Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 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. Question: Do you think the enzyme Telomerase could be used to reverse the aging process in our lifetime?
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
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
Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 The physicist explains why other universes in the mulitverse could have many more dimensions—and could comprise Einstein’s “Mind of God.” Question: Are there only three dimensions in other universes or could there be more? (Submitted by Andre Lapiere)Michio Kaku: Andre, we believe, though we
Former Denver Broncos running back Reggie Rivers discusses how focusing on your goals is the one sure way NOT to achieve them. With humor and insight he goes on to explain how focusing on your behaviors is how you achieve goals. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized
http://www.ted.com 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 as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast
Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 The physicist scoffed at the idea of quantum entanglement, calling it “spooky action at a distance.” And while it has in fact been proven to exist, this entanglement can’t be used to transmit any usable information.
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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 bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound
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
Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 We don’t really want what we think we desire, says philosopher Slavoj Žižek.
Many people daydream about traveling the world, but all of them have the same excuse – lack of money. Tomislav, after traveling the world for years with almost no money, shows how it is possible for everyone to do the same, if they really want to. Tomislav Perko, 29, is a travel writer from Croatia.
http://www.ted.com Reggie Watts’ beats defy boxes. Unplug your logic board and watch as he blends poetry and crosses musical genres in this larger-than-life performance. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of 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
Don’t miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Graphene is in incredibly strong, one-molecule thick layer of carbon atoms that could someday be used to create life-sustaining nanorobots. Michio Kaku: Matthew, there is nothing in the laws of physics to prevent nanobots, microscopic robots, from circulating in the bloodstream and bulking us
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
Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education system diminishes creativity and confines children to a certain path towards success. He contends that kids are taught to believe college is a necessary step in life and that it is mandatory to achieve one’s
Subscribe now to ScienceNET! More videos featuring science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson is never a bad thing, and luckily this compilation came together awesome. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a doctorate in astrophysics from Columbia University and is currently director at the Hayden Planetarium. Neil feels he has a duty to inspire and educate the public.
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TEDxToronto is the official TEDx conference for Toronto, Canada. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, it brings together the city’s foremost thought leaders, change makers and everyday people from each discipline and challenges them to deliver powerful, unforgettable and unique TEDxTalks. The theme of the second annual conference was A Call to Action. A
Subscribe now to ScienceNET! Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson shows us how and why Jupiter’s Red Spot can rage on for over 300 years with ease.