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Friday Nite Videos -- July 25, 2014

Quantum Entanglement: A Poem. Why Do We Sleep? Buffy Sainte-Marie - The Universal Soldier. Meet Jibo, a Social Robot for the Home. Immigrant America: The Worst Job In New York.

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How Would You Like a Science Teacher Like This?
 
Science teacher Taylor Gaar recites original poem 'Quantum Entanglement for the 5th Grade Classroom' at Kinnection Campout 2014
 
 
 

 


 

Russell Foster: Why Do We Sleep?
 
Russell Foster studies the sleep cycles of the brain. What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do one-third of our lives. Foster shares popular theories about sleep, busts some myths and hints at some bold new uses of sleep.
 
 

 


 

Buffy Sainte-Marie - Universal Soldier
 
Buffy describes the experience that inspired her to write The Universal Soldier, then sings it
 
 

 


 

Meet Jibo, a Social Robot for the Home
 
MIT roboticist Cynthia Breazeal introduces her latest creation, Jibo, a social robot for the home that is now available for pre-order.
 
 

 


 

Immigrant America: The Worst Job In New York
 
Milking cows is a dirty, monotonous job, and as we found out in our latest episode of Immigrant America, it's not a job many unemployed Americans are willing to do. But the government doesn't give dairy farms a way to recruit foreign workers legally. We went to upstate New York to try to understand the cat and mouse game between dairy farms and immigration authorities.