Featured Videos for the Week of October 13, 2014

Featured Videos for the Week of October 13, 2014

To feed your desire to learn something new every day, we've carefully curated a collection of fascinating videos for you to discover throughout the week. Curious about Malala Yousafzai, the rare selenelion, quinoa and more? Start exploring.

04:22

from Skunk Bear: Science From NPR

04:31

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    With black holes, matter is sucked into a single point of entry, while white holes are considered the exact opposite. (0:20)

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    White holes break the second law of thermodynamics. (0:47)

  • 3

    In 2006 there was a mysterious gamma ray burst without the usual presence of a supernova. (2:39)

05:06

from American Museum of Natural History

05:41

Key Facts In This Video

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    Before The Beatles there was Lennon's first band, The Quarrymen. (0:39)

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    "Beatlemania" came to the U.S. in 1964 with the band's first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. (1:53)

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    Lennon released four solo albums between 1972 and 1975. (4:02)

01:11

Key Facts In This Video

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    Selenelions occur when the sun and moon both rise at the same time. (0:09)

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    A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes through the shadow of the sun. (0:34)

03:49

Key Facts In This Video

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    Quinoa is not a grain or a cereal; it is a seed. (0:16)

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    The food was once so popular, some considered it a "false idol." (0:54)

  • 3

    High levels of the chemical manganese (found in quinoa) are known to reduce headaches and body aches. (2:49)

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