Star Trek‘s J.J. Abrams guest-edits this month’s Wired magazine — packed with puzzles and mysteries and little jokes, some unsolvable. And it was all inspired (says the New York Times) by Abrams’ 2007 TEDTalk, where he first opened up about his love of riddles and intricate secrets:
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J.J. Abrams’ talk has perhaps the best title of all time: “The mystery box.” In it, the Star Trek director and Lost co-creator reveals how, years ago, he purchased a box at a magic shop that promised $50 of magic for $15. Only, he has never had the heart to open it because “it represents […]
(It’s the last day of TED’s annual two-week break; we’ve been posting playlists from the TEDTalks archive.) TED fans have spoken! Over the past two weeks, each new TEDTalks playlist has sparked debate, discussion and recommendations among our Facebook fans and via email. Our final playlist is a collection of fan-favorite TEDTalks about the wider […]