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How miscommunication happens (and how to avoid it) – Katherine Hampsten

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-avoid-miscommunication-katherine-hampsten Have you ever talked with a friend about a problem, only to realize that he just doesn’t...
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The science of skin color – Angela Koine Flynn

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-skin-color-angela-koine-flynn When ultraviolet sunlight hits our skin, it affects each of us differently. Depending on skin color, it’ll...
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Why do we love? A philosophical inquiry – Skye C. Cleary

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-we-love-a-philosophical-inquiry-skye-c-cleary Ah, romantic love; beautiful and intoxicating, heart-breaking and soul-crushing... often all at the same time! If romantic...
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Why certain naturally occurring wildfires are necessary – Jim Schulz

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-wildfires-are-necessary-jim-schulz Our early ancestors relied on lightning to cause forest fires, from which they could collect coals and...
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How statistics can be misleading – Mark Liddell

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-statistics-can-be-misleading-mark-liddell Statistics are persuasive. So much so that people, organizations, and whole countries base some of their most...
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How menstruation works – Emma Bryce

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-menstruation-works-emma-bryce Made in partnership with the Always #LikeAGirl campaign. At this moment, three hundred million women across the planet...
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How do carbohydrates impact your health? – Richard J. Wood

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-carbohydrates-impact-your-health-richard-j-wood The things we eat and drink on a daily basis can impact our health in big ways....
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How do solar panels work? – Richard Komp

View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-do-solar-panels-work-richard-komp The Earth intercepts a lot of solar power: 173,000 terawatts. That’s 10,000 times more power than the...
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How exposing anonymous companies could cut down on crime – Global Witness

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-exposing-anonymous-companies-could-cut-down-on-crime-global-witness Companies are artificial entities created to allow real people to do business. But, unfortunately, there are some...
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Would you opt for a life with no pain? – Hayley Levitt and Bethany...

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/would-you-opt-for-a-life-with-no-pain-hayley-levitt-and-bethany-rickwald Imagine if you could plug your brain into a machine that would bring you ultimate pleasure for...