Here's a fun video that uses a lot of symbolism and visual metaphors to describe the experience of a first date. The idea is simple but complex at the same time: we're getting a peek inside the mind of a germaphobe and everything we see is an interpretation of what he's seeing. It's fun to guess what's what.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, a small arm of the US intelligence community, is distributing $20 million grants to computer scientists who can parse a language and determine a culture's relationship with a certain concept. It's called, The Metaphor Program.