Is Your Friday Night Spent Choosing Between Risky Sex or Happiness?


Men, Change The Lens Your Brain is Using, and You Can Change Everything.

#61: Malala’s Dad, Educator, and Fighter for Women’s Rights

Ziauddin Yousafzai: Malala's Dad, Educator, and Fighter for Women's Rights

“Don’t ask me what I did. Ask me what I did not do. I did not clip her wings, and that’s all.”

TED Talks Saved My Life

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You are a leader on a global scale. Make your mark a positive one.

How to Achieve Happiness Despite Everyday Challenges

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Shawn Achor, author of “The Happiness Advantage”, offers 6 strategies for choosing happiness despite life’s challenges.

Putting Your Past in Perspective


Our pasts can either empower us, or immobilize us. The choice is yours.

Say More, Talk Less: 5 Ways To Better Your Conversation Skills


While many of us rely heavily on technology for communication, we still need to talk to people in the real world.

I Ran a Marathon on Every Continent for the Price of Your Parking Spot


Tyler Tervooren helps you map out adventure at an affordable cost.

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

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Edie Weinstein is ready to don her red shoes for a good cause along with hundreds of spike heeled men. Oh, and she’ll shave her legs for the occasion.

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

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Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?

The Dean of Eye Contact: Clifford Nass Obit


Michael Stusser, our #DigitalMadness columnist, offers an essay-obituary about Professor Clifford Nass, one of his personal inspirations.

Judge to Vet: “Your Service in Iraq Makes You a Threat to Society.”


How war led to a ten year prison sentence for Andrew Chambers.

Effective Altruism: Where Peter Singer Gets Philanthropy Wrong

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Your $5,000 could save one life in your community but seven lives in Africa. Where would you choose to give? And why?

“To This Day”: Shane Koycazan Tells How Words Do Break Bones (Video).


Poet and internet sensation Shane Koycazan shares his poem on bullying and survival with TED.

The Secret to Desire in a Long Term Relationship


Esther Perel argues that good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise.

Australian Backpacker Rescues Family from North Korea (VIDEO)

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In 2009, Dick Stolp helped Hyeonseo Lee and her family escape from North Korea; watch Lee’s TED Talk and see their emotional reunion.

Jacob Barnett: The Boy Who Was Never Supposed to Talk (TEDxTeen)

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When he was young, doctors thought that he would never be able to talk or learn—but at 14, he is teaching college students and disproving Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.