TEDxSinCity – Ram Dass – Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart

TEDxSinCity – Ram Dass – Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart

Transcriber: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Denise RQ [Ram Dass was not able to appear in person because of a stroke in 1997] [which prevents him from travel, and also affects his speech] [Ram Dass] [Cultivating Our Spiritual Heart] Namaste. My name is Ram Dass. I’m sorry I can’t be with you. I guess we will communicate […]

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The accident that changed the world – Allison Ramsey and Mary Staicu

The accident that changed the world – Allison Ramsey and Mary Staicu

London, 1928: a group of mold spores surf a breeze through a lab. They drift onto a petri dish, and when they land, they germinate a medical revolution. This lab belongs to Alexander Fleming, a Scottish scientist investigating the properties of infectious bacteria. At this time, Fleming is away on vacation. When he returns, he […]

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Social imposition compromising our spiritual progress

Social imposition compromising our spiritual progress

as soon as we’re born we have a countdown timer, not many people understand it and not many people know exactly what are the figures on that countdown timer but we have a fixed countdown timer, a lot of people never pay attention to it, because we are social creatures, we’re creatures who go out […]

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Licking bees and pulping trees: The reign of a wasp queen – Kenny Coogan

Licking bees and pulping trees: The reign of a wasp queen – Kenny Coogan

As the April sun rises on a pile of firewood, something royal stirs inside. This wasp queen is one of thousands who mated in late autumn and hibernated through the winter. Now she emerges into the spring air to begin her reign. Most of her sisters weren’t so lucky. While hibernating in compost piles and […]

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Mating frenzies, sperm hoards, and brood raids: the life of a fire ant queen – Walter R. Tschinkel

Mating frenzies, sperm hoards, and brood raids: the life of a fire ant queen – Walter R. Tschinkel

It’s June, just after a heavy rainfall, and the sky is filling with creatures we wouldn’t normally expect to find there. At first glance, this might be a disturbing sight. But for the lucky males and females of Solenopsis invicta, otherwise known as fire ants, it’s a day of romance. This is the nuptial flight, […]

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Shakespeare in Shackles: The Transformative Power of Literature: Laura Bates at TEDxUCLA

Shakespeare in Shackles: The Transformative Power of Literature: Laura Bates at TEDxUCLA

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven On the day that I received my PhD from the University of Chicago, I heard a lecture from a world-renowned Shakespeare scholar in which he asserted that the play Macbeth represented the ipso facto valorization of transgression. (Laughter) And I thought, “Really?” (Laughter) “Really? The ipso facto […]

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Become a TED Translator, Join our Global Community!

Become a TED Translator, Join our Global Community!

(Music) Hi, I’m Nelson. I’m Mario. I’m Stefania. I’m Javi. We are TED Translators. We’re part of a massive crowdsourced community of volunteers, in 160 countries, translating TED talks into more than 100 languages. We connect people to world-changing ideas across languages and borders. Our work is seen on TED.com and media platforms around the […]

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TEDxHunterCCS – Emma Hartung- The Importance of ______ in Community Service

TEDxHunterCCS – Emma Hartung- The Importance of ______ in Community Service

Translator: Sheree Murray Reviewer: Denise RQ I’m here to talk about an important element of community service that we tend to ignore. So, what’s the blank? Well, the first element I thought of and maybe, the more conventional answer to that question is the ‘warm and fuzzy’ factor. You know, that human component of service […]

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How to choose a good partner?

How to choose a good partner?

what does Hinduism say about marriage? what’s its purpose? what qualities should one look for in a spouse and is it okay to marry outside my religion? okay first of all marrying somebody outside religion is something that we do not stop we say fine if you like somebody and there is that closeness with […]

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Science and spirituality: Jeff Lieberman at TEDxCambridge 2011

Science and spirituality: Jeff Lieberman at TEDxCambridge 2011

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Helene Batt Three years ago was a turning point in my life because I finally had everything I thought I needed to be fulfilled, and I still had this voice in my head saying I had to do more to be happy. The more that I looked at my own suffering […]

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