Autonomous flying machines meet the entertainment industry. Whimsy and delight ensue.

Is the American obsession with individual freedom really such a great idea? What other cultures know about how to make good choices.

Ready to match wits with a 19th-century student? Read on.

Jorge Soto and Fay Christodoulou have built a simple, noninvasive, open-source test that looks for early signs of cancer.

EbolaDeeply.org wants to spread information about Ebola by any means necessary — to readers, journalists and rural people fighting the disease on the ground. We talk to co-founder Jon Gosier, a TED Senior Fellow.

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‘The Sports Gene’ author David Epstein picks 5 books and articles about the science of athletic performance.

Citizenfour provides a gripping look at events including a filmmaker’s first meeting with “Citizen four,” aka Edward Snowden.