Where Minotaurs Come From.
Minding my own business.
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: Antonio Donato Nobre: The magic of the Amazon: A river that flows invisibly all around us - Antonio Donato Nobre (2010)The Amazon River is like a heart, pumping water from the seas through it, and up into the atmosphere through 600 billion trees, which act like lungs. Clouds form, rain falls and the forest thrives. In a lyrical talk, Antonio Donato Nobre talks us through the interconnected systems of this region, and how they provide environmental services to the entire worl […]TEDTalks
- TED: Avi Reichental: What’s next in 3D printing - Avi Reichental (2014)Just like his beloved grandfather, Avi Reichental is a maker of things. The difference is, now he can use 3D printers to make almost anything, out of almost any material. Reichental tours us through the possibilities of 3D printing, for everything from printed candy to highly custom sneakers. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Mac Barnett: Why a good book is a secret door - Mac Barnett (2014)Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Andrew Connolly: What's the next window into our universe? - Andrew Connolly (2014)Big Data is everywhere — even the skies. In an informative talk, astronomer Andrew Connolly shows how large amounts of data are being collected about our universe, recording it in its ever-changing moods. Just how do scientists capture so many images at scale? It starts with a giant telescope … […]TEDTalks
- TED: Rishi Manchanda: What makes us get sick? Look upstream. - Rishi Manchanda (2014)Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them ill—the “upstream" factors like a poor diet, a stressful job, a lack of fresh air. It’s a powerful call for doctors to pay attenti […]TEDTalks
- TED: Uldus Bakhtiozina: Wry photos that turn stereotypes upside down - Uldus Bakhtiozina (2014)Artist Uldus Bakhtiozina uses photographs to poke fun at societal norms in her native Russia. A glimpse into Russian youth culture and a short, fun reminder not to take ourselves too seriously. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Hans and Ola Rosling: How not to be ignorant about the world - Hans Rosling / Ola Rosling (2014)How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling, with his famous charts of global population, health and income data (and an extra-extra-long pointer), demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz — then, from Hans’ son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ignor […]TEDTalks
- TED: Dan Barasch: A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City - Dan Barasch (2014)Dan Barasch and James Ramsey have a crazy plan — to create a park, filled with greenery, underneath New York City. The two are developing the Lowline, an underground greenspace the size of a football field. They're building it in a trolley terminal abandoned in 1948, using technology that harvests sunlight above-ground and directs it down below. It […]TEDTalks
- TED: Zak Ebrahim: I am the son of a terrorist. Here's how I chose peace. - Zak Ebrahim (2014)If you’re raised on dogma and hate, can you choose a different path? Zak Ebrahim was just seven years old when his father helped plan the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. His story is shocking, powerful and, ultimately, inspiring. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Colin Grant: How our stories cross over - Colin Grant (2012)Colin Grant has spent a lifetime navigating the emotional landscape between his father’s world and his own. Born in England to Jamaican parents, Grant draws on stories of shared experience within his immigrant community -- and reflects on how he found forgiveness for a father who rejected him. […]TEDTalks
- Please Protect Me From My Password September 22, 2014We live in a world that is surrounded by fear, by a bit of paranoia and maybe rightfully so. We have groups lopping people's heads off and posting the videos online. There is the fear of your not so friendly neighbor invading your territory under the pretext of protection and the outbreak of new types of diseases and viruses that we didn't know exi […]
- Ex-Employees Say Home Depot Left Data Vulnerable September 21, 2014The risks were clear to computer experts inside Home Depot: The home improvement chain, they warned for years, might be easy prey for hackers. […]
- This Kids' Movie Makes 'Transformers' Look Like Child's Play September 21, 2014"It definitely feels like an odd choice when everything is going electric for someone to stick with a cart and a buggy." Stop-motion animation is such a labor-intensive process that it almost seems masochistic. The method is daunting: Every figure needs to be manually adjusted for each frame, of which there are 24 each second, 1440 each minute. Nev […]
- Mysterious Fireball Spotted Over The Rockies Was Actually A Russian Spy Satellite, Experts Say September 21, 2014A mysterious fireball that was spotted moving across the night sky and breaking apart above the Rocky Mountains earlier this month left observers totally baffled. Some speculated that the blazing object may have been pieces from a meteor or other celestial body, but the science just didn't seem to add up. If it was indeed a meteor, it would have burned […]
- SpaceX Launches 3-D Printer, Mice Into Space September 21, 2014CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. In all, the unmanned Dragon capsule is delivering more than 5,000 pounds (2,270 kilograms) of space station supplies for NASA. Dragon should reach the space station Tuesday. It's the fifth […]
- Surge Soda Again Sells Out On Amazon September 20, 2014Surge needs some reinforcements. This past Monday, when Coca-Cola began selling 12-packs of the lemon-lime soda on Amazon -- marking the first time in more than a decade that the product was for sale anywhere -- it almost immediately sold out. Supplies were quickly restocked. But by Saturday, the fizzy green drink had sold out once again. The company vowed o […]
- Tesla Falls Yet Again As Wall Street Sobers On Stock September 20, 2014Wall Street may finally be sobering on Tesla. The stock price for the electric automaker has soared during the past year, but it fell on Friday after a Goldman Sachs analyst predicted the company will need at least $6 billion over the next 11 years to make its vehicles go mainstream. If billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, the company's chairman and CEO, […]
- Kim Kardashian's Alleged Nude Photos Leak Online, Many More Celebs Targeted In Hacking Ring (UPDATE) September 20, 2014Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens and U.S. soccer goalie Hope Solo appear to be the latest victims of the celebrity nude photo hacking ring. Early Saturday morning alleged nude photos of the stars leaked on 4chan and started trending on Twitter. According to Uproxx, the photos were quickly removed as part of 4chan's new policy on copyright infringement. T […]
- Facebook-Owned Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset September 20, 2014LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition. The hew headset intended for creators of VR experiences is nicknamed Crescent Bay and features a higher resolution and refresh rate, integrated headphones and 360-degree head tracking. "That […]
- This Hadrosaur Had Such A Giant Nose, Scientists Are Calling It The 'Jimmy Durante' Of Dinos September 20, 2014Scientists are calling it the Jimmy Durante of Dinosaurs. Not because of its talents as a jazz pianist, but because -- like Durante -- the newly-identified dinosaur Rhinorex condrupus had quite a large nose. Story continues below. The newly-discovered dino, "Rhinorex condrupus," above. Paleontologists Dr. Terry Gates, a postdoctoral researcher with […]