Now That Liam Neeson's in Ted 2, Everyone Is Officially In This Movie

When did this happen? When did every week bring news that another actor was appearing in Ted 2? By the end of the year, dead people are going to announce their cameos. I swear, this'll be the only 2015 release to feature Marlon Brando, the original Lassie, and the ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz. »9/25/14 4:39am9/25/14 4:39am

The incredible story of how scientists finally found a giant squid

Edith Widder was one of the marine biologists who, last year, successfully filmed a giant squid living in its natural habitat. In this captivating TED Talk, Widder recounts details of the expedition (all 400+ hours of it), squid summits, and optical luring — a key insight that made it possible to film this deep-sea… »3/05/13 5:20pm3/05/13 5:20pm

A Skylab astronaut remembers his NASA career in animated form

Retired astronaut Jerry Carr was commander of Skylab 4 from November 1973 to February 1974 and logged more than 2,000 hours in space. In a recent TED Lesson, Carr shared his experience as a NASA astronaut, from training up until he was assigned to Skylab. It touches on the parts of astronaut life that don't happen… »2/02/13 8:00pm2/02/13 8:00pm

If this video doesn't make your heart swell, there's a decent chance you don't have a heart

Here comes your daily dose of optimism. Filmmaker Michael Marantz has just released The Future is Ours, a rousing two-minute tribute to the people and companies pushing humanity forward. Full screen, HD, headphones if you've got 'em. Fair warning: this will, at a minimum, give you chills — but don't be surprised if… »6/26/12 2:20pm6/26/12 2:20pm

4 clips from Ted shows what happens when your Teddy Bear grows up and into a perv

We're hesitant about Seth MacFarlane and Mark Wahlberg's strange comedy Ted, mostly because the bear (voiced by MacFarlane) is basically his Family Guy character Peter Griffin with fur. Then again, some of the jokes are pretty funny. Watch these four clips, and let us know what you think: adorable magical story… »6/18/12 1:40pm6/18/12 1:40pm

High-res Ted photos show you how to party like a teddy bear

Looks as though the magically animated teddy bear gets his party on, big time, in Seth MacFarlane's Ted, judging from a dozen high-res photos that just came out. There is something about the sight of a teddy bear in a suit, or a teddy bear on a couch with four hot babes, that leaves you thinking this could have some… »6/15/12 8:30pm6/15/12 8:30pm