Tag Archives: TED

The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

via Ted.com. Esther Perel: The secret to desire in a long-term relationship.  You could call this talk mating in captivity. “In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need […]

Cesar Kuriyama: One second every day

via TED.com. Cesar Kuriyama: One second every day.  There are so many tiny, beautiful, funny, tragic moments in your life — how are you going to remember them all? Director Cesar Kuriyama shoots one second of video every day as part of an ongoing project to collect all the special bits of his life. Cesar […]

Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model.

via TED.com. Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model. Cameron Russell admits she won “a genetic lottery”: she’s tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don’t judge her by her looks. In this talk, she looks at the industry that made her look highly seductive at barely 16-years-old. “Saying that you want to be […]

December 30

Are you a Harry Potter or a Frodo Baggins?

By this post’s very title it is geek porn, so embrace the inner nerd. There are two types of leaders in this world: Harry Potters and Frodo Baggins. There are those who seek to have personal triumph (Harry Potter) and those who strive for collective achievement (Frodo Baggins / Fellowship of the Ring). I am […]