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How to design a library that makes kids want to read | Michael Bierut
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 72,270
When Michael Bierut was tapped to design a logo for public school libraries, he had no idea he was embarking on a years-long passion project. In this ...
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Songs that bring history to life | Rhiannon Giddens
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 31,550
Rhiannon Giddens pours the emotional weight of American history into her music. Listen as she performs traditional folk ballads — including "Waterbo...
20:31
No one should die because they live too far from a doctor | Raj Panjabi
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 28,223
Illness is universal — but access to care is not. Physician Raj Panjabi has a bold vision to bring health care to everyone, everywhere. With the 201...
07:33
Am I not human? A call for criminal justice reform | Marlon Peterson
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 38,331
For a crime he committed in his early twenties, the courts sentenced Marlon Peterson to 10 years in prison -- and, as he says, a lifetime of irrelevan...
18:39
The refugee crisis is a test of our character | David Miliband
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 50,047
Sixty-five million people were displaced from their homes by conflict and disaster in 2016. It's not just a crisis; it's a test of who we are and what...
15:21
Don't fear intelligent machines. Work with them | Garry Kasparov
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 52,808
We must face our fears if we want to get the most out of technology -- and we must conquer those fears if we want to get the best out of humanity, say...
09:04
How pollution is changing the ocean's chemistry | Triona McGrath
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 46,684
As we keep pumping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, more of it is dissolving in the oceans, leading to drastic changes in the water's chemistry. Tr...
17:36
How to find a wonderful idea | OK Go
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 124,777
Where does OK Go come up with ideas like dancing in zero gravity, performing in ultra slow motion or constructing a warehouse-sized Rube Goldberg mach...
15:11
A secret weapon against Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases | Nina Fedoroff
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 34,932
Where did Zika come from, and what can we do about it? Molecular biologist Nina Fedoroff takes us around the world to understand Zika's origins and ho...
08:30
Why I speak up about living with epilepsy | Sitawa Wafula
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 34,247
Once homebound by epilepsy, mental health advocate Sitawa Wafula found her strength in writing about it. Now, she advocates for others who are yet to ...
14:59
Poverty isn't a lack of character; it's a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 100,501
"Ideas can and do change the world," says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about ...
15:34
When Black women walk, things change | T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 43,689
T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, founders of the health nonprofit GirlTrek, are on a mission to reduce the leading causes of preventable death am...
10:34
Why school should start later for teens | Wendy Troxel
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 107,611
Teens don't get enough sleep, and it's not because of Snapchat, social lives or hormones -- it's because of public policy, says Wendy Troxel. Drawing ...
13:08
A climate solution where all sides can win | Ted Halstead
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 71,732
Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted ...
16:10
What makes life worth living in the face of death | Lucy Kalanithi
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3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 77,070
In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned ...