TED BLOG EXCLUSIVE: Speaking at Sunday’s impromptu TEDxVolcano, Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS News, lays out the sobering realities of post-volcano travel. Listen for tips on how to get the truth out of an airlines reservation agent — and insight into when and why the planes will start flying again, ready or not. (Recorded at TEDxVolcano, April 2010, London, UK. Duration: 8:24)
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No, Aunt Bertha will not pinch your cheeks. That’s because she is not actually a person. Aunt Bertha is a service, created by TED Fellow Erine Gray, that connects people in need of food, healthcare and housing with the wide variety of programs available in their area. This week, Aunt Bertha is aiming to connect […]
Jaap de Roode is a biologist who studies parasites and their hosts — particularly Monarch butterflies. At TEDYouth 2014, he spoke about Monarch butterflies, their self-medicating ingenuity — and what that ingenuity can help humans discover. Lubna Batool, an 11th-grade New Yorker, was fascinated. On site at TEDYouth, with a dozen monarch butterflies flapping about […]