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: Jeremy Heimans: What new power looks like - Jeremy Heimans (2014)We can see the power of distributed, crowd-sourced business models every day — witness Uber, Kickstarter, Airbnb. But veteran online activist Jeremy Heimans asks: When does that kind of "new power" start to work in politics? His surprising answer: Sooner than you think. It’s a bold argument about the future of politics and power; watch and see if y […]TEDTalks
- TED: Debra Jarvis: Yes, I survived cancer. But that doesn't define me - Debra Jarvis (2014)Debra Jarvis had worked as a hospital chaplain for nearly 30 years when she was diagnosed with cancer. And she learned quite a bit as a patient. In a witty, daring talk, she explains how the identity of “cancer survivor” can feel static. She asks us all to claim our hardest experiences, while giving ourselves room to grow and evolve. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Frans Lanting: Photos that give voice to the animal kingdom - Frans Lanting (2014)Nature photographer Frans Lanting uses vibrant images to take us deep into the animal world. In this short, visual talk he calls for us to reconnect with other earthly creatures, and to shed the metaphorical skins that separate us from each other. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Sergei Lupashin: A flying camera ... on a leash - Sergei Lupashin (2014)Let's admit it: aerial photo drones and UAVs are a little creepy, and they come with big regulatory and safety problems. But aerial photos can be a powerful way of telling the truth about the world: the size of a protest, the spread of an oil spill, the wildlife hidden in a delta. Sergei Lupashin demos Fotokite, a nifty new way to see the world from on […]TEDTalks
- TED: Kimberley Motley: How I defend the rule of law - Kimberley Motley (2014)Every human deserves protection under their country’s laws — even when that law is forgotten or ignored. Sharing three cases from her international legal practice, Kimberley Motley, an American litigator practicing in Afghanistan and elsewhere, shows how a country’s own laws can bring both justice and “justness”: using the law for its intended purpose, to pr […]TEDTalks
- TED: Marc Abrahams: A science award that makes you laugh, then think - Marc Abrahams (2014)As founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams explores the world’s most improbable research. In this thought-provoking (and occasionally side-splitting) talk, he tells stories of truly weird science -- and makes the case that silliness is critical to boosting public interest in science. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Fabien Cousteau: What I learned from spending 31 days underwater - Fabien Cousteau (2014)In 1963, Jacques Cousteau lived for 30 days in an underwater laboratory positioned on the floor of the Red Sea, and set a world record in the process. This summer, his grandson Fabien Cousteau broke that record. Cousteau the younger lived for 31 days aboard the Aquarius, an underwater research laboratory nine miles off the coast of Florida. In a charming tal […]TEDTalks
- TED: Joy Sun: Should you donate differently? - Joy Sun (2014)Technology allows us to give cash directly to the poorest people on the planet. Should we do it? In this thought-provoking talk, veteran aid worker Joy Sun explores two ways to help the poor. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it - Fred Swaniker (2014)Before he hit eighteen, Fred Swaniker had lived in Ghana, Gambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. What he learned from a childhood across Africa was that while good leaders can't make much of a difference in societies with strong institutions, in countries with weak structures, leaders could make or break a country. In a passionate talk the entrepreneur and TED […]TEDTalks
- TED: Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data? - Susan Etlinger (2014)Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, Susan Etlinger explains why, as we receive more and more data, we need to deepen our critical thinking skills. Because it's hard to move beyond counting things to really understanding them. […]TEDTalks
- The Most Cringeworthy Autocorrects FAILS Of October 2014 (NSFW) October 31, 2014What's scarier than any ghost, ghoul or goblin? Sending a horribly embarrassing autocorrect. There's no need to to go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie tonight. Just check out October's best autocorrects below, courtesy of Damn You Autocorrect, and shudder at the thought of texting your mom or dad about a cameltoe. Oof. […]
- F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach To Net Neutrality October 31, 2014The chairman and staff of the Federal Communications Commission are moving toward a proposal that for the first time would give the agency regulatory authority over how Internet traffic flows between content providers and the companies that provide Internet service to consumers, according to people close to the discussions. […]
- Hubble Spies Spooky 'Ghost Light' Of Dead Galaxies October 31, 2014Just in time for Halloween, the Hubble Space Telescope has spotted something a bit spooky: the faint glow of stars spewed out billions of years ago by galaxies in their death throes. (Story continues below.) The image shows "Pandora's Cluster," a group of 500 galaxies--formally known as Abell 2744--located 4 billion light-years from Earth. The […]
- Kitten Takes On Spooky Remote-Controlled Spider October 31, 2014This Halloween ain't big enough for the both of 'em. Watch a kitten taking on a remote-controlled spider in a spooky showdown. (The music is the perfect touch.) According to the video's YouTube description, our feline friend and her foe have since become friends: "The kitty and the spider have become best friends. She is now sleeping and […]
- Cops Can Force You To Unlock Phone With Apple Touch ID, Judge Rules October 31, 2014Cops can't make you give them your smartphone password -- but they can compel you to slap your finger onto your Apple Touch ID device to unlock it, a Virginia court ruled Thursday. It's an odd sort of loophole: The Fifth Amendment protects you from offering knowledge that could incriminate yourself, meaning you don't have to tell a cop your ph […]
- Dad And Baby Conquer Halloween With This Homemade MechWarrior Costume October 31, 2014When Ryan Bowen was in high school, he was a mega-fan of the MechWarrior video game series. According to his wife Cassandra's Imgur post, he was such big fan that he started planning this Sunder mech costume before they even had a baby. Now that he's dad to son Geraint, he finally has the chance to bring the costume to life. And the result is amazi […]
- Study Shows More Choice, Spending For Online Content October 31, 2014It is no secret that great change is afoot in markets for digital content; inescapable headlines drive that fact home. The changes have dramatically altered the landscape for content creation, but as a recent study commissioned by my association reflects, these monumental shifts have largely benefited consumers, and the economy. While a few obsolete gatekeep […]
- Facebook Will Share Users' Political Leanings With ABC News, BuzzFeed October 31, 2014Facebook has begun digging through its users' public posts for insight into their political views and will give the findings to ABC News and BuzzFeed to help their coverage of the 2016 presidential election. The company confirmed the partnership with the two news organizations in an email to The Huffington Post on Friday. As part of the experiment, Face […]
- Why Final Fantasy Is Trying So Hard To Make Characters' Hair Realistic October 31, 2014Gamers got an inside look at the upcoming "Final Fantasy XV" at an event in Paris Thursday, and there was one clear takeaway: the game's developer, Square Enix, is serious about hair. Though the "Final Fantasy" franchise is immensely popular -- it's sold over 80 million games worldwide in its 27 years of existence -- there’s a l […]
- Take A Peek Behind The Scenes At The Sriracha Factory October 31, 2014Sriracha has captured hearts and taste buds around the world, inspiring its own cult following. Today, you don't have to settle for slathering Sriracha sauce on your sandwich -- you can do it while wearing a Sriracha-logo hoodie and holding a Sriracha-flavored lollipop at a Sriracha-themed music festival. But what goes on behind the scenes where the bel […]