Jason Silva Unpacks the Future of News

Question: What is the future of television?

Jason Silva: Features such as on demand, the features that you're having on television will continue to become more complex, sophisticated and you'll probably have, I guess, internet browsing on your television and you'll have increased high definition on demand video on the computer. Probably becoming interchangeable, you know, I suspect that communication tools will increasingly become more portable. So more and more of our like typical communication, computer communication will happen on devices such as the Blackberry or the iPhone and so more and more of our content consumption will become more and more interactive but in a medium that looks kinda like big screen, computer monitor/TV.

Recorded on: April 14, 2009

The television will ultimately become one with the computer.

Sex study explores 'bad' orgasms

Orgasms don't always mean a sexual encounter is positive, find psychologists.

Sex & Relationships
  • A new study finds that reaching an orgasm doesn't always indicate the sexual encounter was pleasurable.
  • A variety of reasons were reported by participants for "bad" orgasms.
  • Communication is key to improving sexual experiences, maintain the scientists.
Keep reading Show less

Cockroach milk: The superfood of the future is now

Researchers find an unlikely source for the next superfood.

Surprising Science

What's four times more nutritious than cow's milk and could be key in feeding our ever-expanding population? Chances are, your guess was not cockroach milk. But that's exactly the food that an international team of scientists is banking on to become the new superfood.

Keep reading Show less

How to suffer like a total pro: Pete Holmes on ego, judgment, and feeling special

Suffering can buffer us, and make us more polished versions of ourselves — if we have the right attitude.

Videos
  • When you're going through a moment that tests your patience, even causes you to psychologically suffer, sometimes you have to step back and say, "Yes, thank you."
  • Suffering is like sandpaper, and, if we choose, it can buffer us and make us better versions of ourselves.
  • Also, it's critical to find a quiet place within where just the fundamental fact that you are participating in reality imbues you with enough value and dignity to draw upon at any moment. Regardless of exterior sentiments about you.
Keep reading Show less