Tag: United States

Rape Culture | Reagan Williams | TEDxArkansasStateUniversity

Rape Culture | Reagan Williams | TEDxArkansasStateUniversity

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Peter van de Ven On January 8th of 2012, a fourteen-year-old girl asked a friend to come over for a slumber party. The two have been friends since early childhood, even though they were separated by a grade in school, and they started out the evening drinking and watching a scary

Being a Rootless Third Culture Kid | Benjamin Self | TEDxUofL

Being a Rootless Third Culture Kid | Benjamin Self | TEDxUofL

My name is Benjamin Self. I’m 28 years old, and I’d like to talk to you today about something I call the weak ‘connectivity’ of my third-culture upbringing. First, let me give you some background. I was born in Florida, lived there for a year, then we moved to Georgia, lived there for 5 years,

Let’s talk about human composting | Katrina Spade | TEDxOrcasIsland

Let’s talk about human composting | Katrina Spade | TEDxOrcasIsland

Translator: Joanna Pietrulewicz Reviewer: Ivana Korom I was going to come out and begin by telling you very seriously that you’re all going to die one day. (Laughter) I’m pretty sure that after that video and Katherine’s wonderful talk before the video, you’re all completely aware of that fact. (Laughter) So I’m not going to

Here’s How America Destroyed Hawaiian Culture

Here’s How America Destroyed Hawaiian Culture

Known for its hula dances, lei garlands, and volcanic fruit drinks, Hawaii is that tropical slice of America reserved for romantic getaways and welcoming beach-side culture. While this idyllic view of the islands makes it great for an exotic vacation, the long origin of the aloha state is far less pristine and cheery. Today, we’re

Why U.S. Working Moms Are So Stressed

Why U.S. Working Moms Are So Stressed

CAITLYN COLLINS: Work-family conflict is an issue that plagues mothers across Western industrialized countries, but it’s easier in some places than others to be a working mom. The United States is one of two countries on the planet that doesn’t offer paid maternity leave. The United States and Papua New Guinea are the only two

TD Securities Careers – Culture of Collaboration

TD Securities Careers – Culture of Collaboration

NADIA: The layout of every trading floor is open, so you have to like the people that you work with. We’ve created a culture of collaboration and respect and fun. There’s such a variety of opportunities that exist within capital markets that really speak to one’s own passions and interests. Every executive, every product manager,

Human Connectome

Human Connectome

Now you’ve heard of the human genome, but please allow me to introduce you to the human connectome: the first ever, (not quite finished) map of the human brain. Our brains, like the rest of our nervous system, are made up mostly of neurons. Neurons are basically like a normal cell with a cell body

The Power of Choice – Mont Pelerin Society

The Power of Choice – Mont Pelerin Society

The Soviet Union is actively exporting communism to Eastern Europe. Mao Zedong is leading the communist revolution in China. To noted Austrian economist and eventual Nobel Prize winner, Friedrich von Hayek, these are ominous signs. In the spring of 1947, he invites an elite group of economists, political scientists, historians and other intellectuals including Milton