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7 Celebrations of Nelson Mandela
7 Celebrations of Nelson Mandela

What Apartheid has to do with Victorian poetry and using peace as a weapon of mass reconstruction.

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Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day One
Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day One

What 86,000 neurons have to do with privacy, the Magna Carta, and the world’s fastest piano player.

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Molly Landreth’s Tender Vintage Portraits of Modern Queer Life
Molly Landreth’s Tender Vintage Portraits of Modern Queer Life

What Victorian photography has to do with a watershed moment for modern democracy and human rights.

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Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two
Highlights from TED Global 2011, The Stuff of Life: Day Two

How to get eaten by mushrooms, why we’re all African, and what language has to do with genetics.

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Slavoj Žižek’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in One Minute
Slavoj Žižek’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in One Minute

What vintage film archives have to do with electro-shocking dogs and the global economic meltdown.

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A World Without Moms
A World Without Moms

What going to school without underwear has to do with ruling the world.

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