Home or Hospital? Holding the Space for Human Birth: Saraswathi Vedam at TEDxAmherstCollege

Translator: Gillian Kulik Reviewer: Hélène Vernet Today, I’m going to talk to you, as they said, about birth, but I’m going to talk a little bit more about what we know of ourselves as humans: home birth. Clay Christensen says that disruptive innovation transforms a practice or a product that has commonly been traditionally available […]

How banning the African drum gave birth to American music | Chris Johnson | TEDxHudson

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Denise RQ When I was in graduate school working on the doctorate, I eventually reached the point where you have to decide on a topic for the dissertation. The dissertation, or thesis, or book has to be original and it has to make a contribution to the field, in my case, […]

Why it matters how we are born | Bettina Breunig | TEDxTUHHSalon

Translator: Екатерина Житомирская Шехтман Reviewer: Carl Luc Campbell I would like you to think about а woman giving birth. What do you see? Do you see а hospital scenario with lots of people suited up in green, a smart doctor, preferably Dempsey or Clooney, urging a woman to keep on pushing? I suppose, you accept […]

Loving your lady parts as a path to success, power & global change: Alisa Vitti at TEDxFiDiWomen

Translator: Monika Kapuscinska Reviewer: Reiko Bovee I’ve waited all day to get my hands on you. So, I want to take you back to where I was about 14 years ago. I was a student at Johns Hopkins University, and I was ready to begin my life, I was planning to become OB/GYN. And my […]

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Mayumi Oiwa-Bungard Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 1847, a physician by the name of Semmelweis advised that all physicians wash their hands before touching a pregnant woman, in order to prevent childbed fever. His research showed that you could reduce the mortality rates from septicemia, from 18% down to 2%, simply through washing your hands […]

Faster than a calculator | Arthur Benjamin | TEDxOxford

Translator: Mohammed Basheer Reviewer: Nadine Hennig Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Art Benjamin and I am a “mathemagician”. What that means is I combine my loves of math – or I should say maths – and magic to do what I call “mathemagics”. But before I get started, I’ve got a quick […]