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A big hand for Beto O'Rourke and his amazing waving arms

A big hand for Beto O'Rourke and his amazing waving armsThe Democratic 2020 presidential candidate has already made a big impression – with his meme-worthy hand movements Beto O’Rourke addresses supporters in Iowa. ‘I’ve never seen so much hand movement,’ said Donald Trump. Photograph: Stephen Maturen/AFP/Getty Images Beto O’Rourke’s freshly announced 2020 White House run has been dismissed as vainglorious by some, but it generated significant excitement among others attracted by media hype and his undoubted charisma. None of that excitement, however, came near matching the candidate’s own. When the former Texas congressman laid out his vision at a coffee shop in Iowa, what he said wasn’t anywhere near as memorable as the way he said it. Standing on a counter, removing pieces of clothing and constantly gesticulating, O’Rourke’s hand movements were seized upon as remarkable if not downright odd and immediately headed into internet-meme territory. “I think he’s got a lot of hand movement,” Donald Trump told reporters after news of O’Rourke’s 2020 bid broke. “I’ve never seen so much hand movement. I said, ‘Is he crazy or is that just the way he acts?’” Sensing the low-hanging fruit in O’Rourke’s chopping, pointing and waving, late-night hosts ran with it on Thursday night. “I can’t believe I’m saying this, but Trump is right,” Trevor Noah joked on the Daily Show. On the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon played an exaggerated version of O’Rourke, mocking his announcement video in which he gestured broadly while his wife tried in vain to hold on to his arm. “I’m like if your friend’s hot dad had the energy of a golden retriever,” he joked. Body language experts say emphatic gesturing can help a speaker convey a message and help audiences receive it. An analysis of thousands of hours of TED talks found that the more popular lectures were given by speakers who used hand gestures twice as much as the least popular ones. As with much else about O’Rourke, it’s hard to say if his manner of speaking is born out of sincere enthusiasm or if he’s been made aware of studies like that and is attempting to work it into the packaging of himself as a candidate. Asked on Thursday to respond to Trump’s comments on his hand movements, O’Rourke declined. “I have nothing to say to that,” he told CNN. “I think people want us to rise above the pettiness, the smallness.”



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You can get All-Clad cookware at amazing prices this weekend

You can get All-Clad cookware at amazing prices this weekendAll-Clad's 48-hour VIP sale is on this weekend–get your gifts while you can



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These Amazing Paleo Recipes Make Eating Low-Carb Incredibly Easy

These Amazing Paleo Recipes Make Eating Low-Carb Incredibly Easy



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Amazing drone photos of abandoned bikes in China

Amazing drone photos of abandoned bikes in ChinaFrench-born photographer Mathias Guillin, 49, lives and works in Shanghai — where he took these stunning pictures with his drone. Shared bikes have flooded the Chinese streets, with over 1.5 million bikes in Shanghai alone. Dubbed the Uber for bikes, Bluegogo has had to backpedal after going bankrupt late last year, leaving up to 700,000 bikes locked and unusable.



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Sea-through: Amazing underwater gallery captures transparent 'aliens' of the deep

Sea-through: Amazing underwater gallery captures transparent 'aliens' of the deepImpressive images of these alien-like creatures were captured underwater — photographer Cai Songda is a keen diver and did not miss the chance to snap pictures of the unique “aliens.” Cai, who is from Manila, Philippines, went on several diving trips this year and ended up with this beautiful collection of sea creatures, most of them in the area of Anilao.Cai loves blackwater diving and photography; he uses special lighting to illuminate his photos, as they are all taken in deep, dark waters. …



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40 Amazing Ways To Make Homemade Ice Cream

40 Amazing Ways To Make Homemade Ice Cream



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10 Amazing BBQ Sauce Recipes

10 Amazing BBQ Sauce Recipes



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Amazing creatures of the deep

Amazing creatures of the deepPhotographer Ace Wu, from Taiwan, searches the deep seas to photograph stunning underwater creatures — and the results are sublime. 



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35 Ways To Make Baked Potatoes Even More Amazing

35 Ways To Make Baked Potatoes Even More Amazing



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Living the high life: Pilot's amazing photos from the cockpit

Living the high life: Pilot's amazing photos from the cockpitChristiaan van Heijst certainly seems to be living the high life and has taken numerous photos to give people a view from the cockpit. The Boeing 747-8 cargo plane pilot has seen thunderstorms, shooting stars and sunsets from up above the clouds and has looked down on mountaintops, carpets of cloud and cities lit up at night. The incredible pictures give a glimpse of the view from the pilots are treated to every day.



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