Welcome to the TEDxUNCAsheville tumblr page! This is where we will post pictures and keep you updated on upcoming events and challenges. We are currently preparing for our 2014 (re) thinking event, this year's annual conference. Tickets are available for purchase on our website at tedxuncasheville.org.
Meet the movers and shakers of the pollination biz
Pollination is vital to life on earth, but most pollinators are so nimble and quick that we never quite see them in action. In his visually stunning TED Talk, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg shows us a close-up view of the intricate world of pollen and pollinators.
High school senior Piper Otterbein has dyslexia, but it doesn’t define her.In a talk at TEDxYouth@CEHS, she shares the lesson that her difficulties with dyslexia have taught her — the best path in life is to harness the strengths you already have, rather than fixate on things you think you lack.
Stunning photos of the Sacred Headwaters, a remote natural wonder in Northern Canada.
When ethnographer Wade Davis delivered his TED Talk in 2012, the area was about to be destroyed by the oil industry. He was one of many people trying to save this little-known gem, and after a huge public outcry, the area is safe today.