TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.
Everything Is Connected
Every species plays a crucial role in our natural world. But when humans tinker with the equation, a chain reaction can cause entire ecosystems to break down.
Aug 30, 2015
Peering into Space
In this episode, TED speakers look up to the night sky and consider our relationship with what might be out there.
Aug 23, 2015
What does it take to survive, even thrive, when you're a complete amateur? Stories of plunging — or being plunged — into new situations and emerging as experts.
Aug 16, 2015
Cancer is merciless. It can strike any time, spread without warning and return unannounced. TED speakers reframe not only how we treat cancer but how we can live with it and survive it.
Aug 02, 2015
Do We Need Humans?
The promises and perils of our relationship with technology.
Jul 26, 2015
Are we simply the sum of our experiences, or can we choose our own path? Stories of undergoing remarkable transformations despite extraordinary challenges.
In a world with limited resources, can we find ways to salvage what's disappearing? Can we innovate our way out of a finite landscape? TED speakers explore ideas about living with less.
Jul 19, 2015
Why We Collaborate
How do you channel mass chaos into order? TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world.
Jul 11, 2015
What makes us who we are? How do parents mold children into who they are? TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us.
Jul 05, 2015
We live our lives by the calendar and the clock, but time is also an abstraction, even an illusion. TED speakers explore how our sense of time changes depending on who and where we are.
Jun 21, 2015
From Curiosity to Discovery
Why do some people spend years trying to answer a single question, or even risk their lives to discover something new?
Jun 14, 2015
The Act of Listening
Listening — to loved ones, strangers, faraway places — is an act of generosity and a source of discovery. TED speakers describe how we change when we listen deeply.
Jun 07, 2015
Animals And Us
Our relationship with animals is complicated: we love and fear them; hunt, consume and protect them. In this hour, TED speakers explore what happens when humans and animals interact.
May 31, 2015
The Fountain of Youth
Aging is inevitable. We can slow it down a little, but could we ever bring it to a grinding halt? In this episode, TED speakers explore how we all might live longer and even better lives.
May 24, 2015
Trust and Consequences
Our lives are fueled by trust: in our loved ones, our colleagues, our leaders. But how do we cultivate it, and restore if it's lost? TED speakers explore our relationship with trust.
May 17, 2015
Creativity, Perceptions, Body Language, Reflection
A selection of favorite TED Talks includes Charles Limb on the source of creativity, Sarah Jones on playing with perceptions, Amy Cuddy on communication and body language, and Pico Iyer on taking time to think.
May 10, 2015
Which Way, LA? Blog
Award-winning moderator Warren Olney leads lively, thoughtful and provocative discussion on the issues Southern Californians care about.
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