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Apr
19
How to Speak So That People Want to Listen

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitt...


Apr
19
Filming Every Country In A Single Day

Subscribe! http://skr.cm/SubscribeToStories Watch more episodes! http://bit.ly/1SiejNW Watch as filmmakers in every country of the world capture the same day on camera for the One Day On Earth project. More of Kyle Ruddick’s films and One Day on Earth clips - http://www.onedayonearth.org This weekly storytelling series uses the imagery of photographers and adventurers around the world to give us a deeper connection to and understanding of the human condition. Watch Seeker's content days before anyone else, click here for a free 30 day subscription to Vessel: http://skr.cm/seekeratvessel Join the Seeker community! Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeekerNetwork Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seeker-Network/872690716...


Apr
18
Better Sleep: A 2 Minute Guide

Try quality instead of quantity Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Insufficient sleep is a public health problem. But while we hear plenty about how we should be getting more sleep, it turns out that quality of sleep could sometimes have greater benefits than the quantity. It might be worth trying to sleep better. Here are three simple tips to get you started. Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o


Apr
18
How To Understand A Picasoo

HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter TUMBLR: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter Email me here: thenerdwriter@gmail.com SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Rudolf Arnheim, “Picasso's Night Fishing at Antibes” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism -- Vol. 22, No. 2 (Winter, 1963), pp. 165-167 Douglas N. Morgan, “Picasso's People: A Lesson in Making Sense” The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism Vol. 22, No. 2 (Winter, 1963), pp. 167-171 Nina Corazzo, “Picasso's 'Night Fishing at Antibes': A New Source” The Burlington Magazine Vol. 132, No. 1043 (Feb., 1990), pp. 99-101 Mark Rosenthal, “Picasso's Night Fishing at Antibes: A Meditation on Death” The Art Bulletin Vol. 6...


Apr
17
Mind Your Manners with Your Apple Watch

Re/code's Lauren Goode shares her five rules for smartwatch etiquette.


Apr
17
This Is What The Future Of Health Care Looks Like

USC's Institute of Creative Technologies and Center for Body Computing is bringing innovation to the digital health care space. Read the story: https://www.fastcompany.com/videos/list/Siaxnx3q/video/YbtTiQP7/this-is-what-the-future-of-health-care-looks-like Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FastCompany Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FastCompany Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/fastcompany


Apr
16
What Bill Gates is Afraid Of

What's likeliest to kill more than 10 million human beings in the next 20 years? It's probably not what you'd think. For much more, read Ezra Klein's feature story at Vox: http://www.vox.com/2015/5/27/8660249/gates-flu-pandemic Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com to get up to speed on everything from Kurdistan to the Kim Kardashian app. Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyE Follow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5H Or on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o


Mar
25
Breathless: How World War II Changed Cinema

SUPPORT THE NERDWRITER HERE AND HELP ME MAKE MORE VIDEOS: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter TUMBLR: http://thenerdwriter.tumblr.com TWITTER: https://twitter.com/TheeNerdwriter Email me here: thenerdwriter@gmail.com SOURCES: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3684621 http://thecinemaniacs15.com/2012/11/07/a-breath-of-fresh-air-godards-breathless/ http://www.slantmagazine.com/house/article/the-philosopher-and-the-fan-jeanluc-godard-and-quentin-tarantino-1st-installment http://www.newwavefilm.com/about/a-certain-tendency-of-french-cinema-truffaut.shtml


Mar
25
Bill Nye Believes Science Will Be Key To Feeding People In 2050

The host of Netflix's "Bill Nye Saves the World" believes there's only one rule when it comes to a sustainable future: science.


Mar
24
The Origins Of These 6 Foods Might Surprise You

Great Big Reel 130: New to our channel, or don't have time to look through our back catalog? This video is part of a series of Great Big Reels we've put together for a blast through our world. In this reel, we explore the origin stories of some of our favorite foods. You are what you eat -- might as well know where you came from. This story is a part of our Flavors series, where we do so much more than play with our food. These are stories of chefs, farmers, restauranteurs, and humanitarians looking to change the world, one plate at a time. Great Big Reel 129: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pV56qtqobZs SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Facebook:...


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