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Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 – Official UN Video
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Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 – Official UN Video

And now let’s turn to a young woman who has chosen to lend her voice to this very important solidarity movement. She’s a leading British actor, an advocate for gender equality in her own right. She’s been involved with a

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How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft
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How the oceans can clean themselves: Boyan Slat at TEDxDelft

Translator: Ondrej Moravcik Reviewer: Tatjana Jevdjic Once there was a Stone Age, a Bronze Age and now we are in the middle of the Plastic Age. Because every year we produce about 300,000,000 tons of plastic and fraction of that

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Sounds of Cyprus – Using Music to Bridge Intercultural Relations | Peter Douskalis | TEDxHerndon
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Sounds of Cyprus – Using Music to Bridge Intercultural Relations | Peter Douskalis | TEDxHerndon

Translator: Carl Luc Campbell Reviewer: Kevin Marceau (Traditional Cypriot folk, ‘Tillirkotissa-Dillirga’) (Music ends) (Applause) (Cheers) Alright. Thank you, thank you, thank you. We have here Elena Christou on vocals, Renos Efthymiou playing cajón, percussion, and Alex Tasopoulos on the viola.

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Jonathan Haidt: How common threats can make common (political) ground
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Jonathan Haidt: How common threats can make common (political) ground

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast So if you’ve been following the news, you’ve heard that there’s a pack of giant asteroids headed for the United States, all scheduled to strike within the next 50 years. Now I don’t mean

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Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep
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Life is easy. Why do we make it so hard? | Jon Jandai | TEDxDoiSuthep

Translator: Jelena Vukovic Reviewer: Ivana Korom There is one phrase that I have always wanted to say to everyone in my life. That phrase is “Life is easy.” It’s so easy and fun. I never thought like that before. When

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Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison
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Is war between China and the US inevitable? | Graham Allison

So, let me thank you for the opportunity to talk about the biggest international story of your professional lifetime, which is also the most important international challenge the world will face for as far as the eye can see. The

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