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Video/Social Psychology

Never judge a book by its cover. But what about people and their faces?

12 minutes

Video/History

War, conflict, bloodshed, upheaval or: how we got to Great Britain

7 minutes

Video/Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Bring back the mammoth to fight global warming? It’s not as crazy as it sounds

26 minutes

Video/Gender & Sexuality

How a dairy farmer preached radical self-acceptance to his gay son in the 1950s

4 minutes

Video/History of Technology

Breakthroughs, quackery and strange beauty: the afterlife of outmoded medical devices

5 minutes

ORIGINAL
Video/Neuroscience

A happy life is built on pleasures such as sex and food, but also company and variety

7 minutes

Video/Beauty & Aesthetics

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the fairest rectangle of them all?

2 minutes

Video/Work

‘Brand consultant’? ‘PR researcher’? Why the ‘bullshit jobs’ era needs to end

4 minutes

Video/Subcultures

New York City, 1986 – the grit, the graffiti, the glory

18 minutes

Video/Values & Beliefs

How a millionaire traded his wealth for happiness – and a shoeshine box

4 minutes

Video/Nature & Environment

Can combining commerce and conservation keep American bison in the wild?

15 minutes

Video/Cognition & Intelligence

Optical illusions show how past experience dramatically influences perception

4 minutes

Video/Architecture & Landscape

A ski mountain as a stunning ethereal reflection on how we move through nature

14 minutes

Video/Evolution

What the spitting archerfish might tell us about small-brain intelligence

4 minutes

Video/Mental Health

An elderly man dedicates himself to saving lives at Japan’s ‘suicide cliffs’

40 minutes

Video/Film & Television

‘What’s going on?’ How seeking meaning is futile in the Coen Brothers’ universe

8 minutes

Video/Dance & Theatre

Passion, precision and swagger: join an Oscar®-winning flamenco masterclass

29 minutes

Video/Anthropology

How footprints trapped in time unlocked a mystery of early hominids

8 minutes

Video/Mathematics

A brilliant ‘geometric ballet’ of sound, shape and symmetry on the theme of 180°

5 minutes

Video/Art

‘This is post-traumatic growth’: how one artist painted over her rape

4 minutes

Video/Human Evolution

Why do fear, cold and sublime feelings all provoke the same response in our skin?

3 minutes

Video/Gender & Sexuality

In southern Mexico, a long-acknowledged ‘third gender’ is not masculine or feminine

9 minutes

Video/Design & Fashion

A film that dreams of a poem that dreams of tragedy and love

4 minutes

Video/Sports & Games

Even before kick-off, Milan’s San Siro stadium is an awe-inducing spectacle

6 minutes

Video/Neurodiversity

How the ‘Island of the Colourblind’ made Oliver Sacks rethink ‘normal’

6 minutes

Video/Demography & Migration

The interned and the undocumented: the immigration spectrum in the US today

7 minutes

Video/Astronomy

The plodding photon, or how the speed of light looks sluggish on a galactic scale

45 minutes

Video/Energy, Resources, & Sustainability

The case for making our homes out of trash – tradition and culture be damned

7 minutes

Video/Work

What the night janitor knows about you. And what you should know about her

9 minutes

Video/Evil

What, if anything, makes an all-good god less absurd than an all-evil one?

4 minutes