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The wars that inspired Game of Thrones - Alex Gendler
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-wars-that-inspired-game-of-thrones-alex-gendler Beginning around 1377, medieval England was shaken by a power struggle between two noble families,...
Can you solve the bridge riddle? - Alex Gendler
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-bridge-riddle-alex-gendler Taking that internship in a remote mountain lab might not have been the best idea. Pulling that lever...
What makes muscles grow? - Jeffrey Siegel
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-muscles-grow-jeffrey-siegel We have over 600 muscles in our bodies that help bind us together, hold us up, and help us move. Your muscles...
The benefits of a bilingual brain - Mia Nacamulli
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-speaking-multiple-languages-benefits-the-brain-mia-nacamulli It's obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier...
Can you solve the prisoner hat riddle? - Alex Gendler
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-solve-the-prisoner-hat-riddle-alex-gendler You and nine other individuals have been captured by super-intelligent alien overlords. The aliens...
Plato’s Allegory of the Cave - Alex Gendler
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/plato-s-allegory-of-the-cave-alex-gendler Twenty four hundred years ago, Plato, one of history's most famous thinkers, said life is like being...
How playing an instrument benefits your brain - Anita Collins
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Published: 3 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-playing-an-instrument-benefits-your-brain-anita-collins When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But...
The history of the Cuban Missile Crisis - Matthew A. Jordan
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Published: 1 year ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-history-of-the-cuban-missile-crisis-matthew-a-jordan Imagine going about your life knowing that, at any given moment, you and everyone you know...
How to practice effectively...for just about anything - Annie Bosler and Don Greene
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Published: 9 months ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-practice-effectively-for-just-about-anything-annie-bosler-and-don-greene Mastering any physical skill takes practice. Practice is the repetition...
What would happen if you didn’t sleep? - Claudia Aguirre
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Published: 2 years ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-would-happen-if-you-didn-t-sleep-claudia-aguirre In the United States, it's estimated that 30 percent of adults and 66 percent of adolescents...
The philosophy of Stoicism - Massimo Pigliucci
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Published: 5 months ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-philosophy-of-stoicism-massimo-pigliucci What is the best life we can live? How can we cope with whatever the universe throws at us and keep...
History’s deadliest colors - J. V. Maranto
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Published: 6 months ago
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/history-s-deadliest-colors-j-v-maranto When radium was first discovered, its luminous green color inspired people to add it into beauty products...
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