Farming Evolved: Agriculture Through A different Lens | Seth Watkins | TEDxDesMoines

Sustainable agriculture. Seth Watkins is a fourth-generation steward of his family’s farm, called Pinhook Farm, near Clarinda, Iowa. Seth is passionate about stewardship of land and natural resources (especially water quality and the restoration of prairie, woodlands, and riparian corridors) and producing an equitable food system. By using and teaching conservation practices, Seth promotes healthy […]

Why aren’t there more Native American restaurants? | Sean Sherman

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. When you think of North American cuisine, do Indigenous foods come to mind? Chef Sean Sherman serves up an essential history lesson that explains the absence of Native American culinary traditions across the continent, highlighting why revitalizing Indigenous […]

Wild horses: a world of death threats, bureaucracy, and controversy | Anna Coburn | TEDxMileHigh

It’s the biggest debate you’ve never heard about: wild horse management. Are they treasured American mascots and symbols of our rugged pioneer past? Or are they nuisance animals that gobble up natural resources and degrade the landscape? In this hilarious & heartwarming talk, “Wildish” Producer Anna Coburn wonders how we should navigate our messy, polarized […]

Gai Waak: Made in Belfast. Made with Purpose. | Eileen Chan Hu | TEDxStormontStudio

Eileen Chan-Hu in her talk explores the concept Gai Waak (plan and purpose). She shares her diverse perspective of living and growing up as a second generation Chinese in Northern Ireland, making a plan and discovering purpose in life. Eileen is CEO and founder of CRAICNI, an award-winning training and educational social enterprise company which […]

Why we’re more honest with machines than people | Anne Scherer

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. For a genuine conversation, consider talking to a robot; the less humanized, the better. Consumer researcher Anne Scherer shares her findings on why some machines get us to open up better than actual people, revealing fascinating insights about […]

Usare i Social per fare la differenza | Marta De Vivo | TEDxMestreSalon

In questo appassionato talk, la giovane veneziana Marta De Vivo ci presenta la forza della sua generazione, la “Gen Z”: nata in un periodo delicato e che sta lottando attraverso i social network per affermarsi e portare nel mondo un cambiamento necessario. La velocità e la fruibilità dei social ha permesso la nascita di un […]

The emotions behind your money habits | Robert A. Belle

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Your money habits reveal a lot about you: your hopes, fears, dreams and other deep personal truths you may not even be aware of, says accountant Robert A. Belle. He shares how taking stock of your transaction history […]

7 dimensions of depression, explained | Daniel Goleman, Pete Holmes & more | Big Think

7 dimensions of depression, explained Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- According to the World Health Organization, more than 264 million people suffer from depression. It is the leading cause of disability and, at its worst, can lead to suicide. […]

The ElseSpace… a talk for anyone who has ever felt unwell | Maria Guarino | TEDxAmherst

Humans are uncomfortable with illness and disability. Maria Guarino has introduced a space for us to explore our illnesses and disabilities called the ElseSpace. This is a space where binaries like “well” and “unwell” do not exist and a place where it is okay to not be okay. Maria is a teacher and advisor at […]

Tips for reclaiming your peace of mind online | Naomi Shimada

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. To post or not to post? The real question is: How do you feel about it? Author Naomi Shimada reflects on the anxiety-inducing aspects of social media, sharing advice on how to step back from the shame, optics […]

Talking Politics: From the Dinner Table to the NYC Train | Triniti Krauss | TEDxDesMoines

Healthy political discussions. Triniti Krauss is a student at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, where she is in an honors program studying Global Management and Political Science with a minor in Spanish. Triniti is from Fruita, Colorado, and she is an awardee of the Culver Fellows Program at Simpson College which is for political science […]

Why COP26 is our best chance for a greener future | Alok Sharma

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. Something powerful is happening around the world. The issue of climate change has moved from the margins to the mainstream, says Alok Sharma, the President-Designate of COP26, the United Nations climate conference set to take place in November 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland. He unpacks what this shift means […]

Expanding Science with 4D Printed Polymers | Bailey Felix | TEDxSyracuseUniversity

Bailey presents her primary research in bioengineering 4D printing polymers. This cutting edge research is the forefront for the future of the medical field. Bailey is a bioengineering major at Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. Pursuing a Ph.D. in bioengineering after graduation. Bailey is an experienced undergraduate researcher, with a breadth of […]

Why happy couples cheat | Esther Perel

Watch the full talk: https://tedtalks.social/relationships A clip from Esther Perel’s TED Talk “Rethinking infidelity … a talk for anyone who has ever loved” from TED2015 Infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Relationship therapist Esther Perel examines why people cheat and provides a new framework for understanding relationships. A must-watch for […]

Have You Tried Restarting it? Rebooting Diversity in the Tech Industry | Supriya Sanjay | TEDxTufts

As the tech industry rapidly expands, Supriya Sanjay discusses how the diversity of the individuals working within the industry is a key factor to sustaining that growth. Supriya Sanjay graduated from Tufts in 2019, where she earned a double major in Computer Science and Cognitive Brain Science. In her senior year at Tufts, she co-chaired […]

Forget the Work-Life Balance. Tailor your Life! | Prof. Dr. Daniela Elsner | TEDxFS

The famous work-life balance is just an illusion, everyone wants it, hardly anyone has it.” Daniela Elsner suggests an alternative concept for combining our different tasks and roles in life, the “Tailor your Life Principle”. As a university professor, executive coach, psychotherapist, book author and ex-single mother of three, she is considered an authentic expert […]

Are you switching people on or depleting them? | Andy Golding | TEDxPretoriaStudio

The headspace and the heart-space of human beings is arguably one of the most untapped natural assets on the planet, yet so much human brilliance is left untapped every single day at work. In this talk Employee Experience Specialist, Andy Golding dives into the links between experience design and unlocking the innate brilliance of the […]

Poemas que me enseñaron | Lola Baldrich | TEDxUCLMToledo

Actriz y cantante nacida en Toledo. Es licenciada en Filosofía y Letras en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid y en Arte Dramático por la Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Madrid. Ha trabajado en numerosas series de televisión como Médico de familia, El internado, Compañeros, El comisario y Amar en tiempos revueltos, entre otras. […]

Disrupting Conventional Speech | Dr. Stefan Wachtel | TEDxFS

The structure of any speech and text determines its effect. Conventionally we speak in boring boxes, dangerous associations, or professionally in information pyramids. The “Reversed Pyramid” Principle turns the conventional structure upside down. This creates a kind of funnel with personal accessibility and argumentative altitude at the top, a body of substance in the center, […]

How music streaming transformed songwriting | Björn Ulvaeus

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Money, money, money … in the music business, there seems to be little left for the songwriters that fuel it. ABBA co-founder Björn Ulvaeus calls for the industry to support its most valuable asset, breaking down how the […]

How Medicine Holds Keys for Conservation | Dr Claire Simeone | TEDxCityUHongKong

Dr. Claire Simeone is a marine mammal veterinarian, and founder of Sea Change Health, dedicated to improving health for all who rely on the sea. Her work focuses on marine mammal health and conservation, particularly of stranded marine mammals. Prior to founding Sea Change Health, Claire directed the Hawaiian Monk Seal Conservation Program at The […]

Emotional Fitness: The Underrated Secret to Success | UZMA SHAIKH | TEDxSHUATSStudio

Uzma has a Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics from Jamia Millia Islamia and Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences from Delhi University. She has also got a research paper published in the ‘Journal Of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine’ for her research work on Ovarian Cancer during her dissertation from All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), […]

How to support yourself (and others) through grief | Nina Westbrook

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In big and small ways, we all experience loss: whether it’s the passing of a loved one, the close of a career or even the end of a dream. Explaining how to process many types of sorrow, marriage […]

You’re NOT Helping: Reimagining Safe Communities | Yvonne Davis & Eleazer Hunt | TEDxHeritageGreen

Yvonne Davis, Gang Intervention Coordinator, and Eleazer Hunt, PhD, PMP, Police Department Strategic Planner, are employed by the Greenville, SC, Police Department to apply evidence-based strategies for the prevention, intervention, and deterrence of violence. They team up to share an impactful, actionable message for communities and local law enforcement. Yvonne Johnson-Davis has worked as the […]

How marijuana reform could repair, reclaim and restore communities | Khadijah Tribble

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The war on drugs in the United States undid much of the progress of the Civil Rights Movement — and today, it continues to derail millions within marginalized communities with arrests, convictions and incarcerations for marijuana possession. As […]

Should you “hack” your sleep pattern? | Vanessa Hill | Big Think

Watch Vanessa Hill’s video on lucid dreaming on BrainCraft! https://youtu.be/b5qUr0enMGE Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Should you “hack” your sleep pattern? A seemingly common trait of geniuses like Nikola Tesla and Leonardo da Vinci is that they operated (and excelled) on very few hours of sleep per […]

What it is like to have a baby in prison | Jessica Kent | TEDxIndianaUniversity

In this talk by Jessica Kent, she details how a troubled past can be motivational in chasing a prosperous future. Jessica details her own experiences with childbirth in prison, to connect to those left behind by a punitive system. While including tragic elements, Jessica’s story is ultimately a hopeful confirmation that our past does not […]

1 in 5 vegetative patients is conscious. This neuroscientist finds them. | Big Think x Freethink

Big Think x Freethink At Big Think, we share actionable lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers and doers. This week, we’re partnering with Freethink to bring you amazing stories of the people and technologies that are shaping our future, from neuroscience breakthroughs to bionics and justice. Catch Freethink’s documentary-style videos right here on our channel […]

Perchè ispirare i giovani a cambiare il mondo. | Virginia Tosti | TEDxViaTerenzioVarroneED

Nonostante la sua particolare esperienza con la scuola, Virginia Tosti non ha mai smesso di credere in sé stessa e nelle potenzialità dei giovani. In questo Talk, ci parla di come una scuola che insegni agli studenti a sognare in grande possa migliorare il mondo in cui viviamo. Bocciata alle superiori. Laureata (con immensa fatica) […]

The anxiety that comes from being treated like an outsider | Valerie Purdie-Greenaway

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The stress you may feel being otherized or stereotyped can take a significant toll on your health and well-being. In this thoughtful conversation, social psychologist Valerie Purdie-Greenaway reveals the true source of this anxiety (hint: it isn’t the […]

Physics’ greatest mystery: Michio Kaku explains the God Equation | Big Think

Physics’ greatest mystery: Michio Kaku explains the God Equation Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- “It’s no exaggeration to say that the greatest minds of the entire human race have made proposals for this grand final theory of everything,” says […]

Vulnerability is your superpower | Sanisha Wynter | TEDxUniversityofBristol

As a Black, bisexual woman with Borderline Personality Disorder, Sanisha’s story highlights key issues surrounding homophobia, racism and disability discrimination. In accordance with the theme of ‘Come Together’, Sanisha will discuss how her involvement with the UK Black Pride movement urged her to face the isolation she had felt growing up and subsequently encourage others […]

Come abbiamo digitalizzato il Museo Egizio di Torino | Samanta Isaia | TEDxTreviso

Il Museo Egizio di Torino era pronto per il lancio nell’olimpo dell’egittologia, ma la pandemia ha colpito duramente tutto il settore dei musei. Vedere le sale vuote ha mosso qualcosa nel cuore del management della struttura, che in un tempo molto veloce grazie agli strumenti digitali è riuscito ad aprire le porte di questa straordinaria […]

What to do when climate change feels unstoppable | Clover Hogan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Today’s youth have inherited a big, unprecedented climate problem to solve — and the eco-anxiety to go with it. Gen-Zer and activist Clover Hogan knows the struggle firsthand, but she also understands the path to climate action starts […]

Can bees help us to design sustainable supermarkets? | Emma Campbell | TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast

Today, supermarkets are a key interface between shoppers and the food they eat. In fact, just nine retailers’ control over 95% of the UK’s grocery market. Supermarkets provide consumers with a cornucopia of choice, where foods sourced from all around the world are available every day for low prices. Unfortunately, sourcing from a global hinterland […]

Ask, Clarify, Confirm | Amelia Spalter | TEDxBrownU

“How do we become a society of effective listeners?” In this talk, Amelia Spalter shares her experience with interviewing and the importance of listening. Amelia Spalter is an undergraduate concentrator in Religious Studies. She is the founder and Editor in Chief of Brown University Interviews. A brief selection of her previous interviews include media personality […]

Why you procrastinate — and how to still get things done | Tim Urban

Watch the full talk: https://tedtalks.social/procrastination A clip from Tim Urban’s TED Talk “Inside the mind of a master procrastinator” from TED2016 Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban […]

How Worship of the Individual Widens the Economic Gap | Jesse Walker | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

Dr. Jesse Walker, Assistant Professor of Marketing at Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business, explores the way we favor success by individuals over success by groups. He discusses how this bias extends to influence our attitudes about economic inequality and policies that could narrow the economic gap. Dr. Jesse Walker is an Assistant Professor of […]

Meditating In Thunderstorms | Shiv Goel | TEDxYouth@WHRHS

Channel your spontaneity. Shiv Goel is a youth climate activist and public speaker with a specialization in sustainable fashion and environmental living. Shiv co-founded, ( now the Executive Director of the Green Consumer Project), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to promoting sustainable consumerism. He is also on the Youth Advisory Board for Harvard University’s Making […]

The Misconceptions of Credit | Arnita Johnson-Hall | TEDxYouth@LakeManalapan

Have you ever thought about being self-sufficient, independent, and solely dependent on your own income? Have you wanted to start learning about credit but didn’t know where to begin? Have you ever wondered about how important your credit report is in the process of getting employed for a job? Join Arnita Johnson in her talk […]

Reigniting your Creativity|重燃創造力 | Brendon Chen | TEDxNeihu

Brendon Chen is a man of many trades. He’s a jewelry designer, an artist, and also a stage performer. He also founded The Escape Artist 10 years ago hoping to allow more people to experience their own creativity and let workers from all different areas of expertise change their ways of thinking all while experiencing […]