Can You Speak Emoji? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

Smiley face, thumbs up? “Is emoji a form of speech?” Video from PBS Idea Channel

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Why Do Stormtroopers Have Bad Aim? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

Why Do Stormtroopers Have Bad Aim? Question  answered by PBS Idea Channel

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Do We Live In The Future? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

We spend a lot of time thinking about THE FUTURE. But spoilers, maybe the future is now! Forget hoverboards, flying cars, jetpacks, and structures made of bubbles — the future […]

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Is A Thor By Any Other Name Still Thor? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

  Female THOR made a lot of people go kind of…crazy. But gender issues aside, people seemed most perturbed with labeling someone other than the male THOR as THOR. Chris […]

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Does Reality TV Affect Our View On Surveillance? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

  Food for thought. We always look forward to Mike Rugnetta hosting these segments. What have you been watching lately? There’s a good chance (whether you admit to it or not) […]

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Is Pop Music Holding You Hostage? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

  Food for thought. “Love or hate pop music, it’s pretty hard to escape. From Katy Perry to Lady Gaga, pop songs are recorded, packaged, and sold down a well […]

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Is Google Knowledge? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

  Food for thought. “Google it” seems to be the quick and easy answer for every question we could possibly ask, but is finding facts the same thing as KNOWING? […]

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How Does Glitchy Art Show Us Broken Is Beautiful? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

Smart = hot! “We all love broken things. WAIT WHAT?! Yes, you read that correctly. You may have noticed this thing called “glitch”, where people purposely push machines to malfunction, […]

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Why Do We Love Zombies? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios Video

For the love of zombies. PBS answers the question, “Why do we love Zombies?” with our favorite cute little smarty-pants otter, host  Mike Rugnetta. Someone totally needs to make a fan […]

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Is The Universe A Computer? | Idea Channel | PBS Video

  Food for thought! Nerds are hot. “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is about everything. Life, the Universe, everything. If you’ve read these amazing books, you know the answer […]

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Is Developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethical? | Idea Channel | PBS Video

Food for thought. “If you’re even the slightest bit familiar with pop culture from the past 50 years, you know that we’ve been anxiously awaiting robots to become a part […]

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Is Sad Music Actually Sad? | Idea Channel | PBS Video

“Be it Elliott Smith or Queen, classical or dub step, there’s usually a clear understanding that some songs are sad, and some songs are happy. But what is it about […]

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Is Community A Postmodern Masterpiece? | Idea Channel | PBS

Food for thought. “Though the TV show Community has never achieved huge ratings, it has a passionate cult following, including us here at Idea Channel. The show plays with genre […]

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There’s No Such Thing As Offline?!? | Idea Channel | PBS Video

Meet the newest video from my number 1 nerd crush. Smart guys are sexy! “What an outdated question this has become! Of course you’re online, unless you’re an off-the-grid survivalist […]

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Is YouTube Making Us Smarter? Asks The Idea Channel: Video

This is what the PBS’ Idea Channel has on their mind: Did you know there’s a place where you can learn just about anything you’d like? It’s true! It’s called […]

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Are Mashups the End of Music Genres As We Know Them? Video

Fascinating! And also enjoyable on mute thanks to the beard that you imagining running your fingers through, chewing on and  eventually some man and man, beard on beard rubbing on […]

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