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TED Talks
"If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original." trib.al/ccxOaJf
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"Sleep may actually be a kind of elegant design solution to some of the brain's most basic needs." trib.al/HeVG4Rw
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"We have to be prepared to change our minds." Why the best thinking partners will try to prove you wrong: trib.al/1VFXxyR
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"Facts are vulnerable to misuse." How critical thinking can help us make sense of big data: trib.al/5I0ehK3
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"We have a public health information crisis, and uninformed journalists." Where to learn the facts about Ebola: trib.al/hPaXPwf
How should we fight Ebola and other health crises? Ask Cuban doctors: trib.al/Uok20wz
How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are: on.ted.com/g0XM5
"We're told that we should all be leaders, but if you really care about a movement, have the courage to follow." on.ted.com/r0BMp
Think mass surveillance isn't a problem because you're not doing anything wrong? Think again. on.ted.com/r0BmD
One more reason to get a good night's sleep: trib.al/o4qZx2D
Can you finish this quote? "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, / but in ourselves, that we are..." trib.al/E8HTyaS
"The quantum universe is far stranger than Einstein wanted to believe." His last great contribution to physics: on.ted.com/j0XWw
"Fundamentalism isn't faith; it's fanatacism. We have to stop confusing the two." on.ted.com/g0XJn
"We need a diversity of affection and diversity of family in order to strengthen the ecosphere of kindness." on.ted.com/p0BXQ
"Let's make sure our ideas of success are our own, that we are truly the authors of our own ambitions." on.ted.com/h0XZB
"Data doesn't create meaning; we do." Why critical thinking skills are now more important than ever before: on.ted.com/e0W2X
Want to know what's going on with #Ebola? A more reliable source of information: on.ted.com/a0W9e
"The truth won't set us free until we develop the skills and the moral courage to use it." on.ted.com/g0Xki
"All kids have tremendous talents. And we squander them, pretty ruthlessly." on.ted.com/f0X5t
"Great leaders are not head-down. They see around corners, shaping their future, not just reacting to it." on.ted.com/d0Vil
This is a photograph, not a painting. Surprised? Artist Alexa Meade paints directly on her subjects, making a three-dimensional scene look two-dimensional. In this photo, Alexa painted the woman and submerged her in a pool of milk. The result is a delightful trick to the eyes. To see more of Alexa's
"Despair is self-fulfilling. If we call something impossible, we act in such a way that makes it so." on.ted.com/g0XJn
"Listen to understand. By just being there, you may be the turning point they need." on.ted.com/e0VdM
Are millennials the next greatest generation? 6 thoughtful answers on @TEDRadioHour: on.ted.com/g0XMQ
“Access to information is a critical currency of power.” on.ted.com/a0Vi6
A beautiful story of a father and daughter learning to communicate after a severe stroke: on.ted.com/q0BYx pic.twitter.com/aAYAtGPG7d
"People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it." on.ted.com/p0BXV
Are you smarter than a 19th century 5th grader? Try this quiz and find out: on.ted.com/r0BMB
"Creativity is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status." on.ted.com/f0X5t
“A snob is anybody who takes a small part of you and uses that to come to a complete vision of who you are.” on.ted.com/h0XZB
"When we face hard choices, we become the authors of our own lives." on.ted.com/a0Vc6
"Art can remake one's identity and transform preconceptions." on.ted.com/r0BDw
"Self-discipline is like a muscle; the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets." on.ted.com/c0VQK
Hani and his little brother are two of 50 million refugees in the world today -- the highest number since WWII. When they escaped from Syria, Hani took one thing with him: his high school diploma. “If I am not a student, I am nothing,” he says, recalling how he risked his life every day on his way t
Skip cable news: A better source of Ebola information on.ted.com/p0BRV @Eboladeeply
"We can do more than simply helping refugees survive. We can help them thrive." on.ted.com/s0B9J pic.twitter.com/q81cd6gM9z
Ever play follow the leader with an octopus? The charming story of a deep-sea friendship: on.ted.com/s08oP pic.twitter.com/RQH7RiDvyt
Fascinating stories from a space mission to explore Saturn: on.ted.com/s08q9 pic.twitter.com/MVIp7TWFZI
"Catching cancer early is the closest thing we have to a silver bullet cure against it." on.ted.com/a0VRF
"Education allows refugee children to think of their future. Of hope, rather than hatred." on.ted.com/s0B9J pic.twitter.com/sDEzaOfsrI
You asked, @TEDchris listened. Coming soon: the official TED guide to public speaking. on.ted.com/e0VU3
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10 weird facts about orgasm, from obscure scientific research: on.ted.com/q0AXt
"We cannot lose the war against cancer. It not only costs us billions of dollars, but it costs us people we love." on.ted.com/a0VRF
Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg wants us to stop and smell the flowers… or at least take a good, long look. His timelapse films record their blooming beauty as their petals open and close throughout the day. “To see flowers move is a dance I’ll never get tired of,” he says. To see more of his work, go
This retired schoolteacher spends his free time Skyping with Indian schoolkids on.ted.com/c0V7X pic.twitter.com/KwfSk5en7r
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"Are our brains so versatile and expandable that we can train ourselves to break out of the box of our evolution?" on.ted.com/g0X1M
What will the future look like? 7 bold predictions: on.ted.com/q0AXy (via @TEDRadioHour)
This new test can detect cancer before you show any symptoms. Watch the first live demo: on.ted.com/a0VRF pic.twitter.com/Mv5lSZ3A0h
10 thought-provoking #TEDTalks by writers: on.ted.com/q0BHR