Connecting with Grass

Connecting with Grass

Joel Salatin [ Carbon Sequestration 17:04 ] Sunbeams are the essence of poetry. Dreams, fantasy, fairy tales; sunbeams. And yet, as esoteric and mystical as sunbeams are, they are the energy driver of the planet in a very visceral, physical, scientific, empirical sense. But if I asked you to go out and grab me some sunbeams, we know they’re valuable, right? Well, grab

Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming

Karen Konkoly [ Sleep Engineering ] This could be a dream. Do you remember how you got here? The best way to test reality is to read something twice. When you’re awake the words will always stay the same, but when you’re dreaming the words will always be different. Dreams can seem vague because when you’re awake all you have is a memory

Sleep Keys

Sleep Keys

Matt Walker [ Sleep Engineering ] I’m here to tell you about sleep — both the good things that happen when you get it and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t. But let me start with a disclaimer: It’s safe to say that, when most speakers look to their audience and see people who are falling asleep, nodding off soundly,

Sleep Engineering

Sleep Engineering

Penny Lewis [ TEDx Grand Rapids] How To Improve Your Life by Manipulating Your Sleep. For a sleep scientist, I actually don’t sleep very well. Any little chink of light in the room and I’m awake all night. My eye mask is just as important to me as my laptop. I take sleep very seriously and I’m hoping this talk will make some

Preferring Organic

Preferring Organic

Ali Partovi [ Food Security ] I’ve invested a lot of my own money into organic and sustainable farming, and to converting American farmland to organic, and I’m here to dispel some misperceptions about organic food. There is this prevailing notion that organic farming is more expensive and less sufficient, right? And that we need industrial agriculture and factory farms to feed the

Shark Tank

Shark Tank

Eddy Zhong [  EDU 2.0 ] I want to share with you a big secret today. And it’s not one that a lot of you are going to want to hear. But at the same, time it’s so important that I have to tell you. That secret is this: what if I told you that every singe day kids go to school they

The Maui Habit

The Maui Habit

B.J. Fogg [ Habit Formation ] Today I want to share with you my favorite habit. I’m a behavior scientist, and in my research I’ve never set out to find my favorite habit. But I guess it’s sort of like a geologist who’s studying a landscape, in a new way. And as he’s doing the research, he stumbles across a gem, and that’s