Aspen Ideas Festival 2014

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship
July 9, 2014 with

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship

Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren talks about his connection to Israel, his dedication to the American-Israeli alliance, and giving up his American citizenship.

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?
July 9, 2014 with

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?

Neuropsychologist Rex Jung talks about the difference between being a genius and a near-genius, and how to best cultivate one’s potential

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Who Gets the Liver?
July 8, 2014 with

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel: Who Gets the Liver?

Thousands of people are awaiting vital organ transplants, but there’s a serious shortage of life-saving organs. So who gets priority?

Lifestyle

White Party Tablescape Tutorial (VIDEO)
July 9, 2014 with

White Party Tablescape Tutorial (VIDEO)

Nurit Kahane shows Pamela Morgan of Flirting with Flavors how to set a gorgeous white summer table that will wow your guests

Celebrities and Vine; What We Can Learn From Them
July 8, 2014 with

Celebrities and Vine; What We Can Learn From Them

Filmmaker, new media evangelist talks about the most prolific celebrity Vine users, lessons cause-driven organizations can learn from them

Is ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon’ the Original Social Network?
July 8, 2014 with

Is ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon’ the Original Social Network?

Before Facebook, before even Myspace, there was ‘Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, arguably our culture’s first social phenomenon

Health

Why Consolidation is the Wave of the Future for Healthcare
July 10, 2014 with

Why Consolidation is the Wave of the Future for Healthcare

Kenneth Davis, President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System in New York, talks about the rising cost of healthcare and how it can be combatted

Healthy Eating Tips That Won’t Pack on Pounds
July 3, 2014 with

Healthy Eating Tips That Won’t Pack on Pounds

Tips on how to eat during the summer season and not lose your battle with the bulge

Sick of That Muffin Top? Try This New Fat-Melting Technique (VIDEO)
July 3, 2014 with

Sick of That Muffin Top? Try This New Fat-Melting Technique (VIDEO)

The Cool Sculpting Device can shed 30-40 percent of body fat that nags us with age

Relationships

What Makes for Quality Children’s TV? (VIDEO)
July 9, 2014 with

What Makes for Quality Children’s TV? (VIDEO)

Watch NPR chief administrative officer, former interim CEO on television programs that engage kids

Denial – Take A Whack At Yours Today
July 9, 2014 with

Denial – Take A Whack At Yours Today

Whether it be parenting a troubled teen or turning a blind eye to abuse, denial can be a harmful – even deadly – act; how to get out of denial

Keep the Flame Alive – Love Life After Kids
July 8, 2014 with

Keep the Flame Alive – Love Life After Kids

Make a hot date with your spouse to get intimate — the kids will understand…

Career

Product Design: How to Get Leaner, Stronger & More Agile
July 8, 2014 with

Product Design: How to Get Leaner, Stronger & More Agile

Product designer, speaker and author of Lean UX on how his book can help companies act more like startups in their design process

Crowdfunding Helps ‘Main Street America’ (VIDEO)
July 8, 2014 with

Crowdfunding Helps ‘Main Street America’ (VIDEO)

How equity crowdfunding platform EarlyShares is at the forefront of allowing the everyman to invest

Nobody’s Looking at The Latino Market ‘The Way They Should Be’
July 3, 2014 with

Nobody’s Looking at The Latino Market ‘The Way They Should Be’

César Vázquez founded CCAN Ventures to help enable the Latino community in the U.S. access digital content, share some of their US experiences

Giving Back

Stanley McChrystal: Public Service Is an ‘Investment in Life’
July 10, 2014 with

Stanley McChrystal: Public Service Is an ‘Investment in Life’

Retired U.S. Army General on the Franklin Project’s goal to encourage young people to enter public service, and how it can’t be done just by ‘one part of America’

Generation Y Key to Saying ‘F Cancer’ (VIDEO)
July 8, 2014 with

Generation Y Key to Saying ‘F Cancer’ (VIDEO)

Gen Y needs to talk to parents about early detection to help F cancer once and for all

PepsiCo Helps Farmers Do More, Use Less (VIDEO)
July 3, 2014 with

PepsiCo Helps Farmers Do More, Use Less (VIDEO)

Pioneering technologies help reduce water usage, carbon emissions while increasing crop yields