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TEDx SHORTS

TED Audio Collective

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

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United States

Description:

Start each day with short, eye-opening ideas from some of the world's greatest TEDx speakers. Hosted by Atossa Leoni, TEDx SHORTS will immerse you in surprising knowledge, fresh perspectives, and moving stories from some of our most compelling talks. Less than 10 minutes a day, everyday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Saving the planet without making it everyone's top priority

4/21/2021
Angela Francis sees that the key to overcoming the climate challenges we face is proving to the public that transitioning to a green economy can change everyone's lives for the better right now. This talk was filmed at TEDxLondonWomen. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:10:07

The case for recognizing Indigenous knowledge as science

4/20/2021
Albert Wiggan believes that indigenous voices should be better recognized in the sciences, especially as we tackle the challenge of climate change. This talk was filmed at TEDxSydney. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:09:32

Why I became a climate activist -- and you should, too

4/19/2021
Climate activist Luisa Neubauer helped initiate "Fridays For Future," the momentous international school strike movement that protests the lack of action on the climate crisis. She shares four first steps that anyone, regardless of age, can take to become a climate activist. This talk was filmed at TEDxYouth@München. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give...

Duration:00:11:47

End the media coverage mass shooters want

4/16/2021
On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting in a movie theater of Aurora, Colorado left the town, and its nation, reeling. To many -- including Tom Teves, who lost his son in the tragedy -- the news coverage that followed focused on all the wrong things. Why did the reporting overwhelmingly fixate on the shooter rather than the lives of the victims or the heroic efforts of first responders? With urgency and measure, Teves calls for responsible media attention that acts in the interest of the public...

Duration:00:07:17

How to cope with meeting madness

4/15/2021
Leadership Coach Dr. Madeleine de Hauke gives tips on how to manage what she calls “meeting madness” to keep a meeting on track and productive. This talk was filmed at TEDxAMS. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:08:00

The cost of menstrual shame

4/14/2021
Kayla-Leah Rich is trying to connect, educate, and empower women and girls around the world by breaking the silence and stigma around menstruation. This talk was filmed at TEDxBoise. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:11:22

Let the worms eat your organic waste

4/13/2021
Wanna contribute to a more sustainable future? David Witzeneder introduces an at-home system that can combat food waste -- wormboxes. This talk was filmed at TEDxVienna.This talk was filmed at TEDxVienna. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:02

Elizabeth White - An honest look at the personal finance crisis

4/12/2021
Author Elizabeth White opens up about the financial reality for millions of baby boomers who live life on a limited income. This talk was filmed at TEDxVCU. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:10:09

How to discover a planet from your sofa

4/9/2021
Astrophysicist and broadcaster Chris Lintott celebrates citizen science projects that allow scientists and non-scientists to make significant contributions to charting the universe. This talk was filmed at TEDxCERN. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:10:19

Dogs for conservation

4/8/2021
Conservation biologist and dog trainer Megan Parker trains canines for conservation purposes by recruiting “bad dogs” to save endangered species. This talk was filmed at TEDxJacksonHole. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:07:28

Why do some people fear vaccines?

4/7/2021
Journalist Tara Haelle shares historical insight into why some people are vaccine hesitant — and argues that empathy can help combat this global health threat. This talk was filmed at TEDxOslo. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow...

Duration:00:08:12

Misogyny in hip hop

4/6/2021
Radio personality and broadcast journalist Ellen Chamberlain looks at the checkered history of hip hop and how we can uplift its artistry and inclusivity. This talk was filmed at TEDxWayneStateU. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. To hear Ellen’s hip hop playlist:...

Duration:00:09:28

What homo naledi teaches us about being human

4/5/2021
Paleoanthropologist Juliet Brophy takes us inside the discovery of Homo naledi, explaining how this mysterious ancestor is forcing us to rethink where we come from -- and what it means to be human. This talk was filmed at TEDxLSU. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:10:37

Are your expectations making you unhappy?

4/2/2021
Economist Nat Ware examines the ways our expectations can set us up for unhappiness-- and what we can do to keep ourselves in good spirits. This talk was filmed at TEDxKlagenfurt. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:08:28

Life after dark in the ancient world

4/1/2021
What effect did darkness have on our ancestors? Archaeologist Dr. Nancy Gonlin looks to ancient Maya societies to shed light on this question. This talk was filmed at TEDxBellevueCollege. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:

Duration:00:11:09

Black trans lives matter

3/31/2021
Today is Transgender Day of Visibility. Through a poetic series of personal vignettes, scholar and activist D-L Stewart invites us into the sobering reality of existing as black and trans in a society where your body has been made to feel unworthy. This talk was filmed at TEDxCSU. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit...

Duration:00:11:59

Why Dungeons and Dragons is good for you

3/30/2021
Can playing Dungeons and Dragons help in real life? Writer Ethan Gilsdorf shares the virtues of D&D and the ways it can benefit you in your non-fantasy world. This talk was filmed at TEDxPiscataquaRiver. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:13:11

How justice and climate change are inseparable

3/29/2021
Michel Gelobter advocates for a commitment to climate justice as a way to reduce the impact of inequality on marginalized communities.This talk was filmed at TEDxMarinSalon. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TEDx Follow TEDx on Instagram:...

Duration:00:09:20

How doctors can help low-income patients

3/26/2021
P.J. Parmar shares the story of the clinic he founded in Colorado, where he serves only resettled refugees primarily on Medicaid, and makes the business case for a fresh take on medical service. This talk was filmed at TEDxMileHigh. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on...

Duration:00:12:47

The emotional cost of euthanasia

3/25/2021
What happens when we make the difficult decision to put down a family pet? Veterinarian Sarah Hoggan explains the emotional weight of euthanization as both a doctor and pet owner. This talk was filmed at TEDxTemecula. All TEDx events are organized independently by volunteers in the spirit of TED's mission of ideas worth spreading. To learn more about TEDxSHORTS, the TEDx program, or give feedback on this episode, please visit http://go.ted.com/tedxshorts. Follow TEDx on Twitter:...

Duration:00:12:32