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Here are some of my favorite TED Talks. Words I would use to describe them are as follows: insightful, inspiring, humorous, just plain cool, etc.
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Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of struggle, while a.

Shane Koyczan: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful

"To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video. Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson.

7 seconds to change your life: Alistair Horscroft at TEDxNoosa 2014

Just 'change your life'. Find out why 7 seconds can make all the difference. Alistair Horscroft has spent his working life help.

Andrew Solomon  Depression, the secret we share

This is my favorite Ted Talk on depression & anxiety. I share this with friends & family when they want to understand, and when they are trying to understand, but my own words cannot communicate effectively.

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning

Beware: Rives has a contagious obsession with 4 a. At the poet shared what was then a minor fixation with a time that kept popping up everywhere.


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TED // Science of motivation // awesome

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don& Traditional rewards aren& always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward.

Shaun Achor. The Happiness Advantage.

May 2011 - The happy secret to better work - Shawn Achor - We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.

Can you get an MIT education for $2,000?: Scott Young at TEDxEastsidePrep

Watch "How to get the finest education online: Scott Young @ TEDxEastsidePrep" Video at TEDxTalks

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids.

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks about how her mind works — sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss.

J.J. Abrams traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that’s evident in his films and TV shows, including Lost, Star Trek and the upcoming Star Wars VII -- back to its magical beginnings.

Abrams traces his love for the unseen mystery –- a passion that& evident in his films and TV shows, including Lost, Star Trek and the upcoming Star Wars VII -- back to its magical beginnings.

Parisian guerilla street artist JR is this years TED conference winner. With his installations focusing mainly in run-down and low-income areas, JR pastes large-scale close-up images of members from that community attempting to put a human face to impoverished areas.

Parisian guerilla street artist JR is this years TED conference winner. With his installations focusing mainly in run down and…

The fight against Monsanto has heated up like never before, especially with the recent March Against Monsanto and other campaigns that have been roote ...

The fight against Monsanto has heated up like never before, especially with the recent March Against Monsanto and other campaigns that have been roote .

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