The GOOD 100: TED X The GOOD 100: TED X
The GOOD 100: TED X
Garage TalkThe lauded nonprofit TED's "Ideas Worth Spreading" series is truly inspirational. Through its legendary talks and annual conferences, TED has brought together some of the most influential thought leaders the world over to share their bright ideas. But what if you have your own bright idea, and no podium? Enter TEDx, an offshoot of TED that allows anyone with a great idea to share it at an independently organized event pretty much anywhere in the world. It could be 12 people in someone's basement, or 1,200 in an auditorium-as long as certain criteria are met, and the TEDx team approves it, it can be a TEDx event.The first of its kind took place this past March at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, with eight speakers, and more than 1,150 registered attendees. Since then some 60 TEDx events have taken place, with another 250 planned all over the globe. The growth is staggering, and proof that the idea of spreading ideas is, well, spreading. "The enthusiasm for the TEDx program, the passion of the TEDx hosts, the quality of the TEDx events, and the rate at which TEDx is spreading across the globe has far exceeded our expectations," says Lara Stein, the licensing director for TED. "TEDx is the just the beginning of a whole new approach for education, and the spreading of ideas across the globe."Learn how to create your own TEDx event at ted.com/tedx.
The 10 Most Awkward Moments Of Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign With Cruz now out of the race, a tribute to the cringiest campaign in modern American history.
Meet The Female Fighter Building A Better Boxing Glove For “Badass Women” Go ahead, fight like a girl.
‘Biggest Loser’ Study Shows Why It’s So Hard To Lose Weight Most contestants have put the weight back on
This 8 Year Old’s 5 Steps To ‘Happyness’ Are Beautiful Happiness is a choice
Lupita Nyong’o’s Lenny Letter Essay Is One More Example Of Hollywood Failing At Diversity Great performers are going to TV and Broadway for better roles
The Purse That Blinds Paparazzi And 4 Other Things You'll Be Wearing In The Future The celebrities at last night’s Met Gala red carpet weren’t half as cool as this
The 10 Most Awkward Moments Of Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign Meet The Female Fighter Building A Better Boxing Glove For “Badass Women” ‘Biggest Loser’ Study Shows Why It’s So Hard To Lose Weight This 8 Year Old’s 5 Steps To ‘Happyness’ Are Beautiful Lupita Nyong’o’s Lenny Letter Essay Is One More Example Of Hollywood Failing At Diversity The Purse That Blinds Paparazzi And 4 Other Things You'll Be Wearing In The Future The Racist Origins Of The Word ‘Caucasian’ Scientists Almost Certain Advanced Life On Other Planets Has Existed At Some Point All Remaining Ringling Bros. Circus Elephants Are Retiring to Florida Why Ugly Apples Taste Yummier—And May Be Better For You This Is What Climate Change Denial Looks Like Being Married To Kirk Cameron Sounds Great As Long As You’re Kirk Cameron
The GOOD 100 Meet the remarkable individuals tackling pressing global issues today. The GOOD Guide to Recycling The objects we discard aren’t trash. They’re a resource. The Local Globalists Meet 17 innovators who are changing our future for the better. Project Literacy Building partnerships for a more literate future.