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The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins
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Published: 4 years ago
Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, ...
This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch
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Published: 2 years ago
Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes ...
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
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Published: 2 years ago
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this ...
10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee
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Published: 2 years ago
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste ...
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth
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Published: 5 years ago
Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized ...
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger
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Published: 2 years ago
What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, ...
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
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Published: 3 years ago
Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal ...
Secrets of success in 8 words, 3 minutes | Richard St. John
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Published: 11 years ago
http://ted.com Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart, or are they just lucky? Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an ...
Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson
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Published: 5 years ago
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.
The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin
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Published: 4 years ago
Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the ...
Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way
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Published: 6 years ago
http://ted.com Reggie Watts' beats defy boxes. Unplug your logic board and watch as he blends poetry and crosses musical genres in this larger-than-life ...
A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer
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Published: 2 years ago
Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from ...
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