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Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity. Clifford Stoll on ... everything. The McGurk Effect. Via the BBC: The McGurk effect is a compelling demonstration of how we all use visual speech information.
The effect shows that we can’t help but integrate visual speech into what we ‘hear’. Or, further explained by Wikipedia: The McGurk effect is a perceptual phenomenon which demonstrates an interaction between hearing and vision in speech perception. It suggests that speech perception is multimodal, that is, that it involves information from more than one sensory modality.
The McGurk effect is sometimes called the McGurk-MacDonald effect. Yakko's World. Best Of A Normal Day. Video - Breathtaking Spy Plane Footage. U-2 at 70,000 ft. - EX SUBMARINE SPY. Joe Rogan on The True Reason Pot is illegal. A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything. LEGO Great Ball Contraption. Eye Candy: Mesmerizing Swinging Balls Video. Not mine -- mine are hypnotizing.
This is a video of one of those swinging ball desk toys (aka Newton's Cradle) but with different length droopers (mine drag on the floor), creating all sorts of crazy-ass designs. I just watched it twice back to back (the second time with my eyes unfocused) and I'm pretty sure I spotted the secret to the universe at one point. SPOILER: It was a pop-up porn ad. "A gay one? " Four hunks in a bubble bath! Hit the jump for the worthwhile video but, WARNING: may cause dizziness. Youtube viaThe most beautiful video ever? Thanks to Church, who once mesmerized an entire living room full of bachelorette party attendees with his own swinging balls trick. Le Royaume. Animated Optical Illusions. David Blaine: How I held my breath for 17 min. Snow explosion. Noreena Hertz: How to use experts. Johnny Lee demos Wii Remote hacks. Moogaloop.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: Movie Trailer. Aimee Mullins and her 12 pairs of legs. The Kaye Effect - Science - Science Funny Pictures, Funny Videos, Cool Videos.
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I guess that could be interpreted as their purpose, but the work is not purposeful in and of itself. I guess "pay enough to take money off the table" covers that, so we're only talking about how to motivate people after they're at the comfortable level most Americans that read this blog are at. Interesting results in India, though. I believe there is a threshold that once you're paid a certain amount, you feel on top of things like you deserve it, so you don't work hard to move up further.
If you take money completely off the table, or put the carrot completely away, there's not much to work for anymore. Fan Shows Up Mascot In Slam Dunk Contest [VIDEO] Multi-talented girl. Parallel Parking. A Men's Room Monologue - Flash Animation. Guy With Crazy Limbo Skills Video. Vortex Cannon Demolishes House « Wonderment Blog. Jem Stansfield from BBC's Bang Goes the Theory has "put scientific theory to the test" with his Vortex Cannon.
Filmed at 1300-fps, you can see the cannon knock down three different houses made of straw, stick, and brick with an explosive vortex ring. The vortex ring that comes out is not smoke, however. After detonating the explosive gas mixture of acetylene and oxygen, "one of the most dangerous gas mixes in the world," the ring forms from the pressure drop inside the vortex. It condenses the lake's damp air and shoots a cloud out at 200-mph, knocking down anything in its path.
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A Tool to Unclog Your Drain. Imagining the Tenth Dimension - A Book by Rob Bryanton. Video. Video. Backyard video of epic hailstorm. Lego StarCraft. Www.johnnolanfilms.com. Footage of Japanese teenager scoring 128 consecutive 2-pointers on arcade game. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 17:29 GMT, 20 November 2010 Most of us would be happy with landing a handful of two-pointers on an arcade basketball game.
But this Japanese trick shot would clearly put most of us to shame after landing an astonishing 256 points in just 60 seconds. With a speed of shot that would embarrass most NBA players, the teenager rattles off 128 consecutive baskets without a single miss. Trick shot: A Japanese teenager lands 128 consecutive baskets in just 60 seconds at a game arcade Sign her up: Despite a member of staff emerging from the door on the right in her eye line, the teenager is undeterred before getting the record score And she is even unruffled after another gamer wanders past and a members of staff emerges from a doorway right in her line of vision.
It is unclear whether the impressive feat is genuine, but the girl does appear to tire as she continues her prodigious scoring run. Video. Video. Video. Video.