My daughter, Malala | Ziauddin Yousafzai

https://download.ted.com/talks/ZiauddinYousafzai_2014-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008Pakistani educator Ziauddin Yousafzai reminds the world of a simple truth that many don’t want to hear: Women and men deserve equal opportunities for education, autonomy, an independent identity. He tells stories from his own life and the life of his daughter, Malala, who was shot by the Taliban in 2012 simply for daring to go to school. “Why is my daughter so strong?” Yousafzai asks. “Because I didn’t clip her wings.”

What I learned from going blind in space | Chris Hadfield

https://download.ted.com/talks/ChrisHadfield_2014-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008There’s an astronaut saying: In space, “there is no problem so bad that you can’t make it worse.” So how do you deal with the complexity, the sheer pressure, of dealing with dangerous and scary situations? Retired colonel Chris Hadfield paints a vivid portrait of how to be prepared for the worst in space (and life) — and it starts with walking into a spider’s web. Watch for a special space-y performance.