http://www.ted.com Jamil Abu-Wardeh jump-started the comedy scene in the Arab world by creating the Axis of Evil Middle East Comedy Tour, which brought Middle Eastern standup comedians from the West to delighted audiences all over the Arab region. He's found that, by respecting the "three B's" (blue material, beliefs and "bolitics"), the Axis of Evil and other comics find plenty of cross-border laughs.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
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