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Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle
Duelity: Earth’s Story, Split Down the Middle

Darwin vs. the General Organization of Development labs, or why truth comes in pairs.

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Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two
Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two

Suspended animation, augmented reality, and what sheep’s knuckles have to do with the future of cultural problem-solving.

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How the Dutch Do Title Sequences
How the Dutch Do Title Sequences

What steampunk, broccoli and an electrocuted apple have to do with celebrating indiscriminate curiosity.

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Brain-picking CurrentTV’s Max Lugavere & Jason Silva
Brain-picking CurrentTV’s Max Lugavere & Jason Silva

The art of wow, transcendent interconnectedness, and why science is a creative lubricant.

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Highlights from TED 2010, Day One
Highlights from TED 2010, Day One

What one pound of tuna has to do with five years of chocolate milk, spider silk and a ukulele.

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One Cubic Foot of Life
One Cubic Foot of Life

Lap-sized habitats, or what Central Park gardens and Polynesian reefs have in common.

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