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Demographics of the Global Village

If the world were a village of just 100 people, what would those people be like? This short video provides startling... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 20, 2014
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The Dark Side of Positive Thinking

In this lecture, accompanied by amusing illustrations, author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich delivers a powerful critique of... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Dec 21, 2012
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The Story of Stuff: The Crisis of Unsustainable Consumerism

The Story of Stuff is an illustrated lecture by author and environmental activist Annie Leonard that examines the... see more
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Author: Elizabeth Garland
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 07, 2012
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PowerPoint Tips from Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki shares effective PowerPoint presentation advice based on the 10-20-30 rule with clear tips on the appropriate... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Mar 17, 2014
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The Heart Attack Grill: Taking Truth in Advertising to its Extreme

At the Heart Attack Grill, patients order four-decker Quadruple-Bypass Burgers and unfiltered cigarettes from scantily clad... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jul 09, 2013
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Understanding Enron: Why Smart Guys Do Stupid Things

This clip from the documentary film The Smartest Guys in the Room, based on the best-selling book by Bethany McLean and Peter... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jan 20, 2014
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Analyzing Rhetorical Modes

Effective rhetoric can be extremely persuasive, as shown by Mad Mens Don Draper. In this clip, Don sells his idea for an ad... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Jun 09, 2014
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Compensating for the Shortcomings of the Written Word

Written communication lacks the subtle tonalities of the spoken language, as demonstrated in this humorous ad in which a... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 13, 2012
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Concepts of Rhetorical Education

The documentary series Take 20 features interviews with 22 top rhetoric and writing scholars, each answering 20 questions... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Apr 22, 2014
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Fair Use of Copyrighted Material

Using only dialogue spoken by characters in (copyrighted) Walt Disney films, this humorous video briefly reviews the laws... see more
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Author: Mindgate Media
Date Added: Jul 06, 2011 Date Modified: Aug 12, 2013
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