Edward R. Murrow: Address to the Radio-Television News Directors Association & Foundation

October 14, 2005 (over 14 years ago)

In the film "Good Night and Good Luck," Edward R. Murrow (David Strathairn) delivers a speech that evokes ideas on how mass media is improperly and ineffectively used in information dissemination.

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Maximus Decimus Meridius: My Name is Maximus

May 5, 2000 (about 20 years ago)

Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe) reveals his true identity behind the gladiator mask after being forced by the new emperor Commodus in the epic movie Gladiator.

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Jessi Arrington: Wearing Nothing New

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Jessi Arrington shares her one week impromptu wardrobe along with the life lessons attached to each outfit.

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Shirin Neshat: Art in Exile

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Amidst the issues of inequality among sexes in Iran, Shirin Neshat made a film inspired by Iranian feminism. Though she is not practicing her art in her homeland, her fellow women in Iran share the same passion for feminist empowerment.

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Aaron Koblin: Artfully Visualizing our Humanity

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Media artist Aaron Koblin shows some of the projects he's done using data from different people and turning it into art. He focused on collaborative music video productions from people willing to share their talents all over the world.

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Johanna Blakley: Social Media and the End of Gender

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Women have started dominating the internet social sites in terms of number and hours of use says Johanna Blakley. But this phenomenon will not likely change the landscape into something streamlined only for women.

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Thomas Heatherwick: Building the Seed Cathedral

March 1, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

Thomas Heatherwick shows some of his building designs which don't just look good in a landscape but are also functional and made to draw people in.

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Kate Orff: Reviving New York's Rivers with Oysters!

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Kate Orff hopes to save the Gowanus canal through a system inspired by and using oysters. Other canal and river systems with such pollution problems can also adopt the oyster system to help clean-up the future generation's environment.

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Liza Donnelly: Drawing Upon Humor for Change

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Liza Donnelly used her cartoons to make people laugh and to make them aware of the rules women have unconsciously followed through the years.

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Heather Knight: Silicon-Based Comedy

December 1, 2010 (over 9 years ago)

Heather Knight presents "Data" - a robot filled with jokes and can perform in front of an audience according to the audience's preferences.

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