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An ode to lunch ladies, a park underneath the streets of New York, and an attempt to put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome’: A recap of TED@NYC

An ode to lunch ladies, a park underneath the streets of New York, and an attempt to put the ‘awe’ back in ‘awesome’: A recap of TED@NYC

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TED@NYC is not your usual TED event. Hosted in a New York City club, speakers here—many of whom responded to an open audition call—give rapid-fire, five-minute talks. Below, a recap of each speaker who took the stage last night during this inspiring evening. The internet can be a place of intelligent conversation, or a place of rumors and insults. Sally Kohn, []

A TED Talk written in less than four hours

A TED Talk written in less than four hours

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While we were working with Jarrett J. Krosoczka on his list of “10 children’s books destined to become classics,” he let us in on a shocking fact: that he wrote his TED Talk in less than four hours. “I was invited to give the talk that very afternoon! I had four hours to prepare my []

10 great children’s books destined to become classics

10 great children’s books destined to become classics

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Jarrett J. Krosoczka — the man behind the Lunch Lady crime-fighting graphic novel series — credits his imagination with saving his life. In today’s talk, given at TEDxHampshireCollege, Krosoczka shares the story of how he became a children’s book author and illustrator. It isn’t a story full of rainbows and kittens — instead it stars []