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Beardyman: The polyphonic me

Duration: 11:10

Frustrated by not being able to sing two notes at the same time, musical inventor Beardyman built a machine to allow him to create loops and layers from just the sounds he makes with his voice. Given that he can effortlessly conjure the sound of everything from crying babies to buzzing flies, not to mention mimic pretty much any musical instrument imaginable, that's a lot of different sounds. Sit back and let the wall of sound of this dazzling performance wash over you.

     
Beardyman: The polyphonic me

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Bluegrass virtuosity from ... New Jersey?

Duration: 08:47

All under the age of 16, brothers Jonny, Robbie and Tommy Mizzone are from New Jersey, a US state that's better known for the rock of Bruce Springsteen than the bluegrass of Earl Scruggs. Nonetheless, the siblings began performing bluegrass covers, as well as their own compositions, at a young age. Here, they play three dazzling songs in three different keys, passing the lead back and forth from fiddle to banjo to guitar.

     
Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Bluegrass virtuosity from ... New Jersey?

Martin Villeneuve: How I made an impossible film

Duration: 10:55

Filmmaker Martin Villeneuve talks about Mars et Avril, the Canadian sci-fi spectacular he made with virtually no money. In a charming talk, he explains the various ways he overcame financial and logistical constraints to produce his unique and inventive vision of the future.

     
Martin Villeneuve: How I made an impossible film

BLACK: My journey to yo-yo mastery

Duration: 10:28

Remember the days you struggled just to make a yo-yo spin, and if you were really fancy, to "walk the dog"? You ain't seen nothin' yet. Japanese yo-yo world champion BLACK tells the inspiring story of finding his life's passion, and gives an awesome performance that will make you want to pull your yo-yo back out of the closet.

     
BLACK: My journey to yo-yo mastery

Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Duration: 13:47

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between artist and fan.

     
Amanda Palmer: The art of asking

Billy Collins: Everyday moments, caught in time

Duration: 15:13

Combining dry wit with artistic depth, Billy Collins shares a project in which several of his poems were turned into delightful animated films in a collaboration with Sundance Channel. Five of them are included in this wonderfully entertaining and moving talk -- and don't miss the hilarious final poem!

     
Billy Collins: Everyday moments, caught in time

Rob Reid: The $8 billion iPod

Duration: 05:11

Comic author Rob Reid unveils Copyright Math (TM), a remarkable new field of study based on actual numbers from entertainment industry lawyers and lobbyists.

     
Rob Reid: The $8 billion iPod

Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story

Duration: 19:16

Filmmaker Andrew Stanton ("Toy Story," "WALL-E") shares what he knows about storytelling -- starting at the end and working back to the beginning. (Contains graphic language ...)

     
Andrew Stanton: The clues to a great story

Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!

Duration: 16:31

Every day, we use materials from the earth without thinking, for free. But what if we had to pay for their true value: would it make us more careful about what we use and what we waste? Think of Pavan Sukhdev as nature's banker -- assessing the value of the Earth's assets. Eye-opening charts will make you think differently about the cost of air, water, trees ...

     
Pavan Sukhdev: Put a value on nature!

Damon Horowitz: Philosophy in prison

Duration: 03:50

Damon Horowitz teaches philosophy through the Prison University Project, bringing college-level classes to inmates of San Quentin State Prison. In this powerful short talk, he tells the story of an encounter with right and wrong that quickly gets personal.

     
Damon Horowitz: Philosophy in prison

Cynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

Duration: 16:23

What controls aging? Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon has found a simple genetic mutation that can double the lifespan of a simple worm, C. elegans. The lessons from that discovery, and others, are pointing to how we might one day significantly extend youthful human life.

     
Cynthia Kenyon: Experiments that hint of longer lives

Marco Tempest: Augmented reality, techno-magic

Duration: 05:44

Using sleight-of-hand techniques and charming storytelling, illusionist Marco Tempest brings a jaunty stick figure to life onstage at TEDGlobal.

     
Marco Tempest: Augmented reality, techno-magic
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