Steelo Brim Defends His Love For Sports Jerseys | Ridiculousness

– Sterling, you’re passionate about the jersey it’s a fashion statement, it’s used for sports, it’s used for relaxing, why do you love the jersey so much? – (laughs) Okay, (laughter) I didn’t know I loved the jersey so much. – That’s right when I picture you, I picture you in a variety of different […]

Would You Ever Lie On Your Resume? | Ridiculousness

(audience applauds) – God forbid you ever had to get a job. (audience laughs) – Yep. – Okay, would you lie on your resume? – Well. – Would I lie on my resume? – Well, that’s actually how I got my very first good job. (audience laughs) Well, my mom kinda helped me, she was […]

What Inspired MAX’s Hit Song ‘Lights Down Low’? | Ridiculousness

– Look, lemme tell you something about “Lights Down Low”, man. Smash hit, okay. – Thanks, man. – An incredible song. What inspired it, man? – My wife, who’s actually here today. I wrote it for her, and I proposed to her with it, to get married, so. (applause) – [Sterling] That’s dope, that’s dope, […]

How to Magically Connect with Anyone | Brian Miller (Summarized Version)

Magician’s have a unique dilemma. The magician is the only person who cannot see the magic. Because, I know how the trick works. So the magician must wholely and completely take on the point of view of the audience. Perspective taking is the ability to see the world from the point of view of another […]

The History & Revival of the Hebrew Language

– Today, the Hebrew language and the state of Israel seem inseparable. But what’s crazy is that, for millennia, spoken Hebrew was an all-but-dead language. Sure, the Bible, prayers, and religious texts were written and read in Hebrew, but nobody spoke it in daily life. So, how did an almost extinct biblical language become the […]

Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a Window to Understanding the Brain

My name is Steve Pinker, and I’m Professor of Psychology at Harvard University.  And today I’m going to speak to you about language.  I’m actually not a linguist, but a cognitive scientist.  I’m not so much interested as language as an object in its own right, but as a window to the human mind. Language […]

World Disability Day Walk in Mumbai

This is Pradeep more – sign name- and he is the General Secretary of SLAD. On 3rd December which is World Disability Day, out of 21 different disabilities, ours is the Deaf community. Why has the Deaf community gathered here on this day? They have gathered here to create awareness about ISL and to showcase […]

History Summarized: Ancient China

This video is brought to you by Squarespace. More on that later. The Empire, long divided must unite – long united, must divide. Thus, it has ever been. So opens the famous Chinese tale “The Romance of the Three Kingdoms”, or to put it another way, China is whole again! Then it broke again! And […]

Ainu language revival finds inspiration in Te Ataarangi methods

A group of Ainu, native to Japan, has adapted the Te Ataarangi programme to help with their own language revitalisation. The group is in New Zealand studying the programme in the hopes of implementing it back home. Kereama Wright paid them a visit. The Ainu people following in the footsteps of the Maori people for […]

Things It’s Best to Say in Latin

Latin sentences and sayings seem to be designed to be carved out of stone. This is a matter of their concision and weightiness. Because of its highly inflected grammatical structure, Latin uses far fewer words to express something that a non-inflected language such as English. Here are some of our favourite Latin sayings. “Veni, Vidi, […]