awareness and respect for the earth, which is the ecosystem of which we are a part.”

The land art intervention took place on an acquired plantation within a new forest restoration site made possible by the Sumatran Orangutan Society. After clearing the palms, diverse vegetation has been re-planted. In a release about the project, Splash and Burn explains that the restoration site is located on the borders of the Leuser Ecosystem, one of the most biodiverse places on earth. Sumatra’s forests—and the wildlife populations within—have shrunk by 40% in the past two decades, replaced by palm oil, paper pulp, and rubber plantations. Though not commonly known in the U.S. as a cooking oil, palm oil is the most widely consumed oil on the planet, found in everything from chocolate and instant noodles to lipstick and laundry detergent.

You can watch the trailer of REWILD below. It features an abstract soundscape by Indonesian composer Nursalim Yadi Anugerah. If you are interested in contributing, head to moretrees.info, and follow Splash and Burn (comprised of Ernest Zacharevic and Charlotte Pyatt) on Instagram.

How blockchain technology could revolutionize the art market

PBS NewsHour   Published on Sep 11, 2019

The technology underpinning blockchain is a powerful decentralizing network architecture that could revolutionize many industries. Now, some artists are leveraging blockchain to help guarantee the authenticity of their work — and ensure that they get paid. Miles O’Brien reports on how digital documentation is putting power back into artists’ hands, even when no tangible object exists. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

Naked Raku ~ The Full Monty

ArranEye  Published on Jan 11, 2017

Potter Simon Thorborn shows every step involved in this process. Simon has been perfecting his art on the Scottish Isle of Arran since 1986.

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In spring 2019, more than 17,000 Europeans from 33 countries signed up to have a political argument with a complete stranger. They were part of “Europe Talks,” a project that organizes one-on-one conversations between people who disagree — sort of like a Tinder for politics. Editor Jochen Wegner shares the unexpected things that happened when people met up to talk — and shows how face-to-face discussions could get a divided world to rethink itself.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

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Jochen Wegner · Journalist

Jochen Wegner edits Zeit Online, the website of German weekly “Die Zeit,” which prizes deep dives into cultural issues.

Todd William: A Brief Thought Experiment ~ The Island

What would you do to Survive?

If you found yourself on a deserted island, with no hope of being found, what might be your biggest priorities. If you chose to live, it would no doubt be water and food, followed by some sort of shelter.

Once you’ve established these, ensuring your safety and health would soon follow. And should those needs be met, you could then get to work on improving the quality of your life, for starters, making all the prior efforts as minimal as possible.

The less time you have to waste gathering food, repairing your shelter, or running from danger, the more time you have to spend doing whatever you would like to do.

Reality

But this is considerably different than ordinary life. For one, we have different objectives. We don’t merely eat food to live, we live to eat good foods. We don’t just care about shelter, we care about curb appeal

Our everyday needs are so easily met that almost all our focus and concerns are directed toward things that are not essential to life, they are just creature comforts. We are very fortunate to live in a time period when we can concern ourselves mostly with how we want to improve our lives, not with merely maintaining that life.

We have no reason to apologize for this. We don’t live on a deserted island, and improving our quality of life has value. That we’ve reached a point where most of our daily efforts are put towards creature comforts rather than necessities is a fine tribute to human ingenuity. Yet the implications of this are easily overlooked.

Jobs

Most jobs are about the icing on the cake. Once you move beyond things that involve food, water, housing, safety, and health, the necessity of any job begins to quickly fall into the that grey area where usefulness is purely subjective.

The point isn’t that these jobs aren’t worthwhile, its that we’re addicted to the icing, and we should be. Why not improve our lives. But this addiction keeps us blind to the possibilities. 

Technology

We’ve reached a point when we can realistically discus the possibility that technology may be able to replace most jobs. This is a scary notion. Yet maybe it shouldn’t be. 

If the use of technology permits us to produce all of life’s essentials with negligible manual effort, then all jobs would be related to icing. Any job losses related to technology would merely determine the amount of icing any of us would share.

There would no doubt be disparity, but in exchange, the notion of working to “get by” would be gone. Life would suddenly be merely a matter of how you decide to use your time – and that has more to do with imagination than circumstance.

This is a hard concept to fathom because we’re so accustomed to assessing the value of our lives by comparing what we possess relative to those around us.

But isn’t more appealing to judge the value of life by the amount of quality time we have as our disposal? That is the great equalizer. No matter how much power, wealth, or influence you have, you’re still getting the same 24 hours a day that we all get.

The Island

We don’t live on an isolated island, but we do live on an isolated planet. Maybe its not so different after all, we just need to get over our addiction.

Consider for a moment what it would mean if you no longer felt compelled to always have more . If food, water, shelter, health, and safety we’re all guaranteed to you, might you look at your job differently? Would you feel a bit more selective on how you use your time??

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Foods to Eat During Pregnancy for Intelligent Baby

Published on Dec 16, 2017

Mother and Baby Care

As an expectant mother, you need to ensure that your diet has all the nutrients and energy needed for your baby to develop properly. You also must ensure that your baby’s body is healthy as this will enable him or her to deal with the different developmental changes. What women eat during pregnancy affects the physical and mental development of their child. You can have some foods that will increase the brain power of your child. Not only during pregnancy, you must start eating these foods at the time when you decide to conceive. Have a look at some foods that you can eat during pregnancy to get intelligent baby.

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Fetal development month by month: Stages of Baby Growth in the Womb

•Published on Jul 13, 2017

How Possible

66.8K subscribers

You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Are you curious how big your developing baby is, what your baby looks like as it grows inside you, and when you’ll feel it move? Take a peek inside the womb to see how a baby develops from month to month without any medical ultrasound or appointment with women’s health doctor. Month 1: (Weeks 4) 00:16 Month 2: (Weeks 8) 01:05 Month 3: (Weeks 12) 01:56 Month 4: (Weeks 16) 02:51 Month 5: (Weeks 20) 03:31 Month 6: (Weeks 24) 04:18 Month 7: (Weeks 28) 04:58 Month 8: (Weeks 32) 05:32 Month 9: (Weeks 36) 05:57 Visit these links for more videos related this! Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/howpossible Twitter: https://twitter.com/howpossiible Google plus: https://plus.google.com/1040794440430… Can this video is help? Please leave your answer in comment Thank you! for watching Fetal development month by month: Stages of Baby Growth in the Womb during pregnancy.

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NASA Live: Official Stream of NASA TV

•Started streaming on Dec 28, 2018

NASA

Direct from America’s space program to YouTube, watch NASA TV live streaming here to get the latest from our exploration of the universe and learn how we discover our home planet. NASA TV airs a variety of regularly scheduled, pre-recorded educational and public relations programming 24 hours a day on its various channels. The network also provides an array of live programming, such as coverage of missions, events (spacewalks, media interviews, educational broadcasts), press conferences and rocket launches. In the United States, NASA Television’s Public and Media channels are MPEG-2 digital C-band signals carried by QPSK/DVB-S modulation on satellite AMC-3, transponder 15C, at 87 degrees west longitude. Downlink frequency is 4000 MHz, horizontal polarization, with a data rate of 38.86 Mhz, symbol rate of 28.1115 Ms/s, and ¾ FEC. A Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) compliant Integrated Receiver Decoder (IRD) is needed for reception.

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Will Space Tourism Take Off? – BBC Click

•Published on Sep 15, 2019

BBC Click

Click travels to Spaceport USA in New Mexico to speak to the team behind Virgin Galactic and learn more about their plans to put tourists into space. We also test out a new virtual reality experience and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cubesat. Subscribe HERE https://bit.ly/1uNQEWR Find us online at www.bbc.com/click Twitter: @bbcclick Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBCClick

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Ing’s Garden:  Monarch Butterfly

Photographs by Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at our backyard garden, Downtown Newark, New Jersey

       Ing’s Garden, Downtown Newark, New Jersey     Photograph by Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts

Butterflies & Bees Backyard Garden Newark

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Published on Aug 21, 2012

In downtown Newark, New Jersey, surrounded by walls of brick and concrete buildings there is a small plot of land. This peaceful garden is cultivated to create a little heaven on earth for a simple person who loves nature. In this garden red, pink, orange, yellow, purple, and other colors of beautiful flowers contrast with varying shades of green creating a palette of color reminiscent of a Monet artwork. There is a little table and a few chairs for one or more company to relax in the evening with a gentle breeze bringing the fragrance of Jasmine and other flowers mesmerizing us with peace and tranquility in a moment of utopia on earth. Oh look, Monarch, swallowtail, and other butterflies are dancing around the flowers tasting the sweetness of nectar! A bee is hovering nearby cleverly drinking the nectar from a butterfly bush flower, for the first time teaching me how this is done. At the same time butterflies are using their long proboscis to pierce deep into the center of the flowers drinking up the nectar as though through a straw. For many moons and many summers, I have enjoyed my little plot of heaven on earth. Now it is a time for me to share this with others to help them calm down and enjoy nature before we leave this earth for good.

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The life of Monarch Butterfly

•Published on Sep 12, 2015

Dominique Lalonde Films Nature

Discover the life of the monarch. Adult female monarchs lay their eggs on the underside of milkweed leaves. Each female can lay 400 eggs. These eggs hatch, depending on temperature, in three to five days. Monarchs spend the caterpillar stage of their lives eating and growing. The young caterpillar measures about 2 mm and reaches a length of 50 mm. After about two weeks, the caterpillar will be fully-grown and find a place to attach itself so that it can start the process of metamorphosis. Witness the monarch’s transformation. It is the only one North American butterfly who migrate, each year, in large number. Probably no other insect on the Earth make such a migration. The Monarch can fly more than 100 km in a single day. Subscribe : https://www.youtube.com/user/Explorat…

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 26, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 26, 2019

Monday on the NewsHour, President Trump departs a G-7 summit in which harmony was on display — but deep divisions lay underneath. Plus: A major opioid ruling against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, the fundraising race among 2020 Democrats, Politics Monday, women reporters in the Middle East, the surprise resignation of a star NFL quarterback and the National Gallery’s Oliver Lee Jackson exhibition. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: Trump praises G-7 ‘unity’ but diverges on major policies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8ZEh… News Wrap: States sue over extended migrant detention limits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6542R… What Johnson & Johnson case means for opioid accountability https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gty3… How Democratic fundraising fight is shaping 2020 race https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t2Uq… Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on 2020 fundraising, Joe Walsh https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rdpI… How Arab women are changing journalism in the Middle East https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jET8J… What Andrew Luck’s retirement says about ‘brutal’ football https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9PVL… Oliver Lee Jackson on the artists who inspire him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B67k9…

PBS NewsHour Weekend live show August 25, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Streamed live 6 hours ago

On this edition for Sunday, August 25, world leaders gather in France for the G-7 summit, a look into findings from a newly released DEA opioid database and an author’s exploration of food amid conflict. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

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PBS NewsHour   Streamed live 4 hours ago

On this edition for Saturday, August 24, we take the show on the road to Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of the 2020 Republican National Convention next August. We speak to some of the state’s Republican leadership about North Carolina’s political makeup and explore the growing number of tobacco farmers turning to hemp production across the state. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from Charlotte. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour full episode August 23, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 23, 2019

Friday on the NewsHour, the trade war between the U.S. and China escalates as both countries announce new tariffs. Plus: The state of the American economy, what’s at stake for Trump at the G-7 summit, devastating fires in the Amazon, the legacy of GOP donor David Koch, Shields and Ponnuru on politics, evaluating the success of global anti-poverty programs and Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch.

PBS NewsHour full episode August 22, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Published on Aug 22, 2019

Thursday on the NewsHour, tensions between Japan and South Korea heighten with the end of an intelligence-sharing agreement. Plus: The latest from the 2020 campaign trail, economic consequences of the rising U.S. deficit, the risks of guns with high-capacity magazines, regulating European cruise ships, the long economic legacy of slavery and a brief but spectacular take on social anxiety. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: News Wrap: White House won’t slash $4 billion in foreign aid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZc1z… 2020 Democrats lose Inslee amid rumors of new GOP challenger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ll1E8… How Japan-South Korea rift reflects decades of resentment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YSHW… What skyrocketing federal debt means for the next recession https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vywky… How capping magazine size could save lives in mass shootings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1OrK… Why some European ports are fed up with cruise liners https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B80XZ… Sugar, slavery and ‘commitment to truth’ in U.S. history https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLzgD… When back to school means a return to social anxiety https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOHng…

PBS NewsHour full episode August 21, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Published on Aug 21, 2019

Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump overhauls rules about detaining migrant families and doubles down on criticism of American Jews who support Democrats. Plus: What new immigration policies mean for migrant children, Trump cancels a trip to Denmark after rebuff on Greenland, politics in Native populations, conservation vs. development in Montana and monitoring Atlantic puffins in Maine. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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How a group of Syrian residents assembled a secret library

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 17, 2019

In the midst of Syria’s civil war, a group of residents in the war-ravaged town of Daraya risked their lives to assemble a secret library in the basement of a destroyed building. Those actions are now cataloged in a new book called, “Syria’s Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege.” Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with author and BBC correspondent Mike Thomson to learn more. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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DW News Livestream | Latest news and breaking stories

DW News   Started streaming on Jan 21, 2019

DW News goes deep beneath the surface, providing the key stories from Europe and around the world. Exciting reports and interviews from the worlds of politics, business, sports, culture and social media are presented by our DW anchors in 15-, 30- and 60-minute shows. Correspondents on the ground and experts in the studio deliver detailed insights and analysis of issues that affect our viewers around the world. We combine our expertise on Germany and Europe with a special interest in Africa and Asia while keeping track of stories from the rest of the world. Informative, entertaining and up-to-date – DW News, connecting the dots for our viewers across the globe. Deutsche Welle is Germany’s international broadcaster. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany, report events and developments, incorporate German and other perspectives in a journalistically independent manner. By doing so we promote understanding between cultures and peoples.

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For the past 20 years, photographer and TED Fellow Jon Lowenstein has documented the migrant journey from Latin America to the United States, one of the largest transnational migrations in world history. Sharing photos from his decade-long project “Shadow Lives USA,” Lowenstein takes us into the inner worlds of the families escaping poverty and violence in Central America — and pieces together the complex reasons people leave their homes in search of a better life.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

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Jon Lowenstein · Documentary photographer, filmmaker, visual artist

TED Fellow Jon Lowenstein is a documentary photographer, filmmaker and visual artist whose work reveals what the powers that be are trying to hide.

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Drawing on her research into early childhood development, psychologist Sara Valencia Botto investigates when (and how) children begin to change their behaviors in the presence of others — and explores what it means for the values we communicate in daily interactions. (Watch for cute footage of sneaky toddlers.)

This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxAtlanta, an independent event. TED’s editors chose to feature it for you.

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Bolsanaro says Brazil lacks the resources to fight record number of Amazon fires

CBC News  Published on Aug 22, 2019

More than 165,000 fires are currently raging in the Amazon rainforest, prompting widespread concern about the future of the rainforest and global warming. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: https://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: https://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: https://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: https://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: https://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: https://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: https://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: https://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.

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Fleeing climate change – the real environmental disaster | DW Documentary

DW Documentary   Published on May 1, 2019

How many millions of people will be forced to leave their homes by 2050? This documentary looks at the so-called hotspots of climate change in the Sahel zone, Indonesia and the Russian Tundra. Lake Chad in the Sahel zone has already shrunk by 90 percent since the 1960s due to the increasing heat. About 40 million people will be forced to migrate to places where there is enough rainfall. Migration has always existed as a strategy to adapt to a changing environment. But the number of those forced to migrate solely because of climate change has increased dramatically since the 1990s. It is a double injustice: after becoming rich at the expense of the rest of the world, the industrialized countries are now polluting the atmosphere with their emissions and bringing a second misfortune to the inhabitants of the poorer regions. One of them is Mohammed Ibrahim: as Lake Chad got hotter and drier, he decided to go where the temperatures were less extreme and there was still a little water, trekking with his wife, children and 70 camels from Niger to Chad and then further south. The journey lasted several years and many members of his herd died of thirst. Now he and his family are living in a refugee camp: they only have seven camels left. Mohammed is one of many who have left their homelands in the Sahel – not because of conflict and crises, but because of the high temperatures. He’s a real climate refugee. _______ DW Documentary gives you knowledge beyond the headlines. Watch high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production companies. Meet intriguing people, travel to distant lands, get a look behind the complexities of daily life and build a deeper understanding of current affairs and global events. Subscribe and explore the world around you with DW Documentary. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39… Visit our Spanish channel: https://www.youtube.com/dwdocumental Visit our Arabic channel: https://www.youtube.com/dwdocarabia For more documentaries visit: https://www.dw.com/en/tv/docfilm/s-3610 Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: https://www.dw.com/en/dws-netiquette-p…

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Wildfires are burning around the world. The most alarming is in the Amazon rainforest.

Record heat, drought, and deforestation are contributing to wildfire risk.

By Umair Irfan Updated Aug 23, 2019, 10:11am EDT

Residents of Sao Paulo, Brazil recently reported black rain which experts say is fire residue from wildfires in the Amazon, on August 19, 2019. Andre Lucas/Getty Images

An alarming cluster of wildfires are now burning in the Amazon rainforest and are threatening to disrupt international negotiations. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday laid the blame for the Amazon fires on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, calling the blazes an “international crisis” and promising to bring it up at the G7 summit this weekend.

The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical forest. It’s an area with torrential rain that almost never burns on its own, yet the blazes have burned for more than two weeks, growing so intense that they sent smoke all the way to São Paulo, Brazil’s largest city.

The state of Amazonas has declared an emergency. The #PrayforAmazonia tag has surged on social media as users blamed darkened skies above São Paulo on the fires, though some meteorologists said the low clouds were a normal weather phenomenon.

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But the Amazon is not the only region that’s burning. More than 21,000 square miles of forest have gone up in flames in Siberia this month, putting Russia on track for its worst year on record for wildfires. The smoke from these blazes shrouded large parts of the country, including major cities like Novosibirsk, and has crossed the Pacific Ocean into the United States.

On Monday, a wildfire in the Canary Islands forced more than 8,000 people to flee. Over the weekend, new fires ignited in Alaska, extending what’s already been an unusually long fire season for the state. Last week, Denmark dispatched firefighters to Greenland combat a wildfire approaching inhabited areas. If not extinguished, officials are worried the blaze would burn through the winter, further driving up the already massive ice melt Greenland has experienced this year amid record heat.

California, which suffered its most destructive wildfire season on record in 2018, is having a much calmer year by comparison, although the potential for a major fire remains.

Many of these wildfires stem from unprecedented warmth and dryness across many parts of the world this year. And in the case of the Amazon, they are an unmistakable sign of how humans are radically reshaping the planet.

Conditions were ripe for major fires this year

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported last week that this past July was the hottest July on record. The next five hottest Julys were all in the past five years.

This is not just for the northern hemisphere, where it’s summer right now, but for the whole world. The average global temperature last month was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average.

It may not seem like much, but remember that this is an average, which can obscure the extremes. And there were plenty of extremes last month.

The Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium set temperature records. Paris recorded its highest temperature ever, 108.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Parts of Poland, the Czech Republic, and Spain also experienced unprecedented high temperatures. Huge swaths of the United States also baked in a heat wave last month, with minimum temperatures approaching or breaking records.

So it’s not too surprising that many of the areas burning right now experienced extreme heat last month: Siberia, Alaska, the Canary Islands.

Alaska and the Canary Islands have also dealt with severe drought this year. In May, Alaska reported “extreme” drought conditions, the first time such a rating was recorded for the state, according to the US Drought Monitor.

These conditions have long been known to exacerbate wildfires. High heat and low moisture means vegetation dries out. But people play a critical role too.

Humans make wildfires worse. In the Amazon, humans are the underlying cause.

In many ecosystems, wildfires are a natural and essential phenomenon. They clear out decaying brush, restore nutrients to soil, and even help plants germinate. But in recent years, humans have made the destruction from wildfires worse at every step. Suppression of natural fires has allowed dry vegetation to accumulate. Human activity is changing the climate, which is forcing some forests to heat up and dry out. People are building ever closer to areas ready to ignite. And people end up igniting the majority of wildfires, whether through downed power lines, errant sparks, or arson.

But the Amazon rainforest, which remains drenched for much of the year, does not burn naturally. Instead, the fires are ignited by people. Farmers use slash-and-burn tactics to clear land for farming and pasture, though it’s illegal in Brazil this time of year due to fire risk.

Illegal logging operations in Brazil have also been known to start fires as a tactic to drive indigenous people off their land and to cover their tracks. The Amazon rainforest has experienced a record number of fires this year, with more than 74,000 reported so far. It’s an 84 percent increase over the number of wildfires at the same time last year.

“There is nothing abnormal about the climate this year or the rainfall in the Amazon region, which is just a little below average,” Alberto Setzer, a researcher at Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE), told Reuters. “The dry season creates the favorable conditions for the use and spread of fire, but starting a fire is the work of humans, either deliberately or by accident.”

The Amazon rainforest fires are becoming an international political concern

The source of the current wildfires in Brazil is not yet known, and the government in Brazil is not all that inclined to find out. INPE’s director, Ricardo Galvão, was ousted from his job earlier this month after his agency reported an 88 percent increase in the deforestation rate in the Amazon.

Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, called the deforestation data “lies.” On Wednesday, he accused non-governmental organizations of starting fires after the government withdrew funding for these groups. He provided no evidence for this claim.

When pressed further about the fires on Thursday, Bolsonaro said the government didn’t have the resources to respond. And he again reiterated his claim that NGOs started the fires, according to the BBC:

Asked on Thursday who was responsible for starting the fires, he responded: “The Indians, do you want me to blame the Indians? Do you want me to blame the Martians?… Everyone is a suspect, but the biggest suspects are NGOs.”

Asked if there was any proof of this, he replied: “Did I accuse NGOs directly? I just said I suspect them.”

The French government meanwhile is laying the blame on the Brazilian government. France’s Macron accused Bolsonaro of failing to uphold earlier commitments to preserve the rainforest. “The president can only conclude President Bolsonaro lied to him at the Osaka summit,” a French official told Politico, referring to the June G20 meeting.

This deforestation stands to have major regional consequences. Without trees in place to anchor the soil and retain moisture, the underlying vegetation can dry out, making it easier to burn. Trees also evaporate a huge volume of water and emit chemicals that make it condense, helping the rainforest generate its own rainfall.

Right now, the Amazon has been deforested by 15 percent or more from its primeval state and scientists are worried that if it reaches 25 percent, there won’t be enough trees cycling water through the forest. The region will cross a tipping point and eventually degrade into savanna.

This has huge consequences for the rest of the world as well. The Amazon rainforest produces huge amounts of oxygen. Its vegetation holds on to billions of metric tons of carbon that could oxidize into heat-trapping gases.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change earlier this month reported that conserving areas like the Amazon rainforest will be integral to mitigating climate change. But with the current pace of wildfires and deforestation, the world is rapidly galloping in the wrong direction.

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CRAZY Fruits You’ve Never Heard Of!

BE AMAZED  Published on Jul 18, 2019

There are lots of crazy rare fruits out there that taste really amazing. Coming up are some crazy fruits you’d love to taste! Subscribe for more! ? https://goo.gl/pgcoq1 ? Stay updated ? https://goo.gl/JyGcTt https://goo.gl/5c8dzr ? For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: hello@beamazed.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChsb… Legal Stuff. Unless otherwise created by BeAmazed, licenses have been obtained for images/footage in the video from the following sources: https://pastebin.com/ZgusXNcR

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Places You Should Visit Before They Vanish from The Face of The Earth and

BE AMAZED Published on Apr 3, 2019

Our world is changing. From the Great Barrier Reef to the Florida Everglades – here are the places you should visit before they vanish from the face of the Earth. Subscribe for more! ? https://goo.gl/pgcoq1 ? Stay updated ? https://goo.gl/JyGcTt https://goo.gl/5c8dzr ? For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: hello@beamazed.com Credit: https://pastebin.com/xmMEfbG4

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Things You Should Never Do in Other Countries

BE AMAZED   Published on Jan 24, 2019

Different cultures around the world are so varied their rules may get you into a world of difficulty! Here are 20 surprising things you should never do in other countries. Subscribe for more! ? https://goo.gl/pgcoq1 ? Stay updated ? https://goo.gl/JyGcTt https://goo.gl/5c8dzr ? For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: hello@beamazed.com

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Dubai’s Miracle Garden – BBC Travel Show

BBC Travel Show  Published on Aug 12, 2019

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Dubai Miracle Garden 2019

TSK-24   Published on Aug 23, 2018

Dubai Miracle Garden 2019. The Dubai Miracle Garden is a flower garden located in the district of Dubailand, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The garden was launched on valentine’s day in 2013 MUSIC: Green Leaves by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…) Artist: https://audionautix.com/ Landras Dream by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…) Artist: https://audionautix.com/ ? For copyright matters please contact us: msgreenloveusa@gmail.com © My video is in accordance with the Fair Use Law of Youtube —————————————————————– Thanks for watching! Please subscribe for more videos

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One of the most Beautiful Japanese Gardens in the World

Tropical Gardening   Published on Feb 22, 2019

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Inspiration from Larry Winget


Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.

~ Larry Winget


(Artwork by: Hans Peter Kolb)

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Webneel.com: photoshop photo manipulation by alberto seveso 19 and

Photo manipulations are fun to create and fun to look at. Using photoshop you can do lots of creative and fun stuff. You can manipulate photos like you imagine and can show others what you have in your creative mind. There are lots of posts on internet about photo manipulation but here i have added some of best and amazing examples of photo manipulation works for you.

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20 Mind Blowing Foodscapes and Advertising Photo manipulations by Carl warner

Carl Warner blends photography and art to make highly conceptual visual images. Based in London, Warner’s 25-year career spans still life and advertising photography. He is best known for his intricate food landscapes, many of which can be seen in the recently published book Carl Warner’s Food Landscapes. In this interview with Photoshop Corp, he shares his insights about his background and creative process. i hope you will like these Photo collage / photo

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? Thisiscolossal: Geometric Portraits by Silvia Idili Overlay Clusters of Origami-Like Objects on Subjects’ Eyes, Noses, and Mouths

August 15, 2019  Kate Sierzputowski

Milan-based painter Silvia Idili paints portraits of men and women that are partially obscured by folded

geometric objects, incomplete masks that draw the audience deeper into the subjects’ gaze. Idili explains to JULIET that these origami-like additions featured in The Visionaries “are the symbol of infrastructures created by the mind to hide and mask the true nature of one’s being, which is at the same time an expression of a spiritual tension in relation to the anxiety of the contemporary.”

The portraits invite the audience to take a moment to reflect on their own inner gaze as they make eye contact with the guarded paintings. You can view more of Idili’s portraits and surrealist animal paintings on her website and Instagram. (via INAG)

THIS STREET ART IS ABSOLUTELY BREATH-TAKING

Now I’ve Seen Everything   Published on Dec 14, 2018

Street art is an amazing form of art that inspires and surprises, and that can transform a boring urban environment. Sometimes, street art not only transforms the world around you, but also interacts with it. Check out this awesome compilation of breath-taking street art and graffiti works! These artists found their self-realization in very bright and eccentric ways. Street art is their passion! Born in the 1970s in New York, street art has always been a popular and relevant form of expression around the world. In street art, the artists strives to communicate with people who see their work, to engage them in a dialogue about their ideas! Tell us in the comments what do you think about this street art! Via: Hula https://www.byhula.com https://www.instagram.com/the_hula https://www.facebook.com/artbyhula https://www.instagram.com/leonkeer https://www.facebook.com/streetpainti… https://www.facebook.com/graffiti.kin… https://www.instagram.com/hugeart https://www.facebook.com/pg/hugegraff https://www.instagram.com/wallerygallery https://www.instagram.com/carolina_me… https://www.instagram.com/flymotion_f… https://www.facebook.com/artofairbrus… https://www.twitter.com/ossamanasr85 https://www.instagram.com/ossamanasr85 https://www.youtube.com/ossamanassr85 Music by Epidemic Sound: https://www.epidemicsound.com/ ———————————————————————————————————- Subscribe to Now I’ve Seen Everything : https://goo.gl/xiBW7v Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seen.everything Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/now.ive.see… ———————————————————————————————————– More articles: https://brightside.me

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Elephants at the Water Lily Pond and their Environment 1:  Artwork by Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts 

I produced Elephants at the Water Lily Pond in 1999, because I heard about deforestation.  I have been very concerned about humans invading the animals habitats by cutting down the forests for housing and farm land.  Some humans do not believe in global warming that is caused from mismanaging the environment so they go on making their wealth from destroying the land for mining and the forest for the wood products.  Some trees are cut down to produce throw away chopsticks and other wasteful products.  

Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts, Sunday, February 02, 2014

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PBS NewsHour full episode – August 20, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Published on Aug 20, 2019

Tuesday on the NewsHour, the leaders of America’s largest corporations endorse a more socially minded vision for business — but can they practice what they preach? Also: The Trump administration dismisses fears of a potential recession, life on the ground in Gaza, tricks of the trade from the CIA’s former master of disguise, and hip-hop artist Common discusses his new book. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour live show August 19, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Streamed live 3 hours ago

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PBS NewsHour Weekend live show August 18, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Streamed live 7 hours ago

On this edition for Sunday, August 18, more than a million protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong and the 1619 Project by The New York Times Magazine reframes American history through the lens of slavery. Also, musician Ben Folds shares the stories behind his songs. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 17, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 17, 2019

On this edition for Saturday, August 17, pro-government and pro-democracy demonstrators face off in Hong Kong, and a retired police officer is coaching some of the growing number of seniors who use medical marijuana in Arizona. Also, Syrian residents who built a library amid the rubble of war, and what may come of peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York.

PBS NewsHour full episode August 16, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 16, 2019

Friday on the NewsHour, India’s crackdown in Kashmir leaves millions confined to their homes. Plus: Allegations of abuse among migrant children in government-funded foster care, an existential conflict about land use in the western U.S., previewing 2020 Senate races, political analysis from Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty, a brief but spectacular take on imagination in art and Woodstock at 50. Editor’s note: In reporting the news of Peter Fonda’s death, his father, Henry Fonda, was misidentified as Harry. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: News Wrap: Hong Kong braces for weekend of demonstrations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UBN8… How people of Kashmir are reacting to India’s crackdown https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa44n… What oversight do foster homes for migrant children have? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuY7g… Balancing leisure and livelihood on Colorado public lands https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjpBq… Here are the Senate seats that will be critical in 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBspA… Michael Gerson and Karen Tumulty on 2020 Senate races https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6DQz… Painter Walton Ford on portraying ‘the imagined animal’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umHD-… What Woodstock meant for America’s culture of rebellion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfXAY… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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Al Jazeera English | Live

Al Jazeera English   Started streaming on Jun 1, 2019

@Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless’. Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world’s most respected news and current affairs channels. Subscribe to our channel: https://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #BreakingNews #AlJazeeraLive

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Pumped Dry: The Global Crisis of Vanishing Groundwater | USA TODAY

USA TODAY   Published on Aug 14, 2018

In places around the world, supplies of groundwater are rapidly vanishing. As aquifers decline and wells begin to go dry, people are being forced to confront a growing crisis. Much of the planet relies on groundwater. And in places around the world – from the United States to Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America – so much water is pumped from the ground that aquifers are being rapidly depleted and wells are going dry. Groundwater is disappearing beneath cornfields in Kansas, rice paddies in India, asparagus farms in Peru and orange groves in Morocco. As these critical water reserves are pumped beyond their limits, the threats are mounting for people who depend on aquifers to supply agriculture, sustain economies and provide drinking water. In some areas, fields have already turned to dust and farmers are struggling. Climate change is projected to increase the stresses on water supplies, and heated disputes are erupting in places where those with deep wells can keep pumping and leave others with dry wells. Even as satellite measurements have revealed the problem’s severity on a global scale, many regions have failed to adequately address the problem. Aquifers largely remain unmanaged and unregulated, and water that seeped underground over tens of thousands of years is being gradually used up. In this documentary, USA TODAY and The Desert Sun investigate the consequences of this emerging crisis in several of the world’s hotspots of groundwater depletion. These are stories about people on four continents confronting questions of how to safeguard their aquifers for the future – and in some cases, how to cope as the water runs out. **************** Humankind: Amazing moments that give us hope ? https://bit.ly/2MrPxvd Humankind: Stories worth sharing ? https://bit.ly/2FWYXNP Animalkind: Cute, cuddly & curious animals ? https://bit.ly/2GdNf2j Just the FAQs: When news breaks, we break it down for you ? https://bit.ly/2Dw3Wnh The Wall: An in-depth examination of Donald Trump’s border wall ? https://bit.ly/2sksl8F

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ABC News (Australia)  Started streaming on Jul 6, 2019

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How Trump’s trade wars hurt US farmers

CNN   Published on Oct 23, 2018

As a result of President Donald Trump’s trade wars with China and other countries, US farmers are seeing a surplus of perishable goods stuck in limbo and increased prices for equipment. In good years, cargo trains moving west along the flat, sweeping grasslands of North Dakota’s plains are a sign of money rolling in. Today, as tariffs from America’s largest foreign soybean market — China — threaten to upend the industry, many trains sit idle. “There are no shuttle trains leaving. There is no nothing,” said Joe Ericson, the 38-year-old president of the North Dakota Soybean Growers Association. “They can’t get rid of the beans.” In conversations with more than 50 farmers, producers and agriculture experts in five states representing each of the five food groups, one trend was clear: The once-deep ties to President Donald Trump have frayed over the past year. But they remain intact for a small majority of farmers CNN spoke with ahead of the critical 2018 midterm elections. Democrats, who see an opening with Trump’s trade war, will likely struggle to make inroads with these voters. The President gives all of them plenty to complain about. They grumble about his tweeting — that’s not their style — and what his trade war has done to their bottom lines. But if the President’s re-election were held tomorrow, most of them would back him. They trust Trump, and many believe Democrats don’t understand or largely ignore their way of life. Still, Trump’s deep support in rural America, which helped propel him to the White House in 2016, is being tested. The wheat farmers, soybean growers and pork producers confront a growing trade war that is forcing them to re-evaluate their ties to the President’s Republican Party and openly question whether his mantra to “Make America Great Again” came at the expense of voters like them. Read more on CNN.com: https://cnn.it/2CxBkty Animations By Melody Shih Produced and edited By: Mkenna Ewen Nick Scott Jeff Simon #trump #tradewar #CNN #News 

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How online abuse after Facebook scandal affected my life – Carole Cadwalladr – BBC Click

BBC Click  Published on Aug 9, 2019 

Carole Cadwalladr is the journalist who brought the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story to the mainstream. Despite suffering online abuse as a result, she continues to campaign to get Facebook to reveal more details about how users’ data was used during the EU Referendum. Here she talks to Spencer Kelly about what it’s like to be trolled online, and also how Facebook would change if she was put in charge. Subscribe HERE https://bit.ly/1uNQEWR Find us online at www.bbc.com/click Twitter: @bbcclick Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBCClick

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Shutting Down The Web – BBC Click

BBC Click  Published on Aug 15, 2019

We travel to Kashmir to find out how communications there have been shutdown. Subscribe HERE https://bit.ly/1uNQEWR Find us online at www.bbc.com/click Twitter: @bbcclick Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBCClick

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BBC The Travel Show – Thailand Canals (Week 15)

BBC Travel Show

Published on Sep 24, 2018

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Inspiration from Ray Dalio

Imagine that in order to have a great life you have to cross a dangerous jungle. You can stay safe where you are and have an ordinary life, or you can risk crossing the jungle to have a terrific life. How would you approach that choice? Take a moment to think about it because it is the sort of choice that, in one form or another, we all have to make.

~ Ray Dalio

(Artwork by: Mike Worrall)

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Rajasthani Paintings

Indian woman with peacock – Rajasthani paintings

Rajasthani painting modern artwork village by poojaartnframe

Rajasthani painting modern artwork woman by poojaartnframe

Rajasthani paintings: Radhe Krishna paintings are quite prominent in Rajasthani paintings. Rajasthani paintings started around 16th – 19th century in western India. Ever wondered how the Rajput kings and queens looked like and what cutlery they used during their elaborate dining? Rajasthan paintings are also known as rajput paintings and they are quite famous for the miniature paintings. The bani-thani paintings/ ragini made of plywood and vegetable colour is quite popular worldwide. The Bhani-thani paintings are created with attractive emboss work at the border using fabric pearl colors & water proof solution of Papier Mache for the antique look. Rajasthani paintings tell us a lot of tales from the epics ” The Ramayana” and “Mahabharata”. Stories of love and affection of Radhe Krishna are shown in a number of paintings. You can also see a simple life of the rajasthanis portrayed in these beautiful traditional Rajasthani paintings. In this post we have included 50 Beautiful and Traditional Rajasthani paintings.

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Incredible Vegetables You’ve Never Heard Of

BE AMAZED   Published on Aug 13, 2019

There are some incredible vegetables in the world. Lets look at some incredible vegetables you’ve probably never heard of. Subscribe for more! ? https://goo.gl/pgcoq1 ? Stay updated ? https://goo.gl/JyGcTt https://goo.gl/5c8dzr ? For copyright queries or general inquiries please get in touch: hello@beamazed.com Legal Stuff. Unless otherwise created by BeAmazed, licenses have been obtained for images/footage in the video from the following sources: https://pastebin.com/ZgusXNcR

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Crash Course on Our Solar System & Beyond

MacManLtd   Published on Jul 5, 2011

[To My Subscribers, Don’t worry I wont stop making TechNews related videos] Want to know why we don’t have to worry about our sun burning out? It’s because long before that happens the sun will expand so enormously that the earth will be cooked to a cinder! And again, don’t fret, that wont happen for another 4-5 Billion years. Take a tour through the solar system, learn about the event horizon of black holes and find out when our galaxy began.

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Puszta – Land of Salt and Sand – The Secrets of Nature

The Secrets of Nature   Published on Jan 26, 2015

Less than an hour’s drive south of Hungary’s capital Budapest, Central Europe’s last and only wandering sand dunes surprise the traveller. These dunes are some 600 feet high and in continuous motion, shaping a landscape one would only expect in Africa. Spring storms whip up giant clouds of fine sand that darken the sun and loom over the low Kecskemet plain.

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Thisiscolossal: Look Inside the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries in a New 560-Page Photo Book by Massimo Listri

August 16, 2018  Laura Staugaitis

Real Gabinete Português de Leitura, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All photographs © Massimo Listri / TASCHEN

Italian photographer Massimo Listri has spent decades traversing the globe to document the spectacular architecture, sculptural elements, and furnishings of historic libraries. His new book, The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries, includes views inside such rarefied locations as the Palafoxiana Library in Pueblo, Mexico and the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris, France. Listri also includes descriptions and histories of each library. The 560-page tome is published by TASCHEN and available on Amazon and the TASCHEN website.

Klosterbibliothek Metten, Metten, Germany

Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Paris, France

Biblioteca do Convento de Mafra, Mafra, Portugal

Stiftsbibliothek Admont, Admont, Austria

Biblioteca Joanina, Coimbria, Portugal

Stiftsbibliothek Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Rome, Italy

Strahovská Knihovna, Prague, Czech Republic

Ing’s Garden:  Black Swallowtail Butterfly

Photographs by Ing-On Vibulbhan-Watts on Monday, August 19, 2019

Kai, our grandson, and his mother, came to visit us on Monday, August 19, 2019 during the afternoon. Kai went to the backyard garden; he saw a Black Swallowtail Butterfly.  He called me and his mother to see the butterfly.  This black swallowtail Butterfly was quite big and stayed about twenty minutes.  But the butterfly was so active moving around the garden and jumping to different butterfly bush flowers.  It went from one to the other so often that it made it difficult to capture the photographs.

In December 2014, I incorporated black swallowtail Butterfly photographs that I took during summer 2014 into my peace project.  The finished artwork for the Essex County 4-H Scholarship Awards is shown below.   

Finished artwork of the Peace comments from Essex County 4-H Scholarship Awards’ attendants on “What does Peace mean to you?” organized by Marissa Blodnik and Greg Walker on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 at Paul Robson Center, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey

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PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 4, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 4, 2019

On this edition for Sunday, August 4, terror and tragedy grip America with two deadly mass shootings in less than 24 hours. Also, the latest updates on the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, a look at the role of online forums and their links to domestic terrorism, and how the media may contribute to the rhetoric of white supremacists. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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Can schools spare kids ‘lunch shaming’ while still paying the bills?

PBS NewsHour   Published on Jul 30, 2019

Public school districts have made headlines in recent months for putting children in the middle when their parents owe money for their school lunches. The controversial practice, known as “lunch shaming,” has sparked national outrage and prompted a conversation about how these debts are handled. John Yang reports and talks to Crystal FitzSimons of the Food Research & Action Center. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

In Ohio, do Republican voters care about Trump’s remarks on race?

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 2, 2019

President Trump prompted more controversy this week by insulting a lawmaker of color, Rep. Elijah Cummings, and his Maryland district. Trump called Baltimore “filthy” and “infested,” terms he has used before to refer to urban areas with majority black populations. Ahead of Trump’s rally in southwestern Ohio, Yamiche Alcindor asked voters there what they think of the president’s rhetoric on race. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6

PBS NewsHour Weekend full episode August 3, 2019

PBS NewsHour   Published on Aug 3, 2019

On this edition for Saturday, August 3, multiple fatalities in an El Paso, Texas, shooting, anti-government protests continue in Hong Kong, Democratic candidates stump for the country’s largest public employee labor union, a look at the end of a longstanding arms treaty between the U.S. and Russia. Hari Sreenivasan anchors from New York. Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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PBS NewsHour live show August 2, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Streamed live 3 hours ago

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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PBS NewsHour full episode August 1, 2019

PBS NewsHour  Published on Aug 1, 2019

Thursday on the NewsHour, the Senate passes a two-year budget that raises spending levels and suspends the debt ceiling. Plus: Highlights and insights from the second night of Detroit’s Democratic presidential debates, newly naturalized U.S. citizens on immigration, deadly gun violence in Chicago, the economics of slavery reparations and how an actor finds identity by portraying other characters. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: News Wrap: Trump announces new tariffs on Chinese goods https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzC2B… The long-term debt implications of Senate’s new budget https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szKG9… How Detroit debates proved challenges of crowded 2020 field https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdAMo… Naturalized Americans on what citizenship means to them https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vOWP… Chicago mothers killed on corner where they stood for peace https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hrym… Can reparations help right the wrongs of slavery? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oy2H9… How actor Aml Ameen connected with his Jamaican roots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOygv…

PBS NewsHour full episode July 31, 2019

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jul 31, 2019

Wednesday on the NewsHour, the Federal Reserve cuts a key interest rate for the first time in a decade. Plus: Recapping the first Detroit Democratic debate and previewing the second, an interview with the Army officer accusing Gen. John Hyten of sexual assault, turning fog into water, how North Korea’s recent missile launches affect relations with the U.S. and remembering producer Harold Prince. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS: Why Trump attacked Fed after 1st interest rate cut in years https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNgMf… News Wrap: U.S.-China trade talks end without clear progress https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAChd… What’s at stake for 2020 Democrats during Detroit debates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9s4U… Col. Spletstoser on how Gen. Hyten ‘crossed the line’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=madZn… Can scientists harvest fog to secure world’s water supply? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBhFx… What North Korean missile launches mean for U.S. talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfkHZ… What Broadway legend Harold Prince meant to American theater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wol9X… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6 Follow us: Facebook: https://www.pbs.org/newshour Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newshour Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/newshour Snapchat: @pbsnews Subscribe: PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

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[CNA 24/7 LIVE] Breaking news, top stories and documentaries

CNA   Started streaming on Jan 14, 2019

Watch CNA’s 24-hour live coverage of the latest headlines and top stories from Singapore, Asia and around the world, as well as documentaries and features that bring you a deeper look at Singapore and Asian issues. CNA is a regional broadcaster headquartered in Singapore. Get the programming schedule here: https://www.toggle.sg/en/channelguide… Subscribe to our news service: WhatsApp: https://cna.asia/whatsapp Telegram: https://t.me/cnalatest Follow CNA on the following platforms: https://www.cna.asia https://www.facebook.com/channelnewsasia https://www.instagram.com/channelnews… https://www.twitter.com/channelnewsasia https://t.me/cnalatest

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2 Aug 2019 – The UN Web TV Channel is available 24 hours a day with selected live programming of United Nations meetings and events as well as with pre-recorded video features and documentaries on various global issues.

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Sky News   Started streaming on Jul 3, 2019

Watch Sky News live. Today’s top stories: Lib Dems win key by-election, reducing Boris Johnson’s majority to one, UK faces potential “consumer panic” and security gaps under a no-deal Brexit and residents evacuated as a dam wall collapses in heavy rain. Read more about these stories, and the latest news and analysis, on our website: Lib Dems win key by-election: https://po.st/4WapPT UK faces potential ‘consumer panic’ under a no-deal: https://po.st/AIOXf5 Town evacuated as dam wall collapses: https://po.st/0hWJAH SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: https://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to https://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-n… Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/de…

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africanews Live

africanews   Started streaming on Jul 30, 2019

Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is available in English and French. Website : www.africanews.com Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/africanews.c… Twitter : https://twitter.com/africanews

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The Self-Driving Car Capital Of The World – BBC Click

BBC Click Published on Jul 29, 2019

We’re in Arizona, self-driving car capital of the world, to see how the technology works and how sometimes it fails with tragic consequences. Subscribe HERE https://bit.ly/1uNQEWR Find us online at www.bbc.com/click Twitter: @bbcclick Facebook: www.facebook.com/BBCClick

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Man Living in a Sustainable & Innovative Earthship Home – Full Tour

Exploring Alternatives  Published on Jul 28, 2019

Tour this beautiful, sustainable Earthship home in Ontario, Canada! Go to https://NordVPN.com/exploringalternat… and/or use code EXPLORINGALTERNATIVES to get 75% off a 3 year plan.  Protect yourself online today! This 3-bedroom Earthship home has it all: 10kW of solar panels, rainwater collection cisterns, indoor gardens, a wood-fired boiler, and passive cooling tubes. It’s built with recycled tires, bottles and cans, and off-cuts from a log home builder. After years of following the Earthship movement, Matt was able to take a course at the Earthship Academy with Michael Reynolds in New Mexico and then worked with Ted Elsasser to build his own passive solar home in Ontario, Canada. To learn more about Matt’s build, check out his Collingwood Earthship blog: https://collingwoodearthship.wordpres… And to see more Earthship videos, check out our playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Thanks for watching! Mat & Danielle ————————————————————- STAY IN TOUCH! ————————————————————- Blog: www.exploringalternatives.ca Facebook: /exploringalternativesblog Instagram: @exploringalternatives ————————————————————- COMMENTS ————————————————————- We want our channel and our comments section to be an inclusive space where everyone feels welcome to watch and to contribute. For this reason, comments that are inappropriate or hateful will be reported and/or deleted. Please discuss and debate with respect, and report inappropriate or hateful comments directly to YouTube. ————————————————————- SUBTITLES AND CLOSED CAPTIONS ————————————————————- Thank you to our subtitle and closed captions contributors! If you would like to contribute subtitles or closed captions to an Exploring Alternatives video, please click here to see which ones need your help: https://www.youtube.com/timedtext_cs_p… If you have any questions about adding subtitles and closed captions, please email us at danielle.is.exploring@gmail.com ————————————————————- SPONSORS ————————————————————- We occasionally include paid sponsor messages/integrations in our videos to help fund the channel. We do our best to work with companies and organizations that offer products or services that are in line with our values, and that we think would be interesting and useful to you, our viewers. We will always disclose if we’re promoting products that were given to us for free, or if we’re including a sponsored message in a video. For business or sponsorship inquiries, please email us at danielle.is.exploring@gmail.com ————————————————————- CREDITS ————————————————————- Music & Song Credits: All music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives. Editing Credits: Mat and Danielle of Exploring Alternatives Filming Credits: Mat of Exploring Alternatives

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Urinary System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #38

CrashCourse   Published on Oct 12, 2015

Even though you probably don’t choose to spend a lot of time thinking about it, your pee is kind of a big deal. Today we’re talking about the anatomy of your urinary system, and how your kidneys filter metabolic waste and balance salt and water concentrations in the blood. We’ll cover how nephrons use glomerular filtration, tubular reabsorption, and tubular secretion to reabsorb water and nutrients back into the blood, and make urine with the leftovers. Anatomy of Hank poster: https://store.dftba.com/products/crash… Table of Contents Kidneys Filter Metabolic Waste & Balance Salt & Water Concentrations in the Blood 1:25 Nephrons 4:13 Glomerular Filtration 4:37 Tublar Reabsorption 5:14 Tubular Secretion 8:17 Urine 8:40 *** Crash Course is on Patreon! You can support us directly by signing up at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Thanks to the following Patrons for their generous monthly contributions that help keep Crash Course free for everyone forever: Fatima Iqbal, Penelope Flagg, Eugenia Karlson, Alex S, Jirat, Tim Curwick, Christy Huddleston, Eric Kitchen, Moritz Schmidt, Today I Found Out, Avi Yashchin, Chris Peters, Eric Knight, Jacob Ash, Simun Niclasen, Jan Schmid, Elliot Beter, Sandra Aft, SR Foxley, Ian Dundore, Daniel Baulig, Jason A Saslow, Robert Kunz, Jessica Wode, Steve Marshall, Anna-Ester Volozh, Christian, Caleb Weeks, Jeffrey Thompson, James Craver, and Markus Persson — Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashC… Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr – https://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support Crash Course on Patreon: https://patreon.com/crashcourse CC Kids: https://www.youtube.com/crashcoursekids

A Photo that Says it All ~ Individualism v. Conformity

  Art museums are very revealing. They demonstrate conformity at its finest. 

What makes art valuable? Does it have to do with the skill of the artist, the level of intrigue depicted, or maybe a fascinating perspective? 

Perhaps, but more often than not, the value of art is defined merely by what everyone else thinks is valuable. 

I’ve seen great art. I can tell you precisely how I define great artistry. But I won’t, because that’s how I define it, and that shouldn’t matter to you. Its purely subjective.

Yet walk into an art museum and what do you find? The art determined to be the most valuable is highlighted, some even have their own entire room.

I’ll grant that I’m not the most sophisticated guy by society’s standards, but I’ve yet to enter a museum where I didn’t’ find at least one piece of art that left me wondering “How did this even get in here? This is terrible”

And this is why I love this photo so much. You have a couple of kids in an art gallery not burdened by any social pressures. They are surrounded by art that is valued enough to be placed on display.

And yet, what are thinking?

“Forget what everyone else thinks. I’ll tell you what’s interesting. Its what is inside this wall!”

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China’s one-child policy ended in 2015, but we’re just beginning to understand what it was like to live under the program, says TED Fellow and documentary filmmaker Nanfu Wang. With footage from her film “One Child Nation,” she shares untold stories that reveal the policy’s complex consequences and expose the creeping power of propaganda.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

About the speaker

Nanfu Wang · Documentary filmmaker

Nanfu Wang uncovers untold stories about human rights in China.

Film has the power to change the way we think about ourselves and our culture. Documentarian and TED Fellow Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy uses it to fight violence against women, turning her camera on the tradition of honor killings in Pakistan. In a stirring talk, she shares how she took her Oscar-winning film on the road in a mobile cinema, visiting small towns and villages across Pakistan — and shifting the dynamics between women, men and society, one screening at a time.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.

About the speaker

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy · Director, journalist

TED Fellow Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy seeks to push people to have difficult conversations about inequality and injustice.

How to grow Mango tree from its seed at home.

Home Gardening  Published on Oct 9, 2016

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Top 10 Healthiest Vegetables

watchmojohealth  Published on Jun 5, 2013

You are what you eat, and if you eat these vegetables you are healthy! Join https://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks for the top 10 vegetables. We rank the vegetables based not only on their health attributes, but also on price, convenience and overall flavor.

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21 Most Beautiful birds around the world to shock you with their beauty

By Jagriti Goswami  July 6, 2018

The most beautiful bird in the world is… Does anyone know? Or who could possibly answer this question? I guess it is nobody, because, a majority of birds in this world are just so mesmerizing. However, some species certainly have attractive features that can leave the rest behind.

Here’s a list of the world’s 21 most beautiful birds.

1. The Golden Pheasant Bird

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These blazing birds are inhabitants of western China. Their neck side encircles an orange shade which actually provides a purpose: when it is time to find a partner, then a male will spread his cape like a fan to show off or flaunt his beautiful colors.

2. The Quetzal Bird

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Forests of Central America is home to the Quetzal species. An odd variety of feathers is not the only thing they possess but they do have weird hair and hairs and also they have a healthy desire for food; in short foodie. From lizards, insects, small creatures, and even fruits, they are just ready to eat everything.

3. Rainbow Lorikeet Bird

This intensely hued parrot looks like an artist has shown his brushing skills. Rainbow Lorikeets are often seen along the eastern coast of Australia and also found in the Austrian and American region. They prefer hanging in rainforests, woodland areas, and coastal bush. By drinking fermented nectar, they can also become drunk ones.

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4. The Kingfisher Bird

As their name indicates, Kingfishers are skillful fishers. Kingfishers can eat a wide variety of foods besides fish, the credit goes to their large, strong bills. Other than fishes they prey on frogs, insects, crabs, rats, lizards, and even other birds. When they hunt, they usually sit on a high point and wait to see the prey. Once the victim is spotted, a Kingfisher will bring it back to its peak and kill it.

5. Keel-Billed Toucans Bird

These birds are indigenous to Belize. They are known for their colorful bills, which come in a wide range of bright colors. Their glittering body is not the only quality they have: they are known for their fearless nature because they wait quietly for the most severe storms.

6. Bohemian Waxwing

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Bohemian Waxwing can be recognized by a specific tuft (a bunch of feathers, grass, or hair etc.) which can be seen at the top of his head. Nevertheless, this bird at first glance may not strike you but a close inspection shows a wonderful mix of gray, rose, yellow and black colors that blend beautifully. The body of Bohemian Waxwing is usually found in gray color, but it has rose-colored feathers in its face whereas its tail has a bright yellow tip.

7. Painted Bunting Bird

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Gender is the deciding factor in this. The Painted Bunting comes with different colorful wings. The female claims to have different colors of olive green throughout the body, while the male is fascinated by a very different color pattern in which the red on the chest, blue on the head, green on the upper wings, and yellow on the shoulders. Once you catch the glimpse of this short flight rainbow, you will find it difficult to look elsewhere.

8. Green Wing Macaw Parro Bird

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Green Wing Macaw Parro is often found in forests and green lands. It is a lovable parrot which is known for its revealing yellow eyes.

9. Hyacinth Macaw Bird

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Hyacinth Macaw is the native of America and some parts of Africa. The weight of this bird varies from 2 to 3 kg. In the United States, when it is sold the price of it reaches $ 1,000 or more.

10. Hoopoe Bird

Wonderful pattern arrangement of feathers on the head of the Hoopoe bird makes it famous as it resembles with a crown. This feathered animal is already listed as an extinct species.

11. Bali Bird of Paradise

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It is so common to see these Birds of Paradise in the films. This is because they live in the unreachable parts of the rainforest, which makes it hard to capture them.

12. Atlantic Puffin Bird

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This bird species of Atlantic Puffin finds its food in some marine organisms such as squid and crustaceans. It is best known for its bright colored bills.

13. African Crowned Crane Bird

African Crowned Crane is one of the most beloved birds in Savannah of Africa. Although they are often seen in the southern part of the Sahara desert, they love cold and wet living habitats.

14. Blue Jay Bird

Often in the woods, these Blue Jays are found. They are known to be the domineering species for other small birds, chasing them through the tree.

15. Broad-Billed Hummingbird

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Broad-Billed Hummingbird is an appealing bird with a bright blue color that spreads from its neck area to the stomach.

16. Dusky Lory Bird

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The Dusky Lory is a regional species in Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. It has a greater talking potential when compared to other parrots,

17. Scarlet Tanager Bird

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The male Scarlet Tanager can be easily seen because of its bright red bodies, black wings, and tails, while the female is separated from the presence of yellow and olive color. Though it is small enough, this lovely bird is definitely quite visible, and it can be seen especially in the wild during the spring.

18. Gouldian Finch Bird

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Gouldian Finch allures with a random but profoundly impressive array of colors. You can expect different colors of blue, purple or light pink color on the bird’s chest, while its stomach and back are respectively in yellow and green colors. Other colors may include red, turquoise, black and olive, each found in different parts of Gouldian Finch’s body.

19. Greater Bird of Paradise Bird

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This special big bird from New Guinea is the most beautiful in the world. The male species is primarily a maroon wing supplemented by a large black stain on the chest. The head is white, the face is green and the beak has a light blue color.

20. The Northern Cardinal Bird

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If you are in their home then you can never miss an opportunity to find North Cardinal. Their hot red wings and wacky, pointed crests will catch eyes of anyone. They also keep their red plumage (feathers covering a bird) in the winter. In the summer, they are whistle fans in the morning.

21. Baltimore Oreole Bird

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Baltimore Oreole is a beautiful colorful bird in which there are bright hues of orange or yellow feathers on the basis of gender. The male species is an orange one, while the female show off a light yellow shade. However, both of them show the same black bars on their wings for the opposite wings, and they are equally extravagant to see both.

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Melancholy Creatures Explore Imagined Worlds in Wistful Murals by Hayley Welsh

July 29, 2019  Laura Staugaitis

Hayley Welsh’s playful murals pair imaginative creatures with universal messages of uplift and encouragement. Often featuring furry, plump critters that seem to be hybrids of dogs, rabbits, and teddy bears, Welsh’s subjects peer through periscopes atop mechanical fish or aboard paper boats, tug clouds from penny farthing bicycles, and sprout trees as antlers. Occasionally, Basquiat-esque crown motifs appear as well.

In a statement on her website, Welsh’s “ominously soft” work “explores inner voices of self doubt and fear, weaving a poignant narrative into every piece?—a message for each person to reflect on in the moment.” The British-born artist lives and works between Perth, Australia and Blackburn, U.K. Explore more of her outdoor and gallery-based artwork on her website and Instagram.

Jagriti Goswami

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A Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly in our garden, downtown Newark, New Jersey

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Kai, our three-year-old grandson looked out the window to the garden, suddenly he yelled “Grandma! Grandma! Butterfly on the tree”.  I grabbed my camcorder and ran to our backyard garden and took the photographs of this Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly.

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