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Life: Scientists proof Ballmer Peak – moderate intoxication helps creativity

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A group of scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown that moderate consumption of Alcohol may boost creativity. Within their study they compared the performance of sober and drunk volunteers (0.075 blood alcohol level) with tests known as remote associate tests that people often solve with a moment of insight. The results showed that the tipsy volunteers not only solved substantially more (30%) of the tests they also solved them quicker…
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Life: The role of the state to impact morality

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This video is out of a series of short videos starting with “How to Live a Meaningful Life” up to “Reflects on Goodness” all of them interviews by the great BigThink web site with U.C. Berkeley social psychologist Dacher Keltner.

If you interested in Professor Keltner’s work and that of his colleagues at the…

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Data-Visualization: The Known Universe by AMNH

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…The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, planet, and quasar seen in the film is possible because of the world’s most complete four-dimensional map of the universe, the Digital Universe Atlas that is maintained and updated by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History…

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Video: The Sky in Motion

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An outstanding time-lapsed video of the sky, the sun, moon and the stars.

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Science: Yoshimoto Cube

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A video with a little puzzle to start the new year.
The Yoshimoto Cube – a transformation of two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons from one cube.

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National Geographic: How to make Zero G Idents

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The spots shown at the beginning of this video might not be so spectacular, but watch how those have been made later in this clip.

Amazing.

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