Blätter Tanz | Pandas BCS Kindergarten & Preschool | TEDxYouth@BerlinCosmopolitanSchool

This video was produced by TEDxYouth@BerlinCosmopolitanSchool. Pandas, BCS Kindergarten & Preschool, Berlin Cosmopolitan School, Germany. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at August Wilhelmus Ulrich Wälzholz Maya Mazzoni Januschowski Jana Veskovic Nina Grosz Liam Arlo Mamane Gonzalez Zoe […]

Humans and the Planet | Llamas Preschool | TEDxYouth@BerlinCosmopolitanSchool

This video was produced by TEDxYouth@BerlinCosmopolitanSchool. Llamas, BCS Preschool, Berlin Cosmopolitan School, Germany. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at Aayan Jakob Rasul Basem Friese Alexander Wilhelm Ela Pinarbasi Penelope Lucy Keehan Luca Myslinski This talk was given […]

Jenna C. Lester: Why skin disease is often misdiagnosed in darker skin tones | TED

Skin is one of the most powerful predictors of health, yet nearly half of all new dermatologists admit to feeling uncomfortable identifying health issues on darker skin tones — resulting in poorer health outcomes for patients of color. In this crucial talk, TED Fellow and dermatologist Jenna C. Lester shares her effort to extend medical […]

蘭花,美麗的力量 Orchid, The Power of Beauty | Chun-Pi Tseng | TEDxZhongXi

蘭花是台灣指標性的花卉,也是少數能在國際舞台上嶄露頭角的農產品。台灣蘭花想要爬上世界頂端,還缺了甚麼?面對天氣遽變與國際競爭,台灣花農該如何應對,才能延續這美麗的驕傲? 蘭花給人的美好印象是一代傳一代。你覺得世界對於花的審美觀相似嗎?你知道蘭花真正的美麗之處在哪嗎?經歷無數次的參展與策展,面對無數挑戰之後的洗鍊,他要讓你知道美麗的力量。 From 2011 to 2021, he took Taiwan orchids to hold countless exhibitions, from the Geneva Orchid Show, Paraguay Orchid Show to the United States Double Oak Orchid Show. The Taiwan International Orchid Show in the past ten years was also planned by him; the exhibition activities he participated in There are countless, from […]

Warum Innovation ein Schlüssel zur Rettung des Klimas ist | Karl-Heinz Land | TEDxEhrenfeld

Nie wieder wird die Geschwindigkeit der bevorstehenden Veränderung so langsam sein wie heute!“ – und nun? Der Wandel, mit all seinen Veränderungen, hat noch einmal den „Turbo“ eingelegt. Corona hat uns zu einem Stillstand gezwungen und damit gleichzeitig wie ein Brandbeschleuniger auf die Entwicklungen und Versäumnisse der letzten dreißig Jahre gewirkt. Das Virus legt nun […]

Was mir Polyamorie über Veränderungsprozesse in Unternehmen beibringt | Hanna Parnow | TEDxEhrenfeld

Hanna Parnow glaubt daran, dass eine stärkere Bedürfnisorientierung uns alle unserem wahren Selbst näherbringt – gerade auch in unseren persönlichen Beziehungen. Das zentrale Element für sie ist: du kannst dich entscheiden. Du hast die Wahl aus allen Möglichkeiten, du hast die Verantwortung für deine Entscheidungen und du hast die Freiheit, deine Bedürfnisse immer wieder zu […]

Worüber niemand in der Medizin spricht | Shreyasi Bhattacharya | TEDxEhrenfeld

Bei Rassismus geht es um die Wirkung, nicht um die Absicht. Und Rassismus in der Medizin kann töten. Mit dem vorhandenen Wissen, den Geräten und den Formeln können wir nicht die Medizin machen, die wir machen möchten. In ihrem Talk geht Shreyasi Bhattacharya genau deshalb darauf ein, warum Antirassismus aktiv in die medizinische Lehre integriert […]

Extremlauf: Grenzen sind das, was dein Kopf draus macht | Anne-Marie Flammersfeld | TEDxEhrenfeld

Anne-Marie rennt Distanzen, die kaum vorstellbar sind. Sie ist die erste Frau weltweit, die alle vier Rennen des Extremlaufs „Racing The Planet 4 Desert“ in einem Jahr gewonnen hat. Dazu lief sie 1.000 Kilometer durch die Atacama, Gobi, Sahara und durch die Antarktis. 2015 konnte sie einen neuen weiblichen deutschen Speed-Run-Weltrekord auf den Kilimandscharo aufstellen. […]

Sister True Dedication: 3 questions to build resilience — and change the world | TED Countdown

Every moment of movement is a chance to become more aware of yourself and the world around you, says Zen Buddhist nun Sister True Dedication. Guiding us through the art of “mindful walking,” she shares three essential questions to ask yourself to awaken your strength, build resilience and discover your inner peace. Countdown is TED’s […]

Your Taste Buds: Ambassadors to Nature | Sherry Hess | TEDxBreckenridge

It’s easy for most of us to recognize that a home grown tomato tastes better than a grocery store tomato. It’s time to start giving more reverence to our sense of taste, not only as a pleasurable experience, but also to understand that the flavors we experience are meant to be guidelines for health. As […]

Storytelling: Our Most Potent Superpower | Vishavjit Singh | TEDxJacksonville

Narratives built around our perceived differences are tearing us apart. But healing begins with acknowledging our own vulnerability to bias and prejudice. Accepting this truth opens us to learnings, unlearnings, and choices we get to consciously make toward becoming a better version of who we are. Vishavjit Singh uses storytelling as a tool to create […]

How to deal with your insomnia — and finally get to sleep | Sleeping with Science

Having trouble falling asleep — or staying asleep? Alcohol, sleeping pills or drugs like marijuana help you in the short-term, but they’re only a quick fix, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. There is, however, one proven way to treat your insomnia and help you get the zzz’s you need. Sleep — we spend one-third of […]

Mixing human + animal DNA and the future of gene editing | Big Think

Mixing human + animal DNA and the future of gene editing Watch the newest video from Big Think: Learn skills from the world’s top minds at Big Think Edge: ———————————————————————————- As the material that makes all living things what/who we are, DNA is the key to understanding and changing the world. British geneticist […]

Lo que nadie dice sobre el arte vandalizado | Juan Pablo Pettoruti | TEDxRiodelaPlata

¿Qué pasa cuando se vandaliza una obra de arte en el espacio público? El público vandalizó una obra de Juan Pablo Pettoruti en el espacio público y eso le cambió la forma en la que entiende este tipo de instalaciones. Oriundo de la ciudad de La Plata, estudió la carrera de composición en la Facultad […]

Lo primero que pensé cuando llegué a la meta | Delfina Pignatiello | TEDxRiodelaPlata

¿Cuál es el peso que tiene la mirada de los demás en cómo nos sentimos? Delfina Pignatiello cumplió su sueño de competir en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio y al terminar la carrera no podía parar de pensar en lo que le iban a decir en las redes sociales. En esta conmovedora charla nos cuenta […]

Kayvon Tehranian: How NFTs are building the internet of the future | TED

In this revelatory talk, technologist Kayvon Tehranian explores why NFTs — digital assets that represent a certificate of ownership on the internet — are a technological breakthrough. Learn how NFTs are putting power and economic control back into the hands of digital creators — and pushing forward the internet’s next evolution. Visit to get […]

Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants | Ali Noorani | TEDxBoston

With record numbers of people displaced across the world, Ali Noorani, President and CEO of the National Immigration Forum, takes us from an immigration court in El Paso, Texas, to rural Storm Lake, Iowa, to trace the arc of the migration debate and offer new perspectives on a more compassionate path forward. Ali Noorani is […]

What 3 Armed Teenage Girls Taught Me About Core Values | Sophie Poldermans | TEDxHaarlem

When it comes to women in war, Sophie Poldermans is in the know. Acclaimed author of ‘Seducing and Killing Nazis’, she’s also a Civil Rights Lawyer and key motivational speaker and influencer. In her talk, Sophie addresses the lifes and resistance work of the three heroines in her book, connecting their experiences to leadership and […]

Mads Tang-Christensen: The brain science of obesity | TED

Your belly and your brain speak to each other, says obesity researcher Mads Tang-Christensen. Offering scientific proof that obesity is a disease influenced by genetics and the environment, he introduces a molecule discovered in both the brain and gut that helps control appetite — and which could be engineered to promote healthy weight loss for […]

Understanding the psychology of distraction can help you stay on task | Nir Eyal

New videos DAILY: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: ———————————————————————————- It’s easy to stumble down a rabbit hole when we consider the action beneficial like checking emails, stock prices, or sports scores.However, if these seemingly beneficial actions take the place of something else we intended to […]

How to keep the next generation of brilliant scientists | Fatima Sancheznieto | TEDxChicago

While $60 billion is spent in the US, each year on biomedical research, just 3% requires leadership training for scientists. Trainees report stress, depression, anxiety — and some leave the field. Imagine the future of scientific research with improved communication, equity and inclusion, and professional development. Better leaders = better science. A University of Wisconsin […]

What Makes a Song Banned? | Pål Moddi Knutsen | TEDxArendal

Pål Moddi Knutsen is a singer, songwriter and activist from the island of Senja in Northern Norway. Under the artist name Moddi, he has released several albums and toured in more than thirty countries. “Unsongs” was his fifth studio album and major commercial success, although controversial when it was released in 2016. In his talk […]

Researching your own disease | Delaney Liskey | TEDxJacksonville

Delaney Liskey was diagnosed with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis (MS) when she was eleven years old — a rare form of a commonly diagnosed disease. Today, as a graduate student in the inaugural class of the Regenerative Sciences PhD Track at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Delaney highly values the patient perspective in […]

Smart toilet – the future of self-monitoring | Eva Wentink | TEDxBreda

What can we determine from a bathroom visit about our health? In her Talk, Eva will present how sensor technology can make our toilet smart – and how personalized data can result in your personal at home doctor and food advisor all in one. What if you could improve your health by analyzing and monitoring […]

Importance of community partnerships for forests | Inna Modja | TEDxTrillionTrees

Inna Modja, Musician, Climate Activist and narrator of the film ‘The Great Green Wall’, relates her experience in helping to mobilise community engagement across the Sahel, one of the regions most affected by climate change, for forest protection and restoration. Musician, Climate Activist and narrator of the film ‘The Great Green Wall’ This talk was […]

Richard Thompson Ford: A tailored history of who wears what — and why | TED

From puffy trousers to pantsuits and everything in between, law professor and author Richard Thompson Ford takes us on a fascinating tour through the history of fashion and the evolution of dress codes that still influence style today, tracing the real consequences people face for the way they dress. He offers an insightful and eye-opening […]

Some Rivers Flow Through You | Tania Kovats | TEDxBath

The renowned artist and professor of drawing and making at Dundee University, introduces herself as an “introverted activist”. The artist askes us to think about the river that runs through you, to pick up a pencil and to draw it. Whilst we draw Tania describes the process and motivation behind her work titled ‘rivers’, a […]

Lessons from racing the MIT Hyperloop at SpaceX | Vik Parthiban | TEDxBoston

MIT Hyperloop is a group of interdisciplinary MIT graduate and undergraduate working on the future of mobility and high speed travel. Our latest vehicle (Hyperloop II) debuted at Elon Musk’s SpaceX-Hyperloop program, winning 1st place in USA and 5th internationally at SpaceX HQ. We have recently been working with The Boring Company on a Hyperloop […]

Top 50 TED Talks of 2021: Amanda Gorman, Jen Gunter, Lizzo and more! [Livestream]

Which TED Talks captured the world’s attention this year? In this TED livestream event, watch speakers like Amanda Gorman, Lizzo, Esther Perel, Alex Smith, Bill Gates and more discuss topics ranging from the secret to forming better habits, thoughts on burnout culture, finding your “why”, creating healthy money habits, electronic pills, and even figuring out […]

Steven Johnson: How humanity doubled life expectancy in a century | TED

Doubling human life expectancy in a century is our greatest achievement, says author Steven Johnson. How did we make it happen — and can we keep it going? Backed by fascinating historical anecdotes, he shares some life-lengthening innovations and reminds us of three key things needed to make sure all of humanity enjoys these advancements […]

Songlines in the Spatial Web | Mikaela Jade | TEDxCanberra

What does it mean to tell cultural stories in the 3-dimensional internet, sometimes called the metaverse? Learn how Dharug People are thinking about cultural protocols to protect their nura (Country), language and law in the 3-dimensional internet. Mikaela Jade is a Cabrogal Woman from the Dharug-speaking Nations of Sydney. She started her technology journey in […]

How Can a Laptop Help Us Understand the Complexities of Disasters? | Ewan Oglethorpe | TEDxYouth@RVA

“Just because the waves [of humanitarian crisis] don’t stop, it doesn’t mean we should shy away from saving those who are drowning.” Ewan Ogelthorpe traveled to Nepal after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake pummeled the country. Expecting to help survivors through medical aid or creating shelters, he instead utilized data to develop a network that organized […]

How sleep affects what — and how much — you eat | Sleeping with Science

Did you know that not getting enough zzz’s can actually make you hungrier? According to sleep scientist Matt Walker, the relationship between what you eat and your sleep is a two-way street. Here’s why understanding it can help you improve your overall health. Sleep — we spend one-third of our lives doing it, but what […]

Kathryn Kolbert: The end of Roe v. Wade — and what comes next | TED

Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision protecting people’s right to have an abortion in the United States, will be overturned within a year, says reproductive rights attorney Kathryn Kolbert. In this electrifying call to action, she breaks down the systematic attack against reproductive freedom in the US and envisions what a post-Roe world could […]

How much does it cost to save a life? | Peter Singer | Big Think

How much does it cost to save a life? Watch the newest video from Big Think: Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: ———————————————————————————- For the amount it costs to save one life in the United States, several hundred or a thousand lives could be saved in developing countries. You can make small […]

The Dyslexic Mindset: It’s Not What You Think | Andrew Reeves | TEDxKanata

What is to eat, sleep, and live when you approach the world through its colours, shapes, and the actions of human experience? The dyslexic mindset is not what you think—and thinking outside the box might just help you, and the people around you, adapt to changing times. Andrew Reeves is the founder of the architecture […]

Relationships built cycling across a nation | Nathan Hughes | TEDxPittsburgStateUniversity

The summer of 2018, Hughes cycled self-supported from Canada to Mexico, carrying what he needed to live and camera gear to document the journey. His goal: to interview one stranger per day. “Each and every day we can take smaller journeys in life that can help us learn more about our fellow human beings,” Hughes […]

Maria Van Kerkhove: How to end the pandemic — and prepare for the next | TED

We will get out of this pandemic, says Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 Technical Lead of the World Health Organization (WHO). The question is how fast — and if we’ll take what we’ve learned from the past two years and apply it to the next emerging pathogen. In conversation with TED current affairs curator Whitney […]

Pretend it’s magic: 3 lessons to learn from neuroatypical brains | Nariman Gathers | TEDxStanford

What if everything you were taught to believe about neuroatypical brains was wrong? People with neurological disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, are often perceived as taxes on society, receiving charitable care and adding little in return. But what if these people could actually teach us a thing or two about how to do neurotypical life […]

What Do Art and Activism Have in Common? | Felica Henry | TEDxUniversityofDelaware

Art-based activism, or Artivism can be used to amplify and center the voices of those impacted by state sponsored violence and racial inequity in the United States. Artivism can build solidarity across lines of difference and connect to our shared humanity. In this talk, Felicia will demonstrate how Behind the Walls, Between the Lines, a […]

Bozoma Saint John: The creative power of your intuition | TED

Great ideas are like electricity — they snap into sharp focus and sprint from place to place. What’s the best way to capture them? Bozoma Saint John, Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, makes a compelling case to move away from an overreliance on data when making big decisions — and calls on us all to […]

We can’t fight emissions if we keep fighting each other | Phil De Luna | TEDxToronto

We need to fight climate change, but to do so we must focus on fighting the real culprit. Phil De Luna, Director at the National Research Council in Canada, takes us on a journey to understand why we need to get to net-zero carbon emissions and what it will take to get us there. The […]

How Music Can Break Social Barriers | Dr. David Greenberg | TEDxRamatAviv

In his talk, Dr. Greenberg shares how music could be practically used to foster better relationships between individuals, but from a scientific point of view. He shows what are the physiological effects that music has on people, that correlates perfectly to the state of mind required to make interpersonal connections happen. Dr. Greenberg is a […]

The passenger with no name | Thabang ‘Pholoso’ Sekgothe | TEDxUniversityOfSouthAfrica

Thabang changed her name to Pholoso. Names define who we are and what you are called tells people what to expect of you. Growing up Thabang became what my name states, she had a need to please people, now she has redefined herself to Pholoso for her new purpose. Thabang Masoto Sekgothe who has now […]