Daily Archives: December 18, 2020

Explained | World’s Water Crisis | FULL EPISODE | Netflix


Apr 17, 2020

In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this enlightening explainer series will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas. Each episode will explore current events and social trends pulled from the zeitgeist, touching topics across politics, science, history and pop culture — featuring interviews with some of the most authoritative experts in their respective fields. In this episode: The global water crisis is at an inflection point. How do we price our most valuable resource, while also ensuring access to it as a human right?

Fears that new Covid variant is more infectious and harder to contain – BBC News

BBC News

Dec 18, 2020

Hospitals across south-east England have begun cancelling non-urgent operations with some struggling to cope with twice the number of patients they had in the spring.

It comes as UK government sources warned of concerns that the new variant of Covid-19 could be more infectious and harder to contain.

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was hoping to avoid a third national lockdown in England but acknowledged that rates of infection had increased very much over recent weeks.

New data surgests the UK’s R number — or reproduction rate of coronavirus – is on the rise again. It is now estimated to be between 1.1 and 1.2. Anything above 1 means the number of cases is growing.

Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by health editor Hugh Pym.

360° meet the largest dinosaur ever discovered – Attenborough and the Giant Dinos aur – BBC One


Feb 22, 2016
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Programme website: http://bbc.in/1OpMiMh David Attenborough meets the biggest animal ever to walk on Earth, in 360 – a Titanosaur.

Produced by the BBC Natural History Unit and Hello Charlie

When Antarctica Was Green

PBS Eons

Oct 3, 2019
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Before the start of the Eocene Epoch about 56 million years ago–Antarctica was still joined to both Australia and South America. And it turns out that a lot of what we recognize about the southern hemisphere can be traced back to that time when Antarctica was green. Check out Crash Course: AI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0_lo…
Thanks to Ceri Thomas for the Notiolofos and Antarctodon illustrations! Check out more of Ceri’s paleoart at http://alphynix.tumblr.com
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And thanks to John Long for allowing us to use of images of Devonian plants from his paper with S. McLoughlin: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journa…
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When the Earth Suddenly Stopped Warming

PBS Eons

Dec 17, 2020

For decades, scientists have been studying the cause of the Younger Dryas, and trying to figure out if something like it could happen again. And it turns out that what caused this event is the subject of a heated debate.

Trump attacks Meryl Streep after Golden Globes speech

Business Insider

Jan 9, 2017

Actress Meryl Streep was honored at the Golden Globes on January 8, and used her speech as an opportunity to call out President-elect Donald Trump for allegedly mocking a reporter during his campaign run. Trump responded in a series of tweets the following morning.

Meryl Streep responds to Donald Trump calling her ‘overrated’

On Demand News

Feb 16, 2017

Oscar winning actress Meryl Streep responds to Donald Trump calling her ‘overrated’ as she relaunches attack on the president at the Human Rights Campaign event. . Report by Jessica Wakefield.

Northeast Hit with Major Snowstorm | NowThis

NowThis News

Dec 18, 2020

It snowed A LOT on the East Coast — with some areas getting more than 3 feet

COVID Capitalism: Conditions Apply

The Big Picture RT

Dec 18, 2020

The three richest Americans have more wealth than the bottom-half of the U.S. population. Economist and professor Richard Wolff explains how COVID-19 has exposed the market inefficiencies of our profit-driven society. With states outbidding one another for facemasks and other PPE, could the Coronavirus inspire greater acceptance of socializing healthcare and closing the gap between the rich and poor?

Rep. Cunningham Cracks Open Cold One on House Floor | NowThis

NowThis News

Dec 18, 2020

‘In the spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation, I raise this glass to my colleagues’ — This rep cracked open a cold one on the House floor