TED Radio Hour A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

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The Money Paradox

How does money motivate, trick, satisfy and disappoint us? In this hour, TED speakers share insights into our relationship with money.

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The Big Five

What are the five biggest global challenges we face right now--and what can we do about them? This hour, TED speakers explore some radical solutions to these enduring problems.

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Solve For X

Math intimidates a lot of us, but it can deliver surprising answers to life's pressing questions. In this episode, TED speakers discuss the elegant simplicity, and giddy complexity, of solving for X.

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What Is Beauty?

TED speakers suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.

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Rethinking Medicine

Our approach to treating disease is, in many ways, narrow and rooted in the past. Is it time for a new paradigm? This hour, TED speakers share their visions for new ways to understand medicine.

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