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What do a disease-fighting epidemiologist (retired) and an up-and-coming social psychologist have in common? They’re both fascinated by the unseen social problems hidden behind the word “inequality.” Beyond the lack of access to money …
What do a disease-fighting epidemiologist (retired) and an up-and-coming social psychologist have in common? They’re both fascinated by the …
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Do we experience the world as it really is? Find out with these talks that explain why we see the world the way we do. Donald Hoffman Do we see reality as it is?…
Do we experience the world as it really is? Find out with these talks that explain why we see the …
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Spellbinding, stimulating, seductive … science? Here, the 10 most-watched science talks on TED.com. See why. Jill Bolte Taylor My stroke of insightJill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She …
Spellbinding, stimulating, seductive … science? Here, the 10 most-watched science talks on TED.com. See why. Jill Bolte Taylor My stroke …
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"The actual path of a raindrop as it goes down the valley is unpredictable, but the general direction is inevitable," says digital visionary Kevin Kelly — and technology is much the same, driven by patterns that …
"The actual path of a raindrop as it goes down the valley is unpredictable, but the general direction is inevitable," …
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Only ten percent of art school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe dream?I’ve had only two career goals in my life. The first was to …
Only ten percent of art school graduates make a living from their artwork. Why should this be such a pipe …
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Artist Rachel Sussman is obsessed with very old things that are still alive. No, not certain members of the British aristocracy. Things like the Pafuri baobab, a South African tree that is likely at least 2,000 …
Artist Rachel Sussman is obsessed with very old things that are still alive. No, not certain members of the British …
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Love, as with most of life, is full of patterns — from the number of sexual partners we have in our lifetime to how we choose who to message on a dating website. As mathematician Hannah …
Love, as with most of life, is full of patterns — from the number of sexual partners we have in our …
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Take a walk on the stranger side of science with these uncanny, yet fascinating talks. Marc Abrahams A science award that makes you laugh, then thinkAs founder of the Ig Nobel awards, Marc Abrahams …
Take a walk on the stranger side of science with these uncanny, yet fascinating talks. Marc Abrahams A science …
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Plenty of robots can fly — but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his team at Festo built SmartBird, a large, lightweight robot, modeled on a seagull, that flies …
Plenty of robots can fly — but none can fly like a real bird. That is, until Markus Fischer and his …
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Our lives depend on a world we can't see: the satellite infrastructure we use every day for information, entertainment, communication and so much more. But Earth orbit isn't a limitless resource, and the problem of …
Our lives depend on a world we can't see: the satellite infrastructure we use every day for information, entertainment, communication …
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