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TED Talk Thursday – Kristen Marhaver: How we’re growing baby corals to rebuild reefs

According to TED.com: “Kristen Marhaver studies corals, tiny creatures the size of a poppyseed that, over hundreds of slow years, create beautiful, life-sustaining ocean structures hundreds of miles long. As she admits, it’s easy to get s...

TED Talk Thursday – Rob Legato: The art of creating awe

According to TED.com: “Rob Legato creates movie effects so good they (sometimes) trump the real thing. In this warm and funny talk, he shares his vision for enhancing reality on-screen in movies like Apollo 13, Titanic and Hugo.” “D...

TED Talk Thursday – Mae Jemison: Teach arts and sciences together

According to TED.com:  “Mae Jemison is an astronaut, a doctor, an art collector, a dancer … Telling stories from her own education and from her time in space, she calls on educators to teach both the arts and sciences, both intuition and...

TED Talk Thursday – Danielle Feinberg: The magic ingredient that brings Pixar movies to life

According to TED.com: Danielle Feinberg, Pixar’s director of photography, creates stories with soul and wonder using math, science and code. Go behind the scenes of Finding Nemo, Toy Story, Brave, WALL-E and more, and discover how Pixar interw...

TED Talk Thursday – Laura Robinson: The secrets I find on the mysterious ocean floor

According to TED.com: “Hundreds of meters below the surface of the ocean, Laura Robinson probes the steep slopes of massive undersea mountains. She’s on the hunt for thousand-year-old corals that she can test in a nuclear reactor to disco...

“Optical Illusions Show How We Define 'Normal Reality'”

“Optical Illusions Show How We Define 'Normal Reality'”by TED Talks"Editors note: R. Beau Lotto is founder of Lottolab, a hybrid art studio and science lab based in London, England. Lotto gave a popular talk at the TED Global conference in Oxford...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 17, 2016

TED Talk Thursday – Siyanda Mohutsiwa: How young Africans found a voice on Twitter

According to TED.com: “What can a young woman with an idea, an Internet connection and a bit of creativity achieve? That’s all Siyanda Mohutsiwa needed to unite young African voices in a new way. Hear how Mohutsiwa and other young people...

TED Talk Thursday – Shai Agassi: A new ecosystem for electric cars

According to TED.com: “Forget about the hybrid auto — Shai Agassi says it’s electric cars or bust if we want to impact emissions. His company, Better Place, has a radical plan to take entire countries oil-free by 2020.” “Whe...

Thank you washing machine

A TED talk is a video created from a presentation at the main TED conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design and their slogan is “Ideas Worth Spreading”. As of today, they hav...
by CNN Soapbox Laundry Shop on Mar 28, 2016

South Africa: TEDtalks becomes Eduze lead investor

South African tech start-up Eduze announces partnership and investment from TED. Eduze is making waves in the digital content industry, attracting attention to its strategy: “Great digital content.... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-a...

ECONOMICS - End of Growth?

"Are the best days of the U.S. economy over?" by Lee Koromvokis, PBS NewsHour 1/28/2016ExcerptMany of us of a certain, ahem, age have a hard time keeping up with the latest technology.  But some of the stuff we do manage to master is often a big...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 1, 2016

'Can we survive climate change without changing ourselves?'

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by wembleymatters on Jan 29, 2016

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by What did you learn today? on May 4, 2015

Watch TED Talks, MTV and Pac-12 sports on your Chromecast

Interested in watching thought-provoking discussions, music videos and college sports on your TV through a Chromecast stick? You're covered as of today. Google has announced that the mobile apps for MTV, Pac-12 sports, TED Talks and Qello Concerts no...
by engadget on Mar 31, 2015

You can now watch TED Talks on your Apple TV

If you like the idea of watching thought-provoking presentations from the comfort of your couch, you're in for a good time. The Apple TV now has a dedicated TED Talks app, so you can watch discussions of public shaming or the future of image recognit...
by engadget on Mar 24, 2015

6 TED Talks That Will Change the Way You Think About Money

I love TED Talks and honestly, I don't know anyone who doesn't. If you're familiar with the TED videos, you know what I'm talking about. They're edifying, educational and full of wisdom. My only complaint is that there are too many of them! Which is...
by MoneyMiniBlog on Feb 2, 2015

The ghastly tragedy of the suburbs

Posted at Realty Evolved In a recent TED Talks, James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centers of civic life and the physical manifestation of the common good. Instead, he argues, what we have in America is a nation of p...
by Realty Evolved on Jan 23, 2015

Thandie Newton Discusses Embracing Otherness

\I believe this is a very important video, in light of recent events: Ferguson, the death of Eric Gardner, the shooting of Malala Yousafzai, among others. Actress, Thandie Newton, took to the stage in 2011 to discuss the long journey s...
by Jeneration Ninety on Dec 9, 2014

Product Testing – Spaghetti Sauce – Malcolm Gladwell

“Tipping Point author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce – and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness. In this interesting talk delivered by bestselling...
by Marketing OnLine Visibility on Nov 19, 2014

The Happy Secret To Better Work: A Video That Helped My Anxiety

This video at first sight might look like a drag. But it's far from that, it's about human nature.I have gone through periods of really bad anxiety, only to go to the doctors and be given a leaflet. It's almost a comical repr...
by Jeneration Ninety on Nov 4, 2014


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