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The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). These videos cover talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more.
What it means to be intersex | Susannah Temko
What it means to be intersex | Susannah Temko

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. For intersex people -- those born with sex characteristics outside ...

Published: 09/16/2020
The tyranny of merit | Michael Sandel
The tyranny of merit | Michael Sandel

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What accounts for our polarized public life, and how can we begin t...

Published: 09/15/2020
How animals and plants are evolving in cities | Menno Schilthuizen
How animals and plants are evolving in cities | Menno Schilthuizen

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In cities, evolution occurs constantly, as countless plants, animal...

Published: 09/14/2020
Big data, small farms and a tale of two tomatoes | Erin Baumgartner
Big data, small farms and a tale of two tomatoes | Erin Baumgartner

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. The path to better food is paved with data, says entrepreneur Erin ...

Published: 09/11/2020
Can we call it a "world map" if it's missing a billion people? | Rebecca Firth
Can we call it a "world map" if it's missing a billion people? | Rebecca Firth

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Want to help map the world? Community builder Rebecca Firth explain...

Published: 09/10/2020
Why we must stop dancing to the sound of our own oppression | Madame Gandhi
Why we must stop dancing to the sound of our own oppression | Madame Gandhi

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Popular music is often riddled with misogynistic lyrics that object...

Published: 09/09/2020
3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings and Chris Anderson
3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings and Chris Anderson

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What does it take to cultivate a culture of innovation and reinvent...

Published: 09/08/2020
What to do when everything feels broken | Daniel Alexander Jones
What to do when everything feels broken | Daniel Alexander Jones

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. "Some call me a soul sonic superstar," says Jomama Jones, the alter...

Published: 09/08/2020
6 tips for better sleep | Matt Walker Sleep
6 tips for better sleep | Matt Walker Sleep

Want to not only fall asleep quickly but also stay asleep longer? Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains how your room temperature, lighting and other easy-to-fix factors can set the stage for a better ...

Published: 09/02/2020
How much sleep do you really need? | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
How much sleep do you really need? | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

You know you need to get enough sleep, but the question remains: How much is enough? Sleep scientist Matt Walker tells us the recommended amount for adults and explains why it's necessary for your lon...

Published: 09/02/2020
Hacking your memory -- with sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
Hacking your memory -- with sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

We've all been told to get a good night's sleep before a test -- finally, here's the reason why. Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains how getting enough sleep affects how our brains store and process ...

Published: 09/02/2020
A walk through the stages of sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
A walk through the stages of sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

Did you know you go on a journey every night after you close your eyes? Sleep scientist Matt Walker breaks down the difference between REM (Rapid-Eye Movement) and non-REM sleep, what occurs during ea...

Published: 09/02/2020
What's the connection between sleep and Alzheimer's disease? | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
What's the connection between sleep and Alzheimer's disease? | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

Does not getting enough sleep lead to Alzheimer's disease? Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains the relationship between the two -- and how researchers are exploring how to use sleep to decrease our ...

Published: 09/02/2020
How sleep affects your emotions | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
How sleep affects your emotions | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

It's not just your imagination -- you're more irritable when you're low on zzzzs. Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains how our nightly slumber affects the emotional centers in our brains, and why we c...

Published: 09/02/2020
How sleep can improve your immunity | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
How sleep can improve your immunity | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

One of the best things that you can do to boost your immune system is head to bed, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. It can even make your flu shot more effective! Sleeping with Science, a TED origin...

Published: 09/02/2020
How caffeine and alcohol affect your sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series
How caffeine and alcohol affect your sleep | Sleeping with Science, a TED series

Caffeine wakes you up, and alcohol makes you nod off, right? It's not that simple. Sleep scientist Matt Walker takes us into the eye-opening ways that these drinks affect the quantity and quality of o...

Published: 09/02/2020
What silence can teach you about sound | Dallas Taylor
What silence can teach you about sound | Dallas Taylor

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What can you hear in silence? In this exploration of sound, host of...

Published: 09/01/2020
Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner
Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Far-UVC light is a type of ultraviolet light that kills microbes an...

Published: 08/31/2020
Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher
Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. We have archives of films, newspapers, even seeds -- what if we cou...

Published: 08/28/2020
COVID-19 unraveled the workforce. Here's how to fix it | Mary L. Gray
COVID-19 unraveled the workforce. Here's how to fix it | Mary L. Gray

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. "We are living through the tech-enabled unraveling of full-time emp...

Published: 08/27/2020
5 needs that any COVID-19 response should meet | Kwame Owusu-Kesse
5 needs that any COVID-19 response should meet | Kwame Owusu-Kesse

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Crisis interventions often focus on a single aspect of a big, compl...

Published: 08/26/2020
A new stock exchange focused on the long-term | Michelle Greene
A new stock exchange focused on the long-term | Michelle Greene

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Investors tend to think in daily and quarterly numbers, leading to ...

Published: 08/25/2020
3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas
3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. At age 16, journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas found out h...

Published: 08/24/2020
How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson
How to build a resilient future using ancient wisdom | Julia Watson

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. In her global exploration of Indigenous design systems, architect J...

Published: 08/21/2020
New ways to understand life in a pandemic | Aaron Maniam
New ways to understand life in a pandemic | Aaron Maniam

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Poet and policymaker Aaron Maniam describes how the language we use...

Published: 08/20/2020
Art in the age of machine intelligence | Refik Anadol
Art in the age of machine intelligence | Refik Anadol

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What does it look like inside the mind of a machine? Inspired by th...

Published: 08/19/2020
Stop making mass shooters famous | Tom Teves
Stop making mass shooters famous | Tom Teves

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. On July 20, 2012, a mass shooting in a movie theater of Aurora, Col...

Published: 08/18/2020
How love can help repair social inequality | Chloé Valdary
How love can help repair social inequality | Chloé Valdary

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. What does Kendrick Lamar have in common with Disney's "Moana"? They...

Published: 08/17/2020
How to connect while apart | Eric Yuan
How to connect while apart | Eric Yuan

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. People everywhere are using Zoom to work, take classes, do yoga -- ...

Published: 08/14/2020
"White Lies" / "Turn It Around" | Lucius
"White Lies" / "Turn It Around" | Lucius

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of indie pop band Lucius provide an en...

Published: 08/14/2020
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