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A vision for the future of Sierra Leone | Julius Maada Bio

15 час назад

When Julius Maada Bio first seized political power in Sierra Leone in 1996, he did so to improve the lives of its citizens. But he soon realized that for democracy ...

How we're honoring people overlooked by history | Amy Padnani

2 дн назад

Since its founding in 1851, the "New York Times" has published thousands of obituaries -- for heads of state, famous celebrities, even the inventor of the sock ...

Origami robots that reshape and transform themselves | Jamie Paik

6 дн назад

Taking design cues from origami, robotician Jamie Paik and her team created "robogamis": folding robots made out super-thin materials that can reshape and ...

The future of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy | Rick Doblin

2 нед назад

Could psychedelics help us heal from trauma and mental illnesses? Researcher Rick Doblin has spent the past three decades investigating this question, and ...

How education helped me rewrite my life | Ashweetha Shetty

2 нед назад

There's no greater freedom than finding your purpose, says education advocate Ashweetha Shetty. Born to a poor family in rural India, Shetty didn't let the social ...

What's at the bottom of the ocean -- and how we're getting there | Victor Vescovo

3 нед назад

Victor Vescovo is leading the first-ever manned expedition to the deepest point of each of the world's five oceans. In conversation with TED science curator ...

Grief and love in the animal kingdom | Barbara J. King

3 нед назад

From mourning orcas to distressed elephants, biological anthropologist Barbara J. King has witnessed grief and love across the animal kingdom. In this ...

3 ways to measure your adaptability -- and how to improve it | Natalie Fratto

3 нед назад

When venture investor Natalie Fratto is determining which start-up founder to support, she doesn't just look for intelligence or charisma; she looks for adaptability ...

The next big thing is coming from the Bronx, again | Jon Gray

3 нед назад

"The hood is good," says Jon Gray of the Bronx, New York-based creative collective Ghetto Gastro. Working at the intersection of food, design and art, Gray and ...

The story we tell about millennials -- and who we leave out | Reniqua Allen

3 нед назад

Millennials are now the largest, most diverse adult population in the US -- but far too often, they're reduced to the worn-out stereotype of lazy, entitled avocado ...

How to ask for help -- and get a "yes" | Heidi Grant

4 нед назад

Asking for help is tough. But to get through life, you have to do it all the time. So how do you get comfortable asking? In this actionable talk, social psychologist ...

Why we get mad -- and why it's healthy | Ryan Martin

1 мес назад

Anger researcher Ryan Martin draws from a career studying what makes people mad to explain some of the cognitive processes behind anger -- and why a ...

The lies our culture tells us about what matters --- and a better way to live | David Brooks

2 мес назад

Our society is in the midst of a social crisis, says op-ed columnist and author David Brooks: we're trapped in a valley of isolation and fragmentation. How do we ...

My identity is a superpower -- not an obstacle | America Ferrera

2 мес назад

Hollywood needs to stop resisting what the world actually looks like, says actor, director and activist America Ferrera. Tracing the contours of her career, she ...

Three ideas. Three contradictions. Or not. | Hannah Gadsby

2 мес назад

Hannah Gadsby's groundbreaking special "Nanette" broke comedy. In a talk about truth and purpose, she shares three ideas and three contradictions. Or not.

Facebook's role in Brexit — and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr

2 мес назад

In an unmissable talk, journalist Carole Cadwalladr digs into one of the most perplexing events in recent times: the UK's super-close 2016 vote to leave the ...

An unexpected tool for understanding inequality: abstract math | Eugenia Cheng

4 мес назад

How do we make sense of a world that doesn't? By looking in unexpected places, says mathematician Eugenia Cheng. She explains how applying concepts ...

Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart

5 мес назад

The Earth and Moon are like identical twins, made up of the exact same materials -- which is really strange, since no other celestial bodies we know of share this ...

What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

5 мес назад

In the US, the very same blood test can cost $19 at one clinic and $522 at another clinic just blocks away -- and nobody knows the difference until they get a bill ...

How do we find dignity at work? | Roy Bahat and Bryn Freedman

6 мес назад

Roy Bahat was worried. His company invests in new technology like AI to make businesses more efficient -- but, he wondered, what was AI doing to the people ...

Why noise is bad for your health -- and what you can do about it | Mathias Basner

6 мес назад

Silence is a rare commodity these days. There's traffic, construction, air-conditioning, your neighbor's lawnmower ... and all this unwanted sound can have a ...