5 TED Talks To Watch While Procrastinating

5 TED Talks To Watch While Procrastinating

We all procrastinate, so why not waste time while learning something new.

Look, I get it! We all procrastinate, so why not waste time while learning something new. Here are 5 TED Talks to watch while wasting time:

1. Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator by Tim Urban


This 14-minute comedic TED Talk takes us behind the scenes inside our brain as we procrastinate. It is great way to learn about how you’re wasting time AS you are wasting time. You should definitely go for it if you’re looking for something lighthearted and informative.

2. This is What Happens When You Reply to Spam Email by Jams Veitch


This is a short 9-minute TED Talk that describes the hilarious experience of one man as he exchanged emails back and forth with someone who sent him a spam email. It might not be the most informative one, but it gives you the sheer pleasure of finding out what happens when you reply to that Nigerian Prince who promises to make you rich.

3. If I Should Have A Daughter by Sarah Kay


Moving onto something a bit more serious in nature, in this 18-minute TED Talk, Sarah Kay demonstrates the power of spoken word. It is a good reminder how impactful our words are and how we can utilize them to use them to our benefit.

4. How Great Leaders Inspire Action by Simon Sinek


This is one of my absolute favorites! It is a transformative 18-minute TED Talk that guides us in finding our purpose or as Sinek puts it, our “Why” behind everything. This should be a go to when you’re procrastinating on an essay and having an existential crisis. It’s extremely motivating and provides the wisdom necessary to hopefully get you to start working again.

5. Islamophobia killed my brother. Let's end the hate. by Suzanne Barakat


In this TED Talk, Barakat shares the emotional testimony of a hate crime that took her loved ones away. Deah Barakat, his newly-wed wife, Yusor, and her sister, Razan, were brutally murdered by a man who harbored deep hatred of Islam. Her talk reminds us how innocent people with bright futures lose their lives over bigotry.

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14 Stages Of Buying Jonas Brothers Concert Tickets As A 20-Something In 2019

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1. Finding out that they're going on tour

2. Hopefully entering your name into the lottery to get presale tickets

3. Finding out that you actually get to buy presale tickets

4. Impatiently waiting for your presale tickets by listening to their songs on repeat

5. And remembering how obsessed you used to be (definitely still are) with them

6. Trying to coordinate the squad to go to the concert with you

7. Waiting in the Ticketmaster waiting room...

8. ...And feeling super frantic/frustrated because there are about 2000 people in line in front of you

9. Actually getting into the site to buy the tickets

10. Frantically trying to find seats you can actually pay for because, let's be real, you're twenty-something and poor

11. Managing to actually get the seats you want

12. Joyfully letting your squad know that you've done it

13. Crying a little because all of the dreams you've had since 2007 are coming true

14. Listening to every single Jonas Brothers song on repeat (again)

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11 Amazing TV Shows That Are Ending in 2019

All good things must come to an end.


It might just be the beginning of 2019 but there are many TV series wrapping up already. There are many breathtaking and original pilots around along with several reboots coming. This might be one of the greatest year for TV.

However, all good things must come to an end. Some series have been planned out and are going to be finished while others have been cut short. Sadly, here's a list of TV series to say goodbye to this year.

1. The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

Final Date: May

12 Seasons//279 episodes

2. Orange is the New Black (Netflix)


Final Date: End of 2019

7 seasons//91 episodes

3. Jane the Virgin (CW)


Final Date: Mid-late 2019

5 seasons//100 episodes

4. Games of Thrones (HBO)


Final Date: Summer

8 Seasons//73 episodes

5. Broad City (Comedy Central)

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5 seasons//50 episodes



Final Date: Spring

7 seasons//67 episodes

7. Homeland (Showtime)


Final date: Summer

8 seasons//96 episodes

8. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Final date: January 25

4 seasons//52 episodes

9. The Affair (Showtime)


Final Date: End of 2019

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10. Friends From College (Netflix)

Final Date: End of 2019

2 seasons//16 episodes

11. Crashing (HBO)


Final Date: End of 2019

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