Looking for great TED Talks about Innovation?

Here are some of our favorite TED Talks celebrating the innovations and thought leaders reshaping what’s possible. Around the world, people are developing incredible innovations these are some of the ones we suggest you check out!

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The Best Way to Improve the World Around Us

14 minutes

[ Business ]

By Samantha Burns

Here is a TED Talk that could be a prescription for solving many of the world's most vexing problems! What if we emulated some of the quirkier characteristics of the most original thinkers and idea people?
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Turning Apples into Ears: Creativity in the Lab

20 minutes

[ Art ]

By Samantha Burns

What if we let creativity and play mix with science? Here's a lab that is doing just that, and in doing so coming up with incredible discoveries, like the ability to turn apples into ears...
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The Playful History of Innovation

9 minutes

[ Design ]

By Samantha Burns

How is the flute the great-grandfather of the computer? Here's a look at the playful history of innovation to give you a little perspective for the future!
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How Paper Tools will Change the World

14 minutes

[ Health ]

By Samantha Burns

When it comes to innovations that will change the world, shouldn't we consider how many hands will have access to them? Check out this brilliant TED Talk from Manu Prakash, one of the remarkable brains behind the paper technologies of the future that will revolutionize how we think about science!
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The Magic of the Washing Machine

11 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Samantha Burns

After seeing this TED Talk you will never look at your washing machine in the same way again! It's time we celebrated this amazing technology!
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Sustainable Energy from Algae and Much More!

17 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Samantha Burns

As we argue about the future of our fuel sources, we may be swimming right past the answer! Algae can produce Sustainable Energy and much more!
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Solving Old Problems by Studying New Species

14 minutes

[ Animals ]

By Samantha Burns

How can studying new species lead to a brighter future? Here's a great reminder that inspiration is all around us, we just have to search for connections!
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Omniprocessor: Tap Water from Our Toilets?

15 minutes

[ Conservation & Sustainability ]

By Samantha Burns

Have you heard about a brilliant innovation - the Omniprocessor - that may change the lives of billions of people, in fact all of us eventually? This is "the challenge of progress" at it's messy best!
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ISAAW: Unbelievable Robots!

18 minutes

[ Education Enrichment ]

By Samantha Burns

Do you have any robots in your life yet? Maybe at your workplace? How about in your home? If not now, you soon will! While pop culture makes that future seem dark, there is actually so much wonder in what's going on right now! Take a look...
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