A TEDx event crosses the US-Mexico border, to show that ideas can’t be fenced in

Adriana Eguia Alaniz started her talk in the United States, speaking English. She ended it in Mexico, speaking Spanish. Welcome to TEDxMonumento258, an event held across the US-Mexico border. On September 4, 2015, attendees gathered in both San Diego and [...]

10 tips for greening your TEDx event

Want to have an event with a small carbon footprint? Consider these 10 tips culled from TEDx events all over the world for advice on how to make your event a green success: 1. Encourage cycling, walking, using public transport [...]

Spotlight TEDx Event: Impressions from a day at TEDxMet

Saturday marked the return of TEDxMet, the TEDx event put on by The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Surrounded by art, exhibitions and history, attendees watched talks and performances in two locations on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: Insight into the Universe from the lead imager for the Hubble Space Telescope

Zoltan Levay has a really cool job: astrophotographer. He is responsible for the transformation of data taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope into sweeping views of our Universe — illuminating stars, galaxies, stardust and interstellar gas — in color and [...]

Spotlight TEDx Talk: The danger of thinking deafness is “bad”

What happens when deaf adolescents think deafness is “bad”? This is what psychologist Peter Hauser works to find out. In a talk at TEDxGallaudet, Hauser shares a study that he and colleagues at RIT’s Deaf Studies Lab conducted to gauge [...]

Stromae breaks down how he puts together songs at TEDxBrussels

You may know Stromae — the Belgian singer/rapper/songwriter who has taken the world by storm with his unique brand of electronic dance music au français — but you may not know how he crafts his catchy singles (piece by piece). [...]