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TED Talks
"If we truly believe in equal rights and opportunity in America, we have to have real conversations about race."
7 must-read books on work and productivity:
"If an artwork is to touch someone, it must be the result of the artist’s thinking and struggles in life.”
Artist Liu Bolin takes the artist statement to another level — by actually disappearing into what he wants to say. Bolin paints his body to blend into the background of his images, making bold statements about consumerism, mass culture, and even the Chinese government. This photo brings attention to
"We need leaders to step up." The state of the climate -- and what we might do about it:
Can we create a more peaceful world? 9 #TEDTalks offer inspired ideas: #PeaceDay
25 apps to make your everyday life easier:
“Walk and talk. You'll be surprised at how fresh air drives fresh thinking.”
"There are almost more taboos around parenting than there are around sex." Let's talk parenting taboos:
"Infidelity doesn’t necessarily signal an unhappy relationship." 10 surprising facts about infidelity:
Want better healthcare? Make sure your doctor is doing these six things:
4 truths about parenting that no one wants to admit:
"You can chase your dreams at any age; you're never too old." The inspiring story of @diananyad's 100-mile swim:
Is it actually ironic? 3 @TED_ED lessons on irony:
How not to be ignorant about the world:
4 animations that show what's really going on with our climate: #PeoplesClimate
“The most important quality of science or art is curiosity."
7 #TEDTalks on the struggle of mental health:
"We're all on a one-way street, and what are we going to do to have no regrets looking back?"
Powerful stories of transformation from @TEDRadioHour:
"If you can find the necessary strength to speak your mind, you will empower not only yourself, but others."
"I want a book to be a secret door that opens and lets the stories out into reality."
"Our younger generation is going to transform this country." How China's youth are calling for social justice:
"We're trampling on this wonderful cosmos that shelters and houses us."
These sea creatures are incredible (especially the camouflaged octopus that seems to appear out of nowhere):
"How powerful would our world be if we had kids who were not afraid to take risks, who were not afraid to think?"
How Twitter is changing the way we write fiction for the better:
"Movements are made out of moments. This is the moment for the NFL to get it right." #NFLdomesticviolence
"Your story is yours alone. Nobody can tell you that your personal experience is 'wrong' or discredit your feelings."
If we lived in space, how would our bodies respond to a life without gravity? Artist and @TEDFellow Lucy McRae is experimenting with ways to vacuum-pack human bodies for long distance space travel. This weekend, at the London Design Festival, visitors can step inside a vacuum chamber like the one ab
10 math talks to blow your mind:
How small countries can make a big impact, from First Minister Alex Salmond's talk at #TEDGlobal:
What's it like to be a woman in competitive gaming? A female gamer explains:
What if you could print your food with customized nutrition? How 3D printing could soon change your life:
Need to recharge your brain? 6 #TEDTalks to watch on your lunch break:
3 must-reads about the vote against Scottish independence: #ScotlandDecides
"We need to know what surveillance the goverment is doing and debate it, or we can’t have a functioning democracy."
"When you’re given a voice, you need to use it, and you need to use it responsibly."
The Long, Scary Journey From A 'Terrorist's Son' To A Peace Activist @ZakEbrahim
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"Education is what people do to you, and learning is what you do to yourself."
This is Taft, Louisiana, a town whose population in the 2000 Census was zero -- an actual ghost town. Here, phosphate-mining rigs loom behind an abandoned church cemetery. Photographer Robert Leslie (@leslieimage) traveled across the country documenting 10,000 miles of the American Sunbelt, a region
"I wouldn't wish this gift for you. I'm not sure you'd want it. But I wouldn't change my experience."
"Our future depends on getting more excellent STEM teachers in the classroom today." How you can help:
Ever wonder where all the baby dinosaur bones are?
"Soon my business really started to take off. Then one day, Forbes magazine contacted me. I was 10 years old."
How humor can empower women to change the rules:
"Our creativity comes from without, not from within." How creative thinkers steal their best ideas:
Everything that was missing from your high school math class:
A funny, fascinating talk on sex in the animal kingdom:
"We’ve lived through it. Maybe we can be instruments of change."