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American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here's how | Bob Inglis

TEDtalksDirector - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:42
American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here's how | Bob Inglis
Former Republican member of the U.S. Congress Bob Inglis shares an optimistic message about how conservatives can lead on climate change and other pressing problems -- and how free enterprise (and working together across ideologies) hold the solutions. "The United States was not built by those who waited and wished to look behind them," Inglis says. "Lead now ... Tell the American people that we still have moon shots in us." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 36287 1052 ratings Time: 10:49 More in News & Politics

A Mind to Murder: Dennis Nilsen

DocumentaryHeaven - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:15
 Dennis NilsenDennis Nilsen is one of Britain's biggest serial killers of the 21st century, he has openly admitted to murdering fifteen young men at his homes in London. Was was it that drove an apparent respectable civil servant to go on a four year killing spree? Why did he confess all to police and who were th... Watch Now

Talk about your death while you're still healthy | Michelle Knox

TEDtalksDirector - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:58
Talk about your death while you're still healthy | Michelle Knox
Do you know what you want when you die? Do you know how you want to be remembered? In a candid, heartfelt talk about a subject most of us would rather not discuss, Michelle Knox asks each of us to reflect on our core values around death and share them with our loved ones, so they can make informed decisions without fear of having failed to honor our legacies. "Life would be a lot easier to live if we talked about death now," Knox says. "We need to discuss these issues when we are fit and healthy so we can take the emotion out of it -- and then we can learn not just what is important, but why it's important." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 48957 1307 ratings Time: 13:46 More in People & Blogs

The Dome

TopDocumentaryFilms - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 19:17
The Dome   The Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands - a remote location nestled deep within the vast Pacific Ocean between Australia and Hawaii - is a picturesque paradise in many respects. Adorned by clear pale blue waters, breathtaking skies and...

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The search for "aha!" moments | Matt Goldman

TEDtalksDirector - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:51
The search for "aha!" moments | Matt Goldman
In 1988, Matt Goldman co-founded Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway production that became a sensation known for its humor, blue body paint and wild stunts. The show works on the premise that certain conditions can create "aha moments" -- moments of surprise, learning and exuberance -- frequent and intentional rather than random and occasional. Now Goldman is working to apply the lessons learned from Blue Man Group to education, creating Blue School, a school that balances academic mastery, creative thinking and self and social intelligence. "We need to cultivate safe and conducive conditions for new and innovative ideas to evolve and thrive," Goldman says. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 37482 775 ratings Time: 14:12 More in People & Blogs

How to put the power of law in people's hands | Vivek Maru

TEDtalksDirector - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 19:18
How to put the power of law in people's hands | Vivek Maru
What can you do when the wheels of justice don't turn fast enough? Or when they don't turn at all? Vivek Maru is working to transform the relationship between people and law, turning law from an abstraction or threat into something that everyone can understand, use and shape. Instead of relying solely on lawyers, Maru started a global network of community paralegals, or barefoot lawyers, who serve in their own communities and break the law down into simple terms to help people find solutions. Learn more about how this innovative approach to using the law is helping socially excluded people claim their rights. "A little bit of legal empowerment can go a long way," Maru says. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 34061 1109 ratings Time: 19:44 More in Nonprofits & Activism

A one-man musical phenomenon | Jacob Collier

TEDtalksDirector - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 19:08
A one-man musical phenomenon | Jacob Collier
Jacob Collier is a one-man band and force of nature. In a dynamic, colorful performance, he recreates the magical room at his home in London where he produces music, performing three songs in which he sings every part and plays every instrument -- accompanied by kaleidoscopic visuals that take cues from the music and grow in real time. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 77243 3430 ratings Time: 15:15 More in Science & Technology

How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain | Kevin Njabo

TEDtalksDirector - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:52
How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain | Kevin Njabo
How can Africans find solutions to Africa's problems? Conservation biologist Kevin Njabo tells his personal story of how he nearly became part of the group of African scientists who seek an education abroad and never return -- and why he's now building a permanent base on the continent to nurture and support local talent. "I'm not coming back alone. I'm bringing with me Western scientists, entrepreneurs and students," Njabo says. "When that happens, Africa will be on the way to solving Africa's problems." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 23422 833 ratings Time: 08:36 More in Science & Technology

Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | Marily Oppezzo

TEDtalksDirector - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:54
Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | Marily Oppezzo
When trying to come up with a new idea, we all have times when we get stuck. But according to research by behavioral and learning scientist Marily Oppezzo, getting up and going for a walk might be all it takes to get your creative juices flowing. In this fun, fast talk, she explains how walking could help you get the most out of your next brainstorm. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 131369 3247 ratings Time: 05:26 More in Science & Technology

Braveheart: Fact or Fiction?

DocumentaryHeaven - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:02
 Fact or Fiction?In May 1297 the course of Scottish history was changed forever when The Sheriff of Lanark, Sir. William Heselrig was hacked to death by a young Scottish patriot, his name was William Wallace or as we have come to know him, Braveheart. Wallace was a legend, a national hero but in this episode o... Watch Now

Floored

TopDocumentaryFilms - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 19:17
Floored   The crushing financial crisis of 2008 left countless laborers stranded on the edge of an uncertain future. For many, that sense of discord in the workforce began years earlier as technological innovations made a series of once lucrative jobs...

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How record collectors find lost music and preserve our cultural heritage | Alexis Charpentier

TEDtalksDirector - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 16:15
How record collectors find lost music and preserve our cultural heritage | Alexis Charpentier
For generations, record collectors have played a vital role in the preservation of musical and cultural heritage by "digging" for obscure music created by overlooked artists. Alexis Charpentier shares his love of records -- and stories of how collectors have given forgotten music a second chance at being heard. Learn more about the culture of record digging (and, maybe, pick up a new hobby) with this fun, refreshing talk. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 25768 912 ratings Time: 14:30 More in Entertainment

Medical tech designed to meet Africa's needs | Soyapi Mumba

TEDtalksDirector - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 18:04
Medical tech designed to meet Africa's needs | Soyapi Mumba
In sub-Saharan Africa, power outages, low technology penetration, slow internet and understaffed hospitals plague health care systems. To make progress on these problems in Malwai, TED Fellow Soyapi Mumba and his team created a new system from scratch -- from the software that powers their electronic health records to the infrastructure used to support it. In this quick, hopeful talk, Mumba shares how his jack-of-all-trades mindset can help reshape health care in low-resource environments. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 28802 1139 ratings Time: 05:44 More in Science & Technology

The Seven Five

DocumentaryHeaven - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 23:40
The Seven FiveThe Seven Five was released in 2014 and it documents the police corruption which was rampant in New York City back in the 80's, focusing primarily on 75th precinct of the New York Police Department. The main protagonist is Michael Dowd, a former police officer who served for 10 years befo... Watch Now

How adaptive clothing empowers people with disabilities | Mindy Scheier

TEDtalksDirector - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 18:44
How adaptive clothing empowers people with disabilities | Mindy Scheier
Do you have a favorite T-shirt or pair of jeans that transforms you and makes you feel confident -- makes you feel like you? That's because what you wear can affect your mood, your health and your self-esteem, says fashion designer Mindy Scheier. Inspired by her son, who was born with a degenerative disorder that makes it hard for him to dress himself or wear clothing with buttons or zippers, Scheier set out to make clothing that works for everyone, including the differently abled. Learn more about how she's made fashion history by producing the world's first mainstream adaptive clothing line. Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 46802 1801 ratings Time: 13:41 More in Howto & Style

Rajneeshpuram

TopDocumentaryFilms - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:00
Rajneeshpuram   In its purest form, the New Age movement represented a spiritual journey towards peace, harmony and a break from oppressive societal norms. These admirable pursuits did not define the mission of one of the movement's most popular and controversial...

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Meet The Stans

DocumentaryHeaven - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 01:29
Meet The StansMeet the Stans is a four part travel documentary written and presented by British author and journalist Simon Reeve. In this series Reeve travels to several countries in Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan hence the name of this film. The series makes for so... Watch Now

The Jinx

DocumentaryHeaven - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 01:02
The JinxThe Jinx is a documentary mini-series which consists of six episodes that delve into several murder/disappearance cases for which Robert Durst has been and is still the prime suspect. Durst himself is an American real estate heir, the son of New York City mogul Seymour Durst and in 1982 h... Watch Now

Inside Africa's thriving art scene | Touria El Glaoui

TEDtalksDirector - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 19:15
Inside Africa's thriving art scene | Touria El Glaoui
Art fair curator Touria El Glaoui is on a mission to showcase vital new art from African nations and the diaspora. She shares beautiful, inspiring, thrilling contemporary art that tells powerful stories of African identity and history -- including works by Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop, Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj and Zimbabwean painter Kudzanai-Violet Hwami. "It is really through art that we can regain our sense of agency and empowerment," El Glaoui says. "It is through art that we can really tell our own story." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED From: TED Views: 27831 757 ratings Time: 07:58 More in Entertainment

Evacuating Earth

TopDocumentaryFilms - Sun, 01/28/2018 - 18:40
Evacuating Earth   A massive asteroid hurdles towards Earth. The total destruction of our planet is assured. Is there any hope of escape? The ins and outs of this hypothetical doomsday scenario are explored in Evacuating Earth, an entertaining speculative documentary from...

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