Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar The development and spread of railroads across the United States brought a wave of changes to American life. During the railroad boom, thousands of jobs were created, new towns were born, trade increased, transportation was faster, and the overall landscape of the nation transformed. But, perhaps the most interesting…Read More How did trains standardize time in the United States? – William Heuisler
In February 1926, Russian biologist Ilia Ivanovich Ivanov set out on a scientific voyage to Guinea, West Africa. Funded by the Soviet government, Ivanov was on a mission to carryout one of history’s most controversial experiments, to bring to life a creature from the darkest realm of imagination, the human, chimpanzee hybrid, the Humanzee. At…Read More Do Human-Ape Super Soldiers Exist?
On August 9th 2014, in Ferguson Missouri, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18 year-old, was shot dead by white police officer Darren Wilson. Michael Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson were walking down Canfield Drive around 12pm, when Wilson pulled up in his police car and told them to move onto the sidewalk. When they refused,…Read More Is The United States A Racist Police State?
This episode is sponsored by Skillshare I had a really good time travel joke to start the episode with, but it turned out none of you liked it. So today we start off our sixth year here on Science and Futurism with Isaac Arthur, and I am your host, Isaac Arthur. As we travel from…Read More Time Travel
This episode is sponsored by Brilliant Keeping track of time is tricky enough nowadays, it’s a whole different story when your clocks and calendars don’t have 24 hours or 365 days, let alone run slower. But that’s barely the tip of the iceberg of problems with time facing interstellarcivilizations. So today we’ll be closing out…Read More Interstellar Civilizations & Time
This is not a time like every time, it’s not an age like every age. Something is happening. Something’s awakening, something’s changing. I don’t think there’s anything more relevant to this time than the struggle between imperialism and nationalism. The world is much better off if nations are free. That’s rock-bottom in the Israeli political…Read More Trailer – Yoram Hazony Teaches The Meaning of Jewish Nationalism
There is a school of thought that says everything we do is ultimately futile because one day the Earth will end and take with it all of our accomplishments. That at best we might transplant ourselves elsewhere, yet the world will still end… but what if it didn’t have to? So today we return to…Read More Civilizations at the End of Time: Dying Earth
On some ancient maps, Antarctica is illustrated as a land with no ice, and the other continents are located much differently than they are today. Those are the famous 16th century maps drawn by Piri Reis, Oronce Finé, Hadji Ahmed, and several others. Scientists have been trying to determine at what point in time our…Read More Forbidden Archeology: Ancient Advanced Civilization Proof: Strange Maps Artifacts
( Door Slam) increasing the population here at SEI Camp Hill and increasing the population safely there’s other facilities isn’t going to affect the ability for the any of those facilities including Camp Hill to safely house inmates and efficiently provide treatment. The capacity once I mean that’s we’re talking about the ability for cancel…Read More Take a look inside SCI Camp Hill State Prison