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Randy Pausch Lecture on Time Management

Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch gave a lecture on Time Management at the University of Virginia in November 2007. Randy Pausch was a virtual reality pioneer, human-computer interaction researcher, co-founder of Carnegie Mellon’s Entertainment Technology Center and creator of the Alice software project. On July 25, 2008 Pausch died from pancreatic cancer at his family’s […]

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Achieving Your Childhood Dreams: Randy Pausch Last Lecture

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‘Last Lecture’ Professor, Randy Pausch Dies

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How Emphasis On Speed Erodes Health, Productivity and Quality of Life

Journalist Carl Honore believes the Western world’s emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there’s a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their all-too-modern lives. Canadian-born journalist Carl Honore has written for The Economist, the Houston Chronicle, the Observer, and the National Post, but he is best […]

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Why Do We Do What We Do?

Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that motivate everyone’s actions! Tony Robbins might have one of the world’s most famous smiles; his beaming confidence has helped sell his best-selling line of self-help books, and fill even his 10,000-seat seminars. What’s less known about the iconic motivational speaker is the range and stature of his personal […]

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Why Are We Happy? Why Aren’t We Happy?

Dan Gilbert: Psychologist & Happiness Expert! Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things don’t go as planned. Dan Gilbert believes that, in our ardent, lifelong pursuit of happiness, most […]

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8 Secrets Of Success!

8 Secrets of Success by Richard St. John. Richard St. John knew how he had found success — through his marketing company, the St. John Group, which boasted clients like Nortel and BlackBerry/Research in Motion. But he couldn’t get away from the question: Why him? He thinks of himself as an average guy, not talented […]

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Dog-Friendly Dog Training!

Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, trainer Ian Dunbar asks us to see the world through the eyes of our beloved dogs. By knowing our pets’ perspective, we can build their love and trust. It’s a message that resonates well beyond the animal world. We may call dogs man’s best friend, but according to Dr. […]

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Sticky: Cary Fowler Wants To Save The World From Agricultural Collapse, One Seed At A Time

The varieties of wheat, corn and rice we grow today may not thrive in a future threatened by climate change. Cary Fowler takes us inside a vast global seed bank, buried within a frozen mountain in Norway, that stores a diverse group of food-crop for whatever tomorrow may bring. Biodiversity warrior Cary Fowler wants to […]

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Michael Pritchard’s Water Filter Turns Filthy Water Drinkable

Too much of the world lacks access to clean drinking water. Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it — inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. With cutting-edge nanotech, Michael Pritchard’s Lifesaver water-purification bottle could revolutionize water-delivery systems in disaster-stricken areas around the globe. During the twin […]