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Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans: A Pilot Study

A video of example trials from a pilot study of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans conducted by Rajesh Rao, Andrea Stocco, and colleagues at the U of Washington, Seattle.

Mos Def force fed under standard Guantánamo Bay procedure

As Ramadan begins, more than 100 hunger-strikers in Guantánamo Bay continue their protest. More than 40 of them are being force-fed. A leaked document sets out the military instructions, or standard operating procedure, for force-feeding detainees. In this four-minute film made by Human Rights organisation Reprieve and Bafta award-winning director Asif Kapadia, US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey (formerly known as Mos Def), experiences the procedure. Warning: some viewers may find these images distressing.

Human Meets Humanoid

The new age of robots.

What if a new intelligence was born?

Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have made him famous, but they have also made him the prime target of anti-technology extremists who will do whatever it takes to stop him.

Thousands turn out for free health care in Los Angeles

A massive health clinic at the Los Angeles Sports Arena treated about 5,000 persons over four days at the Exposition Park venue. Most of the thousands who came to the clinic were those without health care or with limited access to health care.

Homeless Man Gets A Home

The internet comes together and buys a homeless man a place to call home.

A Better Bargain for the Middle Class: A Home to Call Your Own

Restoring security to homeownership is one of President Obama's top economic priorities. In Phoenix, he laid out his ideas to strengthen the housing market and ensure responsible middle class families have access to affordable mortgages and refinancing. But he made it clear that we can't go back to the same bubble-and-burst housing system that caused the financial crisis. We need a rock-solid foundation for financing homeownership with a bigger role for the private sector, where taxpayers aren't on the hook for the irresponsible behavior or bad decisions of financial institutions.

Fracking explained: opportunity or danger

Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter. We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for energy and the danger for our drinking water. This video focuses mostly on the debate currently ongoing in Europe. In a lot of european countries there is a public outcry against fracking, espacially in Germany. But the facts in this video are relevant to all of us.

Video Footage of Suspect in 2008 Times Square Bombing

Law enforcement is offering a reward of up to $65,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the 2008 bombing of the United States Armed Forces recruiting station in Times Square in New York City.

Space Shuttle Endeavor's final mission

The huge space shuttle Endeavour finished its cumbersome 12-mile trek through the streets of Inglewood and Los Angeles on Oct. 14 on its way to a final stop at the California Science Center. There were plans for the Endeavour to be present for a grand ceremony at the Baldwin Hills Mall at Crenshaw and Martin Luther King boulevards.

A Better Bargain for the Middle Class: Jobs & The Economy

President Obama traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee yesterday to talk about the first cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry. He outlined his vision for an economy where everyone who works hard can get ahead, and his plan to make that vision a reality.

President Obama Explains the Shutdown

Yesterday, eight days into the Republican government shutdown, President Obama spoke from the White House about the need for Republicans in Congress to stop threatening another recession just to sabotage Obamacare, stop demanding ransom just for doing their jobs, and just vote to reopen the government. He talked about the toll this shutdown is already taking on our country and the economy, and warned against the dire consequences of a default if Congress doesn’t act to prevent an economic shutdown.

East Cleveland, Ohio: police and volunteers hunt for more bodies

Police in East Cleveland, Ohio, have arrested a man after three female bodies were found wrapped in plastic near his home. A volunteer team begins searching the area after 35-year-old Michael Madison is arrested on suspicion of murder. Police chief Ralph Spotts prepares the residents for the possibility there are one or two more bodies as yet undiscovered.

"2 Guns" Movie Trailer

Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg lead an all-star cast in "2 Guns." An explosive action film that tracks two operatives from competing bureaus who are forced on the run together. But there is a big problem with their unique alliance: Neither knows that the other is an undercover federal agent. For the past 12 months, DEA agent Bobby Trench (Washington) and U.S. naval intelligence officer Marcus Stigman (Wahlberg) have been reluctantly attached at the hip. Working undercover as members of a narcotics syndicate, each man distrusts his partner as much as the criminals they have both been tasked to take down. When their attempt to infiltrate a Mexican drug cartel and recover millions goes haywire, Trench and Stigman are suddenly disavowed by their superiors. Now that everyone wants them in jail or in the ground, the only person they can count on is the other. Unfortunately for their pursuers, when good guys spend years pretending to be bad, they pick up a few tricks along the way. "2 Guns" is in theaters Friday, August 2.

"Fruitvale Station"

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, director Ryan Coogler’s "Fruitvale Station" follows the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air. Not sure what it is, he takes it as a sign to get a head start on his resolutions: being a better son to his mother (Octavia Spencer), whose birthday falls on New Year’s Eve, being a better partner to his girlfriend Sophina (Melonie Diaz), who he hasn’t been completely honest with as of late, and being a better father to Tatiana (Ariana Neal), their beautiful four year-old daughter. Crossing paths with friends, family, and strangers, Oscar starts out well, but as the day goes on, he realizes that change is not going to come easily. His resolve takes a tragic turn, however, when BART officers shoot him in cold blood at the Fruitvale subway stop on New Year’s Day. Oscar’s life and tragic death would shake the Bay Area — and the entire nation — to its very core.

Behind the scenes at ICYOLA's 2013 season ending concert

Behind the scenes of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles as they prepare to performa at the Walt Disney Concert Hall for the 5th annual season ending concert.

Memorial services held for Patrick Caruthers

The body of Patrick Caruthers, the 19-year-old special needs young man who was gunned down at Jackie Tatum/Harvard Recreation Center on Sept. 25, was laid to rest on Oct. 6.

Tell Congressman Scott Peters #ExemptMeToo

Leading conservative group Americans for Prosperity says it's coming out with a series of ads applauding the members of Congress who stood against Obamacare while blasting those who supported the health care law.

Detroit

Detroit race riots of July 1967, which engulfed the city for five days after the public were outraged by the brutality of a police raid on an unlicensed bar. The film eventually zeros in on one particular incident at the Algiers Motel, where a group of black men and white women were terrorized (and some killed) by police officers.

Prancercise

This video shows the 4 modes of Prancercise® .Visit http://www.prancercise.com where you can learn more about Prancercise®: "A springy, rhythmic way of moving forward, similar to a horse's gait and is ideally induced by elation." Copyright 1989, taken from the book Prancercise®:The Art of Physical and Spiritual Excellence, now available to the public for the first time!