TED

What happens when the stars disappear? ~ Brian Greene

In his TED talk, Brian Greene makes a startling point. In addition to the fascinating idea that there may be many more universes than just ours, he notes that at some point in the future, the stars are going to disappear. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf7BXwVeyWw...

New “Three R’s” of education ~ Results, resilience, relationships ~ Roy Leighton at TEDx

I found this TEDx talk by Roy Leighton a bit chaotic and incomplete, but it contained some excellent points to ponder...and act upon.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr-aG2bvAcg TEDxTartu - Roy Leighton - The Butterfly Model: Value -- Create -- Educate - YouTube. Roy...

Thorium ~ An alternative nuclear fuel ~ Kirk Sorensen TED

Former NASA scientist Kirk Sorensen gives an inspiring little talk at a TEDx about the potential of thorium as a nuclear fuel source. Thorium has numerous advantages over uranium, which Sorensen quickly reviews. If we ever colonize the moon, thorium will almost...

“Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done” ~ Bryan Stevenson ~ TED

Bryan Stevenson gives an inspiring, courageous TED talk that's a bit hard to describe. He spoke about identity, and how the identity we hold of ourselves and the identity assigned to us by others (government, family, friends, witnesses) has tremendous power in what we...

What happens when the stars disappear? ~ Brian Greene

In his TED talk, Brian Greene makes a startling point. In addition to the fascinating idea that there may be many more universes than just ours, he notes that at some point in the future, the stars are going to disappear. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf7BXwVeyWw...

Richard Wilkinson ~ Economic inequality harms societies

Using historical data, Richard Wilkinson illustrates how income disparities WITHIN a society are strongly correlated with poorer general health, shorter lifespans, increased violence, less upward mobility, and much, much more. Quite shocking. Economic inequality...

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