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Happy Friday the 13th! Where does the fear of the number 13 come from? Discover the origin of this common superstition (and a few others): t.ted.com/DjFRfrb
NUEVO TED-ED EN ESPAÑOL: Hace 2.400 años, Platón dijo que la vida es como estar encadenado en una cueva, obligado a ver las sombras revoloteando sobre un muro de piedra. ¿Qué quiso decir él? La alegoría de la caverna de Platón: t.ted.com/VEfo3Hz
How to set boundaries and manage stress while working from home: t.ted.com/sz6VqS6
Have you ever looked up at the moon and wondered why its face is pale and scarred, and why it disappears each time the sun arrives? Follow the Maya myth of the moon goddess to find out: t.ted.com/YGzz85l
NEW VIDEO: Does trickle-down economics actually work? t.ted.com/ta5hm4g
Do you ever feel like you haven't earned your accomplishments? You're not alone. Take a look at the psychology behind imposter syndrome, and what you can do to combat it: t.ted.com/8bN4KKF
On this day in 1916, Albert Einstein presented his Theory of General Relativity for the first time: t.ted.com/e0UpBak
Which type of milk is best for you: Dairy, oat, almond, or soy? t.ted.com/37yYOtw
Educators! TED is offering free Idea Development Workshops during May. This 1 hour online workshop is designed to support you in developing and sharing your best ideas with each other, your communities and the world. Join us for TED-Ed Tuesdays! Sign up: t.ted.com/MZI3x2r
Not sure how to talk to your kids about tough issues? Here's where to start, according to a fourth-grade teacher: t.ted.com/KZMGzma
Today I learned all about TEDEd and its incredible features. Some of these features include the ability to MAKE TEACHERS LIVES EASIER! It is compiled with educational videos that can be used by teachers to create fun and engaging lesson plans. What teacher doesn't love that?😉W
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Meet the Monkey King, a legendary troublemaker who finds himself caught in the clutches of two soul collectors, dragging him to his death: t.ted.com/gXCTVkl
NEW VIDEO: Ancient maps are dotted with references to dragons, sea monsters, and mythic locations like Utopia and Fairyland. So, what else did cartographers get wrong? Dig into mapmaking’s biggest blunders: t.ted.com/l6NivYu
To better understand the policies and impacts of global warming, it’s important to understand the science behind it. 6 things you should know, in charts: t.ted.com/R5JGYTA
You know how you end up getting smoke in your eyes no matter where you stand around a fire? Well, it turns out that’s not a curse— it’s just physics: t.ted.com/AljR7XK
The Satan of the Old Testament was a relatively minor character, with little information about his deeds or appearance. So how did he become the ultimate antagonist, taking so many different forms throughout history? t.ted.com/Jk7iSLL
Today, soy is in so many foods that most people consume it every day without even knowing it. So, is our global obsession healthy or harmful? t.ted.com/eJybQyH
"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them. Is this job tough? You betcha. But it is not impossible. We're educators. We're born to make a difference." t.ted.com/0PLyivd
On this day in 1980, the World Health Organization announced that following a global immunization campaign, Smallpox had been eradicated worldwide. Here’s how we did it: t.ted.com/99n5sHa
What learning to ride a "backwards" bicycle can teach you about physics, neuroscience, and perseverance: t.ted.com/MzSGhYA
Many of us will experience some kind of trauma during our lifetime. Sometimes, we escape with no long-term effects. But for millions of people, those experiences linger. What causes post-traumatic stress disorder? t.ted.com/ifZUwHO
🚨 Attention educators! 🚨 In honor o#TeacherAppreciationWeekek, TED is offering 4 free Idea Development Workshops during May. This 1-hour online workshop is designed to support you in developing and sharing your best ideas. Join us and sign up heret.ted.com/aPy6CgRcTI
Can you figure out how to successfully get this alien probe into space? t.ted.com/1Ha1ZUp
NUEVO TED-ED EN ESPAÑOL: Una visita obligada para cualquier persona que haya sufrido depresión o conozca a alguien que tenga: t.ted.com/Ax2pGCM
We entrust teachers with the world’s most important job: educating our kids. So why aren’t we paying and treating them in a way that shows they’re valued? t.ted.com/xyOm6QW #TeacherAppreciationWeek
How do jetpacks work? And why don't we all have them? t.ted.com/rjFy1lX
NEW VIDEO: Follow lovers Gráinne and Diarmuid as they flee from her betrothed— a legendary warrior who was furious at their betrayal: t.ted.com/MDOuVNa
🚨 Attention educators! 🚨 In honor o#TeacherAppreciationWeekek, TED is offering 4 free Idea Development Workshops during May. This 1-hour online workshop is designed to support you in developing and sharing your best ideas. Join us and sign up heret.ted.com/e2qZeB959f
Today, laser eye surgery is one of the safest and most accurate treatments on the planet. So how does it actually work? t.ted.com/bTkkeif
We should strive to be lifelong learners💡 #TeacherAppreciationWeekko
Flies, tadpoles, and beetles all fall prey to the remarkable, predatory antics of carnivorous plants. So how exactly do these flesh-eating tricksters trap their prey? t.ted.com/N2RunaN
Teachers emotionally support our kids. We need to support them, too. t.ted.com/eGKZtNq #TeacherAppreciationDay
🚨 Attention educators! 🚨 In honor o#TeacherAppreciationWeekek, TED is offering 4 free Idea Development Workshops during May. This 1-hour online workshop is designed to support you in developing and sharing your best ideas. Join us and sign up heret.ted.com/ILuIArOtBV
It’s #TeacherAppreciationDay! The reach and impact of TED-Ed is thanks to the incredible, dedicated groups of educators we work with. Learn more about the educators who make what we do possible: t.ted.com/2z8yYMI
🍎 Happy#TeacherAppreciationDayy! 🍎 Join us in celebrating the inspirational teachers in our lives. Tag or share a story about an educator who has had a positive impact on your lifeLU
NEW VIDEO: Today, nearly 30% of all global ship traffic passes through the Suez Canal. But for centuries, plans to construct the passageway were obstructed by cost, political strife and the ever-shifting sands. So, how was the canal finally constructed? t.ted.com/3PQ0tKt
"Everyone sees what you appear to be; few really know what you are." On Niccolò Machiavelli's birthday, find out why you might be misusing the word "Machiavellian": t.ted.com/Zx0QEdV
Whether it’s with a partner, family member or friend, ending a relationship is hard. But even harder can be what comes afterward. Here's a simple 3-step guide to getting unstuck after a breakup: t.ted.com/uzcxCAM
Dig into the incredible science of how bats "see" with sound: t.ted.com/VMcenZJ
This painting represents a modern perspective on economics, politics, and love... but how? Find out what makes the "Girl with the Pearl Earring" so captivating: t.ted.com/PXTglOq
Discover the dark side of the American suburbs: t.ted.com/xDe5ikZ
In celebration of Ramadan, brush up on the beautiful and complex geometry of Islamic design— and learn how to draw a few of these patterns yourself! Eid Mubarak! t.ted.com/zI4W2gW
Why did ancient civilizations see colors differently? t.ted.com/S787zsB
Osiris was a god who brought prosperity and good fortune to ancient Egypt and was beloved by all. All except one: t.ted.com/A9q3EML
Bend your brain with this tricky riddle: t.ted.com/ojsDjQd
NUEVO TED-ED EN ESPAÑOL: Las máquinas de movimiento perpetuo podrían transformar de manera radical la relación que tenemos con la energía… si tan solo funcionaran: t.ted.com/fcIz18w
"We deal with our mind from morning till evening, and it can be our best friend or our worst enemy." How to be conscious about your mental health and spend time meaningfully: t.ted.com/Ewr5PZ5
Many thought building the Golden Gate Bridge was impossible: the area was home to powerful winds, constant fog, and the earthquake-prone San Andreas fault. So how was this iconic bridge created? t.ted.com/bWbmYCo
NEW VIDEO: Get to know the myth of the weaver and the cowherd, a pair of star-crossed lovers separated by Heaven and Earth: t.ted.com/CpLbtXY
Meet Lucy. She was a math major in college, and aced probability and statistics. Which do you think is more likely: that Lucy is a portrait artist, or that Lucy is a portrait artist who also plays poker? t.ted.com/iZpUOMs
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