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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, Robbins samples the buffet of the...
This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch
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Published: 1 year ago
Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes, and standard procedure is to delete...
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
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Published: 1 year 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 hilarious and insightful talk,...
10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee
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Published: 1 year 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 Headlee has worked as a radio...
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth
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Published: 4 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 that IQ wasn't the only thing separating...
What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger
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Published: 1 year 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, you're mistaken. As the director...
Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way
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Published: 5 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 performance. TEDTalks is a daily...
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 exercises and shares tips on...
Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson
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Published: 4 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.'" A rousing call to educators...
The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown
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Published: 6 years ago
http://ted.com Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one...
Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell
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Published: 4 years ago
Cameron Russell admits she won "a genetic lottery": she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a wry look at the industry...
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 Fibonacci series. (And reminds you...
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