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Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.

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    • Technology
    • 4.4 • 1K Ratings

Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.

    Listen Again: Revitalize (2021)

    Listen Again: Revitalize (2021)

    Original broadcast date: April 9, 2021. During exhausting times, how can we bring what's been dormant back to life? This hour, TED speakers explore ways to revitalize our minds, bodies, buildings—and even populations. Guests include psychologist Guy Winch, visual artist Amanda Williams, biophysicist Andrew Pelling, and writer Wajahat Ali.

    • 50 min
    Listen Again: Saleem Reshamwala: Far Flung Places

    Listen Again: Saleem Reshamwala: Far Flung Places

    Original broadcast date: July 30, 2021. This hour, journalist Saleem Reshamwala gives us a tour of surprising people and places — Lima, Nairobi, and prehistoric New Jersey — to inspire new perspectives on travel and cultures.

    • 50 min
    Jacob Collier: The Language Of Harmony

    Jacob Collier: The Language Of Harmony

    Musician Jacob Collier is known for his electrifying performances and thoughtful views on art and humanity. This hour, Jacob joins us for a conversation on the sparks that fuel his creative process. Want to share feedback with our team? NPR is conducting a survey to better understand how listeners like you spend time with podcasts. Help us out by completing a short, anonymous survey at npr.org/podcastsurvey - and thanks!

    • 50 min
    Listen Again: Heartache

    Listen Again: Heartache

    Original broadcast date: October 1, 2021. When stress, fear or sadness weigh on us, our hearts can suffer — even break. But there are ways to mend our broken hearts. This hour, TED speakers share stories and ideas about soothing heartache. Guests include cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar, law professor Jeannie Suk Gersen, pediatric nurse Hui-wen Sato, and climate activist Knut Ivar Bjørlykhaug. Want to give us feedback? You can take a short, anonymous survey at npr.org/podcastsurvey. Tell us what you like, and how we can improve. Thanks!

    • 50 min
    Humor Us

    Humor Us

    Humor can lighten the mood. But it can also provoke, cajole, and inspire. This hour, TED speakers share how we can wield humor as a tool across all aspects of our lives. Guests include comedian Marcia Belsky, computer scientist Vinith Misra, behavioral scientist Jennifer Aaker, corporate strategist Naomi Bagdonas and science comedian Kasha Patel.

    • 51 min
    Listen Again: It Takes Time

    Listen Again: It Takes Time

    Original broadcast date: February 5, 2021. We live in an era of instant gratification. But some things--to reach their full potential--simply cannot be rushed. This hour, TED speakers explore what we can learn from ideas ... that take time. Guests include zoologist Lucy Cooke, neuroscientist Matthew Walker, architect Julia Watson, and NASA engineer Nagin Cox.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1K Ratings

1K Ratings

slOPro (-: ,

Hi

It’s pretty good

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Also goodbye

I stopped downloading episodes also after Manoush took over from Guy. I agreed with the other review by catlegken2020… my attention was not held. It seemed like too many liberal socialist issues have crept into TED podcasts and protester issues.
Remember… it is always best and more professional to hire and promote people on their abilities, experience and professionalism instead of promoting people based on their gender and/or race. Goodbye.

catlegken2020 ,

Goodbye

I subscribed to this podcast for many years and have reluctantly realized that losing Guy has had a much more negative impact on this show than I anticipated. Manoush tries hard to make this interesting, but cannot keep my attention. I am unsubscribing and deleting, after many devoted years. A shame.

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