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!
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!
Here’s a great example of the kinds of stories the nightly news could be bringing us, instead of all the doom and gloom. Another thought-leaders – the Monroe County Jail – teaches us about possibility.
Never let go of your ability to just relax into the wonder of watching a creative genius do their thing. Today we point you to the way deconstruction can be a wonder!
Are there ways to increase our odds of finding that one special person? There are! In today’s EWC article, we share some great insights and a very funny story!
Sometimes we need an eccentric person with a crazy idea to push back the edge of possibility for us all! Take a look at a wonder in innovation you will not believe!
Can you imagine the exhilaration of setting an enormous, wild animal like an Orca (Killer Whale) free after it has been entangled by fishing gear? Today we explore their beauty and intelligence with the magic a Go Pro can bring to research.
Many people might say they are not sports fans, or superhero buffs, or followers of dance. But today we point you to a group that combines all three in a jaw-dropping way!
Explore the mindbending and magical work of the remarkable light painter Hannu Huhtamo. His work reminds us that possibility is everywhere!
The most remarkable innovations often happen with sweeping speed, when someone puts things together in a novel way. See how amazing hope and education have lurched forward through skateboarding in Afghanistan!
Some musicians find a way to cross all boundaries between us, connecting to a wonderful, common thread of joy in most of us. The band OK go makes music videos that do just that! Have a look!
How can painting with toxic sludge save rivers? Two professors at Ohio University are teaming up to combine art and science to conserve and protect polluted waterways!
Remarkable science alert! Scientists have recently found a therapy for Alzheimer’s that uses light to reverse some of the symptoms of the disease!
Meet the masters of sound who bring or favorite movies to life! For the Foley artist, film is their canvas and everything from plungers to paperclips their paint and brushes!
One thing the digital world allows us to do is interact with certain kinds of art. Even if we are not “art lovers”, there is something wonderfully personal about the interface we will show you today!
How do fish swim in schools, or birds fly in giant flocks without running into each other? Take a look at the tiny swarming robots that are helping us understand some of nature’s most complex phenomena!
When Chris Hadfield released his cover of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity filmed on the ISS, it captured the attention of the world. Let’s take a moment to celebrate this iconic and beautiful video!
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!
After seizing a moment of inspiration, finger painter Iris Scott began using our most fundamental tool to create marvelous works of art! Here’s her story…
Once in a while it’s good to travel with a guide who really knows the hidden gems in any landscape, the extraordinary things that shouldn’t be missed. Today, let us be your guide to some remarkable hidden gems of possibility!
Could we do more with less? Here are a few simple ways we can improve our impact on the environment, and find ourselves a little less cluttered, simply by noticing the little things!
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!
Ever asked yourself “What did I do before Google?” For the past 40 years, the New York Public Library has had its own “human Google” where you can call and ask any question. The best part? You can still call them today!
Is it possible to find a place on the web without an agenda anymore? And one with no bizarre advertising? And are there people doing amazing things just to make the world a better place? Yes, and you’ve found it!
Sometimes, learning the backstories of our favorite heroes can be a great reminder that we all have the power to change the world! Here’s the story behind one of the great science icons.
What happens when you take strangers and friends and convince them to dance with you across the US and Canada? It certainly is a great recipe for a viral video that proves it’s still an amazing world!
Yes, you read that correctly, we can use fish scales to generate power! It turns out those fish you see in the market could be an alternative energy source! Here’s how this alternative energy source could be used in the future!
What happens when you put the tools for innovation into the hands of nurses? You get MakerNurse, and incredible project changing the future of patient care!