You Are (As Productive As) What You Eat: How To Make It Through The Workday

  by Claire Autruong  This morning, you woke up well-rested and ready to seize the day. You’re whistling on the way to work, already envisioning conquering that pesky project, saying something witty to the boss in the elevator and rocking the afternoon presentation. You forgot to pack lunch or snacks, but who cares? You’ll continue … Read moreYou Are (As Productive As) What You Eat: How To Make It Through The Workday

How many ways can you arrange a deck of cards? – Yannay Khaikin

Let’s Begin… One deck. Fifty-two cards. How many arrangements? Let’s put it this way: Any time you pick up a well shuffled deck, you are almost certainly holding an arrangement of cards that has never before existed and might not exist again. Yannay Khaikin explains how factorials allow us to pinpoint the exact (very large) … Read moreHow many ways can you arrange a deck of cards? – Yannay Khaikin

Autism awareness at the UN, drones that deliver medicine, and cartoons in the classroom.

by: Cynthia Betubiza and Rebekah Barnett [ted id=2286] Lots of happenings in the TED community this week. Below, some highlights. Autism awareness at the UN. April 1 is World Autism Awareness Day, and to formally commemorate it, Steve Silberman will give the keynote address at the United NationsHeadquarters. Looking ahead to 2030, the UN Department … Read moreAutism awareness at the UN, drones that deliver medicine, and cartoons in the classroom.

What’s the probability of finding your soulmate at a party? Read The Mathematics of Love

by: Kate Torgovnick May When TED asked Hannah Fry to write a book on the mathematics of finding true love, Fry happened to be — of all places — on her honeymoon. “[My husband and I] have been together for a really long time, so the whole newlywed thing didn’t quite apply,” she says. “But … Read moreWhat’s the probability of finding your soulmate at a party? Read The Mathematics of Love

7 Best Data-Driven TED Talks to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Data visualizations do a fantastic job of helping us understand our world, and people are finding inspiring news ways to visualize data every day. We’ve selected seven awesome data-driven TED Talks to help spark your creativity! 1) David McCandless: The Beauty of Data Visualization Data journalist David McCandless turns complex data sets into beautiful, simple … Read more7 Best Data-Driven TED Talks to Jumpstart Your Creativity