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3 myths about the future of work (and why they're not true) | Daniel Susskind

"Will machines replace humans?" This question is on the mind of anyone with a job to lose. Daniel Susskind confronts...

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To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift | Andrew Dent

There's no such thing as throwing something away, says Andrew Dent -- when you toss a used food container, broken toy...

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How to stop swiping and find your person on dating apps | Christina Wallace

Let's face it, online dating can suck. So many potential people, so much time wasted -- is it even worth it?...

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Let's get honest about our money problems | Tammy Lally

Struggling to budget and manage finances is common -- but talking honestly and openly about it isn't. Why do we hide...

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How data is helping us unravel the mysteries of the brain | Steve McCarroll

Geneticist Steve McCarroll wants to make an atlas of all the cells in the human body so that we can understand in...

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Is the world getting better or worse? A look at the numbers | Steven Pinker

Was 2017 really the "worst year ever," as some would have us believe? In his analysis of recent data on homicide,...

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How to overcome apathy and find your power | Dolores Huerta

"Sí, se puede!" -- "Yes, we can!" It's the rallying cry Dolores Huerta came up with as a young activist in the 1970s,...

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Why we ignore obvious problems -- and how to act on them | Michele Wucker

Why do we often neglect big problems, like the financial crisis and climate change, until it's too late? Policy...

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The art of asking | Amanda Palmer

Don't make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer: Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a...

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Why it's worth listening to people you disagree with | Zachary R. Wood

We get stronger, not weaker, by engaging with ideas and people we disagree with, says Zachary R. Wood. In an...

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What explains the rise of humans? | Yuval Noah Harari

Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their own business in a...

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Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

What really causes addiction -- to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari...

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How couples can sustain a strong sexual connection for a lifetime | Emily Nagoski

As a sex educator, Emily Nagoski is often asked: How do couples sustain a strong sexual connection over the long...

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The psychology of your future self | Dan Gilbert

"Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they're finished." Dan Gilbert shares recent research on a...

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How to change your behavior for the better | Dan Ariely

What's the best way to get people to change their behavior? In this funny, information-packed talk, psychologist Dan...

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3 psychological tricks to help you save money | Wendy De La Rosa

We all want to save more money -- but overall, people today are doing less and less of it. Behavioral scientist Wendy...

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I stepped out of grief -- by dancing with fire | Danielle Torley

After losing her mother in a house fire when she was just six years old, Danielle Torley saw two paths before her: a...

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A forgotten Space Age technology could change how we grow food | Lisa Dyson

We're heading for a world population of 10 billion people -- but what will we all eat? Lisa Dyson rediscovered an...

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Why you should talk to strangers | Kio Stark

"When you talk to strangers, you're making beautiful interruptions into the expected narrative of your daily life --...

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The future of money | Neha Narula

What happens when the way we buy, sell and pay for things changes, perhaps even removing the need for banks or...

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