All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Speech’

Jacqueline Bisset’s Awkward Acceptance Speech

Jacqueline Bisset just couldn’t get it together and find the right words to express her gratitude when she took the stage to accept the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television, during the Golden Globe awards on Sunday night. “God. Um, I think it was 47 …

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Pope Wishes All World Peace, Included Atheists

The 77-year-old Pope Francis is full of surprises since he became the new residing pontiff of the Catholic Church. In his first Christmas address from the balcony at the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Square he made a broad call to the entire world for global peace. He focused first on Syria and Africa to end their violence and even urged atheists …

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March on Washington becomes Interactive

“I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” Powerful words from the civil rights leader and American icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King predicted that the March on Washington would go down in history, and it did as well as …

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Queen’s WWIII Speech: Secret Script Released

The script for a speech never recorded, where Queen Elizabeth II would address Britons about a nuclear war, has just been released. In 1983, Britain feared a nuclear war with Russia, and was doing everything they could to prepare for such an event. The speech was part of a 320-page war games scenario – codenamed Wintex-Cimex 83. It was drafted …

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Obama Explains Lipstick On His Collar, He’s Safe From Michelle

Politicians who are involved in actual scandal could take some notes from President Obama, who explained lipstick on his collar before others could use their imagination. The POTUS was speaking at a White House reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, when he noticed a red mark on his collar. He jokingly explained to the audience who …

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Guy Fakes Mexican Accent for an Entire College Semester, Wins Troll Points

I think I took Speech 101 back in college. You probably did too. It’s the kind of class that’s required by many majors at most universities – the kind of class that you probably bemoan waking up for every morning, but ends up being a fairly easy credit at the end of the day. I don’t know, maybe my Speech …

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Steve Jobs Predicted The Future Of Tech In 1983

Love him or hate him – Steve Jobs had a profound impact on the tech world. Under his leadership, Apple became the largest tech company in the world. As we approach the one year anniversary of his death, people are now taking time to reminisce on the Apple co-founder’s life. One of the more interesting looks into the past of …

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Julian Assange Demands That The U.S. Stop Persecuting Wikileaks

It’s official – Julian Assange has been granted asylum by the South American country of Ecuador. Unfortunately for Assange, it’s looks like the U.K. government isn’t going to let him go. He’s been locked up inside the Ecuadorian embassy for almost two months now. The Wikileaks founder made a public appearance yesterday afternoon to address his being granted asylum and …

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Baby Robot Learns Its First Words

At team of scientists lead by the Caroline Lyon at the University of Hertfordshire, UK have developed a “baby robot” that learns human speech in much the same way a human child learns. The robot converses with a human teacher and soon a string of incoherent babble from the robot beings forming actual words, in the same way a baby’s …

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Once Deaf, Bird Brains Can’t Keep a Tune: Deaf Equals Disharmony

Duke University Medical Center has released a new finding that pertains to songbirds and may have implications for other creatures including humans. It’s a known fact that neural pathways that are constantly activated will strengthen over time, but the inverse might be true as well. Researchers monitored songbirds who lost their ability to hear and observed changes in their braincells …

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Censored Twitter? No Worries, There’s A Workaround

Are you worried about Twitter’s news that they are going to begin censoring tweets in certain countries? Worry not as there is an easy workaround. Twitter posted a handy FAQ about their new “country withheld content” guidelines. In it, it lays out what the format of censored tweets and accounts will look like. The policy seems to affect countries that …

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Sega Introduces Toylet: The Urinal Video Game

Nintendo gave us the Wii and now Sega has brought us the Pii. Yes, that means about what you think it means: there is a video game that uses your pee. Urine. Number one. And if you’re a male in Tokyo anytime soon, you may get to take a shake at the bathroom game if you happen by the right …

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