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Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.
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Black History Month is a time to remember and reflect on Black heritage. This hour features powerful conversations from past episodes on how we can confront the past to move toward a better future. Guests include historian and preservationist Brent Leggs, community organizer Colette Pichon Battle, and computer scientist Joy Buolamwini.
When A.J. Jacobs set out to thank everyone who made his morning cup of coffee, he realized the chain of thank-yous was endless. This hour, Jacobs shares ideas on gratitude—and how to make it count.
Original broadcast date: September 11, 2020. How do we build more trusting and empathetic relationships, even during a crisis? This hour, therapist Esther Perel shares ideas on creating lasting bonds in romance, family, and at work.
It Takes Time

It Takes Time

2021-02-0553:4814

We live in an era of instant gratification. But some things — to reach their full potential — simply cannot be rushed. This hour, TED speakers explore what we can learn from ideas that take time. Guests include zoologist Lucy Cooke, neuroscientist Matthew Walker, architect Julia Watson, and NASA engineer Nagin Cox.
Original broadcast date: August 7, 2020. We need water to live. But with rising seas and so many lacking clean water — water is in crisis and so are we. This hour, TED speakers explore ideas around restoring our relationship with water. Guests on the show include legal scholar Kelsey Leonard, artist LaToya Ruby Frazier, and community organizer Colette Pichon Battle.
Anyone from anywhere can give a TED Talk. This hour, we're joined by curator Cloe Shasha Brooks, who leads a massive search each year to discover brilliant speakers who often fly under the radar.
Breathe

Breathe

2021-01-1556:5511

Breathing is essential to life. And lately, the safety of the air we inhale, or the need to pause and take a deep breath, is on our minds a lot. This hour, TED speakers explore the power of breath. Guests include former world champion freediver Tanya Streeter, journalist Beth Gardiner, activist Yvette Arellano, paleontologist Emma Schachner, scent historian Caro Verbeek, and mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe.
Original broadcast date: October 20, 2020. Right now, many kids aren't in their classrooms — but there is so much to learn outside of school as well. This hour, TED speakers explore life lessons that teach us far more than any textbook. Guests on the show include politician Stacey Abrams, sailor Tracy Edwards, educator Alvin Irby, and LGBTQ rights advocate Ash Beckham
The runoff Senate elections in the state of Georgia have been big news, and a driving force behind the scenes for Democrats is Stacey Abrams. She's a lawyer, politician, author, and founder of Fair Fight Action, a voter advocacy group. We featured Stacey Abrams on the program a few months ago, and wanted to share a special bonus cut of her entire interview with Manoush.
Conflict is a part of life. But in a polarized world, reaching resolution is harder than ever. This hour, TED speakers explore creative and extraordinary ways of approaching conflict. Guests on the show include authors Shaka Senghor and Ebony Roberts, zoologist Lucy King, and radio journalist Jad Abumrad.
From prehistoric cave art to today's social media feeds, to design is to be human. This hour, designer Debbie Millman guides us through a world made and remade—and helps us design our own paths.
Making Sense Of 2020

Making Sense Of 2020

2020-12-1853:0819

2020 is finally coming to an end. This hour, we look back at moments, talks, and big ideas from past episodes that helped us make sense of this strange and unprecedented year. Guests include science journalist Laura Spinney, researcher Daniel Streicker, monk JayaShri Maathaa, and writers Huang Hung and Jonny Sun.
A Century Of Money

A Century Of Money

2020-12-1153:3513

Recessions, depressions, bubbles, and blue skies — our economy has a history of soaring and plummeting. This hour, TED speakers look to the past for lessons on building a more stable financial future. Guests include journalist Kathleen Day, financial advisor Tammy Lally, writer Elizabeth White, and filmmaker Abigail Disney.
How To Citizen

How To Citizen

2020-12-0452:4117

This year's election saw historic voter turnout. But in a divided democracy, how else can we commit to our civic duties? This hour, Baratunde Thurston joins Manoush with ideas on how to citizen.
Original broadcast date: July 10, 2020. What makes a true apology? What does it mean to make amends for past mistakes? This hour, TED speakers explore how repairing the wrongs of the past is the first step toward healing for the future. Guests include historian Brent Leggs, law professor Martha Minow, librarian Dawn Wacek, and playwright V (formerly Eve Ensler).
Original broadcast date: June 26, 2020. With so many schools closed, lots of kids are stuck at home, learning remotely. Special guest Guy Raz joins Manoush for an hour packed with TED science lessons... for everyone.
The Life Cycles Of Cities

The Life Cycles Of Cities

2020-11-1352:0519

Cities are never static; they can transform in months, years, or centuries. This hour, TED speakers explore how today's cities are informed by the past, and how they'll need to evolve for the future. Guests include archaeologist Alyssa Loorya, architects Marwa Al-Sabouni and Rahul Mehrotra, and landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom.
Fighting climate change is a big, messy task that will take a lot of work. This hour, TED's Science Curator David Biello joins Manoush to share some promising and fascinating solutions.
Warped Reality

Warped Reality

2020-10-3051:4317

False information on the internet makes it harder and harder to know what's true, and the consequences have been devastating. This hour, TED speakers explore ideas around technology and deception. Guests include law professor Danielle Citron, journalist Andrew Marantz, and computer scientist Joy Buolamwini.
How do spaces shape the human experience? In what ways do our rooms, homes, and buildings give us meaning and purpose? This hour, TED speakers explore the power of the spaces we make and inhabit. Guests include architect Michael Murphy, musician David Byrne, artist Es Devlin, and architect Siamak Hariri.
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hossein alizadeh

have you ever heard about Urmia lake ? what if you make a podcast about it. maybe your voice help us in preventing this wonderful lake changing to desert.

Feb 15th
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Sahar klz

I'm one of TED fans, but this kind of mixing voices for breaking part is a little annoying for people like me that are suffering from Misophonia. thank you

Feb 7th
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Sahar klz

Im one of TED fans, but this kind of mixing voices for breaking part is a little annoying for people like me that are suffering from Misophonia. thank you

Feb 7th
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Mark Lafhameyer

Stacy Abrams is a divisive lying racist corrupt selfish moron. Go away!!!!!!!

Jan 19th
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Masoud Kzz

amazing

Jan 14th
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Havaye Tazeh

😇👌

Jan 12th
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MORVARID JOMEH

I really like your sound 😍

Jan 9th
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Zach G

fuck Chevron. don't take money from the fossil fuel industry.

Jan 9th
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Javad Jeddizahed

i love ted radio hour, even more than ted tnx guys love u

Jan 7th
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Susan Suzy

Ok, that bell 5 min in was really loud and annoying. Had to stop listening.

Jan 3rd
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Philly Burbs

why does a conflict occur? never assume.. assumptions, gut feelings are usually wrong.

Dec 26th
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Chanaka Hettige

"Can you imagine, this is equal to a plane filled with Black women crashing everyday and nobody is caring". *Me looking around and seeing a 9/11 amount of people dying everyday but nobody caring as there's no smoke or terrorists to blame.* "Yeap. I can imagine. That's How America Is".

Dec 15th
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Nilar

She had such a msyterious experience as a person who's just started hearing. It made me think about different sesnse more deeply👌👌

Dec 13th
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A.Che

great 👌

Dec 12th
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Farnthefreak

I'm new tell me which ep should I listen to?

Dec 11th
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Chanaka Hettige

Wonderful epsiode as always Guy. Never thought about the effect we have on animal world though human made sounds. PS: Haha you worded what crossed my mind. She don't have to pay entrance fees 🤣

Dec 7th
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hassan danehkar

مطالب بسیار خوب و آنوزنده و کاربردی بودن

Nov 29th
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Nov 7th
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beny ghaffari

loved it.

Nov 3rd
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shakiba asadi

Thanks a lot😍🥰. I enjoyed this podcast, specially when you spoke about the deaf

Oct 25th
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