TED & Talks

Until recently, my mother didn’t talk about her family’s experiences during La Violencia. This same unmentionable is the backdrop of Disney’s Encanto. My grandparents were in a politically mixed marriage and struggled to find safety as their country reached extreme polarization, where over 200,000 Colombians died and Bogota burned. Colombia is a dark mirror that
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Where are you from and how has it shaped you? New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink/youtube Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Creativity runs deep in Moby’s family. ———————————————————————————- Richard Melville Hall, a.k.a. Moby: Richard Melville Hall, a.k.a. Moby, is one of the most important dance music figures of the early ’90s, helping bring
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As a young girl, photojournalist Kitra Cahana dreamed about running away from home to live freely on the road. Now as an adult and self-proclaimed vagabond, she follows modern nomads into their homes — boxcars, bus stops, parking lots, rest stop bathrooms — giving a glimpse into a culture on the margins. TEDTalks is a
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Universal basic income: The plan to give $12,000 to every American adult New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The Freedom Dividend is a universal basic income proposal initiated by 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. Yang’s plan would give $1,000 a month, or
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Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- ———————————————————————————- ABOUT BIG THINK: Smarter Faster™ Big Think is the leading source of expert-driven, actionable, educational content — with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye, we help you get smarter, faster. S​ubscribe
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Is the universe a hologram? The strange physics of black holes Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Big Think’s fifth most popular video of 2019 explains that, because energy cannot be destroyed, only transformed, some argue that information — arguably a form of energy
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Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Probably few organizations value self-motivation like the U.S. Marine Corps, so when their recruits began showing deficiencies, officers dug into the latest psychologist research. What they found is that one’s “locus of control” greatly determines the extent of
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Are children poor liars? Do you think you can easily detect their lies? Developmental researcher Kang Lee studies what happens physiologically to children when they lie. They do it a lot, starting as young as two years old,
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This interview is an episode from The Well, our new publication about ideas that inspire a life well-lived, created with the John Templeton Foundation. Subscribe to The Well on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/thewell-youtube Watch Paul Bloom’s next interview, Why I’m against empathy ► https://youtu.be/-Z3t0PWDo_4 There are several misperceptions about evolution, one of which is that it
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Exercise culture is crazy. But what you need to do is exceedingly simple. Subscribe to Big Think on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/c/bigthink Up Next ► Does exercise enhance creativity? https://youtu.be/1QOfkqIKfyw We hold many misconceptions about exercise. For example, we believe our ancestors were incredibly strong, or that there is a tradeoff between speed and strength. The
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Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. A brief answer to one of the key questions about climate change: What is net-zero? (Written by Myles Allen, David Biello and George Zaidan) This animation was part of the Countdown Global Launch on 10.10.2020. (Watch the full event: https://youtu.be/5dVcn8NjbwY.) Countdown is TED’s global initiative to accelerate solutions
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Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Can’t Explain Nonlocality New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The ability of particles to coordinate their behavior across distances may seem to violate the speed-of-light constant, but is a signal really being sent between them? Or does Einstein
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В своем выступлении, спикер расскажет как каждый из нас, может изменить свою жизнь просто поменяв взгляд на нее, и изменив подход, как создать из себя успешный проект используя идеи и технологии из бизнеса! CEO рекламного агентства Digital Bands и Образовательного клуба для предпринимателей Digital Bandito, спикер TEDx. Автор бестселлера издательства МИФ “30 правил настоящего мечтателя”
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In this passionate, interactive and unforgettable talk, Dr. Carmen Schwalbe shares her personal discovery journey, unleashing the power of the Los Tres Amigos Connection (our Brain, our Heart and our Gut) for a life-changing decision-making boost. To fully take advantage of this inspiring talk, please grab a pen and some Post-its before you click play.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Don’t Sit Around Waiting for a Sputnik Moment New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- In Space Chronicles, Neil deGrasse Tyson describes how the Soviet Union was a catalyst for the U.S. space program, and China might be considered a
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Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Backed by research and personal anecdotes, Spanish professor Anna Babel reveals the intricate relationship between language and culture, showing how social categories and underlying biases influence the way we hear, regard and, ultimately, judge each other. A talk
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The Psychopath Next Door Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Every day you’re likely to meet a psychopath. Dr. James Fallon of UC Irvine explains what a psychopath is, how they work, and what they want from you — and he ought to know
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Hey Bill Nye, “Why Do We Grow Old and Die?” #TuesdaysWithBill Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Immortal animals would have a better chance of longterm survival, or to survive as a species, so why do animals grow old and die? Bill Nye the
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Hey Bill Nye, Which Extinct Animal Would You Like to See Alive Again?’ #TuesdaysWithBill Watch the newest video from Big Think: https://bigth.ink/NewVideo Join Big Think Edge for exclusive videos: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- Given all the animals that have gone extinct during Earth’s 4.5 billion year history, Bill Nye would venture back to the 1700s to revive
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In this fun, short talk from TEDYouth, lexicographer Erin McKean encourages — nay, cheerleads — her audience to create new words when the existing ones won’t quite do. She lists out 6 ways to make new words in English, from compounding to “verbing,” in order to make language better at expressing what we mean, and
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Negotiation Technique: Understand Our Perceptions of Gains and Losses New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- We assume that getting a “yes” from the other side is the goal of any negotiation, but former lead FBI negotiator Chris Voss says knowing how to
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What it takes to get vaccines from the lab to the field New videos DAILY: https://bigth.ink Join Big Think Edge for exclusive video lessons from top thinkers and doers: https://bigth.ink/Edge ———————————————————————————- The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are a set of 17 directives to be completed by a 2030 deadline, with the aim of
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