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Thalia Book Club: Mary-Louise Parker - Dear Mr. You
Thalia Book Club: Mary-Louise Parker - Dear Mr. You by Mary-Louise Parker

The award-winning actress presents her literary debut. An unconventional memoir in letters, Dear Mr. You chronicles Parker's life through correspondence with men from her past and imagined future and reveals the complexity and power found in relationships...

Thalia Kids' Book Club: Guys Read Terrifying Tales
Thalia Kids' Book Club: Guys Read Terrifying Tales by Jon Scieszka

Contributors to the latest book in the Guys Read series present a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening to under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off. ©2015 Symph...

How to Make Work-Life Balance Work
How to Make Work-Life Balance Work by Nigel Marsh

Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen. ©2011 TED ...

How to Speak So That People Want to Listen
How to Speak So That People Want to Listen by Julian Treasure

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to's of powerful speaking — from some handy vocal exercises to tips on how to speak with empathy. A...

10 Things You Didn't Know about Orgasm
10 Things You Didn't Know about Orgasm by Mary Roach

Bonk author Mary Roach delves into obscure scientific research, some of it centuries old, to make 10 surprising claims about sexual climax, ranging from the bizarre to the hilarious. (This talk is aimed at adults. Viewer discretion advised.) ©2009 TED Con...

'The Talk'
'The Talk' by Julia Sweeney

Despite her best efforts, comedian Julia Sweeney is forced to tell a little white lie when her 8-year-old begins learning about frog reproduction -- and starts to ask some very smart questions. ©2010 TED Conferences LLC (P)2015 TED Conferences LLC ...

Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny
Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny by Dan Dennett

Why are babies cute? Why is cake sweet? Philosopher Dan Dennett has answers you wouldn't expect, as he shares evolution's counterintuitive reasoning on cute, sweet and sexy things (plus a new theory from Matthew Hurley on why jokes are funny). ©2009 TED C...

Trust, Morality – and Oxytocin
Trust, Morality – and Oxytocin by Paul Zak

What drives our desire to behave morally? Neuroeconomist Paul Zak shows why he believes oxytocin (he calls it "the moral molecule") is responsible for trust, empathy and other feelings that help build a stable society. ©2011 TED Conferences LLC (P)2015 TE...

Are We Designed to Be Sexual Omnivores?
Are We Designed to Be Sexual Omnivores? by Christopher Ryan

An idea permeates our modern view of relationships: that men and women have always paired off in sexually exclusive relationships. But before the dawn of agriculture, humans may actually have been quite promiscuous. Author Christopher Ryan walks us throug...

How the Internet Enables Intimacy
How the Internet Enables Intimacy by Stefana Broadbent

We worry that IM, texting, Facebook are spoiling human intimacy, but Stefana Broadbent's research shows how communication tech is capable of cultivating deeper relationships, bringing love across barriers like distance and workplace rules. ©2009 TED Confe...

How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030
How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030 by Michael Green

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change, and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of Global Goals for the development of the world...

My Year Reading a Book from Every Country in the World
My Year Reading a Book from Every Country in the World by Ann Morgan

Ann Morgan considered herself well read - until she discovered the "massive blindspot" on her bookshelf. Amid a multitude of English and American authors, there were very few books from beyond the English-speaking world. So she set an ambitious goal: to r...

Unfinished Business: Ali vs. Frazier
Unfinished Business: Ali vs. Frazier by Davia Nelson

In 2001, a quarter-century after boxing's celebrated "Thrilla in Manila," Ali and Frazier were once again poised to enter the ring. But this time it was the daughters of the legendary combatants who were scheduled to battle - 22 year old Laila Ali and 39 ...

Steve: Gringo of the Year
Steve: Gringo of the Year by Neil Katcher

This is Mortified: adults sharing their most embarrassing childhood artifacts with others, unembellished, with nothing but god given awkwardness. The journals of an American teen who tries to change his preppy ways by volunteering in the remote villages o...

18: 695BGK
18: 695BGK by Phoebe Judge

Police officer John Edwards was patrolling a quiet neighborhood in Bellaire, Texas when he saw an SUV driven by two young African-American men. It was just before 2am on December 31, 2008. Edwards followed the SUV and ran the license plate number. When hi...

Busman's Holiday
Busman's Holiday by Joe Richman

The story of William Cimillo, a New York City bus driver who snapped one day in 1947, left his regular route in the Bronx, and drove his municipal bus down to Florida. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. ©2014 Radio Diaries (P)2015 PRX...

Can You Help Me Find My Mom?: Bee Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Ed Herbstman, Evan Sudarsky Abadi, Gregory C. Jones, Blanche Ames, Jonathan Mitchell
Can You Help Me Find My Mom?: Bee Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Ed Herbstman, Evan Sudarsky Abadi, Gregory C. Jones, Blanche Ames, Jonathan Mitchell by Best of Radiotopia

A girl is lost and can't find her mom. Why won't anyone help her? Performed by Bee Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Ed Herbstman, Evan Sudarsky Abadi, Gregory C. Jones, and Blanche Ames. Written by Diana McCorry, Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. The Truth is a pr...

The Living Room
The Living Room by Diane Weipert

[Contains explicit content] Diane's new neighbors across the way never shut their curtains, and that was the beginning of an intimate, but very one-sided relationship. Diane Weipert is a writer and filmmaker. Produced by Briana Breen. Love + Radio is a pr...

Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

Cyrano is a brash, strong-willed man of many talents whose whimsical aptitude for the spoken word is overshadowed by an attribute that is iconic, outrageous, and gigantic - his nose. How can the curiously snouted Cyrano ever hope to win the affections of ...

Sir Ken Robinson: A New View of Human Capacity
Sir Ken Robinson: A New View of Human Capacity by Ken Robinson

Hear Ken Robinson, innovation expert, hold forth on the potential and capacity of truly "human" resources. Ken Robinson speaks before a live audience at the Los Angeles Public Library January 29, 2009. ©2009 The ALOUD Business Forum - Los Angeles Public L...

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