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Infinite Horizon

A visual story of the 'Overview Effect'

Neuroscientist shares the feeling of having a stroke

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor had massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions shut down, one by one.

Woody Allen about meaning and truth of life on Earth

My favorite filmmaker Woody Allen on the meaning of life.

PHILOSOPHY – Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard is useful to us because of the intensity of his despair at the compromises and cruelties of daily life.

The WETA Effect, or, Why Special Effects Peaked in the 90’s.

A lot of people have said that Special Effects in movies feel hollow compared to the movies from 10 or 20 years ago...

The “God Helmet” Can Give You Out-of-Body Experiences

Neuroscientist Steven Kotler explains that a new device and its imitators can trigger "mystical" experiences in the brain.

The Future of Society and New Ways of Learning

Lecture by Federico Pistono: The Future of Society and new ways of learning. Oslo, Norway November 2013

Donald Hoffman: Do we see reality as it is?

Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman is trying to answer a big question: Do we experience the world as it really is ...?

The first 20 hours — how to learn anything

The hardest part of learning a new skill is getting over feeling stupid in the beginning. 4 easy steps to learn anything.

Dr. Gabor Mate on the Toxic Effects of Western Society

Brilliant discussion of why 50% of adults in Western society suffer from chronic illness.