This is a video made by The Glossary based on a 2005 commencement speech made by David Foster Wallace at Kenyon College. In it, he describes two different lives we all can pursue — one that is unconscious and bland, where we accept the things given to us at face value; and the other where we are free to [...]
This is one of the wildest things I’ve ever seen. A Bulgarian politician named Ahmed Dogan had a real gun pointed at his head by a would-be assassin during a live televised speech. Thankfully, the culprit’s gun jammed but not before there was a brief instance of sheer horror and surprise on the politician’s face. [...]
Photo: Reuters/Jim Young This is how they get such great lighting when the President gives speeches from the Oval Office.