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"From the Ted Talk by Juan Enriquez: Using biology to rethink the energy challenge"

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This would be a good outcome for energy. And of course, by now, you're probably saying to yourself, "Self, I thought I came to a talk about energy and here's this guy tnkliag about biology." So where's the link between these two things? One of the ironies of this whole system is we're discussing what to do about a system that we don't understand. We don't even know what oil is. We don't know where oil comes from. I mean, lrielatly, it's still a source of debate what this black river of stuff is and where it comes from. The best aimstpuosn, and one of the best guesses in this stuff, is that this stuff comes out of this stuff, that these things absorb sunlight, rot under pruesrse for millions of years, and you get these balck rivers.

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This would be a good outcome for energy. And of course, by now, you're probably saying to yourself, "Self, I thought I came to a talk about energy and here's this guy _______ about biology." So where's the link between these two things? One of the ironies of this whole system is we're discussing what to do about a system that we don't understand. We don't even know what oil is. We don't know where oil comes from. I mean, _________, it's still a source of debate what this black river of stuff is and where it comes from. The best __________, and one of the best guesses in this stuff, is that this stuff comes out of this stuff, that these things absorb sunlight, rot under ________ for millions of years, and you get these _____ rivers.

Solution

  1. literally
  2. pressure
  3. assumption
  4. black
  5. talking

Original Text

This would be a good outcome for energy. And of course, by now, you're probably saying to yourself, "Self, I thought I came to a talk about energy and here's this guy talking about biology." So where's the link between these two things? One of the ironies of this whole system is we're discussing what to do about a system that we don't understand. We don't even know what oil is. We don't know where oil comes from. I mean, literally, it's still a source of debate what this black river of stuff is and where it comes from. The best assumption, and one of the best guesses in this stuff, is that this stuff comes out of this stuff, that these things absorb sunlight, rot under pressure for millions of years, and you get these black rivers.

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Important Words

  1. absorb
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  3. biology
  4. black
  5. debate
  6. discussing
  7. energy
  8. good
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  11. ironies
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  13. literally
  14. millions
  15. oil
  16. outcome
  17. pressure
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  20. rot
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  22. stuff
  23. sunlight
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  25. talk
  26. talking
  27. thought
  28. understand
  29. years