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Artist iO Tillett Wright has photographed 2,000 people who consider themselves somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum and asked many of them: Can you assign a percentage to how gay or straight you are? Most people, it turns out, consider themselves to exist in the gray areas of sexuality, not 100% gay or straight. Which presents a real problem when it comes to discrimination: Where do you draw the line? (<em>Filmed at TEDxWomen.</em>)

Karen Walrond verteld op haar eigen, bijzondere manier over haar ervaringen in Ethiopie en haar missie om mensen te leren om elkaar op een nieuwe manier te zien door 'The Beauty of Different'.

Paul Zak: Trust, morality -- and oxytocin? | Great TED talk on the love molecule, oxytocin. #oxytocin

Quand est-on le plus heureux ? Pour collecter des informations sur cette question, Matt Killingsworth a créé une app, Track Your Happiness, qui permet aux gens de rapporter leurs émotions en temps réel. Parmi les résultats surprenants : on est plus heureux quand on se perd dans le moment. Et le revers de la médaille : plus notre esprit s'évade, moins nous sommes heureux. (Filmé à TEDxCambridge.)

Panti, Ireland's foremost "gender discombobulist": for gay people the simple act of holding hands is a political statement. Good TEDtalk. Makes you think...

Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.

Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you'll live -- and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionarily contagious behavior. Ron Gutman is the founder and CEO of HealthTap, a

Que voulez-vous faire quand vous serez grand ? Si vous n'êtes pas sûr que vous voulez faire la même chose pour le reste de votre vie, vous n'êtes pas seul. Dans ce discours illuminant, l'écrivain et artiste Emilie Wapnick décrit le type de personnes qu'elle appelle « multi-potentialistes » : ceux qui ont toute une palette d'intérêts et de métiers pendant leur vie. En êtes-vous un ?

When are humans most happy? To gather data on this question, Matt Killingsworth built an app, Track Your Happiness, that let people report their feelings in real time. Among the surprising results: We're often happiest when we're lost in the moment. And the flip side: The more our mind wanders, the less happy we can be. (Filmed at TEDxCambridge.)

Interesting idea. This video expresses not just the importance of political correctness, but also emotional correctness. If we're ever going to make change in something, conservatives and liberals should have their opposing-side listener in mind. We're all human beings here; it's the WAY a viewpoint is expressed that can make a difference in how we see and understand things.