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Food Webs and Energy Pyramids: Bedrocks of Biodiversity

Captions are on! TO turn off, click the CC button at bottom right. Follow the amoebas on Twitter (@amoebasisters) and Facebook! When we were little, we loved nature shows. One reason was because we didn’t have cable and it was one of the few things we actually got a TV signal for that didn’t require… Read More »

Our Catholic Identity

We’re proud of our Catholic identity, and I mean by that we love the Pope, we like the Church, we root our instruction in the Catholic intellectual tradition, which means you will also study Hegel, and Nietzsche. But you’ll study Augustine and Plato and Aristotle and Aquinas, and you will be given an introduction to… Read More »

How Psychology Can Explain the Deadly Medieval Dancing Plagues

♪♪♪ In the year 1518, the city of Strasbourg was struck by a dancing plague. Yes, a dancing plague. And it was deadly. It started with a single woman, but within a month, there were over 400 people dancing in the streets—wildly, uncontrollably, and often to their deaths. Some sources claim that, for at least… Read More »

The Hydrologic and Carbon Cycles: Always Recycle! – Crash Course Ecology #8

Adorable story alert! So I was hanging out with my 2-year-old second cousin in the ocean in Florida and we’re jumping up and down with the waves and it’s fun but then the water got all calm and I said, “Oh, no more waves!,” because, like, that’s the top tier of communication I’m going for… Read More »

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19th Century Reforms: Crash Course US History #15

Episode 15 Reform Movements Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course U.S. history and today we finally get to talk about sex. Also some other things. Today we’re gonna discuss religious and moral reform movements in 19th century America, but I promise there will be some sex. Mr. Green, Mr. Green. Is it gonna… Read More »

Early Christian Schisms – Before Imperium – Extra History – #1

We are going to start this off in a way that we’ve never started off an Extra History before; with a disclaimer. These next few episodes are designed to help modern students get a handle on one of the most confusing and yet most important parts of Roman history. The topics discussed in these episodes… Read More »

Are Rideshare Services Like Uber Legal?

Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft are now operating in cities all over the world, but they don’t appear to follow any of the normal rules for taxis or car services. In fact, they don’t even have to register as a car service. So, what’s going on? Are Uber and Lyft even legal? Technically, Yes.… Read More »