The Best TED Talks [Learn From Others]

TED is one of the best knowledge resources on the web. It includes wonderful, educational talks that provide insight and charisma to you day. The only issue- there are way too many to watch. Below is a list I have made of the best TED talks. Watch a few at a time. Enjoy!

Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation
Dan Ariely asks, Are we in control of our own decisions?
Sarah Jones as a one-woman global village
How to live to be 100+
Really achieving your childhood dreams
Malcolm Gladwell on spaghetti sauce
15 ways to avert a climate crisis
When it comes to tech, simplicity sells
Seth Godin on standing out
Shai Agassi’s bold plan for electric cars
Jimmy Wales on the birth of Wikipedia
Gever Tulley on 5 dangerous things for kids
The vision behind One Laptop Per Child
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity
Joshua Klein on the intelligence of crows
Jeff Bezos on the next web innovation
How to feel like the Incredible Hulk
Mary Roach: 10 things you didn’t know about orgasm
Kamal Meattle on how to grow fresh air
Ed Ulbrich: How Benjamin Button got his face
Keith Barry does brain magic
John Hodgman: Aliens, love — where are they?
Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice
Rives on 4 a.m.
Dan Gilbert’s synthesized happiness
Steven Levitt analyzes crack economics
Peter Donnelly shows how stats fool juries
Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man
Derek Sivers: Weird, or just different?
Al Seckel says our brains are mis-wired
Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food
Susan Savage-Rumbaugh on apes
Philip K. Howard: Four ways to fix a broken legal system
Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds
Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos augmented-reality maps
Raghava KK: Five lives of an artist
Julian Treasure: The 4 ways sound affects us
Joachim de Posada says, Don’t eat the marshmallow yet
Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide
Gary Lauder’s new traffic sign: Take Turns
Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish
Clifford Stoll on … everything
Daniel Goleman on compassion


Robert Gupta: Music is medicine, music is sanity
Derek Sivers: How to start a movement
Jesse Schell: When games invade real life
Elizabeth Pisani: Sex, drugs and HIV — let’s get rational
Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot
Michael Specter: The danger of science denial
Tom Wujec: Build a tower, build a team
Roz Savage: Why I’m rowing across the Pacific
Nicholas Christakis: The hidden influence of social networks
Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover
Julia Sweeney has “The Talk”
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action
Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!
Christopher “moot” Poole: The case for anonymity online
Adam Sadowsky engineers a viral music video
Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception
Rory Sutherland: Sweat the small stuff
Sheena Iyengar on the art of choosing
Laurie Santos: A monkey economy as irrational as ours


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