Other Stuff Archive
Want to understand the science behind why you’re attracted to who you’re attracted to? Here, let TED help with an interesting video full of groovy images. Yeah, baby.
Adm. William H. McRaven, who has a career so accomplished I wouldn’t know where to begin, has been a Navy SEAL for 36 years. He returned to his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin, and gave the 2014 commencement address. It’s full of wisdom and delivered with
Promoting the new NBA Christmas Day jerseys, Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Steve Nash and Stephen Curry play Jingle Bells by shooting some musical hoops.
The video is funny, but the point is serious. Sometimes it helps to see stereotypes in a new light. And then maybe we’ll be better about not making them.
What a way to make a statement. I would have reached for my phone too. Also, it’s a movie theater — come on, people.
This is a fascinating video, I have to admit. Pay special attention to how people react to the speaker.
The Catholic Church is in a crisis right now, and three superhero nuns are fighting to change everything for the better. One carries magical nunchucks, one can fly, and one can see through walls. OK, I sort of exaggerated a bit, but take all the badassery I just described
When you see photographs of the Earth from far away, the implications may not immediately be clear. Listen as Carl Sagan breaks it down.
Public safety is important and, of course, some dogs can be dangerous, but come on now — it IS possible to protect public safety without taking sweet, well-trained dogs away from their owners for no reason. Let’s be compassionate, listen to the science, and stop writing off entire breeds