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     Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Arthur C. Clarke Interview

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Stephen Hawking, Arthur C. Clarke and Carl Sagan (via satellite) discuss the Big Bang theory, God, our existence as well as the possibility of extraterrestrial life. < < < more > > > less < < <



#carl sagan #arthur c clarke #einstein #stephen hawking #genius

     TEDtalks: Steven Pinker, the stuff of thought

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Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds -- and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize. < < < more > > > less < < <



#steven pinker #stuff of thought #linguistics #language #chomsky

     Authors@Google: Neil deGrasse Tyson

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The Authors@Google program welcomed Neil deGrasse Tyson to Google's New York office to discuss his book, "The Pluto Files". About the Book: "The New York Times best-selling author chronicles America's irrational love affair with Pluto, man's best celestial friend. In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Plut ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#neil degrasse tyson #astronomy #cosmos #universe #hayden planetarium

     Ayn Rand interview by Mike Wallace

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Ayn Rand, originator of the Objectivist Philosophy, author of Atlas Shrugged and Fountainhead, interview on TV for the first time in 1959. Is Mike Wallace going out of his way to look like an idiot? < < < more > > > less < < <



#ayn rand #interview #objectivism #atlas shrugged #laissez faire

     A New Branch of Humanity?

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Finger Bone Points to New Branch of Humanity. A finger bone from Siberia now reveals a previously unknown group of ancient humans once existed there, one neither like us nor Neanderthals. Bizarrely, the DNA from these extinct Siberians seems unusually similar to that of Pacific Islanders from tropical Melanesia. The 30,000-yea ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#anthropology #evolution #darwin #dna #fossils

     Authors@Google: Christopher Hitchens

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Author Christopher Hitchens discusses his book "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything" as a part of the Authors@Google series. The author of Why Orwell Matters and Letters to a Young Contrarian, Christopher Hitchens is a Vanity Fair contributing editor, a Slate columnist, and a regular contributor to The Atlantic Monthl ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#atheist #authors at google #hitchens #god is not great #orwell

     Neil Stephenson visits Google HQ, discusses his Books

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Snow Crash author discusses his newest book @ Google HQ. Lecture as part of the Authors@google series. Talks about his "interesting" endings. Anyone who's read Snow Crash will know what they are talking about. < < < more > > > less < < <



#cyberpunk #scifi #snow crash #william gibson #samurai #genius #funny #hackers

     Reddit.com Interviews Christopher Hitchens

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Christopher Hitchens answers the top questions from reddit.com. < < < more > > > less < < <



#atheist #morality #hitchens #god is not great #interview

     Francisco d'Anconia: Is Money the Root of all Evil?

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Francisco d'Anconia's Money Speech in Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged." < < < more > > > less < < <



#money #ayn rand #john galt #objectivism #atlas shrugged

     Dolphins 'Talk' Like Humans, New Study Suggests

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Dolphins "talk" to each other, using the same process to make their high-pitched sounds as humans, according to a new analysis of results from a 1970s experiment. The findings mean dolphins don't actually whistle as has been long thought, but instead rely on vibrations of tissues in their nasal cavities that are analogous to our voc ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#dolphins #language #communication #evolution #oceans

     FLASHBACK 1983: Ron Paul on the Dangers of Fiat Currency

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Back in 1983, Ron Paul has been consistently arguing the same point. Its a topic that gets little to no discussion at all, yet it is a topic that should be at the forefront of intelligent debate especially in this current economic climate. Just listen and decide for yourself. How do you feel trading your hard labor for paper money with ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#ron paul #fiat currency #federal reserve #monetary policy

     Closest Human Ancestor May Rewrite Steps in Our Evolution

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Fossils of the extinct hominid known as Australopithecus sediba were accidentally discovered by the 9-year-old son of a scientist in the remains of a cave in South Africa in 2008, findings detailed by researchers last year. The fossils' mix of human and primitive traits found in the brains, hips, feet and hands make a strong case for i ... < < < more > > > less < < <

#primates #evolution #darwin #africa #fossils

     Isaac Asimov - Visions of the Future (1992)

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Asimov documentary about new scientific breakthroughs, and the upcoming future... < < < more > > > less < < <



#documentary #foundation trilogy #asimov #robotics #universe

     Interview with Isaac Asimov

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Interview with the great Issac Asimov, author of about 500 books, including the Foundation Trilogy, creator of the Three Laws of Robotics. < < < more > > > less < < <



#interview #foundation trilogy #asimov #robotics #universe

     Authors@Google: Salman Rushdie

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The Authors@Google program was thrilled to welcome renowned authors Salman Rushdie to Google's New York office to discuss his new book "The Enchantress of Florence". Salman Rushdie is the multi-award-winning author of, amongst others, "Midnight's Children", "Shalimar the Clown", "The Satanic Verses", and "Shame". Rushdie is currentl ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#satanic verses #authors at google #author #salman rushdie #magic realism

     Steve Jobs, 1955-2011: Technology's Great Reinventor

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Steve Jobs wasn't a computer scientist. He had no training as a hardware engineer or an industrial designer. The businesses that Apple entered under his leadership — from personal computers to MP3 players to smartphones — all existed before the company got there. But with astonishing regularity, Jobs did something that few people ac ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#legend #futurist #guru #apple #genius

     Reddit.com Interviews Noam Chomsky

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Noam Chomsky answers the top questions from reddit.com. < < < more > > > less < < <



#anarchist #linguistics #chomsky #reddit #interview

     Christopher Hitchens on the Satanic Verses Controversy -1989

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The Satanic Verses controversy concerns Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses. In particular it involves the novel's alleged blasphemy or unbelief; the 1989 fatwa issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordering Muslims to kill Rushdie; and the killings, attempted killings, and bombings that resulted from Muslim anger over the novel. ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#satanic verses #salman rushdie #hitchens #atheist #controversy

     Cosmos by Carl Sagan

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Carl Sagan's Cosmos. "The cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be." "Our contemplations of the cosmos stir us." "There is a tingling int he spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation as if a distant memory of falling from a great height." "Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home the Ea ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#cosmos #carl sagan #astronomy #universe #knowledge

     Richard Feynman - The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like to share something of the joys of scientific discovery. Feynman is a master storyteller, and his tales -- about childhood, Los Alamos, or how he won a Nobel Prize -- are a vivid and entertaining insight into the mind of a great scie ... < < < more > > > less < < <



#richard feynman #quantum #physics #legend #genius

 
 
 

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