12 talks that are highly appropriate for Halloween

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Who doesn’t love a good, inspirational talk? Here are 12 Halloween appropriate TED Talks to enjoy today!

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Happy All Hallows Evening, TEDsters! While you carve your pumpkins and put the final touches on your costume, here are 12 talks to get you further into the Halloween spirit.

[ted_talkteaser id=1605]Emma Teeling: The secret of the bat genome
Bats have a bad reputation, says Emma Teeling in today’s talk given at TEDxDublin. While people generally think of bats as creepy — thanks to their alien appearance and habit of hanging upside down — Teeling has great respect for these mammals. The Director of the Centre for Irish Bat Research, Teeling shares several fascinating features of bats, revealing how the bat genome can actually give us great insight into ourselves.
[ted_talkteaser id=1544]Jon Ronson: Strange answers to the psychopath test
In this eerie talk from TED2012, Jon Ronson tells the hair-raising tale of Tony — who faked madness to escape jailtime and ended up in an institution for 12…

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