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Kinky bonobos and the Magnum P.I. hypothesis: A Q&A with Carin Bondar

There’s wild sex. And then there’s sex in the wild — a topic that biologist and animal sex expert ...

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An update on my non-profit credit rating agency, which could revolutionize how economies are graded

By Annette Heuser Eight months after my talk at TEDGlobal 2013, much progress has been made on the International Non-profit Credit ...

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Can you design a phone that’ll be used longer? A refrigerator that discourages food waste? Play the sustainability card game

Leyla Acaroglu aims to make people think about how the choices they make on a daily basis affect the environment. ...

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The informal as inspiration for rethinking urban spaces: architect Teddy Cruz shares 5 projects

In today’s talk, Teddy Cruz looks at San Diego-Tijuana border, where some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the United ...

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What is TEDGlobal 2013?

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a small conference in 1984, TED has grown to support world-changing ideas with multiple conferences, the TED Prize, and our TED Talks videos. At TED, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.

TEDGlobal 2013 brings together a program of speakers who challenge us to pause for an instant and Think Again. Because we are in the midst of a global remix. Disciplines merge and cross-pollinate. Technology intrudes into biology and society. Power and authority are redistributed. Boundaries shift -- or disappear. Hopes and anxieties collide. A new world is emerging at the intersection of once-separated realities, and everything we think we know might just be wrong. 

TEDGlobal 2013 takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland, June 10-14, 2013. Learn more »

It was an important moment when I realized that great leaders could believe in young people and in new ideas." - Gregoire Courtine

The future of cities today depends less on building and more on the mental organization of socio-economic relations." - Teddy Cruz

Attention is what steers your perception, controls your reality. It's the gateway of the mind." - Apollo Robbins

Chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort." - Kelly McGonigal

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