Season 2013

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Steven Pinker: The Colbert Training Guide

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Steven Pinker: The Colbert Training Guide

    Steven Pinker offers tips on how to withstand the heckling of comedian Stephen Colbert.

    Steven Pinker: The Colbert Training Guide

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Steven Pinker: Threats, Bribes, and Come-ons...

    Steven Pinker explains why we pussy-foot around when communicating uncomfortable subjects.

    Steven Pinker: Threats, Bribes, and Come-ons...

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Steven Pinker: If the World is Safer, Why Can I Still Die?

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Steven Pinker: If the World is Safer, Why Can I Still Die?

    Steven Pinker dodges bullets from sources and says humans are doing better as a species.

    Steven Pinker: If the World is Safer, Why Can I Still Die?

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Steven Pinker: Good and Evil in 30 Seconds

    Steven Pinker 30 seconds to explain good and evil, and he's an angel (and a devil)

    Steven Pinker: Good and Evil in 30 Seconds

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Danielle Whittaker: Angry Birds, Loving Birds

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Danielle Whittaker: Angry Birds, Loving Birds

    Danielle Whittaker discusses what makes birds angry and loving.

    Danielle Whittaker: Angry Birds, Loving Birds

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Danielle Whittaker: Chunk Rock Girl

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Danielle Whittaker: Chunk Rock Girl

    Danielle Whittaker learns to skate, blows a whistle and becomes a "vixen."

    Danielle Whittaker: Chunk Rock Girl

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    30 Second Science: Danielle Whittaker

    We ask Danielle Whittaker to describe her science and she tells us about bird love.

    30 Second Science: Danielle Whittaker

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Danielle Whittaker: Smellraiser

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Danielle Whittaker: Smellraiser

    Danielle Whittaker says "birds can too smell" and sets out to prove it.

    Danielle Whittaker: Smellraiser

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Final Questions for Mayim Bialik

    We ask Mayim Bialik 10 final questions.

    10 Final Questions for Mayim Bialik

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Questions for Hugh Herr

    We ask Hugh Herr 10 questions and he talks about beating up the Six Million Dollar Man.

    10 Questions for Hugh Herr

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Hugh Herr: Gorgeous Sculptures

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Hugh Herr: Gorgeous Sculptures

    Hugh Herr loses his own legs, then learns how to make immortal legs for himself & others.

    Hugh Herr: Gorgeous Sculptures

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    30 Second Science: Hugh Herr

    Hugh Herr has 30 seconds, and he shows that bionic legs can help you think & speak quickly

    30 Second Science: Hugh Herr

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers 10 Questions for Mireya Mayor

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Questions for Mireya Mayor

    We ask Mireya Mayor 10 questions and she says the words "loin cloth."

    10 Questions for Mireya Mayor

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Mireya Mayor: A Born Explorer

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Mireya Mayor: A Born Explorer

    Mireya Mayor gets chased by gorillas and eats rice and beans, all for the love of a lemur.

    Mireya Mayor: A Born Explorer

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    30 Second Science: Mireya Mayor

    Mireya Mayor has 30 seconds to describe her science, and ponders over her leftover time.

    30 Second Science: Mireya Mayor

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Questions for Paul Frommer

    We ask Paul Frommer 10 Questions. He claims that he and Tom Cruise were separated at birth

    10 Questions for Paul Frommer

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Paul Frommer: Creating A Language

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Paul Frommer: Creating A Language

    Paul Frommer invents a language for a popular movie & teaches it to people in blue make-up

    Paul Frommer: Creating A Language

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    30 Second Science: Paul Frommer

    Paul Frommer has 30 seconds to explain his science, & uses language to talk about language

    30 Second Science: Paul Frommer

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Questions for Tanzeem Choudhury

    We ask Tanzeem Choudhury 10 questions, and she reveals her love for "cool, talking cars".

    10 Questions for Tanzeem Choudhury

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Tanzeem Choudhury: I Took It As A Challenge!

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Tanzeem Choudhury: I Took It As A Challenge!

    Tanzeem Choudhury comes to digital tech later than most, then makes it do amazing things.

    Tanzeem Choudhury: I Took It As A Challenge!

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Tanzeem Choudhury: The Sad Clown Fish

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    Tanzeem Choudhury: The Sad Clown Fish

    Tanzeem Choudhury turns your phone into a tool for measuring your emotional well-being.

    Tanzeem Choudhury: The Sad Clown Fish

    Video thumbnail: Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers 30 Second Science: Tanzeem Choudhury

    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    30 Second Science: Tanzeem Choudhury

    We gave Tanzeem Choudhury 30 seconds to explain her science. She nailed it on the 3rd try.

    30 Second Science: Tanzeem Choudhury

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    Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

    10 Questions for Maria Klawe

    We ask Maria Klawe 10 questions and she confesses her abiding love for Super Mario Bros.

    10 Questions for Maria Klawe

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