As Dave Eggers says, "The best TEDTalks make sense of complicated ideas and trends, and have an elegant simplicity to them. It’s plenty of time to get across a clear and bold idea.” Below, his notes on 4 great talks.
TED Talks Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world's biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. In a passionate and, yes, funny 18 minutes, he asks us to consider two big questions and how we might answer them.
Two hundred countries and 20 times around the planet - a man's amazing journey in his Mercedes.
This 5 minute video is a glimpse into the life and travels of Gunther Holtorf, on a 23-year, 500,000 mile journey. This man has experienced, lived and seen so many of the places, cultures and environments that we try to make come to life for our students as we study the wonderful world we live in.
Japan won the men's team foil silver at the London Games for the country's first Olympic medal in fencing's team event with a series of upsets before eventually succumbing to Italy in the final on Sunday.