TED Radio Hour A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

Previous Shows

Giving It Away

You can give away almost anything — your time, money, food, ideas. In this hour, stories from TED speakers who are "giving it away" in new and surprising ways, and the things that happen in return.

"If you have something to give, give it now." – Mark Bezos TED hide caption

toggle caption
TED

The Food We Eat

Food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure — and guilt — and an agent of change. This episode, TED speakers explore our deep connection to food, and where it's headed.

Hungry? Our latest episode explores our relationship to food. Stocky hide caption

toggle caption
Stocky

Finite

In a world with limited resources, can we find ways to salvage what's disappearing? Can we innovate our way out of a finite landscape? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas about living with less.

In a world with finite resources, how can we make the most of what we have? iStockphoto hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto

Democracy On Trial

Democracy is often hailed as the best form of government. But with a growing sense of distrust, should we rethink the whole system? This hour, TED speakers ask if democracy is truly our best option.

TED speakers explore whether democracy is still our best option. Masterfile hide caption

toggle caption
Masterfile

Adaptation

Humans adapt to physical and creative challenges in remarkable ways. How do we do it, and what happens when we can't? In this episode, TED speakers share inspiring stories about our capacity to adapt.

How do we adapt to physical, creative and cultural challenges? Stocky hide caption

toggle caption
Stocky