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TED Talks
"Those who fail get another opportunity. We always get another opportunity."
9 talks about the web's most mysterious figures—hackers:
"'Olé!' to you, just for having the sheer human love and stubbornness to keep showing up."
"Art is a deception that creates real emotions -- a lie that creates a truth."
For Russian photographer, Uldus Bakhtiozina (@uldusss), the pressure that society puts on Russian women to marry early in life is at odds with her goals as an artist. Uldus creates portraits that challenge common stereotypes about gender and culture—all with a playful dose of irony. Her aesthetic is
"Hard choices are precious opportunities to become the distinctive people that we are."
If you're raised to believe in dogma and hate, can you choose peace? A terrorist's son shares his powerful story:
"The media have to decide: Do they see their role as being to inflame or to inform?"
"In health care we often treat symptoms without addressing the conditions that make you sick in the first place.”
Want to love your job? 8 inspiring talks on how to be happy at work:
A @NewYorker cartoon editor shares his all-time favorites:
The real reason why humans have brains:
“You don’t need to be brilliant to be wise. But without wisdom, brilliance isn’t enough.”
Jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures:
"There's plenty of room for moral passion once we've got the facts."
"Bionics are beginning to bridge the gap between human limitation and human potential."
"Home, we know, is not just the place where you happen to be born. It's the place where you become yourself."
"It's a terrible simplification that there's one Africa and things go on in one way in Africa. We have to stop that."
"My prediction is that we’re going to ingest information. You’re going to swallow a pill and know Shakespeare."
"My generation is focused on reclaiming the spaces we already have."
9 TED talks about how we can achieve peace:
"Positive findings are around twice as likely to be published as negative findings."
"Each of us is more than the worst thing we've ever done."
"All the tools are out there, and the only thing that limits us is our imagination."
A charming story of an Arctic seal that fell in love with a photographer:
This weekend on @TEDRadioHour, TED speakers explore how curiosity leads to unexpected places. Listen online:
"Our creativity comes from without, not from within."
"We in global society are never as different as appearances may suggest."
"Meditation offers the opportunity to see that things aren't always as they appear."
On #WhyIStayed and the Violence Against Women Act, 20 years later:
"The person you are right now is as transient, as fleeting and as temporary as all the people you've ever been."
"A lot of the time the question of parenthood is, what do we validate in our children, and what do we cure in them?"
This man is the son of a terrorist. Here's how he chose peace:
"Be brave. Be ironic, it helps. Be funny and create some magic."
"Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort."
What doctors don't know about the drugs they prescribe:
Ken Robinson chooses his 10 favorite talks on education:
Need a quick brain workout? 9 #TED Talks you can watch in 3 minutes or less:
When you walk through this corridor in the 9/11 Memorial Museum, voices from all over the world tell the story of exactly where they were during the attacks on September 11th, 2001. Thousands of people have contributed photos, videos, written history, and oral narratives to an archive that documents
The world's greatest pickpocket shows the art of misdirection. Can you catch him in the act?
"I hope that someone who is compelled to use violence may hear my story and realize that there is a better way."
"We’ve lived through it. Maybe we can be instruments of change."
"We thrive not when we have done it all, but when we still have more to do."
"We need to turn our intuition into strength again."
"When we are anxious over choices, we easily give our power of choice away."
"Ask yourself, what are the stories that no one has an incentive to tell?"
"Stories can punch holes in our mental walls."
13 talks for fun fact collectors:
Be better than Comic Sans.
"I give decaf to customers who are rude to me," and other secrets: