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Kostya Kimlat

Keynote Speaker, teaching groups how to Think Like A Magician™

Who Killed the King

PRESENTED ON JUL 08, 2016
IN ORLANDO @ VOL 18

"I am going to tell you a true story, that I made up."

In "Who Killed the King" from PechaKucha Night Orlando Vol. 18, Magician Extraordinaire Kostya Kimlat embarks on a fun-filled journey into the hidden stories that lie in plain sight in a deck of playing cards. Kostya goes on to share his mindblowing theory about the card of King of Hearts with us, touching on the European history, the history of card making and his own assumptions.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2016.

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King Magnus Ladulas

BY ANJA PRAESTO
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 06, 2013

Anja Praesto, an expert in Swedish history and tourism development, presents the story about the ancient Swedish king Magnus Ladulås, and what was discovered when archeologists opened his grave. (in Swedish) 

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Friendship Is Magic

BY DARBY TASSELL
@ VOL 2 ON APR 23, 2013

Darby Tassell talks about the My Little Pony television show, Friendship Is Magic. She goes over the characters in the show, and explains how the show has attracted such a wide audience, which spreads across many age groups, and both genders.

 
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Magic Way to IT Land

BY ANASTASIA DEMIDOVA
@ VOL 11 ON APR 26, 2014

University is a waste of time; self-education is the future. Anastasia Demidova, a beautiful Fairy, HR manager in Yalantis, shows a magic way to IT Land in her presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education.

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The Silk King - The Mystery Continues

BY JIM THOMPSON
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 24, 2014

Is it creepy for an old man to be collecting silks? You will need to watch this presentation by Jim Thompson, the self-claimed unknown heir to the Thai silk fortune. But be forewarned, the mystery may continue.

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The King Lives

BY RAY CANNATA
@ VOL 13 ON AUG 07, 2014

Senior Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New Orleans, Rev. Dr. Ray Cannata, shares a few of his interests, passions and what he does for fun in a city that he loves and is actively engaged in, not only as a pastor, but as a husband , father,  author, foodie, radio show host, Elvis and a member of the Krewe of the Rolling Elvi.    

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The Magic House

BY MAIR HYMAN
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 02, 2016

“The house is built around the concepts of water, air, wind and light.”

In The Magic House from PechaKucha Night Vientiane Vol. 3, Mair Hyman talks about the process of designing and building a dream house for him and his artist wife in Vientiane, Laos in the neighborhood of Ban Apinihan. The result is a stunning house that combines both Lao and Western elements.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Magic Words

BY HENGTEE LIM
@ VOL 137 ON JUN 29, 2016

"Words are really powerful, and if we’re going to use them to express the people we are and the feelings that we have, let’s make them count!"

In Magic Words from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 137, Hengtee Lim looks at how words inspire new ideas, create a shared experience, and foster understanding. Lim argues that there's a power in words and the way we use them to express ourselves and tell stories.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, July 22nd, 2016. 

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The Adventures of Jace, a photo odyssey featuring an action figure I have from the game Magic the Gathering

BY KATIE BOYER
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 01, 2016

Katie Boyer is the head of Teen Services at the Benton Harbor Public Library. She is also the creator of an online photo odyssey, dubbed The Adventures of Jace, featuring Jace, an action figure have from the game 'Magic the Gathering'.

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Indistinguishable from Magic

BY CINDY JOE
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 16, 2017

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke’s famous Third Law hints at the awe technology and science can inspire. In this presentation, Fermilab particle accelerator operator Cindy Joe explains why science is worthy of passion and makes a compelling argument that it makes magic accessible to everyone.