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Today's TED Talk - How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes:


Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the ...


Today's TED Talk - Why the hospital of the future will be your own home:


Nobody likes going to the hospital, whether it's because of the logistical challenges of getting there, the astronomical costs of procedures or the alarming risks of complications like antibiotic-resistant ...


New on TED - How to create a world where no one dies waiting for a transplant:


For nearly half a century, scientists have been trying to create a process for transplanting animal organs into humans, a theoretical dream that could help the hundreds of thousands of people in need ...


Today's TED Talk - How can we do the most good for the world?:


Of all the problems facing humanity, which should we focus on solving first? In a compelling talk about how to make the world better, moral philosopher Will MacAskill provides a framework for answering ...


Today's TED Talk The surprising science of alpha males:




Today's TED Talk Why the secret to success is setting the right goals:


Our leaders and institutions are failing us, but it's not always because they're bad or unethical, says venture capitalist John Doerr -- often, it's simply because they're leading us toward the wrong ...


New on TED.com - A teen scientist's invention to help wounds heal:


Working out of her garage, Anushka Naiknaware designed a sensor that tracks wound healing, becoming the youngest winner (at age 13) of the Google Science Fair. Her clever invention addresses the global ...


Watch 'Shitty Robots' creator Simone Giertz's remarkable TED Talk:


Why you should make useless things | Simone Giertz YouTube creator Simone Giertz, who is famous for her "shitty robots" videos, released a TED Talk on Wednesday. Predictably, it's wonderful, and you ...


Reimagining the future: Notes from TED Fellows Session 1 at TED2018:


Forget those miserly folk who hoard their best for the last -- TED believes in starting strong. Posted by: Rebekah Barnett, Chelsea Catlett, Abhimanyu Das, Rajpreet Heir, Lauren McAlpine and Elian ...


TED Talk of the week - Susan David: The gift and power of emotional courage :


The way we deal with our emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. In this deeply moving, funny and potentially life-changing talk, psychologist ...


oday's TED Talk Mammoths resurrected, geoengineering and other thoughts from futurist Stewart Brand:


"The story we're told is that we're the next meteor," Brand says, but "things are capable of getting better." Stewart Brand is a futurist, counterculturist and visionary with a very wide-ranging ...


NEW ON TED.COM - The power of citizen video to create undeniable truths:


Could smartphones and cameras be our most powerful weapons for social justice? Through her organization Witness, Yvette Alberdingk Thijm is developing strategies and technologies to help activists use ...


TED Talk - Lessons from the longest study on human development:




Today's TED Talk - How China is changing the future of shopping:


China is a huge laboratory of innovation, says retail expert Angela Wang, and in this lab, everything takes place on people's phones. Five hundred million Chinese consumers -- the equivalent of the combined ...


TED Talk - Learning from dirty jobs:


Mike Rowe's talk, "Learning from dirty jobs," shines a spotlight on how undervalued so-called "dirty jobs" are, and how unappreciated the people are that do them. Many of these undervalued jobs actually ...


TED Talk of the week Dan Gartenberg: The brain benefits of deep sleep -- and how to get more of it :


There's nothing quite like a good night's sleep. What if technology could help us get more out of it? Dan Gartenberg is working on tech that stimulates deep sleep, the stage that (among other wonderful ...


Today's TED Talk - The brain benefits of deep sleep -- and how to get more of it:


There's nothing quite like a good night's sleep. What if technology could help us get more out of it? Dan Gartenberg is working on tech that stimulates deep sleep, the most regenerative stage which (among ...


TED Talks - To raise brave girls, encourage adventure:


My life changed when a friend taught me that even though we were adults, our personalities aren't locked in. It sounds obvious, but with some intention, we don't have to be the same people we ...


TED Talk of the week Elizabeth Blackburn: The science of cells that never get old:


What makes our bodies age ... our skin wrinkle, our hair turn white, our immune systems weaken? Biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shares a Nobel Prize for her work finding out the answer, with the discovery ...


TED Talk - The art of stillness:


In an age characterized by aggressive haste and information overload, Pico Iyer's talk on the art of stillness points us to "one of our greatest [and mostly forgotten] luxuries" -- the empty space ...


TodaY's TED Talk - The new generation of computers is programming itself:


"Only one percent of interesting things have been invented yet," Educator and entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun wants us to use AI to free humanity of repetitive work and unleash our creativity. In an ...


TodaY's TED Talk - The new generation of computers is programming itself:


"Only one percent of interesting things have been invented yet," Educator and entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun wants us to use AI to free humanity of repetitive work and unleash our creativity. In an ...


TED Talk of the week - Sarah Corbett: Activism needs introverts :


Almost everyone has a cause they love and want to support, but for the introverts among us, the traditional forms of activism -- the marches, the protests, the door-to-door canvassing -- can be really ...


Today's TED Talk - How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions:


The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to infiltrate our lives so completely? In a spectacular ...


Today's TED Talk - How can groups make good decisions?:


We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions? With his colleague Dan Ariely, neuroscientist Mariano ...


Today's TED Talk - How we'll earn money in a future without jobs:


Machines that can think, learn and adapt are coming -- and that could mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment. What should we do about it? In a straightforward talk about a controversial ...


Today's TED Talk - Lessons from the longest study on human development:


For the past 70 years, scientists in Britain have been studying thousands of children through their lives to find out why some end up happy and healthy while others struggle. It's the longest-running ...


Today's TED Talk - Future tech will give you the benefits of city life anywhere:


Don't believe predictions that say the future is trending towards city living. Urbanization is actually reaching the end of its cycle, says logistics expert Julio Gil, and soon more people will ...

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