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by Jane McGonigal


"I'm going to tell you a secret.


"The TEDTalk you're about to watch probably seems like a pretty ordinary TEDTalk, maybe even a pretty good one, given the standing ovation at the end.


"But here's the truth that almost no one in the world knows: This talk, my talk, went down in TED history as the single biggest disaster to ever happen at TED.


"That's right. My TEDTalk is officially the biggest disaster in TED history! And you know what? I couldn't be prouder of that fact.


"I think it's time to tell the true story behind "The Game That Can Give You 10 Extra Years of Life."