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Jimmy Nelson: Gorgeous portraits of the world's vanishing people

When Jimmy Nelson traveled to Siberia to photograph the Chukchi people, elders told him: “You cannot photograph us. You have to wait, you have to wait until you get to know us, you have to wait until you understand us.” In this gorgeously photo-filled talk, join Nelson’s quest to understand — the world, other people, himself — by making astonishing portraits of the world’s vanishing tribes and cultures. 7 more words


Some blame EU Commission for Greek obstinacy in debt talks

“A Greek flag flies behind a statue to European unity outside the EU Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir – RTX1DT64″ /

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June Evening Talk - Letter’s from a Long Road with Julian Sayarer

On 4 June record breaking cyclist Julian Sayarer will be joining us to talk about his remarkable journey that took him around the world with just his notebook and letters for company. 496 more words


QB Wilson's agent: Contract talks 'encouraging'

Terry Blount, ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered the NFL at the Houston Post and Houston Chronicle, including eight Super Bowls Received Citation for Writing Excellence from Hearst Newspapers Also has covered NBA Finals, World Series, Finals Fours, Indy 500 and Daytona 500Follow on Twitter0 SharesEmailPrintComment… 40 more words

Sara Seager: The search for planets beyond our solar system

Every star we see in the sky has at least one planet orbiting it, says astronomer Sara Seager. So what do we know about these exoplanets, and how can we find out more? 34 more words


What is Success ?

With profound simplicity, Coach John Wooden redefines success and urges us all to pursue the best in ourselves. In this inspiring talk he shares the advice he gave his players at UCLA, quotes poetry and remembers his father’s wisdom.



Why Some of us Don't Have One True Calling by Emilie Wapnick (TEDx talk)

When I was but a wee bit recent college grad struggling to find my footing in the world, I came across a podcast called “ 155 more words