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TED Talk Tuesday #106: A girl who demanded school

An awe-inspiring and moving story of another fearless woman who went against the deadly power of patriarchy in her country.

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TED Talk Tuesday #105 – Life is an enormous gift. Let’s make peace with death

This week’s TED talk was posted by CN&CO’s chief señor Carel Nolte who is obsessed with death and living life well

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Unconscious bias and how we can effect change through mentorship

When I see a Muslim woman in hijab walk past me in the street, or sit next to me on the train, my own personal bias thinks “shame, what persecution does she face at home”? I think to myself “does she feel hot in that”?  I think “is she abused by the men around her”? I certainly don’t think is she an electrical engineer? Does she do yoga at sunrise? Was she the captain of the hockey team at school? Could she be the head of an advertising agency?

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TED Talk Tuesday #103— An astronaut’s story of curiosity, perspective and change

This week’s talk was posted by our free-lance thinker and data nerd Josh Nuttall. Here’s why he chose it (and it’s not for the reason that you might think it is, given the header image): The past 12 months have incorporated a lot of change for me. I have enjoyed embracing and learning from it.

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Ted Talk Tuesday #102: When ideas have sex

Wired magazine columnist, Matt Ridley, gave one of the most interesting (and exciting) TED talks at TEDGlobal 2010 in Oxford, titled: “When ideas have sex”.

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Ted Talk Tuesday #101: Let’s End Ageism

Aging is a unifying experience; it happens to all of us. Here’s what Ashton Applewhite has to say about it.

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TED Talk Tuesday #99 – Alphabets for Africa

Africa is a continent incredibly rich in diversity, with histories that remain obscured by too many -isms…

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TED Talk Tuesday #98 – How to survive following your passions

Life is short. Don’t waste a single second, says Carel…

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TED Talk Tuesday #97 – The power of empathy.

Blake shares a TED Talk on empathy in this week’s edition of TED Talk Tuesday

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TED Talk Tuesday #95 – The fascinating secret lives of giant clams

Marine biologist Dr Mei Lin Neo highlights the plight of giant clams. Watch this talk and help save our oceans and the lives it sustains.