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Ai Weiwei: Without Fear or Favour, a BBC Documentary
Ai Weiwei: Without Fear or Favour, a BBC Documentary

Exploring the role of art as an agent of change, or what 100 million porcelain seeds have to do with Twitter.

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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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7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith
7 Fundamental Meditations on Faith

What the magician Penn Gillette has to do with a ring of earth 700 miles north of the equator.

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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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5 Must-Read Books by TED Global Speakers, Part 2
5 Must-Read Books by TED Global Speakers, Part 2

From life before birth to living with death, or what marine life has to do with global equality.

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Spomenik: Eerie Retrofuturistic Monuments of the Eastern Bloc
Spomenik: Eerie Retrofuturistic Monuments of the Eastern Bloc

The ghosts of communism, or what alien architecture has to do with societal memory and Serbia’s mountains.

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