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TED Talks
Why aren't we more compassionate? A psychologist explains: on.ted.com/j0QsJ
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Your sandwich is not awesome. This comedian wants you to dust off the rest of the adjectives: on.ted.com/s04Qx
Why does the universe exist? A philosophical jaunt through the ultimate question: on.ted.com/g0Qlf
How heavy is air? A fun @TED_ED lesson on how air pressure works: on.ted.com/j0QVY
Start your week off right with this uncommonly useful work advice: on.ted.com/a0P2j #playlist
10 bold stories of adventure, courage and determination: on.ted.com/g0QHN
How sliced bread caught on, and other stories about ideas that get people talking: on.ted.com/e0OXB
"Our capacity to screw up is not some kind of embarrassing defect; it's fundamental to who we are." on.ted.com/qzR1
“The problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete." on.ted.com/f0AL1
"Few people follow their dreams — not because it’s difficult, but because we avoid that sensation of uncertainty." on.ted.com/d02qY
7 talks that span the autism spectrum: on.ted.com/s04Rr
"There is an algorithm for love. It's just not the ones that we're being presented with online." on.ted.com/q04h7
"The tyranny of the loud encourages the tyranny of the nasty." on.ted.com/f0Q3
"Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished." on.ted.com/g0GUj
How much can children learn from the internet? Listen to the @TEDRadioHour online now: on.ted.com/c0ORX
9 talks to continue the conversation about mental illness: on.ted.com/d0Ohq
“You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging.” on.ted.com/c0Dit
How the teddy bear came to be, and why that strange story matters so much now: on.ted.com/r04Yw
"Leaders hold a position of power or authority, but those who lead inspire us." on.ted.com/c0Id6
"I teach high school math. I sell a product to a market that doesn't want it, but is forced by law to buy it." on.ted.com/t04a7
What do babies learn in the womb? Listen to the @TEDRadioHour online now: on.ted.com/c0ORX
"If we lose ice, we stand to lose an entire ecosystem." on.ted.com/a07ul
"Why is my daughter so strong? Because I didn't clip her wings." A beautiful talk on empowering women: on.ted.com/a05Wn
10 talks about co-existing peacefully with robots: on.ted.com/i0QT9
We need to stop asking why victims of domestic violence don't leave: on.ted.com/e0OX1
"The best time to work on your marriage is before you have one." on.ted.com/c0ORM
"Are there dark, sinister parasites influencing our behavior?" on.ted.com/j0QVR
Let's put the "awe" back in awesome: on.ted.com/s04Qx
"What is good for us on a personal level is also what is best for the world." on.ted.com/q04gp
What are you revealing online? Much more than you think: on.ted.com/e0HHZ
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." on.ted.com/r04Yf
"Poetry is a way of making patterns that put emotions into words." on.ted.com/t04Zy
"Stories punch holes in our mental walls. We can get a glimpse of the other, and sometimes even like what we see." on.ted.com/p04jL
"The way to a more productive, more inspired, more joyful life is getting enough sleep." on.ted.com/q04gp
As kids head back to school, so should parents. Here's our playlist of 11 talks for child-wranglers: on.ted.com/c0ORQ
How chronic pain works, and why we might soon have better ways to treat it: on.ted.com/a0OZb
5 fun facts about your brain (illustrated by @TED_ED gifs): on.ted.com/p04cR pic.twitter.com/QuDvqFc1xv
All the other adjectives are sad that "awesome" gets all the attention. on.ted.com/s04Qx
This is your brain on sugar: on.ted.com/p04cO via @TED_ED
The 10 most popular @TEDx talks: on.ted.com/j0QOz
"Self-discipline is like a muscle; the more you exercise it, the stronger it gets." on.ted.com/s04OM
"Tiny tweaks can lead to big changes." on.ted.com/f03zN
"Listen to understand. By just being there, you may be the turning point they need." on.ted.com/c0OJq
Why it's okay to imagine your pets with feelings much like yours: on.ted.com/c0ODj
“Heart is what drives us and determines our fate.” on.ted.com/j0Duy
“Even people who’ve been raised on hate can make a choice about who they want to be.” on.ted.com/c0LfT @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: on.ted.com/g0Q1Q