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TED Talk Lessons are TED-Ed lessons built around excellent and iconic TED Talks.

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Carolyn Porco shares exciting new findings from the Cassini spacecraft's recent sweep of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. Samples gathered from the moon's icy geysers hint that an ocean under its surface could harbor life. Great Women, Amazing Women, Saturns Moons, Gravitational Waves, Science Videos, Life Video, Exciting News, Ted Talks, Teacher Resources

Could a Saturn moon harbor life? - Carolyn Porco

Carolyn Porco shares exciting new findings from the Cassini spacecraft's recent sweep of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus. Samples gathered from the moon's icy geysers hint that an ocean under its surface could harbor life.

At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional "take / make / waste" industrial system on its head. In a gentle, understated way, he shares a powerful vision for sustainable commerce. Business Logic, Learning For Life, Green Business, Increase Sales, Commercial Real Estate, Ted Talks, A Decade, The Fresh

The business logic of sustainability - Ray Anderson

At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional "take / make / waste" industrial system on its head. In a gentle, understated way, he shares a powerful vision for sustainable commerce.

Ed Ulbrich, the digital-effects guru from Digital Domain, explains the Oscar-winning technology that allowed his team to digitally create the older versions of Brad Pitt's face for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Brad Pitt Age, Face Change, Public Speaking, Inspirational Videos, Ted Talks, New Face, Got Him, Teaching Tools, Video Photography

How Benjamin Button got his face - Ed Ulbrich

Ed Ulbrich, the digital-effects guru from Digital Domain, explains the Oscar-winning technology that allowed his team to digitally create the older versions of Brad Pitt's face for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button."

Jose Antonio Abreu is the charismatic founder of a youth orchestra system that has transformed thousands of kids' lives in Venezuela. Here he shares his amazing story and unveils a TED Prize wish that could have a big impact in the US and beyond. Ap Spanish, Never Stop Learning, Teaching Music, School S, Teaching Spanish, Music Lessons, Ted Talks, Orchestra, Revolution

The El Sistema music revolution - Jose Antonio Abreu

Jose Antonio Abreu is the charismatic founder of a youth orchestra system that has transformed thousands of kids' lives in Venezuela. Here he shares his amazing story and unveils a TED Prize wish that could have a big impact in the US and beyond.

MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables -- cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning? Ted Talks Education, Future School, School Looks, Mobile Technology, Hands On Learning, Smart City, Kids And Parenting, Social Studies, Audio Books

Toy tiles that talk to each other - David Merrill

MIT grad student David Merrill demos Siftables -- cookie-sized, computerized tiles you can stack and shuffle in your hands. These future-toys can do math, play music, and talk to their friends, too. Is this the next thing in hands-on learning?

Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world's biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them. Cure, Einstein, Ted Videos, Chris Anderson, Leader In Me, Social Entrepreneurship, Bill Gates, Public Speaking, Asperger

Mosquitos, malaria and education - Bill Gates

Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world's biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them.

all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for the environment and for the animals -- but in a carnivorous culture, it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill has a powerful, pragmatic suggestion: Be a weekday veg. Graham, Going Vegetarian, Vegetarian Cooking, Vegetarian Lifestyle, Vegetarian Recipes, Healthy Recipes, Western Diet, Environmental Health, Think

Why I'm a weekday vegetarian - Graham Hill

We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for the environment and for the animals -- but in a carnivorous culture, it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill has a powerful, pragmatic suggestion: Be a weekday veg.

William Li presents a new way to think about cancer treatment: angiogenesis, targeting the blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first (and best) step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that beat cancer at its own game. Beat Cancer, Cancer Cure, Prostate Cancer, Cancer Cells, William Li, Dr Williams, Cancer Fighting Foods, Cancer Foods, Blood Vessels

Can we eat to starve cancer? - William Li

William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first (and best) step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply lines and beat cancer at its own game.

Simplicity: We know it when we see it -- but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer. Curriculum, Homeschool, Research Methods, Public Speaking, Ted Talks, Master Class, Getting Old, Check It Out, Philosophy

Toward a science of simplicity - George Whitesides

Simplicity: We know it when we see it -- but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer.

Dean Ornish shares new research that shows how adopting healthy lifestyle habits can affect a person Dean Ornish, Low Testosterone Symptoms, Natural Testosterone, Health Unit, Healthy Lifestyle Habits, Science Videos, Healthy Aging, Body Systems, Dna Test

Your genes are not your fate - Dean Ornish

Dean Ornish shares new research that shows how adopting healthy lifestyle habits can affect a person at a genetic level. For instance, he says, when you live healthier, eat better, exercise, and love more, your brain cells actually increase.

Paul Collier on the "bottom billion" Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor. Ted Videos, Best Ted Talks, Human Geography, African Nations, Wedding Videos, Sociology, Compassion, Beautiful, Gap

The "bottom billion" - Paul Collier

Around the world right now, one billion people are trapped in poor or failing countries. How can we help them? Economist Paul Collier lays out a bold, compassionate plan for closing the gap between rich and poor.

Evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald drags us into the sewer to discuss germs. Why are some more harmful than others? How could we make the harmful ones benign? Searching for answers, he examines a disgusting, fascinating case: diarrhea. Teaching Biology, Biologist, Ted Talks, Searching, Evolution, Ms, Safety, Nutrition, Science

Can we domesticate germs? - Paul Ewald

Evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald drags us into the sewer to discuss germs. Why are some more harmful than others? How could we make the harmful ones benign? Searching for answers, he examines a disgusting, fascinating case: diarrhea.

In keeping with the theme of professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe -- How did the universe begin? How did life begin? -- and discusses how we might go about answering them. Talk by Stephen Hawking. Most Popular Ted Talks, Best Ted Talks, Professor Stephen Hawking, Universe Videos, Brian Greene, Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Physics, Living Legends, Albert Einstein

Questioning the universe - Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe -- How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone? -- and discusses how we might go about answering them.

Yves Behar and Forrest North unveil Mission One, a sleek, powerful electric motorcycle. They share slides from distant (yet similar) childhoods that show how collaboration kick-started their friendship -- and shared dreams. Motorcycle Design, Ted Talks, Industrial Design, Collaboration, Friendship, Creativity, Electric, Dreams, Videos

Supercharged motorcycle design - Yves Behar

Yves Behar and Forrest North unveil Mission One, a sleek, powerful electric motorcycle. They share slides from distant (yet similar) childhoods that show how collaboration kick-started their friendship -- and shared dreams.

Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) - on the Social Media revolution in China and how the Central Government is using selective censorship + Social Media to create change (that it approves of). Technology Lessons, Engineering Technology, Beijing, Great Presentations, Invisible Man, Political Issues, Digital Trends, Chinese Culture, Ted Talks

Behind the Great Firewall of China - Michael Anti

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/behind-the-great-firewall-of-china-michael-antiMichael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 y...

Brute computing force alone can't solve the world's problems. Data mining innovator Shyam Sankar explains why solving big problems (like catching terrorists . Computer Chess, Human Computer, Best Computer, Social Web, Engineering Technology, Future Trends, World Problems, Be A Nice Human, Ted Talks

The rise of human-computer cooperation - Shyam Sankar

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-rise-of-human-computer-cooperation-shyam-sankarBrute computing force alone can't solve the world's problems. ...