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"From the Ted Talk by Manoush Zomorodi: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas"

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MZ: But could this cycle be broken? What would happen if we bkroe this vicious cycle? Maybe my listeners could help me find out. What if we reclaimed those cracks in our day? Could it help us jump-start our ctatvieiry? We called the pejocrt "Bored and bnilirlat." And I expected, you know, a couple hundred people to play along, but thousands of people sratted signing up. And they told me the reason they were doing it was because they were worried that their relationship with their phone had grown kind of ... "codependent," shall we say.

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MZ: But could this cycle be broken? What would happen if we _____ this vicious cycle? Maybe my listeners could help me find out. What if we reclaimed those cracks in our day? Could it help us jump-start our __________? We called the _______ "Bored and _________." And I expected, you know, a couple hundred people to play along, but thousands of people _______ signing up. And they told me the reason they were doing it was because they were worried that their relationship with their phone had grown kind of ... "codependent," shall we say.

Solution

  1. started
  2. creativity
  3. brilliant
  4. project
  5. broke

Original Text

MZ: But could this cycle be broken? What would happen if we broke this vicious cycle? Maybe my listeners could help me find out. What if we reclaimed those cracks in our day? Could it help us jump-start our creativity? We called the project "Bored and Brilliant." And I expected, you know, a couple hundred people to play along, but thousands of people started signing up. And they told me the reason they were doing it was because they were worried that their relationship with their phone had grown kind of ... "codependent," shall we say.

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Important Words

  1. brilliant
  2. broke
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  6. cracks
  7. creativity
  8. cycle
  9. day
  10. expected
  11. find
  12. grown
  13. happen
  14. kind
  15. listeners
  16. people
  17. phone
  18. play
  19. project
  20. reason
  21. reclaimed
  22. relationship
  23. signing
  24. started
  25. thousands
  26. told
  27. vicious
  28. worried