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Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

Why people believe weird things | Michael Shermer

I’m Michael Shermer, director of the Skeptics Society, publisher of “Skeptic” magazine. We investigate claims of the paranormal, pseudo-science, fringe groups and cults, and claims of all kinds between, science and pseudo-science and non-science and junk science, voodoo science, pathological science, bad science, non-science, and plain old non-sense. And unless you’ve been on Mars recently, …

The power of culture in a global society – discover your cultural heritage | Nahomi Aso | TEDxTohoku

(Music) (Music and singing) (Music ends) Hello, everyone. My name is Nahomi Aso. I perform and teach traditional Japanese dance, under the stage name Wakayagi Baikyo. I live in Shiroishi, to the south of Sendai. The children you saw earlier are my students from Shiroishi. They come to my Japanese dance class offered for free …