Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3:00pm
Unclasp your briefcase. It’s time for a showdown. In competitive debate, future presidents, supreme court justices, and titans of industry pummel each other with logic and rhetoric. One particular debater throws all the rules out the window and makes us think hard about who is allowed into...
Saturday, June 18, 2016, 3:00pm
Stochasticity (a wonderfully slippery and smarty-pants word for randomness) may be at the very foundation of our lives. To understand how big a role it plays, we look at chance and patterns in sports, lottery tickets, and even the cells in our own body.
Saturday, June 11, 2016, 3:00pm
Where does our sense of right and wrong come from? We watch chimps at a primate research center sharing blackberries, observe 3-year-olds fighting over toys, and tour Eastern State Penitentiary -- the country's first penitentiary. Plus, a story of land grabbing, indentured servitude, and...
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 3:00pm
The walls are closing in, you've got no way out . . . and then, suddenly, you escape! Stories about traps, getaways, perpetual cycles, and staggering breakthroughs.