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Expand Your Mind

Websites, YouTube Channels, Podcasts, and Books to expand your mind.

The Joe Rogan Experience

A podcast/Youtube show.
Joe Rogan interviews all sorts of interesting people: Scientists, Authors, Comedians, and many 'outside of the box' thinkers.

A Short History of Nearly Everything

One of my favorite nonfiction books. From primordial nothingness to this very moment, A Short History of Nearly Everything reports what happened and how humans figured it out. To accomplish this daunting literary task, Bill Bryson uses hundreds of sources, from popular science books to interviews with luminaries in various fields.

This American Life

This American Life is a weekly public radio show.
The radio show and TV show follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe.

Home - Radiolab

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

Lifehacker - Tips for Everyday Life

Tips and downloads for getting things done

Connect - Reveal - Transcend!

Brain Games & Brain Training - Lumosity

Improve your brain health and performance with brain games designed by neuroscientists to exercise memory and attention. Customize your personalized brain training program today.

Dan Carlin - Podcasts

Common Sense with Dan Carlin is an independent look at politics and current events from popular New Media personality Dan Carlin.

NPR: Planet Money Podcast

Money makes the world go around, faster and faster every day. On NPR's Planet Money, you'll meet high rollers, brainy economists and regular folks -- all trying to make sense of our rapidly changing global economy. Visit this podcast's Web site

StarTalk Radio Show by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science, pop culture & comedy collide on StarTalk w/ astrophysicist & Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-hosts, celebrities & scientists.

Freakonomics Radio

Levitt and Dubner wrote Freakonomics, a book about cheating teachers, bizarre baby names, self-dealing Realtors, and crack-selling mama’s boys.

Homepage " FinerMinds

The home of inspiration, learning, personal growth, and enlightened ideas.

TED: Ideas worth spreading

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading -- through, our annual conferences, the annual TED Prize and local TEDx events.