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Peering Into Space

This hour, we'll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies.

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What Is Original?

When is copying flattery, when is it thievery, and when is it sheer genius? In this hour, TED speakers explore how sampling, borrowing, and riffing make all of us innovators.

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Why We Lie

Let's face it: people lie. We lie to each other and to ourselves. Is there a deeper reason why we do it? In this episode, TED speakers deconstruct the hard truths of deception.

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Overcoming

In this hour, TED speakers share stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.

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Getting There

How we get to where we need to go--and how long it takes--affects our lives on a daily basis. In this hour, TED speakers imagine a future of transport that's faster, cleaner, and just plain cooler.

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