Menu
VIP YouTube Experience Spiral Clips أليس ميديا عربي تيوب CanAmericanTube Live TV Founder's Picks Al Jazeera English Alicia Keys BBC News Bloomberg Decomcracy Now! TED Talks Sign in to see your channels and favorites To Bookmark AdsFree: PC: press Ctrl+D MAC: press Cmd+D
How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux 12:42

How a fleet of wind-powered drones is changing our understanding of the ocean | Sebastien de Halleux

Our oceans are unexplored and undersampled -- today, we still know more about other planets than our own. How can we get to a better understanding of ...


Published 17 hours ago • Views: 32,525

How to disagree productively and find common ground | Julia Dhar 14:57

How to disagree productively and find common ground | Julia Dhar

Some days, it feels like the only thing we can agree on is that we can't agree -- on anything. Drawing on her background as a world debate champion, J...


Published 2 days ago • Views: 51,791

A lesson on looking | Amy Herman 00:13

A lesson on looking | Amy Herman

Are you looking closely? Visual educator Amy Herman explains how to use art to enhance your powers of perception and find connections where they may n...


Published 2 days ago • Views: 46,124

How a long-forgotten virus could help us solve the antibiotics crisis | Alexander Belcredi 11:14

How a long-forgotten virus could help us solve the antibiotics crisis | Alexander Belcredi

Viruses have a bad reputation -- but some of them could one day save your life, says biotech entrepreneur Alexander Belcredi. In this fascinating talk...


Published 5 days ago • Views: 134,007

A librarian 13:54

A librarian's case against overdue book fines | Dawn Wacek

Libraries have the power to create a better world; they connect communities, promote literacy and spark lifelong learners. But there's one thing that ...


Published 6 days ago • Views: 37,465

Is civility a sham? | Teresa Bejan 13:54

Is civility a sham? | Teresa Bejan

What exactly is civility, and what does it require? In a talk packed with historical insights, political theorist Teresa Bejan explains how civility h...


Published 7 days ago • Views: 44,910

My journey to thank all the people responsible for my morning coffee | AJ Jacobs 15:30

My journey to thank all the people responsible for my morning coffee | AJ Jacobs

Author AJ Jacobs embarked on a quest with a deceptively simple idea at its heart: to personally thank every person who helped make his morning cup of ...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 51,786

What to trust in a "post-truth" world | Alex Edmans 17:48

What to trust in a "post-truth" world | Alex Edmans

Only if you are truly open to the possibility of being wrong can you ever learn, says researcher Alex Edmans. In an insightful talk, he explores how c...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 55,331

The global goals we 14:12

The global goals we've made progress on -- and the ones we haven't | Michael Green

"We are living in a world that is tantalizingly close to ensuring that no one need die of hunger or malaria or diarrhea," says economist Michael Green...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 53,808

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis 10:01

The case for a decentralized internet | Tamas Kocsis

Who controls the internet? Increasingly, the answer is large corporations and governments -- a trend that's threatening digital privacy and access to ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 66,505

How kids can help design cities | Mara Mintzer 14:25

How kids can help design cities | Mara Mintzer

Adults tend to think of kids as "future citizens" -- their ideas and opinions will matter someday, just not today. But kids make up a quarter of the p...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 45,541

How I accidentally changed the way movies get made | Franklin Leonard 16:21

How I accidentally changed the way movies get made | Franklin Leonard

How does Hollywood choose what stories get told on-screen? Too often, it's groupthink informed by a narrow set of ideas about what sells at the box of...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 59,755

Why I have coffee with people who send me hate mail | Özlem Cekic 15:22

Why I have coffee with people who send me hate mail | Özlem Cekic

Özlem Cekic's email inbox has been full of hate mail since 2007, when she won a seat in the Danish Parliament -- becoming the first female Muslim to ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 62,026

The case for curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy 09:20

The case for curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy

Seemingly pointless scientific research can lead to extraordinary discoveries, says physicist Suzie Sheehy. In a talk and tech demo, she shows how man...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 41,755

How to let go of being a "good" person — and become a better person | Dolly Chugh 11:49

How to let go of being a "good" person — and become a better person | Dolly Chugh

What if your attachment to being a "good" person is holding you back from actually becoming a better person? In this accessible talk, social psycholog...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 263,201

Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison 18:44

Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

Taking lessons from a historical pattern called "Thucydides's Trap," political scientist Graham Allison shows why a rising China and a dominant United...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 584,647

How will we survive when the population hits 10 billion? | Charles C. Mann 12:58

How will we survive when the population hits 10 billion? | Charles C. Mann

By 2050, an estimated 10 billion people will live on earth. How are we going to provide everybody with basic needs while also avoiding the worst impac...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 491,424

My quest to defy gravity and fly | Elizabeth Streb 09:14

My quest to defy gravity and fly | Elizabeth Streb

Over the course of her fearless career, extreme action specialist Elizabeth Streb has pushed the limits of the human body. She's jumped through broken...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 45,838

How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore 14:26

How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore

A massive generation of young people is about to inherit the world, and it's the duty of everyone to give them a fighting chance for their futures, sa...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 52,172

How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal 13:38

How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal

In a talk that's equal parts funny and urgent, consultant Vinay Shandal shares stories of the world's top activist investors, showing how individuals ...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 45,886

  • Channel Info:

    Joined 12 years ago | 2006-12-06...

    TED Talks shares the best ideas from the TED Conference with the world, for free: trusted voices and convention-breaking mavericks, icons and geniuses, all giving the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. We post a fresh TED Talk every weekday. TED Talks are licensed under Creative Commons, so you're welcome to link to or embed these videos, forward them to others and share these ideas with the people you know. To join the conversation, comment here or join our online community at TED.com. Any questions? Email contact@ted.com.

    TED

    SUBSCRIBERS: 12,202,381

    View count: 1,268,064,883

    VIDEOS: 2,904

    Contact hello@adsfreeyoutube.com to feature your content or upcoming releases on this sidebar!