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They hibernate for centuries and then come back to life! They make their own antifreeze and their own sunscreen! You’ll never look at moss the same way again. If you’ve ever had difficulty keeping a houseplant alive, imagine trying to grow anything in Antarctica. The sun shines 24/7 in the summer and then vanishes in… via The extraordinary Antarctic plants with superhero powers — ideas.ted.com

Nature’s beauty can be fleeting — but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk Brother David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day. This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxSF, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page. Today! “You think this is just another day in your life? It’s… Read More