Archive for month: January, 2019

Haven’t made it to the gym yet? Try snacking on exercise instead

To jump-start a workout habit, start out with small amounts, suggests wellness specialist Lauren Parsons. Among the sources of everyday guilt, right up there with “not eating enough fruits and veg” and “not saving enough money” is “not working out.” [...]

If you want to tackle big problems, try thinking like a bee

Honey bees can show us the power to be found in thinking small, says beekeeper Marianne Gee. New month. New day. New leaf. So you’ve woken up and decided you’re finally going to take on the big, big problem that’s [...]

A library where you can check out seeds

At the Butte County Library in Chico, California, there is a seed section. This is the Chico Seed Lending Library (CSLL), a collection of seeds donated from gardens and farms around the region. At CSLL, advanced and burgeoning gardeners can borrow the means [...]

Meet a young investigative reporter in Kyrgyzstan

Journalist Anna Lelik took on her first investigative report when she was just 17. She was looking into online censorship in Central Asian countries — including in her home country of Kyrgyzstan — and was worried she wouldn’t be taken seriously [...]

6 ways to use TED-Ed Clubs in and out of school

Think TED-Ed Clubs only operate during school hours? Think again. TED-Ed Clubs come in all shapes and sizes. From the classroom, to the internet, and everything in between, here are 6 unique ways to use the TED-Ed Clubs model: 1. [...]

Photos: The school where pandas learn how to be wild

At a conservation center in central China, captive-born pandas go through a gradual, carefully monitored process to prepare them for lives in their natural habitat. Photographer Ami Vitale shows how they go from wriggly newborns to independent adventurers. In September [...]

9 TED Talks recommended by students, for students

Which TED Talks do students love? We asked TED-Ed Club Members around the world to share their favorites. Below, check out 9 great talks recommended by and for young people: 1. Cameron Russell: Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a [...]