TED Talks are talks or lectures that spread ideas. They are usually 18 minutes or less. They come from the nonprofit TED, which started in 1984 as a conference for ideas on Technology, Entertainment and Design. Today, TED Talks cover almost every topic you can think of, from science to arts to business and world...
In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. “I didn’t lose my sight, I just see things differently,” he says.
Forced to abandon his world title dreams, Pina devotes his time to helping troubled kids from rough neighbourhoods stay on the right path by channelling their energy into sport.
Carmen Lopez can only imagine what the sea looks like, but the blind 21-year-old Spaniard is in her element riding the surf. Guided by instinct and signals whistled by her coach, Lopez has been training hard to become Spain’s first blind female athlete to enter the World Adaptive Surfing Championship in La Jolla, California, on Wednesday.
The symptoms of a mental disorder may greatly reduce one’s ability to work, study or participate in community life. The disorder could also lead to other health problems, and in some cases, even suicide. To make matters worse, if one suffers from a mental disorder, he may be shunned by the community.
One of the YKAT foundation’s programmes to help artistes is the Khairat Kematian YKAT funeral expenses plan. With the aim of generating more awareness for the social responsibility effort for artistes, DJ Dave announced that a special event will be held on Friday (Dec 7) at 2pm in Tune Hotel along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.