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97%VideoMay 2013

Lawrence Krauss: Teaching Creationism is child abuse

(3:33) In a 2012 Gallup Poll, 46% of Americans believed in the literal interpretation of the Bible, that is that God created everything in a blip about 10,000 years ago.

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97%VideoNov 2015

Maajid Nawaz - How to collaborate with your rival

(9:37) Islamic reform activist Maajid Nawaz describes how to build a successful, respectful dialogue that can spur progress.

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96%VideoSep 2014

Hack your brain's default mode with meditation

(3:44) ABC News anchor Dan Harris explains some of the science behind meditation.

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95%VideoAug 2016

Penn Jillette on atheism and Islamophobia

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94%VideoDec 2012

Information overload, or is it obesity?

(4:00) There's a big difference between what you want and what you need. And when it comes to consuming information, the choice you make today affects the information you get tomorrow.

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94%VideoMay 2013

Why do humans engage in so many impractical activities?

(2:13) Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins discusses why we do things that have no direct bearing on our ability to survive, such as ballet, poetry or mathematics.

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94%VideoAug 2015

How Amazon's algorithms maximise profits

(3:46) Companies like Amazon take advantage of the fact that they know a whole lot more about buying patterns than you do.

93%VideoMay 2014

Big Think - Would you vote for a psychopath?

(4:25) Neuroscientist James Fallon looks at how past US presidents measure in psychopathy.

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91%VideoJan 2015

Bill Nye - Lessons from dog evolution

(3:22) Bill Nye the Science Guy discusses canine evolution, drawing a comparison between dog breeds and human races.

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90%VideoMar 2013

Charles Murray: Are you a snob?

(4:58) Do the elite live in a bubble? If you have a disdain for mass-market beer and you run the country, the you probably do.

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