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BBC vs. MTV: Poetry Season
BBC vs. MTV: Poetry Season

Old rock, new roll, and why MTV has nothing on Lord Byron.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 3
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 3

Hip hop for peace, hot air balloons, and stereotypes.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 1

Tiny objects, supermassive holes, and everything in between.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 4
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 4

Solid sand, the art of curation, why doing nothing matters, and how to get 700 of the world’s smartest people singing.

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TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2
TEDGlobal Highlights: Day 2

Optical illusions, aquatic apes, and the sweat of genius.

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Behind the Scenes of TED
Behind the Scenes of TED

Why TED is really in the package design business.

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