Podcasts de ted

How to talk (and listen) to transgender people | Jackson Bird

Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood....

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How my dad's dementia changed my idea of death (and life) | Beth Malone

With warmth and grace, Beth Malone tells the deeply personal story of her dad's struggle with frontotemporal lobe...

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How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes

The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears, says psychologist and economist Per...

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The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan

Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople...

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An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine | Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell

Leah Chase's New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase changed the course of American history over gumbo and fried chicken....

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The science of cells that never get old | Elizabeth Blackburn

What makes our bodies age ... our skin wrinkle, our hair turn white, our immune systems weaken? Biologist Elizabeth...

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Why I'm done trying to be "man enough" | Justin Baldoni

Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity -- to figure out ways to be not just...

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How China is changing the future of shopping | Angela Wang

China is a huge laboratory of innovation, says retail expert Angela Wang, and in this lab, everything takes place on...

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A vehicle built in Africa, for Africa | Joel Jackson

Joel Jackson wants to reimagine transportation around the needs of the African consumer. He's designed an SUV that's...

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"Good" and "bad" are incomplete stories we tell ourselves | Heather Lanier

Heather Lanier's daughter Fiona has Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a genetic condition that results in developmental...

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Your elusive creative genius | Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea...

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Talk about your death while you're still healthy | Michelle Knox

Do you know what you want when you die? Do you know how you want to be remembered? In a candid, heartfelt talk about...

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Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to care | Cleo Wade

Artist and poet Cleo Wade recites a moving poem about being an advocate for love and acceptance in a time when both...

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An economic case for protecting the planet | Naoko Ishii

We all share one planet -- we breathe the same air, drink the same water and depend on the same oceans, forests and...

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How I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- the mosquito | Fredros Okumu

What do we really know about mosquitoes? Fredros Okumu catches and studies these disease-carrying insects for a...

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How we can use space technology to improve life on Earth | Danielle Wood

Danielle Wood leads the Space Enabled research group at the MIT Media Lab, where she works to tear down the barriers...

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How I earned a law diploma while on death row | Peter Ouko

Peter Ouko spent 18 years in Kamiti Prison in Kenya, sometimes locked up in a cell with 13 other grown men for 23 and...

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How I use Minecraft to help kids with autism | Stuart Duncan

The internet can be an ugly place, but you won't find bullies or trolls on Stuart Duncan's Minecraft server,...

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How architecture can create dignity for all | John Cary

If architect and writer John Cary has his way, women will never need to stand in pointlessly long bathroom lines...

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How to resolve racially stressful situations | Howard C. Stevenson

If we hope to heal the racial tensions that threaten to tear the fabric of society apart, we're going to need the...

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