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Can You Be Happy Without Friends? (Millennial Study)

Can You Be Happy Without Friends? (Millennial Study)

Millennials were dubbed the loneliness generation by a new YouGov study.  Can millennials still be happy if they’re alone? Listen to Laurie Santos, who teaches The Science of Well-Being at Yale and on Coursera. She describes how important friendship is to overall happiness and tips on overcoming loneliness. Want to hear more from Laurie? Enroll…
Real-World Applications of Blockchain

Real-World Applications of Blockchain

Listen to Don Tapscott, a leading thinker on how technology impacts business, discusses the business problems that blockchain can solve. Want to hear more from Don? Enroll for free in his Real-World Business Problems Solved by Blockchain Specialization. Or if you’re a member of the press, set up an interview with Don or learn more…
Forgetting What You Study? Tips To Remember What You Learn

Forgetting What You Study? Tips To Remember What You Learn

If you feel like you often sit down and study only to completely forget what you learn, you’re going to want to hear this. Barb Oakley, a professor of engineering at Oakland University, has taught more than two million students on Coursera how to make the most of their study time. Below, Barb details why…
Life in Space: Searching for Aliens and Living on a Nearby Super-Earth

Life in Space: Searching for Aliens and Living on a Nearby Super-Earth

Recently, NASA discovered the first nearby super-Earth that researchers believe contain “habitable zones.” With this new discovery alongside the buzz of Elon Musk’s vision for a colony on Mars and Jeff Bezo’s floating space pod colonies, are we close to living in space? Or perhaps we’ll find alien life before that happens? Astronomers are now…
Laws Affecting Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights (2019)

Laws Affecting Women’s Reproductive Health and Rights (2019)

Bettina Apethker, a professor of feminist studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, shares her take on how pending legislation could impact women’s reproductive rights. She also covers if those bills are a precursor to overturning Roe vs. Wade and details what we can learn from famous reproductive rights activism of the past. Want…
Self-Driving Cars: Pros and Cons, Tech Behind Them and Timeline

Self-Driving Cars: Pros and Cons, Tech Behind Them and Timeline

Recently, a study found it could still be 12 or more years before we can buy a self-driving car. Listen to Jonathan Kelly, a professor at University of Toronto who specializes in autonomous vehicles, share his take. Below, Jonathan discusses if he agrees with that timeline prediction, the pros and cons of self-driving cars and…

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