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I believe the medical term for this is headupassitis.
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- 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
- TED: Kitra Cahana: My father, locked in his body but soaring free - Kitra Cahana (2014)In 2011 Ronnie Cahana suffered a severe stroke that left him with locked-in syndrome: completely paralyzed except for his eyes. While this might shatter a normal person’s mental state, Cahana found peace in “dimming down the external chatter,” and “fell in love with life and body anew.” In a somber, emotional talk, his daughter Kitra shares how she documente […]TEDTalks
- TED: Melissa Fleming: Let’s help refugees thrive, not just survive - Melissa Fleming (2014)50 million people in the world today have been forcefully displaced from their home — a level not seen since WWII. Right now, more than 3 million Syrian refugees are seeking shelter in neighboring countries. In Lebanon, half of these refugees are children; only 20% are in school. Melissa Fleming of the UN's refugee agency calls on all of us to make sure […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jorge Soto: The future of early cancer detection? - Jorge Soto (2014)Along with a crew of technologists and scientists, Jorge Soto is developing a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of multiple forms of cancer. Onstage at TEDGlobal 2014, he demonstrates a working prototype of the mobile platform for the first time. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Myriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing - Myriam Sidibe (2014)Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of soap. For cost-effective prevention against sickness, it’s hard to beat soapy hand-washing, which cuts down risk of pneumonia, diarrhea, cholera and worse. Sidibe, a public-health expert, makes a smart case for public-private partnerships to promote clean hands […]TEDTalks
- TED: Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep - Jeff Iliff (2014)The brain uses a quarter of the body's entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body's mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep. […]TEDTalks
- TED: Glenn Greenwald: Why privacy matters - Glenn Greenwald (2014)Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see -- and write about -- the Edward Snowden files, with their revelations about the United States' extensive surveillance of private citizens. In this searing talk, Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide." […]TEDTalks
- HBO Going Rogue Could Get Us to Net Neutrality October 23, 2014Recently, a couple of cable content providers have announced that they're going rogue and are going to start providing content independently of cable companies. That's good news for consumers who have, until now, been at the mercy of companies such as Comcast and Time Warner. It might also be good news for proponents of Net Neutrality, who have bee […]
- Why Journalists Should Fear Social Media October 23, 2014Technology disrupted the media's monopoly on journalism. The advent of smart phones and social networks reduced the barriers of entry, for digital journalists, to practically nothing. Journalist used to be a title reserved for professional writers. But now, any average Joe with a camera phone can capture and share a moment. Any aspiring blogger can publ […]
- Romancing The Screen: Why My Husband And I Write Our #Lovestory October 23, 2014Some people fall in love at first sight. For me, it was first tweet. This wasn't terribly surprising to my friends, who had been listening to tales of my internet flirtations since I was a pre-teen, but how my husband and I met continues to be something newcomers to our lives gawk over. "Wait, you can find love on Twitter?" they'd ask. […]
- Young People Use Gorgeous Instagram Pics To Show There's More To Haiti Than Poverty October 23, 2014If you ask Paola Mathé, Instagram isn't just for shameless selfies and pics of delicious foods -- it's a great way to change negative perceptions of a country, too. With over 8,600 followers, Mathé's Instagram account is filled with images of pristine beaches, colorful street art and swaying palm trees set against blue skies -- photos some wou […]
- Amazon Stock Tanks On Massive Loss, Disappointing Forecast October 23, 2014SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's sales projections for the crucial holiday quarter disappointed, and third-quarter results missed Wall Street's targets, sending the online retailer's shares 9 percent lower. Some analysts fear that the U.S. holiday shopping season, the biggest quarter for most retailers, might turn out weaker than ant […]
- Why Go Outside To See The Solar Eclipse When You Can Watch Our Live Blog Right Here October 23, 2014Today the moon will "take a bite out of" the sun in a partial solar eclipse, the likes of which won't recur in the U.S. until 2023. But maybe the weather is crummy where you are. Or maybe those warnings about going blind have you too worried to venture outside. In any case, you can sit right where you are and watch the eclipse unfold on our li […]
- Chainsaw Massacre Prank Goes Too Far October 23, 2014As prank videos become more and more dangerous, someone is bound to get seriously hurt or worse. A terrifying and realistic "chainsaw massacre" prank, uploaded this past Wednesday, has already garnered over 26 million YouTube views. In it, a chainsaw-wielding psychopath drags a bloody, dismembered, corpse in a parking structure as unsuspecting pass […]
- Chasing Shadows: <em>Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers</em> is Updated for 2014 October 23, 2014To be a Gabriel Knight fan, growing up, felt like being in possession of a secret language. People might sometimes share the same favorite books, but games? In the '90s, to be a computer game fan was even more nerdy than a passion for reading books. And the comparison is apt because Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers, released originally by Sierra On-L […]
- Ebola.com Sells For More Than $200,000 -- Including 19,000 Shares Of Cannabis Sativa Stock October 23, 2014Two Las Vegas entrepreneurs attempting to sell the rights to Ebola.com succeeded in selling to the highest bidder -- literally. Chris Hood and Jon Schultz paid $13,500 for the rights to Ebola.com back in 2008 and have just sold it to a company called Weed Growth Fund. The terms of sale call for Hood and Schultz to get $50,000 in cash and 19,192 shares of Can […]
- Paul Allen Commits $100 Million To Fighting Ebola October 23, 2014SEATTLE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making him one of the biggest personal donors in the fight against the virus. The Seattle man, who co-founded what became the world's biggest software company with Bill Gates i […]