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See video Why is it Dark at Night?

Why is space dark? If we lived in an infinite, unchanging universe, the entire sky would be as bright as the sun.

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See video Fire ants create lifeboat in the Amazon (BBC)

Embedding disabled: watch video on YouTube. When a flood threatens a fire ant colony in the Amazon jungle, they adapt by forming a lifeboat.

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See video The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D

A 3D model of the Ultra Deep Field, a tiny but very 'deep' image of space captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, showing about 10,000 galaxies. It is the deepest image of the universe ever taken.

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See video Python vs Cobra

A Cobra challenges a Python and wins. It then devours the Python.

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See video Swimming in Jellyfish Lake

Swimming amongst millions of jellyfish in Jellyfish lake in the Pacific island of Palau. The lake was once connected to the ocean, but the outlet was closed off, isolating the jellyfish population.

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See video Arithmetic, Population, and Energy Part 1 of 8

Most people do not understand exponential growth, yet the concept is of fundamental importance. Lecture by Dr. Albert A. Bartlett, professor emeritus of Physics at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

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See video Obama Speech: 'A More Perfect Union'

In the course of the contest for the 2008 Democratic Party presidential nomination, Obama gives this speech to address racial tensions, white privilege, and race and inequality in the United States.

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See video Did You Know 4.0

Another fantastic visual presentation of intriguing statistics, focusing on the changing media landscape, convergence and technology. The video was made in partnership with The Economist.

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See video Aurora Northern Lights as seen from Space - Timelapse

A video of Northern Lights as seen from earth's orbit, captured by Astronaut Don Pettit.

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See video Killer Whales (Orcas) hunt and play with sea lions

Killler Whales hunt and play with sea lions. Surprisingly, one of the orca's sets its last catch free, even bringing it back to shore.

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See video Shuttle launch as seen from inside the Orbitor

View the Shuttle launch from the point of view of the crew inside of the Orbiter. Liftoff is at 3:30.

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See video First 2008 Presidential Debate - McCain and Obama (Full Video)

McCain and Obama debate on issues such as goverment spending, the $700 billion bailout proposal, Iran, Iraq and relations with Russia.

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