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|David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min (TEDTalks)||
An interesting talk from illusionist and endurance artist David Blaine about pushing the limits of the human body.
|Driving tests in India - the easiest in the world?||
Getting a driving license in India is remarkable simple. However, India is not the only country where a driving license can be bought or otherwise acquired very easily.
|Deep-sea barreleye fish with a transparent head||
This remarkable barreleye fish (Macropinna microstoma) has a transparent, fluid-filled dome on its head. This enables its ultra-sensitive barrel-shaped eyes to look directly up or rotate to look forward.
|Barrack Obama Inauguration Speech||
Barrack Obama's Inauguration Speech on 20 January, 2009 - Full Video (22 minutes).
|The Mayan Calendar||
Maya civilization is noted for its fully developed written language, art, architecture, mathematical, astronomical systems as well as its calendars. The Maya Long Count calendar ends on December 21, 2012, and this day is therefore considered by many to be significant.
Thirty giant hornets can destroy a colony of 30,000 honeybees in just 3 hours. The giant hornet is five times the size of the European honeybee, and has a very potent venom.
|Welcome to North Korea||
A revealing documentary about the most secretive country on earth, North Korea. Winner of the 2001 International Emmy award for Best Documentary.
|Steve Jobs demos Apple Macintosh in 1984 to a cheering crowd||
The crowd goes wild when they see moving text and later a 3d chessboard, but the biggest highlight is when the Macintosh actually speaks. The Macintosh was revolutionary because it was the first PC to have a mouse and a graphical user interface.
|Killer Whales (Orcas) hunt and play with sea lions||
Killler Whales hunt and play with sea lions. Surprisingly, one of the orca's sets its last catch free, even bringing it back to shore.
|Sarah Kruzan: Life in Prison Without Parole at Age 16||
In the USA juveniles can be sentenced to life in prison. Sarah Kruzan's unfortunate childhood led her to commit murder - does she deserve a second chance at life?
|The Beauty of Algebra||
Why the abstraction of mathematics is so fundamental and how it can be applied similarly to completely different fields.
|The Credit Crisis - Visualization - Part 1||
An excellent visualization of the financial crisis and credit crunch.