Archive for January, 2012

Irish journalist humiliates EuroBank technocrat who won’t stop ducking hard questions

Vincent Browne takes on Klaus Masuch over the issue of the Irish people having to foot the bill for unguaranteed bondholders.

A bureaucrat mouths bland reassurances, then asserts (despite all appearances to the contrary) that the question has been resolved. Browne doesn’t let up. It’s quite a stirring spectacle.

Do you have the courage to live your passion, even if it means you need to ask difficult questions in public? Even if you have to be impolite and hold a bureaucrats feet to the fire in public?

Do you have the courage to be a journalist instead of a reporter?

Do you have the courage to directly question what you are told is true?

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The Dancing Traffic Cop

A Filipino traffic-cop performs his duties while breakdancing, to the great delight of a large and excited crowd.

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Revolutionary New Beauty Treatment: Fotoshop by Adobé

“This commercial isn’t real, neither are society’s standards of beauty.” Wait, that‘s not a real picture? Apparently not. Filmmaker Jesse Rosten critiques the beauty publishing industry in this video. Hard.

Behind the Scenes

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Martial Arts like You Never Seen Them Before

Innovative judo presentation from Aljaž Sedej and Simon Mohorovič at the Festival of Judo in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Time

“If you don’t have time to do it right, how will you find the time to do it again?”
– Unknown

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The Future Belongs to the Curious: A Manifesto for Curiosity

“We are all lifelong learners, from day one to twenty-thousand-and-one, and that’s why we keep exploring, wondering and discovering, yearning and learning, reaching with more than just our hands… The future belongs to the curious.”

via Brain Pickings

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Super fast acoustic shredding – Unbelievable 15 yr. old guitarist

Guitarist: Ben Lapps
Song: phunkdified by Justin King

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The camera is…

‘The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.’
~ Dorothea Lange

I’ve noticed the same is true about writing. The more I write and study fiction and storytelling, the more I learn how to see life outside of fiction.

My art teaches me to see my life with new eyes.

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