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How to get better at the things you care about | Eduardo Briceño
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1 day ago ∗ Views: 62,367
Working hard but not improving? You're not alone. Eduardo Briceño reveals a simple way to think about getting better at the things you do, whether th...
12:50
Why you should love statistics | Alan Smith
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2 days ago ∗ Views: 55,440
Think you're good at guessing stats? Guess again. Whether we consider ourselves math people or not, our ability to understand and work with numbers is...
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Nationalism vs. globalism: the new political divide | Yuval Noah Harari
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 74,827
How do we make sense of today's political divisions? In a wide-ranging conversation full of insight, historian Yuval Harari places our current turmoil...
21:03
Help discover ancient ruins -- before it's too late | Sarah Parcak
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 38,783
Sarah Parcak uses satellites orbiting hundreds of miles above Earth to uncover hidden ancient treasures buried beneath our feet. There's a lot to disc...
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A young scientist's quest for clean water | Deepika Kurup
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 59,597
Deepika Kurup has been determined to solve the global water crisis since she was 14 years old, after she saw kids outside her grandparents' house in I...
20:12
What we don't know about Europe's Muslim kids | Deeyah Khan
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 86,246
As the child of an Afghan mother and Pakistani father raised in Norway, Deeyah Khan knows what it's like to be a young person stuck between your commu...
14:28
Where is cybercrime really coming from? | Caleb Barlow
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 106,687
Cybercrime netted a whopping $450 billion in profits last year, with 2 billion records lost or stolen worldwide. Security expert Caleb Barlow calls ou...
11:56
Buildings that blend nature and city | Jeanne Gang
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 91,208
A skyscraper that channels the breeze ... a building that creates community around a hearth ... Jeanne Gang uses architecture to build relationships. ...
19:07
Our story of rape and reconciliation | Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 245,161
In 1996, Thordis Elva shared a teenage romance with Tom Stranger, an exchange student from Australia. After a school dance, Tom raped Thordis, after w...
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The ethical dilemma of designer babies | Paul Knoepfler
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 81,725
Creating genetically modified children is no longer a science fiction fantasy; it's a likely future scenario. Biologist Paul Knoepfler estimates that ...
12:02
How to have better political conversations | Robb Willer
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 90,850
Robb Willer studies the forces that unite and divide us. As a social psychologist, he researches how moral values -- typically a source of division --...
10:50
Art made of the air we breathe | Emily Parsons-Lord
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 62,032
Emily Parsons-Lord re-creates air from distinct moments in Earth's history -- from the clean, fresh-tasting air of the Carboniferous period to the sod...
11:55
How to gain control of your free time | Laura Vanderkam
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 367,782
There are 168 hours in each week. How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend ...
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Will automation take away all our jobs? | David Autor
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 118,295
Here's a paradox you don't hear much about: despite a century of creating machines to do our work for us, the proportion of adults in the US with a jo...
12:40
To solve old problems, study new species | Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 82,776
Nature is wonderfully abundant, diverse and mysterious -- but biological research today tends to focus on only seven species, including rats, chickens...