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WATCH: 6 Insanely Popular TED Talks To Make 2014 The Best Year Of Your Life

TEDTalks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Home
TEDTalks

insanely popular ted talksTo kick off the New Year, TEDWeekends is proud to present a compilation of six insanely popular TED Talks from our 2013 programming. These talks inspired a tremendous amount of engagement from our community last year, and each one provides valuable insight that will help you get the most out of life in 2014.

Entertainment, Science and the Truth

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 01.25.2013 | Home
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

I know: you're going to think I'm a nerd, and that I'm a bit of a curmudgeon, but when I watched Alexander Tsiaras' TEDTalk about his gorgeous video, "Conception to Birth - Visualized," I kept thinking, "Huh?"

Science, Religion and Embryos

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

A friend of mine is in the late stages of a tragic pregnancy that will lead either to a stillborn baby or, at best, to a baby that will struggle for a few hours and die. The prognosis was made early on and the decision to take the baby to term was made.

The Quest for Answers

Simon LeVay | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Simon LeVay

Congratulations to Alexander Tsiaras for communicating the beauty and complexity of fetal development. But the message he delivers -- "it's a mystery, it's magic, it's divinity" -- is mistaken.

A Biological Depiction Of Grace

Rev. G. Jude Geiger | Posted 03.21.2013 | Home
Rev. G. Jude Geiger

The most basic act of Grace is the fact that we are alive. We have entered into this world through no efforts of our own. The value of this gift is inestimable.

Science And Awe Aren't Mutually Exclusive

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Home
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Scientific understanding, understanding the process of fetal development or any other complex phenomenon, need not limit the sense of awe with which we approach the world around us.

3 Gigabits Of Genetic Code

Andrew Hessel | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Andrew Hessel

As awe-inspiring as it is, the reality is that the complexity of fetal development reduces to 3 gigabits of genetic code. We are hardware made from software, code that is elegantly written.

What Makes A Miracle?

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

All of the elements in pregnancy, the whole process, truly seems "miraculous," and yet it happens thousands of times each and every day. So if it is so common, how could it be "miraculous"?

How To See The Universe In A Human Birth

Adam Frank | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Adam Frank

We are born in darkness and return to darkness yet through it all we are surrounded by light. It is not only a journey we share with each other but also an unrecognized journey we share with the Universe as a whole.

Weekly Health Tip: Build Your Brain with Exercise

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras,and TheVisualMD.com This fit cyclist, as visualized by TheVisualMD.com, is an impressive e...