TED Talks Daily

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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

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TED Talks Daily

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681 How my son's short life made a lasting difference | Sarah Gray2016-05-02 14:58:08
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682 How to read the genome and build a human being | Riccardo Sabatini2016-04-29 15:00:42
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683 A provocative way to finance the fight against climate change | Michael Metcalfe2016-04-28 14:46:41
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684 Why I put myself in danger to tell the stories of Gaza | Ameera Harouda2016-04-27 11:54:15
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685 Insightful human portraits made from data | R. Luke DuBois2016-04-26 15:06:25
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686 A smart loan for people with no credit history (yet) | Shivani Siroya2016-04-25 15:00:12
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687 Hunting for dinosaurs showed me our place in the universe | Kenneth Lacovara2016-04-22 15:00:30
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688 A taboo-free way to talk about periods | Aditi Gupta2016-04-21 15:00:16
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689 We can reprogram life. How to do it wisely | Juan Enriquez2016-04-20 15:04:46
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690 Wisdom from great writers on every year of life | Joshua Prager2016-04-19 13:08:58
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691 The inside story of the Paris climate agreement | Christiana Figueres2016-04-18 14:55:20
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692 The nit-picking glory of The New Yorker's Comma Queen | Mary Norris2016-04-15 15:04:38
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693 The unexpected benefit of celebrating failure | Astro Teller2016-04-14 14:59:23
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694 A new superweapon in the fight against cancer | Paula Hammond2016-04-13 15:08:28
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695 What does it mean to be a citizen of the world? | Hugh Evans2016-04-11 12:24:34
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696 The mind behind Linux | Linus Torvalds2016-04-08 16:00:29
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697 The most mysterious star in the universe | Tabetha Boyajian2016-04-07 15:03:12
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The most mysterious star in the universe | Tabetha Boyajian

Something massive, with roughly 1,000 times the area of Earth, is blocking the light coming from a distant star known as KIC 8462852, and nobody is quite sure what it is. As astronomer Tabetha Boyajian investigated this perplexing celestial object, a colleague suggested something unusual: Could it be an alien-built megastructure? Such an extraordinary idea would require extraordinary evidence. In this talk, Boyajian gives us a look at how scientists search for and test hypotheses when faced with the unknown.…read more

698 The magic ingredient that brings Pixar movies to life | Danielle Feinberg2016-04-06 14:42:58
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699 How a start-up in the White House is changing business as usual | Haley Van Dyck2016-04-04 14:51:40
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700 The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant2016-04-01 14:47:47
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