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The value of making mistakes and facing them head-on: via @TEDRadioHour
"We can't practice compassion with other people if we can't treat ourselves kindly."
How do you build a civil society in the midst of civil war? Lessons from Syria:
"There is nothing more moving than a group of dedicated human beings who believe they can change the world."
"Genocide is not only about the killing; it is about the denied identity."
"We're hurrying through our lives, instead of living them. We're living the fast life, instead of the good life."
A spectacular performance from an 11-year-old banjo sensation and his two brothers:
"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