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TED Talks
"The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality."
If you have ever suffered from depression or known someone who has, this is a must watch:
"It's all the unanswered questions that make mathematics a living subject." The fascinating riddle of symmetry:
"You don't need to be brilliant to be wise. But without wisdom, brilliance isn't enough."
"Joy is so important to your health." Why healthy behaviors won't stick unless there's some joy in them:
20 words that once meant something very different:
"Leadership is a choice; it is not a rank."
"In my view, color blindness is very dangerous because it means we're avoiding the problem."
Need a refresher on ISIS? Here's what you need to know:
"My parents didn't believe in 'can't.' My father's mantra was, 'You can do it, yes you can can.'"
How cultures around the world think about choice:
"It's time for us to be comfortable with the uncomfortable conversation about race."
Should we donate money directly to the poor? A convincing case that yes, we should:
Want to learn how to give a great talk? @TEDchris is writing the official TED guide to public speaking:
"We stigmatize mistakes, and the result is that we are educating people out of their creative capacities."
"There is always somebody who wants to confiscate our humanity. If we live out loud, we can trounce the hatred."
"The problem and the beauty of hackers: They just can't see something broken in the world and leave it be."
This is what your brain was doing while you were sleeping:
"Abolish all doubt and what's left is not faith, but absolute heartless conviction."
"When we dare to create conflict, we enable ourselves and the people around us to do our very best thinking."
Need a confidence boost? Try power posing:
Need a confidence boost? Try power posing:
What would happen if you followed every single piece of health advice you heard? This guy tried it:
Béatrice Coron creates entire worlds with nothing but paper and scissors. Her whimsical papercuttings narrate stories in silhouette, like this depiction of life in balloon houses. "As my image is already inside the paper, I just have to remove what's not from that story,” she explains. To see more o
"We cannot bear a pointless torment, but we can endure great pain if we believe that it's purposeful."
"You can find the strange in the familiar, as long as you're willing to look beyond what's been brought to light."
"Human communities depend upon a diversity of talent, not a singular conception of ability."
"Every time you tell yourself a good vs evil story, you're basically lowering your IQ."
Confused by commas? A clever way to remember when you need a comma: via @TED_ED
"Listen to understand. By just being there, you may be the turning point they need."
"When a leader makes the choice to put others first, remarkable things happen."
"One of the problems with school math is it doesn't look at how math is embedded in the world we live in."
"As teachers, we should strive to be the ordinary heroes, the moral exemplars, to the people we mentor."
"It takes lots of experience to learn how to care for people."
Stunning photos show the power of water and how it shapes our world:
Check out @TED_ED's new interactive periodic table! It's seriously addictive...
We’ve explored less than 5% of our oceans. Aquanaut Fabien Cousteau wants to change that. This summer, he lived underwater off the coast of Florida for 31 days, beating the record held by his famed grandfather. He researched marine life and got to know the local sea creatures (who batted him away wh
These families are just like yours - with one important difference:
7 #TEDTalks with promising ideas to find a cure for breast cancer:
Want to be a better writer? 4 @TED_ED lessons on grammar and word choice:
"Leaders hold a position of power or authority, but those who lead inspire us."
"If I want to paint your portrait, I'm painting it on you - physically on you."
"Access to information is a critical currency of power."
Ever started to like a song after hearing it millions of times? Why we love repetition in music: via @TED_ED
"When you give people a sense of hope, you begin to thaw that absolute sense of impossibility."
"A society in which people can be monitored at all times breeds conformity and obedience and submission."
"If we truly believe in equal rights and equal opportunity in America, we must have real conversations about race."
How your body language shapes who you are:
"Not investing in refugees is a huge missed opportunity. The victims of war can hold the keys to lasting peace."
13 brilliant teens who will give you hope for the future: