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TED Talks Daily

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Want TED Talks on the go? Every weekday, this feed brings you our latest talks in audio format. Hear thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between -- given by the world's leading thinkers and doers. This collection of talks, given at TED and TEDx conferences around the globe, is also available in video format.

  1. 1.
    An app that helps incarcerated people stay connected to their families | Marcus Bullock10/18/2019
    15:12
  2. 2.
    How a handful of fishing villages sparked a marine conservation revolution | Alasdair Harris10/17/2019
    12:45
  3. 3.
    A circular economy for salt that keeps rivers clean | Tina Arrowood10/16/2019
    14:06
  4. 4.
    The psychological impact of child separation at the US-Mexico border | Luis H. Zayas10/15/2019
    15:03
  5. 5.
    How we can eliminate child sexual abuse material from the internet | Julie Cordua10/15/2019
    14:40
  6. 6.
    After billions of years of monotony, the universe is waking up | David Deutsch10/14/2019
    15:24
  7. 7.
    The psychology of your future self | Dan Gilbert10/11/2019
    7:14
  8. 8.
    What Bruce Lee can teach us about living fully | Shannon Lee10/10/2019
    11:21
  1. 9.
    How we're using DNA tech to help farmers fight crop diseases | Laura Boykin10/10/2019
    12:16
  2. 10.
    A personal plea for humanity at the US-Mexico border | Juan Enriquez10/09/2019
    11:07
  3. 11.
    A radical plan to end plastic waste | Andrew Forrest10/08/2019
    15:07
  4. 12.
    How we're helping local reporters turn important stories into national news | Gangadhar Patil10/08/2019
    5:16
  5. 13.
    The transformative power of video games | Herman Narula10/08/2019
    11:45
  6. 14.
    This ancient rock is changing our theory on the origin of life | Tara Djokic10/07/2019
    9:32
  7. 15.
    Reducing corruption takes a specific kind of investment | Efosa Ojomo10/04/2019
    11:57
  8. 16.
    What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen10/03/2019
    13:54
  9. 17.
    What the US health care system assumes about you | Mitchell Katz10/02/2019
    16:41
  10. 18.
    How community-led conservation can save wildlife | Moreangels Mbizah10/01/2019
    6:07
  11. 19.
    Why you should shop at your local farmers market | Mohammad Modarres10/01/2019
    6:57
  12. 20.
    Four billion years of evolution in six minutes | Prosanta Chakrabarty09/30/2019
    6:37
  13. 21.
    You may be accidentally investing in cigarette companies | Bronwyn King09/27/2019
    14:53
  14. 22.
    A wall won't solve America's border problems | Will Hurd09/26/2019
    17:40
  15. 23.
    How we're building the world's largest family tree | Yaniv Erlich09/25/2019
    9:47
  16. 24.
    How couples can sustain a strong sexual connection for a lifetime | Emily Nagoski09/24/2019
    10:12
  17. 25.
    Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery09/23/2019
    13:21
  18. 26.
    A bold plan to empower 1.6 million out-of-school girls in India | Safeena Husain09/23/2019
    10:19
  19. 27.
    We need to track the world's water like we track the weather | Sonaar Luthra09/20/2019
    13:48
  20. 28.
    4 questions you should always ask your doctor | Christer Mjåset09/19/2019
    11:35
  21. 29.
    This could be why you're depressed or anxious | Johann Hari09/18/2019
    20:51
  22. 30.
    How we use astrophysics to study earthbound problems | Federica Bianco09/17/2019
    5:28
  23. 31.
    How climate change could make our food less nutritious | Kristie Ebi09/16/2019
    11:27
  24. 32.
    The dirty secret of capitalism -- and a new way forward | Nick Hanauer09/13/2019
    17:55
  25. 33.
    Community-powered criminal justice reform | Raj Jayadev09/12/2019
    13:37
  26. 34.
    What reading slowly taught me about writing | Jacqueline Woodson09/12/2019
    11:32
  27. 35.
    How deepfakes undermine truth and threaten democracy | Danielle Citron09/11/2019
    13:46
  28. 36.
    A "living drug" that could change the way we treat cancer | Carl June09/10/2019
    15:20
  29. 37.
    How we can make racism a solvable problem -- and improve policing | Phillip Atiba Goff09/09/2019
    13:06
  30. 38.
    Why you should be a climate activist | Luisa Neubauer09/06/2019
    18:13
  31. 39.
    Inside the bizarre world of internet trolls and propagandists | Andrew Marantz09/05/2019
    14:48
  32. 40.
    How porn changes the way teens think about sex | Emily F. Rothman09/04/2019
    15:50
  33. 41.
    What happened when we paired up thousands of strangers to talk politics | Jochen Wegner09/03/2019
    12:31
  34. 42.
    A climate change solution that's right under our feet | Asmeret Asefaw Berhe09/03/2019
    14:53
  35. 43.
    Can we choose to fall out of love? | Dessa09/02/2019
    10:30
  36. 44.
    Emergency medicine for our climate fever | Kelly Wanser09/01/2019
    14:40
  37. 45.
    What I learned about freedom after escaping North Korea | Yeonmi Park08/30/2019
    11:35
  38. 46.
    How I help people understand vitiligo | Lee Thomas08/29/2019
    14:29
  39. 47.
    How technology can fight extremism and online harassment | Yasmin Green08/28/2019
    13:53
  40. 48.
    How climate change affects your mental health | Britt Wray08/27/2019
    8:14
  41. 49.
    How the West can adapt to a rising Asia | Kishore Mahbubani08/26/2019
    18:05
  42. 50.
    What ping-pong taught me about life | Pico Iyer08/23/2019
    13:20
  43. 51.
    The power to think ahead in a reckless age | Bina Venkataraman08/22/2019
    13:50
  44. 52.
    Family, hope and resilience on the migrant trail | Jon Lowenstein08/21/2019
    14:33
  45. 53.
    How craving attention makes you less creative | Joseph Gordon-Levitt08/20/2019
    15:50
  46. 54.
    The surprising ingredient that makes businesses work better | Marco Alverà08/19/2019
    14:52
  47. 55.
    The history of human emotions | Tiffany Watt Smith08/16/2019
    15:09
  48. 56.
    Looking for a job? Highlight your ability, not your experience | Jason Shen08/15/2019
    7:04
  49. 57.
    A new way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere | Jennifer Wilcox08/14/2019
    14:42
  50. 58.
    Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda08/13/2019
    12:54
  51. 59.
    How to tame your wandering mind | Amishi Jha08/12/2019
    19:07
  52. 60.
    Be humble -- and other lessons from the philosophy of water | Raymond Tang08/09/2019
    10:19
  53. 61.
    Want to change the world? Start by being brave enough to care | Cleo Wade08/08/2019
    11:39
  54. 62.
    Want to get great at something? Get a coach | Atul Gawande08/07/2019
    16:46
  55. 63.
    How to get back to work after a career break | Carol Fishman Cohen08/06/2019
    12:20
  56. 64.
    Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari08/05/2019
    15:12
  57. 65.
    "You Have the Rite" | Marc Bamuthi Joseph08/02/2019
    7:50
  58. 66.
    What it was like to grow up under China's one-child policy | Nanfu Wang07/31/2019
    6:40
  59. 67.
    How policewomen make communities safer | Ivonne Roman07/30/2019
    6:37
  60. 68.
    Why governments should prioritize well-being | Nicola Sturgeon07/29/2019
    10:40
  61. 69.
    The new political story that could change everything | George Monbiot07/26/2019
    16:07
  62. 70.
    An urgent call to protect the world's "Third Pole" | Tshering Tobgay07/25/2019
    14:52
  63. 71.
    The real relationship between your age and your chance of success | Albert-László Barabási07/24/2019
    15:44
  64. 72.
    The architectural wonder of impermanent cities | Rahul Mehrotra07/22/2019
    13:26
  65. 73.
    What explains the rise of humans? | Yuval Noah Harari07/19/2019
    17:44
  66. 74.
    How we can improve maternal healthcare -- before, during and after pregnancy | Elizabeth Howell07/18/2019
    15:57
  67. 75.
    A new way to get every child ready for kindergarten | Claudia Miner07/17/2019
    8:27
  68. 76.
    The fundamental right to seek asylum | Melanie Nezer07/16/2019
    11:32
  69. 77.
    The fascinating (and dangerous) places scientists aren't exploring | Ella Al-Shamahi07/15/2019
    14:55
  70. 78.
    How film transforms the way we see the world | Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy07/12/2019
    13:06
  71. 79.
    How we're honoring people overlooked by history | Amy Padnani07/11/2019
    12:00
  72. 80.
    Why it's worth listening to people you disagree with | Zachary R. Wood07/10/2019
    12:04
  73. 81.
    The future of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy | Rick Doblin07/09/2019
    17:10
  74. 82.
    Grief and love in the animal kingdom | Barbara J. King07/08/2019
    14:50
  75. 83.
    The price of shame | Monica Lewinsky07/06/2019
    22:38
  76. 84.
    3 ways to measure your adaptability -- and how to improve it | Natalie Fratto07/05/2019
    7:21
  77. 85.
    American bipartisan politics can be saved -- here's how | Bob Inglis07/04/2019
    11:15
  78. 86.
    A vision for the future of Sierra Leone | Julius Maada Bio07/03/2019
    16:21
  79. 87.
    The world's first crowdsourced space traffic monitoring system | Moriba Jah07/02/2019
    5:23
  80. 88.
    3 lessons of revolutionary love in a time of rage | Valarie Kaur07/01/2019
    22:44
  81. 89.
    My wish: Protect our oceans | Sylvia Earle06/29/2019
    17:52
  82. 90.
    The next big thing is coming from the Bronx, again | Jon Gray06/28/2019
    8:56
  83. 91.
    You are not alone in your loneliness | Jonny Sun06/27/2019
    10:29
  84. 92.
    Why we need to fight misinformation about vaccines | Ethan Lindenberger06/25/2019
    7:59
  85. 93.
    Why kids need to learn about gender and sexuality | Lindsay Amer06/24/2019
    8:59
  86. 94.
    What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee06/22/2019
    15:02
  87. 95.
    "A Bird Made of Birds" | Sarah Kay06/21/2019
    6:04
  88. 96.
    The power of introverts | Susan Cain06/20/2019
    19:15
  89. 97.
    What almost dying taught me about living | Suleika Jaouad06/19/2019
    17:55
  90. 98.
    How synthetic biology could wipe out humanity -- and how we can stop it | Rob Reid06/18/2019
    16:50
  91. 99.
    5 challenges we could solve by designing new proteins | David Baker06/17/2019
    10:54
  92. 100.
    How AI can save our humanity | Kai-Fu Lee06/13/2019
    16:22
  93. 101.
    Why we get mad -- and why it's healthy | Ryan Martin06/12/2019
    13:51
  94. 102.
    3 steps to turn everyday get-togethers into transformative gatherings | Priya Parker06/11/2019
    11:03
  95. 103.
    The mysterious microbes living deep inside the earth -- and how they could help humanity | Karen Lloyd06/10/2019
    12:40
  96. 104.
    An ingenious proposal for scaling up marine protection | Mark Tercek06/08/2019
    5:31
  97. 105.
    The most detailed map of galaxies, black holes and stars ever made | Juna Kollmeier06/07/2019
    12:51
  98. 106.
    The healing power of reading | Michelle Kuo06/06/2019
    18:39
  99. 107.
    The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks06/05/2019
    15:28
  100. 108.
    "Everything happens for a reason" -- and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler06/04/2019
    15:27
  101. 109.
    The art of asking | Amanda Palmer06/03/2019
    13:16
  102. 110.
    The story we tell about millennials -- and who we leave out | Reniqua Allen05/30/2019
    12:08
  103. 111.
    What it takes to launch a telescope | Erika Hamden05/30/2019
    8:21
  104. 112.
    How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time | Baratunde Thurston05/29/2019
    16:59
  105. 113.
    These bacteria eat plastic | Morgan Vague05/28/2019
    9:25
  106. 114.
    My descent into America's neo-Nazi movement -- and how I got out | Christian Picciolini05/27/2019
    20:56
  107. 115.
    What prosecutors and incarcerated people can learn from each other | Jarrell Daniels05/24/2019
    12:56
  108. 116.
    My identity is a superpower -- not an obstacle | America Ferrera05/23/2019
    14:11
  109. 117.
    The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya05/22/2019
    17:27
  110. 118.
    The next global agricultural revolution | Bruce Friedrich05/21/2019
    5:44
  111. 119.
    Mosquitos, malaria and education | Bill Gates05/21/2019
    20:06
  112. 120.
    How to build your confidence -- and spark it in others | Brittany Packnett05/20/2019
    14:11
  113. 121.
    The difference between healthy and unhealthy love | Katie Hood05/17/2019
    11:41
  114. 122.
    Roger McNamee takes on big tech | The TED Interview05/16/2019
    58:50
  115. 123.
    What you should know about vaping and e-cigarettes | Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin05/15/2019
    15:12
  116. 124.
    If I should have a daughter ... | Sarah Kay05/14/2019
    19:31
  117. 125.
    The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders05/13/2019
    14:19
  118. 126.
    Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker05/10/2019
    18:23
  119. 127.
    How your brain's executive function works -- and how to improve it | Sabine Doebel05/09/2019
    10:04
  120. 128.
    The case for having kids | Wajahat Ali05/09/2019
    12:16
  121. 129.
    The crisis of leadership -- and a new way forward | Halla Tómasdóttir and Bryn Freedman05/08/2019
    14:56
  122. 130.
    How to revive your belief in democracy | Eric Liu05/07/2019
    14:22
  123. 131.
    Empathy is not endorsement | Dylan Marron05/06/2019
    11:54
  124. 132.
    How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes05/03/2019
    15:40
  125. 133.
    How supercharged plants could slow climate change | Joanne Chory05/02/2019
    13:41
  126. 134.
    Why we ignore obvious problems -- and how to act on them | Michele Wucker05/01/2019
    10:19
  127. 135.
    How to recover from activism burnout | Yana Buhrer Tavanier04/30/2019
    8:06
  128. 136.
    Three ideas. Three contradictions. Or not. | Hannah Gadsby04/29/2019
    18:40
  129. 137.
    Helping others makes us happier -- but it matters how we do it | Elizabeth Dunn04/26/2019
    13:34
  130. 138.
    The surprising connection between brain injuries and crime | Kim Gorgens04/25/2019
    11:53
  131. 139.
    How generational stereotypes hold us back at work | Leah Georges04/24/2019
    11:47
  132. 140.
    Can we cure genetic diseases by rewriting DNA? | David R. Liu04/23/2019
    16:42
  133. 141.
    A personal air-quality tracker that lets you know what you're breathing | Romain Lacombe04/22/2019
    6:11
  134. 142.
    How hip-hop helps us understand science | Danielle N. Lee04/19/2019
    9:06
  135. 143.
    How Twitter needs to change | Jack Dorsey04/17/2019
    25:33
  136. 144.
    Facebook's role in Brexit -- and the threat to democracy | Carole Cadwalladr04/16/2019
    15:01
  137. 145.
    Empower a girl, transform a community | Kakenya Ntaiya04/15/2019
    13:26
  138. 146.
    3 lessons on starting a movement from a self-defense trailblazer | Rana Abdelhamid04/12/2019
    12:03
  139. 147.
    How risk-taking changes a teenager's brain | Kashfia Rahman04/11/2019
    12:20
  140. 148.
    Wearable tech that helps you navigate by touch | Keith Kirkland04/10/2019
    7:00
  141. 149.
    We don't "move on" from grief. We move forward with it | Nora McInerny04/09/2019
    15:57
  142. 150.
    How to lead a conversation between people who disagree | Eve Pearlman04/08/2019
    9:46
  143. 151.
    An AI smartwatch that detects seizures | Rosalind Picard04/05/2019
    17:11
  144. 152.
    What refugees need to start new lives | Muhammed Idris04/04/2019
    6:19
  145. 153.
    A Parkland teacher's homework for us all | Diane Wolk-Rogers04/03/2019
    16:20
  146. 154.
    How does income affect childhood brain development? | Kimberly Noble04/02/2019
    12:26
  147. 155.
    How centuries of sci-fi sparked spaceflight | Alexander MacDonald04/01/2019
    13:28
  148. 156.
    Can we regenerate heart muscle with stem cells? | Chuck Murry03/29/2019
    15:28
  149. 157.
    A short history of trans people's long fight for equality | Samy Nour Younes03/28/2019
    6:56
  150. 158.
    To detect diseases earlier, let's speak bacteria's secret language | Fatima AlZahra'a Alatraktchi03/27/2019
    12:25
  151. 159.
    A new class of drug that could prevent depression and PTSD | Rebecca Brachman03/26/2019
    5:50
  152. 160.
    The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant03/25/2019
    15:33
  153. 161.
    12 truths I learned from life and writing | Anne Lamott03/22/2019
    16:01
  154. 162.
    Creative ways to get kids to thrive in school | Olympia Della Flora03/21/2019
    14:05
  155. 163.
    How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich03/20/2019
    13:33
  156. 164.
    3 lessons on success from an Arab businesswoman | Leila Hoteit03/19/2019
    14:26
  157. 165.
    The secret to scientific discoveries? Making mistakes | Phil Plait03/18/2019
    11:49
  158. 166.
    How to keep human bias out of AI | Kriti Sharma03/15/2019
    12:51
  159. 167.
    Our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse | Thomas Curran03/14/2019
    15:39
  160. 168.
    Where did the Moon come from? A new theory | Sarah T. Stewart03/13/2019
    12:49
  161. 169.
    The creative power of misfits | WorkLife with Adam Grant03/12/2019
    40:49
  162. 170.
    The "dementia village" that's redefining elder care | Yvonne van Amerongen03/11/2019
    11:13
  163. 171.
    We should all be feminists | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie03/08/2019
    30:23
  164. 172.
    The most powerful woman you've never heard of | T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison03/07/2019
    13:40
  165. 173.
    How we can store digital data in DNA | Dina Zielinski03/06/2019
    13:37
  166. 174.
    A bold idea to replace politicians | César Hidalgo03/05/2019
    13:50
  167. 175.
    How I'm making bricks out of ashes and rubble in Gaza | Majd Mashharawi03/04/2019
    11:52
  168. 176.
    How a new species of ancestors is changing our theory of human evolution | Juliet Brophy03/01/2019
    12:15
  169. 177.
    Is your country at risk of becoming a dictatorship? Here's how to know | Farida Nabourema02/28/2019
    11:54
  170. 178.
    The self-assembling computer chips of the future | Karl Skjonnemand02/27/2019
    12:39
  171. 179.
    A juror's reflections on the death penalty | Lindy Lou Isonhood02/26/2019
    16:08
  172. 180.
    An architect's subversive reimagining of the US-Mexico border wall | Ronald Rael02/25/2019
    11:39
  173. 181.
    How to overcome apathy and find your power | Dolores Huerta02/22/2019
    14:19
  174. 182.
    How to teach kids to talk about taboo topics | Liz Kleinrock02/20/2019
    12:12
  175. 183.
    What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder02/20/2019
    7:17
  176. 184.
    How do we find dignity at work? | Roy Bahat and Bryn Freedman02/19/2019
    11:15
  177. 185.
    Lessons from past presidents | Doris Kearns Goodwin02/18/2019
    19:21
  178. 186.
    The age of genetic wonder | Juan Enriquez02/15/2019
    18:56
  179. 187.
    A love story about the power of art as organizing | Aja Monet and phillip agnew02/14/2019
    12:09
  180. 188.
    3 ways to practice civility | Steven Petrow02/13/2019
    14:37
  181. 189.
    How doctors can help low-income patients (and still make a profit) | P.J. Parmar02/12/2019
    11:01
  182. 190.
    Why noise is bad for your health -- and what you can do about it | Mathias Basner02/12/2019
    10:41
  183. 191.
    How women in Pakistan are creating political change | Shad Begum02/11/2019
    14:30
  184. 192.
    America's forgotten working class | J.D. Vance02/08/2019
    15:34
  185. 193.
    What your breath could reveal about your health | Julian Burschka02/07/2019
    13:42
  186. 194.
    How we can help the "forgotten middle" reach their full potential | Danielle R. Moss02/06/2019
    13:06
  187. 195.
    The uncomplicated truth about women's sexuality | Sarah Barmak02/05/2019
    11:35
  188. 196.
    How do we learn to work with intelligent machines? | Matt Beane02/04/2019
    10:03
  189. 197.
    How we can start to heal the pain of racial division | Ruby Sales02/01/2019
    21:20
  190. 198.
    An astronaut's story of curiosity, perspective and change | Leland Melvin01/31/2019
    13:22
  191. 199.
    The way we think about biological sex is wrong | Emily Quinn01/31/2019
    18:53
  192. 200.
    The disarming case to act right now on climate change | Greta Thunberg01/30/2019
    11:54

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