The Best Banknote in the World!

You may have seen some videos doing the rounds online: the new British 5 pound banknote and the new Australian $5 note being used as the needle for a record player. It’s pretty cool – they actually play music! Oh that’s so cool! But like any story involving Britain and Australia, one of us had…

The Best Banknote in the World!

You may have seen some videos doing the rounds online: the new British 5 pound banknote and the new Australian $5 note being used as the needle for a record player. It’s pretty cool – they actually play music! Oh that’s so cool! But like any story involving Britain and Australia, one of us had…

Is This Why We Haven’t Found Alien Civilizations? | STELLAR

Thank you to Draper and its Hack The Moon initiative for supporting PBS Digital Studios.People have always dreamed of ways to be closer to the stars.That’s what brought us here to Mauna Kea in Hawaii.From this spot, we can stand nearer to the sky, and see farther and clearer than almostanywhere else on Earthto wonder…

Money Is A Technological Fiction (The Invention of $$$)

Hey smart people, Joe here.How much money to do you have?Don’t worry, this isn’t a patreon thing… (but we’re on Patreon now)Anyway, seriously…count your gold.…or your silver, or your Benjamins, or maybe even your rai stones if we have any fans fromthe Pacific island of Yap.How much ya got?There’s a lot of ways to store…

Money Is A Technological Fiction (The Invention of $$$)

Hey smart people, Joe here.How much money to do you have?Don’t worry, this isn’t a patreon thing… (but we’re on Patreon now)Anyway, seriously…count your gold.…or your silver, or your Benjamins, or maybe even your rai stones if we have any fans fromthe Pacific island of Yap.How much ya got?There’s a lot of ways to store…

Are Women Better With Money?

Today’s episode of Two Cents is all about the ladies.Oh.Should I go?No.You should listen.Okay ladies.Time for a little real talk.Women report feeling high or overwhelming levels of financial stress twice as oftenas men.Why is that?There are two major reasons:The first is compensation.The gender pay gap is real and it is nasty.In 1988, American women made…

5 Tips For A Better Side Hustle

These days, it seems like everyone is making money on the side.Your brother drives for Uber, your mother rents out your old room on AirBnB, your sistersells candles that smell like your grandma, and your grandma is running a quilting blog.Almost 44 million Americans are reported as having a “side hustle”.Most people start them for…

Should I Invest In Cannabis Stocks?

What do Snoop Dogg, Gwyneth Paltrow, and ex-Speaker of the House John Boehner all have in common?Besides their Spotify Discover Weekly playlists.They’re all major investors in a budding new industry – legalized cannabis production.Once a taboo topic, pot is going mainstream. A 2018 Pew Research Poll found that 62% ofAmericans believe marijuana should be legalized…

How Risky Is The Stock Market?

Thank you to Curiosity Stream for supporting PBS Digital Studios!Have you ever thought about investing in the stock market?Maybe you have a cousin or a co-worker who’s always talking about how their “portfolio”is doing, and you think “Maybe I should be doing that, too…”But then you do a little research and it sounds like this:[CACOPHONY…

Do Makers Propose a More Open Source Future? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

[ALARM SOUNDING] Come on. Warning. Copyright violation. God– Remain calm as authorities arrive. Here’s an idea. Everything would be better open source. Remain calm as authorities arrive. Copyright violation. Remain calm as authorities arrive. Here’s an idea. Copyright violation. Being a maker, constructing things from scratch, turning what one has into what one doesn’t, fearlessly…