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Maira Kalman at TEDxMet
Maira Kalman at TEDxMet

What teenage Vladimir Nabokov has to do with the spiritual power of shoes.

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Why Love Needs Space: Applying the Benjamin Franklin Effect to Romantic Relationships
Why Love Needs Space: Applying the Benjamin Franklin Effect to Romantic Relationships

Empirical evidence for the healthy push-and-pull of love.

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The Timekeeper: Behind the Scenes of Humanity’s Most Accurate Atomic Clocks, Which Dictate Our Daily Lives
The Timekeeper: Behind the Scenes of Humanity’s Most Accurate Atomic Clocks, Which Dictate Our Daily Lives

“Time is a coordinate that lets us most simply understand the evolution of the universe.”

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The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control
The Dark Side of Certainty: Jacob Bronowski on the Spirit of Science and What Auschwitz Teaches Us About Our Compulsion for Control

“Science is a tribute to what we can know although we are fallible… We have to cure ourselves of the itch for absolute knowledge and power.”

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Why There Was No First Human
Why There Was No First Human

“It’s just like how you used to be a baby and now you’re older, but there was no single day when you went to bed young and woke up old.”

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The Miraculous in the Mundane: Richard Feynman Explains How Rubber Bands Work
The Miraculous in the Mundane: Richard Feynman Explains How Rubber Bands Work

“The world is a dynamic mess of jiggling things, if you look at it right.”

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