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Why Our IQ Levels are Higher Than Our Grandparents

In 1900, only 3% of Americans practiced professions that were deemed "cognitively demanding." Today, 35% of us do, and we have all learned to be flexible in the way that we think about problems. In this fascinating and fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn makes the case that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find clo...


Jul
17
Meet the 89-Year Old Who Built a Train in His Backyard

The future of train transportation might be pneumatic tubes and magnets. Meet the 89-year old entrepreneur who wants to disrupt the railroad with a modern twist on a very old train idea. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ?? http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories and videos, WIRED explores the future of business,...


Jul
16
The Champ Is Here: 48 And Never Knocked Down

In 20 years of boxing, world champion Alicia "Slick" Ashley has never been knocked out, let alone knocked down. So what is the 48-year-old champ's secret? "It's not just that I'm strong, I'm not there to take punches."


Jul
16
Experience Afropunk Festival in 360 Degrees

Model And Activist Nykhor Paul talks about her African roots and her career as she tours the grounds of the 2016 Afropunk Festival. Subscribe: https://goo.gl/B0ZY5H Catch our best beauty and fashion pickups in Racked Haul: Lilly Pulitzer for Target: https://goo.gl/vOYoaU Check out our full video catalog: https://goo.gl/B6zmb8 Visit our playlists: https://goo.gl/IuvQM0 Follow Racked on Pinterest: https://goo.gl/4HLNfb Follow Racked on Twitter: https://goo.gl/rVY1Xh Follow Racked on Instagram: https://goo.gl/6Rvtyx


Jul
15
Dances With Bulls: The Great Bison Roundup

Home, home on the range...Rounding up bison like it was the 19th century Great Plains, and all in slo-mo.


Jul
15
The Life and Death Stakes of Weather in Space

Tornadoes, hurricanes, St. Elmo's fire: Earth is home to some amazing weather phenomena. But what's going on outside of our planet? NASA astronaut Leland Melvin takes us on a journey to outer space to learn about the extreme conditions that rage beyond our blue abode. From solar flares to great big storms with wind speeds swirling up to 400 miles per hour, suffice it to say that outer space is not for the faint of heart. For full episodes of 'That's Amazing', our collaboration with The Weather Channel, check out our playlist (http://www.greatbigstory.com/playlists/that-s-amazing-full-episodes). SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb This story is a part of our Planet Earth series. From mammals to insects and birds to reptiles, we share this...


Jul
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Jul
14
Defying Gravity With Korea’s Premier Balance Artist

Artist Rocky Byun can find the balance point in anything: rocks, furniture, even motorcycles. As a balance artist based in Tancheon, South Korea, he creates magnificent sculptures that appear to defy gravity. With his deep understanding of physics and a zen-like approach to his work, Byun has found balance in his art and in life. This Great Big Story was made in partnership with Korean Air (http://www.koreanair.com/). SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb This story is a part of our Planet Earth series. From mammals to insects and birds to reptiles, we share this great big world with all manner of creatures, large and small. Come with us to faraway places as we explore our great big planet and meet some of its wildest inhabitants. This ...


Jul
13
What Bill Gates is Afraid Of

What's likeliest to kill more than 10 million human beings in the next 20 years? It's probably not what you'd think. For much more, read Ezra Klein's feature story at Vox: http://www.vox.com/2015/5/27/8660249/gates-flu-pandemic Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o


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