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An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

An Antidote to Dissatisfaction

If you follow them on any regular basis, you know that Kurzgesagt is mostly focused on videos about science, the future, and the nature of our universe. But this time, they offer up a clip that is more about improving our lives in the here and now, looking at how gratitude works, and why it’s so important for us to embrace it.

The Mountain (Trailer)

The Mountain (Trailer)

Nope, this isn’t a Gregor Clegane/Game of Thrones spin-off. Instead, The Mountain is an unusual indie film starring Jeff Goldblum as a renowned lobotomist who finds himself on a tour to try and promote the benefits of the waning procedure, and the relationships that develop along the way.

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The Dunning-Kruger Effect

The Dunning-Kruger Effect

Why is it that people who have no idea what they’re doing think they’re good at it? David Dunning explains how their ineptitude makes it difficult for them to be self-aware of their shortcomings. Before you judge, the same thing can apply to all of us to an extent.

The Psychology of Trolling

The Psychology of Trolling

SciShow looks at one of the more annoying aspects of life on the Internet – people who post inflammatory remarks to get a rise out of others. While we’re all for freedom of speech, we strongly prefer that asshats save their hateful thoughts for their inner voice.

Why We Procrastinate

Why We Procrastinate

E-commerce platform Shopify digs into the science and psychology which drives us to blow off work and not get things done, and even though we might think you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, there is hope for chronic dilly-dalliers.

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