TEDTalks

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See video Sugata Mitra: Indian kids teach themselves to use a computer

Can children learn how to use a computer without any help from adults? Sugata Mitra discusses his experiments in India and the surprising results.

44 9 years 12 weeks ago
See video Martin Seligman: Why is psychology good? (TEDTalks)

Martin Seligman talks about moving away from the 'disease model', Positive Psychology, happiness, flow and positive intervention.

148 9 years 17 weeks ago
See video Joshua Klein: The amazing intelligence of crows (TEDTalks)

Crows are so successful at survival because of their high intelligence and ability to learn from each other. Hacker/writer Joshua Klein explores whether crows could be trained to pick up garbage or other useful tasks.

158 9 years 27 weeks ago
See video Johnny Lee: Wii Remote hacks

"Johnny Lee demos his amazing Wii Remote hacks, which transform the $40 game piece into a digital whiteboard, a touchscreen and a head-mounted 3-D viewer."

740 9 years 32 weeks ago
See video Stephen Hawking: Asking big questions about the universe

Professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe -- How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone?

1880 9 years 33 weeks ago
See video Neil Turok on the future of Africa

"They want to be the next Einstein" - speaking of bright and ambitious young Africans applying to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) he founded.

26 9 years 35 weeks ago
See video Neurology: How it feels to have a stroke

Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke.

1244 9 years 36 weeks ago
See video David Gallo: Underwater astonishments (TEDTalks)

David Gallo showcases the amazing life beneath the oceans of which only 3 percent has been explored. Among the awe-inspiring creatures shown are hypnotic bioluminescent marine life and an octopus that perfectly camouflages itself through pattern, color, brightness and texture.

213 9 years 44 weeks ago
See video Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin's lightning math

"Mathemagician" Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out 3-digit squares in his head

318 9 years 45 weeks ago
See video Larry Lessig: How creativity is being strangled by the law (TEDTalks)

"The Nets most celebrated lawyer" Larry Lessig argues that copyright law needs an injection of 'common sense'. He argues that the law should be changed, because the majority of young people obtain digital information from illegal sources.

163 10 years 1 week ago
See video Vilayanur Ramachandran: A journey to the center of your mind

"Vilayanur Ramachandran explores how brain damage can reveal the connection between the internal structures of the brain and the corresponding functions of the mind."

163 10 years 4 weeks ago
See video Steven Pinker: A brief history of violence

Contrary to popular belief, our ancestors were far more violent than we are. Today we probably live in the most peaceful time of our species' existence.

109 10 years 10 weeks ago
See video Theo Jansen: The art of creating creatures

Dutch artist and engineer Theo Jansen uses plastic tubes and bottles to create amazangly lifelike creatures moved by windpower.

508 10 years 11 weeks ago
See video Photosynth demo: multidimensional spaces

Using photos of oft-snapped subjects (like Notre Dame) scraped
from around the Web, Photosynth creates breathtaking multidimensional

201 10 years 24 weeks ago
See video Bonobos that write, start fires and play Pac-Man (TEDTalks)

Bonobos can walk upright, understand spoken language, write and develop stone tools. Savage-Rumbaugh's work with bonobos forces us to rethink how much of what a species can do is determined by biology and how much by cultural exposure.

68 10 years 27 weeks ago
See video Tony Robbins on internal drive and motivation (TEDTalks)

Tony Robbins' inspirational talk on how to unlock your true potential. From TedTalks 2006.

2288 10 years 44 weeks ago
See video Steven Levitt: the Freakonomics of inner-city gangs

TedTalks: Steven Levitt is an economics professor at the University of Chicago and the best-selling author of Freakonomics.

182 10 years 44 weeks ago
See video Spaghetti Sauce - Malcolm Gladwell (TEDTalks)

Malcolm Gladwell (best-selling author of The Tipping Point and Blink) explains what every business can learn from spaghetti sauce, and why we have so much choice in food nowadays.

290 10 years 44 weeks ago
See video Richard Dawkins on the Strangeness of Science

Mind-expanding talk that probes the limits of human understanding: Why can't we see atoms? Why can't we hear color?

290 10 years 44 weeks ago
See video Al Gore on Climate Change (TedTalks)

A follow-up to Al Gore's famous "Inconvenient Truth" presentation. What can we do to avert the crisis of global climate change?

37 10 years 44 weeks ago
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