America’s War On Drugs: A Trillion Dollars Wasted, Millions Imprisoned, Freedom Diminished, All For What?

America’s War On Drugs: A Trillion Dollars Wasted, Millions Imprisoned, Freedom Diminished, All For What?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

TED Talk on memory concepts and method of loci. One of the only TED talks I think is worth showing the entire thing (20 mins).

TED Talk on memory concepts and method of loci. One of the only TED talks I think is worth showing the entire thing (20 mins).

Daniel Kahneman: The Riddle of Experience Vs. Memory- There are dozens of gems in this talk but for me, the one with the most impact is the one about how our "experiencing selves" and our "remembering selves" perceive happiness differently. I’ve listened to it several times and each time there were very specific ways in which it affected choices I made to be happier (successfully, I’m pleased to report!)

Daniel Kahneman: The Riddle of Experience Vs. Memory- There are dozens of gems in this talk but for me, the one with the most impact is the one about how our "experiencing selves" and our "remembering selves" perceive happiness differently. I’ve listened to it several times and each time there were very specific ways in which it affected choices I made to be happier (successfully, I’m pleased to report!)

Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of adversity, while also spinning tales of the courageous people he's met in the years since. In a moving, heartfelt and at times downright funny talk, Solomon gives a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.

Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of adversity, while also spinning tales of the courageous people he's met in the years since. In a moving, heartfelt and at times downright funny talk, Solomon gives a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.

These iconic talks are the ones that you and your fellow TED fans just can't stop sharing.

These iconic talks are the ones that you and your fellow TED fans just can't stop sharing.

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple -- though hard -- way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.

Elizabeth Gilbert was once an "unpublished diner waitress," devastated by rejection letters. And yet, in the wake of the success of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' she found herself identifying strongly with her former self. With beautiful insight, Gilbert reflects on why success can be as disorienting as failure and offers a simple -- though hard -- way to carry on, regardless of outcomes.

This video by a Columbia University neuroscientist​ might be the best case against the drug war ever made - The Washington Post

This video by a Columbia University neuroscientist​ might be the best case against the drug war ever made - The Washington Post

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