Electricity is our friend | Sebastian Fleiter | TEDxCannes

Translator: Georges Pattinson Reviewer: Remco Mollema What happens when electricity is gone? Now, you all seat here in a theater. It is a space which is arranged. There is light. There is sound. There is everything that suits you to be comfortable to watch the show. Probably most of you have a mobile phone in […]

How does a jellyfish sting? – Neosha S Kashef

You’re swimming in the ocean when something brushes your leg. When the tingling sets in, you realize you’ve been stung by a jellyfish. How do these beautiful, gelatinous creatures pack such a painful punch? Jellyfish are soft because they are 95% water and are mostly made of a translucent gel-like substance called mesoglea. With such […]

Beethoven, the Heavy Metal of the Early 19th Century! | Nicolas Ellis | [email protected]

Translator: Midori T Reviewer: Queenie Lee (Video starts) (Video ends) That was Cellos on Fire, a metal band in which I used to play keyboard when I was in high school and [inaudible] even during a few years in college. And I remember, you see, how happy I look. I remember how much I loved […]

Metal that breathes | Doris Kim Sung

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I was one of those kids that, every time I got in the car, I basically had to roll down the window. It was usually too hot, too stuffy or just too smelly, and my father would not let us use the air conditioner. He said that it would […]

Less than perfect robots | Guy Hoffman | TEDxJaffa

Translator: Madeleine Aronson Reviewer: Camille Martínez My job is to design, build and study robots that communicate with people. But this story doesn’t start with robotics at all, it starts with animation. When I first saw Pixar’s “Luxo Jr.,” I was amazed by how much emotion they could put into something as trivial as a […]

Deep sea diving … in a wheelchair | Sue Austin

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast It’s wonderful to be here to talk about my journey, to talk about the wheelchair and the freedom it has bought me. I started using a wheelchair 16 years ago when an extended illness changed the way I could access the world. When I started using the wheelchair, it […]