There Was No First Human

There Was No First Human

[MUSIC] This is me. I’m a human. These are my parents, they’re clearly humans too. My grandfather, human. My great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather? Humans without a doubt. But my grandfather 185 million generations removed? Not a human. He was a fish. [MUSIC] Imagine you could take a picture of every ancestor down the line and put […]

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Canoeing and Kayaking at Green Oaks Biological Station

Canoeing and Kayaking at Green Oaks Biological Station

Can I get a ride, we’re trying to get to Green Oaks! We’re going to Green Oaks! [Cheering] [Laughter] Thank you Green Oaks.

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How Artist Claude Monet Was Kind Of Like a Honeybee

How Artist Claude Monet Was Kind Of Like a Honeybee

Of all the things that set humans apart from other animals, of all our inventions and ingenuity, art might be the most unique. In the long history of human art, from cave walls to the Louvre, few can compare to Claude Monet. When we talk about what makes artists like Monet special, we don’t talk […]

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We went to the royal palace of Belgium! // VLOG 6

We went to the royal palace of Belgium! // VLOG 6

We found The Smurfs *Lauren* Yihaa Hello erveryone and welcome to a new vlog It’s 9 AM and the sun is out and I’m waiting here partly outside partly inside. So I’m waiting for Lauren’s parents, because they are coming for me, because we’re all going to Brussels together. Because I’m doing an assignment there […]

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Yale 2013 Chubb Lecture with Wendell Berry

Yale 2013 Chubb Lecture with Wendell Berry

(clapping) – Welcome, welcome everybody. I’d love to welcome you here this afternoon to New Haven’s Shubert Theater. To this conversation with Wendell Berry. My name’s Mark Bomford and I’m the Director for the Yale Sustainable Food Project. This is a long awaited visit. Since the Yale Sustainable Food Project’s inception 10 years ago Wendell […]

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THE ART OF BALANCING STONES

THE ART OF BALANCING STONES

I really love balancing stones. Mostly because I think it’s such a great way to also balance myself. And to create something beautiful at the same time- Even though a little wind is enough to make it look like your sculpture never was there. But in this moment, as I try to find a tiny, […]

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Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, & Magic Fairy Bread

Fossil Myths: Cyclopes, Griffins, & Magic Fairy Bread

Georges Cuvier is known by many as the father of modern paleontology. One of his most notable contributions to the world is establishing the concept that species can, and do, go extinct. He first presented this idea in 1796 at the National Institute in France in a paper that showed how living elephants were anatomically […]

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Ancient Mesopotamia 101 | National Geographic

Ancient Mesopotamia 101 | National Geographic

(soft music) – [Narrator] The story of writing, astronomy, and law. The story of civilization itself begins in one place. Not Egypt, not Greece, not Rome. But Mesopotamia. Mesopotamia is an exceedingly fertile plain situated between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers. For five millennia, the small strip of land situated in what is today […]

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VLOG LIEKE ANNA: Lecture about Fine Art Photography & Wanderlust

VLOG LIEKE ANNA: Lecture about Fine Art Photography & Wanderlust

Hello! My name is Lieke Anna And I would love to take you with me on a new adventure I am currently walking around in a forest nearby the hotel I am staying overnight Because I am about to do something I’ve never done before And I thought it would be fun to document this […]

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Inspired by Nature: Timothy Langston Fine Art & Antiques featuring Cloisonné objects

Inspired by Nature: Timothy Langston Fine Art & Antiques featuring Cloisonné objects

Isn’t it funny how the weather can just suddenly change? About ten minutes ago we had incredible thunderstorm, downpour – torrential rain and now, look, we’ve got this glorious sunshine burning through the London evening sky. Nature has always been the greatest inspiration for artists and here in the gallery we always try to find […]

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