Virtual, visual, verbal flânerie through scenic, human, and cultural byways ~ small town space, open space, wild space, cityspace, cyberspace, unspace. Baudelaire's Paris it's not, 'la chambre à deux" perhaps - but still its own kind of microcosm.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
Best of TED, Nov 2, 2011
Stretch your mind, will you please.... not wasting minds begins at home...
November 2, 2011
This week, meet the molecule that could make us act morally ... explore two art projects about storytelling ... check in on the open-source future of science ...
What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak makes the case for a hormone called oxytocin (he calls it "the moral molecule"). Watch now >>
After he ended up on an FBI watch list, artist Hasan Elahi was advised by local agents to let them know when he was traveling. He did that ... and more. Watch now >>
With scissors and paper, Béatrice Coron creates intricate worlds. Striding onstage in a glorious cape cut from Tyvek, she details her creative process. Watch now >>
How does cancer know it's cancer? At Jay Bradner's lab, they found (and shared) a molecule that might be the answer. An inspiring look at the open-source future of medical research. Watch now >>