By Marianna Torgovnick It’s the story that inspired Moby Dick. In 1819, the crewmembers of the whaleship Essex watched in horror as their boat was struck by a sperm whale and began to flood. Forced into small boats with little food or water, they had three options: they could head to the nearest land, the […]
A night of nonfiction at the TED office August 7, 2014
Remembering Robin Williams August 11, 2014
100 Websites You Should Know and Use (updated!) August 3, 2007
5 examples of how the languages we speak can affect the way we think February 19, 2013
Remembering Steve Jobs October 5, 2011
Sign up for TED email updates
New talks released daily. Be the first to know!