Candy Tran’s First Practice Citizenship Video–UPDATED!

Please raise your right hand. Do you promise to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing, but the truth? Yes, I do. Put down your hand. Thank you. What did you promise? To tell them the truth. Good. Please sit down. Thank you. Show me your Green Card, Driver’s License, and photo ID. Very…

Healing illness with the subconscious mind | Danna Pycher | TEDxPineCrestSchool

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven What if I told you, you might not be who you think you are? What if I told you that your very perception or idea of who you are has been weaved into your mind over time? What if you don’t agree with what your mind has…

Top 10 Worst Disease Outbreaks of the Century

The 2014 Ebola epidemic – surprisingly – already ranks 10th on the list of deadliest infectious disease outbreaks of the last 100 years. It’s officially killed nearly 5,000 people in five countries, including the United States, although the unofficial death toll may be closer to 15,000. It started in the African country of Guinea, where…

TEDxOrlando – Wendy Suzuki – Exercise and the Brain

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven How exciting to be here. What I’m going to try and do today is add to the amazing lineup of speakers today by bringing the brain into our discussion of the creative spark. And I want to do that by telling you about some of the newest…

Ending the arms race with infectious diseases | Janelle Ayres | TEDxSanDiego

Translator: Ilya Bychkov Reviewer: Denise RQ “It is now time to close the book on infectious diseases and declare the war against pestilence won.” It is something we all want. We all want to live in a world free of infectious diseases. Think about when you watch movies like, “Contagion” or “Outbreak.” or when you…

What the US health care system assumes about you | Mitchell Katz

A few years ago, I was taking care of a woman who was a victim of violence. I wanted her to be seen in a clinic that specialized in trauma survivors. I made the appointment myself because, being the director of the department, I knew if I did it, she would get an appointment right…

My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Hello everyone. I’m Sam, and I just turned 17. A few years ago, before my freshman year in High School, I wanted to play snare drum in the Foxboro High School Marching Band, and it was a dream that I just had to accomplish. But each snare drum…

Breath — five minutes can change your life | Stacey Schuerman | TEDxChapmanU

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Tiziana Soverino In our day-to-day lives, we are constantly bombarded with an enormous amount of sensory experiences that are beginning to overload our sympathetic nervous system: loud noises, flashing lights, crowds, advertisements, anything that’s trying to gain our attention, which begins to activate that fight-or-flight mechanism within our body, throwing us…

The Hidden Dangers of the “Milk and Cookie Disease” | Julie Wei | TEDxWilmington

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good morning. May I see by a show of hands who here likes milk and cookies? Alright. How about those of you who have young children in your lives? Are many of them drinking milk every night at bedtime or having a bedtime snack? Please raise your…