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The Truth About Food Expiration Dates

The Truth About Food Expiration Dates

Do you immediately toss out food the second it hits its expiration date? TED-Ed is here to explain how you’re probably wasting food if you do that. It turns out that the dates stamped on food are often quite arbitrary. In most cases, your best bet is to use your senses of touch, sight, and smell to suss out when food is no longer suitable to eat.

A Brief History of the Devil

A Brief History of the Devil

From his horns to his red suit to his pitchfork, we all have a pretty specific image in our minds of what The Devil looks like. In this TED-Ed video by educator and Episcopal priest Brian A. Pavlac, he delves into the origins of the ultimate evil dude and his various depictions over the years.

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Why People Fall for Misinformation

Why People Fall for Misinformation

It seems that distorted information and falsehoods are more common than the truth these days. But why is it that humans fall for such misleading information? TED-Ed speaker Joseph Isaac looks at one specific case where something treated as fact has been widely believed, despite the facts saying otherwise.

Are We Living in a Simulation?

Are We Living in a Simulation?

There’s no question that we live in a vast and incredibly complex universe. The fact that life exists at all has led some scientists and philosophers to ponder whether or not we are all just living in a computer simulation. This TED-Ed clip by theoretical physicist Zohreh Davoudi and animator Eoin Duffy explores that question.

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