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The myth of the boiling frog

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The “myth” of the boiling frog
Directed by Lisa LaBracio
Since 1850, global average temperatures have risen by 1 degree Celsius. That may not sound like a lot, but it is. Why? 1 degree is an average. Many places have already gotten much warmer and if average temperatures increase one more degree, the coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer. So how did we get here? And what can be done? Explore the challenges of net zero emissions.

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Why do we, like, hesitate when we, um, speak?
By Lorenzo García-Amaya, directed by Yael Reisfeld
For as long as we’ve had language, some people have tried to control it. And some of the most frequent targets of this communication regulation are the ums, ers, and likes that pepper our conversations. These linguistic fillers occur roughly 2 to 3 times per minute in natural speech. So are ums and uhs just a habit we can’t break? Or is there more to them? Lorenzo García-Amaya investigates.

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