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Lance Goodman

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The Future Of Joint Replacement (VIDEO)

Posted July 27, 2010 | 13:43:56 (EST)

A new technique of using animal cartilage and ligaments to put into human knees has revolutionized the ability for people to find joint replacement parts, according to Dr. Kevin Stone, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and injuries of the knee. These treatment methods have been used successfully...

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Sarah Palin's Denver Speech: The Mashup (VIDEO)

Posted July 20, 2010 | 12:39:05 (EST)

Does Sarah Palin offer anything of value to the political discourse of this country? That's a complicated question, but one thing beyond debate is that her speeches provide fantastic material for video mashups.

Below are excerpts from a recent speech in Denver, Colorado. Part 1 of the 50-minute speech can...

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Weekend Movie Guide: Trailers, Reviews For New Releases (VIDEOS)

Posted July 16, 2010 | 06:36:52 (EST)

The summer is rolling along and this weekend there are several new movies making their way to the public. It's a bit of a mixed bag of genres so there should be something for everyone. Inception is the most highly anticipated movie coming out this week, and it has received...

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Hans Rosling Discusses Global Population Growth (VIDEO)

Posted July 13, 2010 | 13:41:52 (EST)

Below is a video of Hans Rosling talking about world population and the challenges that we face globally, as well as the potential solution. He is Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and Director of the Gapminder Foundation.

Rosling stresses that the world's poorest people, who struggle to...

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Weekend Movie Guide: Trailers, Reviews For New Releases (VIDEOS)

Posted July 9, 2010 | 08:00:06 (EST)

The summer is rolling along and plenty of new films are making their way to the public. The slideshow below presents the movies that are coming out today. All of these films have had fairly positive reviews. As far as genres, it looks like a mixed bag of comedy, horror,...

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'The Social Network' 2nd Teaser Unveiled (VIDEO): Will You See The 'Facebook Movie?'

Posted July 8, 2010 | 14:50:12 (EST)

Below is the second teaser trailer for the upcoming film The Social Network, aka the 'Facebook movie.' (Watch the first trailer here.)

The trailer includes audio excerpts that seem to depict Zuckerberg's life as an intense environment of rivalries and backbiting. The film was written by Aaron Sorkin...

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Charles Leadbeater On Education Innovation In The Slums (VIDEO)

Posted June 29, 2010 | 17:22:10 (EST)

"You have to engage people before you start to teach them," says British author Charles Leadbeater.

The video below is a 20-minute speech discussing how innovation in education can significantly improve the viability of educational opportunities, particularly in developing countries. This innovation is partially through the practical use...

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Movie Guide: Trailers, Reviews For New Releases (VIDEO)

Posted June 25, 2010 | 07:10:32 (EST)

Four new movies come out this Friday and next Wednesday, including the latest film in the Twilight Saga. Theaters will be packed with obsessed fans of the series so be sure to either go early or simply not go on opening day, which would be highly recommended. Overall, the four...

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Isabel Allende Interview: Author Offers Advice To Young Writers (VIDEO)

Posted June 22, 2010 | 15:24:08 (EST)

Having published 18 books and sold over 56 million copies in 30 languages, Isabel Allende is one of the best-known female writers in Latin America. She discusses her writing process and gives tips to new writers in an insightful interview with Big Think. The videos below are segments...

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Movies Opening June 18th: Trailers, Reviews (VIDEO)

Posted June 18, 2010 | 08:40:22 (EST)

The summer is here, and there are plenty of new movies making their way to the theaters. The following films are coming out today, Friday, June 18th, including the much-anticipated Toy Story 3. Many of these movies have been highly rated; others look to be a bit of a gamble....

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