Chef and activist Jamie Oliver, who came to international fame in the 1990s as "The Naked Chef," has made it his mission to transform the way we feed ourselves and our children, through his cookbooks, TV shows and the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation. The 2010 TED Prize winner shares his 5 favorite talks.
The legendary fashion designer — who created the wrap dress and remains an icon in the industry (she's also President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America) — picks the five TED talks that have inspired her most.
Ryan Coogler, director of "Fruitvale Station," picks his 6 favorite talks. He also calls out Steve Jobs' "How to Live Before You Die," calling it: "One of the best speeches given during my lifetime. Jobs gives a personal meditation on what it means to be human."
"These talks have inspired me to create, in my writing or in my life," says Carlton Cuse, screenwriter and producer of Bates Motel and Lost. "These speakers have 'passionate optimism' -- that inner drive that allows us to risk truly expressing ourselves.”
Data can be used for good, harnessed for the betterment of society, but it can also be abused. Find out about some hidden not-so-sunny uses of Big Data.
Talks from scientists, musicians, innovators -- all in their teens. Watch these amazing wunderkinds.
Zoom in -- way, way in -- to look at the world from speck's-eye view. Learn about very tiny insects, the world at the nanoscale, and sculptures so small it's best to hold your breath while viewing.
From graphics to products, check out these talks by some of the world's greatest designers.
Must-listen talks about the future of the environment, crime, technology, government and the human race.
How can we create an education system that works for kids, instead of against them? Watch eight inspiring talks (and one beautiful performance) from TED's May 2013 PBS special, given in their entirety.
Psychologist Angela Duckworth studies the traits that allow us to stick to our goals — and she chose four great talks that explore other facets of how human beings behave.
Pearl Arredondo worked her way up from humble East L.A. beginnings, and as a high school teacher she now inspires other kids to do the same. Here are the talks that she thinks capture that spirit of drive and determination.
As important as they are eloquent, these four talks are poet Malcolm London’s idea of how to truly cause a stir.
Educator and activist Geoffrey Canada chose a powerful list of favorites — talks that address the cycles of poverty and gender violence, and offer bold suggestions for change.
Chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam knows that great educational media can be nothing short of explosive. Strap on your goggles and watch his top picks.
Green, leafy, often delicious: Plants are all around us and make the ecosystem work. Hear from gardeners, vegetarians, designers and conservationists on the wonderful world of plants and vegetables.
As Wittgenstein wrote, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Watch talks by linguists, data analysts and word nerds who explore the all-encompassing power of language.
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