‘PBS Idea Channel’ Explores Boredom, Overly Sensitive Americans, and Teleporters

PBS Idea Channel host Mike Rugnetta explores boredom, overly sensitive Americans, and teleporters in a recent episode that breaks the typical format by looking at three short ideas rather than one single, more meaty idea. Though succinct, Rugnetta manages to do all three topics justice.

It’s time to come in from the cold and put on your thinking cap, because we have THREE new ideas for you to consider this week. 1) What’s so bad about being bored? 2) Why are Americans so sensitive? and 3) Is that really you on the other side of the teleporter?