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New TED ebook warns of the demise of guys

Posted By Jim Daly

Have boys bottomed out? A new TED Book says yes. The culprit: the rampant overuse of video games and online porn. In their provocative ebook The Demise of Guys: Why Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It, celebrated psychologist Philip G. Zimbardo and Nikita Duncan say that an addiction to video games […]

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TED Live: Get the TED Conference experience at your home, school or officeTED Live: Get the TED Conference experience at your home, school or office

Posted By Tedstaff

Announcing TED Live, a year-long membership that offers individuals, schools and small businesses remote access to TED, including “virtual seats” at both the TED and TED Global conferences. “TEDsters have asked us for a convenient and affordable way to enjoy TED all year long. By watching both conferences at their home, work or office; receiving […]

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Less stuff, more happiness: Graham Hill on TED.com

Posted By Emily McManus

Writer and designer Graham Hill asks: Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? He makes the case for taking up less space, and lays out three rules for editing your life. (Recorded at TED University during TED2011, February 2011, in Long Beach, California. Duration: 5:50.) Watch Graham Hill’s talk on TED.com, […]

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New TED Book: Erin McKean’s “Aftercrimes, Geoslavery, and Thermogeddon”

Posted By Jim Daly

Ever been brainjacked? Or Breitbarted? Perhaps you’re a kangatarian or a newpreneur. If not, you can still be a wordnik. Come with us as we peek into the notebook of lexicographer Erin McKean in Aftercrimes, Geoslavery, and Thermogeddon: Thought-Provoking Words from a Lexicographer’s Notebook, her revealing look at a torrent of new words and phrases—in […]