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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

Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter

5/11/2022
Can you REALLY boost your metabolism? Is blue light actually ruining your sleep? How much vaginal yeast is healthy and when is it … too much? Body Stuff with Dr. Jen Gunter is BACK for a second season to bust the lies you’re told—and sold—about your personal health. Join Dr. Jen Gunter as she addresses common myths– from breaking down the incredible ways our senses of taste and smell work, to debunking some of the harmful misconceptions about opioids, to addressing the biggest pain on our...

Duration:00:01:05

Listen now: WorkLife season 5

4/12/2022
WorkLife with Adam Grant is back for a fifth season! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant knows that you spend a quarter of your life at work–and in this show, he talks to some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover how we can actually enjoy all that time. From breaking down “The Great Resignation” to identifying the work culture that’s right for you, to learning the art of the pitch, this season is packed with actionable insights to help you make work not suck. To hear...

Duration:00:03:29

3 ways to make better decisions

3/27/2022
Cognitive scientist Tom Griffiths shows how we can apply the logic of computers to untangle tricky human problems using three practical strategies. This talk was filmed at TEDxSydney. 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:00:14:07

Academic research is publicly funded -- why isn't it publicly available?

3/26/2022
Erica Stone looks at the discrepancies between tax funded academic research and the post-research availability of expensive journals, and advocates for a new, open-access relationship between the public and scholars. This talk was filmed at TEDxMileHighWomen. 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:00:12:37

"Aliens built the pyramids" and other absurdities of pseudo-archaeology

3/25/2022
Archaeologist Sarah Kurnick illustrates why some misconceptions about humanity’s past perpetuate racist and xenophobic notions of history and culture. 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 Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx...

Duration:00:15:07

When local news dies, so does democracy

3/20/2022
Journalist Chuck Plunkett passionately makes the case for local news as an essential part of any healthy democracy. 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 Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:13:53

How a miniaturized atomic clock could revolutionize space exploration

3/19/2022
Jill Seubert is a deep space navigator who shares the intricacies involved in space travel. This talk was filmed at TEDxUCLA. 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: https://www.instagram.com/tedx_official

Duration:00:14:13

Why students should have mental health days

3/18/2022
Student Hailey Hardcastle explains why schools should offer mental health days and allow students time to practice emotional hygiene without stigma. This talk was filmed at TEDxSalem. 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:00:10:13

The true cost of financial dependence

3/13/2022
Accountant Estelle Gibson offers actionable advice on finding greater financial independence. This talk was filmed at TEDxDayton. 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: https://www.instagram.com/tedx_official

Duration:00:11:27

How to support witnesses of harassment and build healthier workplaces

3/12/2022
Memory scientist Julia Shaw examines the ways companies can protect and advocate for employees who face workplace discrimination and harassment. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondonWomen. 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:00:13:41

What tech companies know about your kids

3/11/2022
Anthropologist Veronica Barassi urges parents to demand protections and look closely at the ways their kids’ data is being collected online. 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 Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:14:01

Who counts as a speaker of a language?

3/6/2022
Spanish professor Anna Babel reveals the intricate relationship between language and culture. 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 http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:14:10

The hidden history found in your teeth

3/5/2022
Bioarchaeologist Carolyn Freiwald traces the story of human migration across the Americas to illustrate what ancient teeth can reveal about you. 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:...

Duration:00:12:07

I let algorithms randomize my life for two years

3/4/2022
Computer scientist Max Hawkins looks at the ways algorithms can offer unique chances to step outside of one’s comfort zone. This talk was filmed at TEDxVienna. 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:00:15:18

Why I talk to white supremacists

2/27/2022
Vidhya Ramalingam shares the ways she and others are working on intervention strategies to tackle the hate that exists on and offline. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondonWomen. 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:00:12:49

The 1-minute secret to forming a new habit

2/26/2022
Sociologist Christine Carter offers one simple step that could help you keep motivated to achieve your goals, both big and small. This talk was filmed at TEDxMarin. 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:00:11:49

How you can use impostor syndrome to your benefit

2/25/2022
Reflecting on the leadup to launching a successful software company, Atlassian CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes shares what he’s learned about overcoming the very common feeling of “imposter syndrome”. This talk was filmed at TEDxSydney. 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:00:08:56

Climate change and the challenge of long-term thinking

2/20/2022
Using the story of Hurricane Sandy’s effect on New Yorks as an example, Scientist and professor Adam Sobel shows how bridging science with storytelling is a key to enabling more action to stop climate change. This talk was filmed at TEDxBroadway. 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:00:09:37

Surprising ways sea ice affects us all

2/19/2022
Arctic scientist David Barber shares the history of sea ice to shed light on its importance in shaping Earth’s future. This talk was filmed at TEDxUManitoba. 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:00:09:10

Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR

2/18/2022
Chris Fisher makes the case for scanning the whole planet with LiDAR -- a technology that uses lasers shot from an airplane to map the ground -- in order to preserve our cultural and ecological heritage. 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...

Duration:00:16:13