Bees are dying off in record numbers so ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich recruited citizen scientists to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and rooftops to explore where bees are healthy and thriving.
Did you know with just three common house plants you can grow fresh air? Researcher Kamal Meattle sees us through this in his inspiring Ted Talk.
Bickering families, declarations of love, and juicy gossip – Jane Austen’s writing often feels as though it was written just for you. Iseult Gillespie explores her sly societal satire in this terrific ted talk.
Everyone’s heard of Martin Luther King Jr. But do you know the woman Dr. King called “the architect of the civil rights movement,” Septima Clark? It’s her blueprint for change-making that has stood the test of time.
Music can be instrumental to change lives. In this inspiring Ted Talk Robert Gupta, violinist with the LA Philharmonic, talks about a violin lesson he once gave to a brilliant, schizophrenic musician and what he learned.
Modern art can appear to be an aimless scattering of colour…so Ursus Wehrli has decided to tidy things up and has a few new pics for us.
This Ted Talk is funny and a must watch.
Does science ruin the magic of life? In this grumpy but very charming monologue, Robin Ince makes the argument against with the idea that the more we learn about the astonishing behaviour of the universe, the more we stand in awe.
What happens when you reply to suspicious emails? Follow along this great Ted Talk as writer and comedian James Veitch narrates a hilarious exchange with a spammer who offered to cut him in on a hot deal.
Despite the control the central government has over the Internet hundreds of millions of microbloggers are creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways.
In this Ted Talk productivity guru Tim Ferriss’ fun, encouraging anecdotes show how one simple question “What’s the worst that could happen?” is all you need to learn to do anything.