Tag: speeches

Aug 28, 2014

Young Boy Eloquently Explains Why He’s Upset His Mom is Pregnant

Young Boy Eloquently Explains Why He’s Upset His Mom is Pregnant

A well-spoken young boy attempts to articulate why he’s upset that his Mom is pregnant when she already has TWO amazing children (in himself and his baby sister). An entertaining exchange between a mother and her son.

Read More »

Aug 20, 2014

Coach Gives Heartfelt Speech After Team Gets Eliminated from Little League World Series

Coach Gives Heartfelt Speech After Team Gets Eliminated from Little League World Series

Rhode Island Little League coach Dave Belisle delivers a moving speech to his players after their heartbreaking loss to Illinois in the 2014 Little League World Series.

Read More »

May 6, 2014

Look Up From Your Phone

Look Up From Your Phone

‘Look Up‘ is a spoken word film for an online generation. It’s a lesson taught to us through a love story, in a world where we continue to find ways to make it easier for us to connect with one another, but always results in us spending more time alone. Written, Performed and Directed…

Read More »

Apr 29, 2014

A Lawyer Asked This Teacher What He Makes. BIG Mistake.

A Lawyer Asked This Teacher What He Makes. BIG Mistake.

A teacher for nine years, Taylor Mali is also a four-time National Poetry Slam champion and the author of three books, most recently, “What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World.” A staunch supporter of educators and the art of teaching, Mali’s New Teacher Project has a goal of attracting…

Read More »

Apr 27, 2014

The Importance of Kindness

The Importance of Kindness

In this animated adaptation of a commencement speech given by George Saunders at Syracuse University in May 2013, we learn about the importance (and challenge) of kindness. Produced By: Above Average Narration by George Saunders Illustrated by Tim Bierbaum Music by Michael Camenti provided by The Music Bed

Read More »

Mar 25, 2014

What I Learned From Going Blind in Space

What I Learned From Going Blind in Space

In this inspired TED talk, Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to ever walk in space and the first Canadian to ever command the International Space Station, talks about fear versus danger and what he learned from going blind in space. There’s an astronaut saying: In space, “there is no problem so bad that you…

Read More »

Feb 27, 2014

Richard Feynman Explains the Beauty of Science

Richard Feynman Explains the Beauty of Science

Listen as Nobel Prize-winning, theoretical physicist Richard Feynman (1918 – 1988) explains the beauty of science. You can feel the passion in his voice. Another video wonderfully edited by Reid Gower who put together the popular Sagan Series on YouTube. This is part 1 of the ongoing Feynman Series.

Read More »

Jan 6, 2014

Charlie Chaplin Was a Man of Few Words. 75 Years Ago He Made a Speech that Still Resonates Today

Charlie Chaplin Was a Man of Few Words. 75 Years Ago He Made a Speech that Still Resonates Today

This is Charlie Chaplin’s moving final speech from the film, The Great Dictator, spliced with modern imagery. The song is Window by The Album Leaf. The Great Dictator is a 1940 American comedy-drama starring, written, produced, scored, and directed by Charlie Chaplin. Although Chaplin was the only Hollywood filmmaker to continue to making silent…

Read More »

Jan 6, 2014

This Three Minute Break Will Give You a New Appreciation for our Planet

This Three Minute Break Will Give You a New Appreciation for our Planet

The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of planet Earth taken in 1990 by the Voyager 1 space probe from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles). At the request of Carl Sagan, the Voyager 1 spacecraft was commanded by NASA to turn its camera around and take a photo…

Read More »