Tag: culture

Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

I’d like to invite you to close your eyes. Imagine yourself standing outside the front door of your home. I’d like you to notice the color of the door, the material that it’s made out of. Now visualize…

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A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar … | Maz Jobrani

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hello, Doha. Hello! Salaam alaikum. I love coming to Doha. It’s such an international place. It feels like the United Nations here. You land at the airport, and you’re welcomed by an…

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Mexican Oil and Drug Cartels: Cocaine & Crude (Full Length)

Mexican Oil and Drug Cartels: Cocaine & Crude (Full Length)
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Why Supreme Is So Expensive | So Expensive

Why Supreme Is So Expensive | So Expensive

Supreme, baby! I just bought a faux-fur jacket for $1,000, so. People want to know, “Hey, look, that guy’s wearing Supreme.” But people also make a living off it too, so. Narrator: These two jackets are nearly identical,…

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Middle East and African Cultures Teacher Fellows Program

Middle East and African Cultures Teacher Fellows Program

music plays My biggest takeaway from the Middle East and African Studies Fellowship has probably been the knowledge of how Middle Eastern and African immigrants have influenced our culture here in America. My biggest takeaway from this Middle…

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Joy Harjo on receiving an NEA Literature Fellowship

Joy Harjo on receiving an NEA Literature Fellowship

So I started writing when I was a student at the University of New Mexice and the writing was – really came. It was because there was a need to write. I had no plans to be a…

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Get an exclusive insight on the VW Fellowship Program at MoMA PS1

Get an exclusive insight on the VW Fellowship Program at MoMA PS1

It’s a job that I can wake up to and be excited to go to. So coming to work here and getting to actually work in an office inside of an old school, that has such a nice…

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Why Socratic Dialogue should become our business card | Sira Abenoza | TEDxESADE

Why Socratic Dialogue should become our business card | Sira Abenoza | TEDxESADE

Translator: Robert Tucker Reviewer: Denise RQ Don’t worry, I did not go blank, it was planned, because today I want to talk to you about dialogue. Although it’s a bit ironic to be talking about dialogue while doing…

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How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

The human voice: It’s the instrument we all play. It’s the most powerful sound in the world, probably. It’s the only one that can start a war or say “I love you.” And yet many people have the…

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Why we have too few women leaders | Sheryl Sandberg

Why we have too few women leaders | Sheryl Sandberg

So for any of us in this room today, let’s start out by admitting we’re lucky. We don’t live in the world our mothers lived in, our grandmothers lived in, where career choices for women were so limited….

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