Had to have been there… sorry
If you’re bored of your natural hair colour, there’s a ton of products out there to help you, but the process isn’t that straightforward. Daisy shows us how to get the hair colour you want and how to recuperate your hair after sending it through a chemical hell.
Chinese is a super international language. Chinese people, they’re everywhere and you should talk to them! But how? Daniel talks about his journey acquiring the language and gives tips. Learn Mandarin and Simplified Chinese using the Pleco dictionary by practising with people in real life or on the Internet with HelloTalk. Over-enunciate when starting and get a learning partner. With these tools and A LOT of practice, people will think you’re a genius for learning Chinese.
One of the biggest problems in writing, is figuring out “out of the infinite amount of directions this story can go, what should I break it down into?”. Clarke brings us through some examples from TV of how it can be done correctly and incorrectly.
Opera is pretty hard to navigate for an outsider. It sounds, looks and feels foreign even if you’re from the culture that it originates from. Mason guides us through Jingju opera by showing it’s motivations, methods and some of the legendary actors that have brought it to fame.
Getting to space is hard. Staying in space is harder. Moving in space is even harder. Which is probably why a ton of movies get it wrong. Xuan shows us how to think about space and moving in it intuitively, using Lego, Kerbel Space Program and videos.
Like most complex systems, one of the ways we learn the most about the brain is when it breaks. Ivana presents how we’ve learned about memory, emotion and brain communication.
Social networks are pretty homogeneous, which means that most of our contacts are just like us. How does this effect how we vote, especially when strategic voting comes into play? Alan shows us the models he built, the conclusion he reached and why he thinks it’s important to build models in the first place!
Curling is an intensely strategic and Canadian. Brendan runs us through some of the basic rules and the tactics used to get you started.
Lucid Dreaming is a state of mind where you are dreaming, but are still in control of your dreams. Mason gives tips (reality checks, sleeping) and warns of some risks you should be aware of (sleep paralysis) for becoming a lucid dreamer.