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One Step Beyond, 1960s Magic Mushrooms Doc.

From ScienceBlogs.com 1960s documentary: Self-experimenting with magic mushrooms Originally Posted on: July 17, 2008 10:11 AM, by Mo In the January 4th, 1961 episode of One Step Beyond, director and presenter John Newland ingests psilocybin under laboratory conditions, to investigate whether or not the hallucinogenic mushroom can enhance his abilities of extra-sensory perception. The programme […]

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

[Update 9/8/2010 A paper Danny co-authored, "Income’s Influence on Happiness" has just been released.] … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that the first thought that entered your head was $.10–even if you’re a Computer Science major at MIT. But that’s the wrong answer. […]

Horizon: Psychedelic science by Bill Eagles

Mind Hacks is a collection of probes into the moment-by-moment workings of our brain with a view to understanding ourselves a little better and learning a little more, in a very real sense, about what makes us tick. It’s by Tom Stafford and Matt Webb, and published by O’Reilly. And from the Mind Hacks Blog: […]

The Future of Search? TrueKnowledge.com

Makes Google look like… ‘So 90’s’. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/IONdWQwcmxA" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

Asylum Street Spankers – Ribbons On Your SUV

Viral political satire in a musical theater setting! [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/KmsOIjzQ1V8" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Or here’s the link: http://www.youtube.com/v/KmsOIjzQ1V8

time lapse film compresses 35 years of skyscraper construction in Shinjuku district of Tokyo

 http://blog.longnow.org/2007/09/10/35-year-time-lapse-of-tokyo-skyline/ [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/laPU0bS8JOc" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]

‘In the Shadow of the Moon’ film opens; no stars in any film frames?

 How come no stars in the film/photos taken outside the atmosphere of the Earth? No views of the Star Fields on the 3 day trip to Moon. We went there 9 times?! No comments by any astronauts on the stars and how they do not twinkle in no air…and there would be plenty to see! […]

Media Ecology Association – 2007 Awards Announced

MEA recently announced the winners of the 2007 (for year 2006) MEA Awards. The Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology Peter K. Fallon for Printing, Literacy, and Education in Eighteenth Century Ireland: Why the Irish Speak English The Walter Benjamin Award for Outstanding Article in the Field of Media […]

Barlow on Human Rights in Action; Lessig on our right to copyright!

Barlow: [...]If you wanna share something – share it. If you wanna use something – use it. Try to do so ethically in the sense of don’t take things without attribution.[...] Pay no attention to these people when it comes to being creative. Go ahead and do the stuff that Larry showed in the beginning […]

McLuhan video with Norman Mailer

how do we plug HTML in here? http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2780997 Two intellectuals duke it out in a CBC debate from 1968. http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2780997 Two intellectuals duke it out in a CBC debate from 1968.