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How to turn a cause into a law

US activist Amanda Nguyen has continually defied the odds to pass bipartisan legislation in today’s divided times. She tells us how she did it — and how you can do it, too. 1,842 more words

We Humans

A photographer bears witness to the Rohingya crisis

Photojournalist Anastasia Taylor-Lind went to Bangladesh to help document the Rohingya refugees fleeing violence and persecution in Burma. Here’s what she saw.

In eastern Bangladesh, where there once were verdant green slopes covered with trees, there is now bleeding red earth. 1,414 more words

Arts + Design

A rare, intimate look at the lives of single mothers in Afghanistan

Millions of women singlehandedly raise their children in the war-torn country, but their stories are rarely told in the media. Photographer Kiana Hayeri captures their struggles and strength in these photos. 1,614 more words

Arts + Design

The singular art of the self-portrait

Russian artist Uldus Bakhtiozina, who has gained attention for her surreal, staged portraits, breaks down the magic of self-portraiture in our selfie-saturated time.

It was only in 2013 that the Oxford English Dictionary named “selfie” the… 1,347 more words

Arts + Design

Why what’s happening in Antarctica won’t stay in Antarctica

The loss of polar ice may seem like an abstract concern, but it’s one that will affect all of us, no matter where we live, says glaciologist and TED Senior Fellow Michele Koppes. 1,237 more words

Science

Gallery: Buzzing, moving, multi-tentacled sculptures made out of the stuff of our lives

Artist Shih Chieh Huang teases out the personality from everyday objects by fusing them together into colorful, clamorous creations.

Where others see trash, mundane household items or random electronics components, New York City–based artist (and… 1,633 more words

Arts + Design

Apply for the TED Fellows Program 2018 (Fully Funded to Vancouver, Canada)

Apply now for the TED Fellows Program 2018. The TED Fellows Program provides transformational support to an international community of 400 visionaries who collaborate across disciplines to create positive change around the world. 293 more words

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