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Questions no one knows the answers to (Full Version) - Chris Anderson - YouTube

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/questions-no-one-knows-the-answers-to In the first of a new TED-Ed series designed to catalyze curiosity, TED Cur...
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▶ 21st century learning: Nathaniel Bott at TEDxLaunceston - YouTube

Nathaniel Bott is a grade 10 student from Riverside High School who is enthusiastic about helping people to discover and investigate new, innovative ways of ...
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▶ Cats on ladders and first-person learning experiences: Ryan Derby-Talbot at TEDxSquamish - YouTube

Quest University Canada in Squamish, BC is attracting a lot of attention. Recently it won top spot in Macleans magazine for student engagement. The education...
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Gever Tulley: 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do | Video on TED.com

At TED U, Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, spells out 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do -- and why a little danger is good for both kids and grownups.
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Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just one | Video on TED.com

"I have cerebral palsy. I shake all the time," Maysoon Zayid announces at the beginning of this exhilarating, hilarious talk.
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Maz Jobrani: Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American? | Video on TED.com

A founding member of the Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, standup comic Maz Jobrani riffs on the challenges and conflicts of being Iranian-American -- "like, part of me thinks I should have a nuclear program; the other part thinks I can't be trusted ..."...
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▶ Diving Into Deeper Learning: Marc Chun at TEDxDenverTeachers - YouTube

The complex issues we face today require a key set of problem-solving skills. How can schools best prepare students to be ready to take on these challenges? ...
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▶ Apollo Robbins: The art of misdirection - YouTube

Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, Ro...
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The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now | TED Blog

The most popular 20 TED Talks, as of now | TED Blog | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
As 2013 draws to a close, we take a look at the 20 most-watched TED Talks as of December 2013.
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Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar

http://www.ted.com On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, ...
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Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer "Rich people don't create jobs"

Via Business Insider: "As the war over income inequality wages on, super-rich Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-...
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Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

http://www.ted.com When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how t...
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Sally Kohn: Let’s try emotional correctness | Video on TED.com

It's time for liberals and conservatives to put aside their political differences and really listen to each other, says political pundit Sally Kohn.
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The Problem with "Don't Feed the Trolls": Steph Guthrie at TEDxToronto - YouTube

The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music. For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, ...
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▶ The Failure Bow: Matt Smith at TEDxBellevue - YouTube

▶ The Failure Bow: Matt Smith at TEDxBellevue - YouTube | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
Seattle improviser and auctioneer Matt Smith shows how altering our physiological response to failure can lead to transparency, availability, flexibility and...
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▶ My philosophy for a happy life: Sam Berns at TEDxMidAtlantic 2013 - YouTube

Sam Berns is a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he has achieved highest honors and is currently a percussion section leader in ...
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Suzanne Talhouk: Don't kill your language | Video on TED.com

More and more, English is a global language; speaking it is perceived as a sign of being modern. But -- what do we lose when we leave behind our mother tongues?
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Maz Jobrani: A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar ... | Video on TED.com

Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani takes to the TEDxSummit stage in Doha, Qatar to take on serious issues in the Middle East -- like how many kisses to give when saying “Hi,” and what not to say on an American airplane.
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Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit | Video on TED.com

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn’t the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled.
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Keith Barry: Brain magic | Video on TED.com

First, Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies -- in a trick that works via podcast too. Then he involves the audience in some jaw-dropping (and even a bit dangerous) feats of brain magic.
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Kevin Kelly: The next 5,000 days of the web | Video on TED.com

At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares a fun stat: The World Wide Web, as we know it, is only 5,000 days old. Now, Kelly asks, how can we predict what's coming in the next 5,000 days?
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Boyd Varty: What I learned from Nelson Mandela | Video on TED.com

"In the cathedral of the wild, we get to see the best parts of ourselves reflected back to us." Boyd Varty, a wildlife activist, shares stories of animals, humans and their interrelatedness, or "ubuntu" -- defined as, "I am, because of you." And he...
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Alessandro Acquisti: Why privacy matters | Video on TED.com

The line between public and private has blurred in the past decade, both online and in real life, and Alessandro Acquisti is here to explain what this means and why it matters.
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Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life

Jane McGonigal: The game that can give you 10 extra years of life | TED - the Best of the Best | Scoop.it
http://www.ted.com When game designer Jane McGonigal found herself bedridden and suicidal following a severe concussion, she had a fascinating idea for how t...
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What makes us feel good about our work? - Dan Ariely

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-us-feel-good-about-our-work-dan-ariely What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it ...
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