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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Geography, Environmental Studies, Politics
Source: WaterSymposiumPart5.mp4
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmental Studies, Ecology, Geography
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Politics, Ecology, Environmental Studies
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmentalism, Journalism, Media
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Paintings, Art, Renaissance
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Power, Engineering, Energy Resources
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Activism, Sustainability, Urbanism
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art conservation, Artifacts, Shelburne Museum
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Sustainability, Agriculture
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Social Entrepreneurs, Activism, Environmentalism
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Ecosystems, Alaska, Sociology
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Geography, GMOs, Child Labor
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Literature, Translation, Chinese
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art, Art Critique, Chinese Contemporary Art
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Political Science, Education
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art, Chinese Art, Museum
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Education, Teaching, Language
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Jewish, Judaism, Philosophy
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, China, Foreign Policy, Economics
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Feminism, Black Studies, Gender studies
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Women, Gender, HIV
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Economics, Local Farming, Food systems
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Food, Food systems, internships
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Geography
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Power, Resources, Sustainability
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Water, Environmental Science, Sustainability
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Biology, Environmental Science, Sustainability
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Water, Environmental Science, Sustainability
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Local Food, Food systems, Cooking
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Vermont, Sustainability, Envrionment
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Bioculturalism, Environmental Science, Conservation
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Forensics, Criminology, Cybercrime
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Oceans, Environmental Science, Ecology
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Bats, Habitats, Animal studies
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Climate, Climate change, Global warming
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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Art, Museums, Censorship
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
TED Talks
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Is women's sexuality actually more complicated than men's? The answer is no, says author Sarah Barmak. In an eye-opening talk, she shows how a flawed understanding of the female body has shaped our culture for centuries, debunking some age-old myths and offering a richer definition of pleasure that gets closer to the (actual) truth about women's sexuality.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, sex, science, culture, human body, society, women, relationships,...
Port Washington Performing Arts
Oct 22, 2018 Play Troupe of Port Washington
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2016 Play Troupe of Port Washington production of "Once Upon A Mattress".  Directed by Brian E. Long.  Musical direction by David Barnett.  Produced by Robert Raduazzo.  Set design by Maria Di Natale Scotto.  Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Play Troupe of Port Washington
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Why do juveniles falsely confess to crimes? What makes them more vulnerable than adults to this shocking, counterintuitive phenomenon? Through the lens of Brendan Dassey's interrogation and confession (as featured in Netflix's "Making a Murderer" documentary), developmental psychology professor and researcher Lindsay Malloy breaks down the science underlying false confessions and calls for change in the way kids are treated by a legal system designed for adults.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, United States, children, cognitive science, crime, government, justice...
TED Talks
Jun 22, 2018 TED.com
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What can we learn from the slimy, smelly side of life? In this playful talk, science journalist Anna Rothschild shows us the hidden wisdom of "gross stuff" and explains why avoiding the creepy underbelly of nature, medicine and technology closes us off to important sources of knowledge about our health and the world. "When we explore the gross side of life, we find insights that we never would have thought we'd find, and we even often reveal beauty that we didn't think was...
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, science, nature, medicine, animals, health, biology, communication, children,...
TED Talks
May 25, 2018 TED.com
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Comic books and graphic novels belong in every teacher's toolkit, says cartoonist and educator Gene Luen Yang. Set against the backdrop of his own witty, colorful drawings, Yang explores the history of comics in American education — and reveals some unexpected insights about their potential for helping kids learn.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, art, books, creativity, education, social change, society, teaching,...
Port Washington Performing Arts
Apr 26, 2018 Play Troupe of Port Washington
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2016 Play Troupe production of "Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings". Directed by Michael Santora. Musical direction by David Barnett. With Michael Santora, David Barnett, Jake Glickman, and CJ Russo. December 29th, 2016. Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Play Troupe of Port Washington
TED Talks
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In the US, your taxes fund academic research at public universities. Why then do you need to pay expensive, for-profit journals for the results of that research? Erica Stone advocates for a new, open-access relationship between the public and scholars, making the case that academics should publish in more accessible media. "A functioning democracy requires that the public be well-educated and well-informed," Stone says. "Instead of research happening behind paywalls and...
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, United States, communication, education, open-source, TED2017, 2016
TED Talks
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Four decades ago, Judith Heumann helped to lead a groundbreaking protest called the Section 504 sit-in — in which disabled-rights activists occupied a federal building for almost a month, demanding greater accessibility for all. In this personal, inspiring talk, Heumann tells the stories behind the protest — and reminds us that, 40 years on, there's still work left to do.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, activism, community, disability, education, humanity, identity, leadership,...
TED Talks
Mar 16, 2018 TED.com
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The arts bring meaning to our lives and spirit to our culture — so why do we expect artists to struggle to make a living? Hadi Eldebek is working to create a society where artists are valued through an online platform that matches artists with grants and funding opportunities — so they can focus on their craft instead of their side hustle.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, arts, technology, education, culture, TED Residency, TED2017, 2016
TED Talks
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Experimental psychologist Petter Johansson researches choice blindness — a phenomenon where we convince ourselves that we're getting what we want, even when we're not. In an eye-opening talk, he shares experiments (designed in collaboration with magicians!) that aim to answer the question: Why do we do what we do? The findings have big implications for the nature of self-knowledge and how we react in the face of manipulation. You may not know yourself as well as you think you do.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, choice, cognitive science, decision-making, illusion, magic,...
TED Talks
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For generations, record collectors have played a vital role in the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by "digging" for obscure music created by overlooked artists. Alexis Charpentier shares his love of records — and stories of how collectors have given forgotten music a second chance at being heard. Learn more about the culture of record digging (and, maybe, pick up a new hobby) with this fun, refreshing talk.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, art, culture, music, TED2017, 2016
TED Talks
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The treatment of HIV has significantly advanced over the past three decades — why hasn't our perception of people with the disease advanced along with it? After being diagnosed with HIV, Arik Hartmann chose to live transparently, being open about his status, in an effort to educate people. In this candid, personal talk, he shares what it's like to live with HIV — and calls on us to dismiss our misconceptions about the disease.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, HIV, Human body, TEDx, activism, disease, health, humanity, TED2017, 2016
Port Washington Performing Arts
Dec 14, 2017 Huntington Choral Society
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2016 Huntington Choral Society Spring Concert.  April 30th, 2016.  Huntington, New York.  Choral direction by Steven Finch.  Accompanist - Christine Dor é.  
Topics: SATB Choir, Choral, Classical
TED Talks
Dec 12, 2017 TED.com
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How will we live elsewhere in the galaxy? On Earth, natural resources for creating structures are abundant, but sending these materials up with us to the Moon or Mars is clunky and cost-prohibitive. Enter architect Xavier De Kestelier, who has a radical plan to use robots and space dust to 3D print our interplanetary homes. Learn more about the emerging field of space architecture with this fascinating talk about the (potentially) not-too-distant future.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, NASA, TEDx, architecture, creativity, design, engineering, exploration,...
TED Talks
Dec 6, 2017 TED.com
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Look at the letters around you: on street signs, stores, restaurant menus, the covers of books. Whether you realize it or not, the letters are speaking to you, telling you something beyond the literal text — that whatever they represent is modern or finely crafted or fantastical or zany. Learn to decode this secret language with lettering designer Martina Flor as she explains how altering the shapes, colors and textures of letters changes how we perceive them. (In Spanish with English...
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TED en Español, TEDx, art, books, communication, creativity, design,...
TED Talks
Nov 22, 2017 TED.com
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For the introverts among us, traditional forms activism like marches, protests and door-to-door canvassing can be intimidating and stressful. Take it from Sarah Corbett, a former professional campaigner and self-proclaimed introvert. She introduces us to "craftivism," a quieter form of activism that uses handicrafts as a way to get people to slow down and think deeply about the issues they're facing, all while engaging the public more gently. Who says an embroidered handkerchief can't...
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, activism, art, community, creativity, introvert, social change,...
TED Talks
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One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn't want kids, in spite of the insistence of many people (including her doctor) who told her she'd change her mind. In this powerful talk, she shares her story of seeking sterilization — and makes the case that motherhood is an extension of womanhood, not the definition.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, children, family, identity, parenting, social change, society, women,...
TED Talks
Nov 15, 2017 TED.com
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What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the street into housing? Loyd Pendleton shares how he went from skeptic to believer in the Housing First approach to homelessness — providing the displaced with short-term assistance to find permanent housing quickly and without conditions — and how it led to a 91 percent reduction in chronic homelessness over a ten-year period in Utah.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDMED, cities, community, humanity, innovation, poverty, social change,...
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2016 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Forever Plaid".  March 10th, 2016.  Port Washington Public Library.  Port Washington, NY.  Directed by Michael Santora.  Musical direction by David Barnett.
Topic: Performing Arts
TED Talks
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What we see in movies matters: it affects our hobbies, our career choices, our emotions and even our identities. Right now, we don't see enough women on screen or behind the camera — but waiting for Hollywood to grow a conscience isn't going to fix the problem, says Naomi McDougall Jones. Join forces with the actress and activist as she outlines her four-point plan for a total representation revolution in Hollywood.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, activism, business, creativity, culture, movies, social change,...
TED Talks
Oct 11, 2017 TED.com
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Artist Eric Dyer spent years working at a computer to produce images for the screen. Longing to get his hands back on his work, he began exploring the zoetrope, a popular 19th-century device that was used to create the illusion of motion long before the arrival of film. In this vibrant talk, he showcases his resulting art inventions: spinning sculptures and that evoke beautiful, dreamlike scenes. (Warning: This talk includes flashing images and lights. Those who are photosensitive or have...
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, animation, art, creativity, film, illusion, movies, visualizations,...
TED Talks
Sep 29, 2017 TED.com
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In March 2009, North Korean soldiers captured journalist Euna Lee and her colleague Laura Ling while they were shooting a documentary on the border with China. The courts sentenced them to 12 years of hard labor, but American diplomats eventually negotiated their release. In this surprising, deeply human talk, Lee shares her experience living as the enemy in a detention center for 140 days — and the tiny gestures of humanity from her guards that sustained her.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, Asia, TEDx, United States, china, compassion, fear, humanity, journalism,...
TED Talks
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Each year, one in seven large corporations commits fraud. Why? To find out, Alexander Wagner takes us inside the economics, ethics and psychology of doing the right thing. Join him for an introspective journey down the slippery slopes of deception as he helps us understand why people behave the way they do.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, business, corruption, economics, finance, motivation, society, TED2017,...
TED Talks
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Terrorists and extremists aren't all naturally violent sociopaths — they're deliberately recruited and radicalized in a process that doesn't fit into a neat pattern. Erin Marie Saltman discusses the push and pull factors that cause people to join extremist groups and explains innovative ways of preventing and countering radicalization.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, security, social media, terrorism, violence, TED2017, 2016
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Digital archaeologist Chance Coughenour is using pictures — your pictures — to reclaim antiquities that have been lost to conflict and disaster. After crowdsourcing photographs of destroyed monuments, museums and artifacts, Coughenour uses advanced technology called photogrammetry to create 3D reconstructions, preserving the memory of our global, shared, human heritage. Find out more about how you can help celebrate and safeguard history that's being lost.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, ancient world, archaeology, conservation, culture, history, museums,...
TED Talks
Aug 30, 2017 TED.com
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Could it be wrong to help children in need by starting an orphanage? In this eye-opening talk about the bad consequences of good intentions, Tara Winkler speaks out against the spread of orphanages in developing countries, caused in part by foreign donors, and details the harm done to children when they are separated from their families and left to grow up in institutions.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, activism, children, family, poverty, social change, TED2017, 2016
TED Talks
Aug 28, 2017 TED.com
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Should your driverless car kill you if it means saving five pedestrians? In this primer on the social dilemmas of driverless cars, Iyad Rahwan explores how the technology will challenge our morality and explains his work collecting data from real people on the ethical trade-offs we're willing (and not willing) to make.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, AI, driverless cars, innovation, law, morality, technology, TED2017, 2016
TED Talks
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Your cells are coated with sugars that store information and speak a secret language. What are they trying to tell us? Your blood type, for one — and, potentially, that you have cancer. Chemical biologist Carolyn Bertozzi researches how sugars on cancerous cells interact with (and sometimes trick) your immune system. Learn more about how your body detects cancer and how the latest cancer-fighting medicines could help your immune system beat the disease.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, biology, biomechanics, cancer, chemistry, disease, health, illness, medical...
TED Talks
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Another economic reality is possible — one that values community, sustainability and resiliency instead of profit by any means necessary. Niki Okuk shares her case for cooperative economics and a vision for how working-class people can organize and own the businesses they work for, making decisions for themselves and enjoying the fruits of their labor.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, business, capitalism, community, economics, entrepreneur, inequality,...
TED Talks
Aug 16, 2017 TED.com
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Harvard Law professor Ronald Sullivan fights to free wrongfully convicted people from jail — in fact, he has freed some 6,000 innocent people over the course of his career. He shares heartbreaking stories of how (and why) people end up being put in jail for something they didn't do, and the consequences in their lives and the lives of others. Watch this essential talk about the duty we all have to make the world a bit more fair every day, however we can.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, Criminal Justice, TEDx, United States, inequality, law, social change,...
Port Washington Performing Arts
Aug 10, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2013 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "Grease".  Directed by Brian Long.  Musical direction by David Barnett.  Produced by Pamela Meadows, Caroline Gegan & Vivian Aiuto.  Port Washington, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
TED Talks
Aug 9, 2017 TED.com
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Anjan Chatterjee uses tools from evolutionary psychology and cognitive neuroscience to study one of nature's most captivating concepts: beauty. Learn more about the science behind why certain configurations of line, color and form excite us in this fascinating, deep look inside your brain.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDMED, beauty, brain, cognitive science, evolution, evolutionary psychology,...
TED Talks
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Do your kidneys have a sense of smell? Turns out, the same tiny scent detectors found in your nose are also found in some pretty unexpected places — like your muscles, kidneys and even your lungs. In this quick talk (filled with weird facts), physiologist Jennifer Pluznick explains why they're there and what they do.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, Human body, Senses, TEDMED, biology, biomechanics, discovery, health, medical...
TED Talks
Jul 24, 2017 TED.com
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Born with a genetic visual impairment that has no correction or cure, Susan Robinson is legally blind (or partially sighted, as she prefers it) and entitled to a label she hates: "disabled." In this funny and personal talk, she digs at our hidden biases by explaining five ways she flips expectations of disability upside down.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, Blindness, TED Residency, disability, failure, identity, personal growth,...