T.E.D. Radio Hour http://delmarvapublicradio.net en What Does It Take To Dive Into Dangerous Waters? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/what-does-it-take-dive-dangerous-waters <em>Part 1 of the </em>TED Radio Hour<em> episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/331331360/champions">Champions</a>.<p><strong>About Diana Nyad's TedTalk </strong><p>In pitch-black, stung by jellyfish, choking on salt water, hallucinating, Diana Nyad kept swimming. She describes the journey of her historic 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, at age 64.<p><strong>About Diana Nyad </strong><p>From 1969 to 1979, <a href="http://www.diananyad.com/">Diana Nyad</a> was known as the world's best long-distance swimmer. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 editor 57984 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net What Does It Take To Dive Into Dangerous Waters? How Do Our Near-Wins Motivate Us To Keep Going? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-do-our-near-wins-motivate-us-keep-going <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/331331360/champions">Champions</a>.<p><strong>About Sarah Lewis' TEDTalk</strong><p>Not everyone can win the gold medal, and historian Sarah Lewis says that's a good thing. It's the near-wins and bare losses that truly motivate us to master our destinies.<p><strong>About Sarah Lewis</strong><p>Author and art historian <a href="https://twitter.com/sarahelizalewis">Sarah Lewis</a> has emerged as a cultural powerhouse for her fresh perspectives on culture, history and identity. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 57985 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Do Our Near-Wins Motivate Us To Keep Going? How Do We Use Our Challenges To Live Beyond Limits? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-do-we-use-our-challenges-live-beyond-limits <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/331331360/champions">Champions</a>.<p><strong>About Amy Purdy's TEDTalk</strong><p>Paralympic snowboarder and "Dancing With the Stars" finalist Amy Purdy tells how losing her legs at age 19 enabled her to achieve more than she ever dreamed.<p><strong>About Amy Purdy</strong><p>Paralympic snowboarder and "<a href="http://abc.go.com/shows/dancing-with-the-stars/cast/amy-purdy">Dancing With the Stars</a>" finalist <a href="http://www.amypurdy.com/">Amy Purdy</a> asks us to take control of ou Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 57986 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Do We Use Our Challenges To Live Beyond Limits? Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/are-athletes-really-getting-faster-better-stronger <em>Part 2 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/331331360/champions">Champions</a>.<p><strong>About David Epstein's TEDTalk</strong><p>Humans seem to have gotten faster, better and stronger in almost every way. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:08:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 57987 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger? Does Copying In Fashion Keep It Fresh? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/does-copying-fashion-keep-it-fresh <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/321797073/whats-original">What Is Original?</a><p><strong>About Johanna Blakley's TEDTalk</strong><p>Copyright law barely touches fashion — and the industry benefits in innovation and sales, says Johanna Blakley. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:05:00 +0000 editor 56800 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Does Copying In Fashion Keep It Fresh? Where Do Good Ideas Come From? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/where-do-good-ideas-come <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/321797073/what-is-original">What Is Original?</a><p><strong><strong>About Steven Johnson's TEDTalk</strong></strong><p>Earlier this year, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk decided to give away his company's patents for free. It might seem like a strange business move, but Musk said he wanted to inspire creativity and accelerate innovation. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 56798 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Where Do Good Ideas Come From? Is Everything A Remix? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/everything-remix <em>Part 2 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/321797073/what-is-original">What Is Original?</a><p><strong>About Kirby Ferguson's TEDTalk</strong><p>Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson says nothing is original and that our most celebrated creators steal ideas — and transform them into something new.<p><strong><strong>About Kirby Ferguson</strong></strong><p>Kirby Ferguson is a filmmaker known for his four-part web series, <a href="http://www.everythingisaremix.info/watch-the-series">Everything Is a Remix</a><em>.</em> The series focuses on remix Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:58:00 +0000 editor 56799 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is Everything A Remix? Where's The Line Between Cheating A Little and Cheating A Lot? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/wheres-line-between-cheating-little-and-cheating-lot <em>Part 1 of the</em> TED Radio Hour episode <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/311863205/why-we-lie">Why We Lie</a>.<p><strong>About Dan Ariely's TEDTalk</strong><p>Behavioral economist Dan Ariely explains the hidden reasons we think it's okay to cheat or steal. He says we're predictably irrational — and can be influenced in ways we don't even realize.<p><strong>About Dan Ariely </strong><p>Behavioral economist Dan Ariely is a professor at Duke University. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:50:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 56367 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Where's The Line Between Cheating A Little and Cheating A Lot? How Do Magicians Manufacture Reality? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-do-magicians-manufacture-reality <em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/311863205/why-we-lie">Why We Lie</a>.<p><strong>About Eric Mead's TEDTalk</strong><p>The power of the placebo has been consistently proven in medicine. Magician Eric Mead extends that idea to magic, pulling off a gruesome trick that's so convincing, you'll cringe.<p><strong>About Eric Mead </strong><p>Eric Mead is a magician, mentalist and comedian. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:50:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 56368 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Do Magicians Manufacture Reality? Why Do We Believe In Unbelievable Things? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/why-do-we-believe-unbelievable-things <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/311863205/why-we-lie">Why We Lie</a>.<p><strong>About Michael Shermer's TEDTalk</strong><p>Michael Shermer says the human tendency to believe strange things boils down to two of the brain's most basic, hard-wired survival skills.<p><strong>About Michael Shermer </strong><p>Michael Shermer is the founder and publisher of <a href="http://www.skeptic.com/">Skeptic Magazine</a>. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:50:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 56369 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Why Do We Believe In Unbelievable Things? How Do You Make New York's Mean Streets A Little Nicer? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-do-you-make-new-yorks-mean-streets-little-nicer <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/318463922/getting-there" target="_blank">Getting There</a>.<p><strong>About Janette Sadik-Khan's TEDTalk</strong><p>Former New York City Transportation Commissioner <a href="http://www.bloombergassociates.com/bio/janette-sadik-khan" target="_blank">Janette Sadik-Khan</a> says cities can tackle the challenges of tomorrow by completely re-imagining our streets today.<p><strong>About Janette Sadik-Khan</strong><p>As commissioner of the NYC Department of Transportation under the Bloomberg adm Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:34:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 55559 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Do You Make New York's Mean Streets A Little Nicer? If We Want to Live In Cities, Will We Have To Share Cars? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/if-we-want-live-cities-will-we-have-share-cars <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/318463922/getting-there" target="_blank">Getting There</a>.<p><strong>About Robin Chase's TEDTalk</strong><p>Zipcar co-founder <a href="http://robinchase.org/" target="_blank">Robin Chase</a> makes the case for car-sharing as the solution to global gridlock.<p><strong>About Robin Chase</strong><p>If she weren't a proven entrepreneur, you might imagine Robin Chase as a transportation geek, a dedicated civil servant, endlessly refining computer models of freeway traffic.<p>She co-founded <a Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:34:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 55560 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net If We Want to Live In Cities, Will We Have To Share Cars? Is Space Tourism Finally About To Take Off? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/space-tourism-finally-about-take <em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/318463922/getting-there" target="_blank">Getting There</a>.<p><strong>About Richard Branson's TEDTalk</strong><p>Entrepreneur <a href="https://twitter.com/richardbranson" target="_blank">Richard Branson</a> shares his vision for private, commercial space travel.<p><strong>About Richard Branson</strong><p><a href="http://www.virgin.com/richard-branson" target="_blank">Richard Branson</a>'s megabrand, Virgin, is home to more than 250 companies, from gyms, gambling houses and bridal boutique Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:34:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 55564 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is Space Tourism Finally About To Take Off? Should We Be Afraid Of Death? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/should-we-be-afraid-death <em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/312542881/what-we-fear">What We Fear</a>.<p><strong>About Stephen Cave's TEDTalk</strong><p>Philosopher <a href="http://www.stephencave.com/" target="_blank">Stephen Cave</a> delves into the simple question: Why are human beings afraid to die?<p><strong>About Stephen Cave</strong><p><a href="https://twitter.com/stephenjcave" target="_blank">Stephen Cave</a> is a writer and philosopher who is obsessed with our obsession with immortality. Fri, 23 May 2014 13:10:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 54752 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Should We Be Afraid Of Death? Is It Possible To Be Fearless? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/it-possible-be-fearless <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/312542881/what-we-fear" target="_blank">What We Fear</a>.<p><strong>About David Blaine's TEDTalk</strong><p>Illusionist and endurance artist <a href="http://davidblaine.com/" target="_blank">David Blaine</a> explains how he has made a career out of fearlessly performing death-defying feats.<p><strong>About David Blaine</strong><p><a href="https://twitter.com/davidblaine" target="_blank">David Blaine</a> has become a household name because of his TV specials where he performs death-defying Fri, 23 May 2014 13:10:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 54753 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is It Possible To Be Fearless? Is There A Cure For Stage Fright? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/there-cure-stage-fright <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/312542881/what-we-fear" target="_blank">What We Fear</a>.<p><strong>About Joe Kowan's TEDTalk</strong><p>Folk singer <a href="http://www.craftygangsta.com/" target="_blank">Joe Kowan</a> talks about the visceral, body-hijacking experience he feels when he's performing in front of an audience, and how a song helped him cope with stage fright.<p><strong>About Joe Kowan</strong><p><a href="https://twitter.com/craftygangsta" target="_blank">Joe Kowan</a> is a Boston-based graphic designer and Fri, 23 May 2014 13:10:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 54754 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is There A Cure For Stage Fright? What's The Difference Between Real And Perceived Value? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/whats-difference-between-real-and-perceived-value <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/308752278/brand-over-brain">Brand Over Brain</a>.<p><strong>About Rory Sutherland's TEDTalk</strong><p>Marketer Rory Sutherland says advertising adds value to a product by changing our perception, rather than the product itself. He says perceived value can be just as satisfying as what we consider "real" value.<p><strong>About Rory Sutherland</strong><p>Rory Sutherland is Vice Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather and a former Classics teacher. He's the author of <em>The Wiki Man</em>. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:21:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 53943 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net What's The Difference Between Real And Perceived Value? Why Do We Like What We Like? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/why-do-we-what-we <em>Part 2 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/308752278/brand-over-brain">Brand Over Brain</a>.<p><strong>About Paul Bloom's TEDTalk</strong><p>Why do we like an original painting better than a perfect forgery? Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that our beliefs about the history of an object change how we experience it.<p><strong>About Paul Bloom </strong><p><a href="http://psychology.yale.edu/faculty/paul-bloom">Paul Bloom</a> is a professor of psychology and cognitive science at Yale University. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:21:00 +0000 editor 53944 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Why Do We Like What We Like? Is Authenticity Real? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/authenticity-real <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/308752278/brand-over-brain">Brand Over Brain</a>.<p><strong>About Joseph Pine's TEDTalk</strong><p>Customers want to feel what they buy is authentic, but consultant Joseph Pine says creating "real" authenticity is a challenge.<p><strong>About Joseph Pine</strong><p>Joseph Pine is a writer and consultant to entrepreneurs and executives. Fri, 09 May 2014 13:21:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 53945 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is Authenticity Real? What Makes Siblings Bond? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/what-makes-siblings-bond <em>Part 4 of the </em>TED Radio Hour<em> episode </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/301821915/how-we-love">How We Love<em>. </em></a><p><strong>About Jeff Kluger's TEDTalk</strong><p>Writer Jeff Kluger explores the profound lifelong bond between brothers and sisters, and the influence of birth order, favoritism and sibling rivalry.<p><strong>About Jeff Kluger</strong><p>Jeff Kluger is the senior editor of science and technology reporting at <em>Time</em> magazine. He's the co-author of <em>Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:23:00 +0000 editor 53175 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net What Makes Siblings Bond? Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/are-we-asking-too-much-our-spouses <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/301821915/how-we-love">How We Love</a>.<p><strong>About Esther Perel's TEDTalk</strong><p>How can couples sustain desire? Psychotherapist Esther Perel argues that a good and committed relationship draws on the conflicting needs of security and surprise.<p><strong>About Esther Perel</strong><p><strong></strong>Psychotherapist Esther Perel specializes in marriage counseling. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:23:00 +0000 editor 53176 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses? A Father-Daughter Dance — In Prison? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/father-daughter-dance-prison <em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/301821915/how-we-love">How We Love</a>.<p><strong>About Angela Patton's TEDTalk</strong><p><strong></strong>Angela Patton works to help girls and fathers stay connected and in each others' lives — but that becomes harder when the father is in jail. Patton tells the story of a unique father-daughter dance.<p><strong>About Angela Patton</strong><p><strong></strong>Angela Patton is the creator of Camp Diva, which helps support girls ages 11-17. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:23:00 +0000 editor 53174 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net A Father-Daughter Dance — In Prison? Can Money Buy You Happiness? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/can-money-buy-you-happiness <em>Part 5 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/295260995/the-money-paradox" target="_blank">The Money Paradox</a>.<p><strong>About Michael Norton's TEDTalk</strong><p>Social scientist <a href="http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=326229" target="_blank">Michael Norton</a> researches how money can buy happiness — when you don't spend it on yourself. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 52019 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Can Money Buy You Happiness? How Much Does Money Motivate Us? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-much-does-money-motivate-us <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/295260995/the-money-paradox" target="_blank">The Money Paradox</a>.<p><strong>About Daniel Pink's TEDTalk</strong><p>Writer <a href="https://twitter.com/DanielPink" target="_blank">Daniel Pink</a> explains why traditional rewards like money aren't always successful motivators.<p><strong>About Daniel Pink</strong><p>Daniel Pink has written several books on the changing world of the modern workplace. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 52020 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Much Does Money Motivate Us? Does Money Make You Mean? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/does-money-make-you-mean <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/295260995/the-money-paradox" target="_blank">The Money Paradox</a>.<p><strong>About Paul Piff's TEDTalk</strong><p>Social psychologist <a href="http://paulpiff.wix.com/paulpiff" target="_blank">Paul Piff</a> describes how wealth changes behavior and how almost anyone's behavior can change when they're made to feel rich.<p><strong>About Paul Piff</strong><p>Paul Piff is a social psychologist at the <a href="http://psychology.berkeley.edu/" target="_blank">University of California, Berkeley Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 52021 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Does Money Make You Mean? Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/why-cant-we-talk-about-injustice <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/288586249/solving-it" target="_blank">Solving It</a>.<p><strong>About Bryan Stevenson's TED Talk</strong><p>Lawyer <a href="https://its.law.nyu.edu/facultyprofiles/profile.cfm?section=bio&personID=20315" target="_blank">Bryan Stevenson</a> shares some hard truths about how America's criminal justice system works against the poor and people of color. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:38:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 50814 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Why Can't We Talk About An Injustice? Is The Law Making Us Less Free? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/law-making-us-less-free <em>Part 1 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/288586249/solving-it" target="_blank">Solving It</a>.<p><strong>About Philip K. Howard's TED Talk</strong><p>Lawyer <a href="http://philipkhoward.com/" target="_blank">Philip K. Howard</a> says the U.S. has become a legal minefield — especially for teachers and doctors, whose work has been paralyzed by fear of lawsuits.<p><strong>About Philip K. Howard</strong><p>Attorney Philip K. Howard is a leading voice for legal reform in the U.S. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:38:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 50815 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Is The Law Making Us Less Free? What If Our Health Care System Kept Us Healthy? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/what-if-our-health-care-system-kept-us-healthy <em>Part 3 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/288586249/solving-it" target="_blank">Solving It</a>.<p><strong>About Rebecca Onie's TED Talk</strong><p>Health advocate <a href="https://healthleadsusa.org/person/rebecca-onie/" target="_blank">Rebecca Onie</a> describes how our health care system can be restructured to prevent — and not just treat — illness.<p><strong>About Rebecca Onie</strong><p>In 1996, college sophomore Rebecca Onie had a realization: The U.S. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:38:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 50816 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net What If Our Health Care System Kept Us Healthy? How Can We All Listen Better? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/how-can-we-all-listen-better <em>Part 4 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/283440560/extrasensory" target="_blank">Extrasensory</a>.<p><strong>About Julian Treasure's TEDTalk</strong><p>Sound expert Julian Treasure says we are losing our listening in a louder world. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:16:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 50427 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net How Can We All Listen Better? Can A Prosthetic Limb Feel? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/can-prosthetic-limb-feel <em>Part 2 of the</em> TED Radio Hour <em>episode</em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour/283440560/extrasensory" target="_blank">Extrasensory</a>.<p><strong>About Todd Kuiken's TEDTalk</strong><p>Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling.<p><strong>About Todd Kuiken</strong><p><strong></strong>Todd Kuiken is a doctor and engineer at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 14:16:00 +0000 NPR/TED Staff 50428 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Can A Prosthetic Limb Feel?