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- -: A Reagan Forum with Greg Gutfeld - 11/26/12

November 27, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: A Reagan Forum with Newt and Callista Gingrich - 11/28/12

November 29, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: Inside the Reagan Library: Behind-the-Scenes at the Greg Gutfeld Book Signing

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

A behind-the-scenes look at the Greg Gutfeld book signing at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: President Reagan's Address to the Nation About Christmas and the Situation in Poland — 12/23/81

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: Remarks at the New York City Partnership Luncheon in New York — 1/14/82

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: Remarks at a Luncheon Honoring Nancy Reagan at the Republican National Convention in New Orleans

December 13, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

For more information on the ongoing works of President Reagan's Foundation, please visit http://www.reaganfoundation.org

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- -: President Clinton Introduces President Obama in Bristow, VA - Full Speech

November 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Gotta vote? Go here: http://OFA.BO/LqedaQ President Clinton joined President Obama on the road in Bristow, VA and shared why President Obama is the clear choice in this election. The choice in this election is clear: it's between two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the economy, c...

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- -: Mitt Romney: Desperate and Deceptive in Ohio

November 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Share this: http://OFA.BO/jkaGt4 Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/9LgTPh Fact checkers break down Mitt Romney's misleading and false Jeep ad.

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- -: Four Years Ago Today: It Happened Because of You—Let's Do It Again

November 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

This is President Obama's last campaign, will you be a part of it? Get started here: http://OFA.BO/2k9M8t Four years ago today we elected President Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States. It happened because we knocked on doors, we made phone calls, we voted and we got others to...

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- -: 36 Votes - OFA Florida

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Get involved in Florida: http://OFA.BO/zaPxyM First Lady Michele Obama breaks down how one vote can make a difference.

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- -: Make a Plan to Move Forward - OFA Wisconsin

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Make a plan Wisconsin, get started here: http://OFA.BO/vcAJZo Make a plan to move Forward. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/RDCfwp

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- -: Stevie Wonder Sings "Fired Up! Ready to Go!" at President Obama's Grassroots Rally in Cincinnati

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Share this: http://OFA.BO/3kA4Lr Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/kWXPVt Stevie Wonder walks off President Obama by leading the crowd with a "Fired up! Ready to go!" sing-along.

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- -: First Lady Michelle Obama: "Keep Pushing Forward"

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Click here for all the information you need to vote: http://OFA.BO/DMzWQd First Lady Michelle Obama shares why we have to keep pushing forward to re-elect President Obama an why volunteers are the campaign's secret weapon. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/7yY5i1

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- -: President Obama: "Let's Get Out There and Vote"

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Click here for all the information you need to vote: http://OFA.BO/oSXXt8 If you want to make sure your voice is heard you have to show up. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/EUYESs

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- -: Faces of GOTV - OFA Pennsylvania

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Get out the vote: http://OFA.BO/x2ySHc Pennsylvania, now is the time to get involved, click here to get started: http://OFA.BO/nqsNNr

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- -: President Obama and Jay-Z in Columbus, Ohio

November 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

This is the President's last campaign, will you be a part of it? Go vote: http://OFA.BO/4mhZ2T Then volunteer: http://OFA.BO/3tbwP7 President Obama makes the final push in his last campaign -- a nonstop sprint to the finish starting with grassroots events in Madison, Wisconsin and Columbus, Ohio...

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- -: We Decide - OFA Nevada

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

We decide Nevada, let's go vote. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/mJaKUF

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- -: This is it - OFA Florida

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

This is it Florida, get out and vote. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/goBPbT

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- -: President Obama Tells the Story of "Fired Up! Ready to Go!" at His Final Rally

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Today is Election Day, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/31bkCa Share this: http://OFA.BO/ee1rDc Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/tmcbWj President Obama shares the story of "Fired up! Ready to go!" in Des Moines, Iowa.

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- -: First Lady Michelle Obama's Speech at the President's Final Rally in Iowa

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Today is Election Day, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/TtyuEc Bruce Springsteen introduces First Lady Michelle Obama to begin President Obama's final rally in Des Moines, Iowa.

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- -: President Obama's Final Rally in Iowa - with First Lady Michelle Obama and Bruce Springsteen

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Today is Election Day, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/NnhmAt The President and First Lady returned to Iowa, where it all began in the winter of 2007.

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- -: President Obama's Full Speech from His Final Rally - Des Moines, Iowa

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Today is Election Day, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/Kpc3N3 The President and First Lady returned to Iowa, where it all began in the winter of 2007. The President told voters it's time to finish what we've started, and make sure that no matter who you are, where you come fr...

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- -: Let's Finish What We Started - OFA Colorado

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Let's finish what we started Colorado, vote today: http://OFA.BO/ktbvmk

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- -: Today We Fight For Change - OFA Wisconsin

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Wisconsin, get out and vote now to re-elect President Obama. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/ca3i38

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- -: President Obama on Election Day 2012: Make Phone Calls and Round Up Some Votes

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Always be doing something. Help get out the vote now—make phone calls: http://OFA.BO/ddrVx5 The President is calling to get out the vote. So should you. Go to calls.barackobama.com to get started: http://OFA.BO/ddrVx5

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- -: President Obama's Final Rally: "Finish What We Started" - Des Moines, Iowa

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Vote now. Confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/n2RQNJ This is the President's last campaign—will you be a part of it? Volunteer: http://OFA.BO/SdVsr3 At his last rally on his last campaign, President Obama shared why we must keep moving forward. For alll the information you need to...

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- -: Stephanie Cutter: Election Day

November 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Go vote: http://OFA.BO/9EPJee Share "vote.barackobama.com": http://OFA.BO/tLYQUp Tweet "calls.barackobama.com": http://OFA.BO/WaKCfV

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- -: President Obama: Election Day is Almost Over So Get Out There and Vote

November 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Vote now, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/YSYL31 For all the information you need to vote, go here: http://OFA.BO/pYv3RR Election Day is almost over. This is it. We won't get another chance tomorrow. President Obama needs you to vote now. Or if you already voted, make calls to ...

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- -: How Fox News Censored The 99's Muslim Superheroes

December 15, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Naif Al-Mutawa, creator of The 99, talks about the reaction to his comic book - about superheroes from the Islamic and Middle Eastern world - including its censorship in the United States. Complete program available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/12/04/The_99_Comics_at_the_Crossroads_of_Interf...

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- -: President Obama's Election Night Victory Speech - November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois

November 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Thank you. This is your victory. Let's keep moving forward: http://OFA.BO/jBtFbV After being re-elected President of the United States, President Obama gave his victory address in Chicago, IL.

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- -: President Obama: "I'm Really Proud of All of You."

November 8, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Thank you. This is your victory. Share this: http://OFA.BO/KGcZrd Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/oXu4tq

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- -: What does $2,000 mean to you?

December 2, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Share Your Story: http://OFA.BO/AGsY8R For more than 19 months, President Obama campaigned on the idea that if we're going to be successful, every American has to do their part and pay their fair share. A centerpiece of his platform, and the campaign you built, was that income taxes should not...

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- -: President Truman's Grandson Meets with Hiroshima Survivors - C-SPAN program

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Preview: Full Program Airs Sunday December 9, 2012 9pm ET. For More Information http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/President-Truman39s-Grandson-Visits-Hiroshima/10737436344/

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- -: Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman - "Dialogue with the Future, Part I"

December 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Program Airs Saturday December 8, 2012 - 7:30pm ET: http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/Decision-The-Conflicts-of-Harry-S-Truman--quotDialogue-with-the-Future-Part-Iquot/10737436304/

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Albany Shaker Heritage Society

December 8, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

The Shakers and their leader Ann Lee came to America in the late 1700s from England. Known for their charismatic worship styles, this Christian sect also promoted communal living and the equality of the sexes, which they institutionalized in their teachings as early as 1780. Visit: http://www.c...

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Exhibit at the New York State Museum

December 8, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

The New York State Museum holds the world's largest collection of artifacts gathered from Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks in NYC. Walk through that day and those that followed with the museum's director. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Shepherds of the Sea - Robert Cross

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Board the USS Slater and hear author and Port Commissioner of Albany Robert Cross talk about the role U.S. Destroyer Escorts played in winning the Second World War. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: O Albany! -- William Kennedy

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Listen to Pulitzer Prize winning author William Kennedy talk about the city he describes in his book O Albany!: Improbable City of Political Wizards, Fearless Ethnics, Spectacular Aristocrats, Splendid Nobodies, and Underrated Scoundrels" Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: New York State Writer's Institute

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Learn about the state-mandated New York State Writer's Institute, where author visits and residencies, film screenings, symposia, panel discussions, stage readings, and writing workshops all take place to promote cultural initiatives for the general public. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalCon...

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Talking Book & Braille Library

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

See one of the original Talking Book and Braille Libraries, which lends braille and recorded books and magazines, and the necessary equipment, to residents unable to read standard print materials. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: SUNY Albany Library Special Collections

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Visit the SUNY Albany Library Collections to see items including the death penalty works of historian Major Watt Espy; Arthur Estebrook's influential studies of eugenics; and the collection of Helen Quirini, a local woman who spearheaded social justice causes on a local and national level. Visi...

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: The Book House

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Visit Albany independent bookstore The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza and hear owner Susan Novotny talk about the deep roots her store has in the community and the challenges to keeping the independent book store culture alive. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

The exhibit examines the document and shows how its wording was used by Martin Luther King in his speeches during the American Civil Rights movement. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: State Archives Early Document

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Early American documents, including the correspondence of Benedict Arnold that proved him to be a traitor, as we take you inside the collections of the New York State Archives. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: New York State Capitol Building Tour

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

The historic New York State Capitol building to learn about the history, art and architecture of this distinctive structure. While there, we'll also hear the stories of numerous New York governors who have run for and either won or lost their races for the US presidency- as we look at their portr...

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Albany Institute Dutch Collections

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

The Dutch influence on the founding and culture of New York as we visit the Albany Institute for a look at both their exhibits and behind the scenes collections of artifacts that depict the role of the Dutch in founding the colony of New York. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Shepherds of the Sea, Description of Destroyer Escorts in WWII

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Author and Port Commissioner of Albany Robert Cross talk about "Shepherds of the Sea." This book details the unique role of US Destroyer Escort ships in the sinking of German U-boats during World War II. Visit: http://www.c-span.org/LocalContent/Albany

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- -: LCV Cities Tour - Albany: Lily of the Mohawks

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Author Jack Casey tells the story of Kateri Tekakwitha, a Mohawk woman born in present-day New York who survived smallpox, losing her family to the disease, and was eventually baptized as a Roman Catholic. Casey talks about the re-release of his book Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks in ligh...

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- -: American Artifacts Preview: Granary Burying Ground - Tomb of Salem Witch Trials Judge

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Full Program Airs Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 7pm & 10pm ET, on C-SPAN 3. For more information about this program: http://cs.pn/X6PZgh.

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- -: Speaker Boehner on "Fiscal Cliff"

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) addresses the House regarding the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.

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- -: House Minority Leader Pelosi on "Fiscal Cliff"

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses the House regarding the "fiscal cliff" negotiations.

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- -: Battle of Fredericksburg, VA Reenactment - American History TV

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

NPS Historian Frank O'Reilly describes the Dec., 1862 battle. Program Information: http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/The-Civil-War-Battle-of-Fredericksburg/10737436141/ CHATHAM MANOR: http://youtu.be/s_4Meg1rhBk

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- -: The Presidency: Presidents & First Families in Photographs

December 12, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Preview: Full Program Airs Sunday 8:30am, 7:30pm, 10:30pm ET For More Information: http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/Presidents-and-First-Families-in-Photographs/10737433625/

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- -: History of America's Financial Panics

December 12, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Preview - Full Program Airs Sunday 9:40am, 8:40pm, 11:40pm ET - For More Information: http://www.c-span.org/History/Events/History-of-America39s-Financial-Panics/10737436252/

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- -: Battle of Fredericksburg & Chatham Manor - NPS Historian Donald Pfanz

December 13, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

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- -: Battle of Fredericksburg Reenactment - Sentry Box Historic Home

December 13, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Charles McDaniel tells us about his home overlooking the Rappahannock River.

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- -: President Obama Statement on School Shooting in Connecticut

December 14, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

President Obama delivers a statement from the White House on the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, CT.

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- -: Gary Greenberg: The beautiful nano details of our world

November 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

When photographed under a 3D microscope, grains of sand appear like colorful pieces of candy and the stamens in a flower become like fantastical spires at an amusement park. Gary Greenberg reveals the thrilling details of the microworld. (Filmed at TEDxMaui.) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of...

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- -: Jeff Hancock: 3 types of (digital) lies

November 9, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Who hasn't sent a text message saying "I'm on my way" when it wasn't true or fudged the truth a touch in their online dating profile? But Jeff Hancock doesn't believe that the anonymity of the internet encourages dishonesty. In fact, he says the searchability and permanence of information online ...

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- -: Julie Burstein: 4 lessons in creativity

November 12, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss. Hear insights from filmmaker Mira Nair, writer Richard Ford, sculptor Richard Serra and photographer Joel Meyerowitz. TEDTalks is a dai...

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- -: Arunachalam Muruganantham: How I started a sanitary napkin revolution!

November 13, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

When he realized his wife had to choose between buying family meals and buying her monthly "supplies," Arunachalam Muruganantham vowed to help her solve the problem of the sanitary pad. His research got very very personal -- and led him to a powerful business model. (Filmed in Bangalore as part o...

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- -: Hannah Brencher: Love letters to strangers

November 14, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Hannah Brencher's mother always wrote her letters. So when she felt herself bottom into depression after college, she did what felt natural -- she wrote love letters and left them for strangers to find. The act has become a global initiative, The World Needs More Love Letters, which rushes handwr...

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- -: Leah Buechley: How to "sketch" with electronics

November 15, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Designing electronics is generally cumbersome and expensive -- or was, until Leah Buechley and her team at MIT developed tools to treat electronics just like paper and pen. In this talk from TEDYouth 2011, Buechley shows some of her charming designs, like a paper piano you can sketch and then pla...

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- -: David Binder: The arts festival revolution

November 16, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

David Binder is a major Broadway producer, but last summer he found himself in a small Australian neighborhood, watching locals dance and perform on their lawns -- and loving it. He shows us the new face of arts festivals, which break the boundary between audience and performer and help cities ex...

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- -: Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games

November 19, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks...

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- -: Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair

November 20, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

How do you build a wheelchair ready to blaze through mud and sand, all for under $200? MIT engineer Amos Winter guides us through the mechanics of an all-terrain wheelchair that's cheap and easy to build -- for true accessibility -- and gives us some lessons he learned along the road. TEDTalks i...

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- -: Teenaged boy wonders play bluegrass

November 22, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Brothers Jonny, Robbie and Tommy Mizzone are The Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, a trio of virtuoso bluegrass musicians who play with dazzling vivacity. Did we mention they're all under 16? TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's lea...

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- -: Ernesto Sirolli: Want to help someone? Shut up and listen!

November 26, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

When most well-intentioned aid workers hear of a problem they think they can fix, they go to work. This, Ernesto Sirolli suggests, is naïve. In this funny and impassioned talk, he proposes that the first step is to listen to the people you're trying to help, and tap into their own entrepreneurial...

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- -: Jonas Eliasson: How to solve traffic jams

November 27, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

It's an unfortunate reality in nearly every major city—road congestion, especially during rush hours. Jonas Eliasson reveals how subtly nudging just a small percentage of drivers to stay off major roads can make traffic jams a thing of the past. (Filmed at TEDxHelvetia.) TEDTalks is a daily vide...

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- -: Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn't a broken person

November 28, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal -- until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, and giving up old dreams can allow new ones to soar. TEDTalks is a d...

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- -: Munir Virani: Why I love vultures

November 29, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

As natural garbage collectors, vultures are vital to our ecosystem -- so why all the bad press? Why are so many in danger of extinction? Raptor biologist Munir Virani says we need to pay more attention to these unique and misunderstood creatures, to change our perception and save the vultures. T...

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- -: Paolo Cardini: Forget multitasking, try monotasking

November 30, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

People aren't just cooking anymore -- they're cooking, texting, talking on the phone, watching YouTube and uploading photos of the awesome meal they just made. Designer Paolo Cardini questions the efficiency of our multitasking world and makes the case for -- gasp -- "monotasking." His charming 3...

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- -: Bobby Ghosh: Why global jihad is losing

December 3, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Throughout the history of Islam, says journalist Bobby Ghosh, there have been two sides to jihad: one, internal, a personal struggle to be better, the other external. A small minority (most recently Osama bin Laden) has appropriated the second, using it as an excuse for deadly global violence aga...

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- -: Ludwick Marishane: A bath without water

December 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

If you had to walk a mile for a jug of water every day, as millions of people do, it's unlikely you'd use that precious water to bathe. Young entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane tells the amazing, funny story of how he invented a cheap, clean and convenient solution: DryBath, the world's first bath-su...

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- -: Jeff Smith: Lessons in business ... from prison

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Jeff Smith spent a year in prison. But what he discovered inside wasn't what he expected -- he saw in his fellow inmates boundless ingenuity and business savvy. He asks: Why don't we tap this entrepreneurial potential to help ex-prisoners contribute to society once they're back outside? (From the...

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- -: Nina Tandon: Could tissue engineering mean personalized medicine?

December 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Each of our bodies is utterly unique, which is a lovely thought until it comes to treating an illness -- when every body reacts differently, often unpredictably, to standard treatment. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon talks about a possible solution: Using pluripotent stem cells to make personalized m...

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- -: Lemon Andersen performs "Please don't take my Air Jordans"

December 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Would you kill for a pair of Air Jordans? Lemon Andersen spins a tale of someone who did, reciting a poem by Reg E. Gaines. These verses taught Lemon that poetry could be about more than self-expression, and could sound like music when given rhythm and infused with the grit of the New York street...

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- -: Ellen 't Hoen: Pool medical patents, save lives

December 10, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Patenting a new drug helps finance its immense cost to develop -- but that same patent can put advanced treatments out of reach for sick people in developing nations, at deadly cost. Ellen 't Hoen talks about an elegant, working solution to the problem: the Medicines Patent Pool. (Filmed at TEDxZ...

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- -: Markham Nolan: How to separate fact and fiction online

December 11, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-tim...

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- -: Maz Jobrani: A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar ...

December 12, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani takes to the TEDxSummit stage in Doha, Qatar to take on serious issues in the Middle East -- like how many kisses to give when saying "Hi," and what not to say on an American airplane. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from...

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- -: Marcus Byrne: The dance of the dung beetle

December 13, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

A dung beetle has a brain the size of a grain of rice, and yet shows a tremendous amount of intelligence when it comes to rolling its food source -- animal excrement -- home. How? It all comes down to a dance. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conf...

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- -: Ben Saunders: Why bother leaving the house?

December 14, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Explorer Ben Saunders wants you to go outside! Not because it's always pleasant and happy, but because that's where the meat of life is, "the juice that we can suck out of our hours and days." Saunders' next outdoor excursion? To try to be the first in the world to walk from the coast of Antarcti...

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- -: Chefs at Google: Nathan Myhrvold | "Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking"

November 15, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Dr. Nathan Myhrvold is chief exec­u­tive offi­cer and a founder of Intellectual Ventures, a firm ded­i­cated to cre­at­ing and invest­ing in inven­tions. In addi­tion to stim­u­lat­ing the inven­tion of oth­ers, Myhrvold is him­self an active inven­tor, with nearly 250 patents issued or pending—i...

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- -: Magnus Nilsson: "Fäviken", Talks at Google

November 19, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Magnus Nilsson stops by the Googleplex for a talk with Executive Chef Jeff Freburg. Nilsson is the head chef of Fäviken Magasinet restaurant in Jamtland, in a remote part of Northern Sweden. He worked at three Michelin star L'Astrance in Paris before joining Fäviken in 2008. It is now ranked on...

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- -: Ray Kurzweil "How to Create a Mind", Authors at Google

November 19, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed About the book: In How to Create a Mind, The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, the bold futurist and author of The New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near explores the limitless potential of reverse engineering the human brain...

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- -: Authors@Google: D.T. Max, Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

November 27, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

"The first biography of the most influential writer of his generation, David Foster Wallace (More information at Viking Press: http://goo.gl/AZQZW ) David Foster Wallace was the leading literary light of his era, a man who not only captivated readers with his prose but also mesmerized them with...

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- -: Nate Silver: "The Signal and the Noise", Authors at Google

November 29, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

In the 2012 presidential election, Silver correctly predicted the winner of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Between his electoral and popular vote predictions, he was by some measures the most successful major forecaster of the presidential election. Silver's predictions of U.S. Senat...

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- -: Authors at Google: John Fox, "The Ball"

November 29, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Author John Fox visits Google Cambridge to discuss his new book, "The Ball." From the book's description: "Anthropologist John Fox sets off on a worldwide adventure to the farthest reaches of the globe and the deepest recesses of our ancient past to answer a question inspired by his sports-lovin...

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- -: Women@Google: Daina Middleton "Changing Paradigms"

December 3, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Women@Google Presents: Daina Middleton Abstract: Daina Middleton, Global CEO for Performics, talks about her path to CEO and thoughts on opportunities in women's leadership. Bio: Daina is the global CEO of Performics, the performance marketing division of Publicis Groupe. Prior to joining Perfo...

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- -: Filmmakers at Google: The Central Park Five

December 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Co-directed, written and produced by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns & David McMahon. The film is being featured tonight on Colbert Report, so tune in to get a sneak peek of the film! In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of brutally beating and raping a w...

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- -: Authors at Google: Gretchen Rubin | "Happier at Home"

December 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Authors@GoogleNY is pleased to welcome Gretchen Rubin author of the NY Times bestseller "Happier at Home: Kiss more, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life" GRETCHEN RUBIN is the author of several books, including the blockbus...

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- -: Authors@Google: Kal Raustiala

December 4, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Kal Raustiala visited Google Los Angeles to discuss his book: "The Knockoff Economy: How Imitation Sparks Innovation." This talk took place on October 29, 2012.

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- -: Authors at Google: Christopher Bonanos | "Instant:The Story of Polaroid"

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

"Instant photography at the push of a button!" During the 1960s and '70s, Polaroid was the coolest technology company on earth. Like Apple, it was an innovation machine that cranked out one must-have product after another. Led by its own visionary genius founder, Edwin Land, Polaroid grew from a ...

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- -: Chefs at Google: Jacques Pépin | "New Complete Techniques"

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Jacques Pépin joined Googlers to discuss his latest (and 28th!) book, NEW COMPLETE TECHNIQUES, which was released on November 13th. Containing nearly 1000 cooking methods and recipes and more than 2000 step-by-step photos, this 700-page volume updates and expands the scope of JACQUES PEPIN'S COMP...

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- -: Chefs at Google presents: Immaculate Infatuation

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Immaculate Infatuation is an unapologetic, unpretentious dining website run by two guys who love food, have an opinion, and also have day jobs at Warner Music Group. The music industry is a social business, and Chris Stang and Andrew Steinthal are out and about all time, whether it's going to sho...

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- -: Lee Child: "A Wanted Man" & "One Shot", Authors at Google

December 5, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Lee Child stops by the Googleplex for a talk about his latest book and the upcoming Jack Reacher movie. He is interviewed by Rick Kleffel of "The Agony Column" (http://www.bookotron.com/). You can find Lee's books on Google Play: http://goo.gl/zPjEA From the publisher: Four people in a car, ho...

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- -: Jon Meacham, "Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power": Authors at Google

December 6, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Pulitzer Prize--winning author Jon Meacham returns to the Googleplex for a talk about "Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power." You can find Jon's books on Google Play: http://goo.gl/5lDWk From the publisher: Thomas Jefferson hated confrontation, and yet his understanding of power and of human natu...

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- -: What's Behind the Numbers? A Guide to Exposing Financial Chicanery

December 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

About the book: Learn to detect corporate accounting sleight of hand: the aggressive accounting tactics companies use to make their numbers look better than they are, from "channel-stuffing" to inventory tricks. This knowledge lets you avoid the risk of investing your savings in companies that ar...

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- -: Stuart Cohen-Solving our Transportation Crisis

December 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

"Transportation investments that cater to cars instead of people have had devastating consequences; from intense traffic congestion, melting icecaps, the obesity epidemic and the inability for low-income families to access jobs. How can we fix this mess? Understand why change is difficult, but ...

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- -: Maria Ross: "Rebooting my Brain", Talks at Google

December 7, 2012 (over 7 years ago)

Maria Ross is a consultant, author and speaker who believes cash flow and creativity are not mutually exclusive. As chief brand strategist and creator of Red Slice, she advises start-ups, solopreneurs and small to midsize growth companies on how to craft irresistible brands. Maria is the author o...

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