Speciation: Of Ligers & Men

CrashCourse Biology #15

Hank explains speciation - the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise - in terms of finches, ligers, mules, and dogs.

Robotic Bird Lands on Human Hand

The work by Aditya Paranjape, Joseph Kim, and Soon-Jo Chung at the Aerospace Robotics and Control Lab, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Narration by Jenny Roderick at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The Eagleman Stag

If Peter could be anything, he'd probably be a beetle.

BAFTA award winning short, The Eagleman Stag. Featuring the esteemed vocal talents of David Cann, with sound and score Benedict Please.

M16: Eagle Nebula

The Eagle Nebula and its Pillars of Creation are some of the most recognisable features in deep space.


Animated short by Jacob Streilein.

When I Grow Up

A girl doesn't know what she wants to be.

Animated short by Jasmin Lai.

Planet Earth: Sail Fish Hunting

Spotting the signs for a potential meal is essential if oceanic life is to thrive. In this clip, we see a massive shoal of sail fish off the coast of Mexico, harvesting bait fish as they force them into positions of vulnerability in order to get a meal.

Never, Ever Give Up

Gulf War veteran Arthur Boorman suffered from back and knee problems due to jumping out of planes too many times. Reliant on crutches and braces, he gained weight over the years until he made up his mind to do something about it. He started doing low-impact yoga, and kept it up for a year. Stick around until the end of the video to see the results.

Nate Phelps, Son of God Hates Fags

Nathan Phelps is the estranged son of Fred Phelps and brother of Shirley Phelps-Roper, vocally anti-gay from the Westboro Baptist Church. Nate tells his story of leaving the church, being physically and mentall abused by Fred Phelps, and much more.

The David Pakman Show is an internationally syndicated talk radio and television program hosted by David Pakman

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