5 minutes

This Tree Can Grow 40 Different Fruits!

Today on EWC we take a look at a pretty funky topic: Sam Van Aken’s Tree of 40 Fruits! This tree grows not one, but 40 different fruits! How amazing! But how could this be? Read more to find out!

Image: Skating pair with man working very hard and woman in a death spiral

11 minutes

Skating Your Way Through Life

Let’s let the magnificent, 90 year old figure skater, Yvonne Dowlen, skate into our hearts and leave us with wisdom about balance, joy and the unfolding of life.

8 minutes

Could we live in houses that breathe?

Sounds a little crazy, doesn’t it? Let’s rethink what a building can do by following one architect on a journey to create eco-conscious additions that’ll breathe with the world.

Image: Dragula orchid Black with teeth-like parts

4 minutes

Orchids: The World’s Most Beautiful Liars?

How did orchids become some of the most unique and beautiful plants on the planet? It turns out these remarkable plants have used some very nefarious tactics over the years to make homes in some of the planet’s most fascinating niches.

4 minutes

The Farm for World Class Chefs

Who grows the food for some of the world’s greatest chefs? Meet The Chef’s Garden, a marvelous story of taking a disaster and turning it into success!

4 minutes

Solutions from the Spinach King

What if we saw a need in our communities and tried to fix it? Lufefe Nomjana saw the need for sustainable food in his community and tackled the problem to become the Spinach King! Here’s his story.

3 minutes

I am His Hands, He is My Eyes

Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi have been planting trees together for 10 years, but there is a small catch, one of the men lost his arms as a child and the other lost his vision 16 years ago. Together though, they make a remarkable team…

4 minutes

House Calls for the Homeless

What would a world look like where we spent more time in the service of humanity? One physician assistant decided to start a program to provide healthcare to the homeless not in a clinic but on the streets, making house calls to the homeless…

9 minutes

Let’s go on a Kindness Triathlon!

We think it’s the little things that make us happier people, but what if we dedicated a day to being as kind as we could to others? It turns out the science of happiness is a little more complicated than we think…

6 minutes

Are you really seeing what I’m seeing?

We know each of us sees the world a little differently, but have you ever thought about what the world looks like to another species? Our perspective may not be the most fascinating one out there…