The Nuclear Waste Problem

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn to think like a scientist for 20% off by being one of the first 500 people to sign up at the link in the description. Nuclear energy is one of the cleanest, most efficient, and most available sources of power on earth. To generate one kilowatt hour of energy—the amount an American…

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How Steven Universe Portrays Mental Illness in “Pool Hopping”

In the episode “Pool Hopping,” Steven helps Garnet perform random acts across Beach City. [Garnet: “Have a pizza!”] [Garnet: “Paint me like one of your Amethysts.” Steven: “Paint me too!”] While at first Steven thought it was a day of fun activities to help Garnet flex her future vision potential, the day takes an emotional turn when Garnet’s anxieties and…

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Celeste & the Struggles of Mental Illness | Storyteller’s Notebook

For as rage-inducingly satisfying as Celeste’s gameplay and level design are, it’s the game’s story that caught my attention. It follows a young woman named Madeline as she goes on a journey to reach the summit of the titular Mount Celeste, whilst trying to overcome her insecurities. It’s a nice little story filled with fun characters that, admittedly, wears the…

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How Inside Llewyn Davis Explores Depression Through Folk Music

hang me oh hang me I'll be dead no I mean you hang me I'll be dead and gone wouldn't mind but the lane in the gray so long all around this world inside Llewyn Davis is a folk song the Coen Brothers best film of the decade is nonetheless a divisive one the arguably quite unlikable main character in…

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Stories Untold: Dealing with Trauma and Guilt

guilt at its best keeps us acting what we consider ethically so that we don't feel bad about ourselves but at its worst guilt can be an all-consuming darkness whose grip on our mind we feel we can never escape stories untold deals with the latter instance there will be spoilers as I'm going to talk about the game in…

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The Psychology of Why We Play – SHUX Presents

this is the panel on the psychology of why we play board games so we're gonna talk about some psychology how much psychology background do you have Matt I studied psychology at University and I wasn't especially good at it but I really enjoy it well I was got good got good at it when I was there but I…

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Celeste & the Struggles of Mental Illness | Storyteller's Notebook

For as rage-inducingly satisfying asCeleste's gameplay and level design are, it's the game's story that caught myattention. It follows a young woman named Madeline as she goes on a journey toreach the summit of the titular Mount Celeste, whilst trying to overcome herinsecurities. It's a nice little story filled with fun characters that, admittedly, wears the themes on its sleeve,…

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