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Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.
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Going Undercover

Going Undercover

2019-05-1700:53:26

Original broadcast date: December 15, 2017. Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to explore unknown territory, and find the truth. Guests include poet and activist Theo E.J. Wilson, journalist Jamie Bartlett, counter-terrorism expert Mubin Shaikh, and educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh.
Jumpstarting Creativity

Jumpstarting Creativity

2019-05-1000:53:18

Our greatest breakthroughs and triumphs have one thing in common: creativity. But how do you ignite it? And how do you rekindle it? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas on jumpstarting creativity. Guests include economist Tim Harford, producer Helen Marriage, artificial intelligence researcher Steve Engels, and behavioral scientist Marily Oppezzo.
Becoming Wise

Becoming Wise

2019-05-0300:52:38

Original broadcast date: June 10, 2016. We usually get wiser with age, but that doesn't mean we have to grow up to wise up. This hour, TED speakers explore what it means to find wisdom at every stage of life. Guests include journalist Joshua Prager, writer Adora Svitak, conservationist Boyd Varty, advocate Tony Porter, and psychiatrist Robert Waldinger.
Keeping Secrets

Keeping Secrets

2019-04-2600:53:10

Who should get to keep secrets, and who should demand to know them? In this hour, TED speakers talk about the damage secrets can do, and the shifting roles we play when we keep, or share them. In a special updated interview, Global Witness co-founder Charmian Gooch explains how secrecy and corruption have changed in the five years since she gave her TED talk. Other guests from the original 2015 episode include PostSecret founder Frank Warren, equality advocate Ash Beckham, and journalist Glenn Greenwald.
Failure Is An Option

Failure Is An Option

2019-04-1900:52:02

Original broadcast date: July 29, 2016. Failure can be devastating, but it can also make us stronger and smarter. This week, TED speakers explore how failure clears the way for success, in our everyday work, and our innermost lives. Guests include entrepreneur Astro Teller, economist Tim Harford, author Casey Gerald, and writer Lidia Yuknavitch.
Changing The World

Changing The World

2019-04-1200:53:234

What does it take to change the world for the better? This hour, TED speakers explore ideas on activism—what motivates it, why it matters, and how each of us can make a difference. Guests include civil rights activist Ruby Sales, labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, author Jeremy Heimans, "craftivist" Sarah Corbett, and designer and futurist Angela Oguntala.
How Things Spread

How Things Spread

2019-04-0500:52:0749

Original broadcast date: March 4, 2016. What makes an idea, a brand, or a behavior catch fire? This hour, TED speakers explore the mysteries behind the many things we spread: laughter and sadness, imagination, viruses and viral ideas. Guests include neuroscientist Sophie Scott, entrepreneur Seth Godin, philanthropist Bill Gates, social scientist Nicholas Christakis, and historian Yuval Harari.
Confronting Racism

Confronting Racism

2019-03-2900:54:3139

Racism isn't always obvious, but it can be found almost everywhere. This hour, TED speakers explore the effects of everyday and systemic racism in America—and how we can work to defeat it. Guests include authors Brittney Cooper and Monique Morris, journalism professor Pat Ferrucci, clinical psychologist Howard Stevenson, and anti-racism educator Travis Jones.
Shifting Time

Shifting Time

2019-03-2200:52:4285

Original broadcast date: June 19, 2015. We live our lives by the calendar and the clock, but time is also an abstraction, even an illusion. In this hour, TED speakers explore how our sense of time changes depending on who and where we are. Guests include director Cesar Kuriyama, poet Rives, psychologists Dan Gilbert and Laura Carstensen, and cosmologist Sean Carroll.
Don't Fear Math

Don't Fear Math

2019-03-1500:51:4668

Why do many of us hate, even fear math? Why are we convinced we're bad at it? This hour, TED speakers explore the myths we tell ourselves and how changing our approach can unlock the beauty of math. Guests include budgeting specialist Phylecia Jones, mathematician and educator Dan Finkel, math teacher Eddie Woo, educator Masha Gershman, and radio personality and eternal math nerd Adam Spencer.
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Yanlin

40:00 creativity and multitasking

May 19th
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Raman Kannan

we are literally programmed by society...that's why adults expectations never meet and happiness as compared to kids...

May 18th
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fereshte t

the quality of this podcast is too bad

May 17th
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G C

Interesting gauge to measure my own creative processes.

May 14th
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KC

The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom.

May 11th
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Yanlin

Starting at 36:15 is the science about time

May 6th
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Joseph Viggiano

why does Up First now redirect here?

May 1st
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Sarthak Aneja

Joseph Viggiano 👍

May 16th
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Sarah

Jenn Miguez Batina Hi Jenn, could you please go to the phone Settings- Apps- Castbox- Storage- clear the cache? Then please check if it works well. 😉

May 11th
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Susana Ocaña

no

Apr 30th
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John Reed

Shameful anti pro-choice reference.

Apr 27th
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Sarthak Aneja

John Reed 🤣

May 18th
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gregorior

John Reed u b shameful...u bad human

May 15th
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Louise Newsome

.mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm gmcz

Apr 24th
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Crown

I truly appreciate these podcast, there extremely insightful

Apr 12th
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Christine Johnson

Sandra Bland was not "killed after a police encounter. " She committed suicide in jail.

Apr 8th
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Mary Stevens

can u tell me where the 1 x button is to slow down the podcast. Help! bring sanity to my life and show me that things really aren't that bad despite the fact that he has has has taken six grandkids of mine my only sex put them in a polygamist home that can only happen in Utah everyone have questions I must be a bad bad grandmother however it was only due to the wishes of a son-in-law from Hell who has control over the situation I am heartbroken and listening to these podcast where true horror happens shows me how good my life is and allows me to unwind and sleep but not when they're going a million miles an hour and I can understand them can you help me

Apr 6th
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임대호

Good one!

Apr 5th
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Marisol Capra

love this podcast!!! amazing

Apr 2nd
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Fran

I don't understand why is this podcast from June 19th 2015 reposted? Can someone explain?

Apr 1st
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Fran

Jen C Oh, I see. So it is as simple as it seems. Thank you for your reply 👍

Apr 2nd
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Jen C

Fran Just about all NPR shows re-use content here and there. Gotta make those pledge drive dollars last somehow!

Apr 1st
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Ted Jordan

as much as i enjoy TED and NPR, they are also part of the problem. Black speakers can only discuss racial issues, sports, music, giving back to their community. Very seldom Blacks speak on science, geography, nobel prizes, computers, cyber security, statistics...

Apr 1st
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Conal Wright

Bipin Upadhyay lol!!!

Apr 19th
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Emily McAdoo

Ted Jordan Would you prefer to have a white person talk about racism?

Apr 18th
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Kevin Gauthier

Ted talks has become corrupted by the political left,it used to be all about science and the philosophy of science and all the wonderful things around the world...... now it's mostly all political and biased at that!!! such a shame!!

Mar 29th
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Kevin Gauthier

Ted talks has become a political propaganda arm... WHY??? everything has become political and corrupt anymore,and most ppl are clueless to it,they just think that's the way it REALLY is..... once you start to see things in a political way,you realize how much in this world has been corrupted... it's sad!!!!

Mar 29th
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Armin Radford

Kevin Gauthier everything is political you dimwit. Should we not talk about race because it is political?

Apr 6th
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Owen M James

Racism is definitely found in America more than anywhere else. Its basically a national obsession

Mar 29th
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