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To raise brave girls, encourage adventure | Caroline Paul 12:42

To raise brave girls, encourag...

Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up -- and grow up to be brave women. Learn how to s...


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A scientific approach to the paranormal | Carrie Poppy 12:59

A scientific approach to the p...

What's haunting Carrie Poppy? Is it ghosts or something worse? In this talk, the investigative journalist narrates her encounter with a spooky feeling...


Published 1 day ago • Views: 66,036

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"Rollercoaster" | Sara Ramirez 00:05

"Rollercoaster" | Sara Ramirez

Singer, songwriter and actress Sara Ramirez is a woman of many talents. Joined by Michael Pemberton on guitar, Ramirez sings of opportunity, wisdom an...


Published 1 day ago • Views: 27,076

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Stories from a home for terminally ill children | Kathy Hull 15:19

Stories from a home for termin...

To honor and celebrate young lives cut short, Kathy Hull founded the first freestanding pediatric palliative care facility in the United States, the G...


Published 4 days ago • Views: 43,814

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What I learned from 2,000 obituaries | Lux Narayan 06:09

What I learned from 2,000 obit...

Lux Narayan starts his day with scrambled eggs and the question: "Who died today?" Why? By analyzing 2000 New York Times obituaries over a 20-month .....


Published 5 days ago • Views: 68,102

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This app makes it fun to pick up litter | Jeff Kirschner 06:11

This app makes it fun to pick ...

The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati -- an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world's litter -- TED Resident Jeff Kir...


Published 6 days ago • Views: 55,790

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The data behind Hollywood 15:45

The data behind Hollywood's se...

Where are all the women and girls in film? Social scientist Stacy Smith analyzes how the media underrepresents and portrays women -- and the potential...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 51,498

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A few ways to fix a government | Charity Wayua 11:52

A few ways to fix a government...

Charity Wayua put her skills as a cancer researcher to use on an unlikely patient: the government of her native Kenya. She shares how she helped her ....


Published 1 week ago • Views: 52,409

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Smelfies, and other experiments in synthetic biology | Ani Liu 07:21

Smelfies, and other experiment...

What if you could take a smell selfie, a smelfie? What if you had a lipstick that caused plants to grow where you kiss? Ani Liu explores the intersect...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 56,962

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A robot that eats pollution | Jonathan Rossiter 14:11

A robot that eats pollution | ...

Meet the "Row-bot," a robot that cleans up pollution and generates the electricity needed to power itself by swallowing dirty water. Roboticist Jonath...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 72,300

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The racial politics of time | Brittney Cooper 12:30

The racial politics of time | ...

Cultural theorist Brittney Cooper examines racism through the lens of time, showing us how historically it has been stolen from people of color, resul...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 35,832

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Don 10:21

Don't fear superintelligent AI...

New tech spawns new anxieties, says scientist and philosopher Grady Booch, but we don't need to be afraid an all-powerful, unfeeling AI. Booch allays ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 110,965

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How jails extort the poor | Salil Dudani 12:44

How jails extort the poor | Sa...

Why do we jail people for being poor? Today, half a million Americans are in jail only because they can't afford to post bail, and still more are lock...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 65,730

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3 ways to fix a broken news industry | Lara Setrakian 08:38

3 ways to fix a broken news in...

Something is very wrong with the news industry. Trust in the media has hit an all-time low; we're inundated with sensationalist stories, and consisten...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 72,232

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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here 15:18

I grew up in the Westboro Bapt...

What's it like to grow up within a group of people who exult in demonizing ... everyone else? Megan Phelps-Roper shares details of life inside America...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 1,029,476

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4 ways to make a city more walkable | Jeff Speck 18:38

4 ways to make a city more wal...

Freedom from cars, freedom from sprawl, freedom to walk your city! City planner Jeff Speck shares his "general theory of walkability" -- four planning...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 148,651

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The incredible inventions of intuitive AI | Maurice Conti 15:24

The incredible inventions of i...

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems tha...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 522,989

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My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold 15:19

My son was a Columbine shooter...

Sue Klebold is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two shooters who committed the Columbine High School massacre, murdering 12 students and a teac...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 507,930

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Our story of rape and reconciliation | Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger 19:07

Our story of rape and reconcil...

In 1996, Thordis Elva shared a teenage romance with Tom Stranger, an exchange student from Australia. After a school dance, Tom raped Thordis, after w...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 608,772

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How to have better political conversations | Robb Willer 12:02

How to have better political c...

Robb Willer studies the forces that unite and divide us. As a social psychologist, he researches how moral values -- typically a source of division --...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 105,879

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