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TED Talks
"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
5 must-reads about sports history and science, chosen by @DavidEpstein: on.ted.com/s0Ayg
How @Eboladeeply is fighting global ignorance about the #Ebola outbreak: on.ted.com/e0VJu
"Did I flirt with this poem in a coffee shop somewhere?" The strange story of the Museum of Four in the Morning: on.ted.com/h0WTL
The funny and fascinating story of the earliest computers: on.ted.com/g0Utc
"This is the gay agenda: equality. Not special rights, but the rights that were already written." on.ted.com/c0UT1
"All our memories are reconstructed memories. They're malleable." on.ted.com/t09N8
"There's plenty of room for moral passion once we've got the facts." on.ted.com/e0TbY
Want your local politicians to listen to you? This former mayor shares what works: on.ted.com/p09EZ
Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you: on.ted.com/e0UaP
This is no galaxy -- but it’s made to look like one. Inspired by images from the Hubble telescope, photographer Fabian Oefner swung a fiberglass lamp in a pitch black room, layering long-exposure photos, to create this image. The striking results were a replica of beautiful nebulae, clusters, and ga
How to create a mini-forest in your own backyard to do your part for a greener planet: on.ted.com/i0WQ2
One more reason to get a good night's sleep: on.ted.com/t0AnR
Way more than you learned in school about animals having sex: on.ted.com/d0UkF
"Step inside of the tiny, little world of somebody else." A radical experiment in empathy: on.ted.com/f0UmF
How does perfume smell so enchanting? The science of scent: on.ted.com/e0TD9
"The brain abhors a vacuum." How our memories fill in missing details — and often get them wrong: on.ted.com/t09N8
Are feelings of sadness useful? A brief history of melancholy: on.ted.com/p09Vf (via @TED_ED)
"We're all responsible for not just the intended effects of our ideas, but for their likely misuses." on.ted.com/e0TbY
"Diets may seem harmless, but they actually do a lot of collateral damage." Why dieting doesn't work: on.ted.com/t0AOr
Why we should focus on sustaining success instead of just achieving it: on.ted.com/r08qo
"You don't need charisma to become a leader. Being a leader gives you charisma." on.ted.com/p08qt