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Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes | Fredros Okumu 12:50

Why I study the most dangerous...

What do we really know about mosquitoes? Fredros Okumu catches and studies these disease-carrying insects for a living -- with the hope of crashing th...


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The thrilling potential for off-grid solar energy | Amar Inamdar 14:29

The thrilling potential for of...

There's an energy revolution happening in villages and towns across Africa -- off-grid solar energy is becoming a viable alternative to traditional el...


Published 9 hours ago • Views: 17,283

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What 12:56

What's it like to be a robot? ...

We already live among robots: tools and machines like dishwashers and thermostats so integrated into our lives that we'd never think to call them that...


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The surprising solution to ocean plastic | David Katz 11:54

The surprising solution to oce...

Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That's the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwi...


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The dangerous evolution of HIV | Edsel Salvaña 04:45

The dangerous evolution of HIV...

Think we're winning the battle against HIV? Maybe not, as the next wave of drug-resistant viruses arrives. In an eye-opening talk, TED Fellow Edsel Sa...


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The business benefits of doing good | Wendy Woods 15:36

The business benefits of doing...

"The only way we're going to make substantial progress on the challenging problems of our time is for business to drive the solutions," says social im...


Published 5 days ago • Views: 25,079

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An economic case for protecting the planet | Naoko Ishii 14:15

An economic case for protectin...

We all share one planet -- we breathe the same air, drink the same water and depend on the same oceans, forests and biodiversity. Economist Naoko Ishi...


Published 6 days ago • Views: 27,285

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What comes after tragedy? Forgiveness | Azim Khamisa and Ples Felix 13:07

What comes after tragedy? Forg...

On one awful night in 1995, Ples Felix's 14-year-old grandson murdered Azim Khamisa's son in a gang initiation fueled by drugs, alcohol and a false se...


Published 7 days ago • Views: 32,862

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Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to care | Cleo Wade 11:01

Want to change the world? Star...

Artist and poet Cleo Wade recites a moving poem about being an advocate for love and acceptance in a time when both seem in short supply. Woven betwee...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 106,194

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The hidden role informal caregivers play in health care | Scott Williams 09:31

The hidden role informal careg...

Once a cared-for patient and now a caregiver himself, Scott Williams highlights the invaluable role of informal caregivers -- those friends and relati...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 25,167

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American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here 10:49

American bipartisan politics c...

Former Republican member of the U.S. Congress Bob Inglis shares an optimistic message about how conservatives can lead on climate change and other pre...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 36,173

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Talk about your death while you 13:46

Talk about your death while yo...

Do you know what you want when you die? Do you know how you want to be remembered? In a candid, heartfelt talk about a subject most of us would rather...


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The search for "aha!" moments | Matt Goldman 14:12

The search for "aha!" moments ...

In 1988, Matt Goldman co-founded Blue Man Group, an off-Broadway production that became a sensation known for its humor, blue body paint and wild stun...


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How to put the power of law in people 19:44

How to put the power of law in...

What can you do when the wheels of justice don't turn fast enough? Or when they don't turn at all? Vivek Maru is working to transform the relationship...


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A one-man musical phenomenon | Jacob Collier 15:15

A one-man musical phenomenon |...

Jacob Collier is a one-man band and force of nature. In a dynamic, colorful performance, he recreates the magical room at his home in London where he ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 76,153

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How we can stop Africa 08:36

How we can stop Africa's scien...

How can Africans find solutions to Africa's problems? Conservation biologist Kevin Njabo tells his personal story of how he nearly became part of the ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 23,344

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Want to be more creative? Go for a walk | Marily Oppezzo 05:26

Want to be more creative? Go f...

When trying to come up with a new idea, we all have times when we get stuck. But according to research by behavioral and learning scientist Marily Opp...


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Free yourself from your filter bubbles | Joan Blades and John Gable 09:19

Free yourself from your filter...

Joan Blades and John Gable want you to make friends with people who vote differently than you do. A pair of political opposites, the two longtime pals...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 95,088

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How we 14:38

How we'll earn money in a futu...

Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming -- and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do...


Published 3 months ago • Views: 453,163

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The revolutionary power of diverse thought | Elif Shafak 21:59

The revolutionary power of div...

"From populist demagogues, we will learn the indispensability of democracy," says novelist Elif Shafak. "From isolationists, we will learn the need fo...


Published 4 months ago • Views: 117,171

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