TED Talks

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During the Salvadoran Civil War, this underground radio station evaded the dictatorship by using secret telephone lines — and brought hope to farmers around the country: t.ted.com/t7wVEU9
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What happens when you bring 50 @YouTubeCreators together for climate action? You get a day full of learning, growing and filming 🎥! So proud to host this amazing day with so many powerful voices and people —@adamelmann,@DazeAghajii,@Leahtommii,@YouTubee — and many more!J
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"Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them." Watch Rita Pierson's full talk on the power of teachers: t.ted.com/dBwcIo6
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This African conservationist says, "Ask the difficult questions, and always wonder: Are we working *for* communities or *with* communities?" Learn the difference here: t.ted.com/VSjJYyl
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These are the important signs of unhealthy love that you should be watching out for: t.ted.com/dqkqo9v
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P.S.: It's all about finding bite-sized opportunities in your day to genuinely connect with others: t.ted.com/wdCCsI0
"Confidence is a concept you can choose. I've come to realize that authenticity is necessary, and it's powerful." Watch Daniel Lismore's full talk here: t.ted.com/yKa76Xu
Want your kids to grow into adults who can step up and seize the opportunities that life has to offer? These 5 tips will show you how: t.ted.com/REcI4YJ
You know that person in your life who *never* apologizes? There's a good chance their ego is getting in the way: t.ted.com/h6g6zjH
Praying mantises could easily be characters in a sci-fi novel. But even those who are afraid of insects could fall under the spell of these tiny, magical creatures: t.ted.com/BQiT11d
Changes in a particular region of the brain — the ventral striatum — might explain why teens are so obsessed with being together all the time: t.ted.com/va0dAih
Museums are *amazing* resources — but unfortunately, they're not reaching everyone. Watch Amanda Schochet's full talk to learn how tiny science museums can transform public spaces and neighborhoods, making scientific knowledge way more accessible: t.ted.com/9gWUUJp
If you always think of nuclear energy as "bad" — you might be surprised that it is one of the cleanest forms of energy! Here's how this influencer @isabelleboemeke (aka @i_sodope_) is changing that perception and helping us shift away from fossil fuels: t.ted.com/XwUPzTo
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Educators! Are you concerned about teacher burnout and shortages? Remote learning loss? Getting access to classroom materials? We want to hear from you — and so does @usedgov. Join a free 1 hour Workshop on Oct 1, 4 or 6th to get started. Sign up here: t.ted.com/GAyG4dN
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This equitable housing developer made a plan for revitalizing neighborhoods experiencing hyper-vacancy, without gentrification. These are the results: t.ted.com/z9zTb6m
#DYK: We have 22 incredible podcasts!? From what makes great thinkers tick to the latest ideas in business, technology and more — we have everything your curious mind wants to know! Listen 🎧 to the TED Audio Collective today:t.ted.com/12KnAotk#InternationalPodcastDayy
What does it take to live beyond 100 years? These are the surprising predictors of a long, healthy life: t.ted.com/jAz59pa
This online platform gives LGBTQIA+ people in Africa access to the opportunities, mentorship and support they need to thrive and feel safe: t.ted.com/Bf2zeA4
This is your brain on sugar. t.ted.com/UKkyH8V
"We've been speaking so much lately about the flaws of technologies, but for people with paralysis, this is a return to life." Watch Tom Oxley's full talk here to learn more about this ground-breaking device that turns thoughts into text: t.ted.com/IGZnWRJ
Here's how to keep the walls between work and your personal life steady *and* protect your mental health: t.ted.com/ciDF6T6
People who lie tend to use these 4 speech patterns. Here's how to spot them: t.ted.com/aiEzDAi
Think AI is only reserved for big companies who can afford the team for it? Think again. Small businesses can benefit too: t.ted.com/RV2N81v
Here's why straight women are having less satisfying sex than men — and what can we do about it: t.ted.com/RHfnI25
Here's how 3D printing could solve how we build structures on Mars — and how we could solve some of the problems on Earth today: t.ted.com/vkZba5Z
"These things aren't joyful for just a few people; they're joyful for nearly everyone. They're universally joyful." Watch Ingrid Fetell Lee's full talk here: t.ted.com/3sgBwXp
"Fear is not what is going to motivate us for the long-term, sustained change we need to fix this thing. What we need...is rational hope." Watch Katharine Hayhoe's full talk to learn how envisioning a better future can carry us through the climate crisis: t.ted.com/jkd4B2v
Spoiler: It's complicated! But we know the ingredients that will cause severe storms to increase: t.ted.com/ZQci3dv
Has your to-do list become a to-don’t list? Finding the drive doesn’t have to be like waiting for lightning to strike. ⚡ Join a TED Member event with social psychologist @ayeletfishbach as she offers scientific advice on how to get motivated. RSVP now: t.ted.com/CImTHhg
If you've ever reached for alcohol or THC for help falling asleep and realized it didn't actually make a difference — this is for you: t.ted.com/K0sOUrb
Getting a flu shot isn't just about protecting *yourself* from illness — you're also protecting your community, including those who are at risk of serious complications: t.ted.com/UjpFXK9
While it may sound contradictory, American Sign Language is very similar to playing music on a piano — only in its own special way! Get an introduction from Christine Sun Kim: t.ted.com/x4cLAUX #IDSL
Traditional medical knowledge teaches us that cancer and heart disease are unrelated — but what if that's not true? Here's why this cardiologist says we need to pay closer attention to their genetic connection: t.ted.com/AyjCeU7
Is the pandemic over? Not exactly, says Dr. Fauci. Here he weighs in on the US's progress, what you should still do for your health and safety, and his hope for the future of science. Watch the full TED Membership conversation now: t.ted.com/gNnQYFa
It may not sound like a traditional company, but it's yielding all the great results of one — and they're not a new concept either: t.ted.com/AyDEbAO
What if we saw low-status communities as companies in need of a refresh? Here's why we need to take a restorative approach to revitalize our neighborhoods and invest with our time, energy and brains: t.ted.com/tkWMLHc
What scares you? Free solo rock climber @AlexHonnold is no stranger to facing and managing fear. 🧗‍♂️ Whether you’re ascending a cliff or your career, find out what he says about fearlessly setting goals in ReThinking with@AdamMGrantt. Listen on@Spotifyy:t.ted.com/UhMpe4oPI
#DYK: Termites can create a tunnel system stretching more than 100 meters (~328 feet) long?!? And the queen can live for 20 years? t.ted.com/LBvfPWn
Climate change doesn't only affect the environment — it can also do significant damage to our mental health 😰. Watch Dr. Britt Wray's full talk here:t.ted.com/tWA3ly4mL
No, you don't have to donate all of the profits of your company to a certain cause (though we love to see it!) — you can start small, with your own community: t.ted.com/azkxQKx
Stay tuned for the full TED Membership conversation between Dr Fauci and TED science curator David Biello — coming later this week!
Is the pandemic *really* over in the US? 🤔 Here’s what Dr. Anthony Fauci said in today’s TED Membership discussion with TED science curator@dbielloo.2
It's normal to forget where you placed your keys — but forgetting a simple process (like how to make coffee) would signal a much bigger problem: t.ted.com/lQLdwau
Do you think nuclear = bad? We get it — but this nuclear energy influencer says we've been taught about it all wrong: t.ted.com/DEzytFn
the idea that nuclear power is bad is costing us our future, and it’s time to let go of it. my @TEDTalks is now live! please watch and share, i’d love to hear your thoughts 💕#tedtalkk#nuclearpowerr go.ted.com/isabelleboemekeIg
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Tip 4: Listen to the newest episode of ReThinking with @AdamMGrant to hear entrepreneur @mcuban’s full advice on how to seize the best business opportunities and make a slam dunk for your career. Check it out now on @ApplePodcasts: t.ted.com/KRwfuVj
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When is the pandemic over? Join Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has advised 7 US presidents on major health issues, and TED science curator @dbiello for an exclusive conversation on COVID, monkeypox and what’s to come. Don’t miss out! RSVP now: t.ted.com/eFlnFjh
These clothing items may never end up in your closet — but they sure look good in a profile pic: t.ted.com/fVuuYG6
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