Bloque is a WordPress blogging theme, based on the latest narrative trend with sites like Exposure and Medium. Fully compatible with the latest WordPress version, Bloque is so simple to use with a theme options panel. Crafted for blog lovers, a perfect theme for everyone who have a story to share. Features Responsive Web Design (desktop, … Continue reading Bloque WordPress Theme
An installation featuring 206 lightbulbs delineates a world darkened by conflict, country by country. How do you measure the state of peace in the world? With statistics? With models and figures? A new sculpture tries — with light bulbs. “The Future” is composed of 206 individual light bulbs — each bulb representing a sovereign state — that collectively spell out the … Continue reading This Sculpture Illuminates the State of World Peace
Stand-up comedian Negin Farsad reflects on her week learning about lava tubes, 3D printing, and quinoa-based cranberry discs. You might know of TED — TED stands for Technology Entertainment and Design. You’ve probably seen the online talks. But those talks don’t do the actual conference justice. At first glance, it looks like a summer camp for learning … Continue reading This Is What the TED Conference Is Actually Like
Danielle N. Lee, behavioral biologist All photos are by Ryan Lash/TED unless otherwise noted. Behavioral biologist and blogger Danielle N. Lee studies the African giant pouched rat, which were first deployed in Mozambique in 2000 by APOPO — a Belgian humanitarian organization — to detect and clear land mines. Land mines kill or maim up to 20,000 people each … Continue reading 11 Up-and-Coming Scientists You Need to Know
Born deaf, Christine Sun Kim uses technology, performance and drawing to investigate her relationship with sound and spoken languages. You have been deaf from birth, yet you were told as a child to not make noise. How can you have known how not to make noise if you couldn’t hear it? It’s based on intuition. … Continue reading I Am a Deaf Artist Redefining “Sound”
Body architect Lucy McRae on the making of the incredible edible music video for Australian pop band Architecture in Helsinki Lucy McRae is a body architect — an artist who explores how technology and the body may someday meet and merge. Her surreal and provocative projects range from swallowable perfumes that make the body sweat scentto experiments … Continue reading Biohacker Meets Willy Wonka
Artist Sarah Sandman designs social experiences — like live interactive Scrabble get-to-know-you games and a nationwide art exchange by bicycle — to help bring people together. Observational astrophysicist Jedidah Islerstudies supermassive, hyperactive black holes at the center of galaxies, called blazars. Their work could hardly be more different, but they’re also roommates at the TED2015 conference. What do they … Continue reading An Astrophysicist and an Artist Walk Into a Bar… What Happens Next?
Photographer Kitra Cahana lives among America’s nomadic cultures, documenting their experiences from within. Here’s an inside view of life as a wanderer — the freedom, the romance, the hard realities. Photo: Brett Hartman After a childhood spent traveling the world with her rabbinical family, photographer Kitra Cahana found she couldn’t stop. With her camera as her vehicle, … Continue reading What’s It Like to Live Life On the Road?
From a graffiti artist who employs the ancient art of Arabic calligraphy to a choreographer exploring black female identity in dance, these seven young artists are challenging the status quo. Sarah Sandman social designer All photos are by Ryan Lash/TED unless otherwise noted. As an artist who designs ways to bring people together, Sarah Sandmancares … Continue reading 7 Up-and-Coming Artists You Need to Know
A “Zero to Maker” journey uly 11th, 2012 — San Francisco, California. The day’s to-do list had been whittled down to only a few small chores: find a cup of coffee and call my mother. By intention, the rest of my schedule was wide open. I had marked this date — my 10,000th day in the world — on my calendar … Continue reading How My 10,000th Day in the World Changed My Life