TED Talk - Beau Lotto: Optical illusions show how we see.

Marco Tempest: A cyber-magic card trick like no other.

Barry Schwartz on our loss of wisdom

Lennart Green does close-up card magic

Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice

Al Seckel says our brains are mis-wired

Jennifer Lin improvs piano magic

From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming.

I love TED talks. This is a site where amazing people share their ideas and experiences...truly astute/canny/clever!

List of Free Educational Apps

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

This is your brain on improv

TED Talks. Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Esther Perel: The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

"TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), the organization based on 'ideas worth sharing,' launched a new initiative this past week. It is called TED-Ed, and it aims to engage students with unforgettable lessons.

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Floor: the largest shelf - boy, isn't this the truth!

very true. HA HA!

So true!

Nick Hanauer

We drew the outline of a hand, very lightly in pencil, and then began drawing lines freehand across the paper. When part of the hand was in the way of the straight line, each artist had to "crawl over" their finger or hand with curves and arcs. The optical illusion became very obvious if the lines were close together and the curves fairly strong.