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How megacities are changing the map of the world | Parag Khanna

"I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth," says global strategist Parag Khanna. As our expanding cities grow ever more connected through trans.

If you want to build a business that lasts, there may be no better place to look for inspiration than your own immune system. Join strategist Martin Reeves as he shares startling statistics about shrinking corporate life spans and explains how executives can apply six principles from living organisms to build resilient businesses that flourish in the face of change.

How to build a business that lasts 100 years

El investigador Kamal Meattle nos muestra cómo podemos obtener un aire de interior mediblemente más puro a través de la disposición de tres plantas de interior comunes, en puntos específicos de una casa u oficina.

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.

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As Vicki Arroyo says, it's time to prepare our homes and cities for our changing climate, with its increased risk of flooding, drought and uncertainty.

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The former prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd is also a longtime student of China, with a unique vantage point to watch its power rise in the past few d.

A clay cylinder covered in Akkadian cuneiform script, damaged and broken, the Cyrus Cylinder is a powerful symbol of religious tolerance and multi-culturalism. In this enthralling talk Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, traces 2600 years of Middle Eastern history through this single object.

Many people think the lines on the map no longer matter, but Parag Khanna says they do. Using maps of the past and present, he explains the root causes of border conflicts worldwide and proposes simple yet cunning solutions for each.

TED Talks | A rule-laden office culture might be oppressing everyone's creativity, productivity, and collaborative potential. Yves Morieux speaks to the benefits of abandoning the rules.

Yves Morieux: How too many rules at work keep you from getting things done

Tony Robbins discute las "fuerzas invisibles" que motivan las acciones de cada uno de nosotros — y choca los cinco con Al Gore en la primera fila

10 amazing life lessons from Tony Robbins on how you can increase the quality of your life now -- health, relationships, finances, business.

Through this video I've learned how western countries throw out nearly half of the food, not because it's inedible but because it doesn't look appealing. In my speech I can refer to the data of wasted food that Tristram Stuart presented. This TED Talk was given my Tristram Stuart in 2012. I came across this video by watching TED Talks over the break.

"TED Talks Western countries throw out nearly half of their food, not because it’s inedible -- but because it doesn’t look appealing. Tristram Stuart delves into the shocking data of wasted food, calling for a more responsible use of global resources.

Stellar astronomer and TED Senior Fellow Lucianne Walkowicz works on NASA's Kepler mission, searching for places in the universe that could support life. So it's worth a listen when she asks us to think carefully about Mars. In this short talk, she suggests that we stop dreaming of Mars as a place that we'll eventually move to when we've messed up Earth, and to start thinking of planetary exploration and preservation of the Earth as two sides of the same goal. As she says, "The more you…

Stellar astronomer and TED Senior Fellow Lucianne Walkowicz works on NASA's Kepler mission, searching for places in the universe that could support life.

LaToya Ruby Frazier: A visual history of inequality in industrial America

For the last 12 years, LaToya Ruby Frazier has photographed friends, neighbors and family in Braddock, Pennsylvania. But though the steel town has lately bee.

NPR News: Trevor Timm: When It Comes To Government How Much Do We Have The Right To Know? | Visit http://www.omnipopmag.com/main For More!!! #Omnipop #Omnipopmag

Trevor Timm: When It Comes To Government, How Much Do We Have The Right To Know?

In the US, the press has a right to publish secret information the public needs to know, protected by the First Amendment. Government surveillance has made it increasingly more dangerous.

As the world's climate patterns continue to shift unpredictably, places where drinking water was once abundant may soon find reservoirs dry and groundwater aquifers depleted. In this talk, civil and environmental engineer David Sedlak shares four practical solutions to the ongoing urban water crisis. His goal: to shift our water supply towards new, local sources of water and create a system that is capable of withstanding any of the challenges climate change may throw at us in the coming ...

4 ways we can avoid a catastrophic drought

Julia Sweeney <em>(God Said, "Ha!")</em> performs the first 15 minutes of her 2006 solo show <em>Letting Go of God.</em> When two young Mormon missionaries knock on her door one day, it touches off a quest to completely rethink her own beliefs.

Julia Sweeney (God Said, "Ha!") performs the first 15 minutes of her 2006 solo show Letting Go of God. When two young Mormon missionaries knock on her door one day, it touches off a quest to completely rethink her own beliefs.

6 Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Coding and Start Making Better Maps -  If you’re doing complex analysis, use a Geographic Information System, for Pete’s sake. #Esri, for instance, has a really slick JavaScript API for its #ArcGIS product. Wired Science

6 Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Coding and Start Making Better Maps

6 Reasons to Get Over Your Fear of Coding and Start Making Better Maps - If you’re doing complex analysis, use a Geographic Information System, for Pete’s sake. for instance, has a really slick JavaScript API for its product.

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As America becomes more and more multicultural, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less diverse. So he got out a map, found the whitest towns in.

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