The Tennessee Valley Authority’s electrification of much of rural Tennessee marked an important chapter in the state’s energy history.
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Leonard Jacobson: Question: What are we to make of the myriad of teachers out there today who claim or imply that they are self-realized. Are there levels of realization?
Researchers at UCLA say they have come up with a method for converting electrical energy into a liquid fuel, in a development that could lead to regular petrol cars being powered by electricity.
Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that well be miserable if we dont get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things dont go as planned.
Anthony (Tony) Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that make us do what we do — and high-fives Al Gore in the front row.
One hundred years after Alan Turing was born, his eponymous test remains an elusive benchmark for artificial intelligence. Now, for the first time in decades, it’s possible to imagine a machine making the grade.
by : Joseph M. Marshall III: The word wisdom is used frequently every day, whether it is spoken and heard or written and read. Yet it is debatable, in my opinion, if most of us know what it is.
After hitting on a brilliant new life plan, our first instinct is to tell someone — but Derek Sivers says it’s better to keep goals secret.
by Paul Willis: The world’s three biggest makers of passenger planes have put aside commercial rivalries and agreed to work together with governments and biofuel producers to promote and speed up the availability of jet fuels that reduce carbon emissions.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, “We are losing our listening.” In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening — to other people and the world around you.