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The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan 07:27

The hidden opportunities of th...

Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople and laborers who are the invisible...


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How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes 15:01

How to transform apocalypse fa...

The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years st...


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Why do I make art? To build time capsules for my heritage | Kayla Briët 05:57

Why do I make art? To build ti...

Kayla Briët creates art that explores identity and self-discovery -- and the fear that her culture may someday be forgotten. She shares how she found...


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I don 14:37

I don't want children -- stop ...

One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn't k...


Published 4 days ago • Views: 85,788

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How my dad 07:02

How my dad's dementia changed ...

With warmth and grace, Beth Malone tells the deeply personal story of her dad's struggle with frontotemporal lobe dementia, and how it changed how she...


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How the military fights climate change | David Titley 07:42

How the military fights climat...

Military leaders have known for millennia that the time to prepare for a challenge is before it hits you, says scientist and retired US Navy officer D...


Published 5 days ago • Views: 39,401

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The Housing First approach to homelessness | Lloyd Pendleton 13:46

The Housing First approach to ...

What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the s...


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How to talk (and listen) to transgender people | Jackson Bird 06:25

How to talk (and listen) to tr...

Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to a...


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What I learned serving time for a crime I didn 12:24

What I learned serving time fo...

In 2011, Teresa Njoroge was convicted of a financial crime she didn't commit -- the result of a long string of false accusations, increasing bribe att...


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How judges can show respect | Victoria Pratt 16:04

How judges can show respect | ...

In halls of justice around the world, how can we ensure everyone is treated with dignity and respect? A pioneering judge in New Jersey, Victoria Pratt...


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The biggest risks facing cities -- and some solutions | Robert Muggah 17:11

The biggest risks facing citie...

With fantastic new maps that show interactive, visual representations of urban fragility, Robert Muggah articulates an ancient but resurging idea: cit...


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Why wildfires have gotten worse -- and what we can do about it | Paul Hessburg 14:12

Why wildfires have gotten wors...

Megafires, individual fires that burn more than 100000 acres, are on the rise in the western United States -- the direct result of unintentional yet m...


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Why women stay silent after sexual assault (with English subtitles) | Inés Hercovich 16:43

Why women stay silent after se...

Full English subtitles are available for this talk -- click the CC button in the bottom right of your screen to turn subtitles on.) Why do women who e...


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For the love of birds | Washington Wachira 13:08

For the love of birds | Washin...

From the glorious crested guinea fowl to the adulterous African jacana to vultures that can pick a zebra carcass clean in 30 minutes, Washington Wachi...


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The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders 14:04

The surprisingly charming scie...

Ever wonder how we poop? Learn about the gut -- the system where digestion (and a whole lot more) happens -- as doctor and author Giulia Enders takes ...


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Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa | Nnedi Okorafor 09:21

Sci-fi stories that imagine a ...

"My science fiction has different ancestors -- African ones," says writer Nnedi Okorafor. In between excerpts from her "Binti" series and her novel "L...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 49,667

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Can we stop climate change by removing CO2 from the air? | Tim Kruger 08:57

Can we stop climate change by ...

Could we cure climate change? Geoengineering researcher Tim Kruger wants to try. He shares one promising possibility: using natural gas to generate el...


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The future of storytelling | Shonda Rhimes and Cyndi Stivers 21:59

The future of storytelling | S...

"We all feel a compelling need to watch stories, to tell stories ... to discuss the things that tell each one of us that we are not alone in the world...


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We 22:56

We're building a dystopia just...

We're building an artificial intelligence-powered dystopia, one click at a time, says technosociologist Zeynep Tufecki. In an eye-opening talk, she de...


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The awful logic of land mines -- and an app that helps people avoid them | Carlos Bautista 06:04

The awful logic of land mines ...

Fifty years of armed conflict in Colombia has left the countryside riddled with land mines that maim and kill innocent people who happen across them. ...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 51,841

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