Parag Khanna [ TED Vancouver ] I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth. Think of the planet like a human body that we inhabit. The skeleton is the transportation system of roads and railways, bridges and
Mash up [ Visible Order ] China’s Hubei Province opened their Firefly-themed Park in May — but the pictures just got here. So you’ll have to plan your trips for next year, because by early October the mating season is
Copenhagen [ CleanTechnica ] Every day, in Denmark’s capitol city of Copenhagen, cyclists travel the equivalent of 1,000 times around the world. Every day. 1.27 million kilometers a day, 789,000 miles. Think of the calories burned! Think of the dopamine!
Debbi Irving [ TEDxFenway ] Seven years ago, I had a series of wake-up calls that were so profound — that was in this course Racial and Cultural Identities that Mina just told us about. These awakenings were so profound
Alice Goffman [ TED ] On the path that American children travel to adulthood, two institutions oversee the journey. The first is the one we hear a lot about: college. Some of you may remember the excitement that you felt
James A. White, Sr. [ TEDx Columbus, Ohio ] The little problem I had renting a house. An 18-year-old, African-American male joined the United States Air Force and was assigned to Mountain Home Air Force Base and was a part
Theaster Gates [ TED Vancouver ] I’m a potter, which seems like a fairly humble vocation. I know a lot about pots. I’ve spent about 15 years making them. One of the things that really excites me in my artistic