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: Jill Shargaa: Please, please, people. Let's put the 'awe' back in 'awesome' - Jill Shargaa (2014)Which of the following is awesome: your lunch or the Great Pyramid of Giza? Comedian Jill Shargaa sounds a hilarious call for us to save the word "awesome" for things that truly inspire awe. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Sally Kohn: Don't like clickbait? Don't click - Sally Kohn (2014)Doesn't it seem like a lot of online news sites have moved beyond reporting the news to openly inciting your outrage (and your page views)? News analyst Sally Kohn suggests — don't engage with news that looks like it just wants to make you mad. Instead, give your precious clicks to the news sites you truly trust. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Meera Vijayann: Find your voice against gender violence - Meera Vijayann (2014)This talk begins with a personal story of sexual violence that may be difficult to listen to. But that’s the point, says citizen journalist Meera Vijayann: Speaking out on tough, taboo topics is the spark for change. Vijayann uses digital media to speak honestly about her experience of gender violence in her home country of India -- and calls on others to sp […]TEDTalks
- TED: Rose Goslinga: Crop insurance, an idea worth seeding - Rose Goslinga (2014)Across sub-Saharan Africa, small farmers are the bedrock of national and regional economies—unless the weather proves unpredictable and their crops fail. The solution is insurance, at a vast, continental scale, and at a very low, affordable cost. Rose Goslinga, a citizen of Kenya, and her team pioneered an unconventional way to give farmers whose crops fail […]TEDTalks
- TED: Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world? - Martin Rees (2014)A post-apocalyptic Earth, emptied of humans, seems like the stuff of science fiction TV and movies. But in this short, surprising talk, Lord Martin Rees asks us to think about our real existential risks — natural and human-made threats that could wipe out humanity. As a concerned member of the human race, he asks: What’s the worst thing that could possibly h […]TEDTalks
- TED: Ziyah Gafić: Everyday objects, tragic histories - Ziyah Gafić (2014)Ziyah Gafić photographs everyday objects—watches, shoes, glasses. But these images are deceptively simple; the items in them have been exhumed from the mass graves of the Bosnian War. Gafić, a TED Fellow and Sarajevo native, is photographing every item from these graves in order to create a living archive of the identities of those lost. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Laurel Braitman: Depressed dogs, cats with OCD — what animal madness means for us humans - Laurel Braitman (2014)Behind those funny animal videos, sometimes, are oddly human-like problems. Laurel Braitman studies non-human animals who exhibit signs of mental health issues -- from compulsive bears to self-destructive rats to monkeys with unlikely friends. Braitman asks what we as humans can learn from watching animals cope with depression, sadness and other all-too-huma […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jarrett J. Krosoczka: Why lunch ladies are heroes - Jarrett J. Krosoczka (2014)Children’s book author Jarrett Krosoczka shares the origins of the Lunch Lady graphic novel series, in which undercover school heroes serve lunch…and justice! His new project, School Lunch Hero Day, reveals how cafeteria lunch staff provide more than food, and illustrates how powerful a thank you can be. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Aziza Chaouni: How I brought a river, and my city, back to life - Aziza Chaouni (2014)The Fez River winds through the medina of Fez, Morocco—a mazelike medieval city that’s a World Heritage site. Once considered the “soul” of this celebrated city, the river succumbed to sewage and pollution, and in the 1950s was covered over bit by bit until nothing remained. TED Fellow Aziza Chaouni recounts her 20 year effort to restore this river to its fo […]TEDTalks
- TED: Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web - Tim Berners-Lee (2014)Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web 25 years ago. So it’s worth a listen when he warns us: There’s a battle ahead. Eroding net neutrality, filter bubbles and centralizing corporate control all threaten the web’s wide-open spaces. It’s up to users to fight for the right to access and openness. The question is, What kind of Internet do we want? […]TEDTalks
- Apple To Include Mobile Payments In Next iPhone: Reports August 31, 2014Apple is partnering with Visa, Mastercard, and American Express to help make the next iPhone into an electronic wallet, Bloomberg reported Sunday. With the new feature, iPhone owners would be able to use their phone to pay for goods at participating retail stores. Apple has long been rumored to covet the mobile-payment arena, and the report is the latest ind […]
- What's New On Netflix In September 2014? August 31, 2014September is upon is, which means one thing: Netflix has some great new titles right around the corner. From the final season of "How I Met Your Mother" to some of Robin Williams' best movies, the streaming service has us covered in a big way this month. So say goodbye to summer and let the binge-watching begin. Here's what's new on […]
- Bill Nye 'Announces' Presidential Run With Neil deGrasse Tyson August 31, 2014"Bill Nye The Science POTUS" may have a nice ring to it, but would the famed "Science Guy" ever run for office? A listener of the StarTalk Radio program, which was first hosted by renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, asked Nye that question in a recent episode. His answer just may make your ears perk up. Check out the video above. […]
- 5 Simple Tips For Taking Killer Instagram Travel Photos August 31, 2014When you're visiting a beautiful new place, it's perfectly natural to want to capture the moment with a camera to take it home with you -- or Instagram it, so you can share it with your friends immediately. Well, creative tourism startup Foto Ruta (that's Spanish for "photo route") is here to help optimize this combination of explora […]
- Hyperlapse For iPhone Will Revolutionize Wildlife Films August 30, 2014As a biologist, my first thought after hearing about Hyperlapse – Instagram’s new app for making time-lapse movies – was this: nature videos. […]
- Here's How Americans Spend Every Minute Of Their Days August 30, 2014How many Americans are shopping, watching TV or working at any given moment of the day? A new interactive chart, built by e-commerce company Retale using survey data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, answers that question, depicting what Americans are doing in real time. You can also see just how routines shift along age, gender and employment lines. Expl […]
- Further Proof 'Game Of Thrones' Is The Most Spectacular Show On TV August 30, 2014"Game of Thrones" may have been snubbed from the major Emmy categories this year, but it did take home one very deserving statue. The HBO series won the award for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects, and if you have any doubt over why, this new video will reassure you. From Rodeo FX, this "Game of Thrones" special effects reel shows al […]
- Five Essential Travel Tips For Small Business Owners August 30, 2014If you're a small business owner, there's not really the option of closing the office when traveling on business. I know this firsthand. As a speaker and trainer on productivity and attention management, I'm on the road a lot. Here are the tools and strategies I've found that keep me calm, comfortable and productive when I'm away fro […]
- The First Email System -- History of Email (Part 3) August 30, 2014This is the third post in The History of Email series. What we know today as "email" is a really a system -- a system of interlocking parts, each of which is essential for ordinary people to communicate effectively with one or many others, in an environment where different kinds of information must be shared (memos, documents, files, etc.) i.e. the […]
- Teen With Amazingly Long Neck To Undergo Surgery (PHOTO) August 30, 2014Surgeons are helping a teenager save his neck by shortening it. Fu Wengui, 15, of Beijing, is preparing to go under the knife because he's reportedly caused immense pain by the three extra vertebrae in his neck. The teen has 10 vertebrae in his neck while the average person has seven, according to Quirky China, which released photos of him at the hospit […]