Three Things That Make a TED Talk Worthwhile

Since February, I’ve watched dozens upon dozens of TED and TEDx videos, searching for ones that are interesting enough to post on social media outlets (as part of my job). What do you need to know in order to deliver a successful TED/TEDx talk? Here are my insights thus far:   TED is not a lecture…

A keeper of seeds hopes to save the world from starvation

Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
If you ever find yourself in the northernmost town in the world, look carefully. Built into the side of a sandstone mountain is a glowing blue façade on top of a concrete tunnel; it might be the door to the secret headquarters of a Bond villain. And like Bond’s…

America-Centric

*U.S. citizen writing from Bolivia “I’m from America” While the United States may be in North America, that does not make it America. When you call the U.S. “America,” you’re declining the existence of over a dozen South American countries and about 40 other North American countries/territories. People from those places notice. What gives? Through grades 5-12, every student at my school took…