Talks and Lectures Documentaries

Talks and Lectures is a specific section of DA where the focus is more on a speech style of doc, where factual references or at least highly-regarded spokespersons express their opinion to the audience. These films often have speakers of celebrity status among intellectuals and passionate enthusiasts. Enjoy learning - or unlearning ;)

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Why Humans Run the World: Yuval Noah Harari

Why Humans Run the World: Yuval Noah Harari

Seventy thousand years ago, our human ancestors were insignificant animals, just minding their ow...

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Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity

Elon Musk: The mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX s...

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Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster: Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he as...

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Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psyc...

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Food That Kills

Food That Kills

Thomas Edison was right about the importance of diet but wrong with his prediction about the futu...

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The 20 Most-Watched TEDTalks

The 20 Most-Watched TEDTalks

A playlist of the 20 most-watched talks

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Susan Cain The power of introverts

Susan Cain The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even...

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TED: Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

TED: Richard Dawkins: Militant Atheism

Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position - and to fight the incursion of...

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The Forgotten Truth of The Ancient Essenes

The Forgotten Truth of The Ancient Essenes

The ancient Essenes taught many truths that became the lineage of wisdom to a number of the major...

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Best of TEDxTalks

Best of TEDxTalks

HOURS OF TED! Wow, lucky you found this one. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a pr...

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Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exa...

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Daphne Bavelier Your brain on video games

Daphne Bavelier Your brain on video games

How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphn...

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Chasing Ice

Chasing Ice

Ed and State Representative Dan Kelley attended the presentation by James Balog last night. Balog...

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The End of Men And the rise of women

The End of Men And the rise of women

Published on Nov 7, 2012 Award-winning journalist Hanna Rosin argues that the transitional econo...

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Julie Burstein 4 lessons in creativity

Julie Burstein 4 lessons in creativity

Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living - and shares four lessons about...

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TED ED Lessons Worth Sharing

TED ED Lessons Worth Sharing

Great educators and animators collaborate to present, TED-Ed - TED's new education initiative. Th...

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