How will we survive when the population hits 10 billion? | Charles C. Mann
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 186,197
By 2050, an estimated 10 billion people will live on earth. How are we going to provide everybody with basic needs while also avoiding the worst impac...
My quest to defy gravity and fly | Elizabeth Streb
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 34,414
Over the course of her fearless career, extreme action specialist Elizabeth Streb has pushed the limits of the human body. She's jumped through broken...
How revenge porn turns lives upside down | Darieth Chisolm
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 80,835
What can you do if you're the victim of revenge porn or cyberbullying? Shockingly little, says journalist and activist Darieth Chisolm, who found hers...
How we can help young people build a better future | Henrietta Fore
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 35,626
A massive generation of young people is about to inherit the world, and it's the duty of everyone to give them a fighting chance for their futures, sa...
How nationalism and globalism can coexist | Wanis Kabbaj
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 37,922
Why do we have to choose between nationalism and globalism, between loving our countries and caring for the world? In a talk with lessons for avowed ....
How conscious investors can turn up the heat and make companies change | Vinay Shandal
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 39,968
In a talk that's equal parts funny and urgent, consultant Vinay Shandal shares stories of the world's top activist investors, showing how individuals ...
What does the universe sound like? A musical tour | Matt Russo
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 94,671
Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's...
The pharmacy of the future? Personalized pills, 3D printed at home | Daniel Kraft
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 59,524
We need to change how we prescribe drugs, says physician Daniel Kraft: too often, medications are dosed incorrectly, cause toxic side effects or just ...
5 transformational policies for a prosperous and sustainable world | Johan Rockström
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 42,117
In a talk about how we can build a robust future without wrecking the planet, sustainability expert Johan Rockström debuts the Earth3 model -- a new ...
Why we have an emotional connection to robots | Kate Darling
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 68,781
We're far from developing robots that feel emotions, but we already have feelings towards them, says robot ethicist Kate Darling, and an instinct like...
Let's protect the oceans like national parks | David Lang
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 34,663
You don't have to be a scientist to help protect the world's oceans, says underwater drone expert and TED Fellow David Lang -- in fact, ordinary citiz...
The hidden ways stairs shape your life | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 71,618
Stairs don't just get you from point A to point B. Architect David Rockwell explains how they shape your movement -- and your feelings. Small Thing Bi...
How the progress bar keeps you sane | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 100,853
The progress bar makes waiting more exciting... and mitigates our fear of death. Journalist Daniel Engber explores how it came into existence. Small T...
The genius of the London Tube Map | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 138,802
Design legend Michael Bierut tells the story of the accidental success of one of the most famous maps in the world -- the London Tube Map. Small Thing...
How the button changed fashion | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 45,743
How the simple button changed the world, according to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates the last...