Julia Allison on Her Bravo Projects

Allison: I signed an NDA, but we do have, I have two pilots of Bravo right now. So, God damn it, one way or another I’m going to get on that network. Two very exciting pilots and we will know by January or February because that’s when the options up, so but it’s an interesting, you know, reality shows in television still have an incredible reach but it’s going to be very interesting to see what happens as that reach is diminished by this fractionalization of eyeballs. I say that what’s happening is scrap entertainment. In other words, tiny little things that you, that don’t have a large cost to produce, can become entertainment now. Like an actor holding up a Canon camera and saying blah, blah, this is what I’m wearing right now. All of a sudden, that’s entertainment.

Julia Allison mentions the superior quality of homemade, low-cost entertainment.

7 fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Here are 7 often-overlooked World Heritage Sites, each with its own history.

Photo by Raunaq Patel on Unsplash
Culture & Religion
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites are locations of high value to humanity, either for their cultural, historical, or natural significance.
  • Some are even designated as World Heritage Sites because humans don't go there at all, while others have felt the effects of too much human influence.
  • These 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites each represent an overlooked or at-risk facet of humanity's collective cultural heritage.
Keep reading Show less

Why the number 137 is one of the greatest mysteries in physics

Famous physicists like Richard Feynman think 137 holds the answers to the Universe.

Surprising Science
  • The fine structure constant has mystified scientists since the 1800s.
  • The number 1/137 might hold the clues to the Grand Unified Theory.
  • Relativity, electromagnetism and quantum mechanics are unified by the number.
Keep reading Show less
Big Think
Sponsored by Lumina Foundation

Upvote/downvote each of the videos below!

As you vote, keep in mind that we are looking for a winner with the most engaging social venture pitch - an idea you would want to invest in.

Keep reading Show less