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Hidden Miracles of the Natural World

The Miraculous Nature Of Human Compassion

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 07.05.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Carmen Harra

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgBeing irate is the antithesis of being compassionate; it narrows our understanding, dulls down our awareness, and stifles our logic. When we allow ourselves to become frustrated over every little thing, we invite anger to dominate more and more of our life experiences. Soon, we become the agent of our anger, acting out in ways that only suit its purpose.

Hidden Wonders: What Nature Teaches Us About Ourselves

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.02.2014 | TED Weekends
Jeff Schweitzer

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAn important divide quickly reveals itself when we seek to interpret the significance of nature's many miracles. Some see causality, believing that only an invisible controlling agent could explain such wonders. Others see randomness, with no direction, purpose or meaning.

WATCH: Mind-Blowing Images Show What's Right In Front Of You Each Day... But You Never See

TEDTalks | Posted 07.02.2014 | TED Weekends

2014-05-02-TEDdfdfdfdfdfdggggfd4.jpgFilmmaker Louie Schwartzberg uses time-lapse technology to show us unseen dimensions of life as we know it, from ocean currents to dragonfly wings. You'll never look at the world the same way again.