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Intimate interviews with the world's biggest thinkers.
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The 10 biggest world threats of 2023, ranked
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How to double your brain power
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Harvard professor argues for rationality
7 min
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The mind-blowing stats on male inequality
15 min
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The “heroic dose” of psychedelics, according to Johns Hopkins
11 min
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The Universe in 90 minutes: The Multiverse, time, free will, God, & more
1:33:47 min
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The Multiverse is real — just not in the way you think it is
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9 tactics to build a stronger memory and mind
10 min
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The bizarre history of exercise explained in 8 minutes
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Anthropologist debunks Darwin’s most abused idea
8 min
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Why geniuses hunt demons for sport
6 min
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The psychology of keeping secrets inside
7 min
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The incredible science behind dogs’ sense of smell
8 min
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The big lesson Carl Sagan taught his daughter
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metaverse
The metaverse explained in 14 minutes
15 min
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history of music
40,000 years of music explained in 8 minutes
9 min
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Take ultimate control of your attention span
6 min
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Putin’s war: “The single biggest geopolitical mistake since 1989”
15 min
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life after near death experiences
How almost dying kills the person that you used to be
boost performance
How to use ‘flow state’ to do the impossible
6 min
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What is flow state
How to enter “flow state” on command
Near death experiences
Are near-death experiences real? Here’s what science has to say.
types of cults
Why the world needs cults
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alchemist cookbook
5 ways to unlock your brain’s ancient pleasure centers
8 min
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The science of misremembering
8 min
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scientific demons
The 3 ancient demons that bend and break the laws of nature
7 min
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peer tutoring
Sal Khan’s plan to educate the world
6 min
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turing test
The Imitation Game: Can you tell the difference between people and AI?
bullshit jobs
Why so many people work “bullshit jobs”
6 min
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gene editing technology
CRISPR: The future or undoing of humanity?
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