Lenny Bruce Leonard Alfred Schneider (October 13, 1925 – August 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic and satirist. He was renowned for his open, free-style and critical form of comedy which integrated satire, politics, religion, sex, and vulgarity. His 1964 conviction in an obscenity trial was followed by a posthumous pardon, the first in New York State history, by then-Governor George Pataki in 2003. He paved the way for future outspoken counterculture-era comedians, and his trial for obscenity is seen as a landmark for freedom of speech in the United States. Early life Lenny Bruce was born Leonard Alfred Schneider in Mineola, New York, grew up in nearby Bellmore, and attended Wellington C. After a short stint in California spent living with his father, Bruce settled in New York City, hoping to establish himself as a comedian. Career Personal life Legal troubles Obscenity Arrests Legacy
Hyperloop Concept art of Hyperloop inner workings A Hyperloop is a proposed mode of passenger and/or freight transportation, first used to describe an open-source vactrain design released by a joint team from Tesla and SpaceX. Drawing heavily from Robert Goddard's vactrain, a hyperloop is a sealed tube or system of tubes through which a pod may travel free of air resistance or friction conveying people or objects at high speed while being very efficient. Elon Musk's version of the concept, first publicly mentioned in 2012, incorporates reduced-pressure tubes in which pressurized capsules ride on air bearings driven by linear induction motors and axial compressors. The Hyperloop Alpha concept was first published in August 2013, proposing and examining a route running from the Los Angeles region to the San Francisco Bay Area, roughly following the Interstate 5 corridor. History The second Hyperloop pod competition took place from August 25–27, 2017. Theory and operation Initial design concept
Singin' in the Rain Singin' in the Rain is a 1952 American musical comedy film directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, and choreographed by Kelly and Donen. It offers a lighthearted depiction of Hollywood in the late '20s, with the three stars portraying performers caught up in the transition from silent films to "talkies." Plot Don Lockwood (Kelly) is a popular silent film star with humble roots as a singer, dancer and stuntman. To escape from his fans after the premiere, Don jumps into a passing car driven by Kathy Selden (Reynolds). After a rival studio has an enormous hit with its first talking picture, The Jazz Singer (1927), R.F. decides he has no choice but to convert the next Lockwood and Lamont film, The Duelling Cavalier, into a talkie. Don, Kathy and Cosmo come up with the idea to turn The Duelling Cavalier into a musical called The Dancing Cavalier, complete with a modern musical number called "Broadway Melody". Cast Songs
The Top 5 French Flair moments of All Time On the eve of the Wallabies vs France series kicking off, the guys at Fox Sports have put together this belter of a compilation featuring some of the best moments of French Flair from the last however many years. There are also a few random bits in there too. It's the first time Australia have hosted Les Bleus in a three-Test series since way back in 1990 so while you never can quite tell what to expect, it's sure to be a thrilling series. The big story of the week is James Horwill's demotion as captain of the Wallabies, with former teammate Stephen Moore stepping up to lead the team, while Horwill starts off the bench. France are without their regular captain too, as Thierry Dusautoir has an injured bicep. As part of the build up we get to look at some of the most sensational French flair tries ever scored, all nicely put together by beret wearing, French speaking Sean Maloney. Kick-off: 20:00 local, 10:00 GMT, 12:00 CEST Posted at 2:45 pm | 6 comments French Flair - tries from 1970 to 1999
Tony Robbins Anthony "Tony" Robbins (born February 29, 1960) is an American life coach, self-help author and motivational speaker. He became well known through his infomercials and self-help books, Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within. Robbins writes about subjects such as health and energy, overcoming fears, building wealth, persuasive communication, and enhancing relationships. Robbins began his career learning from many different motivational speakers, and promoted seminars for his personal mentor, Jim Rohn. Robbins' programs have reached over 4 million people from 100 countries around the world. In 2007, he was named to Forbes magazine's "Celebrity 100" list. Forbes estimated that Robbins earned approximately $30 million USD in that year. He owns Namale, a resort in Fiji. Early life Robbins was born Anthony J. He later moved to Azusa, California, and attended Glendora High School. Career Robbins began his career promoting seminars for Jim Rohn. Seminars
Lead Capture: How a health care company increased demand for services 300% MarketingSherpa Video Archive Jon Ciampi, CRC Health, and Daniel Burstein, MECLABS When "everybody in your company thinks they're a marketer," how do you prove them wrong? For Jon Ciampi, Vice President of Marketing, Corporate Development, Business Development and Strategic Accounts, CRC Health, the answer was clear: "Performance always trumps argument." At MarketingSherpa Lead Gen Summit 2013, Ciampi expressed the importance of testing every element in your sales funnel to optimize the process for your customers and save money, time and resources for your marketing team. Related Resources MarketingSherpa Lead Gen Summit 2014 — San Francisco, November 3-6Lead Gen: 17% lift in lead capture by including more details in email [Email Summit 2014 live test]Landing Page Optimization: How CRC Health transformed decision-making across 140 sitesLead Generation: Capturing more leads with clear value prop communication
BBC Documentary: Who Gets the Best Jobs? YouTube Upload hbs.edu Subscription preferences Loading... Working... HarvardBSchool Perspectives on the Case Method 17,433 views 8 months ago Interviews with faculty and students provide an inside look at the HBS classroom and the case method of teaching and learning. Featured Channels HBSExecEd Harvard Business Review Related channels on YouTube Khan Academy Big Think TED-Ed MIT OpenCourseWare Stanford YaleCourses Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Big Think There are only two events in the universe that defy the laws of physics: black holes and the big bang, and while scientists try to explain them, crucial evidence may be eaten up in the meantime. Christophe Galfard's book is "The Universe in Your Hand A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond" ( Read more at BigThink.com: Follow Big Think here:YouTube: Transcript - The interesting thing about trying to unravel the laws of nature is that yes, we have found some laws. We understand gravity to some extent. For a long time gravity has told us that nothing can escape the gravitational grip of a black hole. And everything we had known about black holes until the mid-1970s was only related to gravity.