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This Young Woman Escaped From North Korea And Gave An Incredible TED Talk About It

Growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee believed her life — witnessing public executions, studying the history of Kim Il-Sung with vigor — was …

Banned TED Talk: Graham Hancock – The War on Consciousness

I'm in!<p>Yet another TED talk banned by the TED community due to the challenge it poses to mainstream science. The talk was done at a TEDx conference …

Will Smith's TED talks obsession: what has he been watching?

The star has revealed that he watches hours and hours of the talks online. Does he know something we don't?<p>At the end of a curious interview with New York magazine, during which father-and-son film stars Will and Jaden Smith declared their certainty that there is a pattern to everything, which has …

TEDx Talks Given By Teens That Will Completely Inspire You (VIDEO)

When Chelsea Clinton hosted a TEDxTeen event this past March, she talked about the amazing things Gen Y is accomplishing.<p>“I think [there] is a big misconception that people who are younger are more apathetic or more disinterested or more tuned out. That’s just not true," she told The Huffington …

Education: bring down the barriers to our best universities

On Thursday, thousands of 18-year-olds will be opening an envelope containing A-level results that for many will be their passport to university. Yet new figures on access to higher education out last week serve as a reminder that the opportunities it buys remain heavily dependent on social …