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TEDxWarwick – David MacKay – How the Laws of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options
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TEDxWarwick – David MacKay – How the Laws of Physics Constrain Our Sustainable Energy Options

When the Industrial Revolution started, the amount of carbon sitting underneath Britain in the form of coal was as big as the amount of carbon sitting under Saudi Arabia in the form of oil. This carbon powered the Industrial Revolution,

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How free is our freedom of the press? | Trevor Timm
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How free is our freedom of the press? | Trevor Timm

So this is James Risen. You may know him as the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times. Long before anybody knew Edward Snowden’s name, Risen wrote a book in which he famously exposed that the NSA was illegally

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LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda
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LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda

Translator: Jenny Zurawell Reviewer: Morton Bast When I was about 16 years old I can remember flipping through channels at home during summer vacation, looking for a movie to watch on HBO — and how many of you remember “Ferris

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To be for the people, it must be by the people | Étienne Chouard | TEDxRepubliqueSquare
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To be for the people, it must be by the people | Étienne Chouard | TEDxRepubliqueSquare

Translator: Els De Keyser I’m here to talk about democracy. But the real one. The one that doesn’t exist at all. The one that, I think, would get us out of this mess. I am a teacher in Marseilles, and,

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The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast
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The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast

Reviewer: Queenie Lee It’s 1903, and this extraordinary guy named Teddy Roosevelt is standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon. At that time, people wanted to create hotels and spas and turn the Grand Canyon, in 1903, into a

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How the NSA betrayed the world’s trust — time to act | Mikko Hypponen
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How the NSA betrayed the world’s trust — time to act | Mikko Hypponen

The two most likely largest inventions of our generation are the Internet and the mobile phone. They’ve changed the world. However, largely to our surprise, they also turned out to be the perfect tools for the surveillance state. It turned

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