"I think there's something natural to us about physical competition. It's such a direct and pure way to measure achievement" — David Epstein
From Little League to the Olympics, athletic mastery plays a major role in our sense of achievement. This hour, TED speakers explore the minds and bodies of champions who achieve extraordinary feats.
When typical solutions fall short, why not find a different way?
In this hour, TED speakers dare to hack the brain, the climate, and the animal kingdom in hopes of creating a better world.
In this episode, TED speakers look up to the night sky and consider our relationship with what might out there.
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.
Should we be rethinking the definition of originality?
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.
TED speakers tell the truth about 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.
In this hour, TED speakers share stories of overcoming a weakness and turning it into a strength.
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.
"We really are living in a time of a disparity of fortune, which is greater than ever before." — Chrystia Freeland
In this hour, TED speakers share big ideas about inequality and ways we might achieve prosperity for all.
In this hour, TED speakers explore what it means to be afraid, and how we calm ourselves down — or don't — when we're terrified.
How do you channel mass chaos into order?
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In this hour, TED speakers unravel ideas behind the mystery of mass collaborations that build a better world.
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