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Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete on sight. But what happens when you reply? Follow along as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious, months-long exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
From the 2 SECOND Tent, to the EPIC Gigwam, these are the 25 World's Craziest Tents ! Subscribe to Knowledge Feed for Myth Mania Mondays, Fact Tree Tuesdays, Wildlife Wednesdays, Origin Thursdays, Fun Fact Fridays & Wildcard Weekends. 14. Surf Tent Surfs up everyone! This concept tent was meant to provide shelter in a pinch on the beach when you wind up far from civilization or simply want to be able to roll out of bed and hit the best waves immediately. If you are a surfer you would absolutely love and need this really crazy but amazing tent. 13 2Seconds This tent designed by Quechua features a fiberglass spring that pops open when you throw it. This means that all you have to do to pitch this tent is throw it in the air. By the time it lands it will be a fully formed tent ready for you to sleep and take shelter in. The only thing you have to do is stake it to the ground. 12. Cork Tent This Tree House tent is 100% free of chemicals, lightweight and made of sustainable cork. It may not look so but it's actually very portable. It collapses down to the size of a rolled up yoga mat. Cork is an amazing material that is naturally insulating and helps provide a stable, comfortable temperature when inside. 11. Raindrop Tent This tent was originally designed by protesters trying to prevent trees from being cut down. The Tree Tent has the ability to hang from a sturdy branch and provides surprisingly spacious and comfortable camping. It measures thirteen feet tall and nine feet wide and comes outfitted with a hardwood sleeping platform and round mattress that is big enough to fit two active adult environmental activists and their two children. 10. See Through Bubble Dubbed the Bubble Tree tent this apparatus provides luxurious accommodations even in the harshest environments. The tent comes with a layer of transparent plastic for further protection. If you want some privacy there are models that are semitransparent with a totally transparent moon roof for stargazing. 9. Gigwam Tent This cave tent features a series of teepee-style tents connected through tunnels so you can create a mini village with your family or friends while on a camping trip. Each section is designed to fit two people so you and a few other can own the village. The poles of the tent are on the inside so it makes collapsing the tent a breeze that is easier than the average tent. 8. TemperFly This massive solar panel tent is being tested by the U.S. Army which shouldn't be a surprise. The tents thin photovoltaic cells can generate 800 watts of electricity on a 16 by 20 foot surface. This could allow soldiers to charge gadgets without the need of a generator. For army personnel this amazing tent could be a game changer. The tent is also ideal in natural disaster response situations and could help lives around the world. 7. Urban Tent If you live in a big city but just got kicked out of your apartment and need to blend in somewhere in the city while catching a few z’s you could always grab this car tent. That way no one will know you're homeless and you will have shelter from the elements. You just have to hope that no one will look at your “car” too closely. 6. Cocoon Hanging Tent This futuristic looking tent can hang nicely in any forest and is designed to hold two people comfortably and three people in a squeeze. 5.Concept Solar Tent Though this Orange Concept Solar Tent never made it to full scale production it may have made a splash if it was a good tent. It uses sunlight to power the tents under floor heating, lighting, Wi-Fi and charger. Designed with those long excursions and for people who go to festivals in mind you would be the most popular group at the campground with this amazing contraption. 4. Garlic Tent Hang garlic cloves around this tent and you officially have an area that will be vampire free for sure. It's a tent that Jonathan Harker could have used in his stay at Dracula’s castle. The tent is shaped like a giant clove of garlic which makes it very roomy and able to accommodate at least six people effectively. 3. Camo Tent Made to blend in with all sorts of environments is a line of these fun tents. These particular ones are sure to confuse the heck out of farm animals. 2. Mongolian Yurt This is a pretty sweet looking tent designed to look like a mongolian yurt. It's the ultimate tent fort for those trying to get past the Great Wall of China. 1. Sydney Opera House Tent This tent is full of accommodations that make it barely a tent. It has electrically adjustable beds, hot water and heating and electric lights to go along with everything else. If you say you’ve been camping in this tent you are pretty much lying.
Rowan Atkinson performs under the guise of his famous character Mr. Bean at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Subscribe to the Olympic channel: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Every two years, the world's finest athletes gather at the Olympic Games - a spectacular celebration of sporting excellence that captures the attention of billions of people around the world. However, the Games are about much more than just sport. They bring the Olympic values to life and provide a global arena for a unique combination of sport, culture, education and ceremonies. At the Olympic Games in London 2012, about 10,500 athletes from 204 countries compete in 26 different sports, comprising 302 medal events. Whether athletes win a medal or not, they can forever call themselves Olympians. The sporting competitions are undoubtedly the central focus of the Olympic Games and participating in the Games is the ultimate goal for most athletes. Every edition has its own story to tell and will be remembered for some truly remarkable performances from sporting legends such as Jesse Owens, Abebe Bikila, Jean-Claude Killy, Nadia Comaneci, Katarina Witt, Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt, to name just a few. Find more about the Olympic Games at http://www.olympic.org/olympic-games
If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-The-List In 2009, an unknown 47-year-old named Susan Boyle shocked the world with her breakout performance on Britain's Got Talent. With a few short months, she had become a viral sensation, performed for President Obama, the Queen, and the Pope, and earned over $7 million. Recently, though, she seems to have completely disappeared. Here's a look at the real reason we don't hear about Susan Boyle anymore... Asperger's diagnosis | 0:33 Family drama | 1:17 Secret crush | 1:56 Plans to adopt | 2:39 Her fortune | 3:15 A new holiday album | 3:58 Read more here → http://www.thelist.com/32023/real-reason-dont-hear-susan-boyle-anymore/ Website → http://www.thelist.com/ Like us → https://www.facebook.com/TheListDaily/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/TheListDaily Pinterest → https://www.pinterest.com/thelistdaily/
Daniel Craig reprises his role as British secret agent James Bond as he accompanies Her Majesty The Queen to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Ceremony also featured appearances from Mr. Bean, Monty Python and a re-imagining of the British Industrial Revolution. Subscribe to the Olympic channel: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5 Every two years, the world's finest athletes gather at the Olympic Games - a spectacular celebration of sporting excellence that captures the attention of billions of people around the world. However, the Games are about much more than just sport. They bring the Olympic values to life and provide a global arena for a unique combination of sport, culture, education and ceremonies. At the Olympic Games in London 2012, about 10,500 athletes from 204 countries compete in 26 different sports, comprising 302 medal events. Whether athletes win a medal or not, they can forever call themselves Olympians. The sporting competitions are undoubtedly the central focus of the Olympic Games and participating in the Games is the ultimate goal for most athletes. Every edition has its own story to tell and will be remembered for some truly remarkable performances from sporting legends such as Jesse Owens, Abebe Bikila, Jean-Claude Killy, Nadia Comaneci, Katarina Witt, Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt, to name just a few. Find more about the Olympic Games at www.olympic.org/olympic-games
If you want to enjoy the amazing view stars provide, we have the best locations around the world for some truly jaw-dropping cosmic sights.