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NPR/TED Staff

NPR/TED Staff appears in the following:

Playlist: Listens For A Long Hike

Thursday, August 28, 2014

TED speakers explore big ideas while you explore the great outdoors.

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Playlist: Surprising Ideas

Thursday, August 28, 2014

You'll look at the world a different way after listening to these stories.

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Playlist: Time Out

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Take a moment to reflect on some big and beautiful ideas.

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Playlist: Explore The Cosmos

Monday, August 25, 2014

Transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away with these TED Radio Hour stories.

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Playlist: Family Reunion

Thursday, August 21, 2014

These TED talks will remind you of the special connections a family shares.

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Mistakes In Medicine: Dr. Brian Goldman Answers Your Questions

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dr. Brian Goldman answers your questions on medicine, making mistakes, and how the entire medical system can benefit and learn from being wrong.

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Playlist: Poolside Listens

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Dive into some deep ideas as you relax by the pool this summer.

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Playlist: You Can Do It!

Monday, August 18, 2014

A little encouragement from the TED Radio Hour.

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Playlist: Big Ideas At The Beach

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Break out the beach chair and the sunglasses. We've got some great listens for your day at the beach.

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Playlist: Stories That Are Pure Joy

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

These stories are full of fun, laughter and surprising moments.

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Playlist: Stories For The Open Road

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Pack up the car, hit the road, and turn up the TED Radio Hour. These stories will entertain you as you get away from it all.

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Playlist: Stories That Will Keep You Moving

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

This TED Radio Hour playlist will keep you motivated on your run.

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Book News: George R.R. Martin Will Republish Children's Book From 1980

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Also: The queen of England's former press secretary is reportedly writing a book about the royal family; Sheila Heti interviews Joan Didion.

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What Does It Mean To Be A 'Child Of The State'?

Friday, August 01, 2014

Poet and playwright Lemn Sissay was raised by the state. He talks about the empty space where his family should have been.

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How Do Our Worst Moments Shape Us?

Friday, August 01, 2014

Writer Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.

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What Can Kids Learn By Doing Dangerous Things?

Friday, August 01, 2014

Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.

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Why Is Parenthood Filled With So Much Anxiety?

Friday, August 01, 2014

Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. She says there's no right way to parent.

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How Do We Use Our Challenges To Live Beyond Limits?

Friday, July 18, 2014

Paralympic snowboarder and "Dancing With the Stars" finalist Amy Purdy tells how losing her legs at age 19 enabled her to achieve more than she ever dreamed.

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Are Athletes Really Getting Faster, Better, Stronger?

Friday, July 18, 2014

Humans seem to have gotten faster, better and stronger in almost every way. Yet as sports journalist David Epstein points out, many factors are at play when we shatter athletic records.

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How Do Our Near-Wins Motivate Us To Keep Going?

Friday, July 18, 2014

Not everyone can win the gold medal, and historian Sarah Lewis says that's a good thing. It's the near-wins and bare losses that truly motivate us to master our destinies.

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