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TED-Ed 45m
Next week we're going to be puzzling over one of the universe's most perplexing questions ... Check out this awesome trailer from and then subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you don't miss this one when it premieres!
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Need a pick-me-up? In this boisterous Talk, high schooler Ryan Ng makes a joyful plea for body positivity, encouraging us to define ourselves beyond our appearances and to find beauty within:
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TED-Ed 19h
A cellular biologist animated the life cycle of HIV in this hypnotic video. Watch:
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TED-Ed 22h
The difference between despair and hope often boils down to different ways of telling stories from the same set of facts:
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TED-Ed Oct 18
Though the common ancestor of all modern birds could fly, many different bird species -- like penguins and ostriches -- have independently lost their flight. Here's why:
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TED-Ed Oct 17
Most scientists believe humanity has left a permanent mark on Earth’s geological record. So what would happen if suddenly, every human on Earth disappeared? Find out:
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TED-Ed Oct 17
Every time you use the Internet to check directions, listen to music or to watch a TED-Ed lesson, you're using the language of binary code. So what is binary code and how does it work?
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TED-Ed Oct 16
For many students, finding the right way to manage your ADHD is a journey —and often a difficult one. In this Talk, high school student James Phillips describes the ups and downs of managing his ADHD and discovering what works for him:
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TED-Ed Oct 16
Why do we call women "ladies"? And is it "clue" or "clew"? Celebrate by finding out the origins of 26 unique and interesting words:
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TED-Ed Oct 16
Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. But it’s prone to catastrophic cracking that has immense financial and environmental impact. What if we could avoid that problem?
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Moonmoon Oct 15
Replying to @mafiasafia
Our first video is a poem by my hero , beautifully animated by Jeffig Le Bars & Jérémie Balais.
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Moonmoon Oct 15
Replying to @kaysarahsera
Each week we'll be featuring animated interpretations of poems both old & new that give us language for some of life's biggest feelings. We've teamed up with such an incredible roster of poets & animators to bring this little dream to life, & I can't wait to share them all w/ you
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Moonmoon Oct 15
I'm so excited to share a new web series that I helped produce, by the great folks over at ! It brings animation & poetry together to try & find new entryways to poetry for newcomers, & also hopes that no matter what you might be going through, "There's a Poem For That!"
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TED-Ed Oct 15
Shabana Basij-Rasikh runs an all-girls school in Afghanistan with the belief that when you educate a girl, you can change the world:
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TED-Ed Oct 15
Have you noticed how the full moon looks bigger on the horizon than high overhead? What's that about? Check out this lesson on the Moon Illusion to find out:
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TED-Ed Oct 15
The tragicomedy "Waiting for Godot" offers a simple but stirring question- what should the characters do?
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TED-Ed Oct 14
The coldest materials in the world aren’t in Antarctica or at the top of Mount Everest:
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TED-Ed Oct 14
"If we're lucky enough to live long enough, Alzheimer's appears to be our brain's destiny. But maybe it doesn't have to be." How to build an Alzheimer's-resistant brain:
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TED-Ed Oct 13
Math is full of symbols: lines, dots, arrows, English letters, Greek letters, superscripts, subscripts ... it can look like an illegible jumble. Where did all of these symbols come from?
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TED-Ed Oct 13
What causes narcissism? And can narcissists improve on their negative traits? Here's what we know:
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