Monthly Archives: August 2014


Save-the-date: Shape CITYx with us!

After the success of last year’s event, where we discovered the unfinished city, we proudly announce CITYx ! A TEDxVienna salon event that sets out to explore urban treasures and makes the attempt to grasp what the city is. The city is not set in stone. It is vivid, unpredictable and […]


Ig Nobel – highlighting humorous and unexpected science

Imagine yourself banging your head against a tree over and over – it is not a very pleasant proposal. However, woodpeckers constantly hammer into trees without getting brain injuries. So how is it possible for the woodpecker to do this? Studies of its head anatomy revealed many mechanisms that prevent […]


Save-the-date: A Brave New Space awaits you

Drum-roll please: We are happy to officially announce the 2014 TEDxVienna annual conference: TEDxVienna Brave New Space. Yup, it’s here. TEDxVienna is back with our best event yet. Building upon the knowledge and experience gained at last year’s conference Unlimited, we’ll take one step further into seeking new options and […]


Because they would have done it for me: About leadership and safety

Have you ever heard of US Army Captain William D. Swenson? He recently received the Medal of Honor from US president Barack Obama for putting his life at risk to rescue other soldiers on a battlefield in Afghanistan. Not only did he run into the fire without a helmet on […]