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Late For Work

tags: Late For Work, jobs, employment, humor, funny, comedy, fucking hilarious, social observation, streaming video It’s hot, you were up late drinking with your friends and now it’s Monday morning — again! Unlike some videos that I share with you, this one gets straight to the point — a point that we’ve all achieved at…

Happiest DJ On Earth

tags: Happiest DJ On Earth, jobs, employment, humor, funny, comedy, disc jockey, David Guetta, streaming video Some people have jobs they love, and then there’s this guy … he’s burning off more calories doing his job than most people burn at the gym!

tags: Stevie the Professional Regurgitator, jobs, hobbies, passtimes, offbeat, strange, funny, people, The Tonight Show, streaming video This man makes a living by swallowing strange objects, like light bulbs, and then vomiting them back up. I think at least a few of these stunts are illusions — how did he do the sugar trick, for…

tags: employment, creative thinking, motivation, career, rewards, inspiration, science, psychology, Daniel Pink, TEDTalks, streaming video Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don’t: Traditional rewards aren’t always as effective as we think. If you think about it, the rewards described in this…

Buy Me That Toy!

tags: Hamburger Make Up Artistry, food porn, Buy Me That, streaming video This is another video in the Buy Me That series, which is designed to teach kids how to think critically about the television commercials they are constantly bombarded with. In this episode, we see some kids playing with a toy that turns out…

Hamburger MakeUp Artistry

tags: Hamburger Make Up Artistry, food porn, Buy Me That, streaming video This video is a segment from the popular series “Buy Me That.” Featured is a “makeup artist for food,” who provides us with this behind-the-scenes look at how burgers (and fries) are made to look their best for television.

tags: forklift accident, jobs, humor, funny, oh SHIT!, streaming video This video is one of those where you find yourself laughing while you secretly hope that this will never be you. This fork lift operator backs up a little too fast and bumps into the edge of large pallet rack. He hits it just hard…

tags: science, research, postdoctoral fellowship, academic life, unemployment [Reprise: originally published in 2004] New York City (AP) – After an unsuccessful two-year-long search for funds to support two more years of research and living expenses, a scientist and freelance writer has offered to fund her research by selling access to her internationally televised death by…

tags: worst job ever, massage therapist, humor, funny, employment, jobs, streaming video This video is an interview with a man who is convinced he has the worst job ever. All I can say is this has got to be satire because I cannot otherwise understand his numerous complaints [1:06]