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Springboard Session 1: Space oddity, Malala’s Fund, 555 …

This series is for the doers masquerading as lazybones and couch potatoes — you know who you are! Well, we thought you could use a little power-up. Throughout the week, we’ll be doing the work for you, curating an action-items list for after every session at TED 2014. 

Brace yourself for a heart attack when you hear cellist-beatboxer Kevin Olusa‘s rendition of “Heart Attack.” So smooth, it’s criminal.

Want to take bets if Nicholas Negroponte‘s predictions will come true? While we’re waiting to see what unfolds, volunteer to support his organization One Laptop per Child.

Watch astronaut Chris Hadfield‘s performance of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” in the best venue of all time: SPACE!

Malala Yousafzai was shot for standing up for her right to go to school. Take a stand by joining her movement to make girls’ education a priority.

Craft your own fishing net and aspire to be like Janet Echelman.

Richard Saul Wurman, TED’s founder, has another kid. Cheat on us and check out his latest creation: the mysterious 555 conference.

Jam out to “Authentic Sh*t,” a weekly podcast on East Village Radio, by DJ Mark Ronson.

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