Ted Radio Hour

Sunday mornings @ 9:00am
  • Hosted by Guy Raz

The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create. Based on TED Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each episode examines how idea ideas make waves and get inside people's heads.

An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create.
 

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Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections – and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life. 

TED Radio Hour is a co-production of NPR and TED.

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Design is all around us. It’s one of those "hidden forces" that we rarely give much thought to. But design can have an enormous impact on our perceptions. Host Guy Raz talks to TED speakers about the power of design, and how we can harness that power for good. 

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Should all speech, even the most offensive, be allowed on college campuses? And is hearing from those we deeply disagree with ... worth it?

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Networks surround and sustain us, in nature, in our bodies, in relationships, in the digital world. This hour, TED speakers explore how we rely on networks and how we have the power to shape them.

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Some scientists say we’re in a new geological age where humans are having an unprecedented impact on Earth. This hour, TED speakers ask what this means for the future of our planet, and our species.

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Over the course of our lives, we shed parts of our old selves, embrace new ones, and redefine who we are. This hour, TED speakers explore ideas about the experiences that shape the person we become.

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Our relationship with animals is complicated: we love and fear them; hunt, consume and protect them. In this hour, TED speakers explore what happens when humans and animals interact. Guests include writer Jon Mooallem, animal trainer Ian Dunbar, poet Billy Collins, science historian Laurel Braitman, and biologist Frans de Waal.

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We usually get wiser with age, but that doesn't mean we have to grow up to wise up. This hour, TED speakers explore what it means to find wisdom at every stage of life.

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Gazing up at the night sky is simultaneously humbling and utterly thrilling. This hour, we’ll hear from TED speakers who share an infectious sense of wonder and curiosity about our place in the universe and what lies beyond our skies. Speakers this week are physicist Brian Greene, blogger Phil Plait, and astronomer Jill Tarter. 

Listen to the TED Radio Hour every Sunday morning at 9:00 am on KRCB-FM Radio 91!

In this hour, TED speakers explore our origins as a species — who we are, where we come from, where we're headed — and how we're connected to everything that came before us.

Cities are among our greatest experiments in human co-habitation. Do they also hold the answers to some of our biggest problems? This hour, TED speakers explore how cities can change the world.

When we want to know something, we ask questions, but what happens when a question doesn't have a clear answer? Host Guy Raz explores the spirit of inquiry and the paths it leads us down.

When we go online, we present a digital version of ourselves. How do we transform when we interact inside our screens? In this episode, TED speakers explore the expanding role of our “second selves.”