TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

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Author A.J. Jacobs shows how the coffee cup lid was perfectly designed to give you a full sensory experience while drinking. This video was inspired by the original work of Louise Harpman and Scott Specht and their book “Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture.”

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Så skiljer du på fakta och fiction på nätet

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By the end of this talk, there will be 864 more hours of video on YouTube and 2.5 million more photos on Facebook and Instagram. So how do we sort through the deluge? At the TEDSalon in London, Markham Nolan shares the investigative techniques he and his team use to verify information in real-time, to let you know if that Statue of Liberty image has been doctored or if that video leaked from Syria is legitimate.

 

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Så kan din hjärna hackas med ljud

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Can you cram for a test while you sleep? Our intrepid neuroscientists attempt to enhance memory by running experiments on subjects while they sleep. You’ll be surprised by the results.

 

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Vad händer efter vi har hittat ett vaccin?

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An effective COVID-19 vaccine is just the first step in ending the pandemic, says global health strategist Johanna Benesty. In this illuminating talk, she explores the various barriers to “equitable access” — making sure COVID-19 therapeutics are available to all — and shares a creative approach to research and development that could ensure vaccines are rolled out fairly, efficiently and at a global scale.

 

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Därför blir vi arga och därför är det nyttigt

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Anger researcher Ryan Martin draws from a career studying what makes people mad to explain some of the cognitive processes behind anger — and why a healthy dose of it can actually be useful. “Your anger exists in you … because it offered your ancestors, both human and nonhuman, an evolutionary advantage,” he says. “[It’s] a powerful and healthy force in your life.”

 

TED: Har du funderat över locket på ditt kaffe?

TED: Hacka ditt minne med sömn

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We’ve all been told to get a good night’s sleep before a test — finally, here’s the reason why. Sleep scientist Matt Walker explains how getting enough sleep affects how our brains store and process memories.