Archive: June 2014

Hans Rosling: Stats That Reshape Your World-View Professor Rosling opens this TEDtalk showing test results of the brightest Swedish college students and Swedish professors in the area of global child mortality. The professors did better than the students, but only on a par with chimpanzees. Rosling is not lacking in the humor department. Nor is […]

Overpopulation is a Myth: Q&A with Misconception Filmmaker Jessica Yu Misconception, the new documentary by the Academy Award-winning filmmaker was included in the Tribeca 2014 Film Festival. The movie draws on the work of Swedish medical doctor/academic/statistician/public speaker Hans Rosling. Rosling challenges the belief that the world is overpopulated. In this 10-minute interview Ms. Yu […]

Misconception Documentary Trailer A two-minute trailer for the Tribeca 2014 Film Festival documentary, Misconception, addressing the fallacy of global overpopulation. More over at indiewire. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Shane Koyczan – To This Day . . . for the bullied and beautiful. A TEDtalk by spoken word poet by Shane Koyczan. This performance was my introduction to the brilliance of Shane Koyczan. 12-minute video. As a former playground wimp, I find this deeply, deeply moving, believe me. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Girls Dancing While Boeing 747 Does A Roll One minute video of Romanian girls dancing at Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport, when a 747 shows up. You’d never guess what happens next. Is this real? TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

UFO SECRET: MJ-12 – Do You Believe in MAJIC? FEATURE FILM Dr. Stanton Friedman and other heavy hitters delve into one of the many facets of the UFO controversy. The paper trail of possible MJ-12 involvement in UFO coverup or more. Do military officials know more than we realize? 50-minute video. More about MJ – […]

Giant Megaliths Found in Siberia Could Be Largest in the World How big? Would you believe more than 3,000 tons? That’s more than twice the size as the stones found at Baalbek, Lebanon. Found in Mt. Churaya in Central Siberia, these stones were cut with flat surfaces and right angles, and stacked about 120 feet […]

They Call Me Grandma Techno Grandma Techno travels to Beirut, deals with stress by ignoring it, gets down at music festivals, takes pictures, she’s an artist, and can’t walk. She gets around with a mobility scooter, even dances by hanging on to the scooter handlebar, although her feet don’t move. She’s definitely a feisty old […]

Four Old Ladies Here is a play by play account of a confrontation between a tough guy with a cigarette hanging out of his mouth and four old ladies. Seems the guy was about to blame them for an accident that he caused and that’s when the fun begins, but not for the tough guy. […]

Alton Brown’s Mustard Caddy This 2-minute video demonstrates how close-ups and epic movie music can dramatize anything, even if it’s only finding a way to make sure you have mustard to spread on your hotdog. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious