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Solutions from the Spinach King

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What if we saw a need in our communities and tried to fix it? Lufefe Nomjana saw the need for sustainable food in his community and tackled the problem to become the Spinach King! Here’s his story.

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19 minutes

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“My Stroke of Insight”: A Scientist’s Best and Worst Day

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What happens when a brain scientist studying strokes has a stroke of her own? It’s a riveting story with a huge insight for us all! Find out in today’s featured TED Talk.

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House Calls for the Homeless

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What would a world look like where we spent more time in the service of humanity? One physician assistant decided to start a program to provide healthcare to the homeless not in a clinic but on the streets, making house calls to the homeless…

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Comfortable in Your Own Skin?

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How are you doing when it comes to loving your body: every bulge, wrinkle, stretchmark and misbehaving shaft of hair? We may be able to move that in a positive, fun direction today. Take a look!

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Concrete Jungle Climbing, with Alex Honnold

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Remember when you could imagine life as a superhero; Spiderman for instance? Alex Honnold, the world’s best solo free-climber, never let that dream fade, and now he lives it.

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22 minutes

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Reframing Our Relationship with Things We Can’t Control

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Dr. BJ Miller has some life experiences that can bring us to a new place in considering our own. Enjoy a little transformation here from his many stories that can help us right-size our challenges.

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23 minutes

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Slacklining: Pushing Limits Around the Globe!

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Have you heard of slacklining? It may be an extreme sport for everyone! Really! You can choose your extremes and still do amazing things while pushing the limits of possibility!

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9 minutes

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#LikeAGirl

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Did you hear about this movement called #LikeAGirl? I suspect the Millenial generation and younger are actually making some progress on this front! But how’s it doing in the real world?

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32 minutes

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Medieval Medicine for the Modern World

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This is the tale of how an ax-wielding nun, a medieval text, and modern science came together to find a cure to one of today’s greatest medical dilemmas. Get ready for an incredible story of discovery…

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Do Butterflies Self-Medicate?

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Are humans the only species that use medicine to improve our quality of life? The answer is changing the future of medicine for our species, and opening up a new world of possibility for the future of our health!

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16 minutes

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What 83,000 Brain Scans Teach Us!

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What if we were able to treat anxiety, depression, or ADHD by looking inside of our brains? This form of diagnostic imaging is now a reality, and it is helping doctors treat patients more effectively than ever before.

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Neuroscience Made Fun!

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Can neuroscience be inspiring and even fun? It absolutely can! This TED Talk is a jaw-dropper and will change the way you think about your own body, and what is possible!

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Sam Berns and His Happiness Secrets

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Have you heard 17 year old, Sam Berns’ secrets to a happy life? I watch this TED Talk periodically as a refresher course, no matter how busy I am – and maybe because of that. See why!

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Turning Birds Into Dinosaurs

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Is turning birds into dinosaurs possible? Creating the dino-chicken isn’t just a scientific dream. The science behind the project is already a reality!

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Dancin Power

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Can dance change lives? The organization Dancin Power proves that it can, and is helping to transform the lives of chronically ill children. Here are some of their incredible and uplifting stories!

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17 minutes

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Change a Bad Habit With Skill Not Will

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Need the skills to change a bad habit? It turns out, will power may have nothing to do with your success. Here’s what does!

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G-rated Pole Dancing is 2000 Years Old!

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Have you ever had the feeling that it’s just human nature to push the envelope? Today we bring you a little known sport that has always been a wonder of human potential!

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7 minutes

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A Dentist/Mother’s Advice on Halloween Candy

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Halloween is coming! So, what does a dentist say you should do with all that candy?

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20 minutes

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Aimee Mullins’ 12 Pairs of Legs

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Aimee Mullins became an athletic phenomenon in 1996 when she smashed several world records as the fastest human being, yet she has no legs. Is she “disabled”?

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Bacteria as an Art Form?

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An MIT scientist studying how bacteria can detect cancer is teaming up with an artist to make living art. The results and their story are fascinating!

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Seeing the Brain…With Diapers (What?!)

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In a strange twist of fate, neuroscientists discovered that they could be using diapers to see the details of the brain better! Take a look…

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10 minutes

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Denali: A Dog’s Perspective on Life and Death

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There are some lovely stories on the web about the love and friendship, but few from a dog’s perspective. Take a few minutes to soak this in.

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38 minutes

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Nurturing Our Playful Impulse

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Have you ever wished you worked in one of those innovative ‘think tank’ environments? Turns out that play is critical to the human experience. Forward this posting to your boss!

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14 minutes

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Can STRESS Be Good for Us?

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Stress is bad for you, right? Well, turns out new research might lift your spirits on the subject of stress. Here are some amazing new insights!

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34 minutes

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Rigorous Intention: Diana Nyad Find a Way

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Today’s EWC story has it all: amazing inspiration, fascinating science, extreme sports, and a recipe for aging well! We are really pushing back the limits today folks!

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52 minutes

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Want to Be Happy?

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Do you want to be happy? Brother David Steindl-Rast’s take on “how to be happy” in his TED Radio Hour podcast on NPR.

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Teaching Us How to Really Be Human

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One of Jeffrey Wright’s former student’s, Zack Conkle, made a video of the teacher and his lessons… not all of which were about physics.

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