How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The most massive tsunami perfect storm is bearing down upon us. This perfect storm is mounting a grim reality, increasingly grim reality, and we are facing that reality with the full belief that we can solve our problems with technology, and that’s very understandable. Now, this perfect storm that Read more…

Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz

Hello. My name is Simone. You know how people tell you if you get nervous when onstage, picture people in the audience naked? Like it’s this thing that’s supposed to make you feel better. But I was thinking — picturing all of you naked in 2018 feels kind of weird and wrong. Like, we’re working Read more…

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

So on my way here, the passenger next to me and I had a very interesting conversation during my flight. He told me, “It seems like the United States has run out of jobs, because they’re just making some up: cat psychologist, dog whisperer, tornado chaser.” A couple of seconds later, he asked me, “So Read more…

How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

I grew up with my identical twin, who was an incredibly loving brother. Now, one thing about being a twin is, it makes you an expert at spotting favoritism. If his cookie was even slightly bigger than my cookie, I had questions. And clearly, I wasn’t starving. (Laughter) When I became a psychologist, I began Read more…

Impossible photography | Erik Johansson

I’m here to share my photography. Or is it photography? Because, of course, this is a photograph that you can’t take with your camera. Yet, my interest in photography started as I got my first digital camera at the age of 15. It mixed with my earlier passion for drawing, but it was a bit Read more…

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

There’s a man by the name of Captain William Swenson who recently was awarded the congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on September 8, 2009. On that day, a column of American and Afghan troops were making their way through a part of Afghanistan to help protect a group of government officials, a group Read more…

Chatting with an Expert on Narcissism

Hey Amanda Hales, I’m here with dr. Ramani Durvasula Author of should I stay or should I go? Surviving a relationship with a narcissist. She is a professor at Cal State Los Angeles Yeah, how long you been there? Yea, almost 20 years. Wow, UHMMMMMMMMMMrip They actually would and we’d come up with robot partners Read more…

Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model. | Cameron Russell

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Hi. My name is Cameron Russell, and for the last little while, I’ve been a model. Actually, for 10 years. And I feel like there’s an uncomfortable tension in the room right now because I should not have worn this dress. (Laughter) So luckily, I brought an outfit change. Read more…

The silent drama of photography | Sebastião Salgado

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’m not sure that every person here is familiar with my pictures. I want to start to show just a few pictures to you, and after I’ll speak. I must speak to you a little bit of my history, because we’ll be speaking on this during my speech here. Read more…

The disarming case to act right now on climate change | Greta Thunberg

Translator: Akinori Oyama Reviewer: Peter van de Ven When I was about eight years old, I first heard about something called climate change or global warming. Apparently, that was something humans had created by our way of living. I was told to turn off the lights to save energy and to recycle paper to save Read more…