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How students of color confront impostor syndrome | Dena Simmons

As a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of color, su...

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How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution | Kevin Kelly

"The actual path of a raindrop as it goes down the valley is unpredictable, but the general direction is inevitable," says digital visionary Kevin Kelly -- a...

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Do kids think of sperm donors as family? | Veerle Provoost

How do we define a parent -- or a family? Bioethicist Veerle Provoost explores these questions in the context of non-traditional families, ones brought toget...

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What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang

Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days -- from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to...

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A queer vision of love and marriage | Tiq Milan and Kim Katrin Milan

Love is a tool for revolutionary change and a path toward inclusivity and understanding for the LGBTQ+ community. Married activists Tiq and Kim Katrin Milan ...

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What will you tell your daughters about 2016? | Chinaka Hodge

With words like shards of glass, Chinaka Hodge cuts open 2016 and lets 12 months of violence, grief, fear, shame, courage and hope spill out in this original...

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Maps that show us who we are (not just where we are) | Danny Dorling

What does the world look like when you map it using data? Social geographer Danny Dorling invites us to see the world anew, with his captivating and insightf...

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How to speak up for yourself | Adam Galinsky

Speaking up is hard to do, even when you know you should. Learn how to assert yourself, navigate tricky social situations and expand your personal power with...

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Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world | Roger Antonsen

Unlock the mysteries and inner workings of the world through one of the most imaginative art forms ever -- mathematics -- with Roger Antonsen, as he explains...

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How the blockchain will radically transform the economy | Bettina Warburg

Say hello to the decentralized economy -- the blockchain is about to change everything. In this lucid explainer of the complex (and confusing) technology, Be...

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Islamophobia killed my brother. Let's end the hate | Suzanne Barakat

On February 10, 2015, Suzanne Barakat's brother Deah, her sister-in-law Yusor and Yusor's sister Razan were murdered by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, North ...

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4 ways to build a human company in the age of machines | Tim Leberecht

In the face of artificial intelligence and machine learning, we need a new radical humanism, says Tim Leberecht. For the self-described "business romantic," ...

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Your smartphone is a civil rights issue | Christopher Soghoian

The smartphone you use reflects more than just personal taste ... it could determine how closely you can be tracked, too. Privacy expert Christopher Soghoian...

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Everything you hear on film is a lie | Tasos Frantzolas

Sound design is built on deception — when you watch a movie or TV show, nearly all of the sounds you hear are fake. In this audio-rich talk, Tasos Frantzolas...

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How the US should use its superpower status | Ian Bremmer

Americanization and globalization have basically been the same thing for the last several generations. But the US's view of the world -- and the world's view...

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Machine intelligence makes human morals more important | Zeynep Tufekci

Machine intelligence is here, and we're already using it to make subjective decisions. But the complex way AI grows and improves makes it hard to understand ...

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We've stopped trusting institutions and started trusting strangers | Rachel Botsman

Something profound is changing our concept of trust, says Rachel Botsman. While we used to place our trust in institutions like governments and banks, today ...

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What happens when you have a disease doctors can't diagnose | Jennifer Brea

Five years ago, TED Fellow Jen Brea became progressively ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitating illne...

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Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones

Science is a learning process that involves experimentation, failure and revision -- and the science of medicine is no exception. Cancer researcher Kevin B. ...

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Say your truths and seek them in others | Elizabeth Lesser

In a lyrical, unexpectedly funny talk about heavy topics such as frayed relationships and the death of a loved one, Elizabeth Lesser describes the healing pr...

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Red Flags - Could you be dating a psychopath?

Want to get more? Read - http://neuroinstincts.com/feel-like-two-different-relationships-one-unwittingly-falls-psychopath/ [In this video I touch on six red ...

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4 larger-than-life lessons from soap operas | Kate Adams

Soap operas and telenovelas may be overblown and exaggerated, but as Kate Adams shows us, they often reflect the intensity and drama of real life. Adams, a f...

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How an old loop of railroads is changing the face of a city | Ryan Gravel

Urban planner Ryan Gravel shares the story of how his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, rallied to build a massive urban park that will transform an abandoned ra...

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An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter | Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi

Born out of a social media post, the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked discussion about race and inequality across the world. In this spirited conversa...

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What will humans look like in 100 years? | Juan Enriquez

We can evolve bacteria, plants and animals -- futurist Juan Enriquez asks: Is it ethical to evolve the human body? In a visionary talk that ranges from medie...

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Help for kids the education system ignores | Victor Rios

Define students by what they contribute, not what they lack -- especially those with difficult upbringings, says educator Victor Rios. Interweaved with his p...

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The urgency of intersectionality | Kimberlé Crenshaw

Now more than ever, it's important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias -- and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm. ...

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Easy DIY projects for kid engineers | Fawn Qiu

TED Resident Fawn Qiu designs fun, low-cost projects that use familiar materials like paper and fabric to introduce engineering to kids. In this quick, cleve...

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Your company's data could help end world hunger | Mallory Soldner

Your company might have donated money to help solve humanitarian issues, but you could have something even more useful to offer: your data. Mallory Soldner s...

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"St. James Infirmary Blues" | Silk Road Ensemble + Rhiannon Giddens

Singer Rhiannon Giddens joins international music collective Silk Road Ensemble to perform "St. James Infirmary Blues," spiking the American folk song that L...

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The unexpected challenges of a country's first election | Philippa Neave

How do you teach an entire country how to vote when no one has done it before? It's a huge challenge facing fledgling democracies around the world — and one ...

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What a driverless world could look like | Wanis Kabbaj

What if traffic flowed through our streets as smoothly and efficiently as blood flows through our veins? Transportation geek Wanis Kabbaj thinks we can find ...

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A temporary tattoo that brings hospital care to the home | Todd Coleman

What if doctors could monitor patients at home with the same degree of accuracy they'd get during a stay at the hospital? Bioelectronics innovator Todd Colem...

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Ballroom dance that breaks gender roles | Trevor Copp and Jeff Fox

Tango, waltz, foxtrot ... these classic ballroom dances quietly perpetuate an outdated idea: that the man always leads and the woman always follows. That's a...

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Could a drug prevent depression and PTSD? | Rebecca Brachman

The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries. In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebecca Bra...

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Idealize, Devalue, & Discard -- Let's talk neuroscience!

Huffington Post article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5874162de4b08052400ee58e?timestamp=1484116851095 [I Love You ... For Now. Neuroscience Associate...

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Hello - Psychopathy and Narcissistic Personality

NeuroInstincts - focused on the aftermath of psychopathic intimate relationships. We are a psychopathy awareness website for survivors. We provide informatio...

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Let's clean up the space junk orbiting Earth | Natalie Panek

Our lives depend on a world we can't see: the satellite infrastructure we use every day for information, entertainment, communication and so much more. But E...

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder & Psychopathy - Similarities

Want to go into the similarities/ differences of these disorders? Read: http://neuroinstincts.com/a-few-basic-differences-between-psychopathy-narcissistic-pe...

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The top 10 TED Talks of 2016

Watch the talks we loved in 2016 and discover the year's most powerful ideas. To watch the full talks, check out the playlist: http://go.ted.com/2016 Can we ...

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We need nuclear power to solve climate change | Joe Lassiter

Joe Lassiter is a deep thinker and straight talker focused on developing clean, secure and carbon-neutral supplies of reliable, low-cost energy. His analysis...

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A political party for women's equality | Sandi Toksvig

Women's equality won't just happen -- not unless more women are put in positions of power, says Sandi Toksvig. In a disarmingly hilarious talk, Toksvig tells...

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The playful wonderland behind great inventions | Steven Johnson

Necessity is the mother of invention, right? Well, not always. Steven Johnson shows us how some of the most transformative ideas and technologies, like the c...

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We train soldiers for war. Let's train them to come home, too | Hector Garcia

Before soldiers are sent into combat, they're trained on how to function in an immensely dangerous environment. But they also need training on how to return ...

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It's time for women to run for office | Halla Tómasdóttir

With warmth and wit, Halla Tómasdóttir shares how she overcame media bias, changed the tone of the political debate and surprised her entire nation when she ...

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How America's public schools keep kids in poverty | Kandice Sumner

Why should a good education be exclusive to rich kids? Schools in low-income neighborhoods across the US, specifically in communities of color, lack resource...

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Enough with the fear of fat | Kelli Jean Drinkwater

In a society obsessed with body image and marked by a fear of fat, Kelli Jean Drinkwater engages in radical body politics through art. She confronts the publ...

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How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection | Alyssa Monks

Painter Alyssa Monks finds beauty and inspiration in the unknown, the unpredictable and even the awful. In a poetic, intimate talk, she describes the interac...

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Inside the mind of a former radical jihadist | Manwar Ali

"For a long time, I lived for death," says Manwar Ali, a former radical jihadist who participated in violent, armed campaigns in the Middle East and Asia in ...

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Can a divided America heal? | Jonathan Haidt

How can the US recover after the negative, partisan presidential election of 2016? Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the morals that form the basis ...

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