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Dmitriy Paluga

How to Earn a Million Dollars

PRESENTED ON OCT 01, 2013
IN OMSK @ VOL 1

Dmitriy Paluga shares his opinion about Scientology in a joking manner. He begins with a short history of Scientology, famous followers and its overall gist. Main attention is paid to the experience of the personality assessment test and passing the auditing test. (in Russian) 

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The Million Dollar Marathon

BY STEVE CANNON
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 15, 2013

Steve Cannon raises funds in the battle against cancer by running 40 marathons in 40 days. Next he plans to raise a million dollars by organizing a marathon across the continental United States. 

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How History can be Used

BY BLAINE HUDSON
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 21, 2012

Blaine Hudson lectures about the history and culture of African American in Louisville. The more we know about Black history, the better we can improve it for the future.

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1 Million Cups Madison

BY MEGAN OREAR
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 19, 2015

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly opportunity for local entrepreneurs and startups to engage. Its name is based on the idea that it takes one million cups of coffee to launch a startup.

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Stem Cell Donation: Match in a Million

BY SOON-OK HEIJMANS
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 19, 2015

Soon-ok Heijmans, a researcher on Asian affairs and a leukemia survivor, tells about the miracle of finding one's match in a million through stemcell donation.

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Telling the Story of 30 million People in a Sinking Country

BY ADRIEN TAYLOR
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Journalist come entrepreneur and long time climate change advocate Adrien Taylor tells the story of how he took a leap of faith that led him to Bangladesh with a climate scientist and a few amateur documentary makers, to film a country that bears the highest burden of displacement due to climate change. The documentary 30 Million is out later this year.

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Fabricating History

BY CAITLIN CASS
@ VOL 16 ON APR 14, 2016

"I make art about ineffectual dreamers who try really hard to succeed at something but always fail miserably."

In Fabricating History from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 16, artist and founder of the Great Moments in Western Civilization Cooperative, Caitlin Cass, focuses on the need for diverse sources in creative research, especially when you invent them yourself. She reflects on the subjectivity of history and explains how she co-opts historical authority to create comics and counterfeit historical exhibits. Walking us through her artistic process from the stage of “tadpole” to “strawberry dart frog,” Cass presents highlights of her recent comic book an counterfeit historical exhibits, such as “Folktales of American History” and “The Museum of Failure.” 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, July 14th, 2016. 

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Digging into Louisiana's History

BY CHIP MCGIMSEY
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

Chip McGimsey dives into Louisiana state’s 10,000 year human history, highlighting how we can work together to preserve that history and make our stories available.

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How a Fat Guy Loses Weight

BY BART SUMNER
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Adult Language Warning!
The 5:2, or How a Fat Guy Loses Weight is the look into how a funny guy is battling years of being overweight… with serious results!

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Swimming with Usher

BY MICHEL TIELBEKE
@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Michel Tielbeke shares with us in his characteristic style full of humor on how he became a medal winner in the world’s most prestigious swimming contests. The story of a Paralympic swimmer with Usher’s syndrome.