It's time to reclaim religion | Sharon Brous
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10 hours ago ∗ Views: 22,889
At a moment when the world seems to be spinning out of control, religion might feel irrelevant -- or like part of the problem. But Rabbi Sharon Brous ...
How we explore unanswered questions in physics | James Beacham
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 57,732
James Beacham looks for answers to the most important open questions of physics using the biggest science experiment ever mounted, CERN's Large Hadron...
Why Earth may someday look like Mars | Anjali Tripathi
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 60,318
Every minute, 400 pounds of hydrogen and almost 7 pounds of helium escape from Earth's atmosphere into outer space. Astrophysicist Anjali Tripathi stu...
How online abuse of women has spiraled out of control | Ashley Judd
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 123,913
Enough with online hate speech, sexual harassment and threats of violence against women and marginalized groups. It's time to take the global crisis o...
What happens when you have a disease doctors can't diagnose | Jennifer Brea
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 94,232
Five years ago, TED Fellow Jen Brea became progressively ill with myalgic encephalomyelitis, commonly known as chronic fatigue syndrome, a debilitatin...
How students of color confront impostor syndrome | Dena Simmons
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 41,154
As a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of co...
Could a drug prevent depression and PTSD? | Rebecca Brachman
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 75,392
The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries. In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebe...
How AI can bring on a second Industrial Revolution | Kevin Kelly
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 96,530
"The actual path of a raindrop as it goes down the valley is unpredictable, but the general direction is inevitable," says digital visionary Kevin Kel...
Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | Kevin B. Jones
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 39,583
Science is a learning process that involves experimentation, failure and revision -- and the science of medicine is no exception. Cancer researcher Ke...
Do kids think of sperm donors as family? | Veerle Provoost
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 39,923
How do we define a parent -- or a family? Bioethicist Veerle Provoost explores these questions in the context of non-traditional families, ones brough...
Say your truths and seek them in others | Elizabeth Lesser
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 52,015
In a lyrical, unexpectedly funny talk about heavy topics such as frayed relationships and the death of a loved one, Elizabeth Lesser describes the hea...
What I learned from 100 days of rejection | Jia Jiang
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 325,430
Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days -- from asking a stranger to borrow ...
Let's clean up the space junk orbiting Earth | Natalie Panek
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 77,868
Our lives depend on a world we can't see: the satellite infrastructure we use every day for information, entertainment, communication and so much more...
A queer vision of love and marriage | Tiq Milan and Kim Katrin Milan
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 53,190
Love is a tool for revolutionary change and a path toward inclusivity and understanding for the LGBTQ+ community. Married activists Tiq and Kim Katrin...
4 larger-than-life lessons from soap operas | Kate Adams
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 67,041
Soap operas and telenovelas may be overblown and exaggerated, but as Kate Adams shows us, they often reflect the intensity and drama of real life. Ada...