History’s “worst” nun – Theresa A. Yugar

Juana Ramírez de Asbaje sat before a panel of prestigious theologians, jurists, and mathematicians. The viceroy of New Spain had invited them to test the young woman’s knowledge by posing the most difficult questions they could muster. But Juana successfully answered every challenge, from complicated equations to philosophical queries. Observers would later liken the scene…

Inspiration porn and the objectification of disability: Stella Young at TEDxSydney 2014

Translator: Yulia Kallistratova Reviewer: Anton Zamaraev Ladies and gentlemen, I grew up in a very small country town in Victoria. I had a very normal, low-key kind of upbringing. I went to school, I hung out with my friends, I fought with my younger sisters, it was all very normal. And when I was 15,…

History’s “worst” nun – Theresa A. Yugar

Juana Ramírez de Asbaje sat before a panel of prestigious theologians, jurists, and mathematicians. The viceroy of New Spain had invited them to test the young woman’s knowledge by posing the most difficult questions they could muster. But Juana successfully answered every challenge, from complicated equations to philosophical queries. Observers would later liken the scene…

Fashion as intercultural value sharing: Stella Jean at TEDxMilanoWomen

Translator: Sophie Parker Reviewer: Denise RQI am a fashion designer,so some of you might be expecting some adviceon the Spring/Summer trends for 2014or maybe ways to make you look slimmer.Well, sorry to disappoint you!For me, fashion is something else entirely,for me it’s a communication medium I use to tell my story.And just like in a…

Osvaldo Stella at TEDxSaoPaulo

Good afternoon to all.First, before to start talkinga warning, to all of you:If one day the telephone rings and happens to be Elderbe careful, because he may invite you to be here.And that’s not easy.All this mass, this influence, this huge opportunity to see so many people dreamingso many people running after, doing their dreamsthis…

The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU

Translator: Jaime Ochoa Reviewer: Elisabeth BuffardIn my past life as a soccer coach,once you won a national championship,everyone wants to come play for you.Really not true.Once you paid them $ 25,000 a year in scholarships,everybody wants to come play for you.And parents would always come to me and they’d say:“Okay, my son or my daughter…

The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU

Translator: Jaime Ochoa Reviewer: Elisabeth BuffardIn my past life as a soccer coach,once you won a national championship,everyone wants to come play for you.Really not true.Once you paid them $ 25,000 a year in scholarships,everybody wants to come play for you.And parents would always come to me and they’d say:“Okay, my son or my daughter…

What causes economic bubbles? – Prateek Singh

How much would you pay for a bouquet of tulips?A few dollars? A hundred dollars?How about a million dollars?Probably not.Well, how much would you pay for this house,or partial ownership of a website that sells pet supplies?At different points in time,tulips, real estate and stock in pets.comhave all sold for much more than they were…

Simple preschool games boost math scores | Charles Bleiker | TEDxFIU

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Peter van de VenTonight, I’m going to talk about early childhood math.Normally, when I say that, I can clear a room in about two seconds.(Laughter)So, hopefully, you’ll still be around when I’m finished with my talk.I’m an early-childhood educator.That’s not something you hear coming out of the mouth of too many…