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.
- couragealways on Jonathan Harris collects stories
- Bad Monkey on U.S. Chamber Battles Climate Bill
- couragealways on U.S. Chamber Battles Climate Bill
- couragealways on Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile
- couragealways on Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy
- Gayle Tzemach Lemmon: Meet the women fighting on the front lines of an American warIn 2011, the US Armed Forces still had a ban on women in combat -- but in that year, a Special Operations team of women was sent to Afghanistan to serve on the front lines, to build rapport with locals and try to help bring an end to the war. Reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon tells the story of this "band of sisters," an extraordinary group of women wa […]
- Latif Nasser: The amazing story of the man who gave us modern pain reliefFor the longest time, doctors basically ignored the most basic and frustrating part of being sick -- pain. In this lyrical, informative talk, Latif Nasser tells the extraordinary story of wrestler and doctor John J. Bonica, who persuaded the medical profession to take pain seriously -- and transformed the lives of millions. […]
- Jimmy Carter: Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse With his signature resolve, former US President Jimmy Carter dives into three unexpected reasons why the mistreatment of women and girls continues in so many manifestations in so many parts of the world, both developed and developing. The final reason he gives? “In general, men don’t give a damn.” […]
- Dame Ellen MacArthur: The surprising thing I learned sailing solo around the worldWhat do you learn when you sail around the world on your own? When solo sailor Ellen MacArthur circled the globe – carrying everything she needed with her – she came back with new insight into the way the world works, as a place of interlocking cycles and finite resources, where the decisions we make today affect what's left for tomorrow. She proposes a […]
- Chris Urmson: How a driverless car sees the roadStatistically, the least reliable part of the car is ... the driver. Chris Urmson heads up Google's driverless car program, one of several efforts to remove humans from the driver's seat. He talks about where his program is right now, and shares fascinating footage that shows how the car sees the road and makes autonomous decisions about what to do […]
- Maryn McKenna: What do we do when antibiotics don’t work any more?Penicillin changed everything. Infections that had previously killed were suddenly quickly curable. Yet as Maryn McKenna shares in this sobering talk, we've squandered the advantages afforded us by that and later antibiotics. Drug-resistant bacteria mean we're entering a post-antibiotic world -- and it won't be pretty. There are, however, thin […]
- Chip Kidd: The art of first impressions -- in design and lifeBook designer Chip Kidd knows all too well how often we judge things by first appearances. In this hilarious, fast-paced talk, he explains the two techniques designers use to communicate instantly -- clarity and mystery -- and when, why and how they work. He celebrates beautiful, useful pieces of design, skewers less successful work, and shares the thinking […]
- Roxane Gay: Confessions of a bad feministWhen writer Roxane Gay dubbed herself a "bad feminist," she was making a joke, acknowledging that she couldn't possibly live up to the demands for perfection of the feminist movement. But she's realized that the joke rang hollow. In a thoughtful and provocative talk, she asks us to embrace all flavors of feminism -- and make the small cho […]
- Joey Alexander: An 11-year-old prodigy performs old-school jazzRaised listening to his dad's old records, Joey Alexander plays a brand of sharp, modern piano jazz that you likely wouldn't expect to hear from a pre-teenager. Listen as the 11-year-old delights the TED crowd with his very special performance of a Thelonious Monk classic. […]
- LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial AmericaFor the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately been hailed as a posterchild of "rustbelt revitalization," Frazier's pictures tell a different story, of the real impact of inequality and environmental toxicity. In this short, powerful talk […]
- Solar-Powered Plane Soars Over The Pacific Without A Drop Of Fuel July 3, 2015A solar-powered, single-pilot airplane just made aviation (and renewable energy) history, completing the 4,000-mile journey from Japan to Hawaii without stops or fossil fuel. The plane landed Friday morning at Kalaeloa Airport on the island of Oahu. HE MADE IT! @andreborschberg just touched down in #Hawaii after a record-breaking flight! #futureisclean @b... […]
- Reddit Community Revolts After 'Ask Me Anything' Administrator Is Dismissed July 3, 2015The Reddit community was in flux after the administrator of one of the site's most popular sections was let go on Thursday. It's unclear why Victoria Taylor, the administrator of /r/IAMA (Ask Me Anything), was dismissed, but volunteer moderators shut down several other sections of the social sharing site in protest, NPR reports. On Friday afternoon […]
- Learn This Language to Make the Most Money as a Programmer July 3, 2015Financially speaking, which computer languages can earn the most for the programmer?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Answer by Carter Page, Engineering Manager at Google There is a short […]
- Is HBO's <i>Silicon Valley</i> Funny? It Depends On Where You Sit July 3, 2015I've always wondered how cops felt about NYPD Blue, or how lawyers feel when they watch Law and Order. Now I know. I just watched the seasons finale of HBO's reality/sitcom Silicon Valley. If you haven't seen the series bit dramatic ending -- quick, stop reading. Because I'm going to spill the beans, or the few beans there are. The thing […]
- (VIDEO) "Xaxis Sync" Reached Short List at Cannes Lions: Caspar Schlickum Explains Why it Matters July 3, 2015CANNES - Powering real-time advertising buying is determined by a number of signals, including data on which commercials are being aired at a particular time. Xaxis, the automated media buying unit of GroupM, launched a product last year called Xaxis Sync. It synchronizes TV ads and serves related ads via mobile and other platform in real-time. Its impleme […]
- (VIDEO) TubeMogul's Wilson Wants To Dismantle Video Silos July 3, 2015CANNES -- Today, ads on TV, internet video and mobile video, by and large, have to be bought separately. But that fact is changing, with many vendors wanting to help advertisers make one buy across multiple channels. TubeMogul is amongst those vendors. "Right now, we do a really job at automating the buying a desktop pre-roll buy or a mobile video buy o […]
- Why We Can't Remember Phone Numbers Anymore July 3, 2015Could you recite your child's phone number off the top of your head? How about your spouse's number? -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. […]
- Russian Cargo Ship Successfully Launched; Will Bring Critical Supplies To International Space Station July 3, 2015MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. A Soyuz-U rocket blasted off flawlessly from Russia-leased Baikonur launch pad in Kazakhstan, placing the Progress M-28M ship into […]
- Weekend Roundup: How Will Greece Take Its Hemlock? July 3, 2015Ancient Greece was not only the birthplace of democracy, but also a deathbed of reason when a jury of 500 citizens condemned Socrates to die by hemlock poisoning for his impious attitude toward the order of the day. Defiant to the end, the philosopher voluntarily drank the poison himself in a suicidal display of dignity. This weekend, Greek voters will decid […]
- EU Proposal Adopts Net Neutrality Principles for 'Open Internet,' But Would Create Fast Lanes July 2, 2015A draft agreement released by the European Commission has many net neutrality advocates concerned that a loophole will destroy net neutrality in Europe by creating Internet "fast lanes." In its public proposal, the European Commission would apply the fundamental principles of net neutrality to all broadband Internet services providing access to the […]