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TED Talks Daily

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Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.

  1. 1.
    Humanity's planet-shaping powers -- and what they mean for the future | Achim Steiner01/16/2021
    9:55
  2. 2.
    How bad data keeps us from good AI | Mainak Mazumdar01/15/2021
    11:01
  3. 3.
    How your brain responds to stories -- and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber01/14/2021
    15:21
  4. 4.
    4 tips to kickstart honest conversations at work | Betsy Kauffman01/13/2021
    9:52
  5. 5.
    How carbon capture networks could help curb climate change | Bas Sudmeijer01/12/2021
    12:32
  6. 6.
    6 essential lessons for women leaders | Julia Gillard and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala01/11/2021
    10:02
  7. 7.
    The counterintuitive way to be more persuasive | Niro Sivanathan01/09/2021
    11:08
  8. 8.
    How AI can help shatter barriers to equality | Jamila Gordon01/08/2021
    6:45
  1. 9.
    The 1-minute secret to forming a new habit | Christine Carter01/07/2021
    11:58
  2. 10.
    How to turn moments into momentum | Renee Montgomery01/06/2021
    5:03
  3. 11.
    3 ways companies can support grieving employees | Tilak Mandadi01/05/2021
    12:42
  4. 12.
    How we could make carbon-negative concrete | Tom Schuler01/04/2021
    5:23
  5. 13.
    3 questions to ask yourself about everything you do | Stacey Abrams01/01/2021
    12:46
  6. 14.
    What your sleep patterns say about your relationship | TEDx SHORTS12/31/2020
    10:21
  7. 15.
    How we can actually pay people enough -- with Paypal CEO Dan Schulman | TED Business12/30/2020
    21:51
  8. 16.
    The joy of taking out the trash | Aparna Nancherla12/29/2020
    5:59
  9. 17.
    The fight for civil rights and freedom | John Lewis and Bryan Stevenson12/28/2020
    24:23
  10. 18.
    An Indigenous Mixtape from Lima, Peru | Far Flung12/25/2020
    51:59
  11. 19.
    The shadow pandemic of domestic violence during COVID-19 | Kemi DaSilva-Ibru12/24/2020
    6:30
  12. 20.
    Why lakes and rivers should have the same rights as humans | Kelsey Leonard12/23/2020
    13:17
  13. 21.
    How to practice effectively...for just about anything | Annie Bosler and Don Greene12/22/2020
    10:42
  14. 22.
    Fossil fuel companies know how to stop global warming. Why don't they? | Myles Allen12/21/2020
    12:15
  15. 23.
    6 big ethical questions about the future of AI | Genevieve Bell12/18/2020
    15:49
  16. 24.
    Financial inclusion, the digital divide and other thoughts on the future of money | Ajay Banga12/17/2020
    21:25
  17. 25.
    Who counts as a speaker of a language? | Anna Babel12/16/2020
    11:25
  18. 26.
    An innovative way to support children with special needs | Billy Samuel Mwape12/15/2020
    13:58
  19. 27.
    How to be an upstander instead of a bystander | Angélique Parisot-Potter12/14/2020
    6:26
  20. 28.
    A strategy for supporting and listening to others | Jeremy Brewer12/11/2020
    8:16
  21. 29.
    Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness | Sarah Brosnan12/10/2020
    12:42
  22. 30.
    How creative writing can help you through life's hardest moments | Sakinah Hofler12/09/2020
    15:15
  23. 31.
    The legacy of matriarchs in the Yukon First Nations | Kluane Adamek12/08/2020
    11:32
  24. 32.
    The end of globalization (and the beginning of something new) | Mike O'Sullivan12/07/2020
    15:57
  25. 33.
    It takes a community to eradicate hate | Wale Elegbede12/04/2020
    11:25
  26. 34.
    How to foster true diversity and inclusion at work (and in your community) | Rosalind G. Brewer12/03/2020
    24:32
  27. 35.
    An aerialist on listening to your body's signals | Adie Delaney12/02/2020
    7:27
  28. 36.
    Inside the massive (and unregulated) world of surveillance tech | Sharon Weinberger12/01/2020
    12:38
  29. 37.
    The city planting a million trees in two years | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr11/30/2020
    10:09
  30. 38.
    What almost dying taught me about living | Suleika Jaouad11/27/2020
    17:45
  31. 39.
    What happens in your brain when you taste food | Camilla Arndal Andersen11/26/2020
    19:31
  32. 40.
    A magical mantra for nurturing a blissful life | JayaShri Maathaa11/25/2020
    4:44
  33. 41.
    How your emotions change the shape of your heart | Sandeep Jauhar11/24/2020
    17:02
  34. 42.
    The mood-boosting power of crying | Kathy Mendias11/23/2020
    12:42
  35. 43.
    How COVID-19 human challenge trials work -- and why I volunteered | Sophie Rose11/20/2020
    11:46
  36. 44.
    How quinoa can help combat hunger and malnutrition | Cedric Habiyaremye11/19/2020
    7:28
  37. 45.
    What it takes to crush a pandemic | Johanna Benesty11/18/2020
    11:44
  38. 46.
    How the new generation of Latinx voters could change US elections | María Teresa Kumar11/17/2020
    11:21
  39. 47.
    How India could pull off the world's most ambitious energy transition | Varun Sivaram11/16/2020
    12:30
  40. 48.
    To future generations of women, you are the roots of change | Gloria Steinem11/13/2020
    15:26
  41. 49.
    How to be fearless in the face of authoritarianism | Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya11/12/2020
    7:05
  42. 50.
    To save the climate, we have to reimagine capitalism | Rebecca Henderson11/11/2020
    8:53
  43. 51.
    Theranos, whistleblowing and speaking truth to power | Erika Cheung11/10/2020
    17:31
  44. 52.
    The energy Africa needs to develop -- and fight climate change | Rose M. Mutiso11/09/2020
    7:25
  45. 53.
    I stepped out of grief -- by dancing with fire | Danielle Torley11/06/2020
    13:57
  46. 54.
    Lessons on leaving the world better than you found it | Sophie Howe11/05/2020
    7:02
  47. 55.
    "A Bird Made of Birds" | Sarah Kay11/04/2020
    8:31
  48. 56.
    What's a snollygoster? A short lesson in political speak | Mark Forsyth11/03/2020
    6:24
  49. 57.
    The radical act of choosing common ground | Nisha Anand11/02/2020
    17:10
  50. 58.
    How to decarbonize the grid and electrify everything | John Doerr and Hal Harvey11/01/2020
    20:58
  51. 59.
    What crows teach us about death | Kaeli Swift10/31/2020
    12:22
  52. 60.
    How to foster productive and responsible debate | Ishan Bhabha10/30/2020
    10:43
  53. 61.
    The case for stubborn optimism on climate | Christiana Figueres10/29/2020
    9:37
  54. 62.
    The Great Migration and the power of a single decision | Isabel Wilkerson10/28/2020
    19:16
  55. 63.
    Climate change is becoming a problem you can taste | Amanda Little10/27/2020
    13:07
  56. 64.
    What if a US presidential candidate refuses to concede after an election? | Van Jones10/26/2020
    17:26
  57. 65.
    Why children stay silent following sexual violence | Kristin Jones10/24/2020
    18:27
  58. 66.
    How to be a good ancestor | Roman Krznaric10/23/2020
    8:42
  59. 67.
    How to reduce the wealth gap between Black and white Americans | Kedra Newsom Reeves10/22/2020
    13:28
  60. 68.
    Apple's promise to be carbon neutral by 2030 | Lisa Jackson and Liz Ogbu10/21/2020
    5:45
  61. 69.
    How businesses can serve everyone, not just shareholders | Dame Vivian Hunt10/20/2020
    14:50
  62. 70.
    Amazon's climate pledge to be net-zero by 2040 | Dave Clark and Kara Hurst10/19/2020
    6:01
  63. 71.
    The race to a zero-emission world starts now | António Guterres10/18/2020
    6:06
  64. 72.
    The global movement to restore nature's biodiversity | Thomas Crowther10/17/2020
    16:47
  65. 73.
    Make your actions on climate reflect your words | Severn Cullis-Suzuki10/16/2020
    13:00
  66. 74.
    10 years to transform the future of humanity -- or destabilize the planet | Johan Rockström10/15/2020
    8:24
  67. 75.
    Europe's plan to become the first carbon-neutral continent | Ursula von der Leyen10/14/2020
    7:11
  68. 76.
    Climate justice can't happen without racial justice | David Lammy10/13/2020
    9:58
  69. 77.
    How cities are detoxing transportation | Monica Araya10/12/2020
    10:54
  70. 78.
    Our moral imperative to act on climate change -- and 3 steps we can take | His Holiness Pope Francis10/11/2020
    13:20
  71. 79.
    This decade calls for Earthshots to repair our planet | Prince William10/10/2020
    8:01
  72. 80.
    Climate Mindset | TED Radio Hour10/09/2020
    12:49
  73. 81.
    Civilization on the Moon -- and what it means for life on Earth | Jessy Kate Schingler10/08/2020
    12:13
  74. 82.
    What kids can teach adults about asking for help | YeYoon Kim10/07/2020
    9:01
  75. 83.
    We need to track the world's water like we track the weather | Sonaar Luthra10/06/2020
    13:25
  76. 84.
    Gerrymandering: How drawing jagged lines can impact an election | Christina Greer10/05/2020
    4:07
  77. 85.
    Racism thrives on silence -- speak up! | Dexter Dias10/02/2020
    20:31
  78. 86.
    Can seaweed help curb global warming? | Tim Flannery10/01/2020
    13:09
  79. 87.
    The lie that invented racism | John Biewen09/30/2020
    18:53
  80. 88.
    A global movement to solve global problems | Colombe Cahen-Salvador09/29/2020
    10:28
  81. 89.
    The ancient, earth-friendly wisdom of Mongolian nomads | Khulan Batkhuyag09/28/2020
    11:50
  82. 90.
    3 secrets to Netflix's success | Reed Hastings09/25/2020
    30:21
  83. 91.
    Why we must confront the painful parts of US history | Hasan Kwame Jeffries09/24/2020
    13:35
  84. 92.
    How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? | Peter Paccone09/23/2020
    5:42
  85. 93.
    The psychological traits that shape your political beliefs | Dannagal G. Young09/22/2020
    9:32
  86. 94.
    If you adults won't save the world, we will | Xiye Bastida09/21/2020
    8:36
  87. 95.
    Does your vote count? The Electoral College explained | Christina Greer09/18/2020
    6:32
  88. 96.
    Why you should define your fears instead of your goals | Tim Ferriss09/17/2020
    14:25
  89. 97.
    Why do we blame individuals for economic crises? | Liene Ozoliņa09/16/2020
    14:58
  90. 98.
    You shouldn't have to choose between filling your prescriptions and paying bills | Kiah Williams09/15/2020
    8:27
  91. 99.
    The psychology of inequality and political division | Keith Payne09/14/2020
    12:33
  92. 100.
    How to win an argument (at the US Supreme Court, or anywhere) | Neal Katyal09/11/2020
    16:44
  93. 101.
    A lesson in turning adversaries into allies | Leah Garcés09/10/2020
    13:45
  94. 102.
    What it takes to make change | Jacqueline Novogratz09/09/2020
    16:00
  95. 103.
    Dear Facebook, this is how you're breaking democracy | Yaël Eisenstat09/08/2020
    14:32
  96. 104.
    The new political story that could change everything | George Monbiot09/07/2020
    16:59
  97. 105.
    4 steps to ending extreme poverty | Shameran Abed09/04/2020
    7:39
  98. 106.
    How do daily habits lead to political violence? | Christiane-Marie Abu Sarah09/03/2020
    16:10
  99. 107.
    Dignity isn't a privilege. It's a worker's right | Abigail Disney09/02/2020
    12:20
  100. 108.
    Why specializing early doesn't always mean career success | David Epstein09/01/2020
    13:31
  101. 109.
    How to build your confidence -- and spark it in others | Brittany Packnett08/31/2020
    14:19
  102. 110.
    What Saturn's most mysterious moon could teach us about the origins of life | Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle08/28/2020
    7:52
  103. 111.
    Do schools kill creativity? | Sir Ken Robinson08/27/2020
    18:25
  104. 112.
    What it means to be intersex | Susannah Temko08/26/2020
    14:35
  105. 113.
    The tyranny of merit | Michael Sandel08/25/2020
    9:11
  106. 114.
    How animals and plants are evolving in cities | Menno Schilthuizen08/24/2020
    12:38
  107. 115.
    Why we must stop dancing to the sound of our own oppression | Madame Gandhi08/21/2020
    6:25
  108. 116.
    Big data, small farms and a tale of two tomatoes | Erin Baumgartner08/20/2020
    15:22
  109. 117.
    Grief and love in the animal kingdom | Barbara J. King08/19/2020
    14:37
  110. 118.
    How to use family dinner to teach politics | Hajer Sharief08/18/2020
    11:57
  111. 119.
    Can we call it a "world map" if it's missing a billion people? | Rebecca Firth08/17/2020
    10:30
  112. 120.
    Love letters to strangers | Hannah Brencher08/14/2020
    5:08
  113. 121.
    When is a pandemic over? | Alex Rosenthal08/13/2020
    6:12
  114. 122.
    What silence can teach you about sound | Dallas Taylor08/12/2020
    10:48
  115. 123.
    3 questions to ask yourself about US citizenship | Jose Antonio Vargas08/11/2020
    9:13
  116. 124.
    Let's scan the whole planet with LiDAR | Chris Fisher08/10/2020
    13:34
  117. 125.
    How every movie trailer gets made | Twenty Thousand Hertz08/07/2020
    22:23
  118. 126.
    The difference between healthy and unhealthy love | Katie Hood08/06/2020
    11:12
  119. 127.
    The secrets of learning a new language | Lýdia Machová08/05/2020
    12:29
  120. 128.
    How to raise a black son in America | Clint Smith08/04/2020
    6:35
  121. 129.
    A stock market for social justice | ZigZag08/03/2020
    39:43
  122. 130.
    How your brain's executive function works -- and how to improve it | Sabine Doebel07/30/2020
    8:22
  123. 131.
    How to overcome our biases? Walk boldly toward them | Vernā Myers07/29/2020
    18:06
  124. 132.
    How shocking events can spark positive change | Naomi Klein07/28/2020
    16:56
  125. 133.
    The secret soundtrack of the sea | TEDx SHORTS07/27/2020
    8:31
  126. 134.
    Can light stop the coronavirus? | David Brenner07/24/2020
    20:25
  127. 135.
    Give yourself permission to be creative | Ethan Hawke07/23/2020
    8:51
  128. 136.
    How love can help repair social inequality | Chloé Valdary07/22/2020
    17:59
  129. 137.
    5 needs that any COVID-19 response should meet | Kwame Owusu-Kesse07/21/2020
    6:59
  130. 138.
    A call to end the media coverage mass shooters want | Tom Teves07/20/2020
    14:52
  131. 139.
    How city mayors are taking action on climate change | Eric Garcetti07/19/2020
    17:01
  132. 140.
    Activism, changemakers and hope for the future | Malala Yousafzai07/18/2020
    28:02
  133. 141.
    Want a more just world? Be an unlikely ally | Nita Mosby Tyler07/17/2020
    11:19
  134. 142.
    What if you could help decide how the government spends public funds? | Shari Davis07/16/2020
    11:29
  135. 143.
    The invisible life hidden beneath Antarctica's ice | Ariel Waldman07/15/2020
    6:52
  136. 144.
    A blueprint for reparations in the US | William "Sandy" Darity07/14/2020
    31:52
  137. 145.
    What happens when biology becomes technology? | Christina Agapakis07/13/2020
    11:54
  138. 146.
    "You Have the Rite" | Marc Bamuthi Joseph07/10/2020
    7:58
  139. 147.
    Every day you live, you impact the planet | Jane Goodall07/09/2020
    26:07
  140. 148.
    A friendly, autonomous robot that delivers your food | Ali Kashani07/08/2020
    9:37
  141. 149.
    How the pandemic will shape the near future | Bill Gates07/07/2020
    23:21
  142. 150.
    Africa is a sleeping giant -- I'm trying to wake it up | Adeola Fayehun07/06/2020
    7:54
  143. 151.
    The new urgency of climate change | Al Gore07/03/2020
    42:54
  144. 152.
    Scenes from a Black trans life | D-L Stewart07/02/2020
    16:09
  145. 153.
    What foods did your ancestors love? | Aparna Pallavi07/01/2020
    15:38
  146. 154.
    Stop being a bystander in your own life | Tracy Edwards06/30/2020
    11:37
  147. 155.
    3 ways we can redesign cities for equity and inclusion | Vishaan Chakrabarti06/29/2020
    19:08
  148. 156.
    The case to infect volunteers with COVID-19 to accelerate vaccine testing | Nir Eyal06/27/2020
    16:29
  149. 157.
    How women will lead us to freedom, justice and peace | H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf06/26/2020
    15:05
  150. 158.
    How Dolly Parton led me to an epiphany | Jad Abumrad06/25/2020
    14:37
  151. 159.
    How to support and celebrate living artists | Swizz Beatz06/24/2020
    9:39
  152. 160.
    Why is colonialism (still) romanticized? | Farish Ahmad-Noor06/23/2020
    12:47
  153. 161.
    How to deconstruct racism, one headline at a time | Baratunde Thurston06/22/2020
    18:08
  154. 162.
    How racial bias works -- and how to disrupt it | Jennifer L. Eberhardt06/18/2020
    16:24
  155. 163.
    Hunting for dinosaurs showed me our place in the universe | Kenneth Lacovara06/17/2020
    15:56
  156. 164.
    My secret to staying focused under pressure | Russell Wilson06/16/2020
    7:22
  157. 165.
    3 secrets of resilient people | Lucy Hone06/15/2020
    17:04
  158. 166.
    The difference between being "not racist" and antiracist | Ibram X. Kendi06/13/2020
    51:47
  159. 167.
    How drawing can set you free | Shantell Martin06/12/2020
    8:09
  160. 168.
    What tech companies know about your kids | Veronica Barassi06/11/2020
    12:50
  161. 169.
    How to turn your dissatisfaction into action | Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr06/10/2020
    12:54
  162. 170.
    We need to green the economy while restarting it | Nigel Topping06/09/2020
    21:50
  163. 171.
    The US needs a radical revolution of values | Dr. Bernice King06/08/2020
    6:52
  164. 172.
    5 steps to remove yourself from drama at work | Anastasia Penright06/08/2020
    14:55
  165. 173.
    The path to ending systemic racism in the US | Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Rashad Robinson, Dr. Bernice King, Anthony D. Romero06/05/2020
    36:07
  166. 174.
    Part 2: The path to ending systemic racism in the US | Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff, Rashad Robinson, Dr. Bernice King, Anthony D. Romero06/05/2020
    29:17
  167. 175.
    How to support witnesses of harassment and build healthier workplaces | Julia Shaw06/04/2020
    12:02
  168. 176.
    The urgency of intersectionality | Kimberlé Crenshaw06/03/2020
    19:15
  169. 177.
    The true cost of financial dependence | Estelle Gibson06/01/2020
    8:59
  170. 178.
    My story of love and loss as a transracial adoptee | Sara Jones05/30/2020
    13:11
  171. 179.
    Let's make the world wild again | Kristine Tompkins05/29/2020
    17:18
  172. 180.
    Autofocusing reading glasses of the future | Nitish Padmanaban05/28/2020
    7:19
  173. 181.
    The secret weapon against pandemics | Georges C. Benjamin05/27/2020
    22:11
  174. 182.
    A COVID-19 "exit" strategy to end lockdown and reopen the economy | Uri Alon05/26/2020
    12:52
  175. 183.
    10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee05/25/2020
    12:09
  176. 184.
    How the US can address the tragedy of veteran suicide | Charles P. Smith05/22/2020
    9:57
  177. 185.
    The real reason you procrastinate | WorkLife with Adam Grant05/21/2020
    36:43
  178. 186.
    Are we interrupting the kinky sex lives of fish? | Marah J. Hardt05/20/2020
    12:47
  179. 187.
    Can we edit memories? | Amy Milton05/19/2020
    16:38
  180. 188.
    To overcome challenges, stop comparing yourself to others | Dean Furness05/18/2020
    13:17
  181. 189.
    Why students should have mental health days | Hailey Hardcastle05/15/2020
    8:29
  182. 190.
    An ER doctor on triaging your "crazy busy" life | Darria Long05/13/2020
    12:30
  183. 191.
    The US is addicted to incarceration. Here's how to break the cycle | Robin Steinberg and Manoush Zomorodi05/12/2020
    18:08
  184. 192.
    A virus detection network to stop the next pandemic | Pardis Sabeti and Christian Happi05/11/2020
    6:05
  185. 193.
    The mental health benefits of storytelling for health care workers | Laurel Braitman05/09/2020
    11:27
  186. 194.
    How American and Chinese values shaped the coronavirus response | Huang Hung05/08/2020
    13:26
  187. 195.
    What you need to know about face surveillance | Kade Crockford05/07/2020
    13:05
  188. 196.
    The cost of work stress -- and how to reduce it | Rob Cooke05/06/2020
    11:42
  189. 197.
    How we're using AI to discover new antibiotics | Jim Collins05/05/2020
    7:49
  190. 198.
    The anti-CEO playbook | Hamdi Ulukaya05/04/2020
    18:23
  191. 199.
    How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | Manoush Zomorodi05/01/2020
    17:54
  192. 200.
    Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little04/30/2020
    16:14

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