Why TED Speakers Wear Those Weird Headsets

The origins of those unmistakeable mics

Aimee Mullins on stage at TED 2014

Source: Ryan Lash/TED Conference/Flickr

If you want a front-row seat at TED Talks, the annual gathering of intellectual bigwigs, you’ll have to pay $8,500. Suddenly that $10,000 solid-gold Apple Watch doesn’t sound so frivolous.

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