Tag: Humanity

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

How farming could employ Africa’s young workforce — and help build peace | Kola Masha

Since 1997, researchers at the University of Sussex have monitored global trends in armed conflict. Their research clearly shows that in Africa, over the last 10 years, armed conflict has gone up by sevenfold. Let’s think about that:…

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How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. My patient Kathy planned her wedding when she was in middle school. She would meet her future husband by age 27, get…

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10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime

10 Astronomical Events That Will Happen In Your Lifetime Number 10 Halley’s Comet Halley’s comet was named after astronomer Edmond Halley, who calculated its period of orbit, it is the only known short-period comet that is regularly visible…

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The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

So, I’ll start with this: a couple years ago, an event planner called me because I was going to do a speaking event. And she called, and she said, “I’m really struggling with how to write about you…

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How we’ll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford

How we’ll earn money in a future without jobs | Martin Ford

I’m gonna begin with a scary question are we headed toward a future without jobs the remarkable progress that we’re seeing in technologies like self-driving cars has led to an explosion of interest in this question but because…

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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision…

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There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

I used to think the whole purpose of life was pursuing happiness. Everyone said the path to happiness was success, so I searched for that ideal job, that perfect boyfriend, that beautiful apartment. But instead of ever feeling…

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