Diana Prince

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Caption: Flush with Excitement, Credit: Seth Shostak

Flush With Excitement (54:00)
From: Big Picture Science

The toilet: A ubiquitous appliance that dates to the time of Shakespeare. But billions of people around the world still lack modern sanitation infrastructure. And the ...
Caption: The Ears Have It, Credit: Seth Shostak

The Ears Have It (54:00)
From: Big Picture Science

What’s the difference between a bird call and the sound of a pile driver? Not much, when you’re close to the loudest bird ever. Also, how everyday sounds can worsen your ...
Caption: Air Apparent, Credit: Seth Shostak

Air Apparent (54:00)
From: Big Picture Science

It’s easy to take air for granted, but – unlike food and water – you can’t live more than a few minutes without it. This invisible chemical cocktail also connects you with ...
Caption: Feet Don't Fail Me, Credit: Seth Shostak

Feet Don't Fail Me (54:00)
From: Big Picture Science

Standing on your own two feet isn’t easy. While many animals can momentarily balance on their hind legs, we’re the only critters, besides birds, for whom bipedalism is ...
Caption: Skeptic Check: Rational Lampoon, Credit: Seth Shostak

Skeptic Check: Rational Lampoon (54:00)
From: Big Picture Science

Why a cognitive scientist says that the very idea of individual thinking is a myth: most of our thinking is done in groups. Also, you know much less than you think you do. ...