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Throughout history, tattoos have represented conquests, coming of age, religion, spirituality, art, and even punishment. Today, tattoos are alive and thriving as a form of personal expression. How have modern techniques changed this art form? What are best practices in tattoo creation and care? Why are tattoos permanent���and when are they not? Join us as we "talk tat" with artitsts Suzanne "Fishy" Shifflett and Tanya Wischerath of Modern Electric Tattoo in San Francisco.

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The intertwining of astronomy, Hawaiian ancestry, and traditional navigation are the subject of this video featuring astrophysicist Paul Coleman, cultural historian Koa Rice, and captain Billy Richards.

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Do chimps cooperate even when they���re not related? The traditional answer is no, but primatologist Linda Vigilant explains how genetics is revising this belief.

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Primatologist Christophe Boesch explains that declining chimpanzee populations threatens the study of chimpanzee culture.

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A video portrait of Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost settlement in the United States.

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Craig George and Glenn Sheehan explain how scientists have learned from I��upiaq hunters to make more accurate counts of bowhead whales.

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What is visual literacy--and who is literate? Join guest lecturer James Elkins in an evening of commentary on the many ways we "read" the visual world and assign meaning to what we see.

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Learn how to bridge the digital generation gap with America's foremost expert on kids and computers. Seymour Papert talks about the impact of the Digital Age on the family.

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This episode of Sedge Thomson's West Coast Live radio show explores the places where science and entertainment intersect. In this broadcast: Kevin Kelly of Wired Magazine; Lawrence Weschler, author of "Seeing is Forgetting the Name of Thing One Sees"; The Canadian Brass Ensemble; physics chanteuse Lynda Williams; and Jonathan Schooler with a memory wine-tasting.