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TED Talks
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."
What ants can teach us about the brain, cancer and the Internet:
How your brain senses what other people are feeling:
"Real equality means creating a much wider range of equally respected choices for women and for men."
"I want a book to be a secret door that opens and lets the stories out into reality."
"We live in a world stuck in fast-forward." Why we need to slow down:
At just 15-years old, Jack Andraka developed a new, better way to detect pancreatic cancer. Most people are diagnosed late, when they have less than a two percent chance of survival. And the typical test that doctors use misses 30 percent of pancreatic cancers. Driven by the death of a close family
"Art can remake one's identity and transform preconceptions."
Is our universe the only universe? An exhilarating case for the multiverse:
"The greater our proficiency, the more clearly we see that we don't know all we thought we did."
"Mathematics is not just solving for x; it's also figuring out why."
"Jealousy is exhausting. It's a hungry emotion. It must be fed."
Your productivity reading list:
"Where you come from now is much less important than where you're going."
How to make your own happiness, no matter the circumstances:
How a new generation of wider telescopes is changing the way we see the sky:
“The circumstances of our lives matter less to our happiness than the sense of control we feel over our lives.”
How a casino surveillance program represents the future of business: