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TED Talks
"Are there dark, sinister parasites influencing our behavior?"
Let's put the "awe" back in awesome:
"What is good for us on a personal level is also what is best for the world."
What are you revealing online? Much more than you think:
What does it take to be successful? Psychologist Angela Lee Duckworth says the key to success isn’t talent, but grit. In her #TEDTalk, Angela encourages us to invest in our kids’ abilities to persevere, stick to long term goals, and make a few mistakes. Learn more about why grit helps predict succes
"Everything could change for any of us in an instant. People don't realize that; I certainly didn't."
"Poetry is a way of making patterns that put emotions into words."
"Stories punch holes in our mental walls. We can get a glimpse of the other, and sometimes even like what we see."
"The way to a more productive, more inspired, more joyful life is getting enough sleep."
As kids head back to school, so should parents. Here's our playlist of 11 talks for child-wranglers:
How chronic pain works, and why we might soon have better ways to treat it:
5 fun facts about your brain (illustrated by @TED_ED gifs):
All the other adjectives are sad that "awesome" gets all the attention.
This is your brain on sugar: via @TED_ED
The 10 most popular @TEDx talks:
"Self-discipline is like a muscle; the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets."
"Tiny tweaks can lead to big changes."
"Listen to understand. By just being there, you may be the turning point they need."
Why it's okay to imagine your pets with feelings much like yours:
“Heart is what drives us and determines our fate.”
“Even people who’ve been raised on hate can make a choice about who they want to be.” @TEDbooks
At the bottom of the ocean, all sorts of creatures are glowing in the dark. Their ability to make light is called bioluminescence, and it’s a valuable skill in the deep dark oceans. They use it for hunting, mating and self-defense. Marine biologist Edith Widder was the first person to ever capture f
Your brain on video games:
"Everything we blog, everything tweet, and everything we click is a public act of making media."
Why we should focus on sustaining success instead of just achieving it:
"When it comes to creativity and leadership, we need introverts doing what they do best."
Why activists and innovators need to be brave, brave, brave:
The world's greatest pickpocket on the art of stealing your watch. Can you figure out his final trick?
"We're all going to die -- and poems can help us live with that." Why we need poetry:
The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society: