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TED Talk: How the US Government Spies on People Who Protest — Including You

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TED Talk: How to Separate Fact and Fiction Online

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Warmer questions How can the public be confident about what they are seeing or hearing from online media? How is digital media changing our lives? Are …

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TED Talk: Beware Online Filter Bubbles

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Warmer questions Internet companies are curating and personalising our web content experience. But what about the content we are not seeing? Editors have traditionally been tasked …

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TED Talk: We’ve Stopped Trusting Institutions and Started Trusting Strangers

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Warmer questions Should we always trust strangers? Why do some people have a hard time trusting others? Have you ever been betrayed by someone you once trusted? Reading …

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TED Talk: One Seed at a Time, Protecting the Future of Food

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Warmer questions How much food do you have stored in your house? Can it last two days? Can it last for three months? Are crop failures …

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Can a Cure for Diabetes Be Found Through Surgery

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Warmer questions Do you have a sweet tooth? How many cakes and sweets do you eat each week? What are the effects of eating too much …

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Business: Foreign Direct Investment and Its Benefits

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Warmer questions What ways can a country raise capital (money) for its industries and citizens? Can you think of any countries which are able to do …

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How Does Science Fiction Influence the Real World?

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Warmer questions  Have you seen any sci-fi films or tv shows? What are your favourites and why? Can you describe any futuristic technology that you’ve seen …

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TED Talk: How Diversity Makes Teams More Innovative

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Warmer questions Where you work or go to school how many men to women are there? Is it in equal numbers? How many male business leaders …

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How to Revive Free Healthcare for Everyone

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Warmer questions When was the last time you went to a hospital? What was it like? Do you have to pay for medical treatment in your …

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TED Talk: Should We Create a Solar Shade to Cool the Earth?

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Warmer questions Do you take an interest in the environment? Are you concerned about climate change? Do you think enough is being done to either slow …

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Business: Corporate Social Responsibility at the Saïd Business School

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Warmer questions Should companies be more involved in how society is run more fairly? Is it possible for companies to make society better? If companies are …

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TED Talk: The Era of Personal DNA Testing Is Here

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Warmer questions What is DNA? When was DNA first discovered? What can be found out from our DNA? Reading section Highly connected Technology is changing every …

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Business: Mercer’s View on Crowdsourcing and the Gig Economy

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Warmer questions How many hours per week do you work? Would you want more flexible hours? Have you ever considered working part-time or to change the …

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Could There Ever Be Another World War?

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Warmer questions Why do nations fight in wars? Would you ever sign up to join the military to defend your country? Is the world now more …

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Business: How Smart Is Today’s Artificial Intelligence?

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Warmer questions How would you define “smartness”? Is there such a thing as multiple types of intelligence? When was the last time you interacted with a …

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Business: The Big Debate on the Future of Work

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Warmer questions When was the last time you took a taxi or cab? How much is too much to pay for someone who drives you to …

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8 Ways Trump Argues With People

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Who is Donald and how we got here Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, has been making the headlines on a regular basis. …

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Business: JP Morgan’s Perspective on the Development of Islamic Finance

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Warmer questions When you save money or invest do you have a preference for ethical investments? Is it possible to make money and still follow religious …

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Why I No Longer Use TES.com and Decided to Go It Alone

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Being able to share with the world debating lessons and ideas for the classroom has been a desire for a very long time. For the average …