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Pay it forward

The expression “pay it forward” is used to describe the concept of asking the beneficiary of a good deed to repay it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her 1916 book In the Garden of Delight. Continue reading

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Greece

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Human Extinction

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Why do we ask questions?

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What is NOT Random?

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now and then

Published on Jul 28, 2013 Follow Michael Stevens for MORE:http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW When was I conceived? http://www.whenwasiconceived.com Another conception calculator if the above link is down:http://www.paulsadowski.com/Birthday.asp (you can also Google “conception calculator” and find a bunch) Birthday star calculator: http://outreach.jach.hawaii.edu/birth… … Continue reading

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running

Uploaded on Nov 6, 2009 Human beings are a particular type of mammal. In this compelling clip, we see a tribesman runner pursue his prey through the most harsh conditions in a gruelling eight hour chase. Thought provoking content from … Continue reading

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bad words

Published on Nov 28, 2013 Follow Michael Stevens for more: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW! Music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow Marchex Institute study: http://blog.marchex.com/2013/05/15/ma… Canada’s most vulgar city: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/01/… “Bad” etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?t… “Grawlixes”: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1673017/q… Mort Walker – The Lexicon of Comicana:http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Lexicon-C… First use of grawlixes: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/… Slate’s Lexicon … Continue reading

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The Last Question

Published on Jul 20, 2013 Follow Michael Stevens for neat things every day!http://www.Twitter.com/tweetsauce LINKS AND SOURCES BELOW MUSIC BY: http://www.YouTube.com/JakeChudnow final song is “Midnight Sound” by Gareth Johnson / David O’Brien from: http://www.audionetwork.com Lost silent films: http://www.silentera.com/lost/index.html Wonders of the Ancient World:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Wo… What … Continue reading

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Stars

Published on Feb 1, 2013 Watch Bravest Warriors: http://bit.ly/UJMi2H T-SHIRT: Vsauce + Bravest Warriors! http://bit.ly/XYgCUM Music By Jake Chudnow: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow http://www.soundcloud.com/JakeChudnow Likelihood of interstellar travel:http://www.universetoday.com/17044/ba… Time it would take to visit nearest star:http://www.universetoday.com/15403/ho… Curiosity Rover self portrait on Mars:http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/n… Hayden Planetarium’s Digital Universe … Continue reading

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