2017 Personality 01: Introduction


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In this lecture, I define personality from multiple angles, historical, constructivist, psychoanalytic, behavioral and neuropsychological. Personality is a way of looking at the world, and a characteristic mode of behaving. It’s both stable and adaptively dynamic.

How Quantum Biology Might Explain Life’s Biggest Questions | Jim Al-Khalili | TED Talks


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How does a robin know to fly south? The answer might be weirder than you think: Quantum physics may be involved. Jim Al-Khalili rounds up the extremely new, extremely strange world of quantum biology, where something Einstein once called “spooky action at a distance” helps birds navigate, and quantum effects might explain the origin of life itself. 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 closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate

The Story Of Energy With Professor Jim Al-Khalili | Order and Disorder


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The great 19th-century Austrian physicist, Ludwig Boltzmann was one of the most important proponents of the idea that all matter is made of atoms.

Metal Asteroid Hurtling Through Space Could Wipe Out…U.S. Debt!


Published on Aug 31, 2019

A metal asteroid worth $10,000 quadrillion, hurtling through space, makes construction of a massive orbital space station substantially cheaper. At least one company is already pitching a plan for a Von Braun Gateway Station housing some 1,500 people in orbit. The resources on the single asteroid, 16 Psyche, is not only enough to build the station, but to wipe out the U.S. national debt thousands of times over. The value of Membership at BillWhittle.com is beyond calculation. These are the people who produce some 48 new shows each month, steeped in time-tested principles. Members write their own blog, and use our threaded comment sections to engage, inform and encourage each other in an atmosphere of civil dialogue, far from the toxic sewer of social media. There is a place out there where your people live in peace, your ideas are valued, and your contribution is needed. Explore it today — with a 30-day cheerful money-back guarantee — at https://BillWhittle.com/register/

 

Apollo 10’s Lunar Module Snoopy Is Lost In Space – Could We Bring it Home?


Published on May 20, 2019

The lunar module flown on Apollo 10 is the only flown lunar module which didn’t end up crashing into the moon, or burning up in the Earth’s atmosphere. After the testing in lunar orbit the ascent engine performed a burn to depletion which meant it escaped into interplanetary space. At this moment the location is unknown, but people are looking for it, however it could take decades to be sure since it only comes into the vicinity of the Earth every 15 years or so. If it were found however, would it be possible to bring it back to earth for inspection by historians and space archaeologists – time to fire up Kerbal Space Program with realism overhaul to try flying this mission. Mike Loucks’ did the math to figure out the possible orbits: https://astrogatorsguild.com/?p=240

The Only Pilot to Shoot Down A Spacecraft – A Space Ace


Published on Aug 18, 2019

Sure space fighter pilots are an undying trope in science fiction and fantasy, but in reality the only pilot who can claim to have shot down a spacecraft is Maj. Wilbert ‘Doug’ Pearson. In 1985 he flew a modified F-15 with a specialized anti-satellite missile to shoot down an old satellite. Much of the detailed information was derived from Sven Grahn’s collection: http://www.svengrahn.pp.se/histind/AS… http://www.svengrahn.pp.se/histind/AS…

Have You Ordered Your Bionic Tail, Cybernetic Arms and Jet Hoverboard?


Published on Aug 12, 2019

Will recently-invented human-assist technology — a bionic tail, cybernetic arms and a jet hoverboard — make your life easier, or provide opportunity for greater control by Progressives over your movements? Have you ordered yours? Right Angle is a production of the Members at https://BillWhittle.com

The US Military’s Most Powerful Gun


Real Engineering

Published on Oct 13, 2017
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Human-Monkey Hybrid Made in China by U.S. and Catholic University Scientists


Published on Aug 4, 2019

SpaceX’s plan to fly you across the globe in 30 minutes | Gwynne Shotwell


TED

Published on May 14, 2018
What’s up at SpaceX? Engineer Gwynne Shotwell was employee number seven at Elon Musk’s pioneering aerospace company and is now its president. In conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, she discusses SpaceX’s race to put people into orbit and the organization’s next big project, the BFR (ask her what it stands for). The new giant rocket is designed to take humanity to Mars — but it has another potential use: space travel for earthlings. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com