TED Talk

Tommy Illfigga: Walk A Mile

Coming Up Down Under: When most people think of the term 'Hip Hop', they usually don't picture an Australian and why would they? It's not like you see an Aussie 'Hip Hop' clothing line when you go to the store, or watch any reality TV Shows about washed up ex-rappers from Down Under. In fact, I asked 100 random people outside of a record store in Long Beach, CA who their favorite Hip Hop artist from Australia is - and 100% couldn't name one, with over 80% unaware there was Hip Hop in the 'land of oz'. Well, not only is there Hip Hop in Australia, but the scene is thriving with in its constrictive boarders.

[TEDTalk] Joachim de Posada says, Don’t eat the marshmallow yet – how to predict future success

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -- and how it can predict future success. The test involves giving a little child one piece of marshmallow and informing that if in 15 minutes the marshmallow will still not be eaten, the child will get another one. The extremely cute videos of tempted children and the simple, but powerful message make this Talk one of the most unforgettable ones.

[TED Talk] Imogen Heap plays “Wait It Out” on TED – song from her new album “Ellipse”

Fans of Imogen Heap! Get ready to be blown away by her live performance of “Wait It Out,” from her new album “Ellipse.” After a very long while, Imogen officially released her 3rd album in the market. The album has 13 amazing tracks; “Wait It Out” is the album’s 2nd track. “Ellipse” is actually climbing not only the US and UK charts, but also in the Canadian Album Charts. Too bad the album’s not available for free digital download, but many thanks to TED, Heap fans get a taste of her music live.

[TEDTalk] J.J. Abrams’ mystery box – are you ready to take a peek?

Science-fiction lovers and mystery freaks, make way for the great screenwriter, producer, and director of the series such as Alias, Lost, Fringer, and The Office and movies like the new Star Trek, Cloverfield, Armageddon, and Mission Impossible III and IV. Jeffrey Jacob “J.J.” Abrams gave a talk at TED way back March 2007. He shared his high-flying passion about the unseen mystery. He also talked about his some of his popular works and tried to trace how he’d come to love science-fiction and the unknown.