Learn: The Economics of The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption has become one of the most watched movies of all time. And though it is probably most famous for the line, “get busy living, or get busy dying”, but wrapped up in the rest of the story are some valuable economic lessons. Check it out in the video below.  

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Watch: Time-Lapse Video Of Volcano Erupting In Chile

The Calbuco volcano in Chile has now erupted twice in the last 24 hours. Check out the very cool video of one of the eruptions below. For more on the story check out this article from NPR.  

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Math: When the Hell is Cheryl’s birthday?

Here’s the question: Albert and Bernard just became friends with Cheryl, and they want to know when her birthday is. Cheryl gives them a list of 10 possible dates. May 15, May 16, May 19 June 17, June 18 July 14, July 16 August 14, August 15, August 17 Cheryl then tells Albert and Bernard

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Watch: Chameleon Tongue Attack in Slow Motion

Chameleon’s are remarkable creatures — the ability to blend into their environment and all. But that’s nothing compared to what their tongue can do. See for you self in this super-slow-motion video below.

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Classic P.B.A. — Argus vs Tater Tot

In case you didn’t know, P.B.A. stands for Pointless, But Awesome. It’s a place where we keep all those interesting tidbits from the Internet that we hope maybe bring a brief smile or load-lightening new perspective. Here’s one from a slightly sadistic pet owner, the ending is open, but we choose to assume Argus get’s

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Video Commentary: What’s Wrong With The Media?

If you’ve gone through our welcome presentation, you know that a big part of what The Minot Voice is all about is improving the information we all consume on a daily basis. The idea is that if feed our brains a lean diet of premium content, we’ll see benefits in all sorts of places we don’t

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The Science of Psilocybic Mushrooms

An argument could be made that the war on drugs has not been the U.S. government’s best investment, and that is likely due in part to cultural resistance to the criminalization of a few drugs that no business being lumped into the ‘dangerous’ category… marijuana is the most obvious example, psilocybic mushrooms are another. And

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Youtube: Experiences with Animals

It’s not really news, but it’s still kind of awesome. Two videos this morning from opposite sides of the planet  reinforce the idea that when animals are in the equation, you should always expect what you’re not expecting. First up, a buffalo that wants to play demolition derby. And second, a lion that looks at

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