Will We Survive Mars? – Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

Will We Survive Mars? – Glad You Asked S1 (E1)

( music playing )– Uh-oh. – Ow, ow, ow, ow. The pain. Ready? Ah! We’re in the middle of an ancient lake basin, that scientists think is one of the most Martian places on Earth. And we’re stuck.We’re stuck here because I had a question.NASA says the first humanswill set foot on Mars in the […]

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RETRO TECH: SEGA GENESIS

( music playing )Woman:I was pretty young. It was my brother’s.I found it in a box in my basement.Man:I remember going to my cousin’s houseand I was like what is that? Man 2:It was a pretty revolutionary device.Slick, shiny, super sexy.It was the first system that made me love games. Man 3:It was the party […]

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RETRO TECH: WALKMAN

RETRO TECH: WALKMAN

– Hi. Marques. – Hey, I’m Ryan. Nice to meet you. – Good to meet you, Ryan. – Thank you. Good to see you. So in this box is a milestone piece of tech. I just want to have you open it and give me your thoughts. – Ooh. – ( laughs ) – I […]

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How a melancholy egg yolk conquered Japan

How a melancholy egg yolk conquered Japan

This is Gudetama. It’s an egg yolk with a little butt crack. Gudetama looks like a character someone gave up on… it has limbs but no fingers or toes. It has a mouth but no teeth — and yet people can’t get enough of it. You can find it on backpacks, cups, airplanes, credit cards, […]

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Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet

– [Cory] It may not look like it, but I’m creating one of the strongest and most versatile materials on Earth, graphene. You’ve probably heard buzz about it. Graphene made big waves back in 2004, and it’s knocked around science news ever since. – A global race for graphene. – You know, it’s not just […]

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Why this Gucci knockoff is totally legal

Why this Gucci knockoff is totally legal

In February 2015 Gucci unveiled this very furry shoe. I love this ridiculous thing. I can’t afford to spend $1000, but no problem! I can buy this knockoff. Or this one. So, which of these are legal? Trick question. And it’s a constant fight in the fashion industry. In the US, you can protect songs. […]

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Open offices are overrated

Open offices are overrated

Stop! Let’s break this down. We all know open offices are bad. There’ve been studies that show that private offices “clearly outperformed” open ones. Open offices are about saving money. Pricey real estate means that every square foot’s a dollar sign, and that’s fine. But we don’t like to talk about it that way. We […]

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