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"Poetry isn't one thing that serves one purpose. It's a way of making patterns that put emotions into words."
"We're all going to die -- and poems can help us live with that." A love letter to poetry:
"Dictionaries are human." How they reflect our changing lives:
"Globalization has taken us by surprise, and we've been slow to respond to it." How we can catch up:
3 questions that shape great leaders in today's world:
"Listening is what people who tell stories do first."
"It's not so difficult to convince someone to betray others." The dark secrets of a surveillance state:
"We live in a world stuck in fast-forward." Why we need to slow down:
Need a dose of creative inspiration? These talks are for you:
Our office pets? Three jellyfish named Jellius Caesar, Jelvis Presley + Sting: #TEDjellies
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At first glance, this might look like a bunch of stars. But most of those blips of light are massive groups of galaxies clustered together by gravity. Teenage scientist Henry Lin calls these galaxy clusters “the universe’s most massive laboratories,” and studies them to better understand how the uni
"Great leaders dare to be different. They don't just talk about risk-taking; they actually do it."
Should you stop eating fish? An oceanographer explains: #hopespots
These hidden heroes deserve a simple thank you:
12 #TEDTalks on how great leaders inspire:
Love traveling? 11 #TEDTalks that will give you wanderlust:
3 tips to help you have more interesting conversations:
A once-thriving city lies underneath this swimmer. It’s one of thousands of cities submerged under the Yangtze River in China. They’ve flooded because of the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest power station, which has forced millions of people out of their homes. With photos like this one, artist
Beautiful and sad GIFs show what's happening to the ocean:
"Motion to try my poor, young black male candidate like a white 75-year-old executive." A lawyer calls for justice:
“The problem with stereotypes is not that they're untrue, but that they're incomplete." The danger of a single story:
"Very, very small changes can have disproportionately huge effects."
"Great leaders are not head-down. They see around corners, shaping their future, not just reacting to it."
What kind of Internet do we want? @timberners_lee calls for a Magna Carta for the web:
What great leaders do to reach their full potential: