This week we're talking about logo changes -- and if anyone ever actually likes them, how likely we are to get hit by a giant asteroid, the evolution of recorded music from wax cylinders to MP3s, and 25 years of PowerBooks, iBooks, and MacBooks.
This week we're checking out what happens to the world's biggest burger, pizza or other record-setting food after it sets those records; taking a quick trip around the universe; checking out some of the earliest colour photos of life around the world; and staying productive in terrible times.
This week we're checking out what it takes to produce zero waste for 30 days, learning how criminals actually steal passwords, looking at where nuclear weapons live around the globe and talking about jobs with the best perks.
This week we're checking out 10 beautiful sunsets you should absolutely travel to see, talking about how the internet manages to span entire oceans and keep you connected and looking at how far you can get away from any other human being.
In this first Thinking Cap of the new year, we're busting myths and inspiring you to do your best. First, the truth about that infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit, and some facts about human overpopulation. Then watch some serious focus at work, and see an artist at craft.
This week, we're looking into how researchers determine a counterfeit piece of art is actually fake, checking out the story of a 61-year old Australian potato farmer who won an ultramarathon and browsing the map of physics.
This week we're checking out some beautiful national parks in Europe you should visit, learning about how in-flight Wi-Fi on aeroplanes works (besides poorly) and diving into the unusual origins of many US city names.
This week we're checking out some of the worst "oops!" moments in history, running down some great GPUs and peripherals, talking about how fusion energy might work, and some soothing tunes for a hopefully less stressful week.
This week we're taking a tour of the International Space Station, making bread with geothermal energy and running down some of the best hot dogs in America. We're also filling out your bucket list, and playing with some thought experiments.
This week we're sharing some spooky stories, a trick-or-treat safety video from the '70s, endangered dog breeds and the market forces behind them and why those preview ads before movies are called "trailers".
This week we're checking out Mike Kelley's Airportraits, or those photos of dozens of planes taking off and landing in the same frame; relaxing to a soothing stream of jellyfish; and talking about why so many restaurants have gone bankrupt.
This week we're talking about heroes in history who were actually terrible people, doling out justice for one-star Yelp reviewers and looking back at computer viruses that wreaked havoc around the globe.
This week, we're checking out how Boeing builds a 737 in just nine days, some creepy abandoned resorts around the US, the thriving Japanese arcade industry, and why the war on drugs is a failure and what to do instead.
This week we're plotting a pinball-themed road trip across the US; looking at the most significant buildings of the past hundred years; and wrapping it all up with some adorable kittens, live streaming right now.
This week in Thinking Cap, let's talk about how quantum computers will change technology, check out boozy US travel destinations, super creepy events in history, how politcs impacts gold prices and watch a live stream of the Earth from the International Space Station!