50 Common Misquotations - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.11)
A weekly show hosted by John Green, where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks 50 common misquotations and misattributions.
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The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff reports from Cleveland where the Indians fell to the Tigers 11-7 in a game that was interrupted by two rain delays. Detroit swept the short two-game series.
Psychologist Nicholas Humphrey has proposed that our ability to awe was biologically selected for by evolution because it imbues our lives with sense of cosmic significance that has resulted in a species that works harder not just to survive but to flourish and thrive.
Erik Davis says, "Humphrey refers to consciousness as a magic show that you stage for yourself inside your head, which lights up the world and makes you feel special and transcendent... this magical theater provides a reason to l
Amazing 9 year old Asean Johnson brings the crowd to their feet at Chicago school closings rally
By the end of this speech hundreds vowed to vote for Asean for Mayor in 2025, maybe even President.
Asean (ah-Shawn) goes to Marcus Garvey Elementary School, slated for closure by the Chicago Public School administration, an un-elected board who's members are appointed by Mayor Rahm Elmanuel, former Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama
The stabbing of a 14 year old Salinas teen that is now the city's 5th homicide of the year. Ricardo Ruiz was taken off of life support last night. Police say this is an example of females becoming more involved in gangs.