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10 TEDTalks to download for the holidays

Winter is sweeping into the Northern Hemisphere! For many, this will be a season for storytelling and ritual, for reconnecting with family, for taking time off work, for just staying indoors and keeping warm … and for getting stranded at airports.

Whatever your winter tradition, TED wants to wish you a heartfelt “Happy Holidays!” with this list of 10 great TEDTalks to warm your hearth — and to keep at-the-ready on your laptop or iPhone for those times when the only other options are mass-market paperbacks.