150 episodes

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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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.

Get more brainy miscellany with TED Radio Hour+. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks a sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/ted

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    An SOS From The Ocean

    An SOS From The Ocean

    Original broadcast date: June 25, 2021. For centuries, humans have relied on the oceans for resources and food... but even the deepest sea has its limits. This hour, TED speakers discuss how we can save our seas to save our planet.

    • 50 min
    A Love Letter To The Ocean (2021)

    A Love Letter To The Ocean (2021)

    This hour, TED speakers dive into stories of connection — and even love — in the sea.

    • 50 min
    Late Bloomers

    Late Bloomers

    Many of us feel pressure to hit big life milestones on a timeline. But what if age is an asset, not a liability? This hour, TED speakers examine the benefits and drawbacks of being a late bloomer. Guests include writer Doree Shafrir, network scientist Albert-László Barabási, anti-ageism activist Ashton Applewhite and retired educator Riley Moynes. Listeners also share stories.

    • 50 min
    Life Stages Of The Brain (2021)

    Life Stages Of The Brain (2021)

    This hour, TED speakers explore pivotal chapters where the brain can either flourish or decline – and what control we might have over brain health.

    • 51 min
    Leaving A Mark

    Leaving A Mark

    This hour, we explore ideas about capturing the ephemeral human experience for future generations to find.

    • 49 min
    How To Be A Citizen

    How To Be A Citizen

    This hour, Baratunde Thurston joins Manoush with ideas on how we can better commit to our civic duties.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

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