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Why Noise is Bad for Your Health: Mathias Basner (Transcript)

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Mathias Basner studies how the noise we hear everywhere throughout our daily lives affects our health in ways that go far beyond our hearing. In this talk you will discover the science behind how noise affects your health and sleep — and how you can get more of the benefits of the sound of silence.  […]

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Surprising Truths About Legalizing Cannabis: Ben Cort (Full Transcript)

Ben Cort focuses on marijuana education and consulting in the substance use disorder treatment field. Here is the full text of addiction treatment specialist Ben Cort’s talk titled “Surprising Truths About Legalizing Cannabis” at TEDxMileHigh conference. Ben Cort – TEDxMileHigh 2018 TRANSCRIPT Hey, look, if you guys are anything like me, you have found it […]

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The Uncomplicated Truth About Women’s Sexuality: Sarah Barmak (Transcript)

[Warning: This talk contains mature content]  Sarah Barmak – TRANSCRIPT In our culture we tend to see sex as something that’s more important to men than it is to women. But that’s not true. What is true is that women often feel more shame in talking about it. Over half of women quietly suffer from […]

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How to Teach Kids to Talk About Taboo Topics: Liz Kleinrock (Transcript)

In this talk, Liz Kleinrock discusses how she teaches kids to discuss taboo topics without fear — because the best way to start solving social problems is to talk about them. Liz Kleinrock – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT So, a few years ago, I was beginning a new unit on race with my fourth-graders. And whenever […]

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The Way We Think About Biological Sex is Wrong: Emily Quinn (Transcript)

[Warning: This talk contains mature content] Emily Quinn – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT I have a vagina. Just thought you should know. That might not come as a surprise to some of you. I look like a woman. I’m dressed like one, I guess. The thing is, I also have balls. And it does take a […]

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It by Katharine Hayhoe

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and professor of political science at Texas Tech University. Here is the full text of Katharine’s TED Talk titled “The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change: Talk About It.”   Katharine Hayhoe – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT It was my first year as an atmospheric science […]

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Kajsa Ekis Ekman: Everybody Talks About Capitalism – But What is It? (Transcript)

Kajsa Ekis Ekman was born in Stockholm 1980. She is a journalist and author of two books, “Being and being bought” about trafficking in women, and “Stolen Spring” about the eurocrisis and its consequences for Greece. Her books have been translated into several languages and she lectures around the world about crisis theory, women’s rights […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself About Everything You Do: Stacey Abrams (Transcript)

Stacey Abrams is an American politician, lawyer, and novelist who served as Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives from 2011 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she was her party’s nominee in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election. Below is the full text of Stacey Abrams’ TED Talk: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself About […]

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What a 15-Year-Old Meth Addict Taught Me About Leadership: Brian Fretwell (Transcript)

Full transcript of author and consultant Brian Fretwell’s TEDx Talk: What a 15-Year-Old Meth Addict Taught Me About Leadership at TEDxBoise conference. This event occurred on May 5, 2018. Mr. Fretwell is a speaker, consultant and founder of Why We Win. Notable quote from this talk: “But most of us, and certainly me at the time, we […]

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Khaliya: What if Most of What We Knew About Mental Health Was Wrong? (Transcript)

Full transcript of philanthropist and public health specialist Khaliya Aga Khan’s TEDx Talk: What if Most of What We Knew About Mental Health Was Wrong? at TEDxBeaconStreet conference. Khaliya Aga Khan is a philanthropist, venture capitalist, public health specialist and active advocate for social change.   Notable quote from the talk:  “What we need in this case, […]

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What the Bible Says About Homosexuality: Kristin Saylor & Jim O’Hanlon (Transcript)

Full transcript of Kristin Saylor & Jim O’Hanlon’s TEDx Talk: What the Bible Says About Homosexuality at TEDxEdgemontSchool conference. Kristin Saylor is an Episcopal priest and breathwork practitioner based in San Francisco, and Jim O’Hanlon is a Pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church. This event occurred on June 11, 2016.   JIM O’HANLON: I’ve finally made it […]

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Let’s Talk About Ugly Vegetables And Fruits: Mike Meinhardt (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Mike Meinhardt’s TEDx Talk: Let’s Talk About Ugly Vegetables And Fruits @ TEDxUniversityofNevada conference.   Listen to the MP3 audio: Let’s Talk About Ugly Vegetables And Fruits by Mike Meinhardt @ TEDxUniversityofNevada     Every year, 20 billion pounds of produce is wasted in North America. These veggies would […]