American kids today dream of being vloggers, not astronauts

The dream of space travel has been usurped by superficiality.

  • Recent survey of 3,000 kids showed that more kids aspire to be a YouTube star than an astronaut.
  • Children in the U.S. and U.K. were three times more likely to want to become vloggers than kids in China.
  • The survey also indicated that kids in America were less knowledgeable about space travel than their global counterparts.
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James Franco Has a New Show All About Philosophy

Would you rather learn philosophy from James Franco or a professor of philosophy? Well, now you don't have to choose.

Philosophy Time, with James Franco and Eliot Michaelson.

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Stanford Releases a Free Series of Talks on Buddhism

Add to playlist! Stanford University posts its Ho Center for Buddhist Studies series of talks on YouTube.

Buddhist monks release a lantern into the air at Borobudur temple during celebrations for Vesak Day. The holy day celebrates the birth, the enlightenment to nirvana, and the passing of Gautama Buddha's, the founder of Buddhism. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Ge

A little while back, we published exciting news of a free online course in Buddhism offered by Harvard University. The archived course introduces Buddhist beliefs to novices, and illumines them for practitioners. Now the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford University has a way to carry on your self-education: it's made its expansive series of talks on Buddhism available on YouTube.

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