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Hard Reset Podcast: Leather | Episode #7
There’s a new leather substitute, but instead of being made from flimsy plastic, it’s derived from mushrooms.
The “opportunity framework” can tell you how successful your business might be
In partnership with Million Stories
The ‘opportunity framework’ will ensure your business is profitable — and meaningful.
The unusual link between gardening and academic performance
In partnership with The Wallace Foundation
This program is supplementing the traditional “textbook curriculum” with hands-on learning.
3 simple steps to secure venture capital funding
In partnership with Million Stories
Before you pitch, here are 3 simple yet genius tips to raise big funding — from a CEO who knows the game.
You don’t need a degree to make 6 figures. Here’s why.
In partnership with Million Stories
I was out of the workforce for 10 years — and now I make 6 figures. Here’s how I did it in just 10 months.
“Summer streets” could make cities feel more like home
In partnership with Bolt
What are “summer streets”? This urbanist explains. Here’s how it can transform your city.
Series| Hard Reset
How can a water bottle cost negative 10 cents?
27 million likes on TikTok. A $0.00 product. How does the “FreeWater” company work?
These factory-home builders are closing the housing gap
In partnership with Million Stories
How we build homes is changing. So are construction jobs — and it could solve the labor shortage.
I pilot a self-driving truck. Here’s why we need more.
In partnership with Million Stories
96% of road accidents are caused by human error. Could self-driving semi trucks be a safer option?
Hard Reset Podcast: Franchising | Episode #6
Banks don’t want you to own companies. McDonald’s doesn’t care about your health. What if this $8 meal gave you those choices back?
This restaurant is run entirely by robots
In partnership with Million Stories
These robots can chop, cook, and serve — and they could revolutionize the food industry.
The Science of Dying
Explore the journey from life to death and beyond. Near-death experiences, death doulas, digital immortality, and more – join us for a thoughtful exploration of one life’s most intriguing and inevitable phenomena with stories from the frontlines of death.
Are near-death experiences just psychedelic trips? 
One possible explanation of near death experiences is that our brains are flooded with a hallucinogenic, DMT.
Study finds CPR patients may frequently have near-death experiences
In a study of CPR patients across the US and UK, researchers found new evidence about near-death experiences.
Psychedelics are helping dying patients overcome their existential distress
End of life patients face existential and spiritual challenges other patients do not. Psychedelics may be uniquely suited to helping them.

Treatments for depression, anxiety, and PTSD are “not necessarily transferable to the kinds of suffering that people approaching the very end of life may have.

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Prosthetic limbs can cost $20,000 and up. It shouldn’t be that way. We made a full video about Unlimited Tomorrow’s 3D printed, mind-controlled prosthetics – click the link in our…
"Gilead Sciences researchers collected data from every study they could find, including research that was never published, research by the military and private businesses, and research that had sat dormant…
This poker prodigy accidentally created a booming vertical farm 🤯 Clayton fostered his love for numbers by playing poker – a lot of poker. Now, he’s using that mentality to…
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Some people taking a new class of weight-loss drugs, such as Wegovy, report having less interest in drugs and alcohol. So what does the science say?⁠ ⁠ Experiments in animals…
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Quantum computer designs heat-radiating window coating
Notre Dame researchers have used quantum computing to design a transparent window coating that reflects heat into the atmosphere.
Molten salt reactors could save nuclear power
Molten salt reactors, a type of nuclear reactor first explored in the 1950s, could be the future of clean energy.
NASA detects 50+ methane “super-emitters” from space 
A new instrument aboard the International Space Station has been used to identify more than 50 “super-emitters” of methane.
This amphibious electric tricycle (and camper) costs $14,600 
Latvian startup BeTRITON’s amphibious electric tricycle will take you from the road to the water to the campsite.

Single dose of psilocybin reduces depression in phase 2 trial

The benefits of the psychedelic seem to last long after the trip wears off.

Single dose of psilocybin reduces depression in phase 2 trial

Advancing the Space Frontier
NASA’s Orion spacecraft sends back first images
NASA has shared the first images from its Orion spacecraft, which is expected to do a lunar flyby on November 21.
A far-out plan to build an asteroid city
University of Rochester researchers think they have a solution to creating an asteroid city: a giant bag.
Twin exoplanets may be the first known “water worlds”
Twin exoplanets 218 light years from Earth may be the first known examples of “water worlds.”
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Biohackers take aim at big pharma’s stranglehold on insulin
These biohackers plan to give away their instructions for how to make insulin for free.
Farming robot kills 200,000 weeds per hour with lasers 
Carbon Robotics’ LaserWeeder is a smart farming robot that identifies weeds and then kills them using high-power lasers.
Supercentenarians’ DNA reveals clues to human longevity
A human longevity study involving people over the age of 105 has found that genetic variants linked to DNA repair appear to contribute to a longer life.
How robots could end animal captivity in zoos and marine parks
Could robotic dolphins help marine parks become more humane spaces where people can learn about and connect with nature?
Twisty nuclear fusion reactor gets twice as hot as the sun
Physicists optimized a nuclear fusion reactor to overcome a problem that causes heat loss and prevents the device from sustaining fusion.
Series| Coded
Tractor-hacking farmers take on John Deere 
Tractor hacking is a fast-growing trend in the farming community — but it’s not outsiders breaking in.
Japan breaks world record for fastest internet speed
Engineers in Japan have set a new world record for fastest internet speed — 319 Tb/s — using a specially developed fiber-optic cable.
Sophia the Robot will be mass-produced this year
Hanson Robotics is going to begin mass-producing Sophia the robot in 2021, making the social robot available to help combat the pandemic.
This DIY laptop is challenging tech giants like Apple & Microsoft
Disposable tech is part of big tech’s business model. This engineer is fighting back by creating a DIY laptop anyone can repair on their own.
Prisoners will get a $2,750 check when they leave prison
A non-profit is experimenting with providing prisoners a $2,750 check when they leave prison. The goal is to reduce recidivism and help people get a fresh start.
Series| Hard Reset
How mirrors could power the planet… and prevent wars
If adopted globally, concentrated solar power could make major waves in manufacturing, not to mention prevent wars over oil and mitigate climate change.