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Human Behavioral Biology – free lectures

Robert Sapolsky is one of my favorite science authors and speakers. He makes complicated biological processes easy and fun to understand. Here is the first video in a series of 25 lectures about Human Behavioral Biology: If you have an … Continue reading

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Sleight of Hand – The Building Block of Magic Tricks

Besides boring self-working magic card tricks, which are generally based on math — most card tricks require “sleight of hand” techniques. Common sleight of hand techniques used by card magicians include false cuts, card peeking and palming. Learn a few … Continue reading

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Charlie Brooker’s News Wipe

I stumbled upon a video from Charlie Brooker and had to mention it on this blog. Recently, a friend recommended I find his series called News Wipe. Check out this vid: Charlie Brooker also writes for the Guardian.co.uk: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/nov/30/charlie-brooker-dubai-dream-crashes http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/oct/16/stephen-gately-jan-moir … Continue reading

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Aspirational TV – Charlie Brooker

If you live outside of the UK, you probably don’t know of Charlie Brooker. I found him through this video about the negative effects of “aspirational TV”: Good stuff… off to find more Charlie Brooker vids and info.

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