Tuesday was Red Hand Day. Watch this moving clip from Fora.tv's archives of Emmanuel Jal, musician and author of War Child: A Child Soldier's Story, as he recounts the "lowest point" in his life when starvation nearly turned him to cannibalism.
Jane McGonigal, author of The New York Times best seller "Reality Is Broken" and world-renowned designer of alternate reality games, talks about how games can be created to improve the way we learn, work, solve problems, and lead our real lives.
Anne-Marie Slaughter's blockbuster cover story reignited an international discussion about social policies and cultural attitudes toward work-life balance. The conversation continues in this panel discussion with Hanna Rosin and James Bennet.
Kate Bolick, author of The Atlantic cover story "All the Single Ladies", talks with fellow Atlantic editors Hanna Rosin and Garance Franke-Ruta about how recent shifts in gender relations have completely transformed our ideas of dating and marriage.
Bill Keller, op-ed columnist and former executive editor of The New York Times, speaks with Prof. Peter Beinart, senior political writer for the Daily Beast who teaches Political Reporting at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
Joe Grand and Zoz Brooks were co-hosts of Prototype This, an engineering show that followed the real-life design process of a unique prototype each episode. This presentation shares stories and technical details of their favorite builds.
What can playing with the past tell us about the future? VINTAGE TOMORROWS, a book/documentary about the steampunk movement, seeks to answer this question. Join the makers as they share excerpts from the film.
In this FORA.tv classic, author, journalist and noted atheist Christopher Hitchens gives a rollicking commentary on his case against the divine: the bestselling God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.
Businesses of the 21st Century, prepare to meet the robotic warehouse. Mick Mountz, founder and CEO of Kiva Systems, explains how his company's legions of service robots are changing e-commerce as we know it.
"Stuff White People Like" was blogger Christian Lander's hilarious and controversial satire of upper middle class liberalism. Now he's back with "Whiter Shades of Pale," a regional guide to "white people" from coast to coast.
Following up on their New York Times bestseller From This Day Forward, an exploration of interfaith marriage, veteran news journalists Cokie and Steve Roberts offer Our Haggadah, a contemporary guide to conducting a Passover Seder open to all faiths
Tim Ferriss, bestselling author of "The Four-Hour Workweek," returns with "The Four-Hour Body." In this choose-your-own-adventure guide to human health, Ferriss covers topics ranging from fat loss to sex, and he says it's all been tested.
Author Oliver Burkeman talks about his time spent turning a skeptical eye on the scams and shams of the international self-help industry. But after sorting through the snake oil, the question remains: How do you solve the problem of human happiness?
Science can tell us about the natural world, but shouldn't we leave moral questions to Religion? Not so fast, says Sam Harris. In his provocative new book, Harris explains how science already possesses all the tools we need to determine human values.
Unlike recent authors who emphatically say No! or Yes! to God, award-winning radio host Michael Krasny joins the millions who know... They don't know. Krasny explores morality, mortality, and the idea of the divine in this insightful reflection on faith.
Celebrity chef Rick Bayless -- best-selling author, TV host, and winner of Season 1 of Bravo's Top Chef Masters -- dishes on culinary philosophy and sustainable cuisine in a lively conversation with food writer Joey Altman.
Dr. Ken Kamler recalls his harrowing experience as part of a climbing group stranded for two days in a lethal storm near the summit of Mount Everest. Kamler explores the effects of the disaster, the rescue, and the relentless drive of human survival.
Christopher Hitchens, tackling nearly everything with unmatched enthusiasm, erudition, and at times venom, has up to now barely touched upon his own life. With Hitch-22, the famous contrarian illuminates what is perhaps his most perplexing subject yet.