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Urbanization and the future of cities – Vance Kite

Today ,more than half of all people in the world live in an urban area. By mid-century, this will increase to 70%. But as recently as 100 years ago, only two out of ten people lived in a city, and before that, it was even less. How have we reached such a high degree of …


Why Brazil’s indigenous people fight for the Amazon rainforest | Nixiwaka Yawanawá | TEDxBedford

Transcriber: Sylwia Magon Reviewer: Tanya Cushman (Panoan) Maasharai. Hello, everyone. This is how we say “hello, everyone” in my language: maasharai. (Singing in Panoan) My name is Nixiwaka, and thank you very much for having me. What I just did, this is how we say thank you, thank you for nature, talking about nature. I …


Life is your talents discovered | Sir Ken Robinson | TEDxLiverpool

Life is your talents discovered | Sir Ken Robinson | TEDxLiverpool

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury I’ve just had to mention this as the Beatles become a theme, that I interviewed Paul McCartney for the “Element.” That’s it. (Laughter) (Applause) Anyway, Paul McCartney or Paul— (Laughter) I’m just saying— went to Liverpool Institute, which is now LIPA, that was where he went, I went to …


The life cycle of a t-shirt – Angel Chang

The life cycle of a t-shirt – Angel Chang

Consider the classic white t-shirt. Annually, we sell and buy two billion t-shirts globally, making it one of the most common garments in the world. But how and where is the average t-shirt made, and what’s its environmental impact? Clothing items can vary a lot, but a typical t-shirt begins its life on a farm …


A day in the life of a Roman soldier – Robert Garland

A day in the life of a Roman soldier – Robert Garland

The year is 15 CE and the Roman Empire is prospering. Most of the credit will go to the emperor, but this success wouldn’t have been possible without loyal soldiers like Servius Felix. Servius enlisted as a legionary eight years ago at age 18, the son of a poor farmer with few prospects. Unlike the …


From slave to rebel gladiator: The life of Spartacus – Fiona Radford

From slave to rebel gladiator: The life of Spartacus – Fiona Radford

As the warrior slept, a snake coiled around his face. Instead of a threat, his wife saw an omen– a fearsome power that would lead her husband to either glory or doom. For now, however, he was only a slave – one of millions taken from the territories conquered by Rome to work the mines, …


Jane Fonda: Life’s third act

Jane Fonda: Life’s third act

There have been many revolutions over the last century, but perhaps none as significant as the longevity revolution. We are living on average today 34 years longer than our great-grandparents did — think about that. That’s an entire second adult lifetime that’s been added to our lifespan. And yet, for the most part, our culture …



The Five Phrases That Can Change Your Life: Adam Braun at TEDxColumbiaCollege

The Five Phrases That Can Change Your Life: Adam Braun at TEDxColumbiaCollege

Translator: Федя Фидельбаум Reviewer: Denise RQ How are you guys? (Cheers) Good! Alright. My name is Adam Braun. I’m the founder and CEO of this organization “Pencils of Promise”. In the last 4 years, we’ve gone from a place that you’ll hear about starting with very, very humble beginnings to now what I really believe …


Three words that will change your life | Dr. Mark Holder | TEDxKelowna

Three words that will change your life | Dr. Mark Holder | TEDxKelowna

Translator: Ta-Fen Hwang Reviewer: Queenie Lee Thank you for giving me the opportunity to talk about something I’m really passionate about: happiness. I lead a research team at the University of British Columbia that studies the science of happiness. Lead a research team, how arrogant is that? Let me tell you what I really do. …

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