From: TED-Ed - Saturday Oct 08, 2022 01:02 pm
Would you date someone your parents didn't like?

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Would you stop dating someone your parents didn’t like?
By H. Colleen Sinclair, directed by Maryna Buchynska, and action creative agency
In 1972, psychologists at the University of Colorado surveyed 140 couples to determine whether a relationship facing parental disapproval was more likely to strengthen or crumble under the pressure. Can long-term success of a romantic relationship be predicted by the perceived approval or disapproval of the couple’s friends and family? Dig into the trend known as the Romeo and Juliet Effect.

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What does the world's largest machine do?
By Henry Richardson, directed by Anna Benner
In 1967, Homer Loutzenheuser flipped a switch and connected the power grids of the United States, forming one interconnected machine. Today, the US power grid is the world’s largest machine, containing more than 7,300 electricity-generating plants. So how exactly do these power plants work? Henry Richardson digs into the delicate balancing act of how power grids supply us energy.

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