4 Hilarious TED Talks for the Classroom

1)Joachim de Posada: Don't eat the marshmallow!

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow?

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2)Tim Urban: Inside the mind of a master procrastinator

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window - and encourages us to think harder about .

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3)Charlie Todd: The shared experience of absurdity

Charlie Todd causes bizarre, hilarious, and unexpected public scenes: Seventy synchronized dancers in storefront windows, "ghostbusters" running through the New York Public Library, and the annual no-pants subway ride. His group, Improv Everywhere, uses these scenes to bring people together.

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4)Jia Jiang: What I learned from 100 days of rejection

Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By seeking out rejection for 100 days -from asking a stranger to borrow $100 to requesting a "burger refill" at a restaurant - Jiang desensitised himself to the pain and shame that rejection often brings and, in the process, discovered that simply asking for what you .

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