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Give me your fussy, your bored, your hard to buy for: the TED Fellows gift guideGive me your fussy, your bored, your hard to buy for: the TED Fellows gift guide

Posted By Karen Eng

Still hurting for gift ideas? Never fear. The inventive and iconoclastic TED Fellows are coming to the rescue with the recent fruit of their labors. These inspired and unusual items — from Chinese-inflected banjo music to a remote-controlled underwater vehicle — are sure to delight your loved ones. Just be gentle stuffing that all-terrain vehicle […]

Oceans

The changing face of explorationThe changing face of exploration

Posted By David Lang

To explore is human. It’s as basic as cooking and bathing, and as essential as song and dance. It’s not something that needs a lengthy explanation — whether you’re 3 or 103, it’s the tingly feeling you get in the bottom of your stomach when you venture into unknown terrain. Across ages and cultures, there […]

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Ocean exploration for all: Fellows Friday with David LangOcean exploration for all: Fellows Friday with David Lang

Posted By Karen Eng

David Lang wants to make investigating the mysteries of the ocean accessible to anyone curious and adventurous enough to dive deep. Here, the co-founder of OpenROV — a community of citizen ocean explorers and creators of low-cost underwater robots — recounts his blistering journey from office job to fledgling maker to inventor of a robot […]