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5:27 David Gallo Underwater astonishments
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18:25 Sarah Kay If I should have a daughter ...
«««« 19:50 Hans Rosling The best stats you've ever seen dup from most popular
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18:49 Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The danger of a single story
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19:00 Hugh Herr The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance
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20:19 Brené Brown The power of vulnerability
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23:41 Bryan Stevenson We need to talk about an injustice
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15:49 Alejandro Aravena My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process
««««« 21:02 Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are dup most popular
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17:40 David Christian The history of our world in 18 minutes
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   18:18  Noreena Hertz  How to Use Experts  
   6:42  Liza Donnelly  Drawing Upon Humor  
   4:15 Sebastian Thrun      Driverless Car  
        
 

TED's Funniest Talks from TED curated "Playlists"

««« 14:13 Maysoon Zayid I got 99 problems... palsy is just one

18:56 Ze Frank Nerdcore comedy
«««« 22:52 Emily Levine A theory of everything

12:20 Shawn Achor The happy secret to better work

5:16 Julia Sweeney It's time for "The Talk"
««««« 20:59 Bob Mankoff Anatomy of a New Yorker cartoon Insight on what makes things funny

9:29 Randall Munroe Comics that ask "what if?"

21:00 Sarah Jones A one-woman global village

7:11 Maz Jobrani A Saudi, an Indian and an Iranian walk into a Qatari bar ...
««««« 19:24 Ken Robinson How schools kill creativity Other talks by Ken Robinson

TED's list of 20 most popular (11/2014)  from TED curated "Playlists"

««««« 19:24 Ken Robinson How schools kill creativity  [related book: Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative]
««««« 21:02 Amy Cuddy Your body language shapes who you are
««««  18:04 Simon Sinek How great leaders inspire action
20:19  Brené Brown The power of vulnerability
«««« 18:19 Jill Bolte Taylor My Stroke of insight
«««« 13:50 Pranav Mistry The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology also: 8:42 Meet the SixthSense interaction
16:43 Mary Roach 10 things you didn't know about orgasm
««««« 21:45 Tony Robbins Why we do what we do
««««  18:36 Dan Pink The puzzle of motivation in a different form w/ RSA animation
«««« 5:27 David Gallo Underwater astonishments
21:16 Dan Gilbert The surprising science of happiness
19:04  Susan Cain The power of introverts
«««« 19:09 Elizabeth Gilbert Your elusive creative genius
«««« 9:50 Hans Rosling The best stats you've ever seen 2006
«««« 18:50 Pamela Meyer How to spot a liar
12:20 Shawn Achor The happy secret to better work
«««« 20:19 David Blaine How I held my breath for 17 minutes
19:49 Keith Barry Brain magic
9:37 Cameron Russell Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model

Talks on the Brain/Mind/Neuroscience [TED play list on How does my brain work]

«««« 16:27 Max Tegmark Consciousness is a mathematical pattern TEDxCambridge 2014
««««« Sebastian Seung The Connectome connections in the brain
««««« Sherwin Nuland How electric shock therapy changed me
   11:41 Jeff Lliff One more reason to get a good night's sleep  
18m Dan Ariely Are we in control of our Decisions (also others by Dan Ariely)

 15:34  Andres Lozano  Parkinson's, depression and the switch that might turn them off  and Alzheimer's
  11:04Siddhartha Mukherjee:  Soon we'll cure diseases with a cell, not a pill 
  11:04Sandrine Thuret  You can grow new brain cells. Here's how 
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Genetics/Medicine/Human Biology

««««« 18m Anthony Atala - Printing a kidney 
20m Paul Wolpe Ethics of Bio Engineering                                               
««««« 17:49 Pam Ronald The Case for Engineering our Food GMO
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Animals

10m Edith Widder  Giant Squid image
15m Miguel Nicholelis Monkey controls robot  (with it's thoughts)
10:06 Joshua Klein  A thought experiment on the intelligence of crows
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Other Interesting Talks

««  18 m Cliff Stoll 18 minutes with an eclectic mind [Also see "private universe" work a Harvard]
««««« Philip Zimbardo               The Psychology of Evil book "The Lucifer Effect"
«««« Dean Kamen    Artificial Arm
Anand Giridharadas A Tale of Two Americas. And the mini-mart where they met American Dream vs Despair

Marc  Goodman A Vision of crimes in the Future book: 
 ««««« 22:00 James Nachtwey My wish: Let my photographs bear witness 
  11:15 Chris Jordan Turning powerful stats into art 
 ««««« 19:07 BJ Miller What really matters at the end of life 
  7:24 Louie Schwartzberg Hidden miracles of the natural world 
  20:02 Mike Rowe Learning from dirty jobs 
 ««««« 15:40 Malcolm Gladwell The unheard story of David and Goliath 
  15:00 Malcolm Gladwell The strange tale of the Norden bombsight 
 ««««    Kevin Rudd  China-US  Doomed to conflict?   
 «««¶¶    Takaharu Tezuka  The Best Kindergarten you've ever seen  
 ««««    Bjarke Ingels  3 warp speed architecture and design 

Music/Dance

12m Tom Thum The orchestra in my mouth
««««« Eric Whitacre 2000 member virtual choir other virtual choir efforts
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Itay Talgam Lead like the great conductor 
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Emotions, Happiness....


15:46  Helen Fisher a Brain in Love  MRI's of love
Dan Gilbert The science of Happiness


 7:20 Daniele Quercia Happy Maps
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Hans Rosling

«««« 19m How not to be ignorant about the world
  • how has the # of deaths from natural disasters changed in the last century
  • women age 30 have spent how many years in school
    (world wide, 3-5 or 7 years; for men it's 8) 
  • how has the percentage of people in extreme poverty changed over the last century?
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Let my dataset change your mind 2009
Asia's Rise - how and when 2009
New insights on poverty 2007
Religion and Babies 2012
HIV facts and details 2009
The Good News of the Decade 2010
The magic washing machine  2010  
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