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  • 14:11 Popular Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

    Why our universe might exist on a knife-edge

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    The biggest surprise of discovering the Higgs boson? That there were no surprises. Gian Giudice talks us through a problem in theoretical physics: what if the Higgs field exists in an ultra-dense state that could mean the collapse of all atomic matter?

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  • 18:42 Popular James Flynn: Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents'

    James Flynn: Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents'

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    In 1900, only 3% of Americans practiced professions that were deemed "cognitively demanding." Today, 35% of us do, and we have all learned to be flexible in the way that we think about problems. In this fascinating and fast-paced spin through the cognitiv

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  • 21:47 Popular Russell Foster: Why Do We Sleep?

    Russell Foster: Why Do We Sleep?

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    Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories

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  • 13:56 Popular Thandie Newton: Embracing Otherness, Embracing Myself

    Thandie Newton: Embracing Otherness, Embracing Myself

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    A great TED talk where actor Thandie Newton tells us the story of how she found her "otherness". First, as a child growing up in two distinct cultures, and then as an actor playing with many different selves.

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  • 19:29 Popular Morgan Spurlock: The greatest TED Talk ever sold

    Morgan Spurlock: The greatest TED Talk ever sold

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    A great talk from Morgan Spurlock filled with humor and persistence. Spurlock dives into the hidden but influential world of brand marketing on his quest to make a completely sponsored film about sponsorship.

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  • 19:50 Popular Keith Barry: Brain magic

    Keith Barry: Brain magic

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    Irish magician Keith Barry shows us how our brains can fool our bodies.

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  • 05:51 Popular TED: The 4 Ways Sound Affects Us with Julian Treasure:

    TED: The 4 Ways Sound Affects Us with Julian Treasure:

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    Julian Treasure presents us with the notion of how sounds can effect us in everyday life. Using a combination of sound effects he effectively demonstrates this to the audience.

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  • 20:20 Popular How David Blaine Held His Breath for 17 minutes

    How David Blaine Held His Breath for 17 minutes

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    David Blaine takes some time to explain how he managed to hold his breath for 17 minutes. He takes us through the painstaking efforts and forms of training he needed to complete in order to pull off this feat of madness.

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  • 29:33 Popular Bill Gates TED Talk on Energy and Innovating to zero carbon emissions

    Bill Gates TED Talk on Energy and Innovating to zero carbon emissions

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    Bill Gates introduces us to his vision of a zero carbon emission future in a bid to avoid any further damage to the planet. With this he describes a new type of nuclear reactor he is investing time and money into which is of course carbon free but also is

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  • 1:18:52 Popular Sam Harris on "Free Will"

    Sam Harris on "Free Will"

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    SAM HARRIS IS THE AUTHOR of the New Work Times bestsellers, The Moral Landscape, The End of Faith and Letter to a Christian Nation. His new book is short (96) pages, to the point, and will change the way we all view free will, as Oliver Sacks wrote: "Bril

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  • 18:29 Popular Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter

    Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter

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    "If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B." began spoken word poet Sarah Kay

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  • 1:13:15 Popular Alan Watts: The veil of thoughts

    Alan Watts: The veil of thoughts

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    A lecture / conference by Alan Watts

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