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"28.10.2016 03:16:55" tedxinnovations.ted.com How is bone regeneration like a cappuccino? David Pastorino has an interesting job: Figuring out just how we can regenerate human bone -- better, easier, and cheaper. We're living longer than ever before, he says in a talk at TEDxBarcelona, ... Turns out our bones are a lot like cappuccino foam:
"27.10.2016 22:20:56" tedxinnovations.ted.com How do women compete with the business of beauty? "Only 4% of women self-identify as beautiful," says fashion designer Carrie Hammer at TEDxSantaBarbara. In 2013, it was reported that the average woman spends $15,000 on beauty products in her life... “Only 4% of women self-identify as beautiful."
"27.10.2016 15:58:59" t.ted.com Everything you hear on film is a lie Sound design is built on deception -- when you watch a movie or TV show, nearly all of the sounds you hear are fake. In this audio-rich talk, Tasos Frantzolas explores the role of sound in storytelling and demonstrates just how easily our brains are "Sound is a language."
"27.10.2016 02:51:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com Want to help people who have autism? Try empathy. Activist Adam Harris says living with Asperger's syndrome is like living on a planet "not built for him." A planet built on rules and customs that are hard for him to decipher and that force him to... "The only way we can truly be inclusive of people with autism is to be radical … and to actually treat everyone as if they have autism."
"26.10.2016 16:23:21" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 3 talks to help you get to know galaxies It seems like every day we learn something new about our Universe. Whether that's discovering a new set of galaxies or gaining a better idea of how our Universe governs itself, astronomers and scie... Lessons from galaxy explorers:
"26.10.2016 13:14:16" tedxinnovations.ted.com Kids need to create technology, not just use it TEDxOslo speaker Torgeir Waterhouse is on a crusade to make coding an integral part of students' early education, especially in his home country of Norway. "I'm driven by the fact and the knowledge... “I'm driven by the fact and the knowledge and the hope and the dream that we can empower kids with technology.”
"26.10.2016 04:28:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why students need ethnic studies Ron Espiritu grew up learning the history of people who didn't look like him, as part of an educational curriculum that glossed over the stories of those who did. Growing up in Texas as part of a M... “I never read a book by a Latino author or an African-American author. I studied Mexican-American history on May 22nd, a day before the school year ended.”
"25.10.2016 19:49:12" tedxinnovations.ted.com How algorithms encode and reveal our biases Is artificial intelligence bound to its makers' prejudices? At TEDxBerlin, data analyst Susan Etlinger turns to the past to investigate the future of AI. In the 1950s, photography in the U.S. was d... For decades, color correction in photos was based on the skin tone of one woman named Shirley:
"25.10.2016 15:17:33" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Paper designs that fold themselves Ever since he was a child, engineer Ata Sina has been fascinated by paper. At TEDxRenfrewCollingwood, he explains how this fascination drove him to create a type of paper that takes on a life of it... The dream to one day buy a paper couch and watch it assemble itself:
"25.10.2016 11:05:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com Could we reactivate positive memories to fight depression? Steve Ramirez and Xu Liu are cartographers of the brain, mapping out its intricate memory system and charting the neurological pathways to discover what makes us tick. But some may just call them n... A quest to fight depression with an engineered virus and pulses of light:
"25.10.2016 06:22:02" tedxinnovations.ted.com The race to write an algorithm to guess what you're thinking John-Dylan Haynes is looking for the Rosetta Stone for the brain. The neuroscientist is determined to unlock the keys to how the brain encodes thoughts by clever use of lots and lots of brain imagi... This neuroscientist is looking for the Rosetta Stone for the brain:
"25.10.2016 03:56:43" tedxinnovations.ted.com A team of scientists proved a theory wrong ... with snails Some popular ideas, despite being proven wrong, continue to thrive in popular culture, academic literature, and even in school courses. Why? Says TEDxPlymouthUnivesity speaker John Spicer of one su... How snails disproved the theory of recapitulation:
"24.10.2016 23:01:55" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: Talks to understand how we work and how to work better (together) Creativity, productivity, distraction, collaboration. These talks from TEDx events all over the world explore those themes, looking at how we generate ideas, work together, socialize and keep ourse... 6 talks on creativity, productivity, distraction, collaboration and work:
"24.10.2016 20:37:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why students need ethnic studies Ron Espiritu grew up learning the history of people who didn't look like him, as part of an educational curriculum that glossed over the stories of those who did. Growing up in Texas as part of a M... "For the past nine years, I've been teaching ethnic studies and African-American studies to high school students in South Los Angeles. And what I found working with my young people is that ethnic studies is empowering, is liberating, is transformative for
"24.10.2016 18:07:56" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to tell if a photo has been manipulated? Math. Ann Dooms is a mathematician who specializes in forensics of a very specific kind -- multimedia. The Vrije University Brussel researcher uses clever math to analyze digital media -- photos and vide... Math reveals all:
"24.10.2016 15:47:19" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: What your speaking style, like, says about you Vera Regan studies the way we use language. At TEDxDublin, the sociolinguist shares her research into a few global linguistic tics -- including the many ways we "like" in English. It turns out that... "Language was reflecting their aspirations, their stances, their attitudes.”
"24.10.2016 11:14:02" tedxinnovations.ted.com Have we turned war into a game? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was released in 2009, making its way into the hands of 4.7 million people in the U.S. and U.K. during its first day on the market. The first level of the game thrusts... “We have made killing too easy and life too cheap, and in doing so, we are lowering the bar for going to war.”
"23.10.2016 23:33:32" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 TEDx Talks on radical changes in the workplace Over the past decade, we've seen some colossal changes in the way we work: from technological advancements to the customization of the employee experience. The five TEDx Talks below address some of... Maternity leave, employee rights, success vs. happiness, technology and more:
"23.10.2016 11:47:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com Neon wheelchair ramps to highlight accessibility After engineer Luke Anderson lost his ability to walk due to a spinal cord injury, "accessibility" transformed from an abstract concept to the way he planned out his life. In his chair, Anderson wa... "We wanted to use bright colors to attract attention and get people talking about the value of inclusion and the human right to equal access."
"23.10.2016 01:16:12" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 ways to get involved with TED-Ed Clubs as a TEDx organizer Working with TED-Ed Clubs is a great way to expand the reach of your TEDx event. All over the world, innovative educators and students are hosting TED-Ed Clubs in schools — an initiative that train... TED-Ed Clubs teach young people how to present an idea in the form of a short, TED-style talk:
"22.10.2016 16:44:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com 7 talks on how nanotechnology is changing medicine, science, fashion and more Today, scientists Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work developing nanomachines powered by the molecular motor. To cele... Nanoparticles that destroy cancerous tumors, fashion that tracks pollution and more:
"22.10.2016 13:17:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Finding awe while photographing the beauty of Acadia National Park For a year, 18-year-old Will Greene photographed the scenery of Acadia National Park -- the sunrises, sunsets, stars, snow, leaves, trees and boulders -- taking over 35,000 images of the 47,000+ ac... “Even if we've watched a thousand sunrises and sunsets before, they're still just as beautiful and sublime as they've always been and they deserve our awe."
"22.10.2016 11:28:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com Do plants have dignity? Are we morally obligated to appreciate plants for their own sake, regardless of what they do for us? Yes, says Florianne Koechlin, one of the members of The Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Hu... Should we be morally obligated to appreciate plants for their own sake, regardless of what they do for us?
"22.10.2016 10:09:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com How we turn stars into music Robert Alexander turns astronomy into sound. The sonification specialist with the Solar Heliospheric Research Group at the University of Michigan takes data on solar wind, coronal mass ejections, b... "We're walking this beautiful line between science and art.”
"22.10.2016 09:35:22" tedxinnovations.ted.com A nut for a jar of tuna: the importance of palindromes When was the last time you thought about palindromes? At TEDxBahiaBlanca palidrome master Juan Pablo Sáez gave a talk about the virtues of the word puzzles and the ways in which they are more than ... "Eva, can I stab bats in a cave?”
"22.10.2016 09:07:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com Can fake art be authentic? A clay jug made by a high school student in the 1970s was appraised on an episode of Antiques Roadshow as having a value of up to $50,000. The mug was mistaken for a type of “grotesque face” potter... Can a forgery ever be more than a forgery?
"22.10.2016 08:34:18" tedxinnovations.ted.com Eight TEDx talks that are always in fashion The ethics of fashion Designer Clara Vuletich works with fashion brands to make clothes more sustainable. At TEDxSydney, she asks: What do you know about the clothes in your wardrobe? About the clo... 8 talks about fashion:
"22.10.2016 08:06:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 3 talks from the first TEDx event in Cuba Last November, the very first TEDx event in Cuba was held: TEDxHabana. Below, we've chosen three outstanding talks from that event -- TEDxHabana 2014 -- to prep you for even more great talks from t... Talks from the first Tedxhabana: http://t.ted.com/GM2SdZJ
"22.10.2016 07:32:58" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why PrEP is a milestone in preventing HIV When Raphael Landovitz was in medical school, he met a patient with a deadly infection due to complications from AIDS -- who had no clue he was HIV positive. "He had clearly been HIV infected for a... “He had clearly been HIV infected for a very long time, but had never been tested until he came in with this very severe brain infection.”
"22.10.2016 07:05:43" tedxinnovations.ted.com A magical murphy bed and other robotic furniture Hasier Larrea thinks interior design is missing one big thing: robots. So many of us live in cities where residences tend to be "micro," Larrea says at TEDxCambridge, and need ways to make the most... Rearrange your furniture with a wave of your hand:
"22.10.2016 06:31:10" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why life lessons might be a better inheritance than cash David York is a lawyer who knows a lot about leaving a legacy. The estate planning expert helps people plan out how and what they're going to pass on to family, friends - and the world - after they... Maybe don't leave an inheritance that's just cash:
"22.10.2016 05:55:01" tedxinnovations.ted.com What can astronauts teach us about aging? Life in space can reveal a lot about life on Earth, says Nicole Buckley, Chief Scientist for the International Space Station and Life Sciences with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Buckley supervis... Can space travel help us understand aging?
"22.10.2016 05:17:18" tedxinnovations.ted.com 10 TEDx Talks by women who've been to space Ever wanted to go to space? Get a taste of what it's like with these ten incredible talks by female astronauts who've gone out of our orbit: Yelena Serova makes microphones fly in space | Yelena Se... Lessons from space:
"22.10.2016 04:52:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to look into soil without digging into it It may seem that Philippe De Smedt is mowing the grass when he rides his quad around Stonehenge, but, really, he is investigating what lies beneath it. This "archeologist without a spade" uses elec... Finding the world's hidden treasures without a shovel:
"22.10.2016 04:01:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com 6 TEDx talks on getting rid of stuff Do you have too much stuff? Watch these talks for some motivation to get rid of what you don't need: Writer Angela Horn advocates for getting rid of excess. At TEDxCapeTown, she shares why she deci... Time to minimize:
"22.10.2016 03:31:36" tedxinnovations.ted.com We need to stop living in our closets Ash Beckham was shocked when her 2013 TEDxBoulder talk “Coming out of your closet” began to go viral. "I was walking through Newark and someone just stopped me cold and said, 'Didn't I just see you... "There is isolation that comes from you thinking you're the only person that's going through something."
"22.10.2016 02:29:33" tedxinnovations.ted.com Everything you've ever wanted to know about the Northern Lights Did you know that scientists are launching rockets to the Northern Lights to better understand the phenomenon? That the tail of the Northern Lights starts 150 million kilometers out in space? That ... Did you know that scientists are launching rockets to the Northern Lights to better understand the phenomenon?
"22.10.2016 01:25:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com How "sand Legos" can help victims of natural disasters While living in Florida in early 2010, Dr. Gerhard Dust witnessed the devastation of the Haitian earthquake that left one and a half million people homeless. Without proper protective shelter, Dust... The power of sand bricks:
"22.10.2016 00:24:43" tedxinnovations.ted.com 3 TEDx Talks on the benefits of handwriting As cursive handwriting continues to be dropped from school curricula, how does the move from handwriting towards “keyboarding” affect the ways in which we create? Regardless if you feel handwriting... Why write?
"21.10.2016 23:21:26" tedxinnovations.ted.com There are 15,000 lifeforms riding the NYC subway, including meningitis You don't need a scientist to tell you that the subway is a dirty, germ-filled place. But exactly what kinds of bacteria are lurking in our public transit system? To answer this question, Sofia Ahs... “Meningitis in Midtown, stomach flu in the Financial District, and antibiotic-resistant infections in all five boroughs of the city.”
"21.10.2016 21:59:21" tedxinnovations.ted.com How do we preserve information in the digital age? Vint Cerf is in search of what he calls "digital vellum" -- a method to read digital data for centuries. Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist and early Internet pioneer, is concerned that, unli... "We can hang on to bits, but we don't necessarily have the ability to hold on to what they mean, unless we can find a way to preserve the software and execute it so that it can interpret the bits for us.”
"21.10.2016 18:48:59" tedxinnovations.ted.com Demand more (complex) characters of color on TV It's rare for 15-year-old Ashanthi Francis to see a star of a television show with the same skin color as hers. At TEDxStMaryCSSchool, the high school student examines why that is, and how this lac... A high school student examines how TV treats people of color:
"21.10.2016 18:17:32" tedxinnovations.ted.com How wording reveals hidden ideas A lot of us subscribe to the platitude that "all humans are equal," says political theorist Anne Phillips, but do we really believe it? At TEDxCourtauldInstitute, Phillips look at the way language ... How our language reveals our thoughts on equality:
"21.10.2016 17:46:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com Meet the girl skateboarders of India When Atita Verghese was 19, she fell in love with skateboarding, even though she didn't (yet) have her own board. The Goa native was an intrepid adventurer into the male-dominated sport, and would ... Girls who skate rock:
"21.10.2016 17:16:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com The power of a robot with a face A single quality -- whether or not a robot has a face -- transforms how we interact with machines, says roboticist Tony Belpaeme at TEDxPlymouthUniversity. "We humans are a social species," he say... Robots that help kids understand their diabetes:
"20.10.2016 21:50:18" TED The case against violent jihad -- from a former radical: A powerful talk from TEDxExeter:
"19.10.2016 19:45:52" youtube.com Why Dungeons & Dragons is Good for You (In Real Life) | Ethan Gilsdorf | TEDxPiscataquaRiver The quintessential nerdy pastime of Dungeons & Dragons (also called D&D) can actually be the secret to life success. How? Ethan Gilsdorf shows us how this gr... A passionate case for the benefits of playing D&D:
"19.10.2016 19:18:19" tedxinnovations.ted.com A yellow walking aid designed to get you talking When designer Barbara Alink heard her mother remark, "Over my dead body will I ever use one of those," when passing a group of people using mobility scooters, Alink wanted to know why. Alink saw th... A walking aid designed to be cool, fun, useful ... and a conversation starter:
"19.10.2016 18:45:13" ideas.ted.com 7 ways to practice emotional first aid Psychologist Guy Winch lays out seven useful ways to reboot emotional health … starting now. TEDx Linnaeus University speaker Guy Winch shares techniques to reboot your emotional health:
"19.10.2016 17:08:40" youtube.com Women in the Afghan Legal Sector | Nabila Moradi | TEDxKabul In this talk, Nabila discusses a number of critical reasons why more women should be encouraged and supported in pursuing a career in Afghanistan's legal sec... Could seeing female lawyers, judges, police officers in Afghanistan make women feel more comfortable participating in the justice system? (TEDxKabul)
"19.10.2016 15:39:03" tedxinnovations.ted.com Feed people, not garbage cans -- talks on cutting food waste "Every year, consumers in industrialized countries waste almost as much food as the entire net food production of sub-Saharan Africa," reports the United Nations. These eight talks show the efforts... One-third of food produced worldwide is lost or wasted. Great talks on saving food -- from the story of a restaurant that cooks with leftovers to a case for loving ugly food:
"18.10.2016 21:49:10" tedxinnovations.ted.com Protect frogs; protect our environment Biologist Jodi Rowley worries that future generations will never get to hear the sound of a frog at night. One-third of frogs are at risk of extinction, Rowley explains at TEDxYouth@Sydney, and the... Jodi Rowley has discovered a frog with green blood, turquoise bones and a call that sounds like a bird. At TEDxYouth@Sydney, she explains how frogs help us -- and the environment:
"18.10.2016 21:39:55" youtube.com Distributed urban agriculture | Mitch Hagney | TEDxSanAntonio This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. While the majority of the population now lives in urban areas, the ... Growing food in shipping containers and other urban farming techniques at TEDxSanAntonio:
"18.10.2016 15:43:18" youtube.com Don't tell me fashion is frivolous | Frances Corner | TEDxWhitehall What do you wear if you're going to meet the Head of London College of Fashion? Professor Frances Corner discusses how we place so much time and energy into ... Did you know that it takes 2,700 liters of water to grow enough cotton to make one t-shirt?
"18.10.2016 14:55:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com The race to save frogs from extinction Biologist Jodi Rowley worries that future generations will never get to hear the sound of a frog at night. One-third of frogs are at risk of extinction, Rowley explains at TEDxYouth@Sydney, and the... One-third of frogs are at risk of extinction. Why this matters:
"17.10.2016 22:11:12" TED Who says the man has to lead? A bold and beautiful reinvention of ballroom dance: A great talk by TEDxMontréal:
"17.10.2016 16:06:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 4 TEDx Talks on the wonders of the oceans The ocean is full of all sorts of strange and fascinating flora, fauna and phenomena. In these talks from TEDx events around the globe, ocean explorers look at the beauty, history and mystery of th... An underwater sea lab, spooky bacteria, fascinating fish and more:
"14.10.2016 20:40:37" tedxinnovations.ted.com Three TEDx Talks for the weekend: Hip hop, ant carpets, and Grindr advocacy Hiding from the cold this weekend? Escape the autumn chill (or the election news) with these three talks from Chicago to Sydney: Hip Hop and Theatre: A Potential Symbiosis | Kori Alston | TEDxNorth... 3 talks -- from TEDxSydney, TEDxVermilionStreet, TEDx NorthwesternU 2017 -- for the weekend:
"14.10.2016 19:07:58" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why PrEP is a milestone in preventing HIV When Raphael Landovitz was in medical school, he met a patient with a deadly infection due to complications from AIDS -- who had no clue he was HIV positive. "He had clearly been HIV infected for a... “Clinical trial data shows us that if taken every day as prescribed, [PrEP] is more than 90% protective against getting HIV infection."
"14.10.2016 17:58:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Saving the migratory monarch butterfly Monarch butterflies are in trouble. Populations of these impressive insects, which weigh less than a gram each and migrate thousands of miles each year from the Eastern United States to central Mex... Tiny little monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year. Why we need to protect these impressive creatures:
"14.10.2016 15:15:53" ted.com Ballroom dance that breaks gender roles Tango, waltz, foxtrot ... these classic ballroom dances quietly perpetuate an outdated idea: that the man always leads and the woman always follows. That's an idea worth changing, say Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox, as they demonstrate their new "Liquid Lead" Being the lead in dance shouldn't be determined by gender:
"13.10.2016 20:27:47" youtube.com La propriété de soi, le combat de la nouvelle génération ? | Gaspard Koenig | TEDxParis Nous serions tenté de penser, à juste titre, que notre corps nous appartient et que l'on peut en disposer à notre guise. Pourtant, au travers d'exemples souv... Does your body belong to you? TEDx Paris
"13.10.2016 17:56:20" TED The approach to medicine that helps us live longer, happier lives: Awesome talk on palliative care from TEDxDesMoines!
"13.10.2016 16:52:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com Sexual violence is a global issue According to the CDC, one in five women and one in seventy-one men have experienced rape at some point in their lives, and nearly thirty-five percent of these cases go unreported. All too often, vi... Five impassioned TEDx Talks from activists and survivors — both speaking out against sexual violence and inspiring change in the way it is addressed TEDxKyoto TEDx Thessaloniki TEDxAccra TEDxUniversityofNevada
"13.10.2016 15:38:31" youtube.com What we can learn from birds about ourselves | Mikus Abolins-Abols | TEDxRiga Why do we cheat? Why do we forgive? Why do we get stressed? When difficult questions like these cannot be answered using humans, we turn to other organisms. ... "Why do birds cheat?" TEDxRiga
"12.10.2016 17:07:28" buzzfeed.com This Is The Rebellious Food Sydney Fed Its TEDx Speakers The food at TEDxSydney wasn't your typical event catering:
"12.10.2016 16:43:33" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxSpotlights focuses on girl power There is a strong sense of empowerment that flows through the eight TEDx talks in our newest TEDxSpotlightsGirl Power. It's clear the voices of girls and young women around the world are growin... ICYMI -- 9 talks that highlight extraordinary achievements of girls around the world:
"11.10.2016 19:06:21" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 talks for Ada Lovelace Day Today is Ada Lovelace Day, an opportunity to celebrate pioneering women in science, technology, engineering and math. The English mathematician worked with Charles Babbage to write the first comput... 5 talks from awesome women in STEM for #AdaLovelaceDay:
"11.10.2016 18:04:05" youtube.com 10 LGBT talks from around the world Voices from the LGBT community on identity, acceptance and love. On Coming Out Day, 10 #LGBTQ talks from around the world:
"11.10.2016 16:56:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com What if we could clean wastewater with corn cobs? Fifteen-year-old Lalita Prasida was in school when she realized that -- in many places around the world -- potable water is a luxury. "[In my studies] I found that there's a lot of impure water aro... A way to clean water in rural India:
"10.10.2016 17:15:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com A look at skateboarding around the world Check out these five talks for insights into kickflips, nosegrinds, ollies and tail grabs from Ethiopia to Mongolia. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Megabiskate is group of university students, volunteers an... Kickflips, nosegrinds, ollies and tail grabs from Ethiopia to Mongolia:
"07.10.2016 20:50:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to get senior citizens back on bicycles On Ole Kassow's regular cycling route through Copenhagen, he often saw a 97-year-old resident of a local nursing home enjoying the outdoors with his walker. Without fail, the man, Thorkild, was out... Simple rickshaws can help senior citizens recover the feeling of riding a bicycle around town (Cycling Without Age):
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"07.10.2016 18:11:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com Eat crickets, not added sugar: 3 TEDx talks that explore our relationship with food Three TEDx talks that get to the heart of our relationship with food. … “If you are what you eat, you also what your food as been eating.”
"07.10.2016 15:06:32" tedxinnovations.ted.com How we use trash from the ocean to create art Ghost nets are large, abandoned fishing nets that drift through the ocean amassing everything from discarded toothbrushes to curious sea turtles. As a net grows in size, the spectacle attracts more... Beautiful sculptures created from trash pulled from the ocean:
"06.10.2016 22:01:44" tedxinnovations.ted.com Get out and get on a trail! Aaron Lowe is the Acting Statewide Program Manager for Na Ala Hele -- the State of Hawai'i Trail and Access Program. Lowe believes that trails are an essential part of any place -- acting as refuge... An ode to nature trails:
"05.10.2016 20:38:50" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxVicenza leads locals on a treasure hunt to explore their city On a sunny day in April, 30 teams of people made their way through the northeastern Italian city of Vicenza, searching for clues planted by the TEDxVicenza team. This was "Caccia al TEDxORO," a tre... TEDxVicenza's super cool treasure hunt:
"05.10.2016 20:00:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com 7 talks on how nanotechnology is changing medicine, science, fashion and more Today, scientists Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work developing nanomachines powered by the molecular motor. To cele... What's nanotechnology? Learn more:
"05.10.2016 18:07:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Robots that make up their own language Complex systems scientist Janet Wiles works with robots that create their own language -- without her interaction. To do this work, iRats, the linguistically-gifted robots that Wiles studies, are l... “When they meet each other, they stop and have a conversation called, 'Where are we?' They create a word [to identify that place] and then they go off exploring again.”
"04.10.2016 17:13:44" youtube.com TEDxSpotlights Girl Power Watch the TEDxSpotlights playlist now: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsRNoUx8w3rM-lRxgsOJps3s0xicTO38s In collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gate... For the third installment of our TEDxSpotlights series, we have curated eight empowering talks delivered by girls from around the world. We call it TEDxSpotlightsGirl Power. The girls and young women speak from the TEDx stage about the need to change
"04.10.2016 15:44:06" youtube.com From Syria to Germany in three stories | Kareem Kousa, Yusuf Zein & Ibrahim Andrun | TEDxStGeorg Kareem, Yusuf and Ibrahim – three young syrian men and refugees – telling about their life in Latakia, Syria, their way to Germany and their first glorious i... "When the war started in Syria, life in Syria very suddenly became very different." (TEDx StGeorg)
"04.10.2016 14:58:39" blog.ted.com The TEDGlobal 2017 Fellowship application is open. Apply now Are you an inventor or filmmaker? A scientist or entrepreneur? Do you have a unique approach to your work that is worth sharing with the world? TED is looking for new, extraordinary thinkers from around the world to join the Fellows program at the Are you at the cutting edge of your field – science, music, technology, the arts, human rights and beyond? Apply to be a TED Fellow today!
"03.10.2016 21:52:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How sustainable design is revolutionizing our daily lives It is projected that by the year 2050, 66% of the world's population will be living in cities. As we witness the current state of over-urbanization on the climate, on the environment and on human l... 5 talks on how smart, sustainable design will shape future urban living:
"03.10.2016 19:27:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to farm in the ocean without pillaging it Bren Smith's farms lie beneath the surface of the oceans -- underwater havens for baby oysters, clams, scallops and kelp. Smith maintains plots of water off the coast of Bridgeport, Connecticut, an... Bren Smith's farms lie beneath the surface of the oceans — underwater havens for baby oysters, clams, scallops and kelp. At TEDxBermuda, he explains how that works:
"03.10.2016 18:01:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com This is what life looks like when you're undocumented For TEDxSanAntonio speaker Leezia Dhalla, the issue of immigration in the United States isn't some distant governmental matter one discusses at a dinner party then forgets. It is an elemental part ... Leezia Dhalla didn't know she was undocumented when she came to the U.S. as a child. When she found out, it changed her life:
"30.09.2016 20:46:36" youtube.com If she can do it, so can I | Kim Woozy | TEDxAmericasFinestCity In 2010, Kim Woozy founded MAHFIA, a web tv channel that exposes the untold stories of females in action sports culture. MAHFIA's mission is to promote femal... Kim Woozy created a TV channel about women in action sports because she wants young girls to see "possibility models" -- people who show them that their dreams are possible:
"30.09.2016 16:40:06" youtube.com An invitation to kids to plug in and connect to nature | Mary McConnell | TEDxIndianapolis In the 1970s, the Earth Day movement inspired a generation to clean up pollution and protect threatened species and landscapes. Can we reboot the environment... Mary McConnell and The Nature Conservancy are giving every school-aged child in Indiana a deed to land in a nature park:
"29.09.2016 21:13:38" tedxinnovations.ted.com How do you animate a thing like cosmic rays? The story behind a TEDxCERN TED-Ed lesson Cosmic rays. Active galactic nuclei. Nucleosynthesis. For physicist Veronica Bindi, this is the vocabulary of the everyday. A ten-year collaborator with AMS-02 -- an experiment analyzing the data c... It's CERN's birthday! Celebrate with this TED-Ed + TEDxCERN lesson on cosmic rays:
"29.09.2016 20:22:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Could "space wheat" save fresh water? Bruce Bugbee grows crops designed for life in outer space. The Utah State University plant scientist investigates how wheat, peas, rice and other edible crops could grow under less-than-optimal con... "We wanted to develop a life-support system for space.” (TEDxUSU)
"29.09.2016 15:43:18" tedxinnovations.ted.com What do you look like when you look at your electronic device? If you're like most people, there's a good chance you spend a lot of time looking down at your mobile device. Impressed by the amount of people – including himself – who were engaging more with the... Photographer Eric Pickersgill edits out devices from the photos of our lives (TEDxBend):
"29.09.2016 14:56:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com The tiny house movement is more than just a fad Tiny houses might be small, but they're certainly hard to miss, especially on the Internet or on reality television. Architects Scott Specht and Louise Harpman spoke at TEDxAmherst last April about... What we give up in personal space we gain in terms of community." (TEDxAmherst)
"28.09.2016 20:46:27" youtube.com The Only Thing I Regret Is Not Dreaming Big Enough | Shimon Peres | TEDxWhiteCity During his lifelong service to Israel, Shimon Peres has held every position of note in Israel's government. Mr. Peres, accompanied by Mr. Yossi Vardi, shares... Former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres dies at age 93. Here's an interview he gave at @TEDxWhiteCity in 2015
"28.09.2016 18:58:01" tedxinnovations.ted.com Watch every episode of The Great British Baking Show? We've got you covered with these TEDx Talks about baking via GIPHY Do you miss your Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood? Your proving drawers and sourdough starters? Fill the void with these three talks on baking from TEDx events around the world: One hundred ... Baking is about more than just making "great sponge":
"28.09.2016 16:37:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxWellington has surprise venue, surprise speakers and 10 really cute kittens for 2016 event If you were one of the nearly 200 people who got a ticket to TEDxWellington this year, you didn't exactly know where the event was going to be held. You knew that it would be in Wellington and that... Bring on the kittens!
"27.09.2016 22:02:13" TED A brief history of African-American social dance, from the Charleston to the Dougie: http://t.ted.com/C47LzYL We love this talk from Camille A. Brown! Watch her at TEDxBeaconStreet for more on the power of dance: http://bit.ly/2dzSOKq
"27.09.2016 21:42:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to get senior citizens back on bicycles On Ole Kassow's regular cycling route through Copenhagen, he often saw a 97-year-old resident of a local nursing home enjoying the outdoors with his walker. Without fail, the man, Thorkild, was out... Cycling Without Age allows senior citizens to ride along on bike rides with volunteers. Its founder -- Ole Kassow -- explains how it came to be:
"27.09.2016 19:44:50" youtube.com TEDx Talks TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere -- celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global... Our YouTube channel just passed 5 million subscribers! Check out our super selection of talks: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks/
"26.09.2016 21:02:17" youtube.com Why planting a garden is a political act | Louis-Albert De Broglie | TEDxLausanne Louis Albert explains the process of assessing scientific, economic and social results from the operating of the 'Fermes d'Avenir' (literally farms of the fu... How an investment banker became a farmer:
"26.09.2016 16:31:44" tedxinnovations.ted.com Your standing desk is boring. Start working in a sculpture. By now, it's been widely reported that sitting all day at work is bad for you. Office workers are reacting to the news with tall tables, treadmills, bouncy balls and all sorts of other contraptions... Standing desks are fine, but what about leaning desks? (TEDxGhent)
"26.09.2016 15:24:02" youtube.com 14 Year Old Starts Movement to Touch the Lives of the Elderly | Jacob Cramer | TEDxYouth@Cincinnati Jacob Cramer, 14 years old, speaks passionately about the importance of showing the elderly the kindness and respect they deserve. Jacob has received and dis... "The letters are short and sweet notes filled with words of kindness designed to make elderly recipients feel loved -- combating isolation and loneliness in nursing homes."
--Jacob Cramer of Love For The Elderly at TEDxCincinnati Youth:
"22.09.2016 17:59:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com The importance of high school journalism High school senior Forrest Lewis is an advocate for student-run newspapers. At TEDxEureka, he shares the story of the death and the resurrection of his own student newspaper, the Arcata High School... Important talk, not just for young scribes. Forrest Lewis TEDxEureka
"20.09.2016 20:49:04" youtube.com Why you should care about freshwater "megafishes" | Zeb Hogan | TEDxUniversityofNevada Around the world, freshwater ecosystems support tens of thousands of unique species and hundreds of millions of people. Zeb Hogan leads a multi-year effort t... The host of Monster Fish with Zeb Hogan why you should care about giant freshwater megafishes:
"20.09.2016 20:03:25" tedxinnovations.ted.com Meet the girl skateboarders of India When Atita Verghese was 19, she fell in love with skateboarding, even though she didn't (yet) have her own board. The Goa native was an intrepid adventurer into the male-dominated sport, and would ... Girl Skate India empowers women and girls through skateboarding. At TEDxPESITBSC, India's first female pro-skater Atita Verghese shares the story behind the group:
"20.09.2016 14:57:09" tedxinnovations.ted.com Can growing rare chickens save the poultry industry? P. Allen Smith raises chickens you won't find at industrial chicken farms. With names like the Golden Penciled Hamburg, Blue Andalusian, and Buff Orpington, these chickens are looks, temperaments, ... The typical commercial chicken is highly susceptible to disease, grows incredibly fast and has lost 50% of the genetic diversity found in ancestral chickens. At TEDxMarkhamSt, a plea to save the chicken by saving heritage breeds:
"19.09.2016 21:21:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com Vocational education is real education Vocational education has a bad rep, says Nisha Choksi, who studies the effect of vocational training on economic development. "Some people believe that students go into vocational education if they... “We've become so consumed by this notion that vocational education is not very beneficial for students that we've really come to disregard it."
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"16.09.2016 18:39:39" youtube.com End of Choice: Diversity Matters if Food Choice is Important to You | P. Allen Smith | TEDxMarkhamSt In his down-to-earth and often humorous manner, P. Allen Smith addresses the serious issue of diversification within our food sources using the humble chicke... P. Allen Smith's ode to rare chicken breeds will have you looking at hens in a brand new way:
"16.09.2016 16:33:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com How we lit up Gallaudet University to let nighttime ASL conversations shine On any given day, students at Gallaudet University -- a Washington D.C.-based school dedicated to the education of Deaf and hard of hearing students -- will be around the campus having conversation... “For hearing people, if the light is dimmed, it simply means that you can't see,” Bahan says in a talk at #TEDxGallaudet. “But for Deaf individuals, it means that we can't see, but also [that we aren't] able to communicate. So for Deaf people, the absence
"16.09.2016 15:23:03" youtube.com Equality in difference | Marlou van Rhijn | TEDxAmsterdamWomen Although she was already a successful member of the Dutch national team for swimmers with a disability, Marlou was motivated by coach Guido Bonsen, to switch... "They told me that I had the perfect disability ... for athletics." Marlou van Rhijn spoke at TEDxAmsWomen about running on blades. This week she just won gold at the Paralympic Games in the women's 200m!
"15.09.2016 16:59:59" youtube.com Saving the oceans can feed the world | Jackie Savitz | TEDxMidAtlantic Jacqueline Savitz is Oceana's Vice President for U.S. Oceans. In this role she oversees Oceana's Responsible Fishing, Seafood Fraud and Climate and Energy Ca... Today the U.S. just got a new Marine National Monument -- 5,000 square miles of ocean! At TEDxMidAtlantic, Oceana's Jackie Savitz talks about why we need to save the oceans:
"14.09.2016 20:58:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com Using kites and underwater torpedos to map the coral reefs of the Philippines Physicist Maricor Soriano is dedicated to creating innovative, low-cast methods to map the Philippines's coral reefs. The archipelago is estimated to have 27,000 square kilometers of coral reefs, b... “[With these maps] the coastal communities then have an idea where the coral reefs — and where the resources are." (TEDxMiriamCollege)
"14.09.2016 16:57:56" MIT Technology Review Light pollution atlas shows why 80 percent of North Americans can't see the Milky Way. At TEDx RapidCity, a former park ranger on why light pollution is dangerous: http://bit.ly/2cF2DWv
"14.09.2016 16:25:05" youtube.com A manifest from Generation Z | Elise By Olsen | TEDxOslo Elise By Olsen is 16 year old and is the editor-in-chief of youth culture magazine Recens Paper. In her talk, she hopes to bring clarity about Generation Z a... The 16-year-old editor-in-chief of youth culture magazine Recens Paper on the power of print at TEDxOslo:
"14.09.2016 15:14:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Robot fish that swim -- and navigate -- by themselves In a swimming pool on the University of Washington campus, engineers test a group of robotic fish designed to swim, maneuver around obstacles, communicate and navigate without the help of a human. ... THESE ROBOT FISH ARE SO COOL!! And their svelte style could help us get to parts of the ocean never investigated! (TEDxRainier)
"13.09.2016 21:49:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com We need to grow the most crop per (fresh water) drop Bruce Bugbee grows crops designed for life in outer space. The Utah State University plant scientist investigates how wheat, peas, rice and other edible crops could grow under less-than-optimal con... Is growing wheat designed for space the next frontier in water conservation?
"13.09.2016 20:04:14" youtube.com A Cure for Plant Blindness | Margaret Conover | TEDxSBU This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Plant blindness is: "the inability to see or notice the plants in o... Botanist Margaret Conover asks us to give the plants around us a second look (Tedxsbu):
"13.09.2016 19:19:40" ted.com Why a good book is a secret door Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. On #RoaldDahlDay, a talk that celebrates the magic of children's literature:
"13.09.2016 16:59:02" youtube.com Art in the Age of Instagram | Jia Jia Fei | TEDxMarthasVineyard In this brilliant talk, Jia Jia Fei shares fascinating insights from her years at the forefront of the digital media revolution in art. She raises important ... Has Instagram changed art museums?
"13.09.2016 16:23:48" youtube.com My Autistic X Factor | Brynjar Karl | TEDxKids@ElCajon 13-year-old Brynjar shares how he found his "X factor" -- through a decision to build a 6.33 meter long replica of the Titantic when he was ten. This talk wa... Brynjar Karl built a 6.5-meter-long scale replica of the Titanic with over 56,000 LEGO bricks -- a project that took him 11 months. At Tedxkidselcajon, he explains how his autistic "X factor" helped him reach his goal:
"13.09.2016 14:45:17" youtube.com This Is Your Brain On Sugar | Amy Reichelt | TEDxYouth@Sydney As a neuroscientist, Amy is fascinated with how our brains control our behaviours in our dynamic and changing world. Things we eat, like junk food also affec... Why do we like sugar so much?
"12.09.2016 20:51:15" tedxinnovations.ted.com A magical murphy bed and other robotic furniture Hasier Larrea thinks interior design is missing one big thing: robots. So many of us live in cities where residences tend to be "micro," Larrea says at TEDxCambridge, and need ways to make the most... Furniture that rearranges itself:
"12.09.2016 18:40:02" tedxinnovations.ted.com The importance of high school journalism High school senior Forrest Lewis is an advocate for student-run newspapers. At TEDxEureka, he shares the story of the death and the resurrection of his own student newspaper, the Arcata High School... "When a piece of writing has been researched, edited and sanctioned with a stamp of approval, it becomes official — and not just Facebook official.” (TEDxEureka)
"12.09.2016 15:55:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com How A.I. tracks crop growth in the U.S. -- thanks to images from space Steven Brumby teaches computers to understand satellite data. The physicist aims to create "a living, breathing atlas for the world" using decades of satellite imagery analyzed through machine lear... A computer created "the first true real-time cloud-free view of the world.” (TEDxABQ)
"12.09.2016 14:53:05" youtube.com Choose Your Story | Melissa Stockwell | TEDxVail We all have the ability to create our own path in life regardless of the obstacles fate throws at us. Melissa's personal tragedy turns to triumph. Which path... Veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell just earned her first medal in the Paralympic Games! Watch her talk from TEDxVail:
"09.09.2016 19:00:59" youtube.com Flavor: The ultimate status update | Ali Bouzari | TEDxKish What is the tipping point of Taste? This is question that is masterfully answered by Ali Bouzari who shares how our understanding of the world and life is in... What can we learn about ourselves from taste? TEDxKish
"09.09.2016 16:39:00" TED What playing football does to your brain: Great talk from TEDxStanford!
"09.09.2016 16:25:40" youtube.com ¿Ase falta una nueba ortografía? | Karina Galperin | TEDxRiodelaPlata ¿Cuánto tiempo y energía le dedicamos a aprender ortografía? ¿Vale la pena? ¿Qué opciones tenemos? Karina tiene una propuesta que nos puede sorprender. Karin... Let's remove the silent H. Karina Galperin at TEDxRiodelaPlata
"08.09.2016 15:47:22" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why we need to research strange underwater creatures Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado is an advocate for underwater creatures with behaviors almost too weird to believe. From a plankton/jellyfish that reproduces asexually and births its slinky-like progeny... “You can grab one of these animals and cut them into 18 different fragments and each and every one of those fragments will go on to regenerate a complete animal in under two weeks. 18 heads, 18 bodies, 18 mysteries.” (TEDxKC)
"08.09.2016 14:51:57" blog.ted.com Sylvia Earle introduces President Obama to a newly discovered fish named after him The United States has long been known for its national parks. But last month, Barack Obama created a single marine reserve that covers significantly more area than all of them, combined. On August … The fish was discovered by ichthyologist Richard Pyle -- who gave a fascinating talk at TEDxHonolulu: bit.ly/2bVkIuK
"07.09.2016 21:12:07" huffingtonpost.com TEDx Tackles Our Most Urgent Global Issues in Newly Launched TEDxSpotlights Series Panic over infectious diseases has long been a global reality. Anxiety about Zika began before the start of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and was ... Over at The Huffington Post, TEDx Executive Director Jay Herratti shares why we've launched TEDxSpotlights:
"07.09.2016 21:00:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com 8 TEDx Talks on fashion -- from ethics to smart watches The ethics of fashion Designer Clara Vuletich works with fashion brands to make clothes more sustainable. At TEDxSydney, she asks: What do you know about the clothes in your wardrobe? About the clo... How ethical is your fashion? Can wearables be beautiful? These 8 talks look at the ins-and-outs of what we wear:
"07.09.2016 15:51:16" youtube.com Fighting for new laws to protect women in Japan | Ikumi Yoshimatsu | TEDxKyoto Miss International 2012, Ikumi Yoshimatsu courageously speaks out to publicly expose the “culture of silence” surrounding stalking and violence against women... Ikumi Yoshimatsu, Miss International 2012, on the culture of silence surrounding violence against women. @TEDxKyoto bit.ly/2chLWBx
"06.09.2016 18:51:26" TED It's okay if you still don't know what you want to be when you grow up: Don't have just one calling? At TEDxBend, Emilie Wapnick says that's quite all right:
"06.09.2016 17:15:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How robots are transforming science class in Uganda Solomon King believes circuit boards, microcomputers, robotics and coding can transform how students learn -- and kickstart the careers of thousands of young African scientists. He is the founder o... “We want to create a generation of thinkers, of innovators, of people who look at the world and say, 'What problem can I solve using the technology of the land?'" -- Solomon King, TEDx Kampala, Fundi Bots
"06.09.2016 14:57:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com How we use trash from the ocean to create art Ghost nets are large, abandoned fishing nets that drift through the ocean amassing everything from discarded toothbrushes to curious sea turtles. As a net grows in size, the spectacle attracts more... Discarded fishing nets trap turtles, catch debris and hurt reefs. In Australia, a group is dedicated to transforming those "ghost nets" into art (TEDxJCUCairns):
"02.09.2016 18:57:07" youtube.com Why You Don't Have to Wait Till You Grow Up | Ishita Katyal | TEDxBhilwara Ishita through this talk is urging you to ask kids what are they doing in the present instead what are their plans when they grow up. Packaging Credits - IMP... On her 10th birthday Ishita Katyal says don't ask children what they want to be when they grow up TEDxBhilwara
"02.09.2016 14:19:29" youtube.com Survivor's Remorse | Kandice Sumner | TEDxBeaconStreet Tired of hearing about the achievement gap? We've been looking at it all wrong. This provocative and poignant talk challenges the masses to think differently... Until education is equal, there's no democracy in our democratic education. Kandice Sumner TEDxBeaconStreet
"01.09.2016 16:54:21" tedxinnovations.ted.com If you can't see the stars, blame light pollution During her time as a park ranger at Wind Cave National Park in western South Dakota, Diane Knutson saw a lot of stars -- and a lot of dark. But when she would return to her Rapid City home, the sce... 80% of people in the U.S. cannot see the Milky Way from where they live: TEDx RapidCity
"01.09.2016 14:38:56" youtube.com Are you biased? I am | Kristen Pressner | TEDxBasel What do you do when you realize you have a bias, even against yourself? Kristen Pressner is the Global Head of Human Resources at a multinational firm, and a... "I have a bias against women leaders. I have a bias against myself." Kristen Pressner speaks about why "flipping the script" will allow you to see the world differently. TEDxBasel bit.ly/2bLele9
"31.08.2016 19:23:37" youtube.com Bird Nerds Unite! | David Craig | TEDxSalem Every bird has a story. David Craig is a professor of biology and Willamette University who has a special interest in birds. Specifically, he studies where b... An ode to birds at TEDxSalem.us:
"31.08.2016 15:37:18" tedxinnovations.ted.com If you can't see the stars, blame light pollution During her time as a park ranger at Wind Cave National Park in western South Dakota, Diane Knutson saw a lot of stars -- and a lot of dark. But when she would return to her Rapid City home, the sce... Could we ever stargaze in a city? (TEDx RapidCity)
"30.08.2016 20:14:26" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxSpotlights addresses global nutrition If we are what we eat, what does this say about our global community when many of our neighbors have nothing to eat? Our population continues to expand; so, too, does the community of people who ar... Today we launched "TEDxSpotlightsGlobal Nutrition, the second curated playlist that is part of our "TEDxSpotlights" series. Check out the trailer and 5 fantastic TEDx talks. bit.ly/2byv8GX TEDxWindhoek TEDxLausanne TEDxMidAtlantic #TEDxDubaiSalon
"30.08.2016 20:07:58" The Planetary Society It's interesting, but it's definitely not the sign of an alien civilization—at least not yet.
We turn to this mantra from Carl Sagan: “Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” #SETI Looking for more context on the SETI Institute signal? Watch this talk from TEDxBerkeley by the Director of the Berkeley #SETI Research Center, Andrew Siemion: http://bit.ly/2bPbUHz
"30.08.2016 19:13:13" instagram.com Instagram photo by TEDx • Aug 30, 2016 at 6:51pm UTC See this Instagram photo by @tedx_official • 49 likes Not following our Instagram? You're missing out on amazing snaps of TEDx events from around the world -- like this TEDxKC floating turtle:
"30.08.2016 19:03:59" youtube.com Art inspiring action to protect our oceans | Shawn Heinrichs | TEDxBoulder Using art is an essential tool in halting the destruction of threatened species. People only protect what they love—and recognizing this, we can bring the be... Happy #WhaleSharkDay! At TEDxBoulder, photographer Shawn Heinrichs shares stories of photographing these stunning creatures:
"30.08.2016 17:01:15" TED Why our kids deserve female superheroes: Today's TED Talk is from TEDx Colorado Springs! Christopher Bell asks, "Where are all the female superheroes?"
"30.08.2016 15:20:22" TIME Chris Hemsworth's Thor enlisted the help of his roommate to send a few emails to Earth. Dig this video from Taika Waititi, the director of the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok film? Then check out his hilarious TEDxDoha talk: http://bit.ly/2bCFeAJ
"29.08.2016 19:15:12" tedxinnovations.ted.com What if malaria could be diagnosed through smell? Ease into your non-holiday weekend with 2 talks in under 20 minutes that will ignite your sense of compassion ... and smell. Fighting drug resistant infections with your breath | Audrey Odom | TEDx... What if you could detect strep throat or even malaria by smell? Audrey Odom thinks we can:
"29.08.2016 15:54:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How sustainable design is revolutionizing our daily lives It is projected that by the year 2050, 66% of the world's population will be living in cities. As we witness the current state of over-urbanization on the climate, on the environment and on human l... What is the effect of city living on both our daily lives and the environment? TEDxBoston TEDxCibeles TEDxStKilda TEDxYYC
"26.08.2016 21:28:06" youtube.com Have You Ever Seen a Number? | Herbert Gross | TEDxOnondagaCommunityCollege Education is changing. They way we teach and the way we learn is constantly evolving with society. Herb focuses his talk on mathematics and community college... 86-year-old mathematician Herbert Gross says new tech gives kids the head space to learn the whys of math along with the hows:
"26.08.2016 19:20:22" washingtonpost.com 7 TED and TEDx Talks to guide you from pregnancy to parenthood Sometimes we all need a little guidance. (And a chance to learn.) A great playlist from the Washington Post, featuring several fantastic TEDx Talks:
"26.08.2016 18:14:46" Timeline Photos Through The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, John Koenig creates words to describe wordless feelings -- like sonder.
Watch his TEDxBerkeley talk to learn more: http://bit.ly/2bN1lH6
"26.08.2016 17:01:44" tedxinnovations.ted.com Eight TEDx talks that are always in fashion The ethics of fashion Designer Clara Vuletich works with fashion brands to make clothes more sustainable. At TEDxSydney, she asks: What do you know about the clothes in your wardrobe? About the clo... We're not buying that you're either in or out. bit.ly/2bVFnjz
"26.08.2016 15:00:10" TEDx Celebrating our global community of canine companions! On #NationalDogDay in the U.S., we're celebrating the global community of canine companions spotted at TEDx events around the world!
"26.08.2016 14:54:24" Celebrating our global community of canine companions! Dogs of TEDx Celebrating our global community of canine companions!
"25.08.2016 19:56:14" TEDx + TED-Ed Clubs We're amazed by what kids and teachers are doing with TEDx and TED-Ed Clubs!
"25.08.2016 18:10:29" ted.com How to step up in the face of disaster When a freak tornado hit their hometown, sisters Caitria and Morgan O'Neill -- just 20 and 24 at the time -- realized they had to jump in and help. What they learned is: After a natural disaster, there's only a tiny window before the world turns its Inspiring TEDxBoston talk from Caitria and Morgan O'Neill about how a tornado in their hometown sparked a new way of coping with disasters. bit.ly/2brxtyX
"25.08.2016 14:49:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com 8 talks on the wonders of trees Trees are awesome. They gives us oxygen, communicate via fungus, lower air pollution,and some of them live a really, really, really long time. To celebrate these woodsy wonders, we've gone into our... How trees affect soil, us and each other:
"24.08.2016 20:27:29" youtube.com "I make waffles." | Jean-Francois Flechet | TEDxCincinnatiChange Jean-Francois Flechet is the most educated waffle maker in the country. A restaurant owner with three Masters degrees and experience working for a multi-nati... For #NationalWaffleDay, chef Jean-Francois Flechet TEDxCincinnati on the joy of a good waffle: http://bit.ly/2bNQiMa
"24.08.2016 17:15:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com Your standing desk is boring. Start working in a sculpture. By now, it's been widely reported that sitting all day at work is bad for you. Office workers are reacting to the news with tall tables, treadmills, bouncy balls and all sorts of other contraptions... We want to try out these desks! bit.ly/2c7fL82 Erik Rietveld TEDxGhent
"23.08.2016 18:04:03" youtube.com We all need a safe place to pee | Ivan Coyote | TEDxVancouver In a poetically rhythmic talk, Ivan Coyote highlights the need for gender neutral washrooms in all public places. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena o... A federal judge blocked the Obama's administration's policy that would allow transgender students to use bathrooms based on their gender identity. Ivan Coyote gave a TEDxVancouver talk about how policies that limit bathroom access "Exist only to foster
"23.08.2016 16:26:23" tedxinnovations.ted.com 6 TEDx talks on getting rid of stuff Do you have too much stuff? Watch these talks for some motivation to get rid of what you don't need: Writer Angela Horn advocates for getting rid of excess. At TEDxCapeTown, she shares why she deci... What are you doing with all of your stuff? bit.ly/2bSbJiK TEDxCapeTown TEDxStGeorgeTEDxBESC TEDxFoggyBottom TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh TEDxBoulder
"23.08.2016 14:59:23" youtube.com A personal story behind the evolution of the web | Wendy Hall | TEDxUCLWomen Dame Wendy Hall was rejected from her first job because the interviewer didn't think that she, as a woman, would be able to handle a class of men. Now, she i... Happy #InternautDay! We're celebrating the birth of the web with Dame Wendy Hall's talk on its early days:
"22.08.2016 19:59:55" tedxinnovations.ted.com How does society see disability? In these six talks, TEDx speakers address society's perception of disability -- and the experience of living with one. Watch them all: How much do you know about intellectual disabilities? | Matthe... 6 TEDx talks from TEDxVancouver TEDxVirginiaTech TEDxPeachtree #TEDxAmoskeagMillyard TEDxYale TEDxYouth at The Spire bit.ly/2bcfHTn
"22.08.2016 18:34:56" Digital Trends We've thrown away enough devices to produce all the medals needed for the 2020 Olympic *and* Paralympic Games. Awesome idea -- 2020 Olympic medals made from e-waste! Makes us think of this TEDx Brixton talk on reusing old electronics: http://bit.ly/2bK1ISm
"22.08.2016 16:58:39" youtube.com I will not be stopped | Sasha Khmelevskaya | TEDxStHildasSchool Funny, entertaining and totally original. Sasha's TEDx talk will mainly focusing on the idea of life opportunities. How people get comfortable with their liv... Need some inspiration this Monday? Check out this hilarious, energetic and empowering talk by 12th grader Sasha Khmelevskaya at TEDxStHildasSchool:
"22.08.2016 14:48:54" youtube.com TEDxBoulder - Peter McGraw - What Makes Things Funny Pete McGraw is a leading researcher at the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder. In this talk he not only discusses what is funny, but w... Today's Dorothy Parker's birthday! To celebrate, a fascinating talk from TEDxBoulder on what makes things funny:
"22.08.2016 14:15:21" youtube.com Changing the game in youth sports: John O'Sullivan at TEDxBend O'Sullivan remembers when youth sports was about children competing with other children instead of adults competing with each other through their kids. Follo... Do you have an Olympics hangover? Here's an interesting talk from John O'Sullivan at TEDxBend about the need to prevent adults from removing the joy kids feel when playing sports.
"19.08.2016 22:08:32" youtube.com Como vivo o momento | David Hertz | TEDxLaçador David conta que, durante o processo de aprender a cozinhar, descobriu que a cozinha pode nos ensinar a melhorar como pessoas, a sermos mais organizados, disc... At TEDxLaçador, chef David Hertz shared his plan to use food from the Rio Olympics to feed the homeless. His talk now has English subtitles:
"19.08.2016 20:09:15" youtube.com Fair game? | Eric Vilain | TEDxUCLA Eric Vilain gives a very thought provoking talk on sports, genetics and fairness. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics, and a member of... “There are a lot of genetic conditions that provide advantages in athletics but there are no different categories for each genetic variance," says Eric Vilain TEDxUCLA. "Everyone plays together and sports celebrate natural abilities which is a politically
"19.08.2016 18:03:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com How a group of brothers found freedom through imagination Everything changed for the Angulo family in January 2010, when 15 year old Mukunda Angulo left his apartment, alone, against his father's rules. For 14 years, the 7 Angulo siblings were shut away f... Have you seen the film The Wolfpack? Here's a TEDxTeen talk from one of the brothers profiled in the film. bit.ly/2b6H1h0
"19.08.2016 17:30:39" tedxinnovations.ted.com A nut for a jar of tuna: the importance of palindromes When was the last time you thought about palindromes? At TEDxBahiaBlanca palidrome master Juan Pablo Sáez gave a talk about the virtues of the word puzzles and the ways in which they are more than ... Racecar. Don't nod. Evil olive. Celebrate Friday with this hilarious talk on the power of palindromes:
"19.08.2016 16:46:33" Snapshots from @[126817640751766:274:TEDxLuanda] 2016 in Luanda, Angola TEDxLuanda Snapshots from TEDxLuanda 2016 in Luanda, Angola
"19.08.2016 15:09:32" ted.com How Argentina's blind soccer team became champions With warmth and respect, coach Gonzalo Vilariño tells the captivating story of Argentina's blind soccer team -- and how a sincere belief in themselves and their capabilities transformed the players from humble beginnings into two-time World Champions. Today's TED Talk is from TEDxRiodelaPlata: Gonzalo Vilariño tells the captivating story of Argentina's blind soccer team — and how they became two-time World Champions:
"18.08.2016 22:00:53" TED Fellows Wearing a microgravity suit on a zero gravity flight, artist Sarah Jane Pell prepared her talk at TEDxMelbourne. So cool! (TEDxMelbourne)
"18.08.2016 20:27:33" youtube.com Personalizing the Refugee Crisis | Tima Kurdi | TEDxEastVan Speaking from a refugees perspective, in this very moving talk Tima Kurdi explains how a simple photograph of her nephew 'the boy on the beach' galvanized th... The powerful mage of Omran in Aleppo, Syria brings to mind the image of Alan Kurdi, a 3 year-old Syrian refugee lying on the beach after drowning while trying to reach safety. Kurdi's aunt, Tima Kurdi spoke at TEDxEastVan about the crisis for Syrians
"18.08.2016 17:39:13" youtube.com The Curious Incident of Syndrome Publishing | Adrienne Burris | TEDxFurmanU When a child with autism is asked to write a story, the products are things like a taco cannon, not an autistic detective. The “Sherlock Holmes effect,” as A... Educator Adrienne Burris thinks the way people with autism are portrayed in books needs to change. She wants characters with autism to be protagonists, not sidekicks or plot devices:
"18.08.2016 17:31:03" youtube.com Saving the World's Most Peaceful Primates | Karen Strier | TEDxUWMadison Listen to Karen Strier as she discusses her field research with Brazilian primates. She will share her research on the behavior of wild muriqui monkeys and t... “They spend a lot of time together, really close to each other, without fighting…everybody's hugging,” Karen Strier TEDxUWMadison
"18.08.2016 15:52:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 TEDx Talks on radical changes in the workplace Over the past decade, we've seen some colossal changes in the way we work: from technological advancements to the customization of the employee experience. The five TEDx Talks below address some of... How has your experience in the workplace changed? http://bit.ly/2bLxmlU TEDxDanubia TEDxBedminster #TEDxOakParkWomen
"17.08.2016 20:13:57" ted.com Hunting for Peru's lost civilizations -- with satellites Around the world, hundreds of thousands of lost ancient sites lie buried and hidden from view. Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak is determined to find them before looters do. With the 2016 TED Prize, Parcak is building an online citizen-science tool TEDxBirmingham organizer Sarah Parcak just announced her new citizen-science tool -- GlobalXplorer -- that will train volunteer explorers to find and protect the world's hidden heritage -- starting with Peru!
Sign up to be one of GlobalXplorer's beta
"17.08.2016 19:06:10" tedxinnovations.ted.com Go back to school with 3 TEDx Talks from a teacher, parent and student Around this time of year, your Facebook timeline might be flooded with photographs of students returning to school. The smiles might be larger on the faces of the parents than the students. To help... Back to school pics filling up your timeline? Here are three TEDx Talks about school from a teacher, parent and a student. bit.ly/2aZNfPp TEDxBeaconStreet TEDxMileHigh Tedxkidselcajon
"17.08.2016 18:14:56" youtube.com Science and Technology for Supporting Decisions in Natural Disasters | Bijan Khazai | TEDxKIT Disasters such as earthquakes, typhoons and floods have devastating impacts on a community's ability to thrive. Actionable decisions to prepare for, respond ... "The challenge is to deliver the right information to the right person at the right time," Bijan Khazai #TEDxKIT bit.ly/2bHRO7e
"17.08.2016 16:30:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com When your brain is half a millimeter long, how do you make sense of the world? Dr. Shannon Olsson studies how hoverflies navigate and interpret the world. The small fly is a bumblebee-lookalike with a taste for nectar and a brain half a millimeter long. With many of their pol... Before apples grew in North America, apple flies fed on hawthorn berries. How did they learn to move on to apples? Via their impressive ability to suss out fruit smells.
At TEDxMAIS, ecologist Shannon Olsson explores the fascinating world of the insect
"17.08.2016 16:15:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com When your brain is half a millimeter long, how do you make sense of the world? Dr. Shannon Olsson studies how hoverflies navigate and interpret the world. The small fly is a bumblebee-lookalike with a taste for nectar and a brain half a millimeter long. With many of their pol... A team of scientists is mapping the neural areas that control insects' sense of smell:
"17.08.2016 15:08:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why we should protect out-of-the-ordinary fruits and veggies Esther Meduna's TEDxBasel talk is an ode to the purple carrots, striped beets, wild cabbages, rare beans and raspberry apples of the world. The botanist is dedicated to protecting plants that no lo... Switzerland has over 600 varieties of apples, but most supermarkets only carry a handful of kinds. At TEDxBasel, ProSpecieRara's Esther Meduna talks about protecting local and rare fruit and veg, before they disappear completely:
"16.08.2016 19:53:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why we should protect out-of-the-ordinary fruits and veggies Esther Meduna's TEDxBasel talk is an ode to the purple carrots, striped beets, wild cabbages, rare beans and raspberry apples of the world. The botanist is dedicated to protecting plants that no lo... “In the last 150 years, we've lost 75% of all varieties ever selected by humans,” Esther Meduna says at TEDxBasel. “They have gone forever.”
"16.08.2016 17:59:24" youtube.com What's the Big Emergency? Improving healthcare access | Yona Lunsky | TEDxYorkUSalon Not about the causes of autism, but what autism causes - in the healthcare system. Yona Lunksy shares how to improve health care access for people with autis... "On the adult healthcare agenda, autism is largely invisible," says Yona Lunsky. "We just don't see them." TEDxYorkU bit.ly/2aZ2A6b
"16.08.2016 15:37:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com WATCH: Can you learn real world skills from video games? Do video games teach us transferable skills? Game designer Liz Fiacco says yes. "The power of these games," she says at TEDxChapmanU, "comes from their rapid 'teach and test' cycles. A player learn... For all of you out there trying to catch 'em all:
"16.08.2016 14:53:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com Are jellyfish the weeds of our oceans? Marine biologist Lisa-Ann Gershwin is an expert on jellyfish. In fact, she's written the book on them, Stung!, which serves as a jellyfish primer as well as an in-depth look at how blooms of jellyf... What do you know about jellyfish?
"15.08.2016 21:25:23" youtube.com The importance of play | John Cohn | TEDxDelft Dr John Cohn (@johncohnvt) is a self-confessed nerd. He already knew he wanted to be an engineer at the age of eight, found himself a nerdy college, a nerdy ... On the 47th anniversary of #Woodstock, a great TEDx Delft talk from John Cohn on how play can influence our work (Woodstock connection: Cohn is wearing tie-dye) bit.ly/2aWrMNh
"15.08.2016 17:13:09" tedxinnovations.ted.com Vocational education is real education Vocational education has a bad rep, says Nisha Choksi, who studies the effect of vocational training on economic development. "Some people believe that students go into vocational education if they... “We've become so consumed by this notion that vocational education is not very beneficial for students that we've really come to disregard it,” Nisha Choksi #TEDxCranbrookSchoolsWomen bit.ly/2bi0Ln0
"15.08.2016 15:27:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to look into soil without digging it It may seem that Philippe De Smedt is mowing the grass when he rides his quad around Stonehenge, but, really, he is investigating what lies beneath it. This "archeologist without a spade" uses elec... "Through combining soil science and archaeology ... we can scan our way into the soil — offering a new perspective on our buried past.”
—Philippe De Smedt at TEDxGhent
"15.08.2016 15:16:27" The New York Times The creators of the dining hall hope it will change the way Brazilians, and the world, think about hunger, food waste and the nourishing of human dignity. Chef and TED Fellow David Hertz is feeding Rio's homeless with leftover food from the Olympic Games. At TEDxLaçador, he shares how looking at food in new ways can transform lives.
WATCH: http://bit.ly/2bjVNlD (in Portuguese)
"12.08.2016 21:14:55" ted.com 7 TED Talks to watch when it's too hot to function The red line on the thermometer feels like it's taunting you. Let these talks cool you off. TED put together a list of great talks to watch when it's too darn hot, including talks from #TEDxUSC and TEDxBoston:
"12.08.2016 20:48:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Experience Malaysia with these 8 talks from around the country The expert on traditional craftsmanship Malaysian journalist Eddin Khoo traveled around the country searching out the masters of traditional art forms. "I've constantly been amazed by the diversity... Including the builder behind LEGOLAND® Malaysia Resort! bit.ly/2aZFM6D
"12.08.2016 20:05:29" youtube.com Sand Celebration | Nitish Bharti | TEDxFORESchool Creating stories with his vision and some sand in his hand , watch to experience the magic of the sand art ... Nitish Bharti is a world-famous Indian sand an... To kick off the weekend, here's a story told with sand from TEDxFORESchool to enjoy
"12.08.2016 16:43:59" youtube.com The Secret Lives of Elephants: Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell at TEDxStanford A teacher in Stanford's Department of Otolaryngology, Dr. Caitlin O'Connell- Rodwell is also recognized as a world-renowned expert on elephants. Caitlin O'Co... Something to think about on #WorldElephantDay from TEDxStanford bit.ly/2aMQJFe
"12.08.2016 15:15:32" ted.com What a planet needs to sustain life "Venus is too hot, Mars is too cold, and Earth is just right," says planetary scientist Dave Brain. But why? In this pleasantly humorous talk, Brain explores the fascinating science behind what it takes for a planet to host life -- and why humanity may Today's TED.com talk is from TEDxBoulder! Planetary scientist Dave Brain explains what it takes for a planet to host life:
"12.08.2016 14:31:32" youtube.com Inspiring Girls toward STEM with Robotics | Stacey Harimoto | TEDxCranbrookSchoolsWomen Robotics can be a wonderful way to learn about programming, engineering, teamwork and more. But exposure is the key. Explore one attempt to expose more girls... Right now, middle school students are programming SPHERE satellites on the International Space Station for the world's first robotics competition in space! (Watch here: http://webcast.mit.edu/sum2016/spheres/1632/5/)
Check out student Stacey
"11.08.2016 21:34:20" youtube.com TEDxBergamo: i preparativi della scritta per l'edizione 2016 #workinprogress Un bellissimo video con tutti i preparativi della scritta per la terza edizione di TEDxBergamo Watching this video of the TEDxBergamo sign being built is relaxing and fascinating at the same time.
"11.08.2016 19:09:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com A pageant queen asks us to redefine breasts Allyn Rose shocked the world when she decided to have a preventive double mastectomy during her pageant career. At TEDxChapmanU, the former Miss District of Columbia explains why she wants to chang... Allyn Rose shocked the world when she decided to have a preventive double mastectomy during her pageant career. At TEDxChapmanU, the former Miss District of Columbia explains why:
"11.08.2016 16:53:11" blog.ted.com 12 powerful talks from Olympians and Paralympians The Opening Ceremony for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi takes place today, which means that — over the next few weeks — we'll all be watching a steady diet of hockey, skii… #tbt to our playlist of amazing talks from Olympic and Paralympic Games athletes during Sochi:
"11.08.2016 16:11:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com A coding school for refugees Faced with a slew of horrifying stories from the refugee crisis in the EU, coder Anne Kjær Riechert wasn't sure how she could help. That's until she met Mohamed, a former computer science student a... Forbes wrote about TEDxBerlin speaker Anne Kjær Riechert's work training refugees to work in the IT sector: http://www.forbes.com/sites/devinthorpe/2016/08/09/1-1-million-refugees-arrive-in-germany-this-entrepreneur-goes-to-work/
"10.08.2016 20:22:38" tedxinnovations.ted.com How A.I. tracks crop growth in the U.S. -- thanks to images from space Steven Brumby teaches computers to understand satellite data. The physicist aims to create "a living, breathing atlas for the world" using decades of satellite imagery analyzed through machine lear... “For the first time, we've built a system that is faster, cheaper, and more accurate than the traditional manual techniques of estimating food crop across the United States.” (TEDxABQ)
"10.08.2016 17:30:13" ted.com The taboo secret to healthier plants and people Our poop and pee have superpowers, but for the most part we don't harness them. Molly Winter faces down our squeamishness and asks us to see what goes down the toilet as a resource, one that can help fight climate change, spur innovation and even save us Today on TED.com, at TEDxBend, Molly Winter asks us to see what goes down the toilet as a resource:
"10.08.2016 16:09:07" youtube.com Lion Lights: Richard Turere at TEDxBrookhouseSchool Great solution to save both livestock and lions from Richard Turere at #TEDxBrookhouseSchool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjPsh2t4QG8 #worldlionday
"10.08.2016 15:06:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 great TEDx talks on coffee for you to "pour over" Do you drink coffee? According to a 2015 Gallup poll, 64 percent of adults in the United States drink at least one cup of coffee daily. In global terms, 9,132,060 kilograms of coffee were consumed ... If your caffeine buzz is starting to fade, check out these great TEDx talks about coffee. TEDxFultonStreet, TEDxEastEnd, TEDxRainier, TEDxOU, TEDxVictoria bit.ly/2aLJUK2
"09.08.2016 19:03:40" bustle.com Evan McMullin's TED Talk Reveals What His Foreign Policy Proposals May Be Although he made headlines on Monday as an independent conservative alternative to the Republican nominee Donald Trump, Evan McMullin still remains largely a political mystery. A former CIA operative and Chief Policy Director with the House Republican Bustle on Evan McMullin's talk at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool:
"09.08.2016 18:01:53" tedxinnovations.ted.com What can astronauts teach us about aging? Life in space can reveal a lot about life on Earth, says Nicole Buckley, Chief Scientist for the International Space Station and Life Sciences with the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). Buckley supervis... “What we see in space is in some ways like an accelerated parallel of aging,” Nicole Buckley, TedxWinnipeg
"09.08.2016 17:25:16" youtube.com School Funding: Stepping Back From the Brink | Pat Hynes | TEDxHerndon Pat Hynes discusses the challenges of funding public schools. She describes the current state of school funding in Fairfax County and across the United State... How did the United States become a place where we don't seem to care about funding public schools? Pat Hynes TEDxHerndon
"09.08.2016 15:50:13" youtube.com Little free library: Todd Bol at TEDxFargo When Todd Bol built a model of a one-room school house full of books as a memorial to his mother in 2009, he had no idea what that simple idea would inspire.... "Book lovers tell us all the time that books are their heart and soul ... and if they put their heart and soul in a little library, they share it with their whole neighborhood."
Happy Book Lover's Day! (via TEDxFargo)
"09.08.2016 15:08:56" youtube.com Why Kids Love Dinosaurs | Caleb Zealand | TEDxPortElizabeth Caleb Zealand loves dinosaurs. He shares three types of dinosaurs you need to know: Pachycephalosarus, a land dinosaur; Pterannodon, a flying reptile; and Mo... We're super impressed by 7-year-old Caleb Zealand's knowledge of dinosaurs! Watch his TEDxPortElizabeth talk for a mini-lesson on these creatures or if you just want to brighten your day!
"08.08.2016 20:12:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com Going (tiny) door to (tiny) door in Atlanta All around the city of Atlanta you can find seven-inch-high doors, cemented to walls near cultural landmarks and locals' favorite hangouts. This is the work of Karen Lynn Anderson, an artist dedic... If you're in Atlanta, this might be a great way for you to literally get your foot in the door.Karen Lynn Anderson TEDxEmory bit.ly/2avcJc3
"08.08.2016 17:40:54" youtube.com What can sexting teach us about privacy? | Amy Adele Hasinoff | TEDxMileHigh With each new technology, we must adapt to new privacy concerns. Today, there are growing social and legal debates over sexting, especially among teenagers. ... As long as it's completely consensual, what's the problem with sexting? Amy Adele Hasinoff TEDxMileHigh bit.ly/2aPqRcv
"08.08.2016 16:40:52" youtube.com Why saying “never again” to genocide is not enough | Evan McMullin | TEDxLondonBusinessSchool Given his first-hand insight, he asks why the free world continues to allow genocide and other mass atrocities to occur despite repeatedly vowing “Never Agai... Evan McMullin who served with the CIA's National Clandestine Service, announced that he is running for US President. Check out his TEDxLondonBusinessSchool talks where he asks why we allow genocide to continue bit.ly/2aFCvpq
"05.08.2016 16:10:29" youtube.com Forget what you know | Jacob Barnett | TEDxTeen - YouTube Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Help us caption and translate this video on Amara.org: http://www.amara.org/en/v/BWT... Jacob Barnett TEDxTeen "In order to succeed you have to look at everything from your own unique perspective." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uq-FOOQ1TpE
"04.08.2016 14:51:45" youtube.com Why I stopped watching porn | Ran Gavrieli | TEDxJaffa Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Ran Gavrieli lives in Tel Aviv and studies gender at Tel Aviv University. He works wi... During this 2013 talk Ran Gavrieli TEDxJaffa discusses why he stopped watching porn. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRJ_QfP2mhU
"03.08.2016 12:30:04" youtube.com How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Chris Lonsdale is Managing Director of Chris Lonsdale & Associates, a company establi... In case you are in a rush. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yGdNEWdn0 #tedxlingnanuniversity
"02.08.2016 14:54:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why separating kids with disabilities from their peers hurts instead of helps Educator Torrie Dunlap believes that we look at kids with disabilities the wrong way. By calling their needs "special" and pushing them into "special" schools, groups and activities, we segr... Fascinating talk from Torrie Dunlap
"01.08.2016 14:47:00" youtube.com My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Sam Berns is a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he has ... A reminder of good things in the world. Sam Berns gave a talk at TEDxMidAtlantic in 2013 about leading a happy life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36m1o-tM05g
"29.07.2016 16:27:02" youtube.com Beatbox brilliance | Tom Thum | TEDxSydney Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Tom Thum: Armed with just a microphone, Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to ... Great way to kick off the weekend! Tom Thum TEDxSydneyhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNZBSZD16cY
"28.07.2016 18:26:28" youtube.com Top hacker shows us how it's done | Pablos Holman | TEDxMidwest Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB You think your wireless and other technology is safe? From Blue Tooth to automobile r... Hacker Pablos Holman at #TEDxMidwest tells us how it's done!
"28.07.2016 12:45:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com Squat down and watch this talk! It's Thursday, which means there's a good chance you've spent a lot of time seated in a chair this week; subsequently, you're probably feeling a bit restless. Or worse, you're feeling pain. Accordi... Do your back a favor. Amy Selinger, TEDxUniversityofNevada
"27.07.2016 18:10:04" youtube.com The first 20 hours -- how to learn anything | Josh Kaufman | TEDxCSU Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Mas... Josh Kaufman's TEDxCSU talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MgBikgcWnY
"27.07.2016 13:32:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why I live a zero waste life Lauren Singer can fit all the trash she's produced in three years into a jam jar. At TEDxTeen, she explains what has inspired her mission to produce as little trash as possible -- or no trash at al... “To me, living a zero waste lifestyle means that I don't make any trash,” LaureTEDxTeen
"26.07.2016 18:58:53" youtube.com The power of seduction in our everyday lives | Chen Lizra | TEDxVancouver Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB With nearly a decade of experience in the animation industry, working on projects for... "When we first hear the word seduction, we have a lot of misconceptions," Chen Lizra TEDxVancouver
"26.07.2016 13:04:08" youtube.com Why I read a book a day (and why you should too): the law of 33% | Tai Lopez | TEDxUBIWiltz This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this talk, Tai Lopez reminds us that everyone wants the good lif... During our annual two week TED summer break, we're going to share with you some TEDx talks that really resonated with viewers.
Tai Lopez TEDx UBI Wiltz
"25.07.2016 17:22:43" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How to sound smart At TEDxNewYork, Will Stephen sounds smart saying nothing. It is virtuoso nonsense. The professional comedian has studied many, many presentations to figure out just what makes a speaker sound brill... How to sound smart. Will Stephen TEDxNewYork http://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2015/03/13/spotlight-tedx-talk-how-to-sound-smart/
"25.07.2016 13:16:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com Introducing TEDxSpotlights: Curated playlists about pressing global issues The TEDx library is composed of nearly 80,000 talks that are presented in more than 170 countries around the world. It's an impressive collection of ideas worth spreading. And while we love the ide... We're really excited to launch "TEDxSpotlights," a new series of curated playlists on today's most pressing global issues. We're kicking things off with TEDxSpotlightsPandemics. Check out the trailer and the 5 talks included in the playlist.
"22.07.2016 15:03:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com For TEDxPeachtree, the city of Atlanta is overrun with hidden cats "Catlanta" is an Atlanta-based artist who creates boldly embellished, aesthetically wild cat-inspired art and hides it around the city. And if you were to have wandered through a certain handful of... #fbf to when Catlanta covered Atlanta in cat-themed lanterns for TEDxPeachtree:
"21.07.2016 21:25:09" tedxinnovations.ted.com Eat crickets not added sugar: three TEDx talks on National Junk Food Day Are you a junk food addict? July 21 is National Junk Food Day and to "celebrate" we have three TEDx talks that get to the heart of our relationships with food. They discuss the importance of knowin... On #NationalJunkFoodDay eat crickets, not added sugar. Three TEDx talks on the subject of food.
"21.07.2016 18:05:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com Have we turned war into a game? Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 was released in 2009, making its way into the hands of 4.7 million people in the U.S. and U.K. during its first day on the market. The first level of the game thrusts... Interesting thoughts from Tonje Hessen Schei TEDxTrondheim about video game culture and war.
"21.07.2016 14:56:17" youtube.com Hunting With Eagles on the Edge of the World | Palani Mohan | TEDxSydney Hong-Kong based photojournalist Palani Mohan spent four years on the edge of the world, photographing the last remaining man who live around the Altai Mounta... Great talk and gorgeous images from Palani Mohan TEDxSydney on photographing the last remaining eagle hunters of Mongolia.
"20.07.2016 21:16:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com Celebrate International Chess Day with these three TEDx talks Today is International Chess Day. If you play chess, this might be an important day for you. If you don't play and prefer something else (say checkers), you can still enjoy some great TEDx talks th... Are you a chess fan? Celebrating #internationalchessday? Here are three TEDx talks on all things #chess. TEDxUGA TEDxGatewayArch TEDxYale
"20.07.2016 19:07:11" youtube.com The Importance of Family Mealtime | Heidi Weinstein | TEDxMillsHighSchool Heidi Weinstein is on a mission to bring the American family back to the dinner table. In her heartwarming, informative talk, she discusses the importance of... Why family mealtime is so important. Heidi Weinstein #tedxmillshighschool
"20.07.2016 16:00:09" youtube.com How My Imagination Set Me Free | Mukunda Angulo | TEDxTeen When your only access to the outside world is through watching movies - who would you become? Imagination can set you free. TEDxTeen opening music by BlackDo... "The only freedom I really had was my imagination," Mukunda Angulo. During a TEDxTeen talk, Angulo talks about the power movies had on his childhood. #wolfpackmovie
"19.07.2016 20:38:24" youtube.com Unboiling the Egg | Gregory Weiss | TEDxUCIrvine The ability to unboil an egg doesn't just give you something awesome to share at the next family get together. The methodology and concept behind unboiling t... But can you un-fry one, too? Gregory Weiss TEDxUCIrvine https://youtu.be/5VArb8kGnew
"19.07.2016 18:57:46" youtube.com Why you should adopt a refugee | Kiza Magendane | TEDxDelft Refugees have a hard time when they arrive at a new place. Stating that, “Home is relative, love is universal,” Kiza Magendane suggests a new way to help ref... Dehumanization leads to stigmatization. Dehumanization leads to negative images about refugees. Kiza Magendane #tedxdelft
"19.07.2016 16:30:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com How A.I. tracks crop growth in the U.S. -- thanks to images from space Steven Brumby teaches computers to understand satellite data. The physicist aims to create "a living, breathing atlas for the world" using decades of satellite imagery analyzed through machine lear... Steven Brumby aims to create "a living, breathing atlas for the world" using decades of satellite imagery analyzed through machine learning. TEDxABQ bit.ly/29JDlWC
"18.07.2016 20:27:35" youtube.com Economics and female sexual freedom | Marina Adshade | TEDxVancouver In a smart, entertaining and funny talk, Dr Marina Adshade argues that society needs to allow women full freedom to chase their sexual desires. Recorded at T... "As a society we seem to be incapable of shedding this idea that men have sex for pleasure and women have sex for financial stability," Marina Adshade TEDxVancouver bit.ly/29IYWui
"18.07.2016 17:16:34" youtube.com What animals are thinking and feeling, and why it should matter | Carl Safina | TEDxMidAtlantic Carl Safina takes us inside the lives and minds of animals around the world, witnessing their profound capacity for perception, thought and emotion, showing ... Does my pet really love me or does she just want a treat? Carl Safina @TEDxMidAtlantic http://bit.ly/29P62Tl #animals
"18.07.2016 14:55:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com A teacher who asks students to break toys The first assignment computing professor Erik Brunvand gives his students each semester is to buy a child's toy from a thrift store. The second assignment is to break it. At TEDxSaltLakeCity, he ex... “I think this is the 21st-century equivalent of fixing a faucet or checking the tire pressure on your car,” Erik Brunvand #tedxsaltlakecity
"15.07.2016 21:08:00" youtube.com Fear, Anger and How to Counter the Manipulation of the Human Mind | Nicole LeFavour | TEDxBoise How can we push back on a world focused on anger and turning fear into blame? Learn how everyday acts of bravery and symbolic gestures can be used to give ho... What do we really know about fear and anger? Nicole LeFavour examines the media's effect on our happiness, and how symbolic acts of bravery can help us see beauty when faced with tragedy. bit.ly/29XcB5E TEDxBoise
"15.07.2016 18:30:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com A magical murphy bed and other robotic furniture Hasier Larrea thinks interior design is missing one big thing: robots. So many of us live in cities where residences tend to be "micro," Larrea says at TEDxCambridge, and need ways to make the most... "Transformation needs to be effortless and -- if possible -- magical," Hasier Larrea TEDxCambridge bit.ly/29DTbgE
"15.07.2016 16:17:11" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxCannes serves a side of macarons, the Mediterranean and more In an area famous for festivals, TEDxCannes manages to stand out -- with its dedication to Côte d'Azur ideas worth spreading. For three years, the team behind the event has worked to make it specia... Thinking of all of our friends and family in France and to our friends at TedxNice and TEDx Cannes. bit.ly/29DBMVD
"14.07.2016 19:39:37" youtube.com Why exploring space matters | Stephen Hawking | TEDxLondon Should we be content with being cosmic couch potatoes? Professor Stephen Hawking thinks not. As technology brings us ever closer to unlocking the secrets of ... "Shouldn't we be content to be cosmic couch potatoes enjoying the universe from the comfort of our home planet? No, we should not." Stephen Hawking TEDxLondon bit.ly/29RU5tG
"14.07.2016 17:22:10" youtube.com Space: our invisible landfill | Natalie Panek | TEDxToronto On October 22, 2015, some of Toronto's greatest thinkers and change-makers joined together onstage at TEDxToronto to deliver powerful talks and performances ... "Space is a different kind of wilderness that we need to protect," Natalie Panek TEDxToronto http://bit.ly/29G6dAi #space #conservation
"14.07.2016 15:36:32" tedxinnovations.ted.com Nintendo University -- can you learn real world skills from video games? Do video games teach us transferable skills? Game designer Liz Fiacco says yes. "The power of these games," she says at TEDxChapmanU, "comes from their rapid 'teach and test' cycles. A player learn... Hoping to snag a new NES Classic Edition? Why that might be a pretty great idea:
"13.07.2016 18:46:30" youtube.com Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here's how we fix it | Larry Lessig | TEDxMidAtlantic Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig makes the case that our democracy has become corrupt with money, leading to inequality that means only 0.02% of the United ... Why do .02% of the American population determine how the other 99.98% vote? (And how to fix it!) TEDxMidAtlantic bit.ly/29Sqn6r
"13.07.2016 15:22:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to look into soil without digging into it It may seem that Philippe De Smedt is mowing the grass when he rides his quad around Stonehenge, but, really, he is investigating what lies beneath it. This "archeologist without a spade" uses elec... This lawn mower isn't a lawn mower. TEDxGhent
"12.07.2016 20:10:08" qz.com Study: How experiencing awe transforms the way you treat the people around you Can photos of nature make us nicer? The power of awe! Check out this great talk from TEDxDirigo about
finding awe while photographing Acadia National Park:
"12.07.2016 20:04:54" youtube.com Who decides the future of work? | Palak Shah | TEDxMidAtlantic Palak Shah is the Social Innovations Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), which works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in la... Apps make our lives easier but how do they affect the workforce? Palak Shah @TEDxMidAtlantic http://bit.ly/29NCK42
"12.07.2016 18:09:22" youtube.com The Serious Fun of Exergaming | Dr. Amanda Staiano | TEDxLSU With childhood obesity on the rise, developmental psychologist Amanda Staiano insists on having some serious fun. In this entertaining and kid-friendly talk,... Has Pokémon GO kicked off the age of "exergaming"? At TEDxLSU, how gaming + exercise could combat childhood obesity: http://bit.ly/29Un3dI
"11.07.2016 18:32:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com How "Free the Tampon" went from an idea into a law Last month, New York City passed legislation that would provide free tampons and pads in schools, prisons and shelters – a first in the nation. The decision marked another milestone for the social ... TEDxColumbus speaker and organizer Nancy Kramer has been advocating from open access to feminine hygiene products for decades. This year, she saw her hope turned into law:
"11.07.2016 17:49:19" youtube.com Time capsule: TEDSummit 2016 Gather 1,000 TED Fellows, TEDx'ers, volunteer translators, TED-Ed educators, past speakers and passionate TEDsters in the mountains of Banff, and what happen... Take a look back at what happened during Tedsummit, by watching this great video!
"08.07.2016 17:51:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com 6 TEDx talks explore the relationship between police and citizens in America Recent events in the U.S. -- the deadly shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota and five police officers in Dallas, Texas -- have the co... The United States is desperate for ways to fix the devastatingly violent and broken relationship between the people and police.
TEDxMidAtlantic, TEDxBeaconStreet #tedxuniversityofpittsburgh, #TEDxLosGatosHighSchool
"07.07.2016 19:43:30" youtube.com Passing the Hammer | Ivan and Torrae Owen | TEDxFoggyBottom Ivan Owen was the first person to develop a 3-D printed prosthetic hand. But he didn't do it alone. He had the help of his 9-year old daughter to help him ou... How making weird stuff can be wonderful. Father/daughter talk at TEDxFoggyBottom
"07.07.2016 18:07:26" youtube.com Fixing police brutality requires building power in local communities | Dayvon Love | TEDxMidAtlantic The Civil Rights Movement was about building the power of communities who are most directly affected by racism of white supremacy, the power to determine the... Dayvon Love TEDxMidAtlantic
"07.07.2016 16:22:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com 10 TEDx Talks by women who've been to space Ever wanted to go to space? Get a taste of what it's like with these ten incredible talks by female astronauts who've gone out of our orbit: Yelena Serova makes microphones fly in space | Yelena Se... Curious about what it's like to go to space? Check out these 10 #TEDx talks
"06.07.2016 19:56:46" tedxinnovations.ted.com A new way to clean water ... with hair clips and algae gel As a small child, burgeoning chemist Paige Brown loved to explore the waterways of Maine, her home state. But by the time she was in high school, she realized that -- due to reoccurring toxic algae... 17-year-old Paige Brown figured out how to clean local streams with a contraption she made out of foam, hair clips, alginate gel and magnesium–aluminum layered double hydroxide:
"06.07.2016 16:06:12" ted.com Why Brexit happened -- and what to do next We are embarrassingly unaware of how divided our societies are, and Brexit grew out of a deep, unexamined divide between those that fear globalization and those that embrace it, says social scientist Alexander Betts. How do we now address that fear as "We need to encourage, even on a local and national level, more movement, more participation, more interaction with people who we don't know and whose views we might not necessarily agree with."
-- TEDxVienna speaker Alexander Betts on society
"29.06.2016 19:59:26" tedxinnovations.ted.com Celebrating Pride Month: 10 LGBTQ talks from around the world June is Pride Month for both the LGBTQ community and their allies. Below are 10 talks that give voice from the LGBT community on identity, acceptance and love. There should never be another Ibrahim... June is #Pridemonth in the #LGBTQ community. We celebrate with 10 TEDx Talks from around the world.
"28.06.2016 17:00:35" Timeline Photos We're still snapping #TEDSummit live from Banff with over 300 TEDx'ers! Follow us for fun! (And mountains.)
"27.06.2016 20:03:44" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 ways to get involved with TED-Ed Clubs as a TEDx organizer Working with TED-Ed Clubs is a great way to expand the reach of your TEDx event. All over the world, innovative educators and students are hosting TED-Ed Clubs in schools — an initiative that train... TEDx organizers: Want to get involved with TED-Ed Club?
"26.06.2016 16:23:23" Lake Louise visit and Dinner during #TEDxGlobalForum #TEDSummit TEDx'ers visit Lake Louise! Lake Louise visit and Dinner during #TEDxGlobalForum #TEDSummit
"25.06.2016 18:32:38" TEDxGlobalForum during TEDSummit at Banff! TEDx Global Forum at TEDSummit2016, June 25, 2016, Banff, Canada. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED
"23.06.2016 20:43:47" tedxinnovations.ted.com One way to deal with invasive species? Make them into gin! Geert Heyneman is a botanist who makes "foraged gin." As TEDxGhent, he shares how he gives weeds and invasive plant species a second life as botanicals for his small-batch gin and vermouth -- Ginde... A botanist transforms weeds into gin. Watch his TEDxGhent talk on "foraged gin":
"23.06.2016 17:25:39" ideas.ted.com Homophobia in our blood Homophobia and mass shootings are problems that won't be solved overnight. But the problematic ban on gay blood donors could be. "The current stigma surrounding gay men and our blood makes our blood less valuable, and thereby less profitable to those in the business of selling blood." -- TEDxUSF speaker Terrell Foster on blood donation and homophobia:
"22.06.2016 21:22:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com The first astronaut to drink an espresso brewed in space This past November, European Space Agency Flight Engineer Samantha Cristoforetti was newly back on Earth, getting used to life on our planet after 199 days and 16 hours in space -- a trip that mark... Did you know that there's an espresso machine on the International Space Station? It's called ISSpresso:
"22.06.2016 19:39:59" The New York Times New York City passed legislation that will make menstrual products available where they're desperately needed, and the rest of the world should follow, Nicholas Kristof writes in The New York Times Opinion Section. "Now is a time for bathrooms to be created equal," says Free The Tampons founder Nancy Kramer at TEDxColumbus. Watch her powerful talk on making menstruation products available to all: http://on.ted.com/uqp
"22.06.2016 18:55:48" youtube.com Olor a campeón | Gonzalo Vilariño | TEDxRiodelaPlata Gonzalo describe su experiencia en crear equipos deportivos de alto rendimiento con gente con discapacidades y reflexiona sobre nuestra relación con la disca... What it's like to coach a blind soccer team. Gonzalo Vilariño TEDxRiodelaPlata #copaamerica #soccer
"22.06.2016 15:45:42" youtube.com What if Furniture Had Superpowers? | Hasier Larrea | TEDxCambridge With more than 54% of the world's population now living in cities according to the U.N., many newly urbanized denizens are learning how to make do with less ... "Space killers are those elements that are great when we use them but they kill the space right after that," Hasier Larrea TEDxCambridge
"21.06.2016 17:17:42" youtube.com Ode to the selfie | Hisham Bedri | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet Ode to the selfie - a mystical experience and behind the scenes look at what it really means to take a selfie Hisham Bedri has researched and developed syste... Happy #NationalSelfieDay! At TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet, MIT Media Lab's Hisham Bedri delivered some sweet spoken word on the selfie:
"21.06.2016 16:01:36" tedxinnovations.ted.com Finding awe while photographing the beauty of Acadia National Park For a year, 18-year-old Will Greene photographed the scenery of Acadia National Park -- the sunrises, sunsets, stars, snow, leaves, trees and boulders -- taking over 35,000 images of the 47,000+ ac... "Awesome stuff is all around us." Will Greene spent a year taking time-lapse images of Acadia National Park - check out the gorgeous results! TEDxDirigo
"20.06.2016 21:09:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com 3 TEDx Talks on the power of never giving up When the Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA championship last night, they ended a more than half-century drought of a major sports title in the Northeast Ohio city. To mark the achievement, below are ... If you're a #clevelandcavaliers fan, you might still be in shock. Here are three TEDx talks on the power of never giving up. TEDxBend #tedxbrixton and TEDxSLC
"20.06.2016 16:14:03" tedxinnovations.ted.com One way to deal with invasive species? Make them into gin! Geert Heyneman is a botanist who makes "foraged gin." As TEDxGhent, he shares how he gives weeds and invasive plant species a second life as botanicals for his small-batch gin and vermouth -- Ginde... Like Cinderella, "Ginderella" is a rags to riches story. "I change weeds from the surroundings of Ghent into ingredients for gin," Geert Heyneman TEDxGhent
"20.06.2016 14:31:22" tedxhub.ted.com Login to your account | TEDxHub Want to get a sneak peek into this year's TEDWomen conference in San Francisco? Join us tomorrow, June 21, at 10 AM for a video hangout with Betsy Scolnik. Join in the link! http://tedxhub.ted.com/spaces/1/tedx-community/social/video-meetings
"19.06.2016 16:40:56" tedxinnovations.ted.com Three TEDx talks for Father's Day Although Father's Day comes over a month after Mother's Day, it doesn't mean our dads should be an afterthought. Below, three TEDx talks that speak to the love and compassion fathers feel for their... Happy Father's Day! Talks from TEDxReno TEDxSingSing and TEDxPortland
"17.06.2016 22:02:48" TED What if technology helped you spend your time well? A great talk from TEDxBrussels went up on TED.com today! Watch it below:
"17.06.2016 20:40:53" youtube.com How to Download Your Food | Camille Richman | TEDxBrussels Camille Richman presents an open source tool called a Food Computer that she is developing at the MIT Media Lab at the Open Agriculture Initiative. Find out ... Ever wondered what a Food Computer can do? Camille Richman TEDxBrussels
"16.06.2016 22:07:47" tedxinnovations.ted.com 8 talks on the wonders of trees Trees are awesome. They gives us oxygen, communicate via fungus, lower air pollution,and some of them live a really, really, really long time. To celebrate these woodsy wonders, we've gone into our... Everything you've ever wanted to know about trees:
"16.06.2016 19:17:42" Timeline Photos "It's your body and you decide what's best to do with it," Kelli Jean Drinkwater TEDxSydney #fatshaming
"16.06.2016 17:55:01" Timeline Photos “If you expect your everyday life to be free of discomfort and confusion you're going to spend all your energy worrying…saying this messy life is not my real life.” Daron Larson TEDxColumbus
"15.06.2016 21:30:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 TEDx talks on coping with grief Grief is an inevitable part of the human experience. It's something we often avoid talking about, which, in turn, can make the grieving process a deeply disorienting experience. In light of the rec... "We're all going to have big losses in our lives ... fall to your knees, be humbled, let go of trying to change it or even wanting it to be different," Alyssa Monks #tedxindianauniversity TEDxSydney TEDxPasadenaWomen TEDxGalway #tedxbrixton
"15.06.2016 20:37:18" Symmetry magazine Scientists from the LIGO and Virgo collaborations announced today the observation of gravitational waves from a set of merging black holes.
This follows their previous announcement, just four months ago, of the first ever detection of gravitational If you speak Greek, this is a great time to watch this year's TEDx Thessaloniki talk on gravitational waves: https://youtu.be/Zg7FHeRxXw0
"15.06.2016 16:47:16" tedxinnovations.ted.com NYC subway commuters include 15,000 lifeforms -- including meningitis You don't need a scientist to tell you that the subway is a dirty, germ-filled place. But exactly what kinds of bacteria are lurking in our public transit system? To answer this question, Sofia Ahs... If you've ridden the NYC subway, there were around 15,000 other life forms that joined you. TEDxCUNY #metasub
"15.06.2016 14:52:17" youtube.com Stellar Science from Tiny Signals | Dr. Derek Buzasi | TEDxFGCU Thinking about the solar system is often a foreign concept for the average person. However, Dr. Buzasi challenges the audience to start caring about what hap... Read this: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jun/13/new-jupiter-like-planet-is-largest-yet-discovered-orbiting-two-stars-kepler-1647b and watch this: #tedxfgcu, #space
"14.06.2016 20:59:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com How a postcard can reshape your perspective There is a certain type of joy that comes from receiving a postcard. Through a few words scribbled on the back of an image, postcards have the ability to transport the reader to another time and pl... “I think there's so much inspiration to be found in the everyday, in things that appear quite normal." Two great talks from TEDxBrussels and TEDxGroningen on sound and memory that can change your perspective.
"14.06.2016 18:25:50" tedxinnovations.ted.com 100 trillion neutrinos just passed through you Jenni Adams is part of a large-scale scientific mission to understand a very mysterious elementary particle -- the neutrino. At the IceCube experiment in Antarctica, Adams and her colleagues use a ... Happy 60th birthday, #Neutrino! TEDxChristchurch
"13.06.2016 21:33:47" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxCannes serves a side of macarons, the Mediterranean and more In an area famous for festivals, TEDxCannes manages to stand out -- with its dedication to Côte d'Azur ideas worth spreading. For three years, the team behind the event has worked to make it specia... “We believe that being on the beach, seeing the blue horizon and preparing yourself physically for the conference that takes place in the afternoon, brings a lot to people." TEDx Cannes
"13.06.2016 20:30:06" blog.ted.com Applications are now open: Apply to be a TED2017 Fellow If you could pursue your most extraordinary passions, what would you do? Be an asteroid hunter out to save planet Earth? A theater director who brings indigenous voices to the stage? Or a ne… Apply to be a TED2017 Fellow! Applications close July 30!
"13.06.2016 15:20:08" youtube.com We Could Be Heroes | Terrell Foster | TEDxUSF What if you had the power to save someone's life, but couldn't because of your sexual identity. This Talk will challenge the current discriminatory policies ... About 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood, but less than 10% do. At TEDxUSF, Terrell Foster argues that in restrictions on blood donations from gay men, stigma overrules science ... and prevents lives from being saved:
"10.06.2016 20:38:11" tedxinnovations.ted.com A yellow walking aid designed to get you talking When designer Barbara Alink heard her mother remark, "Over my dead body will I ever use one of those," when passing a group of people using mobility scooters, Alink wanted to know why. Alink saw th... "The device needed to be cool, so cool that people would love to use it," Barbara Alink TEDxEastVan
"10.06.2016 20:33:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com Type with your thoughts, not your hands Maureen Clerc is one of the many researchers who specializes in developing and testing devices to be controlled by human brain waves. Clerc works on a device called the P300-Speller, a keyboard tha... "If a person imagines moving their right arm, it triggers a brain activity which is very similar to the one obtained if they actually moved their arm … So, we can use that information and turn it into real action."
"10.06.2016 17:50:35" youtube.com When You Go to Mars, Bring a Chef! | Thorsten Schmidt | TEDxESA TEDxESA talk at the European Space Agency on 11 November, 2015: Thorsten Schmidt of Malling & Schmidt is known for his gastronomic experiments and his kitche... Planning a trip to Mars? You might want to bring along a chef. Thorsten Schmidt TEDxESA #foodiefriday #topchef
"09.06.2016 19:58:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com How wildlife are adapting (or not) to the changing climate in the North Pole For years, ecologist Maarten Loonen has studied the wildlife of Spitsbergen -- an island that is part of the arctic archipelago of Svalbard (home of the famous global seed vault) in Norway. At TEDx... When habitats are changing, so must animals. Maarten Loonen gives a talk TEDx Venlo
"09.06.2016 18:18:16" outreach.wikimedia.org TED conferences/TED speakers challenge - Outreach Wiki The TED Wikimedia Collaboration is a data donation of metadata for over 2,000 TED talks in 12 languages. All Wikipedia languages are invited to participate in the TED speakers challenge to write or improve articles about the 1,800+ speakers in this Love to write? Love Wikipedia? Take part in our competition to write new articles and translate existing articles on Wikipedia about TED speakers! You have until July 6th to take part: winner gets a TEDBooks boxset (w/10 books!). #TEDwiki For more
"09.06.2016 15:53:20" tedxinnovations.ted.com Sexual violence is a global issue According to the CDC, one in five women and one in seventy-one men have experienced rape at some point in their lives, and nearly thirty-five percent of these cases go unreported. All too often, vi... Here are five impassioned TEDx Talks from activists and survivors — both speaking out against sexual violence and inspiring change in the way it is addressed. TEDxKyoto, #tedxthess, #tedxplacedesnations, TEDxAccra, TEDxUniversityofNevada
"09.06.2016 15:19:08" tedxhub.ted.com Login to your account | TEDxHub Monday, June 13 at 11am EST: Join TED Curator Chris Anderson and TEDx Executive Director Jay Herratti in an exclusive webinar to share insights and answer your burning TEDx questions. Participate through the video meetings tab in the TEDxHub!
"09.06.2016 14:19:53" youtube.com Enhancing responsibility: Nicole Vincent at TEDxSydney 2014 Performance enhancing has dominated debate in sport the world over. But what about in the rest of our lives? In this thought-provoking talk, Nicole Vincent d... A lot of news about #mariasharapova' s 2 year ban for taking a banned substance. During a TEDxSydney talk, Nicole Vincent asks about the consequences of people outside of sport who take their own versions of "performing enhancing" drugs.
"08.06.2016 20:42:12" ted.com What real kids says to a fictional whale Childhood is surreal. Why shouldn't children's books be? In this whimsical talk, award-winning author Mac Barnett speaks about writing that escapes the page, art as a doorway to wonder -- and what real kids say to a fictional whale. Happy #WorldOceansDay! At TEDx Sonoma County, children's book author Mac Burnett shares what happened after he published a story about a pet blue whale:
"08.06.2016 18:26:57" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why do we have five fingers? A gene called sonic hedgehog "I can look into your hand and see something of your embryonic past," says Megan Davey at TEDxPortobello. Davey studies developmental biology at The Roslin Institute, where she uses genomics to see... At TEDxPortobello, Dr. Megan Davey explores the development of your hand:
"08.06.2016 17:53:41" youtube.com Secondary Sugar Kills | Laurent Adamowicz | TEDxYouth@BeaconStreet Secondary Sugar kills? Wait, secondary sugar is the one that's hidden and added to foods you wouldn't suspect, so kids and parents get addicted. A horrendous... Our sugar addiction begins with baby formula. Laurent Adamowicz's talk from TEDxYouth@beaconstreet
"08.06.2016 15:25:30" youtube.com Women for election | Niamh Gallagher | TEDxDublin This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Women are under-represented in Irish politics. The reasons for this... "Our political landscape needs to change to include more women and if it did, we would all be better off," Niamh Gallagher TEDxDublin
"07.06.2016 18:56:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com The stories of street artists from around the world -- through TEDx Street artists transform the cities which they call home, and TEDx teams notice. From TEDxGothenburg in Sweden to TEDxPhnomPenh in Cambodia to TEDxAtlanta in the United States, TEDx communities all... After you watch today's TED Talk on the Google Cultural Institute, check our super cool gallery on street art from around the world:
"07.06.2016 16:29:11" tedxinnovations.ted.com Watch every episode of The Great British Baking Show? Fill the void with these great talks on baking via GIPHY Do you miss your Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood? Your proving drawers and sourdough starters? Fill the void with these three talks on baking from TEDx events around the world: One hundred ... From 3D-printed cupcake toppers to a visual history of wheat, we've got you covered:
"06.06.2016 17:11:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com Swiss say no to universal basic income, but would it have worked, anyway? Sunday, Swiss voters decided against a proposal to grant every citizen a basic income of (a suggested) 2,500 Swiss francs per month. The idea of a universal basic income (UBI) is a controversial on... A talk to explain universal basic income:
"06.06.2016 15:50:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com How our language reveals our thoughts on equality A lot of us subscribe to the platitude that "all humans are equal," says political theorist Anne Phillips, but do we really believe it? At TEDxCourtauldInstitute, Phillips look at the way language ... Anne Phillips says "For the sake of human rights, she says, we need stop seeing equality as conditional." TEDxCourtauldInstitute
"03.06.2016 21:09:35" tedxinnovations.ted.com What if Malaria could be diagnosed through smell? Ease into your non-holiday weekend with 2 talks in under 20 minutes that will ignite your sense of compassion...and smell. Fighting drug resistant infections with your breath | Audrey Odom | TEDxKC... Weekend playlist that will ignite your sense of compassion…and smell from Audrey Odom TEDxKC and Laith Saud TEDxDePaulU
"03.06.2016 19:18:50" tedxinnovations.ted.com The case for "doughnut economics" In school, economist Kate Raworth was discouraged by typical models of economics -- those that seemed to her to squish the subject into a perfect, simplistic circle of work and pay and spending, wi... Happy Doughnut Day! Here's a TEDx Athens talk about a different kind of doughnut:
"03.06.2016 15:31:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com The woman who linked nightglow to earthquakes In 1982, atmospheric physicist Luiza Moiseyevna Fishkova spent her nights measuring the atmospheric nightglow from the Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory on Mt. Khanobili in Georgia. On the morni... You probably haven't heard of Luiza Moiseyevna Fishkova, but her discoveries are a big deal:
"02.06.2016 19:20:29" tedxinnovations.ted.com What do you look like when you look at your electronic device? If you're like most people, there's a good chance you spend a lot of time looking down at your mobile device. Impressed by the amount of people – including himself – who were engaging more with the... Eric Pickersgill's photographic series Removed went viral last year. He recently gave a talk about it TEDxBend
"02.06.2016 16:04:01" tedxinnovations.ted.com How the atmosphere can predict earthquakes In 1982, atmospheric physicist Luiza Moiseyevna Fishkova spent her nights measuring the atmospheric nightglow from the Abastumani Astrophysical Observatory on Mt. Khanobili in Georgia. On the morni... “We must rediscover their discoveries.” TEDxTbilisi
"01.06.2016 14:28:59" tedxinnovations.ted.com In Vancouver, TEDxEastVan serves up ideas with a side of whimsy How do you make a brand new TEDx event stand out? For their very first event, the team at TEDxEastVan in East Vancouver, Canada looked to the unique voices within their city. Here's 5 standout mome... How do you make a brand new TEDx event stand out? Check out what TEDxEastVan did.
"31.05.2016 21:25:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com Can fake art be authentic? A clay jug made by a high school student in the 1970s was appraised on an episode of Antiques Roadshow as having a value of up to $50,000. The mug was mistaken for a type of “grotesque face” potter... If you find out a painting is not by who you think it is, is it still art?
"31.05.2016 15:02:19" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 GIFs of TEDxGroningen's mesmerizing stage design We can't stop watching this mini-documentary on TEDxGroningen's stunning 2016 stage design. Visual design collective WERC worked with the event team to pull off a mesmerizing, mobile stage design c... TEDxGroningen had a stage that changed with each talk:
"27.05.2016 16:18:36" tedxinnovations.ted.com Demand more (complex) characters of color on TV It's rare for 15-year-old Ashanthi Francis to see a star of a television show with the same skin color as hers. At TEDxStMaryCSSchool, the high school student examines why that is, and how this lac... 15-year-old Ashanthi Francis says it's rare for her to see a star of a television show with the same skin color as hers. TEDxstmarycsschool
"26.05.2016 16:53:38" youtube.com Three years of TEDx, at the heart of Tehran! TEDxTehran is an unfolding journey of a community. We are here to make Iran famous for its "ideas". Celebrating three years of TEDxTehran
"26.05.2016 15:41:01" tedxinnovations.ted.com Stuck in a TSA line? Some talks to watch while you wait Are you in a very long airport security line? Rather than hate the wait, fill your time with some fun and interesting TEDx Talks. Watch them all below: Stunning photos of the endangered Everglades ... A great way to pass the time waiting in security lines (or any lines for that matter). TEDxPortland TEDxUF TEDxAtlanta TEDxTeen TEDxPiscataquaRiver
"25.05.2016 21:11:00" youtube.com Drones make better wine | David Baeza | TEDxBeaconStreet This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. David Baeza believes that by 2050 we'll need to double world food p... It's #NationalWineDay From TEDxBeaconStreet Do drones make better wine?
"25.05.2016 17:41:00" youtube.com Tap-dancing geniuses | The Sintes Brothers | TEDxChristchurch What do you think of when you think about tap dancing? These two proudly Kiwi brothers want you to think again! Raised in North Canterbury, Daniel and Matthe... How are you celebrating #nationaltapdanceday? If you only have a minute to spare, check out this fun performance from TEDxChristchurch Enjoy!
"25.05.2016 15:26:36" Love the photos from TEDxSydney! TEDxSydney 2016 Love the photos from TEDxSydney!
"24.05.2016 19:12:40" tedxinnovations.ted.com We need to stop living in our closets Ash Beckham was shocked when her 2013 TEDxBoulder talk “Coming out of your closet” began to go viral. "I was walking through Newark and someone just stopped me cold and said, 'Didn't I just see you... We caught up with Ash Beckham about her inspiring TEDxBoulder talk.
"24.05.2016 14:44:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com In Denver, a city field trip via Instagram This month, the team at TEDxMileHigh hosted a day dedicated to capturing the essence of Denver in 612 by 612 pixels. This was their very first InstaMeet, a gathering dedicated to Instagram photogra... Some great photos of Denver from TEDxMileHigh's InstaMeet:
"23.05.2016 20:44:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com A new center for helping sea turtles in Australia At TEDxJCUCairns, marine biologist Jennie Gilbert asks the question we only wish we could ask ourselves: "What do I do with 52 [baby sea] turtles?" After a neighbor's dog got into a turtle's nest, ... Happy World Turtle Day! At TEDxJCUCairns, a story of a turtle rescue center: #worldturtleday
"23.05.2016 15:24:12" tedxinnovations.ted.com It's time for more women in conservation science Jennifer Owen-White believes that when we encourage girls to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields, we often leave out one very meaningful branch -- conservation sci... Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Manager Jennifer Owen-White believes that when we encourage girls to pursue STEM fields, we often leave out one very meaningful branch — conservation:
"20.05.2016 17:34:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Gorgeous photos from around the TEDx world TEDxPhoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, USA Take a look around the TEDx world at some of the incredible moments that have taken place. We have a lot of great photographs to share from events that took place... Incredible TEDx photos:
"19.05.2016 18:46:21" tedxinnovations.ted.com Does economic freedom (in Africa) require gender equality? It's popular in the media to say Africa is “rising,” that the “hopeless continent” of yore is moving away from poverty, corruption, deadly disease, and dismal economies to a place of booming growth... It is important to see gender equality as a critical economic issue. TEDxOxford talk from Sangu Delle.
"19.05.2016 15:31:40" ted.com The laws that sex workers really want Everyone has an opinion about how to legislate sex work (whether to legalize it, ban it or even tax it) ... but what do workers themselves think would work best? Activist Toni Mac explains four potential legal models that are being discussed around the Today's TED Talk is a powerful talk from TEDxEastEnd -- Toni Mac on keeping sex workers safe:
"18.05.2016 21:21:02" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to create a successful petition in 3 easy steps We've all seen people sharing petitions online. But what is it that makes some petitions succeed, while others fail? At TEDxBrum, Kat Sladden, a senior campaigner at Change.org -- the largest platf... Kat Sladden from Change.org shares her tips on how to make an online petition take off. Her talk from TEDxBrum.
"18.05.2016 19:01:27" youtube.com TEDx Loves the TED Fellows Here's a great YouTube playlist of talks from TED Fellows
"18.05.2016 15:40:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com Type with your thoughts, not your hands Maureen Clerc is one of the many researchers who specializes in developing and testing devices to be controlled by human brain waves. Clerc works on a device called the P300-Speller, a keyboard tha... At TEDx Cannes, a researcher shares how a keyboard controlled by brain waves helps patients with ALS communicate:
"17.05.2016 20:42:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com 4 talks on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia In 2004, May 17th was established as a day to raise awareness about the violence and discrimination many gay people face; transphobia and biphobia were included in 2009 and 2015 respectively. In re... "I'm fed up putting up" #IDAHOT2016 talks from TEDxDublin TEDxUniversityofNevada TEDxBristol and #tedxsmcc photo: Panti Bliss / Pantibar
"17.05.2016 14:35:27" tedxinnovations.ted.com In Bangalore, TEDxBMSIT has fun with the theme “Hide and Seek”: TEDxBMSIT had fun with food, design and more:
"16.05.2016 20:29:25" tedxinnovations.ted.com Adam Leipzig only needs five minutes to help you find your life purpose Adam Leipzig's 2012 TEDxMalibu talk lasted around 10 minutes but more than three years later, it still resonates with viewers. “It has been so overwhelming and so flattering to see the way so many ... We caught up with Adam Leipzig about his popular 2012 TEDxMalibu talk.
"16.05.2016 20:26:11" TEDxOPorto Foi há exactamente um mês. Vamos relembrar? A glimpse of what it was like to attend TEDxOPorto this year:
"16.05.2016 15:42:44" tedxinnovations.ted.com Where are the female superhero toys? Media studies scholar Dr. Christopher Bell wants to know why it's so hard to find female superhero merchandise for his young daughter. When he looks for action figures or costumes to buy for his da... “These companies are teaching my daughter that even if she is strong and smart and fast and fights like a ninja, all four of which are true of her, it doesn't matter." Dr. Christopher Bell's talk from TEDx Colorado Springs
"14.05.2016 15:19:56" tedxinnovations.ted.com 10 photographs from TEDx events around the world TEDxWaiheke, Waiheke, New Zealand We're lucky enough to see a lot of great photographs from TEDx events around the world. Here are some we recently discovered. TEDxTbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia TEDxYo... A photographic look around the world at some TEDx events. http://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2016/05/14/10-photographs-from-tedx-events-around-the-world/
"13.05.2016 19:52:11" youtube.com The Luck Archive: Mark Menjivar at TEDxSanAntonio As luck would have it, Mark Menjivar gives an enlightening and entertaining treatise on superstitions around the world. He has documented many strange and lu... It's #fridaythe13th. Feeling unlucky? Mark Menjivar's TEDxSanDiego talk is a lighthearted look at the ways in which we view luck.
"13.05.2016 16:34:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com A digital graffiti wall, recyclable tents, pub quiz and more at TEDxDelft At this year's TEDxDelft, held at the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands, the focus was on big ideas and engaging activities. The team transformed an academic building into a mutli-l... TEDx Delft took audience engagement to another level:
"12.05.2016 18:29:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com Are we not feminists because we're femme? It's time to stop shaming femme During a TEDxConnecicutCollege talk, Hari Nef asked a question: “Why are we being shamed for our femme?” It came at the end of her 12-minute talk that speaks about how being "femme" -- presenting o... Lipstick and heels can be a means of survival for trans women, says Hari Nef at TEDxConnecticutCollege. Watch her powerful talk on why we shouldn't shame women for being #femme:
"12.05.2016 15:50:56" TEDxQueenstown From skateboard and surf legend, to participation artwork for the preservation of her 'Cetacean Nation', Peggy Oki invites us to make our seas a better place.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycB29FkoylE #TED #TEDx #TEDxQueenstown
"11.05.2016 21:01:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com When your brain is half a millimeter long, how do you make sense of the world? Dr. Shannon Olsson studies how hoverflies navigate and interpret the world. The small fly is a bumblebee-lookalike with a taste for nectar and a brain half a millimeter long. With many of their pol... With bees in decline, scientists study the secrets of "alternative pollinators" like the hoverfly:
"11.05.2016 16:01:42" youtube.com Imposters: The psychology of pretending to be someone you're not: Matthew Hornsey at TEDxUQ Matthew Hornsey takes us into the adventures of some of the ballsiest imposters human kind have encountered, along with the romance and the lasting message t... If you're down the Internet rabbit hole searching #GuyGoma stories check out this great TEDxUQ talk about being an imposter!
"11.05.2016 15:19:46" tedxinnovations.ted.com Cinema as a time machine The Cannes Film Festival kicks off for the 69th time today. It's arguably the most prestigious film festival in the world and certainly one of the most glamorous. Naomi Kawase, a Japanese filmmaker... The 69th #Cannesfilmfestival begins today. Great talk from Naomi Kawase from TEDxTokyo Festival de Cannes - Page Officielle
"10.05.2016 19:32:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Can fake art be authentic? A clay jug made by a high school student in the 1970s was appraised on an episode of Antiques Roadshow as having a value of up to $50,000. The mug was mistaken for a type of “grotesque face” potter... When you love art, does authenticity matter? Great talk from Graham Boettcher TEDxBirmingham #tedx #antiquesroadshow
"09.05.2016 20:41:24" Highlights from @[147998005245289:274:TEDxUChicago] 2016! TEDxUChicago Highlights from TEDxUChicago 2016!
"09.05.2016 15:28:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com A coding school for refugees Faced with a slew of horrifying stories from the refugee crisis in the EU, coder Anne Kjær Riechert wasn't sure how she could help. That's until she met Mohamed, a former computer science student a... TEDxBerlinSalon speaker Anne Kjær Riechert runs a coding school for refugees in Berlin:
"08.05.2016 18:30:06" youtube.com Mum's the word Being a mom isn't an easy gig. These speakers delve into the cultural challenges of motherhood at work, home, and in their communities. Fantastic curated list of talks for #mothersday
"08.05.2016 15:07:19" tedxinnovations.ted.com The need for help when raising a child Motherhood is a popular topic at TEDx events, one that touches on a number of issues. In response to that, we have a curated list of talks titled “Mum's the world” on our YouTube channel that cover... On this #mothersday, a TEDxStKilda talk on the need for help when raising a child.
"06.05.2016 18:38:58" TEDxOPorto Cool photo from TEDxOPorto in Portugal!
"06.05.2016 17:04:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com A nut for a jar of tuna: the importance of palindromes When was the last time you thought about palindromes? At TEDxBahiaBlanca palidrome master Juan Pablo Sáez gave a talk about the virtues of the word puzzles and the ways in which they are more than ... Can palindromes make you smarter? Juan Pablo Sáez's talk at TEDxBahíaBlanca
"05.05.2016 22:02:56" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: The new fashion -- clothes colored by algae Rasa Weber is inspired by algae. Red, green, yellow, orange algae. The Berlin-based designer happened upon this biological obsession after reading about "algae plagues" in a local newspaper. Locals... Would you wear these algae-inspired fashions?
"05.05.2016 21:12:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to remove fear from birth culture May 5th is the International Day of the Midwife. The United Nations reports that each year around 300,000 women die during pregnancy and childbirth and almost three million babies don't survive pas... “We don't want fear in the room." TEDx Sacramento talk from Ina May Gaskin on #internationaldayofthemidwife
"05.05.2016 18:40:57" youtube.com Crowdsourcing Humor | Bob Mankoff | TEDxUofM Bob Mankoff explores the union of humor, art, and crowdsourcing as he takes us through The New Yorker's Cartoon Caption Contest. Along the way, he breaks dow... Great TEDxUofM from Bob Mankoff, the "gatekeeper" of cartoons at The New Yorker on #cartoonistsday https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_lLmS97SbU&nohtml5=False
"05.05.2016 17:11:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com 7 TEDx GIFs from around the world we can't stop watching TEDx teams are fun, clever, and very fond of design. Below, we've handpicked some wildly cool animations from TEDx events around the world to get your creative juices flowing: TEDxLaçador -- Porto ... Great #gifs from TEDxLaçador, TEDxTaipei, TEDxReims, TEDxBMSCE, TEDxKalamata, TEDxMedellín and TEDxUofM
"05.05.2016 15:50:08" TEDxQueenstown And that's wrap! Thank you so much to all those who were part of TEDxQueenstown2016, an event we're immensely proud of. Here's two and a half minutes of why...
Thank you so much to Heather Horswell at Central Video Productions for a beautiful summary of Great wrap!
"04.05.2016 21:03:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com Are suburbs the new downtown? Jane Jacobs would have been 100 today. If you're about to Google her name, you're already one step ahead of yourself: she's todays Google Doodle. Jacobs, an author and activist, is known for her 19... #JaneJacobs would have been 100 today. In her honor a talk that celebrates the suburb from TEDxToronto
"04.05.2016 18:44:11" youtube.com Broadway: The Intersection of Real Estate & Art | Jennifer Ashley Tepper | TEDxBroadway Theater historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper talks about the real estate of Broadway -- how the size, location and availability of theaters affects which shows g... What did you think of the #Tony nominations? Here's a great TEDxBroadway talk from Jennifer Ashley Tepper about the area's real estate and what it means for theaters.
"04.05.2016 17:57:36" TEDxCanberra Give a thought to our feathered friends on International Respect for Chickens Day. In this talk from 2014, Bede Carmody invites us to reconsider the way we think about these animals and what is routinely done to them within the food production system. A talk for #internationalrespectforchickensday
"04.05.2016 16:27:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com May the Fourth be with You! It's Star Wars day! It's May the Fourth; in other words, a sacred day for fans of Star Wars. Although the pun “May the Fourth” is credited to an ad that ran in the London Evening News back in 1979, this is a fairly re... #Maythefourthbewithyou ! It's #starwars day Check out these two talks from TEDxBeaconStreet and TEDxNashville #tedx
"03.05.2016 20:05:43" TEDxVicenza What's your favourite speaker?
Here are the 14 heroes of #TEDxVicenza #PlayPauseRestart:
Victor Perez (director)
Nikki // Tropical Pizza
Marianna Baldo // Sea Shepherd This is really great!
"03.05.2016 18:48:45" TEDxBarcelona ¡Los actores principales del #TEDxBarcelonaSalon de esta tarde os están esperando en el Mazda Space! Os presentamos a nuestros amigos Pleo Baby robot dinosaurs at TEDxBarcelona?!? Too cool!
"03.05.2016 18:40:29" youtube.com Follow-up in journalism | Natalia Antelava | TEDxKyiv December 13th, 2015. TEDxKyiv 2015: I'mPulse. Why it's important to change principles of journalism and follow-up story. BBC News correspondent in the Caucas... Why do journalists cover events as if they happen in a vacuum? TEDxKyiv talk from Natalia Antelava #pressfreedomday
"03.05.2016 17:20:35" tedxinnovations.ted.com 3 TEDx Talks on the benefits of handwriting As cursive handwriting continues to be dropped from school curricula, how does the move from handwriting towards “keyboarding” affect the ways in which we create? Regardless if you feel handwriting... Is the teaching of handwriting still necessary? Great talks from TEDxBirmingham, TEDxClapham and TEDxMileHigh
"02.05.2016 20:38:03" tedxinnovations.ted.com Are jellyfish the weeds of our oceans? Marine biologist Lisa-Ann Gershwin is an expert on jellyfish. In fact, she's written the book on them, Stung!, which serves as a jellyfish primer as well as an in-depth look at how blooms of jellyf... Why are jellyfish thriving while other marine species are suffering? Lisa-Ann Gershwin's talk from TEDxDublin
"02.05.2016 18:49:22" Some great snapshots from @[277067682375974:274:TEDxWasedaU], held at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. Photo highlights: TEDxWasedaU Some great snapshots from TEDxWasedaU, held at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.
"02.05.2016 16:50:59" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why Robert Waldinger went silent after his viral TEDxBeaconStreet talk Once Robert Waldinger's TEDxBeaconStreet talk "The Good Life" went viral and his email account started to get flooded with messages, he made an unusual decision: he spent three weeks at a silent me... Fascinating insights from Robert Waldinger after his TEDxBeaconStreet talk went viral.
"02.05.2016 15:26:44" youtube.com Taking a year on, not off: Jean Fan at TEDxBergen Jean Fan is the Director of Community at UnCollege, an organization that helps people take control of their education through its flagship Gap Year program. ... What do you think about Malia Obama's decision to take a #gapyear? Check out this talk TEDxBergen from Jean Fan about her decision to take one.
"02.05.2016 15:13:10" TEDx Universiti Putra Malaysia TICKETS FOR (TEDx AT UPM) ARE FINALLY AVAILABLE!
The first ever TEDx at UPM has opened its doors for tickets. We are eagerly expecting creative and self-motivated people to start applying! Please follow the link below to apply for a ticket!
"29.04.2016 21:35:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com A cycling tour through historic Cyprus for TEDxNicosia As part of The Netherlands's Council of the European Union presidency, the Dutch government is making an effort to promote cycling throughout Europe. This has led to the creation of the Cycling Fes... TEDxNicosia's tour by bike showcased hidden gems of their city:
"29.04.2016 18:36:20" tedxinnovations.ted.com Friday playlist: 20 incredible TEDx dance performances It's Friday! Celebrate with a whole bunch of fantastic, breathtaking, toe-tapping TEDx dance performances. Trust us; you'll love it. Watch them all below: Ballet performance | Kristina Gudziunaite ... It's International Dance Day!!
"29.04.2016 16:27:07" tedxinnovations.ted.com Three TEDx talks for the weekend: Sex myths, Japanese cloth and turbulence If your only plans this weekend are to binge on Netflix, why not take a 40-minute break and check out the talks below? (You don't even have to binge them!) You can learn some cool eco-friendly fabr... Spend 40 minutes this weekend learning about sex myths, Japanese cloth and turbulence! TEDxChattanooga, TEDxUofM, TEDxOxford
"28.04.2016 20:11:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com How "sand Legos" can help victims of natural disasters While living in Florida in early 2010, Dr. Gerhard Dust witnessed the devastation of the Haitian earthquake that left one and a half million people homeless. Without proper protective shelter, Dust... How "sand Legos" can help victims of natural disasters from TEDxBinnenhof
"28.04.2016 16:13:53" tedxinnovations.ted.com Michaela DePrince appears in Beyoncé's Lemonade; gave a powerful TEDx talk Has anyone not weighed in on Beyoncé's new album Lemonade? Is it an ode to adultery? African-American women? Feminism? A boost for husband Jay Z's Tidal? Perhaps all of the above (and more). There ... Have you been listening to (or watching) Beyoncé's Lemonade? Michaela DePrince has a cameo in the film and gave a powerful TEDx Amsterdam talk in 2014. Check it out.
"28.04.2016 15:18:13" TEDx Hong Kong for those of u still on fb, here's a late night wake-me-up from us to you... after too many rainbow gummy bears at this hour... mmmm love me some tedxhk henna and 8-bit ditty :3 see y'all saturday at #phabulous! cool!
"27.04.2016 21:34:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com Why life lessons might be a better inheritance than cash David York is a lawyer who knows a lot about leaving a legacy. The estate planning expert helps people plan out how and what they're going to pass on to family, friends - and the world - after they... Leave your heirs with what you wish you had known when you were young, says David York at TEDx Salt Lake City:
"27.04.2016 16:12:23" Timeline Photos Don't hug your dog, celebrate their incredible sense of smell! Fascinating talk from Megan Parker TEDxBozeman in 2013. http://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2016/04/27/stop-hugging-your-dog-watch-this-talk-instead/
"27.04.2016 16:04:07" TEDxTacoma 2016: Healthy Future Over 650 people packed a sold-out Karen Hille Phillips Center for TEDxTacoma 2016. Videos of all of the talks will be available in 5-10 weeks at www.plu.edu/tedxtacoma. (Photos by John Froschauer/PLU) AWESOME photos from TEDxTacoma 2016: Healthy Future in Tacoma, WA! Check them out:
"27.04.2016 14:36:00" ideas.ted.com Gallery: Meet the tapir, South America's cutest prehistoric animal Chances are, you don't know much about tapirs. Don't feel bad; neither do scientists. TED Fellow and conservationist Patricia Medici shares photos of the lowland tapir and explains why these elusiv… It's World Tapir Day! Celebrate with this great image gallery from TED Fellow and tapir expert Patricia Medici ... and 3 great TEDx Talks on wildlife conservation: http://on.ted.com/c0zSY
"26.04.2016 21:22:55" tedxinnovations.ted.com A city guide by a TEDx team ... on Foursquare Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? TEDxThessaloniki in Greece uses them all. But where the event really shines is on Foursquare, says team member Dimitris Tzouris, as it has allowed TEDxThessaloniki to ... A cool way to use Foursquare from TEDx Thessaloniki
"26.04.2016 20:08:53" youtube.com TEDx Talks TEDx is an international community that organizes TED-style events anywhere and everywhere -- celebrating locally-driven ideas and elevating them to a global... We passed 4 million subscribes on our YouTube channel this past weekend. Check out our channel and subscribe!
"26.04.2016 15:40:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Excuse me while I stretch out in my 250 square foot home Tiny houses might be small, but they're certainly hard to miss, especially on the Internet or on reality television. Architects Scott Specht and Louise Harpman spoke at TEDxAmherst last April about... “What we give up in personal space we gain in terms of community."
"26.04.2016 15:37:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDx Innovations Blog Every day, around nine TEDx events happen around the world. This month alone, TEDx events have been held in Indianapolis, Oslo, Moscow, Bogota, Hyderabad, Beijing and İstanbul. Below, some outstanding moments from recent TEDx events: TEDxPortland, “What we give up in personal space we gain in terms of community."
"25.04.2016 21:09:55" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: The mission to create robots that guide fish out of danger Engineer Maurizio Porfiri wants to protect fish from man-made dangers by infiltrating their social circles. He and his team of researchers draw inspiration from the schooling behavior of fish to de... Robot guides for fish in danger:
"22.04.2016 18:51:17" tedxinnovations.ted.com 10 TEDx photos from around the world Every day, around 8 TEDx events happen around the world. This month alone, TEDx events have been held in Indianapolis, Oslo, Moscow, Bogota, Hyderabad, Beijing and İstanbul. Below, some outstanding... Some of our favorite recent TEDx snapshots:
"22.04.2016 16:18:20" tedxinnovations.ted.com 7 TEDx Talks for Earth Day In celebration of the 46th annual Earth Day and the signing of the Paris Agreement this morning, seven TEDx talks all about showing our planet some well-deserved love and attention: Treecycle Ameri... 7 amazing talks for Earth Day:
"21.04.2016 21:47:15" tedxinnovations.ted.com Squat down and watch this talk! It's Thursday, which means there's a good chance you've spent a lot of time seated in a chair this week; subsequently, you're probably feeling a bit restless. Or worse, you're feeling pain. Accordi... If you suffer from back pain (and there's an 80% chance you do), check out this talk from TEDxUniversityofNevada given by Amy Selinger
"21.04.2016 16:20:54" ted.com A taboo-free way to talk about periods It's true: talking about menstruation makes many people uncomfortable. And that taboo has consequences: in India, three out of every 10 girls don't even know what menstruation is at the time of their first period, and restrictive customs related to Today on TED, a powerful talk from TEDxGatewayWomen:
"21.04.2016 14:56:39" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDx on a bus: TEDxHyderabad hosts an event on the move This month, the team at TEDxHyderabad hosted a TEDx salon that was far from average. Thirty-five Hyderabadians met bright and early on a Sunday morning to board an "X Bus" and prepare for a day's j... A TEDx Salon on a bus!
"20.04.2016 17:42:57" tedxinnovations.ted.com 3 TEDx talks about marijuana on 420 In 1971, a group of high school students, known as “The Waldos” would meet after school at 4:20 p.m. to take part in a treasure hunt in search of a hidden field of marijuana (if you're doubtful, se... 3 TEDx talks about marijuana on 420 http://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2016/04/20/3-tedx-talks-about-marijuana-on-420/
"20.04.2016 14:59:20" tedxinnovations.ted.com At a TEDx event in Paris, attendees share the words they love The theme of the 2013 edition of TEDxVaugirardRoad in Paris was “Les mots pour le dire,” or in English, “The words to say it.” "'The words to say it' is a pretty common phrase in French," said orga... During TEDxVaugirardRoad, a giant clothesline was filled with cards sharing words attendees love:
"19.04.2016 18:42:06" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxVicenza leads locals on a treasure hunt to explore their city On a sunny day in April, 30 teams of people made their way through the northeastern Italian city of Vicenza, searching for clues planted by the TEDxVicenza team. This was "Caccia al TEDxORO," a tre... TEDxVicenza took on their city with an all-day treasure hunt:
"19.04.2016 17:31:21" Somw great photos of the latest TEDxYerevanSalon in Armenia! A look at TEDxYerevanSalon Somw great photos of the latest TEDxYerevanSalon in Armenia!
"19.04.2016 14:15:53" youtube.com Using Modern Technology to Legitimize Elections | Lori Steele Contorer | TEDxSanDiego Modern technology is all around us, from deciphering the human , to cars that drive themselves, and spacecraft that we can land on Mars, but when it comes to... Why are we using voting processes that are 150 years old? Watch Lori Steele Contorer's talk at TEDxSanDiego about the importance of modernizing our voting process. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ub_79ElgZUo
"18.04.2016 19:12:57" TEDxReset #TEDxReset2016 #biryoluvar ilk günü böyle geçti. Etkinliğimize katılan, bizi canlı yayından takip eden herkese teşekkürler. Yarın ki programımız 9.30'da başlıyor. Görüşmek üzere... Wonderful photos from TEDxReset in Istanbul, Turkey:
"18.04.2016 15:01:52" tedxinnovations.ted.com Resurrecting great minds at TEDxRíodelaPlata More than 1,200 attendees observed the “resurrection” of Darwin and Aristarchus at the TEDxRiodelaPlata and TEDxRiodelaPlataED events that took place in Buenos Aires on April and September of 2015.... Watch Charles Darwin give a talk on stage!
"14.04.2016 20:31:24" saopaulotimes.com.br TEDXSãoPaulo: Mulheres que Inspiram TEDXSãoPaulo: Mulheres que Inspiram O TEDxSãoPaulo do mês de março, aconteceu no auditório Eva Hertz, na Livraria Cultura do Shopping Villa-Lobos. Com capacidade para 120 pessoas, o espaço foi pequeno… For our Portuguese speakers, a look at TEDxSãoPaulo's recent salon event on "women who inspire."
"13.04.2016 21:12:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How to open up culture? Hack it. Cultural history doesn't have to be dusty or boring or stuck behind a glass wall, says TEDxBSEL speaker Helene Hahn. Hahn is just one of many people involved in OpenGLAM, an effort to open up and r... From the archives -- a TEDxBSEL talk on hacking famous paintings and museum archives:
"13.04.2016 16:00:29" tedxinnovations.ted.com Virtual reality, drones, translation and rights for refugees: 7 takeaways from TEDxThessaloniki For seven years, the team at TEDxThessaloniki -- based in Greece's second largest city -- has been dedicated to exploring the relationship between their community and the wider world. Whether that'... 7 takeaways from TEDx Thessaloniki including drones, virtual reality, food and translation. Gorgeous location! http://tedxinnovations.ted.com/2016/04/13/virtual-reality-drones-translation-and-rights-for-refugees-7-takeaways-from-tedxthessaloniki/
"11.04.2016 21:21:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com When You're Treated Like a Virus and Not a Human Being Dr. Nahid Bhadelia's return to the United States after taking care of Ebola patients in Sierra Leone was an unpleasant one. At TEDxNatick, Bhadelia spoke about how she was quickly identified at t... A TEDxNatick talk on the stigma that comes with treating people for Ebola:
"11.04.2016 18:16:40" Highlights from @[457973194254622:274:TEDxADMU], an event hosted by Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines
Photos by Franz Gaw, Rohan Sugapong, Miguel Mendoza, Joshy Pascual, Ivan Chan, Zoe de Ocampo, Jonard Koa, Byron Chua, and Angel Chan A look at TEDxADMU Highlights from TEDxADMU, an event hosted by Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines
Photos by Franz Gaw, Rohan Sugapong, Miguel Mendoza, Joshy Pascual, Ivan Chan, Zoe de Ocampo, Jonard Koa, Byron Chua, and Angel Chan
"08.04.2016 21:28:26" tedxinnovations.ted.com Traditional Pakistani music meets jazz at TEDxLahore This year, the team at TEDxLahore celebrated traditional Pakistani music with a performance from Lahore-based ensemble Sachal Jazz Orchestra. The group not only plays South Asian classics, but also... We *love* this performance from TEDxLahore:
"07.04.2016 20:50:16" tedxinnovations.ted.com Design Spotlight: TEDxOporto creates custom Facebook photos for volunteers and attendees As part of their 2016 design strategy, the team at TEDxOporto in Porto, Portugal has made an effort to "TEDxOportify" the community's social media profiles. The team created a custom template that ... TEDxOPorto makes their Facebook profile photos stand out:
"06.04.2016 20:20:34" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Neon wheelchair ramps to highlight accessibility After engineer Luke Anderson lost his ability to walk due to a spinal cord injury, "accessibility" transformed from an abstract concept to the way he planned out his life. In his chair, Anderson wa... "I wanted restaurant owners to understand that it's not just wheelchair users that have a problem with their stepped entryways, but it's also everyone else that might be joining them."
"05.04.2016 22:26:35" tedxinnovations.ted.com Indian TEDx'ers make connections and share ideas at the TEDx + Infosys Workshop in Mysore This March, TEDx and Infosys kicked off the inaugural TEDx Anchor Program in India -- a program dedicated to incubating great ideas in India -- with a massive meet-up and workshop for Indian TEDx'e... A massive TEDx workshop in Mysore, thanks to the new TEDx Anchor Program in India:
"01.04.2016 12:49:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How we turn stars into music Robert Alexander turns astronomy into sound. The sonification specialist with the Solar Heliospheric Research Group at the University of Michigan takes data on solar wind, coronal mass ejections, b... Music that describes "what is happening out in the cosmos right now at this very minute.”
"30.03.2016 20:16:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Can we "freeze" light? Physicist Daniele Faccio is in the business of capturing light. The Heriot-Watt University professor searches for ways to document light at its weakest -- in single photons -- by developing cameras... Physicist Daniele Faccio develops cameras so sensitive that they “freeze” light in motion:
"29.03.2016 15:57:57" tedxinnovations.ted.com The TEDx red x goes on a cultural tour of Istanbul -- thanks to the TEDxBahcesehirUniversity team For their second event, the team at TEDxBahcesehirUniversity in Istanbul, Turkey wanted to make a teaser video that showed off not only their university, but also their city -- its culture, heritag... ICYMI: A majorly cool TEDx trailer that shows off two continents:
"28.03.2016 18:38:25" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxEroilor celebrates International Women's Day with an event dedicated to gender equality TEDxEroilor in Cluj-Napoca, Romania is a TEDx event going on its third year. This winter, they decided that they didn't want conversations around big ideas to stop after their once-a-year main even... At their recent Salon event, TEDxEroilor examined gender equality in Romania and around the world:
"25.03.2016 19:58:01" tedxinnovations.ted.com Music Spotlight: At TEDxHamburg, mesmerizing piano sounds At TEDxHamburg, conservatory-trained composer and pianist Omer Klein gave a performance inspired by Beethoven's letters and an interest in flipping tradition on its head -- playing folk melodies "l... Take a break and listen to this wonderful performance from TEDxHamburg and Omer Klein:
"25.03.2016 17:36:01" ted.com Why we need gender-neutral bathrooms There are a few things that we all need: fresh air, water, food, shelter, love ... and a safe place to pee. For trans people who don't fit neatly into the gender binary, public restrooms are a major source of anxiety and the place where they are most "As a trans person who doesn't fit neatly into the gender binary, if I could change the world tomorrow to make it easier for me to navigate, the very first thing I would do is blink and create single stall, gender-neutral bathrooms in all public places."
"25.03.2016 16:06:53" ted.com How to get back to work after a career break If you've taken a career break and are now looking to return to the workforce, would you consider taking an internship? Career reentry expert Carol Fishman Cohen thinks you should. In this talk, hear about Cohen's own experience as a 40-year-old intern, This week on TED, a TEDxBeaconStreet talk on re-entering the workforce after a break:
"24.03.2016 16:39:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Developers, design navigation apps with the blind in mind! How do you design maps for people with visual disabilities? With creative technology, says geographer Megan Lawrence. Every one of us (no matter our visual ability) needs to be able to pick up info... “Creating the next accessible navigation app means designing technology that is inclusive, accessible and usable by the broadest range of people — from the new mom who now has a baby stroller to my friends and colleagues who are blind and low vision, to
"23.03.2016 14:31:50" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxKavala transforms a historic warehouse into a space for new Macedonian ideas In the coastal city of Kavala, Greece, a team of TEDx'ers wanted to create an event that would be worthy of their historic city, a hub for culture, creativity and new ideas. As they planned for the... At TEDxKavala there were talks, tech demos, an interactive workshop and even swings:
"22.03.2016 19:47:09" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 3 talks from the first TEDx event in Cuba Last November, the very first TEDx event in Cuba was held: TEDxHabana. Below, we've chosen three outstanding talks from that event -- TEDxHabana 2014 -- to prep you for even more great talks from t... These talks from TEDxHabana cover life in Cuba -- from LGBTQ rights to buying a house:
"21.03.2016 19:22:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com The story of a TEDx theme -- from brainstorm to big day For their sixth event, the team at TEDxVienna wanted a theme that was really special -- and an event that incorporated it in every way. Below, TEDxVienna organizer Vlad Gozman shares how that happe... How TEDxVienna incorporated the theme "What if…?” into every element of their event:
"18.03.2016 18:24:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: How to save wildlife now There are currently 22,784 threatened species on the IUCN Red List, ranging from the endangered Tuxtla quail-dove to the critically endangered fringe-fingered lizard -- and beyond. How to save thes... Great talks on protecting wildlife:
"17.03.2016 17:13:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDxWellington has surprise venue, surprise speakers and 10 really cute kittens for 2016 event If you were one of the nearly 200 people who got a ticket to TEDxWellington this year, you didn't exactly know where the event was going to be held. You knew that it would be in Wellington and that... Much of TEDxWellington's 2016 event was a surprise ... including some really, really cute kittens:
"16.03.2016 17:51:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com Cooking lessons at a TEDx event and 4 other experimental TEDx experiences About eight TEDx events are held each day across the globe — gathering big thinkers to discuss ideas percolating in their communities and the world at large. Like each team that organizes an event,... We love these super cool TEDx experiments:
"15.03.2016 21:41:19" tedxinnovations.ted.com An idea wall, a talk in Australian Sign Language and more at TEDxSouthBank This February, fans of big ideas gathered in the State Library of Queensland for the second edition of TEDxSouthBank, a TEDx event dedicated to Queensland, Australia's ideas worth spreading. The th... TEDxSouthBank hosted the first TEDx Talk completely in Australian Sign Language this February:
"15.03.2016 19:16:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How a fish with super strong suction powers could inspire better tech Adam Summers is a biologist with an extensive knowledge of sea life. At TEDxSanJuanIsland, a TEDx event on one of the many islands of the Salish Sea, Summers details his journeys tracking the wildl... This fish has the power to lift over 300 times its body weight thanks to a suction cup. Can we mimic that skill?:
"14.03.2016 22:02:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com Design Spotlight: How two events made ideas come alive with clever design For TEDxJakarta's 10th TEDx event, the design team, consisting of Annisa Aprianinda, Tommy Chandra, Alfi Maulana and with support from Heimlo Studio, created stylized portraits of each speaker. In ... Great design from TEDx events:
"14.03.2016 21:08:37" youtube.com TEDxYouth@BommerCanyon - Chirag Singh: "My Passion for Pi" My Passion for Pi No amount of apple pie or pumpkin pie will satisfy this nine year old student's hunger for mastering the mathematical constant that is the ... Happy #PiDay! From the archives, 9-year-old Chirag Singh discusses his passion for 3.14159265359:
"14.03.2016 16:22:35" tedxinnovations.ted.com The TEDx red x goes on a cultural tour of Istanbul -- thanks to the TEDxBahcesehirUniversity team For their second event, the team at TEDxBahcesehirUniversity in Istanbul, Turkey wanted to make a teaser video that showed off not only their university, but also their city -- its culture, heritag... TEDxBahcesehirUniversity took their red x on a tour of the city. Check it out:
"11.03.2016 19:22:26" tedxinnovations.ted.com TEDx Music Spotlight: A family string quartet that plays a new family of string instruments At TEDxRidodelaPlata in Buenos Aires last September, a string quartet came onstage bearing odd-shaped string instruments and introduced the crowd to their unique brand of chamber music. This was Aq... This performance is so, so great. Thanks, TEDxRiodelaPlata!
"10.03.2016 19:43:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com How one TEDx organizer sees the world through other TEDx'ers' eyes Though he is now retired from his career as a radio and television journalist, TEDxLincoln organizer Randy Bretz still likes to get the scoop on what's going on in the world. He achieves this now t... Randy Bretz of TEDxLincoln learns about the world through getting to know TEDx organizers:
"09.03.2016 22:21:34" tedxinnovations.ted.com Event Spotlight: Puzzles, reclaimed wood and recycled fishing nets at TEDxOhioStateUniversity Two days before their event, the TEDxOhioStateUniversity team gathered together in the Columbus, Ohio snow to construct a stage backdrop from salvaged wood -- rescued from the city's oldest neighbo... TEDxOhioStateU got creative with their event design:
"09.03.2016 19:32:15" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Do plants have dignity? Are we morally obligated to appreciate plants for their own sake, regardless of what they do for us? Yes, says Florianne Koechlin, one of the members of The Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Hu... Here's a question: Are we morally obligated to appreciate plants for their own sake, regardless of what they do for us?
"08.03.2016 21:21:28" blog.ted.com How one woman’s Googling led to a boom of female-led TEDx events in Lebanon In 2008, Patricia Zougheib was at work in Beirut, Lebanon, when she came across a video of Jill Bolte Taylor describing her own stroke. She was awed, and Googled the three red letters she noticed i… Happy International Women's Day!
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"07.03.2016 18:45:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How we turn stars into music Robert Alexander turns astronomy into sound. The sonification specialist with the Solar Heliospheric Research Group at the University of Michigan takes data on solar wind, coronal mass ejections, b... Robert Alexander takes terabytes of NASA data and turns it into songs:
"04.03.2016 22:46:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why we should learn about aging from naked mole-rats and bats Why do some organisms live longer than others? It's a question that drives biologist Kevin Healy wild. As a Research Fellow in the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Healy search... Kevin Healy studies why some animals live longer than others. At TEDx UCD, he introduces some evolutionary oddballs:
"04.03.2016 16:16:39" tedxinnovations.ted.com How to cultivate a happy volunteer team: Advice from veteran TEDx organizers The key to a great TEDx event? Not just a great stage or great speakers, but great volunteers, making the entire event possible. We asked veteran TEDx organizers Dylan Wilks of TEDxVictoria, Reza G... "That the best feelings are after the end of the event when an awesome experience has been delivered to everyone and you see their eyes star-gazing." -- Ioannis Iliadis, TEDx Heraklion
"03.03.2016 22:28:21" TEDxLahore Photography by Ushna Arshad Khan, Zain Sarwar, Baryna Jafri, Abdullah Rao and Segue Studios Great photos from TEDxLahore!
"03.03.2016 21:13:39" Timeline Photos An awesome image from TEDxXian's livestream of #TED2016 in Xi'an, China! Learn more at their site: http://www.tedxxian.org/
"03.03.2016 20:28:11" tedxinnovations.ted.com Connecting communities from Kazakhstan to Valladolid: Announcing the new class of TEDx Ambassadors TEDx Ambassadors are veteran TEDx organizers who guide, support and connect other TEDx organizers in their region. TEDx Ambassadors serve as connectors of communities -- fostering relationships bet... Meet our new TEDx Ambassadors!
"02.03.2016 22:12:08" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How to stop pesticide-resistant pests? Pheromones. Plant and food researcher Max Suckling can explain his work with a simple story: "Imagine a blindfolded man is looking for his wife in a room by her perfume. He'll probably be able to smell his wif... How a researcher disrupts pests with pheromones:
"01.03.2016 23:56:31" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: A mission to launch African nanosatellites Right now, a satellite only 10 cm wide and 10 cm tall circles our planet around 15 times a day, in flight thanks to a group of students at the French South African Institute of Technology in Cape T... We love this talk from TEDxTableMountain on creating a Cube Sat in Cape Town:
"01.03.2016 20:31:42" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 3 talks to help you get to know galaxies It seems like every day we learn something new about our Universe. Whether that's discovering a new set of galaxies or gaining a better idea of how our Universe governs itself, astronomers and scie... Take some time and get to know galaxies:
"26.02.2016 23:26:26" ted.com Why we need gender-neutral bathrooms There are a few things that we all need: fresh air, water, food, shelter, love ... and a safe place to pee. For trans people who don't fit neatly into the gender binary, public restrooms are a major source of anxiety and the place where they are most Today's featured TED Talk is from TEDxVancouver! A powerful look at how preconceptions about gender affect day-to-day life:
"26.02.2016 16:52:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com Snapshots from a TEDx event -- TEDxTrondheim throws a TED party TEDxTrondheim's livestream of TED2016 was booked up 30 minutes after being announced. The Norwegian event held a broadcast of Session 2 and Session 4 of TED at Work-Work, a new hackerspace in Trond... We want some of that TED2016 popcorn:
"25.02.2016 22:24:58" TEDxJCUCairns Can't believe TEDxJCUCairns is this Friday!! Had a great day today at Rainforest Station in Kuranda. I hope Kiah and her baby can join us on Friday for 15 great speakers and lots of lovely local food. For tickets http://tedxjcucairns.com/tickets/ TEDxJCUCairns shows off their Aussie pride with their new friend Kiah and her baby:
"25.02.2016 20:48:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Innovations, new ideas and big dreams: The TEDx Workshop at TED2016 What happens when you get a lot of TEDx'ers together? A lot of big dreams and innovative ideas. Which is what happened this week at TED2016: Dream, when organizers from Athens, Hyderabad, Moscow, R... A look at a gathering of TEDx'ers before TED2016:
"23.02.2016 17:26:58" Our second batch of snapshots from TEDxLive events around the globe More TEDxLive events watch TED2016! Our second batch of snapshots from TEDxLive events around the globe
"22.02.2016 22:17:18" TEDx events around the world watch TED2016: Dream live! TEDxLive events watch TED2016 TEDx events around the world watch TED2016: Dream live!
"19.02.2016 21:08:00" blog.ted.com The dreams that define us: The international talks in Session 10 of TED2016 With speakers who hail from Botswana, Brazil, Hungary and more, the ideas in this session are truly without borders. Read TED's recap of yesterday's session of #TED2016 guest-curated by a TEDx organizer!
"18.02.2016 20:55:36" TEDxCapeTown All setup with the ladies in charge and ensuring our #TED2016 livestream will run smoothly! #TEDxCTlive TEDxCapeTown had a super cool streaming party for #TED2016:
"18.02.2016 18:48:02" tedxbillion.ted.com Milestone Achieved: One Billion Views of TEDx Ideas Worth Spreading! Since the beginning of the TEDx program in 2009, nearly 15,000 events have been held in every corner of the globe. And now, a new TEDx milestone has been reached: one billion views of TEDx Talks. To celebrate, explore 10 amazing talks from around the We're so excited to announce that a new TEDx milestone has been reached: one billion views of TEDx Talks! Check out our interactive infographic to learn more:
"17.02.2016 23:35:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com Tomorrow at TED2016: The first TED session guest curated by a TEDx organizer When TEDxRiodelaPlata organizer Gerry Garbulsky found out he was going to guest curate a session of TED, he knew exactly where he'd go to find the next big ideas -- in the massive library of talks ... We can't wait for tomorrow! Good luck, TEDx'ers!
"17.02.2016 16:23:34" TED At #TED2016, 10-year-old Ishita Katyal schooled us on why we should help children achieve their big dreams now. We love this quote from Ishita Katyal -- a TEDx organizer, TEDx speaker and TED speaker at just 10 years old:
"17.02.2016 04:00:36" t.ted.com 10 ways to have a better conversation Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation. Today's TED talk is from TEDxCreativeCoast! How we can have better conversations:
"17.02.2016 02:34:37" tedxinnovations.ted.com Ideas worth spreading in India: Announcing the TEDx Anchor Program Today at TED2016, the TEDx program has launched a brand new initiative to incubate great ideas outside the United States — the TEDx Anchor Program. For its pilot launch, the TEDx Anchor Program has... We launched a new program today! Say hello to the TEDx Anchor Program:
"15.02.2016 20:47:48" tedxinnovations.ted.com A design factory, a documentary center and a Chopería: Where TEDx'ers are watching TED2016 Today is the first day of TED2016: Dream! Last week we brought you stories of where some of the nearly 300 TEDx communities are streaming TED live as part of TEDxLive, and today we bring you more. ... We wish we were attending these TEDxLive events:
"12.02.2016 17:54:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 tips for creating a great volunteer culture at your TEDx event Julie Peterson Klein is TEDxFargo's Chief Culture Officer. For TEDxFargo 2015, Klein organized a comprehensive program for over 200 TEDxFargo volunteers, making sure that before the event they coul... You can't have a great TEDx event without great volunteers. Show them you care:
"11.02.2016 22:38:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com TED2016 streaming LIVE in TEDx communities around the world TED2016: Dream starts Monday! And on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of next week, over 250 TEDx communities will be watching sessions of the event live -- in schools, libraries, cinemas and other ... TED2016 starts next week! Here's how TEDx events are joining in on the fun:
"11.02.2016 18:52:47" tedxinnovations.ted.com Playlist: 5 TEDx Talks from women transforming STEM Today marks the second day of TEDWomen 2015! As the conference continues, so do many of the nearly 250 TEDxWomen events watching it worldwide! To celebrate, we’re featuring talks that look at the s... Today is the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science! To celebrate, 5 great TEDx Talks from women in STEM:
"10.02.2016 22:58:28" ted.com How I'm discovering the secrets of ancient texts Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist; he and his lab work on new ways to read ancient manuscripts and maps using spectral imaging technology. In this fascinating talk, watch as Heyworth shines a light on lost history, deciphering texts that haven' Today's TED Talk is from TEDxUM! Gregory Heyworth and his team are deciphering texts that haven't been read in thousands of years:
"09.02.2016 23:00:40" tedxinnovations.ted.com How a TEDx community comes together to get their talks translated Since their first event in 2012, the team behind Latvia's TEDxRiga has been working with TED's Open Translation Project (OTP) to get their talks transcribed and translated. They collaborate with a ... TEDxRiga in Latvia makes translation a priority:
"09.02.2016 16:23:48" ted.com Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that bring information to life under your fingers as you work with it. In this talk, check out prototypes f Today's TED Talk is from TEDxCERN! What if the person you were Skyping could reach out and move a ball on your table? Sean Follmer on how it's already possible:
"08.02.2016 23:02:17" tedxinnovations.ted.com Talks, a workshop and fondue: TEDx'ers take on TEDGlobalGeneva Day 1: 500 TEDx'ers gather at CERN In December, TEDx'ers from around the world traveled to Geneva, Switzerland for a weekend of knowledge sharing, big questions and new connections ahead of TEDGlob... A look back at the TEDx workshop in Geneva:
"08.02.2016 22:48:09" youtube.com NEW: TED Español -- All things TED in Spanish El compromiso de TED-Ed de crear lecciones que vale la pena compartir es una extensión de la misión de TED de difundir grandes ideas. Dentro de la creciente ... We're so excited for the launch of #TEDEspañol -- a new YouTube channel dedicated to TED, TED-Ed and TEDx in Spanish! Check it out and subscribe:
"08.02.2016 21:59:53" ideas.ted.com Why I want to build a better Madrid Spanish architect Iñaki Romero Larrea believes citizen participation is key to vibrant city life. He talks to Rebecca Smith Hurd about his efforts to transform Madrid. TEDxGranVia speaker Iñaki Romero Larrea on revitalizing the architecture of Madrid:
"08.02.2016 16:57:20" foodandwine.com 5 Must-Watch TEDx Talks on the Future of Food Food & Wine goes way beyond mere eating and drinking. We're on a mission to find the most exciting places, new experiences, emerging trends and sensations. Great TEDx talks on food from Food & Wine magazine:
"05.02.2016 22:49:37" tedxinnovations.ted.com Music spotlight: Tubas, trumpets and trombones at TEDx If you want brass music, TEDx events have got you covered. Tubas, trumpets, trombones, sousaphones, we’ve got them all. Below, some bold and brassy music… It's Friday! Enjoy some sousaphone:
"05.02.2016 21:56:40" medium.com Building Pakistan’s First Hand-Drawn Animation Studio — TED Fellows A chance visit with my heroes at Studio Ghibli in Japan inspired me to build my own studio. TED Fellows's Usman Riaz on how giving a TEDxTokyo 日本語 talk led to a mission to build the first hand-drawn animation studio in Pakistan:
"05.02.2016 21:21:10" tedxinnovations.ted.com Diary of a TEDx Talks Screener: A standout event in Norway ... with GIFs Ama Y Adi-Dako is one of TEDx's resident Talk Screeners, a talented group of folks who screen TEDx Talks at TED's HQ in New York. In this diary entry, she shares her take on a recent event that rea... One of our in-house TEDx Talk Screeners shares impressions of her favorite event to date:
"05.02.2016 16:32:23" ted.com Special Olympics let me be myself -- a champion How much do you know about intellectual disabilities? Special Olympics champion and ambassador Matthew Williams is proof that athletic competition and the camaraderie it fosters can transform lives, both on and off the field. Together with his fellow "Before I joined Special Olympics, I was nervous because I was young, shy, not confident and didn't have many friends. When I got there, though, everyone was very encouraging, supportive, and let me be myself without being judged."
"04.02.2016 21:55:02" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Could asteroid mining help us live in space? Astrophysics student Nina Hooper wants space travel to be more accessible. How does she thinks that will happen? Asteroid mining. "Asteroids are like floating mountains in space full of valuable re... "With just one profitable resource in space, we don’t just start a business, we start a whole industry that will pave the way towards making space accessible for us.”
"04.02.2016 21:22:51" tedxinnovations.ted.com A recipe for innovative TEDx events — from TED-Ed Innovative Educators The TED-Ed Innovative Educator program is designed to identify, encourage and support outstanding educators from around the globe — those intrepid trailblazers dedicated to empowering students thro... Educators from TED-Ed's Innovative Educator program share their advice for A+ TEDx events:
"03.02.2016 16:49:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com 5 tips for creating a great volunteer culture at your TEDx event Julie Peterson Klein is TEDxFargo's Chief Culture Officer. For TEDxFargo 2015, Klein organized a comprehensive program for over 200 TEDxFargo volunteers, making sure that before the event they coul... TEDxFargo has a Chief Culture Officer. Find out how she and her team work to make the event special for volunteers:
"02.02.2016 16:52:24" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: A wild music festival dedicated to science We have your next concert destination: a nerdy, artsy, tribute to science and nature in the wilds of Latvia. Every year, a group of scientists, musicians and artists -- including TEDxRiga speaker S... TEDxRiga introduces us to our next concert destination -- Dabas koncertzāle -- where music and science mix:
"01.02.2016 23:05:05" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Northern Lights Did you know that scientists are launching rockets to the Northern Lights to better understand the phenomenon? That the tail of the Northern Lights starts 150 million kilometers out in space? That ... "Some atoms will emit red light, some green light, some purple and so on, depending on the speed of the particle hitting them.”
"01.02.2016 22:46:00" ted.com TEDx Today's TED Talk is from TEDxCERN! Linda Liukas teaches kids about programming through colorful storybooks and activities:
"01.02.2016 18:35:04" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How we're working to treat cardiac issues with saltwater Dr. Steven Poelzing is determined to find better ways to treat and prevent cardiac malfunction, especially sudden cardiac. He and his team at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics ... What if a saltwater solution could get a person’s heartbeat back to normal after a heart attack?
"29.01.2016 22:57:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How a fish with super strong suction powers could inspire better tech Adam Summers is a biologist with an extensive knowledge of sea life. At TEDxSanJuanIsland, a TEDx event on one of the many islands of the Salish Sea, Summers details his journeys tracking the wildl... The Northern clingfish has a suction cup that can support over 300 times its body weight:
"28.01.2016 18:37:00" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How we make bacteria glow to save lives Dr. Siouxsie Wiles deals with microbes. Specifically, she makes them glow. Why? To save lives. “One out of every four people who are admitted into a hospital overnight in New Zealand are there beca... An effort to make bioluminescent bacteria:
"28.01.2016 16:27:39" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How do we preserve information in the digital age? Vint Cerf is in search of what he calls "digital vellum" -- a method to read digital data for centuries. Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist and early Internet pioneer, is concerned that, unli... If historians in 2085 can't open PowerPoint files or Gmail archives, what happens to our history?
"27.01.2016 17:50:39" tedxinnovations.ted.com In the shadow of war, TEDx events in Ukraine envision a brighter future Long after the last speaker left the stage of TEDxIvanoFrankivsk in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine this past June, the audience showed no signs of dispersing. “Nobody wanted to go,” said organizer Christ... “When we’re making a community, we are getting closer to each other, and together, we are stronger. TED, for me, is the future of us.”
"26.01.2016 18:09:16" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why I make pop-up green spaces in Beirut Dima Boulad has made it her mission to fill Beirut with greenery. The Lebanese graphic designer started her crusade after a sojourn to the parks of Paris got her thinking: Why are there so few park... From TEDxBeirut, a story of parks on demand:
"25.01.2016 16:00:16" tedxmilehigh.com Returning to Nature with Icelantic Skis - TEDxMileHigh By Lauren DeFilippo / Photography + Video by 4FD Studio For our final adventure of 2015, TEDxMileHigh and Icelantic Skis teamed up for a real adventure – enjoying a powder day at Loveland Ski Area! Icelantic founder, Ben Anderson, along with members The snowy weather here at TEDx HQ is making us envious of TEDxMileHigh's ski trip adventure:
"22.01.2016 22:37:33" tedxinnovations.ted.com Music spotlight: In Lithuania, classical music inspired by outer space To celebrate the theme of TEDxVilnius 2015 -- "Pale Blue Dot" -- virtuoso accordionist Martynas Levickis and string quartet SinChronic worked together to perform four movements of Danish composer P... At TEDxVilnius, a string quartet, an accordion & music inspired by Carl Sagan:
"22.01.2016 18:23:14" teenvogue.com Everything You Missed From TEDxTeen 2016 | Teen Vogue Generation Y-Not? Teen Vogue loved TEDxTeen:
"22.01.2016 18:05:13" tedxinnovations.ted.com Staff picks: Our interns' favorite talks of 2015 Need some talk recommendations to kick off the new year? We asked our interns to share one TEDx Talk from 2015 -- on any subject -- that they couldn't stop thinking about well into 2016. Below, the... ICYMI -- fascinating TEDx Talks handpicked by our staff:
"21.01.2016 22:43:49" tedxinnovations.ted.com Staff picks: Our interns' favorite talks of 2015 Need some talk recommendations to kick off the new year? We asked our interns to share one TEDx Talk from 2015 -- on any subject -- that they couldn't stop thinking about well into 2016. Below, the... Our interns share the talks they can't get out of their heads:
"21.01.2016 15:03:37" TED As a child, George Takei was sent to an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II. He shares what it was like and how it shaped his understanding of democracy. Watch his full talk here: http://t.ted.com/3nw2FgP
(Created in collabora A look at George Takei's TEDxKyoto talk:
"21.01.2016 03:24:12" tedxinnovations.ted.com For Penguin Awareness Day, saving penguins after an oil spill Dylan deNapoli was working in the penguin office of the New England Aquarium in Boston, Massachusetts when she received a call: There had been an oil spill; thousands of penguins were in trouble. A... ICYMI -- the story of rescuing thousands of penguins:
"20.01.2016 22:37:29" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Everything you ever wanted to know about the Northern Lights Did you know that scientists are launching rockets to the Northern Lights to better understand the phenomenon? That the tail of the Northern Lights starts 150 million kilometers out in space? That ... Did you know that the color of the Northern Lights depends on the speed of solar particles entering the Earth's atmosphere?
"20.01.2016 16:11:35" ted.com WATCH: The great penguin rescue The world's largest volunteer animal rescue, saved more than 40,000 penguins after an oil spill off the coast of South Africa. Dyan deNapoli tells the triumphant story. How does a job this big get done? Penguin by penguin by penguin ... It's Penguin Awareness Day! We're celebrating with this TEDxBoston talk about saving more than 40,000 penguins after an oil spill:
"15.01.2016 21:35:14" tedxinnovations.ted.com Music spotlight: R&B en français at TEDxClermont Today we're tipping our hats to the francophone TEDx'ers who brought us this lovely performance by Tismé, a French singer, rapper and beatboxer. Even if you don't speak French, you can enjoy Tismé'... Your music for the day:
"14.01.2016 23:11:18" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Do plants have dignity? Are we morally obligated to appreciate plants for their own sake, regardless of what they do for us? Yes, says Florianne Koechlin, one of the members of The Swiss Federal Ethics Committee on Non-Hu... Plants can detect when they're being attacked; help each other by sharing nutrients; and can change their behavior based on past experiences. At TEDxZurich, a chemist asks: Should we see them differently?
"13.01.2016 17:15:54" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Simple design to help Parkinson's patients thrive When Mileha Soneji's uncle was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, she knew she couldn't cure the illness herself, but she wanted to do whatever she could to help him cope. A designer, she turned t... Designer Mileha Soneji is dedicated to making life for people with Parkinson’s disease easier through simple designs that solve everyday problems:
"12.01.2016 22:04:41" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: How we're working to treat cardiac issues with saltwater Dr. Steven Poelzing is determined to find better ways to treat and prevent cardiac malfunction, especially sudden cardiac. He and his team at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics ... Can we treat heart attacks with saltwater?
"11.01.2016 22:59:28" tedxinnovations.ted.com Spotlight TEDx Talk: Why the U.S. needs to get rid of the FAFSA to open up college to more students Economist Susan Dynarski thinks it is time that the United States did away with complicated applications for federal student aid. The paperwork required to receive higher education assistance in th... An argument for eliminating complicated student financial aid applications:
"11.01.2016 22:29:28" ideas.ted.com Gallery: How to draw snowflakes the size of soccer fields How does snow artist Simon Beck trace massive, intricate patterns in the snow? With a little math and a lot of legwork. How a TEDxKlagenfurt speaker makes giant works of art in the snow using just his feet:
"11.01.2016 15:10:52" blog.ted.com Can I help translate TEDx Talks if I only speak English? Yes. Meet Camille, an English language... Camille Martinez is a native English speaker who’s fluent in Spanish. In her career, she’s run a language school, worked in medical translation and interpreting, and even started a translation comp... How you can help translate talks ... even if you only speak one language:
"22.12.2015 21:51:30" tedxinnovations.ted.com The stage design of TEDx: 2015 edition How do you transform a lecture hall, a library, a community center into the perfect atmosphere for absorbing smart, challenging, interesting, tricky ideas? Lots of creativity. Below, a peek into so... There has been a lot of really cool TEDx stages in 2015. Here are a few to inspire your next event:
"21.12.2015 17:15:50" tedxinnovations.ted.com The food of TEDx: 2015 edition TEDx'ers love to go all out on refreshments. After all, one does need energy to take in a full day of ideas worth spreading. Below, a few examples of stellar TEDx food this year: TEDxBlanquerna Whe... If you're looking to get hungry, check out our gallery of creative TEDx food from 2015:
"18.12.2015 17:51:45" tedxinnovations.ted.com The story of a TEDx theme -- from brainstorm to big day For their sixth event, the team at TEDxVienna wanted a theme that was really special -- and an event that incorporated it in every way. Below, TEDxVienna organizer Vlad Gozman shares how that happe... TEDxVienna had some majorly cool design. Here's how they did it: