Disavowed ‘Power Pose’ Paper Illustrates Science’s Reproducibility Problem
What happens when junk science makes it into the mainstream?
Someone Gave a TED Talk About the Science Behind Dubstep
Even if that wobble isn't your favorite sound, this introduction to its mechanics is pretty interesting.
[Exclusive] Fat Albert: A Modern Trojan Horse?
Sanford Biggers’ 'Subjective Cosmology' solo show explores race and identity. We've got the exclusive trailer for 'Shatter,' the third in a series of video art pieces, which makes its debut with the exhibition.
Get Stoked on Skater Rodney Mullen's Feelings on Failure
The skateboard pioneer's words come to life in Spanish filmmaker and illustrator Antoni Sendra's third installment of 'Bulletproof Thoughts.'
Learn the Physics of Jazz with Stephon Alexander And Rioux
Feel the cosmic energy between the scientist and artist.
Saving the Ocean with Underwater Artwork
Watch underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor's TED Talk about how a sculpture garden is changing the world.
Watch Oliver Sacks’ 2009 TED Talk on Hallucinations in the Blind
The recently departed neurologist discusses the surreal affliction of Charles Bonnet syndrome.
How Portland’s Thai Food Queen Turned a Cart from Craigslist into an Empire
Nong Poonsukwattana found her first food cart in 2009 off an anonymous Craigslist ad. Today, her burgeoning food empire is a Portland staple. But it is hard to believe that all of that buzz comes from just one dish: chicken and rice.
Can Virtual Reality Make Us More Human?
Filmmaker and futurist Chris Milk explains VR's potential to change the world, in a newly released TED Talk.
Is It A Rabbit Or A Duck? Here's Why Optical Illusions Trick Us
This animated video explains why your brain takes short cuts to construct a visual world on the fly.
Explore The Hidden Math Behind Your Favorite Pixar Movies
The TEDEd talk from Pixar Senior Research Scientist Tony Derose explores how math made 'Monsters, Inc.'
Timelapses Of Microscopic Nature, In All Its Stunning (And Disgusting) Glory
Louie Schwartzberg's recent TED Talk gets really up-close-and-personal with nature (we're talking snail tongues...)