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Artificial Intelligence Solved This Audio Illusion. Can You?

Now, did you hear what I was saying? Clearly enough that you could, say, write it in dow the comments? If so, you just experienced a phenomenon called The Cocktail Party Effect. You can hear me while there’s people talking right next to us or if there’s a jazz band across the room. This is…

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John Magic | Arts in Context Shorts

– If I had to think about something that I haven’t done in life that I’d want to, I can’t think of one thing. I have my own theater, I’m performing every Saturday to hundreds of people. My family, we’re all together. You can’t ask for anything more than that. I am the American Dream….

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Richard Tuttle: Reality & Illusion | Art21 “Extended Play”

If I were a better artist or something, I would have really tried these many, hundreds of times. Different strings, and different situations, I didn’t wanna know them too well. A lot of my work is about not being able to do something well. It tries to locate itself in a place where An appreciation…

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4 Weird Audio Illusions!

This is what the auditory cortex in your brain looks like… if it was made out of paper. And had a cute little face. Your auditory cortex seems well-meaning, but it can be pretty deceptive. Our hearing plays tricks on us all of the time, and it’s not your ears that are to blame. When…

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Balance Magic | Design Squad

I’m Deysi from Design Squad, and I’m here with Anna and Ethan. Today, we’re creating balance magic. Ooh! DEYSI: We took a cork and we tried to balance it. At first, it wasn’t balancing. Lower the center of gravity. Center of gravity. So we decided to add two barbecue skewers. Here’s the basic balance magic…

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Are Space and Time An Illusion? | Space Time | PBS Digital Studios

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There Was No First Human

[MUSIC] This is me. I’m a human. These are my parents, they’re clearly humans too. My grandfather, human. My great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather? Humans without a doubt. But my grandfather 185 million generations removed? Not a human. He was a fish. [MUSIC] Imagine you could take a picture of every ancestor down the line and put…

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5 cool math tricks ft. Technicality

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Multiplication Trick | Full-Time Kid | PBS Parents

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Mind-Blowing Illusions That Trick Multiple Senses

Okay, take a look at this optical illusion. Are the lines parallel… or not? What about this one? Is the black line a continuation of the red line, or the blue line? Or if it’s misaligned, which direction does it have to move in to be in line with the red one? These are examples…

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