Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last

Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last

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Can a Simple Piece of Paper Change the Way We Eat? Kavita Shukla at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Cristine Molina Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs So today I’d like to tell you about a simple idea that could change the way we eat. It looks like this. It’s a piece of paper with a distinctive maple-like scent. That scent indicates that the paper is active. What does it mean for a piece of paper […]

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Should we eat bugs? – Emma Bryce

Should we eat bugs? – Emma Bryce

[Why don’t we eat bugs?] For centuries, people have consumed bugs, everything from beetles to caterpillars, locusts, grasshoppers, termites, and dragonflies. The practice even has a name: entomophagy. Early hunter-gatherers probably learned from animals that foraged for protein-rich insects and followed suit. As we evolved and bugs became part of our dietary tradition, they fulfilled […]

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Can you solve the prisoner hat riddle? – Alex Gendler

Can you solve the prisoner hat riddle? – Alex Gendler

You and nine other individuals have been captured by super intelligent alien overlords. The aliens think humans look quite tasty, but their civilization forbids eating highly logical and cooperative beings. Unfortunately, they’re not sure whether you qualify, so they decide to give you all a test. Through its universal translator, the alien guarding you tells […]

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Can we eat to starve cancer? | William Li

Can we eat to starve cancer? | William Li

Good afternoon. There’s a medical revolution happening all around us, and it’s one that’s going to help us conquer some of society’s most dreaded conditions, including cancer. The revolution is called angiogenesis, and it’s based on the process that our bodies use to grow blood vessels. So why should we care about blood vessels? Well, […]

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Eat less meat, more bugs: Florence Dunkel at TEDxBozeman

Eat less meat, more bugs: Florence Dunkel at TEDxBozeman

Translator: Jenny Lam-Chowdhury Reviewer: teddy fres So, what is Galleria? Galleria is a land shrimp. You know? Some people like to call land shrimp insects, but today we’re going to call them land shrimp. How many of you have had ocean shrimp? How many of you have had ocean shrimp? Great. How about craw fish […]

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Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

Why Genetically Engineered Foods Should be Labeled: Gary Hirshberg at TEDxManhattan 2013

it feels preposterous and maybe even embarrassing to stand here twenty thirteen to say to you that we have the right to know what’s in our food that’s exactly what i want to talk about tonight and i want to speak about the fact that the U.S. does not mandate labelling of genetically engineered organisms […]

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Insights into cell membranes via dish detergent – Ethan Perlstein

Insights into cell membranes via dish detergent – Ethan Perlstein

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar Every cell in your body is separated from those around it by its outermost layer, its membrane. A cell membrane must be both sturdy and flexible. Imagine a membrane made of metal – great at keeping the cell’s guts inside, but horrible at letting materials flow in and out. […]

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How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

How the food you eat affects your brain – Mia Nacamulli

Your Brain on Food If you sucked all of the moisture out of your brain and broke it down to its constituent nutritional content, what would it look like? Most of the weight of your dehydrated brain would come from fats, also known as lipids. In the remaining brain matter, you would find proteins and […]

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Teach every child about food | Jamie Oliver

Teach every child about food | Jamie Oliver

Sadly, in the next 18 minutes when I do our chat, four Americans that are alive will be dead through the food that they eat. My name’s Jamie Oliver. I’m 34 years old. I’m from Essex in England and for the last seven years I’ve worked fairly tirelessly to save lives in my own way. […]

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