Five Things Porn Tricks Us Into Thinking Everyone Does
Don't try these moves without a go-ahead from your partner.
This Is the World’s Deadliest Color
A TED-Ed mini-documentary explains the history of poison pigments.
How AI Can Become a “Third Hemisphere” of Our Brains
AI threatens 47 percent of jobs, but can make life better.
The New X Prize Will Award $5 Million for Innovation in Artificial Intelligence
Teams will be asked to pick their own challenge in AI to address.
Even Sophisticated AI Can’t Always Tell a Parrot from a Cat
Samim Winiger, an artificial intelligence-experimenting prankster, couldn’t help but test the limits of video captioning AI.
GWAR, the World's Only "Openly Extraterrestrial" Band, Gave a TED Talk About Regional Identity
It started with a human sacrifice and ended with a concise lesson about race relations and economic struggle.
Like a Sea Cucumber
My avatar looked sharper all the time. Smoother motion algorithms, deeper skin fractals, heavier AI. Somewhere in the cloud, his huge, artificially intelligent personality was slyly crunching.
This Man Believes Mushrooms Can Solve Virtually All of Humanity's Problems
According to author and TED speaker Paul Stamets, mushrooms cure disease, soak up toxins, kill unwanted pests, heal our chronically suffering bodies—not to mention taste good in pasta.
I Got Kicked Off a TEDxWomen Event for Making a Joke About Not Being Allowed to Make a Burka Joke
I got kicked out of TEDxWomen. It is still unbelievable to me. And, if I'm honest, a little thrilling.
Explore Artist Simon Denny's Absurdist Vision of Silicon Valley
Simon Denny's installations at MoMA PS1 create an unflinchingly faithful and thus deeply confounding portrayal of the tech industry.
Artist Simon Denny's Absurdist Vision of Silicon Valley
Where fine art, Silicon Valley, and a Genius-sponsored IRL 'annotation battle' at MoMA PS1 collide.
TED Talks Aren't Making My Generation Smart – They're Making Us Stupid
I haven't had an independent thought in years. Sometimes, I forget my own name.