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The real 10 most fascinating people of 2014, from StoryCorps’ Dave Isay


By Dave Isay, founder of StoryCorps (and 2015 TED Prize winner) Last week, I saw Barbara Walters’ list of “The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014.” It included interesting thinkers like Elon Musk (watch his TED Talk) and George R.R.

Remembering Giorgio Ungania, the organizer of TEDxDubai


Giorgio Ungania speaks at a TEDx workshop 2010. A longtime member of the TEDx community, he will be missed.

Meet the 2015 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows


We are thrilled to announce the new class of Fellows for TED2015. These 21 game-changing thinkers represent 15 countries—including, for the first time in our program, Vietnam, Romania and Tunisia.

Eye phone: How a TED Fellow’s new app could help restore sight to millions


Andrew Bastawrous shares the idea behind Peek at TED2014. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED Around 39 million people in the world are affected by blindness — 80% of which could be avoided if people had timely access to diagnosis and proper treatment.

Remembering Stella Young

Here at the office, we end up screening a fair number of “inspirational” talks, often from people who’ve overcome tough challenges in their lives.

A day of TEDx talks from people who dedicate their lives to the global good


TEDxPlaceDesNations took place inside the UN’s General Assembly Hall. Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré/UN On the day he was released from his cell, Vincent Cochetel sported a beard “that would be trendy today.” It was not a fashion decision.

How do you find stillness? We asked TED speakers—as well as you—and the conclusions were very surprising


We all lead lives that move 1,000 miles per minute. In his TED Book, The Art of Stillness, Pico Iyer posits a bold idea: that in our chaotic time, the greatest luxury is actually the ability to go nowhere and do nothing.

Eye phone: How a TED Fellow’s new app could help restore sight to millions


Andrew Bastawrous shares the idea behind Peek at TED2014. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED Around 39 million people in the world are affected by blindness — 80% of which could be avoided if people had timely access to diagnosis and proper treatment.

Eye phone: How a TED Fellow’s new app could help restore sight to millions


Andrew Bastawrous shares the idea behind Peek at TED2014. Photo: Ryan Lash/TED Around 39 million people in the world are affected by blindness — 80% of which could be avoided if people had timely access to diagnosis and proper treatment.

Why the eff didn’t you watch these TED Talks? The 2014 edition


At the end of every December, we at the office get a little indignant that some of our favorite TED Talks from the year didn’t seem to do as well as we’d hoped.

At TEDxPlaceDesNations, talks from those who dedicate their lives to the global good


TEDxPlaceDesNations took place inside the UN’s General Assembly Hall. Photo: Jean-Marc Ferré/UN On the day he was released from his cell, Vincent Cochetel sported a beard “that would be trendy today.” It was not a fashion decision.

How do you find stillness? We asked TED speakers—as well as you—and the conclusions were very surprising


We all lead lives that move 1,000 miles per minute. In his TED Book, The Art of Stillness, Pico Iyer posits a bold idea: that in our chaotic time, the greatest luxury is actually the ability to go nowhere and do nothing.

The first TEDx in Cuba: An event in Habana, two years in the making


A rooftop view of Habana, Cuba, which just welcomed its first TEDx event. Photo: Courtesy of Andres Levin By Jenny Groza Habana, Cuba, which was called “the rich man’s playground” before World War II, now evokes an air of mystery—a giant question mark.

The TED Gift Guide


Buying gifts? It is HARD. Especially when so many gift guides offer up ideas for what to get your dad, co-worker or sister without taking into account what actually interests those specific people in your life.

Meet the 2015 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows


We are thrilled to announce the new class of Fellows for TED2015. These 21 game-changing thinkers represent 15 countries—including, for the first time in our program, Vietnam, Romania and Tunisia.

The first TEDx in Cuba: An event in Habana, two years in the making


A rooftop view of Habana, Cuba, which just welcomed its first TEDx event. Photo: Courtesy of Andres Levin By Jenny Groza Habana, Cuba, which was called “the rich man’s playground” before World War II, now evokes an air of mystery—a giant question mark.

The 10 weirdest things that have happened in TED Talks


Many unusual things have happened on the TED stage over the years. Our incredible speakers have done everything from perform magic tricks to attempt to set themselves on fire, all in the name of spreading their ideas.

The innovations that could improve our world, assorted thoughts for rethinking terror and a pair of year-end accolades


JR’s signature eyes—this time of Eric Garner—proceed the Millions March in New York. Photo: JR/Instagram TEDsters have been busy, as always, during the last two weeks.

The 10 weirdest things that have happened in TED Talks


Many unusual things have happened on the TED stage over the years. Our incredible speakers have done everything from perform magic tricks to attempt to set themselves on fire, all in the name of spreading their ideas.

How mega-landscaping might reshape the world


“I believe that this boundary we’ve created between humanity and our environment is artificial,” says Bradley Cantrell, a computational landscape architect.


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