How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes
3 days ago ∗ Views: 38,895
The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years st...
Why do I make art? To build time capsules for my heritage | Kayla Briët
3 days ago ∗ Views: 22,444
Kayla Briët creates art that explores identity and self-discovery -- and the fear that her culture may someday be forgotten. She shares how she found...
I don't want children -- stop telling me I'll change my mind | Christen Reighter
3 days ago ∗ Views: 83,713
One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn't k...
How my dad's dementia changed my idea of death (and life) | Beth Malone
4 days ago ∗ Views: 40,577
With warmth and grace, Beth Malone tells the deeply personal story of her dad's struggle with frontotemporal lobe dementia, and how it changed how she...
How the military fights climate change | David Titley
5 days ago ∗ Views: 39,070
Military leaders have known for millennia that the time to prepare for a challenge is before it hits you, says scientist and retired US Navy officer D...
The Housing First approach to homelessness | Lloyd Pendleton
6 days ago ∗ Views: 25,550
What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the s...
How to talk (and listen) to transgender people | Jackson Bird
6 days ago ∗ Views: 67,433
Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to a...
What I learned serving time for a crime I didn't commit | Teresa Njoroge
7 days ago ∗ Views: 61,575
In 2011, Teresa Njoroge was convicted of a financial crime she didn't commit -- the result of a long string of false accusations, increasing bribe att...
How judges can show respect | Victoria Pratt
1 week ago ∗ Views: 41,653
In halls of justice around the world, how can we ensure everyone is treated with dignity and respect? A pioneering judge in New Jersey, Victoria Pratt...
The biggest risks facing cities -- and some solutions | Robert Muggah
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 51,941
With fantastic new maps that show interactive, visual representations of urban fragility, Robert Muggah articulates an ancient but resurging idea: cit...
Why wildfires have gotten worse -- and what we can do about it | Paul Hessburg
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 44,810
Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States -- the direct result of unintentional yet m...
Why women stay silent after sexual assault (with English subtitles) | Inés Hercovich
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 48,914
Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.) Why do women who e...
For the love of birds | Washington Wachira
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 25,829
From the glorious crested guinea fowl to the adulterous African jacana to vultures that can pick a zebra carcass clean in 30 minutes, Washington Wachi...
The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 144,870
Ever wonder how we poop? Learn about the gut -- the system where digestion (and a whole lot more) happens -- as doctor and author Giulia Enders takes ...
Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa | Nnedi Okorafor
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 49,631
"My science fiction has different ancestors -- African ones," says writer Nnedi Okorafor. In between excerpts from her "Binti" series and her novel "L...