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Pluto no longer a planet! Triceratops don't exist! Science is slowly destroying the "facts" of our childhood. Frank Catalano dives into these. Filmed at Ignite Seattle 11 Distributed by Tubemogul.

It's happened to all of us -- you hear a song that you don't want to like. You try to resist, but you can't. By the end of the song, you're tapping your foot and singing along. Why are some songs so irresistibly catchy?
Karen used to think it was magic. But when she looked closer, she had an epiphany -- It's actually just math. Songs are catchy because they're scientifically engineered to be that way. Karen shows you how.

Filmed at Ignite Seattle 12 12-07-2011
Thanks to volunteer Michael Norton - @theredhype

Becky Anderson gives us business lessons that she learned from Star Wars.

When Tom Music was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer he was like a young kid who hears a bump in the night. He was scared. Tom didn't know what the diagnosis meant or why it had happened. In this talk he shares his learnings and journey. You can learn more on his blog at

This talk was filmed at Ignite Seattle 11 ( You can find more Ignite videos at Distributed by Tubemogul.

You can find a lot of things n the internet, but the meaning of life is not one of them. That doesn't stop Vanessa Fox from trying though. However, in this hero's journey through search engines and other sites she does learn a couple of things.
This was filmed at Ignite Seattle ( More ignite videos can be found at Ignite Show ( Distributed by Tubemogul.

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