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The agony of trying to unsubscribe | James Veitch

The agony of trying to unsubscribe | James Veitch

It happens to all of us: you unsubscribe from an unwanted marketing email, and a few days later another message from the same company pops up in your inbox ...

2 лет назад
The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

The art of misdirection | Apollo Robbins

Hailed as the greatest pickpocket in the world, Apollo Robbins studies the quirks of human behavior as he steals your watch. In a hilarious demonstration, ...

5 лет назад
This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

Suspicious emails: unclaimed insurance bonds, diamond-encrusted safe deposit boxes, close friends marooned in a foreign country. They pop up in our inboxes ...

3 лет назад
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this ...

3 лет назад
10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee

10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste ...

3 лет назад
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized ...

6 лет назад
The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

The magic of Fibonacci numbers | Arthur Benjamin

Math is logical, functional and just ... awesome. Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the ...

5 лет назад
Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Every kid needs a champion | Rita Pierson

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.

6 лет назад
The single biggest reason why startups succeed | Bill Gross

The single biggest reason why startups succeed | Bill Gross

Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data ...

3 лет назад
The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

http://www.ted.com Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a ...

8 лет назад
Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way

Reggie Watts disorients you in the most entertaining way

http://www.ted.com Reggie Watts' beats defy boxes. Unplug your logic board and watch as he blends poetry and crosses musical genres in this larger-than-life ...

6 лет назад
How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

How to fix a broken heart | Guy Winch

At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. Imagine how different things would be if we paid more attention to this unique ...

9 месяцев назад
How I learned to read -- and trade stocks -- in prison | Curtis

How I learned to read -- and trade stocks -- in prison | Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll

Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in ...

2 лет назад
Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

Mark Bezos: A life lesson from a volunteer firefighter

http://www.ted.com Volunteer firefighter Mark Bezos tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected -- but that taught him a big lesson: Don't wait ...

8 лет назад
5 ways to listen better | Julian Treasure

5 ways to listen better | Julian Treasure

http://www.ted.com In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure ...

7 лет назад
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal ...

4 лет назад
All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the ...

6 лет назад

"To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful | Shane Koyczan

By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and ... different. "To This Day," his spoken-word ...

6 лет назад
How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

How I climbed a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without ropes | Alex Honnold

Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this ...

3 недель назад
How to gain control of your free time | Laura Vanderkam

How to gain control of your free time | Laura Vanderkam

There are 168 hours in each week. How do we find time for what matters most? Time management expert Laura Vanderkam studies how busy people spend ...

2 лет назад
Try something new for 30 days | Matt Cutts

Try something new for 30 days | Matt Cutts

http://www.ted.com Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short ...

7 лет назад
Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

Learning from dirty jobs | Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe the host of "Dirty Jobs," tells some compelling (and horrifying) real-life job stories. Listen for his insights and observations about the nature of hard ...

10 лет назад
A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer

A simple way to break a bad habit | Judson Brewer

Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from ...

3 лет назад
Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | David Epstein

Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? | David Epstein

When you look at sporting achievements over the last decades, it seems like humans have gotten faster, better and stronger in nearly every way. Yet as David ...

5 лет назад
A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley

A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer ...

6 лет назад
Get comfortable with being uncomfortable | Luvvie Ajayi

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable | Luvvie Ajayi

Luvvie Ajayi isn't afraid to speak her mind or to be the one dissenting voice in a crowd, and neither should you. "Your silence serves no one," says the writer, ...

10 месяцев назад
How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research ...

5 лет назад
The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant

The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take ...

3 лет назад
Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

Why good leaders make you feel safe | Simon Sinek

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle ...

4 лет назад
Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell

Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell

Cameron Russell admits she won "a genetic lottery": she's tall, pretty and an underwear model. But don't judge her by her looks. In this fearless talk, she takes a ...

6 лет назад
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