TED Radio Hour Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.

TED Radio Hour

Tackling big questions with the world's greatest thinkers.

Past Shows

Previous Shows

So Awkward: Embracing life's embarrassing moments

Forgetting a name, a poorly executed hug, the 7th grade — awkwardness is part of our lives whether we like it or not. But what if we put the embarrassment aside and embraced our awkward selves?

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What's in a Face: How technology uses our faces

We think our faces are our own. But technology can use them to identify, influence and mimic us. This week, TED speakers explore the promise and peril of turning the human face into a digital tool.

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Addiction, Motherhood, and Jesus with writer Anne Lamott

Writer Anne Lamott has garnered a cult following with her shockingly honest prose on love, death, faith, writing and more. This hour, her wisdom from a career that has spanned 20 books and 40 years.

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Animal Enigmas: Mysteries of the Animal Kingdom

From the bugs in our backyards to prehistoric reptiles, animal biology and behavior are full of puzzles and conundrums. On this episode, we hear from experts solving animal kingdom mysteries.

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A More Walkable World: Ideas to Get us Moving

We know walking is good for our bodies, our communities and our planet. But our car-centric cities and screen-filled lives keep us sitting. Can we change? This hour, ideas to get us moving.

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TED Radio Hour

Tackling big questions with the world's greatest thinkers.