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Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness —...

Feynman ‘Fun to Imagine’ 4: Magnets (and ‘Why?’ questions…)

Physicist Richard Feynman explains to a non-scientist just how difficult it is to answer certain questions in lay terms! A classic example of Feynman’s clarity of thought, powers of explanation...

“The New Atheism” (2008), lecture by John Gray (part 1 of 4)

“The New Atheism”, Theos/LICC lecture by Professor John N. Gray (June 16, 2008) John Gray, the author of “Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia” and former...

Phil Kaye performs “Suburbia”

Phil Kaye, part of Project V.O.I.C.E., performs his original spoken word poem “Suburbia” at the United Nations International School. May 2010.

RSA Animate – 21st century enlightenment

Matthew Taylor explores the meaning of 21st century enlightenment, how the idea might help us meet the challenges we face today, and the role that can be played by organisations such as the RSA.