Season 2013

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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 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

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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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