Gary Diedrichs

Gary Diedrichs is senior content editor at Smart Meetings. He has degrees in history from Princeton and New York University. His journalism career has spanned staff positions in radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Other writing includes a novel set in Sausalito, California, in the 1950s. In his spare time, he publishes an award-winning website devoted to eco-friendly travel.

What the Most Popular Speakers in the World Have in Common

VBQ Speakers uncovered the most popular TED and TEDx speakers in five countries and found that they all share one trait—they speak to harnessing human spirit and emotion.

Kauai: Garden Isle Escape

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Hawaii Opens Wider, But It’s a Bit Complicated


Tucson: Build It and They Will Come


The Next Normal is Coming


Listen Up! Sounds That Heal and Soothe

Music as therapy is practically mainstream, but did you know rhythm can provide physical pain relief? Check out these healing sounds.