All posts filed under: TED Talk

TED Talk Tuesday: Magical Houses Made of Bamboo

Many of you may know that bamboo is a sustainable resource, but did you ever think it would be a great idea to use it to build your home? That is exactly what Elora Hardy and her team do. Watch below to find out more. Hosting a TEDx event? Download this TED theme. Interested in joining the G.U.M Team? Email gumblogging@gmail.com.  If you liked this post, you might also like: How the FBI is creating terrorists A Warriors Cry Against Child Marriage Why You Will Fail To Have A Great Career

TED Talk Tuesday: What It Feels Like to Be Transgender

Lee Mokobe is a poet, who also happens to be transgender. With all of the talk about being transgender *cough cough Caitlyn Jenner* and the questions that have surfaced, I thought this poem may help to answer a few of those. Sex and gender studies has been a topic of interest for me for a while. I’m glad transgender issues are finally becoming a prominent topic of discussion. Share your thoughts below or email them to gumblogging@gmail.com. In the meantime, enjoy the spoken word. G.U.M Team

Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye: The Origin Story

Sarah Kay is one of my favorite spoken word artists. The first video I saw of her was of her performance of If I Should Have a Daughter for TED.  She’s also done spoken word with an artist named Phil Kaye. They have a pretty cool origin story and a great friendship that they explained through spoken word. Give it a listen. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=esgfG3BoAPc If you like what you heard, check out more from Sarah, Phil, and other artists on the  Project VOICE Website.    Want to be featured? Send submissions to gumblogging@gmail.com. G.U.M Team