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TEDx SHORTS

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Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Location:

United States

Networks:

TED

Description:

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing new podcast "How to Be a Better Human"

1/18/2021
Most of us want to be better, but we’re not sure where to begin. Well, start here. Each week, host Chris Duffy talks to guests and past speakers who offer actionable insights on TED's new podcast "How to Be a Better Human." Listen and subscribe to How to Be a Better Human here: https://www.ted.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-human

Duration:00:01:31

Why we must confront the painful parts of US history

1/15/2021
Hasan Kwame Jeffries emphasizes the need to weave historical context, no matter how painful, into our understanding of modern society -- so we can disrupt the continuum of inequality massively affecting marginalized communities. This talk was filmed at TEDxOhioStateUniversity. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:12:25

Why I teach world religions

1/14/2021
Sherry McIntyre is a high school World Religions teacher who advises why this course isn’t just about teaching compassion and awareness, it’s also a tool to help students become better citizens. This talk was filmed at TEDxModesto. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:06:35

Love motels for insects

1/13/2021
Biologist and visual artist Brandon Ballengée offers a unique technique for providing public art and environmental education - creating love motels for insects all around the globe. This talk was filmed at TEDxLSU. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:07:39

3 reasons you’re not doing what you say you’ll do

1/12/2021
Cognitive psychologist Amanda Crowell looks at the mental blocks that prevent us from achieving our goals and shares, from personal experience, ways to outwit these obstacles. This talk was filmed at TEDxHarrisburg. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:52

Why do we sabotage love

1/11/2021
Psychologist Raquel Peel examines the reasons why so many self-sabotage in their relationships and shares tips on how to get out of this destructive cycle. This talk was filmed at TEDxJCUCairns. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow...

Duration:00:08:50

The surprising consequences of a fast-paced world

1/8/2021
Anthropologist Kathryn Bouskill explores the paradoxes of living in a fast-paced society and explains why we need to reconsider the importance of slowing down in a world that demands go, go, go. This talk was filmed at TEDxManhattanBeach. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx...

Duration:00:10:12

Immigration prison isn't the answer -- here's why

1/7/2021
Every year, with bipartisan support, half a million people are locked up in prisons and detention centers while the government decides whether they'll be allowed to stay in the United States. Law professor César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández explains how we got here and why we can do better. This talk was filmed at TEDxMileHigh. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or...

Duration:00:09:56

Men, ask your therapists to take you outside

1/6/2021
Therapist Nick Cardone suggests a way to get more men involved in therapy - allow it to exist in spaces outside of an office. This talk was filmed at TEDxHalifax. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:06:50

Boys will be what we teach them to be

1/5/2021
How can we encourage more boys and men to open up about their fears and needs? Ben Hurst from The Good Lad Initiative offers insight into how we can challenge perceptions of what men are supposed to be. This talk was filmed at TEDxStLondonWomen. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:07:49

What does a star sound like?

1/4/2021
Katrien Kolenberg is an artist and astrophysics professor who presents an array of the awesome sounds that exist in our cosmos. This talk was filmed at TEDxAntwerp. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:11:31

All the little things

12/31/2020
Irish drag queen Panti powerfully illustrates how small actions for LGBTQ persons become revolutionary acts, and why they should remain intimate. Contains explicit language. This talk was filmed at TEDxDublin. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:08:12

The poetry of everyday speech

12/30/2020
Juliana Delgado explores the freedom, power, and creativity found in the ways we express ourselves through language. This talk was filmed at TEDxSOMA. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:09:18

Help America talk again

12/29/2020
Journalist Celeste Headlee shares advice on ways to engage and learn from people with different opinions from our own. This talk was filmed at TEDxSeattle. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:04

Confessions of a climate scientist

12/28/2020
Corinne Le Quéré says climate scientists have enough evidence that the Earth is experiencing human-made climate change; it’s time for everyone to take action based on the facts. This talk was filmed at TEDxWarwick. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:10:56

Let's get to the root of racial injustice

12/25/2020
Dr. Megan Ming Francis makes an urgent case for a new approach to these tragic deaths, explaining that we need to look at the deeper causes of systemic racism rather than settle for easy fixes. This talk was filmed at TEDxRainier. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Watch Megan's full...

Duration:00:10:00

The dangers of whitewashing black history

12/24/2020
Equipped with the real story of Rosa Parks, professor David Ikard highlights how making the realities of race more benign and digestible harms us all -- and emphasizes the power and importance of historical accuracy. This talk was filmed at TEDxNashville. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:14:04

Making the death penalty obsolete

12/23/2020
David R. Dow realized that a surprising number of death row inmates had shared experiences of systemic inequality and proposes a bold plan that prevents capital crimes in the first place. This talk was filmed at TEDxAustin. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:

Duration:00:10:42

Can we choose to fall out of love?

12/22/2020
Rapper and writer Dessa came up with an unconventional approach to get over heartbreak. She describes how she worked with a neuroscientist to try to get her brain to fall out of love with her ex -- and shares wisdom about romance that she gained along the way. This talk was filmed at TEDxWanChai. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode,...

Duration:00:12:18

Choosing 'radical hospitality'

12/21/2020
Doniece Sandoval is a social activist and entrepreneur who was troubled by the striking wealth gap in San Francisco. She shares the way she implemented change for the Bay Area’s homeless population and offers guidance on how we can all help those in need. This talk was filmed at TEDxBerkeley. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode,...

Duration:00:08:52