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The Inaugural CH25 Draws to a Close
Back in May this year, we joined forces with Cadillac and embarked on a search for emerging talent—individuals who are shaping and informing the future. From designers of super-smart wearable tech to founders whose businesses empower people in developing...
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Sampa the Great: The Great Mixtape For "The Great Mixtape," poet and vocalist Sampa the Great sings and rhymes with a political conscience, dragging words out slowly or stuttering them out rapid fire over producer Godriguez's jazzy beats. Exploring...
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1.10 Years After Hurricane Katrina Before the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago, New Orleans was a dramatically different city. There are now 100,000 fewer black residents living there and property prices are increasing, but new...
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CH25: Kegan Schouwenburg
Mention “orthotics” and most will hobble away quickly to avoid the Grandma-shoe stigma. But NYC-based start-up SOLS is simplifying the process with a non-invasive digital fitting that results in corrective insoles customized to your needs. The...
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CH25: Tal Danino
Programming bacteria to sniff out and treat cancer. It may sound like something out of the future, but it’s exactly what Tal Danino is doing right now. A bioengineer, TED Fellow and postdoctoral fellow at MIT, Danino specializes in manipulating...
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CH25: Corinne Joachim Sanon
Even in a town filled with bright structures, Les Chocolateries Askanya stands out. Haitian-American businesswoman Corinne Joachim Sanon converted her grandfather’s summer home in Ouanaminthe, Haiti into a chocolate factory and had it painted like...
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Eight Unexpected Ways to Wear Camo
Whether it's an abstract take on the classic pattern or a bright colorway, flashy fabric or unexpected texture, there are plenty of non-traditional ways to wear camouflage—for all genders. Inspired by nature and adopted by military uniforms, camouflage...
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CH25: Lulu Mickelson
Lulu Mickelson began charting her course in community organizing early on, when riding her chartreuse beachcomber to school in Santa Monica, California. Surrounded by the clogged freeways outside of LA, she noticed the bike racks at her large public...
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Courtney Barnett: Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go to the Party Summing up the weekend vibe (or maybe even adult life) is Courtney Barnett's "Nobody Really Cares If You Don't Go to the Party," and the Melbourne singer-songwriter shared the...
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1. Apple's Autonomous Car Prepares for Testing Many have speculated that Apple has been working on its own autonomous car, dubbed Project Titan, and new information gathered by The Guardian shows that it may hit production sooner than expected...
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CH25: Jonathan Sparks
As a drummer in hard, loud rock bands over the past decade, Jonathan Sparks indulged his passion for theatrics: “I love those large, swooping gestures, actions people in the back of the crowd could see too.” When he got more into electronic music...
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Summer Bike Accessories
There's no better way to spend the dog days of summer than riding your two-wheeler around town. Regardless of your destination—be it the local park, the beach, a yoga studio or a friend's apartment—we've found some super-useful products that don't...
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CH25: Latoya Ruby Frazier
For over 12 years, visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier has been exploring America’s economic future by looking at a present-day microcosm—through a very personal lens. The talented TED Fellow has captured and compiled photos and videos of her hometown...
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CH25: Leopoldine Huyghues Despointes
Leopoldine Huyghues Despointes is a multi-talented and motivated 24 year old. From her role as an actress and producer in the short film "Atlantic Avenue" to showing work at Sundance and the Tribeca Film Festival, she has already made her mark...
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Hot Chip: Started Right "Started Right"—the endearing single from Hot Chip's recently released sixth full-length album, Why Make Sense?—has been given video treatment in the form of a beautiful woman singing solo karaoke in a dimly lit bar. It...
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1. NYC to London in One Hour While many thought the days of the Concord long gone, aircraft manufacturer Airbus has just won a patent for a hypersonic plane, which is being dubbed the Concord 2.0. The curious-looking aircraft (which would be able...
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CH25: Eelke Plasmeijer
“Modern cuisine, local produce.” That’s how Dutch expat chef Eelke Plasmeijer describes the ethos of Bali’s Locavore restaurant, which he launched in late 2013 along with fellow chef Ray Adriansyah and restaurant manager Adi Karmayasa, who both...
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CH25: Cynthia Breazeal
Cynthia Breazeal didn’t just invent a new robot, she invented the field of social robotics. Before Breazeal, robots were conceived of as brute-force laborers. Whether strong enough to lift what we can't, able to traverse dangerous terrain on earth...
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CH25: Kathleen Supové
Photos of flaming grand pianos and vintage uprights smashed to smithereens. YouTube clips of Liberace sledgehammering his ivories on “The Monkees” variety hour. Kathleen Supové gets a kick out of all of it, and thanks you very much, friends and...
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New Order: Restless It's safe to say that much of the dance music we listen to today wouldn't exist without the '80s influence of New Order. The group took a genre to soaring heights with bold, charged music. New Order has released a new single...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. A 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree that Survived an Atomic Bomb Washington DC’s National Arboretum will honor its oldest artifact this week: a 390-year-old bonsai tree from Japan. But perhaps more impressive than its age is the tree’s history—which...
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CH25: Vanessa Newman
Vanessa Newman's start-up Butch Baby & Co. is the first-ever “alternity-wear” company for the those expecting bundles of joy. Because Newman understands that carrying a child isn't as stereotypically feminine as it used to be, and while hormones...
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CH25: Douglas Riboud + Justin Guilbert
When Douglas Riboud and Justin Guilbert founded Harmless Harvest in 2009, the idea was simple enough: Make great coconut water that tastes as much like the real deal as possible. “At the end of the day, what we’re trying to do is stay true to the...
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CH25: Sarah Kunst
What is a venture capitalist's role in the design process? By rewarding ideas they deem worthy with big checks, they have arguably the most pivotal role of all. Since these people are the deciders, how good of a job can they do choosing what will...
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Lianne La Havas: Unstoppable Ahead of her forthcoming album release Blood, soulful crooner Lianne La Havas stripped down her new track "Unstoppable" for The Daily Beast. The result teeters between haunting and epic—all the while showcasing the...
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