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Did Michael Brown receive the death penalty — only without any recourse to a fair trial? Criminal sentencing scholar Jelani Exum thinks so. Hear more from her along with 9 other provocative, thought-provoking takes on contemporary race issues within America.

If English teacher (and citizen scientist) Hanny van Arkel can discover a rare astronomical object in her spare time, maybe you can too.

Cloud robotics, belief space, and more ideas from the robot future.

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Leadership expert Simon Sinek expands on his massively popular talk with five books and two documentaries that inspire him.

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Doug Menuez began photographing Steve Jobs in 1985, and then he spent 15 years immersed in the booming world of Silicon Valley innovation. Take a step back in time to see young titans in action.

How should we talk about transgender issues? | ideas.ted.com

Tips and quotes from transgender men, women and their allies on how to help them gain equality and acceptance.

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Think parents should be able to select their children’s talents and personalities? Or want to run and hide in the woods at the thought of it? Whatever your opinion, it is precisely the kind of question that Julian Savulescu wants you to take seriously.