List of TED 2017 speakers includes tennis legend Serena Williams, tech giant Elon Musk

Tennis legend Serena Williams, tech titan Elon Musk and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan headline the list of speakers at this year’s global TED conference in Vancouver. This year’s conference, entitled TED 2017: The Future You, will take place April 24-28 at the Vancouver Convention Centre the conference. The sold-out conference, which charges $8,500 for admission, promises to “explore the most pressing questions of our time and to imagine what our shared future might look like.” Williams, the winner of a record 23 career Grand Slams on the Women’s Tennis Association’s tour, will speaking in a session titled Health, Life, Love, along with a host of other speakers including journalist… Read More

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Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond’s New Children’s Book Series Features Someone You Might Know

This article originally appeared on Food & Wine. Ree Drummond, the Food Network’s Pioneer Woman, knows a thing or two about writing. After all, it was due to her enormous success in the blogging world that she landed her own television show on Food Network, a kitchenware collection at Walmart, and her very own magazine. Not to mention her general-store-slash-restaurant, four cookbooks, and a series of children’s books about the life of her dog. Now, Drummond’s getting back to her writer roots with a new children’s book series. This one, which features a very familiar-looking redhead, is all about the transition from life in the city to life in the… Read More

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‘S-Town’: What Time Is the Podcast Available?

(S-Town) S-Town, a brand new podcast from the creators of Serial, launches on Tuesday, March 28. But exactly what time can you tune in to listen to what may be the biggest true-crime podcast since Serial Season 1? The new podcast will be available starting at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know. S-Town will release all the episodes at once, so you don’t have an agonizing wait from week-to-week like you do with Serial. This will be a new experience, since fans of Serial also enjoyed gathering clues online and sharing theories after each episode was released. The podcast is supposed to release all the episodes… Read More

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