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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
The cultural legacy of pollution

Pollution is a blight, right? Not so fast, says architect Jorge Otero-Pailos, whose projects invite us to consider the important...

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Why simple is sexy again

In this excerpt from her new book, Courtney Martin reflects on the repercussions of a world filled with gizmo-laden gadgets ......

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The surprising influence of the Chinese zodiac

Whether or not you believe in it, the zodiac system is a useful way to understand Chinese culture, says writer...

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Why it’s so tempting to build walls and shut people out (and what to do instead)

Why do humans often want to create a world of "us" vs. "them"? And what can we do about this...

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8 practical ways to help refugees

Melissa Fleming of the UN's Refugee Agency shares some ways to help refugees right now. View article »

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