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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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721 Why we need gender-neutral bathrooms | Ivan Coyote2016-02-26 15:28:32
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722 Why your doctor should care about social justice | Mary Bassett2016-02-25 16:02:43
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723 How to make a profit while making a difference | Audrey Choi2016-02-24 16:21:41
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724 What do you think when you look at me? | Dalia Mogahed2016-02-23 16:08:42
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725 The case for optimism on climate change | Al Gore2016-02-22 16:16:33
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726 What the discovery of gravitational waves means | Allan Adams2016-02-18 16:49:37
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727 My year of saying yes to everything | Shonda Rhimes2016-02-17 16:04:05
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728 The brain may be able to repair itself -- with help | Jocelyne Bloch2016-02-15 16:10:08
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729 The problem with race-based medicine | Dorothy Roberts2016-02-12 16:03:41
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730 The case for fish farming | Mike Velings2016-02-11 15:53:37
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731 Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it | Sean Follmer2016-02-09 16:03:20
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732 Economic growth has stalled. Let's fix it | Dambisa Moyo2016-02-08 16:08:22
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733 Special Olympics let me be myself -- a champion | Matthew Williams2016-02-05 15:53:55
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734 How we'll fight the next deadly virus | Pardis Sabeti2016-02-04 16:10:14
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735 A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer2016-02-03 16:18:34
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736 A delightful way to teach kids about computers | Linda Liukas2016-02-01 16:08:57
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737 Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali | Melati and Isabel Wijsen2016-01-29 16:12:22
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Our campaign to ban plastic bags in Bali | Melati and Isabel Wijsen

Plastic bags are essentially indestructible, yet they're used and thrown away with reckless abandon. Most end up in the ocean, where they pollute the water and harm marine life; the rest are burned in garbage piles, where they release harmful dioxins into the atmosphere. Melati and Isabel Wijsen are on a mission to stop plastic bags from suffocating their beautiful island home of Bali. Their efforts -- including petitions, beach cleanups, even a hunger strike -- paid off when they convinced their governor to commit to a plastic bag-free Bali by 2018. "Don't ever let anyone tell you that you're too young or you won't understand," Isabel says to other aspiring activists. "We're not telling you it's going to be easy. We're telling you it's going to be worth it."…read more

738 A robot that runs and swims like a salamander | Auke Ijspeert2016-01-28 16:37:23
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739 Should you be able to patent a human gene? | Tania Simoncelli2016-01-27 15:35:20
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740 Glow-in-the-dark sharks and other stunning sea creatures | David Gruber2016-01-26 16:29:35
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