The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

Are we the only living things in the entire universe? The observable universe is about 90 billion light years in diameter. There are at least one hundred billion galaxies, each with one hundred to one thousand billion stars. Recently, we’ve learned that planets are very common too. And, there are probably trillions and trillions of…Continue reading The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Everyone in this room has a unique voice – something about you that is different from others. And I want you to take a moment to think about what that difference is. Some of you can teach; some of you can create amazing pieces of art; some of you…Continue reading Invisible Diversity: A Story Of Undiagnosed Autism | Carrie Beckwith-Fellows | TEDxVilnius

I grew up in a cult. It was heaven — and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch

I grew up in a cult. It was heaven — and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Thành H. Châu Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I grew up in a valley on the West coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Imagine the wildest, most beautiful valley you’ve ever seen. Lush bush that merges from foothills into fertile farmland, cut through by pristine rivers that snake down from the alps above. And…Continue reading I grew up in a cult. It was heaven — and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

magine you were alive back in the 1980’s, and were told that computers would soon take over everything: from shopping, to dating, and the stock market, that billions of people would be connected via a kind of web, that you would own a handheld device, orders of magnitudes more powerful than supercomputers. It would seem…Continue reading Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR

Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway

Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Mile Živković Whenever I tell people that I am researching the selfie phenomenon, two things happen. First of all, they’re not impressed. “Why would anyone research the selfie?” they say. “Surely it’s just a digital cesspool of narcissism and shallowness, a damning indictment of the image-obsessed culture in which we now…Continue reading Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway