Video Friday: Bruce Jacobs

Anti-racism advocate, author, and phenomenol public speaker Bruce A. Jacobs talks about what is fueling bigotry now and what to do about it. As a nationally-praised author and speaker, Bruce A. Jacobsinspires people to question our media, turn off today’s “rage talk” shows, and have real conversations with friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Learn more about …

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Video Friday: Tim Riley on the Beatles Remastered

=”text/javascript”src=””> With all the buzz about the release of the Beatles Remastered, it’s easy to forget exactly why the new release is such a big deal. Luckily, Tim Riley, author of “Tell Me Why: A Beatles Commentary” and contributing music critic for NPR, spoke with Jeffrey Brown on the NewsHour about the Beatles Remastered. As …

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The Longest Ride EVER.

Guess what’s happening as we speak? The 2009 Space Elevator Conference! This four-day long event features movies, presentations and workshops for engineers and entrepreneurs who want to build an elevator that actually goes to space. Seriously. Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson discuss the notion of a space elevator.

Video Friday (Again): "The Calculus of Friendship"

Sure, we’ve already posted a Friday video. But we couldn’t resist sharing this great clip of Steven Strogatz discussing the calculus of friendship. Be sure to look for his new book, “The Calculus of Friendship,” due out this fall. Learn more about Steven Strogatz at JodiSolomonSpeakers/StevenStrogatz.