Can you solve the famously difficult green-eyed logic puzzle? – Alex Gendler

Imagine an island where 100 people, all perfect logicians, are imprisoned by a mad dictator. There’s no escape, except for one strange rule. Any prisoner can approach the guards at night and ask to leave. If they have green eyes, they’ll be released. If not, they’ll be tossed into the volcano. As it happens, all […]

Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way

(Non English) (French) Mais Des fois on peut voir parce Que Les gens ici faire Des choses on peut manger. (French) Mais quand tu es fâché avec quelqu’un c’est pas passé the first time. (British English) And that’s one of the things that I enjoy most about this convention. It’s not so much, as so […]

Finding your voice – the necessity of singing: Katie Kat at TEDxJerseyCity

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Mile Živković Hello. My name is Katie Kat and I am here today to talk to you about something that might make you uncomfortable: your singing voice. But I want to assure you that it is not something to be embarrassed about. In fact, I want to encourage you all to […]

How do birds learn to sing? – Partha P. Mitra

This is a song sung by a brown thrasher. But that’s just one of the thousand or more that it knows, and it’s not the only avian virtuoso. A wood thrush can sing two pitches at once. A mockingbird can match the sounds around it, including car alarms. And the Australian superb lyrebird has an […]

Surviving on the Inside | Ice T | TEDxSingSing

Translator: Thierry de Carvalho Banhete Reviewer: Denise RQ People always ask me, they say: “Ice, why you’re always up at Sing-Sing, why do you go to prisons all the time?” This is really, like, their beef with me. Some of you all might have just seen me show up on SVU in your life recently. […]

Seth MacFarlane Sings Cyndi Lauper’s Greatest Hits As Stewie and Peter Griffin

In the Internet age, dance evolves … | The LXD

(Music) (Applause) I’m Jon M. Chu. And I’m not a dancer, I’m not a choreographer — I’m actually a filmmaker, a storyteller. I directed a movie two years ago called “Step Up 2: The Streets.” Anybody? Anybody? Yeah! During that movie I got to meet a ton of hip-hop dancers — amazing, the best in […]

The history of African-American social dance – Camille A. Brown

This is the Bop. The Bop is a type of social dance. Dance is a language, and social dance is an expression that emerges from a community. A social dance isn’t choreographed by any one person. It can’t be traced to any one moment. Each dance has steps that everyone can agree on, but it’s […]

How singing together changes the brain: Tania de Jong AM at TEDxMelbourne

Translator: Nadine Hennig Reviewer: Denise RQ ♪ I’m singing in the rain ♪ ♪ Just singing in the rain ♪ ♪ What a glorious feeling ♪ ♪ I’m happy again ♪ There was a time when we all used to sing. We sat around camp fires, at church, and at school. We sang our stories […]