Is Utopia Always Dystopia? Is Utopia Possible?

Is Utopia Always Dystopia? Is Utopia Possible?

In every second, of every day, you have to decide between action and inaction. We’re all tangled up in a web of cause and effect and so every choice you make has gravity and pulls us towards one of two futures: one that is more heavenly or one that is more hellish; one that is Read more about Is Utopia Always Dystopia? Is Utopia Possible?[…]

How Is Government “Special?”

How Is Government “Special?”

The phenomenon of crowding out is one of the key things to understanding accounts of public spending. Ultimately, there’s only a certain amount of investment capital around. To the extent that the government is using that money, whether for investment or for current spending, it’s not available to other people. So, if the government sells Read more about How Is Government “Special?”[…]

Handheld TESLA COIL GUN at 28,000fps – Smarter Every Day 162

Handheld TESLA COIL GUN at 28,000fps – Smarter Every Day 162

Hey it’s me Destin, welcome back to Smarter Every Day. There’s only few times in your life when you look at something and you’re like: ‘You know, this can’t be a thing,’ But it is a thing! This video is just like that. We’re going to look at an invention today by Nikola Tesla, but Read more about Handheld TESLA COIL GUN at 28,000fps – Smarter Every Day 162[…]

Adam Ruins Everything – Why Home Ownership is Actually a Terrible Investment

Adam Ruins Everything – Why Home Ownership is Actually a Terrible Investment

Prepare to be dazzled, ladies. This house just came on the market. (gasping) Danielle, the energy in here. I can feel it. This is our home. And outdoor spaces are always in demand. This place is a great investment. Mm-hmm. No, it isn’t. Crap, competition. Hi. (women gasping) Oh, hello, are you looking? For a Read more about Adam Ruins Everything – Why Home Ownership is Actually a Terrible Investment[…]

Why Concorde Turned BLUE For Two Weeks

Why Concorde Turned BLUE For Two Weeks

This episode of Primal Space is supported by ExpressVPN On the 2nd of April 1996, global superstars Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer and Andre Agassi stood on the runway at Gatwick Airport, waiting for a plane. But they weren’t there to fly to some exotic destination, the event was the plane itself; a freshly painted, electric Read more about Why Concorde Turned BLUE For Two Weeks[…]

Open Science can save the planet | Kamila MARKRAM | TEDxBrussels

Open Science can save the planet | Kamila MARKRAM | TEDxBrussels

Translator: Elise LECAMP Reviewer: Denise RQ We live in exceptional times. There have never been more scientists on this planet than today, and they are making scientific breakthroughs at an exponential rate. Every year, the world spends 2.3 trillion US dollars to fund 8 million scientists. We do all of this so we can live Read more about Open Science can save the planet | Kamila MARKRAM | TEDxBrussels[…]

Amazing Robot Building Family

Amazing Robot Building Family

My name is Camille and I work with my family to build robots and I am the machinist and the programmer. I literally just started taking apart small objects, like remotes and clocks, and that’s how we started. I said “I want to build something,” and my dad’s like “well, what do you want to Read more about Amazing Robot Building Family[…]

Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn

Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn

Academic freedom is an often misunderstood and often contested concept. But at its essence, its the freedom of research professionals, educators to seek the truth, to follow their research, their teaching, their ideas, and to share them in an order to pursue that truth however it leads, assuming they’re doing it according to professional and Read more about Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn[…]

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Should I Die?

Should I Die?

Someday, I will die. But should I? If I was offered a longer life, I would take that in a second. But how long is too long? Is death something I should deny forever, or is death and the role it plays in the universe something I am better off accepting? I want to start Read more about Should I Die?[…]