Serious Future Energy Options

15 minutes

Hype Aside: What are our real energy options?

Do you feel us edging away from fossil fuels? If we look where innovation is moving, it’s not in coal, oil and gas. No the creative thought leaders and clever young innovators are moving on. See where they are taking us!

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16 minutes

The Ingenious Music of the Marble Machine

What happens when you combine the musical power of a one-man band, the whimsy of a Rube Goldberg machine, and the power of 2000 marbles? Meet the Marble Machine, an instrument and a band all in one!

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8 minutes

Murals on Mountainsides

Simon Beck creates breathtaking mountainside murals in freshly fallen snow. His work is a remarkable example of the magic that can happen when nature and art combine!

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11 minutes

Hexaflexagon Wonder to Flex Mex Recipe

Do you remember the wonder of a particular paper folding trick where it seemed a new color surfaced with every refold, even though the hexagon was only 2-sided? Here’s a whole new take on that!

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8 minutes

Maps, A Distorted Look At Our World

How do we take our 3D globe and turn in into a flat map? Well, you really can’t, here’s how distorted maps of our world are shaping our perspective and what we can–maybe–do about it!

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10 minutes

The Wild Potential of Embracing Our Limitations

What if embraced our limitations? What possibilities might we discover if we just owned them and let them force us to get creative. We might actually find possibilities we would never have discovered. Take a look at how remarkable this mindset can be!

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11 minutes

Better Living Through Robotics

What does the future of robotics look like? Well, it turns out those utopian ideas of a 21st century filled with robots might not be so far off! Here’s a look at what’s possible!

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9 minutes

The Brain Most Beautiful

Have you ever wondered what the brain looks like in all of its complexity? Neuroscientist and artist, Dr. Greg Dunn, is creating work that defies the limits of art and science and captures the beauty of the brain…

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6 minutes

When Snakes Fly

What if we could turn our fears into inspired insights? Flying snakes might seem to be unlikely teachers, but could they point us in some interesting directions when it comes to possibility? Take a look…

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12 minutes

Endangered Alphabets

Have you ever considered what might happen if the alphabet you use became extinct? It’s happening slowly, but here is one person using his unique talents to change that!

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13 minutes

Ever Heard of the Earthship?

What if you could live in sync with the environment? The Earthship is providing an alternative way of life for homeowners who want to live off the grid!

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The Ghost Army of World War II

Have you ever heard of the Ghost Army? This small team of artists, designers, and sound engineers brought to life an invisible army of 60,000 and helped change the course of history!

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Edible Six Pack Rings

One brewery in Florida is revolutionizing how we package our cans with edible six pack rings. These biodegradable and compostable rings could have a huge impact on our relationship to the environment!

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19 minutes

Understand the Design of Anything

What if I told you that flags could help you see the world differently? Knowing the principles that go into good flag design can give you some insight into the beauty of the designed world around you!

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13 minutes

The Magic of Pixar: Blending Science and Art

What if we were able to use our unique life experiences to push the boundaries of possibility? Danielle Feinberg is a Pixar animator who takes her love for art, technology, and science and brings them together to create movie magic. Here is her story!