Posts Tagged ‘ted talks’

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Paul Moller: Take a ride in the Skycar

January 13, 2009

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 Paul Moller talks about the future of personal air travel — the marriage of autos and flight that will give us true freedom to travel off-road. He shows two things he’s working on: the Moller Skycar (a jet + car) and a passenger-friendly hovering disc.

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Penelope Boston: Life on Mars? Let’s look in the caves

December 31, 2008

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So the Mars Rovers didn’t scoop up any alien lifeforms. Scientist Penelope Boston thinks there’s a good chance — a 25 to 50 percent chance, in fact — that life might exist on Mars, deep inside the planet’s caves. She details how we should look and why.

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TED TALKS- Jonathan Haidt: The real difference between liberals and conservatives

September 21, 2008

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we’re left, right or center. In this eye-opening talk, he pinpoints the moral values that liberals and conservatives tend to honor most.