A special bonus video in which John Green and Microsoft founder Bill Gates talk about how Ethiopia has reduced its infant mortality dramatically in the past twenty years.

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REUNION TUESDAY! FRIDAY! WHATEVER!

by on September 5, 2014

In which Hank and John answer real questions from real nerdfighters at the http://DFTBA.com warehouse in beautiful Missoula, Montana.
SIGNED POSTERS: http://www.dftba.com/
NERDFIGHTER GROUPS: http://www.nerdfighteria.com/map
OUTTAKES!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFE74w4bM54&feature=youtu.be

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MORTIFICATION

by on September 2, 2014

In which John ventures outside to discuss heck takers, hectares, Bill Gates, the foreign minister of Ethiopia, signing books for a crowd of two, and his many mortifications.

Thanks to Alan for the fields of my expertise illustration: http://youtube.com/fallofautumndistro

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MORTIFICATION

by on September 2, 2014

In which John ventures outside to discuss heck takers, hectares, Bill Gates, the foreign minister of Ethiopia, signing books for a crowd of two, and his many mortifications.

Thanks to Alan for the fields of my expertise illustration: http://youtube.com/fallofautumndistro

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In which Hank answers all of the Google Autocomplete answers for "What's the difference between A, B, C, D, E, F...etc."

If you're interested in the NOVW, start here: http://edwardspoonhands.com/post/95479820530/the-nerdfighter-online-video-workshop

Thanks to CGP Grey for explaining to the world the difference between England and the UK - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNu8XDBSn10

Here are the questions I answered:

What’s the difference between a Crow and a Raven?

What’s the difference between Baking Soda and Baking Powder

What’s the difference between college and university

What’s the difference between Dinner and Supper

What’s the difference between English and British

What’s the difference between fur and hair

What’s the difference between hulu plus and hulu

What’s the difference between iphone 5c and iphone 5s

What’s the difference between jelly and jam

What’s the difference between kun and san

What’s the difference between LCD and LED

What’s the difference between me and you

What’s the difference between NAS and SAN

What’s the difference between objective and subjective.

What’s the difference between prison and jail

What’s the difference between quick format and full format

What’s the difference between rangers and green berets

What’s the difference between scotch and whiskey

What’s the difference between to and too

What’s the difference between uber and lyft

What’s the difference between a visa and a green card

What’s the difference between white and green asparagus

What’s the difference between x86 and x64

What’s the difference between yellow and green zucchini

What’s the difference between zucchini and squash

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In which John Green flies in a helicopter with Bill Gates in Ethiopia, investigates a new form of cursing, and discusses agricultural reform--specifically, how the UN's World Food Program is trying to improve maize yields in Ethiopia. If you can break the vicious cycle of low incomes leading to low harvests, agricultural productivity per hectare (NOT HECTACRE) can increase dramatically, as we've seen in China and Brazil. It seems boring, I know, but this is a big reason hundreds of millions of people have emerged from poverty in the past 30 years. So hopefully it will happen in Ethiopia! But, as usual, the truth resists simplicity.

FRIENDLY REMINDER THAT EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS ARE ALLOWED TO BE MORE THAN FOUR MINUTES LONG.

The Gates Foundation: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/
The United Nations World Food Programme: http://www.wfp.org/

(Why all those extra letters in Programme, United Nations? AMERICA CAN SPELL PROGRAM IN JUST SEVEN LETTERS. WE'RE NUMBER ONE. WE'RE NUMBER ONE. No one reads to the end of the description so I can just ramble on down here and say whatever I want.)

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Who's got time for a description! Here are the links!
http://LLAMAJOHN.COM - Help out for John's birthday (and help developing economies).

DFTBA Back to School Sale - http://dftba.com/artist/30/Vlogbrothers

Frankenstein MD (first three episodes): http://pbly.co/FMDep1

Season Finale of Emma Approved: https://www.youtube.com/user/PemberleyDigital

20% OFF (almost) ALL POSTERS - http://dftba.com/category/19/Posters

Kidney Video Contest - http://www.dannyweinkauf.com/#!kid-vid-contest/c1f3p

Nerdfighter Online Video Workshop! - http://edwardspoonhands.com/post/95479820530/the-nerdfighter-online-video-workshop

SciShow: http://www.youtube.com/scishow

SciShow Space: http://www.youtube.com/scishowspace

Crash Course: http://www.youtube.com/crashcourse

Donate to the ALSA! I did! http://www.alsa.org/donate/

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In which John Green visits rural health care centers in Ethiopia with Bill Gates and Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellman and learns about how Ethiopians are working to improve health outcomes with minimal resources.

The Gates Foundation: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/
The Last 10K Project, which works to improve health care in rural Ethiopia: http://l10k.jsi.com/

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The Bizarre State of Copyright

by on August 15, 2014

In which Hank discusses what intellectual property is, and how copyright is increasingly being policed by dumb robots that don't have very much to do with the law, but have everything to do with it just being REALLY COMPLICATED and there being terrifyingly massive amounts of media to regulate.

What to do about copyright claims: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZM9Z9us-urI

What is (and is not) Fair Use: http://fairuse.stanford.edu/overview/fair-use/what-is-fair-use/

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EBOLA! (…meningitis)

by on August 12, 2014

In which John is diagnosed with ebola by the Internet but turns out to be suffering from viral meningitis. How should we imagine novel diseases and how should we combat them? And why do we only focus on diseases that we fear will affect "us"? How does the way we imagine "us" shape the way we respond to disease outbreaks? Questions like that are examined while meningitis headaches are lamented.

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