A.J. Jacobs: My year of living biblically

Journalist A.J. Jacobs tried to live one year following all rules in the bible literally. In this TED Talk he talks about what he experienced and learned during his experiment.

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Seth MacFarlane: Why WGA strike is for the “little guy”

The WGA strike ended a while ago, but this speech is worth watching if you have missed it.

On November 9, 2007, Seth MacFarlane explained why the strike is for the "little guy", the middle class writers.

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Clifford Stoll: 18 minutes with an agile mind

It takes some time to get used to the chaotic style of Clifford Stoll, U.S. astronomer, computer expert and author. And he talks about everything that comes to his mind.

"Once I do something, I want to do something else."

I can promise you one thing: It’s the weirdest talk you’ll ever see.

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John Fund: Can Americans Trust Their Elections Results?

I included this one not because he is a good speaker (I think public speaking experts would have one or two suggestions for him). But he covers an important topic.

John Fund, author and The Wall Street Journal columnist, shares some interesting facts about elections and dangers regarding election fraud, gerrymangering and computer manipulation.

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Carrie Fisher: AFI Life Achievement Award 2005 (George Lucas)

After being reminded of the following quote by Randy Pausch, I knew what kind of speech has to come next:

Never underestimate the importance of having fun. I’m dying and I’m having fun. And I’m going to keep having fun every day because there’s no other way to play it.

So I’ll start this week with a hilarious speaker most of you might only know for her acting: Carrie Fisher roasting George Lucas at the AFI Life Achievement Award 2005.

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