By: Ellen DeGeneres
Brief: A humorous speech with some nice life lessons. Ellen says 'It was so important for me to lose everything because I found what the most important thing is. The most important thing is to be true to yourself'.
By: FRANZ FREUDENTHAL
Ted Brief : At the intersection of medical invention and indigenous culture, pediatric cardiologist Franz Freudenthal mends holes in the hearts of children across the world, using a device born from traditional Bolivian loom weaving. "The most complex problems in our time," he says, "can be solved with simple techniques, if we are able to dream."
By: Robert Lee Hotz
Ted Brief - Science columnist Lee Hotz describes a remarkable project at WAIS Divide, Antarctica, where a hardy team are drilling into ten-thousand-year-old ice to extract vital data on our changing climate.
By: Lisa Bu
Creativity, Culture, Entertainment
Ted Brief : What happens when a dream you've held since childhood ... doesn't come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.
By: Cameron Russell
Ted Brief: Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry that had her looking highly seductive at barely 16 years old.