User Clip: Brain Implants and Transhuman Nightmares
Adam Keiper, editor of 'The New Atlantis,' discusses the transhumanist hope of merging minds and machines.
- 29 minutes
- 123 views
User Clip: Alan Greenspan on "Irrational Exuberance"
Short clip from the December 5, 1996 speech at the American Enterprise Institute in which then-Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan coined the phrase "irrational exuberance," which would come to be seen, by some, as an apt descriptor of the dotcom bubble.
- 17 seconds
- 1,628 views
User Clip: Was President Garfield Really Ambidextrous?
Garfield biographer Allan Peskin on the lack of evidence for the legend that the president could simultaneously write in Greek with one hand and in Latin with the other.
- 21 seconds
- 646 views
User Clip: President Reagan on Aliens and Peace
An excerpt from President Ronald Reagan's September 21, 1987 address to the United Nations General Assembly. TRANSCRIPT: "In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world. And yet, I ask you, is not an alien force already among us? What could be more alien to the universal aspirations of our peoples than war and the threat of war?"
- 45 seconds
- 5,945 views
User Clip: The Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas
President Obama speaking in at a UPS facility in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 26, 2012. He describes the United States as "the Saudi Arabia of natural gas."
- 30 seconds
- 115 views
User Clip: Chris Murphy on Stem Cell Law
Senate candidate Rep. Chris Murphy (D.-Conn.) on his role in the passage of the state's 2005 law that spends taxpayer dollars on research that destroys human embryos.
- 20 seconds
- 18 views