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Education

In the Opioid Crisis, Here’s What It Takes to Save a Life: Jan Rader (Transcript)

Jan Rader – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT For the past 24 years, I have been a firefighter in Huntington, West Virginia. As firefighters, my team and I are tasked with saving lives and property from such disasters as car wrecks, house fires and also life-threatening medical emergencies. I am a woman leading a department in a […]

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Health

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

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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Education

What Happens in Your Throat When You Beatbox? by Tom Thum & Matthew Broadhurst

Here is the full text of Tom Thum & Dr Matthew Broadhurst’s talk titled “What happens in your throat when you beatbox?” at TEDxSydney conference. Tom Thum – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT (Beatboxing) Yo, what up? My name is Tom Thum, and I’ve got to say it’s a pleasure to be back at TEDx. When I […]

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Education

Jeanne Pinder: What if All US Health Care Costs Were Transparent? (Transcript)

Jeanne Pinder – TED Residency December 2018 TRANSCRIPT So, a little while ago, members of my family had three bits of minor surgery, about a half hour each, and we got three sets of bills. For the first one, the anesthesia bill alone was $2,000; the second one, $2,000; the third one, $6,000. So I’m […]

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Inspiration

What Did Mountains Teach Me: Bouchra Baibanou (Full Transcript)

Bouchra Baibanou is the first Moroccan woman mountaineer to summit the seven highest mountain peaks on every continent. In this inspiring TEDx talk, Bouchra is not only sharing her outstanding achievements, but she is inviting all of us to dare to dream, and dream big. Below is the full text of Bouchra’s talk titled “What Did […]

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Inspiration

What I Learned When I Conquered the World’s Toughest Triathlon: Minda Dentler (Transcript)

Minda Dentler – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT It was October 13, 2012, a day that I will never forget. I was on my bike, pushing up what seemed like a never-ending barren hill. And it wasn’t just any hill: it was a 15-mile climb up to a town called Hawi on the Big Island of Hawaii. […]

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Mental Health

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s: Lisa Genova (Full Transcript)

Lisa Genova is an American neuroscientist and author. She self-published her debut novel Still Alice, about a Harvard University professor who suffers early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Lisa Genova – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT How many people here would like to live to be at least 80 years old? Yeah. I think we all have this hopeful […]

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Mental Health

Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar: What Happens in Your Brain When You Pay Attention? (Transcript)

Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Paying close attention to something: Not that easy, is it? It’s because our attention is pulled in so many different directions at a time, and it’s in fact pretty impressive if you can stay focused. Many people think that attention is all about what we are focusing on, but […]

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Education

What are You Willing to Give up to Change the Way We Work: Martin Danoesastro (Transcript)

In this TED Talk, transformation expert Martin Danoesastro shares lessons learned from companies on both sides of the innovation wave on how to structure your organization so that people at all levels are empowered to make decisions fast and respond to change. Martin Danoesastro – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Have you ever watched a flock of […]

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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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Education

Full Transcript: What Kids Wish Their Teachers Knew by Kyle Schwartz

Kyle Schwartz is a third grade teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver, Colorado. Doull Elementary has a strong community and the school faces challenges. At Doull, about 90% of students live below or very near to the poverty line and about half are learning English at school. As a young adult, she worked at the education […]

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Education

What is the Universe Expanding Into? – Sajan Saini (Transcript)

TED-Ed Lesson:  The universe began its cosmic life in a big bang nearly fourteen billion years ago, and has been expanding ever since. But what is it expanding into? That’s a complicated question. Here’s why: Einstein’s equations of general relativity describe space and time as a kind of inter-connected fabric for the universe. This means […]