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I LOVE tricks like this

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How to separate the cream from Oreos

I’m just glad to know this guy is on our (USA) team…

 

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Paper Is Not Dead Yet

Le papier ne sera jamais mort / Paper is not dead on influencia.net ! from INfluencia on Vimeo.

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Suicide Jumper

This is what happens when Improv Everywhere finds a four-foot tall ledge in Midtown Manhattan and decided to put a suicide jumper on it. A police officer, fireman, and the man’s wife and co-worker all arrive on the scene to talk him down. This is a newly remastered video from a project they did in 2005.

Hilarious.

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Mercy Ships

If you watched 60 Minutes last week you saw a very moving segment about some very special people helping the very poor along the western coast of Africa. Their vessel is the Mercy Ship…sure would be nice if the local TV news would cover stories like this.

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A VC

The ‘Cool Site of the Day’ for 2/21 is A VC, Fred Wilson’s insightful blog about the high tech venture capital world. A great read for business lovers of all kinds.

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Thank you, MB, for giving rise to this comedic moment.

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Measure & Improve Your Brain Power

I was asked to feature Cognifit as a ‘Cool Site of the Day’. Well, after being sucked into it for 37 minutes, I’d say it’s cool. As with Lumosity, I will add this to my daily regimen of cognitive boosting activites. – Mike

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Your Brain On Video Games

I’m going to watch Daphne’s 17-minute TED presentation for a second time. It’s already helping me deal with my 16-year old’s addiction ;)

Your thoughts? Please leave a comment.

Thanks,

Mike

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There Are Bad Things & Then There’s This

Worth watching for 6 minutes…

 

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Musical Instruments from Garbage. WOW!

Thanks, Uncle Kenny, for sharing this one! Awesome story.

Landfill Harmonic (facebook link) is an upcoming feature-length documentary about this remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where the musicians play instruments made from trash. To see an excellent 3-minute video of this project, click here (the above video is 11 minutes long so if you don’t have the time, DEFINITELY watch the 3-minute video).

Mike

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Teachers With Apps

Teachers With Apps, co-founded by Jayne Clare (Special Education teacher) and Anne Rachel (Early Childhood educator) is a premiere resource site for educational app discovery.

I LOVE educational apps so I LOVE this site.

After 1/30, find it in the Cool Site of the Day archive.

Peace,

Mike

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Artistry to the max

Craftmanship, musicianship, videography…all come together at a very high level right here:

 

The Art of Making, Alma Flamenca from Deep Green Sea on Vimeo.

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Jimmy Fallon & Brian Williams Slow Jam The News

Is this not the best comedy on TV right now? THIS is from last night; the earlier video that I shared on Facebook was from several months ago. It just keeps getting better with each ‘slow jam’.

 

 

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