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The Moth Presents Dr. Mary-Claire King at the World Science Festival

A doctor battles through a series of heartbreaking and unbelievable events to secure the grant that enables her discovery of…

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali on Mohammed, the Anti-Innovator

Ayaan Hirsi Ali argues that Mohammed was a creative genius who, upon his death, froze innovation in Islam forever. Ayaan…

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How to escape education’s death valley | Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works…

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The Moth Presents Fathia Absie: My Sister’s Keeper

A Somali immigrant struggles to keep her troubled sister in the country. Fathia Absie is a Somali-American filmmaker, essayist, poet…

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Big Think Edge | Victoria R.M. Brown, CEO and Co-founder of Big Think

SPONSORED CONTENT: Big Think Edge takes our “smarter, faster” approach into the corporate sphere. It is a corporate learning platform…

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Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Clinical psychologist Meg Jay has a bold message for twentysomethings: Contrary to popular belief, your 20s are not a throwaway…

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Why Age? Should We End Aging Forever?

Watch part 2 by CGPGrey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C25qzDhGLx8 If you could decide today… how long do you want to live? Thanks so…

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The Moth Presents Shalom Auslander: Death Camp Blues

A man finds humor can make the darkest situations more bearable. source Βαθμολογία Αναγνωστών[Σύνολο: 0 Μέσος Όρος: 0]

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A Simple Mind Trick Will Help You Think More Rationally

Emotions can cloud our rational decision-making. By adopting the perspective of an outside advisor, psychologist Dan Ariely says we can…

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Peter Singer: The why and how of effective altruism

If you’re lucky enough to live without want, it’s a natural impulse to help others in need. But, asks philosopher…

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The Moth Presents Micaela Blei: Lego Crimes

A teacher faces an ethical dilemma. Micaela Blei is a teacher, writer, storyteller and PhD student. She was a third…

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An Interracial Kiss Nearly Sank Star Trek. Then George Takei Brought Up Homosexuality.

Also: Hear the powerful story behind how Mister Sulu got his name. Actor, activist, prolific meme-generator, and cultural icon George…

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Embrace the Shake | Phil Hansen | TED Talks

In art school, Phil Hansen developed an unruly tremor in his hand that kept him from creating the pointillist drawings…

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The Moth Presents Dana Stallard: Lost and Found Daughter

An adoptee fears rejection by her birth family in Korea. Dana Stallard is a social worker at a transfer high…

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Positive Thinking Works Even When It Fails — By Making You Resourceful

Maintaining a positive perspective will afford you the ideas and versatility necessary for overcoming life’s biggest challenges, explains The Amazing…

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