Archive for May, 2010

Born to Run

Christopher McDougall sets out to discover the biggest mystery in running – why his feet hurt. In turn, he grasps the secret that has been around for over 10,000 years and explains why he was BORN TO RUN.


Spiders On Drugs

In 1965 Dr. Peter Witt gave drugs to spiders and observed their effects on web building.


What’s your real age?

Are you biologically younger, older, or the same age as your calendar age?


Master class de théâtre avec Patsy Rodenburg

Part 1

A sought-after voice and acting coach, Patsy Rodenburg has worked with some of the world’s leading actors, including Daniel Day-Lewis and Judi Dench.

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CRUSH IT!: Gary Vaynerchuk

Do you have a hobby you wish you could do all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night?

Meet Gary Vaynerchuk, a 33-year-old self-trained wine and social media expert who has revolutionized the wine industry. Gary’s cult-like following is the result of his unconventional, often irreverent commentary on wine, combined with his business acumen and foresight to use social media tools like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to reach an untapped audience.

He hosts a daily webcast called “The Thunder Show” on that attracts over 90,000 viewers each day. Recently, his podcast become the most downloaded show on iTunes in the Food category, beating out venerable names in the industry including Martha Stewart and Jamie Oliver.

Called the “king of social media,” Gary is one of the first Facebook users to max out his friend limit, with over 17,000 pending friend requests. He is in the top 100 people followed on Twitter and was the keynote speaker at events like the 2009 South of Southwest Interactive conference and the New Media and Web 2.0 expos.

With CRUSH IT! he shows how to use the power of the Internet to turn your real interests into real businesses. Gary spent years building his family business from a local wine shop into a national industry leader. Then one day he turned on a video camera, and by using the secrets revealed in this book, transformed his entire life and earning potential by building his personal brand.

Step-by-step, CRUSH IT! is the ultimate driver’s manual for modern business.


A Gathering of Men with Robert Bly

Part 1

A Gathering of Men with Robert Bly

Be sure to listen to all 11 parts.


Symphony of Science – ‘The Unbroken Thread’

“The Unbroken Thread” is the fourth video in the Symphony of Science series, and it features David Attenborough, Jane Goodall, and Carl Sagan. The clips used in this installment come from Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, David Attenborough’s Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life, The Life of Mammals, The Living Planet, BBC Life, XVIVO Scientific Animations, IMAX Cosmic Voyage, Jane Goodall’s TED Talk, and a clever Guiness Commercial. The themes present in The Unbroken Thread attempt to explore the wild diversity of life on our planet, the intricacy and origin of its mechanisms, and its close relation to all other life forms.



Connected Film Official Trailer

Combining powerful visuals, humor, animation, irony, and serious messages, Connected explores the visible and invisible connections between the major issues of our time — the environment, population growth, technology, human rights, and the global economy demonstrating how they are all facets of one larger picture. Following the filmmakers exploration of her own place in the world during a transformative set of circumstance in her life, Connected exposes the importance of personal connectedness in relation to understanding global conditions, ultimately showing how all of humanity is invested in todays crucial issues. More than a film about social issues, it is a work that speaks directly to empathy, social engagement, and what it means to be human in the 21st century. It reveals how the interdependence of people and forces lies at the core of our existence, and imagines what the world would look like if we lived in a way that acknowledged this reality.

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