You have no idea where camels really come from

>>>>>>You have no idea where camels really come from

You have no idea where camels really come from

Hi Dear Students and Friends!!!

A nice TEDtalk as our ESL practice activity… Enjoy!

 

You have no idea where camels really come from.

Writer and technologist Stephen Petranek became a reluctant doomsayer when his earliest TED Talk (“10 ways the world could end”) racked up 1.5 million views. But Petranek is in fact an optimist who believes that humanity will escape its predicaments — literally. Within a century, he predicts that humans will have established a city of 80,000 on Mars: and that not only is that plausible, but it’s also inevitable.

Petranek is the editor-in-chief of the Breakthrough Technology Alert, a technology newsletter that ties scientific breakthroughs to investment opportunities. He’s the author of the TED Book How We’ll Live on Mars.

You have no idea where camels really come from.

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Camels are so well adapted to the desert that it’s hard to imagine them living anywhere else. But what if we have them pegged all wrong? What if those big humps, feet and eyes were evolved for a different climate and a different time? In this talk, join Radiolab’s Latif Nasser as he tells the surprising story of how a very tiny, very strange fossil upended the way he sees camels, and the world. This talk comes from the PBS special “TED Talks: Science & Wonder.”

ted.com

 

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By | 2016-10-05T08:22:00+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Categories: Atividades de Inglês, TEDtalks|

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