NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things'
The biggest players in the food industryfrom pesticide pushers to fertilizer makers to food processors and manufacturersspend billions of dollars every year not selling food, but selling the idea that we need their products to feed the world. But, do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? Can sustainably grown food deliver the quantity and quality we needtoday and in the future? Our first Food MythBusters film takes on these questions in under seven minutes. So next time you hear them, you can too. From Anna Lapp & Food MythBusters.
Economist Richard Wolff explains how the current minimum wage offers less advantage for workers than it did decades ago, and how an increase would benefit not only low-wage employees, but the overall American economy. Youve taken the folks at the bottom the people who work hard, full-time jobs and youve made their economic condition worse over a 50-year period, while wealth has accumulated at the top, Wolff tells Bill. What kind of a society does this? A Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, and currently Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School, Wolff has written many books on the effects of rampant capitalism, including Capitalism Hits the Fan: The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It.
Doodle-animation. Professor Richard Dawkins answers a question from the audience at the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford, on Friday 15th February 2013.
November 3, 1988 - "On Air" fight. Clip also shows how the tension escalated during the interview.
The funny part of this story is that it's not funny.
11/15/94: Actress Natalie Portman promotes her first film, "The Professional."
Bill Hicks's Scottish accent is terrible, but his observations are just as relevant today as when they were recorded in 1990.
Bill Maher unloads on Conservatives' irrational hatred of president Obama by asking, "What exactly has Obama done which makes you so angry? Bill reveals the REAL reason for their animus...
1 million terabytes a day saved forever. The ARGUS array is made up of several cameras and other types of imaging systems. The output of the imaging system is used to create extremely large, 1.8GP high-resolution mosaic images and video. The U.S. Army, along with Boeing, has developed and is preparing to deploy a new unmanned aircraft called the "Hummingbird." It's is a VTOL-UAS (vertical take-off and landing unmanned aerial system). Three of them are being deployed to Afghanistan for a full year to survey and spy on Afghanistan from an altitude of 20,000 feet with the ability to scan 25 square miles of ground surface. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surveillance From Rise of the Drones Meet a new breed of flying robots, from tiny swarming vehicles to giant unmanned planes. Aired January 23, 2013 on PBS http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/military/rise-of-the-drones.html
Fox's Erick Erickson: "When you look at biology, look at the natural world, the roles of a male and female in society, and the other animals, the male typically is the dominant role. The female, it's not antithesis, or it's not competing, it's a complimentary role. We as people in a smart society have lost the ability to have complimentary relationships in nuclear families, and it's tearing us apart."
What if YouTube had existed all throughout history?
"Black is not a color; it's an attitude. It's the attitude of independence, respect and dignity." - James Brown Interview by Rocci Fisch 1984. Washington, D.C. Convention Center
Henry Rollins is an American spoken word artist, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, radio DJ, activist and former singer-songwriter. Many of you may remember him as the front man for the California punk rock band Black Flag, or from his television series The Henry Rollins Show. Rollins has also hosted MTVs 120 Minutes, and Jackass, enjoyed a recurring dramatic role in the second season of Sons of Anarchy and has also had roles in several films. Rollins has also campaigned for various political causes in the United States, including promoting LGBT rights, World Hunger Relief, an end to war and has toured overseas with the USO (United Service Organizations) to entertain American troops. A few years ago, as part of his Henry Rollins Show project he created a series of letters to include the one here to ultra right-wing conservative author, journalist and pundit Ann Coulter.
Wyatt Cenac stops by to chat about the intersection of comedy and news, ?uestlove, and pretending to be friends with Jay-Zall topics Kamau knows well. Except for pretending to be friends with Jay-Z, that is. Hov and Kamau go way back.* *Not really.