Block Digest #2: Cryptocurrency in North Korea and the ‘Original Vision’ of PayPal

Block Digest #2: Cryptocurrency in North Korea and the ‘Original Vision’ of PayPal

[Chris Ellis] Hello everyone today is Wednesday the 16th of August of 2017, it is Block Height 480,805 and today we’re talking about the early history of Paypal following an article by [Eric Jackson with] the former [Paypal] COO David…

Why Do Stink Bugs Stink?

Why Do Stink Bugs Stink?

[♪♩INTRO] If you’ve ever made the mistake of squishing a stink bug, you know exactly how they earned that name. If you haven’t, might I suggest keeping it that way? Stink bugs give off an awful smell when they’re attacked…

Editing Genes Inside the Human Body

Editing Genes Inside the Human Body

[♩INTRO] Last week was a pretty big deal for the future of medicine. For the first time ever, researchers injected someone with tools that would edit his DNA, hopefully curing his genetic disease. If it works, it’ll be a huge…

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast…

Tesla Time News – Orange You Glad It’s Tesla Time News?

Tesla Time News – Orange You Glad It’s Tesla Time News?

Hey everybody I’m Zac -and I’m Jesse -and you’re watching Tesla Time News -episode 72 -on Now You Know Just a few months ago Ford announced that they would be spending 4.5 billion dollars on electrification research -okay -and just…

3 Surprising Things Matter Does Under Extreme Pressure

3 Surprising Things Matter Does Under Extreme Pressure

SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org – a problem-solving website that teaches you how to think like a physicist, statistician, or mathematician. [♪♩INTRO] Pressure can make us do some pretty weird things, from forgetting our own names during a big presentation,…

Why Bitcoin is Not Cash – Computerphile

Why Bitcoin is Not Cash – Computerphile

The difference between Bitcoin and cash, is that cash is fungible. At least if it’s a coin – if it’s a gold coin. It’s really no different from any other gold coin and so one is as good as another.…

How Are Search Engines So Fast?

How Are Search Engines So Fast?

You’re looking for a file, and you know that you just saved it. You know where you hoped this file was saved, but you just don’t see it. So you try searching your computer, and end up really frustrated. This…

Is Libra really a cryptocurrency? Facebook’s new money, explained | WIRED Explains

Is Libra really a cryptocurrency? Facebook’s new money, explained | WIRED Explains

On June 18, 2019, Facebook announced Libra. It is a virtual currency, or cryptocurrency – even if some people don’t agree with that definition. In Facebook’s vision, Libra should become a global currency for billions of people, especially those in…