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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk
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The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk

Chris Anderson: Elon, hey, welcome back to TED. It’s great to have you here. Elon Musk: Thanks for having me. CA: So, in the next half hour or so, we’re going to spend some time exploring your vision for what

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Bruno Torturra: Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting
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Bruno Torturra: Got a smartphone? Start broadcasting

Has anyone among you ever been exposed to tear gas? Tear gas? Anyone? I’m sorry to hear that, so you might know that it’s a very toxic substance, but you might not know that it’s a very simple molecule with

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The unheard story of David and Goliath | Malcolm Gladwell
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The unheard story of David and Goliath | Malcolm Gladwell

So I wanted to tell a story that really obsessed me when I was writing my new book, and it’s a story of something that happened 3,000 years ago, when the Kingdom of Israel was in its infancy. And it

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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman
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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

I’d like to start with a simple question: Why do the poor make so many poor decisions? I know it’s a harsh question, but take a look at the data. The poor borrow more, save less, smoke more, exercise less,

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The art of seduction | Seema Anand | TEDxEaling
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The art of seduction | Seema Anand | TEDxEaling

Translator: Jessika Malo Reviewer: Peter van de Ven If we begin with a construct that we are a collection of stories. We are the stories that we tell, the stories that we believe, and, equally, the stories that we choose

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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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What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit
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What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

So on my way here, the passenger next to me and I had a very interesting conversation during my flight. He told me, “It seems like the United States has run out of jobs, because they’re just making some up:

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Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn
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Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn

We are going to take a quick voyage over the cognitive history of the 20th century, because during that century, our minds have altered dramatically. As you all know, the cars that people drove in 1900 have altered because the

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