• Air date: 26 Sep '19 10 episodes
      This documentary series, made in partnership with Vox, explain some of the world's current trends, from politics, to science to pop culture.
  • List of Episodes (10)
    • 1. Cults

      26 Sep '19
      How do cults lure people in and exert control? Learn a cult’s telltale signs, and how loneliness and life online makes indoctrination easier than ever.
    • 2. Billionaires

      03 Oct '19
      There are more billionaires than ever. But how does this vast accumulation of wealth affect the world? Mark Cuban and Bernie Sanders offer insights.
    • 3. Animal Intelligence

      10 Oct '19
      What goes on inside an animal's mind? Figuring out how they think and feel might just be the key to understanding our own place in the world.
    • 4. Athleisure

      17 Oct '19
      It began with bloomers. Then came spandex. Now we sport leggings and other activewear everywhere. How did comfy, casual clothing go mainstream?
    • 5. Coding

      24 Oct '19
      Computer code now controls how we live. But how did these programming languages evolve? And how can they be used to build a new and better world?
    • 6. Pirates

      31 Oct '19
      In pop culture, pirates are often depicted as booty-looting rogues, but their history is far more complicated. See how they became enemies of humanity.
    • 7. The Next Pandemic

      07 Nov '19
      If you're not worried about a looming global pandemic, you probably should be. Are we prepared for an outbreak? Bill Gates and other experts weigh in.
    • 8. The Future of Meat

      14 Nov '19
      The planet's current rate of meat consumption is unprecedented -- and becoming unsustainable. In the future, will meat alternatives be the answer?
    • 9. Beauty

      21 Nov '19
      Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but what exactly makes things such as art and architecture aesthetically pleasing, and why do we like looking?
    • 10. Diamonds

      28 Nov '19
      A diamond is forever. But why is that? Dig into how these mined pieces of carbon became both a status symbol and a sparkly sign of everlasting love.