Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb
19

Super Beings

What would you like to do…leap tall buildings in a single bound? Change the course of mighty rivers? Bend steel with your bare hands? Well hang on: the age of superpowers is here and it has only begun. Phil  and Stephen  discuss our superhuman future, including: The amazing powers we already possess The astounding abilities that will …

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Feb
13

How Good Can It Get?

Everybody agrees that things could be better than they are…but how much better? Hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon talk about transforming the world into a better place. Is there an ultimate, optimal configuration of the universe? And if so — how do we get there? Moreover within our own lives: how do we define …

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Feb
11

Classical Time Travel Isn’t Practical

Practical Time Travel for Beginners, Part 1 To begin with — for the sake of clarity — I want to distinguish my subject from a related topic with which it might easily be confused. So let me be clear from the start that I’m going to be writing about practical time travel, not standard or …

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Feb
05

What Are You Scared Of?

An era of profound opportunity can’t help but also be one of tremendous risks.  Climate change. Killer viruses. Economic collapse. Zombie apocalypse. No to mention really bad storms! Phil and Stephen  discuss what there is to be worried about now — and in the future. What worries you? More importantly, what are you doing about …

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