Tag: culture

Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model. | Cameron Russell

Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model. | Cameron Russell

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hi. My name is Cameron Russell, and for the last little while, I’ve been a model. Actually, for 10 years. And I feel like there’s an uncomfortable tension in the room right…

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How movies teach manhood | Colin Stokes

How movies teach manhood | Colin Stokes

Translator: Morton Bast Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha You know, my favorite part of being a dad is the movies I get to watch. I love sharing my favorite movies with my kids, and when my daughter was four, we…

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How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer

Okay, now I don’t want to alarm anybody in this room, but it’s just come to my attention that the person to your right is a liar. (Laughter) Also, the person to your left is a liar. Also…

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2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

? ? ? Sacred Harp singing ? ? ?[APPLAUSE] Ladies and gentlemen, our host for this evening, the voice and spirit behind public radio’s “American Routes,” Nick Spitzer. [APPLAUSE] [LAUGHTER] Thank you. Good evening and welcome to the…

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Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Full Length)

Africa’s Cowboy Capitalists (Full Length)

[MUSIC PLAYING] IAN COX: As Americans, we put a lot of stake in how we’re all about the frontier, and have the frontier spirit. All that kind of stuff is in the history books now. But I think…

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NADAC: 5 Years Later

NADAC: 5 Years Later

Hello, everyone. My name is Alison Stroud, and I am a project manager at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Thank you all for watching the video provided by the National Archive of Data on Arts…

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How Diverse is India?

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India is a big country. I often like to call it the “land of lots”, because it has lots of… everything. It has 1.2 billion people, is the 7th largest country by land area, has the most populous…

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The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

“The value of information does not survive the moment in which it was new. It lives only at that moment; it has to surrender to it completely and explain itself to it without losing any time.” “A story…

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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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