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A glowing radium clock.
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How painting radium on watches and instrument dials killed more than 50 young women working in Ottawa, Illinois.

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You know those moments when everything clicks and you’re performing at your peak? There’s a science behind flow states.

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10:58
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Neuroscientist John Krakauer blasts the “dumb jock” stereotype with research on the cognitive brilliance of athletes.

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8:21
Experience the divine
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Jeff Schloss is an evolutionary biologist. He’s also Christian. As a scientist, he’s trying to develop an evolutionary theory for the origins of religion. But he says science can’t explain everything about religion.

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9:47
Praying in nature

Is there an inherent conflict between science and religion...More

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To The Best Of Our Knowledge producer Doug Gordon explains what it’s like to live with obsessive compulsions.

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3:04

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