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Why should you talk to strangers? See this delightful #tedtalk, in which Kio Stark explores the overlooked #benefits of interacting with strangers. #inspiration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dplH__Q_5Y

The 9 Best TED Talks to Help You Kick Ass at Work (and in Life)

"How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion": Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools - YouTube

Stop Trying to Find Your Passion And Do This Instead

Explore. "Exploration is an adventure. [It's] the only good way to learn enough about the world that you can discover many passions that you never knew you had."

There's an angry divisive tension in the air that threatens to make modern politics impossible. Elizabeth Lesser explores the two sides of human nature within us (call them "the mystic" and "the warrior”) that can be harnessed to elevate the way we treat each other. She shares a simple way to begin real dialogue -- by going to lunch with someone who doesn't agree with you, and asking them three questions to find out what's really in their hearts.

Mark Boyle - "The Moneyless Man" wants you to be the change you want to see in the world. How does he live without money? Have a listen....

Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.

Gary Haugen: The hidden reason for poverty the world needs to address now | TED Talk | TED.com

Taryn Simon exhibits her startling take on photography -- to reveal worlds and people we would never see otherwise. She shares two projects: one documents otherworldly locations typically kept secret from the public, the other involves haunting portraits of men convicted for crimes they did not commit.

Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.