POP CULTURE: Why We Love Disaster News

In another incident today ten people died in a terrible (inaudible) crash there was a huge fireball… Female Reporter: After days of torrential rain the landslide completely buried the house killing the inhabitants, 32 Male Reporter 2: Shortly after take-off the plane’s left-handed jet blew up. Passengers reported hearing a bang before (fades) Female Reporter…

Why Arts Graduates Are Under-Employed

Arts graduates across the developed world, often complain bitterly about the difficulties they face finding good employment. They spent long and costly years studying such subjects as history, art, philosophy, poetry and drama, then they reach the jobs market and discover that no one has any use for their distinctive skills and interests. If they’re…

The Unstoppable Power of Letting Go | Jill Sherer Murray | TEDxWilmingtonWomen

Translator: Phuong Cao Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Letting go can make you unstoppable. I know because I let go of a relationship and reclaimed my life. And I know that letting go can create the best of change for each and everyone of you. Let me tell you a story. When I was 41,…

The Purpose of Friendship

friendship should be one of the high points of existence and yet it’s also the most routinely disappointing thing we have to deal with. Too often you’re at supper at someone’s house, there’s an impressive spread and the hosts have evidently gone to a lot of trouble. But the conversation is meandering and devoid of…

Chiaroscuro Self Portrait: Exploring Photography with Mark Wallace

Hi everybody welcome to another episode of Exploring Photography right here on AdoramaTV. I’m Mark Wallace in Cairns, Australia. I’m in a really awesome little apartment and I’m here because well there’s a cyclone just outside and it is raining, raining, raining, so I’m stuck inside but I know that’s true of a lot of…

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Art

Art has a very high status in modern societies: People flock to museums and art works fetch record prices. But our age is also oddly reluctant to say in clear terms what art might actually be for. An odd mystique surrounds it, epitomized by the puzzlement many of us feel as we look at yet…

The Art of Diplomacy

We tend to associate diplomacy with embassies, international relations and high politcs. But it really refers to a set of skills that matter in many areas of daily life, especially at the office and on the landing, outside the slammed doors of loved ones’ bedrooms. Diplomacy is the art of advancing an idea or cause…

3D Printing with the Maker Select V2 – Ep4.5 | Mounting a Camera

Hey everyone Patrik CK here with a follow up to episode 4 of 3D Printing with the Monoprice Maker Select V2. I guess we can technically call this one episode 4 point 5. Ever since I got this printer I’ve been trying to find the best way to record the printing process, because I personally…

POLITICAL THEORY – John Rawls

Many of us feel that our societies are a little – or even plain totally – ‘unfair’. But we have a hard time explaining our sense of injustice to the powers that be in a way that sounds rational and without personal pique or bitterness. That’s why we need John Rawls, a twentieth-century American philosopher…