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See video Gmail explained by puppets

A Google theater presentation. Puppets explains: 1. Gmail spam prevention, 2. Organizes e-mails into conversations, 3. Gmail search, 4. Gmail chat.

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See video Plate Tectonics - the Movement of Continents

California and Australia used to be neighbors and Brazil was close to or connected to Nigeria. What drives the engine of plate tectonics remains a mystery.

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See video Do schools today kill creativity?

Education guru Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it.

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See video Doll Face

A machine with a doll face mimics images on television screen in search of a satisfactory visage.

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See video The Credit Crisis - Visualization - Part 1

An excellent visualization of the financial crisis and credit crunch.

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See video Robot Asimo

Walking and running humanoid robot which can carry and deliver items. It can run at a speed of up to of 6 km/h and slalom around obstacles.

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See video RMS Titanic - Original Pictures

Original black & white photos of the Titanic, which sank on 15 April 1912, resulting in the deaths of 1,517 people.

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See video Daniel Pink on the surprising science of motivation (TEDTalks)

Daniel Pink speaks about the problems of traditional, extrinsic motivations - the carrot and stick / financial reward approach. This approach, typically employed by today's business managers, actually stifles creativity and reduces performance. Intrinsic motivation is key.

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See video First Landing on the Moon - 1969

The Apollo 11 moonlanding on July 20 1969 commanded by Neil Armstrong. Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin spend a day on the surface of the moon before returning back to earth. 

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See video Shuttle launch as seen from inside the Orbitor

View the Shuttle launch from the point of view of the crew inside of the Orbiter. Liftoff is at 3:30.

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See video Tracking fingers with the Wii Remote

Using an IR led array and some reflective tape, you can track fingers in thin air using the Wii Remote by Johnny Chung Lee, Carnegie Mellon University. The grid software is a custom program written using a C# wiimote library and DirectX.

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See video Obama Speech: 'A More Perfect Union'

In the course of the contest for the 2008 Democratic Party presidential nomination, Obama gives this speech to address racial tensions, white privilege, and race and inequality in the United States.

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