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TEDTalks 2011 Countdown (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 01.16.2012 | Technology

In this special year-end collaboration, TED and The Huffington Post counted down 18 great ideas of 2011, and featured the full TEDTalk with original b...

Best of TEDTalks 2011, #1: World Peace Game

John Hunter | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
John Hunter

2011-12-26-johnhuntertedtedtedc.jpgWhen my students are thrown into a super-heated crucible with a recipe for immediate and complete failure, they don't boil over or give up. They turn lead into gold. Why can't we adults do the same?

Kids Save The World

Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #2: Let's Use Video to Reinvent Education

Salman Khan | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Salman Khan

Just as YouTube serves as the world's archive of the human experience, so too can it serve as the world's biggest and most thrilling classroom.2011-12-23-khanteddkjfkdjfkdj.jpg

Salman Khan: Let's Use Video To Reinvent Education

Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #3: Abolishing Torture (Premiere)

Karen Tse | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Karen Tse

2011-12-22-dfjdfjdfjdkfkldjgjijgifjd.jpgJust as the 19th century abolished slavery and the 20th century established human rights, so too the 21st century is the one in which we can end torture.

Karen Tse On Abolishing Torture

Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #4: Inside the Egyptian Revolution

Wael Ghonim | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Wael Ghonim

2011-12-21-waelwaetedted.jpgSomething Egyptians have proven to be true is that the power of the people is much stronger than the people in power.

Wael Ghonim On The Egyptian Revolution

Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #5: Printing a Human Kidney

Anthony Atala | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Anthony Atala

2011-12-20-anthonytetedteddd.jpgTo many people, the idea of growing replacement body parts in the lab sounds like modern-day science fiction. In truth, it's quickly becoming science fact.

Anthony Atala On Printing Organs

Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #6: Open-Sourced Blueprints For Civilization

Marcin Jakubowski | Posted 01.07.2012 | Technology
Marcin Jakubowski

There is a growing desire around the world to fundamentally remix this relationship with machines and specialization -- to increase access, engagement, and understanding.2011-12-19-marcintedtedted.jpg

Marcin Jakubowski On The DIY Civilization

Posted 09.10.2012 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, # 7: Wireless Data From Every Lightbulb

Harald Haas | Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology
Harald Haas

2011-12-16-harldhaassdfdf.jpgSoon when you switch on the light in the morning, that light will beam the latest news to your smartphone. From the breakfast table, you will be able to send emails through the table light.

Harald Haas On Lightbulb Data

Posted 12.16.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #8: The Power of Vulnerability

Brené Brown | Posted 12.15.2011 | Technology
Brené Brown

2011-12-15-brenfinalfinalfinal.jpgEven if letting ourselves be seen and opening ourselves up to judgment or disappointment feels terrifying, the alternatives are worse.

Brené Brown On Vulnerability

Posted 12.15.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #9: Beware Online 'Filter Bubbles'

Eli Pariser | Posted 12.14.2011 | Technology
Eli Pariser

2011-12-14-pariseretedtedtedtedtefe.jpgThere's a shift in how information is flowing online -- and it's invisible. But if we don't pay attention to it, it could become a real problem.

Eli Pariser On 'Filter Bubbles'

Posted 12.14.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #10: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Sheryl Sandberg | Posted 12.13.2011 | Technology
Sheryl Sandberg

2011-12-13-djfkdjfeitedtedtedted.jpgEven as people worry about "The End of Men," we have to acknowledge that men still run the world. Our revolution has stalled.

Sheryl Sandberg: Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #11: Pay Attention to Nonviolence

Julia Bacha | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology
Julia Bacha

2011-12-11-chabachacgaccc.jpgWe should all take notice of the scores of Palestinians and Israelis currently working at the grassroots to resolve the conflict and end the occupation.

Julia Bacha: Pay Attention To Nonviolence

Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

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Best of TEDTalks 2011, #12: Less Stuff, More Happiness

Graham Hill | Posted 12.09.2011 | Technology
Graham Hill

We are showing people that we can have everything we need, and that our lives and planet will be happier, healthier and more beautiful using less stuff and space.2011-12-09-tedtredtedtedted.jpg

Graham Hill: Less Stuff, More Happiness

Posted 12.09.2011 | Technology

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