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Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Denise RQ It’s really great to be in Bergen, this is the second time this week. I live in Oslo, I guess I’m living in the wrong place. (Laughter) As you quite rightly say, my name… Continue Reading

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The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman

The riddle of experience vs. memory | Daniel Kahneman

Everybody talks about happiness these days. I had somebody count the number of books with “happiness” in the title published in the last five years and they gave up after about 40, and there were many more. There is a… Continue Reading

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Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn

Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparents’ | James Flynn

We are going to take a quick voyage over the cognitive history of the 20th century, because during that century, our minds have altered dramatically. As you all know, the cars that people drove in 1900 have altered because the… Continue Reading

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What causes kidney stones? – Arash Shadman

What causes kidney stones? – Arash Shadman

The biggest kidney stone on record weighed more than a kilogram and was 17 centimeters in diameter. The patient didn’t actually swallow a stone the size of a coconut. Kidney stones form inside the body, but unfortunately, they’re extremely painful… Continue Reading

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Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Why we’re unhappy — the expectation gap | Nat Ware | TEDxKlagenfurt

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I remember being shocked the first few times I went to Africa. I was shocked when I met a one-legged taxi driver in Kenya. I was shocked when I met Sonia, an orphan schoolgirl in… Continue Reading

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How to make healthy eating unbelievably easy | Luke Durward | TEDxYorkU

How to make healthy eating unbelievably easy | Luke Durward | TEDxYorkU

Translator: Maurício Kakuei Tanaka Reviewer: Adam Fitzgerald My little brother was very good at a few things from a very young age. The first thing he was really good at was making everybody laugh without trying. Like the one time… Continue Reading

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TEDxSF – Captain Paul Watson – 4/27/10

TEDxSF – Captain Paul Watson – 4/27/10

Translator: Elena Montrasio Reviewer: Ivana Korom Ladies and Gentlemen, please give a warm welcome to Captain Paul Watson. (Applause) PW: Thank you. [Every year Japan attempts to illegally slaughter 1,000 whales in the Antarctic Whale Sanctuary] (Video) Today’s top story:… Continue Reading

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The value of travel | Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

The value of travel | Rick Steves | TEDxRainier

Translator: Natalie Thibault Reviewer: Sarah El_Gayyar Thank you very much. You know, I have spent a third of my adult life living out of a suitcase. And looking back on those 30 years, four months every year of traveling, it… Continue Reading

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Inspiring the next generation of female engineers | Debbie Sterling | TEDxPSU

Inspiring the next generation of female engineers | Debbie Sterling | TEDxPSU

Translator: Moe Shoji Reviewer: Ivana Korom I’d like you all to close your eyes. Closed? Okay. Now, you can’t see me right now, but I’m actually riding a unicycle, juggling hundreds of balls. (Laughter) No, keep your eyes closed, though.… Continue Reading

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What would happen if you didn’t sleep? – Claudia Aguirre

What would happen if you didn’t sleep? – Claudia Aguirre

In 1965, 17-year-old high school student, Randy Gardner stayed awake for 264 hours. That’s 11 days to see how he’d cope without sleep. On the second day, his eyes stopped focusing. Next, he lost the ability to identify objects by… Continue Reading