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I'm Scared And Doing It Anyway

Lauree Ostrofsky | Posted 06.14.2014 | TED Weekends
Lauree Ostrofsky

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAt what I thought was a routine appointment in 2004, I met my little white blob face-to-face for the first time: A golf ball-sized brain tumor had lodged itself behind my right inner ear, intertwined with the delicate, wet-tissue-paper strands of my hearing, balance and facial nerves for what the doctors guessed was five years before it was found.

Why We All Want To Find 'The Edge'

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | TED Weekends
Rick Tumlinson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe often mistake the artificial chemical and psychological thrill of fake edges for the real. In fact we often seek them out as a substitute for the reality of change, growth and exploration. Our minds and bodies help us in this, as they react much the same to this simulations as to the real world. Thus we scream in horror movies or amusement park rides and get a rush from blowing up the bad guys in video games.

WATCH: The Amazing Story Of How This Astronaut Went To Space, Went Blind And Returned To Earth Will Leave You In Awe

TEDTalks | Posted 06.11.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

He tweeted from the International Space Station. Now astronaut Chris Hadfield tells the amazing story of going blind in space. Then he covers David Bowie, just because.

The Right Design Stuff Begins Here

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

Any event involving multiple astronauts is a "must-attend" for a self-defined space geek like me.

WATCH: Astronaut's Guide To Movember

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science

By now you're probably familiar with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield and his five-month stint in space that came to an end this past summer. Wel...

Beloved Astronaut Learned A Lot About Spirituality In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion

During an emotional interview with NPR's Terry Gross, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield opened up about his views on space, faith and our place in the...

What A Real Astronaut Thinks Of Sandra Bullock Space Movie

Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

Alfonso Cuaron's new film "Gravity," about two astronauts struggling to make it back to Earth after an accident incapacitates their space shuttle, pre...

WATCH: 10 Reasons To Love Science With Neil DeGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Science

Need a reason to love science? As part of Youtube's Geek Week, a Neil DeGrasse Tyson "hologram" -- sporting his trademark sun-and-moon vest -- has 10 ...

LOOK: You've Never Seen Niagara Falls Quite Like This

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green

Chris Hadfield may no longer be in space, but he's still flying high. On Monday, the former Canadian astronaut tweeted a spectacular photo taken while...

Rock Star Astronaut Hangs Up His Spacesuit

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 06.11.2013 | Science

Rock star astronaut Chris Hadfield, just returned from a five-month stint in orbit, will be hanging up his spacesuit for a new adventure, the Canadian...

WATCH: How To Eat Cake In Space

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

The no-gravity thing makes it just a little tricky.

They're Home!

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

MOSCOW -- A Soyuz space capsule with a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely Tuesday on ...

WATCH: David Bowie Covered ... In Space

Posted 05.13.2014 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Chris Hadfield's David Bowie cover will be removed from YouTube. Hadfield posted about the removal on Reddit. Hello again reddit! It has...

International Space Station Leaking Ammonia

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON — The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost's commander calls the situation serious, but n...

ISS Dodges Cosmic Bullet...Almost

Posted 05.02.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 05/02/2013 10:08 AM EDT on SPACE.com Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have dodged a cosmic bullet .....

Spacecraft Glitch Puts Mission To ISS In Jeopardy

Posted 04.25.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/24/2013 10:48 AM EDT on SPACE.com An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft launched toward the International Space Sta...

Astronaut Sends Earth Day Greetings From ISS

Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/22/2013 12:03 PM EDT on SPACE.com Earth Day is even celebrated in space. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sent d...

WATCH: Watery Space Experiment Has Unexpected Results

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

What happens when you wring out a wet washcloth in space? Amazing, mind-bending, counterintuitive things -- just check out the video above. Chris H...

WATCH: What Happens When You Cry In Space?

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze | Posted 04.11.2013 | Science

In space, no one can hear you scream -- at least that's how Hollywood promoted the 1979 blockbuster "Alien." But what happens if you cry in space? In ...

Astronaut Snaps AMAZING Photo Of Chicago From Space

Posted 03.08.2013 | Chicago

A Canadian astronaut on Thursday tweeted an amazing shot of the city of Chicago, as seen from orbit. Commander Chris Hadfield tweeted the image of ...

How To Make A Peanut Butter Sandwich In Space

Posted 02.25.2013 | Taste

We bet you never thought about space crumbs before, did you?

WATCH: Last Moonwalker Makes Historic Call To ISS

Posted 02.10.2013 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 02/09/2013 09:52 AM EST on SPACE.com HOUSTON — The last man to walk on the moon made an unexpected call to the ...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Of The Golden Gate Bridge From Space

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.02.2013 | San Francisco

Being an astronaut certainly has its advantages: A place on the forefront of human achievement, always having something to talk about with Buzz Aldrin...

Challenger's Legacy

Graham Milne | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Graham Milne

President Reagan spoke about the sacrifice of the Challenger crew and promised that they would never be forgotten; that the exploration of space would continue. Yet I don't believe that the lethargic careful dipping of our toes into the interstellar ocean is paying tribute to them.

WATCH: How To Trim Nails In Space--Without Inhaling The Clippings

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.24.2013 | Science

It's bad enough to when your roommate leave nail clippings on the coffee table. It's worse when your roomie leaves them floating in space, where you'r...