How “1” computer changed the WORLD | Brian Burke | TEDxBuckhead

NOTE FROM TED: TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf What can gifting one computer do for the world? Find out in this very interesting talk by Brian Burke. Brian talks about the ripple effects of gifting computers. This TEDx was curated […]

The strongest predictor for success | Angela Lee Duckworth

Watch the full talk: https://tedtalks.social/grit A clip from Angela Lee Duckworth’s TED Talk “Grit: the power of passion and perseverance” Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful […]

Why Attachments are Larger in Emails – Computerphile

To send binary files via a text based system, they’ll need encoding. Dr Steve Bagley takes us through the attachment system used in email. https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister project to Brady Haran’s Numberphile. More […]

This Neurological Disease Kept People Sleeping for 40 Years

About 100 years ago, over a million people contracted a mysterious disease called encephalitis lethargica that left people in a sleepy state for decades. A breakthrough would finally come years later when a neurologist named Oliver Sacks took an unconventional approach to his patients. This episode is made possible thanks to HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. […]

How long should your naps be? – Sara C. Mednick

Download a free audiobook version of “Take a Nap: Change Your Life” by Sara Mednick or Matthew Walker’s “Why We Sleep” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://www.audible.com/ted-ed — Your eyes get heavy and gradually close… But wait! It’s only lunch time and you still have so much to do. Would taking a nap help? Or would it derail […]

WEED EATER vs WEED EATER in SLOW MOTION – Smarter Every Day 255

Weed Eater Wars: 8 Types of Weedeater Line square off in a single elimination battle. Get 1st Audiobook + full access to the Plus Catalog for free when you try Audible for 30 days https://www.audible.com/smarter or TXT smarter to 500500 ⇊ Click below for more links! ⇊ Sometimes you just want to goof around in […]

The Rising of “Nerd” Culture | Toby Maggert | TEDxWesternIowaTech

Mr. Taggert seeks to inform us about the finer details of the intersection of pop culture and nerd culture in society. High school math and computer science teacher as well as a self-defined “nerd” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn […]

Everybody can achieve Financial Freedom | Sharique Samsudheen | TEDxCUSAT

Mr. Sharique Samsudheen talks on how everybody can achieve Financial Freedom in their life. Mr. Sharique Samsudheen is the founder and CEO of Fundfolio, an organization aiming to build India’s largest Community of Financially Independent Individuals. Mr. Sharique is a B. Tech graduate from NIT Jamshedpur, who pragmatically guides his viewers about Start-ups, Finance, Investments […]

A Different Kind of Persistence – Exceptional Persistence | Andre Rogers | TEDxUStreetSalon

This talk is given by Andre Rogers, the president of E3Insights and a long time entrepreneur. His journey has convinced him that persistence is a common trait of success. Not just any kind of persistence but exceptional persistence. This exceptional persistence can lead to fame, wealth and sometimes both. But in all cases, exceptional persistence […]

How your memory works — and why forgetting is totally OK | Lisa Genova

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Have you ever misplaced something you were just holding? Completely blanked on a famous actor’s name? Walked into a room and immediately forgot why? Neuroscientist Lisa Genova digs into two types of memory failures we regularly experience — […]

The Future Of Reasoning

This video was created in partnership with Bill Gates and was inspired by his new book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster.” Find out more here: https://gatesnot.es/3t1u93B LINKS TO LEARN MORE: my twitter: https://twitter.com/tweetsauce my instagram: https://www.instagram.com/electricpants The extended mind thesis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_mind_thesis MinuteEarth video on how greenhouse gasses work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTvqIijqvTg Molecule animations from http://molcalc.org “The […]

The Math of Being a Pig – Numberphile

Featuring Ben Sparks. Check out https://www.kiwico.com/Numberphile and get 50% off your first month of any subscription. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Extra footage from the making of this video (including Brady trying to roll 50 points and his game against the online Pig Player): https://youtu.be/zD9-V9Idbug Ben Sparks: https://www.bensparks.co.uk More Ben Sparks […]

Can we build urban cities that last for generations? | Thai Ker Liu | TEDxSingapore

As the master planner of Singapore, Dr Liu Thai Ker is a visionary, and is widely recognized as ‘The Architect of Modern Singapore’. How might cities be planned to cater for population growth, and allow generations of families to grow up and grow old in? How might a city serve the population by anticipating and […]

Why Are Some COVID-19 Cases Asymptomatic?

For many, COVID has been a devastating virus, but there are people who don’t exhibit any symptoms at all. Why is that? You can find all of our latest episodes regarding the COVID-19 pandemic here: Hosted by: Michael Aranda SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support […]

The Highgate Vampire: London’s Terror

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Can we learn to talk to sperm whales? | David Gruber

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Animals are communicating — but what are they saying? And can we talk back? Marine biologist David Gruber introduces Project CETI: a team of scientists, linguists and AI specialists hoping to decode sperm whale language. Using noninvasive robots […]

How rich countries are making the pandemic last longer

A program called Covax wants to distribute Covid-19 vaccines fairly. Is it working? Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Early in the Covid-19 pandemic, many of the world’s richest countries poured money into the race for a vaccine. Billions of dollars, from programs like the US’s Operation Warp Speed, funded development that brought us multiple Covid-19 […]

This Ocean Lab Is Uncovering the Mysterious Link Between Microbes and Climate

Studying marine aerosols in the field is extremely tricky, so scientists at the Scripps Institute of Oceanography have brought the complexity of the ocean—complete with real waves—into the lab. Check out The Swim, now streaming on Discovery+ http://bit.ly/dplus-yt » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker » Watch more Elements! http://bit.ly/ElementsPlaylist » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com For […]

The Most Extreme Things in the Universe – Ultimate Guide to Black Holes

If you want to continue thinking about black holes a tad more, you can do so by getting one of the many black hole related things the Kurzgesagt team made with love: https://bit.ly/3dRJj71 Sources & further reading: https://sites.google.com/view/sources-black-holes/ Our Video on Neutronstars: https://youtu.be/udFxKZRyQt4 Our Video on the Information Paradox: https://youtu.be/yWO-cvGETRQ Black holes are the most […]

Demolition, disease, and death: Building the Panama Canal – Alex Gendler

Discover what it took to build the Panama Canal, and how this colossal construction project changed the region. — In the 19th century, the California gold rush brought thousands of settlers to America’s west coast. But finding gold may have been easier than transporting it back east. The only hope for avoiding a grueling six […]

Botlalo – You are enough | Kgomotso Matjele | TEDxPretoriaStudio

Kgomotso / Tsoness shares what art, and dreams, can do for overcoming fear. We are enough. This talk has global relevance but also speaks deeply to some of the challenges faced in a South African context. Kgomotso Mamorena Matjele, known creatively as Tsoness, is a singer, songwriter, poet, writer and stage performer from South Africa, […]

The Importance of Setting Boundaries | Gwanmin (Ryan) Kim | TEDxShekouIntlSchool

How does a young person busy with school and sports prioritize their life? For student-athlete Ryan Kim, it was by letting go of something he loved. Grade 11 This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

4 myths and misunderstandings about doing business in Africa | Nomava Zanazo

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Business in Africa is booming — but international companies are missing out, says emerging markets expert Nomava Zanazo. Rushing in without knowing their customers, businesses underestimate Africans and make costly assumptions about their diversity, preferences and buying power. […]

Why 99% of ocean plastic pollution is “missing”

The plastic we dump into the ocean might be hiding in plain sight. Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjO Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines. Check out http://www.vox.com. For the past several years scientists have been trying to account for […]

China’s New Space Station Will Join the ISS in Earth’s Orbit

China is about to launch its first module of its latest space station into orbit, but with an ambitious timeline. So will China be able to build its newest space station in time? » Subscribe to Seeker! http://bit.ly/subscribeseeker​ » Watch more Countdown to Launch: http://bit.ly/CTLplaylist​ » Visit our shop at http://shop.seeker.com China is no stranger […]

Can you solve Dongle’s Difficult Dilemma? – Dennis E. Shasha

Practice more problem-solving at https://brilliant.org/TedEd — According to legend, three galactic terraformers shaped your planet into a paradise. When their work was done, they left the source of their power behind: three golden hexagons, hidden in dungeons full of traps and monsters. If one person were to bring all three together, they could reinvent the […]

Revolutionizing stroke therapeutics | Samantha Spellicy | TEDxUGA

In her talk, Dr. Samantha Spellicy explores the trouble and triumphs pharmeceuticals face in their journey from the bench to the bedside. Dr. Samantha Spellicy recently graduated with a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center and has since returned to clinical training as an MD student at the Medical College […]

How an Ancient Remedy Became a Modern Cure for Malaria

In the 1960s drug-resistant strains of malaria emerged, making the disease even deadlier than before. Then, pharmaceutical scientist Tu Youyou discovered a promising new remedy buried within the pages of ancient Chinese texts. Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org ———- Support SciShow by […]

Un lungo viaggio in punta di piedi | Sonia Greco | TEDxModena

Dirige Khorovodarte a Mirandola (MO) e Tersicore a Finale Emilia (MO). Insegna balletto classico, carattere, punte e repertorio. Ha ottenuto il Teaching Diploma della Royal Academy of Dancing aggiungendo poi le certificazioni di Storia della danza, Anatomia, Psicologia e Musica con il massimo dei voti. È Esaminatrice Internazionale della Royal Academy of Dance e viaggia […]

The giant leaps in language technology — and who’s left behind | Kalika Bali

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Thousands of languages thrive across the globe, yet modern speech technology — with all of its benefits — supports just over a hundred. Computational linguist Kalika Bali dreams of a day when technology acts as a bridge instead […]

England’s Oldest Attraction Turns Teddy Bears To Stone

In Knaresborough, in Yorkshire, sits Mother Shipton’s Cave. Folks there have been charging admission for nearly 400 years, and the star of the show is a “petrifying well”. A few folk legends do actually turn out to be true. Mother Shipton’s Cave: https://www.mothershipton.co.uk/ – thanks to all the team there, and especially to John! Edited […]

What Glowing Fish and Your Dress Shirt Have in Common

Fluorescent molecules are useful for a lot more than just making you look cool at your local rave. Fluorescence turns out to be a kind of chemical superpower that lets us tackle all kinds of problems, from solving crimes to saving lives! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. […]

Electric Eels Bigger Than You Zap in PACKS

This episode is brought to you by the Music for Scientists album! Stream the album on major music services here: https://streamlink.to/music-for-scientists. Check out “The Idea” music video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUyT94aGmbc. We’ve long thought that electric eels hunt individually…until we discovered a lake where one species hunt, and zap, in packs! Hosted by: Hank Green SciShow has […]

Unsolved: Cindy James and the Invisible Stalker

My Discord: http://bit.ly/SantoroLounge | My Twitch: http://bit.ly/MattsTwitch Subscribe: http://bit.ly/SubToMattSantoro | Website: http://MatthewSantoro.com Catch up on my latest uploads! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74EgSlmhy6Wavip716_-JRPG&playnext=1&index=2 Watch more: Creepy, Scary, and Chilling Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74HK4A_zHEB-aQLNEErSikq5&playnext=1&index=2 50 Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74Hp_q_-bs6g5Ulju0Lp__Ss&playnext=1&index=2 Mysterious, Cryptic, and Mystical Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74F_S6Jt4inbGZM6kfZ4Y2ar&playnext=1&index=2 Fascinating, Amazing, and Funny Topics! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GbkIhmSYCfb0Ctc1sl8-v5&playnext=1&index=2 All-Time Most Popular Videos! https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe7K6kDBf74GcJABXEUfqDHSIlBojZZQO&playnext=1&index=2 Sources: https://pastebin.com/5638zQr0 Edited […]

The challenging 7 squares puzzle from Vietnam

Thanks to Thinh for suggesting this problem! What is the area of a single square? A version of this was given to 12-13 year olds in Vietnam. I admit I didn’t see the trick, but it is a fun one! VN Express (in Vietnamese) https://vnexpress.net/bai-toan-cau-kinh-7-o-vuong-4169822.html Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end […]

Building a Data Center Inside Your Laptop – Computerphile

Build a virtual switching network inside your own computer. Dr Richard G Clegg of Queen Mary University London demonstrates building a software network configured with Python. Richard’s Github link: http://bit.ly/C_RichardGC-OpenFlow https://www.facebook.com/computerphile Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and edited by Sean Riley. Computer Science at the University of Nottingham: https://bit.ly/nottscomputer Computerphile is a sister […]

Instead of “calm down”, say this | Victor Coutin | TEDxNortheasternU

Have you ever wondered why no one calms down when you ask them to “calm down”? Victor Coutin, founder of Aire Fresco App, takes you into his journey to help millions of people, including you, to effectively calm-down. Credits: Talk: Víctor Coutin https://airefresco.co Music (Marimba and gaitas): Daniel Ospina IG: agozao Ilustration and animation: Isa […]

Resilience to Hunger | Kritika Gupta | TEDxUniversityofMississippi

The world has been trying to address hunger for several decades – but are we addressing it in the right way? In 2020, when the pandemic hit the world, did it bring hunger and food insecurity with it, or did the pandemic just re-emphasize an already existing problem? In this talk, Kritika Gupta highlights the […]