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A TED Fellow confesses to having only $5 to their name …

A TED Fellow confesses to having only $5 to their name …

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At the recent TED Fellows Retreat in Whistler, Canada, artist Candy Chang set up an interactive art piece called Confessions that invited the 185 Fellows at the event to share. The installation asked each Fellow to write down a confession on a slip of paper and pin it up on a bulletin board, creating a public wall of admissions []

10 jaw-dropping images from the film “Mars et Avril,” and how the magic was created

10 jaw-dropping images from the film “Mars et Avril,” and how the magic was created

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Science-fiction films do not come cheap. Star Trek Into Darkness reportedly had a budget of $190 million, while the Will and Jaden Smith vehicle After Earth, which opens this weekend, cost $130 million. (Side note: Jaden Smith recently shared with New York Magazine that his dad watches “hours and hours of TED Talks.”) That’s why it’s so thoroughly amazing that Mars []

Living with uncertainty: Fellows Friday with Anita Doron

Living with uncertainty: Fellows Friday with Anita Doron

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Anita Doron’s first feature film, The Lesser Blessed, is a love story that takes place in a remote community in the Northwest Territories. This moving film is being released theatrically in Canada today, and will arrive in the U.S. on June 13th. As it opens, we asked Doron to tell us about the film, her path from poet []

10 fun facts about Vancouver and Whistler

10 fun facts about Vancouver and Whistler

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TED is ready to learn every word to “O Canada.” For TED2014 — our 30th anniversary spectacular themed “The Next Chapter” — we are moving our annual West Coast conference to Vancouver, Canada. There, we’ll enjoy sweeping views of the harbor and North Shore Mountains, a theater custom-built to maximize the impact of talks and []

TED Talent Search: Reports from TED@Vancouver …

TED Talent Search: Reports from TED@Vancouver …

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As the TED team travels around the world hosting salons in 14 cities, we’re collecting great local stories. Here’s a quick report from TED@Vancouver, held June 1, 2012 at the Roundhouse Community Centre, and locally hosted by TED staff Janet and Katherine McCartney. Above, check out the excited Katie Zeppieri at her first TED event, []