Take a trip to Hawaii! We won’t be exploring the beaches, but instead a mystery whose answer looks into the formation of the Hawaiian Islands and our planet!
What do pirates, nurses, and Buckminster Fuller have in common? They are the rebel designers of history who show us what the future of design may start to look like!
Imagine a future filled with bricks, furniture, and leather made of mushrooms! That fungi-filled future is here and it’s the kind of innovation that needs celebrating!
Meet the artist and musician Ken Butler. Since 1978, he has been pushing the limits of possibility with his art by turning trash into musical instruments!
We’ve all heard contradicting advice about preserving our cell phone batteries. Let’s look into something practical and sort this out once and for all!
We’ve seen a lot on the surface of Mars, but what about the stranger things? Why do we keep seeing things like canals, bigfoot, iguanas, faces on Mars?
Want to understand and get a refreshing look at the insane power of a well organized crowd? Believe it or not, Wikipedia is an example of the best of human potential. See why!
Explore what goes on behind the lens to capture nature at its most extraordinary! The art of filming wildlife brings the natural world into our homes, inspiring wonder, and reshaping the future along the way.
The era of space exploration hasn’t been long, but it has had an impact. Get better acquainted with our space junk problem and how we can fix it!
You get a wonderful appreciation of the size of a giraffe when their head is in your cereal bowl. Here’s the marvelous story of Kenya’s Giraffe Manor.
Your cup of coffee contains the forces that keep the universe in motion! It’s a great reminder of how being a lifelong learner makes the world more incredible!
Here’s some wisdom from Oliver Sacks on how green bananas and an old H.G. Wells story helped him learn about valuing perspectives outside of the “norm”.
It’s been over 45 years since we left our last footprints on the moon. The Apollo 17 moonwalks and mission were spellbinding. Here’s an amazing video!
Sometimes we need a little reminder that our hard work is making a difference! Today we celebrate the stories of seven species saved from extinction!
Faulty science plaguing your movie? Give the Hollywood science hotline a call for some help! Here’s the power of science and entertainment at its best!
Meet the “superhumans” who perform the mind-bending, gravity-defying feats in the Cirque du Soleil productions. Behind the scenes, they are almost like the our friends and neighbors!
Did you hear about the two men, paralyzed from their armpits down, who sailed the inside passage. They’ve got an inspiring lesson for us all. Let’s consider their secret!
The TRAPPIST-1 discovery of seven earthlike planets has shaken the world, but what does this discovery mean for you and me? Here’s a little perspective on it all!
How can studying new species lead to a brighter future? Here’s a great reminder that inspiration is all around us, we just have to search for connections!
Let’s give solar power its day in the sun! Solar energy advancements are making access to sustainable energy more affordable and widespread and that’s worth celebrating!
There’s a reason why we all gravitate toward the magic in children’s drawings. Here’s an insight that I carried with me for weeks after running across it!
Can we control our initial assumptions and impulses? Well no, we actually can’t, but we can understand them and let another part of our brain control our reactions. Here’s a great insight into our own brains!
How is the flute the great-grandfather of the computer? Here’s a look at the playful history of innovation to give you a little perspective for the future!
Did you know that 80 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the ever changing landscape at the edges of an inland sea, covering most of the middle of the North American continent? This make for some very interesting dinosaur finds!
It’s Saturday around the world and we like to take you to places you may never visit. The NYC subway might not make your wish list, unless you knew about a hidden gem down there!
Ever look up at a skyscraper, sparkling in the night sky and wonder, “How did they do that?” Here’s a great look at one major challenge in the tallest building in the world!
Take a quick break today to recognize the wonder of your inner lemur. Your body, in so many ways, is a walking demonstration of the scope of eternity!
Celebrate the music that makes this planet a rich and remarkable place! The Kamāncheh, a traditional Persian instrument, is one of the many musical ambassadors that brings us closer together.
Meet Dave Sandford, a photographer capturing stunning images of Lake Erie’s liquid mountains. His work is a beautiful, and awe-inspiring reminder of our planet’s power.