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  • Popular The perks of being a pirate | Tom Nash

    The perks of being a pirate | Tom Nash

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    The perks of being a pirate | Tom Nash Video Script:: Translator: Nawal Sharabati Auditor: Fatima Zahra El Hafa Often when I'm in the general public, A child will stare at me. And if the child is particularly brave, he will approach me asking, "Are yo

  • Popular 11 BIGGEST Ships

    11 BIGGEST Ships

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    Imagine waking in the middle of the night to an elephant ripping the roof from your house in search of food. This is a reality in some communities in Africa where, as wild spaces shrink, people and elephants are competing for space and resources like neve

  • Popular How bees can keep the peace between elephants and humans | Lucy King

    How bees can keep the peace between elephants and humans | Lucy King

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    Imagine waking in the middle of the night to an elephant ripping the roof from your house in search of food. This is a reality in some communities in Africa where, as wild spaces shrink, people and elephants are competing for space and resources like neve

  • Popular A new type of medicine, custom-made with tiny proteins | Christopher Bahl

    A new type of medicine, custom-made with tiny proteins | Christopher Bahl

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    Some common life-saving medicines, such as insulin, are made of proteins so large and fragile that they need to be injected instead of ingested as pills. But a new generation of medicine -- made from smaller, more durable proteins known as peptides -- is

  • Popular How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

    How the magic of kindness helped me survive the Holocaust | Werner Reich

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    Holocaust survivor Werner Reich recounts his harrowing adolescence as a prisoner transported between concentration camps — and shares how a small, kind act can inspire a lifetime of compassion. "If you ever know somebody who needs help, if you know

  • Popular How to make faster decisions | The Way We Work, a TED series

    How to make faster decisions | The Way We Work, a TED series

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    In a world of endless reviews and options, it's easy to become paralyzed by indecision. Investor and writer Patrick McGinnis shares the dangers of "FOBO" -- the fear of better options -- and how to overcome it. Video Script:: Translator: TED Translat

  • Popular The beautiful balance between courage and fear | Cara E. Yar Khan

    The beautiful balance between courage and fear | Cara E. Yar Khan

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    After being diagnosed with a rare genetic condition that deteriorates muscle, Cara E. Yar Khan was told she'd have to limit her career ambitions and dial down her dreams. She ignored that advice and instead continued to pursue her biggest ambitions. In th

  • Popular How the compass unlocked the world | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

    How the compass unlocked the world | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

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    “Everything that we think of as world history would not have taken place without the compass.” Science curator David Biello explains how the device changed our relationship to the world. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates

  • Popular How your brain's executive function works -- and how to improve it | Sabine Doebel

    How your brain's executive function works -- and how to improve it | Sabine Doebel

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    You use your brain's executive function every day -- it's how you do things like pay attention, plan ahead and control impulses. Can you improve it to change for the better? With highlights from her research on child development, cognitive scientist Sabin

  • Popular How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich

    How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich

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    Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving? To find out, he recruited citizen scientists across the US to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and roofto

  • Popular Future Health Care - A life-saving device that detects silent heart attacks | Akash Manoj

    Future Health Care - A life-saving device that detects silent heart attacks | Akash Manoj

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    You probably know the common symptoms of a heart attack: chest and arm pain, shortness of breath and fatigue. But there's another kind that's just as deadly and harder to detect because the symptoms are silent. In this quick talk, 17-year-old inventor Aka

  • Popular Why the pencil is perfect | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

    Why the pencil is perfect | Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series

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    Why are pencils shaped like hexagons, and how did they get their iconic yellow color? Pencil shop owner Caroline Weaver takes us inside the fascinating history of the pencil.

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