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Intimate photos of a senior love triangle | Isadora Kosofsky
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Intimate photos of a senior love triangle | Isadora Kosofsky

Jeanie, Will and Adina are three senior citizens connected by a special relationship. They view their bond as a shield from the loneliness of aging. I first met them at a retirement home in Los Angeles, where I had been

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Intimacy After Trauma | Kat Smith | TEDxMountainViewCollege
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Intimacy After Trauma | Kat Smith | TEDxMountainViewCollege

Translator: Gianna Carroni Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good evening. I am an intimalogist. That’s not to be confused with entomologist with an E because that’s a bug expert. And even though I can bug the hell out of some

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An Intimate Encounter with Your EGO: Ahankara in Advaita Vedanta
Travel More & Buy Less. | Luis Vargas | TEDxPortland
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Travel More & Buy Less. | Luis Vargas | TEDxPortland

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good morning. Thank you. (Applause) (Cheers) So, the idea that I want to share with you this morning is a very simple one, and it’s to travel more and to buy less.

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Why TED Talks don’t change people’s behaviors: Tom Asacker at TEDxCambridge 2014
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Why TED Talks don’t change people’s behaviors: Tom Asacker at TEDxCambridge 2014

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner Let me tell you what I know. I know that you’ve watched and enjoyed some very inspiring TED Talks. And it’s also true that you understand and for the most part accept the various

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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper
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I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper

I was a blue-eyed, chubby-cheeked five-year-old when I joined my family on the picket line for the first time. My mom made me leave my dolls in the minivan. I’d stand on a street corner in the heavy Kansas humidity,

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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni
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Why I’m done trying to be “man enough” | Justin Baldoni

As an actor, I get scripts and it’s my job to stay on script, to say my lines and bring to life a character that someone else wrote. Over the course of my career, I’ve had the great honor playing

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Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway
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Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon | Mary McGill | TEDxGalway

Translator: Tijana Mihajlović Reviewer: Mile Živković Whenever I tell people that I am researching the selfie phenomenon, two things happen. First of all, they’re not impressed. “Why would anyone research the selfie?” they say. “Surely it’s just a digital cesspool

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How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee
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How teachers can help kids find their political voices | Sydney Chaffee

To me, social justice is a simple concept. It’s the notion that all people in a society deserve fair and equitable rights, opportunities and access to resources. But it’s become controversial and nebulous, because we’ve stopped talking about what working

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The Cure for Grief | Norah Casey | TEDxGalway