Seni Hidup Zero Waste | Maurilla Sophianti Imron | TEDxYouth@SmakOne

She majored in business administration and started her career journey in the fashion industry, working with brands like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Toms, and Mexx for 5 years. But, in 2017, her life path changed when she saw a video of a diver in Nusa Penida who recorded piles of trash scattered in our environment. […]

The city planting a million trees in two years | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr

Take action on climate change at Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, is on a mission to plant a million trees over the next two years, increasing vegetation in her city by fifty percent while shoring up eroding riverbanks and increasing biodiversity. “This isn’t just about planting trees; it’s about growing trees, and […]

How ’90s porn led to the internet’s foundational law

In a collaboration with Retro Report, Open Sourced by Vox looks at how today’s heated political arguments over censorship and disinformation online began with a 26-word snippet of a law known as Section 230. Both Democrats and Republicans want it changed, but what would that mean for the future of the Internet? Join the Open […]

Why is pneumonia so dangerous? – Eve Gaus and Vanessa Ruiz

Explore how pneumonia attacks the tiny air sacs in your lungs and how your immune system works to fight off the infection. — Every time you breathe, air travels down the trachea, through a series of channels, and then reaches little clusters of air sacs in the lungs. These tiny sacs facilitate a crucial exchange: […]

The impact of the global pandemic on our food system. | Ulpa Chauhan | TEDxTheLegacyProject

The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating on our fragile food system. In this inspiring talk Ulpa talks about how we could sit around and blame governments and organisations for not doing enough, however, the change has to start with you. Ulpa has been in Learning and Development for over 20 years. As a Global […]

How to come out at work, about anything | The Way We Work, a TED series

When TED media coordinator Micah Eames came out as trans at work, he quickly realized he’d need to start having tricky conversations with coworkers. Here’s his advice for how you can open up about your identity at work and what your colleagues can do to help. The Way We Work is a TED original video […]

Asteroid Impact: What Are Our Chances?

Steven Hawking thought an asteroid impact posed the greatest threat to life on Earth. Thanks to Kiwico for sponsoring this video. For 50% off your first month of any crate, go to For other potential world ending catastrophes, check out Domain of Science: Special thanks to: Prof. Dave Jewitt from UCLA Astronomy Scott […]

SpaceX’s New Rocket Fuel Could Help Us Finally Launch Humans to Mars

From the International Space Station to Mars — SpaceX is developing a new kind of rocket propellant that could push the limits of space travel further than ever before. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at RP-1 had some drawbacks that are leading SpaceX scientists to […]

5 Tiny Animals With BIG Migrations

These little fliers may be small, but pound for pound, they go farther than just about anyone else. Hosted by: Stefan Chin SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: ———- Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters […]

Fossil Hunting Is Entering a New Technological Age

Thanks to newly recovered fossils and breakthrough technologies, paleontologists can now reveal how life returned after the dinosaurs. This episode is made courtesy of PBS: » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Focal Point | » Visit our shop at We’re able to digitally pull out each individual element to see […]

How we can use the hiring process to bring out the best in people | The Way We Work, a TED series

Traditional job interviews are stressful interrogations that can often exclude marginalized populations. Here’s how psychologist and entrepreneur Gil Winch says we can rethink hiring, training and onboarding to allow people to show their true potential. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical wisdom and insight into […]

How reverse mentorship can help create better leaders | The Way We Work, a TED series

Employee diversity and inclusive leadership are goals for most organizations today, but how do we get there? Try a “reverse mentorship” program, which sets up junior team members to guide senior staff. Here are 6 tips to make reverse mentorship work, from executive coach and personal development advocate Patrice Gordon. The Way We Work is […]

How working couples can best support each other | The Way We Work, a TED series

It’s possible to have a successful career AND a successful marriage. Professor and author Jennifer Petriglieri explains how you and your partner can make choices that work for your life together — without sacrificing your individual aspirations. The Way We Work is a TED original video series where leaders and thinkers offer practical wisdom and […]

Program Correctness – Computerphile

Program Correctness is incredibly important in computing – particularly in hardware design. Professor Graham Hutton takes us through a simple example using arithmetic. EXTRA BITS: Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s […]

These Power-Free 3D Printed Objects Can Talk With WiFi

Researchers at the University of Washington recently developed a way for 3D printed objects to connect to WiFi… without electronics or batteries. So, how does it work? » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at Researchers at the University of Washington have figured out a way to […]

I stepped out of grief — by dancing with fire | Danielle Torley

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. After losing her mother in a house fire when she was just six years old, Danielle Torley saw two paths before her: a life full of fear, or one that promised healing and recovery. In this inspiring talk, […]

This puzzle stumped a Math PhD student. But there is a clever way to solve it!

What is the height of the red bar? This puzzle was posted on Math StackExchange by a Math PhD candidate, so I did not feel bad when I was unable to solve it! (Though I suspect some people will even find it “easy.”) Math StackExchange (see solution by Eric Duminil). It was posted by a […]

This One’s for the Birds: Your Bird Questions, Answered | Compilation

You probably don’t think much about birds most of the time, but these little former-dinosaurs are amazing! So, here’s a collection of videos in which we’ve tackled our viewers’ biggest bird questions! Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at ———- Support SciShow by becoming […]

2.920050977316 – Numberphile

Dr James Grime is discussing a new prime-generating constant. Check out Brilliant (get 20% off their premium service): (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Extra footage from this interview: More James Grime videos: James Grime’s website: Mills’ Constant video: A Prime-Representing Constant by Dylan Fridman, Juli […]

Theranos, whistleblowing and speaking truth to power | Erika Cheung

Visit to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In 2014, Erika Cheung made a discovery that would ultimately help bring down her employer, Theranos, as well as its founder, Elizabeth Holmes, who claimed to have invented technology that would transform medicine. The decision to become a […]

The power of favorite garments | Veronika Glitsch | TEDxUSN

Veronika Glitsch is a sustainable fashion researcher and educator at the University of Southeastern Norway. She also runs her own eco fashion label ‘Rethink’ and works as a tailor. Her main research is related to reducing garment disposal. The fit of ready-to-wear clothing of today is usually not shaped for representative bodies from the target […]

De Uma Escola que Parou no Tempo à Uma Escola Transformadora | Gina Vieira Ponte | TEDxBlumenau

Everyone wants the school to produce better results. Everyone dreams of a school in which there is no avoidance and abandonment and where everyone really learns. For this to be possible, the school as it is today – instructional and colonial – needs to be reframed. To reinvent the school we have, we need to […]

Vacciniamoci…dalle fake news! | Cristina Rigutto | TEDxTrento

Quando le informazioni sono troppe e spesso anche contrastanti, anche gli esperti in comunicazione possono trovarsi in difficoltà nel capire quali notizie sono affidabili e quali sono inesatte, o magari sono vere, ma ingannevoli perché estrapolate dal loro contesto. Narrando alcune esperienze personali fatte nel periodo di quarantena, Cristina ripercorre il “protocollo” che ha attivato […]

Amicizie improbabili: l’arte perduta dell’ascolto | Francesca Gino | TEDxTrento

Per superare le nostre differenze e costruire dei ponti tra le nostre divisioni dobbiamo imparare ad essere “cognitivamente flessibili”. Il mediatore culturale è una figura chiave per aiutare le persone ad instaurare una comunicazione positiva tramite interazioni produttive. Il mediatore non cerca di convincere una parte ad abbandonare il proprio punto di vista a favore […]

Le nuove frontiere delle neuro-immagini | Caterina Mainero | TEDxTrento

Il talk racconta i nuovi sviluppi tecnici nell’imaging RM per studiare i disturbi neurologici, con particolare attenzione alle malattie della sostanza bianca del sistema nervoso centrale, tra cui la sclerosi multipla (SM) e l’emicrania. Questa nuova lettura del cervello travalica le frontiere delle neuroscienze per approdare in ambiti sempre più eterogenei. Dr. Caterina Mainero is […]

Access to the Internet as a Human Right | Kgomotso Mokoena | TEDxUniversityofJohannesburg

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought us back to debates and proposals around making access to the internet a human right. In this talk, Kgomotso tells us that a failure to guarantee access to the internet for all would further widen the economic gap of inequality in a highly interconnected world. Creating access to the internet […]

Flying on magic fuels | Ollie Haas | TEDxTinHau

At the age of 5, Ollie Haas summoned his toy plane collection to start his first airline called ‘Rabbit Airways’. After discovering that planes were harmful to the environment, he decided that Rabbit Airways would fly on a magical clean fuel. Driven by the conflict between his passions for aviation and the environment, Ollie has […]

Deepfakes: Funny or threatening? | Georgina Harvey | TEDxCardiffUniversity

Are Deepfakes threatening our future or are they a creative tool that can help in learning, history and movies? Georgina explores what Deepfakes can be used for and not just for malicious intent by delving into the many fun and interesting ways Deepfakes are already part of our lives. “My name is Georgina Harvey and […]

Lo que no se nombra no existe | Cidalice Cerdas | TEDxPuraVidaED

Cidalice demuestra, como filóloga, que el lenguaje inclusivo no tiene porque reñir con la Real Academia Española, y lo dañino que es utilizar el lenguaje en masculino para referirse a todos. Lo que no se nombra, no existe. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by […]

The Best Pokémon (According to Science)

Use the promo code “minuteearth” at for 26% off an annual subscription to CuriosityStream, plus access to Nebula! There’s lots of debate as to which original starter Pokémon is the best fighter among squirtle, bulbasaur, charmander, and pikachu, but only one is the most biologically plausible. LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this […]

Scientists Can Now Prove That Climate Change Is Causing Natural Disasters

Across the world, climate events are getting more extreme. And while there’s little doubt that climate change is to blame, proving that fault for specific weather events hasn’t really been possible… until now. » Subscribe to Seeker! » Watch more Elements! » Visit our shop at An emerging field called extreme-event attribution […]

Why The Ancient Greeks Couldn’t See Blue

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The Insect Nothing Messes With: Meet the Velvet Ant

SciShow is supported by Go to to get 20% off of an annual Premium subscription. Big or small, most creatures end up on something else’s dinner menu. But the velvet ant combines a ton of defenses into one very unappetizing package.  Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow […]

The Auction Problem

Get Surfshark VPN at and enter promo code VSAUCE2 for 84% off and 4 extra months for free. Thanks to Surfshark VPN for sponsoring this video and supporting Vsauce2. The next time you buy a retro game or old t-shirt in an online auction, thank William Vickrey’s 1961 paper, “Counterspeculation, Auctions, and Competitive Sealed […]

La foto del eclipse que hizo famoso a Einstein

This is a republished video for our Spanish-speaking audience. Watch the original video in English here: En 1919, un eclipse solar total ayudó a redefinir la gravedad. La teoría de la relatividad general de Albert Einstein, publicada en 1915, definía la gravedad como la influencia de objetos masivos, como planetas y estrellas, que curvaban […]

La forma correcta de jugar a Monopoly

This is a republished video for our Spanish-speaking audience. Watch the original video in English here: ¿Cómo se gana al Monopoly? ¿Y cómo lo haces divertido al mismo tiempo? ¡Suscríbete a nuestro canal! ¿Existe una forma correcta de jugar al Monopoly? Brian Valentine intenta dar una respuesta: fue el representante de Estados Unidos […]

La lucha por el estado 51 de Estados Unidos, explicada

This is a republished video for our Spanish-speaking audience. Watch the original video in English here: Washington DC está más cerca que nunca de convertirse en un estado. ¿Podría suceder realmente? ¡Suscríbete a nuestro canal! El 26 de junio de 2020, la Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos votó para convertir a la […]