I love the Onion’s parodies of TED Talks, especially the audience reaction shots. This is episode 9.
For today’s break from the political meatgrinder, here’s a fascinating talk by Yale primate psychologist Laurie Santos on her research into whether humans are wired to make bad decisions in some circumstances. Warning: this video features monkeys who learn to use money.Youtube Video
(Hat tip: Slumbering Behemoth.)