A Zoo In LA Has Sparked A 'Lecturing Gorilla' Meme And It's Comedy Gold

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Comedy

A zoo in America has sparked a hilarious new gorilla meme and Twitter cannot get enough of it. The Los Angeles Zoo caused a flurry of social media act...

Everyone Is Loving The Pope's Very Relatable Drinking Analogy In Surprise TED Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

The Pope has warned of the dangers of power by using a rather relatable comparison - drinking gin. Speaking in a surprise TED talk, the head of the Ro...

What Everyone (Not Just Brummies) Can Learn From TEDxBrum.

Anisa Haghdadi | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK
Anisa Haghdadi

TEDxBrum was an extraordinary event held on Saturday 11th June 2016. Fuelled by a 70-strong team of volunteers the event epitomised 'people power' and...

Mum Shares The Heartbreak Of Raising A Child With A Fatal Disease

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has spoken of the heartbreak of knowing your child has not got long to live. Peta Murchison's six-year-old daughter Mia has a fatal condition ca...

The Crowdfunding Power of Flash Gordon

Lisa Downs | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Downs

Over 20 years later and I have learnt that Flash Gordon has had an impact on just about everyone who has seen it. It's not a film that people find "okay". It's a film that "blew your mind". If it didn't, you simply hadn't seen it.

The Secret's Out! How Big Business 'Legally' Takes Our Money For Nothing

David Green | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK
David Green

I use and like easyJet. I don't even mind that they charge me extra for taking my suitcase along: £30 for the privilege, bumping the fare up by over 20%. But I do mind when they 'take' money for nothing when I no longer need an optional extra...

The Biggest Disruptor Of Them All

David Saddington | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
David Saddington

TEDxTeen was an it an inspiring day and it was awe inspiring to hear the stories from the other Remarkable Disruptors. However climate change is the biggest and most remarkable disruptor of them all and we must first change the way we perceive this problem in order to tackle it.

Is Our Key to Happiness Unlocking Who We Spiritually Are?

Tony Lobl | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

That refusal arms us with the all-important key to unlock the gates of self-preoccupation and open our hearts to the health-giving joy of loving - and living - who it is we spiritually are.

Seth MacFarlane Sued Over 'Ted'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Seth MacFarlane’s comedy ‘Ted’ might have been a hit with cinema-goers, but the ‘Family Guy’ creator has been accused of stealing the idea o...

Humans Will Learn Languages 'By Taking A Pill'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Tech

Founder of the MIT Media Lab Nicholas Negroponte says that humans will "soon" be able to learn languages -- or any information -- by taking a pill. ...

Behind the Scenes at TEDx Houses of Parliament

Alastair Macartney | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alastair Macartney

Because TED talks are so short, every sentence must count. The normal fillers, the waffle, the um's and the ah's all have to be erased. There's no time for them. The message has to be crystal clear, refined. Every single word that is uttered must add value...

This Robot Can Do Magic

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech

Robots can do all kinds of stuff these days. Now they can do magic too. Well, maybe. This video of regular TED talker and magician Marco Tempest ap...

Google Founder Meets Robot Containing Essence Of Edward Snowden

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Tech

Google co-founder made a new acquaintance at the recent TED conference in Vancouver, Canada: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Of course Snowden is...

If It Heals You Does It Need to Be Measured?

Tony Lobl | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK
Tony Lobl

In similar vein, stories of a health dividend from a "divine connection" - often called prayer - are slowly but surely being woven into the growing debate about the importance of life's immeasurables.

TEDx East End: Helping to Create a Society Without Borders

Jesse Seaver | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jesse Seaver

I was on my way to the heart of Bethnal Green, in East London, via the Central line Underground. Pleasantly, I overheard a couple next to me discussing why they were heading to TEDx East End, which happened to be where I was headed. They said how they "needed some inspiration...some exposure to creative minds...and to be inspired."

We Need to Talk About, How to Talk

Robert Bradley | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK
Robert Bradley

We are indeed blessed with many great scientific thinkers. Before the internet, us everyday normal people were unable to tap, or even come remotely close to understanding, let alone know of any of their forward thinking, innovative ideas. The closest thing we had, was the BBC television series Tomorrows World.

Eating Noodles With Nobel Prize Winners: Why You Should Start a TEDx

Michael Metcalf | Posted 27.10.2013 | UK
Michael Metcalf

The thing that strikes me the most about this project is how empowering it is to all involved. You couldn't imagine another event where a frustrated call-centre worker would have the chance to have dinner with the physicist who announced the discovery of the Higgs Boson.

My TED Talk

Nimrod Kamer | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Tech
Nimrod Kamer

TED Talks are the only credible way to express one's innovative ideas and youthemisms. I was thrilled when approached by the TED© corporation to speak about my s**t, for once.

The Graduation Pledge

Jon Jachimowicz | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jon Jachimowicz

I know that one person cannot change the world. But if other graduating students follow my lead and pledge their graduation presents to charity, we can truly make a difference. If we look deep inside our hearts, I'm sure most of us will realize we do not necessarily need the tokens of appreciation brought by our families.

How to Plan a TEDx Event

Yousra Elbagir | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Yousra Elbagir

From YouTube to universities all over the UK, TEDx events (x= independently organised event) have heightened in popularity amongst British students in recent years. The American organisation, TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) has expanded its scope through the launch of the TED Talk Video site, making TED and TEDx talks accessible to all.

My TEDx Talk on the Generation Gap

Chris T-T | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Chris T-T

Last autumn at TEDxBrighton I gave a talk (including songs) about my A.A. Milne Edinburgh Fringe show and the effect it had on my understanding of audiences - especially thinking about the generation gap.

Transparent Desktop Computer Unveiled At TED

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Tech

A 3D see-through computer which lets you reach through your screen has been unveiled. Jinha Lee, a student at MIT, worked with Microsoft on the new...

Back With His Furry Friend

PA | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

Mark Wahlberg has confirmed that 'Ted 2' is in the works. The US actor, who starred in Seth MacFarlane's X-rated comedy Ted with Mila Kunis, boaste...

'The Ones Who Do' Greece Faces the Spirit of Action at the TEDxAthens

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech
Katerina Zherebtsova

TEDxAthens this November, took the format even further by focusing on 'The Ones Who Do'. The theme seemed entirely appropriate, given the country's current lack of belief in the system and in the future. "Our choice of topic is not only local but urgent: we need to turn thought into action today", one of the organisers Dimitris Kalavros comments.

Ted (2012): Film Review

Thomas Patrick | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

Seth MacFarlane, the mastermind behind Family Guy and American Dad ventures out from animated television into live action with his directorial debut feature film Ted.