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Michio Kaku – The Science of Dreams

Michio Kaku describes how our prefrontal cortex disengages as we dream, thus suppressing the fact-checking component of our consciousness in this episode of Big Think on YouTube

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Stressed About Work? How to Outthink Anxiety, with Byron Katie

Most people will admit to be stressed out at work.  This episode of Big Think explores this phenomenon with Byron Katie, author of A Thousand Names for Joy: Living in

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Do Astronauts Drink Their Own Pee? – Google Autocomplete Interview

This is why you never let Autocomplete run your life – astronauts Tim Kopra, Jeff Williams and Tim Peake kindly answer odd questions posed by Google Autocomplete from the ISS.

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Giant Star Wars LEGO Super Star Destroyer Shattered at 1000 fps

WIRED Special – watch as a massive Lego Super Star Destroyer shatters at 1000 frames per second.

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Ask A Mortician: Body Composting

In her fascinating series, “Ask A Mortician”, mortician Caitlin Doughty discusses the ultimate in Green Living…or, wait…just watch; it’s fun and informative!

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WIRED: How FX Experts Created Mars

In this episode of WIRED, find out how Hollywood FX artists created the harsh environment of Mars for the 2015 film “The Martain”, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt

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Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Han Solo DL-44 Blaster

Nerd Deity Adam Savage constructs a camera-ready model of Han Solo’s iconic side-arm from the Star Wars film series, the DL-44 Heavy Blaster Pistol in this episode of “Adam Savage’s

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Science vs. Cinema: The Martian

Watch astrophysicist Andy Howell compare the facts and fictions behind one of the most popular science fiction films in recent times, The Martian (2015)

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COMPRESSORHEAD: Blitzkreig Bop

Our favorite robot headbangers preform the 1976 Ramones debut single “Bliztkrieg Bop”.

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