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Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys?

Philip Zimbardo: The demise of guys?

Psychologist Philip Zimbardo asks, “Why are boys struggling?” He shares some stats (lower graduation rates, greater worries about intimacy and relationships) and suggests a few reasons — and challenges the TED community to think about...

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13-Year-Old Makes Solar Power Breakthrough

13-Year-Old Makes Solar Power Breakthrough

While most 13-year-olds spend their free time playing video games or cruising Facebook, one 7th grader was trekking through the woods uncovering a mystery of science. After studying how trees branch in a very specific way, Aidan Dwyer created a solar cell tree that produces 20-50% more power than a...

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Bring on the learning revolution!

Bring on the learning revolution!

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence. ...

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Success—The elusive seven letter word

Success—The elusive seven letter word

‘Success is a journey not destination’ is an oft-repeated adage. On what criteria do I select that route is not clear to most. In route selection Stephen Covey’s thoughts—‘everyone is busy climbing the success ladder. No one pauses to think whether the ladder is leaning against the...

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