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TEDx SHORTS

TED Audio Collective

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.

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United States

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

How to discover a planet from your sofa

4/9/2021
Astrophysicist and broadcaster Chris Lintott celebrates citizen science projects that allow scientists and non-scientists to make significant contributions to charting the universe. This talk was filmed at TEDxCERN. 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:00:10:19

Dogs for conservation

4/8/2021
Conservation biologist and dog trainer Megan Parker trains canines for conservation purposes by recruiting “bad dogs” to save endangered species. This talk was filmed at TEDxJacksonHole. 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...

Duration:00:07:28

Why do some people fear vaccines?

4/7/2021
Journalist Tara Haelle shares historical insight into why some people are vaccine hesitant — and argues that empathy can help combat this global health threat. This talk was filmed at TEDxOslo. 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:00:08:12

Misogyny in hip hop

4/6/2021
Radio personality and broadcast journalist Ellen Chamberlain looks at the checkered history of hip hop and how we can uplift its artistry and inclusivity. This talk was filmed at TEDxWayneStateU. 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. To hear Ellen’s hip hop playlist:...

Duration:00:09:28

What homo naledi teaches us about being human

4/5/2021
Paleoanthropologist Juliet Brophy takes us inside the discovery of Homo naledi, explaining how this mysterious ancestor is forcing us to rethink where we come from -- and what it means to be human. 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...

Duration:00:10:37

Are your expectations making you unhappy?

4/2/2021
Economist Nat Ware examines the ways our expectations can set us up for unhappiness-- and what we can do to keep ourselves in good spirits. This talk was filmed at TEDxKlagenfurt. 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...

Duration:00:08:28

Life after dark in the ancient world

4/1/2021
What effect did darkness have on our ancestors? Archaeologist Dr. Nancy Gonlin looks to ancient Maya societies to shed light on this question. This talk was filmed at TEDxBellevueCollege. 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:00:11:09

Black trans lives matter

3/31/2021
Today is Transgender Day of Visibility. Through a poetic series of personal vignettes, scholar and activist D-L Stewart invites us into the sobering reality of existing as black and trans in a society where your body has been made to feel unworthy. This talk was filmed at TEDxCSU. 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:00:11:59

Why Dungeons and Dragons is good for you

3/30/2021
Can playing Dungeons and Dragons help in real life? Writer Ethan Gilsdorf shares the virtues of D&D and the ways it can benefit you in your non-fantasy world. This talk was filmed at TEDxPiscataquaRiver. 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:00:13:11

How justice and climate change are inseparable

3/29/2021
Michel Gelobter advocates for a commitment to climate justice as a way to reduce the impact of inequality on marginalized communities.This talk was filmed at TEDxMarinSalon. 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:00:09:20

How doctors can help low-income patients

3/26/2021
P.J. Parmar shares the story of the clinic he founded in Colorado, where he serves only resettled refugees primarily on Medicaid, and makes the business case for a fresh take on medical service. 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 give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:12:47

The emotional cost of euthanasia

3/25/2021
What happens when we make the difficult decision to put down a family pet? Veterinarian Sarah Hoggan explains the emotional weight of euthanization as both a doctor and pet owner. This talk was filmed at TEDxTemecula. 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:00:12:32

Lessons from the world avoided

3/24/2021
Is perfection the enemy of progress in the fight against climate change? Climate scientist Sean Davis tells the story of a time when nations came together to help save the ozone layer - despite being unsure of their first steps. This talk was filmed at TEDxBoulder. 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:00:10:26

I am not your Asian stereotype

3/23/2021
In light of the recent violent rhetoric and attacks directed at Asians and Asian Americans, these communities are fighting for justice and their own safety. What can we do to combat the racist tropes and stereotypes aimed at Asian communities? To start, we can listen to people like Canwen Xu share their experiences. Canwen was a high school senior at the time of this talk. She asks us to confront the damaging and sometimes dangerous ways Asians are othered in the US. This talk was filmed at...

Duration:00:10:57

How literature can help us develop empathy

3/22/2021
English professor Beth Ann Fennelly examines the potential impact of the humanities in connecting people with experiences outside their own. This talk was filmed at TEDxUniversityofMississippi. 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:00:09:47

What your sleep patterns say about your relationship

3/19/2021
Today is World Sleep Day. Wendy Troxel looks at the cultural expectations that pressure couples into sharing a bed and why some relationships would benefit from sleeping separately. 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 on Twitter:...

Duration:00:12:19

The keys to a great sex life

3/18/2021
Emily Nagoski is a sex educator who shares how a stronger understanding of self helps you find a new approach to sex. This talk was filmed at TEDxUniversityofNevada. 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:00:09:06

How I advocate for missing and murdered Indigenous women

3/17/2021
Rosalie Fish, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe and competitive runner, shares how she uses the sport to bring attention to the alarming epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women. This talk was filmed at TEDxYouth@Seattle. 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:00:11:27

Why I’m a conservationist — and a zookeeper

3/16/2021
Sharon Redrobe OBE is a veterinarian and conservationist who used to protest for the abolishment of zoos; now she runs one and believes they are crucial to save endangered animal species. This talk was filmed at TEDxLeicesterWomen. 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:00:08:12

Who gets to belong?

3/15/2021
Canadian journalist and author Carol Off reflects on what can happen when we put ourselves in the shoes of others instead of ostracizing them. This talk was filmed at TEDxToronto. 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...

Duration:00:09:21