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TED Talks Daily (SD video)

Summary: TED is a nonprofit devoted to ideas worth spreading. On this video feed, you'll find TED Talks to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.

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 TED: Rodney Mullen: Pop an ollie and innovate! - Rodney Mullen (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:18:19

The last thing Rodney Mullen, the godfather of street skating, wanted were competitive victories. In this exuberant talk he shares his love of the open skateboarding community and how the unique environments it plays in drive the creation of new tricks -- fostering prolific ingenuity purely for passion's sake. (Filmed at TEDxUSC.)

 TED: LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda - LZ Granderson (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:17:51

In a humorous talk with an urgent message, LZ Granderson points out the absurdity in the idea that there's a "gay lifestyle," much less a "gay agenda." (Filmed at TEDxGrandRapids.)

 TED: Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space - Sarah Parcak (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:05:20

In this short talk, TED Fellow Sarah Parcak introduces the field of "space archeology" -- using satellite images to search for clues to the lost sites of past civilizations.

 TED: Beeban Kidron: The shared wonder of film - Beeban Kidron (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:13:12

Movies have the power to create a shared narrative experience and to shape memories and worldviews. British film director Beeban Kidron invokes iconic film scenes -- from Miracle in Milan to Boyz n the Hood -- as she shows how her group FILMCLUB shares great films with kids.

 TED: Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy? - Rebecca Onie (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:16:34

Rebecca Onie asks audacious questions: What if waiting rooms were a place to improve daily health care? What if doctors could prescribe food, housing and heat in the winter? At TEDMED she describes Health Leads, an organization that does just that -- and does it by building a volunteer base as elite and dedicated as a college sports team.

 TED: John Hockenberry: We are all designers - John Hockenberry (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:21:57

Journalist John Hockenberry tells a personal story inspired by a pair of flashy wheels in a wheelchair-parts catalogue -- and how they showed him the value of designing a life of intent. (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.)

 TED: Ami Klin: A new way to diagnose autism - Ami Klin (2011) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:19:44

Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder can improve the lives of everyone affected, but the complex network of causes make it incredibly difficult to predict. At TEDxPeachtree, Ami Klin describes a new early detection method that uses eye-tracking technologies to gauge babies' social engagement skills and reliably measure their risk of developing autism. (Filmed at TEDxPeachTree.)

 TED: John Hodgman: Design, explained. - John Hodgman (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:06:23

John Hodgman, comedian and resident expert, "explains" the design of three iconic modern objects. (From The Design Studio session at TED2012, guest-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell.)

 TED: Damian Palin: Mining minerals from seawater - Damian Palin (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:03:01

The world needs clean water, and more and more, we're pulling it from the oceans, desalinating it, and drinking it. But what to do with the salty brine left behind? In this intriguing short talk, TED Fellow Damian Palin proposes an idea: Mine it for other minerals we need, with the help of some collaborative metal-munching bacteria.

 TED: Terry Moore: Why is 'x' the unknown? - Terry Moore (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:03:57

Why is 'x' the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer.

 TED: Diane Kelly: What we didn’t know about penis anatomy - Diane Kelly (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:11:20

We’re not done with anatomy. We know a tremendous amount about genomics, proteomics and cell biology, but as Diane Kelly makes clear at TEDMED, there are basic facts about the human body we’re still learning. Case in point: How does the mammalian erection work?

 TED: Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species? - Juan Enriquez (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:16:48

Throughout human evolution, multiple versions of humans co-existed. Could we be mid-upgrade now? At TEDxSummit, Juan Enriquez sweeps across time and space to bring us to the present moment -- and shows how technology is revealing evidence that suggests rapid evolution may be under way.

 TED: Seth Shostak: ET is (probably) out there -- get ready - Seth Shostak (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:18:40

SETI researcher Seth Shostak bets that we will find extraterrestrial life in the next twenty-four years, or he'll buy you a cup of coffee. At TEDxSanJoseCA, he explains why new technologies and the laws of probability make the breakthrough so likely -- and forecasts how the discovery of civilizations far more advanced than ours might affect us here on Earth. (Filmed at TEDxSanJoseCA.)

 TED: Quixotic Fusion: Dancing with light - Quixotic Fusion (2012) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:12:22

Quixotic Fusion is an ensemble of artists that brings together aerial acrobatics, dance, theater, film, music and visual fx. Watch as they perform three transporting dance pieces at TED2012.

 TED: Sebastian Deterding: What your designs say about you - Sebastian Deterding (2011) | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 00:12:23

What does your chair say about what you value? Designer Sebastian Deterding shows how our visions of morality and what the good life is are reflected in the design of objects around us. (Filmed at TEDxHogeschoolUtrecht.)


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