APB's Tim Urban Featured on "Business Insider" List of Mind-expanding TED Talks
19 Feb 2018
If you are a procrastinator, then you’re not very different from viral blogger Tim Urban, the creative force behind the extremely popular blog, Wait But Why. His TED talk, “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator,” was recently featured on Business Insider’s list of "8 Mind-expanding TED Talks" for its introspective and humorous look at why people procrastinate. +Watch Tim's TED Talk
An audience favorite, Urban is just one of many APB speakers whose acclaimed TED Talks have gone viral. Check out some other popular voices below:
David Epstein | Best-Selling Author of The Sports Gene
A former Sports Illustrated senior writer and the author of The Sports Gene, Epstein tackles the nature vs. nurture debate as he examines learned performance, brain science and finding and maximizing one’s hidden talents. His TED Talk, which has over 1 million views, shares lessons applicable to all audiences.
Sheryl WuDunn | Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist
The best-selling author of Half the Sky and A Path Appears, WuDunn combines journalism with activism as she offers a compelling perspective on current economic, political and social issues such as women's rights.
Hugh Evans | Co-Founder & CEO at Global Citizen/Global Poverty Project
Social entrepreneur and humanitarian Evans believes everyone can make a difference and that we all have a civic duty to try to enact change. His TED Talk “What Does It Mean to Be a Citizen of the World?” encourages others to speak up and be compassionate, active citizens.
Mary Robinson | Ireland’s First Woman President & President of Mary Robinson Foundation
One of the world's most respected advocates, Robinson opens our eyes to the immediate consequences climate change can have on the poor and disempowered populations of the world. In her Ted Talk, “Why Climate Change is a Threat to Human Rights,” she explores the daily ramifications of climate change and what it means for our future.