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TEDxValletta - Justin Tonna - The Wonderful World of Words
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Words have intense power. They can bring great joy or bitter tears; make us swell with pride or bury our head in shame; they have the power to create global harmony or drag nations into war; they allow us to name our universe and define our reality, while also creating myths and tales to inspire the imagination. Justin will take us on a journey... Read more

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- -: TEDxValletta - Justin Tonna - The Wonderful World of Words

December 22, 2011 (over 8 years ago)

Words have intense power. They can bring great joy or bitter tears; make us swell with pride or bury our head in shame; they have the power to create global harmony or drag nations into war; they allow us to name our universe and define our reality, while also creating myths and tales to inspire ...

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- -: TEDx-Martha Frankel.m4v

May 2, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Martha Frankel. "The Power of Words." Recorded at TEDxChichester Feb. 18, 2011 Martha Frankel is the author of "Hats & Eyeglasses: A Memoir" and "Brazilian Sexy: Secrets to Living a Gorgeous and Confident Life" (with Janea Padilha). She is also the Executive Director of the Woodstock Writers F...

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- -: Bonnie Bassler: The secret, social lives of bacteria

April 8, 2009 (about 11 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria "talk" to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry -- and our understanding of ourselves. See this INTERVIEW with Bonnie Bassler,...

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- -: Deb Roy: The birth of a word

March 14, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

http://www.ted.com MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understand how his infant son learned language -- so he wired up his house with videocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son's life, then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch "gaaaa" slowly turn into "water." Astonishing...

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- -: What we learned from 5 million books

September 20, 2011 (over 8 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Have you played with Google Labs' NGram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries. Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel show us how it works, and a few of the surprising things we can ...

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- -: Cheryl Burke's Moving Words on Abuse

February 15, 2011 (over 9 years ago)

After overcoming abusive relationships, Cheryl Burke shared what helped her though the difficult times. Then she gave some important words of advice for anyone in a similar situation.

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- -: Star Jones Lets Loose!

May 3, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Both NeNe Leakes and La Toya Jackson have used strong words to describe Star Jones on "Celebrity Apprentice" -- today she returned the favor and compared the competition to animals!

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- -: Charlie Rose - Roger Rosenblatt 04/01/11

April 4, 2011 (about 9 years ago)

Author Roger Rosenblatt on writing www.CharlieRose.com

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- -: George Carlin - Life Experiences (Paley Center, 2008)

March 3, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

George Carlin describes his process of organizing his life experiences into his comedy routines.

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- -: George Carlin - Religion, Media, Censorship (Paley Center, 2008)

March 3, 2010 (over 10 years ago)

George Carlin talks about religion and how it relates to media, and how that relationship affects censorship policies.

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