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TED Radio Hour: The Pursuit of Happiness

Being happy is perhaps the most universal human yearning. But this simple goal often eludes us. Suppose we can understand happiness. Then how do we find it? Three TED speakers offer some big ideas for achieving happiness: limiting our choices, facing our regrets, and embracing our diversity.

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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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The Race Where Race Didn't Matter

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