So far, space travel is limited because we have to transport everything we need using rockets. But what if we could build whatever we needed? Jason Dunn, whose company built the first 3D printer to operate in space, shares his Brief but Spectacular take on the future of self-sufficiency in space travel.

Duration: 2:18

A lot has changed about parenting since the first days of America, including our perceptions of what’s best for our children. Jennifer Senior, author of "All Joy and No Fun," offers her Brief But Spectacular take on the paradoxes of modern parenthood.

Duration: 2:42

'Moneyball' author Michael Lewis on what execs and elites often overlook

Duration: 2:41

Four years ago, artist Marina Abramovic sat in the Museum of Modern Art for 716 hours and 30 minutes for a work called “The Artist Is Present.” Abramovic offers her Brief but Spectacular take on the value of good performance art, personal reflection and finding your place in the world.

Duration: 2:14