Finding a message in a bottle may seem like luck, but it might be easier than you think! All it takes is a little more know-how and a desire for connection!
How can curiosity make the world seem a little more wonderful? Let’s start with a simple question: What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth?
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!
Meet ArcAttack, a group making music with Tesla Coils! By combining music, science, and the power of lightning they are taking cool science to the next level.
Have you ever asked yourself “Do woodpeckers get concussions?” Well, even if you haven’t, here is the answer that will leave you walking through the world a little smarter!
Did you know clothing has a big impact on our environment? Here’s how you can buy clothing smarter and help have a positive impact on the world!
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!
What sound does an ant make? It’s probably not a question you’ve ever asked yourself. It turns out, though, the answer is actually pretty cool!
What happens when we use the kindness of strangers to catalyze life-saving daisy chain of kidney donation? Here’s a reminder that compassion is still out there!
The discovery of microorganisms completely changed the way we looked at the world. In this age of science are we just as close to perspective shifting discovery?
Have you ever wondered how owls fly silently? There’s more to it than you may think! These remarkable creatures are yet another example how nature never ceases to amaze us.
The new year is just a few days away, are you ready for 12017? Yes, you read that right, 12017. Let us introduce you to the holocene calendar, a different way of appreciating our rich past!
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!
Here’s a window into a world that most of us have been exposed to hundreds of times, but would take for granted unless we had a great teacher to educate us. I’ll never listen to a movie score the same again!
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!
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!
Let us introduce you to the hydra. These remarkable little organisms appear to defy the laws of nature with their seemingly immortal lifespan! Here’s the story on these strange creatures.
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!
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!
How much do you really know about this planet’s history? How long have we been here? How does that compare Earth’s entire history? With the help of a football field, let’s gain a little perspective on these questions.
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!
How does the “news” effect our biases, or vice versa? Can we create a better world if we are all in our biased corners? Here’s a way forward…
Meet the Blind Astronomer from Nova Scotia who is peering into space and beauty of the night sky more vividly than most of us ever will!
Have you heard of the Hubble Deep Field Image? Let us introduce you to the image that changed the way we look at space and possibility!
Why is squid skin so spectacular? How do creatures covered in soft skin camouflage seamlessly with coral? Here are the fascinating answers!
What if beauty was all around us, in puddles and drainage ditches? Well, it most likely is and here’s someone who can show us!
Check out the Rolling Dance Chair, an incredible example of how innovation can happen when we think outside of the box about possibility!