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One year, 81,000 stories: StoryCorps celebrates the anniversary of its app

Teenagers. They’re not exactly known for their listening skills. But over Thanksgiving weekend of 2015, high school students across the...

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Dear TEDsters … a note on the first anniversary of my talk

One year ago today, at TED2015, Monica Lewinsky gave a powerful talk about bullying, shaming and becoming a more empathetic...

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A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you go on stage

The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for...

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How Roman Mars fought the instinct to give the big, grand, sweeping TED Talk — and gave the talk he wanted

Roman Mars had two ideas for his TED Talk: the talk he thought he should give and the talk he...

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A picture that rendered me speechless, snapped at TED2015

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This picture was worth all the words I had — it rendered...

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Ideas from TED2015
What if you could get WiFi and school tuition in exchange for your plastic trash?

You can -- at a visionary social enterprise called Plastic Bank, which is not only improving people’s lives but...

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A device that could change the lives of people with epilepsy for good: a seizure forecaster

Australian researcher Mark Cook is testing an experimental tool that could take the fear out of epilepsy -- both for...

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These 6 pioneering women helped create modern computers

It seems like a story made for the movies: the first general-purpose computer was actually programmed by a half-dozen female...

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The worst effects of climate change may not be felt for centuries. So how should we think about it now?

Some argue that we have a moral responsibility for future generations, but others ask: how do we know what they...

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Why we need to move toward an economy that can regenerate itself

The old take-make-use-lose model of industrial design has depleted resources and dumped waste into the environment. By taking nature as...

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