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X Marks the Spot: Underwater wonders on the TEDx blog

X Marks the Spot: Underwater wonders on the TEDx blog

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This week, over at the TEDx blog, we got really into oceans and all the fascinating creatures that hang out there. (Especially sea turtles. We’re obsessed.) We explored how baby sea turtles survive the great wide world, how dolphins blow bubble rings for underwater play, and how divers feel swimming with some of the world’s []

X Marks the Spot: A TEDx event in an ancient Greek amphitheater

X Marks the Spot: A TEDx event in an ancient Greek amphitheater

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The venue that housed TEDxKalamata certainly had some history: held in an ancient amphitheater, this was the first TEDx event in an archaeological site. To be specific, the location was an ancient outdoor ekklesiasterion (assembly hall) in Messene, Greece, that has been used for public gatherings since 369 B.C. At TEDxKalamata, 18 speakers and 50 volunteers []

X Marks the Spot: TEDx hosts a Jenga block themed life “renovation,” plus the week’s favorite TEDx Talks

X Marks the Spot: TEDx hosts a Jenga block themed life “renovation,” plus the week’s favorite TEDx Talks

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Audience members at TEDxWWU, an event at Western Washington University, played a cathartic game of Jenga.  The TEDx’ers built and broke down structures made of Jenga blocks on which they had written ideas for how they would like to “renovate” their lives. The theme of this event in Bellingham, WA: “Renovations: Building Our Future.” This []

X marks the spot: This week’s TEDx Talks all about education

X marks the spot: This week’s TEDx Talks all about education

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From dancing math to teaching in languages other than English – this week’s X marks the spot is a selection of TEDx Talks about rethinking education. Each week, TEDx chooses four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community, and its diverse constellation of ideas worth spreading. Below, find []

X marks the spot: This week’s TEDx Talks

X marks the spot: This week’s TEDx Talks

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Designs for rethinking the toilet, how to transcend tragedy and a look at “soft,” flexible robotics — these topics are all covered in featured TEDx Talks this week. Each week, TEDx chooses four of our favorite talks, highlighting just a few of the enlightening speakers from the TEDx community and its diverse constellation of ideas worth []