Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2018’

The beauty of being a misfit | Lidia Yuknavitch

(12:58) To those who feel like they don’t belong: there is beauty in being a misfit. Author Lidia Yuknavitch shares her own wayward journey in an intimate recollection of patchwork stories about loss, shame and the slow process of self-acceptance. “Even at the moment of your failure, you are beautiful,” she says. “You don’t know it yet, but you have …

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The surprising solution to ocean plastic | David Katz

(11:53) Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That’s the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwide chain of stores where everything from school tuition to cooking fuel and more is available for purchase in exchange for plastic garbage — which is then sorted, shredded and sold to brands …

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STOP MULTITASKING NOW – Why It’s NOT Efficient to Multitask (animated)

(8:15) When you try to do two things at once, you can’t or won’t do either well. If you think multitasking is an efficient way to get more done, you’ve got it backward. It’s an efficient way to get less done. In the world of results, it will fail you every time. And for some reason in today’s society, doing …

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How to get girls to like STEM: Heidi Olinger at TEDxBocaRaton

(11:56) The U.S. needs the contributions of all of our thinkers and problem-solvers. By the numbers girls make up more than one-half of our home-grown talent base — the half we have discouraged in STEM/science, technology, engineering and math. In this inspiring talk, education expert Heidi Olinger outlines the four things we must do to engage girls in STEM right …

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Own your mistakes | Cristel Carrisi | TEDxZagreb

(9:45) It’s about recognizing, understanding and owning your mistakes. She came from famous entertaining family and was raised almost ‘on stage’. After her music career she start designing swimwear. What happened after was a great school and life experience.

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“It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ― Mother Teresa