TED & Talks

Jennifer Cohen, notable healthy lifestyle writer, entrepreneur, podcaster, and spokesperson shares her ‘10% Target Mindset’ which encourages people to be BOLD by asking for what they want, versus taking what is given to them. The challenge is to practice asking for what you really want and getting comfortable with “no’s” (roadblocks) along the way. Her
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Michio Kaku: Why Your Head Is Older Than Your Feet New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge —————————————————————————– Because of relativity, time moves faster the farther away you are from the center of the earth, meaning that your head ages slightly quicker than your feet. —————————————————————————– MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio
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To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. That was until the voices in her head started talking. Initially innocuous, these internal narrators became increasingly antagonistic and dictatorial, turning her life into a living nightmare. Diagnosed with schizophrenia, hospitalized,
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Michio Kaku: What’s the Fate of the Universe? It’s in the Dark Matter New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku on what makes a supergenius. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one
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Mike Rowe the host of “Dirty Jobs,” tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard work, and how its been unjustifiably degraded in society today. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED
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Note from TED: This talk, which features health advice based on a personal narrative, has been flagged as potentially outside TED’s curatorial guidelines. Viewer discretion advised. The guidelines we give our TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://www.ted.com/pages/tedx_curating_speakers ***** Dr. Terry Wahls learned how to properly fuel her body. Using the lessons she learned
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How Penn Jillette Lost over 100 Lbs and Still Eats Whatever He Wants New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The story of the Penn Jillette’s weight loss is, as you might expect from a Las Vegas entertainer, quite extreme. In fact, it
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Henry Rollins: Letter to a Young American (Part 1) New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Henry Rollins’ advice on discipline, self-reliance, and overcoming obstacles. ———————————————————————————- HENRY ROLLINS: Henry Rollins is an American singer-songwriter, spoken word artist, writer, comedian,publisher, actor, and radio DJ. After performing for the short-lived Washington
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Using two classics of magic, Kyle Eschen explores the psychological techniques that underlie theatrical deception. As people wander the world, they use assumptions and heuristics to filter out everything that they deem unimportant – Kyle gives a conjuror’s perspective on the brain’s predictable blind spots. More information on http://www.tedxvienna.at Magician Kyle Eschen thinks deeply about
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New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku on what makes a supergenius. Enzymes like Telomerase and Resveratrol, though not the Fountain of Youth unto themselves, offer tantalizing clues to how we might someday soon unravel the aging process. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. At this talk Camui rocket scientist , Tsutomu Uematsu entices a bold talk of journey to his accomplishments. Full of emotions , laugh and cries he has a humanly way
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Michio Kaku: What Is Dark Matter? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Today, Dr. Kaku addresses a question posed by David Hernandez: If subatomic particles can be in two or more places at once, could parts of us be travelling back and
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself
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Michio Kaku on Alien Brains New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Michio Kaku on what makes a supergenius. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory, and is one of the most widely recognized scientists in the
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re
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What if Einstein is WRONG? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Dr. Kaku addresses the question What if Einstein’s theory of relativity is wrong? Michio Kaku on what makes a supergenius. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string
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Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- John Cleese says political correctness has gone too far, especially on America’s college campuses, where he will no longer go to perform. The very essence of his trade
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Halim Yousfi who is a songwriter, singer, and the founder of the band Gultrah Sound System, takes his audience on a journey with music that knows no boundaries. Halim Yousfi who is a songwriter, singer, and the founder of the band Gultrah Sound System, takes his audience on a journey with music that knows no
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Michio Kaku: Can We Resurrect the Dinosaurs? Neanderthal Man? Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ————————– Today Dr. Kaku answers the question of whether it is possible to resurrect the dinosaurs by “turning on” their ancient genes? Moreover, now that we have also sequenced the
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About TEDx, x = independently organized event. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events
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Henry Rollins: The One Decision that Changed My Life Forever Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Henry Rollins is an American singer-songwriter, spoken word artist, writer, comedian,publisher, actor, and radio DJ. After performing for the short-lived Washington D.C.-based band State of Alert in 1980,
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Adam Savage makes things and builds experiments, and he uses costumes to add humor, color and clarity to the stories he tells. Tracing his lifelong love of costumes — from a childhood space helmet made of an ice cream tub to a No-Face costume he wore to Comic-Con — Savage explores the world of cosplay
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Interesting? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic. He is a professor at the European Graduate School, International Director of the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, and a
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Math is logical, functional and just … awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!) TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers
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How to Persuade Others with the Right Questions: Jedi Mind Tricks from Daniel H. Pink Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Sales guru and persuasion expert Daniel H. Pink explains how you can use motivational interviewing to influence others’ thoughts and behaviors. Pink’s latest
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Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.'” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level. TEDTalks is a daily
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Is Neil deGrasse Tyson atheist or agnostic? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson claims the title “scientist” above all other “ists.” And yet, he says he is “constantly claimed by atheists.” So where does he stand? “Neil deGrasse,
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Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of the New York Times Bestseller, CARRY ON, WARRIOR, founder of http://www.momastery.com, and creator of http://www.monkeeseemonkeedo.org. Glennon believes that life is equal parts beautiful and brutal, and writes about the “brutiful” she finds in marriage, motherhood, faith, addiction and recovery. Glennon unleashes her wit, courage and irreverence to call
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Michio Kaku Explains String Theory New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The co-founder of Field String Theory explains why the universe has 11 dimensions rather than any other number. ———————————————————————————- MICHIO KAKU: Dr. Michio Kaku is the co-founder of string field theory,
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