We are just an advanced breed of monkeys...
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys...

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Kevin Bacon - Logitech Revue ad

(1:00) One of the best ads from 2010.

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Uber's flying taxi concept

(1:51) Uber partners with NASA to launch flying taxi service by 2020.

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Conspiracy theory claims Stephen Hawking died in 1985

(4:04) A bizarre conspiracy theory claims that Stephen Hawking diesd in 1985 and was replaced with a lookalike.

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Egoistic altruism, a selfish argument for making the world a better place

(7:14) Why should you care about the well-being of people half a globe away?

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Robert Riech - Stock Buybacks

(2:40) Before 1982, stock buybacks were illegal. Economist Robert Reich explains why they should again be made illegal.

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Richest companies compared

(4:36) Animated comparison of the richest companies in the world.

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Why isn't cycling normal in London?

(11:00) Cycling is free, healthy, faster, and you can park pretty much anywhere. So why do so few people cycle in London?

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The greatest paralympic scandal of all time

(13:22) In the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, Spain decided to hit the basketball court with a team of non-disabled players.


Trump's great idea: Space Force

(0:58) During his speech to the military at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, Donald Trump proposed launching a space force as another unit of the military to fight wars in space.



London's underground farm produces 2 tons of food a month

(3:31) Growing Underground is an underground farm 33m below the busy streets of Clapham in London.


Beagle out a treadmill



David Blaine stumps Stephen Hawking

(1:31) David Blaine performs a card trick for Stephen Hawking.


A new view of the moon

(3:18) The moon from a telescope on the streets of LA.


Permafrost thaw is faster than expected

(11:23) The thawing permafrost is overtaking computer model predictions creating an alien landscape of thaw ponds.


What makes a great leader, and why Putin is so good at it

(21:09) Why is Churchill considered a great leader, but Hitler not?



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Google bans bitcoin adverts

(5:39) Google has landed a major blow for Bitcoin after it was announced adverts for the cryptocurrency would be removed.


Chick whispering toddler sings a chick to sleep




Farmer sends a message to space

(5:18) All systems go for the world's first cow space art.


Underwater farm off the coast of Italy

(3:23) Nemo's Garden is an underwater farm created by the Ocean Reef Group off the coast of Noli, Italy.


The Daily Show - Teens lead the way on National Walkout Day

(4:37) Students all over the US have walked out of their classrooms to attend protests, rallies and silent sit-ins as part of an unprecedented call for action against gun violence.


Ads suck, but are ad blockers worse?

(8:21) Pondering the ethics of ad-blocking with Oxford philosopher Tom Douglas and YouTuber Casey Neistat.




(3:20) Especially moving true story of an abandoned greyhound who became a healer.


Stephen Hawking: It can be done

(2:20) An inspiring speech by an inspiring human being.


James O'Brien: Where are you getting your information from?

(4:20) A caller doubts Russia's involvement in the assassination attempt of a Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.


Day Zero - What happens when a city runs out of water?

(1:33) Cape Town is on the verge of running out of water. This is what happens when Day Zero arrives.



Elon Musk: AI is far more dangerous than nukes

(3:34) Elon Musk calls for government oversight of artificial intelligence.


Egyptian TV host recommends psychiatric treatment for atheist

(3:13) Atheist Mohammad Hashem was invited to the Alhadath Alyoum TV studio to participate in a debate with former Deputy Sheikh of Al-Azhar Mahmoud Ashour.



Police recruits take the 'chicken test'

(2:55) Could you pass Indiana University Police Academy's 'chicken test'?



Arctic temperature soars 45F (22C) above normal

(3:57) Yet another example of a worse than the worse case scenario.



The Arctic will never be frozen again

(22:16) We should all be very concerned, abrupt climate change is happening right now.



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