Script to download most engaging TED talks
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This is a script which uses data from this post http://blog.postrank.com/2010/05/and-the-most-engaging-ted-talk-is/ to download most engaging TED videos of rank >=5.

These videos failed to download for whatever reason:
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/steve_jobs_how_to_live_before_you_die.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_dawkins_growing_up_in_the_universe.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/jeff_bezos_gifts_vs_choices.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/jk_rowling_the_fringe_benefits_of_failure.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/gary_vaynerchuk_do_what_you_love_no_excuses.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/jeremy_rifkin_on_the_empathic_civilization.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/viktor_frankl_youth_in_search_of_meaning.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/robert_sapolsky_the_uniqueness_of_humans.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/jesse_schell_when_games_invade_real_life.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/bobby_mcferrin_hacks_your_brain_with_music.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/diane_j_savino_the_case_for_same_sex_marriage.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/taylor_mali_what_teachers_make.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/douglas_adams_parrots_the_universe_and_everything.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/randy_pausch_really_achieving_your_childhood_dreams.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/srikumar_rao_plug_into_your_hard_wired_happiness.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/lewis_pugh_swims_the_north_pole.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/martin_luther_king_jr_i_have_a_dream.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/last_ditch_appeal_to_save_the_planet.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/martin_seligman_on_the_state_of_psychology.html
Failed to download http://www.ted.com/talks/a_choir_as_big_as_the_internet.html