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At First I Was All, 'Really, David Blaine?' But By The Time He Started Crying, I Was A Fan.

Magician David Blaine believes anything is possible. And no matter what you think of his history of "crazy" stunts, believing that anything is possible isn’t a bad way to live your life. Here, David tells the fascinating and entertaining story about the training for his 2008 breath-holding stunt, which ended up being “the most amazing journey of [his] life.” Here are some highlights you shouldn’t miss: At 8:24, see before and after shots of David’s 50-pounds-in-3-months weight loss, which was required for this feat. Dang. At 10:59, he calls on everyone’s favorite hero for her help. At 12:23, you hear about his first big success at breath-holding … and learn who was decidedly unimpressed with this accomplishment. Then, around 17:26, he shares the surprising urge he had 14 minutes into his 17-minute breath hold. Finally, at 19:38, David gets seriously choked up and gives us all a sense of how emotional it can be to live your dreams.

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What’s Schizophrenia Like? A Woman Who Hears Voices Explains It Beautifully.

Eleanor Longden began hearing voices in her head when she was a young college student. Her experiences are both horrifying and hopeful. In this talk, Eleanor starts by detailing the long, dark struggle she endured after a schizophrenia diagnosis. Then, at 5:39, her doctor makes a shocking assessment of her illness and her likelihood of being cured. At 7:26, she explains how the voices in her head actually provided the insight she needed to solve her problems. And at 10:08, she shares how the voices in her head might have technically helped her cheat on an exam and later go on to be an extraordinary academic and use her experiences to help others.

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Are You Human? Here’s A Quick Quiz To Find Out.

The human condition is universal. It's easy to forget that, until you realize you've done the same random little things as, like, 2 million other people. See how many of these things you've done.