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  • Idea Channel is Ending

    Idea Channel is Ending

    Idea Channel is Ending(NOT CLICKBAIT), as the kids say 1:24 --- WHY? 4:30 --- WHATS NEXT? 4:59 --- WHERE ELSE IS MIKE? 6:19 --- WHAT ABOUT THE IC TWITTER, ETC? -- Q+A Links -- REDDIT https://www.reddit.com/r/pbsid...From:PBS Idea ChannelViews:…
    - 19 Feb 18, 10:13pm -
  • Thinking With Others

    Thinking With Others

    Thinking With OthersFinale, Pt. 3 of 3 The Idea Channel farewell office hours will be on September 8th from 6 to 8pm at Caveat in NYC. It is an all ages event; there will be alcohol present. RSVP here: http://eventbr...From:PBS Idea ChannelVie…
    - 18 Feb 18, 9:58pm -
  • ☠ Yarrr! Content ☠

    ☠ Yarrr! Content ☠

    ☠ Yarrr! Content ☠Try two months of CuriosityStream at http://curiositystream.com/ideachannel Content And Its Discontents Support us on Patreon! https://patreon.com/pbsideachannel We got merch! http://bit.ly/1U8fS...From:PBS Idea ChannelVi…
    - 18 Feb 18, 8:09pm -
  • Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

    Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

    Are You Getting Enough Sleep?We got merch! http://bit.ly/1U8fS1B Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.l...From:PBS Idea ChannelV…
    - 18 Feb 18, 2:30pm -
  • Is Super Mario Brothers A Surrealist Masterpiece?

    Is Super Mario Brothers A Surrealist Masterpiece?

    Is Super Mario Brothers A Surrealist Masterpiece?It'sa me… the unexpected combination of visual elements We can look at Mario, and his 30+ year series of ultra-beloved games and then also look at surrealist visual art and say…hmmm…...From:…
    - 18 Feb 18, 2:16pm -
  • Comment Responses: Why Doesn’t Hollywood Cast Asian Actors?

    Comment Responses: Why Doesn’t Hollywood Cast Asian Actors?

    Comment Responses: Why Doesn’t Hollywood Cast Asian Actors?Comment Responses! Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.ly/pbsideachan…
    - 18 Feb 18, 12:06pm -
  • Comment Responses: Can You Own a Color?

    Comment Responses: Can You Own a Color?

    Comment Responses: Can You Own a Color?Comment Responses! Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelreddit...From:PBS…
    - 18 Feb 18, 8:20am -
  • How is Magic the Gathering Like Jazz?

    How is Magic the Gathering Like Jazz?

    How is Magic the Gathering Like Jazz?Check out Wisecrack!! ▻▻ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHLw7ox458c You Like Jazz? Support us on Patreon! https://patreon.com/pbsideachannel We got merch! http://bit.ly/1U8fS1B Tweet...From:PBS Idea Cha…
    - 18 Feb 18, 7:03am -
  • What Are Ideas, and Who Gets to Have Them?

    What Are Ideas, and Who Gets to Have Them?

    What Are Ideas, and Who Gets to Have Them?Finale, Pt 1 of 3 The Idea Channel farewell office hours will be on September 8th from 6 to 8pm at Caveat in NYC. RSVPs (required) will open on August 18th around 2pm ET. It is an all ages...From:PBS Id…
    - 18 Feb 18, 6:55am -
  • Can You Own a Color?

    Can You Own a Color?

    Can You Own a Color?Get 10% off a custom domain and email address by going to http://hover.com/IdeaChannel What could be blacker than black? -- Q+A POSTS! -- You got questions? We got answers! Whatever you're...From:PBS Idea ChannelViews:6790…
    - 17 Feb 18, 3:07pm -

PBS Digital Studios: Inventor Series

  • The Practicello | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Practicello | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Practicello | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosCello players who travel usually have to buy an extra airplane seat for their instrument if they want to do any practicing while they're away. To get around that, Ernest Nussbaum has invented...Fr…
    - 19 Feb 18, 4:12pm -
  • HeadBlade | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    HeadBlade | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    HeadBlade | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosTodd Greene built a brand around what he calls "Head Care," a combination of head shaving and skin care. His invention, the HeadBlade, makes head shaving easier for the millions of people who...From:In…
    - 14 Feb 18, 9:51am -
  • Batter Blaster | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Batter Blaster | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Batter Blaster | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosSean O'Connor's invention sounds a bit strange at first: pancake batter in a whip cream style can. Some might be reminded of processed cheese and assume it's full of preservatives and other...From:…
    - 13 Feb 18, 4:49pm -
  • Quick-Finders | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Quick-Finders | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Quick-Finders | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosImagine crawling through a smoke-filled house that's completely unfamiliar to you, trying to find a child's bedroom, unable to see two feet in front of your face. That's what firefighter Joe...From:…
    - 13 Feb 18, 4:24am -
  • The Wilcraft | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Wilcraft | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Wilcraft | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosEvery year people risk their lives driving pickup trucks onto frozen lakes just to go ice fishing. If the ice is too thin, the truck can break through and sink. Tom Roering's invention, the...From:I…
    - 11 Feb 18, 6:30pm -
  • Video Games | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Video Games | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Video Games | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosRalph Baer is often called the father of video games. His invention, the Magnavox Odyssey, was the first home console system. Last year he celebrated his 90th birthday the same year the Odyssey...From…
    - 11 Feb 18, 3:28pm -
  • Long Island Iced Tea | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Long Island Iced Tea | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Long Island Iced Tea | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosBob "Rosebud" Butt is credited with inventing the Long Island Iced Tea while he was a bartender at the Oak Beach Inn on Long Island in the 1970s. Bob may not be the first bartender to have...…
    - 10 Feb 18, 12:59pm -
  • Wheelchair Brake | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Wheelchair Brake | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    Wheelchair Brake | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosJerry Ford doesn't use a wheelchair, but his son works with elderly people who do. In a conversation one day, Jerry's son mentioned that sometimes senior citizens forget to set their wheelchairs'.…
    - 10 Feb 18, 10:20am -
  • AeroPress and Aerobie Flying Ring | INVENTORS

    AeroPress and Aerobie Flying Ring | INVENTORS

    AeroPress and Aerobie Flying Ring | INVENTORSAlan Adler had a huge hit with an early invention, the Aerobie flying ring, which broke record after record for the furthest object ever thrown by hand. But to many people he's known for his...From:I…
    - 5 Feb 18, 4:53pm -
  • The Screw-In Coffin | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Screw-In Coffin | INVENTORS | PBS Digital Studios

    The Screw-In Coffin | INVENTORS | PBS Digital StudiosDonald Scruggs knows being buried vertically in a coffin that screws into the ground is not for everyone. But he thinks his interment invention could save money and make better use of space...…
    - 30 Jan 18, 3:09am -

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  • A dangerous woman: Pat Mitchell speaks at TEDWomen 2019

    A dangerous woman: Pat Mitchell speaks at TEDWomen 2019

    Pat Mitchell has nothing left to prove and much less to lose. Now more than ever, she cares less about what others say, speaks her mind freely — and she’s angry, too. She’s become a dangerous woman, through and through. Not dangerous, as in fea…
    - 47 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 10:03pm -
  • Wayfinders: Notes from Session 6 of TEDWomen 2019

    Wayfinders: Notes from Session 6 of TEDWomen 2019

    The final session of TEDWomen 2019 is here! We can’t believe it; we won’t believe. But, if we must close out these three incredible days, it’s good we did it by hearing from a diverse range of “wayfinders” — incredible women who are using…
    - 47 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 6:06pm -
  • Meaning Seekers: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen 2019

    Meaning Seekers: Notes from Session 5 of TEDWomen 2019

    Session 5 of TEDWomen 2019 is all about seeking meaning: in our political lives, creative lives, healthcare systems, criminal justice and beyond. The event: TEDWomen 2019, Session 5: Meaning Seekers, hosted by Helen Walters and Anna Verghese When and…
    - 48 days ago, 6 Dec 19, 12:43pm -
  • Taboo Breakers: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019

    Taboo Breakers: Notes from Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019

    In Session 4 of TEDWomen 2019, we tackled some big taboos — divorce, menopause, political dissent — and met the extraordinary people on the front lines of breaking them. The event: TEDWomen 2019, Session 4: Taboo Breakers, hosted by Corey Hajim a…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 8:33pm -
  • Strike for the climate: Jane Fonda speaks at TEDWomen 2019

    Strike for the climate: Jane Fonda speaks at TEDWomen 2019

    At age 81, actor and activist Jane Fonda is putting herself on the line for the planet, literally. In a video interview with TEDWomen curator Pat Mitchell, Fonda speaks about Fire Drill Fridays, the weekly demonstrations on Capitol Hill she leads in…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 7:08pm -
  • Planet Protectors: Notes from Session 3 of TEDWomen 2019

    Planet Protectors: Notes from Session 3 of TEDWomen 2019

    The world is experiencing the consequences of climate change and the urgency couldn’t be more clear. In Session 3 of TEDWomen 2019, we dug deep into some of the most pressing environmental issues of our time — exploring solutions and the many way…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 7:05pm -
  • Pattern Makers: Notes from Session 2 of TEDWomen 2019

    Pattern Makers: Notes from Session 2 of TEDWomen 2019

    In Session 2 of TEDWomen 2019, we met some extraordinary pattern makers: people helping us predict the future, improve our relationship to technology and unearth powerful discoveries. The event: TEDWomen 2019, Session 2: Pattern Makers, hosted by Pat…
    - 48 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 4:36pm -
  • Truth Tellers: Notes from Session 1 of TEDWomen 2019

    Truth Tellers: Notes from Session 1 of TEDWomen 2019

    The stage is set for TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant! In the opening session, we heard from an extraordinary lineup of truth tellers. Six speakers and two performers shined a light on issues ranging from immigration to leadership and inclusion — an…
    - 49 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 10:00am -
  • Crossover: A night of talks in partnership with Brightline

    Crossover: A night of talks in partnership with Brightline

    To crossover is to fully embrace what complements us, to find insight and illumination from a style or field adjacent to our own. When fully achieved, it allows us to become greater than the sum of our parts. In this evening of talks, five speakers a…
    - 65 days ago, 18 Nov 19, 5:31pm -
  • Catalyze: The talks from TED@NAS

    Catalyze: The talks from TED@NAS

    Science catalyzes progress. It allows us to explore our biggest questions, generate new ideas and seek out solutions. At TED@NAS, 19 speakers and performers explored how science is igniting change and fueling our way forward — through radical colla…
    - 77 days ago, 6 Nov 19, 1:32pm -

Think Big

  • newShould you grow a beard? Here's how women perceive bearded men

    Should you grow a beard? Here's how women perceive bearded men

    A new study found that women perceive men with facial hair to be more attractive as well as physically and socially dominant.Women tend to associate more masculine faces with physical strength, social assertiveness, and formidability. Women who displ…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 2:06pm -
  • new6 reasons dogs truly are man’s best friend

    6 reasons dogs truly are man’s best friend

    Dogs have been man's best friend for at least the past 15,000 years. Science now shows that this symbiotic relationship has been as beneficial for humans as their canine companions. Benefits of dog ownership include familial ties, a reduce risk of sc…
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 1:54pm -
  • newCan psychedelics help treat pain?

    Can psychedelics help treat pain?

    Pharmacology professor Richard J. Miller is hopeful for the resurgence in clinical studies of psychedelics.Ibogaine, used in France for decades, is making a comeback in potentially helping curb addiction and treat pain. Psychedelics were deemed illeg…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 9:04am -
  • newOur bodies are chronically in "threat mode"—but being kind recalibrates our nervous system

    Our bodies are chronically in "threat mode"—but being kind recalibrates our nervous system

    The default "rest mode" of our brains is often taken over by a "threat mode" setting because of our stressful, "on-the-go" lifestyles. When we are chronically in threat mode, this leaves us with less capacity for compassion.Showing compassion or acti…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 7:13am -
  • newCultural accommodation: How to navigate societal diversity

    Cultural accommodation: How to navigate societal diversity

    While it is good to recognize societal diversity, it is difficult to argue in favor of creating cultural accommodations to preserve and protect specific groups. Creating protections for people who belong to certain traditions can result in the creati…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Jan 20, 6:00am -
  • There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says

    There is no dark matter. Instead, information has mass, physicist says

    Researchers have been trying for over 60 years to detect dark matter. There are many theories about it, but none are supported by evidence. The mass-energy-information equivalence principle combines several theories to offer an alternative to dark ma…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 20, 6:36pm -
  • Greta Thunberg at Davos: 3 straw-man arguments from Twitter & YouTube comments

    Greta Thunberg at Davos: 3 straw-man arguments from Twitter & YouTube comments

    On Tuesday, Thunberg gave a speech at an event in Davos, Switzerland.She mainly spoke about the failure of world leaders to act on climate change.Also speaking at Davos was President Donald Trump, who didn't mention Thunberg by name, but dismissed th…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Jan 20, 4:13pm -
  • Wuhan coronavirus confirmed to be transmissible between humans

    Wuhan coronavirus confirmed to be transmissible between humans

    A new strain of the coronavirus — similar to SARS — is spreading across China and to nearby countries, including the U.S..Although it's relatively early on, the virus appears to be fairly infectious and capable of human-to-human transmission, a s…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 12:36pm -
  • The path to less stress? Strategic pessimism.

    The path to less stress? Strategic pessimism.

    The centuries old philosophy of Stoicism may hold the key to a kind of happiness that is more grounded in reality.The two main ideas of stoic happiness are that problems are caused by your reactions to events not the events themselves, and the only t…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Jan 20, 6:00am -
  • Master digital creation with this low-cost, high-value Adobe CC training bundle

    Master digital creation with this low-cost, high-value Adobe CC training bundle

    The Ultimate Adobe CC Training Bundle includes courses in using Adobe's most popular apps.Students learn basic to advanced features in Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator and four other Adobe CC programs.The $1,800 training package is now only $39.NoneI…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jan 20, 3:02pm -
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