This is not a video camera: Chris Lunch at TEDxIHECS

Fire for half million years humans have been living with fire intimately sharing stories songs dreams and visions but do you know it took half a million years before we realized we could intensify its heat we could add different catalysts and ores and we could melt the minerals out of rocks and create metal…

Creative thinking – how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma

Translator: Michele Gianella Reviewer: Elisabeth Buffard Sometimes, easy means difficult. Have you ever been assigned an easy task, which for you is actually very difficult to perform, and maybe for nobody else? That is when you experience frustration. I have experienced that when I started taking singing lessons, and my teacher told me to breathe…

The spellbinding art of human anatomy | Vanessa Ruiz

As a lover of human anatomy, I’m so excited that we’re finally putting our bodies at the center of focus. Through practices such as preventive medicine, patient empowerment and self-monitoring — down to now obsessing over every single step we take in a day. All of this works to promote a healthy connection between ourselves…

We are what we twEAT: Costas Voyatzis at TEDxAthens 2012

Translator: Weronika Wołłejszo Reviewer: Chryssa Takahashi So, let me refresh your memory with one of the most frustrating, obnoxious, yet glorious, inspiring and promising sounds of the ’90s. Are you ready? Yes? Audience: Yes. (Touch-tone phone dialing) (Laughter) (Dialing and beeping of fax transmission) It’s getting wild. (Beeping and connection sounds) (Applause) Some of you…

The Art of Stress-Free Productivity: David Allen at TEDxClaremontColleges

Translator: Martin Laclaustra Reviewer: Denise RQ The art of stress free productivity is a martial art. I’ll start with a quick little story. 1990. I took an overnight sailing trip with my girlfriend at the time to Santa Cruz island, that is part of the Channel Islands, at 26 miles off the coast of Santa…

What is Art?: Victor Hugo Zayas at TEDxArtCenterCollegeOfDesign

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic Hi, guys. I love painting naked women. (Laughter) Great, thank you. You know, I was thinking, I mean, I was trying to think what to say, very smart, and I was having a real hard time. And I realized that making art is something amazing. It really doesn’t matter…

Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Fighters and mourners of the Ukrainian revolution

When I arrived in Kiev, on February 1 this year, Independence Square was under siege, surrounded by police loyal to the government. The protesters who occupied Maidan, as the square is known, prepared for battle, stockpiling homemade weapons and mass-producing improvised body armor. The Euromaidan protests began peacefully at the end of 2013, after the…

Why do we need public art? | Nancy Ann Coyne | TEDxBratislava

Translator: Katarina Vlkova Reviewer: Zuzana Šplhová So it’s really a pleasure to be here, and thanks so much to the TEDx team for the invitation. I am a photographer and a public artist, and I grew up right outside New York City. And I was fascinated by all the different stories that New Yorkers had,…

The art of politics | Steve Richards | TEDxHousesofParliament

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Kim Key One of the things I do, apart from political journalism, I write columns and do stuff for the BBC, is that I go around touring the country. –I’m a bit like Bob Dylan on an never-ending tour except that I’m not quite so wealthy, or well-known, or legendary, but…