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This video will show you how to build an anemometer, a device used to measure wind speed, out of simple household materials. To build your anemometer, you will need two straws, a pencil with an eraser on the end, five three ounce paper cups, a pushpin, and a hole puncher. Start by using the hole

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Alright good morning from another fabulous day here in Las Vegas looks great outside. I think we’re gonna head over to Bigelow Aerospace. Let’s talk today about the Bigelow B330 which is an inflatable habitat that Bigelow wants to send a space to make it easier to build structures and get them up and running

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I am a recovering TV meteorologist, I guess you might say. Coevolution might not be the right perspective, Nimbus evolved and then TV weather evolved after that, hanging onto may be the antennas of the solar panels or at least the data feed as forecasters saw the data coming down and trying to figure out

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We need to build a weather service for water. Yet, until we collectively demand accountability, the incentives to fund it will not exist. The first time I spoke at a conference was here at TED, eight years ago. Fresh out of grad school, little did I know that in those few minutes onstage, I was

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so now I’m gonna go turn on the arm can go up okay and back down this is the most complex robotic arm in existence today you can control that using thought from the brain as humans we are tool users and every time we invent a new tool that changes the way we live

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– [Narrator] Mankind and the elements. For some, it’s an uncomfortable bond. – It’s not really a good idea to have divers in the water with a thunderstorm. – [Narrator] For others, when weather strikes, inspiration begins. – If they have a catastrophe, we can be there to help them. – [Narrator] These are the

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Characteristics, if you will, of a high performance WFO versus a low one, this is sort of pulling out stuff in the survey, you have flexible policies, procedures, teamwork, open communication, focus on performance, goals, setting tracks, strong customer orientation, emphasis on innovation, trust and respect, good relations with union and sort of put that

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(pleasant piano music) – [Narrator] California’s iconic sequoias are the largest trees on Earth. These giants have lived for thousands of years, surviving war, famine and the rise of globalization, but California’s ongoing drought could mean disaster. These enormous trees are already showing signs of weakness never seen before. Anthony Ambrose and a team of

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Hummingbirds are ravenous. These tiniest of birds have the highest metabolism of any warm blooded animal. And they’re fueled by flower nectar. To get it, they’ve developed skills no other birds have. They can fly backwards and hover for long stretches of time. Their beaks stay steady like a surgeon’s scalpel, but their wings beat

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