Where Minotaurs Come From.
Minding my own business.
Dreams VS Reality.
News Anchors Fails of 2011.
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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: Enrique Peñalosa: Why buses represent democracy in action - Enrique Peñalosa (2013)"An advanced city is not one where even the poor use cars, but rather one where even the rich use public transport," argues Enrique Peñalosa. In this spirited talk, the former mayor of Bogotá shares some of the tactics he used to change the transportation dynamic in the Colombian capital... and suggests ways to think about building smart cities of […]TEDTalks
- TED: David Lang: My underwater robot - David Lang (2013)David Lang is a maker who taught himself to become an amateur oceanographer -- or, he taught a robot to be one for him. In a charming talk Lang, a TED Fellow, shows how he and a network of ocean lovers teamed up to build open-sourced, low-cost underwater explorers. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Sally Kohn: Let’s try emotional correctness - Sally Kohn (2013)It's time for liberals and conservatives to transcend their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn. In this optimistic talk, Kohn shares what she learned as a progressive lesbian talking head on Fox News. It’s not about political correctness, she says, but rather, emotional correctness. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Geraldine Hamilton: Body parts on a chip - Geraldine Hamilton (2013)It's relatively easy to imagine a new medicine, a better cure for some disease. The hard part, though, is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained talk, Geraldine Hamilton shows how her lab creates organs and body parts on a chip, simple structures with all the pieces essential to testing new medications -- ev […]TEDTalks
- TED: Toby Eccles: Invest in social change - Toby Eccles (2013)Here's a stat worth knowing: In the UK, 63% of men who finish short-term prison sentences are back inside within a year for another crime. Helping them stay outside involves job training, classes, therapy. And it would pay off handsomely -- but the government can't find the funds. Toby Eccles shares an imaginative idea for how to change that: the S […]TEDTalks
- TED: David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful - David Steindl-Rast (2013)The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And happiness, he suggests, is born from gratitude. An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Suzana Herculano-Houzel: What is so special about the human brain? - Suzana Herculano-Houzel (2013)The human brain is puzzling -- it is curiously large given the size of our bodies, uses a tremendous amount of energy for its weight and has a bizarrely dense cerebral cortex. But: why? Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel puts on her detective's cap and leads us through this mystery. By making "brain soup," she arrives at a startling conclu […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better - Jared Diamond (2013)There's an irony behind the latest efforts to extend human life: It's no picnic to be an old person in a youth-oriented society. Older people can become isolated, lacking meaningful work and low on funds. In this intriguing talk, Jared Diamond looks at how many different societies treat their elders -- some better, some worse -- and suggests we all […]TEDTalks
- TED: Peter Doolittle: How your "working memory" makes sense of the world - Peter Doolittle (2013)"Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it." In this funny, enlightening talk, educational psychologist Peter Doolittle details the importance -- and limitations -- of your "working memory," that part of the brain that allows us to make sense of what […]TEDTalks
- TED: Andreas Raptopoulos: No roads? There’s a drone for that - Andreas Raptopoulos (2013)A billion people in the world lack access to all-season roads. Could the structure of the internet provide a model for how to reach them? Andreas Raptopoulos of Matternet thinks so. He introduces a new type of transportation system that uses electric autonomous flying machines to deliver medicine, food, goods and supplies wherever they are needed. […]TEDTalks
- Tech Giants Issue Call For Limits On Government Surveillance Of Users December 9, 2013Eight prominent technology companies, bruised by revelations of government spying on their customers’ data and scrambling to repair the damage to their reputations, are mounting a public campaign to urge President Obama and Congress to set new limits on government surveillance. […]
- A Pair Of Gloves Could Save Your Life December 9, 2013In 2011, 677 U.S. bicyclists died and 48,000 were injured in collisions with motor vehicles. As an avid cyclist who regularly rides in New York City, I'm always looking for ways to make riding safer. So I was intrigued to learn about Zackees, a company that on Monday launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to mass-produce its first product: Turn […]
- 26 Best Vines Of The Week In 1 Video: Dec. 2 - Dec. 8, 2013 (VIDEO) December 9, 2013Vine, Twitter’s micro-video social network, is perhaps the best form of entertainment for Generation Distraction. With a limit of six seconds per video, Vine allows viewers to absorb a diverse array of content in just a few minutes, and forces Vine-makers to be concise with their creations. The result is a steady supply of hilarious, surprising and inventive […]
- NSA Staffers Feeling Neglected By Obama, Would Very Much Like Him To Stop By December 9, 2013Staffers at the National Security Agency feel overlooked by the White House amid revelations of the agency's vast domestic surveillance programs, according to a Washington Post report published Saturday. According to former agency officials quoted by the newspaper, morale is down across the board and frustrations with President Barack Obama are running […]
- Google Glass: Qué Guay! December 8, 2013"Me encantan tus gafas -- te ves tan moderna!" (Translation: I love your glasses -- you look so modern!) declared the Spanish woman in her mid-30s as she admired Glass and stroked my hair trying to get a better look at the "lens." "Si? En los Estados Unidos, la mayoría de la gente piensa que luzco muy rara, y es en un sentido malo. […]
- 'Game Of Thrones' Video Game To Be Released In 2014 December 8, 2013Well, the rumors were true. Telltale Games, the company behind "The Walking Dead" game confirmed on Twitter that they are producing a "Game of Thrones" video game. It's TRUE! We're working with @HBO to create an all-new episodic game series based on GAME OF THRONES in 2014! #VGX pic.twitter.com/d5GkhS2MOw— Telltale Games (@tellt […]
- Is Dark Matter Made Of Tiny Black Holes? December 8, 2013A planet-hunting NASA spacecraft has detected no sign of moon-size black holes yet in the Milky Way galaxy, limiting the chances that such objects could make up most of the "dark matter" that has mystified scientists for decades. Dark matter is one of the greatest scientific mysteries known — an invisible substance thought to constitute up five-six […]
- Bill Gates-Funded Startup Hampton Creek Foods Aims To Replace Eggs December 8, 2013SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The startup is housed in a garage-like space in San Francisco's tech-heavy South of Market neighborhood, but it isn't like most of its neighbors that develop software, websites and mobile-phone apps. Its mission is to find plant replacements for eggs. Inside, research chefs bake cookies and cakes, whip up batches of flavored ma […]
- Hootsuite's 'The Next Big Thing' Offers $100,000 December 8, 2013VANCOUVER - The founder of the social media management tool Hootsuite started two businesses as a teenager, and now he wants to help other young Canadian entrepreneurs make it big for themselves.Ryan Holmes began his rise into the business world by opening a pizza restaurant and a paintball company when he was in his mid-teens.He's now offering a total […]
- These Photos Of Faces Hiding In Everyday Life Are Your New Favorite Twitter Addiction December 8, 2013Sometimes, just sometimes, Twitter is great. This past month, the social media platform became the home of @FacesPics, a hilarious account that documents anthropomorphic photographs of faces hiding in plain site. From coffee foam to open backpacks to sliced onions, the anonymous geniuses behind "Faces in Things" manage to turn the most mundane item […]