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A beer exchange that spanned the globe

A beer exchange that spanned the globe

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During the International Beer Exchange held on Day 2 of TEDFest, a screening event for TEDx’ers in New York City, bottles were lined up side by side like passengers on the subway during morning rush hour. A pale ale from Vail stood tall next to a stout from Kentucky that had been aged in oak []

Video: Watch how five TEDx organizers share an idea around the world

Video: Watch how five TEDx organizers share an idea around the world

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First, watch this wonderful new promo for TED’s mobile app — a wander through five countries and communities, linked by a love for great ideas. TED’s filmmakers asked the help of five TEDx organizers to make a video highlighting TED’s mobile app, the result became something much more: visual evidence that ideas bring people together. “We []

TEDFest brings 500 TEDx organizers under one roof

TEDFest brings 500 TEDx organizers under one roof

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This week, TEDx has transformed St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn into a giant TED2017 watch party. This is TEDFest, a week for TEDx’ers to meet, share tips and tricks, and take in big ideas on the big screen. TEDFest kicked off Monday night with a welcome party at The Park, a greenery-filled space under the High []

Street artists from around the world — brought together virtually by TEDx and the Google Cultural Institute

Street artists from around the world — brought together virtually by TEDx and the Google Cultural Institute

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Alexandre Farto spends his days creating towering works on the buildings of Lisbon and London — portraits of people that mirror urban decay, dissolving into scratches and splatters. Their stretched-out visages gaze over these cities with solemn, elegant omniscience. Meanwhile, Shai Dahan adorns walls, facades and barriers in Gothenburg and Borås with colorful odes to []

In place of a new TED Talk from Magic Leap, we bring you …

In place of a new TED Talk from Magic Leap, we bring you …

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This morning, Chris Anderson announced that Rony Abovitz of the start-up Magic Leap, who’d planned to join us here at TED2015, has cancelled his appearance for, as Chris says, “Reasons unknown.” Up to now, Magic Leap has become known for two things in the tech world: 1) generating hundreds of millions of dollars in investment and []

At the first TEDxMoscow, a program that points toward possibility

At the first TEDxMoscow, a program that points toward possibility

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At the century-old Hotel Metropol in central Moscow, the attendees of TEDxMoscow received a surprising call from a speaker 268 miles away. Not 268 miles to the east or west — but 268 miles above the Earth’s surface. From aboard the International Space Station, cosmonaut Elena Serova videoconferenced in to describe the sunrises and sunsets []

TEDxGalápagos tells the story of Galapagos’ humans

TEDxGalápagos tells the story of Galapagos’ humans

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There aren’t many places on earth more mythical than the Galápagos Islands, the archipelago that sparked Charles Darwin to form his theory of evolution almost two centuries ago. Protected as a World Heritage Site, they’re bursting with life, from ancient tortoises to Darwin’s finches to bright sea creatures. But as a place for people to []