Tag: talk

  • Lucid Dreaming and Alone with Your Thoughts

    An international team of researchers was able to achieve real-time dialogues with people in the midst of lucid dreams, according to a study published in Current Biology. Jeff and Anthony discuss whether they have experienced lucid dreaming, and if the excitement around this study is a bit overstated. Then, how difficult is it for humans to be alone with their thoughts? A new study shows just how far people will go to stop the silence. Anthony and Jeff make sense of the idea that people might hurt themselves rather than do nothing. [more]

  • Dog Buttons and Flying.. Cars?

    Bunny the dog has 5 million Tik Tok followers and an array of buttons that let's her talk to them. By pressing a button, she can construct rudimentary sentences that her owner believes constitutes a sophisticated understanding of language. Anthony and Jeff discuss the research into Bunny and other animals, and whether this technique might be used to unlock communication in pets. Then, with over a dozen companies actively working on vertical take off and landing vehicles, is the flying car future actually happening? Jeff and Anthony take a look at the current state of personal air transportation. [more]

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