Check out this great resource!

You may have heard of TED – no, not the weird guy down the street, but the annual conference on Technology, Entertainment and Design.

It’s been going on since 1984 and every year it’s expanded to become bigger and better.

The focus of TED is to bring together interesting people and challenge them to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (give or take a few).

The gamut runs from inspirational to educational and instructive to entertaining and very funny.  Imagine being able to hear from some of the most interesting people in the world in 18 minute chunks – for free!

If you’ve never had a chance to check it out, it’s well worth spending some time to explore – you can find the starting place at

Below is one of the more recent postings from a magician / mentalist named Keith Barry.  I had never heard of him, but based on the show he put on here, I’m sure we’ll all be hearing a lot more about him in the future – fantastic stuff!

Take a look:

If for some reason the embedded player doesn’t work, here’s a link to the video.

Share your comments here – I’d love to hear your thoughts on the arm twisting.

Shawn Kinkade