We May Just Need To Blow Our Minds

Perhaps there may be much more to "reality" than we normally can perceive. Maybe a good mind-blowing will help us to understand the limits of our own perspectives.


How We Might Be Living in Other Dimensions Without Knowing It - In this 4-minute video, Neil deGrasse Tyson provides an incredible visual illustration of the limits to our perception and comprehension.
Albert Einstein's revolutionary scientific theories lead to predictions about the world we live in that defy common sense. When this was pointed out somewhat forcefully to Einstein, his response was the quote below. That Einstein's theories have, again and again, been supported by scientific observations, suggests that our "common sense" perceptions of reality are, indeed, incomplete!
Flatland - This 5-minute animated video illustrates the basic story of Edwin A. Abbott's famous novella, Flatland -- an early attempt to explain multiple levels of reality (dimensions) to a general audience. For Carl Sagan lovers, here's a 7-minute video of Sagan explaining Flatland in his own inimitable style.
The Eternally Inflating Multiverse - If you've ever wondered what scientists have in mind when they suggest that there might be multiple universes (a multiverse), this 10-minute video provides an explanation.
Big Mysteries: Extra Dimensions - Ten, eleven, or more dimensions? If you were intrigued by the previous videos, take this 9-minute deeper dive into the possibilities of multiple dimensions.
The Cave - 2,400 years ago, the Greek philosopher, Plato, explored the limits on our capacity to perceive and the problems that creates for us. This 3-minute animated video brings Plato's Allegory of the Cave vividly to life.
A Conversation Between Twins from Inside the Womb - What if babies in the womb pondered the question of 'life after birth?' Another intriguing allegory for exploring the possibilities that lie beyond our capacity to perceive.
Fractals Meet Hubble - This 4-minute video offers a mesmerizing exploration of the plasticity of our perception as what was previously unseen unfolds into new fields of perception, as unreal and real interact.