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The Increase in Infant Milk Formulas and Why It Matters

The Increase in Infant Milk Formulas and Why It Matters Breastfeeding can play an especially important role in early-life nutrition. It can benefit children’s future school performance and economic prospects in later life, as well as the mother’s health. Health…

The richest person who ever lived

In the era of Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Wall Street and Big Tech, it is hard to fathom a more prosperous time in human history. However, many believe Mansa Musa’s wealth outdoes that of all modern billionaires. Mansa Musa ruled…

Tackling climate change means facing your grief while also holding onto your optimism

The winters, springs, summers and autumns, the rainy and dry seasons that we remember will not be those that our children and their children will enjoy. It’s rare today to find someone over 50 who isn’t conscious that the weather…

5 tips to writing emails that will always get you a reply

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here.  Emails are just as fundamental these days as…

3 science-based strategies to increase your creativity 

How can you hack your creativity?  The term “hacking” has a bad name. It comes out of coding and refers to someone trying to gain control over a computer system, typically for nefarious purposes. The word then morphed a bit,…

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How to have more inclusive meetings over Zoom

This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Meetings can crush your soul. My personal experience…