The hang meets overtone singing | Bruno Bieri | TEDxBasel

Most people know the sound of a steel drum. However, not that many know its smaller cousin the hang. Bruno Bieri beautifully plays this instrument while adding numerous colors through his overtone singing. The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and the Hochschule Luzern. This animation was created by Loïc Kreyden and […]

Hunger Isn’t Sexy | Elizabeth Wight | TEDxModesto Because hunger doesn’t always look the way we expect it to in America, it can be easy to dismiss it as a problem that doesn’t really apply to us, but fighting food insecurity ethically on a local level impacts lives in unexpected ways. Elizabeth (Greenlee) Wight is CEO of Interfaith Ministries in Modesto, and […]

Let children play | Alex Elliott Lockhart | TEDxBasel

In an age where the steps of the cognitive process are under ever increasing pressure to be quantified, Alex Elliot Lockhart proposes returning to a simpler approach. Through play, we can allow children to achieve flow by exploring the world on their own terms. The intro animation was produced as a collaboration between TEDxBasel and […]

Writing as a form of therapy | Ramy El Agamy | TEDxMIU In his talk “Writing as a form of therapy”, Ramy El Agamy will talk about how writing can be a powerful tool when dealing with our psychology issues. Ramy is a fresh business graduate from Misr International University, majoring in finance. He spent two years giving sessions through student activities in topics such as […]

Deep dive: What we are learning from the language of whales | James Nestor | TEDxMarin

With brains six times the size of our own, the planet’s greatest mammals force a rethink of our own place on planet Earth. James Nestor is an author and journalist who has written for Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, National Public Radio, The New York Times, Scientific American, Dwell Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, and more. […]

How Sewage Saved My Husband’s Life from a Superbug | Steffanie Strathdee | TEDxNashville

Tom Patterson was dying from a superbug infection and all antibiotics had failed. Find out how his wife, Dr. Steffanie Strathdee, saved his life from the terrible antibiotic-resistant infection by utilizing bacteriophages, viruses found in sewage. This gut wrenching story is one of undying love and perseverance, and a forgotten, seemingly miraculous cure hat may […]

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