• Recording Ourselves
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    Recording Ourselves

    Vsauce! Kevin here. My image and voice recorded, backed up, uploaded and saved…forever. Your cat photos, political arguments, the first private message you sent your future husband or wife, your comments on this video – authenticated, labeled, and recorded. Somewhere. For as long as someone is around to keep the lights on. For the first time in human history. Ordinary people will never be forgotten. At least half of what makes you – you. In Documenting Individual Identity, Jane Caplan explains identity as having two parts. There’s the subjective you, the “self-same.” You know who you are because you are you. You have your memory, which Oscar Wilde called, “…the…

  • Iyanla Calls a Mother-In-Law’s Relationship “Inappropriate” | Iyanla: Fix My Life | OWN
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    Iyanla Calls a Mother-In-Law’s Relationship “Inappropriate” | Iyanla: Fix My Life | OWN

    – What is her name? Her name is [INAUDIBLE] [INAUDIBLE] [INAUDIBLE] Is your daughter-in-law black? African-American, yes. Oh, and you came here from? We came from Germany. – Germany? – Yes. – So you’re German? – Yes. – And your son is German? – Yes. Married to a black woman? Yes. OK. OK. There are some inherent challenges in that. But, anyway– Cultural differences. Yeah. You know. So culture is an issue, and then what? For me most of it is how you are brought up or where you brought up and how you were raised. – Class. – Yes. Culture, and then class. And maybe language does it– maybe…

  • Meet the Infamous Debt Collectors of Indonesia
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    Meet the Infamous Debt Collectors of Indonesia

    If I had the money, I would pay it. Why would I… Yes, you have to pay! You have to pay. It’s your responsibility! But right now I really have no money. Please, don’t talk to me like I’m here to extort you for money! No, I’m here to make you pay your debts! -I know, sir. I know. -You must change your mindset. You think we’re trying to squeeze you for the money. Why would we do that? Don’t play the victim here. You’re the perpetrator So I’m here in a typical Indonesian wedding in Jakarta. It’s classic. You have your people eating, greeting, dancing, singing… The difference here…

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    Swedish Stereotypes ft. PewDiePie

    Everything you thought you knew about Sweden is wrong! Let’s talk about that. ♪ (theme music) ♪ Good Mythical Morning. One of the privileges of doing this show is that we get to do it for an international audience. – Like you. – That means there’s people all over the world who watch Good Mythical Morning, and that is a beautiful thing. But here’s something that we have noticed. A lot of times we talk about other cultures and we comment on other countries outside of the United States of America. And you know what happens? We get things wrong. And you people out in the comments land let us…

  • Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State
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    Enforcing Sharia in Raqqa: The Islamic State

    After taking control of the Syrian city of Raqqa, In March of 2013. The Islamic State or IS A group formally known as ISIS Has also taken over the role of governing every aspect of daily life. Under the strict interpretations of Sharia. These Islamic laws cover everything from High crimes, to civil disagreements to economics, and even personal behavior. Such as, diet, prayer and public appearance. Now what was once a very Westernized city. Is patrolled 24 hours a day by armed men known as the Hisbah. That travel throughout the city enforcing their mandate.

  • The Fer-de-Lance
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    The Fer-de-Lance

    Oh, jeez. Oh, wow. Wow! Is this how you typically catch venomous snakes in the wild? – You put them in a tube? – Mm hmm. It is very safe. – Unless you let go of the tail and then it [whooshing noise] And it seems a little agitated. – Can I touch it? – It is a very nervous snake. The local people thought it’s a rattlesnake. They think it’s a rattlesnake because of the tail? – Mm hmm. So, we’re here with Pablo again, and he has found a fer-de-lance snake. – What can you tell us about the snake? – It’s a venomous snake, very common in…

  • Beatrice Baxter Ruyl | Artist, Author, Breastfeeding Advocate | Zuni Pueblo
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    Beatrice Baxter Ruyl | Artist, Author, Breastfeeding Advocate | Zuni Pueblo

    Welcome to the baby historian. Today I’d like to introduce you to Beatrice Baxter Ruyl, a socialite, breastfeeding advocate as well as an artist and author who was inspired by culture of the Zuni Pueblo. [music] Beatrice Baxter Ruyl may be best recognized as the subject of a number of breastfeeding photos which have been preserved by the Library of Congress but beyond the few years of her breastfeeding life, Beatrice was a fascinating artist who deserves to be more widely known for her work which preserved snapshots of Zuni Pueblo life and culture as it was at the turn of the 20th century. Beatrice was born in Denver, Colorado…

  • Rachel Cole, Transforming Archives trainee
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    Rachel Cole, Transforming Archives trainee

    Hi I’m Rachel Cole, I am a trainee at the Peterborough Archives and I’m doing an outreach and engagement traineeship. I studied History and Philosophy at university, so have always been interested in history and that side of things. And I spent the last year working in English with the local communities there and doing social work, and I was working in a small library. So that was my first experience of working in the heritage sector and I really enjoyed that. So having studied history and having some kind of experience of working with volunteers and doing social work, the traineeship seemed like a great opportunity, and it seemed…

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    preview Vlog start: Hi everyone~ Today I’m going to shoot a video about a very typical DATE routine in Korea Me and my boyfriend are going to meet in Hongdae which is a place that I recommended you to visit in Korea I know I really had to bring my camera But I was in a hurry So I just brought my cell phone, I forgot to bring my camera So if the video quality is not good, please understand T-T So right now I’m waiting for the bus here, it’s a bus stop in Korea And it’ll come in 8 minutes I guess 😀 In almost every bus stop…