The science of cells that never get old | Elizabeth Blackburn
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3 days ago ∗ Views: 47,657
What makes our bodies age ... our skin wrinkle, our hair turn white, our immune systems weaken? Biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shares a Nobel Prize for...
An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine | Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell
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4 days ago ∗ Views: 20,832
Leah Chase's New Orleans restaurant Dooky Chase changed the course of American history over gumbo and fried chicken. During the civil rights movement,...
How can groups make good decisions? | Mariano Sigman and Dan Ariely
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5 days ago ∗ Views: 43,970
We all know that when we make decisions in groups, they don't always go right -- and sometimes they go very wrong. How can groups make good decisions?...
Activism needs introverts | Sarah Corbett
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 43,492
For the introverts among us, traditional forms activism like marches, protests and door-to-door canvassing can be intimidating and stressful. Take it ...
How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway
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6 days ago ∗ Views: 225,397
The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to i...
The hidden opportunities of the informal economy | Niti Bhan
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7 days ago ∗ Views: 41,088
Niti Bhan studies business strategy for Africa's informal markets: the small shops and stands, skilled craftspeople and laborers who are the invisible...
How to transform apocalypse fatigue into action on global warming | Per Espen Stoknes
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 52,186
The biggest obstacle to dealing with climate disruptions lies between your ears, says psychologist and economist Per Espen Stokes. He's spent years st...
Why do I make art? To build time capsules for my heritage | Kayla Briët
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1 week ago ∗ Views: 30,005
Kayla Briët creates art that explores identity and self-discovery -- and the fear that her culture may someday be forgotten. She shares how she found...
I don't want children -- stop telling me I'll change my mind | Christen Reighter
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 111,205
One in five women in the United States will not have a biological child, and Christen Reighter is one of them. From a young age, she knew she didn't k...
How my dad's dementia changed my idea of death (and life) | Beth Malone
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 48,695
With warmth and grace, Beth Malone tells the deeply personal story of her dad's struggle with frontotemporal lobe dementia, and how it changed how she...
How the military fights climate change | David Titley
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 44,195
Military leaders have known for millennia that the time to prepare for a challenge is before it hits you, says scientist and retired US Navy officer D...
The Housing First approach to homelessness | Lloyd Pendleton
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 28,024
What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the s...
How to talk (and listen) to transgender people | Jackson Bird
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 74,753
Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to a...
What I learned serving time for a crime I didn't commit | Teresa Njoroge
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2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 66,256
In 2011, Teresa Njoroge was convicted of a financial crime she didn't commit -- the result of a long string of false accusations, increasing bribe att...
Sci-fi stories that imagine a future Africa | Nnedi Okorafor
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4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 50,575
"My science fiction has different ancestors -- African ones," says writer Nnedi Okorafor. In between excerpts from her "Binti" series and her novel "L...