Where Minotaurs Come From.
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Dreams VS Reality.
News Anchors Fails of 2011.
Tasty Burger. Classic Samuel Jackson.
Just a flesh wound.
Bring out your dead!
From Full Metal Jacket.
Bob & Tom at it again.
This is hilarious.
I believe the medical term for this is headupassitis.
Texting gone bad.
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- TED: Morgana Bailey: The danger of hiding who you are - Morgana Bailey (2014)Morgana Bailey has been hiding her true self for 16 years. In a brave talk, she utters four words that might not seem like a big deal to some, but to her have been paralyzing. Why speak up? Because she’s realized that her silence has personal, professional and societal consequences. In front of an audience of her co-workers, she reflects on what it means to […]TEDTalks
- TED: Joe Madiath: Better toilets, better life - Joe Madiath (2014)In rural India, the lack of toilets creates a big, stinking problem. It leads to poor quality water, one of the leading causes of disease in India, and has a disproportionately negative effect on women. Joe Madiath introduces a program to help villagers help themselves, by building clean, protected water and sanitation systems and requiring everyone in the v […]TEDTalks
- TED: Sarah Bergbreiter: Why I make robots the size of a grain of rice - Sarah Bergbreiter (2014)By studying the movement and bodies of insects such as ants, Sarah Bergbreiter and her team build incredibly robust, super teeny, mechanical versions of creepy crawlies … and then they add rockets. See their jaw-dropping developments in micro-robotics, and hear about three ways we might use these little helpers in the future. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Matthieu Ricard: How to let altruism be your guide - Matthieu Ricard (2014)What is altruism? Put simply, it's the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Cristina Domenech: Poetry that frees the soul - Cristina Domenech (2014)“It’s said that to be a poet, you have to go to hell and back.” Cristina Domenech teaches writing at an Argentinian prison, and she tells the moving story of helping incarcerated people express themselves, understand themselves — and glory in the freedom of language. Watch for a powerful reading from one of her students, an inmate, in front of an audience of […]TEDTalks
- TED: Robert Muggah: How to protect fast-growing cities from failing - Robert Muggah (2014)Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south — cities like Aleppo, Bamako and Caracas — violence is actually accelerating, fueled by the drug trade, mass unemployment and civil unrest. Security researcher Robert Muggah turns our attention toward these “fragile cities,” super-fast-growing places where infrastructure is […]TEDTalks
- TED: Robert Swan: Let's save the last pristine continent - Robert Swan (2014)2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep Antarctica, the Earth’s last pristine continent, free of exploitation. Explorer Robert Swan — the first person to walk both the North and South Poles — is on a mission to ensure that we extend that treaty. With passion and vigor, he pleads with us to choose […]TEDTalks
- TED: Navi Radjou: Creative problem-solving in the face of extreme limits - Navi Radjou (2014)Navi Radjou has spent years studying "jugaad," also known as frugal innovation. Pioneered by entrepreneurs in emerging markets who figured out how to get spectacular value from limited resources, the practice has now caught on globally. Peppering his talk with a wealth of examples of human ingenuity at work, Radjou also shares three principles for […]TEDTalks
- TED: Tasso Azevedo: Hopeful lessons from the battle to save rainforests - Tasso Azevedo (2014)"Save the rainforest” is an environmental slogan as old as time — but Tasso Azevedo catches us up on how the fight is actually going these days. Spurred by the jaw-dropping losses of the 1990s, new laws (and transparent data) are helping slow the rate of deforestation in Brazil. Is it enough? Not yet. He has five ideas about what we should do next. And […]TEDTalks
- TED: Fredy Peccerelli: A forensic anthropologist who brings closure for the "disappeared" - Fredy Peccerelli (2014)In Guatemala’s 36-year conflict, 200,000 civilians were killed — and more than 40,000 were never identified. Pioneering forensic anthropologist Fredy Peccerelli and his team use DNA, archeology and storytelling to help families find the bodies of their loved ones. It’s a sobering task, but it can bring peace of mind — and sometimes, justice. (Contains medica […]TEDTalks
- Jimmy Fallon Explains The Reason For Netflix's Countdown Between Episodes January 24, 2015Have you ever wondered why Netflix has that countdown between episodes? Well, that worrisome thought will never interrupt your binge-watching again. While writing his weekly "Thank You Notes," Jimmy Fallon finally explained the reason for the streaming service's timer. Apparently, Netflix does it just to mess with us. The company knows we […]
- Purposeful Transformation: Davos Conversations Advance the Journey January 24, 2015The following is co-written with Cheryl Grise, EY Global Head of Strategy, and Professor Marc Ventresca, economic sociologist, University of Oxford. Listen carefully to the buzz during the World Economic Forum annual meeting this week and one thing is abundantly clear: Current global realities have changed the game for most firms. Today, corporate capacity f […]
- How The Uber Economy Can Become A Race To The Bottom January 24, 2015Growth in on-demand services helps customers improve their lives by finding somebody else to clear out the garage, put up the shelves or run errands. But do the people handling your to-do list benefit as well? TaskRabbit founder and CEO Leah Busque is concerned that the deal may be one-sided. "In the last 12 to 18 months, I believe there has been a slip […]
- Fadi Chehade Explains The 'Powerful' Innovations Surrounding Domain Names Today January 24, 2015Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN, explained how we "went from twenty-something" top domain names to hundreds thanks to one simple change. "The reality is, the more there are names, the less people will actually be hogging names in order to charge a lot for them," Chehade told HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday. "Because if somebody took yo […]
- Eugene Kaspersky: Cybersecurity Criminals 'Are Getting More And More Professional' January 24, 2015Eugene Kaspersky, founder of the Kaspersky Lab, said there's both good and bad news about cybersecurity. The good news is that leaders are starting to understand the issues with cybersecurity a bit more. The bad news is that cybersecurity issues do still exist and can cause major damage. "It's not the end of the revolution, and unfortunately t […]
- The Misery Of Facebook Stalking Distilled In Spot-On College Humor Music Video January 24, 2015Facebook stalking can be a miserable -- and misleading -- experience. In this new College Humor music video, listen to the lament of a dude who stayed up (again) till 5 a.m. Facebook stalking his apparently “more successful friends.” “Jack’s got a house, Jane’s in Tangier, I made 11 thousand dollars last year, your girlfriend’s a 10 and mine’s not even real, […]
- Standalone HBO Could Inspire Millions To Ditch Cable, Survey Says January 24, 2015As many as 7 million people might cut the cord once HBO launches its new streaming service later this year. At least that's how a market research firm read the numbers from its recent online survey. Such a mass exodus, if it were to occur, would be a huge blow to pay TV companies like Comcast, Time Warner Cable and DirecTV. About 100 million households […]
- Andrew McAfee: 'We Are In The Early Stages Of An Era Of Unbelievable Technological Progress' January 24, 2015Andrew McAfee of the MIT Sloan School of Management stopped by HuffPost Live at Davos on Saturday, where he spoke about the book he wrote with his colleague Erik Brynjolfsson called The Second Machine Age. "We are in the early stages of an era of unbelievable technological progress, really that we haven't seen since the first machine age, which was […]
- Microsoft Exec Reveals 'Wow' Technology January 24, 2015Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois didn't hesitate when asked what new technology makes him say, "Wow." "We presented something very cool. It's called HoloLens," he told HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Saturday. "This is the very first hologra […]
- At Davos, Technology CEOs Discuss the Digital Economy January 24, 2015Davos: One of the most anticipated discussions at this year's meeting was the plenary session on The Digital Economy. Given that I wrote the book that coined that term 20 years ago, I attended with great interest. On the panel were Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. U […]