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DARPA

Is the Military On Drugs?

From the old stories of Viking Berserkers to the rise of the Assassins and more, humanity has spent millennia using drugs as a way to explore spirituality, repair the body -- and, sometimes, to gain an edge in combat. But how prevalent was this practice? How does it continue in the modern day?

Shills 101: Online Manipulators and You

The digital age has revolutionized propaganda - how can you really know who's writing what online (and why)? Join the guys and special guest Joe McCormick as they explore the future of online manipulation.

DARPA, Part II

Could shooting electricity through your brain give your superhuman powers of thought? Is it possible to build a real-life matrix? Join Ben and Matt for the second part of their series on DARPA.

DARPA 101

It's true: the United States really does have something like a real-life mad science department. But what is DARPA? What do they do, exactly, and what role have they played in pioneering top-secret science? Learn more with Matt and Ben.